1. San Francisco 49ers Draft Preview Part 2: Defensive Positions

    In Part 2 of my article, I will focus on the defensive players the 49ers may have their eyes on in this year's draft...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 1 year ago 1,785 reads 6 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers Draft Preview Part 1: Offensive Skill Positions

    Every NFL team enters the draft and offseason with a singular mission—to build a team that can win a Super Bowl...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 1 year ago 3,378 reads 21 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick the NFL's Next Tim Tebow

    In the 2010 NFL Draft, the 49ers maneuvered to trade up in the second round to the 36th pick overall and promptly selected Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 2 years ago 3,456 reads 4 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers vs. New Orleans Saints: Deciding the NFC Superbowl Team

    What if the NFL scheduled a modern-day version of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and nobody paid any attention to it in the week leading up to the event? While the national sports ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 2 years ago 2,403 reads 10 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers Are a Plum Choice for Head Coach Wanting Ultimate Challenge

    Some NFL insiders are saying Harbaugh has been warned to stay away from San Francisco . Why? Because the 49ers have a young, inexperienced president and CEO? Because the ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 3 years ago 799 reads 11 comments

  6. NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement Likely To Impact 49ers Head Coaching Search

    Many believe there will be some type of work stoppage in the NFL this year when the collective bargaining agreement expires in March, either in the form of a player walkout or an owner lockout...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 3 years ago 2,095 reads 4 comments

  7. Should the San Francisco 49ers Cut Alex Smith? Not So Fast

    " Should I Stay or Should I Go " is a song by the English punk rock band The Clash, from their album Combat Rock . It was written in 1981 and featured Mick Jones on lead vocals. It became the band's only No...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 3 years ago 4,064 reads 24 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers GM and Head Coach Search: A New Take on the Story

    A lot has been written of late regarding whom the 49ers may hire as their next GM and head coach. Many NFL insiders and various sportswriters believe that the search will end soon ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 3 years ago 3,164 reads 10 comments

  9. Blueprint For Success: Rebuilding The San Francisco 49ers into Champions

    It is time, once again, for San Francisco 49er fans to try and look forward but it is so hard to do because there is so much drama to look back upon during the York family tenure as owners...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 3 years ago 931 reads 7 comments

  10. Why Jim Harbaugh Will Be the Next Head Coach of the San Francisco 49ers

    Some NFL insiders are already saying that Trent Baalke will be quickly elevated to the official title and position of General Manager of the San Francisco 49ers. http://profootballtalk...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 3 years ago 4,147 reads 14 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: Mike Singletary and the Coaching Conundrum

    Who will be the next coach of the San Francisco 49ers ? Mind you, I am not asking who might be the new interim head coach that will likely take over after the 49ers bye week following the Bronco game in London...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about almost 4 years ago 1,273 reads 3 comments

  12. The Mike Singletary Era is Over: 49ers Embarassed on National TV

    If anyone was still wondering if the 49ers Coaching Staff is dysfunctional, all we needed to see was David Carr getting ready on the sideline to apparently go in, only to see an ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about almost 4 years ago 2,222 reads 13 comments

  13. Mike Singletary, Jed York and the State of the San Francisco 49ers

    Only three games into the 2010 NFL season, the once mighty football house that Eddie DeBartolo and Bill Walsh built into a Super Bowl juggernaut in the 1980s and early 1990s—the San Francisco 49ers—has fallen into woeful disrepair again...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about almost 4 years ago 3,309 reads 31 comments

  14. Pac-10 Football: Simply the Best

    The current BCS Rankings have four Pac-10 teams in the top 25.  The previous week's ranking had five Pac-10 teams in the top 25 (Stanford fell out after losing to Cal on Saturday). This past Saturday, Pac-10 matchups featured Oregon vs...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about over 4 years ago 236 reads 11 comments

  15. New Oregon Duck Uniforms Introduced! (Humor)

    The Oregon Ducks - a fashion leader in Pac-10 football have done it again! They have rolled out new uniforms for 2009...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 11,060 reads 9 comments

  16. The Top Five Reasons Why Cal Will Win The Pac-10 Football Title in 2009

    1. Defense wins championships in the Pac-10 Even with the loss of Zack Follett, Worrell Williams, and Anthony Felder, the Cal Bears defensive unit has all the makings of a very special unit in 2009...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 1,816 reads 14 comments

  17. 2009 Cal Bears Football: Will the Bears be Truly Golden This Year?

    Excitement is building for another year of California Golden Bear football! After a strong finish last season and a win over the University of Miami in San Francisco's own Emerald Bowl, Bear Backers are hungry for more...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 698 reads 1 comments

  18. Why the Golden Bears Will Run for the Roses Next Season

    Forget about California's first three opponents for the 2009 season. Think of them as totally meaningless games. The teams Cal faces in its first three games—Maryland, Eastern Washington, and Minnesota are are all non-conference opponents...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 169 reads 6 comments

  19. A Tale of Two Quarterbacks: Aaron Rodgers and Shaun Hill...Plus Alex Smith

    In the 2005 NFL Draft, newly appointed 49ers Head Coach Mike Nolan was armed with the No. 1 overall pick. Desperately seeking a quality quarterback, the 49ers had to choose between a Heisman ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 227 reads 1 comments

  20. Baseball's Hall Of Fame: The Answer to it's Most Enduring Question

    Admittedly, I am about to take a huge chance by stating what might be a controversial position on the issue of whether certain so-called tarnished athletes belong in Baseball's Hall of Fame or not...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  21. When Fickle Fate Makes a House Call: The Worst Moments in 49er History

    Sometimes, some things are just not meant to be. The 1972 NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park pitted the John Brodie-led NFC West Champion 49ers against the Dallas Cowboys, a ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 975 reads 1 comments

  22. Drafting The 49ers Quarterback Of The Future

    Believe it or not, some prognosticators are already conducting mock drafts for the NFL's 2010 Draft. While it may be way too early to conduct mock drafts–there is still an ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 2,134 reads 8 comments

  23. Michael Vick: The Wrong Choice for the San Francisco 49ers

    Breaking news: Michael Vick may be eligible to return to the NFL as early as September of this year. This may lead to some Niner fans already asking: "Could Michael Vick be the answer the 49ers ...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 701 reads 6 comments

  24. The 49ers Playbook Needs to Be Written Around Playmakers

    With seven different offensive coordinators in seven years, a new approach is needed in establishing the 49ers playbook for the 2009 season. One which will yield immediate results...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  25. The 49ers Next Head Coach: Will Jed York Follow Eddie DeBartolo's Lead?

    Will Mike Singletary become the next Monte Clark of the 49er franchise? For those of you who may not remember, Clark was appointed the head coach of the 49ers in 1976...

    Ken Stansell Written by Ken Stansell about 5 years ago 615 reads 2 comments