1. San Francisco 49ers: Why Week 2 Loss Falls on Coaching, Not Kaepernick

    If a hypothetical stranger were to say that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick committed four turnovers in a Week 2 loss to the underdog Chicago Bears , what ...

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  2. Why Corey Lemonier Is the San Francisco 49ers' X-Factor in Week 2

    The San Francisco 49ers ’ X-factor in Week 2 was one of the few players who found himself on the wrong end of the box score the Sunday prior. Here’s a hint: He plays linebacker, and his number comes outside of the 50s...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 5 days ago 6,521 reads 28 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers Create New Narrative with Win over Cowboys in Week 1

    The San Francisco 49ers reminded the world that sensational narratives aren ’t restricted to fictional love dramas between vampires, werewolves and high school teenagers...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 8 days ago 6,857 reads 19 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers 2014 Schedule: Game-by-Game Predictions

    The San Francisco 49ers hope for a reversal in both the 2013 NFC West and overall conference standings come the end of the 2014 NFL season...

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  5. San Francisco 49ers: What We've Learned Through Week 2 of Preseason

    OK, San Francisco 49ers , what have you taught us through Week 2 of this 2014 preseason? Is it that through eight quarters of play, you have managed only three total points while ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 25 days ago 6,246 reads 41 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers' Rookie Progress Reports for Preseason Week 1

    The San Francisco 49ers are fortunate that Week 1 of their 2014 preseason ended in a much different fashion than it began...

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  7. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Facing Make-or-Break Training Camps

    Welcome to the San Francisco 49ers ’ latest installment of offseason predicaments. Well, make that for teams across the NFL . Players won’t admit it, but training camps are one of the more difficult portions of the offseason...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 2 months ago 6,566 reads 7 comments

  8. How Much Should the San Francisco 49ers Expect from Justin Smith in 2014?

    When it comes to San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Justin Smith , assigning expectations and actively monitoring them during the season would amount to a rather unnecessary undertaking...

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  9. Vernon Davis: How Much Should San Francisco 49ers Really Expect from Him in '14?

    San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis registered arguably the most prolific season of his career in 2013. With Colin Kaepernick at quarterback, he matched personal bests in touchdowns (13) and yards per reception (16...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 2 months ago 7,088 reads 26 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers' 5 Biggest Question Marks Ahead of Training Camp

    Last week we endeavored an investigation into the San Francisco 49ers that assigned fact or fiction to reports over some of the team’s biggest offseason question marks...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 2 months ago 12,696 reads 11 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers: Fact or Fiction for Biggest Offseason Question Marks

    Let’s face it, discerning in late-June whether the San Francisco 49ers ’ biggest offseason question marks are fact or fiction is a subjective undertaking...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 8,496 reads 26 comments

  12. Ranking San Francisco 49ers Most Irreplaceable Players

    The curious thing about ranking players on a stacked, Super Bowl contender like the San Francisco 49ers , is that being the best might not qualify you as the most irreplaceable and vice versa ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 13,001 reads 52 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Bold (and Slightly Less Bold) Predictions for 2014

    Welcome, San Francisco 49ers faithful, to the NFL dead season where bold—and slightly less bold—predictions reign supreme...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 15,606 reads 77 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: Ranking Strength of Every Positional Unit

    The San Francisco 49ers are easily the deepest team in the NFL . Thus, ranking the strength of their positional units becomes an exercise in relativity of the best kind...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 13,167 reads 52 comments

  15. Why Colin Kaepernick's Contract Won't Cripple San Francisco 49ers' Future

    Believe it— Colin Kaepernick ’s new six-year, $126 million contract won’t cripple the San Francisco 49ers ’ future...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 5,646 reads 28 comments

  16. Why San Francisco 49ers Offensive Line Is the Best in the NFL

    The San Francisco 49ers have the best offensive line in the NFL —and it’s not even close. They’re All-Pro quality, formidable in all blocking assignments and deep at every position across the line...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 8,466 reads 32 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: Projecting Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    Projecting the San Francisco 49ers ' most heated roster battles this offseason would normally inspire some raised eyebrows...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 15,031 reads 53 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Bold Predictions for 2014 NFL Draft Class

    The San Francisco 49ers produced the best and boldest NFL draft class in 2014, scoring hits on need and depth...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 19,420 reads 112 comments

  19. NFL Draft 2014: How San Francisco 49ers Redefined 'Best Player Available'

    In their version of selecting the “best player available” in the 2014 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers transformed an age-old concept into something else entirely...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 25,370 reads 28 comments

  20. NFL Draft 2014: Why San Francisco 49ers Won Day 2 with High-Value Picks

    The San Francisco 49ers owned Day 2 of the 2014 NFL draft in a way that only suits savvy championship contenders. They solved both immediate and future team needs, while simultaneously extracting maximum value with each selection...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 6,098 reads 1 comments

  21. NFL Draft 2014: Why San Francisco 49ers Struck Gold with S Jimmie Ward

    Just before Round 1 of the 2014 NFL draft drew to a close, the San Francisco 49ers struck gold with Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward. The 49ers selected the former four-year Husky at No...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 7,731 reads 20 comments

  22. Stock Up, Stock Down for San Francisco 49ers' Top Draft Targets

    San Francisco 49ers fans understand the relativity of stock-up, stock-down projections for their team’s top draft targets. That's especially true when they involve wide receivers...

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  23. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Realistic Draft-Day Trade Options

    When mocking draft-day trade options for the championship-contending San Francisco 49ers , aggressive, slam-dunk moves are often the point of prognostication. Yours truly entertained these possibilities just last week...

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  24. 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 5 months ago 5,339 reads 27 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 2,623 reads 16 comments