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Super Bowl Loss ‘Ingrained’ in 49ers Brains

Nick Bosa said he hasn’t been able to watch the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl even once. Jimmie Ward needed to wait more than a month to pop in that tape and has watched it maybe 20 times. The Super Bowl loss that came after San Francisco blew a 10-point...
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NFC Champion 49ers Hope Roster Stability Pays Dividends

For all the focus on the big names that left San Francisco this offseason like longtime left tackle Joe Staley and defensive anchor DeForest Buckner, the reality is the 49ers will look much the same in 2020. “The continuity obviously is for sure an advantag...
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Trent Williams Feels Rejuvenated by Trade to 49ers

After spending all last season on the sideline in a dispute with management in Washington, Trent Williams couldn’t have scripted a much better outcome to this saga. Williams left what has been one of the NFL...
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Shanahan Should Have Heeded Belichick’s Fangio Blueprint

A year ago, Bill Belichick borrowed heavily from Vic Fangio's blueprints to throttle the high-scoring Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl. Had Kyle Shanahan studied Fangio's philosophy when facing Patrick Mahomes, maybe the San Francisco 49ers would have bee...
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Katie Sowers Trailblazer as 1st Woman Coach at Super Bowl

MIAMI — Katie Sowers answered questions on topics ranging from whether it hurt getting her ears pierced (no) to if she wants to be an NFL head coach one day (yes). For the full 60 minutes of the San Francisco 49ers' portion of media night on Monday, Sowers ...