1. San Francisco 49ers Draft: Breaking Down Aggressive First-Round Trade Scenarios

    Let’s face it—if the San Francisco 49ers don’t orchestrate a first-round trade during the 2014 NFL draft , sports writers can no longer engage in prognostication for the remainder of human existence...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 10 months ago 5,425 reads 27 comments

  2. How Trent Baalke Can Win the 2014 NFL Draft for the San Francisco 49ers

    For the Super Bowl-contending San Francisco 49ers , formulating how Trent Baalke can “win” the 2014 NFL draft wouldn’t seem all too challenging a task...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 2,699 reads 16 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers Draft: Could Cody Latimer Be the Next Anquan Boldin?

    In the spirit of provocative inquiries, could Cody Latimer prove the next Anquan Boldin for the San Francisco 49ers ? Is the Indiana product the team's next big-bodied, catch-everything-thrown-his-way ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 18,160 reads 37 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Marqise Lee

    To the San Francisco 49ers faithful, start counting down the days for when Marqise Lee begins sporting the hallowed red and gold...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 14,404 reads 54 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Creative Moves Trent Baalke Should Make on Draft Day

    Trent Baalke be nimble, Trent Baalke be quick— San Francisco 49ers ’ general manager be creative with his draft-day picks? Notwithstanding questionable extrapolations ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 17,982 reads 120 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers: Why SF Must Capitalize on Day 2 of the NFL Draft

    Believe it or not, but the San Francisco 49ers ’ work on Day Two of the NFL Draft is just as critical as their performance on Day One. It’s perhaps even more important...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 1,269 reads 4 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers: Why CB Jason Verrett Is the Perfect Draft Pick at No. 30

    In the sense that team needs dictate cornerback as a top priority, the San Francisco 49ers must draft Jason Verrett —because he’s the perfect pick at No. 30 overall...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 10,622 reads 123 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Biggest Needs SF Has Yet to Address This Offseason

    Identifying the five biggest needs—let alone five in total—for a San Francisco 49ers team that is one interception removed from its second consecutive Super Bowl appearance is a rather difficult undertaking...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 12 months ago 11,970 reads 53 comments

  9. 49ers by the Numbers: 2013 Stats San Francisco Must Improve in 2014

    Embrace your inner stat-crazed geek, 49ers fans—it’s analysis time for the 2013 numbers that San Francisco must improve upon in 2014...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 12 months ago 5,946 reads 25 comments

  10. Can the 49ers Quell Jim Harbaugh Situation by Giving Him a Contract Extension?

    In a perfect world, San Francisco 49ers team brass and head coach Jim Harbaugh operate strictly within the business of winning football games...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 12 months ago 2,992 reads 26 comments

  11. Why San Francisco 49ers Must Finally Draft True No. 1 Wideout or Shutdown Corner

    Let’s face it—the 49ers successfully draft top-flight wideouts and/or cornerbacks about as often as tornadoes hit the city of San Francisco. A weather index rate of 3...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 17,875 reads 219 comments

  12. How San Francisco 49ers Can Replace NaVorro Bowman's Production in His Absence

    The San Francisco 49ers must discover life beyond NaVorro Bowman, including the security he provided via his defensive production. Offense one year, defense the next—the 49ers will once again be bereft of a marquee player...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 8,487 reads 19 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: Is Vance McDonald the Right Complement to Vernon Davis?

    The San Francisco 49ers harbored big intentions for the big-bodied Vance McDonald when they drafted him 55th overall in the 2013 NFL draft...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 6,845 reads 36 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: 8 Free-Agent Cornerbacks, Wide Receivers Who Fit SF's Style

    Ask the San Francisco 49ers brass if cornerbacks and wide receivers are their top free-agent targets and they’d likely answer in the affirmative. Well, perhaps if you spike their coffee with sodium pentothal ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 25,647 reads 61 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Analyzing ESPN's Latest First-Round Draft Projections

    The adversarial, yet lauded draft pundits at ESPN Insider released their latest first-round projections for the San Francisco 49ers . And the difference between the two predicted selections at No...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 7,225 reads 5 comments

  16. Why San Francisco 49ers Must Re-Sign Phil Dawson in 2014

    What if we said that one of the San Francisco 49ers ' top priorities is re-signing Phil Dawson this offseason? Loath to admit as so many fans likely are, reliable place-kicking has been a necessity for the 49ers over the past few seasons...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 4,169 reads 21 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Reasons Why Niners Would Have Won Super Bowl XLVIII

    Risk of sounding like sour grapes aside, the San Francisco 49ers would have won Super Bowl XLVIII . They would have beaten the Denver Broncos convincingly and earned the franchise’s sixth Lombardi Trophy...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 9,287 reads 70 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: Examining 6 Best Player Contracts

    Like any NFL team, the San Francisco 49ers ’ “best contracts” amount to franchise-making players with future-sustaining deals...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 13,944 reads 17 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: Why Future Success Hinges on 2014 Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers ’ past, present and football future have all come to a head at the start of this 2014 offseason. Extensive regular-season success followed by close-but-no-cigar playoff moments comprise San Francisco’s past...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 9,953 reads 38 comments

  20. San Francisco 49ers: 10 Best Free-Agent Acquisitions in Team History

    Not so long ago, the San Francisco 49ers solidified their legendary history with help from some illustrious free-agent acquisitions...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 7,435 reads 23 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: Dissecting Top 6 Matchups vs. Seahawks in NFC Championship

    It’s NFC Championship Game time, which means the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks will resume their heated rivalry for the third time this season...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 4,581 reads 14 comments

  22. 49ers vs. Panthers: San Francisco's Playoff Mettle Keys Move to NFC Title Game

    In a matchup of Varsity vs. Junior Varsity-like proportions, the San Francisco 49ers showed off their playoff mettle in a 23-10 win over the Carolina Panthers ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 90,397 reads 29 comments

  23. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Best Options to Bolster Wide Receiver This Offseason

    Like any offseason projection for a playoff team, San Francisco 49ers fans surely have little interest in “options” that might “bolster” the wide receiver position...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 7,645 reads 41 comments

  24. 49ers vs. Panthers: Why Vernon Davis Will Get Final Redemption for San Francisco

    When the San Francisco 49ers square off with the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Vernon Davis will feel like a new man. So new, in fact, that he’ll have access to motivation previously unavailable this season...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 4,094 reads 24 comments

  25. Why Colin Kaepernick Is San Francisco 49ers' MVP in Wild Card Win over Packers

    Call it easy, call it obvious, but quarterback Colin Kaepernick was the San Francisco 49ers ' MVP in their 23-20 Wild Card win over the Green Bay Packers . He won with his arm...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 5,445 reads 39 comments