49ers blown out by Chiefs; 5 burning questions answered

The San Francisco 49ers (3-4) were blasted by the Kansas City Chiefs (5-2) 44-23 on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. On a day the 49ers celebrated the 2012 team which won the NFC Championship and with several franchise greats in attendance, San Francisco put up an embarrassing performance. For the second week in a row, the 49ers defense could not make a stop in crucial situations. Truth be told, they couldn’t…

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49ers – Chiefs Live Blog

This is the live blog for the 49ers week 7 matchup with the Kansas City from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. I will provide updates and analysis from the press box throughout the game. 11:25 According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, Christian McCaffrey was able to watch all of the 49ers coach’s meetings from this week.  Kyle Shanahan is expected to have a package of plays for McCaffrey today….

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How the 49ers can beat Kansas City

The San Francisco 49ers (3-3) return to Levi’s Stadium on Sunday afternoon to face the Kansas City Chiefs (4-2) after splitting a pair of games on the East Coast. Sunday will be the first meeting between the two teams since squaring off in Super Bowl LIV won by Kansas City. There has been a lot of roster turnover for both squads, but the loss still stings for those who remain…

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Why Christian McCaffrey is a game changer for the 49ers

Here is why the addition of Christian McCaffrey is a game changer for San Francisco. The 49ers offense under Kyle Shanahan was at its best in 2019. A large part of their success that season was they had complementary running backs. Tevin Coleman was the grinder. He would beat up teams between the tackles but wasn’t much of a threat to beat opponents around the edge. That’s where Matt Breida…

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49ers trade for Christian McCaffrey

The 49ers have gone all-in. As first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, San Francisco has acquired Christian McCaffrey from the Carolina Panthers. Sources: The #Panthers are trading star RB Christian McCaffrey to the #49ers, as SF adds a major offensive weapon. pic.twitter.com/3hFKssU7cB — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 21, 2022 San Francisco will send a second, third, and fourth round pick in the 2023 draft along with a fifth…

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Four players the 49ers may look to add this season

Disclaimer: I have no idea if the 49ers will trade for or sign any of these players. The 49ers currently have only $4.592 million in cap space available. Regardless, these are four players I think San Francisco should target to enhance their roster. 1.) Christian McCaffrey – Running Back, Carolina The Niners have been rumored to have interest in trading for the Carolina running back. This makes sense. Although Jeff…

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49ers Film Review: Jimmy Garoppolo can’t pick up his teammates

Everyone makes mistakes. How one responds is the difference between a good and bad result. Each of the 49ers losses this season have followed a similar pattern. Mistakes followed up with more mistakes. This was never more evident than during their 28-14 loss on Sunday in Atlanta. Here are a few examples I found will doing my weekly review of the coach’s film. Missed block Facing second and three on…

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Overreaction Monday: Kyle Shanahan should be on the hot seat

Every Monday during the NFL season is filled with fans and media pundits’ overreactions. Someone must be blamed. Especially when your team is bullied at the line of scrimmage and keeps make the same mistakes. Here are some of the best overreactions I’ve encountered in the aftermath of the 49ers’ 28-14 loss to Atlanta on Sunday. Kyle Shanahan should be on the hot seat! This is an overreaction, but not…

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49ers bullied in 28-14 loss to Falcons; 5 Burning questions answered

For the third time in six games to open the 2022 season, the San Francisco 49ers saw turnovers, penalties and missed opportunities lead to their undoing. As the 49ers (3-3) continued to struggle to find their identity, Atlanta (3-3) stuck to theirs. The Falcons came into Sunday’s contest averaging just over 32 rushing attempts per game. They finished with 40 against San Francisco, bullying their way to a 28-14 victory….

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49ers – Falcons Live Blog

This is the live blog for the San Francisco 49ers (3-2) week six matchup against the Atlanta Falcons (2-3) from Mercedez-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. I will provide updates and analysis from the tool shed throughout the game. 8:30 Nick Bosa will not play today. Joining him on the inactive list for today are Tyler Kroft, Danny Gray, Trent Williams, Jimmie Ward, and Arik Armstead. 9:04 How the 49ers defensive holds…

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Can Jimmy Garoppolo keep rolling? 5 Burning questions for the 49ers in Atlanta

The San Francisco 49ers (3-2) will make a short trip to Atlanta for their week six matchup against the Falcons. Under Kyle Shanahan, the have made a habit of staying on the East Coast between road games. In 2019, the 49ers spent a week in Youngstown, Ohio, and another in Florida between road games to limit the toll of travel on players. Since 2020, The 49ers have stayed at the…

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Steve Young…TWITTER…Thoughts from my drive home.

When it comes to a discussion of everything it takes to play quarterback in the NFL there is no one I listen to more than Steve Young. Young knows a thing or two when it comes to playing quarterback in the NFL. On top of that, his journey to the Pro Football Hall of Fame wasn’t a steady climb. While driving home late Wednesday night I pulled up Young’s weekly…

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Injuries piling up for 49ers defense

Injuries continue to pile up for San Francisco. The 49ers (3-2) defense was without several starters as it began preparations for a week six matchup with the Atlanta Falcons (2-3). Despite the loss of Jimmie Ward for the first four games during training, defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans has been able to navigate his group to the top of the NFL. Since the beginning of the season Ward has been joined…

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49ers Film Review: Key plays from win over Carolina

The 49ers 37-15 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday marked a series of firsts. For the first time they have won games in back-to-back weeks this season. San Francisco’s offense finally started rolling a bit as well, scoring a season high 30 points. While the offense found itself a bit, the defense continued to flex its muscle. Despite Nick Bosa being held without a sack, they recorded six quarterback…

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Overreaction Monday; Kyle Shanahan to blame for injury to Emmanuel Moseley

  Every game during the NFL season is followed up with overreactions from with fans and media pundits. If the home team loses there’s blame that must be levied, and after wins everything is rosy. The San Francisco 49ers blew out the Carolina Panthers on Sunday in Charlotte. The win moves the 49ers to 3-2 and keeps them in first place in the NFC West. Sunday’s win didn’t come without…

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49ers – Panthers Live Blog

This is the live blog for the San Francisco 49ers (2-2) week four matchup against the Carolina Panthers (1-3) from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. I will provide updates and analysis from the tool shed throughout the game. 11:40 Inactive for the 49ers: RB Marlon Mack, DT Arik Armstead (feet, ankle), DT Javon Kinlaw (knee), LT Trent Wiliams (ankle), RB Ty Davis-Price (ankle), S Tarvarius Moore (hamstring), TE Tyler…

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Can Jimmy Garoppolo keep the offense moving? 5 Keys to victory over the Carolina Panthers

The San Francisco 49ers (2-2) will look to win back-to-back games for the first time this season when they face the Carolina Panthers (1-3) on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The NFL schedule makers were not kind to the 49ers. Short weeks are tough on the body. A short week that includes cross country travel is even more difficult. Despite what their records might suggest, Carolina will…

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Jimmie Ward and Jason Verrett return: How will they fit in the 49ers defense?

The 49ers defense has been among the best in the NFL to start the season. On Wednesday the group saw the return of veteran stalwarts Jimmie Ward and Jason Verrett. Both returned to the practice field, opening a three-week window for them to be added to the active roster. Verrett had not practiced since tearing his ACL in week one of last season, and Ward had been out since injuring…

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