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The San Francisco 49ers Depth Chart for the Defensive Line and the Secondary
March 29th, 2013 at 10:38 AM
The San Francisco 49ers have a great many players in the defensive line and secondary department heading into the 2013 season. Problem is, it’s just not terribly deep experience wise. They have made some important acquisitions so far this off-season, but they also lost a wealth of experience with those...

San Francisco 49ers Pick up Key Elements Last Week in Free Agency
March 25th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The San Francisco 49ers stayed busy on the free agent market last week, as they added two key positions to the lineup. And they still have 14 picks to work with in the upcoming NFL draft. The 49ers are making it pretty clear that they, despite losing some popular guys...

San Francisco 49ers Sign Special Teams Ace Dan Skuta to a Two Year Deal
March 15th, 2013 at 11:23 AM
Yesterday brought more news on the San Francisco 49ers free agency home front, and again not all of it was good news. But that’s how it goes for teams in the NFL, they have to take the good with the bad, and hope that everything works out in the end....

The San Francisco 49ers Stay Busy with the Signing of Defensive Lineman Glenn Dorsey
March 14th, 2013 at 10:09 AM
The San Francisco 49ers were just as busy on the second day of free agency as they were on the first day. Signed by the 49ers to a two year seven million dollars contract was former Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey. The two reached an agreement shortly after...

The San Francisco 49ers Still Have a Lot of Work Left to Be Done in Free Agency and in the Draft
March 13th, 2013 at 9:18 AM
The first day of trades is now officially complete for the San Francisco 49ers. Gone is Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, and arriving is Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens. So now what? Now where do the 49ers focus their attention? They have players of their own testing...

The San Francisco 49ers Probably Do not Have Interest in Pursuing Any of the Recently Released Falcons
March 1st, 2013 at 11:48 AM
This morning reports surfaced that the Atlanta Falcons released three of their more prominent players. Running back Michael Turner, defensive end John Abraham, and cornerback Dunta Robinson are now all free to sign with any team in the league. The move to release them came as a surprise to many...

San Francisco 49ers are Keeping an Eye on Derrelle Revis After the New York Jets Openly Shopped Him at the Combine
February 28th, 2013 at 11:01 AM
Interesting moves just might be made by the San Francisco 49ers in the coming weeks, especially since the trade with the Kansas City Chiefs for Alex Smith looks like it will be made official. One very interesting possibility is the 49ers interest in cornerback Derrelle Revis. It has been reported...

Statistics Alone Do not Paint the Entire Picture for a Few San Francisco 49ers Players
February 14th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
A lot has been said about the San Francisco 49ers statistics this past year. Some have been good reviews on statistics and some have been bad reviews on statistics. And most of them have been very poignant and well thought out. Unfortunately, many of those statistic hounds focus on the...

The San Francisco 49ers Have a Very Deep Talent Pool to Look at in the Free Agent Market This Year
February 7th, 2013 at 12:44 PM
Now that the confetti has settled on another NFL season, and now that the San Francisco 49ers enter another long off season, it’s time to address some of the needs on the team for next year. While we have already covered who will leave and why, it’s only fair to...

The 49ers Just May Stand to Lose a Few Familiar Faces This Offseason
February 6th, 2013 at 11:45 AM
As the San Francisco 49ers players clear out their lockers this week and adjust to the off season, there is still a lot of work to be done by the coaching staff and upper management when it comes to how the roster will look next season. Only days after their...

San Francisco 49ers Lose to the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl
February 5th, 2013 at 7:42 PM
This past Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers lost the Super Bowl to the Baltimore Ravens 34-31. And although the Ravens were an excellent football team this past year, the fact remains that the 49ers blew missed opportunities and poorly executed their game plan in Super Bowl XLVII. Not to take...

One Last Look at San Francisco 49ers Regular Season Before Taking the Field for Super Bowl
February 1st, 2013 at 1:58 PM
In the last post before the 49ers take the field for Super Bowl XLVII, it’s fitting to take just one last look at the hard fought and roller coaster season that was the 49ers in 2012. There have been some extreme highs as well as some echoing lows. Both though...

Chris Culliver Makes Controversial Statement in Interview
January 30th, 2013 at 6:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is making headlines for some homophobic comments he made in a recent radio interview with Artie Lange and the 49ers organization is making it known that they do not agree with Culliver's opinion. Reps for the 49ers are quoted as saying the organization "rejects"...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part 3: Special Teams and Coaches
January 30th, 2013 at 12:35 PM
Again, with the help of Josh Michael over at Ravens101.com, we get an inside look at the Baltimore Ravens team. This time he has been kind enough to answer some key questions regarding special teams and coaches. With this final installment of Insider Report, 49ers101 wishes Josh and the Ravens the...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part II: Baltimore Ravens Defense
January 29th, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Our friend over at Ravens101.com, head writer Josh Michael, has once again been kind enough to answer a few questions for 49ers nation. This time the focus was on the defensive side of the ball and the expectations going into the Super Bowl. To view the questions and answers that...

Super Bowl Insider Report Part 1: Questions for Baltimore Ravens
January 28th, 2013 at 1:21 PM
In preparation for the Super Bowl, the San Francisco 49ers have a multitude of questions that they will be asked leading up to the game. It’s a right of passage over these next few days for the players and coaches, which are termed media days. We at 49ers101 also have...

Brother Versus Brother in Super Bowl XLVII, but not According to John and Jim
January 25th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
It is being billed as the Harbaugh Bowl, but you wouldn’t be able to tell by the two brothers for which the name derives itself from. Both 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and his older brother Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh have been quite passive about the situation the two...

The 49ers Look to Exploit Weaknesses in the Ravens Game, If There are Any
January 23rd, 2013 at 2:40 PM
With the Super Bowl two weeks away, many are trying to find an edge or a weakness with both the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens. Certainly a difficult task to undertake, as both teams are categorically the two best teams in the league, and many opponent has already tried...

The San Francisco 49ers Defeat the Atlanta Falcons in Close NFC Championship Game
January 21st, 2013 at 1:48 PM
The San Francisco 49ers are moving on to the Super Bowl after battling out a tough victory over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game 28-24. It will be the first time the 49ers will take the field in a Super Bowl game since 1995. And they most certainly...

The San Francisco 49ers Travel to Atlanta to Take on the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game
January 18th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
This weekend the San Francisco 49ers will once again take the field in the NFC Championship game, though this time they will be playing away from home at the Georgia Dome to take on the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons enter the game as the number one seed in the NFC...