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Jed York Sucks

The long offseason begins. Seeing Russell Wilson and the Seahawks discover Sunday that they were not an invincible force was a pleasant send off to the 2014 year. There’s nothing sweeter than seeing a bunch of crass and arrogant blowhards

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The Raiders’ Swag

PFT‘s first 2013 Power Poll began oozing from its website this past week, and leading off, in the very last spot on the chart, was the Oakland Raiders. Dead last at number 32. Also leaking its way into existence, from

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Sixteen Reasons

The Twitter news feed has been bonkering hot this week, for those of you who are Twitterholics. Leave the computer to take a leak and when you get back there’s a message: “29 new Tweets.” Goodness! The Jets make the

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You Ain’t Got A Thing, If You Ain’t Got That “Ing”

The NFC Championship Game will feature the number 1 and 2 seeds in the playoffs. How quaintly proper. And there are no wildcard entrants still in the running from either conference. Terrif! The four remaining teams all earned their way

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The Xth Game

Ronnie Lott once said you didn’t know what kind of team you really had until the tenth game of the season. As it so happens, next Monday’s game against Chicago will be game number ten for the 49ers. I don’t

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Thunder and Lightning

The 49ers did not unveil their super terrific, tricky and prolific passing game against the Vikings last week, and we’re not likely to see it during the remaining three exhibition games. For the past few years, the Niners have been

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J. O. Y. to the World

It’s been almost six days and Aldon Smith has not been arrested, stabbed, sued, blackmailed, or injured while hang gliding. Way to go, big guy! Only 21 more days on your own that you can screw up before falling under

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Away From the Lights

Last year, the Eagles won the Free Agency PR title and were promptly awarded a berth in the 2011 Super Bowl. Hmmmm. Is “oops” too strong a word? The actual Free Agency winner was the guy who laid in the

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The Crying Game

NY Giants head coach Tom Coughlin mentioned after Sunday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers that he thought his team was in control of the game and he was shocked that they lost. After pouring over the tape of the

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The Polls Are Open

One by one, the vaunted head infrastructures of the blogopolis are checking in with their carefully constructed early assessments of the 49ers likely ability to succeed or fail this coming season. The Outsider database grows fatter by the day, gathering

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Agendas. Damned Agendas.

We began the 2011 offseason waiting for a new CBA to be signed. That wait was in vain. We now await the light bulbs flickering on in the concussed brains of the NFL rank and file players. A vain wait

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Behind the Scenes Behind the Scenes

Yesterday came and went without a lockout, but it may have closed the door on the 49er careers of Alex Smith and Abrayo Franklin. Neither of these players is expected to re-sign with the team. The Niners indifference to giving

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Beat The Clock

The Bay Area beat reporters have been milking the Jim Harbaugh/Alex Smith courtship almost daily, but this site, in deference to its readers who have gagging issues, has mostly demurred from squeezing that udder. None of these scribes actually expects

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Return To Sender

Our old buddy pal, Mike Singletary, showed up in Mobile for the Senior Bowl event and parked himself at the top of the stadium, just like he did last year, presumably getting the big picture view. Sitting up there is

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Desolation Row

They’re selling postcards of the hanging They’re painting the passports brown The beauty parlor is filled with sailors The circus is in town — Bob Dylan I’m sure Mr. Dylan had weightier issues on his mind than the San Francisco

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Just Around the Corner

The 49ers have certainly stocked up at the safety position lately, selecting one in three straight drafts. Any failure by that unit this coming season would only seem possible because of injuries. Probably more than one. The cornerback situation is

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Stenches in the Trenches

The 49ers have two positions on the team that caused a considerable amount of consternation last season. Left guard and right tackle. In addition to not moving appreciably forward on running plays, the two fellows at these positions gave up

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No Mo SCO

Next on the operating table is Moran Norris. Some might say, “Who cares about him?” Or something similarly disdainful, perhaps more graphically expressed. But Norris is indeed worthy of discussion in this series of scathing frowning critiques of the 49ers.

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Hesitation Blues

I was going to ease into this critical ogle-eye period by starting off with our kicker, Joe Nedney, looking at his advancing age and weakening leg. A guy whom you don’t replace until he proves he’s done. The fact that

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Pawing the Fruit: An Intro

Sigh. The OTAs and mini-camp are finished. There will be no further action for six long, agonizing, excruciating weeks until the 2010 ball game officially kicks off with Training Camp on August 2. SIX WEEKS!! Dead air, baby. You know

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2017 Schedule
Sept. 10: vs. Carolina, 1:25 p.m.
Sept. 17: at Seattle, 1:25 p.m.
Sept. 21: vs. L.A. Rams, 5:25 p.m.
Oct. 1: at Arizona, 1:05 p.m.
Oct. 8: at Indianapolis, 10 a.m.
Oct. 15: at Washington, 10 a.m.
Oct. 22: vs. Dallas, 1:05 p.m.
Oct. 29: at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.
Nov. 5: vs. Arizona, 1:05 p.m.
Nov. 12: vs. N.Y. Giants, 1:25 p.m.
Week 11 — Bye
Nov. 26: vs. Seattle, 1:05 p.m.
Dec. 3: at Chicago, 10 a.m.
Dec. 10: at Houston, 10 a.m.
Dec. 17: vs. Tennessee, 1:25 p.m.
Dec. 24: vs. Jacksonville, 1:05 p.m.
Dec. 31: at L.A. Rams, 1:25 p.m.
 
2017 Draft Class
1. DE Solomon Thomas
1. ILB Reuben Foster
3. CB Ahkello Witherspoon
3. QB C.J. Beathard
4. RB Joe Williams
5. TE George Kittle
5. WR Trent Taylor
6. DT D.J. Jones
6. LB Pita Taumoepenu
7. CB Adrian Colbert
 
2016 Prognostications
Closest To The Pin
  Grumpy: 3-13
  Spitblood: 3-13
  Winder: 3-13
Bakkentom: 0-16
Bullit: 5-11
Chuck: 8-8, 7-9, 9-7, 10-6
Mr Fletch: 4-12
NJ49er: 5-11
Phil Fan: 4-12
Rob: 9-7
RTFirefly: 7-9
Skeebers: 6-10

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