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At 13-3 through the 2011 NFL regular season, the San Francisco 49ers are among the NFC’s elite, but are they good enough to return the franchise to the levels it consistently reached during the 1980s and 1990s?
With a win over the St. Louis Rams in Seattle on New Year’s Day, the 49ers are now the No. 2 seed in the upcoming 2012 NFL playoffs. First-year head...
Best intro ever in this one. The playoffs are upon us! Once again, the 49ers are taking part. I talk a little about the season thus far, and break down the matchup vs. the Saints, the 49ers’ likely opponent on the 14th.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On the current San Francisco 49ers roster, there are 11 players that have been to the playoffs in previous years. But their win-loss record (23-24) isn't that impressive. Regardless, the 49ers are...
The 49ers finished the season 13-3 and are tied for the second-best record in the NFL behind the Packers. They earned the second seed in the NFC playoffs and will have a first-round bye. Their success is one of the biggest surprises in the NFL, but it doesn’t seem to be surprising to running back Frank Gore, who believes his squad is the team to beat.
“I feel that we can play...
(01-06) 22:11 PST - After practice Friday, coach Jim Harbaugh announced which members of the 49ers were named to the AP All-Pro teams as his players were huddled around him.
"First-team defensive tackle, Justin Smith," Harbaugh announced to cheers.
"Second-team defensive end,...
Fri, 6 Jan 2012 6:00:00 CST
San Francisco All-Pro team members include defensive tackle Justin Smith, kicker David Akers, punter Andy Lee and linebackers Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman, who didn't even make first-team alternate for the Pro Bowl
In the NFL it seems the success or failure of franchises flows down from the top.
Inept ownership and bungling general managers can steer teams out of the playoffs and Super Bowls for decades and leave their fans frustrated and fuming. Meanwhile other franchises build a winning foundation from the top down. Every season those teams are in the playoffs or in the running for another...
SANTA CLARA Delanie Walker has graduated from soups and shakes to fruits and pastas.