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The Straits of Glibaalke

The 2013 NFL schedule will be released tonight and we can finally put 2012 to rest and start figuring out what the hell will happen in the new season. Jim Harbaugh will grab the schedule, caress it lovingly, and immediately

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Lip O Suck Shun

Easter has come and gone, and those of you who attempt to give devout behavior at least a smidgeon of your attention can now ease back into your wicked and sinful ways. Those of you who are devoutless devotees can

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The Third Year

For those of us with fertile imaginations or ravenous little children, Peter Cottontail will be hop, hop, hopping into view this weekend, and I’m sure we all breathlessly await his arrival. In keeping with the Tradition perversion fetish of the

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1998 Redux

What a great weekend of football. Mostly. Two down to the wire thrillers, and two blow outs — one enjoyable, one boring. Which reminds me, the AFC truly sucks. How about getting some decent teams over there? Peyton Manning is

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Heroes and Heartbreaks

Eddie Debartolo thinks the 49ers should beat Green Bay Saturday night because they have a better team. Short, simple, and basic. Best team wins. This formula proved perfect in last weekend’s wild card games. Best team won in all four

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The Cyclone

Got back late Tuesday night from Steeler country and have not had a chance to catch up on the Rams debacle. I did not have an opportunity to see the game, but am sure I will soon be edified by

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New Era

Message to NFL players: do not report concussions. Message to 49er players: do not believe a word I say. Message to 49er fans: the 49ers will win the Super Bowl this year. Jim Harbaugh delivered the messages Wednesday evening in

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My Kind of Town – Not!

The 49ers’ run defense has lost its vauntedness this year. That’s the general consensus of the blogosphere and the statistics back up this concern. Teams are averaging nearly twenty yards more per game running on the Niners in 2012 versus

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Midterm Reflections

At the halfway point of the 2012 season, the NFC playoff picture seems pretty clear. For the teams that will be the true SB contenders this year. There will be a scrubeenie entrant, that takes its fans down to the

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The Big EC Uneasy

It’s probably safe to say we fans will not see another two game stretch of 49er football that remotely approaches the total dominance we have witnessed against the Jets and Bills. But we could find out next Sunday that a

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Middle Big Man

The 49ers have finally completed their climb to the top of the NFL rankings. Numero Uno, baby. What does this mean? Pretty much nothing, baby. Unless you’re a 49er fan commenting on an Oakland Raiders’ blog site. Yeah, baby. Lots

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View From the Top

Okay, we’re now atop the NFL mountain with appropriate accolades pouring in from all over. Gregg Easterbrook of ESPN’s Tuesday Morning Quarterback calls the 49ers the NFL’s New Beast, the newest monster team. The one other coaches would least like

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Looney Tunes

Next week a new class of concussion lawsuit plaintiffs will place their delicate noggins inside NFL helmets and begin the long, hard road to dementia by knocking the snot out of each other for the next six months. Thanks guys!

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Dick Nixon Was Here

The third week of OTAs has come and gone without incident … or interest. OTAs were newsfull in past years, but Jim Harbaugh’s closed practices have rendered these sessions useless as fodder providers to the blogosphere. Normally we can fill

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Facial Recognition Teamware

The 49ers’ first three day OTA has concluded. There will now be a four day rest period before the next OTA. Gasp. Wheeze. C’mon, man! What we’ve learned so far is that Frank Gore is primed for another year of

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Liar’s Dice

Cardinals HC Ken Whisenhunt says he’s excited about his QBs. ha ha ha ha Sure, Ken. And Jim Harbaugh and Alex Smith are just as tight as ever. And the trade for Carson Palmer was the greatest trade in NFL

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Ye Olde Pot Bellied Shoppe

The NFC won 13 straight Super Bowls from 1984 through 1997. They have won 3 straight currently. They’re liable to win some more, too. The AFC just doesn’t look very formidable right now. There isn’t a dominant team. This was

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Et tu, Brute?

The past week has showed us that predicting Trent Baalke’s game plans is not a good way to make a living. He fooled everyone last year and he’s done it again this year. We expected big news last year, and

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All Along The Watchtower

Twelve teams have reportedly contacted Peyton Manning’s agent about getting Manning to come play QB for them. That’s over one third of the teams in the NFL that don’t think much of their current QB. And eleven of those teams

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Shady Lame

It’s NFL Combine Week and all of you hard core fellows, or you fellows without a shred of a life, will be glued to the inaction over the next few days. I’ll probably use my own shred to watch all

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Milk Carton Man

Most of the time, disappearing acts and football are not a good combination. Ask Michael Crabtree, who vanished during the playoffs. But someone else dropped off the radar screen in 2011, too, and it was a very good thing. One

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Same Old, New Old

The blogs have been around for only about five years or so and this will be the first 49er offseason of that era which features a winning team and organization as its subject matter. Uncharted waters. And calm waters, versus

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2018 Schedule
9-9, L: Vikings 24, 49ers 16
9-16, W: 49ers 30, Lions 27
9-23, L: Chiefs 38, 49ers 27
9-30, L: Chargers 29, 49ers 27
10-7, L: Cardinals 28, 49ers 18
10-15, L: Packers 33, 49ers 30
10-21, L: Rams 39, 49ers 10
10-28, L: Cardinals 18, 49ers 15
11-1, W: 49ers 34, Raiders 3
11-12, L: Giants 27, 49ers 23
11-25, L: Tampa 27, 49ers 9
12-2, L: Seattle 43, 49ers 16
12-9, W: 49ers 20, Broncos 14
12-16, W: 49ers 26, Seattle 23
12-23, L Bears 14, 49ers 9
12-30, L: Rams 48, 49ers 32
2018 Draft Class
1. OT Mike McGlinchey
2. WR Dante Pettis
3. LB Fred Warner
3. DB Tarvarius Moore
4. DE Kentavius Street
5. CB D.J. Reed
6. S Marcell Harris
7. DT Jullian Taylor
7. WR Richie James
2018 Prognostications
Closest to the Pin:
  Mr Fletch: 7-9

Bakkentom: 8-8
Grumpy: 8-8
Winder: 8-8
Bullit: 9-7
NJ49er: 9-7
Skeebers: 10-6
Spitblood: 0-16
Rob!!!: 16-0