1. Which Jet Will Have Trouble Against Alex Smith: McKnight, Wilson or Cromartie?

    Of course, the San Francisco 49ers should win Sunday against the New York Jets, just as they should have won last weekend, when you couldn ’t find a naysayer in the house, maybe Artie Lange excepted...

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  2. 49er Alex Smith's Elite Status, by the New Numbers

    Sure, Alex Smith has turned the corner. We all said he would. We all believed it was just a matter of time. Nobody was ever yelling bloody murder. Why, there was never any corner to turn...

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  3. How Does Frank Gore Compare with the Best 49er RBs of All Time?

    Who is the greatest RB in 49er history? Who knows, and you could add, what difference does it make? It's the running back you saw most as a kid...

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  4. Bruce Smith Is the Latest to Sue the NFL: Who Will Be the Tipping Point?

    This week, Bruce Smith . Last week, Priest Holmes . It seems like at the end of every week another big name player announces a lawsuit for damages allegedly caused by playing in the NFL ...

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  5. Eli Manning vs. Tony Romo: NFC East's Best Quarterback

    Now let's close by looking at the two quarterbacks over their careers. (Instead of profootballfocus.com, the source here is pro-football-reference.com, which incidentally has no pay wall...

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  6. Alex Smith: Where Is the San Francisco 49er in His Career?

    Alex Smith is entering his eighth year as a pro. His passer rating has improved with each year (with the exception of 2008, when he didn't play), and in 2011, at 27, he reached 90...

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  7. Jimmy Giles, Here's to All the Great Memories, and the Pain

    And now Jimmie Giles. He’s among the latest players to file a concussion-related suit against the NFL , and the first to name all his former teams as defendants...

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  8. Is the Culture of Football Violence Finally Beginning to Change?

    The great revelation from last week’s announcement that Pop Warner would take steps to reduce concussions is that the ‘culture’ of football is finally changing...

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