Hidden Agenda

The 49ers travel to St. Louis this weekend for what might be the last time, if rumors of the Rams moving to Los Angeles prove accurate. The Rams are in second place in the NFC West at 3-3. That’s right on pace for an 8-8 season, which Rams HC Jeff Fisher has made kind of his specialty over the past 21 years or so, while also managing to be a highly respected coach. In fact, his career record as an HC with the Titans and Rams is 170–156–1.

But with the Cardinals and Seahawks both looking vulnerable, and the Niners looking awful, 8-8 for the Rams this year might be challenging for the NFC West title.

49er players spent the week denying rumors that the locker room was a mess and Colin Kaepernick was an outcast. Last year, the players spent the year making the same denials, only those rumors concerned former HC Jim Harbaugh. Notice the word “former.” Next year, we’ll no doubt be referring to Kaepernick as the former QB.

All of which screams: if it walks like a York and quacks like a York, it’s a York. Leaks and rumors are the way Jed York does business.

Sunday’s game marks the mid point of the 2015 season. For those who expected a fun, scrappy, contending team — our condolences. Bummer. For those who expected a steaming pile of camel dung — time flies when you’re having fun!

The most positive development of the first half of the season has been the crumbling support for York and GM Trent Baalke. Kaepernick has taken a beating, for sure, along with the offensive line, but by and large the players have not been vilified, and they don’t deserve to be. This season is a York/Baalke fiasco and these two chumps are being mercilessly mocked and ridiculed from sea to shining sea.

This year’s version of backroom, back-handed, back-stabbing, spineless Yorkian behavior has been dubbed “Whispers.” This is an apparent upgrade over the basic old fashioned “leaks.” I’m sure York keeps a guy on the payroll to come up with these Madison Avenue descriptions. It’s not true, possibly, that Matt Maiocco is on the York payroll, but he initiated the term, no doubt from reliable sources called Jed York, and always seems to be the one closest to Jed’s blowhole. I’m not running Maiocco down. Somebody has to be in charge of prying the spilt beans out of York’s basement hideaway. In return, Maiocco is always the beat writer who’s least critical of the round headed kid’s behavior.

At any rate, whispers it is. And we’re now one week past the “whisper” that “something big” was going to happen. And nothing has. Jed probably has no idea what kind of “big” thing to do and he’s just polling the area for the best idea of what other people think is the best big thing to do. Our leader. Tee it up, Lucy.

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  1. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Why is Tomsula petrified on making any changes in his lineup?
    The only thing he’s done is install Bush as the punt returner in place of Hayne. WHY???
    Bush is here for one year and hasn’t lived up to his contract sitting out because his calf hurts.
    If the season is lost give Hayne maximum exposure and see what he can do in a game.
    Jimmy T is not a strategist and looks lost.

  2. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    For those who long for the glory days


  3. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    In the Pyongyang N.K. chapter Barnyard holding Jed accountable is still frowned upon. He is still held blameless by some who are still buying this team is in reload mode.
    Assembling a crack coaching staff that would elevate the team to heights never achieved. The best coaching staff that Baalke could assemble.

    From Niner Nation

    “But, let me take you back to the painful loss against Seattle which resulted in the infamous Jed York tweet. Last year, national media published numerous articles relating to the rift between Baalke and Harbaugh. Whatever drama was compounded with additional commentary stating Harbaugh had “lost the locker room.” We now know, it was at that moment, Harbaugh would not coach the 2015 season.

    Although parts of the stories had truth, national media reports were largely exacerbated to fit the agenda of the 49ers executives. They succeeded at telling the fans and media that Jim Harbaugh and staff were the explanation of the 49ers woes. And, although Harbaugh was the winningest coach in football, the entire coaching staff was fired at the conclusion of last season and replaced with company men.

    None of us understood the mass firing of an extremely talented coaching staff, but we watched talented coaches sign elsewhere and 49ers players retiring in droves. Nonetheless, we did what fans do, we freaked out but continued to stand by our team and hope for the best.

    It turns out the coaching staff departures reflect further in this story. One of Harbaugh’s assistant coaches fired by Baalke and York recently came forward to Niners Nation. In short, he stated the offensive coaching staff wholeheartedly believed Kaepernick could get better after Super 47. They believed him to be everything fans hoped. But, after working with Kaepernick in the two seasons following the Super Bowl, they felt Kaepernick’s production had peaked. He further stated, “it wasn’t that Kaepernick couldn’t read or couldn’t make the throws, but he lacked the ability to trust his receivers to be there before he could see them.” The explanation was not good enough for Jed York and Trent Baalke who felt the 49ers’ downward spiral was not a result of personnel, but rather, coaching deficits.

    This leaves the organization in a bad position. The 49ers have not yet benched their starting quarterback, but seemingly have no faith in that quarterback. Half a season removed from the last coaching staff, the 49ers front office seems to be getting the same story it got from former coaches. The old coaching staff got a whole lot more out of Kaepernick, and now things are spinning out of control.

    Unfortunately last season, Jed York and Trent Baalke couldn’t put their egos aside and evaluate the situation of the personnel from one bad year. Instead, they let their personal feelings of Jim Harbaugh and emotions determine the future of the 49ers organization. A season later, they seem significantly more reactive than proactive with this situation.

    They say “history repeats itself.” Well, welcome back to 2004.”

  4. winderNo Gravatar says:

    skeebs – Bummer is the right word for it. All I’m looking for at this point is Jed to actually do something and for some of the youngsters to make a name for themselves in the coming games. We need some players to shine and build off of.

  5. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    The only new guys that have been decent so far this year are Acker and Hayne.

  6. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Maiocco (who else?): “Just ran into Jed York. He said it’s not his place to talk about football during the season but promised a meeting with media in future.”

    What a gutless douche. Didn’t stop him last year.

  7. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Have to think trade discussions have been done for Wilkerson, with their 1st RD pick of Leonard Williams. Something can happen by Tuesday.

    We have no player that is worth a one for one trade. Surprised Armstead does not play more.

    Read the NN article when it first came out. Another huge black mark on Jed. He forced CK on coaching staffs. Another reason no one of repute would come here.

  8. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Franchise tag on Wilkerson costs too much? Staley to Denver for their 2nd. Use one of our 2nd’s for Wilkerson plus ???.

    Get rest of season for Boone to prove he can hold down LT. With a weak roster this stuff has to be done.

  9. bullitNo Gravatar says:


    If they trade Staley they will have to rebuild their entire Oline
    IMO Staley is your best Olineman and under contract.
    Getting a 2nd round pick from Denver means you’re picking in the mid 60s or later. You have to keep Staley to stabilize the line.
    Baalke used 2nd rd picks for Tank carradine, LaMichael James and Vance McDonald so why should he draft a decent player?

  10. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Barrow reporting Hyde has been ruled out of Sunday’s game.
    He should sit out for the 3 weeks and come back after the bye.
    A month’s rest will allow the foot to heal provided he rehabs it properly.
    Tomsula saying he couldn’t hurt it more by playing is bogus info.
    That’s what they told Shaun Alexander and it ended his career.

    Big men in the NBA and guys who use their legs in the NFL have to be very careful of stress fractures. That’s what Crabtree had
    and at the time he thought it was the new cleats he was wearing.
    Crabtree missed the preseason because he had surgery and a screw placed in his foot.

  11. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Looks like York and Baalke are trying to rope-a-dope the blogs and scribes into exhaustion bashing them.

  12. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    ESPN had recent layoffs. The grantland website was one of the victims. They had football articles referenced on this blog.

  13. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    The Raiders are now a better team than the 49ers and will continue to be better for the next decade. Mark Davis doesn’t appear to be all that smart looking to once again move to LA and also flirting with Texas if I remember correctly. But the play for Davis is to stay in Oakland and watch as Jed York continues to drive his 49ers headlong into the barren wastelands of NFL suckitude.

    As long as York is running his team as bad as York has been the last decade, Mark Davis has a real opportunity right here in the Bay Area because like our current political landscape, nobody likes the front-runner. Davis could actually grab a ton of market share – even the Silicon Valley crowd and upper crust NFL fans in the Bay Area who used to be referred to as “the wine and cheese crowd” would toast Davis if Davis could create a simple contender because Jed York is not only the worst owner in the NFL but there are tons of fans who resent York and who simply won’t follow the 49ers for as long as the Yorks own the team. So Mark Davis and his Raiders should stay put being the anti York establishment candidate – and Davis would make money doing it.

    Right now, the Raiders have a better owner, a better head coach, a better defensive coordinator, a better quarterback, a better GM and a better roster. The Raider future is bright compared to other NFL teams, but it’s especially bright compared to the lowly 49ers who we all see won’t get out of their own way for the next decade.

    The problem with Davis is he needs a new stadium. Jack Del Rio isn’t Harbaugh – getting new stadium deals done. But if the Raiders continue to grow with good drafting by McKenzie and decent coaching with Norton and Del Rio, a new stadium deal could get done as long as Mark Davis cools his talk about relocating.

    Look at what relocation talk has done with the San Diego Chargers. The team has announced its plans to move to LA and now when you watch Charger games you see more jerseys of the opposing team in the stands than Charger jerseys. San Diego residents are pissed. And even though Raider fans are used to crazy Davis ownership threatening each week to move the team, it’s not good for business and the Bay Area with York incompetence presents Mr Bowl Cut with so many great opportunities for a new stadium deal. He just needs to be patient and grow his team while watching Jed York destroy everything McCloughand and Harbaugh created. Mark Davis, ironically, if he played his cards right, could be king of the Bay Area in a few years. I wouldn’t go anywhere.

  14. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    How the Rams Offensive Line is Developing PFF Grades is a Fan post at:


    Rookies have high scores. New LG has better scores than the IR’D Rodger Saffold. Gurley has 3 straight 100 yd games. Test of our rundefense. Both their tackles are maulers.

  15. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    How the Rams Offensive Line is Developing PFF Grades is a Fan post at:


    Rookies have high scores. New LG has better scores than the IR’D Rodger Saffold. Gurley has 3 straight 100 yd games.

    Test of our run defense. Both their tackles are maulers. Their run game is what is causing the big point spread.

  16. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Now it’s 4 to 6 weeks for Hyde.
    The pattern with Jimmy T is he minimizes the impact of injuries.
    He said Hyde just had a bruised foot and playing on it wouldn’t hurt it further. He said in August that Kilgore would be back on the field for the last two preseason games. It is now 3 months later and he has still to start his 3 week practice window.
    Also Bowman is not 100% and his snaps should be cut especially in blowouts. So far they’re not.


  17. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    The franchise has turned into a morgue. We lose our best offensive player for a month, and the reaction is one big yawn. What difference does it make?

  18. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    All is not lost b/c the UM Wolverines AKA the team- the 4th team- Jimi lifted from the mire to glory ARE playing tomorrow. In just a few hours we’ll watch some good ball. I think the Golphers are going to regret the lucky play that took down the Harboyz vs Michigan State. Rue the day that Aussie bobbled the punt, yes they will.

    Hope to make it for the 7AM kickoff but now breaking in a new laptop so may not.

  19. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    If there is an upheaval in coaching staff here is a name to keep in mind. He is the OC at Notre Dame and got his first job from Harbaugh. He is only 33 years old and he’s an up and coming coach. He’s Mike Sanford Jr not to be confused with his dad who was head coach at UNLV and now at Indiana St


    Would be an improvement over Steve Logan who nobody talks about but he’s the QB coach of a QB in regression.

  20. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Logan: we want home run plays.
    York: we want Kaepernick to run around all over the place.
    Baalke: we want to run the ball.
    Tomsula: we’re not a drop back team.
    Chicken running around: where’s my head, where’s my head?

  21. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Lots of people see the writing on the wall who post on this blog.
    The barnyard is still clueless and a few weeks behind if not months in assessing what is happening.
    Without Hyde the offense has two flat tires.
    Will Reggie last an entire game running the ball before he limps off the field? Time to show some durability and earn your paycheck.

  22. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:


    Under FANPOSTS an article about Rams Offensive line with PFF Grades shows all their rookies highly ranked.

    The new LG Garrett Reynolds is an improvement over the injured then IR’d Rodger Saffold. Both OT’s are strong in run blocking.

    With Hyde out I want to change my game score to 45-0. Gurley gets 200 yards and Foles 300 yards using play action often.

  23. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:


  24. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Tom, your post got stuck in spam for some reason. I fetched it out.

  25. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    How the Rams Offensive Line is Developing with PFF Grades


    Posted under FANPOSTS, grades all 5 out pretty well. Even LG Garrett Reynolds is an upgrade over Rodger Saffold, recently IR’d. Both OT’s are run blockers first.

    Predict Gurley gets 150 yards, Foles 300 yards, much off play action, and Hyde-less O relies on CK’s short passing game to replace the run attack.

    New prediction is 45-0 Rams.

  26. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Tomsula saying team meeting was like an Italian dinner


  27. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    The 49ers have promoted RB Kendall Gaskins to the active roster. They waive RB Jarryd Hayne.

  28. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Another dumb, short-sighted move. Gaskins will never be more than … Gaskins. Hayne will one day be a star … for Seattle.

  29. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    There is no reason for them to have so many WRs on the active roster when they don’t use them.
    Baalke is a poor dumbass GM. Has it ever occurred to him to cross train Bruce Miller at RB?

  30. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Shortsighted moves by GM and coaches desperate to save their jobs. Too bad with stuff like this, but bigger picture Jed must be totally embarrassed and forced to can GM and all coaches.

    Only by losing all remaining games, some blowouts.

    A thinking Jed cannot be allowed to ruin this franchise. A repudiated, thoroughly embarrassed Jed may do the right things.

  31. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    They had to waive somebody to make room for the new RB. I liked Hayne but he does need some good coaching. I guess that’s two reasons why he was on the chopping block.

    The Rams d-line puts Staley and Boone to the test. Martin, Devey and Pears? Take the day off. You, too, Tiller. Go get a beer. We have some blocking sleds we can drag out and line up instead.

  32. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Since my predictions generally take a nose dive when there’s $$ involved, I’ll try to help our boys out and predict the Rams easily cover the largest spread of the week.

    I just hope our only scoring option stays healthy. Here’s to you, old timer, Phil Dawson.

  33. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    49ers 23 Soon-to-be L.A. Rams 20

    Although now that they’ve waived Hayne to sign Kendall Gaskins (undrafted out of U. of Richmond, didn’t play last year, yet to play in a real NFL game), and with Jed suddenly pulling the “See I’m talking, but during the season’s not a good time” routine, I want to predict Rams 327 Niners 0.

  34. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Remember Baalke was late in filing Kendall Hunter’s paperwork.
    He was a week late and it cost them the chance to bring him back this season. Dumbass GM.

  35. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Seems like Hayne was a most popular 49er.
    Jed is getting the brunt of the fans disdain.
    Hayne had untapped playmaker ability that the coaching staff never utilized.
    Now they sneak him through waivers to get him on the PS.

  36. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    The fact of the matter is that Hayne should never have made the active roster anyway. He’s not an NFL running back and never will be. He could be a punt returner but most punt returners are young skill position players who need more time to develop (ie cornerbacks or wide receivers). What’s Hayne’s other position? Again, it’s not running back.

    The fact that Baalke and Tomsula missed on Hayne isn’t a big deal. Hell, Baalke misses on everyone. The big deal is that the 49ers haven’t drafted more running backs. In the last five years, the 49ers have had 50 different draft picks. 50! How is the cupboard so bare?

    Two years ago, I was advocating for Devonta Freeman and Jeremy Hill both being drafted in the same draft class in later rounds. Baalke picked Hyde who’s a physical running back but can’t stay healthy because of his running style, but nobody else.

    If you know you’re parting ways with Gore, you don’t just put all your eggs in one Carlos Hyde basket. And just backing up that pick with Mike Davis isn’t enough either. Baalke should have used 4-5 of his picks the last two years to help find Gore’s replacement. Few teams in the NFL have one running back featured anymore. Baalke should have tried to replace Gore with 3 or 4 other running backs on the roster who were recently good college running backs. Hayne and Bush don’t fit that bill.

    If anyone thinks Trent Baalke is a good GM, they are out to lunch. I remember last year making fun of NJ49er because he sincerely believed the 49ers were better off with Baalke than Harbaugh. Jesus…

  37. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Hayne will never make it to the 49ers’ practice squad.

  38. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Shortsighted moves by GM and coaches desperate to save their jobs. Too bad with stuff like this, but bigger picture Jed must be totally embarrassed and forced to can GM and all coaches.

    Only by losing all remaining games, some blowouts.

    A thinking Jed cannot be allowed to ruin this franchise. A repudiated, thoroughly embarrassed Jed may do the right things under duress from the fan base.

  39. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Skeebers – He might not make it to the practice squad but it won’t be because of his talent. It would be because he’s a marketing ploy for another team needing gate draw. He’s not a bad punt returner, but like I wrote early… what else can he do?

  40. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Here are our stalwart Pigskin Prognosticators for the Rams game. We few brave enough to stick our necks into the Niner meat grinder:

    RTfirefly: 23-20 Niners. Although now that they’ve waived Hayne to sign Kendall Gaskins (undrafted), and with Jed suddenly pulling the “See I’m talking, but during the season’s not a good time” routine, I want to predict Rams 327 Niners 0. 49ers 23 Soon-to-be L.A. Rams 20

    NJ49er: 23-17 SF. Phil, I’m going to view this game as a tight one. Do we play like we did vs the NYG or, the team that couldn’t find the End Zone vs GB and Seattle? Put me down for 23-17 SF.

    Phil: 17-14 Niners. If Kap plays poorly we will struggle to score so might Lose this one. I think we see a lot of running from the Rams. Hope we can shut that down and pressure Foles. I hate being right about this season w/o Jimi at the wheel. Oh well, called it.

    bakkentom: 20-6 Rams. Oct 16 put on IR with another shoulder injury. He was their best lineman. So Gurley got his 126 yds with Garrett Reynolds at LG. Have to give them the edge then with runs and play action off of it. How about 20-6 Rams.

  41. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    RT, I changed myself to 45-0 once Hyde was out.

  42. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Phil, I changed myself to 45-0 once Hyde was out.

  43. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Michigan wins because the Minnesota QB was a blockhead.
    They had first and goal at the half yard line with 19 seconds.
    The ref wound the clock and he shifted into a shotgun with all kinds of motion. He ended up throwing an incomplete pass but the play took 17 seconds. With 2 seconds on the clock Minn tried a QB sneak and was stuffed.
    Minn started their drive from their 25 with over 4 mins left. They moved the ball downfield but kept wasting time getting into a huddle. Incapable of running a hurryup and huddle required. Sound familiar?

  44. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Ok Bakkentom, will update my records but to save Skeebs bandwidth
    won’t post until we know the outcome.

    Meanwhile back in Jimiland Wolverines turned tables on MIN Golphers with final play on D to win 29-26 on the road. You remember winning on the road right?


  45. winderNo Gravatar says:

    31-6 rams

  46. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    More from Kawakami


    Good question is why cut Hayne now? With Hyde down coaches can take a look at Hayne in the game and give him 5 or 6 carries.
    What we saw in preseason is he has different gears when he runs and makes people miss and is instinctive in finding spaces to run.

  47. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Aaron Donald must be licking his chops this morning. Martin and Devey/Tiller are in for a long, embarrassing day.

  48. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    49ers inactives: White, Thomas, Silberman, Hyde, Boldin, Bell, Purcell

  49. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    48-10, da Rams. Gurley and Austin have career days. Reggie Bush gets hurt in the first quarter and Mike Davis calls his old ball coach after the game to kick around the idea of the two of them starting a hedge when the season is over so Davis doesn’t have to play for York.

  50. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    hedge fund*

  51. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Significant name among the actives is Trenton Brown.
    Still I think it’s BS that Tomsula said his staff would huddle over the past weekend to decide what changes would be made in the lineup.
    No Changes? They took a long nap?

  52. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    From the SF Examiner
    “Anquan Boldin, who has been listed as questionable by the team, said he’ll be ready to go for the game under any circumstance. He has been dealing with hamstring issues since the Ravens game.

    It’s no big deal,” Boldin said. “It’s not really my hamstring. My body gets out of line and puts too much stress on one thing and I have to overcompensate. I’m good. I’m in alignment. Just making sure I’m that way every day.”

    Boldin, who hasn’t missed a game due to injury since the 2011 season, said there was “no doubt” he’d be ready to go.”

    Deflating for the team that Boldin can’t go. Niners will be without leading receiver. Yikes!

  53. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Here’s a post from one of the lackey’s in the Barnyard that sounds a lot like Geep Chryst cherry picking performances against 2 of the worst defenses in the league.

    “However, the improvement has also happened with personnel changes on the O line, putting Kap under center more, fairly radical schematic changes including moving away from the “strength” of the O TE group and into the WR group with a very nice assist from the FB department.
    I believe the O is making solid improvements, and if anyone thinks that the Giants or Ravens D is somehow drastically shittier than other teams, they are deluding themselves.”

    He thinks the Ravens and Giants are top notch defenses and the offense is getting better. Who’s delusional here?

  54. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    STL has Robert Quinn and William Hayes active for today. With either on Pears and Aaron Donald vs RG.

  55. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Maybe Boldin out to heal the injury for a trade?

  56. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    The clowns in the N.K. barnyard keep bringing up Andrew Luck as a guy having a bad year so it seems in their world it’s OK for Kap to suck.
    Glazer just revealed on the pre-game show that he has learned Luck not only hurt his shoulder but has multiple fractured ribs.
    News to the barnyard, it’s not OK to suck and really lame to justify the suckage by bringing someone else who’s having a bad year.

  57. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    15 mins before kickoff and only 10K people in the stands

  58. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Live shot confirms the stands are pretty empty in St Louis

  59. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Playing in a dome the crowd noise shouldn’t be a factor

  60. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Don’t be too hard on those poor dummies in the barnyard. They are just now seeing the reality of this team and what the “brilliant” moves of York and Baalke they cheered wildly has wrought. Living life with head in the sand must be tough enough all by itself.

  61. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Ha! Looking for the practice squad guy to “give us a boost”!

  62. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Wasn’t sure they’d have Laurinaitis today.

    We’ve scripted some good plays to start anyway.

  63. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Rams are playing two rookies on their right side of the Oline.

  64. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    That didn’t take long. Bush is hurt!

  65. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Niners just committed 4 penalties on one punt return play.

  66. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    There goes Bush.
    He’s still down and it doesn’t look good.
    Why is your starting RB returning punts?

  67. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Thrice penalized on the same play. Unacceptable!

  68. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Our man in the middle: “Marcus Martin got shoved backward five yards on that safety.”

  69. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    3-2? What inning is it?

  70. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Whichever team’s defense is on the field has the advantage in this one.

  71. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Bush, he’s gone! Whoever brought him in, he’s gone! Whoever keeps putting him uniform for gameday, he’s gone!

  72. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    On one of the plays from the 1-yard line on the last series, no one covered Torrey Smith and Kap never noticed.

  73. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Tomsula going ape shit on the sidelines.
    A reminder of the Harbaugh days.
    Tomsula is about to have a cardiac event.

  74. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    No video here, no sound either. Watching the MFL.com graphics in Game Center. No O for either team so far tho Rams trying to get K Britt involved.

    Exciting. Pinion I mean

  75. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    This first quarter is going to be about 55 mins long.
    Good thing the clocks were turned back an hour last night to standard time.

  76. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Acker ran the ball? Sez right here. Is M Davis out? How bout Tomsula?

  77. bullitNo Gravatar says:


    You’re very lucky not to be seeing this. This game is FUGLY and a poor example of professional football.
    Flags galore.

  78. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    You knew that was coming, sooner or later.

  79. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    The Gurley man scores

  80. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    That’s why we gave up on the power game.

  81. Grumpy GuyNo Gravatar says:

    49ers RBs today: eight carries, minus four yards.

  82. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Yikes, back to sleep. Gurley, you calle ;er Bullit

  83. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Roman was shit, we know this

  84. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Ready for a safety?

  85. Grumpy GuyNo Gravatar says:

    Bruce Miller with two special teams penalties in the span of a minute and a half.

  86. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Grump, that’s why they waived Hayne. He was holding them back.

  87. Grumpy GuyNo Gravatar says:

    If this offense gets two TDs behind, it is hard to imagine they have any chance of coming back.

  88. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Our secondary making some plays today, on the road, no less. Otherwise we’d be in a blowout by now.

  89. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Kaepernick looks much more accurate today, too. If the WRs could catch, that would help a bunch.

  90. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    I love that Berger and Unca_Chuck hated Roman and wanted to see Jim Harbaugh gone. What a pair of morons. Complete football idiots.

  91. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    I hope we never see this ref crew again this year.

  92. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Mike Pereira: This is ridiculous… 19 total 1st half flags in SF vs STL… It’s hard to watch. And we still have a minute to go…”

  93. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Tomsula just accepted a 5 yard penalty.
    Big mistake. On next play they hit a big pass play for 49 yards.
    Would have taken the down because they still had over 10 yards to go.

  94. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Damn that hit by McDonald on Ellington was a Lawrence Taylor
    snot bubble hit.

  95. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Brees threw for over 300 yds and 4 TDs in the FIRST HALF against the Giants. And someone doesn’t think the NY Giants are one of the worst pass defenses in the league?

  96. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Tom wins it with his original 20-6 cal! Oh wait, it’s half time.
    Grumpy Niners down by 2 TDs- now what?

    I’ll check back after the game, no use staying up I guess. Winder leading at the half w/ his 31-6 call. Think we can hold ’em to 11 2nd half?

  97. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Davis is out, so Kendall Gaskins is the only RB remaining.

  98. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Rams just punted to the Niner 1 yd line.
    Should be an interesting series.

  99. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Eli Harold having his best game.
    If Rams go ahead by 3 scores it’s time to save Bowman.

  100. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    You guys want to hear a funny joke? I like jokes. Do you like jokes? Best joke I’ve heard all day…… look up there to your right. Up high. You might have to scroll. Winder thought this 49er team was going 10-6. I’m exhausted from laughing so hard.

  101. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    If score holds, Chuck will be, fittingly, first prognosticator to get the line through his name.

  102. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Teddy Roosewater leads the Vikes to 10 points in the last 5:00 to come from behind and beat the Bears on the road…

    Did I mention I really like this second year QB? Vikes now at 5-2.

  103. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    10 yds on the ground from the RBs? Whoever let Iupati walk, he’s gone!

  104. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    4th game this season where the Niners did not score a TD.

    5th game this season where Kap has been shutout without a TD.

    Brees has thrown 7 tds which is one more than Kap in his game today. Eli has thrown six. Game is tied at 49 and going into OT.

  105. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Boldin is probably going to get a stiff fine for coming off the sideline and pushing a Ram’s player.

  106. Grumpy GuyNo Gravatar says:

    49er RBs today, Gaskins and Davis: 15 carries for ten yards.

    Colin under 50 percent complete, no touchdowns.

    That’s really all you need to know.

    John McKay’s line about the execution of his offense comes to mind.

  107. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    We’re now sitting almost pretty at #6, but that’s deceiving. The Cowboys are hosting the Seachickens right now. Also, the Cowboys, Jags and Bears have had byes, so we’re ahead of them only because they haven’t lost that extra game yet. Really we’re at #9.
    Though for one of the few times in my life I’m rooting for the Cowpukes today, and a win by them would move us to #6 (#8).

  108. Grumpy GuyNo Gravatar says:

    Here is a fun one.

    Average yards gained per offensive play today:

    SF: 2.9

    STL: 6.1

    Yep. That’s pretty damned offensive.

  109. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Tomsula is now channeling his inner Singletary.
    In the post game he says he can’t answer the question until he sees the tape.
    Bush is on crutches in the locker room.
    With Pinion being hurt the Niners need a new holder.

  110. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    I’d rather apply the line to the “brain trust” that foisted this pile of steaming horse shit on the fans and the football watching public in general.

  111. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    What I have also noticed is Kap is good going north and south.
    When he goes east-west and tries to turn the corner the speed isn’t there anymore. His lateral quickness has diminished.
    He’s a fast guy but not quick so he needs time to get it into gear.

  112. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    That’s even more funny. I didn’t even see Chuck’s prediction. I just went over and read Chuck’s blog. Hilarious now that Chuck’s so pissed the 49ers suck. Nothing like reality to destroy Chuck’s credibility. The thing I like about Skeeber’s scoreboard is it keeps Chuck honest. Without it, Chuck would be claiming he thought the 49ers would go 5-11. That’s Chuck’s life as a blogger. Ride the fence and then lie when nobody can prove otherwise. Both Chuck and Berger know very little about football.

  113. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    The Raiders will probably win their division next year.

  114. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    It’s funny that anyone’s surprised at the coaches’ non-answers to questions of “what happened?” after an embarrassing loss.

    After all, if he knew how to fix any of it, or rather in this case, if it was in his power to fix it, it wouldn’t have happened in the first place.

  115. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Rapaport says Bush has a torn ACL.

    Bush is an ex Niner.

  116. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    NN has the gift on uncovered Torrey Smith inside the 5. Cheer up CK lovers, ATL D is next week.

  117. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Cutting Hayne and with Bush gone Baalke has squandered over $10mil for squat.
    He has Simpson and Pears to show for his purchases at the midpoint.

  118. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Who were those guys that kept *guaranteeing* we would be better without Harbaugh?

    That’s some serious ignorance, right there.

  119. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Good thing they got rid of Hayne and kept the perpetually-injured 30 something back. Hayne had 8 whole carries. He had loads of time to show what he could do behind that sterling line.

  120. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Falcons are going to be pissed after losing to the Bucs.

    Pierre Thomas? They ought to take a long look at Ray Rice.
    Depending on Davis they might have to sign 2 backs.

    LMJ is a free agent.

  121. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    The Jets have beaten the Bills and played tough against the Pats. The Raiders are making them look like also-rans.

    Did I mention I really like that 2nd year QB Carr?

  122. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Wasn’t Trent Baalke up for NFL executive of the year or something? LOL. He might have even won it. He better thank Jim Harbaugh for that recognition because Baalke’s days as a GM are numbered.

  123. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Baalke won Executive of the Year in 2011.
    Just like Star Wars that was in a galaxy a long time ago, far, far away…

  124. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    What, are the Jets rolling all their coverage to Cooper?

  125. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Grump – The guys who kept telling us the 49ers would be better without Harbaugh are Berger, Chuck and occasionally Rob and Winder. There have been some monumentally stupid claims and arguments on the blogs, but that one takes the cake.

  126. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    I mean NoFear… The black threw me off. I might change my avatar to a Raider flag. Raiders are fun to watch. The 49ers? They’ll suck for as long as Jed York owns the team…. and he’s young. YIKES!!!

  127. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Jed’s job as CEO for Mommy’s team is on shaky ground.

    I didn’t mean it was true. I just wanted to see how it looked written out as if it were. I like it.

  128. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Don’t look now, Spitty, but if the Raiders hold their lead and win, they’d be in the #1 Wildcard position. That’d be them on the road against the 3-4 Colts in the playoffs, ITSET.

  129. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    NFC West vs. 49ers: 3-0 (94-16).

  130. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    49ers have had fewer than 200 yards and 8 points in four of eight games.

  131. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    That’s what winning with class looks like?

    At least Jed was right when he said we don’t raise Division banners.
    The “ever again” part was apparently inaudible.

  132. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Zebras in the tank for the Seahawks as per usual.

  133. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Yeah, I saw that NF. Would’ve given the Cowboys a FD and a chance to go for the tying TD, instead of having to settle for a FG. Blatant.

  134. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    NoFear got my hopes up… that was a classic, first rate troll. I’m jealous.

  135. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Instead of betting on scores, we should bet on who gets fired first. Is it Tomsula, Wrangler Jesus, Mangini or Baalke? Personally, I don’t want to see any of them go. They’re all damn entertaining.

  136. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    The little I’ve seen of the Raiders game it looked like their o-line was blocking everything the Jets had. They looked like the real deal.

  137. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Who’s wrangler jesus?

  138. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Geep (Wrangler) Chryst (Jesus)

  139. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Spitty, it’s Kappy and Tomsula 2015, Baalke 2016. Jed might drag it out a bit to deflect attention from himself as long as he can, but that’s the general plan.

  140. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    I think they all stay at the end of the year. Jed York is just that clueless.

  141. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Maybe Logan is the new OC and Foerster the new HC. After a comprehensive search, of course.

  142. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    These officials have no shame trying to hand the game to the Seahawks at every turn.

  143. phil fanNo Gravatar says:

    Good morning chaps, did I miss anything? Right the Gurley run. And refs handing it to SEA. Other than that? Nada.

    Reality bites but some of us called it 20 months ago when ‘rumors’ surfaced of trading Jimi. Blindingly obvious that something ugly would this way come fer da 9ers. Brilliant. Love the brain trust.

    Say what you will about our friend Winder, he has done a 180 and is now our weekly pigskin prognosticator par excellence. Closest on the scoring again, seen the light (darkness), facing reality with the best of us scoffers = Shitsville.

    Now about that crew on Blog X…ah nevermind, I’m going to have a good day now that I’ve caught upon sleep.

  144. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    ….and, Seattle wins, too. Locking us in the cellar.

    Unacceptable! Jed York!!! Get your tweeter working and apologize for what you’ve done to our 49ers.

    Maybe Moms will do it for you and give you a new job running down something else they own.

  145. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Only one guy wears those idiotic looking headphones when he’s up on the presser. Hopefully that company can get out of their sponsorship deal for non-performance on the field and put those things where they belong.

  146. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    You’re on a roll today, NF.

  147. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    The Packers are going to beat the Broncos by 17 pts, and Manning will throw at least two INTs, maybe 3.

  148. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Stop with your Peyton hating. Of the two QBs tonight, Aaron’s looking like the wrong bet so far.

  149. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    When the time comes, both the coach and GM will be fired in tandem. That is the smart play because nobody of note will work for Baalke.
    If they get a big name head coach he won’t want to be under Baalke. Jed needs to accept that or he’s going to end up with mediocrity again.

  150. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    As invincible as The Pack has looked before tonight, it’s clear they sorely miss Jordy Nelson. After tonight they’ll have only a 1 game lead over the Vikes with both games between them yet to play.

    My money would still be on GB. Experience, plus the Vikes have a tougher schedule come December. But GB goes to Carolina next week, so things could still get very interesting in that division.

  151. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    The Pack’s okay. They just need to make the necessary adjustments. Ronnie Hillman out of the Pistol is killing the Pack. They’ll figure it out. They won’t win by 17 like I predicted, but they’ll win. And I’m writing that when the Pack’s down by two touchdowns.

  152. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Spin like that is worthy of the barnyard.

  153. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Down by 7….

  154. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    Oops …

  155. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Mathews out, Anderson thru the middle. Pack now in trouble with all the defensive injuries.

  156. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Your OP was about how crappy Manning is, now you’re just hoping Green Bay makes a game of it?

    Besides, neither of Hillman’s scores came out of a pistol formation. I think CJ’s just did though.

  157. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Aaron Rodgers is about as un-sackable as any QB ever.

  158. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    With veteran defensive backs they’d cover the middle and make Manning throw deep outs. Two veteran defensive backs out, and backups are getting beat to the inside (and easier Manning throw). Without Shields, Mathews and that other dude, the Pack’s in trouble.

  159. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    So now you’ll explain why you were full of shit, too?

  160. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Manning is crappy. He’s got a fantastic defense. Rogers is not only better, but he’d beat Manning with the Pack’s normal defensive players that aren’t nearly as good as Manning’s… in Denver. The qb and his defense are always connected. Ask Russel. Ask Kaep.

  161. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    NoFear – It’s pussies like you who never go out on a limb then cry about people who do. I’ve always thought we should change your name to Lotso’Fear.

  162. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Okay, I accept your apology. Now if you can’t admit when you’re wrong go take a seat along the wall by the potted palms and STFU. Read more, talk less.

  163. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Lots’oFear –

    Go cry about this prediction….

    “Gurley and Austin have career days. Reggie Bush gets hurt in the first quarter and Mike Davis calls his old ball coach after the game to kick around the idea of the two of them starting a hedge when the season is over so Davis doesn’t have to play for York.”

  164. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    You’re pitiful, dud.

  165. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Jason Cole writing that multiple players tweeted him after the game wanting Kappy benched. Not permanently, mind you, just to get over his shell-shock.

    Why not? With the Falcons, Seahawks, and Cards up next, why not throw Gabbert to the wolves? See how he likes that running game and pass blocking and those dropped passes. He probably misses all that from the Jaguars. Teams have no recent film on him; maybe he can surprise them (I wrote that with a straight face; I’m good!).

  166. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Lotso’Fear has never made a prediction in his life. He only cries.

  167. rtfireflyNo Gravatar says:

    Chuck makes up for it by making two: one before and one after.

  168. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    That Manning INT is exactly this game. And I’ll tell you why. The Packers’ secondary got injured early in this game. They lost a safety and Sam Shields. Their slot CB moved outside. So now this game is about Manning against backup defensive players. Veterans would defend the middle and make a weak Manning arm throw to the outside. Instead, the backup Packer DBs are getting beaten to the middle and it’s costing the Packers the game. That last Manning INT … to the outside. Me can’t make that throw. It’s like defending Alex Smith.

  169. Sir Spitblood from GeneoushireNo Gravatar says:

    Daniel Murphy giveth…. Daniel Murphy taketh away.

  170. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    The play that sums up the entire dumpster fire season

    “First quarter, 49ers leading the Rams 3-0, the 49ers were punted back onto their 3. The 49ers called three runs to rookie Mike Davis. Each lost a yard, ending in a safety.

    On second down, Smith lined up wide left, saw that the Rams had messed up and left him all alone, and started waving to quarterback Colin Kaepernick, like a castaway trying to flag down a passing steamer. If Smith could have grabbed pom-poms from a nearby cheerleader, he would have.

    Kaepernick didn’t notice Smith.

    “No, I didn’t see the corner close down (toward the middle of the field) on that,” Kaepernick said. “That’s something I should have been able to adjust out of.”

    It appeared that Smith would have had a clear path to a touchdown. After the run failed, Smith jumped up and down in frustration.

    A frequent criticism of Kaepernick has been his lack of field vision. This play will go into Kaepernick’s permanent file.

    Smith wound up with two receptions Sunday on five targets. He appeared to be open a few other times, but Kaepernick was looking and throwing elsewhere. The previous week, Kaepernick threw one pass to Smith — and he dropped it.

    So, basically, the chemistry between the quarterback and the man the 49ers acquired to help stretch the field isn’t happening.

    A few days after the Oct. 22 home loss to Seattle, Smith said, “Watch film. I just didn’t get the ball thrown to me. It was not like I was out there not getting open. It’s been the same way all year.”

    It was reminiscent of the comments of departed wide receiver Michael Crabtree, now with the Raiders, who said one reason he decided to leave the 49ers was that he wanted to play with a quarterback who would throw him the ball.

    Who’s to blame? Kaepernick? His coaches? Smith?

    Whatever, Smith is, uh, frustrated. To the tune of eight games, 16 receptions, 342 yards.”

    As the QB what is Kap looking at pre snap? Shouldn’t rule #1 be to scan the field and make sure everyone is lined up correctly?
    Apparently that’s on the other players. I can only characterize that as a dumb play.

  171. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    The Hayne watch is on.

  172. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    Kap cannot process lots of information quickly. The fail here is QB 101 level stuff. He is so intent on the run play he shortchanged reading D.

  173. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    A Qb’s job is to scan the field.
    Kap is not being a field general nor is he even a coach on the field.
    Makes me wonder how is this possible considering the 49er QB legacy of greatness?
    Shame on these guys.

  174. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    A QBs job is to run the Offense.
    Kaep runs plays.
    I’m beyond disgusted with this mess.

    Sign all the weapons he needs?
    WTF for, if he’s not looking to them to make plays?
    Watch the clip on that same play and see the WR on the opposite side get left alone as well. (Couldn’t make out the number)
    Either guy could have scored had the ball been delivered.

    Today was the 1st game I’ve blown off this year.
    By the looks of it, it won’t be the last.

    Kaep simply doesn’t see what the Defense is doing.

  175. NJ49erNo Gravatar says:

    If someone has an expanded view of this play, kindly tell me if there’s an 11th Defender that didn’t make it into the shot.

    I only count 10.
    Both the WRs on either side were left alone against what looks like 1 Safety in the middle.


  176. bakkentomNo Gravatar says:

    For every play QB needs to read D to be able to audible from run to pass,,and vice versa. If they are ten in a box, audible to pass.

  177. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    NJ49er, the all-22 isn’t out yet but I’d guess there’s another safety deep out of the shot. I’d guess if there was only one deep he’d be on the other hash marks aligned more with the ball. Both corners crashed the run early, especially the guy who didn’t bother lining up in the area of Smith.

  178. NoFear49erNo Gravatar says:

    Looking at the replay, you see #25,the SS, in the shot. The FS, #23, comes up to cover Simpson as the plays rolls.

    Kaepernick is focused on the play side where there are five rushers and only three blockers, plus Miller, after he fakes the h/o, and then give to Davis without taking a safety, yet.

    Too bad he didn’t notice the coverage on that play. Either wideout would have been an easy play.

  179. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    The other receiver waving his arms at the top of the shot is #14
    Jerome Simpson.
    I wonder what Chuckles, Berger and Rob are thinking now?
    These guys said I was just a hater when I pointed out that Kap wasn’t reading the defense. Most times he’s staring down his primary and completely ignores everyone else in the pattern including the checkdown safety valve. When the primary is taken away he stops scanning the field and looks for a running lane.
    This is called a tendency. If he can’t get past this bad habit he’s dead as an NFL QB.

    This is part of Kap’s regression. He’s barely functioning out there. There is no way he’s even close to lifting the team.

  180. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Here’s the play showing both Smith and Simpson begging for the ball


    Tomsula won’t comment until he studies the film. So you’re way over your head and frozen scared to make any moves. Making moves with your depth chart is part of what a head coach does by the way.

  181. bullitNo Gravatar says:

    Some are trying to minimize the impact of the missed Torrey Smith play because they claim the Niners lost by over 20 points.

    Putting things in perspective a play like that changes the complexion of a game. If Kap sees Smith and Smith goes the distance the score would be 10-0 Niners. Instead a play later Rams trap Davis for a Safety. Now Niners lead 3-2 and have to free kick to Rams.

    That one play could have been a 9 point swing.

  182. SkeebersNo Gravatar says:

    New post is up.

2021 Schedules
09/12: W 49ers 41, Lions 33
09/19: W 49ers 17, Eagles 11
09/26: L Packers 30, 49ers 28
10/03: L Seahawks 28, 49ers 21
10/10: L Cardinals 17, 49ers 10
10/17 BYE
10/24: L Colts 30, 49ers 18
10/31: W 49ers 33, Bears 22
11/07: L Cardinals 31, 49ers 17
11/15: W 49ers 31, Rams 10L
11/21: W 49ers 30, Jaguars 10
11/28: W 49ers 34, Vikings 26
12/05: L Seahawks 30, 49ers 23 12/12 · 10:00 AMCIN
12/19 · 1:05 PM v ATL
12/23 · 5:20 PM v TEN
01/02 · 1:05 PM v HOU
01/09 · 1:25 PM @ LAR

2021 Draft Class
1. QB Trey Lance, North Dakota State
2. OG Aaron Banks, Notre Dame
3. RB Trey Sermon, Ohio State
3. CB Ambry Thomas, Michigan
5. OG/OT Jaylon Moore, Western Michigan
5. CB Deommodore Lenoir, Oregon
5. S Talanoa Hufanga, USC
6. RB Elijah Mitchell, Louisiana
2021 Prognostications
Bullit: 12-5
Grumpy: 13-4
NJ49er: 11-6
Skeebers: 14-3
Winder: 12-5
Rob: 17-0
Spitblood: 0-17