3rd & 3

Candlestick Park saw its final game this past weekend, an exhibition flag football contest between San Francisco 49ers legends and other NFL greats, but three plays, known simply by one name, will live on forever. The Catch, volumes 1-3, all lifted the Faithful, a city, a team and will live on in football lore. And, despite their […]

July 2014 by Andy Parker

Anquan We Trust

The San Francisco 49ers pulled off perhaps the biggest coup of the 2013 offseason when they acquired Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens for a sixth round draft choice. While the rest of the league cried foul, the Niners finally had their complementary receiver to pair with Michael Crabtree. Unfortunately, injuries limited the amount of playing time the […]

February 2014 by Andy Parker

49ers Keys to Victory: NFC Championship Edition

This is it. We wanted it. We got it. The San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks in the rubber match of the season at CenturyLink Field for the NFC Championship. For the Niners, it’s their third straight trip to the NFC title game in Jim Harbaugh’s three years as head coach, making him the first […]

January 2014 by Andy Parker

49ers “Kap” Epic Wildcard Weekend With a Win

The Wildcard game between the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers was a game that lingered leaving writers nationwide yearning to write an ending.  After a scintillating weekend of four spectacular games, the 49ers did their part to leave no one disappointed. With many wondering if Colin Kaepernick was simply an anamoly that couldn’t […]

January 2014 by Jeff Vandersnick

Reliving Playoff Glory Over Green Bay

The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers have had a playoff history that has largely been dominated by Green Bay. However, the red and gold enter this game winning three straight over the ‘Cheese heads.’ As the Niners get set to invade the Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field this Sunday (kickoff 1:40 PST), let’s […]

January 2014 by Andy Parker

Dawson’s Leg Propels 49ers to 5th Seed

On the strength of three Phil Dawson field goals of 27, 56 and a 40-yard-game-winner set up by a 29-yard strike to rookie Quinton Patton, the San Francisco 49ers (12-4) vanquished their division rival Arizona Cardinals (10-6), 23-20. With the win, the Niners locked up the 5th seed in the NFC, and Dawson, who has […]

December 2013 by Andy Parker