NFC Playoff Picture

While the football weekend isn't finished yet, the NFC playoff picture is starting to take shape. The biggest matchup with playoff implications was the Panthers-Saints game. Both teams came into the game with 9-3 records with the divisional lead and … [Read more...]

Colin Kaepernick or Cam Newton: Do You Want A Benz Or A Beamer?

This week the San Francisco 49ers will host the Carolina Panthers in a game that will feature two quarterbacks that are of a different mold. It is the much awaited game in which Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton will take the field at the same time for … [Read more...]

Film Breakdown: How the San Francisco 49ers Scheme Helps Them Overwhelm Opponents

Granted, the San Francisco 49ers were taking on a hapless Jacksonville Jaguars team in London this past week. That 42-10 blowout win isn't indicative of the talent that the 49ers will go up against following their Week 9 bye. With that said, it's … [Read more...]

Argument In Favor of the Minnesota Vikings Dealing Adrian Peterson

Back in 1989, the Minnesota Vikings pulled off a blockbuster trade with the Dallas Cowboys that sent one of the best running backs of the time to the Twin Cities. Herschel Walker, who was in the middle of yet another stellar campaign for the Cowboys … [Read more...]

41 Headlines and Notes Entering Week 7

Entering 1 pm comes when you get home from brunch and sit out your couch staring at your stattracker. Here are some things you need to question before 1 pm and some players you need observe throughout the entire day of football. 1 PM … [Read more...]

49ers, Patriots Most Interested in Hakeem Nicks

It's been a whirlwind week on the Hakeem Nicks' trade front. Jason La Canfora over at CBS indicated on Sunday that two teams, the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons, have had internal discussions about acquiring Nicks. The report also brings up … [Read more...]

San Francisco 49ers Rookie Safety Eric Reid Already Playing Like a Pro Bowler

Count me as one of the many experts that were dead wrong about rookie safety Eric Reid, who the San Francisco 49ers traded up for in the first round of April's draft. Outside of the fact that San Francisco yielded a third-round pick to move up a … [Read more...]

San Francisco 49ers Considering Trading For Josh Gordon

Reports have been released that the San Francisco 49ers have been engaged in talks with the Cleveland Browns about a trade to acquire wide receiver Josh Gordon. Adam Schefter of ESPN said that the talks have taken place but it is unlikely that the … [Read more...]

Report: Josh Freeman Likely to Make Decision Sunday Night, Multiple Teams Interested

It shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman has received a lot of interest on the open market after being granted his release last week. A talented quarterback who has had success in the NFL … [Read more...]

Aldon Smith Update: Star Linebacker Takes Voluntary Leave of Absence to Seek Treatment

Updating a story from earlier today, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith is taking a permanent leave of absence from the team to seek professional help for alcohol abuse. 49ers' owner Jed York, speaking in the locker room after their 27-7 loss … [Read more...]