49ers defense hungry for shutouts

Updated: November 9, 2012, 9:14 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- There's no secret about what the NFL's second-ranked defense wants to accomplish over the second half of the season.

It's the same list of things the first-place San Francisco 49ers got done on that side of the football during their first eight games.

"As a defensive unit, the way we play speaks for itself," outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks said Friday. "We're an aggressive D, and we want to shut guys out."

Nobody in the league does that better than the ...

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