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There’s a Light Up Above

Judge David Doty lobbed a grenade into the NFL owners’ well fortified luxury box yesterday, blowing up their $4 billion dollar war chest and leveling the playing field concerning who can or cannot afford a lockout. If his ruling holds,

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Posted in FOS Speculation

All Along the Watchtower

For those keeping tabs, as of today February has sucked for 39.28% 42.85% 46.43% of its total suckdomness. Excruciating. The 49ers have not signed any players or released any players. No one has gotten the franchise tag. The fates of

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Posted in FOS Speculation

3-5, 2-6, 2-6, 3-5, 2-6

Another year, another dismal first half for the San Francisco 49ers. Today’s post title represents the team’s first half record for the years 2006 – 2010. There seems to be a pattern here, and it’s not a good thing. The

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Posted in Tuesday Morning Waterboy

The Missing Ornament

I had a dream last night that the 49ers beat the Eagles 59-0. In the dream, as the team lined up for its first offensive play of the game, one by one little light bulbs popped up over the helmets

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Posted in Thursday Practice, Uncategorized

September Song

September was my least favorite month when I was a kid. It meant the end of summer vacation and time to go back to school. One of the happiest moments of my life occurred when I walked out the door

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2010 TC X: Stick a Fork in It

The 2010 49ers Training Camp ends today and here are some observations on what was accomplished during the past two weeks. Moving our two number one draft picks into the starting lineup was a fervent wish and it was granted.

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Posted in Training Camp

2010 TC VII: Voodoo Monday

The fickle Gods of Football surveyed the giddy landscape of Ninerland during their Training Camp bus tour and decided to spray some Voodoo dust over 4949 Centennial Blvd. on Monday, stirring to life JrFrMo, the Beetlejuice of the blogosphere. As

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Posted in Training Camp

2010 TC III: Cut Line Clues

The heart wrenching parental guidance miniseries House of Glass: The David Baas Story continued through Day 3 of TC, as our hero posed on the sidelines in various postures of dismay, gazing forlornly at his practicing teammates. Baas’ yearly injury

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Posted in Training Camp

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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Posted in Vulcan Mind Probes

The Wheeze Out Factor

Every year, it seems, a guy nobody is thinking about decides to get old in a hurry or just suddenly run out of gas, throwing a serious owie into the outlook for the team’s success. Injuries can achieve the same

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Posted in FOS Speculation

The 2008 Draft Class

After many years of pigskin combat, the savants of the NFL have established a Gospel of Judgment concerning draft classes. Though it is far more popular to rev up the bus about ten minutes after a draft is concluded and

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Posted in FOS Speculation
2017 Schedule
Sept. 10: vs Carolina: L 3-23
Sept. 17: at Seattle: 9-12
Sept. 21: vs. L.A. Rams: L 39-41
Oct. 1: at Arizona: L 15-18
Oct. 8: at Indianapolis: L 23-26
Oct. 15: at Washington: L 24-26
Oct. 22: vs. Dallas: L 10-40
Oct. 29: at Philadelphia: L 10-33
Nov. 5: vs. Arizona: L 10-20
Nov. 12: vs. N.Y. Giants: W 31-21
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
 
2017 Prognostications
Bullit: 5-11
Chuck: 9-7
Grumpy: 4-12
Mr Fletch: 5-11
NJ49er: 6-10
Rob: 9-7
RTFirefly: 5-11
Skeebers: 6-10
Winder: 4-12

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