Collinsworth: 49ers back in Super Bowl discussion
The 49ers have won four in a row, are 10-4 and can clinch a playoff berth this weekend with a win, or a Cardinals loss in Seattle.
Does NBC Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth think San Francisco is a legitimate Super Bowl contender?
Collinsworth: "Of course. Right now you start looking around and you have to say, 'Who can beat Seattle?' And in particular who can beat 'em at home?
"Well San Francisco hasn't had a lot of luck with that. But they have gotten better lately. I mean look at what's going on -- you talked about Michael Crabtree coming back, Vernon Davis now is the only tight end that's ever caught 12 touchdown passes in two different seasons, Frank Gore is over 1,000 yards rushing ...
"It's starting to feel like they're coming back together as a team. And the best sign is the first half that Colin Kaepernick put together in Tampa ... If he gets on track with these receivers coming back, look out."