Brady's Restructured Contract Will Save Cash, But Not Cap Room, For PatriotsNew England's star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.
Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching PositionNew England's offensive coordinator says he's happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
Chargers Going Down To Wire In Playoff BidNothing like keeping a little drama along for the ride right to the very end. With two games left in the regular season, the San Diego Chargers may be trying to pull a rabbit out of a hat.
Does Tony Sparano Deserve A Chance With Oakland In 2015?With all the talk about the Oakland Raiders acquiring San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh in a trade for draft picks, few seem to be considering the possibility the Silver & Black might retain Interim Head Coach Tony Sparano. One thing is certain: With an inferior roster, Sparano out-prepared and out-coached Harbaugh last week as the Raiders beat the 49ers, 24-13. That has to count for something.
Team Grades: Raiders Pull Off Big Upset, Prove They Don't Need HarbaughNo one outside the Oakland Raiders locker room thought they had a chance to win the Battle of the Bay in 2015, but that's what happened Sunday at the Coliseum. The Silver & Black beat the San Francisco 49ers, 24-13, to win their second straight home game and improve their season record to 2-11.
49ers Should Shut Down NaVorro Bowman For The YearThe thought that Navorro Bowman could return to help the 49ers out this season does not appear likely. The only real impact he could have would be if the team makes the playoffs and that's a big if. When you put it all together, the best thing for Bowman and the 49ers is to call it a season and let him come back next year fully recovered.
Harbaugh Not The Solution For The Raiders In 2015 ... Or EverThe Oakland Raiders should have no interest whatsoever in "acquiring" Jim Harbaugh to coach their team in 2015, because they don't have enough talent to justify the move—in addition to the draft picks they would have to give up to get the fiery coach. No, the Silver & Black should look elsewhere for a new leader, and they'll need all their draft picks and current young players to attract the right coach, anyway.
Opponent Profile: Battle Of The Bay Has Added Harbaugh IntrigueRumors are flying that the San Francisco 49ers might trade Head Coach Jim Harbaugh to the Oakland Raiders, and that's just the icing on the cake for this Bay Area rivalry. The 49ers need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, and the Silver & Black just need something to forget that beating they just took from the St. Louis Rams. The Sunday game at the Coliseum promises to be quite interesting.
5 Coaches That Could Replace Will Muschamp As Florida's Head CoachThe Florida Gators won't have their head coach Will Muschamp back next year. After a struggling season, the coach is out after the final two games of the regular season vs. Eastern Kentucky and Florida State.
Has Harbaugh Lost His Locker Room? Absolutely NotAll anyone can talk about these days is that Harbaugh has a problem with the 49ers locker room. This is not true and the proof is in the teams reactions on and off the field.
49ers Offense Needs More Consistency For Home Opener Against BearsThe San Francisco 49ers won their first game of the 2014 season, but they didn't generate enough offense consistently on their own. Gifted four turnovers by the Dallas Cowboys, the 49ers didn't score at all in the second half of the game. They'll need to make sure they create their own opportunities in Week Two against the Chicago Bears at the Levi's Stadium opener.
Cowboys Hope To Overcome Uphill Battle Against Stacked 49ers TeamThe Dallas Cowboys face one of their most legendary rivals in the opening weekend of the 2014 NFL season. For many years, the Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers battled to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl each season.