There might as well be a mythical buyer beware tag on teams like the Detroit Lions. Annually, the media eyes an “it team” during the preseason as a potential sleeper that could either reach the playoffs or make a lengthy postseason run.
Earlier this week, I had the good fortune of getting an extra ticket to Sunday’s 49ers/Eagles monstrosity. If you are new to this blog, anytime the 49ers and Eagles meet (in Philadelphia especially), it is near and dear to my heart.
As Frank Gore and the 49ers ran out the clock at Lincoln Financial Field during their stunning 24-23 win over the Eagles, my friend looked over at me as we stared on from the stands and said, “you were just part of one of the worst losses in […]
Here is another fight from that spectacular disaster at Candlestick Park last night. This time, the ladies get involved in a parking lot melee and it’s a real pier-six brawl.
Months following the sad events that took place in Los Angeles following a Giants/Dodgers game, another San Francisco team is in the news after fan violence struck at Saturday night’s Raiders-49ers battle. Two men were shot outside of Candlestick Park following the game. A 24-year-old man, sporting a […]
It appears this week is all about head coaches and quarterbacks trying to rebuild self-esteem. Our latest tale in Chicken Soup for the NFL Quarterback’s Soul comes from San Francisco. Head coach Jim Harbaugh presented a challenge to his starting quarterback Alex Smith recently at the end of […]
The NFL continued to club viewers over the head with their new offseason slogan, “Back to Football”. This time they had something novel behind it this past weekend…football. Albeit of the preseason variety, game action taught us several lessons and started to build some of the storylines that […]
Tonight should be the start of the NFL preseason. Instead, we’ll just have to settle for last evening’s Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies as the lone big NFL event from this weekend.
The Bill Walsh/Joe Montana 49ers were not very good when forced to visit the Meadowlands. Including the playoffs, San Francisco played the Giants four straight years in New Jersey.
Another casualty of the lockout is the “Things You Should Be Doing During The NFL Lockout” series, which met its demise on Monday. We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the sun.