1. San Francisco 49ers: 9 Players the Super Bowl Teams Would Start

    It’s easy to forget sometimes, what with all the turmoil the coaching staff has gone through, but the San Francisco 49ers are a very talented team...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 day ago 6,703 reads 24 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: How Big Should Aldon Smith's Extension Be?

    Aldon Smith is set to count nearly $9.8 million against the salary cap for the San Francisco 49ers in 2015, according to Spotrac. That’s a ton of money, even for a game-changing player like Smith can be...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 2 days ago 6,596 reads 24 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: Why Haven't They Hired an Offensive Coordinator, Yet?

    Does anyone want to be the San Francisco 49ers 's offensive coordinator? Because the job’s still wide-open, as it has been since Greg Roman joined Rex Ryan on the Buffalo Bills on January 12...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 3 days ago 14,376 reads 74 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: Updating the Post-Senior Bowl 2015 NFL Draft Big Board

    We last took a look at a potential San Francisco 49ers NFL draft big board at the beginning of December, but a lot of things have changed in the past two months...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 4 days ago 7,159 reads 10 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers: Who Stays and Who Goes in 2015 Free Agency?

    The San Francisco 49ers have 21 pending free agents, according to Spotrac , and not very much money with which to sign them...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 5 days ago 21,362 reads 44 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers: Will Charles Haley Be Elected to the Hall of Fame in 2015?

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame will elect the class of 2015 the Saturday before the Super Bowl, and there are two former San Francisco 49ers up for nomination...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 7 days ago 732 reads 2 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers: Revisiting the 2014 Draft Class, One Year Later

    All things considered, the San Francisco 49ers had a very productive draft in 2014. The team had significant positive contributions out of both Chris Borland and Aaron Lynch ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 8 days ago 5,281 reads 15 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: What Will Happen to the Defense with Vic Fangio's Departure

    The San Francisco 49ers won’t have to face ex-head coach Jim Harbaugh anytime soon, as he’s gone off to the University of Michigan...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 9 days ago 8,022 reads 33 comments

  9. 9 Biggest Changes the San Francisco 49ers Must Still Make This Offseason

    We’re now just over a week into the Jim Tomsula era, and the San Francisco 49ers are just beginning to take shape. Now that the team has a head coach in place, it can actually start shaping the 2015 roster...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 10 days ago 14,735 reads 30 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: Would Mike Shanahan Make Sense as Offensive Coordinator?

    Rumors are swirling about the San Francisco 49ers ’ choice for offensive coordinator, and one such rumor is particularly surprising...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 12 days ago 18,984 reads 46 comments

  11. How the San Francisco 49ers Should Approach 2015 NFL Free Agency

    Welcome to the San Francisco 49ers , new head coach Jim Tomsula . For your first assignment, you have to figure out how to shop in free agency with no money! You might think ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 15 days ago 8,418 reads 21 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: New Head Coach Jim Tomsula a Tough Sell for Jed York

    This is what the San Francisco 49ers have decided: Whenever you can fire a coach who has sent you to the NFC Championship Game for three seasons in a row and replace him with a ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 16 days ago 27,355 reads 113 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: Could Adam Gase and Vic Fangio Work Together?

    The San Francisco 49ers ’ head coaching situation is currently in a state of flux. By the time you read this, general manager Trent Baalke will have finished an approximately ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 17 days ago 20,302 reads 55 comments

  14. What Positions Offer Most Value for the San Francisco 49ers in 2015 NFL Draft?

    Deciphering what the San Francisco 49ers need in the 2015 NFL draft is difficult when they have neither a coach nor a philosophy in place, but we can at least start making some educated guesses...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 18 days ago 14,244 reads 85 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Where Do Successful Head Coaches Come From?

    The San Francisco 49ers are leaving no stone unturned in their search for their new head coach. They are looking at former NFL head coaches such as Mike Shanahan, according ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 19 days ago 12,281 reads 11 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: Do Former Super Bowl Coaches Succeed on New Teams?

    With Jed York’s assertion that the expectation for the next coach of the San Francisco 49ers will be “to win the Super Bowl,” and the statement that they “expect ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 22 days ago 4,470 reads 9 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: How Will Colin Kaepernick Develop in 2015?

    Colin Kaepernick finds himself at something of a crossroads as 2015 begins. The quarterback, who received a $126 million contract last offseason, saw his play regress last season...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 23 days ago 8,518 reads 72 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: Comparing the NFL's Head Coaching Vacancies

    It’s easy to forget sometimes, if you only follow local sports news, that the San Francisco 49ers are not the only team looking for a head coach...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 24 days ago 10,633 reads 36 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: A Primer on Offensive Coordinator Candidates

    The vast majority of candidates the San Francisco 49ers have interviewed or are scheduled to interview for their head coaching position are defensive-minded men, according to CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 25 days ago 16,073 reads 33 comments

  20. San Francisco 49ers: Vic Fangio Should Be the Head Coach in 2015

    The San Francisco 49ers are looking high and low for their new head coach, and some interesting names have come up...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 26 days ago 28,419 reads 105 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: A Primer on Head Coaching Candidates

    The San Francisco 49ers are knee-deep in the middle of their head coaching search, and it’s beginning to be a bit confusing as to whom they’ ve interviewed, whom they’re ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 29 days ago 9,182 reads 39 comments

  22. San Francisco 49ers: 2014 Defensive Report Card

    With the year coming to an end, it’s time for the San Francisco 49ers and their fans to take one last look back on the 2014 season that was. With that in mind, we continue giving out our year-end positional grades...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 624 reads 1 comments

  23. San Francisco 49ers: 2014 Offensive Report Card

    The San Francisco 49ers ’ 2014 season is over, and it’s time to pass out their season-ending grades. We did this exercise once at midseason—a progress report , as it were...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 6,999 reads 13 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers' 2015 Offseason to-Do List

    For the first time since the 2010 offseason, the San Francisco 49ers have missed the postseason. That means it’s time to start putting together the 2015 edition of the team...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 17,950 reads 102 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers: Jim Harbaugh Leaves with a Win, but the Future Is Uncertain

    This is how the San Francisco 49ers ’ 2014 season ends—for the first time since 2010, there will be no postseason appearance, no Super Bowl run, and no great accolades...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 2,658 reads 0 comments