The San Francisco 49ers only missed the Super Bowl because Eli Manning is unflappable, the Seattle Seahawks had an offensive upheaval, the St. Louis Rams are struggling with new systems and the Arizona Cardinals need to at least pretend that they believe.
Santa Clara is a Silicon Valley city that spent time, and lots of taxpayer funds, to attract the San Francisco 49ers.
Make a deal to have Steve Young come to the Jets and step-by-step bring Tim Tebow to a level of efficiency that matched his during his playing days.
Is Peyton Manning afraid of the unknown? Is he afraid of facing new defensive strategies? Are we supposed to honor him as the greatest quarterback of all-time because he chooses to play against most of the teams he has met before?
This isn't another story about Kyle Williams and the stand-up way he's faced his football mistakes. Nor is it about the intentionally cruel, mean, and depressing response of some really bad people on Twitter.
It has taken me a few days to digest what happened over the weekend. 49ers beating the Saints? With that offense? Wow. That was amazing. And Tom Bra...
Don't write the Packers into the Super Bowl just yet. Just as Green Bay has finally shown some chinks in its armor in December, its primary challengers for NFC supremacy are looking more and more formidable.
Support sports in San Francisco, because we'd all be a bunch of artisan coffee-drinking, fixie bike-riding nut jobs without it. Sports link us San Franciscans to each other and to the real world, whatever that means.
Peyton Manning may go down in history as one of the best quarterbacks of all time, but his team is struggling to meet his contract demands.
Stud of the week: It's unusual for me to pick the same guy two weeks in a row, but how do I not go with LeSean McCoy? 92 yards on the ground, 138 total, a TD...with a broken rib.
If San Francisco does in fact break through and assert their dominance in a division that very well should be theirs for the taking, their defense is one no offensive coordinator will want to meet in December.
Rememer the good old days, when neighbors helped neighbors? When your fellow man was there to help you or to be helped by you? When we all pulled toge...
Want your money's worth at the ballpark? Go to a Red Sox game. They beat Toronto 13-12 in a 4 hour 3 minute 9 inning game. The four longest games this year were all played by Boston.
The NFL is the most media-scrutinized league in the country, with every sound bite blasted through the news. As a public service, here are this week's comments in the NFL, translated to what they mean.
Another step closer to the 6th NFC East title of the Reid/McNabb era. I expected this to be a more dominating win. Not that the 49ers are bad - their...
There are three more games left to play in the NFL. And things for the NFC could not be more confusing. Two weeks ago the Dallas Cowboys appeared ...