7:55 AM EDT, Mon July 25, 2016

Vikings' Boone: U.S. Bank opener vs. Packers can 'set the tone for the year'

When the NFL released its full schedule in mid-April, it didn’t take a genius to know which game to circle for the Vikings: Sept. 18 against the Packers. It’s a Sunday night. It’s the second game of the regular season. Expectations are high for both teams. And, oh, it just happens to be the first regular season game in U.S. Bank Stadium. It’s on track to be the most expensive game to get into in recent Vikings history. It’s so big, in fact, that even Vikings players can’t delude themselves into believing it’s just another game. Offensive linemen Alex Boone and John Sullivan...
Niners Nation Jul 17, 2016

Frank Gore continues offseason training to climb into rushing leaderboard top ten

Frank Gore may no longer be on the 49ers roster, but I still enjoy the features on his extensive offseason training program. How high can it get him on the all-time rushing leaderboard? Former San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore will enter the upcoming season with 12,040 rushing yards, which is good for No. 15 on the all-time leaderboard. If he rushes for 239 yards he climbs into the top ten, and another 461 yards moves him into sole possession of eighth place. It remains to be seen whether he will get a Hall of Fame nod down the road, but he is among legends as his career nears its...
Buffalo Rumblings Jul 14, 2016

Buffalo Bills vs. San Francisco 49ers, 2016: offseason review

We take a look at what the Chip Kelly 49ers have done this offseason. The San Francisco 49ers have a new coach and won’t play the Buffalo Bills for another three months. We continue our look at the Bills’ 2016 schedule by reviewing what the 49ers did this offseason with the help of Niners Nation. Notable free agent additions: OT Zane Beadles (yep, that’s it) Notable free agent departures: OG Alex Boone Trades: None Draft picks expected to contribute as rookies: DT DeForest Buckner (1st rd) - likely starting as nickel DT, could quickly move into base defense as a defensive end OG...

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