Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers return from their bye week with an advantageous matchup with a banged up and beleaguered Rams team.
Below we present the up-to-date top three at each fantasy position for the week, a sleeper likely to have a breakout game (generally chosen as the best $/FP value on daily fantasy sites), a player to avoid (the worst $/FP value) and some injury situations to monitor heading into the week.
Almost two years ago Colin Kaepernick had a breakout start Monday night against the Chicago Bears. The 49ers dominated the Bears in the victory while Jay Cutler sat out with a concussion along with starting quarterback Alex Smith.
It's going to be difficult for the Chicago Bears to vanquish the San Francisco 49ers on opening night at brand new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
Let's start with the fact literally every postgame analyst his missed -- the 49ers really missed their "Swiss Army Knife" fullback, the injured Bruce Miller.
The late Sam Cooke once sang, "It's been a long, a long time coming but I know a change gonna come. Oh yes it will." When the San Francisco 49ers tak...
Just as hoped, wild-card weekend was as wacky and unpredictable as ever.
In 2014, however, I'm hoping to work on my patience. Therefore, for this year's "Worst of" list, I'm counting down the 15 times when I unreasonably lost my cool in public.
The last game at Candlestick Park was a magical occasion, as the past and present came together to pay tribute to a stadium that brought five Super Bowl Championships to the 49ers organization.
November! Football! Also Formula 1!
Another fall weekend means more opportunities NOT to leave that couch of yours. With Thanksgiving getting closer and your fantasy football teams in mid-season form, let's dive into the NFL. But don't forget about the college kids! And I'm not just talking about the gridiron. Friday night ESPN3 will air the beginning of the Andrew Wiggins era at the University of Kansas.
When you're a rising star in this league as Colin Kaepernick surely is, uneven performances can be magnified -- particularly when you have a losing record.
The 2011 Draft produced six starters, 2012 produced five (with Nick Foles almost making it six) and 2013 has produced two. This means that 13 positions have turned over in three years -- an incredible development at the most critical position in football.
Can we still do something as big as create a 21st-century clean power economy?
Colin Kaepernick dazzled spectators and opponents throughout the 49ers' run to Super Bowl XLVII. In the world of art, Kaepernick's success in football has helped spotlight two up-and-coming artists who similarly dazzle viewers of their work.
Chances are you will be one of the estimated zillion people on Planet Earth watching the Super Bowl on Sunday Feb. 3 when the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans.