The Chiefs quarterback, whom the 49ers passed over in the draft last year, has thrown 10 touchdown passes without an interception so far this season.
Marquise Goodwin will miss Sunday’s home opener against the Detroit Lions with a right thigh bruise.
When the 49ers drafted Solomon Thomas with the third pick in 2017, they thought they’d get a Pro Bowl defensive lineman, an elite interior pass rusher. Not a mere part-time player. Now, they see Thomas for what he is: A mere part-time player.
The quarterback has eight interceptions in six games with SF, because he gambles on finding the big play instead of playing it safe.
Kyle Shanahan is an offensive guru. But how can he make getting to the red zone look so easy and scoring in the red zone look so difficult?
Starting right guard Mike Person and backup Josh Garnett go down with injuries, leaving the team thin at the position.
The 49ers could go to the Super Bowl or finish last in the NFC West. Both predictions are entirely possible and plausible. So much is unknown about them.
In addition to Reuben Foster, suspended until Week 3, Malcolm Smith could miss Sunday’s game after pulling his hamstring.