1. 2012 NFL Draft: The San Francisco 49ers 7-Round Mock Draft

    With the draft just a few days away, I thought it was time to throw my hat in the ring and take a stab at a mock draft...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 2 years ago 2,129 reads 29 comments

  2. 2011 NFL Draft: Should Von Miller Be Taken By San Francisco 49ers?

    I have been keeping an eye on Von Miller for well over two years now. Early last season, Miller's production had dropped a bit, and he was then projected as an early-to-middle second round pick...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 3 years ago 4,134 reads 60 comments

  3. Jim Harbaugh San Francisco 49ers: 10 Players Most Excited For His Arrival

    Just when it seemed like the San Francisco 49ers were again going to prove to the rest of the NFL, and it's fan base, that they are really an organization more akin to a rudder-less ship then a football team...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 3 years ago 4,821 reads 37 comments

  4. NFL Playoff Scenarios: 10 Ways the San Francisco 49ers Can Win the NFC West

    Not one meaningful game have the 49ers won this year. You know the kind, the games that show what your team is made of, how much heart it has, how much desire and how well the players pull together when they have to...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 3 years ago 4,570 reads 15 comments

  5. Chris Lieto: Catching Up with America's Premier Triathlete After the Ironman

    Writer's Note: The 2010 Ford Ironman World Championship can be viewed this Saturday, December 18th at 4:00 EST on NBC...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 3 years ago 1,317 reads 4 comments

  6. 49ers: Jon Gruden, Jim Harbaugh, Or Could Clash Of Titans Net Jeff Fisher?

    In a season that has already seen the Minnesota Vikings part ways with the aloof Brad Childress, and the Dallas Cowboys axe the temperate Wade Phillips , could the San Francisco ...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 3,687 reads 29 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers Report Card: Team Lays Goose Egg, Receives Detention

    Let me first just say that I thought the team executed a brilliant game plan to protect their temporary kicker, Shane Andrus. (Insert rim shot...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,026 reads 26 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers Rumors: Troy Smith May Not Be Saving Mike Singletary's Job

    With his second straight performance with a QB rating of 115 or more, no interceptions, and a display of arm strength, accuracy and mobility, it appears the San Francisco 49ers have finally found a starting quarterback...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 5,616 reads 26 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers Report Card: Troy Smith Finds All Those Weapons

    It is hard to believe there were any Troy Smith doubters left after his first two throws yesterday. He threw early an often, the result of a brilliant game plan by offensive coordinator Mike Johnson...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 2,550 reads 13 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers Notes: Troy Smith To See More Time, Taylor Mays Less

    Mike Singletary has finally declared Troy Smith the starter for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams ...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 675 reads 8 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: How Long Can Nate Davis Survive the Practice Squad?

    Just yesterday promising OT Matt Kopa was signed off of the 49ers practice squad by the Miami Dolphins. If you recall, it was the Dolphins who last year plucked Kory Sheets off of the team's practice squad...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 5,276 reads 55 comments

  12. NFL Power Rankings: The NFL's Greatest Players by Jersey Number

    When you think of football and No. 42, chances are your thinking of Ronnie Lott. If your thinking of No. 7 you might just be thinking about John Elway. But who would you be thinking about at No...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 16,088 reads 92 comments

  13. NFL News: 49ers' Jerry Rice Tops NFL Network's All-Time Greatest List

    Okay, so the NFL Network has named Jerry Rice the greatest player of all time; I can buy that. I am a huge Jerry Rice fan and a member of the San Francisco 49ers faithful...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,384 reads 38 comments

  14. NFL Rumors: Shawne Merriman and Randy Moss on Same Waiver Wire?

    Various news agencies are reporting that San Diego linebacker Shawne Merriman is scheduled to take his exit physical today. Should he pass that physical, he will be released by the team...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 3,182 reads 38 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers Report Card: Troy Smith Mans Up, Kyle Orton Puts on Dress

    The San Francisco 49ers may have finally found the leader they have been looking for on offense. Troy Smith did everything that fans hoped he would. He demonstrated arm strength, accuracy and mobility...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 4,270 reads 35 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: Carr Parked, Troy Smith Named Starter for London Game

    With Alex Smith's left shoulder keeping him sidelined, and David Carr's horrendous performance last Sunday, Head Coach Mike Singletary made the call to go with Troy Smith as the ...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 2,411 reads 84 comments

  17. Tony Romo Injury: With Broken Collar Bone, Dallas Cowboys Turn To Jon Kitna

    In a play eerily familiar to the one that knocked San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback, Alex Smith, out of Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers , Dallas Cowboys ...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,867 reads 0 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers Report Card: Who Made the Grade Against the Panthers?

    In a must win game against the 0-5 Carolina Panthers, the San Francisco 49ers found yet another way to lose. The 49ers had a brilliant first drive of the game, scoring on a one-yard touchdown to Vernon Davis...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,677 reads 16 comments

  19. Alex Smith Injury: How Does It Affect San Francisco 49ers Offense?

    Does anybody really care at this point? The San Francisco 49ers found yet another way to throw a game away against the Carolina Panthers . Smith was injured when he was sacked by the Panther’s DE Charles Johnson early in the third quarter...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 735 reads 31 comments

  20. NFL Rumors: O.J. Simpson To Remain "Bored Out Of His Mind"—But Well Massaged

    A Nevada Supreme Court panel rejected O.J. Simpson’s appeal on his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery conviction. Simpson was alleging that the conviction was prejudicial and “race based...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,172 reads 6 comments

  21. 49ers vs. Panthers: Panthers Shuffle Offensive Line, Steve Smith Returns

    In an effort to improve the league’s worst offense, the Carolina Panthers will be unveiling a new-look offensive line for Sunday’s game against the 49ers ...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 534 reads 29 comments

  22. NFL Rumors: 49ers' Heitman Has Neck Injury, Patrick Willis Upset With NFL

    San Francisco 49ers starting center, Eric Heitmann, has missed every game so far this season due to a broken fibula suffered in training camp...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,529 reads 16 comments

  23. NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers Likely To Get First Crack at Shawne Merriman

    The San Diego Chargers did not place Shawne Merriman on the NFL waiver wire as of Monday. The significance of this is that Merriman will not be allowed to become a free agent unless he clears waivers when the Chargers release him...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 3,712 reads 25 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers: Frank Gore Has Big Game and Delivers on a Promise

    Two days before the San Francisco 49ers earned their first victory of the year over the Oakland Raiders ; star running back Frank Gore received a special award from a special visitor...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 117 reads 12 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers: Is Taylor Mays a Diamond in the Rough?

    Lost in the 49ers ' first victory of the season, and Manny Lawson's and Takeo Spike's beautiful interceptions, just might be the impressive play of rookie safety Taylor Mays ...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 2,954 reads 28 comments