February 24, 20167

49ers’ top draft target (hint: it’s probably not quarterback)

The 49ers’ offense was the worst in the league in several respects, and for that reason many are expecting they’ll either figure out a way to add Chip Kelly’s quarterback

Eddie Debartolo last game Candlestick Park
February 07, 20168

Crime and/or punishment: the different HOF experiences of Eddie DeBartolo Jr. and Terrell Owens

Eddie DeBartolo Jr. was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame yesterday after three years as a finalist. Terrell Owens, second all-time in receiving yards and third all-time in

February 02, 201651

Kaepernick reportedly wants out of San Francisco, which doesn’t help 49ers in trade talks

Colin Kaepernick wants to play for the Jets next season, according to a New York Daily News report from Manish Mehta. That part is interesting, and could lead to a

super bowl 50 oops alamo square
January 30, 20168

Super Bowl 50 statue vandalism getting more intense in San Francisco

There hasn’t been much Super Bowl buzz in San Francisco (yet), but I’m guessing buzzed San Franciscans could’ve been responsible for at least some of the creative vandalism we’re seeing

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January 29, 201612

Why you should take Jed York’s comments about Colin Kaepernick with a grain of salt

On Jan. 28, 2016 — about two months before the 49ers could be faced with an important decision on Colin Kaepernick — CEO Jed York went on The Rich Eisen

January 27, 20165

Dull models: 49ers and Chip Kelly are infatuated with the Browns

The 49ers’ decision to hire Jim O’Neil yesterday raised eyebrows, simply from a past production standpoint. After the Browns finished ninth in points allowed, 23rd in yards surrendered, and 11th

3 amigos
January 24, 201674

Joe Montana is still the best quarterback of all time

People have been waiting to assert that Tom Brady is the best quarterback ever — which would mean he’s better than Joe Montana and everyone who came before him —

Eric Mangini
January 22, 20165

49ers axe Mangini, hire three assistants including an “offensive coordinator”

Eric Mangini’s strange ascendance in the 49ers’ hierarchy has come to an abrupt end. Source tells @NFLonFOX that @49ers have fired defensive coordinator Eric Mangini — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) January

January 21, 201631

Coordinator déjà vu: Mike Vrabel turns down 49ers

Yesterday went so well. Chip Kelly sounded like a grownup football coach. Seeing as he’s smart, experienced and connected, filling out his staff should be a cinch. Right? Mike Vrabel

chip kelly trent baalke jed york
January 20, 20168

One year after Jimmy T debacle, things are looking up for the 49ers

Chip Kelly didn’t say much that would indicate how he’s changed, if at all, since his time in Philadelphia. He didn’t name a starting quarterback. He said he’d call his

jed york chip kelly trent baalke 49ers
January 19, 20165

Jed York, Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke photo leads to pre-press conference photoshop fun

The local media will finally get a chance to ask Chip Kelly questions about his ability to get along with others. The world will see AND hear Kelly, Jed York

Trent Baalke San Francisco 49ers
January 18, 201657

Grading Trent Baalke’s tenure as 49ers GM (updated with 2015 moves)

Trent Baalke is the most important figure on the 49ers … other than Jed York, who can fire him at any time. Baalke both possesses and wants to maintain all

January 14, 201626

New Chip on the block: 49ers hire Kelly, won’t be boring next year

And from this point forward, the author of this humble weblog decided to give the 49ers the benefit of the doubt. Am I a card-carrying member of the Chip Kelly

January 14, 20165

Latest prediction for 49ers’ next head coach …

I’m still holding out hope for Eric Mangini, just for comedy’s sake. But that would be a PR disaster, and based on Jed York’s press conference, it appears that PR

Jed York 2016 press conference
January 13, 201627

Let’s see if Jed York puts his money where his mouth is

“I would say this; we’ve got several years of Jimmy T’s salary left and we’re going to eat it. Whether he’s coaching somewhere else or not, we owe him that.

January 12, 201620

Baalke interviewing Coughlin is kind of disappointing for longtime 49ers fans (no, this isn’t an age thing)

Mike Holmgren was told a year ago that he was too old to replace Jim Harbaugh as the 49ers’ head coach. Holmgren is currently 67. According to NFL Network, the

January 11, 201612

Giants, Browns and $$$ cloud 49ers’ quest for Hue Jackson (and possibly Tom Coughlin)

A source told Kyle McLorg that Trent Baalke “loves” Hue Jackson, and by all accounts thus far the former Raiders head coach and current Bengals offensive coordinator has been the

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January 08, 201614

Handicapping the 49ers’ search for a head coach

I’ll start by admitting I was dead wrong about the 49ers. First I thought they’d keep Jim Tomsula and replace him with Eric Mangini at some point in the middle

Jed York 2016 press conference
January 04, 201636

Jed York learned from last year’s press conference (and that’s it)

On Dec. 29, 2014, we witnessed one of the most remarkable press conferences in this region’s history that didn’t include Al Davis and his overhead projector. Jed York and Trent

Jim Harbaugh SF 49ers
January 03, 201613

To anyone who didn’t think Jim Harbaugh was subtweeting the 49ers before …

Do not be deceived. You will reap what you sow. — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) January 4, 2016 Damn. This was 2Pac filleting Bad Boy Records on “Hit ‘Em Up.” This

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