Stories tagged: 49ers
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Lynch takes unusual path from field to booth to 49ers GM
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Ever since watching John Elway step into an NFL front office in Denver and build a Super Bowl champion, John Lynch was intrigued about leaving the …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
NFL notes: Tomlin defends decision to leave Roethlisberger in game with big lead
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday defended his decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the Miami game despite holding an 18-point lead but admitted he got “over-aggressive” and shouldn’t …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
NFL notebook: Broncos coach Gary Kubiak returns from week hiatus
Gary Kubiak, 55, returned to work Monday, a week after his doctor ordered the Broncos’ coach to take time off after he suffered a complex migraine and was hospitalized overnight …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 8:59 p.m.
NFL notebook: Steelers’ Roethlisberger has torn meniscus
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a torn meniscus in his left knee and will have surgery Monday morning. There is no timetable for his return to the team.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 7:11 p.m.
Vikings shut down Giants’ best options in 24-10 victory
With his four-game “Deflategate” suspension completed, Tom Brady was eligible to step back into the New England Patriots’ team facility on Monday for the first time in a month. But …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 10:40 p.m.
49ers open Chip Kelly era with 28-0 victory over Rams
Carlos Hyde ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers posted their first season-opening shutout in franchise history to spoil the Rams’ first game since moving …
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Kaepernick decision not to stand for anthem gets NFL talking
Letting his hair go au natural and sprinting between drills as usual, Colin Kaepernick took the field Sunday with the San Francisco 49ers as his stance against standing for the …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
NFL notebook: Jordy Nelson practices for first time in camp with Packers
Jordy Nelson’s return to practice was greeted with big cheers as the Green Bay Packers got one of their big playmakers back. At least for a little bit of practice.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
NFL notebook: Saints top pick Rankins has fractured fibula
New Orleans Saints defensive tackle and first-round draft choice Sheldon Rankins has been diagnosed with a broken fibula, an injury that occurred Monday during training camp practice in West Virginia, …
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
NFL notebook: Gabbert throws early TD before Texans rally past 49ers 24-13
Blaine Gabbert overcame a shaky start to throw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Vance McDonald before the Houston Texans rallied in the second half against San Francisco’s reserves to beat …
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 8:20 p.m.
49ers bench Colin Kaepernick for Blaine Gabbert
Colin Kaepernick is out of the 49ers starting quarterback job for the first time since he seized that role three years ago.
Mon., Aug. 24, 2015
Nelson hurt in Packers’ loss to Steelers
Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger look ready for the regular season. The immediate future for Jordy Nelson seems far more uncertain.
Sat., April 11, 2015
Kaepernick’s revised mechanics wow Davis
Colin Kaepernick 2.0 made quite the first impression on Vernon Davis as the 49ers began their offseason program this week. “When I saw him yesterday, I didn’t even know that …
Mon., Sept. 15, 2014
Chicago spoils Levi’s debut
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jay Cutler passed for three fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago’s starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night …
Mon., April 14, 2014
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at airport
LOS ANGELES – San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that …
Mon., Jan. 20, 2014
Second-half magic sight to (mostly) see
SEATTLE – Take heart, KAYU viewer. Sure, you got “Heidi-ed” out of seeing that ballsy fourth-down touchdown pass. While you cussed at the black TV screen and strafed the station’s …
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014, 11:02 p.m.
Blanchette: A second half well worth seeing
Sure, you got “Heidi-ed” out of seeing that ballsy fourth-down touchdown pass. While you cussed at the black TV screen and strafed the station’s switchboard, your Seattle Seahawks were well …
Sat., Jan. 18, 2014
Hawks took a flier on Bowie, and glad they did
RENTON, Wash. – The story of how rookie Michael Bowie came to start at left guard for Seattle against the Saints last Saturday is not only one of personal redemption …
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014, 9:57 p.m.
Get ready for Seahawks-49ers III
Just minutes after San Francisco’s playoff win at Carolina on Sunday, Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin tweeted simply: “Wouldn’t want it any other way…”
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014, 9:55 p.m.
‘Healthy’ 49ers advance with win over Panthers
The San Francisco 49ers say they have gotten healthy at the right time. And they think they demonstrated that Sunday by grinding out a rough and rugged 23-10 victory over …
Sun., Jan. 5, 2014
49ers at Packers
Line: 49ers by 3; Over/under: 45 1/2
Sun., Jan. 5, 2014
Cold weather will play factor
GREEN BAY, Wis. – Josh Boyd isn’t into making a fashion statement, and he doesn’t think he needs to go sleeveless to show off his toughness. All the Packers defensive …
Tue., May 21, 2013, 12:36 p.m.
50th Super Bowl goes to San Francisco Bay Area
BOSTON — The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area and the NFL championship will go to Houston the following year. Team owners voted Tuesday …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2013
Disappointed 49ers looking ahead
NEW ORLEANS – Offensive linemen Alex Boone and Mike Iupati stood in one corner of a near-empty San Francisco locker room and pondered just how close they had come to …
Sat., Jan. 26, 2013
James all he was quacked up to be
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – LaMichael James has transformed himself from a rookie spectator forced to watch the first three months of the NFL season to a key contributor on San …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2012, 8:48 p.m.
Seahawks dominate 49ers
Russell Wilson threw four touchdown passes to move into second place for TD passes by a rookie, Marshawn Lynch scored twice, and led by their rocking crowd the Seattle Seahawks …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2012
Column: Harbaugh vs. Carroll always entertains
Two franchises playing for high stakes. Two teams waging battle on national TV in prime time. Two young quarterbacks on a quest to prove they are capable of leading a …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012
Seahawks will have no trouble focusing
RENTON, Wash. – As the Seattle Seahawks flew back from Toronto late Sunday night, nearly everyone on Seattle’s charter was glued to what was happening in New England – watching …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
Loss of Belcher ‘devastating’ for Chiefs
Jovan Belcher walked off the field after his final practice, laughing and joking with Chiefs defensive tackle Shaun Smith about who would get into the game the most on Sunday …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012
Kaepernick will start for 49ers
Colin Kaepernick has earned himself a third straight start at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Coach Jim Harbaugh made the announcement Wednesday that Kaepernick would go Sunday at St. …