Jim Harbaugh

Jason Pierre-Paul (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images), NaVorro Bowman (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) and Bart Scott (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Best Defense In The NFL? Giants, 49ers, Jets Vie For That Honor

The 49ers had perhaps the most impressive opening game of the season because they went into Green Bay and shut down the league’s best QB in Aaron Rodgers. And the G-Men will still be one of the top defensive teams in the league this year.

09/12/2012

Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts signs autographs for fans during training camp at Anderson University. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Silverman: Preseason Is Over, But Quality NFL Football Isn’t Around The Corner

The better teams will get by in the first month of the season on talent and strategy. But the overall quality of play will not be good. It certainly won’t be anything close to what it will be in October and beyond.

08/31/2012

Andy Reid (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Rex Ryan (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Silverman: Reid, Ryan, Turner Among NFL Coaches On Hot Seat

Tom Coughlin, Bill Belichick and Mike McCarthy can feel secure in their position as head coaches in the NFL. Rex Ryan? Andy Reid? Not so much.

08/29/2012

Mario Manningham (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Manningham Joins 49ers, Peyton Manning Next?

Former Giants’ wide receiver Mario Manningham agreed to a two-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, adding to a talented receiving corps which could lure Peyton Manning.

WFAN–03/18/2012

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Keefe To The City: Giants Never Make It Easy

Neil Keefe watched the NFC Championship with his roommates and wrote down his thoughts during it. Here’s his retro recap of the Giants’ 20-17 overtime win over the 49ers.

WFAN–01/23/2012

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San Francisco Treat: Williams, 49ers Fumble Chance At Super Bowl

“You hate to be the last guy that had the ball, to give it away in that fashion and to lose a game of this magnitude,” said Kyle Williams.

WFAN–01/23/2012

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Palladino: Hard Work Punches Giants’ Ticket To Super Bowl

They do keep working, this team. And that ethic has brought them yet another opportunity for pro football’s ultimate reward.

WFAN–01/23/2012

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Coughlin: We’re Not Concerned About Weather

The biggest player during Sunday’s NFC Championship game just may end up being the weather.

WFAN–01/20/2012

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Against ‘Scary’ Giants, 49ers Thrilled To Be At Candlestick

Any cold-weather garments Vernon Davis owns are getting tossed aside. Forget about traveling to Green Bay, the Giants are coming to town.

WFAN–01/17/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 14: Alex Smith #11 and Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate a touchdown with teammates in the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

49ers Pull Out Stunning Victory, Will Face Giants-Packers Winner

The San Francisco 49ers won a thriller over the New Orleans Saints to advance to the NFC Championship game where they’ll face the winner of the Giants and Packers.

WFAN–01/14/2012

Terrell Suggs of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a play against the San Francisco 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Ravens Top 49ers In Defensive Battle 16-6

The Baltimore Ravens defense played a big part in their 16-6 Thanksgiving night victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Even without Ray Lewis, they totaled a franchise record nine sacks.

WFAN–11/24/2011

Giants (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images) at 49ers (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Dottino: Giants At 49ers Preview

Welcome to the NFL’s version of hockey’s neutral-zone trap: The San Francisco 49ers rely on a power running game spelled by a short-pass attack, a rugged rushing defense and a very strong dose of special teams.

11/11/2011

Tony Sparano (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Tony Sparano On Last Legs; Will Giants KO Career With Dolphins?

Miami Dolphins coach Tony Sparano is worried about his job security, and no wonder.

WFAN–10/25/2011

Braylon Edwards (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Braylon Edwards Signs With 49ers; Ex-Jets Star Mum On Michigan Bar Brawl

It’s official: Braylon Edwards is no longer an option for the Jets. The San Francisco 49ers signed Edwards to a $3.5 million, one-year contract Thursday.

WFAN–08/05/2011

NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith (credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL Lockout Looms; Time Running Out On CBA

Less than 72 hours before the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement expires, the league and the players’ union were scheduled to resume negotiations in front of a federal mediator.

WFAN–03/01/2011

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