Tonight on “NFL Turning Point”: Brady, Manning Advance, NFC West dominates
Turning Point

Tonight on “NFL Turning Point”: Brady, Manning Advance, NFC West dominates

  • This week’s Divisional episode of Turning Point kicks off with the Chargers and the Broncos. Watching the game, one would think that Peyton Manning was a spokesman for one of the nation’s premier meat distributers,

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Divisional Round Playoff Preview: San Francisco (5) at Carolina (2)
Carolina Panthers, Intern Files, Kevin Joyce, San Francisco 49ers

Divisional Round Playoff Preview: San Francisco (5) at Carolina (2)

Game Info:

Location: Bank of America Stadium

Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014

Kickoff Time: 1:05 PM ET

Weather Forecast: Sunny, 52 degrees

TV: FOX

San Francisco 49ers (12-4):

Offense:

  • Total YPG: 323.8 (24th)
  • Pass YPG:

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Week 1 Fantasy Tips from the Playbook War Room: NFC Matchups
Fantasy Tips, Playbook War Room

Week 1 Fantasy Tips from the Playbook War Room: NFC Matchups

NFC Matchups:

IND @ CHI:

  • Start: Reggie Wayne: Wayne has been the chess piece for the Colts offense this preseason and we think he is going to continue to be a focal point in the

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Cosell Talks: The Tight End Factor
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game

Cosell Talks: The Tight End Factor

I just returned from my 13th consecutive journey to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. It is probably my favorite road trip. I get a chance to talk football with coaches, scouts, personnel executives and … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching the Championships: Alex Smith Left Plays on the Field
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell’s Watching the Championships: Alex Smith Left Plays on the Field

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Championship Sunday coaching tape: Giants defense vs. 49ers offense. 

  • Giants opened the game in their “big nickel” versus 49ers “12” personnel, Blackburn and Boley were

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Cosell Talks: For Alex Smith, What a Difference a Week Made
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell Talks: For Alex Smith, What a Difference a Week Made

It’s very easy to blame Kyle Williams for the 49ers NFC Championship defeat. Certainly, without his punt return mistakes, San Francisco had a legitimate chance to advance to Super Bowl 46.

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Blame Doctor Heat: The Saints’ Un-Prevent Undid Their Season
Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, Ramblings and Rants, San Francisco 49ers

Blame Doctor Heat: The Saints’ Un-Prevent Undid Their Season

Everyone likes to rip the Prevent Defense. John Madden, the everyman’s everyman, once described it the way many fans would, “All the prevent defense does is prevent you from winning.”

Wikipedia’s entry defines it in … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching the Divisionals: Alex Smith Made the Difference
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell’s Watching the Divisionals: Alex Smith Made the Difference

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Divisional Weekend coaching tape: 49ers offense vs. Saints defense. 

  • Walker was inactive, Peelle replaced him in the 49ers 2 TE sets
  • 49ers utilized NT Sopoaga

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Films Shorts: Vernon Davis On Ice
NFL Films Presents, San Francisco 49ers, Short Take, TCIPF Staff

Films Shorts: Vernon Davis On Ice

You know that Vernon Davis can catch game-winning touchdown passes, but did you know that he can curl? Curling is a sport where stones are slid across ice to a target area in order to … MORE ►

Divisional Anatomy: Vernon Davis’ Game Winner
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, San Francisco 49ers

Divisional Anatomy: Vernon Davis’ Game Winner

It’s hard not to feel good for Alex Smith and Vernon Davis.  They are two of the NFL’s model citizens and just enjoyed their finest moment as professionals.

The play was one of trust and … MORE ►