| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 7:37 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:40 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:18 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 7:57 AM
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,...
| Sep 17, 2012
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...