Shepkowski: How Much Does The 3rd Preseason Game Matter?Some really good teams in the last decade have gotten stomped in Week 3 of the preseason.
Harris: Stay Away From The Wild West In Fantasy FootballThe NFC West defenses limit the value of the division's offensive weapons.
49ers Sign Kaepernick To 6-Year Extension Worth Reported $110MColin Kaepernick led San Francisco to the Super Bowl after the 2012 season.
After Draft, Bears Have 6th-Best Odds To Win Super Bowl Vegas likes what the Bears have done since mid-March.
49ers Fan Suing Seahawks, NFL For $50M Over Selective Ticket SalesA man in Nevada was upset he was prevented from purchasing a ticket to the NFL Championship game.
Levine: Was A Football Performance The Greatest In Wrigley History?Gale Sayers had a historic six-touchdown day on Dec. 12, 1965.
View: Sherman Autographs Photo Of Tipped Pass With 'Sorry Crabtree'Richard Sherman is still trolling Michael Crabtree.
Way-Too-Early NFL Win Totals: Bears Over/Under Set At 8.5At least one oddsmaker has the Packers as the NFC North favorites with 10 wins.
Hoge: Garoppolo Gets Private Workout With Harbaugh, O’BrienEastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo believes he's improved "tremendously" since season's end.
Bernstein: Nasty Seahawks Win By KnockoutSeattle's relentless, physical defense left Denver helpless.
Kaepernick, Strong Defense Help Establish 49ers Among NFL’s Best In 2013Although they made a deeper playoff push a year ago, the 2013 season for the 49ers was far from a letdown. The team continued to improve each week, and heading into the off season know that they have a quarterback and defense that is going to make them contenders for years to come.
Late Mistakes Doom 49ers, Seahawks Claim NFC CrownThe NFC Championship Game came down to the 49ers offense verses the Seahawk defense, and Seattle’s number one ranked defense prevailed. San Francisco got the ball down six with the chance to pull off the upset but couldn’t make one more big play against their opponent.
Bernstein: Seahawks, 49ers Save Hyped Up SundayThe wait ended up being worth it, after all.
Seahawks Rally, Beat 49ers 23-17 For NFC TitleSeattle will meet Denver for the NFL title in two weeks in the New Jersey Meadowlands. It's the first trip to the big game for the Seahawks (15-3) since they lost to Pittsburgh after the 2005 season.
Carlos Rogers And Will Tukuafu Likely To Play, Same Can’t Be Said For Percy HarvinThe 3 big names dealing with injuries heading into the NFC Championship Game could all play. The 49ers figure to have both Carlos Rogers and Will Tukuafu ready to go, while Seattle's Percy Harvin is a big question mark and will remain so up until kickoff.