After an intense courting, the San Francisco 49ers have finally signed Jim Harbaugh as their head coach for the next five years. There will be a news conference today at 6:30PM EST, though the Niners didn’t specify the reason.
The signing came after a lot of interplay amongst the Miami Dolphins, Stanford, and San Francisco. According [...]
I can still remember seeing Mike Ditka lose his mind screaming at a much younger quarterback Jim Harbaugh on the Chicago Bears sidelines in a 1992 game against the Minnesota Vikings. Harbaugh had just audibled on third down in the Metrodome. The crowd noise was so loud that most of the offense never heard him. [...]
It’s that time of year again, kids! No, not the NFL Playoffs. It’s the yearly coaching “carousel” that begins spinning at the end of every football season. Underachievers are sacked – and often hired someplace else – and coordinators have an opportunity to step into the limelight has head coaches. So let’s look at who’s [...]
During a media conference call, Denver Broncos’ wide receiver Brandon Lloyd was asked if he had a message for his former teams San Francisco, Washington and Chicago now that he’s been elected to the Pro-Bowl. According to the Denver Post, Lloyd had this to say:
“Yeah, there is something I’d like to say to them: ‘(Bleep) [...]
It’s been said many times. Former players don’t always make good coaches. Mike Singletary has been the poster boy for that sentiment this season in San Francisco. According to Sports Illustrated:
On Sunday night team president Jed York fired Singletary, the Hall of Fame linebacker who failed miserably to meet his standard of play [...]
Let’s take a moment to consider what might well be an unprecedented playoff scenario. On Sunday the San Francisco 49ers (5-9) travel to St. Louis (6-8) to play a tough-at-home Rams team still smarting from a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. If San Francisco loses, it will be eliminated from the playoffs with 10 [...]
Derek Anderson and the Arizona Cardinals were embarrassed on Monday Night Football last night by the San Francisco 49ers 27-6.
The real fireworks however were ingnited in the post game press conference when a reporter asked over and over why Anderson was caught on camera laughing in the 4th quarter with teammate Deuce Lutui.
Anderson snapped, got [...]
ESPN is reporting that Brett Favre is on a plane to Minnesota, after a visit to Hattiesburg, Mississippi by teammates Jared Allen, Ryan Longwell, and Steve Hutchinson, and is likely to join the Minnesota Vikings in the next few days.
If all goes according to plan, Favre could play in the Vikings 2nd preseason game against [...]