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The San Francisco 49ers made it to the NFC Championship Game and made it to the Super Bowl in the first two years of the Jim Harbaugh regime; and they are looking to take the next step in year three—win the Super Bowl. However, history is not on their side. The last franchise to go on to win the Super Bowl after losing in it the previous year was the 1972 Miami Dolphins—Mercury Morris reminds of that team every year when the last undefeated team of the season loses.In fact, five of the last six NFC teams that lost the Super Bowl did not make the playoffs the next season—the 2008 Arizona Cardinals being the exception.These are the five questions the 49ers must answer correctly this off-season in order to buck this trend. If they indeed answer these questions, they could be the first Super Bowl loser to go on and win the Super Bowl the next season since the 1972 Dolphins.Let me know if you disagree:
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Colin Kaepernick has nothing but nice things to say about fellow quarterback Alex Smith as he allegedly prepares to enter the starting lineup for the Kansas City Chiefs.
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We suppose statistics are just that, but the odds of the San Francisco 49ers returning to the Super Bowl and winning are 4.34 percent. According to Eric Branch of sfgate.com, Super Bowl losers don't fare well in the following season after a trip to the big game.
The 49ers have 12 selections in the 2013 draft, and expect that total to rise to 15 when the compensation picks...
Randy Moss‘ tenure with the San Francisco 49ers may be short-lived.
Pro Football Talk reported Saturday that the 49ers made it clear at the Combine that they were not intending to bring back Moss next season.
Moss seemed to be disappointed with his lack of playing time, even though he didn’t vocally complain most of the season. Moss said in January that he wants to play another...
A not so cryptic Tweet was sent out by Randy Moss which shows that his career in San Francisco is over, but will his time in the NFL also be over? We love the wide receiver, but would hate to see the big fella spend another year on in the NFL not being productive.
According to ESPN:
Moss had 28 receptions for 434 yards and three touchdowns in 2012 for the NFC champion 49ers. He...
According to ProFootballTalk.com, the San Francisco 49ers were making it clear at the NFL Scouting Combine that they don’t plan on bringing back wide receiver Randy Moss for next season.
This isn’t a surprise at all. Moss made it clear that he wasn’t happy with his role with the 49ers last season and let’s be honest, he’s not the player he once was.
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49ers receiver Randy Moss is about to hit the free agent market. He’ll be looking for a team this offseason to give him that “straight cash, homie.” But the Niners likely aren’t going to be that team.
It looks like both sides don’t really want to be homies anymore.
Here was Moss on Twitter Saturday afternoon:
Wished we could’ve finished the job!!thanks for the opportunity...
When assessing the Kansas City Chiefs' acquisition of Alex Smith, let's start with what he is not:
He's not an aging and injured Joe Montana. Smith is not a stiff and mediocre Steve Bono. Smith shouldn't be compared to an unproven Elvis Grbac or an unworthy Matt Cassel. Let's don't even analogize Smith to Trent Green, who was 31 years old when he arrived...
Pro Football Talk cites a source saying that the San Francisco
49ers made it clear at the NFL Scouting Combine that they will
âsteer clearâ of the veteran
receiver and do not expect to re-sign him for the 2013 season.
The 49ers are moving to Santa Clara. Tight End Vernon Davis is making sure that Jamba Juice will be making the move right along with the rest of the team.
Davis has signed a store development agreement with the Jamba Juice Company that looks to enhance the brand's presence in the Santa Clara marketplace. The multi-year deal will see Davis opening two new Jamba Juice stores...
Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that free agent defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins will meet with the 49ers on Tuesday.Former Eagles DL Cullen Jenkins, who visited Giants on Friday, is scheduled to visit Seahawks on Monday and 49ers on Tuesday.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2013Jenkins is said to be drawing interest from six teams. He has already met with the Giants...
Alex Smith’s career is a lot like that of Kiefer Sutherland’s, better known as Jack Bauer from “24,” the greatest TV show ever. It’s a very obscure comparison, I know, but let me explain. Both endured some early career struggles and could not catch a break, whether it was not getting lead roles in memorable movies/shows for Sutherland or playing for four different head...