- Matt Williamson, ESPN.com
Each Monday, Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc. breaks down games from the previous weekend. Today, he looks at the action in Week 5.
Defense bolstering 49ers: What an amazing performance by the 49ers in their 48-3 victory over the Buccaneers. The 49ers are clearly the best team in the NFC West, and Jim Harbaugh should be a strong candidate for coach of the year honors. Their defense might just be the best in the league. Really, it might be. Tampa Bay was working on a short week after its Monday night win and had travel across the country for this contest, but the Bucs were utterly dominated in every phase of the game.
Scouts Inc.'s Matt Williamson examines Week 5 of the NFL season, including the 49ers' rise, the Jets' struggling offense and the Steelers' quick fix along the offensive line.