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Better Rivals: A San Francisco 49ers Podcast

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    • 4.7 • 629 Ratings

Better Rivals: A San Francisco 49ers Podcast

    The End of the Road

    The End of the Road

    It’s the final episode. David and Oscar fire up their mics one last time and hit you with an abbreviated offseason plan before they ride off into the sunset after a 10-year run.
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    • 48 min
    NFCCG reaction: So close and yet SoFi. A successful season comes to an end

    NFCCG reaction: So close and yet SoFi. A successful season comes to an end

    David and Oscar react to a heartbreaking and frustrating championship game loss. Topics include looking back to the success that was this season despite this one game, how the weakness in the secondary finally bit them, and an offense that never could get it going.
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    • 43 min
    NFC Championship preview: SoFice to say, this is the matchup the 49ers wanted

    NFC Championship preview: SoFice to say, this is the matchup the 49ers wanted

    David and Oscar get you ready for the NFC Championship Game, previewing all you need to know about the 49ers’ third matchup of the season with the Rams. Topics include disguising on defense and why San Francisco makes it so hard to do, the game plans we expect to see from both defenses, whether the 49ers offense will get back on track and put up some points, and Matt Stafford against the blitz. 
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    • 41 min
    Divisional Round reaction: 49ers immunize Rodgers from yet another Super Bowl

    Divisional Round reaction: 49ers immunize Rodgers from yet another Super Bowl

    David and Oscar recap ANOTHER playoff win, as the 49ers travel into Green Bay and win ugly over Aaron Rodgers & Co. Topics include unexpected special teams dominance, another masterful effort from DeMeco Ryans and the defense, ugly offense from both teams, and the 49ers getting the win while checking very few of the boxes in their typical formula for success. 
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    • 47 min
    49ers-Packers preview: The formula for blunting Throw Rogan

    49ers-Packers preview: The formula for blunting Throw Rogan

    David and Oscar preview the 49ers’ Divisional Round matchup with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Topics include Green Bay’s suspect run defense, how Rodgers carved up San Francisco’s secondary in Week 3 and what needs to change to prevent it from happening again, and the 49ers’ formula for victory.
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    • 41 min
    Wild Card reaction: 49ers put the D in Dallas

    Wild Card reaction: 49ers put the D in Dallas

    David and Oscar recap a tense and sloppy Wild Card win in Dallas. Topics include the 49ers formula in full effect early on, San Francisco’s diverse run game, Jimmy’s Jekyll-and-Hyde performance, and another standout effort from the defensive line that kept Dak uncomfortable all game long.
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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
629 Ratings

629 Ratings

Wil_707 ,

Thank you!!

Over the last decade I’ve learned so much technical football, college scouting, and overall 49ers fandom. Thank you guys so much for taking us on the awesome journey to be better rivals!! You guys rock!!

Msantana101 ,

Thank you!

Thank you for the memories gentlemen! I’ve been listening to you both for the past 3 years and I wish you the best of luck on your future endeavors and as always, go Niners.

s.lucero ,

Great work, good luck to you two!

Oscar and David - Sad to see the show come to an end, but totally understand your reasoning. I used to look forward to your analysis every bit as much as the actual game… not sure what else to say besides thanks for the years of solid content.

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