1. Does Marcus Lattimore Still Have a Future with the San Francisco 49ers?

    While the offseason story in San Francisco seems to have centered around Aldon Smith's off-the-field issues , the 49ers have likely already moved on...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 53,933 reads 73 comments

  2. 49ers: Ranking Remaining Offseason Priorities

    After the hoopla that was the NFL draft, we should see a calming effect for the next several weeks. Of course, Johnny Manziel could be club hopping in Cleveland or Jerry Jones might decide to finally trade Tony Romo...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 15,321 reads 45 comments

  3. Why Stevie Johnson Is the Perfect Fit for the San Francisco 49ers

    Despite not making a huge splash in either free agency or the NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers still made out as big winners. Why is that? I'll give you a hint, he has the same first name as the legendary Stevie Wonder...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 19,539 reads 74 comments

  4. 5 Names Every 49ers Fan Needs to Know Before the 2014 NFL Draft

    With the NFL draft just days away, the sense of relief is starting to settle in. After months and months of mock drafts, we can finally see the real deal this Thursday. Don't worry, this isn't another mock draft...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 7,077 reads 11 comments

  5. 49ers Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Mike Evans

    In less than two weeks' time, the 2014 NFL draft will finally be upon us. For the San Francisco 49ers and their fans, this year's draft could be a memorable experience...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 15,983 reads 105 comments

  6. 2014 Draft Sleepers Who'd Fit Perfectly with the 49ers

    How do you define a draft sleeper? Some believe the term strictly describes a late-round prospect. In the case of this study, we'll be looking at sleepers in lieu of their draft projection...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 14,378 reads 16 comments

  7. Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for 49ers' Top 3 Picks

    With the draft several weeks away, it's time we buckle down. The San Francisco 49ers have six picks in the top 100 selections, which makes them a team to watch in the upcoming draft...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 11,274 reads 26 comments

  8. Reassessing 49ers' Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Left to Address

    As the old saying goes, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. That certainly applies to the San Francisco 49ers , who are led by head coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 11,755 reads 38 comments

  9. Projecting 49ers Depth Chart After Peak of Free Agency

    The San Francisco 49ers foray into free agency wasn't all that exciting, as expected. With the front office working with such limited cap space, the 49ers mostly focused on keep their own free agents...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 12,246 reads 26 comments

  10. 5 Late-Round NFL Draft Prospects Perfectly Suited for 49ers

    With free agency all but wrapped up, its time to shift our focus to the upcoming 2014 NFL draft. As much as I love the thrill of free agency, the draft is the nitty-gritty of championship-quality teams...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 8,026 reads 10 comments

  11. Have 49ers Made Smart Use of Their Money in Free Agency?

    As expected, with such limited cap space, the San Francisco 49ers made little noise on the free-agent front. However, they did acquire two young prospects in quarterback Blaine Gabbert and offensive tackle Jonathan Martin...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 14,741 reads 35 comments

  12. 4 Veterans 49ers Must Part with Before 2014 Season

    As expected, the first few days of free agency have become quite chaotic. The San Francisco 49ers usually hang back while the chaos ensues, but for the first time in quite a few years, they were rather active in the opening of free agency...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 11,145 reads 12 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers Blueprint for Winning Free Agency

    Minus the development that Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke are on bad terms, the 49ers' offseason has started rather smoothly...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 5,437 reads 5 comments

  14. Updating 49ers' 1st-Round Big Board Post-Combine

    Every NFL draft tends to have a theme. Last season, it was the year of the offensive lineman. In 2014, the throne goes to the receivers and defensive backs. Luckily for the San Francisco 49ers , they have needs in both areas...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 20,308 reads 47 comments

  15. Breaking Down 49ers Franchise Tag Decisions

    In 2015, core players like Colin Kaepernick and Aldon Smith will be expecting shiny new deals for their help in turning the San Francisco 49ers into perennial contenders...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 5,345 reads 10 comments

  16. Setting Odds for 49ers Signing Their Top Free Agent Targets

    Much to the dismay of San Francisco 49ers fans, the Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl champs. With the season concluded, the focus will shift to the daily grind of the NFL offseason, including free agency...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 9,930 reads 37 comments

  17. 49ers' Free-Agency and Draft Wish List

    The San Francisco 49ers' disappointing end to the 2013 season is all but forgotten. Sunday's Super Bowl was hard to watch for both 49ers players and fans, but like the rest of the 29 teams watching at home, help is on the way...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 12,351 reads 19 comments

  18. 7 Late-Round Sleepers Who Would Be Perfect for 49ers

    With the San Francisco 49ers' NFL season coming to an abrupt end at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks , it's time for Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke to look toward the draft...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 5,820 reads 4 comments

  19. 49ers: A Position-by-Position Primer to Free Agency

    After a disappointing loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game, the San Francisco 49ers will have to start from scratch once again...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 17,820 reads 54 comments

  20. 49ers vs. Seahawks: Live Grades and Analysis for San Francisco

    The Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers , 23-17, in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. After an excellent first half, the 49ers just couldn’t avoid key turnovers in this tightly contested game...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 9,484 reads 94 comments

  21. 5 2014 NFL Draft Prospects Guaranteed to Interest 49ers

    In the middle of a thrilling postseason for the San Francisco 49ers , it's nice to sit back and wonder what exciting talent will join this team in the upcoming offseason...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 15,812 reads 30 comments

  22. 49ers vs. Panthers: Live Grades and Analysis for San Francisco

    In Bank of America Stadium, the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Carolina Panthers , 23-13. On the strength of Frank Gore and a ferocious defense, the 49ers were able to secure their second straight road victory in this year's postseason...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 15,158 reads 115 comments

  23. 5 49ers Who Will Be on the Roster Bubble in 2014

    The San Francisco 49ers just came off a thrilling Wild Card victory over the Green Bay Packers , but for a moment, I want to shift focus to the trials and tribulations of the upcoming offseason...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 12,260 reads 38 comments

  24. 49ers vs. Packers: Live Grades and Analysis for San Francisco

    In a thrilling matchup in the Wild Card Round, the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers , 23-20. With this victory, the 49ers will travel to the Bank of America Stadium to play the Carolina Panthers in the divisional round...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 15,600 reads 155 comments

  25. Dissecting Best Individual Matchups to Watch in 49ers' Showdown with Packers

    After just squeaking by the Arizona Cardinals in Week 17, the fifth seeded San Francisco 49ers (12-4) get a belated Christmas present in Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in the first round of the postseason...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 3,954 reads 15 comments