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A History of Super Bowl Rematches

By Aaron Tallent, 3 months 3 weeks ago
It has been 13 years since the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles met in Super Bowl XXXIX and the only player returning for the rematch is Tom Brady. Super Bowl LII will serve as the seventh rematch in the big game's history. Here is a brief rundown of the other six.   Super Bowl XIII Rematch: Pittsburgh Steelers 35, Dallas Cowboys 31 The Steelers and Cowboys...

5 Worst Coaching Encores in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 4 months 2 weeks ago
Jon Gruden is returning to an NFL sideline as head coach after a decade away, including eight-plus years as the color analyst for ESPN's "Monday Night Football." Only time will tell if his rejoining the Raiders will be a remarkable new chapter or a sad footnote in a great career. One thing’s for certain, there are plenty of great coaches whose encores were atrocious. Here are...

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Jake Rose, 5 months 4 days ago
Despite having the exact opposite records as one another, the Jacksonville Jaguars and San Francisco 49ers are two of the hottest NFL teams heading into Week 16.   With last week’s 45-7 thrashing of the Texans, the Jaguars have already secured a spot in the playoffs and are now in search of their very first AFC South title since the league realigned in 2002 – and it’s...

Tennessee Titans vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Matt Josephs, 5 months 1 week ago
The Tennessee Titans are 8-5 entering an interesting matchup with the suddenly surging three-win 49ers. This is Jimmy Garoppolo's third start with San Francisco with the first two resulting in victories. The former Patriot has been very efficient going 48-for-72 for 645 yards, ;two touchdowns and two interceptions. He's playing for a potential long-term contract and is doing so with a...

Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Scott Whittum, 6 months 2 days ago
Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium will bring together two football teams going in opposite directions. The Seattle Seahawks (6-4) are coming off a 34-31 loss last Monday night at CenturyLink Field against the Atlanta Falcons. While, the San Francisco 49ers (1-9) are coming off a bye week, which was preceded by a 31-21 home victory over the New York Giants. These two teams met back in Week...

New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Tom Bowles, 6 months 2 weeks ago
The New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers have had plenty of legendary battles through the years. There was the infamous NFC Championship Game in 1991, won 15-13 by the Giants on a field goal as time expired. A fumble by the 49ers’ Roger Craig set the stage for an upset after Hall of Famer Joe Montana took a beating from the Giants’ defense and left the game midway through the...

Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Matt Josephs, 7 months 1 week ago
The Cowboys picked up their first victory of the week before Sunday when Ezekiel Elliott received a temporary injunction from a New York federal court in the latest development in the running back’s on-again, off-again six-game suspension. For now, it means that Elliott will be on the field against San Francisco and should see plenty of work.   Dallas has lost three of its last four...

5 Most Devastating Quarterback Injuries in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 7 months 1 week ago
Aaron Rodgers’ season ended on Sunday with a broken collarbone at the hands of the Vikings. The Green Bay quarterback joins the ranks of many signal-callers whose season has ended or been interrupted due to injuries.   How devastating will losing the two-time NFL MVP be to the Packers’ season? Only time will tell. Green Bay was 4-1 going into last weekend’s game against...

San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 7 months 3 weeks ago
The San Francisco 49ers will visit University of Phoenix Stadium this afternoon to take on the Arizona Cardinals in an all-important NFC West showdown. While the Cardinals (1-2) are coming off a short week following Monday night’s 28-17 loss to the Cowboys, the 49ers (0-3) enter this game well-rested after their controversial 41-39 loss to the Rams on Thursday night in Week 3.  ...

Thursday Night Football: Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By John Gworek, 8 months 6 days ago
Through two weeks, it appears the Los Angeles Rams might be getting exactly what they hoped for when they hired head coach Sean McVay. After ranking dead last in the NFL in points and yards last season, the Rams enter Thursday’s game in San Francisco ranked third in scoring and 10th in total offense.   Granted, L.A. still has a long way to go. The Rams scored 46 points against the...