Tonight on “NFL Turning Point”: Sherman, Seahawks advance to New York
Sneak Peek, Turning Point

Tonight on “NFL Turning Point”: Sherman, Seahawks advance to New York

After exiting last year’s playoffs with a bitter taste in their mouth, the Seahawks’ defense needed to make this year different. Taking their foot off the gas and surrendering points late in the game was not an option. Instead, the …

NFC Championship Game Preview: San Francisco (5) at Seattle (1)
Intern Files, Kevin Joyce

NFC Championship Game Preview: San Francisco (5) at Seattle (1)

Game Info:

Location: Century Link Field

Date: Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Time: 6:30 PM ET

Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy, 50 degrees

TV: FOX

San Francisco 49ers (12-4):

Offense:

  • Total YPG: 323.8 (24th)
  • Pass YPG: 186.2 (30th)
  • Run YPG: 137.6 (3rd)
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: 186.2 (30th)
  • Run YPG: 137.6
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 and DL Smith in short
Cosell Talks: 49ers vs Saints a Battle of Old vs New
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell Talks: 49ers vs Saints a Battle of Old vs New

The most compelling divisional playoff matchup features the Saints and the 49ers. Two 13-3 teams, two division winners. One expected, the other a surprise. The game is fascinating and significant because it transcends this singular moment in the 2011 season. …

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 to TCIPF throughout the week

Week 6 Fantasy Tips from the Playbook War Room: Part 2
Fantasy Tips, Inside the Game, Playbook War Room

Week 6 Fantasy Tips from the Playbook War Room: Part 2

Here’s Part II of our Week 6 Fantasy Tips. . .

CAR@ATL

  • Atlanta simply does not possess any one guy in their secondary who can slow down Steve Smith. The Falcons secondary is not physical at the line of
Playbook Week 4 Hits and Misses
Fantasy Tips, Inside the Game, Nick Condit, Playbook

Playbook Week 4 Hits and Misses

Let’s look back at how the Playbook War Room’s Week 3 Fantasy Tips played out:

HIT

Pierre Garcon, Colts:  Playbook thought that Garcon would become fantasy relevant again and had confidence in Painter’s ability to throw to his playmaker. He …

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 Eagles were trying to get …

Week 4 Fantasy Tips from Playbook War Room: Part 2
Fantasy Tips, Inside the Game, Playbook War Room

Week 4 Fantasy Tips from Playbook War Room: Part 2

Here’s Part II of our Week 4 Fantasy Tips. . .

CAR @ CHI

  • DeAngelo Williams has been a huge disappointment for owners this year. This week does not look like it will bode much better for him for two