1. San Francisco 49ers: It May Be 'Torture,' but They Win Again

    When the San Francisco Giants were making their World Series run back in 2010, broadcaster Duane Kuiper summed up what it was like to be a fan of that team, calling it “torture...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 9 hours ago 3,571 reads 24 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: Week 12 Rooting Guide and Predictions

    The various playoff scenarios that come into play when a team is vying for a wild-card spot can get confusing—especially when there are so many teams in play...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 3 days ago 601 reads 1 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers' Most Important Matchups Against Washington in Week 12

    The San Francisco 49ers take on the Washington Redskins this Sunday in a game that they are heavily favored in. Odds Shark says that the 49ers opened at 7...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 4 days ago 5,482 reads 14 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: The Easiest Path to the Playoffs Goes Through Detroit

    As of the end of Week 11, the San Francisco 49ers sit on the outside of the playoff picture looking in...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 5 days ago 12,854 reads 12 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers: Ray McDonald Looked Refreshed Against the New York Giants

    Ray McDonald had a huge metaphorical weight taken off of his shoulders this past week, as he was cleared of the domestic-violence charges against him...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 6 days ago 3,396 reads 7 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers Control Their Playoff Fate After Win over New York Giants

    It wasn’t always pretty, and it could have been so much more, but the San Francisco 49ers pulled out a second consecutive road victory against the New York Giants ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 7 days ago 16,634 reads 64 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers vs. NY Giants: What Are Experts Saying About San Francisco?

    The San Francisco 49ers face their last scheduled road trip outside of the Pacific Time Zone this week, as they travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the fading New York Giants ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 10 days ago 5,611 reads 22 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: How Important Is Week 11's Game Against the New York Giants

    How important is this week for the San Francisco 49ers ? They take on the New York Giants in a game they’re favored to win—up by 3.5 points, according to Odds Shark ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 11 days ago 6,430 reads 14 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers Changing Linebackers: Aldon Smith In, Patrick Willis Out

    One in, one out—that seems to be the motto for the San Francisco 49ers at linebacker this season. In this week? Aldon Smith, whose nine-game suspension is finally over...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 12 days ago 6,531 reads 19 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: No Charges for DE Ray McDonald; What's Next?

    When news broke on August 31 that Ray McDonald had been arrested for domestic violence charges , it triggered a flotilla of articles critiquing how the San Francisco 49ers were handling the situation...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 13 days ago 4,735 reads 11 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers Save Their Season, but There's Still Work to Be Done

    The San Francisco 49ers were facing 4th-and-10 and the end of their 2014 season. Sure, a loss against the New Orleans Saints wouldn’t have mathematically sent them packing, ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 14 days ago 3,187 reads 23 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers vs New Orleans: What Are Experts Saying About San Francisco?

    The San Francisco 49ers face a tough challenge this week, traveling down to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to take on the New Orleans Saints . After a devastating 13-10 loss to the St...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 17 days ago 10,257 reads 20 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: How to Win a Must-Win Game Against the New Orleans Saints

    When the NFL realigned its divisions prior to the 2002 season, it was supposed to mark the end of the road trips to Louisiana for the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 18 days ago 659 reads 1 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: Can They Bounce Back from the Epic Loss Against the Rams?

    It is extraordinarily rare for teams to lose football games when they’re favored by 10 or more points, like the San Francisco 49ers were against the St. Louis Rams last Sunday...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 19 days ago 4,393 reads 37 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Was the St. Louis Rams Loss the Worst of the Harbaugh Era?

    Was the San Francisco 49ers ’ loss to the St. Louis Rams in Week 9 the worst team performance under Jim Harbaugh? It certainly feels like it in the aftermath...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 20 days ago 3,540 reads 42 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: After Week 9's Loss, the Playoffs Seem out of the Question

    As currently constituted, the San Francisco 49ers are not a playoff team. I don’t merely mean they’re not in playoff position, though that is true after a heartbreaking 13-10 loss to the St...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 21 days ago 8,136 reads 31 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: Week 9 Rooting Guide and Predictions

    With the 2014 schedule about to hit the midway point for all teams in the NFC West, the San Francisco 49ers still find themselves on the outside of the playoffs looking in...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 24 days ago 1,610 reads 2 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: How to Complete the Sweep of the St. Louis Rams in Week 9

    So much has changed since the San Francisco 49ers last played the St. Louis Rams . The Rams have defeated the defending world champion Seattle Seahawks . The Rams have acquired a former first-round pick to shore up their secondary ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 25 days ago 2,509 reads 5 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: Updating the Injury Status of NaVorro Bowman and Company

    Don’t look now, but the San Francisco 49ers are beginning to get back reinforcements. The 49ers team that last took the field against the Denver Broncos was a shadow of its full strength...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 26 days ago 5,423 reads 2 comments

  20. San Francisco 49ers: Comparing Future Schedules for the NFC West Contenders

    The San Francisco 49ers come off of their bye week two games behind the Arizona Cardinals . They are currently tied with the Seattle Seahawks at 4-3, but have the tiebreaker at the moment thanks to a superior divisional record...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 27 days ago 2,626 reads 9 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: Week 8 Offers Little Help in the Playoff Race

    The San Francisco 49ers still control their own playoff fate, but Week 8 in the NFL did them very few favors...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 28 days ago 8,858 reads 18 comments

  22. San Francisco 49ers: Who to Root for in Week 8

    Are you a San Francisco 49ers fan bummed that your team is on bye this week? Do you want to know who to root for, but haven’t yet wrapped your head around the various playoff ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 5,634 reads 9 comments

  23. San Francisco 49ers: Scenarios Required for Each Playoff Slot

    If the NFL playoffs were to start today, the San Francisco 49ers would find themselves on the outside looking in...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 11,991 reads 22 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers: Ranking Antoine Bethea and the Rest of 2014's New Additions

    Every year, each NFL team undergoes many significant changes. Free agents leave, starters retire and rookies are rotated into the starting lineup...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 7,323 reads 13 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers: Anthony Davis and the Offensive Line's Recent Struggles

    There are many reasons the San Francisco 49ers lost to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. The Broncos are the superior team. The game was played in Denver, rather than in San Francisco or at a neutral site...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 2,094 reads 8 comments