KCBS Sports Fans
I’ll say it right up front: I have a great job. I’m the grown-up version of the kid who was curious about everything, read every scrap of paper he could get his hands on, and never stopped asking questions.
You could easily walk past Chad Hall on the street and never guess at his occupation: NFL player. As the photo he Tweeted while flying to the NFC Championship game shows, Hall looks more like a snowboarder or the young guy working at your local sporting goods store.
The reality of pro football is that the little guy has a huge role. That’s why there’s so much concern surrounding the 49ers’ David Akers.
If I had to pick one guy most likely to surprise at the Super Bowl, it would be LaMichael James.
Remember the old days–oh, about two months ago, when there was a raging debate in the Bay Area about who should be playing quarterback for the 49ers?
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – I am not one of those cranky old-timers who always thinks things were better in the good old days. Really, I’m not. But I’m having a hard time swallowing what’s happened […]
The 49ers approach Saturday’s NFC Divisional playoff game against the Packers with a real problem: they don’t know who’ll be their placekicker.
Like many football fans, I was looking forward to the last of the four first-weekend NFL playoff games. That matchup between the fast-improving Seattle Seahawks and the Robert Griffin III-led Washington Redskins looked pretty juicy.
The San Francisco 49ers were one win away from the Super Bowl last year, a highly-improbable outcome for a team that had gone 6-10 the year before, had a new head coach, and got a late start on everything due to the player lockout.
It’s now clear that Alex Smith’s concussion was merely the trigger mechanism for something San Francisco head coach Harbaugh planned to do eventually anyway: install Colin Kaepernick as the 49ers’ starting quarterback.