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QB Alex Smith (San Francisco)
Smith could improve on the 17 touchdowns and 3144 yards he had in 2011 as the 49ers have gotten him 3 new receivers, Mario Manningham, AJ Jenkins, and Randy Moss. However, they added another running back through the draft too so they will still be a run heavy team. I also don’t see his 5 interceptions as replicable.
Projection: 3200 passing yards, 18 passing touchdowns, 10 interceptions, 100 rushing yards, 1 rushing touchdown (196 pts standard/232 pts in 6 pt TD leagues)
RB Frank Gore (San Francisco)
Jim Harbaugh said their selection of LaMichael James wasn’t an indictment on Gore’s ability, but I don’t think there’s any way the addition of James, as well as Brandon Jacobs, doesn’t cut into Gore’s carries as he heads into his age 29 season. He probably has another 2 good years as the lead back, but he won’t see the 282 carries he had last year, even if he does stay healthy for 16 games for just the 3rd time in his 8 year career.
Projection: 220 carries ...
BEST OF MAXIM
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been mediocre throughout his NFL career and as close to a bust as it gets as a former No. 1 overall draft pick.Would some of my Eye On Sports NFL fans please tell me what the hell is wrong with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith!The mostly mediocre, near draft bust, has done absolutely nothing throughout his, but suddenly felt...
WAR OF WORDS
San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis backed Alex Smith on Twitter after Smith was blasted by Jon Beason for taking shots at Cam Newton.
Alex Smith started a mini-firestorm when he cited Cam Newton as an example of why passing yards don’t matter too much as a stat. Newton’s teammate Jon Beason, a linebacker with the Panthers, supported his quarterback by challenging Smith’s credentials.
Not to be outdone, 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis chimed in via Twitter late Friday night:
Wins are Wins I stand with My...
Veteran WR Randy Moss has made his return to the NFL for the 2012 season, joining the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners were sorely lacking at the wide receiver position heading into the 2012 season and have added Mario Manningham to the mix along with Randy Moss and Michael Crabtree, a player who has yet to reach his potential. The early returns are in on Moss, and the results are...
Art is extremely important to 49′ers star Veron Davis. Davis recently completed a mural with kids from the Bayview YMCA and also awarded a visual arts scholarship via his foundation. The mural was commissioned through the StreetSmARTS program, a joint initiative of the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Department of Public Works. With funding for [...]
We take a look at what's going on in San Francisco, leading off with Packers-killer Randy Moss' attempt to resurrect his career. That and more as we put a Packers spin on this year's season-opening showdown.
The San Francisco 49ers went 13-3 last year despite their QB finishing dead last in the NFC in passing yards per game. In defending his game managerial type statistics in a recent interview, Niners quarterback Alex Smith slammed Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton‘s statistics. Newton’s teammate Jon Beason, returned fire on Twitter yesterday.
But first, here’s what the...
Now that I've looked at every teams records, let's see what happens when we get to the playoffs.
Here is a look at the NFC Playoff Picture:
Playoff Teams -
San Fran 13 Wins
Philadelphia 12 Wins
Packers 10 Wins
Atlanta 10 Wins
Wildcard Teams - Detroit and Chicago
Wildcard Round -
Detroit @ Atlanta - Detroit has enough pass defense to stop the Falcons...