1. Flawed Offensive Gameplan Dooms Colin Kaepernick, 49ers in Deflating Home Opener

    Under head coach Jim Harbaugh, the San Francisco 49ers have developed a winning formula by playing tough defense and pounding opponents with a run-heavy offense...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 1 day ago 7,090 reads 70 comments

  2. 49ers Notes: Gore Not Ready to Give Up Starting Role Just Yet

    The demise of Frank Gore's starting role may have been greatly exaggerated. That was a storyline in the run-up to Sunday's game after rookie Carlos Hyde averaged 7...

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  3. Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers Roar Back to Beat New York Jets: Newsday

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  4. Rivers Honors Hardwick with No. 61

    Nick Hardwick didn't notice the emblem Philip Rivers had stickered to his helmet Sunday until around halftime...

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  5. Colin Kaepernick's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 2

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had a rough outing in the team's Week 2 loss to the Chicago Bears , but he remains a viable fantasy football option despite the turnover-riddled performance on his home turf...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 1 day ago 640 reads 0 comments

  6. Bears Mount Impressive Comeback to Topple 49ers

    We imagine the Chicago Bears sitting on their charter early Monday morning knowing full well they stole one on Sunday night...

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  7. Matt Asiata Shows Enough to Remain Vikings Incumbent RB Starter

    The Minnesota Vikings ’ loss to the New England Patriots gave a clear indication of just how limited they are at the running back position, leaning on veteran Matt Asiata and having little to show for it...

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  8. San Francisco 49ers: Self-Inflicted Penalties Ruin Levi's Stadium Opener

    The San Francisco 49ers shot themselves in the foot repeatedly on Sunday night, resulting in a 28-20 loss to the Chicago Bears ...

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  9. Jordy Nelson Stepping into NFL's Elite with Monster Week 2 Performance

    It wasn't until 2011 that Jordy Nelson first took over as a starting receiver for the Green Bay Packers ...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 day ago 7,645 reads 27 comments

  10. Meet the Projected Replacements for NFL's Biggest Week 2 Injuries

    Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season was besieged with an onslaught of injuries to high-profile players, which frustrated fans and fantasy owners on one hand but on the other, provides an opportunity for their projected replacements to step up...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 1 day ago 15,428 reads 4 comments

  11. Jamaal Charles' Injury, Fantasy Outlooks Following His Week 2 Ankle Sprain

    Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles could not avoid Week 2's nasty, injury-filled Sunday, going down with an ankle sprain early during his team's matchup with the Denver Broncos ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 day ago 19,660 reads 2 comments

  12. Jay Cutler, Alshon Jeffery's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 2

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took control of a gimpy roster, tossed four touchdowns and engineered a 28-20 come-from-behind victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 2...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 1 day ago 4,576 reads 29 comments

  13. NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand Heading into Week 3?

    Injuries, suspensions and deactivations dominated Week 2 in the NFL . If you're looking for good news, there wasn't much of it before the games started. But once kickoff came around, Cleveland and Buffalo brightened things up with surprise wins...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 1 day ago 395,506 reads 700 comments

  14. Cleveland Browns Developing a New Attitude Under Head Coach Mike Pettine

    All the way back on Jan. 23 the Cleveland Browns were preparing their indoor practice facility for head coach Mike Pettine ’s introductory press conference. They would be introducing the 18th head coach in franchise history...

    Will Burge Written by Will Burge about 1 day ago 8,471 reads 29 comments

  15. Bears vs. 49ers: Score and Twitter Reaction from "Sunday Night Football"

    The Chicago Bears used a blend of old and new to spoil the San Francisco 49ers ' opening night at Levi's Stadium, scoring 21 consecutive points in the fourth quarter to steal the 28-20 win on Sunday...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 1 day ago 47,984 reads 156 comments

  16. Rookie CB Fuller Picks off Kap Twice in 4th Qtr in Win

    Jay Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago's starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night to spoil their Levi's Stadium debut...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 day ago 1,194 reads 0 comments

  17. Doc: Bengals May Be Even Better Than We've Seen so Far

    To recap: The Bengals lost their best offensive player early in the first quarter Sunday, and their best defensive player shortly after that. They missed three field goals, committed seven penalties...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 day ago 619 reads 0 comments

  18. Chiefs vs. Broncos: Full Report Card Grades for Denver

    The Denver Broncos were just good enough to beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, outlasting them for a 24-17 victory. Looking at the stat sheet, you'd think Kansas City won the game...

    Travis Wakeman Written by Travis Wakeman about 1 day ago 6,019 reads 29 comments

  19. Chicago's Willie Young Sacks Colin Kaepernick, Does Fishing Dance

    With the Chicago Bears in the midst of a big 28-20 comeback win against the San Francisco 49ers, Bears defensive end Willie Young came up with a huge sack of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on second down...

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  20. NFL Week 2: Notes and Quotes from Sunday's Action

    The second Sunday of the 2014 NFL season has come and gone, and the day brought plenty of excitement and action along for the ride. As was the case a week ago, much of the day's headlines were dominated by injuries to key players...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 1 day ago 11,961 reads 21 comments

  21. Detroit Lions: New Coaching Staff, Same Old Lions

    The Detroit Lions removed Jim Schwartz as the head coach after the calamitous collapse in 2013. Unfortunately, it's proving harder to remove his legacy of sloppy, undisciplined and self-defeating play...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 1 day ago 5,090 reads 57 comments

  22. Week 2 Fantasy Football: Instant Sunday Recap

    Sometimes you can find out early on that it just isn't your day or your week. Imagine having Robert Griffin III (ankle), Jamaal Charles (ankle), Ryan Mathews (knee), A.J...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 1 day ago 19,998 reads 20 comments

  23. Playing Without Hardy, Panthers Prove Again They're Bigger Than One Player

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton missed the season opener with broken ribs. Then defensive end Greg Hardy was deactivated for the second game...

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  24. New York Giants Studs and Duds After Week 2 Loss to Arizona

    There was good and bad in the New York Giants ’ 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 2. Unfortunately, there just wasn’t enough good to come out of the Giants ...

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  25. Jeremiah Ratliff Injury: Updates on Bears DT's Concussion and Return

    The Chicago Bears received some worrying news in the midst of their hard-fought Week 2 battle against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff reportedly suffered a concussion and was forced to miss the rest of the game...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 1 day ago 1,234 reads 0 comments