January 24, 201221

Thoughts on the Kyle Williams situation from someone who’s suffered multiple concussions

By Raiders Sports Guy I’ve had a few concussions, unfortunately … one so serious I peed my pants and was out cold for at least a few seconds and as

January 24, 201210

NY Giants believed Kyle Williams’ past concussions made him vulnerable

The New York Giants felt going into the NFC Championship that Kyle Williams’ past problems with concussions — including a recent brain injury suffered in Seattle when Michael Robinson and

January 23, 201211

What to do about Michael Crabtree

In an effort to superstitiously boost Michael Crabtree’s performance on Sunday after a quiet game against the Saints, my wife and I had dungeness crab and sourdough for dinner on

January 23, 201221

49ers’ defense deserved better

These are the hardest posts to write, so thank God my favorite teams don’t lose the Conference Championship Game all that often. The worst thing about losing to the New

January 22, 201210

A concrete dump at Candlestick Point that’ll live forever

Today could be the last time The Stick matters. You’d have to assume with Jim Harbaugh around that the 49ers will be in the mix for years and years and

January 21, 20128

The nation wants a Giants/Pats Super Bowl … or do they?

We get a little too sensitive around these parts about the whole east coast bias thing. I’m guilty too, but I guess that goes with the territory when you write

January 21, 20124

Niners songs flood YouTube – which one’s the best?

It’s the rite of passage every franchise goes through when they experience success. Local artists, both excited about their team and eager to capitalize on a potential audience that’s both

January 21, 20121

49ers week in review, plus my appearance on ESPN!

I’m pretty much tapped out. It’s still over 24 hours away, and I’ve been overanalyzing the NFC Championship game so much that I’m starting to see the “Manning Face” wherever

January 20, 20122

49ers vs. Giants: BASG’s non-expert NFC Championship pick

 “That’s a great win, that’s a great win for US! That was a great win for our team, that was a great team win. That’s a classy team over there.

January 20, 20126

49ers vs. Giants: “experts” predicting Giants/Patriots Super Bowl rematch

Since the New York Giants’ 17-14 win in Super Bowl XLII over the almost-perfect New England Patriots represented the apex of east coast biasism, it’s no surprise that most of

January 19, 20121

Jim Harbaugh, the media and psychology

When Jim Harbaugh took the job, the San Francisco 49ers were damaged goods. Good damaged goods, but damaged just the same. Not only were the 49ers losing more games than

January 19, 20122

49ers’ offensive x-factor should sound familiar to the Giants

The San Francisco 49ers lost Frank Gore to a knee injury early on in the Niners’ 27-20 victory over the New York Giants on Nov. 13. That was after New

January 19, 20120

49ers hold bigger special teams advantage over Giants than Saints

Part of the reason why the New Orleans Saints presented a challenge to the San Francisco 49ers was they took away one of the Niners’ biggest advantages all season: special

January 18, 20120

Aldon Smith named Defensive Rookie of the Year by PFW/PFWA – AP next?

Aldon Smith finished 0.5 sacks behind Jevon Kearse’s rookie record of 14.5 set back in 1999, but Smith’s year was still good enough for Pro Football Weekly-Pro Football Writers Association to

January 18, 20121

Victor Cruz wants even more attention from the 49ers?

The first time New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz faced the San Francisco 49ers, on Nov. 13 at Candlestick Park, he had no problem getting open. That was the

January 17, 20122

5 reasons why the 49ers’ coverage team’s use of “Tony Montana” rules

  Of all the major team sports, football’s the one where the live experience is valued least. It’s true, being at the game means you miss replays from all the

January 16, 20126

49ers vs. Saints aftermath, part 2: professional video, amateur video and video games

I haven’t re-watched the NFC Divisional Round game between the San Francisco 49ers and New Orleans Saints yet, because my wife caught the cold I came down with on Christmas

January 16, 20122

49ers vs. Saints aftermath, part 1: the final 3 TDs (en Español)

I can’t wait for the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. The time between now and 3 pm on January 22 seems like an eternity, and on Sunday morning it’ll seem

January 15, 20126

49ers fans loudly assume team’s new identity

There has never been a louder crowd in San Francisco 49ers history than the one that filled Candlestick Park on Saturday. Seismic inspectors probably need to head over there and

January 15, 20126

49ers vs. Saints: Just like an episode of Friday Night Lights

By: Sports Girl Liz I’m exhausted today. And not just from screaming as loud as I could for four hours straight, but from the emotional turmoil that was the 49ers

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