1. Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in San Francisco 49ers' Week 10 Contest

    The NFL is a game of matchups, and the San Francisco 49ers will surely face many in their Week 10 contest with the Carolina Panthers ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 8 months ago 2,013 reads 4 comments

  2. Why LaMichael James Is San Francisco 49ers' Best Secret Offensive Weapon

    LaMichael James , second-year running back for the San Francisco 49ers , remains more secret than weapon on offense these days...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 8 months ago 21,059 reads 116 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers Must Get Frank Gore More Involved in Offense

    Frank Gore must get more involved in the San Francisco 49ers offense. Pretty heady stuff, huh? Seemingly banal statements notwithstanding, Gore is the key to the 49ers achieving success on offense...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 9 months ago 1,617 reads 16 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: Best and Worst of Team's Preseason

    Preseason or not, summertime football for the San Francisco 49ers featured its fair share of the proverbial best and worst when it came to on- and off-the-field action...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 9,064 reads 24 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers: Why Jonathan Baldwin Is a Huge Upgrade over A.J. Jenkins

    For the San Francisco 49ers , the otherwise dubious trade of swapping one first-round disappointment for another actually served as an upgrade. General manager Trent Baalke sent packing A...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 10,085 reads 34 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers' Most Positive Preseason Surprises So Far

    Super Bowl-contending teams like the San Francisco 49ers are usually devoid of any surprising elements, especially when it comes to the preseason. Rosters for said teams have generally been established...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 14,481 reads 37 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers: Winners and Losers from Week 2 of Training Camp

    For the San Francisco 49ers , Week 2 of training camp resembled the entirety of their offseason program that came before it...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 6,313 reads 11 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Players off to the Best Start at Training Camp

    Offense, defense (and to a lesser extent) special teams—San Francisco 49ers on all sides of the ball have produced great starts at training camp this offseason...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 18,070 reads 32 comments

  9. Early Observations from San Francisco 49ers Training Camp

    As with most things in this world, we must take the good with the bad—such is life for the San Francisco 49ers in the early goings of their 2013 training camp...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 months ago 15,227 reads 23 comments

  10. Predicting the Winner of the San Francisco 49ers' Biggest Training Camp Battles

    Per the seeming age-old adage these days, the San Francisco 49ers don’t have many training camp battles as most well-documented Super Bowl contenders. Yet, the positional clashes that do exist hold both short- and long-term ramifications...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 12 months ago 12,367 reads 32 comments

  11. Why Ahmad Brooks Is the Most Underrated San Francisco 49er

    What happens when you play alongside a trio of top-three NFL linebackers? Your name is Ahmad Brooks , and you’re the most underrated member of the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 12 months ago 6,877 reads 93 comments

  12. 5 Veteran Free Agents the San Francisco 49ers Should Bring into Camp

    With Trent Baalke and Jim Harbaugh at the helm for the San Francisco 49ers , competition is the name of the game, especially now as free agents are being considered for training camp...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 12 months ago 18,191 reads 73 comments

  13. 10 San Francisco 49ers Jerseys You Likely Rocked During Your Childhood

    “Childhood” is a relative time when it comes to San Francisco 49ers jerseys you likely rocked during your formative upbringing...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 13,557 reads 31 comments

  14. Tale of the Tape for San Francisco 49ers Biggest Question Mark Heading into Camp

    Until recently, question marks and the San Francisco 49ers weren ’t seen in the same room together...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 11,656 reads 53 comments

  15. Power Ranking Every San Francisco 49er Under Contract Prior to Training Camp

    Power ranking NFL players is often a daunting task—especially when it includes the 90 San Francisco 49ers prior to training camp...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 11,246 reads 34 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: Is Patrick Willis' Greatness Really Flying Under the Radar?

    On a fine spring day six years ago, San Francisco 49ers ’ general management made the best decision of their collective professional career...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 14,337 reads 46 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: Can Frank Gore Repeat His Pro Bowl Production in 2013?

    Declaring that San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore won’t register Pro Bowl-worthy production in 2013 would seem, on the surface, like a preposterous statement...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 5,121 reads 49 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: How High Is Aldon Smith's Ceiling in 2013?

    Aldon Smith found himself in a San Francisco 49ers uniform via the No. 7 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft. Draft analysts, football personnel and 49ers fans were all taken aback...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 9,947 reads 40 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down the Special Teams

    Yes, special teams really are important aspects of the NFL game—just ask the San Francisco 49ers . The proverbial fall from grace plagues even the best of the best. Let’s begin this narrative with San Francisco’s 2011 season...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 4,054 reads 20 comments

  20. San Francisco 49ers OTAs: Latest Player Reports and Analysis

    At the start of the work week, any development associated with the San Francisco 49ers ’ OTAs wouldn’t have qualified as a very compelling topic...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 15,164 reads 33 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: 5 2012 Draftees Who Face Most Pressure from 2013 Class

    Even from a surface level vantage point, it’s readily apparent that the San Francisco 49ers 2013 draft class is abundantly more talented than its 2012 counterpart...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 315 reads 28 comments

  22. How San Francisco 49ers Losing Michael Crabtree Still Leaves Room for Optimism

    So, the San Francisco 49ers lose No. 1 wideout Michael Crabtree until Thanksgiving, but can still feel optimistic? Uh, what? USA Today first reported that Crabtree ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 5,893 reads 27 comments

  23. 49ers QB Breakdown: Complete Position Evaluation and Depth Chart Analysis

    Breaking down the 49ers ’ quarterback depth chart in recent years was an evaluative process laden with complete misery...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 9,534 reads 28 comments

  24. 4 Missing Pieces the San Francisco 49ers Could Still Land

    Placing “missing pieces” next to the San Francisco 49ers in the same sentence would generally inspire some skepticism...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 28,557 reads 40 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Key Prospects the Team Passed over in the 2013 NFL Draft

    Identifying faults in how the San Francisco 49ers conducted their 2013 NFL draft board was not something that even the omniscient Mel Kiper Jr . would dare attempt...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 year ago 10,036 reads 73 comments