1. Different SF Coordinators Hurt Offense

    Fellow 49ers fan and Bleacher Report writer Steven Resnick has a great column on play-calling in San Francisco’s loss on Sunday. Please read it...

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  2. Frank Gore Needs More Passes Thrown His Way

    Frank Gore did what I thought he should do: run for at least 100 yards. If the 49ers were going to have a chance against the Eagles, I felt it was important that he rush for that yardage. He had yet another solid outing: 101 yards on 19 carries...

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  3. Sustained Drives, Defensive Pressure Key To SF Victory

    Some 49er fans are probably looking at the game against Philadelphia today with a lot of apprehension. While I share some of that feeling, I tend to take a positive view to today’s mighty ...

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  4. Wikipedia Has Awesome Page About 49ers

    When I was a managing editor, I used to ask my reporters to avoid Wikipedia like the plague because the reliability of the information is questionable in some cases...

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  5. Isaac Bruce Deeply Respected OFF The Field

    One of the cornerstones of the San Francisco 49ers organization that the owners, front office, coaches, and players share is a commitment to helping others. Isaac Bruce continues that tradition...

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  6. Westbrook's Absence Unfortunate, But Could Provide Key To Win

    It is a shame whenever any NFL player is injured, even if it means that an injury provides an advantage for the opposing team. Such is the case with Philadelphia's Brian Westbrook, who is out for Sunday’s game against the 49ers...

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  7. Frank Gore's Oustanding Season Provides Hope

    One of San Francisco’s bright spots this year is none other than fan-favorite Frank Gore. This special running back has an outstanding 85.6 yards per game rushing average, which is fourth among all running backs...

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  8. Steve Young: A Great Quarterback and an Even Greater Man

    Younger 49er fans may believe that Steve Young was destined for greatness and take for granted this great quarterback’s legendary play. However, NFL immortality for Steve Young did not come easily...

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  9. Top Five Reasons Chad Ocho Cinco Should Not Kiss His Coach

    Just when I thought Chad Ocho Cinco could not become any more bizarre than he has already, I was abused by a video of him kissing one of his coaches. Perhaps Bengals fans can help me, because I don’t know which coach it is...

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  10. Frank Gore On Pace to Have Outstanding Season

    One of the bright spots for the 49ers this year is none other than fan-favorite Frank Gore. While longtime 49er Faithful have a great time debating whether Gore is the best rusher in franchise history, the fact remains he is one of the best...

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  11. San Francisco 49ers Should Stuff New England Patriots

    The San Francisco 49ers might want to tap Congress to get some of that bailout money if Nate Clements, an $80 million investment, doesn’t start locking down receivers...

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  12. San Francisco's Defense Not Living Up to Hype

    When Mike Nolan was hired, I thought it was a great move because the team needed a no-nonsense coach. However, that was then...

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  13. Rey Maualuga's Knee May Be OK—And So Will His Life

    Dan Woike of USCfootball.com reported that Trojan linebacker Rey Maualuga’s MRI results aren’t in yet, but that Maualuga did not experience any swelling and was running around on Monday without a limp...

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  14. Raiders Offense May Rebound With Cable

    Here’s some sports trivia for Raider fans: New Oakland Interim Coach Tom Cable once blocked for just-fired Rams Coach Scot Linehan when they played for the University of Idaho Vandals...

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  15. Ravens 'Welcome' Mendenhall, Who is Out for Season

    As I predicted, Steeler Rashard Mendenhall was “welcomed” to the NFL with some hard hitting by the Ravens – so hard, in fact, that Mendenhall is now on the injured reserve list for the rest of the season with a fractured shoulder...

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  16. Hope for a Speedy Recovery for Rey Maualuga

    During Thursday night’s epic disaster in Oregon, USC fans’ desperation intensified when Trojan linebacker Rey Maualuga left with a knee injury that is now being referred to as a “sprain...

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  17. Tarell Brown: An Inspiration

    Sports is never bereft of inspiring stories. Even though the late Thomas Herrion collapsed and died after the Lord's Prayer in a Mile High locker room in 2005, his example continues to inspire other players who have overcome the odds...

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  18. Frank Gore Could Have a Great Season

    San Francisco 49er running back Frank Gore is a special player to enjoy. In only his second season out of college, Gore proved he was special as he turned out to be a one-man 49er record-breaker...

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  19. O'Sullivan Continues to Impress

    If his solid performance and 123.3 quarterback rating on Sunday are indicative of what J.T. O’Sullivan is capable of doing, this kid from Burbank may well be on his way to proving his naysayers wrong...

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  20. Why Not Yankee Stadium For New York's Finale?

    Why didn’t Major League Baseball change its 2008 schedule so that the New York Yankees could play their last game in the cherished Yankee Stadium? Dubbed as “The Final ...

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  21. Legendary Ted Williams: A Patriot Not To Be Forgotten

    I heard presidential candidate John McCain on Mike & Mike today recount a story about legendary baseball Hall of Famer and U.S. patriot Ted Williams...

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  22. Former Redskin Ken Harvey Leads By Example

    Four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Ken Harvey hopes his example of determined play and a moral barometer will help in his new position as the Washington Redskins’ director of responsibility...

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  23. Josh Howard Has Every Right to Speak His Mind

    As Voltaire said, “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it...

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  24. Ronnie Lott Continues To Impress with Philanthropic Effort

    One of the many athletes who have left the NFL and launched other successful careers is former 49er great and Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, whose All Stars Helping Kids bridges the artificial ...

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  25. Ed Hochuli Gets Downgraded by the NFL

    As expected, NFL referee Ed Hochuli has been downgraded by the league for his mind-numbing, brainless, and erroneous call on Sunday that helped lead to the Chargers’ loss to Denver...

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