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News and Notes from the Enemy: San Francisco 49ers lean on Brock Purdy, defense stepping up and more

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Happy Sunday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals are on Monday Night Football this week and that means a little more news from around the NFC West to help us get ready for the day.

Let’s start with the San Francisco 49ers with Niners Nation.

49ers NFC Playoff Picture Week 14: Can Brock Purdy keep the 49ers afloat? - Niners Nation
Just keep winning, and that won’t matter.

49ers news: Drake Jackson has the most batted balls by an edge rusher this season - Niners Nation
When you find out his snap counts compared to the other leaders, it’s pretty impressive what the 49ers' second-round pick is doing in limited action

49ers News: What does Brock Purdy’s training camp tell us about him now? - Niners Nation
What did Brock Purdy look like in training camp?

49ers sign QB Josh Johnson to a one-year deal, closing the door on Baker Mayfield - Niners Nation
This likely takes the team out of the Baker Mayfield "sweepstakes"

49ers news: QB Jimmy Garoppolo could return in 7-8 weeks, doctors conclude he doesn’t need surgery - Niners Nation
49ers QB Jimmy Garaoppolo could return by the Divisional Round/NFC Championship game

49ers NFC West recap: The 49ers supporting cast will carry them to a divisional title - Niners Nation
Wasn’t that always the case?

49ers news: How Dre Greenlaw played his best game of the season against the Dolphins - Niners Nation
Greenlaw had his best performance of the season.

49ers news: Why Brock Purdy gives the 49ers a chance to win - Niners Nation
The 7th-rounder performed admirably against the Dolphins.

49ers news: Kyle Shanahan on Jimmy Garoppolo returning this season for NFL playoffs - Niners Nation
The 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said there’s "a way outside chance late in the playoffs" that Jimmy G will be back

49ers news - Talanoa Hufanga on Tyreek Hill TD: I took the cheese and I should be lactose intolerant - Niners Nation
Talanoa Hufanga told Richard Sherman how he gave up a long touchdown to Tyreek Hill last week

49ers news: Nick Bosa has a chance to make history on Sunday - Niners Nation
The NFL’s sack leader will try to add another Sackaroni

49ers news, Kyle Shanahan on QB Brock Purdy: Excited about the option that we have - Niners Nation
Plus, other notable quotes from 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan about Brock Purdy

49ers news: How Christian McCaffrey has changed the 49ers' offense - Niners Nation
Kyle Shanahan is taking advantage of his newest weapon in more ways than one

49ers Buccaneers by the numbers: Tom Brady has 44 career fourth-quarter comebacks - Niners Nation
Taking a look at the 49ers and Buccaneers matchup through 5 numbers

49ers vs. Buccaneers preview:- Can Nick Bosa and the defense keep Tom Brady one-dimensional? - Niners Nation
The numbers would suggest so...

49ers news: Is Kyle Shanahan evolving as a coach? - Niners Nation
Shanahan has been forced to evolve with all of the moving parts. But has it been enough?