November 29, 20112

Braylon Edwards’ season keeps getting worse

Braylon Edwards has had some great seasons in the NFL, including a pretty good 2010 campaign, and he was available to the 49ers for a short-term (one year) contract for

November 27, 20112

NFL Playoffs: the 49ers’ quest for a first round bye

Seattle somehow lost to the Redskins at home on Sunday, which means that at worst the 49ers will end up in a tie for the NFC West division championship. And

November 26, 20112

NFL Picks, Week 12: so much football, so little time

It’s about 1:45 as this post goes live, which means I have to leave my apartment in about 10 or 15 minutes to cover the Stanford/Notre Dame game in Palo

November 25, 20111

5 things we learned from 49ers vs. Ravens

The 49ers didn’t exactly need this game. Their lead in the NFC West is practically insurmountable, they had two built-in excuses before the game (an excessive number of east coast

November 25, 20111

When the 49ers and family values collide

Don’t get me wrong, Thanksgiving was good last night. It was good for the Harbaugh family on the field, and it was good for my family in Petaluma, where my

November 23, 20111

NFL Thanksgiving picks (yes, including the HarBowl)

So I’m supposed to be helping my wife with the pre-Thanksgiving Day cooking instead of writing this post. A couple weeks ago, my wife (who plans everything in advance, especially

November 23, 20112

Baltimore Ravens’ defense vs. NY Giants’ defense: who’s better?

It will take at least ten years of soft play and terrible tackling for the Baltimore Ravens to shed the reputation of being one of the league’s best defensive teams.

November 22, 20117

A birdbrained “HarBowl” angle we’re all missing

Are you tired of hearing about the Harbaugh brothers yet, and their upcoming “HarBowl” on Thanksgiving evening? Probably not if you’re a 49ers fan still high off the 9-1 fumes,

November 22, 20110

Jim Harbaugh’s 4th down decisions

Before I start I want to make it known that I might have some … let’s just say “controversial” views when it comes to going for it on fourth down.

November 21, 20116

Jim Harbaugh’s assistants are going to get expensive

Anyone who writes about the 49ers is in a different predicament than usual. Before, it was a race to assign blame. Now, it’s a praise-giving competition. “Anyone can write about

November 21, 20112

Baltimore Ravens’ offense vs. NY Giants’ offense: who’s better?

We know what the 49ers bring to this year’s Thanksgiving table: a fast, physical defense that forces teams to abandon the run before the games start; an improving offense that

November 20, 20116

49ers force 5 turnovers, suffocate the Cardinals

The game wasn’t pretty, and it won’t be remembered as an example of great sportsmanship. On Sunday the Cardinals saw their NFC West rivals for the first time, realized they

November 20, 20110

First half update: 49ers’ defense pulling all the weight so far

The only thing worse than the 49ers settling for field goals six times: David Akers missed three of them and the Cardinals blocked two of his attempts. Yet, because the

November 19, 20112

49ers vs. Cardinals: Anthony Davis, Niners’ “cute” o-line ready to “kick ass”

Since this 49ers team doesn’t have much of a track record, every single game provides a unique challenge fans can either relish or fret over. As you’d expect for a

November 18, 20113

San Francisco 49ers’ All-Pro Possibilities

Getting named to the Pro Bowl is nice, but the players chosen NFL First-Team All-Pro are in another class. Pro Bowlers are among the best in their conference. Players named

November 17, 201110

NFL Picks, Week 11: KNBR’s paid ‘betting advice’ segments are a joke

You can look at the bottom of this post and laugh at my record against the spread this season. It’s fine, I can take it. I’m not a professional gambler

November 16, 201129

Damon Bruce to host show on KGO

At the end of Damon Bruce’s KNBR 1050 show on Wednesday afternoon, he announced that he recently agreed to host a show on Saturday from 1-4 pm on KGO. Bruce

November 16, 20117

49ers vs. Giants: NFL Network Replay reveals a team that believes

In case you don’t have the NFL Network or missed the 90-minute replay of the 49ers/Giants game, a contest that marks the best regular season game the Niners have been

November 16, 20114

David Akers and Andy Lee are having career years

The San Francisco 49ers signed David Akers at the end of July, and while a good percentage of Niners fans have probably had Akers on their fantasy team at least

November 16, 20111

Anthony Dixon rapped about the 49ers making the Super Bowl over a year ago

The San Francisco 49ers’ 8-1 record is one of the NFL’s biggest surprises, but running back Anthony Dixon saw this day coming. In fact, “Boobie” saw predicted all this over

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