1. San Francisco 49ers: Rookie Progress Report Through First 4 Games

    In the first four weeks of the season, the San Francisco 49ers have accumulated a 3-1 overall record. Raise your hand if you thought the Niners' first loss would come at the hands ...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 6,361 reads 20 comments

  2. 49ers vs. Jets: San Francisco's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 4

    The San Francisco 49ers pitched a shutout, with a 34-0 win against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. In what turned into a defensive battle in the first half, the 49ers rocked up the pressure in the second half to pull away from the Jets...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 5,288 reads 6 comments

  3. MLB Playoffs 2012: 4 Teams Poised to Make a Deep Playoff Run

    The National League playoff picture is getting clearer and clearer by the second. However, the American League playoff picture continues to look murky. Right now, the Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds are in a fight for home-field advantage...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 4,068 reads 16 comments

  4. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 4: 5 Quarterbacks Best Left on Your Bench

    Fantasy football got you down? Were you one of the unlucky few who lost because of the replacement refs' ineptitude in the closing seconds of the Seattle Seahawks' win (loss) against the Green Bay Packers? Don't worry, I'm here to help...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 3,219 reads 2 comments

  5. Auburn Football: 5 Reasons Why the Tigers Must Cut Ties with Gene Chizik

    Gene Chizik on the hot seat? Believe it! The notion was brought up on ESPN's College Gameday and it has hit the twitter stratosphere with vengeance...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 4,663 reads 57 comments

  6. Are the San Francisco 49ers Favorites to Win the Super Bowl?

    The San Francisco 49ers ' loss to the Minnesota Vikings was unexpected, and few will begin to doubt this team's Super Bowl chances. If so, you are a fool. This was purely a let-down game...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 4,675 reads 13 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers: Where Game vs. Minnesota Vikings Will Be Won

    The San Francisco 49ers have solidified themselves as the best team in football, at least thus far. A 2-0 mark against two 2011 playoff teams will give you that title, but the 49ers face a much different team this week in the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 1,281 reads 1 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: Heroes and Zeros vs. Green Bay Packers

    The San Francisco 49ers proved victorious against the Green Bay Packers in what could turn out to be a possible NFC Championship Game preview. A stingy defense vs. an explosive offense...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 3,850 reads 4 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers: Analyzing the 2012-13 Practice Squad

    The San Francisco 49ers finally have their complete 53-man roster. With one of the deeper rosters, unexpected cuts were bound to happen; Chris Owusu was an example of this...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 3,241 reads 0 comments

  10. Predicting the 49ers' 2012 Practice Squad Roster

    The San Francisco 49ers have shown flashes of brilliance in these first three preseason games—and unfortunately, signs of disappointment too. The offense, which many analysts and fans have raved about after the additions of Randy Moss , A...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 2,681 reads 10 comments

  11. Which San Francisco 49er Has Impressed Most in Camp?

    With the long awaited third preseason game on the horizon, the 49ers have looked a bit rusty and possibly a dab of what I call, overconfident. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio's comments only adds fuel to the fire...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 3,852 reads 5 comments

  12. What We've Learned About Every Positional Unit During the 49ers Preseason

    Football is back! Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers wouldn't want it any other way. The regular season doesn't start for another month or so, but at least football has returned to the masses...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 2,734 reads 8 comments

  13. 3 Ways Randy Moss Can Make a Huge Impact for 49ers in 2012

    Randy Moss donning a San Francisco 49ers Jersey? What was once considered an unlikely prospect has now become the official 'it' story of training camp for the 49ers...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 3,793 reads 50 comments

  14. L.A. Lakers vs Miami Heat: Who Has the Edge?

    Kobe vs. Lebron? This debate has raged on for years, no doubt leaving respective fans of each player with tired lungs. Who's the better player? I can't answer that, or rather, it's irrelevant at this point...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 12,308 reads 162 comments

  15. L.A. Lakers: Predicting Who Will Be the Lakers' Best Bench Player

    The Los Angeles Lakers boast one of the fiercest front lines in the NBA in addition to that Mamba guy, but what about their supporting cast—specifically, LA's bench? If ...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 9,545 reads 31 comments

  16. Under-the-Radar San Francisco 49ers Ready to Break out in 2012

    The San Francisco 49ers should enter the 2012 NFL season as NFC West favorites, and possibly NFC conference darlings...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about almost 3 years ago 8,544 reads 23 comments

  17. L.A. Lakers: Is Andrew Bynum or Pau Gasol More Important with Arrival of Nash?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have made significant improvements in their quest for a 17th championship, and Kobe Bryant's elusive sixth ring...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 137 reads 22 comments

  18. Why the 49ers Should Replace Dashon Goldson in 2013

    Dashon Goldson's play, much like the San Francisco 49ers squad that went 13-3 in the regular season, was a surprise to fans and analysts alike...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 7,480 reads 21 comments

  19. Dwight Howard vs. Andrew Bynum Comparison

    Will Dwight Howard find his way to Hollywood? Will Andrew Bynum give potential trade suitors the assurance they need for a long-term extension? Will the top two centers in the game ...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 5,048 reads 29 comments

  20. Predicting Award Winners for the San Francisco 49ers 2012 Season

    With training camp looming, players both old and young will prepare for what should be an exciting 2012 NFL season. After the headache of the lockout last season, players—well, at least the young ones—will find training camp refreshing...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 3,150 reads 5 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: Aldon Smith Poised for Big Sophomore Campaign

    The San Francisco 49ers , a laughingstock of an organization for the past decade, will enter the 2012 season with huge expectations, after their surprising run to the NFC Conference ...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 6,008 reads 24 comments

  22. 3 Most Important Backups on the Niners' Roster

    As the infamous Joe Paterno stated, "When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality." This quote rings true for this current San Francisco 49ers squad...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 5,177 reads 20 comments

  23. 3 Young San Francisco 49ers Who Will Breakout in 2012

    The San Francisco 49ers have made significant additions in free agency—especially at wide receiver—but the most improvement could come from within the organization...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 11,728 reads 29 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers: 3 Encouraging Signs Heading into the 2012 Season

    Will the San Francisco 49ers progress in 2012, or will they falter under the enormous expectations after their success in 2011? Fans would like to think the former, but who truly ...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 3,740 reads 4 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers: How Many Touches Should Frank Gore Get a Game?

    As fans have witnessed, the NFL has become a more pass-oriented league. While most, if not all, NFL teams follow this model of success, the 49ers march to a different tune...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 3 years ago 2,687 reads 22 comments