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socalisteph

  • joined Jan 21, 2013
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
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SFGiants, SF49ers, GSWarriors, SJSharks fan and sports enthusiast. Cal alum. Go Bears. Grew up in the Bay Area. Held hostage in San Diego. Writer for Niners Nation.

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  • MLB San Francisco Giants
  • NBA Golden State Warriors
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NCAAF California Golden Bears
  • NCAAB California Golden Bears
  • NHL San Jose Sharks
User Blog

NFL Holdouts: Greed or necessary business tactic?

233

Fans may not like it, but holdouts are a necessary business tactic. Why do players become the villains in NFL business disputes?

49ers use new weapons to augment QB and OL program

76

49ers welcome interns, George Whitfield and Bob Whitfield, as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship. A look at the origin of the program and how it can be mutually beneficial to everyone involved.

It looks like we finally have tattoos in Madden

95

EA Sports released the first screenshot for Madden NFL 15 and it features quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. The biggest difference to the game? The presence of tattoos.

Deal or no deal?

114

Aldon Smith plead no contest to all four charges, including three felony weapons possession charges, and one misdemeanor DUI charge. We look at what the deputy District Attorney had to say.

Aldon Smith's legal team is doing a good job

172

Aldon Smith has settled one of the civil lawsuits, continued the preliminary and pretrial conferences in the criminal case and has not been charged in the LAX incident. We look at the legal ramifications of the matters and what it means for the 49ers

Counter terrorism unit gets Smith investigation

140

Investigation has been forwarded to the LAPD Criminal Conspiracy Unit. We look at what that means.

Aldon Smith needs a babysitter

176

None of the recent publicity of Aldon Smith bodes well for the 49ers. The team needs to enact a set of behavioral rules.

49ers hazing philosophy from Walsh to Harbaugh

19

We discuss the success of both coaches' programs and why Jonathan Martin will thrive in the 49ers locker room.

Is any team above reproach?

158

Fans are mocking the 49ers organization, citing the team is "above reproach" when it comes to Chris Culliver. We look at why no team is immune to poor behavior

What? Jed York went to Miami?

47

We have a few reasons why he and his family charted a flight to Miami.

Influence of 49ers medical staff at the Combine

21

Steph looks at what the 49ers medical staff does during the Combine and in the days preceding the draft. Will 49ers draft players with injuries?

Cleveland, the 49ers were never interested in you

131

Jed York and Jim Harbaugh have both denied the PFT report authored by Mike Florio. We look at the possible sources of the PFT report, why there is little credibility, and why the discussions never reached actual terms.

We've got video of Bowman's rehab

37

A look at the early stages of Bowman's rehabilitation after ACL surgery.

Medical prognosis for Bowman: Excellent

85

He tore his ACL in the NFC Championship Game, and suffered additional damage to his MCL. We look at why Bowman's surgery was delayed and why there is an excellent prognosis of full recovery.

LaMichael James broke twitter

138

All hell breaks loose when LMJ tweeted "Id rather they just let me go". What could he be talking about?

Video
235

Can we stop talking about Kap's clothes?

We compare the legacy of Bill Walsh and the perception of professionalism in the NFL. We look at why it is important for Colin Kaepernick not to give into stereotypes and define himself as a leader in his own way.

The emotions of victory and defeat

383

The world got into an uproar following Richard Sherman's rather outlandish statements following the NFC Championship Game. We look at why his rants are a part of his game and why it is time for 49ers fans to move on.

Give it a rest, 12th Man

353

12 reasons to hate the 12th Man

Are 49ers suffering from paralysis by analysis?

164

A look at the offensive struggles the 49ers have experienced under Greg Roman as offensive coordinator.

Farewell to Candlestick sparks nostalgia

17

Candlestick Park holds distinct memories and induces a certain amount of nostalgia for every fan. We give a fond farewell to our beloved stadium.

The dreaded broken scapula

48

First, we heard it was a stinger. Unfortunately, Miller has been diagnosed with a fractured scapula. We look at the nature and extent of injury.

PED's in the NFL

273

Do 49ers fans really care about the substance abuse or performance enhancing drugs in the NFL? Or is it just an opportunity to talk trash about a rival?

How long is Mike Iupati down and out?

45

Left guard Mike Iupati suffered a sprained MCL and has been ruled out to play for two consecutive games. We look at the nature and extent of his injury and when we can expect his return.

Can Michael Crabtree return to pre-injury form?

119

Michael Crabtree has been activated off the Reserve/PUP and the 49ers anticipate he makes his 2013 debut on Sunday. We look at the Achilles rehabilitation process and the likelihood our wideout returns to form.

NFL rules have not guaranteed safety for Reid

27

49ers rookie safety Eric Reid has suffered his second concussion of the season in the loss against Carolina Panthers. We look replays of the hits that caused the concussions and discuss the problems with legislating safety.

Tank Carradine adds versatility to our defense

30

49ers added Carradine to the 53-man roster and we may see him as early as Sunday. We reacquaint ourselves with the young defensive end. We take a closer look at what he brings to the line.

Steph takes aim at Damon Bruce

103

Damon Bruce spent nine minutes going on a misogynistic tirade about women ruining sports with their emotions and opinions. We look at the controversy.

Is Kaepernick's foot injury affecting his play?

28

Could the underlying mysterious foot injury explain some of his play? We look at the bio-mechanics and how the foot injury may have impacted his performance.

Did Sheriff give Aldon Smith the star treatment?

75

More details have emerged that suggest the Santa Clara Sheriff gave star treatment to Aldon Smith. Did he receive preferential treatment?

Scouting Quinton Dial on his NFL debut

18

We reacquaint ourselves with Quinton Dial. We take a closer look at what he brings to the 49ers defensive line.

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