1. SF 49ers 2012 Mock Draft 7-Round Predictions, Free Agency Edition

    The 49ers have signed Randy Moss and Mario Manningham to bolster their receiving corps, Perrish Cox to help in the secondary and Rock Cartwright to augment special teams...

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  2. Alex Smith: 49ers QB Looking Forward to Competing with Peyton

    Alex Smith , who was seemingly in the background when he and the 49ers found themselves in the middle of the NFL ’s biggest free agent vortex known as the pursuit of Peyton ...

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  3. Assessing the Peyton Manning Fallout for the San Francisco 49ers

    After the recent free-agent signings and non-signings, 49ers fans can step back and say, “Well, that was interesting.” To say the least. Pursuing Peyton Manning left all kinds of harsh echoes around 4949 Centennial Way in Santa Clara...

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  4. What the 49ers Free Agency Activity Means for 2012

    There’s a famous courtroom scene in the 1990 movie Presumed Innocent. Raul Julia, playing the famous trial lawyer Sandy Stern, keeps mentioning the name of a secret file before the judge Larren Little, played by Paul Winfield...

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  5. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: Best Case and Worst Case 7-Round Scenarios

    Every draft becomes an if-then scenario. There’s no predicting what the teams will do. Fans, players, agents and even the front office personnel of every team try to guess what’s going to happen, but few drafts play out as expected...

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  6. Randy Moss to 49ers: 5 Ways Moss Helps 49ers Reach the Super Bowl

    He’s Randy Moss —voted to the NFL ’s All-Decade Team for the 2000s, a six-time Pro Bowl and four-time All-Pro honoree. He’s headed to the Hall of Fame. In his prime, defenses started their game plan with him as Priority No...

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  7. 49ers Free Agency Preview: Why San Francisco Must Pursue These 5 Players

    Among the NFL teams that made the playoffs last season, the San Francisco 49ers might be in the best position of all. They appear to have decent cap room to add key players. They have proven their young, talented defense is a major force...

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  8. NFL Trade Odds: 4 Players the San Francisco 49ers Could Make a Play for

    It is a testament to the rich and deep talent of the NFL that front office personnel often find themselves scanning other rosters and saying, “I wish we had him...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers 2012 Mock Draft: What Experts Around the Web Are Saying

    Mike Tanier of the New York Times did a good job running down America’s apparent unending quest to produce a 2012 NFL Mock Draft every 48 seconds...

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  10. 5 Biggest Keys to San Francisco 49ers' 2012 NFL Free-Agency Strategy

    With the NFL free-agency market set to open in a week, the 49ers have the comfortable position of proving they are willing to step forward with the team...

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  11. San Francisco 49ers 2012 Mock Draft: Buying or Selling Matt Miller's Latest Pick

    The NFL Combine has run its course, and now the teams head back to their respective headquarters to assess...

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  12. NFL Combine Results 2012: Reviewing San Francisco 49ers' 4 Biggest Takeaways

    Scanning the modern media tea leaves from the NFL Combine, which consists of blog accounts, news reports, team website postings and various print and web articles, it is safe to say ...

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  13. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Gauging the Flight Risk for San Francisco 49ers

    Like many teams, the San Francisco 49ers have to look over the roster in the offseason and assess the best way to go about building for 2012. And like many teams, the Niners have key players who are eligible to listen to offers from other teams...

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  14. San Francisco 49ers 2012 Mock Draft: Buying or Selling Drafttek's Latest Picks

    Now that the NFL has descended on Indianapolis, more answers will be known about how and what general manager Trent Baalke and head coach Jim Harbaugh like about the upcoming prospects...

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  15. San Francisco 49ers Free Agency: Tracking 2012 Signings, Targets and Rumors

    After coming very close to going to the Super Bowl, and having compiled a 14-4 record that included the team’s first playoff game in 10 years, the 49ers look to the future with bright eyes and high hopes...

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  16. San Francisco 49ers 2012 Mock Draft: Scouting Prospects for Every Pick

    We see the latest mock draft by Mr. Cement Hair, otherwise known as Mel Kiper , has been posted. Can you feel of increased speed to the whirring electrons that are the Internet? 49er fans, note that Mr...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 2 years ago 10,311 reads 20 comments

  17. Predicting Starters at Every Position for San Francisco 49ers in 2012

    Here it is mid-February and our eyes look forward to the first game in September. There’s no doubt that the offensive and defensive lineups for the San Francisco 49ers will undergo some changes...

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  18. San Francisco 49ers: Predicting Which Players Won't Be Back in 2012

    Every season brings change. That’s why there is very little carryover from one year to the next. An NFL roster sheds some players in the offseason, adds others through free agency and the draft and then develops a new personality...

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  19. San Francisco 49ers Offseason Plan for Dream Targets

    San Francisco 49er fans can look at a 14-4 season that ended in ugly untypical fashion in the NFC Championship Game and say not much is needed. In light of the team’s surprisingly strong defense, its offensive deficiencies are not that great...

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  20. 5 San Francisco 49ers Who Could Be on the Chopping Block This Offseason

    No NFL team stays the same from season to season. It’s not the nature of the business. Players retire, others realize that they might have a better chance of playing for another ...

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  21. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Biggest Positives of the 2011-12 Season

    After nine years of no winning seasons, after nine seasons without an appearance in the playoffs, the 2011 San Francisco 49er season re-lit the passion the Bay Area has for the West Coast’s first professional franchise...

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  22. San Francisco 49ers: 2012 7-Round Mock Draft

    Having surprised just about everyone in the NFL with its ascent to the NFC Championship Game, there’s no doubt that the San Francisco 49ers have found the right combination of front office and coaching staff...

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  23. SF 49ers: Ranking the Available Free-Agent Wide Receivers

    It’s not a secret that the 49ers have a solid core of players in key areas such as defensive front and secondary, linebacking, kicking and offensive line...

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  24. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Biggest Potential Offseason Mistakes

    The issue sprouted to the top through Profootballtalk.com. That’s what happens when the NFL power axis settles in Indianapolis, where the prevailing issue for Colts fans every ...

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  25. San Francisco 49ers' 9 Biggest Draft Fails from 1992-2011

    The thing about drafting is that assessing if a first-round draft pick can develop into a long-term, effective NFL player is—according to general managers, personnel directors and scouts—a crapshoot...

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