San Francisco 49ers

Adrian Colbert gives the thumbs up following surgery

The San Francisco 49ers had three safeties break three bones in as many weeks, the most recent being the thumb injury to rookie Adrian Colbert. He …

Jaquiski Tartt

Is tackling technique to blame for 49ers defensive injuries?

The San Francisco 49ers have an injury problem, though you already know that if you haven’t been living under a rock. It’s more than likely a long …

Jaquiski Tartt

49ers: 5 things San Francisco must do during its Week 11 bye

SANTA CLARA, CA – NOVEMBER 12: Head coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers looks on against the New York Giants during their NFL game at …

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Dexter Carter: 49ers traded Charles Haley because he 'messed with the wrong guy'

Most assume that Hall of Fame pass-rusher Charles Haley's clashes with head coach George Seifert resulted in the San Francisco 49ers trading him to …

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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 …

C. J. Beathard

Identifying 49ers' offensive players to build around at every position

Nov 17,2017<p>A cornerstone is a player worth building around or having a significant role over an extended period. In the NFL, that window usually last three or four seasons based on how quickly rosters turn over through attrition, coaching changes or team’s electing to go younger and/or cheaper …

John Lynch

Blaine Gabbert vs. Tom Savage: Over/Under on combined completion percentage, total turnovers

The Arizona Cardinals announced on Friday that quarterback Blaine Gabbert will start this Sunday against the Houston Texans. Drew Stanton suffered a …

Deshaun Watson

49ers Mailbag: Should Shanahan give up play-calling?

Believe it or not, the 49ers’ offense is improved from last season.<p>The 49ers ranked 31st in the NFL in 2016, averaging 308.1 yards per game. Although …

Kyle Shanahan

San Francisco 49ers: 3 options for first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell annonces DeForest Buckner of Oregon as the #7 overall pick by the San Francisco 49ers during …

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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

San Francisco 49ers: 5 Most likely Pro Bowlers

SANTA CLARA, CA – NOVEMBER 05: Carlos Hyde #28 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after a run against the Arizona Cardinals during their NFL game at …

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Carlos Hyde: Origins

Over the past year, SB Nation has been able to sit down with a variety of athletes to learn more about what made them the person they are today. The …

Carlos Hyde

Regrading the 49ers’ 2017 NFL Draft class after 10 weeks

PHILADELPHIA, PA – APRIL 27: (L-R) Solomon Thomas of Stanford poses with Commissioner of the National Football League Roger Goodell after being …

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Kurtenbach: Examining the 49ers’ biggest offseason needs

The 49ers might be on a bye week after their high-point of the season, but Sunday’s win over the Giants was the team’s first in 10 tries this year — …

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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 …

George Kittle

49ers film breakdown: Adrian Colbert

The San Francisco’ injuries continue to pile up. First Jimmie Ward, then Jaquiski Tartt. Enter rookie 7th round pick Adrian Colbert. His initial …

Jaquiski Tartt

Deeper into the 49ers Elegant Tank

We had some fun, earlier in this grim season, yukking it up over the San Francisco 49ers setting a record for close losses. Then it turned ugly with …

C. J. Beathard

Numbers game: Signs of improvement for besieged 49ers defense

DeForest Buckner remains the NFL's leader in snaps by a defensive lineman, but there are reasons to believe he won't be in the top spot by the end of …

Jaquiski Tartt

The 49ers rookie class leads the NFL in snap count, but a healthy margin

The San Francisco 49ers’s rebuilding process has been a dirty job at times, but it is already starting to bear some fruit. Young players are getting …

George Kittle

49ers injury reports, Weeks 1-10: George Kittle has been banged up most of the season

49ers injuries, Weeks 1-10<p>Player<p>Wk<p>Injury<p>Practice 1<p>Practice 2<p>Practice 3<p>Status<p>Game-day<p>Player<p>Wk<p>Injury<p>Practice 1<p>Practice 2<p>Practice 3<p>Status<p>Game-day<p>Jimmie …

George Kittle

Straight up NFL and Survivor pool strategy for Week 11

It’s bye week time! The San Francisco 49ers are on the sideline for Week 11, getting rested and ready for their big Week 12 home game against the …

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Photos: 49ers Celebrate Salute to Service

San Francisco 49ers<p>View photos from Sunday's Salute to Service game honoring the men and women of the armed forces.

Joe Staley has definitely watched a lot of Billy Madison

The San Francisco 49ers return to action in Week 12 when they host the Seattle Seahawks on November 26. Every home game features a giveaway, and the …

NFL Week 11 picks: Raiders fall to Patriots in Mexico

Long story short, here are the NFL Week 11 picks:<p><b>Steelers 31, Titans 17:</b> Ben Roethlisberger enters with 10 interceptions, 11 sacks, 12 touchdown …

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Worth 1,000 Words

<i>Over the course of the season, we will feature a select photo from each game taken by a member of the San Francisco 49ers photography staff in our</i> …

Marquise Goodwin

Colin Kaepernick shares admiration for Tommie Smith, John Carlos

Colin Kaepernick shared a reverence for Tommie Smith and John Carlos in heartfelt social media posts Wednesday.<p>The controversial former 49ers …

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Goodwin details 49ers locker room after win amid personal tragedy

Marquise Goodwin’s memory from the celebratory 49ers locker room Sunday afternoon is hazy.<p>It’s easy to understand why the wide receiver’s …

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San Francisco 49ers: The curious case of EDGE Aaron Lynch

San Francisco 49ers edge rusher Aaron Lynch has been a non-factor in 2017 despite the team’s pressing need for a consistent pass-rushing presence. …

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Marquise Goodwin finds comfort through faith

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin was very emotional after his 83 yard touchdown reception vs. the Giants as well as earlier, during …

Marquise Goodwin

Report: Blaine Gabbert to start for Cardinals

Arizona Sports' Mike Jurecki reports Blaine Gabbert will start Week 11 against the Texans.<p><b>Source:</b> Arizona Sports<p>Speaking Tuesday, Seahawks coach Pete …

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