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Harbaugh's gamble comes up just shortUpdated Feb 9 Share Tweet
Harbaugh's gamble comes up just short [...] Jim Harbaugh's big gamble came up 5 yards short. The 49ers' head coach's daring decision to switch starting quarterbacks in the middle of the season, fundamentally changing his team's makeup, came up 5 yards s…
Niners To Sell Bricks At New Stadium — For Up To $375 ApieceUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetSanta Clara officials on Friday said the 49ers will begin selling commemorative bricks that will be installed throughout the $1.2 billion stadium, set to open in 2014, Mike Rosenberg of the San Jose Mercury News reports. Fans can inscribe their names an…Source: 49ersgab.com
Evolving scoring machineUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetEvolving scoring machine In the playoffs, though, the evolution of the offense became more complete as San Francisco broke loose for nearly 35 points per game in what might be a positive sign for the future. The 49ers had more weapons than ever this sea…Source: sfgate.com
Phil Simms' hesitant Super Bowl XLVII call of Baltimore Ravens victory over San Francisco 49ers suggests fatigueUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetPhil Simms’ analysis of Super Bowl XLVII was not even close to his usual standards. Yet this notion he’s washed up and ready to be buried in a landfill where old microphones go to die makes his analysis during CBS’ telecast look brilliant by compariSource: nydailynews.comShare TweetAthleticism: +Excellent size and frame for an NFL quarterback — legit 6’3?. +Has enough bulk to hold up to some hits at the next level. +Added 15 pounds of muscle this off-season. +Strong enough to shrug off would be tacklers. +Decent speed, but certaSource: 49ersgab.com
Saturday one-liners: With snow piled up in Massachusetts, Field Yates …Updated Feb 9 Share TweetWith snow piled up in Massachusetts, Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com looks at the top five snow games in Patriots history. (Raiders fans won’t need more than one guess to figure out which one lands at the top of the list.) Bills LB coach Chuck DriesbachSource: profootballtalk.com
Terrell Suggs: I thought Kaepernick was all hype, but I was wrongUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetRavens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs admits that before the Super Bowl, he didn’t think much of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “Going into the game, I thought it was all hype,” Suggs told Jim Rome. “He’s only had nine starts and then I”Source: profootballtalk.com