1. Win/Loss Predictions for the 49ers vs. Every Potential Playoff Team

    It’s December and even Jim Harbaugh, who never looks ahead, has agreed that it’s okay for his team to discuss the "P" word. As in playoffs...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Ways Jim Harbaugh Can Boost the Team's Offensive Output

    Now that it has been revealed that Braylon Edwards (No. 17) has a sore shoulder, an injury suffered against Washington, we know one way coach Jim Harbaugh can get more offensive production out of his team...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 3,319 reads 20 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers' Possible NFL Playoff Matchups

    The 9-2 San Francisco 49ers have five games left. Four are against NFC West opponents whose combined record is 10-23...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 5,633 reads 6 comments

  4. 49ers vs. Ravens: 5 Things We Learned in San Francisco's 16-6 Loss

    The remaining image of Thursday’s battle among Harbaugh teams was that of Alex Smith dropping back in the pocket for a pass, only to have the protection collapse under an onslaught of Ravens ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 5,378 reads 13 comments

  5. 49ers-Ravens: What 5 Jim Harbaugh Pregame Comments Reveal About the 49ers

    Meeting Jim Harbaugh this summer at training camp, as well as questioning him a couple of times during his weekly meetings with the media, what stands out most about him is his emphasis on team...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 2,858 reads 7 comments

  6. Cardinals vs. 49ers: 4 Things We Learned in San Francisco's 23-7 Victory

    It should have been so much easier. More points were there for the taking. More chances to raise the personal and team statistics. Another chance to lay out more numbers that could be used to show the disbelievers that the 49ers are for real...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 4,498 reads 11 comments

  7. 7 Reasons Why the 49ers Will Become the NFL's Dominant Team

    It was thought that new coach Jim Harbaugh might need two, maybe three, years to turn the moribund San Francisco 49ers into a consistent playoff contender...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 8,014 reads 18 comments

  8. Ranking Frank Gore's 10 Best Performances of His Career

    What makes 49er running back Frank Gore so remarkable is the singularity of his career. Gore, now in his seventh year, has played through the dregs of recent 49er success...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,300 reads 3 comments

  9. Giants vs 49ers: 5 Things We Learned from San Francisco's 27-20 Win

    It was one of the best games of the 2011 NFL season, and another chapter in the storied battles between two storied franchises...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 6,868 reads 12 comments

  10. 49ers vs. Giants: 6 Reasons New York Has No Chance vs. San Francisco

    It’s one of the premier games of the second half of the 2011 season, and many are calling it a possible playoff preview...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 5,219 reads 27 comments

  11. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Full Predictions for the San Francisco 49ers

    It is to an organization’s benefit to think of the future, especially so when the present is going so well. With the San Francisco 49ers second in the NFC with a 7-1 record, they seem assured of a playoff spot...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 7,140 reads 25 comments

  12. NFL: San Francisco 49ers' Midseason Report Card

    They have been called the surprise team of the 2011 NFL season. They have a lock on the NFC West title, and now it’s just a matter of time to determine if they host one, perhaps two, playoff games in January...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,559 reads 4 comments

  13. 49ers-Redskins: 5 Things We Learned in San Francisco's 19-11 Win

    Nondescript comes to mind. Others might call it bland. Boring? Perhaps to some. But in the end, it was a win, a rather easy win at that that should have been easier...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 3,878 reads 10 comments

  14. 49ers vs. Redskins: What Jim Harbaugh, 49ers Must Do To Avoid Letdown

    It is the time of the year when rookies start to lag and veterans ache. The opponent, coming off a shutout loss on the road, appears wounded and lackluster...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 3,777 reads 6 comments

  15. 4 Reasons to Take San Francisco 49ers Seriously as Super Bowl Contenders

    Here we are, not even midway in the 2011 season, and it is all but confirmed that the San Francisco 49ers will make the playoffs. Having a four-game lead in your division after just seven games does that...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 6,462 reads 100 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers Report Card Week 8: Grading Each Unit

    San Francisco has always been a city of rich, diverse culture. But seen through the prism of the NFL , the city’s local team seems to run contrary the current NFL trends...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,864 reads 5 comments

  17. Browns vs. 49ers: 5 Things We Learned in San Francisco's 20-10 Victory

    In the end, it is easy to say that 95 yards of offense in the second half does not a great team make. But it was enough...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 4,084 reads 14 comments

  18. Browns vs. 49ers: 4 Things San Francisco Has To Do To Avoid Letdown

    They could call it a “trap” game. Or the Overlook Bowl. Or the Bye Week Stale Game. Going into this Sunday’s contest hosting the Cleveland Browns , the San Francisco 49ers have nothing much to prove and everything to lose...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 3,108 reads 6 comments

  19. 4 Big Improvements the San Francisco 49ers Must Make on Offense

    Having won four straight, including three come-from-behind wins on the road (Cincinnati, Philadelphia and Detroit), the San Francisco 49ers seem locked into cruise control for the NFC West title...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,339 reads 3 comments

  20. 4 Reasons the San Francisco 49ers Will Last in the NFL Playoffs

    It is so easy to look at the numbers and assess by virtue of stats. But those in the NFL know that each game, each season is a different factor. What happened in 2010 doesn’t mean too much come 2011...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 7,177 reads 10 comments

  21. 6 Issues the San Francisco 49ers Must Address During the Bye Week

    It seems that the world has discovered the 49ers. They have shot up in a variety of Power Rankings around the country. Their defense has convinced even die-hard skeptics that it is for real...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 5,477 reads 14 comments

  22. San Francisco 49ers: Top 12 Reasons Why Jim Harbaugh's Team Is for Real

    The talk in August and September was it will take new coach Jim Harbaugh a while to adjust, that Alex Smith can’t win, that there are no wide receivers, the offensive line ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 5,659 reads 29 comments

  23. 49ers-Lions: 5 Things We Learned in San Francisco's 25-19 Win in Detroit

    The Lions had everything going for them. Home field in the Ford Stadium, with 65,000 fervent fans elevating the noise level to that of a carrier deck. Opposing team members can’t hear their teammates five feet away...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 8,928 reads 25 comments

  24. 49ers vs. Lions: 5 Battles to Watch in Sunday's Critical Game in Detroit

    They are, together, a surprising 9-1 going into Week 6. Tell people at your favorite sports bar back in August that the Oct...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 3,836 reads 30 comments

  25. 25 Most Influential San Francisco 49ers in Franchise History

    It is one of the most storied franchises in NFL history. The San Francisco 49ers run from 1981-94 put them as the most dominant team in the league, an amazing record of durability, innovation and clutch execution...

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