1. NFL Rumors: San Diego Chargers Set to Release Shawne Merriman—49ers Interested?

    First off, let's get one thing straight. Shawne Merriman is not the player he once was. But with the 49ers meager, and sometimes nonexistent, pass rush, perhaps a change of scenery could spark Merriman as well as the 49ers' defensive unit...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,262 reads 37 comments

  2. NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers to Bench Alex Smith?

    After signing David Carr in the offseason, and then trading last year's starting quarterback, Shaun Hill, to the Detroit Lions , the San Francisco 49ers are left with little options at the quarterback position outside of Alex Smith...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 2,706 reads 33 comments

  3. NFL Rumors: Head Coach Mike Singletary of San Francisco 49ers Safe for Now

    This just in: Jed York claims the 49ers will make a historic run and capture the NFC West division. "We're going to win the division," York predicted Monday morning in a text to ESPN...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 2,457 reads 64 comments

  4. NFL Rumors: Former San Francisco 49ers Running Back Glen Coffee Arrested

    Former San Francisco 49er running back, Glen Coffee , was arrested early Friday morning by Fort Walton Beach Police in Florida, for possession of a concealed weapon...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 736 reads 15 comments

  5. Interviewing Chris Lieto: America's Top Ironman and Founder of "More Than Sport"

    With so many superstar athletes today whining about things like not getting enough playing time, appreciation, or money, it's refreshing to see an athlete like Chris Lieto giving back...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,854 reads 13 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers: Why They Are More Like a Pizza Company Than a Football Team

    We’ve endured a lot of strange behavior and quotes from San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Singletary the last couple of years...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 778 reads 15 comments

  7. 49ers-Falcons: San Francisco Lets One Get Away—Again; Quick Hits and Notes

    The San Francisco 49ers ' offense struck quickly against the Atlanta Falcons , scoring on an early touchdown reception by Vernon Davis...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 492 reads 11 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers Vs Atlanta Falcons: Can They Win On The Road?

    Call me a fool (it wouldn't be the first time), but I honestly think the San Francisco 49ers can win this game against the Atlanta Falcons. San Francisco has had a tough time winning on the road in the last few years to say the least...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 3,010 reads 19 comments

  9. 49ers Owner Jed York Sacrifices Season for Super Bowl with NFL Strike Looming

    An unnamed source deep within the San Francisco 49ers organization is reporting that owner Jed York has a master plan to win the organization a sixth Super Bowl...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,372 reads 4 comments

  10. 49ers Vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Woe and Three-Need Answers, Jimmy Raye Fired

    But what are the questions? Well, I have a few, but let’s start with a very appropriate quote from former Indianapolis Colts (and New Orleans Saints) Head Coach, Jim Mora: “What’s ...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,078 reads 53 comments

  11. 49ers-Chiefs: Is Patrick Willis Motivated by Dexter McCluster Quote?

    If you haven’t heard the story by now, let me fill you in. During this year’s NFL Draft Combine, Dexter McCluster was generating a lot of pre-draft hype and basically had an entourage of media covering him...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 2,387 reads 73 comments

  12. 49ers-Saints: Alex Smith and Rookies Grow Up, but Moral Victories Still Suck

    Let me just say it: “Moral victories suck.” Now I haven’t lost faith in the 49ers, and I do believe they did a lot of good things Monday night...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 486 reads 14 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Draft: San Francisco 49ers Interested In Jake Locker Or Andrew Luck?

    Okay, I know a lot of you are probably thinking it is way too early to start thinking about the 2011 NFL Draft, but is it really?If you’re like me, you wait until February or March rolls around and start researching players...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 4,227 reads 30 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers-Seattle Seahwawks: Mike Singletary and Alex Need To Man Up

    Okay, I’ve read all the articles, seen all of the excuses, and heard all of the reasons why the 49ers lost the game against the Seattle Seahawks. Please! I saw the game. I know why we lost...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,092 reads 53 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Nate Davis Signed To Practice Squad, Jarrett Brown Released

    Nate Davis has cleared waivers today and the San Francisco 49ers have signed him to the practice squad. Quarterback Jarrett Brown from West Virginia was released in order to clear room for Davis...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 2,280 reads 16 comments

  16. 2010 NFL Cuts: San Francisco 49ers; Nate Davis Cut, Troy Smith Signed

    Mike Singletary may have said there isn't a youth movement going on in San Francisco, but his choices for the 53-man roster and the practice squad tell a different story...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 3,785 reads 19 comments

  17. 2010 NFL Preview: San Francisco 49ers and Frank Gore Hang Fan's Stockings

    The Night before Kickoff T’was the night before kick off and all through the land, The faithful were waiting for something quite grand. Regarding Alex there has been much debate, To hell with just being good, he needs to be great...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 710 reads 38 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: Michael Lewis And The American Heart Association

    I recently wrote an article about the importance of finding a player with not only skill, but heart as well (The San Francisco 49ers Current Draft Class: Skill and Heart)...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 956 reads 28 comments

  19. NFL Preseason Wk 3: 49ers' Frank Gore, David Carr, and Others Teach Football 101

    With the advent of the last preseason game upon us, I know that there are still some players out there with something to prove to the coaching staff. They have one last chance to prove that they’re ready and deserving to make the 53 man roster...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,229 reads 18 comments

  20. The San Franciso 49ers Current Draft Class: Skill and Heart

    It is a little premature to anoint head coach Mike Singletary's and VP of Player Personnel Trent Baalke’s 2010 draft class as one of the best since the days of Bill Walsh, but early indications are mostly positive and encouraging...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 1,645 reads 13 comments

  21. The Curious Case of Nate Davis: Will 49ers QB Ever Make It in the NFL?

    What if you threw a party and nobody came? Well, okay, only your neighbor came—who doesn’t really like you but showed up because of the free beer. That was the case with Nate Davis and his Pro Day last year...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about almost 4 years ago 125 reads 68 comments

  22. NFL Draft Grades 2010: The San Francisco 49ers Complete Report Card

    The draft is over and the grade for the San Francisco 49ers is clear: BB (black and blue). This draft had Mike Singletary's finger prints all over it and he has most definitely brought some of his old "Black and Blue" division back to San Francisco...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 4 years ago 8,224 reads 78 comments

  23. The San Francisco 49ers' First-Round Draft Grades and the "Big Uglies"

    Prior to the draft Trent Baalke had said that the 49ers expected to find at least three to four starters in this year’s draft. They may have found two of those starters in last night’s first round...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 4 years ago 3,090 reads 26 comments

  24. Mel Kiper, Todd McShay, and Over 100 Mocks: 2010 NFL Mock Draft Crunch

    First off, let me just say I am sick of mock drafts. Sick of looking at them, sick of “analyzing” them, and sick of doing them...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 4 years ago 4,412 reads 12 comments

  25. Ted Ginn Jr. Acquired by San Francisco 49ers: Update Your Mock Drafts

    Maybe Frank Gore is breathing just a little bit easier today. With the trade for Ted Ginn Jr., the chances of the San Francisco 49ers selecting C.J. Spiller in the draft just became a bit more remote...

    Blaine Spence Written by Blaine Spence about over 4 years ago 1,114 reads 31 comments