Garoppolo recovering well from major left knee injury

Sports 04/18/19, 02:04

Jimmy Garoppolo has resumed throwing and taking drop backs as he rehabilitates from a major knee injury that derailed his first full season as San Francisco's starting quarterback.The process of coming back is going smoothly and Garoppolo hopes to be able to take part in seven-on-seven drills when the 49ers ...

Giving big-money to quarterbacks guarantees nothing

Sports 01/03/19, 11:03

Giving quarterbacks big money doesn't guarantee success or even playoff appearances.The NFL's six highest-paid quarterbacks in 2018 will be spectators this postseason. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers ($33.5 million), Atlanta's Matt Ryan ($30 million), Minnesota's Kirk Cousins ($28 million), San Francisco's Jimmy Garoppolo ($27.5 million), Detroit's Matthew Stafford ($27 million) and ...

Garoppolo’s injury doomed 49ers season from start

Football 12/31/18, 18:57

All the optimism the San Francisco 49ers had coming into the season crumpled less than a month into the campaign when quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo blew out his knee.Talk of a playoff run and a return to the upper echelon of the NFC was put on hold for yet another year ...

49ers QB Nick Mullens shows he belongs in NFL

Football 12/17/18, 19:20

No matter what happens when Jimmy Garoppolo is healthy again and steps back in as starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Nick Mullens has proven there's a place for him somewhere in the NFL.The former undrafted free agent out of Southern Mississippi who wasn't even deemed worthy enough to ...

Kyle Shanahan off to rough start as 49ers coach

Football 12/06/18, 02:37

Kyle Shanahan's coaching tenure hasn't quite gotten off to the greatest start in San Francisco.He lost his first nine games with the 49ers last year before the arrival of Jimmy Garoppolo provided a late-season spark with five straight wins to close a 6-10 campaign.With Garoppolo sidelined by a season-ending knee ...

Niners QB Nick Mullens is prepping for first road start

Football 11/21/18, 20:39

Nick Mullens is getting an extended look as the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback, and an important test awaits Sunday.Mullens will make the first road start of his NFL career against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, his first chance to show how he handles a hostile environment after making his first ...

49ers 2017 draft class struggles in second year in NFL

Football 11/15/18, 11:30

As Eli Manning drove the New York Giants down the field for the game-winning touchdown in the latest loss for San Francisco, two players expected to be foundation pieces for the 49ers defense were only spectators.Reuben Foster missed his 10th game in two seasons because of injuries and suspension and ...

Bay Area Bummer: Raiders, 49ers limp into prime-time meeting

Football 10/30/18, 18:20

Jon Gruden's return to the sideline in Oakland and the prospect of a full season of Jimmy Garoppolo in San Francisco put optimism at a peak in the Bay Area heading into this NFL season.That feeling went far beyond the partisan backers of the Raiders and 49ers and extended to ...

49ers, Cardinals match ugly 1-6 records in NFC West game

Football 10/25/18, 19:12

One thing for certain about Sunday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals: No team in the NFL will have a worse record than the team that loses this one.The 49ers and Cardinals stagger into the game at 1-6. San Francisco has lost five in a row ...

Gurley’s 3 TDs lead Rams to 39-10 win vs 49ers and 7-0 start

Football 10/21/18, 21:09

Todd Gurley scored three touchdowns and Jared Goff threw two TD passes as the Los Angeles Rams took advantage of four takeaways and a blocked punt to beat the San Francisco 49ers 39-10 on Sunday.The Rams (7-0) intercepted C.J. Beathard twice and recovered two fumbles to give them seven straight ...

49ers offense making strides under CJ Beathard

Football 10/17/18, 18:01

C.J. Beathard went toe-to-toe with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay for nearly 60 minutes before the San Francisco 49ers fell just short at the end of another tough loss.Despite playing with a backup quarterback with starter Jimmy Garoppolo sidelined for the season, the 49ers offense has shown signs of being ...

49ers impressed by Cardinals rookie QB Rosen after 1 start

Football 10/04/18, 17:03

San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan took only a cursory look at Josh Rosen in his draft preparation last spring because the 49ers already had franchise quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in place.Shanahan studied Rosen a lot more closely this week after the rookie made his first career start in the NFL. Now ...

Injuries to QB, O-line, receivers put 49ers’ roster in flux

Football 10/01/18, 22:09

The San Francisco 49ers are so banged up, they're not even sure which holes to fill first.Three of San Francisco's five starting offensive linemen — left tackle Joe Staley, center Weston Richburg and right tackle Mike McGlinchey — suffered knee injuries during Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that ...

QB Beathard shows grit during Niners’ narrow loss to Bolts

Football 09/30/18, 22:16

Although C.J. Beathard knew he should slide, the San Francisco 49ers desperately needed a first down in the fourth quarter of a two-point game.So Beathard kept running toward Casey Hayward, and the Los Angeles Chargers' Pro Bowl cornerback knocked the wind clean out of the quarterback with a devastating shoulder ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver pickups for Week 4 as byes start

Football 09/25/18, 16:03

With the loss of Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending knee injury and the beginning of bye weeks rendering Cam Newton idle, many fantasy players will be looking for quarterback help this week.If you need a long-term solution at the position, try to make a trade for someone more consistent. Yet ...

49ers lose QB Jimmy Garoppolo to season-ending knee injury

Football 09/24/18, 15:26

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will need season-ending surgery on his injured left knee.The 49ers said Monday that an MRI confirmed the team's fears that Garoppolo tore his ACL while making a cut late in a loss at Kansas City. The injury deals a serious blow to the 49ers ...

Chiefs, 49ers heading in opposite directions through 3 weeks

Football 09/24/18, 02:37

The Kansas City Chiefs are on an upward trajectory, their blistering start spearheaded by a young, transcendent quarterback in Patrick Mahomes who is already setting NFL records.The San Francisco 49ers are the opposite in every way.Not only were they soundly beaten in a 38-27 loss at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, ...

49ers fear QB Garoppolo sustained season-ending ACL injury

Sports 09/23/18, 17:28

The 49ers fear quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining an injury to the ACL in his left knee late in Sunday's 38-27 loss to Kansas City .Garoppolo will have an MRI to confirm the severity of the injury, but 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said ...

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