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Better Rivals podcast: “It was a single game, but it was a good game.”

On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, it’s the first Win Wednesday of the Kyle Shanahan era! How on earth did C.J. Beathard morph into a good quarterback for one week? (1:24) What did Shanahan draw up [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: “Garoppolooza!”

David and Oscar break down all things Jimmy Garoppolo. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, the 49ers have a new franchise quarterback and he’s handsome AF! After a quick recap of the loss in Philly [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: “Is C.J. Beathard going to die?”

David and Oscar sort through what happened to the run defense, check in on C.J. Beathard after his first NFL start, and wonder how the offensive line is going to survive in Philly. On this week’s episode of the Better [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: “The elegant tank is on, man.”

David and Oscar recap a fourth straight 49ers loss by less than one score before laying out the key things to watch in Washington. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, it’s another Pythagorean Win [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: “This is the game the Niners should win.”

David and Oscar recap the 49ers’ third straight close loss and get you ready for a should-win game against the Colts. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, the 49ers fall to 0-4 after their third [Read entire story]

49ers finally playing Solomon Thomas primarily at LEO

Tank Carradine’s injury forced the 49ers to shuffle their defensive line into a more natural order. It seems the 49ers finally came to their senses and settled on playing Solomon Thomas at weak side defensive end [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: “Sacks kill drives, but pressure also affects games.”

David and Oscar recap the most exciting 49ers game in years and prep you on the things to watch in Arizona. Disclaimer: We apologize for the audio quality in this episode. Technical difficulties caused a bad stutter [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: “Moral victories are for losers.”

David and Oscar recap the key takeaways from a surprisingly close loss in Seattle and get you prepared for Thursday night against the Rams. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, the 49ers leave Seattle [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: “You win on defense with good players.”

David and Oscar recap the biggest takeaways from the 49ers’ season-opening loss and give you three things to watch in Seattle. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, the 49ers are unable to continue [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: 2017 season preview. Predictions, final roster takeaways, and what to watch against the Panthers

David and Oscar offer up predictions, final roster takeaways, and more in their 2017 season preview. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, real football is finally here! We get you prepared for the 2017 [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: Broncos recap. Run game struggles, pass pro efficiency, and QB competition

David and Oscar recap all you need to know about the 49ers’ preseason game against the Broncos. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, it’s time to wake up and kick ass. We recap all you need to know [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: Chiefs recap. Observations, stock watch from first preseason game.

David and Oscar recap everything you need to know about the 49ers’ first preseason game… and Trent Brown isn’t that good. [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: Training camp mailbag!

David and Oscar open up the mailbag to answer all of your training camp questions. [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: How Kyle Shanahan attacks coverages in the passing game

David and Oscar detail the basic coverages you’ll see from NFL defenses and how Kyle Shanahan looks to take advantage of them. [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: Offensive Line 101. Basic principles of run blocking and pass protection

David and Oscar turn their attention to the offensive line in this week’s Scheme Month episode. [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: Jimmie Ward, Pete Carroll, and single-high coverages

Scheme Month continues as David and Oscar move to the backend of the defense to discuss single-high coverages and the 49ers’ transition. On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, Scheme Month rolls on! [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: Scheme Month is back! The defensive front and transitioning to the 4-3

David and Oscar kick off this year’s edition of Scheme Month with a deep dive into defensive fronts and the 49ers’ transition to a 4-3 defense. [Read entire story]

Matt Breida is our future

The undrafted free agent from Georgia Southern is next on the Kory Sheets-inspired preseason bandwagon. unIt seemed like an innocuous comment at the end of an interview. “You should check out Matt Breida.” This was [Read entire story]

49ers 2017 schedule wallpapers for iPhone, Android, desktop

Get ready for the season by downloading the new 49ers schedule wallpapers for your desktop or mobile. A new season means it’s new wallpaper time. Clearly, Better Rivals’ staff designer Joce Bossin was inspired by [Read entire story]

Better Rivals podcast: Elvis Dumervil, position battles to watch, and more from 49ers minicamp

David and Oscar return to recap the notable storylines from the past few weeks of the 49ers offseason program. [Read entire story]