The 49ers are 2-0? It's almost too good to be true. Reflecting upon the last two weeks, there are a lot of reasons for why the 49ers find themselves in a commanding position as they embark upon a tough-as-nails schedule. This afternoon's game against Seattle offered one obvious explanation for their success: Frank Gore. But even No. 21's heroics would not have meant much in previous seasons, where San Francisco routinely squandered great performances and under-served their star running back. Here are—in this writer's opinion—the five major reasons for the 49ers early success... 1. Discipline Mike Singletary promised discipline from his first moments as a coach last year, when he memorably kicked Vernon Davis out of a game. That same work ethic is still holding strong. In ...
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