Each weekday morning, 49ers.com reviews the most newsworthy and engaging content from around the web involving the 49ers and the NFL. We seek it out, so you don't have to.*
Feedback in the comment section is HIGHLY encouraged. Enjoy.
1. Big News On the Way
The wait is over. The 2014 regular season schedule is coming out today at 5 p.m. PT.
49ers.com will have you covered on the schedule release, but before the news gets out, take a look at the most anticipated games of 2014.
The 49ers will also have a 1/8 chance of visiting the Seattle Seahawks to open the 2014 season on Thursday, Sept. 4. We'll also know the team's first opponent at Levi's® Stadium. The options for the big game at the billion-dollar stadium include: St. Louis, Arizona, Seattle, Chicago, Kansas City, Philadelphia, San Diego and Washington.*
Who do you want to see the 49ers play first at home? Leave YOUR thoughts in the comments section of this post.*
>>Here's the full list of San Francisco's 2014 opponents.
"We must win a Super Bowl title," Davis recently told NBC Sports Network. "You play this game, that's what you play this game for. You play the game to go to the Super Bowl and that's the only reason why we play to win and make it to the Super Bowl. So anything short of that would not be acceptable and I think my teammates know that as well."
Pro Bowl outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks is confident in the new-look secondary helping the 49ers win a ring in 2014.
>>Fourth-year offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore explained how he's progressing in the competition to be the team's starting center.3. Around the League
>>Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy told the USA Today that he's the best player at his position in the 2014 NFL Draft. Jadeveon Clowney surely disagrees.
>>Oakland Raiders linebacker LaMarr Woodley appeared on 95.7 The Game and said that his new team will be in the playoffs in 2014.
>>Former Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain told ESPN that he's officially retiring from football.