June 2012

Job security is a precious commodity in the NFL that few head coaches enjoy. Not even winning can guarantee it unconditionally. They are paid exceptionally well, and NFL teams expect results. Not tomorrow, but today.
Earlier this week, the Eli Manning-Tony Romo debate resurfaced after New York Giants defensive end Chris Canty said on ESPN Radio that Manning was "absolutely" better than Romo in a time of crisis.
Next month, when training camps get under way, teams will be holding their collective breath in the hopes that no player suffers an injury. It will happen, either in training camp or the preseason. It’s the toughest part of the summer for any NFL team, when a player plants the wrong way, or lands funny after a hit, and X-rays confirm that his season is wiped out before it even begins. The Eagles and Ravens already suffered big blows with offseason injuries to Jason Peters and Terrell Suggs, respectively.
The 2012 San Francisco 49ers home schedule consists of games against the St. Louis Rams, Seattle Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, New York Giants, Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins. They'll host the Minnesota Vikings and San Diego Chargers during the preseason.

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