1. Team-Building Lessons 49ers Can Learn from Budding Seahawks Dynasty

    Say the words " Seattle Seahawks " and "dynasty" in the same sentence to any San Francisco 49ers fan, and watch as some combination of outrage, resentment and nostalgia spew forth in return...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 5 days ago 8,845 reads 78 comments

  2. Why San Francisco 49ers Must Make Defensive Line Top Priority Under Jim Tomsula

    Saying that the defensive line is the San Francisco 49ers ’ top offseason priority under new head coach Jim Tomsula would seem a rather trite declaration in these present circumstances...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 11 days ago 5,715 reads 23 comments

  3. How Much Can San Francisco 49ers Realistically Afford to Spend in Free Agency?

    Not since the pre -Jim Harbaugh era have the San Francisco 49ers materialized as big spenders in free agency...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 12 days ago 5,949 reads 15 comments

  4. Why San Francisco 49ers Must Hire Darrell Bevell as Their Next Head Coach

    Outside of a miraculous return by Jim Harbaugh, the San Francisco 49ers ’ ideal choice for the franchise’s 19th head coach currently works for a division rival...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 18 days ago 16,947 reads 50 comments

  5. What Can San Francisco 49ers Do to Clear More Salary-Cap Space in 2015 Offseason

    As presently constituted, the San Francisco 49ers rank in the bottom three when it comes to salary-cap space in 2015...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 19 days ago 11,370 reads 32 comments

  6. Why San Francisco 49ers Must Focus on Defense as No. 1 Priority in 2015

    Considering how the San Francisco 49ers ' season just ended, labeling defense as the No. 1 priority in 2015 must sound rather preposterous. (Feel free to invoke any other descriptor that conveys general outrage...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 26 days ago 13,528 reads 80 comments

  7. Predicting San Francisco 49ers' Biggest Roster Moves This Offseason

    Combining the San Francisco 49ers with predictions of the biggest offseason moves isn ’t something that would normally inspire much attention or controversy...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 month ago 24,443 reads 110 comments

  8. Why San Francisco 49ers Must Select an Impact Wideout in 2015 NFL Draft

    With the San Francisco 49ers ’ 2014 campaign all but decided, let us now welcome the season of articles, analyses and breakdowns of their draft-related needs in 2015...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 month ago 8,530 reads 83 comments

  9. What San Francisco 49ers Can Do to Salvage Rest of 2014 Regular Season

    The San Francisco 49ers found themselves officially eliminated from the 2014 playoffs following their Week 15 loss. Falling 17-7 on the road to their division rival Seattle Seahawks , the 49ers now have two meaningless games left on their schedule.

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 month ago 7,925 reads 80 comments

  10. Why Colin Kaepernick Has Been Reduced to 49ers' Least Valuable Offensive Player

    For reasons more than just the obvious, Colin Kaepernick has been the San Francisco 49ers ’ least valuable offensive player in 2014. And it isn ’t all his fault...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 month ago 1,792 reads 29 comments

  11. Why Ray McDonald Is Having Career Year for Banged-Up 49ers Defense

    A show of hands please for how many times the words Ray McDonald , career year and San Francisco 49ers defense have graced the headlines in 2014...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 month ago 4,757 reads 15 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: Colin Kaepernick and an NFL Story of Unrecognized Success

    The San Francisco 49ers made Colin Kaepernick their starting quarterback midway through the 2012 season. Kaepernick’s promotion also came a mere two weeks after his 25th birthday...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 1 month ago 41,260 reads 267 comments

  13. What to Expect from Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers Offense in Week 12

    Formulating expectations for Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers offense has proven a fool’s errand more often than not in 2014...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 2 months ago 3,405 reads 4 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: Why Three-Headed Running Game Must Emerge in Week 11

    Ask someone about the San Francisco 49ers ’ running game this season and expect a reaction laced with much frustration and doubt...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 2 months ago 1,284 reads 2 comments

  15. Why Antoine Bethea Is San Francisco 49ers' First-Half MVP

    When identifying the San Francisco 49ers ’ first-half MVP, look no further than a 30-year-old safety playing his first season with the team...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 2,998 reads 3 comments

  16. 5 Bold Predictions for San Francisco 49ers' Week 9 Matchup with Rams

    Making bold predictions for the San Francisco 49ers at the start of this 2014 NFL season required some pretty daring assertions. That is, if one were leaning toward positive forecasts for the Red and Gold...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 9,647 reads 12 comments

  17. Why Vernon Davis Is No. 1 Key to San Francisco 49ers' Second-Half Success

    Among the multitude of personnel issues plaguing the San Francisco 49ers , the one that’s been the least documented is actually the most significant. Vernon Davis ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 5,286 reads 33 comments

  18. Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in San Francisco 49ers' Week 7 Game vs. Broncos

    If a dissection of the most crucial matchups in the San Francisco 49ers ’ Week 7 game with the Denver Broncos were a mathematical equation, what would it look like? Keep ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 3 months ago 1,562 reads 4 comments

  19. Why San Francisco 49ers Avoid Trap Game Against Rams in Week 6

    Let’s just come out and say it: Will the San Francisco 49ers really face a trap game against the St...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 5,944 reads 22 comments

  20. What to Expect from Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers Offense in Week 5

    Unless a case of reverse psychology prevails, the San Francisco 49ers offense will flex its ground-oriented muscle in Week 5 against the Kansas City Chiefs ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 11,187 reads 19 comments

  21. Evaluating San Francisco 49ers' Injury Situation Entering Week 4

    The injury front has been a dark and dreary subject matter for the San Francisco 49ers through the first three weeks of this 2014 season...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 1,514 reads 0 comments

  22. Why San Francisco 49ers Must Lean on Frank Gore in Week 3

    Call it obvious, call it unoriginal—but the San Francisco 49ers must lean on Frank Gore come Week 3 of this young NFL season. We apologize in advance if you’re experiencing some football-related déjà vu right now...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 8,550 reads 37 comments

  23. 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 ...

    Joe Levitt Written by Joe Levitt about 4 months ago 7,636 reads 20 comments

  24. 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 months ago 6,701 reads 28 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 6,981 reads 19 comments