San Francisco 49ers Articles

What defines a great play? Degree of difficulty? Gravity of the moment? The greatness of the players involved and their place in NFL history? Entertainment factor? How about all of the above. Game-winning touchdowns, heroic out-of-body...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Few positions in football have evolved as much as the tight end — which has morphed from that of old school glorified sixth offensive lineman to modern giant slot receiver. Keeping that role reversal in mind, we rank the 25 greatest tight ends in...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
The top two teams in the NFC meet on Sunday to determine who will represent the conference in Super Bowl XLVII, as the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons face off in the NFC Championship game at 3 p.m. ET on FOX. The 49ers find themselves in...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A betting preview (against the spread) in the NFC and AFC Championship Games of the NFL Playoffs. Lock of the Week The great Colin Kaepernick takes his one-man band on the road to Atlanta this weekend, after passing for 263 yards, rushing...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL Playoffs previews and predictions for the AFC and NFC Championship Games: AFC Championship Game Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots Sunday, 6:30 p.m. ET, CBS How the Ravens can win: None other than Ray Lewis himself has put...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
When placed directly in the spotlight of the NFL Playoffs, many players shrink amid the added scrutiny, while others shine brightest when given national attention. Heading into San Francisco’s Divisional Round playoff showdown with Green...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The New England Patriots have taken over the top spot. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs remain locked into the No. 1 pick in this April's NFL Draft. Here are our NFL Power Rankings following the...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL football is the greatest reality TV program of all time. The Giants and Colts made sure of that back in 1958. Each NFL fall weekend is a completely new and original experience for every player, fan and coach alike. New stories, new...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Lock of the Week These two teams played in prime time six Sundays ago in Week 14 of the regular season, with New England beating Houston, 42–14...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers will get together for the second time this season when Saturday’s NFC Divisional playoff game kicks off at 8 p.m. ET on FOX. The champions of the NFC North and West divisions opened the season against...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
None other than the great Dr. James Andrews has decided that Robert Griffin III will require total reconstructive surgery to repair the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and LCL (lateral collateral ligament) in his right knee. The roughly two-hour...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
NFL Playoffs previews and predictions for the Divisional Round: AFC PLAYOFFS: Ravens (11-6) at Broncos (13-3) Saturday, CBS, 4:30 p.m. ET Peyton Manning makes his return to the playoffs in what could be Ray Lewis’ final NFL game, as...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons head into the playoffs as the No. 1 seeds in the AFC and NFC, respectively. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs have locked up the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft....
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
With the 2012 NFL regular season in the books, it’s time to hand out awards to the league’s top talent. This year, there are more players deserving recognition than there are trophies to hand out. However, these are the select few Athlon...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos head into the playoffs as the No. 1 seeds in the NFC and AFC, respectively. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs have locked up the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft....
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Atlanta Falcons have flown back into the top spot after locking up home-field advantage throughout the NFC Playoffs. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs remain the on the bottom of the totem pole...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
The NFC West could be decided when the San Francisco 49ers take on the Seattle Seahawks at 8:20 p.m ET tonight on NBC. A win would clinch a second straight division title for the 49ers (10-3-1), while handing the Seahawks (9-5) their first home...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) in Week 16. Locks of the Week Two divisional rivalry showdowns plus another two matchups of the haves and have nots look like good picks in a tough week to call. 49ers (-1) at Seahawks...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Maybe nobody really knew Adrian Peterson would be on target to rush for 2,000 yards so soon after a devastating injury. But everyone knew that the talent and his ability were there. Before he got hurt he was the best running back in the league...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NFL Week 16 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule: Falcons (12-2) at Lions (4-10) Atlanta is one win away from locking up home-field in the NFC Playoffs, which should happen on Saturday night against Detroit’s not ready...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The San Francisco 49ers have moved into the top spot after knocking off the previous No. 1 New England Patriots, while no team is playing worse than the Kansas City Chiefs, who were blanked by the...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
As 2012 comes to a close, Athlon will count down the top individual performances in each major sport from the year, culminating with a full list of the top 50 performances of the year. It is important to remember that for the NFL, 2012 started...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
The San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots face off tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC in what could potentially be a preview of Super Bowl XLVII. The 49ers (9-3-1) are trying to hold Seattle off for the top spot in the NFC West, while the...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
A betting preview of every game (against the spread) on Sunday and Monday in Week 15. Locks of the Week Rematches of heated rivalries, a neutral site home game in Canada and a nine-game losing streak all look good to go this week....
Nathan Rush
1 year ago

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