The 49ers are coming off their worst season in more than a decade. It featured one of the worst run defenses in NFL history and resulted in a complete clearing out as CEO Jed York fired GM Trent Baalke and head coach Chip Kelly.
This season marks the dawning of a new era as John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan are in place as the team’s braintrust.
The rebuild will take a while, but it begins this fall, whether the Faithful are ready for more football in the South Bay or not.
Here’s how the 49ers’ schedule shook out for the 2017 season:
- Sun., Sept. 10: vs. Carolina Panthers, 1:25 p.m., FOX
- Sun., Sept. 17: at Seattle Seahawks, 1:25 p.m., FOX
- Thur., Sept. 21: vs. Los Angeles Rams, 5:25 p.m., NFL Network
- Sun., Oct. 1: at Arizona Cardinals, 1:05 p.m., FOX
- Sun., Oct. 8: at Indianapolis Colts, 10 a.m., FOX
- Sun., Oct. 15: at Washington, 10 a.m., 10 a.m., FOX
- Sun., Oct. 22: vs. Dallas Cowboys, 1:05 p.m., FOX
- Sun., Oct. 29: at Philadelphia Eagles, 10 a.m., FOX
- Sun., Nov. 5: vs. Arizona Cardinals, 1:05 p.m., FOX
- Sun., Nov. 12: vs. New York Giants, 1:25 p.m., FOX
- BYE WEEK
- Sun., Nov. 26: vs. Seattle Seahawks, 1:05 p.m., FOX
- Sun., Dec. 3: at Chicago Bears, 10 a.m., CBS
- Sun., Dec. 10: at Houston Texans, 10 a.m., FOX
- Sun., Dec. 17: vs. Tennessee Titans, 1:25 p.m., CBS
- Sun., Dec. 24: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1:05 p.m., CBS
- Sun., Dec. 31: at Los Angeles Rams, 1:25 p.m. FOX
Their only primetime game will come in Week 3 against the Rams — the only team the 49ers beat in 2016.
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