Colin Kaepernick's deal will help the 49ers keep good players around him, and other flawed QBs on strong teams should follow his example, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
Marcell Dareus needs to make sure he's defined by all he's overcome to get where he is, not by his recent mistakes, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Colin Kaepernick has prodigious skills. Now, with more talent around him than ever, the QB should be able to carry the 49ers, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Aldon Smith's fate in S.F. lies with CEO Jed York, who must determine if the star LB will be a distraction as the team unveils its new stadium in 2014, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
If a prospect can play, NFL scouts will find him, even if it's a small-school player such as Lindenwood's Pierre Desir, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
The work is really just beginning for Super Bowl champion Seahawks, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
The 49ers' Jim Harbaugh has a chance to go down as the best of his generation, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Bill O'Brien is equipped to succeed as the Texans' head coach, unlike previous Bill Belichick protégés, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
After getting pushed around in their past two meetings, the 49ers need a statement win against Seattle Sunday to prove they can keep pace with their division rivals, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Players on other teams are baffled that the Miami Dolphins didn't have the leadership to police their locker room.
Unsung 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman deserves recognition and demands opponents' attention, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Against the Rams, the 49ers remembered what made them a contender in the first place, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
With alcohol a part of the NFL culture, Aldon Smith can expect his post-rehab life to be a struggle, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Greg Schiano, not Josh Freeman, is the Buccaneers' biggest problem, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Marshawn Lynch, the Seahawks' unsung star, has been in trouble but is trying to make a difference, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Experts rank the projected futures of Colin Kaepernick, Russell Wilson, Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton and Andrew Luck.