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A quick preview of all four games of the NFL Divisional Round, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Saints (14-3) at 49ers (13-3) Saturday, Jan. 14, 4:...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
-by Braden Gall (@BradenGall on twitter) No. 3 New Orleans (13-3) at No. 2 San Francisco (13-3) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET, FOX There is no hotter team in the land than the New Orleans Saints. They are riding a league-high nine-game winning...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
‘Tis the season for year-end awards in the NFL. This year, there are more players deserving of recognition than trophies to hand out. These are the select few Athlon Sports believes to be award-worthy: Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers, QB,...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers Rodgers likely tied a bow on this year’s MVP award during a 35–21 victory over the Bears on Christmas night. The 184th meeting of the NFL’s oldest rivals was the only game in town on Sunday, and the Super Bowl XLV MVP...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
Which game would you rather see televised?  The Seattle Seahawks hosting the St. Louis Rams or the Pittsburgh Steelers visiting the San Francisco 49ers?  Let me guess… In a battle of 10-3 teams, Monday Night Football regained the...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
It’s hard to think Frank Gore is anything more than a flex running back this week against the Pittsburgh Steelers. You would have to hope for the 49ers defense to force some turnovers deep on Pittsburgh’s side of the field — which is possible...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 15, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Jaguars (4-9) at Falcons (8-5) The Dirty Birds have...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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There's a few ways you can go about a sack celebration. In this day and age of football, there's everything from fake roping a calf to rolling around on the ground like a rabid dog. Which makes San Francisco's Aldon Smith such a breath of...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
Sit St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson this week at San Francisco. There’s nothing that leans in Jackson’s favor in Week 13 — he’s going up against the NFL’s best rush defense and is doing so having not rushed for over 64 yards the last...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 12, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: 49ers (9-1) at Ravens (7-3) NFL Network’s main...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
John Harbaugh, Ravens Jack Harbaugh — a longtime college coach who won a Division I-AA national title at Western Kentucky in 2002 — has an NFL coaching tree that consists of his two sons, Jim and John. In the Harbaugh family, there’s sizzle (...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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by Josh Kipnis The Cincinnati Bengals have come a long way since the fallout of Carson Palmer and Chad Ochocinco a year ago.  Rookies Andy Dalton and A.J. Green will surely be the future faces of this organization, but it seems they lack...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
by Josh Kipnis There is no dispute: The past few years for the Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers have been a struggle.  But this year, a group of rookies have swept in and rescued these...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
by Josh Kipnis The San Francisco 49ers are the best all-around team in the NFL.  Yes, the Packers are undefeated.  Yes, Aaron Rodgers could be the best passer we have ever seen.  But teams without the Greek God of Quarterbacks...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
Frank Gore, according to San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh is apparently "Fine" after suffering a knee injury against the New York Giants on Sunday. The 49ers coach was emphatic that Gore will play next week, and the knee injury that kept him...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 10, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Steelers (6-3) at Bengals (6-2) Cincy is playing...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
At halftime of the 2011 NFL season and the stretch run about to start, Athlon Sports takes a look at the award-worthy performers of this year’s first half: Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP is on pace to...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Jim Harbaugh was born to coach. His father, Jack, coached football for 40 years, winning an FCS national championship at Western Kentucky in 2002. His brother, John, has made the playoffs every season since taking over the Baltimore Ravens in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 6, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Bills (4-1) at Giants (3-2) The Wide Right Bowl will...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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Frank Gore should get the majority of snaps on Sunday. The San Francisco 49ers running back has been nursing an ankle injury, but it looks like he'll play through it this week against the Buccanneers. According to San Fran beat writer, Gore is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
Frank Gore is going to get hurt. That's a certainty up there with death and taxes. And in the 49ers Week 3 game against the Bengals (which was a horrible game to watch, by the way), Frank made that certainty a reality when he turned an ankle....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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With the first three weeks of the NFL season in the books, there are five teams — Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings and St. Louis Rams — who have yet to win a game. According to research done by the NFL...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Candlestick Park, the San Francisco 49ers offense actually found a way to get worse. Rivaling only the Chiefs as one of the most lackluster offenses this year (OK, and maybe the Colts), their...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
San Francisco 49ers
by Mark Ross When the NFL announced in March that kickoffs would be moved from the 30-yard-line to the 35-yard-line, it was not well received. Everyone from players, coaches and team executives to analysts and fans voiced their displeasure at a...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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