49ers preseason week 2; What to look for against Minnesota

The 49ers are ready for week two of the preseason. San Francisco traveled to Minnesota on Monday, where they participated in joint practice sessions with the Vikings on Wednesday and Thursday. On Saturday night, the two teams will face off at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Here is what to watch against the Vikings. Who is playing? Don’t expect to see many of the starters. Kyle Shanahan told reporters last…

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All arrows up for Trey Lance

A portion of the 49ers fan base has decided that training camp statistics are irrelevant this year. That’s too bad because it means they are missing one heck of a story. That same group had no problem accepting training camp statistics last year; the difference is they liked the picture those numbers were painting.  Trey Lance had an up and down start to training camp. Through the first ten practices,…

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49ers Mailbag: Which newcomer will have the biggest impact?

The San Francisco 49ers have completed 14 training camp practices and their first preseason game in Santa Clara. With the team now in Minnesota for two days of joint practices with the Vikings on Wednesday and Thursday before their second preseason game on Saturday, now is the perfect time to take a step back and respond to questions. Here we go. @mewsley28 – Other than Trey Lance, which player who…

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Deebo Samuel’s big day; Observations from day 14 at 49ers training camp

On Monday, the 49ers held their final practice before heading out to Minnesota for joint practices with the Vikings on Wednesday and Thursday. The team trimmed its roster down to 85 this morning, releasing Darqueze Dennard, KeeSean Johnson, Josh Hokit, and Tomasi Laulile. Here is what stood out from the 49ers fourteenth practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Trey Lance After having a rough outing yesterday, Lance bounced back…

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Wideback Deebo Samuel returns; Observations from day 13 at 49ers training camp

Here is what stood out from the 49ers thirteenth practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Sunday’s session was not in pads and lasted just over 60 minutes. While the practice was light, it was highlighted by some interesting looks in the run game. Deebo Samuel and Ray-Ray McCloud During Deebo Samuel’s contract stalemate, there were several reports that the receiver was unhappy with being used in the backfield. Based…

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Trey Lance shines: 49ers beat Green Bay in preseason opener

Santa Clara — The San Francisco 49ers opened their 2022 preseason by defeating the Green Bay Packers 28-21 at Levi’s Stadium. Here is what stood out from the game. Trey Lance The performance from Lance in his two series of action was everything you want to see from your starting quarterback.  Lance showed poise in the pocket, used his legs when necessary, and was on the money with his throws. …

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49ers – Packers Live Blog

This is the live blog for the 49ers 2022 preseason opener against the Green Bay Packers. I will provide updates and analysis from the press box throughout the game. 5:14 Javon Kinlaw and Mike McGlinchey are dressed. Looks like the two will make their return tonight. 5:17 49ers not expected to play: Brandon Aiyuk, Azeez Al-Shaair, Arik Armstead, Nick Bosa, Samson Ebukam, Dre Greenlaw, Kyle Juszczyk, George Kittle, Elijah Mitchell,…

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49ers preseason opener: What to look for against Green Bay

The 49ers kick off the preseason tonight with a home game at Levi’s Stadium against the Green Bay Packers. Many starters are not expected to play; however, this contest will give many their first glimpse of the changes to several key areas.  Here is what to look for tonight against the Packers. Trey Lance Kyle Shanahan stated Tuesday he would like to get his starting quarterback some playing time in…

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The run game gets rolling; Observations from day 12 at 49ers training camp

Here is what stood out from the 49ers twelfth practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Starting cornerbacks Emmanuel Moseley and Charvarius Ward both sat out practice with muscle strains in their legs. The hope is Moseley can return to the field next week, while it sounds like Ward will miss the next two. Trey Lance After having one of his best days on Tuesday, Wednesday was back to more…

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Trey Lance bounces back; Observations from day 11 at 49ers training camp

Here is what stood out from the 49ers eleventh practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Trey Lance Kyle Shanahan acknowledged Trey Lance’s rough day on Sunday and was looking for the quarterback to bounce back today. He got a bounce back and then some as Lance finished his day 13-17, with one touchdown and two rushing touchdowns.  Lance started hot, hitting Brandon Aiyuk for a pair of long gains…

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Lance struggles again and other observations from day 10 at 49ers training camp

Here is what stood out from the 49ers tenth practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Fred Warner Warner may be an All-Pro, but every day he can be seen working on something to improve his game during the special teams period to open practice. Today Warner’s focus was on improving a pass rush move. After working with LB Johnny Holland for a couple of minutes, Nick Bosa came over…

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Observations from day 9 of 49ers training camp; Trey Lance leads a touchdown drive

Here is what stood out from the 49ers ninth practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Trey Lance It was an up and down day for Lance who finished 11-19 with one touchdown and an interception which went the other way for a defensive touchdown. Lance struggled through the early portion of team drills. After hitting on his first two throws, his next four ended up on the turf due…

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Observations from day 7 of 49ers training camp

Here is what stood out from the 49ers seventh practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Light practice After its longest training camp practice on Tuesday, San Francisco took the shoulder pads off and dialed the intensity back on Wednesday. Among those taking the day off were tight end George Kittle, linebacker Dre Greenlaw, and offensive lineman Jaylon Moore. Trey Lance Lance completed just three of nine pass attempts during…

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Tempers flare; Observations from day 6 of 49ers training camp

Here is what stood out from the 49ers sixth practice during training camp in Santa Clara. Trey Lance Lance started hot, completing six of eight attempts during the first team period. The second-year quarterback found Brandon Aiyuk down the middle for a nice gain on his first throw. Lance threw with good anticipation to hit George Kittle down the middle a few plays later. Lance opened the second team session…

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Report: Deebo Samuel, 49ers agree to 3-year contract extension

According to multiple reports, Deebo Samuel and the San Francisco 49ers have agreed on a three-year contract extension worth up to $73.5 million with $58.1 million guaranteed. The deal comes after a contentious offseason that saw the star receiver scrub the 49ers from his social media accounts and request a trade. Samuel skipped voluntary OTA workouts before showing up for the mandatory minicamp. He has been on hand for the…

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Every Trey Lance pass play from day 4 of 49ers training camp

Trey Lance dropped back to pass 18 times during the fourth practice of 49ers training camp, and he finished 8-15 with an interception. Here’s what happened: 1) Complete to Jauan Jennings – After a run fake, Lance quarter rolled to his right before firing a dart to Jennings, who was running a curl on the left side. 2) Incomplete to Kyle Jusczcyk – Under pressure, Lance tries to drop it…

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Better day for Trey Lance; Observations from day 4 of 49ers training camp

Here is what stood out from the 49ers fourth practice of training camp in Santa Clara. Trey Lance Lance was much better than he’d been the last two days. On this day, he finished 8-15 with an interception. Lance had two passes dropped, one by George Kittle over the middle and the other by Jeff Wilson Jr in the right flat.  The best part of Lance’s performance today was his…

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Every Trey Lance drop back from day 2 of 49ers training camp

Trey Lance dropped back to pass 17 times during the second practice of 49ers training camp. He finished 7-15 with an interception. Here’s what happened: 1)  Complete to Elijah Mitchell – Nick Bosa beat George Kittle around the right side. Lance stepped up and hit his checkdown back. 2) Incomplete to Brandon Aiyuk – DeMeco Ryans dialed up a blitz and the defense put good pressure on Lance who tried…

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