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49ers need young talent on offense through draft

49ers need young talent on offense through draft
April 2, 2018

It's the offseason for the San Francisco 49ers. This is the time for the team to rest, practice and start recruiting new talent. The 49ers finished their 2017 season with a record of 6-10 which is not...

Reuben Foster needs to fit 49ers culture

Reuben Foster needs to fit 49ers culture
February 28, 2018

San Francisco linebacker is talented, troubled off field The San Francisco 49ers, as a franchise, have been in this position before. A star player at an important position caught up in off-the-field issues...

“Kneeling” loses its focus

Colin Kaepernick kneeling at Levi's Stadium on Sep. 12, 2016.
November 2, 2017

Those in opposition are unhappy with players kneeling during the national anthem at sporting events. This all began over a year ago when Colin Kaepernick, then a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers,...

Colin Kaepernick: Remain yourself

Colin Kaepernick: Remain yourself
August 16, 2017

Another day has passed, totaling 165 since quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been an NFL free agent. On top of that, the Baltimore Ravens just signed former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Thad Lewis,...

Bay Area is in free agent frenzy: Raiders, 49ers sign new players

Bay Area is in free agent frenzy: Raiders, 49ers sign new players
March 15, 2017

Every year a month after the Super Bowl, the NFL enters a part of the season called free agency. Free agency is where players who are not under contract with their former team, either released or not resigned,...

49ers rebuilding from the ground up

49ers rebuilding from the ground up
February 15, 2017

On Feb. 3, 2013, the San Francisco 49ers were 7-yards away from a game-winning touchdown, but were unable to score and lost Super Bowl XLVII to the Baltimore Ravens. Since then, it’s been nothing but...

San Francisco 49ers fall from greatness

San Francisco 49ers fall from greatness
January 11, 2017

San Francisco 49ers CEO and Owner Jed York announced at a press conference on Jan. 2 that head coach Chip Kelly and General Manager Trent Baalke have been relieved of their duties. Chip Kelly was the...

49ers general manager, head coach fired

49ers general manager, head coach fired
January 6, 2017

It only lasted one year, but the Chip Kelly experiment is officially over for the San Francisco 49ers. On Monday, San Francisco Owner and CEO Jed York announced that the team let go head coach Kelly...

Silicon Valley’s prominence is a good thing for Bay Area sports franchises

Silicon Valley’s prominence is a good thing for Bay Area sports franchises
December 8, 2016

For professional sports teams courting a free agent, nothing is more important than the sales pitch. And Bay Area teams may have the ultimate advantage: Silicon Valley. A growing number of athletes...

49ers are more rust than gold

49ers are more rust than gold
November 17, 2016

Halfway through the football season, the San Francisco 49ers are struggling to keep it together. Bad coaching decisions and sub-par performances on the field have likely sabotaged any chance the...

As 49ers, Colin Kaepernick head to San Diego, safety becomes an issue

As 49ers, Colin Kaepernick head to San Diego, safety becomes an issue
August 31, 2016

Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest has made him a lightning rod for criticism, but that doesn’t have him fearing his safety when the 49ers visit the San Diego Chargers for Thursday’s...

New SF coach no ‘Chip’ off the old block

New SF coach no 'Chip' off the old block
August 10, 2016

If you are a die-hard San Francisco 49ers fan like I am, then you have already heard the bleak prediction from the experts: The 49ers will go 0-16 this season. No one is sure what to expect from new...

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