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San Francisco 49ers
SAN FRANCISCO -- Based on his initial reaction when he first saw the 'Pistol' offense, San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore's appreciation for the offense is surprising himself. "I didn't like it at first," Gore said. "But it's working for us, so if it gets us to the Super Bowl, I'm with it." After four years at the University of Miami and seven years in the NFL, Gore was accustomed to running out of pro-style sets. Tight ends, fullbacks, pulling guards. That was the norm. That's how football was meant to be played. The Pistol? Not so much. "I just felt like that's not real football," Gore said. Offensive coordinator Greg Roman had a markedly different first impression: "I loved the downhill element of it and the neutrality of it, with the back in the home position. I loved the concept, a couple different things about it and I just thought it was a great idea." Gore could have been skeptical ...
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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree reportedly is being investigated by police for an alleged sexual assault.
Trent Dilfer broke down the filmstudy of the 49ers offense. I’m gonna share his analysis through his tweets. Enjoy…
#Filmstudy Niners: O-Line deserves MOST credit for success.HUGE burden to study HIGH volume of O & execute. Only works w/smart & tough dudes
— Trent Dilfer (@TDESPN) January 18, 2013
#Filmstudy Niners: I’m sure many think pistol & wildcat fit in...
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith told the media that he believes he’ll be even better this week as he continues to get used to playing with a brace to protect his torn triceps.
“It felt pretty good for the most part, just getting used to it, playing with it,” Smith said of playing with a brace on his left elbow. “It should be even better this week after going...
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told the media today that he wants wide receiver Randy Moss to come back next season.
Moss recorded 28 receptions for 434 yards and 3 touchdowns during the regular season.
I’m not sure why Harbaugh wants Moss back, there are better receivers in free agency then Moss right now.
Moss had no comment when asked about Harbaugh wanting him...
SAN FRANCISCO -- For a team as storied as the San Francisco 49ers, it sure has been awhile since the last time they won a road playoff game. Jan. 8, 1989, to be exact. The 49ers traveled to Chicago, where they beat the Bears 28-3 at Solider Field as a pit stop on their way to the Super Bowl title in New Orleans. It wasn't until later that year when rookie running back LaMichael...
Michael Crabtree is being investigated for alledged sexual allegations. The San Francisco Chronicle has most of the info regarding this. Reports are that the alleged incident happened at an unnamed hotel shortly after the 49ers victory over the Green Bay Packers last weekend.
Crabtree has cooperated with authorities and has been interviewed by the SFPD with his attorney present....
Crabtree (photo courtesy KGO)
ATLANTA - As the San Francisco team bus arrived in Atlanta around 11:00pm Friday night several media outlets were waiting on 49ers WR Michael Crabtree.
San Francisco police are investigating Crabtree in connection with a sexual assault allegation that happened at a local hotel last Sunday.
Since the allegation was made, police have interviewed...
The San Francisco 49ers are sticking with David Akers. San Francisco announced Friday that it waived kicker Billy Cundiff. Cundiff was signed by the 49ers on Jan. 1 to compete with the struggling Akers. The 49ers decided to keep Akers as their regular kicker but left Cundiff on the roster prior to their playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers last week. However, they did not...
One thing that has been lost in all of the discussion of this week's NFC Championship Game is how Jim Harbaugh's 49ers have performed in road playoff games. It's stunning that the pundits have not discussed the road playoff games where Harbaugh's 49ers....um...and...then they...well...
Oh - that's right. This is the first road playoff game for all...
The San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons will meet in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. FOX will carry the game from the Georgia Dome which has a kickoff of 3:00 pm EST.
What is the point spread in the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons game? The San Francisco 49ers are a 4 point favorite against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game. The over/under for this...
Colin Kaepernick’s dazzling show of talent and explosiveness in the NFC playoff semifinals was the latest greatest performance by the new wave of skilled young quarterbacks that is taking the NFL by storm. Combined with the all-time greats still producing today at the position, the current crop of dynamic performers represents “a Camelot of quarterbacking,” said former 49ers...