There is nothing the couch coach does better than the coach himself, except for clock management.
There will be no high-profile, prime time weeknight football games – neither Monday nor Thursday night – played at the new Levi’s Stadium for the 49ers inaugural season and possibly beyond.
Winter-like weather became the talk of the NFL weekend, highlighted by an Eagles-Lions game in the Philadelphia snow.
The Raiders may have to go with a ground game by committee on the road against the New York Jets Sunday.
The word among NFL pundits is that the 49ers desperately need a win when they face the Seahawks at Candlestick Sunday. But John Madden says it’s an important game for the Seahawks as well.
The stakes are high for this weekend’s NFC West showdown between the 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, so much so that 49er executives felt it necessary to remind the faithful how to dress and cheer for the home squad.
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.
The NFL has fined Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 for stepping on the field during a kick return by Jacoby Jones of the Ravens Thursday.
After catching his 50th touchdown as a 49er last Sunday, Vernon Davis finally got some recognition. While nobody who follows the team doubts his talent, in his 8 years as a 49er he has been named to only one Pro Bowl, and more times than not is left out of the conversation as the best tight end in the NFL. This figures to change this season though as he can no longer be ignored.