Unheralded pass rusher Charles Omenihu steps up for 49ers

San Francisco pass rusher Charles Omenihu had two sacks against the Seahawks in the 49ers’ playoff opener. The performance was reminiscent of how he played last year in the wild-card round at Dallas when he had 1 1/2 sacks and a forced fumble. Omenihu is now getting ready to face the Cowboys again in the divisional round on Sunday when San Francisco hosts Dallas with a spot in the NFC title game on the line. Since being acquired at the trade deadline of the 2021 season from Houston, Omenihu has developed into a complementary piece on a defensive line anchored by Nick Bosa and Arik Armstead.

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