One of the major concerns for the 49ers as they prepare to take on the Green Bay Packers Saturday is the kicking game. For a team that has such a sound defense, three points can go a long way, and more times then not playoff games are decided by a last second field goal. As David Akers has regressed this season, the team signed Billy Cundiff to evaluate the teams kicking options, yet with the game less then a week away there has still been no decision made. This in camp battle doesn’t figure to have a winner declared until right before the game, but with no clear favorite, the best option for the team is to deactivate Akers and go with the new guy.
The quarterback controversy in San Francisco is officially over. Forget the intentional grounding penalty that gave the Rams their first points, or the ill-advised pitch over Ted Ginn’s head, resulting in the Rams only touchdown. Let’s ignore Kaepernick’s […]
By Frank Luna The San Francisco 49ers made it to the NFC Championship last season on the strength of their defense and in spite of a sometimes lethargic and underperforming offense. This off-season they have […]
Could this be a dream come true for 49er fans or a crafty power play by Harbaugh and company to keep four-time MVP Payton Manning away from the NFC West?
Checking through reader comments on the San Francisco 49ers acquiring Randy Moss, the fan reaction seems mixed at best. On one hand, Moss is considered low risk, high reward. If he fails to produce, or […]
By Frank Luna If you’re a 36 year-old future Hall of Fame free agent quarterback with, say three good years left in you, what kind of team would you be looking to hook up with? […]
By Frank Luna I’m hearing a lot about, what could have been from 49er fans. It seems many of them think the NY Giants’ Super Bowl victory over the Patriots automatically projects the Niners as […]
By Frank Luna Heard an interesting discussion point on ESPN’s PTI program today. They asked,and I’m paraphrasing, Who is more likely to play for a championship this year, the 49ers or Andrew Luck? The answer […]
By Frank Luna Two weeks in the books and the Raiders and Niners both sport 1-1 records and the knowledge they could be undefeated. San Francisco squandered a lead in the fourth quarter and lost […]