There was not much for the 49ers to shout about in Week 12 as they slumped to a dismal 27-9 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They fall to 2-9 on the season, guaranteeing them another losing record in 2018.
San Francisco’s mostly lifeless performance came on the back of the news of the Niners’ release of linebacker Reuben Foster, the 2017 first-round pick let go having again been arrested on a domestic violence charge.
Though a player many believed would be a cornerstone of the Niners for years to come is now gone, a few players who will be critical pieces for the team going forward managed to shine against Tampa while most of the roster failed to perform. Here we analyze the three best 49ers performances from Week 12.