"I think the 49ers were the biggest story of the week," says Bettis.
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
This week, NFL legend Jerome Bettis rates rookie and veteran quarterback’s performance, from Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson to Michael Vick and Peyton Manning.
“No one should be shocked that Michael Vick threw four interceptions on Sunday,” says Bettis. “When you don't play the preseason you don't get a feel for game speed, and then everything speeds up when the regular season starts. I think losing practice time because of the rib injury really hurt Vick. He was very rusty, his throws lacked precision and his decision-making wasn't sharp.”
Bettis also predicts that the San Francisco 49ers are the team to beat.
“I think the 49ers were the biggest story of the week,” says Bettis. “Their offense is more explosive with Michael Crabtree stepping up and showing he's ready to be the No. 1 receiver, and with Randy Moss still commanding respect and having an impact, even though he wasn't in for a lot of plays. It's crazy to talk about Super Bowl favorites in Week 1, but the 49ers clearly have to be a favorite to get there. They lost in the NFC championship game last season and now it looks like they're ready to take the next step. I look for them not only to be a Super Bowl contender, but to be the favorite to get home-field advantage.”
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