| Nov 30, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Colin Kaepernick has attempted more deep passes than anyone in the NFL. More than Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady, and almost twice as many as Aaron Rodgers.
But failure with the long ball has helped turn the 49ers (7-5)...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:35 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Offensive struggles caught up again with the 49ers, who saw their three-game win streak end and NFC playoff hopes dim Thursday night when the rival Seattle Seahawks claimed a 19-3 victory.
Colin Kaepernick, in one of his most...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:05 PM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Richard Sherman may have had two interceptions, but neither came while covering Michael Crabtree, the 49ers wide receiver that Sherman called out after last season's NFC Championship game in Seattle.
Crabtree, after Thursday's 19-3...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The route is called a "stutter comeback," and Richard Sherman admits defending it has been one of his few weaknesses. So Thursday night, when the Seahawks sat in a three-deep zone and Sherman read the play perfectly and intercepted his first of two...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:27 PM
This time of the fantasy football calendar usually presents a dilemma: Plan for the short term or the playoffs? If you’re coasting to a postseason berth then the answer is simple: stock your roster for those early winter games that might bag you a...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
ST. LOUIS -- The Monday night lights sure agree with the San Francisco 49ers.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw for three touchdowns and 343 yards as San Francisco overcame a 14-0 first-quarter deficit for its seventh straight Monday night win, a 31-17...
| Oct 14, 2014
By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange
ST. LOUIS — The Monday night lights sure agree with the San Francisco 49ers.
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw for three touchdowns and 343 yards as San Francisco overcame a 14-0 first-quarter deficit for its...
| Sep 14, 2014
The receivers are ailing, the offensive line regressed, the defense is terrible, Jay Cutler still is prone to back-breaking mistakes late and the sky is falling rather rapidly.
One week, team is 0-1. Deep breath.
The exhale slides right into a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As the Bears prepare for this weekend’s trip to San Francisco, we asked Matt Barrows, the 49ers beat writer for the Sacramento Bee, for his candid personal scouting report. Here are four things you need to know about the Niners before Sunday’s...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
2013: 10-6, first.
Last in playoffs: 2013.
They're going all the way: QB Nick Foles is coming off an unbelievable season, with 27 touchdown passes and just two interceptions. LeSean McCoy is the defending rushing champion and the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:00 PM
2013 | 13-3, 1st in West
Last year in playoffs | 2013
Going all the way: The last franchise to win back-to-back Super Bowl titles was New England in 2003 and ’04, so the Seahawks have quite a challenge. Then again, Pete Carroll...