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San Francisco 49ers Dealing with Identity Crisis
November 3rd, 2014 at 6:07 PM
The San Francisco 49ers had a full week to recover from their 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos, thanks to their week eight bye. Unfortunately, the Niners returned to action and forgot to bring home their identity. ***PHOTO1*** “We’ve just got to make our minds up, do what we feel we’re good...

Surprise, Surprise…San Francisco 49ers Re-sign Kassim Osgood
October 10th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
Just two days ago, Kassim Osgood was released by the San Francisco 49ers in order to make room for Bubba Ventrone, but on Friday, Osgood was re-signed and is expected to suit up against the Rams in St. Louis this Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Third string quarterback Josh Johnson was released to make room...

Big Win and Big Loss? Vernon Davis and Anthony Davis Hurt in Victory
September 29th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers came away with a 26-21 victory against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The win brings the Niners back to a .500 record at 2-2 and for at least one week, limits the chatter over whether or not the red and gold are on the decline...

Neglecting Gore and 1-2 Start Looks Awfully Similar to 2013 for the San Francisco 49ers
September 26th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Through three games, San Francisco 49ers starting running back Frank Gore has only 37 touches (35 carries, two receptions) so far. In each game, Gore has seen his touches decrease from the previous one; 16 in week one, 15 in week two (only 13 carries) and six in week three....

San Francisco 49ers Add Depth at Tight End; Waive Josh Johnson
September 20th, 2014 at 7:07 PM
The San Francisco 49ers could be without tight ends Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald when they face the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday afternoon. As a result, the Niners promoted Asante Cleveland from the practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** If Davis (ankle/knee) and McDonald (knee) aren't able to suit up due to injures, then Cleveland,...

San Francisco 49ers’ 3rd String Tight End May Have a Big Role in Division Matchup
September 20th, 2014 at 3:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers starting Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis is dealing with a knee and ankle issue, while backup Vance McDonald is also nursing a knee injury. Neither one is a guarantee to even be active for tomorrows matchup against divisional foe, the Arizona Cardinals. Which then leads...

Kaepernick Leads Meltdown in San Francisco 49ers’ Home Opener Loss
September 15th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
17-0 late in the second quarter, with Levi's Stadium packed and overflowing in a sea of red jerseys, it appeared as though the San Francisco 49ers were halfway through a blowout victory...unfortunately, four turnovers from your starting quarterback is hard to withstand. "Terrible," is Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick described his play...

San Francisco 49ers Look to Open Levi’s Stadium with a Bang; 3 “X-Factors”
September 14th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
The San Francisco 49ers quieted the doubters in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys with a 28-17 victory. In order to build on those good vibes, the Niners will look to give the home crowd a hearty welcome in Levi's Stadium's first regular season game. Here's my three "X-Factors" for...

San Francisco 49ers Quiet Preseason Critics…for Now; Win Opener 28-17
September 7th, 2014 at 9:01 PM
The first team defense for the San Francisco 49ers the gave up too many points and the depth was questioned...the first team ofenese didn't score a single touchdown during the preseason....back up quarterback Blaine Gabbert looked inconsistent and at times, flat out bad. But did you realize that when the...

San Francisco 49ers Still Look a Bit “off” in First Win of the Preseason
August 24th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
The San Francisco 49ers left the newly sodded field at Levi's Stadium victorious for the first time this preseason after a 21-7 outing against the San Diego Chargers. ***PHOTO1*** Leading up to the Sunday's victory, the Niners had yet to reach the end-zone and had scored a total of three points through...

Should the San Francisco 49ers Be Concerned About the Backup Quarterback Position?
August 18th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
Having a former top-10 draft pick as your primary backup at quarterback certainly sounds like a luxury to have, but when that player finishes an outing with a 32.4 quarterback rating and its seen as an improvement, you may start to question a few things. Such is the case for...

San Francisco 49ers Shutout in Levi’s Stadium Debut
August 17th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
It was truly a beautiful site. A breathe of fresh air without it slapping you across the face alongside a wrapper or a plastic bag from "The Stick." It was the debut of one of the most beautiful and high tech stadiums in the country; Levi's Stadium was buzzing with...

What to Watch for During the San Francisco 49ers Second Exhibition Game
August 16th, 2014 at 10:31 PM
The San Francisco 49ers take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday with the winner...getting nothing, yet the loser...well nothing happens to them either. Yes, the result of the actual game may not matter, but here are still some aspects of the game that do. ***PHOTO1*** Backing up Kaep: Its been a rocky...

San Francisco 49ers Running Back Carlos Hyde Looks Strong in Debut
August 7th, 2014 at 9:43 PM
Lets just make this clear right off the bat; this was the first game...of the pre-season. No matter what had happened, you cannot get too high or low. With that being said and instilled in your head, the first exhibition game of the year for the San Francisco 49ers was a...

San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke Will Try to Extend Mike Iupati and Michael Crabtree
July 28th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Much of the talk surrounding contracts this offseason has been about guard Alex Boone and tight end Vernon Davis. While both are still under contract for the next two seasons, guard Mike Iupati and wide receiver Michael Crabtree are pending free agents. As a result, San Francisco 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke will do all...

Hall of Game Awards Recap: Colin Kaepernick Co-Hosts, Winners Announced & More
February 23rd, 2014 at 5:15 AM
NFL quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) and Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers) co-hosted the fourth annual Hall of Game Awards held by Cartoon Network this past Monday at The Barkar Hangar in Los Angeles. The Hall of Game Awards is the first-of-its-kind sports awards show that allows kids to vote for their favorite...

Colin Kaepernick is Just What San Francisco 49ers Need to Get to Another Super Bowl
April 18th, 2013 at 6:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** After walking away from a four point loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl, the 49ers will be coming back this season stronger than ever, and with a leader like starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick, going to the Super Bowl again this season seems like a strong possibility.  Kaepernick...

While Colin Kaepernick is Great, Frank Gore is Crucial to San Francisco 49ers’ Success at Super Bowl
January 31st, 2013 at 5:30 PM
The San Francisco 49ers started the season with Alex Smith at quarterback, leading the offense with veteran RB Frank Gore. But after head coach Jim Harbaugh saw how quarterback Colin Kaepernick brought more of an explosive element to the offense, he went with his gut and went with the inexperienced...

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...

Fantasy Football Take on the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks Game Sunday
December 20th, 2012 at 12:52 PM
This coming Sunday night the San Francisco 49ers go to Seattle to take on the Seahawks for bragging rights in the NFC west. And while both teams are very talented and have the potential to make a run in the playoffs. There is a ton of decisions to be made...