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Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports



Over the course of the past two weeks, the San Francisco 49ers won ugly against some really bad defenses. On Thanksgiving night, the team left little for fans to be thankful for as the team lost ugly to a really good defense.

The 49ers defense itself has been devastated by injuries this season. However, they have somehow kept things together and played well over the course of the season. The 49ers offense is another story. Loaded with talent at nearly every position, they have been the unit that has floundered. When you look at this team on paper, you would think that it would be the offense carrying this injury depleted defense, but it has been the opposite.

How bad was the 49ers offense in their loss to the hated Seattle Seahawks on Thursday? So bad that team CEO Jed York took to Twitter and apologized to fans, leaving many to believe that changes may be on their way.


What kind of changes? Well, Cassie Baalke, the daughter of 49ers general manager Trent Baalke, had some thoughts and tweeted out the following after the team's 19-3 loss at Levi's Stadium.

"Greg Roman can take a hike..the 49ers don't want you no more"

She later deleted her tweet and added, "Everyone's entitled to an opinion..sorry mine doesn't favor you or agree with yours."

Trent Baalke released a statement on Friday apologizing for his daughter's comments.

Just how bad was the 49ers offense in their horrendous showing against their division rival? Anyone that saw the game can answer that. However, if you look at the numbers, you will see that the offense was epically bad when compared to the rest of the season.

49ers Drives

Drive 1: SF 13 to the SF 29 (16 net yards)

Drive 2: SF 31 to the SF 29 (-2 net yards)

Drive 3: SF 28 to the SF 30 (2 net yards - INT by Sherman)

Drive 4: SF 20 to the SF 24 (4 net yards)

Drive 5: SF 20 to the SF 35 (15 net yards)

Drive 6: SF 20 to the SF 20 (0 net yards)

Drive 7: SF 20 to the SF 38 (18 net yards)

Drive 8: SF 19 to the SEA 22 (59 net yards)

Drive 9: SF 21 to the SEA 46 (33 net yards - INT by Sherman)

Drive 10: SF 13 to the SF 30 (18 net yards)

Offense

Yards-per-game prior to week 13: 340
Yards against the Seahawks: 164

Passing yards-per-game prior to week 13: 220.5
Passing yards against the Seahawks: 100

Rushing yards-per-game prior to week 13: 119.5
Rushing yards against the Seahawks: 64

Kaepernick's passer rating prior to week 13: 92.1
Kaepernick's lowest single-week passer rating prior to week 13: 57
Kaepernick's passer rating against the Seahawks: 36.7

Gore's rushing yards-per-game prior to week 13: 62.2
Gore's rushing yards against the Seahawks: 28

Gore's rushing yards-per-attempt prior to week 13: 4
Gore's rushing yards-per-attempt against the Seahawks: 2.8

Boldin's receiving yards-per-game prior to week 13: 75
Boldin's receiving yards-per-game against the Seahawks: 18

Defense

Compare those numbers to the defense's performance. Despite their -5.4 overall grade from Pro Football Focus, the defense played as well as they have been playing, allowing more yards than usual to the Seahawks, but sticking to their average points allowed per game.

Yards allowed per game prior to week 13: 300.1
Yards allowed against the Seahawks: 379

Points allowed per game prior to week 13: 20.5
Points allowed against the Seahawks: 19