Train(er) Camp

It’s not supposed to be this way. The term training camp is intended for those 90+ athletes pursuing a career within the NFL.  For the San Francisco 49ers team as a whole, the trainers have gotten plenty of training themselves. For a team with their eye on another Lombardi Trophy, 49ers have taken a couple […]

July 2014 by Jeff Vandersnick

5 Players Ready to Make a Splash

Coming off what many considered a successful draft, the San Francisco 49ers are off to a nice start in their Quest for Six. While there are still a few months before the opening kick in Dallas, the Faithful are eagerly anticipating the start of the season. Boasting one of the league’s best defenses, as well […]

May 2014 by Andy Parker

It’s “Forty-Niner” Frank Gore

Joe Montana didn’t do it.  Jerry Rice didn’t either.  Neither did Ronnie Lott, or Roger Craig, or even Tom Rathman.   Even the greatest of the great San Francisc0 49ers players don’t always finish their careers where we think they should.  It’s a pattern that historically, isn’t all that uncommon. As another great enters the final […]

May 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

Building Through the Draft

I want to take you all back to a very dark time. The lean years. The down years. The “things can’t possibly get any worse” years. The Nolan and Singletary years. If there was any positive to take away from that forgettable era in San Francisco 49ers history, it was the draft picks. Starting in 2005, when Mike Nolan […]

May 2014 by Andy Parker

It Starts With the Backfield

I don’t think people realize how good the San Francisco 49ers backfield is. Seriously. They get none of the love in the media, despite the rushing attack being the most vocal part of the offense. Sure, I love watching Colin Kaepernick run-and-gun, but if the Niners are going to make a real push in the Quest […]

April 2014 by Andy Parker

No News Is Good News?

The San Francisco 49ers still haven’t made that splash move or deal this off-season that fans have been wanting and expecting. Quarterback Colt McCoy is leaving for the Washington Redskins, but wide receiver Kassim Osgood and cornerback Perrish Cox are staying in San Francisco. I doubt we will hear any more substantial news in the […]

April 2014 by sportshead

49ers in Free Agency: Anthony Dixon

Statistics can tell a story that will paint a broad picture.  They’ll open up a debate about the greatest statistical players of all time.  Who’s the better quarterback based off of those stats, Dan Marino or Peyton Manning?  Those very same passing yards, rushing yards, tackles and interceptions help set the Pro Bowl every year.  […]

January 2014 by Jeff Vandersnick

Looking Ahead: Where to Improve in 2014

After a heartbreaking loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship, the San Francisco 49ers Quest for Six was put on hiatus. However, the 49er Faithful have a lot to look forward to next season, and that goes beyond the new stadium in Santa Clara. Signing certain unrestricted free agents is critical. Anquan Boldin, […]

January 2014 by Andy Parker