Posts tagged "San Francisco 49ers"

Five Questions for Super Bowl Sunday

Five Questions for Super Bowl Sunday
The following thread will serve as the game day thread. Enjoy the evening and if you’re drinking at the local bar or a friend’s house…don’t drive. Call a cab. It ain’t that expensive. The Super Bowl is to football what St. Patrick’s Day is to drinking: a day specifically for the amateurs. But within the... Read more »

Super Bowl Preview II: Xs & Os with Cam Worrell [AUDIO]

Super Bowl Preview II: Xs & Os with Cam Worrell [AUDIO]
Special thanks to Cam for a terrific season. He’ll be back around draft time and definitely around for the 2013 season.

Super Bowl Preview I: Kaepernick Versus Lewis

Super Bowl Preview I: Kaepernick Versus Lewis
In his playoff debut Colin Kaepernick ran rough shot through the fittingly cheese-like defense of the Green Bay Packers to the tune of 181 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns. Just when fans and media members started to believe we were seeing the championship ascension of a true rush-first quarterback, Kap put the run... Read more »
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Reverend's Rant & Championship Sunday Gambling Sheet

Reverend's Rant & Championship Sunday Gambling Sheet
Went 3-1 picking games last weekend and 2-2 on my four bets. Very difficult to sit through betting Ravens scoring under 17.5 points when they have 14 with only half the first half clock gone. Nevertheless we move on to Championship Sunday. SAN FRANCISCO AT ATLANTA Pete Prisco of CBS Sports – one of the... Read more »

Guest Reverend's Rant & Four Weekend Gambling Ideas

Guest Reverend's Rant & Four Weekend Gambling Ideas
Last weekend I took a shot with the Cincinnati Bengals and they let me down. All four games were covered by the favorites and all four games failed to hit the over. (Read: Vegas took a bath.) This weekend I present a bet for every game. One bet – prop or otherwise – to keep... Read more »

On the Lowering of Expectations for the 2012 Season

On the Lowering of Expectations for the 2012 Season
Note: Make sure you stop by tomorrow morning. There will be significant picks contest bonus potential for the Thanksgiving games. I have been receiving multiple Tweets and emails all basically alluding to the same idea: the 2012 season for the Chicago Bears is not “over” but expectations for that season have been lowered immensely. My... Read more »
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Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers Game Thread

Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers Game Thread
Three final thoughts: If Mike Tice throws it more than he runs it tonight we may be entering “he’s not fit to be an offensive coordinator” territory. You don’t have to average 6 yards a clip but if the Bears veer away from the ground game at any point they will end up exposing their... Read more »

Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers Game Preview

Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers Game Preview
I wrote a stunning game preview on Wednesday of late week. I was spinning prose like Dickens and finding better videos than Red Tube on its best day. Each time my fingers hit the keyboard I could, for the first time, imagine what Orwell must have felt as he tapped into his old Remington, “It... Read more »

Jason Campbell's Night in the City That Knows How

Jason Campbell's Night in the City That Knows How
Note: At publishing time, Jay Cutler has not been ruled out for Monday night’s game. But I maintain a firm belief that we won’t see Jay until next Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. UPDATE 11/16. 11:52 am CT. Jay Cutler has been ruled out Monday night against the 49ers. When the 2011 season ended, Jason... Read more »
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Cameron Worrell Discusses Concussions & More [AUDIO]

Cameron Worrell Discusses Concussions & More [AUDIO]
I have been having conversations with Cameron Worrell for over a year now and they are one of the highlights of my week. But hearing him discuss his history with concussions and their lingering effects put the entire issue in context for me. We talk football during this chat – why he hates the Niners,... Read more »