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NFL Kickoff: The 15 Most Intriguing Players of 2017

There are the best players, then there are most fascinating players. The guys who tap into our emotional brain space because they are an underdog, mounting a comeback, a medical miracle, have a boatload to prove or just freakin’ awesome The list belo...

Mega Rich Matthew Stafford Still Has Much To Prove

Matthew Stafford deserves his newly minted five-year contract extension reportedly worth $135 million, plus a $50 million signing bonus because that is what the quarterback market dictates. Derek Carr signed a monster $125 million contract this summer tha...

Head coach Kyle Shanahan wrapped up the 49ers’ offseason workouts last Thursday with a bouncy castle. It was a gesture both delightful and metaphoric. With the draft well in the distance and absence of, you know, actual gam...