The 49ers are perfect to begin the 2021 NFL season.
Beating both the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles in Weeks 1 and 2, respectively, San Francisco remains unbeaten through two games.
Historically, that is a good sign for the 49ers.
Since 1990, teams that begin the season 2-0 make the playoffs 62.7 percent of the time, per a CBS broadcast of the Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon.
Teams with a 1-1 record make the playoffs just 41.6 percent of the time, while teams that begin the season 0-2 make the playoffs only 11.6 percent of the time.
The 49ers, who missed the playoffs in 2020 after a disappointing, injury-riddled season, will look to ride their hot start to a playoff appearance in 2021.
It was important for the 49ers to begin the season 2-0 due to very tough matchups against the Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals in the next three games.
Coach Kyle Shanahan's crew is one of seven 2-0 teams thus far, and it bodes well for their postseason aspirations.