1. San Francisco 49ers: Who Should Start at QB for Week 17?

    The San Francisco 49ers will cap off a regular season filled with highs and lows on Sunday with a home game against division rivals the Arizona Cardinals ...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 1 year ago 3,231 reads 67 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: 2013 Mock Draft, 7 Rounds with Acquired Trade Picks

    The 49ers have definitely had an up-and-down 2012 season. In fact, it was a very rhythmic up and down. Two impressive wins, one head-scratching letdown, repeat...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 1 year ago 13,288 reads 51 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: A Disturbing Trend Outside of the QB Controversy, FG Woes

    The 49ers Faithful are well aware of David Akers ' struggles kicking field goals over 40 yards. They are also divided among supporters of Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick having the job as starting quarterback...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 1 year ago 986 reads 4 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Reasons They Enter the Season Underrated

    At the culmination of the preseason, it seems the San Francisco 49ers have slipped a little in terms of people's expectations for their season...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 2 years ago 2,031 reads 4 comments

  5. Randy Moss Signs with the 49ers: Just What the Doctor Ordered?

    After a workout with the San Francisco 49ers , Randy Moss has agreed to a one-year deal with the team...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 2 years ago 1,324 reads 3 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers Possibly Considering Penn State's Brent Brackett as a WR?

    The San Francisco 49ers have hosted Penn State tight end Brett Brackett for a private workout. With Vernon Davis, Delanie Walker and Nate Byham on the roster, and Davis fresh off ...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 3 years ago 2,764 reads 18 comments

  7. Super Bowl Pre-Game: Aguilera's Lyrical Mix-Up Not The Biggest Shocker

    When your team doesn't make the Super Bowl, you can at least hope for a good game to watch. The Packers and Steelers delivered, with the game coming down to the Steelers losing after failing to convert a 4th down inside the final minute...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 3 years ago 404 reads 32 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: Early Indications That Leadership Crisis May Linger to 2011

    During the 2010 season, a controversial firing of San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye left him with some choice words...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 3 years ago 1,159 reads 3 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers: Anthony Dixon Needs to Stop Dancing Behind The Line!

    Dixon's improvement is the pivotal point to the 49ers' ground game in Frank Gore's absence. While Brian Westbrook may have cemented his place ahead of Dixon on the roster, the ...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 3 years ago 680 reads 8 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: Why The Showdown With Rams Will Foreshadow Rest of Season

    Midway through the season, the 49ers find themselves at an unfathomable 2-6, and at the bottom of the NFC West. Many have high hopes that they will turn it around. Frankly, that wouldn't surprise me...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about over 3 years ago 2,159 reads 10 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: Time To Cut Carr, Activate Davis From Practice Squad?

    I am not here to tell you that Nate Davis is our savior; in fact, I will concede to you that the jury is still out on him. Some may go as far as to say that they're waiting on their first piece of negative evidence...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 1,251 reads 12 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Ways to Avoid Mistakes In The 2011 NFL Draft

    The 49ers appear to be entering familiar territory for the 2011 NFL mock draft. As of this week, Many mock drafts have them picking in the top five. They are in a position where they could easily play themselves to having the No...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 3,021 reads 25 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: The Problem Is "Our Formula Is Simple"

    When Mike Singletary was appointed head coach of the San Francisco 49ers , he was quoted as saying "Our formula is simple, we're going to go out and hit people in the mouth....

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 851 reads 40 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: Michael Crabtree Under Fire, Is It Justified?

    We've all heard recently how the media is trying to ruffle the team's feathers, blowing the Crabtree-Davis confrontation out of proportion, labeling him a "diva", and progressively making him out to be the next Terrell Owens...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 1,988 reads 9 comments

  15. Alabama Crimson Tide: Why Mark Ingram Jr Resumes Starting Role When Healthy

    Mark Ingram lit a bit of a scare under Alabama fans when he injured his knee, which required arthroscopic surgery. My full faith is in Trent Richardson's ability to carry the load for Alabama, but once Mark Ingram is ready to go he will be the starter...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 1,570 reads 8 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: Will Michael Robinson Make The 53 Man Roster?

    When Glen Coffee stunned the NFL with his retirement, the San Francisco 49ers still had three running backs on their roster. This was the number of running backs they carried through the regular season on their 2009 roster...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 2,037 reads 34 comments

  17. Is San Francisco 49ers RB Anthony Dixon the Real Deal?

    Anthony Dixon broke on to the scene in the Colts game with 100 yards rushing and 22 more yards on three receptions...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 2,979 reads 13 comments

  18. Seahawks Release Adrian Peterson, Stafon Johnson Maybe Eyed on Waivers?

    According to league sources, the Seattle Seahawks have released former Chicago Bears running back Adrian Peterson. Oddly enough, the move comes the same day that the Tennessee Titans cut Pete Carroll's former USC running back Stafon Johnson...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 4,654 reads 7 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers Issues of The Decade: Draft Performance

    The San Francisco 49ers have been a long way away from greatness over most of the last decade, with the performance of the team dying off hard after 2003...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 2,503 reads 7 comments

  20. San Francisco 49ers Issues of The Decade: The Loss Of Team Identity

    In 1979, Bill Walsh took over a club that went 2-14. Two years later, "The Catch" stunned America's team and propelled the 49ers to the franchise's first Super Bowl Victory on the shoulders ...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 1,374 reads 2 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers RB Glen Coffee Stuns Fans, Retires After One Year

    Early reports this morning indicate that San Francisco 49ers RB Glen Coffee has indicated his desire to move on from football. A reason has not been given at this point...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about almost 4 years ago 126 reads 22 comments

  22. Top 10 Hardest-To-Predict NFL Teams for 2010

    This list was done from the perspective of how the outcome of the questions posed affect the team's number of wins and losses or how far they go in the playoffs. I based these on the number of questions as well as the magnitude of each...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about 4 years ago 4,148 reads 50 comments

  23. Should Alabama's Defense Really Be a Big Concern in 2010?

    At the end of the 2008 season, Alabama couldn't be as good as they were in 2009. They lost Rashaad Johnson, the team captain and starting safety whose effort propelled the team over the top against LSU...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about 4 years ago 1,241 reads 42 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Questions for the Preseason

    Mike Singletary has nailed down that Alex Smith is the starter going into 2010, but how will the rest of these guys pan out? Are there even enough snaps in the preseason to tell? Behind ...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about 4 years ago 2,079 reads 29 comments

  25. Glen Coffee: Brew or Bust ??

    49ers rookie second string RB Glen Coffee disappointed 49ers fans last year with 2.7 yards per carry. I have heard a number of fans dismissing him as a bust already. After leading the preseason in rushing with 249 yards and a 5...

    Steve Butler Written by Steve Butler about 4 years ago 1,511 reads 13 comments