1. Packers vs. 49ers: 4 Subtractions on Offense for San Francisco in 2012 Playoffs

    When the San Francisco 49ers unveil their offense in the 2012 playoffs, the Green Bay Packers may have trouble recognizing it. San Francisco and Green Bay hit the field over four months ago at the start of the season...

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  2. Packers vs. 49ers: 5 New Matchups for San Francisco in 2012 Divisional Playoffs

    Take a hike, noncommittal coach-speak: The San Francisco 49ers can now officially game-plan for the Packers in the 2012 divisional playoffs. Green Bay handily beat the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in the Wild Card Game on Saturday night...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: What Should the Team Do with Alex Smith?

    The phrase, What should they do has forever linked the San Francisco 49ers and Alex Smith . Before the 2005 draft, people asked, Should the 49ers draft Alex Smith with the No...

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  4. Raiders vs. Chargers: Final Report Card, Player Grades for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders fell 24-21 to their AFC West rival San Diego Chargers in the final game of the regular season. It was a valiant comeback effort by the Silver and Black in Week 17, but one that ultimately fell short...

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  5. San Francisco 49ers: How Real Is the Win 2, Lose 1 Pattern in 2012?

    As it relates to the San Francisco 49ers , evaluating their win-loss pattern in the 2012 season is both totally encouraging and maddeningly frustrating. (And this applies to the perspective of fans, writers and general outside observers alike...

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  6. San Francisco 49ers' Mock Draft: A Complete 7-Round Wish List

    The San Francisco 49ers are not above having Christmas wishes of their own, especially when it comes to the NFL draft...

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  7. San Francisco 49ers: Michael Crabtree Erases Status as First-Round Bust

    San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree once held the unfortunate distinction as a first-round bust...

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  8. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft: How the Rich Can Get Richer for 2013

    So, the San Francisco 49ers can get richer through the 2013 NFL Draft, you say? The current Super Bowl contender and arguably best team in the NFL can become even more dominant, ...

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  9. Chiefs vs. Raiders: Final Report Card, Player Grades for Oakland

    Week 15 game action between the Oakland Raiders and AFC West rival Kansas City Chiefs is now over. The Raiders shut out the Chiefs 15-0 en route to their fourth win of the season...

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  10. 49ers vs. Patriots: 5 Key Defensive Matchups for San Francisco

    No. 2 NFL ranking or not, the San Francisco 49ers defense has the unenviable task of matching up with the New England Patriots ’ unrivaled offense in Week 14. New England has earned its league-leading standing by racking up 425...

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  11. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Questions Team Still Must Answer in the Playoffs

    For as good as their 9-3-1 record would suggest otherwise, the San Francisco 49ers are a playoff team filled with question marks. Not earth-shattering questions, but legitimate ones nonetheless...

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  12. San Francisco 49ers: Beating Miami's Strengths Key to Reclaiming Dominant Status

    The San Francisco 49ers will reclaim their rightful Super Bowl-contending status against the Miami Dolphins in one way, and one way only: Be the biggest bully on the block...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about almost 2 years ago 2,066 reads 14 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down the Team's Pro Bowl Candidates

    For the San Francisco 49ers , the 2012 Pro Bowl by no means occupies their collective focus—it’s really all about the playoffs at this point in the season...

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  14. Browns vs. Raiders: Final Report Card, Player Grades for Oakland

    The Week 13 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders is officially in the books. Each team had its eyes set on a fourth win of the season, but only the Browns managed in 20-17 fashion...

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  15. 49ers vs. Rams: 10 Keys to the Game for San Francisco

    Key No. 1 for the San Francisco 49ers : Avoid tying the St. Louis Rams for the second time this season...

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  16. NaVorro Bowman Signing Guarantees 49ers Will Have NFL's Best LB Unit for Years

    Chalk it up however you like, but the San Francisco 49ers ’ signing of NaVorro Bowman solidifies their starting linebacker unit as the best in the NFL . And that brings a guarantee through 2015—at the very least...

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  17. A.J. Jenkins: Projecting 49ers Rookie's Role After Kyle Williams' Injury

    When the San Francisco 49ers selected A.J. Jenkins with the 30th overall pick, a dichotomy of predictable expectation and virulent skepticism surrounded the first-round draftee...

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  18. 49ers vs. Saints: San Francisco's Defense Deserves the Spotlight

    The San Francisco 49ers can credit the men up front, middle and back for this notch in the win column. In 31-21 fashion, Jim Harbaugh’s road warriors outmuscled the New Orleans Saints for the 49ers’ eighth win of the season...

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  19. Bears vs. 49ers: Breaking Down Which NFC Powerhouse Has Most Dominant Defense

    Make no mistake: The heart and soul of the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears are dominant defenses...

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  20. Saints vs. Raiders: Final Report Card, Player Grades for Oakland

    The Week 11 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders ended in relative disaster for the home team. Oakland lost 38-17 in dominating fashion at the hands of Drew Brees and a surging Saints club...

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  21. San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down Randy Moss' Resurgence in 2012

    The NFL world uttered a collective, “ Huh ” when Randy Moss signed with the San Francisco 49ers back on March 12...

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  22. Rams vs. 49ers: The Wacky World of Fake Punts, Danny Amendola & a Tie Game

    Call it Operation Mind Blow: The game between the Rams and 49ers ended in a tie. And no, this isn ’t a recap of a little league soccer matchup...

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  23. Raiders vs. Ravens: Final Report Card, Player Grades for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders suffered an embarrassing defeat they'd soon like to forget. The Baltimore Ravens dismantled the Raiders 55-10 at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday...

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  24. San Francisco 49ers: Odds on Home-Field Advantage & Other Playoff Seeds

    First place in the NFC West (6-2), No. 3 in the NFC and No. 4 in the NFL —these are the current playoff-relevant standings for the San Francisco 49ers heading into the second half...

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  25. San Francisco 49ers: Player Power Rankings at Midseason

    The San Francisco 49ers rank somewhere within the top five in most NFL team power rankings at the midseason point...

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