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Vernon Davis
The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 22-25) is crossing the finish line on another so-called “Underwear Olympics.” The Combine is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft (May 8-10). But make no mistake,...
Nathan Rush
5 months ago
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Jason Witten
While Jimmy Graham is far and away the No. 1 choice on Athlon Sports' fantasy football Week 6 tight end rankings, Jason Witten also decided to join in on the fun last week. Witten went for a season-high 121 yards receiving and a touchdown in...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
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Danny Amendola
While the term “hot seat” is typically associated with head coaches and their job security, they are not the only ones who feel the heat during an NFL season. Along those lines, the official “start” to the 2013 season is...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Vernon Davis
The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 20-26) is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the NFL Draft (April 25-27). But the “Underwear Olympics” is a big deal. Millions of dollars are on the line during the 40-yard dash, bench press,...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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The Harbaugh Brothers are hogging — or Har-gging or whatever — all the attention at Super Bowl XLVII. But little Johnny and Jimbo aren’t the only tikes in the backyard turned titans in the world of sports. Here’s a rundown of the top 30 sets of...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The San Francisco 49ers dominating defense and methodical offense won for the second straight week, beating the Detroit Lions by the score of 27-19 in Candlestick Park. Jim Harbaugh’s club is looking like the early NFC favorite after defeating...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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Some of the national attention will be on the two coaches when the San Francisco 49ers host the Detroit Lions Sunday night at 8:20pm EST on NBC, but the real story is a solid NFC matchup between two postseason teams with high goals for this...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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The marquee matchup of the NFL’s opening weekend will take place at historic Lambeau Field, with the Green Bay Packers hosting the San Francisco 49ers at 4:25pm EST on Fox. These two NFC stalwarts combined for 28 regular-season wins in 2011, and...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
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A quick preview of both the AFC and NFC Championship Games, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Ravens (13-4) at Patriots (14-3) Sunday, Jan. 22, 3:00...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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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
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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
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This year’s crop of tight ends is, without a doubt, the deepest in fantasy football history. The undisputed heavyweight champion continues to be Antonio Gates, who has scored eight or more TDs in each of the last seven seasons and topped 900...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
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SAN FRANCISCO • Inside the Locker Room With Bay Area NFL Correspondent Eric Gilmore We all know Frank Gore’s injury history. So is it Anthony Dixon or Kendall Hunter to take as the handcuff? At this point, Dixon would likely have the slight...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago