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  1. 49ers' top plays: Catch II

    Bill Williamson

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in San Francisco 49ers history. Yesterday, we covered the throw from Joe Montana to John Taylor to win Super Bowl XXIII, and Monday we reviewed "The Catch." Please vote for your choice as t...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  2. Youngs advice: Tie up Kaepernick's legs

    Bill Williamson

    Steve Young -- the classic run-and-throw NFL quarterback -- has an idea for Colin Kaepernick this summer. Tie up your legs. You read that right. Tuesday, on ESPN's "NFL Live" the former San Francisco 49ers star quarterback had that advice f...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  3. Preparing to say goodbye to Candlestick

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The odds are strong that Monday night will see the final game at Candlestick Park when the San Francisco 49ers host the Atlanta Falcons. Barring a complete breakdown by first-place Seattle, the best the 49ers can do as a p...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  4. Reflecting on Kaepernick's first 16 starts

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Colin Kaepernick finally has a full season as an NFL starting quarterback on his resume. Kaepernick is in his first full season as a starter after being a second-round pick of the San Francisco 49ers in 2011. He came into th...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  5. New York Jets' Marty Mornhinweg faces Hail Mary in saving Mark Sa...

    Rich Cimini

    Fixing Mark Sanchez may be the biggest challenge of Marty Mornhinweg's career.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  6. 2013 NFL draft - Why the San Francisco 49ers should deal 2013 pic...

    Chris Sprow

    Chris Sprow gives five reasons why the San Francisco 49ers should consider dealing away as many of their 2013 draft picks as possible to stockpile for the future.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  7. A few words on Pat Summerall's passing

    Mike Sando

    Pat Summerall never developed a signature call during four decades broadcasting NFL games for CBS and Fox. "Unbelievable" might have been as close as he came. That probably wasn't by accident. For Summerall, who died Tuesday at age 82, the broa...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  8. 49ers-Falcons rewind: Go to 'White Shoes'

    Mike Sando

    ATLANTA -- The San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons were division rivals for more than three decades until the NFL realigned into eight four-team divisions in 2002. Their matchup Sunday in the NFC Championship Game marks the fifth game between the...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  9. Dilfer breaks down 49ers, Falcons and more

    Mike Sando

    ATLANTA -- ESPN recently made available analyst Trent Dilfer for a media session focusing on the AFC and NFC championship games. I've made available below some of Dilfer's comments relating to the San Francisco 49ers-Atlanta Falcons matchup Sunday...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  10. 'Greatest opportunity' of Jay Cutler's life

    Kevin Seifert

    Above all else, the Chicago Bears' coaching search was focused on finding a candidate whose intellect and ideas would provide quarterback Jay Cutler the environment to raise his game to elite status. Tuesday, we noted Cutler must be a willing reci...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  11. Packers-49ers II: Aaron Rodgers goes home

    Kevin Seifert

    BREAKING: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers grew up in Chico, Calif., which is more or less San Francisco 49ers country, which means Rodgers was once a big 49ers fan. In the video, Rodgers tells ESPN's Bob Holtzman: "I have lot of great mem...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  12. Packers-49ers II: Offensive improvement

    Kevin Seifert

    Time for a quick quiz. Can you guess the pass-happiest game in the five-year history of the Aaron Rodgers Era? Tick, tock. Tick, tock. Brrring. It came in Week 1 of this season, the Green Bay Packers' 30-22 loss to the San Francisco 49ers...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  13. Steve Young on Calvin Johnson, Jerry Rice

    Kevin Seifert

    Steve Young was the San Francisco 49ers' primary quarterback in 1995 when Jerry Rice set the NFL record for receiving yards in a season. As Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson approaches the record -- he is 182 yards away from breaking it -- Young ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  14. Around the NFC West: Year of QB surprise

    Mike Sando

    This will go down as the year of the unconventional quarterback decision in the NFC West. The Seattle Seahawks went with third-round rookie Russell Wilson over free-agent addition Matt Flynn even though Flynn had signed a $19.5 million contract mo...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  15. Aldon Smith makes it 10 awards for West

    Mike Sando

    The way Aldon Smith was playing Monday night at Candlestick Park, it's a wonder the San Francisco 49ers' outside linebacker didn't sack Trent Dilfer and Steve Young right there on the ESPN set, for good measure. Smith's huge game against the Bears...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  16. No one's more accurate than Alex Smith

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Ross Franklin/AP PhotoAlex Smith (right) had one of the best days by a quarterback in NFL history. Some of the success that the San Francisco Giants pitchers had in helping their team to a World Series title rubbed off on their football counterpart....

    Blog | October 30, 2012