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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 6:00:00 CST
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Raiders Hall of Fame defensive end Howie Long gave his analysis with Chris Meyers on the 49ers-Saints game. Long refrained from picking a winner, but it's pretty clear who he favors.
A stark contrast of styles kicks of the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs later this afternoon when Drew Brees and the high-octane Saints travel to the Bay Area to face Jim Harbaugh’s physical, feisty 49ers.
The early discourse on this game seemed to favor the Saints, but as the week has gone on more and more of the highly-paid and exposed mainstream media types have been coming...
The 49ers signed Alex Smith to an affordable one-year contract before the year with some incentives that weren’t necessarily “likely to be earned.” But the team is happy he earned them. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Smith will get a $1 million bonus for leading the 49ers to the playoffs. The terms of the bonus:…
Former NFL wide out Curtis Conway and Brian Webber of Fox Sports break down this weekends playoff games.
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(01-13) 22:59 PST - In the Year of Absurd Offense, defense was buried in the back pages.
Ronnie Lott, however, wasn't distracted as NFL single-season records were set for passing yards, attempts, completions, passer rating and hysteria over a quarterback (Tebow, Tim).
Instead, the 49ers '...
Drew Brees has had a great year throwing that damn pigskin around. He threw for more yards in a single season than anyone else did. In fact, he destroyed Dan Marino’s record. The New Orleans Saints are a red hot team offensively, they seem to score at will, and even teams that have moderate success early on in games against them, just cannot keep up. Well, I’m here to tell...