1. Why the San Francisco 49ers Will Win the Super Bowl in 2012

    It's never too late to project greatness, especially in San Francisco. Especially when the 49ers have been virtually irrelevant for the past decade...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about 2 years ago 8,061 reads 51 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers' Competition at Wide Receiver: It's About Time

    Heading into the inevitable next round of organized team activities, the San Francisco 49ers will, for the first time in a long time, have a bona fide battle at the wide receiver position...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about 2 years ago 4,797 reads 19 comments

  3. 2012 NFL Draft: San Francisco 49ers Last Minute Mock

    We're roughly an hour away from the official beginning of the 2012 NFL Draft on the West Coast and here's my seven-round mock for the San Francisco 49ers : Round 1, No...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about 2 years ago 1,383 reads 5 comments

  4. 2012 NFL Draft: It's Back and You Love It

    There was a faint buzz across the nation. As if millions of people across the land had engaged in some secret handshake and agreed to devote the most random Thursday in the history of Thursdays to the NFL ...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about 2 years ago 116 reads 0 comments

  5. Pros and Cons of the San Francisco 49ers 2012 Schedule

    The schedule is out and ESPN is running a marathon of coverage that has dug its heels into the neck of every other sport known to man. It was already announced last year that the 49ers would be facing a doozy of a schedule in 2012...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about 2 years ago 2,707 reads 16 comments

  6. Why Colin Kaepernick Should, Would or Could Get 100 Snaps for 49ers in 2012

    Where would we be as San Francisco 49ers fan without an old-fashioned quarterback controversy. However, at the present moment there really isn't so much a quarterback controversy ...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 8,516 reads 45 comments

  7. A Brief History of the West Coast Offense: Part 1, Planting the Seed

    The San Francisco Bay Area has always been a home to imagination and nuance. The Golden Gate Bridge, a structure that was said to be impossible to build, stands as a proud icon to the creative determination of a region...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 2,160 reads 23 comments

  8. Gregg Williams Targeted San Francisco 49ers Players Before NFC Divisional Game

    Documentary filmmaker Sean Pamphilon was recording footage of former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams before last season's NFC divisional playoff game versus the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,524 reads 10 comments

  9. Grading the San Francisco 49ers Offseason Thus Far

    It's been a pretty stable and positive offseason for the San Francisco 49ers thus far. They have re-signed virtually their entire defense from a year ago and picked up a few free agents to fill in some offensive holes...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 4,298 reads 20 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: Make-or-Break Year for These 3 Players

    Now that the starting roster is all but settled, we can begin the self-indulgent speculation of what the 2012 season might hold for certain San Francisco 49ers players. This is all of course healthy and good and right when it comes to sports talk...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 4,639 reads 26 comments

  11. Alex Smith, Alex Smith and More Alex Smith

    Imagine waking up one morning and scrolling through B/R articles that contain no mention of "Alex Smith." What would that feel like? Would there be withdrawal symptoms? After all, ...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,149 reads 12 comments

  12. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: DraftTek's San Francisco 49ers 7-Round Breakdown

    DraftTrek is one of the more unique mock draft websites out there. It uses math and computers and other geeky things that I'm sure are very interesting for people who know how to use them...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 302 reads 3 comments

  13. Peyton Manning to Make Decision No Later Than Tuesday

    Multiple sources have now picked up a feed from Albert Breer of NFL .com reporting that Peyton Manning will be making his "decision" by Tuesday of next week ...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 9,182 reads 42 comments

  14. San Francisco 49ers: Long Gone Is Adam Snyder, Mr. Versatile

    Adam Snyder is a 30-year-old guard who was essentially Mr. Versatile for the San Francisco 49ers since 2005...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,967 reads 41 comments

  15. 49ers' Wide Receiver Love Affair: Past, Present and Future

    From R.C. Owens to Jerry Rice. From The Catch I to the myriad of wannabe "Catch II's" that never caught on. The 49ers and the Faithful have an almost borderline, unhealthy obsession with wide receivers...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 2,689 reads 45 comments

  16. Iowa's Marvin McNutt: Josh Morgan's Future Replacement

    Josh Morgan signed with the Washington Redskins today after the San Francisco 49ers made it public that they were interested in re-signing him...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,067 reads 16 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers Free Agency Wish List

    At roughly 7 p.m. yesterday, my phone exploded with texts about the 49ers signing Randy Moss . In light of this, the article that I had written regarding the 49ers' free agency wish list had rendered obsolete...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,718 reads 11 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: Pros, Cons of Adding Peyton Manning

    As the Indianapolis Colts prepare to announce their departure with future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning , the speculation as to where he'll end up has gained even more momentum than ever before...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,209 reads 6 comments

  19. Top 5 Most Athletic San Francisco 49ers of All Time

    How does one go about comprising a list of the most "athletic 49ers of all time?" Where does it all begin? How does some couch potato armchair, Monday morning quarterback, wannabe ...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,585 reads 1 comments

  20. Va Tech's Wilson: Part Rice, Part Craig?

    "Fluid strides," Bill Walsh said of Jerry Rice upon his first glimpses of him. Roger Craig, who stood at 6'0 and 222lbs, had those famous "high knees" that he developed while being a hurdler...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 5,196 reads 14 comments

  21. 2012 NFL Draft: 3 Prospects San Francisco 49ers Should Consider After Combine

    Ah, the NFL Scouting Combine. The only time and place during the year where it's openly acceptable for all people to observe in one accord sweaty guys running around in their underwear...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,839 reads 2 comments

  22. 5 Backups Who Could See Serious Time for the San Francisco 49ers in 2012

    ( Disclaimer : The very theme of this article warrants itself to some morbid tones regarding the likelihood of injury in an NFL season...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 3,893 reads 14 comments

  23. Is a Los Angeles NFL Team a Reality or a Hollywood Dream?

    It's that odd time of year in Los Angeles. The weather fluctuates between hot, cold, muggy and rainy from a day to day basis. Baseball is around the corner and the Lakers are slugging along in what is an already strike-shortened season...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,969 reads 15 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers under 30 Years Old and the Window It Presents

    Let's play a quick game of make believe for a moment and pretend that the 2011 San Francisco 49ers roster will be the same in 2012. We know it won't be but let's just pretend for the sake of argument and discussion...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 1,572 reads 7 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers Dismantle Mt Singletary, Move Forward

    Now that the new Santa Clara stadium bid is secure and shovels are going into the ground, the San Francisco 49ers can finally look toward the future...

    Matthew Yazo Written by Matthew Yazo about over 2 years ago 67 reads 3 comments