1. 5 San Francisco 49ers Who Have Had Disappointing Preseasons

    Preseason is a time for teams to ignore the wins and losses that drive the regular season and ensure their players are showing the right form to carry them into the games that count...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 7,377 reads 7 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Things to Watch vs. the Oakland Raiders

    The Bay Area rivalry is back on, as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Oakland Raiders. While both teams have not made the playoffs since the 2002 season, the two squads look to enter the 2011 season hoping things will be different this time around...

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  3. Ndamukong Suh and the 7 Dirtiest Players in the NFL

    It takes a certain kind of player to rise from the hard-hitting ranks of the NFL into a select category: dirty...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 6,042 reads 57 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers 2011 Predictions: Outcomes for All 16 Regular Season Games

    The San Francisco 49ers will not have an easy run for the upcoming 2011 season. In addition to undergoing large personnel shifts on several parts of their roster, the team must adjust to a new system from incoming head coach Jim Harbaugh...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 3,793 reads 30 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Winners and Losers from NFL Preseason Week 1

    There are few positives to take from the San Francisco 49ers ' 24-3 thrashing at the hands of the New Orleans Saints ...

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  6. San Francisco 49ers: Game-by-Game Previews for the 49ers' Quarterbacks

    With the San Francisco 49ers only hours away from its first preseason action, now is a perfect time to attempt to gauge how the 49ers’ quarterbacks will fare throughout the upcoming 2011 season...

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  7. 5 Reasons the Philadelphia Eagles Will Be Hated Like the Miami Heat

    As the Philadelphia Eagles quickly emerge as favorites for many critics entering the NFL preseason, there has been a jump to compare them to the NBA’s Miami Heat and their rapid rise in the past year...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 2,594 reads 28 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers' 4 Unaddressed Roster Holes

    After slowly sliding into the free agency period, the San Francisco 49ers have finally began to make their move and fill up some of their major roster holes...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 2,671 reads 6 comments

  9. 5 Necessary Additions to Improve Fantasy Football

    There is no doubt fantasy football is one of the most irrational sports games in existence. We obsess about the monotony of stat lines instead of the action on the field. We cheer for guys we don’t like on teams we can’t stand...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 3,098 reads 18 comments

  10. NFL Rumors: 7 Player Rumors That Won't Materialize

    Rumors are fun. There may be little truth to them, but rumors give hope to every fan that sees a big free agent on their favorite team’s horizon. They give us the talking points to toss in with our co-workers around the water cooler...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 5,213 reads 5 comments

  11. NFL Free Agency 2011: Are the 21 Biggest Free-Agent Contracts Worth It?

    In one of the most frantic free-agent signing periods in NFL (and American sports) history, the fates of several teams in 2011 have been dramatically altered in only a matter of days...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 6,308 reads 12 comments

  12. 5 Reasons to Believe the San Francisco 49ers Could Be a Playoff Team in 2011

    I’m not going to lie to you: the San Francisco 49ers are a long shot of making the playoffs this season. The team has missed the playoffs every season since 2002 and the struggles of the past few years have not appeared to be resolved...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 1,948 reads 7 comments

  13. Kevin Kolb Trade: 4 Reasons To Believe This Trade Will Backfire for Both Teams

    The wait is over. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb is now a member of the Arizona Cardinals following a trade for cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a second-round draft pick...

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  14. NFL Rumors: The Pros and Cons of Donovan McNabb With the Minnesota Vikings

    It’s not official yet, but all signs appear that veteran quarterback Donovan McNabb will be traded from the Washington Redskins to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for a pair of late-round picks...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 2,347 reads 1 comments

  15. 4 Bold Predictions for the San Francisco 49ers' Offense in 2011

    Only a few days away from full training camps starting up, now is the perfect time look forward to what could be for the San Francisco 49ers ’ offense in the 2011 season...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 11,228 reads 6 comments

  16. NFL Free Agency Speculation: Predicting When and Where Top Free Agents Will Land

    Game on, folks. The lockout is over. With the NFL ’s ownership and player association agreeing on a new collective bargaining agreement, fans will soon see teams attempt to re-sign their current talent while adding new players to their rosters...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 32,919 reads 104 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Reasons Colin Kaepernick Shouldn't Start in 2011

    Many 49ers fans were excited when quarterback Colin Kaepernick was picked in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft...

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  18. NFL: The 23 Players Who Will Get Hurt in 2011

    Nothing can be more frustrating to teams and their fans than to see players miss playing time with injuries...

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  19. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Reasons Why They Won't Be Major Players in Free Agency

    If General Manager Trent Baalke is to be believed, the San Francisco 49ers will not be major players in free agency this offseason (whenever it comes back)...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 2,043 reads 13 comments

  20. NFL Free Agency 2011: 15 NFL Free Agents and Their Hollywood Star Counterparts

    The end of the NFL lockout seems to be in reach, but until that ends there’s still a lot of time to speculate on the placement of free agents throughout the league...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 3,221 reads 25 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: 7 Worst Kickers in Franchise History

    It’s easy to forget with the reliable play of Joe Nedney that the San Francisco 49ers have had a long track record of inconsistent and underwhelming play at the kicker position...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 2,648 reads 8 comments

  22. The 6 NFL Players You'd Like Your Daughter to Bring Home

    Parents can have reason to worry when they hear their daughter is bringing a guy to meet them. Whether it’s the guy’s job, or attitude, or background, there is usually something that can raise at least some concern...

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  23. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Free Agent Priorities for 2011

    A professional football team doesn’t miss the playoffs eight seasons in a row (with only one .500 season in that stretch) without having a few flaws...

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  24. NFL: 4 Uniform Changes That Must Be Made in 2011

    Uniforms are important. While they don’t contribute to the stats sheet or win-loss record, they can represent a team, their style of play, and the city where they play...

    Gordon Block Written by Gordon Block about 3 years ago 262 reads 29 comments

  25. NFL Free Agency: 6 Players Who Could Create Boom or Bust Trades

    As teams see holes in their rosters, many will look to the free-agent and trade market to strengthen their squads for the upcoming season...

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