49ers Webzone: No Huddle Podcast

49ers Webzone: No Huddle Podcast

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119 - Breaking down the 49ers’ Week 1 loss to the Cardinals
Sep 15 • 65 min
Al and Zain are here for the Niner Faithful to break down the San Francisco 49ers’ disappointing Week 1 loss to the Arizona Cardinals and discuss what it means for this year’s squad. This episode is brought to you by MyBookie! Use promo code WEBZONE and…
118 - Predicting the 49ers’ record in 2020
Sep 10 • 62 min
Al and Zain look at the San Francisco 49ers’ schedule game by game and make their record predictions for the 2020 NFL season. This episode is brought to you by MyBookie! Use promo code WEBZONE and double your first deposit. 2:15 - 49ers-Cardinals, Dante…
117 - 49ers 53-man roster prediction and fan mailbag
Sep 2 • 55 min
Al and Zain go position by position and make their San Francisco 49ers 53-man roster projections. Then they take questions from fans in a podcast version of a mailbag. This episode is brought to you by MyBookie! Use promo code WEBZONE and double your…
116 - Grant Cohn joins to discuss George Kittle, Jimmy Garoppolo, and the state of the 49ers
Aug 19 • 47 min
Grant Cohn of Sports Illustrated joins Al and Zain to discuss that huge deal for George Kittle, and how the news broke, and then take a deep dive into all things San Francisco 49ers-related. It’s a very interesting interview for those who want a bit of an…
115 - Jordan Reed and Dion Jordan signings, Jimmy Garoppolo, Raheem Mostert, more
Aug 6 • 63 min
Al Sacco returns as Zain Naqvi’s co-host and the duo pack their first episode back together with tons of 49ers discussion. 4:20 - Jordan Reed signing and what he brings to the 49ers 8:50 - Dion Jordan signing and what it means 14:10 - The benefit of…
114 - Breaking down the NFL’s plan to push forward and Madden NFL 21’s 49ers ratings
Jul 19 • 31 min
Levin tries to forever ruin the Madden NFL video game franchise for Stats. And the two discuss the NFL’s plan to stick with its training camp schedule and push forward with a season despite the coronavirus pandemic still going strong. There is also a…
113 - George Kittle, Jamal Adams, and the unfair criticism of Jimmy Garoppolo
Jul 1 • 26 min
Zain, Levin, and Stats are back to discuss recent San Francisco 49ers news during the strange offseason, and what it means for the upcoming season … if there is a season. 1:15 - Two preseason games eliminated, and what that means for the 49ers’ younger…
112 - Kyle Shanahan’s new contract, George Kittle’s potential deal, NFL’s response to inequality
Jun 17 • 36 min
Zain, Levin, and Stats are back to discuss the San Francisco 49ers signing head coach Kyle Shanahan to a contract extension, and what that means for general manager John Lynch. What’s taking so long to lock up George Kittle? Is the All-Pro tight end…
111 - 49ers schedule breakdown, predictions, COVID-19 impact, George Kittle’s contract
May 9 • 44 min
Levin and Stats go through the recently-released San Francisco 49ers schedule week-by-week to offer up their thoughts on each game, along with predictions. Which are the potential trap games? Which team do you want to beat more? Seattle or Dallas? What…
110 - Did the 49ers roster improve after the draft?
Apr 28 • 35 min
Levin and Stats go back and forth, debating whether or not the San Francisco 49ers’ roster improved this offseason and after the 2020 NFL Draft. Did John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan do enough to ensure another shot at a Super Bowl run? Then the two debate…
109 - Reacting to the 49ers’ Day 1 draft selections of Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk
Apr 24 • 16 min
The first night of the 2020 NFL Draft is complete and the San Francisco 49ers have two new players — defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw out of South Carolina and wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk of Arizona State. Zain, Levin, and Stats are here to break down the…
108 - What will the 49ers do in the 2020 NFL Draft?
Apr 20 • 60 min
Zain, Levin, and Stats bring you the self-quarantine version of the No Huddle Podcast to provide an in-depth preview of this week’s NFL Draft. What will the San Francisco 49ers do with their two first-round picks? Is it a big deal that the already-loaded…
107 - Making sense of the 49ers’ Buckner and Armstead moves
Mar 17 • 53 min
The San Francisco 49ers surprised a lot of people this week when the team not only re-signed defensive end Arik Armstead to a multi-year deal but also traded Pro Bowl defensive tackle DeForest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts. Zain and Levin are back to…
106 - Breaking down the NFL Scouting Combine with Eric Crocker
Mar 3 • 55 min
Former NFL and AFL cornerback Eric Crocker of Fourth and Nine (@eric_crocker) joins Zain and Levin to discuss the NFL Scouting Combine and which players might be fits for the San Francisco 49ers. Crock also discusses what evaluators may focus on during…
105 - 49ers 2020 offseason preview
Feb 18 • 54 min
Levin and Stats move past the Super Bowl loss and forward toward the San Francisco 49ers’ 2020 offseason. The duo takes a look at free agency. Which players should the team focus on retaining? Which might be too expensive to keep? What positions need an…
104 - 49ers’ Super Bowl LIV collapse and potential offseason moves
Feb 4 • 95 min
Levin and Rob are joined by the show’s former host, Al Sacco, to discuss the San Francisco 49ers’ heartbreaking collapse against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV. How much of the loss falls on head coach Kyle Shanahan’s shoulders? How much…
103 - 49ers-Chiefs Super Bowl LIV preview
Jan 28 • 68 min
Zain, Levin, and Rob are back to provide a massive Super Bowl LIV preview and discuss why it’s foolish to underestimate the San Francisco 49ers’ chances of beating the Kansas City Chiefs. The trio also discusses the matchups between the two teams and the…
102 - The 49ers are headed to Super Bowl LIV to face the Chiefs!
Jan 21 • 64 min
Zain, Levin, and Rob “Stats” discuss the San Francisco 49ers’ win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game, Raheem Mostert’s big performance, head coach Kyle Shanahan’s game planning, and the team advancing to Super Bowl LIV, where they…
101 - Previewing the 49ers-Packers NFC Championship Game matchup
Jan 14 • 69 min
Zain and Levin discuss the San Francisco 49ers’ playoff win over the Minnesota Vikings and first trip to the NFC Championship Game since the 2013 season. They will host Green Bay on Sunday, and the duo breaks down what fans should expect to see in this…
100 - Milestone episode previews 49ers-Vikings playoff game
Jan 7 • 65 min
It’s the milestone 100th episode of the 49ers Webzone No Huddle Podcast! The trio of Zain, Levin, and Rob preview the San Francisco 49ers’ first playoff game since 2013 — a Divisional round matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. The 49ers are getting…
99 - Recapping the 49ers’ Week 17 win over the Seahawks
Dec 31, 2019 • 73 min
Levin and Rob break down the San Francisco 49ers’ big Week 17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks, controversy and all. But maybe Seahawks fans should direct their frustrations toward Seattle’s miscues at the end of the game rather than the officials. Also……
98 - Joe Fann of NBC Sports Northwest helps preview 49ers-Seahawks
Dec 24, 2019 • 53 min
Rob and Levin return in the latest No Huddle podcast to break down the Rams game, including strong criticism of offensive play calls. They also preview the likely-to-be-epic showdown against Seattle with the help of Joe Fann of NBC Sports Northwest. Fann…
97 - John Middlekauff helps make sense of the 49ers’ loss to the Falcons
Dec 19, 2019 • 60 min
Zain and Rob are joined by former NFL scout, podcast host, and contributor at The Athletic, John Middlekauff, to discuss what to take from the disappointing defeat to the Atlanta Falcons and what it means for the San Francisco 49ers going forward. Should…
96 - 49ers-Saints recap, previewing the Falcons and potential playoff scenarios
Dec 12, 2019 • 42 min
Rob and Levin recap the San Francisco 49ers’ big win over the New Orleans Saints and hand out game balls, and then look toward the potential trap the Atlanta Falcons pose while looking ahead to playoff scenarios. Plus some discussion surrounding Odell…
95 - Finding positives from the loss to the Ravens, 49ers-Saints preview
Dec 3, 2019 • 54 min
Zain, Levin, and Stats discuss some of the positives coming out of the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 13 road loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The Niners went toe-to-toe against one of the best teams in the league — if not the best — and nearly escaped with…
94 - 49ers-Packers review and the keys to beating Lamar Jackson and the Ravens
Nov 27, 2019 • 44 min
Can people please stop asking if the San Francisco 49ers are for real? Zain and Stats recap the 49ers’ impressive dismantling of the Green Bay Packers during Week 12. Then the duo looks toward this weekend’s matchup against the Baltimore Ravens and how…
93 - 49ers-Cardinals review and previewing 49ers-Packers with Ryan Wood
Nov 19, 2019 • 64 min
Zain, Levin, and Stats review a thrilling win against the Arizona Cardinals, a team that could cause headaches in the NFC West for years to come. The trio also previews Sunday night’s game against quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers with…
92 - Breaking down the 49ers’ first loss and previewing the Cardinals rematch
Nov 15, 2019 • 61 min
Zain, Levin, and Stats break down the San Francisco 49ers’ first loss of the season, an overtime defeat against the Seattle Seahawks. Was Kyle Shanahan too stubborn with his game plan? What about his play calling at the end of the game? Does something…
91 - Jeff Deeney of PFF joins to discuss the 8-0 49ers as they prepare for the Seahawks
Nov 5, 2019 • 70 min
Zain and Levin are joined by Jeff Deeney of Pro Football Focus to discuss all things San Francisco 49ers as the team prepares to enter the second half of its season. What is a reasonable final record to expect? Will the 49ers keep Arik Armstead around?…
90 - The 49ers are 7-0 and headed to the desert to face the Cardinals
Oct 29, 2019 • 55 min
The San Francisco 49ers are 7-0 after a big win against the Carolina Panthers and following a big trade for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Zain, Levin, and Stats discuss what the acquisition means for the offense, what happens to Emmanuel Moseley when…
89 - 49ers are 6-0 after a win at Washington but do they need an upgrade at receiver?
Oct 22, 2019 • 59 min
Zain, Levin, and Stats discuss the San Francisco 49ers muddy and messy win over the Washington Redskins and if the team needs to make a move to add a starting-caliber wide receiver. The trio also discusses Jimmy Garoppolo’s progress with the 49ers up to…
88 - A huge win over the Rams and previewing the game at Washington
Oct 18, 2019 • 68 min
Zain, Stats, and Levin discuss the huge win over the Rams, Kyle Shanahan’s impact, preview the game Washington, as well as share their thoughts on league rumblings.
87 - 49ers vs. Browns review, Rams preview, defense, and handshakes
Oct 11, 2019 • 63 min
Zain Naqvi, Levin Black, and Rob “Stats” Guerrera discuss the San Francisco 49ers’ Monday night statement win over the Cleveland Browns, defense, and handshakes. The trio also previews the Week 6 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams. What will the 49ers…
86 - Previewing 49ers vs. Browns and reviewing the season so far
Oct 5, 2019 • 53 min
Zain Naqvi and Rob “Stats” Guerrera discuss your undefeated NFC West leaders, the San Francisco 49ers. The team has a big game at Levi’s Stadium coming up on Monday night against the Cleveland Browns and need the win to stay ahead of the Seattle Seahawks,…
85 - Dissecting the 49ers’ 3-0 start with Rob “Stats” Guerrera of NBC Sports
Sep 24, 2019 • 62 min
Zain Naqvi and Levin T. Black discuss the San Francisco 49ers’ 24-20 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The duo is joined by Executive Producer of NBC Sports Radio and Pro Football Talk Live, Rob “Stats” Guerrera, to discuss the team’s 3-0 start to the…
84 - Breaking down the 49ers’ impressive blowout win vs. the Bengals
Sep 16, 2019 • 56 min
Ep. 84 - Breaking down the 49ers’ impressive blowout win vs. the Bengals by 49ers Webzone
83 - Recapping the 49ers’ Week 1 victory over the Buccaneers
Sep 9, 2019 • 48 min
Zain and Levin run through the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 1 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. All eyes were on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Did he look great? No. But was it as bad as some might want you to believe? Zain and Levin take a look at the…
82 - How much have the 49ers improved and are they ready to contend?
Sep 3, 2019 • 53 min
Zain and Levin discuss the 49ers’ preseason efforts, who stood out, the 53-player roster, and what to expect from the team this season. The duo also makes their Week 1 score predictions for 49ers vs. Buccaneers as well as their season record predictions.…
81 - Jimmy Garoppolo rebounds vs. Chiefs and predicting some tough roster decisions
Aug 26, 2019 • 53 min
Ep. 81 - Jimmy Garoppolo rebounds vs. Chiefs and predicting some tough roster decisions by 49ers Webzone
80 - What we learned from the 49ers’ first two preseason games
Aug 21, 2019 • 59 min
Levin T. Black and Bret Rumbeck discuss their main takeaways from the San Francisco 49ers win against the Denver Broncos in preseason Week 2, including the concern level for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. The duo also discusses how great the 49ers defense…
79 - 49ers training camp is here! A position-by-position breakdown
Jul 28, 2019 • 100 min
Zain and Levin go position-by-position and break down the 49ers roster as the team opens training camp. It’s a massive preview show weighing in at an hour and 40 minutes. In addition to the breakdown, the duo discusses the offseason reports of discord…
78 - Where are the 49ers in their rebuild?
Jul 4, 2019 • 72 min
Zain Naqvi is joined by Levin T. Black to discuss the San Francisco 49ers’ offseason so far. More specifically, the duo focus on the team’s draft picks, offseason acquisitions, and how they fit what Kyle Shanahan wants to accomplish.
77 - Previewing the 49ers’ 2019 draft, complete with mocks
Apr 12, 2019 • 74 min
Zain Naqvi is joined by Brad Almquist of KNBR to share their San Francisco 49ers mock drafts in this latest draft-heavy podcast. There is no surprise at the No. 2 overall pick, where the 49ers are widely expected to select former Ohio State defensive end…
76 - Did the 49ers do enough in free agency?
Mar 20, 2019 • 74 min
Kwon Alexander, Dee Ford, Tevin Coleman, Jordan Matthews, and more. Al and Zain discuss the 49ers’ free agency haul and if the team did enough to improve. Also, could the 49ers really draft Alabama DT Quinnen Williams at No. 2 overall? It’s Al’s last show…
75 - Taking a look at the 49ers’ plan for free agency and the draft
Feb 14, 2019 • 82 min
Zain and Joe Shasky of 95.7 The Game discuss the 49ers’ offseason plan, including a look at what the team should do in free agency and the draft. They also ask if Kyle Shanahan is too obsessed with his scheme and skipping on available talent because of it.
74 - 49ers RB Jeff Wilson Jr. discusses his journey from North Texas to the NFL
Dec 20, 2018 • 48 min
49ers rookie running back Jeff Wilson Jr. joins the show to talk about his journey to the NFL, what it is like playing for Kyle Shanahan, running hard, and more. Plus, Rob “Stats” Guerrera joins Al Sacco to debate discuss their thoughts on tanking,…
73 - Eric Crocker joins Al Sacco to evaluate the 49ers’ play, needs, and future
Dec 7, 2018 • 55 min
Former Arena Football League and NFL cornerback Eric Crocker, currently of Fourth and Nine, joins Al to discuss why the 49ers are still seeing breakdowns on defense after 12 games, the future of Robert Saleh, the play of Ahkello Witherspoon and Richard…
72 - Jon Ledyard of The Draft Network discusses his recent article on fixing the 49ers
Nov 29, 2018 • 76 min
Jon Ledyard of The Draft Network joins Al and Zain to discuss his recent article on fixing the 49ers, Dante Pettis’ future with the team, When to expect a big jump from Solomon Thomas, and why to avoid Le’Veon Bell. Plus, Al and Zain discuss Reuben…
71 - Adam Caplan discusses Garoppolo’s timeline for return and the 49ers’ offseason focus
Nov 21, 2018 • 83 min
NFL insider Adam Caplan joins the show to discuss the San Francisco 49ers’ upcoming offseason and the team’s lack of talent. Al and Zain also discuss the topics hit by general manager John Lynch during a radio interview and go over the biggest surprises…
70 - Recapping the 49ers’ loss to the Giants and the defense still making mental mistakes
Nov 14, 2018 • 71 min
Al and Zain recap the San Francisco 49ers’ loss to the New York Giants, discuss the invisible group of receivers, George Kittle and Matt Breida’s impressive seasons, and mental mistakes still taking place 10 weeks into the season.
69 - Benjamin Allbright talks Mullens, Kittle, and the job Lynch and Shanahan have done
Nov 9, 2018 • 65 min
NFL analyst, insider, and radio host out in the Denver area, Benjamin Allbright, joins the show to discuss the San Francisco 49ers from the perspective of the national media.
68 - 49ers.com senior reporter Joe Fann joins to talk Niners; Al & Zain take your questions
Oct 24, 2018 • 79 min
49ers.com senior reporter Joe Fann joins the show to talk Niners football. He discusses the team’s turnover problem, the breakout season from tight end George Kittle, C.J. Beathard’s up and down play, the apparent regression of some second-year players,…
67 - Elliot Harrison of NFL Network and NFL.com joins to discuss the state of the 49ers
Oct 18, 2018 • 64 min
Elliot Harrison of NFL Network and NFL.com joins to discuss the current state of the 49ers, his weekly power rankings, the team’s injuries this season, struggles on defense, and more. Then Al and Zain look back on the positives and negatives from the loss…
66 - Matt Barrows of The Athletic joins to help analyze the 49ers’ derailed season
Oct 11, 2018 • 60 min
When it comes to the 49ers, there are a few voices as trusted as that of The Athletic’s Matt Barrows. He’s back on the show to talk about all things 49ers. Plus, Al and Zain wonder where the team might be headed after yet another season appears to be…
65 - Jeff Deeney of Pro Football Focus joins to discuss the 49ers and the defense’s regression
Oct 5, 2018 • 74 min
Jeff Deeney of Pro Football Focus joins the show to discuss the 49ers’ regression on defense, lack of a pass rush, the emergence of George Kittle and Matt Breida, C.J. Beathard, and more. Plus, Zain flies solo for a week and discusses 2018 becoming…
64 - Reacting to the Jimmy Garoppolo injury and discussing what’s in store for the 49ers
Sep 27, 2018 • 64 min
Al and Zain discuss the loss of Jimmy Garoppolo and what it means for the future of the 49ers. How will the team rally around C.J. Beathard? Plus discussions on Matt Breida, the officiating, the defense, Kyle Shanahan, and more.
63 - Is the 49ers front office too conservative? Rob “Stats” Guerrera joins the conversation
Sep 19, 2018 • 75 min
Rob “Stats” Guerrera got his start on ESPN’s “Mike and Mike” before moving over to NBC to work with Mike Florio on “Pro Football Talk Live.” Stats tells us what it’s like to produce one of the most popular NFL shows around, and also gives his take on his…
62 - Michael Lombardi talks Walsh, Belichick, and the deal that sent Garoppolo to the 49ers
Sep 14, 2018 • 63 min
Michael Lombardi has worked in NFL from office for over 30 years, learning under the likes of Bill Walsh, Al Davis and Bill Belichick. Lombardi shares some stories, and talks about his new book, Gridiron Genius. Also, Week 1 wasn’t what 49ers fans hoped…
61 - 49ers-Vikings preview and what the McKinnon loss means for the offense
Sep 7, 2018 • 68 min
Peter Panacy joins Zain Naqvi to preview Sunday’s matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Minnesota Vikings. The duo give their game and season predictions and discuss what the loss of running back Jerick McKinnon means for the 49ers offense…
60 - 53-man roster projections and a debate on if the 49ers should go after Khalil Mack
Aug 31, 2018 • 74 min
With the preseason done, Al and Zain guess what the San Francisco 49ers’ 53-man roster will look like when it’s all is said and done. The guys also talk about the strengths and weaknesses of each position group, and what to expect as the season…
59 - Chris Biderman of the Sacramento Bee talks about the 49ers’ pressing needs
Aug 23, 2018 • 71 min
After years of being the editor for the Niners Wire, Chris Biderman is set to begin the next chapter of his professional career as he steps in as the 49ers beat reporter for the Sacramento Bee. Chris tells about how his decision to change roles, and also…
58 - KNBR’s Brad Almquist joins us to talk all things 49ers
Aug 14, 2018 • 57 min
As he enters his first season covering the 49ers, Brad Almquist tells us all about how he ended up in Santa Clara covering the team. Brad also shares his thoughts on the 49ers’ first preseason game and weighs in on the injury bug that’s hit the roster.…
57 - Cam Inman gives Al and Zain the scoop on 49ers training camp
Aug 2, 2018 • 64 min
Cam Inman of the Mercury News is back on the show to talk 49ers training camp with Al and Zain. Cam gives us all the details on what he’s seen so far at practice, and goes in depth on player performances thus far. Plus, with Arik Armstead ailing again, is…
56 - Voice of the 49ers, Ted Robinson, joins to preview the 2018 season
Jul 25, 2018 • 87 min
Ted Robinson, who is entering his 10th season as the play-by-play voice of the San Francisco 49ers, makes his second appearance on the No Huddle Podcast to preview the 2018 season. Ted talks about his expectations of the team, and some of the most…
55 - KNBR’s Larry Krueger is back to talk all things 49ers
Jul 13, 2018 • 56 min
It’s always a fun conversation when Larry Krueger of KNBR joins Al and Zain to give his take on the state of the 49ers. Find out what Larry has to say about Garoppolo’s development, the state of the offense and whether or not the team’s done enough in…
54 - Discussing Garoppolo’s minicamp “struggles” and potential breakout players in 2018
Jun 22, 2018 • 42 min
Zain and Dylan discuss the reports of 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo struggling and go through a list of offensive and defensive players who could have breakout seasons in 2018.
53 - Remembering 49ers legend Dwight Clark and what he meant to The Faithful
Jun 5, 2018 • 12 min
Zain Naqvi shares his thoughts on Dwight Clark, his passing, and the impact the 49ers great had on the franchise, Bay Area, and the game.
52 - A discussion with Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus plus Dez Bryant and Garoppolo talk
May 31, 2018 • 67 min
Ep. 52 - A discussion with Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus plus Dez Bryant and Garoppolo talk by 49ers Webzone
51 - A discussion with 49ers rookie Richie James; Al and Zain discuss pass rush
May 17, 2018 • 64 min
WR Richie James shined during his freshman and sophomore seasons at Middle Tennessee State, but an injury derailed most of his 2017 season. Still, James showed enough promise to be selected by the 49ers in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL draft, and…
50 - Reviewing the 49ers draft with analyst Dane Brugler of NFL Draft Scout
May 1, 2018 • 92 min
Senior Draft Analyst Dane Brugler brings his expertise to the show and gives his thoughts on how the 49ers faired in the 2018 NFL Draft. Plus, Dylan Desimone from fourthandnine.com joins Al and Zain to break down each pick. The guys also react San…
49 - 49ers draft preview show with a 3-person 7-round mock draft
Apr 12, 2018 • 84 min
Al and Zain are joined by fellow writer Aaron Erickson to announce their seven-round mock drafts and break down the reasoning behind each selection.
48 - Erik Magnuson discusses his first season with the 49ers; Plus free agency breakdown
Mar 20, 2018 • 59 min
After a stellar career at Michigan, Erik Magnuson signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2017. While his rookie season was cut short due to injury, Magnuson showed versatility and promise, starting two games across the offensive line for San…
47 - Matt Barrows joins to discuss the NFL Scouting Combine and free agency
Mar 9, 2018 • 67 min
Fresh off covering the scouting combine, Matt Barrows shares his experience about the event, and also who he thinks might be in play for the 49ers in the first round. Plus, with free agency around the corner, Matt gives Al and Zain his thoughts on Allen…
46 - John Middlekauff joins us to talk Foster, Garoppolo, free agency and the draft
Feb 20, 2018 • 60 min
A former scout for the Philadelphia Eagles, John Middlekauff, is now one of the prominent voices of the Bay Area. As a contributor to the Athletic and one half of the Haberman and Middlekauff podcast, he has is finger on the pulse of the 49ers.…
45 - Behind the scenes of the Hall of Fame voting with Clark Judge plus Jimmy Garoppolo reaction
Feb 9, 2018 • 57 min
Clark Judge takes us behind the scenes in the Hall of Fame voting and gives his opinions on the induction of Terrell Owens, as well as the chances of Frank Gore and Patrick Willis. Plus, Al and Kevin react to the Jimmy Garoppolo deal and talk free agent…
44 - East-West Shrine Game MVP Daurice Fountain talks about his NFL hopes
Jan 23, 2018 • 63 min
Northern Iowa WR Daurice Fountain went from a prospect on the bubble, to the player everyone was taking about after a strong showing at the East-West Shrine game. Fountain had scouts talking all through the week about how explosive he looked at practice,…
43 - KNBR’s Brian Murphy discusses the 49ers season, Garoppolo fever, and Reuben Foster
Jan 18, 2018 • 65 min
As one of the hosts of Murph and Mac on KNBR, Brian Murphy has his finger on the pulse of the 49ers and the fans. Brian gives his thoughts on the team’s turnaround this season, including his impressions of Jimmy Garoppolo. Brian also talks about the…
42 - Kyle Brandt of Good Morning Football discusses the 49ers hype train
Jan 5, 2018 • 46 min
Kyle Brandt hasn’t had your average career path. A current host of NFL Network’s Good Morning Football, Kyle got his start as a producer for the Jim Rome show, but not before he starred on MTV’s The Real World and Days of our Lives. Kyle talks to Al about…
41 - 49ers LB Dekoda Watson talks to about his time in the NFL and growth of the 2017 49ers
Dec 29, 2017 • 22 min
Dekoda Watson started out as a seventh round pick for the Tampa Buccaneers in 2010, and has managed to carve out an almost decade long career in the NFL. In his first year with the 49ers, Watson has been a special teams standout and mentor to some of the…
40 - Legendary 49ers announcer Joe Starkey joins us to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo and the team
Dec 27, 2017 • 62 min
Legendary 49ers play-by-play announcer Joe Starkey is on the show to talk about how he got started in broadcasting and his time with the team. Starkey also gives his thoughts on the 2017 season and the future of Jimmy Garoppolo. As far as Al and Zain,…
39 - 49ers.com senior reporter Joe Fann joins us to talk about the red-hot 49ers
Dec 21, 2017 • 57 min
The 49ers have won three games in a row and are one of the hottest teams in the NFL. While Jimmy Garoppolo has been the story, it seems like the entire team is coming together on both sides of the ball. Al and Zain talk about that and more with 49ers…
38 - The voice of the 49ers, Ted Robinson, shares his thoughts on the 2017 season
Dec 13, 2017 • 62 min
Ted Robinson has been the play-by-play voice of the 49ers since 2009, and is on the show to discuss his career and how this season’s progressed. Ted will take us through his early days, and talk about the interview process with the team. He also gives us…
37 - A talk with Solomon Thomas and his father, plus Garoppolo fever
Dec 6, 2017 • 53 min
How would you react if you got to see your child play in the NFL? For Chris Thomas, it was a dream come true to see his son, Solomon, take the field as a member of the 49ers. Courtesy of Gillette, the No Huddle podcast got the opportunity to talk to…
36 - A talk with Jeff Christensen, the man who helped develop Jimmy Garoppolo
Nov 29, 2017 • 70 min
Jeff Christensen is a former NFL quarterback and founder and CEO of Throw it Deep, the nation’s top quarterback and wide receiver academy. Christensen has trained over 300 quarterbacks over the years, but none as important to 49ers fans as Jimmy…
35 - Kevin and Zain preview 49ers-Seahawks and discuss Beathard vs Garoppolo
Nov 21, 2017 • 35 min
Kevin Jones joins Zain to preview the 49ers’ upcoming game against the Seahawks and discuss C.J. Beathard versus Jimmy Garoppolo.
34 - Dexter Carter discusses his career, teammates, transitioning from Montana to Young
Nov 16, 2017 • 75 min
A first-round draft pick in 1990, RB/KR Dexter Carter accomplished a lot during his time in San Francisco. In addition to being a part of the 49ers’ fifth Super Bowl victory, Carter joins Al and Zain to discuss his career in a candid interview. The former…
33 - Derrick Deese discusses his career, teammates, Eddie DeBartolo, T.O., and Kyle Shanahan
Nov 8, 2017 • 53 min
Derrick Deese was a standout offensive lineman for the 49ers for 10 seasons and a member of the 1994 championship team. Deese joins Al and Zain to talk about his career, teammates, Eddie Debartolo, Terrell Owens, and Kyle Shanahan.
32 - Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston joins us to discuss the Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers trade
Nov 3, 2017 • 53 min
It’s a new era in San Francisco, as the 49ers made an aggressive trade to acquire Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots in hopes that he can be the answer at quarterback. What kind of player are the Niners getting? We’ll ask Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston…
31 - Kevin Jones co-hosts with Zain to discuss the 49ers’ future
Oct 25, 2017 • 44 min
Kevin and Zain discuss “Dwight Clark Day” and what the 49ers icon has meant to the Bay Area and the team’s fans. The duo also breaks down the loss to the Cowboys, C.J. Beathard’s first start and future with the team, Reuben Foster’s injuries, and…
30 - NFL Network’s Mike Silver joins us to talk officials, Shanahan, Cousins, and more
Oct 17, 2017 • 60 min
Mike Silver of the NFL Network is on the show to cover a wide range of topics. Silver gives us a detailed look at what the transition from Joe Montana to Steve Young was like. We also cover some current 49ers topics, such as questionable penalty calls, a…
29 - A discussion with 49ers VP of Communications Bob Lange
Oct 11, 2017 • 67 min
In almost a decade with the team, 49ers VP of Communications, Bob Lange, has seen a lot. What’s it like to work behind the scenes? Bob joins Al to talk about his career, the day-to-day work with the 49ers, favorite people to work with, and favorite…
28 - KNBR’s Larry Krueger is back to talk about the 49ers’ offensive woes
Oct 4, 2017 • 56 min
If the 2017 49ers have been consistent at one thing, it’s shooting themselves in the foot. Penalties, dropped passes, and missed opportunities have been all too common thus far, and are the main reason for the team’s 0-4 start. Al and Zain are joined by…
27 - Matt Almond joins us to discuss the NFL’s business side; Plus a look at Week 3’s loss
Sep 26, 2017 • 70 min
While we’re often focused on what’s on the field, the business side of football plays a big part in the day-to-day life of players. Al and Zain welcome in marketing agent Matt Almond, who represents 49ers RB Matt Breida and CB Adrian Colbert, to go behind…
26 - Daniel Brown of the Mercury News joins us to recap the 49ers’ Week 2 loss
Sep 19, 2017 • 56 min
When you play good defense and run the ball well, you should win a lot of football games. Unfortunately for the 49ers, bad quarterback play and an untimely dropped pass doomed the team in it’s 12-9 loss to the Seahawks. While Seattle’s defense can be…
25 - Al and Tracy try to make sense of the 49ers’ Week 1 performance
Sep 12, 2017 • 40 min
Al is joined by guest host Tracy Sandler of the Fangirl Sports Network and the two take a look at how the position groups performed during the 49ers’ 23-3 loss to the Panthers while trying to separate lofty expectations from harsh reality.
24 - Al and Taylor break down the 49ers’ 53-man roster
Sep 5, 2017 • 43 min
Are the 49ers deep enough at the skill positions? Is the offensive line the weak link? Does the defense have to ability to surprise the league? Which player is the new face of the franchise? Al and guest-host Taylor Price try to answer those questions and…
23 - Former 49ers linebacker Gary Plummer joins to discuss the team’s past and present
Aug 30, 2017 • 64 min
From 1994-1997, Gary Plummer was a mainstay in the middle of the 49ers defense. His steady play helped solidify the linebacker corps, and he was a large part of the team’s fifth Super Bowl championship. Plummer joins Al and Zain to talk about his playing…
22 - Matt Barrows joins us to review the 49ers’ preseason Week 2 performance
Aug 22, 2017 • 44 min
Are the 49ers just working out the kinks or should fans be worried about the sloppy start to the preseason? Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee is on the show to help Al and Zain answer that question. The guys also recap the Niner’s loss to the Broncos and…
21 - 49ers at Chiefs breakdown and a chat with Ryan Sakamoto
Aug 15, 2017 • 35 min
Al and Zain discuss the 49ers’ 27-17 victory over the Chiefs on Friday. What were the takeaways from the first preseason game and what can fans look for heading into the matchup with the Broncos? Also, 49ers beat writer Ryan Sakamoto stops by to share his…
20 - Cam Inman discusses training camp and the 49ers’ first preseason game
Aug 8, 2017 • 37 min
Al and Cam Inman discuss the 49ers quarterback situation, Marquise Goodwin’s role, and what the fallout from the recent injury bug will be. Cam also gives the listeners some storylines they should look for during the first preseason game.
19 - Pete Prisco of CBS Sports discusses what the 2017 49ers might look like
Aug 1, 2017 • 48 min
Pete Prisco has been covering the NFL for three decades and is known for his honest approach to the game. The Senior Columnist for CBS Sports joins Al Sacco to talk about Kyle Shanahan and what the 49ers might look like in 2017. The two also discuss…
18 - KNBR’s Larry Krueger is on the show to help preview 49ers training camp
Jul 24, 2017 • 59 min
Al and Zain try and break down the 49ers as they head into training camp with the help of KNBR’s Larry Krueger.
17 - 49ers rookie WR Victor Bolden discusses Camp Hoyer and his versatility
Jul 18, 2017 • 51 min
WR Victor Bolden talks to Al about Camp Hoyer and how his versatility can help the 49ers this year. Also, the guys break down the receiver group and touch on the never ending Kirk Cousins saga.
16 - 49ers rookie Cole Hikutini discusses his role in the wide-open tight end race
Jul 10, 2017 • 41 min
Cole Hikutini was a priority for the 49ers to sign after the draft and he has a great opportunity in front of him to earn snaps in the team’s wide-open tight end race. Hikutini talks with Al and Zain about his journey and expectations for 2017. Also, the…
15 - 49ers DB Adrian Colbert joins the show and a look at the secondary
Jul 1, 2017 • 44 min
The 49ers secondary is big, young, and hungry. We’re joined by 49ers rookie defensive back Adrian Colbert, who explains to Al and Zain what he can contribute to the group. Also, the guys break down the back end of the defense and debate whether or not the…
14 - 49ers rookie Pita Taumoepenu joins to talk about his journey to the NFL
Jun 26, 2017 • 39 min
Although he didn’t start playing football until the end of high school, Pita Taumoepenu has come a long way in a short time. The 49ers rookie Leo pass rusher joins the show to talk about growing up on the Island of Tonga and his journey to the NFL.
13 - 49ers.com Senior Reporter Joe Fann joins Al and Zain to talk about the 2017 season
Jun 20, 2017 • 42 min
49ers.com Senior Reporter Joe Fann is on with Al and Zain to talk about his life with the Niners, working with the new regime, and what to expect from the team in 2017.
12 - Interview with 49ers rookie Lorenzo Jerome plus Jeremy Maclin and Navarro Bowman discussion
Jun 4, 2017 • 28 min
49ers fans are excited about Lorenzo Jerome. The rookie free safety joins Al and Zain to talk about why he chose the 49ers, OTAs, and how he prepares himself. Also, the guys debate if Jeremy Maclin would be a good fit with San Francisco and give their…
11 - 49ers rookie D.J. Jones discusses his NFL experience thus far
May 29, 2017 • 51 min
Fresh off his first OTAs, 49ers rookie defensive lineman D.J. Jones joins Al and Zain to talk about the NFL Combine, the draft, and life with the Niners thus far. The guys also discuss the future of Carlos Hyde and what to expect at running back.
10 - Taylor Price joins Al and Zain to share stories about his time working for the 49ers
May 22, 2017 • 46 min
After nearly a decade working for the 49ers, Taylor Price joins Al and Zain to share some behind the scenes stories about life with the team. Taylor also gives his thoughts about the future, and whether or not Brian Hoyer was the right choice at…
9 - WR Michael Esiobu joins Al and Zain to talk about his tryout with the 49ers
May 8, 2017 • 37 min
What’s it like to tryout with the 49ers? Al and Zain welcome in WR Michael Esiobu who got an opportunity to show off his skills at San Francisco’s recent rookie mini-camp. The duo also discusses whether or not the Niners still need help at receiver…
8 - Matt Maiocco joins Al and Zain to discuss Lynch and Shanahan’s first draft
Apr 29, 2017 • 55 min
San Francisco 49ers insider Matt Maiocco breaks down the draft with Al and Zain, and answers questions about Solomon Thomas, Rueben Foster, C.J. Beathard and the rest of the draft haul. Also, Al and Zain review each pick, and discuss how they fit on San…
7 - Al and Zain present their 7-round 49ers mock drafts
Apr 18, 2017 • 40 min
Which players will the 49ers select in the 2017 draft? Al and Zain give their 7-round mock drafts and talk about how each pick will impact the Niners’ roster.
6 - A hard look at the state of the current 49ers roster
Apr 13, 2017 • 40 min
Al and Zain break down the 49ers current roster and discuss what the major needs are heading into the draft. Also, will players like Carlos Hyde, Vance McDonald, Jimmie Ward, and Aaron Lynch finally live up to their potential?
5 - Past draft mistakes and predicting the 49ers’ 2017 draft
Mar 31, 2017 • 41 min
Dwight Clark, Jerry Rice, Terrell Owens. The 49ers have had some of the best receivers in history, but have struggled to find an answer in recent years. Al and Zain review past mistakes and also talk about draft possibilities, the Raiders’ move, Brian…
4 - Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee joins Al and Zain
Mar 16, 2017 • 24 min
Al and Zain welcome in beat writer Matt Barrows to discuss the new era of 49ers football, the quarterback position, Kyle Juszczyk’s impact and more.
3 - Breaking down the 49ers’ free agent moves and what to expect moving forward
Mar 10, 2017 • 43 min
Al and Zain give their opinions on how the 49ers did in free agency, where they might go from here, and what the real deal is with the Kirk Cousins situation.
2 - Chris Biderman of Ninerswire.com joins Al and Zain to talk free agency
Mar 4, 2017 • 41 min
Al and Zain discuss John Lynch, Kirk Cousins, and what to expect from the 49ers during free agency and the NFL draft with special guest Chris Biderman of Ninerswire.com.
1 - Earl Mitchell signing and quarterback options
Mar 1, 2017 • 34 min
Al and Zain discuss the signing of Earl Mitchell, quarterback options for the 49ers, and much more in this podcast preview which was initially released on February 25, 2017.