Found October 19, 2012 on
Football Extra Points:
The 49ers entered the season as many experts favorite to make it to the Super Bowl. They've had a few rough outings but they are still my favorite for the NFC. They play great defense and run the ball, the formula works anywhere. They can play indoors, outdoors, snow, rain, you name it. No matter what team gets the top seed in the NFC, the 49ers can travel their gameplan and be successful.
Before the season started I predicted each teams record, the playoff picture and Superbowl.
Now that we're reaching the half way point, it's time to update these predictions.
Here was my last NFC playoff prediction:
Green Bay, New Orleans, San Fran, Detroit and Chicago.
NFC Championship - San Fran over Philadelphia.
Here's a look at each of their seasons so far:
Green Bay - The Packers have been off to a terrible start. Their defense continues to underachieve and they have to score a ton of points. The problem is, they are no scoring points. Yes the refs blew the ca...
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The latest Visa NFL Fan Offers commercial featuring the 49ers…What happens when you put a fan in the locker room with Patrick Willis, Alex Smith and the 49ers? You get one epic pep talk.
49ers:13Seahawks: 6 Thursday Night’s game was a critical NFC West showdown between the mighty 49ers reeling from the crushing defeat landed on them by the Giants on Sunday, and the surging Seahawks coming off a feel-good victory after beating the Patriots. The game was a stagnant one, lacking in offense but kept you on the edge of your seat in anticipation all the way. The game...
Frank Gore had quite a night against the Seahawks on Thursday Night Football, leading the 49ers with 182 total yards from scrimmage.
The veteran tailback left the game late in the fourth quarter with bruised ribs. According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, Gore received x-rays after the game to see if he sustained a broken bone. Miaocco reports that the x-rays came back negative...
HEART WASN'T IN IT
Following the team's win over the Seahawks Thursday night, 49ers guard Alex Boone said this about Seattle's defense: "We just kind of felt them start to give up a little bit."
Seattle (4-2) at San Francisco (4-2), San Francisco favored by 7 Big early season game for the 49ers as they battle the upstart Seahawks for first place in the division. The Niners were humbled at home by the Giants last week and hopefully will be fired up to get that bad taste out of their [...]
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he reached out to the NFL about concerns he had that the Seattle Seahawks got away with several defensive holding or illegal contact penalties that were not called during their game on Thursday night. Harbaugh particularly felt that Seahawks cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner were given too much leeway, according to CSN...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Frank Gore rushed for 131 yards Thursday night at Candlestick Park, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks and into sole possession of first place in the NFC West. The 49ers improved to 5-3, while the Seahawks fell to 4-3 and fell into third place in the division behind 4-2 Arizona. Gore, who rushed for a career high 212 yards...
“Super Bowl 47 on CBS is brought to you by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Harbaugh.”That could be Jim Nantz’s opening line next February when Super Bowl VLVII begins in New Orleans. It could be the second annual Harbaugh Bowl with the San Francisco 49ers vs. the Baltimore Ravens.Married for more than 50 years, Jack and Jackie Harbaugh have 3 children, including sons John and Jim Harbaugh...