Mercer Boy wrote:TO has dropped a lot of the passes thrown to him. ESPN, CBS, and FOX keep saying the hit Aeneas Williams gave TO earlier in the year is making him scared to catch the ball in the middle of the field. I really don't think this has much merit, but psychology is a weird thing. I sure hope Rat-a-tat-tay can keep it going two weeks from now! The way he played last week gives me some hope that the Niners can actually still make the playoffs...
Garcia will still be the starter after the bye. From sportsline's fantasy page.
"Jeff Garcia, QB SF
News: The San Jose Mercury News reports that Garcia (high ankle sprain) will keep his starting job when he returns, despite the solid play of backup Tim Rattay. The 49ers have a bye this week, and will return in Week 11 against Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Garcia remains a reliable Fantasy player when healthy, but owners should pick up Rattay for insurance."
"At 60 yards it wont be a record FG distance, It will however set a record for longest post field goal celebration if Gramatica makes it."
Al Michaels, in reference to a Gramatica 60YRD field goal attempt week 5(2003 season) of Monday Night Football.