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How Much Should 49ers Be Willing to Pay to Keep Colin Kaepernick?

Underneath the tattoos, the collection of retro hats he likes to wear backwards and competitive banter with divisional adversary Richard Sherman, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick seems like a pretty reasonable guy.  Imagine that.  The rocket-armed signal-caller said the following about the ... (Continue reading)

NFC Championship Loss Shouldn’t Define 49ers’ Tumultuous Season

It was Super Bowl or bust for the San Francisco 49ers this season—or was it?  Well, based on last year's result, it'd be easy to assume Jim Harbaugh's squadron would deem anything less than hoisting the Vince Lombardi Trophy at the ... (Continue reading)

Why Vernon Davis Is Key to a 49ers Victory in NFC Championship Game

Power running, Colin Kaepernick-to-Michael Crabtree connections and soul-crushing defense—that's what the San Francisco 49ers do.   But Vernon Davis, their prolific tight end, will be integral to getting a victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game and advancing ... (Continue reading)

Ryan Mathews Finally Living Up to Potential for Red Hot Chargers

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews, who's spent his entire NFL career as the poster boy for talented but maddeningly injury-prone players, has finally busted out.  And how rewarding it must be for the former Fresno State star.  Injuries kept Mathews ... (Continue reading)

How the 49ers Can Get Colin Kaepernick Back on Track

The San Francisco 49ers are a run-predicated, defensive-minded team, but in order to win a Super Bowl, they need quarterback Colin Kaepernick to round back into 2012 form.   Heck, this offseason ESPN's Ron Jaworski said Kaepernick "could be one of the greatest ... (Continue reading)

Breaking Down the Chargers’ Playoff Chances After Big Win on Monday Night

Just as everyone expected, the San Diego Chargers beat the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football in Week 6. Just as everyone expected, the Colts offense didn't score a touchdown. And just as everyone expected, Andrew Luck, not Philip Rivers, threw ... (Continue reading)

Could the 49ers Overcome Aldon Smith’s Potential Absence?

San Francisco 49ers pass-rushing demon Aldon Smith has done it again. According to CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco, the 2011 first-round pick was arrested early Friday morning under suspicion of DUI. Maiocco later reported Smith was also charged with possession of ... (Continue reading)

Can the San Francisco 49ers Actually Trust Nnamdi Asomugha?

A few years ago, Nnamdi Asomugha undoubtedly could have helped the San Francisco 49ers defense in a huge way. Now, after a catastrophic tenure with the Philadelphia Eagles, the 32-year-old corner is seen as a liability more than anything else.  After ... (Continue reading)

How Colin Kaepernick Can Prove Ron Jaworski Right

"I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever," ESPN NFL guru Ron Jaworski recently said of the young San Francisco 49ers quarterback. "I love his skill set. I think the sky's the limit." So, the next logical question ... (Continue reading)

Will A.J. Jenkins Miss the Cut for San Francisco 49ers?

A.J. Jenkins is on track to be the worst draft pick of the Trent Baalke Era in San Francisco. The 6-foot, 190-pound wideout, picked in Round 1 a year ago by the 49ers, has done nothing to prove he was worth ... (Continue reading)