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Lame Owners’ Bowl

The Jeckyll and Hyde 49ers return home this weekend to play the Cowboys, hoping the Doctor is in and not the other guy. The howls have already begun to yank Blaine Gabbert and try one of the other bust QBs

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Posted in Game Previews

49ers 28, Cowboys 17

The San Francisco 49ers bullied their way to a 28-3 halftime lead over the inept Dallas Cowboys, then spent the second half running out the clock, instead of running up the score. How polite. Along the way, Frank Gore went

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Posted in Post Game Spread

Showtime!

The NFL schedule makers have given the 49ers a wonderful way to start the 2014 season. A short trip to Texas for a humiliating butt kicking of the Dallas Cowboys. SF has gone to three straight NFC Title games and

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Bystander Blues

I’ll be rooting for Denver in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Mostly because I despise the Seahawks. I’d like to see them beaten, and embarrassed would be even better. Tawdry, perhaps, but true. But the fate of the Seahawks casts a shadow

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Posted in FOS Speculation

49ers 23, Cardinals 20

The Arizona Cardinals bragged their way to an 11-5 record during the week and labeled themselves the best team in the NFC, but limped off the field Sunday sporting a 10-6 tag and a ticket home for the offseason as

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Posted in Post Game Spread

Scoreboard Watchers Weekend

Last week of the 2013 season. Green Bay at Chicago for the NFC North title. Philadelphia at Dallas for the NFC East title. Saints are win-and-in versus Tampa Bay. Carolina and Seattle could both win their divisions and get the

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Gaggers Weekend

No matter how boring the playoff races seem at the beginning of December, somehow the final two or three weekends come out dripping with excitement. Because weird shit happens. Every year. Last week, the Denver Mannings led off by gagging

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Posted in Around the League

Back To Work Week

On Saturday, Raiders’ HC Dennis Allen said it was time for his team to make its move. Sunday, they did — backwards, losing ignominiously at home to the woeful Eagles 49-20. Back to the drawing board, Dennis. Need a little

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Posted in FOS Speculation

Wembley Walk Through

The 49ers mid-season excursion to London will be topped off this Sunday by a demonstration of American style football. The Jacksonville Jaguars have graciously agreed to attend the game and be used as fodder for this demo. Afterwards, the Brits

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Alas, Poor Yorick

Watching former 49er head coach Mike Nolan’s Atlanta defense get shredded Monday night by the Jets(!) and failing to protect the lead in the last two minutes of the game was a painful reminder that it was not so long

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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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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

Open Wide

The 49ers will be having OTAs this week, Tuesday through Thursday. It’s my duty to report these things, even if all of you could care less. There was a time these spring practices were informative, even festive. But those days

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Posted in Vacant Observations

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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Posted in Waltzing Matilda

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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Posted in Waltzing Matilda

The Betting Window Is Open

Belated New Year’s greetings, Outsiders! I will reserve judgment for a few weeks as to whether it is a happy occasion or not. It’s always a bit sad to see the football season come to an end. At least nowadays.

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Posted in Mindless Drivel

Elsewhere and Back

The 49er players are respiting for two days, but the blogs are a 24/7 operation. And when there are no games, we make do with manipulating stats or replays for our little POV snow forts! Take that, POW! Back at

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Semester Break

The 49ers zoomed into sole possesion of first place in the NFC West Sunday by lounging pool side while watching Arizona get stuffed by Minnesota. Next Monday night, the team will get to stuff Arizona themselves. Meanwhile, Seattle CB Richard

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Posted in The Usual Suspects

Black and Blue Beat Down

Whew! Game ball to the 49er offensive line and Frank Gore. With the season on the brink of slipping away, the 49ers came out in the second half Thursday night, awoke from the fog that marked their first half efforts,

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49ers Put Out the Cat

The San Francisco 49ers opened the game by forcing a Detroit 3 and out punt, then rolled down the field in four plays for a touchdown, and it looked like the game would be a rout. From that time on,

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NFL 2012 Is Up & Running

Ah, a real game. That was fun. I’d have been happy to see either team lose, and unhappy to see either team win. But the Giants have the first loss of the 2012 season and I’ll leave it to the

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Weak Previews

The NFC seems noticeably stronger than the AFC this year. Only the Vikings, Bucs, and Rams look like possible punching bags in the NFC, while the AFC has a bucketful of laughers — Dolphins, Browns, Titans, Jags, Colts, and maybe

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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, 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
 
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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