1. Jim Harbaugh Deal Falling Through on 49ers, Billick Is Next Best Candidate

    The Miami Dolphins seem to have stolen the leviathan most 49ers fans believed their team had hooked...

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  2. Alex Smith Deserves a Classy San Francisco 49ers Farewell Too!

    Mike Singletary handled his dismissal with class and dignity, and it was a reminder that what this once-proud franchise seeks is a return to it's old slogan: winning with class...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 1,157 reads 37 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: Who Will Start at QB Week 17?

    The 49ers play the Arizona Cardinals at home this Sunday in their season finale, and this time no one is asking the question that has stirred the chili all season long...

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  4. Mike Singletary: 10 Teams That Could Use Him As Defensive Coordinator

    The dismissal of former 49ers head coach Mike Singletary Sunday Night may have turned the heads of several NFL GMs. Singletary leapfrogged the traditional coaching hierarchy when Mike Nolan was fired by Jed York...

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  5. Mike Singletary's Tenure Ends With San Francisco 49ers' Playoff Hopes

    Mike Singletary was fired after the 49ers were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to the St. Louis Rams Sunday. It's the time of year for reflection, and it's a time for new beginnings...

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  6. 7 NCAA Quarterbacks 49ers Should Pay Attention To Through Bowl Season

    With the 2010 Bowl season underway, many of the nation's best young football players are being given a chance to showcase their talents one last time before they embark on their pro careers...

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  7. San Francisco 49ers vs. St. Louis Rams: Breaking Down Do-or-Die Sunday

    If the 49ers lose to the Rams Sunday, it's over. All the way over. Not the franchise as we know it or anything, but the team's hope of an NFC West title will have gone completely ...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 1,331 reads 4 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers And The NFC's Wild West: Anybody's Division

    The 49ers remain one game back in the NFC West, thanks to two teams that beat them earlier this year. The Atlanta Falcons beat the Seattle Seahawks 34-18 and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the St...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Potential General Managers for 2011

    The San Francisco 49ers lost their former General Manager (GM) Scott McCloughan just weeks before the 2010 NFL Draft. Since then, they have operated without one. Many suggestions are being made daily for potential 49ers GMs moving forward...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 2,127 reads 15 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: Why There Is a Foundation Worth Building On For Next Year

    The 49ers didn't live up to expectations this year, even if they do manage this miraculous, late-season playoff berth after starting their schedule 0-5. No, 2010 has not been kind to the Red and Gold...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 1,000 reads 29 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: Is New Kicker Jeff Reed the Unsung Hero of 2010?

    There was a play in Sunday's 40-21 blowout of the Seattle Seahawks that was supposed to turn the tide. As Jeff Reed set up for a 33 yards, a Seattle special teams player hopped over two 49ers, jumped up and swatted the kick...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 1,854 reads 9 comments

  12. 49ers Beat Seahawks 40-21 Behind Alex Smith, Coach Sing In NFC West Rematch

    The San Francisco 49ers put the hurt on the visiting Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, coasting to a 40-21 blowout behind reinstated quarterback and captain Alex Smith. Wait, that can't be right...

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  13. Michael Crabtree: 5 Reasons The 49ers WR Has Been a Huge Disappointment

    Okay, "Huge Disappointment" is a slight overstatement, but it's safe to say most 49ers fans have been at least a little bit let down by Michael Crabtree's performance thus far as a 49er...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 2,646 reads 32 comments

  14. Alex Smith To Start at QB For 49ers vs. Seattle Sunday in SF

    What began as a whispered rumor is now a fact: Alex Smith will start against the Seattle Seahawks for the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday, according to various sources...

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  15. 49ers Out-Classed By Packers' Weapons, Slide to 2 Games Back in NFC West

    The San Francisco 49ers simply couldn't keep up with the Green Bay Packers' potent offense in the freezing cold of Lambeau Field on Sunday. In what eventually became a 34-16 blowout, the 49ers held their own for almost one half of football...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 238 reads 13 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: 10 Potential Replacements For Mike Singletary

    Mike Singletary is not a dumb man. Call him a poor head coach, call him a stubborn play caller, call him an fossil who still believes in caveman football, but he can't be stupid enough to think his job is safe with a 4-7 record...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 5,385 reads 50 comments

  17. Frank Gore of 49ers Lost for Season: Brian Westbrook, Anthony Dixon Step Up

    Frank Gore is out for the season with a cracked hip. The injury was suffered early in Monday night's 27-6 dusting of the Arizona Cardinals. For the first time since Week 2, the 49ers are only one game back in the division race...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 557 reads 6 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers Loss Rekindles Troy Smith vs. Alex Smith QB Controversy

    The San Francisco 49ers were shutout 21-0 at home by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday, potentially reigniting controversy at the quarterback position for the Red and Gold...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 2,831 reads 48 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Week 11 Preview

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers march into Candlestick this weekend at 6-3. Oh, how the 49ers would like to be 6-3 right now. The reality is that the 3-6 49ers have dropped every game they've played against the NFC South this season...

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  20. Joe Staley And The 49ers: Banged Up O-Line Could Mean Big Trouble For SF

    Joe Staley is out four to six weeks with a broken leg, according to Daniel Brown of the San Jose Mercury News...

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  21. Troy Smith Era Underway As San Francisco 49ers Beat St. Louis Rams in Overtime

    The San Francisco 49ers pulled off a 23-20 overtime win against the St. Louis Rams, in spite of committing 14 penalties for 105 yards, several of which negated would-be 49ers touchdowns...

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  22. San Francisco 49ers Vs. St Louis Rams: Week 10 Preview of a Young Rams Team

    Remember the days of "same old Rams?" They're over now and sooner than the 49ers would have liked. The Rams were the NFL's most pathetic franchise in 2009 and were therefore awarded the top picks in last April's draft...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 1,918 reads 14 comments

  23. Troy Smith Starting for 49ers vs. Rams Over Alex Smith: A Tale of Two Smiths

    Troy Smith is all but guaranteed a start against the St. Louis Rams next week. Put it this way: while searching for 'Alex Smith Injury,' the first choices were 'Alex Smith interception' and 'Alex Smith intentional grounding...

    Joseph Burkey Written by Joseph Burkey about almost 4 years ago 3,585 reads 35 comments

  24. Randy Moss Cut: Should 49ers Capitalize on Pro Bowl WR's Availability?

    Randy Moss was waived by the Minnesota Vikings today, less than a month after being acquired from the New England Patriots ...

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  25. San Francisco 49ers Beat Broncos 24-16, Attempt to Resurrect Playoff Hope

    The San Francisco 49ers scraped together a win against a lowly Denver Broncos team Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London, England. With a new-found .250 winning percentage, the 49ers took a step back from impending mathematical elimination...

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