1. 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...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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, ...

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 49ers' Keys to the Game for Super Bowl XLVII

    Forget the 'Harbowl' hoopla or the Ray Lewis retirement bonanza, in Super Bowl XLVII , expect the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens to buckle down and put on a defensive show...

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  22. Why Frank Gore Is the Unsung Hero of the San Francisco 49ers

    When we think of the top running backs in the league, who comes to mind? Adrian Peterson , undoubtedly. How about Arian Foster or Marshawn Lynch? I'm sure we can throw in Ray Rice or Jamaal Charles in the discussion...

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  23. San Francisco 49ers: Why Win over Packers Officially Ends Quarterback Debate

    The smoke cleared, and finally, a victor has been revealed. Colin Kaepernick emerged as the 49ers unsung hero Saturday night, not so much because of his play, which was spectacular ...

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  24. 49ers 2013 Mock Draft: The Smartest Pick San Francisco Can Make at Every Spot

    With the playoffs beginning, and the conclusion of several major bowl games in College Football, there should be plenty of mock drafts streaming in...

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  25. Colin Kaepernick: Why the Future Is Now for 49ers Quarterback

    In the "what can you do for me now" league that is the NFL , there rages a debate in San Francisco between two embattled quarterbacks. On one side, you have the experienced veteran in Alex Smith...

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