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  1. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Take a Look at DraftTek's Latest 7-Round Mock

    With draft talk heating up, fans are scrounging the Internet for up-to-date mock drafts detailing their team's next possible superstar. As a fan myself, I can relate. 49ers fans are no different...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Veterans Set to Be Released That the 49ers Should Pick Up

    With the culmination of the NFL Combine, fans eagerly await what will be considered one of the more anticipated NFL drafts...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Most Underrated Players

    The 2011-2012 season was a magical one for both the organization and 49ers fans alike. A 13-3 regular season record was capped off with a upset win over the "favored" New Orleans Saints in the divisional round of the playoffs...

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  4. 2012 NFL Free Agents: 5 Players the San Francisco 49ers Should Target

    The San Francisco 49ers will enter the offseason with stability––something this organization has lacked over the years, after a magical 2012 season that left them two special team blunders away from a Super Bowl berth...

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  5. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Big Names the San Francisco 49ers Must Avoid

    With no looming lockouts in sight, the upcoming offseason will remain undisturbed. We can expect full training camps, free agency (in its entirety) and the usual draft chatter...

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  6. San Francisco 49ers: How Much Is Alex Smith Really Worth?

    The San Francisco 49ers will enter the offseason with both confidence and—more importantly—continuity...

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  7. 5 Players Trent Baalke Should Target in the Draft

    The sting of Sunday's loss still lingers but 49ers fans should not waver. This was a successful season, win or lose. Talking about the loss and the crucial mistakes that brought this misfortune, will only further the pain...

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  8. 5 Free Agents the San Francisco 49ers Should Let Walk This Offseason

    After the thrilling finish in the divisional round against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints , the San Francisco 49ers are now preparing to butt heads with the New York Football Giants for NFC supremacy...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers Year in Review: Handing out the Best of and Worst of Awards

    The San Francisco 49ers will face off against the New Orleans Saints this Saturday for the right to play in the NFC Conference championship game. After amassing a 13-3 regular season record, the 49ers will face their stiffest test to date...

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  10. NFL Playoffs 2012: 5 Rookies in the Spotlight

    The NFL playoffs kick off Saturday and with the start of the postseason, an unusual amount of rookies will play crucial roles in their teams success––or failure...

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  11. San Francisco 49ers: 3 Smiths Primed for Awards

    The NFL will announce the AP awards during Super Bowl Sunday and throughout the Super Bowl week. It's a bit ironic, considering the NFL wants to create extra drama yet in-game theatrics are frowned upon...

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  12. NFL Playoff Scenarios: San Francisco 49ers' 5 Best 1-on-1 Matchups

    The San Francisco 49ers finish the season against the putrid St. Louis Rams , and with their 13th win — or a New Orleans Saints loss — the 49ers will lock up a first-round bye...

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  13. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Backup QBs That Could Succeed in Niners Offense

    With Alex Smith at the helm, the San Francisco 49ers have all but locked up a first-round bye for the 2011 postseason...

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  14. Braylon Edwards Doesn't Deserve a Spot on San Francisco's Postseason Roster

    The San Francisco 49ers ' 20-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football has once again put the NFC West champions in the lead for the second seed in the NFC––the ...

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  15. 5 San Francisco 49ers Who Deserve Most Credit for Drastic Turnaround

    This should be a great test for both squads. The Steelers , while riding a four game win streak, may be without quarterback , Ben Roethlisberger . While the 49ers may be without their defense captain in all pro-linebacker, Patrick Willis...

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  16. Jim Harbaugh: 5 Secrets to Success of 49ers' Head Coach

    This is probably not the best time to heap praise on Jim Harbaugh, considering the San Francisco 49ers suffered an ugly Week 14 loss at the hands of their divisional rivals, the Arizona Cardinals ...

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  17. Week 13 Start 'Em Sit 'Em: 5 Receivers You'd Be Foolish to Sit

    Week 13 of the NFL season approaches (minus the Thursday matchup), and with that, the conclusion of fantasy season looms...

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  18. San Francisco 49ers: Patrick Willis and 5 Team MVPs

    The San Francisco 49ers have the opportunity to clinch the NFC West this Sunday against the St. Louis Rams . Actually, the 49ers have five more chances to clinch this division...

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  19. NFL Picks Week 13: 5 Things to Remember as You Make Picks in NFL's Age of Parity

    Week 13 of the NFL season began with a triumphant Seahawks victory on Thursday Night Football. The Seahawks fed off a raucous crowd in their defeat of the Philadelphia Eagles...

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  20. 2011 NFL Re-Draft: How Would the Draft Look If Re-Done Today?

    Have you ever wondered how sweet life would be if a time machine existed? NFL teams are wondering the same as well. The 2011 NFL draft was believed to be one of the weakest in recent years...

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  21. NFL Power Rankings: Which Teams Are the Most Exciting to Watch?

    The sparks continue to fly in New Orleans, as Drew Brees and the Saints offense exploded for nearly 50 points against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football ...

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  22. 2012 NFL Draft Preview: Picking Each Team's Biggest 2012 Draft Need

    With the Thanksgiving games over and done with, teams are now preparing for the next big headline; the 2011 NFL playoffs...

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  23. Jim Harbaugh: Why San Francisco Coach Should Be Coach of the Year

    The San Francisco 49ers struck gold with the hiring of Jim Harbaugh. After the recent regimes of both Mike Singletary and Mike Nolan, the presence of Jim Harbaugh is a breath of fresh air...

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  24. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Problems to Address Before Playoffs

    The Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers at their own game. The Ravens played ball control offense and used a stout defense to pester Alex Smith all night...

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  25. NFL Picks Week 12: Upset Watch for the Week Ahead

    Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos defeated a bitter New York Jets team. The Washington Redskins took the Dallas Cowboys to the brink in overtime. The freaking Philadelphia Eagles scored a huge win (with Mr...

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