May 21, 2024

NFL schedule gives 49ers a tough slate, with four opponents coming off bye weeks

The NFL schedule makers dealt a dangerous hand to the 49ers, with San Francisco set to be much less rested than its opponents for a lot of the season.

The 49ers have four completely different opponents on their schedule who’re coming off bye weeks. They’re the one staff the NFL is forcing to play opponents coming off byes four instances.

When the 49ers face the Chiefs in Week 7, the Cowboys in Week 8, the Seahawks in Week 11 and the Bills in Week 13, these groups will all be coming off their byes.

The 49ers additionally play after quick work weeks in Week 2 (taking part in on Sunday after a Monday night time sport), Week 6 (taking part in Thursday night time), Week 15 (taking part in Thursday night time) and Week 18 (taking part in on Sunday after a Monday night time sport).

That’s actually not an inconceivable burden for a good staff to beat, however it’s a burden nonetheless. The 49ers can’t be completely satisfied with the schedule the NFL gave them.