Author: Angela Miele

Angela Miele has been writing for Gridiron Heroics since September 2022 covering the San Francisco 49ers and other NFL and NCAA topics. She graduated from Rowan University with a BA in English and currently attending Rutgers University to get her MA in Communication and Media Studies. Follow me on Twitter at @angelamiele811

The San Francisco 49ers lost the NFC Championship after the rookie quarterback, Brock Purdy went down with an elbow injury early in the game. Following the loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, 49ers linebacker Fred Warner discussed how much this loss hurt, especially compared to the other 49ers’ shortcomings. The 49ers linebacker discussed one part of the loss that hurt was losing one of their most beloved coaching staff members. 49ers Linebacker Statements In the post-game conference, not only did Warner discuss the tough loss, he explained to the media why this one hurt so much. Warner made the statement, “seeing…

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This Saturday, January 28th, is the 2023 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Players preparing for the 2023 NFL Draft are set to participate and get a chance for Scouts to see what they can do. The Collegiate Bowl has help prospects increase their draft stock. A notable player in the NFL today that participated is the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver, Marcus Valdes Scantling, who will be playing in the AFC Championship Game. The 2023 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl will once again be played at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena California. Two players from the Penn State Nittany Lions will be participating…

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This Sunday the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship Round of playoffs. There are a couple of keys to success for the 49ers in the NFC Championship game. This matchup will not be easy for either team, in a game expected to be very physical. This is the third Championship game for the 49ers in four years, and the team is hungry for another chance in the Super Bowl. Here are the top three keys to success for the 49ers in the NFC Championship game. 49ers in the NFC Championship: Run the Ball…

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The San Francisco 49ers will face the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday. Ahead of the NFC Championship game, head coach Kyle Shanahan provided updates for key 49ers injuries. Take a look at the list, and if there is a genuine cause for concern, or if the injury report is out of precaution. 49ers Injuries: DNP Jimmy Garoppolo (Foot) This one comes as no surprise that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo did not participate in practice. On Wednesday the quarterback had x-rays done on his foot that confirmed that he could not return to practice yet and will be out for the NFC Championship…

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This weekend the San Francisco 49ers will head to Lincoln Financial Field to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the Conference Championship. In a close matchup, a number of 49ers players vs Eagles will need to step up. The winner of this game will head to Arizona for this year’s Super Bowl. San Francisco is coming off a 19-12 win against the Dallas Cowboys. While playing in a loud stadium, here are three 49ers players vs Eagles to watch in the NFC Championship Game. 49ers Players vs Eagles: Christian McCaffrey As of now, 49ers running back, Christian McCaffrey is dealing with…

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On Wednesday morning, the NFL Honors finalists for the 2022 season were announced. Within the selection of finalists, five members of the San Francisco 49ers were selected, between the coaches and players. Here is the list of members of the 49ers selected as NFL Honors finalists, and who they are up against. NFL Honors Finalists: Coach of the Year Kyle Shanahan This year, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was announced as one of the finalists for the Coach of the Year award. The 49ers began the season with a 3-4 record. Since then, they ended the regular season…

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This weekend, the San Francisco 49ers will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Conference Championship. The 49ers vs Eagles playoff history is brief, but it may be growing based on how these two teams are playing. The Eagles ended their regular season, 14-3 with the number one seed in the NFC. The San Francisco 49ers ended their season 13-4 with the second seed in the NFC. The Eagles have the home-field advantage in what looks to be a tough matchup for both teams. Here is a look back at the 49ers vs Eagles playoff history. 49ers vs…

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This morning, the Penn State Nittany Lions announced who their new wide receivers coach would be ahead of the 2023 season. The new Wide Receivers Coach for Penn State will be Marques Hagans. Hagans will also take on the offensive recruiting coordinator role. Penn State has had issues signing new wide receivers in the transfer portal, as well as having a difficult time keeping players on their roster. Just last week the team recruited two new receivers. Here is a look at the new wide receivers coach for Penn State. New Wide Receivers Coach for Penn State The new wide…

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The San Francisco 49ers have defeated the Dallas Cowboys in a close Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. In this 49ers divisional round, both teams’ defenses had themselves a day, but this was a team win. The 49ers will advance to the NFC Championship next weekend against the Philadelphia Eagles. Here are the top 3 San Francisco players in the 49ers Divisional Round. 49ers Divisional Round: Fred Warner The San Francisco defense played their heart out during the 49ers Divisional Round. Aside from a couple of big plays, they only allowed the Dallas Cowboys to score one touchdown. This defense…

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The NFC Divisional Round between the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys is almost here. There are a number of 49ers keys to success in a game expected to be very physical. The two teams have a heated history together in playoffs, and both are hungry for a win this weekend. San Francisco will host Dallas at Levis Stadium. The game is in high demand with ticket prices in the thousands. Here are three 49ers keys to success against the Dallas Cowboys. 49ers Keys to Success: Give Purdy Time 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy has demonstrated his ability to run…

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