The Dreaded “What If” Scenario

Football followers and pundits alike speak candidly about Trent Baalke’s recently implemented draft strategy.  More often than not, his strategy is raved about.   Drafting  talented, collegiate players that are overcoming injuries seems to be a great way to balance a stacked roster.   It allows the San Francisco 49ers front office to analyze the salary cap […]

June 2014 by Jeff Vandersnick

Baalke Ball

This year’s NFL Draft had multiple intriguing storylines. The first round slide of Johnny Football, the selection of the first openly gay player, Michael Sam, and the introduction of Baalke Ball. Ok, I made the last one up, but it’s something worth examining. Overall, the San Francisco 49ers had a successful draft. They entered with […]

May 2014 by Andy Parker

49ers Start With 11, Use A Total of 12 Draft Picks

The San Francisco 49ers entered the 2014 NFL draft with a total of 11 picks. Many 49er writers and analysts expected the 49ers to trade most of those picks. After all, what good would it do to bring in 11 new players if there technically isn’t any room for them? That would be a waste. […]

May 2014 by sportshead