C. J. Beathard

Tony Romo is everything Jay Cutler could have been

You know that trope, surely, repeated through the fight game’s history of pugilists going on too long? Of the old warhorse lured out of a comfortable …

Tony Romo

Five things to watch as 49ers return from bye

Back-to-back Sundays without a 49ers loss? It’s true.<p>The 49ers are fresh off their bye and their previous week’s breakthrough rout of the Giants. …

San Francisco 49ers

LeBron James: Colin Kaepernick ‘had a vision like Martin Luther King’

LeBron James is an avid football fan. He's now an even bigger Colin Kaepernick fan than the sport. Following the Cavaliers' practice on Sunday, James …

Colin Kaepernick

Golden Nuggets: Welcome back from the bye week

Good morning! The San Francisco 49ers bye week is officially a wrap. The players and coaches return to practice on Monday after four days of rest and …

Jimmy Garoppolo

Vikings' Zimmer has 'high hopes' for Bridgewater, says it'd be hard to pull Keenum - CBSSports.com

The Vikings' coach addresses the team's cloudy quarterback situation after their eighth win of the season<p>The Minnesota Vikings are flying high after …

Football (U.S.)

The 6 worst 2017 NFL quarterback matchups, ranked

Tom Savage and Blaine Gabbert, you’ve inspired us.<p>NFL history is filled with classic quarterback matchups. Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino. John Elway vs. Brett Favre. Um, Tom Savage vs. Blaine Gabbert?<p>Injury after injury to star players and some miscalculations about how prepared players were to start …

Drew Stanton

Patrick Mahomes Question Looms Large as Alex Smith's Struggles Continue

Alex Smith has gone full Alex Smith over the last five weeks, and the Kansas City Chiefs need some type of spark to revert back to the squad that opened the year 5-0 with impressive victories over the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles.<p>Head coach Andy Reid must consider the possibility of …

Patrick Mahomes

Steve Young: 49ers have to get Jimmy Garoppolo on the field

Nov 19,2017<p>Steve Young knows what it’s like to bide his time on the bench before taking over the 49ers’ starting job. And he thinks Jimmy Garoppolo needs to play as soon as possible.<p>That’s what Young said on KNBR this week when asked if coach Kyle Shanahan should make a change at quarterback even …

Jimmy Garoppolo

Devastating injuries leave NFL in desperate need of star power

So there was the presidential election that made observers wonder why NFL television ratings were down. Which has been followed by a veritable …

Jameis Winston

San Francisco 49ers: Season awards at the bye week

SANTA CLARA, CA – NOVEMBER 12: C.J. Beathard #3 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with teammates after an 11-yard touchdownagainst the New York …

NFL

49ers playbook, Week 10: How the 49ers beat Cover 4 with the Mills Concept

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Marquise Goodwin #11 of the San Francisco 49ers makes a catch on his way to against the New York Giants83-yard …

NFL

Fantasy Football Week 11 Rankings: Updated Positional Breakdown for Flex and PPR

If you find yourself still deliberating your NFL fantasy football lineup choices for the weekend, fret not. Below, we'll break down the top starters for every position this week in 10-man PPR leagues, including your best bets for the flex.<p><b>Quarterbacks</b><p><b>1. Tom Brady, New England Patriots</b><p><b>2. Russell</b> …

DeSean Jackson

Maiocco on C.J. Beathard: 'He's going to be a part of this team long-term'

As Jimmy Garoppolo prepares to take center stage in the Bay Area, 49ers insider Matt Maiocco joined Gary & Larry Thursday afternoon and explained …

Jimmy Garoppolo

Goodwin and his wife open up about losing their baby boy

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports"Imagine having something that you want more than anything in the world, and you get it, and it's just stripped away from …

Marquise Goodwin

Flashback Friday: What would a healthy 49ers starting lineup look like right now?

The San Francisco 49ers injury reports have been extensive all season long, and with nearly 20 people on injured reserve, we’ve seen numerous …

Reuben Foster

Week 11 bold fantasy predictions: Chiefs go wild

All your favorite NFL Fantasy analysts (and the other ones, too) spend all week pouring over data, slugging through hours of game film and debating …

Tyreek Hill

49ers offensive line ranks second on Shaun O’Hara’s Week 10 list

The San Francisco 49ers secured their first win last week, and the much maligned offensive line deserves some credit. Run and pass blocking has been …

San Francisco 49ers

Fantasy football: Start-em, sit-em players for Week 11

ARLINGTON, TX – NOVEMBER 05: Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs wamrs up before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on November …

Sports

3 reasons to watch the 49ers' last six games

The 49ers are seemingly not offering much in their last six games. Three of them are at home against 6-3 teams with the Seahawks, Titans and Jags. …

George Kittle

Hawkeyes Senior Day: The Legacy of the 2017 Class

IOWA CITY, IOWA- NOVEMBER 04: Running back Akrum Wadley<p>Iowa will play its final home game of the 2017 season this Saturday against the Purdue …

College & University

Kyle Shanahan: Jimmy Garoppolo may not 'feel totally comfortable' until next year

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan is trying to spend as much time as he can with his family during the team's bye week. His family …

Kyle Shanahan

Golden Nuggets: Lazy Bye Week

Good morning. We got a by this weekend, which means I actually can go get some things done that isn’t meticulously studying the San Francisco 49ers. …

Jimmy Garoppolo

Week 11 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em

Happy Week 11, everyone. Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em is geared toward season-long leagues but can also be used for daily fantasy purposes, as these are …

Case Keenum

Fletcher Cox Offers Return On Investment For Eagles Defense

Remember when there was great consternation about whether or not the <b>Philadelphia Eagles</b> should extend <b>Fletcher Cox’s</b> contract to the tune of $100 …

Devin Funchess

John Lynch Says 49ers 'Don't Need' Jimmy Garoppolo Right Now

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch said on NBC Bay Area's <i>49ers Game Plan</i> show, which will air Saturday, that the Niners don't need quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to play immediately (h/t Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports):<p><i>"The plan is to continue to get him ready. It’s a very different system he</i> …

Jimmy Garoppolo

Stick or switch? 9 teams facing quarterback quandaries

Presented By<p>This offseason could see a historic number of quarterbacks change teams. The draft class also appears to have several starting-caliber …

DeShone Kizer

Reimer: Lamenting the plight of Jimmy Garoppolo, who's destined for more clipboard holding

Poor Jimmy G. When the Patriots shipped him to San Francisco last month, he reportedly couldn’t “get on the plane fast enough.” Since the 49ers are …

Jimmy Garoppolo

Case Keenum Named FedEx Air Player of Week

Fan votes determined that Vikings quarterback<p>Case Keenumis the FedEx Air Player of the Week for Week 10.<p>Keenum threw a career-high four touchdowns, …

Case Keenum

49ers have some talent brewing in their under-25 crowd

The San Francisco 49ers’ roster turnover has resulted in extensive opportunities for young players, and we have seen the team lead the NFL in rookie …

San Francisco 49ers

Unpopular Opinions: All aboard 49ers train! Tyrod not Bills' issue

The San Francisco 49ers are 1-9 on the season, but Adam Rank says Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch have the franchise on a path toward sustained success. …

Tyrod Taylor