1. Start, Keep, Cut: All Offensive Positions Edition for San Francisco 49ers

    Week 1 of the NFL preseason is in the books. If you despise the preseason, I can't blame you. However, this four-week appetizer does have its purposes. Naturally, coaches and front office personnel use the preseason to shape and form their rosters...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 16,339 reads 93 comments

  2. 49ers Players in Serious Danger of Being Cut

    With the regular season debuting less than a month from now, actual football can finally be discussed. Of course, not everything is dandelions and daisies when it comes to football...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 17,139 reads 32 comments

  3. Breaking Down 49ers Depth Chart at the Start of Training Camp

    With training camp starting, we can officially say football is back. The dreadful offseason is finally over. No more discussions on opposing team hats or anything of that matter, just football...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 8,192 reads 24 comments

  4. Ranking the Best 49ers Quarterbacks over the Last Decade

    Over the last decade, the San Francisco 49ers have been a laughingstock at quarterback. From the great memories of Steve Young and Joe Montana, the shuffling of starting quarterbacks ...

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  5. What Every Fan Needs to Know About the 2013 49ers

    During the boring parts of the offseason, NFL fans tend to cling to any story relating to their favorite teams...

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  6. 5 Potential Breakout Players for the San Francisco 49ers in 2013

    The San Francisco 49ers haven't been media shy over the last few weeks. Just ask Vernon Davis and Jim Harbaugh . Of course, this is the slowest part of the offseason, so expect some topics to spill away from actual football...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 21,565 reads 45 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Firmly on the Roster Bubble

    With the exception of the Michael Crabtree injury, everything has gone as usual for Jim Harbaugh and his San Francisco 49ers . Of course, the offseason did have some notable headlines...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 year ago 14,609 reads 29 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: Why Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman Are a Special Tandem

    In terms of pure talent, the San Francisco 49ers stand above all in the NFL . They have the balance on both offense and defense that makes coaches not named Jim Harbaugh salivate at the mouth...

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  9. Predicting 49ers Depth Chart, Post OTAs

    While OTAs are considered "voluntary," the 49ers usually have good attendance, especially when it comes to veteran players. Just look at Anquan Boldin, who skipped the Baltimore Ravens White House trip with President Obama...

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  10. 5 Reasons Each 49ers WR Could Fill Michael Crabtree's Production

    After a strong showing in free agency and the NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers entered OTAs as likely Super Bowl favorites for the 2013 season. That is, until Michael Crabtree tore his Achilles tendon...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 6,046 reads 9 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: The Best Rookie Storylines

    While the start of OTAs opened with some grim news—that of Michael Crabtree 's Achilles tendon injury, of course—at least football is inching closer and closer as we speak...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 2,438 reads 37 comments

  12. How Colin Kaepernick Can Claim MVP Title in 2013

    Hopefully many of you enjoyed my previous piece detailing the best quarterback in the NFC West. Now, I shift my focus to Colin Kaepernick and his much anticipated 2013 appearance...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 5,697 reads 90 comments

  13. Colin Kaepernick vs. Russell Wilson: Which QB Is the Best in the West?

    The NFC West, once considered a joke among the NFC, is now the new 'black and blue' division. Scratch that, this could be even bigger than the old classic 'black and blue' division that once dominated the headlines...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 33,025 reads 421 comments

  14. 49ers Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    With rookie mini-camps right around the corner, its time we start looking ahead to training camp and the eventual battles that await...

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  15. Biggest Question Marks 49ers Still Must Address After 2013 NFL Draft

    Whenever Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke walk into a room, an applause should soon follow. In a matter of just two years, these two men have revitalized the culture of ...

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  16. 5 Players 49ers Should Target on Day 2

    With Round 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft proving to be as thrilling and frantic as many expected, Rounds 2 and 3 shouldn't disappoint. From Sharrif's Floyd drastic drop to the bypassing of Geno Smith, the first round was nothing short of surprising...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 15,973 reads 44 comments

  17. 5 Late-Round Prospects That Would Be a Perfect Match for 49ers

    With the NFL draft quickly approaching, teams are readying their draft boards in anticipation for what should be a crazy three days. The San Francisco 49ers are no different...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 8,551 reads 21 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: Why Niners Should Take a Flyer on Tyrann Mathieu

    The San Francisco 49ers have been quite busy over the last few weeks. With the more recent transactions, involving both quarterback Colt McCoy and cornberback Nnamdi Asomugha, ...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 14,720 reads 74 comments

  19. Breaking Down the 49ers' Depth Chart After the Peak of Free Agency

    With the peak of free agency ending, the San Francisco 49ers deserve a round of applause. General manager Trent Baalke still racked up solid players without having to break the bank...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 17,924 reads 32 comments

  20. Why Kenny Vaccaro Is the 1 Player the 49ers Must Grab in the NFL Draft

    San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke has received a lot of flak over the last week for his work, or lack thereof, in free agency. While many teams in the NFC West improve, the perception is that Baalke is playing it safe...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about over 1 year ago 13,608 reads 61 comments

  21. Picking 1 Free Agent to Fill Each of 49ers' Holes

    Big names are on the move in free agency, and the NFC West seems to be in the thick of things amongst all this chaos. Among the big names, Percy Harvin and Anquan Boldin have found new homes in Seattle and San Francisco, respectively...

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  22. San Francisco 49ers: Top Interior Lineman to Consider in Draft

    The San Francisco 49ers have been quite busy over the last few weeks. From taking in the NFL combine––and everything that comes with it, including gauging the market for ...

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  23. Ranking the Biggest Free Agency Priorities for the San Francisco 49ers

    After a successful 11-5-1 regular season, capped off by the organization's first Super Bowl appearance since 1995, the perception is that the San Francisco 49ers are sitting pretty...

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  24. Scouting Combine Prospects That Fit 49ers' Biggest NFL Draft Needs

    Just last week, Roger Goodell was crowing the Baltimore Ravens as 2012-2013 NFL champions. While the Ravens celebrate, it's back to the drawing board for 31 other NFL teams, including the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  25. 4 Best Options for the San Francisco 49ers to Bolster Their Secondary

    The agony of defeat. The hopelessness of walking away with nothing more than a pat on the back. This is what the San Francisco 49ers , and by extension, the 49ers fans, are feeling...

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