| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — When Notre Dame senior receiver Amir Carlisle was in seventh grade, his father, Duane, then the assistant strength and conditioning coach with the 49ers, brought over for dinner one of the rookies he was training with the club...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Week 6 of the NFL promises too many fruitful matchups to take a chance on a lemon. Several players have been dealing with injuries that could impact their fantasy football production, and owners should consider benching them for better prospects.
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company.
And he's not happy about it.
He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time.
It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The NFL season isn't even a quarter over and already a robust list of front-line running backs have been out of games because of injury.
The list of the banged-up backs sounds like the top of a fantasy draft: Arian Foster, Jamaal Charles, Eddie Lacy,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Two plays to punch the football in from the 1-yard line in their first trip into San Francisco 49ers territory, coming with under three minutes remaining in Sunday’s bizarre game at Levi’s Stadium.
The Philadelphia Eagles...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:56 AM
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy
"I'm not talking about running the football. I don't even want to talk about that. Any other questions?"
Eagles head coach Chip Kelly
"We're not very good up front right now; we've got a lot of guys banged up, and...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Before Sunday's complete domination of his old team the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. may have made mention once or twice or 47 times that he's 35 years old.
His advanced age no doubt factored into the Panthers'...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:06 PM
So far, things have not gone according to plan for the San Francisco 49ers. The team that made it to the last three NFC Championship Games and a Super Bowl was supposed to cruise-control its way to another playoff berth and once again contend for the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The Bears got set up with premium field position in the second half of Sunday's 28-20 upset of the 49ers, and Jay Cutler did exactly what quarterback coach Matt Cavanaugh talked about this offseason.
He took what was there and moved on to the next play....
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Duke Johnson made his return to football on Monday night in Louisville, but it was Saturday's home opener against FAMU that marked a homecoming of sorts for the running back.
And with more than 100 family members and friends at Sun Life Stadium to watch...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:52 AM
If the Bears aren’t lying about being able to fix their defense against the read-option, this is a week to prove it.
Because the 49ers have the team to do it. A better team than the Bills unit that just ran for 193 yards. A team with fast and...