How Jones feels about potentially being 49ers’ draft target

Mac Jones will throw for an important audience Tuesday when 49ers general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan are in attendance at the Alabama quarterback’s second pro-day session. On Friday, the 49ers pulled off a blockbuster trade to acquire the No. 3 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, which many believe they plan […]

Report: Deshaun Watson “just wants out” of Houston

On Saturday, Sports Illustrated published an eye-popping article that, if you haven’t read it, does not speak highly of those in charge of the Texans organization. We’re not here to talk about the Texans’ ownership. We’re here to talk about Deshaun Watson, whose teammates are on board with doing “what’s best for himself,” per the SI article. The four […]

Best routes for rookie NFL wide receivers: Why CeeDee Lamb’s out, Brandon Aiyuk’s screen are unstoppable

The success of a rookie NFL receiver is predicated on not only his overall skill, but also what in particular he brings to his specific offense. So what will the heralded wide receiver group of the 2020 NFL draft bring? We looked at the 16 wideouts who were drafted in the first three rounds in April, identifying their best, […]

Super Bowl 2020: Six lessons other teams can learn from Chiefs and 49ers success

The NFL, as we hear every year after the Super Bowl, is a copycat league. More often than not, teams will emulate the Super Bowl champion as they try to build out their organization. Winning the Lombardi Trophy is the ultimate goal, so why not steal ideas from the team that actually does it? This […]

49ers vs Chiefs: 3 Super Bowl Matchups To Watch

The way the two teams in this year’s Super Bowl made it this far couldn’t be any more different. The Chiefs are only one year removed from an overtime loss in the AFC Championship, and rode one of the league’s most explosive passing attacks to the Super Bowl. The 49ers are only one year removed […]

Super Bowl 54 by the numbers: 20 stats that explain the 49ers-Chiefs matchup

Super Bowl 54 is giving us a dream matchup between one of the league’s most explosive offenses and one of its few truly dominant defenses. The Chiefs offense and 49ers defense will grab most of the headlines, but we have a fascinating matchup on the other side of the ball, as well. So how will […]

The Top Rookies In The Conference Championship Games

The 2019 season has seen some impressive performances from rookies on both sides of the ball, and the races will be tight for both Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year. While the players discussed below will be in consideration for individual awards, they have their sights set on the ultimate prize. This weekend they […]

Why the 49ers’ pass defense has fallen apart — and can it be fixed?

According to Saleh, the Rams called 21 boot-action plays against his defense last Saturday, which Saleh called “unheard of.” Throwing boot concepts at a defense with a fast, aggressive defensive front forces defensive linemen to make second reactions when they’d rather not. It forces linebackers to sail betwixt and between run fits and coverage adjustments. […]

The Biggest Holes Left On Contenders After The NFL Trade Deadline

The 2019 NFL trade deadline often has more bark than bite, with a lot of names swirling around for several weeks but only a few actually changing addresses. There has been a little more movement in recent seasons, but still fairly light in comparison to other sports. We shouldn’t be surprised or disappointed by this. […]

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