1. NFL Draft 2011: Prospects Going from College to NFL Getting Used to Fast-Forward

    Bill Cunerty is a quarterback whisperer. Working with Athletes’ Performance, which is based in Phoenix but has workout centers around the country, Cunerty and others train ...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: The Busts and Successes of Recent Franchise Drafts

    The goal of every draft is to get appropriate value out of every player. As they say to players who feel they have been overlooked in the draft, it’s not where you were taken, but what value you return...

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  3. Carson Palmer and the San Francisco 49ers: To Pursue or Not to Pursue?

    He’s out there, waiting. He’s said no way he’s going to return to his job, foregoing millions in the process, even though his employer has said there’s no way he gets out...

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  4. San Francisco 49ers 2011 Draft: Find the Right Players To Fit the Scheme

    It was in the lunch line during the 1988 NFL Draft that General Manager John McVay of the San Francisco 49ers gave one of the more telling insights into what it takes to be successful ...

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  5. San Francisco 49ers: Four Drafts and Their Impact on the Organization

    Few college players are considered solid locks to play well and long in the NFL . No finer example than the second pick in the entire 1998 draft, Ryan Leaf, who proves the point that drafting is a guessing game...

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  6. Tiger Woods and the State of His Game: Play More, Be Real

    John Abendroth, the long-time golf guru in the San Francisco Bay Area, commented last week on what Ben Hogan believed a pro golfer should do when he became mired in a slump...

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  7. James Hahn on Pressure, Money and Making It in Pro Golf

    For most 29-year-olds, knocking down close to 200 large would put them above just about all of their peers...

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  8. Jerry Rice on Alex Smith, the San Francisco 49ers and Other NFL Issues

    The last work stoppage in the NFL occurred in 1987. It was Jerry Rice’s third year in the league, and the idea of not playing football frustrated him. “But you had to do it,” he said...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers 2011 Draft Strategy: All-Out Effort To Get Patrick Peterson

    The statistics from 2010 give less than stellar report on the San Francisco 49ers defense. All the key numbers—yards per rush attempt, yards per pass attempt allowed, points per game—ended up in the lower third of the league...

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  10. San Francisco 49ers 2011 NFL Draft Strategy: No Need to Reach on Offense

    Here’s a rundown of the early 2010 San Francisco 49ers offense, courtesy of former coach Mike Singletary and offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye...

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  11. San Francisco 49ers: Three 2011 NFL Draft Options for Jim Harbaugh at No. 7

    Unfortunately for Jim Harbaugh (and San Francisco 49er fans), the relocation package from college to pros for head coaches does not include a starting quarterback...

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