1. San Francisco 49ers: Why Frank Gore Will Come Up Big Again in 2012

    In 2006, Frank Gore became the first San Francisco 49er running back ever to lead the NFC in rushing with 1,695 yards. He carried the ball 312 times (5.4 YPC) and led all 49er pass-catchers with 61 receptions as well...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 4,891 reads 43 comments

  2. 7 Most Overpaid and Underpaid San Francisco 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers would not have found themselves an overtime away from Super Bowl XLVI if they weren't a well-managed team with a financially balanced roster...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 12,633 reads 18 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers: Can Jim Harbaugh Repeat as NFL's Head Coach of the Year?

    After just one season as the San Francisco 49ers head coach, Jim Harbaugh has already joined some elite company...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 2,052 reads 29 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: Does Colin Kaepernick Really Have a Future in SF?

    When the 2012 season comes to a close, it should be pretty well decided as to whether or not Colin Kaepernick 's future lies in San Francisco. And the second-year quarterback may not even see the field in any meaningful action...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 15,455 reads 132 comments

  5. Every NFL Team's Most Underpaid Player

    For each and every overpaid has-been the NFL has to offer, there's an up-and-coming star working his tail off to earn a similar contract...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 31,434 reads 53 comments

  6. Randy Moss: Will He Be a Positive Influence on A.J. Jenkins, Michael Crabtree?

    Even if the 35-year-old Randy Moss isn't back in the Bay Area for long, he comes with an opportunity to make a positive impact on a few of his teammates...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 4,674 reads 27 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Intriguing Sub-Plots to Look for in 2012

    A quick look back at the 2011 NFL standings would present you with a brief, yet accurate idea of how the 49ers' season unfolded...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 3,360 reads 4 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers: What Are the Realistic Predictions for Alex Smith in 2012?

    As the Alex Smith saga continues in San Francisco, expectations and predictions regarding the upcoming season for the seven-year veteran quarterback are rolling in like never before...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 3,328 reads 72 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers: Assembling a Niners All-21st Century 53-Man Roster

    So what if it's only 2012? We're now a dozen NFL seasons deep into the 21st Century and if you ask me, it's time to assemble a 49ers super roster for the post-2000 era...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 4,199 reads 82 comments

  10. 4 San Francisco 49ers in Need of Long-Term Deals Sooner Rather Than Later

    No matter how much of a luxury it may actually be, there are no simple solutions in terms of managing a roster loaded with elite talent. Not from a financial standpoint, that is...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 10,751 reads 99 comments

  11. 10 Websites and Forums Every San Francisco 49ers Fan Should Visit

    Never mind the time of year, the ever-growing worldwide web contains a plethora of 49ers news and notes to keep us informed and entertained on a year-round basis. You just have to know where to look for it...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 10,108 reads 27 comments

  12. Adam Wainwright and 5 MLB Big Names Who Always Overcome Slow Starts

    Some MLB players, even the most seasoned of veterans, consistently stumble through the early months of the season—one year after another...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 3,519 reads 22 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Most Embarrassing Moments from Recent Team History

    For the first time in a long time, there's a lot to like about what's happening inside 49er land. The 49er franchise and its faithful had been longing for the return of the glory days for the better part of a decade...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 5,597 reads 31 comments

  14. Miami Heat: Why the Legacy of LeBron James Should No Longer Be a Hot Topic

    The same LeBron James that just claimed his third NBA MVP award a week ago, is old news. Well, he should be, anyway...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 1,679 reads 53 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Things to Expect from Alex Smith in 2012

    After a breakthrough 2011 campaign, there seems to be a mixed bag of expectations regarding QB Alex Smith as he approaches his eighth season in the NFL ...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 2,792 reads 45 comments

  16. San Francisco 49ers: How Fleming's Torn ACL Affects Depth at Linebacker

    According to Darius Fleming 's agent, Andy Simms, the 49ers ' fifth-round selection has suffered a torn ACL and will likely miss most, if not all of his rookie season. NFL ...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 3,845 reads 13 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: An Ode to the Heart of the Franchise

    In case you haven't noticed, Trent Baalke and co. have successfully assembled a roster loaded with talent from top to bottom in San Francisco ...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 4,763 reads 40 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers: 4 Reasonable Expectations for A.J. Jenkins in 2012

    When 49ers ' rookie wide receiver A.J. Jenkins arrives in San Francisco today, he'll be there to stay . Jenkins' impressive athleticism and football smarts have swiftly quelled ...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 2,946 reads 25 comments

  19. Rangers vs. Orioles: Josh Hamilton Blasts Record-Tying 4 Homers in 1 Game

    If he wasn't already, Josh Hamilton is now your early front-runner for AL MVP. The 30-year-old Texas Rangers superstar put not one, not two, not three, but four —yes, ...

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  20. Miami Marlins: Giancarlo Stanton Finding His Groove at the Plate

    Despite dealing with lingering soreness in his left knee, Giancarlo Stanton appears to be finding his way in the batter's box...

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  21. Janzen Jackson Goes to Giants: Video Highlights, Scouting Report and Analysis

    Janzen Jackson's road to the NFL has been a puzzling one, to say the least. Beginning his collegiate career at the University of Tennessee , Jackson was ranked among the top high school cornerback recruits of his class...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 3,449 reads 5 comments

  22. Tauren Poole to Panthers: Video Highlights, Scouting Report and Analysis

    Many folks were expecting an excellent senior year from Tennessee running back Tauren Poole . That didn't end up being the case, however, as the 5’10", 205-pound back totaled just 693 yards on 187 carries in 2011...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 2,461 reads 9 comments

  23. San Francisco 49ers 2012 Draft Class: Video Highlights, Analysis and More

    If you haven't already done so, now is the time to get acquainted with the members of the San Francisco 49ers ' newest draft class. Despite what the draft pundits are saying —this is a promising group of youngsters...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 1,000 reads 8 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers Draft Grades: Grading the Selection of Jason Slowey

    With the 199th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL draft , the San Francisco 49ers chose...Jason Slowey. And he's got a better shot of making the 53-man roster than you may initially believe...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 2,001 reads 3 comments

  25. San Francisco 49ers Draft Grades: Grading the Selection of Joe Looney

    It didn't come in the first two days of draft weekend, but the 49ers finally got their guard. Joe Looney —a 6'3", 320-pound lineman with loads of upside—became the ...

    Brandon Burnett Written by Brandon Burnett about over 2 years ago 3,122 reads 11 comments