Archive for January, 2013

Burger chain Red Robin has ‘golden offer’ for Kaepernick

After seeing a recent article in the New York Daily News that described gourmet burger chain Red Robin as “a favorite haunt” of Colin Kaepernick,  the restaurant decided to return the love. Red Robin took out a full page ad in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle newspaper, where CEO Steve Carley addressed a letter to the San Francisco 49ers quarterback. If the Niners win Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Red Robin will give Kaepernick free food for life. And fans are invited to get in on this “golden offer” as well.  All Red Robin restaurants in the San Francisco area will offer a buy one, get one free Tavern Double Burger on the Tuesday after the big game. Red Robin says […]

NFL fantasy: Maurice Jones-Drew eyes summer return

In today’s Three and Out: Maurice Jones-Drew has a timeline for his recovery; Alex Smith talks Norv Turner and the Panthers want continuity for Cam Newton.

Super Bowl predictions reveal NFL players’ sentimental favorite

Ask a representative sampling of NFL players who’s going to win Super Bowl XLVII, and you’ll get some interesting insight into these guys.

Greatest fantasy WR ever? It’s not Randy Moss

After Randy Moss declared himself the greatest wide receiver of all-time, Marcas Grant looked at it from a fantasy perspective. It went about how you’d expect.

Denver mayor does the Ray Lewis ‘squirrel dance’

Denver mayor Michael Hancock finally settled his debt to the city of Baltimore — and to the Ray Lewis dance gods.

NFL fantasy football: Alex Smith drawing interest

In today’s Three and Out: Alex Smith is reportedly already drawing interest; the Dolphins are targeting their new starting RB; do the Vikings have interest in Donald Driver?

Sapp shocked — shocked! — when murder case comes up

One had to feel for Ray Lewis on Tuesday. This is supposed to be the big guy’s Final Ride, and yet the Super Bowl’s biggest non-game day event turned into a double whammy for him.

NFL Fantasy Live podcast (1/29/13)

On the season’s final podcast, the guys discuss the state of the running back position for 2013 and Matching Mike takes center stage as the guys try to help you make some of the toughest fantasy decisions going into 2013.

NFL fantasy football: Reggie Bush unlikely to return to Dolphins

In today’s Three and Out: Moving day could be coming soon for Reggie Bush and Greg Jennings; and are the Jets considering Jamarcus Russell?

Randy Moss says he’s greatest wide receiver of all-time

It wouldn’t be a Super Bowl media day without at least one player saying something to work up the assembled media. The big, eyebrow-lifting comment from the early hours of Super Bowl XLVII Media Day came from San Francisco 49ers veteran wide receiver Randy Moss, who said he considers himself to be the greatest wide receiver of all-time. Most NFL fans probably wouldn’t even consider him the best wide receiver in 49ers’ history, but at least Moss explains his reasoning. If he truly believes that, Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens would provide him the perfect opportunity to show off the skills that have made him the greatest.

Nixon couldn’t resist temptation to be Play Caller in Chief

Barack Obama isn’t the only U.S. president to demonstrate an avid interest in football. Richard Nixon was probably the biggest football fan to serve as chief executive.

Elite Quarterbacks in the NFL

Who are the elite quarterbacks in the NFL? These statistical breakdowns might help determine a definitive answer.

Colin Kaepernick: I let Jim Harbaugh win first leg of throwing contest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick certainly seems to be cut from the same cloth as his coach, Jim Harbaugh. Both men are passionate about football, vocal leaders and both have a keen sense of humor. After Harbaugh joked about having running skills similar to Kaepernick, the young QB took to the podium to answer questions about a throwing competition he had back in college during a visit with coach Harbaugh. Kaepernick shed some light on the throwing exhibition, noting that the duo of quarterbacks engaged in throws at the goal posts and determining who had the better spiral. When it got down to finding out who emerged victorious, Kaepernick didn’t hold back. “I let him with the first one, […]

NFL fantasy: C.J. Spiller, Fred Jackson to run ‘a multiple set’

In today’s Three and Out: the Bills will keep rotating RBs; the Bears want a new deep-threat WR and the Jets want additional help at QB.

Jim Harbaugh runs like Colin Kaepernick — in his dreams

The younger Harbaugh brother coaching in Super Bowl XLVII took some time to chat with reporters after the San Francisco 49ers arrived in New Orleans Sunday evening.’s Stacey Dales asked Jim — himself a quarterback in the NFL for 14 years — if he saw any personal qualities reflected in his young starting QB Colin Kaepernick. Harbaugh’s displays of passion during games don’t go unmentioned, but his humor was on display as well in this response: “When Colin’s running … the stride that he has,  the gracefulness with his stride, the ground that he covers, how fast and quick he is —  reminds me of myself. And then I wake up,” Harbaugh said.

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