Cosell Talks: Stafford, Smith, Contending & Pretending
Detroit Lions, From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell Talks: Stafford, Smith, Contending & Pretending

The San Francisco 49ers. The Detroit Lions. Both playoff teams for the first time in years. Both with quarterbacks that were chosen number one in their respective NFL drafts. That’s where the similarity begins and … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching: 49ers Must Keep it Simple for Alex Smith
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks

Cosell’s Watching: 49ers Must Keep it Simple for Alex Smith

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Week 16 coaching tape: the 49ers offense vs. the Seahawks defense.

  • Seahawks at times matched up to 49ers “12” personnel with “big nickel” personnel –

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Cosell’s Watching: 49ers Offense vs. Cardinals Defense
Arizona Cardinals, From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell’s Watching: 49ers Offense vs. Cardinals Defense

Editor’s Note:  Greg Cosell is the Executive Producer of NFL Matchup.  To produce each week’s show, Greg watches the same all-22 game tape as the NFL’s coaches and players use in their preparation.  Check back MORE ►

Year of the Quarterback?
Kevin Lutz, Ramblings and Rants

Year of the Quarterback?

Earlier this year, ESPN declared 2011 the “Year of The Quarterback”.  And right from the start, it was hard to argue against the Worldwide Leader as it rolled out all sorts of content and analysis.  … MORE ►

Drive of the Week: Niners Ground Birds With Run Game
Drive of the Week, Inside the Game, Jonathan Smyth, San Francisco 49ers

Drive of the Week: Niners Ground Birds With Run Game

With a 23-3 lead over the 49ers midway through the third quarter, it looked as if the “Dream Team” would finally get some sleep on Sunday night. After a 1-2 start to the season, the … MORE ►