NFC West

GLENDALE, AZ - JULY 29: Quarterback Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona Cardinals throws a pass during the team training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium on July 29, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Carson Palmer Provides The Cardinals With A Major Upgrade

Anybody who watched the Cardinals last year saw that they needed help at the quarterback position. Considering their options, Arizona has to be happy with their off-season addition of Carson Palmer.

08/18/2013

The Grant Napear Show - KHTK Sports 1140

The Grant Napear Show – August 15, 2013

Grant opened up the show with big news on the arena front. Ryan Lillis, Sacramento Bee writer, joined Grant on the show to discuss the lawsuit that was filed today in the Sacramento Superior Courtby […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/15/2013

Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave

Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave – July 22, 2013

Keith and Dave opened the show by talking about Phil Mickelson’s outstanding performance to win the Open Championship in Scotland by posting a final round 66. After looking at some headlines outside of sports, the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/22/2013

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – March 11, 2013

DeMarcus Cousins was ejected from Sunday’s game, making it his fourth ejection of the season, so Grant kicked off the show by discussing the detriment that Cousins has been to the Sacramento Kings and how […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/11/2013

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Former NFL Fullback Lorenzo Neal Talks About Anquan Boldin, Percy Harvin Joining NFC West

Former NFL fullback and CSN NFL Analyst Lorenzo Neal joins The Jason Ross Show to talk about The Niners making the best move of the day in his opinion, by snatching Anquan Boldin and he […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/11/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 7: Tight end Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a pass and picks up a first down against the Buffalo Bills on October 7, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 45-3. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Vernon Davis’ Lack of Production Means Offensive Balance

The perception around 49er Nation is that the team needs to get Vernon Davis back into the offensive flow if they want to have a chance at the Super Bowl. The is not completely accurate though. In fact his decrease statistically is actually a good thing as it points to a more balanced attack for a team that was one dimensional a year ago.

01/06/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18: Defensive tackle Justin Smith #94 of the San Francisco 49ers lines up opposite the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 13-6. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49ers Welcome Extra Week To Heal Up, Hope Justin Smith Will Be Ready

Other then being able to play at home, by securing the No. 2 seed in the NFC, San Francisco gave themselves an extra week to rest up before their first playoff game. The time off is just as important as home field advantage as the 49ers are nursing several injuries and will hope that the extra week will be enough to get back Justin Smith in time. Even if Smith is able to tough it out, the team needs to make sure that the best thing for both Smith and the team is for him to play.

01/03/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 14: Kicker David Akers #2 bumps fists with guard Alex Boone #75 of the San Francisco 49ers after a field goal against the New York Giants on October 14, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The Giants won 26-3. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

San Francisco 49ers Turn Attention To Kicking Game Woes

David Akers wrapped up a regular season that he would like to forget. Unfortunately, with the playoffs around the corner and a team that needs contributions from all phases, the team can’t forget. The result is that with time to prepare for their eventual playoff game, San Francisco is working out kickers to make sure that specials teams is not again the downfall of this team in the postseason.

01/02/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 30: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers shakes hands with head coach Ken Whisenhunt of the Arizona Cardinals after the 49ers beat the Arizona Cardinals at Candlestick Park on December 30, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jim Harbaugh: The Reason The 49ers Are Back In The Playoffs

In a 16 game, 17 week season, a football team goes through a lot up ups and downs. San Francisco’s regular season was no exception, luckily with more good then bad, and completed a remarkable journey finding themselves right where they were a year ago. The reason for the teams trip back to the playoffs is the man on the sideline, Jim Harbaugh.

01/01/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 30: Michael Floyd #15 of the Arizona Cardinals catches a touchdown pass while covered by Chris Culliver #29 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 30, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Get Back On Track In Season Finale, Clich Division And First Round Bye

After a disappointing game last week, San Francisco bounced back against Arizona, and just in time for the playoffs. After a slow start, both sides of the ball woke up in the second half and the team cruised to a relatively easy victory. The 49ers can feel very good as it enters the playoffs with a lot in their favor, as the final week went exactly as they could have hoped.

12/31/2012

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 23: Mario Manningham #82 of the San Francisco 49ers fumbles the ball in the third quarter against the Leroy Hill #56 and Jeremy Lane #20 (L) of the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Season Finale Injury Report Is Not Looking Good

After 16 weeks of football, the 49ers and Cardinals enter the final game banged up. This is not a surprise, due to the nature of the sport, and injuries are something that all teams deal with. In this match-up it’s the 49ers that have more impact players listed as injured, and will be without the services of at least one key player. San Francisco will hope to avoid any more injuries in the season finale, as another injury could be disastrous for their playoff hopes.

12/29/2012

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 25: wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals during the NFL game against the St. Louis Rams at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Rams defeated the Cardinals 31-17. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers and Cardinals Feature Two Teams Headed In Opposite Directions

The NFC West showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals, at least on paper, is a complete mismatch. The 49ers are the division leader, preparing for the playoffs, while the Cardinals sit in last place and are getting ready for next year.

12/28/2012

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