Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

The Rewind: Divisional Round content

12 teams entered, eight teams remain. So it’s not quite the Thunderdome, but the competition will be fierce. To highlight the series of great matchups this weekend, take a look at the content we whipped up for your reading pleasure.

Top 5 most annoying types of NFL fans

In preparation for the postseason, I present you a list of the five most annoying types of NFL fans you probably encountered this season.

The Unexpected (and expected) for week 15: No-show Sunday

It was “Statement Sunday,” which meant a slate full of fantastic games between playoff contenders. Or so we thought. Three of the six games turned out to be duds. Instead, it was just another week in the NFL where another unsuspecting man got hit in the face with a football. Let’s get to the unexpected (and expected) for week 15.

NFL week 15 Horoscopes: Statement Sunday edition

NFL fans received a gift from the scheduling gods this weekend as there are six matchups with gigantic playoff implications in what has been dubbed, “Statement Sunday.” Once again we turned to the heavens to see what the future might hold for each of the 12 teams in the featured games. Here are your week 15 NFL horoscopes:

49ers look to trap Bears on ‘Monday Night Football’

The San Francisco 49ers host the Chicago Bears in a highly anticipated matchup among two of the league’s best teams. Both teams are coming off of disappointing performances in their prior outing; San Francisco is coming off of a frustrating tie against St. Louis, and Chicago lost a sloppy 13-6 slugfest against Houston. With Alex Smith out, it becomes especially important that the 49ers gets their ground game on track to make things easier on second-year QB Colin Kaepernick as he makes his first NFL start. Behind Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter, the 49ers lead the NFL averaging 170.2 rushing yards per game on a staggering 5.61 yards per carry, and look to exploit a Bears defense that has had […]

Just Sayin': Hard Hits

Mark Kriegel spends this edition of his “Just Sayin'” segment discussing the NFL’s big hits paradox.

Best of NFL Week 8 in Instagram

During each week of the season we will collect and curate the best Instagram photos from our NFL photographers. Here are our picks for Week 8. Follow @NFL on Instagram. Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals

Monday Nightmare: Who has it worse than me?

The fantasy therapy couch is open for business. Come share your tales of woe.

Can the Seahawks combat an angry 49er pass rush?

The San Francisco 49ers play host to the Seattle Seahawks tonight in a matchup that has huge implications for the NFC West picture.

Eric Davis dissects Seahawks’, 49ers’ defenses

Eric Davis reaks down Thursday Night Football’s matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers.

Which .500 team’s glass is half-empty; which is half-full?

Eric Davis and Steve Wyche break down who’s record is an indicator of good things to come and who’s will sink as the season progresses.

Unexpected (and expected): This one’s for Chuck

The NFC North is a two-team race, just as we all figured. What we didn’t figure was it would be the Chicago Bears (well, we kinda figured them) and the Minnesota Vikings (nobody saw it coming). The Bears and Vikings won in a pair of laughers, but the Packers?

Unexpected (and expected): New Orleans Saints stay winless

Well, this motivation poster clearly isn’t doing its job in New Orleans. You almost expect a new poster this week, maybe Sean Payton hanging from a branch with the inscription, “Hang in there, baby!”

Unexpected (and expected): 49ers fall into a trap

When you talk about the unexpected for Week 3, the conversation might start and end with the Minnesota Vikings upset win over the San Francisco 49ers. Or was it the Saints falling to 0-3? Well one thing is expected … Adam Rank is here to cover it all.

Best of week 2 in instagram

During each week of the season we will collect and curate the best Instagram photos from our NFL photographers. Here are our picks for week 2. 1. Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers 2. Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars 3. Arizona Cardinals at New England Patriots 4.Tennessee Titans at San Diego Chargers 5. Denver Broncos at Atlanta Falcons Follow @NFL on Instagram.

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