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The San Francisco 49ers brought some much needed clout to the NFC West in 2011. Below is a list of the top players by position throughout the division.
QB- Alex Smith – San Francisco 49ers: Honestly here by default considering the division itself doesn’t have a franchise QB within it. But Smith did prove last year at the least he could maintain an offense without giving up the ball.
RB-Frank Gore – San Francisco 49ers: Gore is a no-brainer here for me. He’s literally been the only consistent RB in the division for years. Gore has been named to the Pro Bowl 3 times and has eclipsed 1,000 yards rushing in 5 of the last 6 seasons.
WR-Larry Fitzgerald – Arizona Cardinals: He is arguably the best in the league, let alone the division. Fitzgerald is a 6-time Pro Bowler and has put together 5 consecutive 1,000 yard seasons. He has topped the 100 receptions mark twice in his career (2005, 2007).
WR-Michael Crabtree – San Francisco 49ers: Strictly because of h...
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The San Francisco 49ers figure to have a standout defense again this season, but with the first cut-down deadline less than a week away, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and other coaches will have some tough personnel decisions to make in the near future. Depth at safety is one of the major concerns for Fangio, and he said on Tuesday, he will try to get a look at a lot of safeties...
After a miraclous 2011 campaign ended in heartbreak, Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers have their eye on the ultimate prize in 2012.
In their way is a tougher schedule that includes the top three offenses in the league - Green Bay, New Orleans, and New England - as well as a date with last year's Super Bowl Champions, the New York Giants.
The best-case scenario, then...
The San Francisco 49ers got some good news regarding running back Brandon Jacobs, when an MRI revealed he had sustained "no major damage" to his left knee on Friday, a source told NFL.com. It's unclear how long Jacobs will be sidelined, but it appeared the injury might be serious when Jacobs left Friday's game against Houston after taking a hit from cornerback...
When 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs injured his knee in Saturday's preseason game, it seemed that it might be a serious injury. However, it now appears Jacobs may be ready for the regular-season opener. Jacobs underwent an MRI that revealed no significant knee damage. His injury was classified as a medial collateral strain. Jacobs was on crutches on Monday, but running...
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Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, is the next NFL affiliate who has publicly bash the replacement refs.
The NFL has issued “talking points” to coaches and players when speaking on the ongoing dispute between the NFL and the NFL referees, but when bad officiating overwhelms you, those “talking points” go out the window.
When first asked about the replacements...
Despite instructions from the NFL which warn against critiquing the replacement officials, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh couldn’t help himself when discussing the team’s second preseason game.
Following the Niners’ 20-9 loss to the Texans Saturday night, Harbaugh took issue with head referee Wayne Elliot and his crew, saying there were some “crazy, wild calls” and “a lot of...
HOUSTON – San Francisco 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs injured his left knee during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Houston Texans.
As the video displays, Jacobs was hurt when he was popped by the Texans’ Kareem Jackson at the end of an 8-yard run in the first quarter.
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According to NFL.com via ESPN, the MRI of 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs came back OK, after showing no significant damage to his knee.
“An MRI on the left knee of San Francisco 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs showed “no major damage,” NFL.com reported Sunday,” wrote ESPN.com.
My guess is that Jacobs suffered some sort of ligament sprain and will be out the rest of...
RELIANT STADIUM – The second pre-season game featured two heavy weight playoff hopefuls in the Houston Texans and the San Francisco 49ers, last year’s NFC Championship finalist. With the firey Jim Harbaugh at the 49ers helm, most fans were anticipating a physical, regular-season-style game – and they got it, but it was the 49ers who left the game banged up in a 20-9 loss...
Vincent Brown is out four at least eight weeks following ankle surgery. Look for Eddie Royal - if healthy - to see more looks.
Brandon Jacobs hurt his knee in Saturday's game, likely causing him to miss the rest of the preseason and possibly a regular season game or two. Frank Gore might see some goal-line carries yet.
Andre Johnson had two catches for 49 yards...