Found January 06, 2012 on 49ers Paradise:
Fri, 6 Jan 2012 6:00:00 CST

Odds of the San Francisco 49ers Making it to Super Bowl XLVI?

Posted in NFLOpinion At 13-3 through the 2011 NFL regular season, the San Francisco 49ers are among the NFC’s elite, but are they good enough to return the franchise to the levels it consistently reached during the 1980s and 1990s? With a win over the St. Louis Rams in Seattle on New Year’s Day, the 49ers are now the No. 2 seed in the upcoming 2012 NFL playoffs. First-year head...

Playoff-experienced 49ers LB Tavares Gooden provides Harbaugh with advice

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On the current San Francisco 49ers roster, there are 11 players that have been to the playoffs in previous years. But their win-loss record (23-24) isn't that impressive. Regardless, the 49ers are...

49ers Fancast #72 – Somewhere Bill Walsh Must be Smiling

Best intro ever in this one.  The playoffs are upon us!  Once again, the 49ers are taking part.  I talk a little about the season thus far, and break down the matchup vs. the Saints, the 49ers’ likely opponent on the 14th.

Fab 5 gives 49ers largest All-Pro contingent

(01-06) 22:11 PST - After practice Friday, coach Jim Harbaugh announced which members of the 49ers were named to the AP All-Pro teams as his players were huddled around him. "First-team defensive tackle, Justin Smith," Harbaugh announced to cheers. He paused. "Second-team defensive end,...

49ers match team record with five players on All-Pro team

San Francisco All-Pro team members include defensive tackle Justin Smith, kicker David Akers, punter Andy Lee and linebackers Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman, who didn't even make first-team alternate for the Pro Bowl

Foundation for 49ers Success Started at Top

In the NFL it seems the success or failure of franchises flows down from the top. Inept ownership and bungling general managers can steer teams out of the playoffs and Super Bowls for decades and leave their fans frustrated and fuming. Meanwhile other franchises build a winning foundation from the top down. Every season those teams are in the playoffs or in the running for another...

49ers rookies defied odds to become best draft class in years

SANTA CLARA – Bruce Miller had one goal when he arrived at 49ers headquarters for the first time in late July – make the squad. Running back Kendall Hunter (32), above, and cornerback Chris Culliver (29), left, are two of the 49ers' nine rookies who played this season. Culliver had a rookie team-high 617 total snaps. Paul Kitagaki Jr. (above) Jos...

Walker is uncertain for 49ers' playoff run

SANTA CLARA – Delanie Walker has graduated from soups and shakes to fruits and pastas.

A first: DeBartolo named Hall-of-Fame finalist

A native of Youngstown, Ohio, former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. got a little bit closer to Canton today. For the first time, DeBartolo was announced as a finalist for induction into the Pro Football Fame. DeBartolo, who presided over the team during a 23-year run that included five Super...

Chargers fire 49ers ex-coach Manusky after 1 year

The Chargers fired defensive coordinator Greg Manusky on Thursday after only one year on the job, replacing him by promoting linebackers coach John Pagano. The shakeout came four days after the Chargers finished 8-8 and missed the playoffs for the second straight year. It came two days after team...
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