Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

Super Bowl LVI combinations: Breaking down the four potential matchups

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

With the AFC and NFC championship games set for Sunday, let's take a look at the four potential Super Bowl LVI matchups that could be heading to SoFi Stadium.

Ravens film study: Everyone wants a player like 49ers WR Deebo Samuel, but Devin Duvernay’s not there yet

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

In 2018, during his final season at South Carolina, Samuel had 62 catches for 882 yards, averaged 9.7 yards after the catch and led all Southeastern Conference receivers with 19 broken tackles after the catch, according to Sports info Solutions. A year later, in Duvernay’s last year at Texas, he had 106 catches for 1,386 yards, averaged 6.9 yards after the catch and led all Big 12 Conference receivers with 17 broken tackles after the catch.

TUPATALK: NFL divisional playoffs produce weird results, wonderful battles

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

TupaTalk: NFL playoffs have produced plenty of sparks so far and a lot of interesting questions yet to be answered

Ron Torbert to Serve as Head Referee for Super Bowl 56

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

The Kansas City Chiefs, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers will all be playing Sunday for the right to join referee Ron Torbert on the sport's biggest stage. The NFL announced Torbert will be the head referee for Super Bowl 56 in Inglewood, California. The officiating crew will also include Bryan Neale, Derick Bowers, Carl Johnson, Rick Patterson, Keith Washington, Scott Helverson and Roddy Ames.

Sean Payton is ‘rooting against the Rams’ after LA’s loss to 49ers kept Saints out of playoffs

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Sean Payton stepped down as the Saints' coach Tuesday, and he had a parting shot for the Rams

49ers’ Deebo Samuel weighs in on SoFi ticket controversy ahead of NFC Championship

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

After surviving a near collapse at the hands of Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Rams are moving onto the conference championship, which will be the first played in Los Angeles since 1984. The Rams will host their division rival San Francisco in a rematch of Week 18, when the Niners overcame a 14-point deficit to secure a playoff berth.

Analysis: Quartet of classics featured greatest toes on turf

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Mesmerized by the back-and-forth between Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen, Feely came to a stark realization in the deafening din: he was yelling just like everyone else. This was the greatest weekend of NFL football ever," Feely said Monday, echoing a popular sentiment in the wake of a quartet of divisional round games that featured last-second field goals and lifelong regrets.

Rams on brink of Super Bowl despite struggling to close wins

Monday, January 24th, 2022

For the third straight week, the Los Angeles Rams took a huge early lead. The Rams (14-5) got away with it in the divisional playoff round in Tampa Bay, thanks to Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp impressively setting up Matt Gay's winning field goal as time expired on their 30-27 victory. “What an interesting game,” coach Sean McVay said.

The 11 worst brain farts of the 2022 NFL Playoffs (so far)

Monday, January 24th, 2022

That kept the Rams’ lead at 14 and gave Touchdown Tom the space he needed to tie the game with less than a minute to play. In order to successfully game the system and turn a kickoff near the sideline into an illegal procedure penalty and possession at the 40, a kick returner needs to step out of bounds and touch a kick that’s close to the boundary but ultimately going to remain in play. Barber, a six-year veteran, did things the other way around.

4 areas where 2021 Texans played like the NFL divisional playoffs winners

Monday, January 24th, 2022

The Houston Texans finished 4-13, yet there were positive signs. Here are four areas where the Texans were just like the NFL divisional winners.