Posts Tagged ‘jim harbaugh’

NFL Gridiron Gab 2012 NFC West Preview

The final division of the 8 is the NFC West, which last season saw the 49ers come out of nowhere to win a division that many think is still the weakest in the NFL. This year again this division has a lot of question marks, and today we wrap up our division previews with a […]

San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Speaks On the Possible Return of QB Alex Smith

49?ers quarterback Alex Smith came out of nowhere last season for first year head coach Jim Harbaugh, and led the team to the brink of the Super Bowl before losing to the Giants in the NFC Title game. Smith, who threw for 3144 yards, 17 touchdowns and just five picks, is a free agent, and […]

49’ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Says Alex Smith Their QB in 2012

49ers quarterback Alex Smith will be a free agent this offseason but it is highly unlikely he will be made available to any of the 31 other teams in the NFL. According to Matt Maiocco of, the 49ers’ braintrust is “unanimous” in their desire to bring Smith back as their starting quarterback. “We’re all […]

A Look Back at 2011, Three Bright Spots of The Season for the 49ers

Even though the 49ers season is over, let us take a look back at some of the bright spots of the season that was. Alex Smith finally found a system in which to be successful with in the NFL, Vernon Davis became Smith’s safety net, and the defense became one of the best in the […]

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Ticks Off Lions With Comments About Playing Saints

Jim Harbaugh has been known to be outspoken and let’s not forget “handshake-gate” with Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Harbaugh has given the underdog Lions some extra incentive against the Saints according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News. Radio station 97.1 was playing a sound bite from Harbaugh on Wednesday. With his NFC West champion […]

49ers Earn 12th Win Of The Season; Rally To Sink Seattle 19-17

David Akers made four field goals to give him 42 this season, most in league history, and the San Francisco 49ers eliminated Seattle from postseason contention by holding off the Seahawks 19-17 on Saturday. The NFC West champions remained in position for the No. 2 playoff seed and a first-round bye thanks to Akers and […]

Ravens Run Over Niners in Har-Bowl 16-6 in Baltimore

Dennis Pitta’s first career touchdown proved to be the difference and the Ravens tied a franchise record with nine sacks en route to a 16-6 victory over the 49ers Thanksgiving night in Baltimore. The game saw the first-ever meeting in the NFL of head-coach brothers, with John Harbaugh guiding Baltimore and San Francisco’s Jim Harbaugh […]

Streaking 49ers pummel Redskins; 19-11

What happened: This wasn’t a particularly good display by either team, but the Niners have proven they are legitimate time after time by winning games even when things are not clicking. Alex Smith was pressured throughout much of the first half but once again was effective at managing the game. I can’t say it enough; […]