Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

The 300: #22 Patrick Willis

You know that a player is a good one when their retirement takes people by surprise – which is exactly what happened with today’s entry.

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The 300: #6 Gary Johnson

It’s back to the early days of televised NFL in the UK for today’s selection.

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IN MEMORIAM: Y. A. Tittle

One of the NFL’s oldest surviving  and most revered players died earlier this month, appropriately on a Sunday. Richard O’Hagan remembers one of the League’s first big stars, Y. A. Tittle. 

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3 and out: Rams go 2-1 after 80 point shootout against 49ers

The Los Angeles Rams won a thrilling 41-39 showdown at Santa Clara against the San Francisco 49ers. Rams blogger Tom Green gives us his perspective on the highest scoring game of the season…

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ROSTER CUTS: Big Names Who Didn’t Make It

It’s been an odd weekend in the NFL. For the first time, the League decided to cut rosters from 90 to 53 after the final preseason game, rather than doing it in increments between the final two contests. It has made for a brutal few days, and some big names suddenly found themselves without teams.  

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Pick 2 -San Francisco 49ers

In the second of our previews, we focus on the first new head coach to pick, Kyle Shanahan and the San Francisco 49ers. 

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OFF-SEASON TRACKER: NFC WEST – UPDATED

Our off-season trackers cover all of the important moves that each team makes between the end of the 2016 season and the start of the 2017 one.

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NEW GAME PLAN – Shanahan and Lynch land in San Francisco

The 49ers could finally let out the worst kept secret in the NFL, that Kyle Shanahan was moving from Atlanta to be their new head coach, with former Broncos safety-turned-TV-analyst John Lynch as his general manager. 

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Chipped Out – Niners sack Kelly and Baalke

The other big firings of what we’re probably going to have to start calling ‘Black Sunday’ came in San Francisco, where the Chip Kelly era came to an abrupt end. 

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3 and out: Same old stinking Rams

The Los Angeles Rams were completely outclassed by their divisional rivals the San Francisco 49ers under the lights during opening weekend. The team lost 28-0 to a 49ers outfit who had clearly done their homework. Rams reporter Tom Green gives us his take on the Rams opening game…

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