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During the end of the San Francisco 49ers run to the Super Bowl a number of fans and media outlets blamed stars such as Patrick Willis, Justin Smith and Carlos Rogers for disappearing. Despite what many believe as a disappearing act, they were actually working just as hard in the background.
Patrick Willis began his career with 174 tackles and four sacks.... Read more
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Colin Kaepernick in 2012 only had one viable wideout in Michael Crabtree; however, with the addition of Anquan Boldin, he now has a pair. Gone is the soft play of Randy Moss, soft routes and weak over the middle. Boldin is the exact opposite, a tough as nails receiver who just gets it done. He isn’t the highest jumper, the fastest runner, but he is one of the toughest pass...
March 21, 2013By Fred GreethamOBR Senior Reporter
Phil Dawson might someday leave his heart in San Francisco, but for now it has been left in Cleveland.
For the past 14 years Dawson toiled on the shores of Lake Erie kicking in inclement weather and swirling winds.
After signing a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers, Dawson wanted to reach out one last time to the city...
According to Aaron WIlson of the Baltimore Sun, Anquan Boldin passed his physical with the San Francisco 49ers, which means he officially no longer a Raven and Baltimore has received a 6th round pick in exchange for him.
The trade was delayed because Boldin was over in Senegal for a relief trip.
The 49ers made out like bandits to only have to give up a 6th round pick for Boldin....
According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, the San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms with safety Darcel McBath.
49ers agreed to terms on one-year contract with S Darcel McBath, who the 49ers did not tender as a restricted free agent, source said.
— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) March 21, 2013
The 27 year-old Mcbath, only had 7 tackles in 2012.
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Kicking was an issue for the San Francisco 49ers last season; surprising considering that they had one of the best in the game, David Akers, on the roster. Every player--kickers including--eventually have a fall from grace. Maybe last season was it for Akers.
Anyway...rather than go with an untested rookie or nobody the team ended up tabbing another older veteran to take over...
Season SummaryThe 49ers had a tremendous 2012-13 season, riding a great second half from QB Colin Kaepernick all the way to an NFC title. After making the switch to Kaepernick from Alex Smith midway through the season, the 49ers offense really took off with the addition of a big play threat. San Francisco’s defense also excelled, ranking fourth in the league in both rushing and...
The 49ers on Tuesday welcomed wide receiver Marlon Moore to the family on a one-year contract. Try to contain your excitement.
Moore, 25, spent the last three seasons in Miami, where he played primarily in coverage units on special teams. The Niners are expected to use him in the same capacity, though the possibility is open that he could be seen returning kicks.
By trade, Moore...
We all have regrets in life and when we reflect on those regrets we often ask what were we thinking. For example, did I really date him/her or,did I just waste three hours of my life and watch Titanic for the third time? Regrets are also made by our favorite football teams on draft days. The San Francisco 49ers, who are often praised for the draft picks, have made a few mistakes...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have found their new kicker to replace David Akers, signing Browns veteran free agent Phil Dawson to a one-year contract., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/49ers-sign-veteran-kicker-dawson-replace-akers-yahoo-sports
Dawson on the phone with Joe Banner
This past week saw the departure of another beloved special teams player. Last week it was Josh Cribbs, this week its Phil Dawson. The local rags/sports talk are up in arms because not only one, but two of the undoubtedly stand up guys are as of this week are no longer calling themselves Cleveland Browns.
Josh Cribbs was gone, he knew it...