49ers lose starter Mike McGlinchey for the season

The San Francisco 49ers have lost another starter to injury. Right tackle Mike McGlinchey suffered a torn quad during their week 9 loss to the Arizona Cardinals and will miss the remainder of the regular season. McGlinchey drew the ire of 49ers fans on nearly a weekly basis in 2020, however, the former first-round pick was having a solid season. He has always been an above-average run blocker in a…

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49ers – Cardinals live blog

This is the live blog for the 49ers Week 9 matchup with the Arizona Cardinals from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. I will provide updates and analysis throughout the game. 11:06 Inactive for the 49ers today: S Jimmie Ward, DL Maurice Hurst, OL Aaron Banks, DB Deommodore Lenoir, RB Trey Sermon, DL Charles Omenihu, WR Travis Benjamin Inactive for the Cardinals: QB Kyler Murray, WR DeAndre Hopkins, RB Jonathan Ward,…

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Can the 49ers get back to .500? 5 questions to watch for against Arizona

The reeling 49ers desperately needed a win last week, and they got just what the doctor ordered with a 33-22 victory over the Bears in Chicago. Now, San Francisco returns home still looking for their first win at Levi’s Stadium in over a year when they host the 7-1 Cardinals. After the win over the Bears, the mood around this team has shifted quickly from “tear it all down” to…

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49ers strike gold late in the draft once again

All the excitement during training camp was centered on Trey Lance, however it has been another rookie that has stolen the show. While the San Francisco 49ers have found mixed results at the top of the draft under John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan, they’ve been very consistent in finding talent in the later rounds. Players such as George Kittle, D.J. Jones, and Dre Greenlaw were drafted in round five or…

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How the 49ers were able to take down Chicago

The San Francisco 49ers (3-4) put an end to their four-game losing streak with a 33-22 victory at Soldier Field over the Chicago Bears. With the victory, the 49ers kept their playoff hopes alive. Unlike a week ago, the 49ers were able to clean up most of their self-inflicted wounds. Let’s look back at some of the key plays from Sunday’s game. First Quarter, 3rd and 10, San Francisco 33…

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49ers active at trade deadline; add pass rusher

Tuesday was the trade deadline in the NFL and despite Kyle Shanahan telling reporters on Monday he didn’t expect the team to make any moves, the 49ers acquired DL Charles Omenihu from the Houston Texans in exchange for the team’s 2023 sixth round draft pick. Omenihu must pass a physical for the trade to be executed. Omenihu (6-5, 280) was originally drafted by the Texans in fifth round (161st overall)…

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How the 49ers are developing Trey Lance

What has Trey Lance learned on the bench that will help him next year? This is a question that keeps coming up with regards to the lack of game action for the 49ers’ rookie quarterback. It is rooted in the belief that a player will only improve and grow through game action, and that the player’s growth will be stunted by not participating in games. The reality, though, is that…

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49ers keep playoff hopes alive with 33-22 victory over Chicago

The San Francisco 49ers put an end to their four-game losing streak with a 33-22 victory at Soldier Field over the Chicago Bears. With the victory the 49ers keep their playoff hopes alive. Here are the answers to the five questions I asked before the game. 1. Will it be a happy homecoming for Jimmy Garoppolo? YES Coming off one his worst game of the season and facing a Bears…

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49ers – Bears Live Blog

This is the live blog for the 49ers Week 8 matchup with the Chicago Bears from Soldier Field in Chicago. I will provide updates and analysis throughout the game. 8:43: Inactive for the 49ers today: DL Dee Ford, OL Aaron Banks, LB Azeez Al-Shaair, DL Maurice Hurst, CB Deommodore Lenoir, CB Ambry Thomas, WR Travis Benjamin 8:45: Inactive for the Bears today: LB Khalil Mack, LB Caleb Johnson, QB Nick…

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Can the 49ers snap their 4 game losing streak? Five burning questions for week 7

The San Francisco 49ers need a win in Chicago against the Bears to keep their playoff hopes for the 2021 season alive. They’ll do so against a Bears team looking to end a two-game losing streak and who will be without its best pass rusher. Here are my five questions to watch out for on Sunday. 1. Will it be a happy homecoming for Jimmy Garoppolo? Garoppolo made his first…

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Little mistakes keep adding up to big losses for 49ers

The 49ers have a lot of issues and they start at the top. While many argue over who should start at quarterback each week, the biggest issue facing the 49ers is a lack of execution. That falls squarely on Kyle Shanahan. After each loss during San Francisco’s current four-game losing streak, players have talked about the small mistakes that have made a difference in the offense. Kyle Shanahan was asked…

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Jimmy Garoppolo to start against Chicago

Jimmy Garoppolo will start for the 49ers when they travel to play the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Kyle Shanahan made that announcement during a conference call with Bay Area media Monday afternoon. Garoppolo had his worst performance of the season in Sunday night’s 30-18 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, completing less than 60% of his passes. The issues that have plagued the 49ers offense throughout their current four-game losing streak…

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49ers continue making same mistakes on way to fourth straight loss

The 49ers dropped their fourth straight game with a 30-18 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night at Levi’s Stadium. With the loss, San Francisco now is 2-4 on the season. As has been the case throughout this four-game losing streak, the 49ers were done in by an offense that would go cold for long stretches, mental errors, and a defense that gives up chunks of yardage through penalties….

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49ers – Colts live blog

This is the live blog for the 49ers Week 7 matchup with the Indianapolis Colts. I will provide updates and analysis throughout the game. 3:42 The rain isn’t that bad at the moment, however the wind is really whipping out of the South. Rain is expected to pick up right around game time.  3:46 Carson Wentz just wrapped up his pregame warmup. He was throwing for the last 20 minutes….

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5 questions the 49ers must answer against Indianapolis

Coming off their bye week, the San Francisco 49ers will look to end their three-game losing streak when they host the India napolis Colts on Sunday night. This marks the return of former 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner to Santa Clara for the first time since he was traded following the 2019 season. Here are the five questions I am looking for answers to during this game. 1. Can the…

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Javon Kinlaw may be headed to Injured Reserve

49ers Transcript: Head Coach Kyle Shanahan – October 22, 2021 Opening comments: “Alright, the injuries for this week: [DL] Maurice Hurst is out. [DT] Javon Kinlaw is out, [QB] Trey Lance is out, [T] Trent Williams is doubtful and [LB] Marcell Harris is questionable.” What exactly happened with Maurice Hurst yesterday at practice? “He hurt his calf, pretty bad injury. Just like these calf injuries have been in the past….

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The 49ers tried to lowball DeForest Buckner, and lost

The San Francisco 49ers never offered DeForest Bucker close to the 4 year, $84 million contract that he eventually signed with the Indianapolis Colts. That information came directly from Buckner during a conference call with Bay Area media Wednesday morning. The trade of Buckner and the contract that followed has become a topic again this week as the former 49ers defensive tackle gets ready to make his return to the…

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The biggest mistake made by the 49ers this season

The biggest mistake made by the 49ers this year came long before the team ever took the field. As the team gets set to return to practice after having last week off, one of the biggest questions they need to answer is how to get their offense together. After a solid start in the opening game of the season in Detroit, the 49ers’ offense has looked disjointed and out of…

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