1. San Francisco 49ers 2011 Preseason Schedule: Full Preview

    It is Jim Harbaugh’s inauguration as an NFL head coach. It’s not his first taste of life in America’s favorite sport, but he will be front and center as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers , and that brings pressure...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: The 6 Most Intriguing Training Camp Battles

    Like most of their NFL brethren, the San Francisco 49ers find themselves dealing with a compressed period to figure out the best way to address deficiencies. Such is the post-lockout reality...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 7,060 reads 6 comments

  3. 6 Reasons Why Michael Crabtree's Time with San Francisco 49ers Is Running Out

    When the San Francisco 49ers found Michael Crabtree still available at the 10th spot of the 2009 NFL draft, it seemed they had found a long-term solution for a big problem—how ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 3,455 reads 25 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers Free Agency: 5 Reasons They Will Win Offseason Sweepstakes

    As teams settle into regular training camp routines that include new and old veteran free agents now under contract, it’s time to assess...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 2,474 reads 5 comments

  5. 7 San Francisco 49ers Veterans Who Won't Last Through Training Camp

    Training camp means time to shape an NFL team’s roster. It’s the time to determine who comes on and who has to leave. It’s the bitter truth about pro football; there’s always someone pushing you for a job...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 12,583 reads 12 comments

  6. NFL Free Agency: Grading San Francisco 49ers' 2011 Pre-Training Camp Signings

    No team’s roster remains the same from August to December. There’s too much turnover due to injuries, too many on-field performance issues that don’t come to be known until the bell rings in early September, prompting changes...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 8,072 reads 26 comments

  7. Nnamdi Asomugha Rumors: 4 Reasons Why San Francisco 49ers Lost Out

    The NFL free-agent rumor mill continued to churn Friday, and the latest reports are that the San Francisco 49ers have dropped out in the hunt for signing head-of-the-2011-class Nnamdi Asomugha ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 3,197 reads 6 comments

  8. Nnamdi Asomugha Rumors: 4 Reasons San Francisco 49ers Should Bet the House

    As the signing frenzy picked up speed on Wednesday, NFL teams are scrambling to figure out their roster moves...

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  9. The Six Biggest in-House Questions the San Francisco 49ers Must Address in 2011

    For the San Francisco 49ers and other NFL teams, the crush is on. There’s negotiations with draft choices and contacting and negotiating with undrafted free agents, who ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 2,086 reads 3 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Obstacles in Way of Winning NFC West

    With progress seemingly made every day on the lockout, there is optimism about the NFL . The signals are that football will be played, and there’s every indication that the season will start as scheduled...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 9,184 reads 9 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Keys to Offensive Success in 2011

    With reports that the lockout is nearing an end, front office personnel around the league will be busy assessing the free agent and undrafted rookie market, and they will do it in ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 3,448 reads 2 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Reasons Jim Harbaugh Must Sign a Free-Agent WR

    With a final team total of 79.4, the San Francisco 49ers ranked 21 st overall in pass efficiency in their 6-10 2010 season...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 3,553 reads 4 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: Top 5 Breakout Candidates on the Roster

    Projecting what any NFL team will do prior to the start of training camp is fool’s work. In July 2010, did anyone really expect Aaron Rodgers to develop into the league’s ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 2,115 reads 9 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: 7 Realistic Expectations for the 49ers in 2011

    Looking back at the 2010 San Francisco 49ers , fans see a team that is talented but not living up to its talent. Something was wrong and it all fell flat...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 2,768 reads 11 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: The 6 Biggest Misconceptions in Recent 49er History

    Judging by the number of Lombardi Trophies in the trophy case at 4949 Centennial Way in Santa Clara, the San Francisco 49ers rank as one of the most successful teams in NFL history...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 2,369 reads 10 comments

  16. Colin Kaepernick: Comparing the San Francisco 49ers QB to 5 Other NFL Players

    We are in the midst of a sports information boom, and though it means fans get what they want when they want it, it also means that we can get too much—at least when it comes to surmising the abilities of recently drafted quarterbacks...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 1,391 reads 5 comments

  17. Jim Harbaugh: Why the San Francisco 49ers Coach Will Have a Short Leash

    There was no doubt that the brightest news of late for the San Francisco 49ers was the announcement early last January that Jim Harbaugh would be the new head coach...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 2,137 reads 6 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: The 7 Biggest Comebacks in Franchise History

    The 49ers have, for a vast majority of their history, been an offensive-minded football team. From the time of their first coach, Buck Shaw, through all the great quarterbacks in their history, the better 49er teams were known to move the ball...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 3,857 reads 5 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: Power-Ranking the Best Non-Super Bowl 49ers Teams

    It’s been 30 years since the San Francisco 49er won their first Super Bowl. It’s been 17 since they returned to the sport’s ultimate game, and nine years since they’ve been in the playoffs...

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  20. NFC West: 5 Reasons Why 49ers Are Division Favorites

    You don’t get the reputation as an underachieving team unless there are expectations. For the 49ers , with All-Pro players like Patrick Willis, Vernon Davis and Frank Gore ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 6,471 reads 38 comments

  21. 49ers Free Agency: 5 Reasons They Need to Make a Run at Sidney Rice

    Feet are leading the reports out of the informal 49ers "> San Francisco 49ers ' workouts. That is, Michael Crabtree ’s feet—blistered and sore from a new pair of shoes...

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  22. The Top 4 Defensive Priorities for San Francisco 49ers in 2011

    A look over the San Francisco 49ers defensive stats suggests a team in the middle. The 49ers on defense ranked 16th in points (21...

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  23. 7 Reasons the San Francisco 49ers Will Win the NFC West

    Predictions, prognostications and hunches come down to one thing: No one knows anything. If anyone—from player to coach to so-called “expert” to fan—could ...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about 3 years ago 7,450 reads 9 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Top Offseason Offensive Priorities

    If it wasn’t for the Dallas Cowboys , it is safe to say that the San Francisco 49ers would have earned the distinction as the NFL ’s most underachieving team in 2010...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 1,381 reads 2 comments

  25. NFL Trade Rumors: Which San Francisco 49ers Will Be Dealt Before Week 1?

    One of the casualties of this extraordinary NFL offseason is familiarity, that time when the coaching staff and players review the previous season and then make plans...

    Ted Johnson Written by Ted Johnson about over 3 years ago 3,971 reads 5 comments