| Dec 11, 2012
| 7:29 AM
There’s a lot of vitriol aimed at the Bears offense after Lovie Smith’s team embarrassed itself against a bad Minnesota bunch. I get it. Mike Tice’s offense ranks worse than Mike Martz’s, and how stupid is that?
Heck, the offense...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:15 PM
First in a series exploring the April 26-28 NFL draft. Next: Running backs.
If Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III live up to their grades, the 2012 draft will be remembered as one of the best ever for quarterbacks. The last time two quarterbacks were...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Greetings from Candlestick Park, where it’s suddenly summer again and the NFC West co-leading Seahawks and 49ers are preparing for what should one very hot Thursday night matchup, regardless of the temperature.
The 49ers have won the past three...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Chandler Harnish is compared to Tim Tebow on his draft profile at NFL.com because both are dual-threat quarterbacks.
Harnish, out of Northern Illinois University, says he's a different type of QB, not as big. But there are some similarities. Both aren'...
| Oct 1, 2012
Who says Tom Brady isn't a great scrambler?
The Patriots quarterback was scrambling all over the New England sideline Sunday in Buffalo, frantically searching for his missing helmet before his team's first possession of the third quarter. He couldn't...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers picked up right where they left off last season in their preseason opener.
Smith tossed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Brett Swain on the opening possession, backup Colin Kaepernick ran 78 yards for a...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – Penalties and self-inflicted blunders did the Miami Dolphins in again.
Due largely to miscues the 49ers defeated the Dolphins, 27-13, on Sunday at Candlestick Park, a loss that practically ends Miami's slim playoff hopes.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:32 AM
This Super Bowl will be filled with firsts — and one significant last.
The Harbaughs, San Francisco's Jim and Baltimore's John, will be the first pair of brothers to coach against each other in the NFL title game.
Quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:31 PM
With all the South Dakota connections, this year’s NFL championship game should be super fun.
Baltimore will play San Francisco at 5 p.m. Feb. 3 on CBS in New Orleans in the Super Bowl. When the camera pans to the 49ers sideline, keep your eyes...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:44 AM
OWINGS MILLS, MD. — Tyrod Taylor's cubicle in the Baltimore Ravens' locker room is tucked away in a corner near the bathroom, directly opposite of those occupied by veterans such as Ray Lewis and Matt Birk.
But the Hampton High graduate was...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:22 PM
How many times have you returned from Las Vegas with more money than when you left?
I didn't think so. It seems so un-American to head home with "house money" in your pocket.
On the heels of the elusive prosperous season of NFL investing, I'm in a go-...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Much of the talk leading up to Super Bowl XLVII was about the coaching Harbaugh brothers, San Francisco's Jim and Baltimore's John, and the historic spin they put on the NFL's splashiest showcase.
But the outcome Sunday hinges on the...