The Viking Magazine

Playing by the numbers

Playing by the numbers

Michelle Friedlander, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

Alex Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers as the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL (National Football League) draft. According to reporter James Alder of the New York Times, Smith was “a mobile quarterback with good quickness, agility, and awareness.” He possessed “a tremendous work ethic...

I hate to say it but…

I hate to say it but...

Peter Dennis, Columnist

February 23, 2012

…but Jeremy Lin (’06) is in for a rough few weeks. I know how foreign that may sound, what with him leading the before-terrible Knicks to wins in 8 out of their last 10 games, including a 7 game winning streak. Yes, he has scored the most points in his first 6 games since the NBA/ABA merger in ’76....

The 49ers Breese by the Saints

David Akers takes some practice field goals to warm up for todays game. Akers scored 12 points for the niners in today's game.

Sammy Solomon, Staff Writer

January 15, 2012

“Alex Smith has no chance of beating Drew Brees” is all we’ve heard on the radio for the past week. However, the forecast in San Francisco this afternoon was not as BREESy as expected.The Niners fans, decked out in red and gold, flooded the stadium gates at Candlestick park, roaring in ant...

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