Jimmy Wilson (hip) is inactive today. As I told you earlier this week, maybe this isn't terrible.
The other inactives are Pat Devlin, Michael Coe, Josh Kaddu, PatrickBrown, Michael Egnew and Kyle Miller.
So here's the question: Does Miami have a chance today?
My answer: Yes. It is a slim chance, but yes, the Dolphins have a chance.
Simply, the 49ers beat teams doing what it is the Dolphins like to counter better than anything. The 49ers want to run the football. The Dolphins stop the run well. The 49ers make game-changing plays in the passing game, mostly by sacking the QB. The Dolphins want to get the ball out fast today and they mostly want to run the football.
The Dolphins are susceptible to elite QBs picking on their nickel corners. Well, Colin Kaepernick is not elite.
I am not predicting a Dolphins victory. In fact, I picked San Francisco this week.
But out of the question?
A reminder that the live blog begins in the comments section at kickoff. I'll meet you there.