Found October 29, 2012 on Sharapova's Thigh:
Earlier, we showed you a massive hit from a CFL game on Saturday, and asked, "Football hit of the year?" Well, we just got another "football hit of the year" contender in the Monday Night Football game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. Watch 49ers safety Dashon Goldson absolutely crush Cardinals wide receiver Early Doucet (video via Cosby Sweaters): And here it is in

Alex Smith had no idea he was close to completion percentage record: ‘We’re not a stats team’

Alex Smith was one passing attempt short of qualifying for the NFL’s single-game completion percentage record by a quarterback, and he said after Monday night’s win that he had no idea about being so close to the mark. “To be honest, I didn’t have any idea,” Smith responded when told about the mark on ESPN’s postgame show. As if that wasn’t enough, he added that he...

Arizona Cardinals Mid-Season MVP

Now that the season is at its halfway point, it is easier to get an accurate reading of how good a team really is.  The Arizona Cardinals however may be one of the few exceptions to that thinking because of their very inconsistent play.  They started out the season hot, winning their first four games on their way to becoming a potential Super Bowl contender because of how well...

49ers vs. Cards: Thumbs up and thumbs down

Which way does the thumb turn for the 49ers after their 24-3 rout of Arizona, including a record night for Alex Smith, Ted Ginn getting his giddy-up, Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner blowing up Cards in the open field, Michael Crabtree accelerating in the red zone, Randy Moss’ dazzling two-step, another defensive throttling, gaining midseason separation in the NFC West and much...

Todd Heap Inactive

Tight end Todd Heap is inactive for Monday Night Football vs. San Francisco. Fantasy Spin: Rob Housler shall make another start in Heaps absence, but is nothing more than a low-end No. 2 fantasy tight end. Also of note, defensive lineman Darnell Dockett is active for Arizona.

Stingy 49ers defense holds four of five opponent without a TD

Scoring touchdowns against the San Francisco 49ers is proving to be one of the NFL's toughest tasks this season. The 49ers (6-2) have won four of their past five games, and they haven't allowed a touchdown in any of the victories during that span. "That's really impressive, really hard to do in this league," coach Jim Harbaugh said. "Everybody's...

Lombardi's Look Back: Washington State

This piece was originally set to be published Monday afternoon, but seeing Alex Smith's record-breaking accuracy in Jim Harbaugh's and Greg Roman's San Francisco 49ers attack necessitated some added thoughts.

Quick-hit notes: Niners shine in prime time

Quick-hit game notes from the 49ers’ dominating 24-3 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Monday night that takes San Francisco to its bye week with a 6-2 record and two-game lead in the NFC West.
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