Ranking top-25 49ers: No. 19 Joshua Garnett

, ,

… scheme after playing mostly power at Stanford. Additionally, Garnett was switching to right guard after playing on the left side in college. The results weren’t great. Garnett didn’t break into the starting lineup until Week 6 and he struggled both blocking for the run and pass. Pro Football Focus gave Garnett a 42.4 grade last year, Ranking 70th among 72 guards. So where does that leave Garnett entering Year 2 within new coach Kyle Shanahan’s offense? He’s very much in …

Read More...

Ranking top-25 49ers: No. 18 Brian Hoyer

, , , ,

Before the start of training camp at the end of July, we’ll rank the top 25 49ers based on production at their position, physical attributes, upside and expected impact in 2017. No. 18: Brian Hoyer, QB Much of the talk surrounding the 49ers this offseason has been about their lack of a long-term option at quarterback. New coach Kyle Shanahan hand-picked his starter for his first season, opting for veteran journeyman Brian Hoyer on an affordable two-year, $ 12-million contract in free agency, …

Read More...

Ranking top-25 49ers: No. 20 Zane Beadles

, ,

Before the start of training camp at the end of July, we’ll rank the top 25 49ers based on production at their position, physical attributes, upside and expected impact in 2017. No. 20: Zane Beadles, OL Zane Beadles turned out to be the 49ers’ most versatile lineman in 2016, getting starts at left guard, tackle and center. His value lied more in his malleability than his overall production. Pro Football Focus gave him a 40.2 grade for the season, which is far from stellar. Now Beadles, …

Read More...

Ranking top-25 49ers: No. 22 Joe Williams

, , ,

Before the start of training camp at the end of July, we’ll rank the top 25 49ers based on production at their position, physical attributes, upside and expected impact in 2017. No. 22: Joe Williams, RB The 49ers this offseason overhauled their group of running backs behind presumptive starter Carlos Hyde, looking for more speed to run Kyle …

Read More...

Ranking the top 5 teams in the NFL and picking the Super Bowl winner

, , ,

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes the ball during NFL football organized team activities Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes) Now that clubs have set their rosters for 2017, I’m ready to rank the five best teams in the NFL. I rank them in ascending order. 5. Pittsburgh Steelers. Last season, the Steelers offense ranked 7th in the NFL without wide receiver Martavis Bryant, who was suspended all year. Bryant averages 17.3 yards per reception …

Read More...

Ranking 49ers 5 most winnable games in 2017

, , , ,

6 time super bowl champions

The 49ers enter 2017 at the ground floor of their climb up the stairway back toward contention. They’re in the first year of the John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan era, which has gotten off to a promising start, but don’t enter the regular season with very high expectations. The oddsmakers put the team’s over/under win total at 4.5. It’s going to be a multi-year rebuilding project while the new power duo has re-made more than half the 90-man roster at the start of the …

Read More...