49ers’ offseason farewells

49ers’ fan Josh Slocum takes a look at what is proving to be a fascinating offseason in San Francisco, with a coach and several key players departing and retiring.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

How to alienate your fan base: A 10-step guide by Jed York, owner of the San Francisco 49ers

Like many San Francisco 49er fans, Josh Slocum is unhappy with the way that his team’s ownership has handled the Jim Harbaugh situation.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

The departure of coach Jim Harbaugh from the 49ers

With San Francisco saying adios to its very successful head coach Jim Harbaugh, our man Josh Slocum tries to make sense of the mess that the 49ers front office has created.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

Week 16 – San Diego @ San Francisco: when losing is (painful) winning?

Remember that old Split Enz song “Conflicting Emotions?” That’s what’s going on with 49ers’ fan Josh Slocum, who’s trying to find the balance between being competitive and planning for next season.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

Week 14 – San Francisco vs Oakland: When irony comes to town

A week after calling for calm in San Francisco, Josh Slocum is forced to admits there are big problems in the 49er camp. A loss to lowly Oakland will do that.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

Chicken Little comes to San Francisco

Josh Slocum has a message for the media and his fellow 49ers fans: relax, calm down and remember the bad old days in San Francisco – the pre-Jim Harbaugh era.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

Week 12 – Washington @ San Francisco: Sleep school in more ways than one

Josh Slocum is at sleep school with his young family, but can’t help sneaking peeks at the 49ers/Redskins score. Luckily for him, the baby kept sleeping and the Niners woke up just in time.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

Week 9 – St. Louis @ San Francisco: A controversial ending

San Francisco fan Josh Slocum knew that his 49ers were going to beat the St. Louis Rams. Except they didn’t and he’s not happy about it.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.

Week 7 – San Francisco @ Denver: A record for the ages

49ers fan Josh Slocum watches a record-setting performance by Peyton Manning and wonders if Colin Kaepernick will ever reach a similar elite status.

About Josh Slocum

Born into the red and white of the South Melbourne Swans, I remember being amazed at age 7 to see a team with our colours that actually won something when the 1984 49ers won the Superbowl. I’ve been following the red, white and gold ever since. Of recent times my frustrations at not winning a Superbowl since 1994 can be heard occasionally on the aussieguysnfl podcast.