Episodes
Al and Zain are back for an emergency podcast to discuss the San Francisco 49ers signing their All-Pro linebacker, Fred Warner, to a massive five-year, $95 million extension. It's a significant signing that keeps the defensive star with the team for the foreseeable future. The duo also examines what Warner's deal means for the 49ers' financial future and identifies the blue-chip players on the roster. Plus some NBA Finals talk. 49ers news: https://www.49erswebzone.com
Published 07/21/21
It's been a while but Al and Zain are back to talk: - Kyle Shanahan's comments on Matthew Stafford - The timelines for Jimmy Garoppolo and his eventual replacement, Trey Lance - Expectations for the San Francisco 49ers heading into the 2021 season and beyond - Richard Sherman's arrest and the shocking 911 call - Answering mailbag questions from fans - Golf? 49ers news: https://www.49erswebzone.com
Published 07/15/21
Guy Haberman (@GuyHaberman) of the popular Haberman & Middlekauff podcast joins Al Sacco (@AlSacco49) to discuss all the San Francisco 49ers pre-draft rumors that were out there, first-round pick Trey Lance, Jimmy Garoppolo, and the team's remaining needs. Plus: - Is Lance special? - The emphasis on the interior O-line - Trey Sermon's future - The theme of the draft - What to expect from the 49ers in 2021 49ers news: https://www.49erswebzone.com
Published 05/06/21
Justin Fields, Mac Jones, or Trey Lance? Zain Naqvi and guest co-host Eric Crocker (@eric_crocker) break down the quarterback prospects in this year's draft class, and which would be good fits for the San Francisco 49ers. It's also time for the annual 49ers Webzone No Huddle Podcast 7-round mock draft, with a discussion on each pick. 49ers news: https://www.49erswebzone.com
Published 04/22/21
Mac Jones. It's a name that is dividing the San Francisco 49ers fanbase. The former Alabama quarterback is being touted as a lock to the Niners, who own the No. 3 overall draft pick, and Al and Zain aren't happy about it. The duo discusses the following: - What to make of all the Jones-to-49ers speculation - The lack of evidence to back it up - Why Garoppolo returning could turn into a circus - Who should be the pick at No. 3? 49ers news: https://www.49erswebzone.com
Published 04/07/21
Al and Zain break down the San Francisco 49ers’ free-agency moves and what they mean for the short-term and long-term futures. - Position-by-position free agency rundown - What other moves are needed? - What do recent moves mean for the Niners’ draft plans? - What’s happening at quarterback? Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
Published 03/24/21
The NFC West landscape looks different after this weekend's trade of Matthew Stafford to the Detroit Lions. Where do the San Francisco 49ers stand in their mission to solidify their own quarterback position? Is Jimmy Garoppolo the guy, or will Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch seek an upgrade? Al and Zain don't agree on how the 49ers should solve their quarterback dilemma and debate the direction in which the team should go. Should San Francisco be all-in on Deshaun Watson, or is there another...
Published 02/03/21
Al and Zain are joined by San Francisco 49ers senior reporter Keiana Martin to discuss a myriad of team-related topics, including: - Keiana's wild introduction in 2017 to working for the team - The 49ers' in-season move to Arizona - The emergence of Brandon Aiyuk - Offseason priorities - Robert Saleh, and possibly having DeMeco Ryans replace him Then, Al and Zain partake in some mandatory Deshaun Watson-to-49ers trade talk, plus the following additional topics: - DeMeco Ryans' impact -...
Published 01/14/21
Eric Crocker of The Crocker Report joins Al and Zain to discuss the future of Jimmy Garoppolo. Is he the long-term answer at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, or will he be playing elsewhere in the near future? If he isn’t the answer, what are the team’s options? Plus: - What’s the answer at cornerback? - Do the 49ers need to upgrade at receiver behind Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk? - Mike McGlinchey’s struggles
Published 12/31/20
Al and Zain debate how much of this season’s issues can be blamed on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens' poor play and how much can be blamed on Jimmy Garoppolo’s inability to stay healthy. Episode brought to you by BetUS, the pioneer in online betting. Type "No Huddle Podcast" in the "How did you hear about us" box and you can get up to 150 percent in bonuses on your first deposit! Plus: - Al can't go seven minutes without saying Mullens' name and now owes Zain cookies -...
Published 12/22/20
Al and Zain love that this is a great era in the NFL for quarterback play. Yet, as San Francisco 49ers fans, they have to watch Nick Mullens each week. Why haven’t the Niners been able to hit on a quarterback when so many others have? They need to find some consistency at the position. Where do Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch look? Plus, in a jam-packed show: - Mullens is non-functional - How do you evaluate talent with poor quarterback play? - Kendrick Bourne’s inconsistent play - How much...
Published 12/17/20
Al and Zain break down the loss to the Buffalo Bills and what it should tell you about the San Francisco 49ers. Is it just injuries, or does the team have bigger concerns moving forward? - Does Kyle Shanahan trust his players? - Which players do the 49ers bring back after this season? - What’s the plan at quarterback? Will it be Jimmy Garoppolo and/or a rookie? Do they go after a veteran? - Matthew Stafford talk Episode brought to you by BetUS, the pioneer in online betting. Type "No...
Published 12/10/20
Al and Zain break down how the San Francisco 49ers can make the playoffs. What has to happen with the other NFC teams in the playoff hunt for Kyle Shanahan’s squad to make the postseason? Plus, breaking down the offensive line’s woes, the coaching, the injury issues, and previewing Monday night’s game against the Buffalo Bills. And no 49ers podcast would be complete without discussing the quarterback situation. Should Jimmy Garoppolo return? What’s with the Matthew Stafford talk?...
Published 12/03/20
Al and Zain rant about the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 10 loss to the New Orleans Saints -- a game they felt was winnable if not for all of the miscues and mistakes. Bad quarterback play, bad special-teams play, and poor coaching decisions sealed the 49ers fate, dropping the team to 4-6. Plus: - Jerick McKinnon and the running backs - Is Kyle Shanahan on the path to being Norv Turner? - Inability to make in-game adjustments - The future of the team
Published 11/16/20
Al Sacco and Zain Naqvi are joined by Javier Vega of the 4th & Gold Podcast. The trio discusses Jimmy Garoppolo’s play and NFL future. What’s the plan if the San Francisco 49ers opt to make a change at quarterback? Will they try to trade for a passer or target one in the draft? Plus, talking about the decision to sign Arik Armstead and Jimmie Ward over keeping DeForest Buckner, using the rest of this season to evaluate talent like Richie James, the 49ers’ playoff chances, and more.
Published 11/12/20
Is this it for the marriage between quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers? Will head coach Kyle Shanahan move on after this season? Al and Zain give their thoughts on what’s gone wrong and why things have gone south for the Niners and their injured quarterback. Also, while things look bleak, there still could be a path to the playoffs for Shanahan and his banged-up squad.
Published 11/03/20
Ep. 124 - How many QBs would you take over Jimmy Garoppolo? by 49ers Webzone
Published 10/29/20
It's finally another victory podcast. Al and Zain break down the San Francisco 49ers win over the Los Angeles Rams, how it happened, and what it means for the team. The duo also discuss: - Kyle Shanahan's game plan - Trade for Jordan Willis - Impact of injuries - Jimmy Garoppolo - 49ers-Patriots - Other potential trades Plus, Al and Zain go through a few roster names and predict whether each player will stay or be gone in 2021.
Published 10/22/20
Does the San Francisco 49ers’ season have you down? Al and Zain are right there with you. They do, however, have something fun for you this week. The duo engages in a conversation with Matt Barrows of The Athletic to discuss his new book, If These Walls Could Talk: Stories from the San Francisco 49ers Sideline, Locker Room, and Press Box. Matt shares some fun anecdotes straight from its pages. Then the trio discusses the team's current state, what it means for this season, and some of the...
Published 10/14/20
Zain Naqvi is joined by Akash Anavarathan of Fourth and Nine to break down the San Francisco 49ers loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and what the team looks to do moving forward. - Nick Mullens’ performance - Offensive line play - Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel - Injuries on defense - Who’s playing quarterback on Sunday? - More
Published 10/08/20
Al and Zain break down the San Francisco 49ers' two-game win streak on the East Coast and what it means for the team going forward. 2:00 - Nick Mullens, QB situation 7:50 - WR situation 14:50 - Jeff Wilson Jr. 19:15 - Robert Saleh 24:45 - Dee Ford 28:35 - Kyle Nelson 32:10 - Eagles 42:30 - Around the NFL 49:30 - Game balls and predictions
Published 10/01/20
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 double your first deposit. 1:10 - Jimmy Garoppolo’s poor play 13:00 - 49ers receivers 21:25 - Jerick McKinnon and the running backs 25:59 - Kyle Shanahan’s game plan 36:40 - Robert Saleh and the defense 46:25 - NFC West
Published 09/15/20
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 Pettis, Brandon Aiyuk, Shanahan's offense 11:30 - Team captains, Trent Williams, depth chart 20:10 - Record predictions 58:10 - #FTTB
Published 09/10/20
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 first deposit. 6:10 - Quarterbacks 8:50 - Running backs 13:00 - Wide receivers 17:45 - Tight ends 20:40 - Offensive line 24:35 - Defensive line 27:30 - Linebackers 31:00 - Cornerbacks 32:35 - Safeties 35:00 - Mailbag
Published 09/03/20
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 inside look at what it's like covering the team. 1:10 - Jalen Hurd injury 3:00 - Grant on breaking the news of Kittle’s deal 14:25 - Grant on the 49ers offense 16:00 - Can Jimmy Garoppolo take the next step in 2020 17:35 - Grant on the...
Published 08/20/20