Greg Roman San Francisco 49ers
November 06, 20148

Greg Roman: “I’ve got to do a better job”

  Greg Roman met with the media for his weekly press conference Thursday, and he took the onus for the 49ers’ struggles offensively. “When we fall short, I mean, it

Jim Harbaugh sideline
November 05, 20149

Harbaugh’s tell, Youngstown and ‘outside flack’

  It’s probably not a coincidence that the 49ers released the news of Marcus Lattimore’s retirement just minutes before Jim Harbaugh’s weekly press conference Wednesday. Harbaugh — who is usually

Marcus Lattimore San Francisco 49ers
November 05, 20143

49ers announce Marcus Lattimore’s retirement

Darn. The news of Marcus Lattimore’s retirement from the NFL isn’t surprising, but it sure is disappointing. Lattimore was one of my biggest draft crushes back in 2013 – I wrote a

Richard Sherman Erin Andrews
November 04, 201427

Does the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry even matter this year?

Hello? Is this thing on? Can you guys here me in the back? Good. Excellent. It’s been quite some time since I fired up the old WordPress account, threw on

Levi's Stadium 49ers Bears 2014
November 03, 20146

BASGcast (Ep. 114): Tim Kawakami talks Giants, 49ers, Raiders’ possible future coach & home

Tim Kawakami joins BASGcast discussing the Giants and the 49ers with Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy. Topics with the Mercury News sports columnist: How the Giants

kap fumble
November 02, 201449

49ers in big trouble after ugly loss to Rams

The 49ers didn’t deserve to win this game, but they still found themselves on the one-yard line, down 13-10, with 10 seconds remaining. Jim Harbaugh went for the kill shot, a

Vernon Davis 49ers
October 31, 20144

49ers surprises, Part II: the disappointments

Earlier this week we took a look at “six” 49ers who’ve played surprisingly well through the season’s first seven games. Now it’s time to look at some of the players who

49ers Ray McDonald
October 30, 20145

Kaplan: Prosecutors not likely to charge 49ers DT Ray McDonald with domestic violence

Remember the Ray McDonald case? It’s probably going away. Sources have told South Bay court reporter Tracey Kaplan of the Bay Area News Group that Santa Clara County prosecutors are

Brandon Lloyd San Francisco 49ers
October 27, 20143

49ers surprises, Part I: players who’ve exceeded expectations

It seems like the bulk of the coverage about the 49ers up to this point has centered on who isn’t on the field (I’m guilty of this as well). But

Chris Borland SF 49ers
October 22, 20147

Did the 49ers hold back against the Broncos?

#49ers pass def. Vs #Broncos painfully basic and easy to read. Like 1st day of training camp stuff for P. Manning to figure out. #nochance — Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) October

Aldon Smith San Francisco 49ers
October 21, 20140

49ers could be a brand new bunch after the bye … especially if NFL reinstates Aldon Smith early

I could write 500 words just to hyperlink all the reports that Aldon Smith has a good shot at getting a game or two knocked off his nine-game suspension. If

49ers Michael Crabtree
October 21, 20140

What’s up with Michael Crabtree?

Generally headlines in the form of a question are worded that way to entice the reader. But I’m at a loss. I don’t know why Michael Crabtree’s numbers are roughly the

kap kil
October 19, 201416

Broncos rout 49ers, who keep losing starters to injury

The only way this one had a chance of being close was if two things happened — 1) the Broncos overlooked the 49ers and 2) Ed Donatell’s overachieving secondary somehow

harvin
October 17, 20148

Trouble in paradise: Seahawks deal Harvin to Jets for draft pick

The Seahawks traded Percy Harvin to the Jets today for a conditional draft pick. This was a stunning move, since midseason trades are rare in the NFL — especially for

49ers Levi's Stadium
October 16, 20149

Two reasons why 49ers were justifiably stubborn about using natural grass at Levi’s Stadium

When the concerns about the grass at Levi’s Stadium reached a fevered … pitch (sorry), a lot of fans and observers asked two questions. Why are they fielding so many events that

49ers Colin Kaepernick pink Beats by Dre
October 15, 20143

What language rule did Colin Kaepernick break against the Bears? A few ideas …

Colin Kaepernick is a difficult quarterback to classify — is he a running quarterback with a rocket arm, or a strong-armed passer who’s fleet of foot? He’s also a difficult

Quinton Patton Niners
October 14, 20140

Next men up: four 49ers who could be called on in Denver

Jeff Fisher and Gregg Williams shouldn’t be allowed to work together. The dirtiness of Fisher’s teams, combined with Williams’ known bounty history, should make such an arrangement illegal in the

Ahmad Brooks 49ers
October 14, 20146

Ahmad Brooks wasn’t all that familiar with Austin Davis … even after playing against him

Ahmad Brooks knew where to find the Rams quarterback throughout most of the game, as he came through with two of the 49ers’ five sacks in their 31-17 victory in St.

49ers Colin Kaepernick
October 13, 20148

49ers take first quarter off, destroy Rams anyway

The 49ers are capable of running effectively, moving the ball through the air, and throttling opposing offenses. They checked the boxes next to the latter two areas in a 31-17

Pete Carroll Seattle Seahawks
October 13, 20146

Seahawks “dynasty” still a work in progress

What every pundit out there picking “not Seattle” to win the Super Bowl fails to realize is that this team is full of sharks that have now tasted blood. One

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