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Weekend Notes
The Steelers at the Crossroads
The Steelers at the Crossroads
Stuck in mediocrity for two seasons, cap-strapped Pittsburgh must make smart decisions—especially on Lamarr Woodley and Jason Worilds—if it’s going to get out of the rut
By Greg A. Bedard
On Further Review
The Clowney Conundrum
The Tuesday Mailbag
Jadeveon Clowney perhaps has more talent than the best pure pass-rusher in NFL history, Lawrence Taylor. So why isn't the South Carolina star a No. 1 pick lock? A look into the 2014 draft's biggest mystery, plus a reader mailbag
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Here’s (The Real) Johnny
Here’s (The Real) Johnny
He’s saying and doing all the right things, but can Johnny Manziel prove himself worthy of being the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft? Plus, the Niners-Browns mess, a way-too-early Top 10 mock draft and more from the combine in Indy
By Peter King
The Season
Marshawn vs. Knowshon: Who is the Tougher Back?
Marshawn vs. Knowshon: Who is the Tougher Back?
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Weekend Notes
The Quiet Mastermind Behind the Niners’ D
The Quiet Mastermind Behind the Niners’ D
Vic Fangio is a man of few words who simply prefers to put his players in the right position and let their bone-crushing hits do all the talking ... plus, five takeaways on recent NFL news and the key players to watch on Championship Sunday
By Greg A. Bedard
Deep Dive
Random Acts of Quarterbacking
Random Acts of Quarterbacking
The 49ers have a freelancing playmaker with a rocket arm who’s taken them to two NFC title games—but Colin Kaepernick’s eagerness to improvise could ultimately be the Niners’ undoing
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
Why Whisenhunt Makes Sense
The Tuesday Mailbag
The Titans got their man—a coach who knows how to push the right buttons—with some down-to-the-wire decision-making. Now, can he turn Jake Locker into a franchise QB?
By Peter King
Open Field
A Chance for Revenge, Served Ice-Cold
A Chance for Revenge, Served Ice-Cold
Pummeled by the 49ers last January, the Packers can get even at Lambeau Field—but they're not the only team built to flourish on the frozen tundra
By Greg A. Bedard
West Coast State of Mind
Harbaugh to Texas? It’s Not So Crazy
Harbaugh to Texas? It’s Not So Crazy
The 49ers coach is downplaying rumors he’s a candidate for the Longhorns’ job, assuming it opens. But given his track record and the fact that he turned down a contract extension before the season began, it’s worth wondering whether the fiery former QB is getting restless in San Francisco
By Jim Trotter
On Further Review
Here Comes San Francisco
The Tuesday Mailbag
Tearing through feeble Washington on Monday night, the 49ers looked very much like the defending NFC champs and a club that could be hitting its stride at just the right time. Plus, mailbag questions, including one that will sour some in Seattle
By Peter King