Want to feel even better about the 49ers’ strong finish? No team relied as heavily this past season on rookies. At least 10 played in every game from Week 4 onward. Matt Barrows has broken down the rookie class, and here's a brief look at the top players.
Tina Becker is now one of the highest-ranking female executives of the NFL's 32 teams after being been named Chief Operating Officer with full control of the day-to-day management of the Carolina Panthers. Becker has filled a variety of positions in her 19 years with Carolina. Team owner Jerry Richardson will step down immediately.
Mike Pereira, the former NFL head of officiating and current Fox Sports rules analyst, breaks down the Oklahoma Sooners and New Orleans Saints as possible champions in their respective levels of football
Matt Barrows breaks down how three San Francisco 49ers offensive players might fare with Jimmy Garoppolo starting at quarterback over C.J. Beathard. Beathard was forced out of last Sunday's game against Seattle. The game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field will be Garoppolo's third NFL start.