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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:26:28 CST
BEST OF MAXIM
Just over five months ago, 49ers rookie fullback Bruce Miller couldn't have guessed he'd be on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
He was too busy trying to ensure he was on an NFL roster.
In a season filled with remarkable stories ? Alex Smith's resurrection and Aldon Smith's emergence among...
Alex Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2005 number one overall, 23 picks before Aaron Rodgers. Coming out of college, he had tremendous potential. He was an accurate passer (66% career at Utah) and very mobile (1072 rushing yards at Utah). He was the prototype for the next generation of quarterbacks. After being drafted, he signed a six-year $49.5 million dollar...
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:17:52 CST
49ers safety Donte Whitner has delivered punishing blows all season and is now drawing comparisons to Ronnie Lott, arguably the hardest hitter in 49ers history.
Adele could be a good lineman.
The hit safety Donte Whitner laid on New Orleans tailback Pierre Thomas will never be forgotten by many 49ers fans.
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The Giants' Eli Manning has been forced to escape the shadow of superstar big brother, Peyton. San Francisco's Alex Smith? He only has a pair of Hall of Famers in Joe Montana and Steve Young hanging over him in 49ers lore.
Two No. 1 pick quarterbacks a draft apart, Manning and Smith meet Sunday with a shot at the Super Bowl after each has faced immense scrutiny over the...
Read the transcript of San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree's Friday press conference.
When addressing his 49ers players this week, Jim Harbaugh can point to the monumental miss in his 15-year NFL career: He came a Hail Mary short of making the Super Bowl.