• By Joseph Stephenson
    Mar 16, 2015 at 10:27 PM 8 comments
    Next week, if Navorro Bowman retires due to his knee not feeling better, would you be shocked? I was watching TV when I saw my phone blink red with an ESPN alert. When I first read it, I thought it was some type of hack. I run upstairs to tell my wife and she was asking me what website did I see this on? She thought I was even being spoofed. Chris Borland is retiring at 24 years young, after just one NFL season. He is walking away from millions of dollars, but he is going out on his own terms. The greed in us fans wants Chris Borland out there. From weeks 7-15 last season, he had 98 tackles. He finished last year with 107 combined tackles and 2 interceptions (both in a win over Giants). The 5'11" third round pick from Wisconsin said he...
  • By Joseph Stephenson
    Mar 16, 2015 at 8:13 PM 5 comments
    I actually have been a fan of the 49ers moves so far. There are however, two moves that make me question that sanity. When I read that Craig Dahl restructured his contract, I was excited. The veteran minimum with 7-9 years is $870,000. So why are we paying more? In essence Dahl was going to be paid $1.7 million this year, and now we will pay him $400k less. 2015 Cap Figure: $1,533,334 Base salary: $875,000 ($450k guaranteed) Pro-rated bonus: $433,334 ($200k signing bonus added to his last contract) Roster bonus: $175,000 Workout bonus: $50,000 I think the 49ers were generous with Dahl. You bring him into the office and tell him you are going to release him and no one else will sign him. You offer him 1 year...
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