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Jordan Schultz

Drew Brees Talks Super Bowl Nerves and Quarterback Matchup | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees would have preferred playing in the Super Bowl at the Superdome, but he will have to settle for yet another ...

Bowman, 49ers Defense Shut Down Falcons In 2nd Half

AP | By GEORGE HENRY | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Everything was going wrong for the San Francisco 49ers and their proud defense. Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons go...

Colin Kaepernick Shines In Second Career Start For 49ers

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

With a defense that ranks near the top of every statistical category -- a defense that Jerry Rice told HuffPost was "unquestionably the best in the NFL" -- the choice for Harbaugh essentially comes down to risk. Smith will rarely hurt you but he will rarely win games either. Kaepernick, at least thus far, seems to be the home run hitter who is also willing to hit singles when needed. In other words, the best of both worlds.

Jordan Schultz

San Francisco 49ers Winning Formula Is Dominant Defense ... And Then More Dominant Defense | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.06.2012 | Sports

The San Francisco 49ers are a storied franchise, owners of five Super Bowl titles -- a team once constructed on the innovative West Coast offense desi...

49ers Hold Off Seahawks

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco 49ers sit alone atop the NFC West for now – hardly the kind of firm hold on the division they owned last...

San Francisco Defense Looks To Stop Drew Brees

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Drew Brees piled up points, yards and accolades in a record-setting season for the New Orleans Saints. Much of the time, Alex Sm...