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A Debacular Success

Sunday’s 13-8 victory over the Bengals was probably the 49ers’ most exciting and satisfying unwatchable game in many years. And there are a lot of unwatchable games in contention for this distinction. What made this ugly duckling sparkle over the

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Posted in Post Game Spread

Sifting Through the Rubble

The faint-hearted whiners were out in force over the weekend, whipping the hysterical alarmists into a frenzy. Despite dire warnings of imminent collapse, however, the sky over the Bay Area remained intact, as no pieces of it were located anywhere

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Posted in Vacant Observations

One Weak Wonders

The Great 2011 Free Agency Manhunt enters its seventh day this morning and a football starved world has come out of hiding to gush and moan for six solid days. The Eagles and Jets have generated the most buzz, but

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Posted in Mindless Drivel

Setting the Bar

Training Camp opens in two and a half weeks, so it’s time to lace up our cleats and get down to the business of explaining to Jim Harbaugh just what he needs to do this year to please us. With

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Posted in FOS Speculation

See The UFA, In Your Chez Buffet

As reported by ProFootballTalk Tuesday, the new CBA will allow players with four years in the league to become Unrestricted Free Agents, or UFAs for you acronym lovers. This puts Dashon Goldson, Ray McDonald, and Manny Lawson out there on

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Posted in CBA Bullshit

Run Forrest, Run! . . . . . . .

UPDATE: Nothing is happening in the NFL. When nothing finally gives way to something, this site will dutifully return to action. Until then, I’m sick of covering lawyer baloney, and am going to take a break. An actual football discussion

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Posted in Angst 101

Knows To Nose: Pick ‘Em

The 2011 NFL Combine starts today, but in looking at the schedule of events, absolutely nothing of interest will occur until Saturday. Today, Thursday, and Friday, all that will be happening is measurements, physical exams, Wonderlic Tests, and interviews with

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Posted in Mindless Drivel

Brat Worst

Being a blog host is kind of fun, but every now and then I miss the days when I could wake up, log into a site like the Insider or the Press Demo, scroll through the comments, pick out one

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Posted in Wednesday Morning Game Plan

Enjoy the Moment

The 49ers win over the Raiders did not impress the blogosphere all that much, nor did it provoke any playoff fever epidemics. But there was no denying the immense sigh of relief that wafted up through cyberspace. I will not

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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

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 IV: Monterey Meh

Okay. We’re bored now. Can’t we play some real fake games yet? All this bumping and shoving around is taxing. We need some real action that they show on TV. Isaac Sopoagna gave us a hint on Wednesday when he

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Posted in Training Camp

Lights, Camera, Action

Sigh. We made it. It’s here. The beginning of a new decade of NFL football. The Patriots and the Colts owned the last decade. Which teams will own this coming one? (Hint: The San Francisco 49ers!!!!!). I must be channeling

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Posted in Training Camp

Seventh Round Knockout

The first of two weeks of OTAs concluded last Friday without this reporter seeing so much as one play. I did, however, get a barrage of Tweets from Maiocco, Barrows, and Barber. Lynch does not appear to have a Twitter

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Posted in Orgainized Team Activities

Werewolves by the Bay

One of the advantages football has over the other sports, in terms of fan appeal, is that there are 53 guys on the roster, with another 8 on the Practice Squad, and 19 others who trot into town for Training

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Posted in Mindless Drivel

The Defense Rests

Yesterday, I looked at the keys to an improved offense this coming season, which got me a ripe umbrage tomato heaved out of the crowd and splattered against my schnozz. Today, I’ll look at the defense, while the neighborhood kid

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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
2019 Schedule
9-8: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1:25pm
9-15: @ Cincinnati Bengals, 10am
9-22: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1:25pm
9-29: BYE

10-7: vs. Cleveland Browns, 5:15pm
10-13: @ Los Angeles Rams, 1:05pm
10-20: @ Washington, 10am
10-27: vs. Carolina Panthers, 1:05pm
10-31: @ Arizona Cardinals, 5:20pm

11-11: vs. Seattle Seahawks, 5:15pm
11-17: vs. Arizona Cardinals, 1:05pm
11-24: vs. Green Bay Packers, 1:25pm

12-1: @ Baltimore Ravens, 10am
12-8: @ New Orleans Saints, 10am
12-15: vs. Atlanta Falcons, 1:25pm
12-21 or 12-22: vs. Los Angeles Rams
12-29: @ Seattle Seahawks, 1:25pm

2019 Draft Class
1. DE Nick Bosa, Ohio State
2. WR Deebo Samuel, South Carolina
3. WR Jalen Hurd, Baylor
4. P Mitch Wishnowsky, Utah
5. LB Dre Greenlaw, Arkansas
6. TE Kaden Smith, Stanford
6. OT Justin Skule, Vanderbilt
6. DB Tim Harris, Virginia
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