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Mezzanine Soup

Some pretty good games on tap next weekend, as they say in the barroom lingo of life. The top ticket is Detroit at Green Bay, with 676 seats avaiable from a low of $100. For you tightwadders or fixed incomers,

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Posted in Vacant Observations

Quarterly Report

25% of the season is in the books and the 49ers are 2-2 — two dominant wins and two dominant losses. Who the heck are these guys? Contenders or pretenders? The next five games should answer the question. HOU, AZ,

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Posted in Around the League

Dancing with the Stars

As most fans are aware, blog superstar Alex Smith will be coming into our view Friday as QB of the Kansas City Chiefs, our second preseason opponent. For the Smith Haters, this will be a chance to root against the

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Posted in FOS Speculation

Mighty Men III Begins

Rookies and selected veterans practiced in full pads Monday and Tuesday. There were no catastrophic injuries reported in this first round of torso colliding. Bravo, lads! Only six more months of pounding to go. Proving they are in mid-season form

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Posted in Training Camp

Tough Guys Don’t Dance

Anquan Boldin has been impressive in the OTA practices. A couple of the beat guys even said he looked like a true number one receiver. In seven years with the Cardinals and three with the Ravens, however, he was never

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Posted in Orgainized Team Activities

Bargain Hunting

The 2013 offseason has been a bit of a yawner so far. Not that we expected much more. When you have fourteen draft picks, it’s pretty obvious where the mustard will be squoozed this year. Getting Anquan Boldin for virtually

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Posted in FOS Speculation

Opening Bell

I won’t lie to you, football is making a comeback in my heart strings. There’s a little humm baby thrumming in there. I swore I’d give the cold shoulder to this faithless, wanton, hussy for at least six months. Screw

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Posted in FOS Speculation

Baalkan War Chest

The 49ers have entered the Patriots Zone, blogospherically speaking. Contending team, no raging controversies, more or less patiently waiting for another season of excellence to eventually come along. I visited some of their blog sites recently and one had ten

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Posted in Vacant Observations

Yawn If You Missed It

It’s been three weeks since the 49ers blew the Super Bowl and it’s still two weeks until the March 12th kickoff to free agency, the trading period, and the new league year. The team is primed to be a contender

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Posted in Mindless Drivel

Somebody To Love

The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine begins this week in Indianapolis. It represents a stirring to life from the NFL football coma that we all lapse into after the end of our particular team’s season. An event that takes place on

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Posted in FOS Speculation

Mission Improbable

It’s tough shaking this one off. The Super Bowl loss is not that hard to cope with, but the cloud it casts over the 2013 season is another matter. Only one team — the 1971 Miami Dolphins — has ever

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Posted in Delusional Therapy

Wake Me When The Game Begins

The game cannot come soon enough. 100 mouths, 2,000 microphones, and still 5,000 game analyses to go before the kickoff. I put my head in the sand yesterday, but it didn’t work. There were two ostriches down there talking about

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Posted in Vacant Observations

Down Goes Frazier

San Francisco 49er fans tuned in Sunday night to watch their Super Bowl contending team in action and were instead treated to a throwback game to the Mike Nolan era. The 42-13 drubbing by the Seahawks was their worst beating

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Posted in Post Game Spread

Scheme Scream

The San Francisco 49ers squeezed by the Miami Dolphins Sunday afternoon, winning 27-13. It was not an impressive victory, but it did virtually guarantee that the team will make the 2012 playoffs. How far they advance in those playoffs is

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Posted in Post Game Spread

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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Posted in Waltzing Matilda

The Earth Moved

Wow. I didn’t see RGII’s debut game or Cam Newton’s last year, but given the national stage, the playoff implications, and the quality of the opponent, I don’t see how either of those guys could have been better than Colin

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Posted in Post Game Spread

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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Posted in Vulcan Mind Probes

Fit to be Tied

The 49ers defense gave up 458 yards Sunday to one of the worst offenses in the league. Shameful. They deserved to lose and were lucky to get a tie. This is the fourth time in nine games that the defensive

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Posted in Post Game Spread

So Far, So Good

The Bye week has come and gone and the 49ers return to action this week, having advanced to the third seed in the NFC courtesy of the Giants and Eli Manning putting up a clunker at home against the Steelers.

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Posted in Vacant Observations

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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Posted in Waltzing Matilda

Landslide Victory

The 49ers crushed the Arizona Cardinals 24-3 on Monday night, sending the team and its fans into the Bye week on a very happy note. As they say in the Life Duhs Anonymous meetings, two weeks of savoring always trumps

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Posted in Post Game Spread

Razing Arizona

Three years and one universe ago, Kurt Warner was the Arizona Cardinals’ quarterback, they were the reigning NFC West champions who had been narrowly defeated in the 2008 Super Bowl, Shaun Hill was the 49ers’ QB, Mike Singletary was beginning

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Posted in Game Previews
2018 Schedule
9-9, L: Vikings 24, 49ers 16
9-16, W: 49ers 30, Lions 27

9-23: @ Chiefs, 10:00 am, Sun.
9-30: @ Chargers, 1:25 pm, Sun.
10-7: vs. Cardinals, 1:25 pm, Sun.
10-15: @ Packers, 5:15 pm, Mon.
10-21: vs. Rams, 5:20 pm, Sun.
10-28: @ Cardinals, 1:25 pm, Sun.
11-1: vs. Raiders, 5:20 pm, Thur.
11-12: vs. Giants, 5:15 pm, Mon.
BYE
11-25: @ Tampa, 10:00 am, Sun.
12-2: @ Seattle, 5:20 pm, Sun.
12-9: vs. Broncos, 1:25 pm, Sun.
12-16: vs. Seattle, 1:25 pm, Sun.
12-23: vs. Bears, 1:05 pm, Sun.
12-30: @ Rams, 1:25 pm, Sun.
 
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
Bakkentom: 8-8
Bullit: 9-7
Grumpy: 8-8
Mr Fletch: 7-9
NJ49er: 9-7
Skeebers: 10-6
Winder: 8-8

Spitblood: 0-16
Rob!!!: 16-0

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