It seems short yardage touchdown passes in the NFL are now more common than short yardage running touchdowns.
For the 49ers, moving out of Candlestick Park to their new stadium in Santa Clara can’t come soon enough. But fans nostalgic about cold and windy Candlestick are shelling out big bucks for the final games.
It appears that Seattle Seahawks fans have found a way to elevate the rivalry with the San Francisco 49ers to new heights with a plan to fly a Seahawks banner over Candlestick Park before the teams’ showdown on Sunday.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
The Raiders, despite all the preseason prognostications of a team in the hunt for the number one draft pick, have not only become respectable, but very watchable.
Colin Kaepernick completed 15 of 24 passes for 235 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions Monday night as the San Francisco 49ers broke a two-game losing streak with a 27-6 win over the Washington Redskins.
A man who broke a woman’s fall when she jumped from the third deck at the O.co Coliseum after Sunday’s Oakland Raiders game is at home recovering from his injuries Monday, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
Jim Harbaugh gave me a quizzical look when I suggested during an interview this week that Colin Kaepernick was suffering from growing pains. He assured me the Kapper was the present, the future and on target to take the 49ers to the next level.
Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers (6-4) will hope to find their way Monday night against the Washington Redskins (3-7), in an ESPN production airing on KPIX 5.
From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.