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The Win My Fantasy League team discusses their picks for 2012 running back busts
Frank Gore – Frank Gore’s fantasy arrow is pointing up with news that Brandon Jacobs is expected to be out for a few weeks but he still has to contend with the future of the 49ers backfield in Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James. Gore is slated to get less carries than he has in years past due to a lightened workload as well as the additions of three talented receivers to the roster. One of the main reasons Gore lost a lot of his former fantasy appeal was his decreased involvement in the passing game where he is used strictly as a blocker; that is not expected to change this year. Gore had a serious drop in production in the second half of last season as he saw his per game rushing average decline from 97.8 weeks 1-8 to 53.6 weeks 9-16. The 49ers intend to limit his workload all season long in an effort to keep him fresh for the playoffs.
Michael Turner – Michael Turner decline has been underw...
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It wasn’t long ago that Frank Gore was a first round fantasy draft selection – He was a great draft pick that ran hard, caught the rock and produced points both on the field and on our computers. Now here we are in 2012, and father time has slowly crept on Mr. Gore. He has contributed to the success of the 49ers, but as they begin to form a dynamic play-off squad they are...
The 2012 Preseason is on going, meaning the regular season is fast approaching. I've decided to rank the top 15 defensive ends entering the 2012 NFL based on a combination of factors such as production, talent, and overall skill set. 3-4 Outside Linebackers can line up as defensive ends at times, but only 4-3 and 3-4 Defensive Ends are included. In order to be considered...
With just a couple short weeks until the opening kickoff of the 2012 NFL season, it’s finally time to make my official predictions, knowing full well they will be shot to pieces faster than Carson Palmer can throw 10 INT’s. Still, gotta fill the time somehow, right?
In case you missed them, here are the divisions we’ve already previewed:
Today, we’ll look...
With training camp winding down, the 49ers are still sifting through some position battles after bringing in a slew of new faces on offense through free agency and the draft. Alex Boone appears close to nailing down the starting right guard job, while the backup quarterback job remains tight and a deep group of wide receivers vie for playing time. Michael Crabtree figures to...
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...
Offensive coordinator Greg Roman said Wednesday that quarterback Alex Smith has become ''savant-like'' in his understanding of the San Francisco 49ers' West Coast system.
But one area where both Smith and the team would like to see the eighth-year veteran improve is in his ability to recognize and elude pass rush pressure.
Smith was sacked twice and hit several...
When the San Francisco 49ers selected quarterback Colin Kaepernick from Nevada in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft, it was done with the obvious intention that he would one day take the reigns as the organization's starting signal-caller. Although the above average play of current starter Alex Smith was rather unforeseen heading into last season, Kaepernick has taken the...
Once again 49ers quarterback Alex Smith made it clear that Jim Harbaugh flirting with Peyton Manning during the offseason hasn’t created any awkwardness. between them.
“No awkwardness,” Smith replied Wednesday. “Anyone who’s been around Coach Harbaugh realizes the great thing about him is he tells you what he’s thinking, good or bad.
“He’s going to give you his...
When the 49ers signed Randy Moss, it was certainly a high profile move for a team that lacked high profile wide receivers, but he was out of the league in 2011 and caught just 28 passes with 3 teams in 2010, so it’s fair to question how much he has left, if anything, as he heads into his age 35 season. One of the most telling things is how a team views a player. For the 49ers and...
Now we know the obvious choices on this list will be put at the top, but believe me, there are a few surprises in this class of top tier backs. Let's start this list off with the No. 5 running back heading into this season!5. Frank GoreGore was the 49ers offense's prized possession last season, as he accounted for 1,325 yards and 8 TDs of that system.Many may argue without...
Randy Moss playfully chased reserve nose tackle Ian Williams toward the locker room after practice and razzed the second-year pro with each step. It was hardly a fair deal, given Moss' stellar speed even at age 35 against the 305-pound Williams.
While Moss is having a blast as he begins anew with the 49ers after a year out of football, former San Francisco star Terrell Owens...
The 49ers put together the NFL’s first ‘It Gets Better’ video condemning anti-gay violence and bullying
The relationship between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and quarterback Alex Smith is still strong depite Harbaugh's brief flirtation with Peyton Manning. Many thought it would be awkward for Smith to re-sign with the Niners.
"No awkwardness," Smith said Wednesday according to Cam Inman of Bayareanewsgroup. "Anyone who's been around Coach Harbaugh realizes the...
Despite the vehement denials of head coach Jim Harbaugh, the San Francisco 49ers are perceived to have fallen short during the free-agent bidding for Peyton Manning.
The reality is that the franchise may be better off for sticking with Alex Smith regardless of whether Harbaugh is telling the truth or doing damage control.
Such a statement would be considered preposterous not too...
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...