49ers Team Headlines: Five-Year Decline Of Defense In San FranciscoIn 2011, the San Francisco 49ers defense gave up just 14.3 points per game in the regular season, as the team went 13-3 and hosted the NFC Championship Game. In every season since then, however, the 49ers have gotten a little less intimidating on defense to the point that the San Francisco defense is the worst in the NFL in 2016. The team is giving up 31.3 points per game this year, which is a big reason for a nine-game losing streak that has the 49ers headed toward their worst season since 2004.
Raiders Team Headlines: Is This Oakland Team Ready To Contend For A Super Bowl?The Raiders are 7-2 and are in sole possession of first place in the AFC West. So, is this Raiders' team ready for the big time, or is it still a little too early to get excited?
Oakland Battles Denver For AFC West LeadFor the Oakland Raiders, are they really as good as their 6-2 record? If so, can they handle the pressure of fending off what look to be their two toughest challenges in the AFC West, the Denver Broncos and Kansas Chiefs, respectively?
The Five Best Games In The New Orleans-San Francisco NFL RivalryFor 31 seasons, the New Orleans Saints and the San Francisco 49ers played each other every year as NFC West Division rivals, and while the teams' fortunes were quite different for most of those seasons, there were still some very memorable games.
Raiders Team Headlines: Florida Becomes Home Sweet Home For Two WeeksAfter defeating Jacksonville on the road last weekend 33-16, the Raiders elected to pass on a cross-country flight home to the Bay Area, especially with another game in Florida this weekend.
San Francisco 49ers Team Headlines: How Many More Games Will The 49ers Win This Season?This is a frequently asked question during the San Francisco 49ers' bye week as the team has lost six games in a row after a Week 1 upset victory at home over the Los Angeles Rams. How many wins does the team have left in its schedule? After losing those six straight by more than 100 points combined, it doesn't look good for San Francisco the rest of the way.
The Sad And Strange Decline Of Colin KaepernickJust four short years ago, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took the NFL by storm when he stepped into the starting lineup and led the team to the Super Bowl.
The Inconsistency Of Carlos Hyde Is Still The Best San Francisco Can Hope ForSince parting ways with running back Frank Gore after the 2014 season, the San Francisco 49ers have been struggling to establish a consistent running game. While RB Carlos Hyde has the potential to be very good, he cannot seem to stay healthy.
Raiders Look For Two-Game Sweep In FloridaAs this past weekend's loss to the Chiefs showed, there is still much work to be done in the Bay Area if Oakland is to make a run at a playoff spot, something that has eluded it for more than a decade.
Arizona Cardinals Not Worried About Field Conditions In CarolinaThe Arizona Cardinals need to prepare for the Carolina Panthers and also the possibly bad field conditions at Bank of America Stadium. Still, they aren't worried about them and know it's just part of the game.
Ed Hochuli Will Referee AFC Championship Game With All-Star CrewPlus, a defensive duo are especially excited for New England, the Patriots will have a better roster than the last time they met and Denver needs help on special teams
Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton Named Offensive Player of the YearFrom Cam Newton winning the NFL Offensive Player of the Year award over Carson Palmer to Ted Ginn Jr. talking about playing for Arizona against Carolina last year, here is a look at the Carolina Panthers news heading into the NFC Championship game.
Blog Calculates Patriots As Most-Injured Team In NFL This SeasonIf it seems as if New England is more injured than everyone else in the NFL, that's because it's true.
Arizona Cardinals Prepping For Divisional Round As Rookie Receives NFL HonorsThe Arizona Cardinals have a first-round bye for the 2016 NFL Playoffs, but that doesn't mean they have been able to take it easy. They are preparing for one of three teams that could be their opponent in the Divisional Round, but in the meantime, a rookie has been honored.
Raiders Coach Jack Del Rio Previews Week 17 Clash With ChiefsWith one game remaining in his first season at the helm of the Oakland Raiders, Jack Del Rio met with media members to discuss a number of topics.