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.
49ers Want Payback In Rematch With Carolina PanthersUp next for the 49ers are the Carolina Panthers. Although the Panthers came to Candlestick earlier this season and beat San Francisco, the 49ers are the better team and have a very good shot at winning their second straight road playoff game.
Newton Needs Panthers Players To Step UpThe Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it's not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.
Which Team Is The Best Opponent for Seattle?Seattle has already faced, and beaten, both the Saints and 49ers this season but not the Packers. Does the unknown help or hurt a team in the Playoffs?
Do The Texans Stand A Chance This Weekend?Paul Bessire from Prediction Machine.com joined MaD Radio to talk about the Texans chances against the Broncos and what the playoff race is shaping up to be.
Niners Moving On Without Aldon SmithCarlos Rogers understands a key piece of San Francisco's defense is missing with the absence of Aldon Smith, yet the veteran cornerback is determined to make sure it never becomes an excuse for the team's recent poor play.
Sports Verdict: Which Conference Will Win Super Bowl XLVIII? AFC Vs. NFCEach team has just 16 chances to distinguish itself from the pack in order to secure a playoff spot and hopefully a bid in the Super Bowl. The question is, quite simply, will the Super Bowl champion emerge from the AFC or NFC?
Can Colin Kaepernick Succeed Long Term Without The Pistol Offense?Hub Arkush joins MaD Radio for his weekly hit and they break down some of the key players and strategies that will play out in the Super Bowl.
Mike Smith Is A Better Coach Than Jim Harbaugh
Around The NFL: Judge Drops Vilma's Suit, Ryan Leaf Back To Prison, Cards Hire AriansRyan Leaf has taken a road that had him at the top of his game to not even having his freedom.
Can The Falcons Fly Past The 49ers?John Kincade, of 680 The Fan in Atlanta, joins MaD Radio to talk about the NFC Championship game between the Falcons and the 49ers. He also breaks down the coaching match up, or mismatch, and what we should expect from Colin Kaepernick.
Who Wins The AFC/NFC Championship Games?Paul Bessire, of PredictionMachine.com, joined MaD Radio for his weekly statistical breakdown of the NFL and told us who should win the AFC and NFC championships and by how much.