1. Owens' Record-Breaking Started in 2000

    As I write this, Terrell Owens just passed former Viking Chris Carter for second place for all-time touchdown receptions, but he trails former 49er great Jerry Rice...

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  2. San Diego Charger Fans Need to Stop Whining

    I really don't mean to be disrespectful, but show some class, San Diego. Chargers fans need to stop their whining about a call that admittedly helped lead to their team’s defeat on Sunday...

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  3. O'Sullivan Returns 'Niners to '300 Club'

    San Francisco Chronicle columnist Ray Ratto had a great insight in his column today, when he said: "It has been 60 games since the last time a 49ers quarterback threw for 300 yards, which for ...

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  4. Jeremy Shockey Should Be Remembered in Super Bowl Run

    Do any of you remember Jeremy Shockey’s long hair spilling out of his New York helmet? I do and he looked a lot better than he does with short hair, but that’s beside my point...

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  5. Kurt Warner Having Stellar Season as Leinart Learns

    Earlier this summer, I wrote a column titled “Kurt Warner: A Magnanimous Man,” and in that column I said I felt he should be Arizona’s starter...

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  6. Eagles Already Hyped For Game, Owens, Despite Simpson's comment

    Younger Bleacher Report readers might wonder what planet I’m from, as they often do, but I really don’t know who Jessica Simpson is, but I do have an opinion about what she said about kicking the Eagles’ butts...

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  7. Allianz Denied Meadowlands' Naming Rights

    An insurance company, which helped make the evil Nazi death camps a reality, has been denied an opportunity to be the corporate sponsor of the new Meadowlands stadium being built for the NFL's New York Jets and New York Giants...

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  8. Former N.Y. Giant George Martin: A Humanitarian Hero

    Lately, I have found myself writing nice things about former NFL players that played on teams that used to make my gut wrench when they faced my 49ers...

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  9. Harry Edwards' Perspectives Remain Prescient

    Today, I listened to one of the NFL’s non-playing heroes – Harry Edwards, Ph.D. – who spoke about Titans’ quarterback Vince Young, who is facing challenges that I hope he is able to fully overcome...

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  10. Sad News For Smith, 'Niners

    The San Francisco Chronicle just reported on SFGate.com that 49ers’ quarterback Alex Smith is out for the season and his ’Niner career may be over. Although I really, really like Smith, I believe the ’Niners choosing him No...

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  11. Shawne Merriman Is A Warrior; Chargers, NFL Will Miss Him

    NFL news just isn’t getting any better today, now that we’ve learned that the ever-so talented Shawne Merriman is out for the season...

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  12. Rodgers, Favre Perform Well, While 'Niners Probably Wonder Where They Went Wrong

    It’s great to see that Aaron Rodgers had an excellent debut for the Packers; however, he might want to practice his “Lambeau Leap...

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  13. San Francisco 49ers Should Give Daunte Culpepper a Try

    In a contrast of quarterbacks, New England Patriot Tom Brady and San Francisco 49er Alex Smith, you can see how easily an NFL career can be sidetracked and/or ended...

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  14. DeBartolo led 49ers, Walsh, Montana, Lott and Rice To Victories

    Satirical writing is commonly misunderstood. Here’s Webster’s definition two of satire: … wit, irony or sarcasm used to expose and discredit … folly...

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  15. Eddie DeBartolo, Jr.: Greatest Owner in NFL History

    Right now I have goose bumps remembering Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. running onto the field after the Niners had just beaten America's team, as Dwight Clark told one Dallas Cowboy who, despite losing, was still an arrogant simpleton...

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  16. A Throwback Legend Passes; Upshaw Able To Transcend Stereotpyes

    With the passing of legendary Oakland Raider guard Gene Upshaw at an age that seems too young, the NFL has lost a great man who was able to transcend stereotypes that set the odds -- ...

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  17. Quarterback irony haunts Niners

    When Aaron Rodgers played for Cal, he wore a Niner No. 16 T-shirt under his jersey as a tribute to legendary Niner quarterback Joe Montana.His loyalty was tested in the draft four years ago when the Niners chose Alex Smith as No...

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  18. Kurt Warner: A Magnanimous Man

    Rams’ Super Bowl quarterback Kurt Warner is a not only a football hero, he is a human hero.This is an underdog who made it big...

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