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Niner Nation Jan 16, 2019
49ers have better Super Bowl 53 odds than ten of their opponents in 2018

49ers have better Super Bowl 53 odds than ten of their opponents in 2018

How good exactly can the 49ers be next season? We are still a couple weeks away from Super Bowl 53, but we already have initial odds available for Super Bowl 54. Plenty will change on this, but it offers a baseline for analyzing how 49ers assessments progress through the year. The 49ers are installed by the Westgate SuperBook at 40/1 to win Super Bowl 54 next season. A year ago this time, the Westgate installed the 49ers at 20/1 to win Super Bowl 53 this year. The Rams are the favorite at 6/1, followed by the Chiefs (7/1), Saints (8/1), and Patriots (10/1). Super Bowl odds are not exactly...
Niner Nation Jan 16, 2019
It looks like George Kittle will be starting in the Pro Bowl

It looks like George Kittle will be starting in the Pro Bowl

Zach Ertz was voted the starter, but he has withdrawn due to injury. The San Francisco 49ers will have three representatives at the 2019 Pro Bowl, and now it appears two of them will be starting. Kyle Juszczyk was voted the starting fullback, while George Kittle was voted in as a reserve. However, Kittle is likely to move into the starting lineup with Tuesday’s report that Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is withdrawing from the game. Ertz was voted the starter, but given the Eagles brief playoff run, it’s not surprising he is withdrawing. He appeared to play the entire game in...

49ers add another assistant coach, and add a player to the Pro Bowl

The 49ers hope a change to their coaching staff can help get more out of their defensive front. The team on Tuesday announced the hiring of defensive line coach Kris …
SFGate Jan 15, 2019

49ers to hire two defensive assistants; Buckner to Pro Bowl

The 49ers’ defensive coaching staff is getting restocked. On Tuesday, the 49ers hired defensive line coach Kris Kocurek, 40, who had the same role with the Dolphins in 2018. They are also expected to hire former Broncos defensive ...
Niner Nation Jan 15, 2019
DeForest Buckner is headed to the 2019 Pro Bowl!

DeForest Buckner is headed to the 2019 Pro Bowl!

Congratulations are in order for San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner. He is headed to the 2019 Pro Bowl in Orlando later next week as a replacement for injured Philadelphia Eagles DT Fletcher Cox Buckner joins fullback Kyle Juszczyk and tight end George Kittle representing the 49ers. Buckner had a breakout 2018 season, registering a career high 12 sacks. He had 67 tackles, three passes defensed, and one fumble recovery. He finished fourth in the NFC in sacks, and had the most single season sacks by a 49ers player since Aldon Smith had 19.5 sacks in 2012. Among defensive...
The Mercury News Jan 15, 2019
49ers DeForest Buckner goes from Pro Bowl snub to sub

49ers DeForest Buckner goes from Pro Bowl snub to sub

DeForest Buckner is headed to the first Pro Bowl in his three seasons with the 49ers, replacing injured Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox on Tuesday.
Niner Nation Jan 15, 2019
First Super Bowl 54 odds show higher expectations for 49ers

First Super Bowl 54 odds show higher expectations for 49ers

It’s safe to say plenty will be tied to Jimmy Garoppolo’s return. We are still a little under three weeks away from Super Bowl 53, but that won’t stop us from looking ahead to Super Bowl 54! On Tuesday, the Westgate SuperBook released the first odds for the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami. Plenty will change in the coming weeks and months, but for now, the SuperBook sees higher expectations for the 49ers. The SuperBook has installed the 49ers at 40/1 odds, alongside the New York Giants and Carolina Panthers. There are 11 teams with longer odds than those three. The Los Angeles Rams are...

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