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The San Francisco 49ers Depth Chart for Offensive Skill Positions After the First Few Weeks of Free Agency
March 26th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
The San Francisco 49ers have made some very interesting moves during free agency thus far. They have brought in Anquan Boldin into the receiving core, they released David Akers, they traded Alex Smith, and they let Dashon Goldson walk away to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With all that has been...

San Francisco 49ers Make Huge Trade with the Baltimore Ravens for Wide Receiver Anquan Boldin
March 12th, 2013 at 12:10 PM
The San Francisco 49ers have once again proven themselves to be one of the craftier organizations in the league. It was reported today that they somehow worked out a trade for Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin. This trade comes as a complete surprise to 49ers fans, as Boldin was...

San Francisco 49ers: Window of Opportunity for Big Name Wide Receiver Signing Might Be Closing in San Francisco
March 6th, 2013 at 10:36 AM
This week the Kansas City Chiefs were reported to have signed free agent wide receiver Dwayne Bowe to a five year, 56 million dollar contract. No doubt to help shore up the tools for their newly acquired quarterback and former San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Alex Smith to utilize. While...

San Francisco 49ers Have not Made the Future of Randy Moss Clear Yet
March 4th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
It appears that there is still uncertainty in the San Francisco 49ers organization as to the future of wide receiver Randy Moss. While most believe that he will be released by the franchise, including Moss himself, there has been no direct statement to the fact. And now some of his...

Media Backlash Regarding Randy Moss “Best Ever” Statement not Entirely Fair
February 20th, 2013 at 11:46 AM
Earlier this year San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss made a statement to the media in regards to himself being the greatest wide receiver in history. He also stated that he in fact changed the game, alluding to his efforts in revolutionizing the wide receiver position. Since his pre...

San Francisco 49ers Weigh Wide Receiver Options Part II
February 16th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
After taking a good look at Percy Harvin, and why the 49ers should not consider him a candidate for the squad. It’s only fair to take a closer look at the other wide receiver options the 49ers have. That is if they even want to bring in another wide out...

San Francisco 49ers Weigh Wide Receiver Options Part I
February 15th, 2013 at 10:19 AM
There have been recent reports that the San Francisco 49ers have expressed interest in trading for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin. Harvin for his part has recently taken to the media to express his desire to move on to another team. While that may seem like a very nice...

Randy Moss Calls Himself Greatest Wide Receiver Ever, Jerry Rice Reacts
January 29th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver, Randy Moss spoke to press at Super Bowl XLVII Media Day in New Orleans today, calling himself "the best receiver to ever play this game." Many were shocked by the statement, and it has been debated ever since, with Jerry Rice stepping in to retaliate. When...

The San Francisco 49ers Travel to New Jersey Sunday to Take on the New York Jets
September 28th, 2012 at 1:32 PM
The San Francisco 49ers head to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford New Jersey this Sunday to take on the New York Jets. Both teams are now 2-1 on the season, and both teams have had some spectacular highs and bone numbing lows this early in the season. The 49ers are...

Who Will Be Left Off of the 49ers Offensive Roster for the 2012 Season Part II
May 16th, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Just like at the quarterback position, the San Francisco 49ers have the dubious task of weeding out a few wide receivers that will end up not being on the 2012 roster. More than any other position on the team, the 49ers are overloaded at wide receiver. They have five wide...

A. J. Jenkins to Attend 49ers Rookie Minicamp
May 8th, 2012 at 12:59 PM
It seems that the San Francisco 49ers 2012 first round draft pick A. J. Jenkins has already decided to display his commitment to his new team and teammates by attending the three day rookie minicamp scheduled to begin on Friday. Jenkins, who majored in communications while at college, was due...

San Francisco 49ers Have History of Notable Selections in Later Rounds of NFL Draft Part II
April 20th, 2012 at 1:21 PM
In keeping with the NFL draft theme, and the propensity for the San Francisco 49ers to strike it rich with their late round diamond-in-the-rough selections, it’s only fair to shed a little light on some of the other players that has made the franchise so successful. Late round draft choices...

New Orleans Saints Bounty Scandal Tape Made Public
April 6th, 2012 at 5:25 PM
On Tuesday of this week, a vulgar recording of a locker room speech from accused bounty scandal leader, Greg Williams, surfaced. The recording, which employed expletives not suitable for printing, was made a day before the New Orleans Saints were to take the field against the San Francisco 49ers in...

Former San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice Hints of His Return to the NFL
March 30th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Yesterday, former San Francisco 49ers great Jerry Rice commented that he would be open to returning to the NFL as a player if a team sought his services. His comment was made during his football analysis portion of SportsCenter. Along side NFL analyst and former NFL player and coach Herman...

Alex Smith Re-signs with the San Francisco 49ers
March 21st, 2012 at 10:28 AM
With the Peyton Manning hoopla essentially over with, the San Francisco 49ers reconvened their contract discussions with quarterback Alex Smith. Smith, who led the 49ers to the NFC championship game against the New York Giants, is reported to have accepted the terms of the contract this morning. The contract, which...

Day One of NFL Free Agency is Dominated by Wide Receivers
March 14th, 2012 at 1:07 PM
Wide receivers seemed to be the common theme during day one of the NFL free agency. There were some big name wide outs that were taken off the board by the end of the day. Unfortunately, the San Francisco 49ers were not one of the teams that reaped any of...

Could San Francisco 49ers and Randy Moss Be a Good Fit?
February 13th, 2012 at 11:59 AM
After one year away from football, Randy Moss stated today that he intends to make a return to the NFL. This news obviously leads many a sports writer and sportscaster to speculate on his eventual destination. Will he back in a New England Patriots uniform? What is the quality of...

San Francisco 49ers Off Season Decisions Part II
January 27th, 2012 at 12:11 PM
The quarterback situation aside, the 49ers must look at other areas of focus regarding this off-season. There is a lot of speculation regarding the wide receiver core for the 49ers. Questions are abounding on whether or not the 49ers need to add a wide receiver to the team. Do we...

San Francisco 49ers Release WR Braylon Edwards
December 27th, 2011 at 9:34 AM
Self-proclaimed playmaker, Braylon Edwards, officially announced his release from the San Francisco 49er organization on Tuesday. He did so via Twitter, attributing the move to his ongoing struggle with a knee injury. Upon clearing waivers on Wednesday, he will be an unrestricted free agent, though he cannot sign with another...