1. San Francisco 49ers: New Year, New Competition at QB

    As the dawn of a new season approaches in the horizon—like usual—one question dances on the mind of every 49ers fan: who will be the starting quarterback? While many ...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about over 2 years ago 3,284 reads 87 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: Thank You for a Tremendous Season

    No Niner fan wanted the season to end like this. No true 49er fan wanted to see this amazing season, this storybook, Rocky part seven of a season, come to an end at the hands of a bonehead play and a bad call...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about over 2 years ago 959 reads 7 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: Heart Attack Bowl, the Greatest Game Ever

    On Saturday, the San Francisco 49ers played in possibly the greatest game in NFL history, and the screams and profanities of joy and misery could be heard bellowing out of my home for miles...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 560 reads 1 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: The Season We Have All Been Waiting for

    This time last year, myself and other San Francisco 49er fans were saying our sweet goodbyes to Mike Singletary . We were thrilled to be finally free of our underachieving quarterback, Alex Smith...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 1,228 reads 8 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers: Rivalry Battle in Seattle, Niners Sweep Up

    Before the game on Christmas Eve, Patrick Willis stood in a circle of playoff-bound 49ers and motivated his men with some violent but timely words: “Real men don’t throw ...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 253 reads 0 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers Play Lights-Out Football on Monday Night

    On Monday night, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Steelers in record breaking fashion. Despite two power outages at Candlestick and an offense who continues to stumble, the Niners ...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 467 reads 1 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers: Big Trouble in Niner Paradise?

    What do you get when you combine the best defense in the NFL with the worst red-zone offense in the league? The 2011 San Francisco 49ers . If you read last week's column, you may be wondering if I am bipolar at this point...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 1,293 reads 9 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: Introducing Your 2011 NFC West Champions

    After an enduring nine-year drought, the San Francisco 49ers were able to clinch the NFC West Championship with only three-quarters of the 2011 season under their belt. But they didn’t just clinch, they did it in tremendous fashion...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 948 reads 5 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers: The Most Important Game of the Season

    On Thanksgiving day, the San Francisco 49ers lost a tough defensive battle to the Baltimore Ravens . Not since 1975 has a West Coast team traveled across three time zones on a short week to play an opposing team...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 757 reads 0 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: What Can Little Brother Do?

    Maybe it has to do with the approaching Thanksgiving Day, “Harbaugh Bowl”. After all, this is the first time in NFL history two brothers will be coaching against each other as head coaches...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 501 reads 2 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: The Best Defense in the NFL. Period.

    The San Francisco 49ers are kicking butt and taking names. On Sunday, they moved to 8-1 on the season and picked-up their seventh straight victory against a good New York Giants team...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 1,903 reads 14 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: The Anti-Packers

    After Week 9, the 8-0 Green Bay Packers and the 7 -1 San Francisco 49ers sit dominant on top of the NFL . While both teams are similar in their success, they are absolutely different in their approach and talent; the stats tell the narrative...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 1,565 reads 21 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: Will Colin Kaepernick Takeover After the Niners Clinch?

    San Francisco messiah, coach Jim Harbaugh, was recently asked about considering the big picture and the playoff implications that go along with the 49ers success...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 3,214 reads 40 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: "Not Perfect, but Beautiful"

    When describing the San Francisco 49ers ' 20-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns , head coach Jim Harbaugh called it, “Not perfect, but beautiful.” I would say that was a fair summation...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 504 reads 20 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Alex Smith Earning QB Job—For Now

    With the recent surge from the anomaly known as Alex Smith , much has changed for the 49ers organization. Many realists, myself included, thought they were going into the year with a “stop-gap” quarterback (Alex Smith)...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about almost 3 years ago 3,311 reads 69 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: Time to Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

    If any sane people had doubts about the 49ers before the game, they surely don’t now. Unfortunately, the 49ers' biggest win in recent history is being overshadowed by a brouhaha that has much to do about nothing...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 1,090 reads 10 comments

  17. Kerry Collins: Is the Colts Veteran Taking a Knee?

    This may be pretty controversial to some, but I think it's pretty obvious and needs to be said. While watching the NFL this Sunday, I started thinking about the NFL that I watched and played as a kid growing up in the 80s and 90s...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 485 reads 2 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: 48-3, 'Stats Are for Losers,' Apologies, Moving Forward

    As the 49ers were mounting their biggest margin of victory in a regular season game since 1987, the Buccaneers were suffering through the worse loss in the history of their franchise...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 639 reads 16 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: The Niners Are Back and Competing Again in the NFL

    The San Francisco 49ers are officially back. After nine long losing seasons, it appears that they are finally ready to compete in the NFL again. Hallelujah...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 481 reads 6 comments

  20. Alex Smith, Jim Harbaugh and San Francisco 49ers: Can They Stretch the Field?

    The infamous living legend of Alex Smith continues. Even though game one is done and sealed in victory, much of the 49ers ' offense has been left to the imagination...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 917 reads 18 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: Seahawks Are No Cowboys

    Yes, it is, and almost always will be true that the Dallas Cowboys are an overrated team. That being said, they are head and shoulders above the Seattle Seahawks ...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 591 reads 38 comments

  22. Alex Smith: 49ers Quarterback to Star in Rocky Part 7?

    I can't recall another real life sporting situation or circumstance similar to the one taking place in San Francisco this Sunday. How Alex Smith rises above all the pressure and succeeds this weekend is almost crazy to imagine—ridiculous, in fact...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 1,663 reads 24 comments

  23. 49ers vs Seahawks: 5 Reasons San Francisco Will Be Victorious in Season Opener

    The long awaited season is finally here. Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers are preparing to take the field against Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks . The Harbaugh era is set to begin, and it's against, "Mr...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 1,294 reads 73 comments

  24. Jim Harbaugh, Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers 2011-2012 Season

    The 2011-2012 San Francisco 49ers have been selected. The players have played and succeeded. Although briefly, the coaches have installed and coached...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 1,416 reads 29 comments

  25. Alex Smith: Why Coming Back to the San Francisco 49ers Was a Mistake

    The day after the last game in 2010, failed quarterback Alex Smith went to 49ers headquarters in Santa Clara, packed up his belongings and wheeled his stuff out past the five Lombardi Trophy's for the last time...

    Ryan The Broker Written by Ryan The Broker about 3 years ago 1,243 reads 42 comments