It’s no surprise that Colin Kaepernick is the talk of the NFL on Tuesday. After all, when you carve up the league’s leading defense with 243 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns in your first-ever NFL start, you’re going to turn a few heads. But it begs the question … should you pick him up off the waiver wire? Undoubtedly, Kaepernick looked fantastic on Monday night. But Alex Smith has been pretty good all season long, completing 70 percent of his passes for 13 touchdowns and five interceptions. Therein lies the rub. Smith isn’t a fantasy monster (he ranks just 24th among QBs in 2012) but the Niners are winning with him under center. Jim Harbaugh might not hate your […]
Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Aldon Smith, Justin Smith, New York Giants, NFL Thursday Night Football, Russell Wilson, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Vic Fangio, Aldon Smith, Golden Tate, Justin Smith, Russell Wilson, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Sidney Rice, Thursday Night Football
The San Francisco 49ers play host to the Seattle Seahawks tonight in a matchup that has huge implications for the NFC West picture.
Alex Smith and the 49ers agreed to terms on a new contract Tuesday, a league source told NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi.
Posted: Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Andy Reid, Atlanta Falcons, Blaine Gabbert, Dallas Cowboys, First and 10, Floyd Mayweather, Jesse Holley, Michael Vick, New York Giants, Nick Collins, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Victor Ortiz,
If you missed Sunday’s three most dramatic games, or if you just want to watch them again, tune into NFL Network beginning Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.
NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi says that the 49ers have three needs, quarterback, outside linebacker and cornerback. But what does the team do at No. 7? Lombardi believes that the 49ers will make a move for a quarterback — if the right one is available.
The playoff picture is great fodder, and after some checking with the good folks at NFL Headquarters, the scenarios where the 49ers overtake the Rams and the Seahawks for an improbable division title shouldn’t be ignored.