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  • Ravens Sack 49ers 16-6

    Ravens Sack 49ers 16-6
    The Ravens defense was ferocious on Thanksgiving Night, gobbling up San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Alex Smith like he was a turkey leg on their holiday plate. Baltimore sacked Smith nine times and harassed him the times they didn't throw him to the...
  • New coach to face intense scrutiny

    New coach to face intense scrutiny
    As an orthopedic surgeon, David Joyner said he learned to "compartmentalize" exterior forces to prevent them from distracting him in the operating room. He expects to translate that skill set in hiring a new football coach at Penn State. "My medical...
  • Seahawks fall to Niners, playoff hopes dashed

    Seahawks fall to Niners, playoff hopes dashed
    David Akers kicked four field goals, including the game-winning 39-yarder late in the fourth quarter to push the San Francisco 49ers past the Seattle Seahawks, 19-17 at CenturyLink Field. Akers' now has 42 field goals made this season, establishing a...
  • Swiss Cheese Never Had So Many Holes In It

    Swiss Cheese Never Had So Many Holes In It
    We have all had 3 days to give sober reflection and contemplation to the mind boggling collapse of the New Orleans Saints defense Saturday night in their playoff loss to San Francisco. After 3 days I have concluded that it stinks as bad today as it did...
  • Steinberg: Great NFL season

    Remember back to the dispiriting offseason of locked out players and no transactions in the NFL. Relive the anxiety and angst surrounding whether there would be a season at all (although I wrote repeatedly it would all work out). Recall the two...
  • Gregg Williams urged Saints to 'kill the head' against 49ers

    Gregg Williams urged Saints to 'kill the head' against 49ers
    Disgraced defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, suspended indefinitely by the NFL for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, urged his players to take shots at the head, knees and ankles of specific San Francisco 49ers before a playoff game...
  • Its the Giants and Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis

    Its the Giants and Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis
    From literally one side of the country to another, the path of the first Super Bowl in Indianapolis is being decided. In New England, it was the Patriots who were the first to clinch a spot for the big game and a trip to the Hoosier state. Later on...
  • Giants Edge 49ers In OT To Reach Super Bowl

    Giants Edge 49ers In OT To Reach Super Bowl
    The New York Giants again proved their resilience on the road by reaching the Super Bowl with a 20-17 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the National Football Conference championship game. A 31-yard field goal by Lawrence Tynes at...
  • What the Bears should've learned from Sunday (but probably didn't)

    What I learned about the Bearsfrom the Giants-Niners NFC Championship Game: The Niners reminded me of the Bears who went to Super Bowl 41 and lost to Indianapolis. The 2006 Bears had a quarterback who could kill you as quickly as he could win a game for...
  • New math: Better Bears offense + worse Packers defense = revenge

    New math: Better Bears offense + worse Packers defense = revenge
    Maybe it’s just me, but I was totally unimpressed with the Packers defense. Completely and absolutely unimpressed. It was bad last season. It looked bad to start this season. The 49ers gashed the Packers for 186 yards rushing and 377 yards total,...
  • 49ers Top the Lions on Sunday Night

    49ers Top the Lions on Sunday Night
    The San Francisco 49ers topped the Detroit Lions 27-19 on Sunday night at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Niners' quarterback Alex Smith was 20-31 for 226 yards and two touchdown passes, both were to tight end Vernon Davis. The first came just 2:35...