Tag Archives: 49ers

Friday’s injury status report: Ray McDonald doubtful for Sunday

Here is what Friday’s status report looks like. 49ers: Doubtful: DT Ray McDonald (hamstring) Questionable: RB Moran Noris (fibula) Probable: CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Michael Crabtree (foot), CB Chris Culliver (shoulder), WR Braylon Edwards (knee), S Dashon Goldson (knee), CB Shawntae Spencer (toe) Redskins: Out: RB Tashard Choice (hamstring), WR Santana Moss (hand) Questionable: […]

Live blog: 49ers vs. Browns

SAN FRANCISCO — This is the live blog for the Niners week 8 home game against the Cleveland Browns. I will update this frequently from the Candlestick Park press box. 11:52 The 49ers’ inactive players are Scott Tolzien, Brett Swain, Tramaine Brock, Moran Norris, Daniel Kilgore, Mike Person and Ian Williams. So, Braylon Edwards is […]

Wednesday’s injury report

SANTA CLARA — Here’s what Wednesday’s injury report looks like. 49ers: Did Not Participate in Practice: RB Moran Norris (fibula). Limited Participation in Practice: CB Tramaine Brock (hand), WR Michael Crabtree (foot), CB Chris Culliver (shoulder), WR Braylon Edwards (knee), C Jonathan Goodwin (concussion). Full Participation in Practice: CB Shawntae Spencer (toe). Browns: Did Not […]

The lowdown on the 49ers quarterback meetings

Here for your pleasure and enlightenment, and because it’s a Bye Week and nothing’s going on, I wrote a piece about what happens in quarterback meetings, focusing on 49ers quarterback meetings. The article follows. SANTA CLARA — What happens in an NFL quarterback meeting? And specifically, what happens in a 49ers quarterback meeting? You’ve probably […]

Could the Niners beat the Packers or the Patriots?

Last week I ranked all 32 teams from best to worst. I ranked the 49ers fifth overall, but even that was too low. This week, I’m ranking only the top three teams because I say the Niners are the third best team in the NFL. ESPN says they’re the fourth best team, one spot behind […]

Live blog: 49ers vs. Lions

This is the live blog for the 49ers week 6 road game against the Detroit Lions. I’ll be updating this frequently from my living room. 8:48 The Niners inactives are Scott Tolzien, Braylon Edwards, Tramaine Brock, Moran Norris, Daniel Kilgore, Mike Person, Ian Williams. That means Demarcus Dobb and new WR Brett Swain are active […]

Week 5 grades: Niners annihilate the Bucs 48-3

Here are my week 5 grades for the 49ers. Quarterbacks: A. Here’s Alex Smith’s stat line: He completed 11 of 19 throws for 170 yards, 3 TDs and QB rating of 127.2. His first TD throw – the long one down the seam to Delanie Walker on the Niners first drive – was perfect. His […]

The Niners have an 89.1% chance to make the playoffs.

As you may remember, Football Outsiders correctly predicted a 6-10 record for the 49ers in 2010. After the week 1 win this year against the Seahawks, they gave the Niners a 55.6 percent chance to make the playoffs. Now, after the Niners’  3-1 start to 2011, Football Outsiders gives them an 89.1 percent chance to […]