Football University

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Differentiating PUP, NFI and Injured Reserve

We look at the difference of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) and the Injured Reserve (IR) lists. We see what options the 49ers have available and what it means for our injured players.

Differentiating PUP, NFI and Injured Reserve

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We look at the difference of the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) and the Injured Reserve (IR) lists. We see what options the 49ers have available and what it means for our injured players.

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49ers defensive fronts explained

What defense do the 49ers use as their base? Is it the 3-4, 4-3, or some other defensive front?

49ers defensive fronts explained

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What defense do the 49ers use as their base? Is it the 3-4, 4-3, or some other defensive front?

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Breaking Down the 49er Running Game Part 2 : Base Defense

A quick overview of run defense concepts as the second part in a series understanding the 49er running game.

Breaking Down the 49er Running Game Part 2 : Base Defense

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A quick overview of run defense concepts as the second part in a series understanding the 49er running game.

Breaking Down the 49er Running Game Part 1 : Abstract Football

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First post in a series looking "ground-up" at the 49er running game. This time we'll be talking about some of the fundamental concepts that every running scheme uses to create success.

Football University: Rookie Contracts

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Examing the structure of the rookie pay scale.

National Football Post's Inside The Playbook: The Route Tree And The 49ers

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We take a look at National Football Post's Inside The Playbook series, focusing on the route tree and how it could impact the 49ers.

49ers Defensive Personnel: Perfect fit for 4-3 "under" scheme?

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How do the 49ers get the most from Aldon and Justin Smith, as well as the rest of the defensive personnel? I may have the answer.

Football University requests

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Niners Nation's Football University is opening up again. What topics would you like to see explored?

Football University: Special Teams

13

A detailed look at special teams in the NFL. Kickoff returns, kick off coverage and punt returns and punt coverage.

Football University: The Cover 4

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A look at the Cover 4 defense

Football University: The Cover 3

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A look at the responsibilities of a defense in a Cover 3 zone with some variations on a 3-4 defense

Football University: The West Coast Offense Part 2

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A look at the basic formations of Bill Walsh's West Coast Offense

Football University: The West Coast Offense, part 1

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A look at the development of the West Coast Offense, a multi-part series

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Football University: The 3-4 Defense

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An explanation of the 3-4 and a brief look at it's history.

Football University: Zone blocking

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An indepth look at what zone blocking is

Football University: The Glossary

13

A basic explanation of common football terms.

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