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Inside Linebacker: A Necessary Position Becoming Undervalued

Inside Linebacker: A Necessary Position Becoming Undervalued

by Cody Roche

The inside linebacker position is one that has been drastically affected by the emphasis put on passing in the modern NFL. With many offenses sending out three receivers, as well as an athletic tight end, defenses must focus on coverage... Read more

5 Crucial Matchups In 49ers-Panthers Duel

5 Crucial Matchups In 49ers-Panthers Duel

by Nathaniel Peters-Kroll

Easily the best Division Round matchup of this weekend is the 49ers at the Panthers. San Francisco comes in as the rare road favorite, just as they were in Green Bay a week ago, but expect a much more physical battle... Read more

Upon Further Review: 49ers Build Momentum

Upon Further Review: 49ers Build Momentum

by Nathaniel Peters-Kroll

The 49ers played another complete game against an inferior opponent this past Sunday to claim their third straight 10-win season under Jim Harbaugh. The Bucs had won 4 of their last 5 games, including wins over playoff hopefuls Detroit and Miami... Read more

Upon Further Review: 49ers Leave it Late

Upon Further Review: 49ers Leave it Late

by Nathaniel Peters-Kroll

In a game that lived up to all the expectations heaped upon it in the week leading up to it, the 49ers used a dominating 11 play, 76 yard, nearly 6 minute drive to set up Phil Dawson’s chip shot field goal... Read more

Is Aldon Smith Back With 49ers For Good?

Is Aldon Smith Back With 49ers For Good?

by Nathaniel Peters-Kroll

Aldon Smith is still working his way back into the 49ers' lineup. He's been relatively quiet — aside from those two sacks against Washington — since returning from his excused absence from the team... Read more

49ers Brush Aside Hapless Redskins

49ers Brush Aside Hapless Redskins

by Nathaniel Peters-Kroll

Any murmurs of a letdown against the Redskins on the Monday Night stage were put to rest by a ferocious defense and a sharp Colin Kaepernick... Read more

Niners Looking Nasty At The Break

Niners Looking Nasty At The Break

by Nathaniel Peters-Kroll

We are literally halfway through the 49ers’ 2013 regular season, and they’ll be enjoying a much-deserved day off from action... Read more

Hard Hits Are A Part Of The Game

Hard Hits Are A Part Of The Game

by Jordan Michael

Is there a "correct" way to hit in the NFL? Plain and simple, the answer is no. Usually, players have just a fraction of a second to decide where and when to tackle another player. That's not enough time to make a decision... Read more