49ers dominate Commanders in 37-20 win; Five burning questions answered

The San Francisco 49ers used a dominant second half effort to defeat the Washington Commanders by a score of 37-20 on Sunday at Levi’s Stadium. It was anyone’s game at the half. Despite the Commanders dominating time of possession the score was tied at seven. The 49ers passed up points on their opening possession and were stuffed on fourth and one. In the second quarter the San Francisco defense stopped…

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49ers – Commanders Live Blog

This is the live blog for the San Francisco 49ers (10-4) week 16 matchup against the Washington Commanders (7-6-1) from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. I will provide updates and analysis throughout the game. 11:12 San Francisco has activated Javon Kinlaw off IR. This will be the first time since week two the 49ers will have their entire starting defensive line available to them. San Francisco also elevated defensive tackle…

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Can Brock Purdy handle the pressure? Five burning questions for 49ers vs Commanders

The San Francisco 49ers clinched their first NFC West division title since 2019 and will continue to chase the highest possible playoff seed when they face the Washington Commanders on Christmas Eve at Levi’s Stadium. This game was supposed to be a matchup between two athletic strong-armed quarterbacks from North Dakota State. Instead of Carson Wentz and Trey Lance it will be Taylor Heinicke and Brock Purdy, two undersized players…

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What is the biggest concern ahead for the 49ers?

The San Francisco 49ers are in the middle of a seven game win streak, something they have accomplished only two other times in the last 25 years. In both 2011 and 2019 San Francisco ran off eight game winning streaks on the way to the playoffs. The 2011 season culminated in a trip to the NFC Championship game. In 2019 the team made it all the way to the Super…

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Six 49ers named to 2023 NFL Pro Bowl

The 49ers will be well represented at the 2023 NFL Pro Bowl. A total of 13 players from San Francisco have been selected, six to the roster and seven as alternates. Those selected include Talanoa Hufanga, Fred Warner, Nick Bosa, George Kittle, Kyle Juszczyk, and Trent Williams. Hufanga makes his first Pro Bowl in his first season as a starter. The second-year safety leads the 49ers with four interceptions and…

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49ers Film Review: Is Brock Purdy the real deal?

Brock Purdy became the first 49ers rookie quarterback since at least 1970 to throw at least two touchdowns three games in a row in San Francisco’s 21-13 win over Seattle on Thursday. There are many who still question if Purdy is for real. Afterall, he was the last player taken in the 2022 draft, he doesn’t have the size, or arm strength of a prototypical NFL starting quarterback. For this…

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49ers surge into playoffs; Observations from 21-13 win over Seattle

The 49ers 21-13 win over the Seahawks on Thursday night at Lumen Field in Seattle clinched their first NFC West division title since 2019. Here is what stood out from the game and season so far. Offense December was supposed to be the time we would find out what this 49ers team was made up. The schedule looked daunting games against Miami, Tampa Bay, Seattle, and Washington. Through the first…

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49ers clinch NFC West title with 21-13 win over Seattle; Five burning questions answered

The San Francisco 49ers clinched the NFC West division championship with a 21-13 defeat of the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night at Lumen Stadium in Seattle. San Francisco is assured to have at least one game at home in the playoffs. San Francisco took the lead late when Brock Purdy connected with George Kittle from 28 yards out on the 49ers second offensive possession of the game. Purdy faked a…

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49ers – Seahawks Live Blog

This is the live blog for the San Francisco 49ers (9-4) week 15 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks (7-6) from Lumen Field in Seattle. I will provide updates and analysis throughout the game. 4:40 Inactive tonight for the 49ers: Jimmy Garoppolo, Deebo Samuel, Samuel Womack, Tarvarius Moore, Curtis Robinson, Nick Zakelj, Kevin Givens. Rookie running back Ty Davis-Price is active tonight. We may see him lined up in the backfield…

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Can Brock Purdy win on the road? Five burning questions for 49ers vs Seahawks

The San Francisco 49ers will look to clinch their first NFC West division title since 2019 when they face the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night at Lumen Stadium in Seattle. San Francisco is riding a six game win streak into Seattle and won the first matchup between the two division rivals in week two 27-7. After starting the season 6-3, Seattle has lost three of their last four and fallen…

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49ers Film Review: Brock Purdy’s five best plays against Tampa Bay

Brock Purdy made history on Sunday. On his way to leading the 49ers to a 35-7 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Purdy became the first rookie quarterback in the Super Bowl era to have at least two touchdown passes, one rushing touchdown and a passer rating over 125 in their first career start. Here are the best plays from his historic start. First quarter, Third and seven, Buccaneers 49…

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49ers offense is in high gear; Observations from 35-7 win over Tampa Bay

Here is what stood out from the 49ers 35-7 blowout win over the Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. Kyle Shanahan During their current six-game winning streak, the 49ers have averaged 28.6 points per game and scored over 30 points four times. San Francisco now ranks eighth in the NFL with an average of 24.4 points scored. If this holds up it will be the first time in Kyle…

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Brock Purdy leads 49ers to 35-7 blowout win over Tampa Bay; Five burning questions answered

The San Francisco 49ers blasted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 35-7 on Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. Their sixth consecutive victory moves the Niners to 9-4 on the season. Coupled with a Seattle loss to Carolina, San Francisco will clinch the NFC West with a win on Thursday night. The victory did not come without a price. Kevin Givens left the game early with a knee injury, and Deebo Samuel went…

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49ers – Buccaneers Live Blog

This is the live blog for the San Francisco 49ers (8-4) week 14 matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-6) from Levi’s Stadium. I will provide updates and analysis from the press box throughout the game. 12:15 Inactive for the 49ers today are Jimmy Garoppolo, Hassan Ridgeway, Jaylon Moore, Ross Dwelley, Curtis Robinson, Nick Zakelj, Ty Davis-Price. San Francisco elevated Tevin Coleman from the practice squad yesterday. They prefer having…

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Brock Purdy or Tom Brady? Five burning questions for 49ers vs Buccaneers

The San Francisco 49ers will look to extend their current winning streak to six and improve to 9-4 when they face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. This game could be the final time Tom Brady goes against the team he grew up cheering for. The veteran will square off against 49ers rookie Brock Purdy who will be making his first professional start. The Buccaneers will…

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Kyle Shanahan on new 49ers starting quarterback Brock Purdy

The quarterback carousel continues to turn for the 49ers. Trey Lance was lost for the season to a broken ankle in week two and Jimmy Garoppolo is now out after suffering a foot injury against Miami. Next up is rookie Brock Purdy. As should be expected, Kyle Shanahan fielded several questions about the young signal caller during his Wednesday press conference. Here is what the head coach had to say….

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49ers Film Review: The Good and Not So Good of Brock Purdy against Miami

The Brock Purdy era has begun in San Francisco. Taking the field after Jimmy Garoppolo was lost once again to injury, Purdy stepped in and guided the 49ers offense to 23 points. As should be expected from a rookie quarter back there was some good and not so good. The Not So Good First quarter, First and ten, Dolphins 28 Purdy has Deebo Samuel open in the right flat off…

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