NFL Looking Into Rash Of Early Free Agency DealsThe league sent a memo to the 32 clubs reminding them not to reach agreement with or sign any of the 2015 free agents until Tuesday at 4 p.m. EDT. The memo noted a "reported number of agreements."
Opponent Profile: 49ers Face Another Must-Win Game In Contest Against GiantsUnfortunately for fans of the New York Giants (3-6), it appears that the team will be playing out the string for the remainder of the 2014 season. This week's opponent, the San Francisco 49ers (5-4), come to MetLife Stadium on the heels of a huge overtime victory over the New Orleans Saints.
Three Keys To A Seattle Seahawks NFC TitleSeattle and San Francisco have each won their home game against each other. With the rubber match taking place at CenturyLink Field, which game will be played? The blowout 29-3 Seattle win in Week 2 or the 19-17 gritty win by the 49ers in Week 14?
49ers Don't Want Revenge On Panthers, They Just Want To WinThe San Francisco 49ers are preparing to face off with the Carolina Panthers for the second time this season, but there is a lot more on the line this time.
49ers, Packers Renew Rivalry In Opening Round Of PlayoffsTwo of the NFL's most decorated franchises will meet this Sunday when the Packers and 49ers meet in a NFC Wild Card matchup. The winner will move on in the playoffs, while the loser will face a disappointing end to a season that started with much higher aspirations.
49ers’ Gore Fined $10,500 By NFL For Wearing Socks Too LowThe San Francisco 49ers running back was fined $10,500 by the NFL on Wednesday after he wore his socks too low in Sunday's NFC championship game at Atlanta, a uniform violation. It marked the second time he was fined this season.
Palladino: Good Super Bowl Matchup Lies At End Of HypeJust remember, a reward lies at the end of this two-week bombardment.
Stage Is Set As 49ers, Ravens Will Meet In Super Bowl XLVIIThis Super Bowl will be filled with firsts — and one significant last. The Harbaughs, San Francisco's Jim and Baltimore's John, will be the first pair of brothers to coach against each other in the NFL title game.
Gore, 49ers Rally To Beat Falcons 28-24 In NFC Championship49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship.
Kaepernick Sets NFL QB Rushing Record, 49ers Beat Packers 45-31Colin Kaepernick ran for a quarterback playoff record 181 yards and two touchdowns and threw two scoring passes.
Silverman: First-Half Flashes Often Lack NFL Staying PowerYou can look at the standings and get a pretty good read on the teams that are going to be in the playoffs at the conclusion of the year. But several of those teams still have a lot to prove.
Dottino: Keeping Eli Upright Key For Giants Vs. 49ersPerhaps the only thing missing from this game are the stakes – it’s only the sixth week of the regular season, although it’s very possible the winner will be able to call upon this result to help gain a tiebreaker advantage for the playoffs.
Silverman: Over-Amped 49ers Still Have Much To Prove To Get Into Giants’ ClassAs far as matching up with the Giants goes, the Niners still have to take a backseat. Here’s two good reasons: The Giants are better at the quarterback position and at the head coaching slot.
Silverman: Jets Must Use Muscle To Stand Up To Bay Area BulliesShonn Greene is going to need to carry the ball 25 to 30 times and do for the Jets’ offense what Frank Gore does for the 49ers. It may not be pretty, but the Jets have to try to slug it out with the Niners.
Schwartz: Already Tough, Jets' Task Against Niners Now Seems ImpossibleIf they can’t pull things together, the Jets will find themselves on “Eliminated From The Playoffs Island” a lot sooner than they thought.