Whether you consider observations made by fans trite or solid opinion, the subject of Sam Bradford has garnered huge responses across the spectrum. In truth, if you want to be purely objective, Bradford has had a tough time.
The 49ers aren't an exciting team to watch. They pound the ball with running back Frank Gore, and their defense strangles opposing offenses. They don't make mistakes on defense, and its been the key to San Francisco's success.
There's no secret that the St. Louis Rams are playing a great football team this week, and even though it's the 49er defense that gets most of the attention, it's their offense that can lead to their ultimate victory or defeat.
The 49ers are letting their rookeis watch and learn this season. First-year players on the St. Louis Rams roster are already in the mix. It's a tell-tale sign of two teams in radically different places.