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 ...

Eli Manning off the hot seat with Giants winning last 2

Football 11/21/18, 15:02

No one seems to be asking questions about Eli Manning remaining the quarterback of the New York Giants these days.The two-time Super Bowl MVP has quieted his critics, throwing for five touchdowns and no interceptions in wins over the San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers the past two weeks.In ...

Turnovers, leaky defense compound Buccaneers QB quandary

Football 11/19/18, 19:48

Jameis Winston or Ryan Fitzpatrick.It doesn't seem to matter who's playing quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Turnovers and a leaky defense are hindering the team's chances of being successful.The Bucs (3-7) have dropped seven of eight games following a 2-0 start, vacillating back and forth between Winston and Fitzpatrick, ...

Beckham not backing off Giants winning final 7 games

Football 11/15/18, 18:57

Odell Beckham Jr. says more than a couple of people scoffed last week when he said the New York Giants could win their final eight games and make the playoffs.The NFL's highest-paid receiver knew it was a long shot when he made the statement and little has changed since the ...

Manning’s late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

Football 11/12/18, 23:27

Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the San Francisco 49ers 27-23 on Monday night.New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., center, scores in front of San Francisco 49ers cornerback ...

49ers, Raiders alter schedules due to smoke from wildfire

Sports 11/09/18, 20:06

The San Francisco 49ers shifted workout times Friday as smoke from a massive Northern California wildfire affected the air quality in the Bay Area.With the air quality rated at levels considered unhealthy, the 49ers worked out earlier so they could get off the field before conditions worsened.The team has been ...

Mullens to share stage with Manning when 49ers host Giants

Sports 11/08/18, 20:11

Nick Mullens remembers getting the phone call from Archie Manning inviting him to the prestigious Manning Passing Academy two summers ago.Mullens savored the chance to take part in the four-day clinic run by Archie and his two NFL quarterback sons, Eli and Peyton. Mullens especially relished the opportunity to watch ...

QB Nick Mullens to get 2nd start for 49ers

Football 11/06/18, 17:21

The San Francisco 49ers are sticking with Nick Mullens as their starting quarterback after his spectacular debut performance.Mullens said coach Kyle Shanahan told him Tuesday that he will remain the starter for the upcoming game against the New York Giants.Mullens worked with the starters during a limited practice as the ...

49ers RB Mostert, CB Moseley out for season with injuries

Football 11/02/18, 19:02

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert and cornerback Emmanuel Moseley will both need season-ending surgery after getting injured against the Oakland Raiders.Coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday that Mostert broke his arm and Moseley dislocated his shoulder in the 34-3 victory Thursday night. Both players have been placed on injured ...

Gruden seeks answers after most lopsided loss of his career

Football 11/02/18, 18:27

The defense can't stop anybody, even a third-string, undrafted free agent quarterback making his NFL debut.The banged-up offensive line is providing no protection for Derek Carr, leaving coach Jon Gruden so concerned about his quarterback's health that he was unwilling to call any down-field passes.The rookie punter is in a ...

Mullens has sterling debut in 49ers 34-3 win over Raiders

Football 11/01/18, 23:19

Nick Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns for the most productive NFL debut since the merger, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 34-3 victory over the Oakland Raiders in a lopsided Battle of the Bay on Thursday night.George Kittle made an impressive one-handed catch on a 71-yard ...

Owens to get Hall of Fame ring during 49ers game

Football 11/01/18, 22:11

Terrell Owens came back to his roots to get his Hall of Fame ring.Owens was presented with the ring during a halftime ceremony during Thursday night's game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders.Owens spent the first eight seasons with the 49ers, establishing himself as one of the ...

49ers doomed by another close loss

Football 10/29/18, 17:52

Allowing a rookie quarterback to lead two fourth-quarter touchdown drives and then botching a snap to cost a team a chance to get into range for a game-tying field goal might seem a bit improbable.For the San Francisco 49ers, games like that have become far too typical in two years ...

Rookie Rosen rallies Cardinals past 49ers 18-15

Football 10/28/18, 19:52

Josh Rosen threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to fellow rookie Christian Kirk with 34 seconds to play to rally the Arizona Cardinals to an 18-15 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in a matchup of teams with two of the worst records in the NFL.The Cardinals beat San ...

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 ...

LB Reuben Foster struggles in year 2 for 49ers

Football 10/25/18, 18:15

Reuben Foster was one of the few bright spots as a rookie for the San Francisco 49ers, flashing the ability that made him look like a defensive building block for years to come.After an offseason of legal issues and a two-game suspension to start this season, Foster has been unable ...

Donald dominates in Rams 39-10 victory over 49ers

Football 10/22/18, 02:53

Aaron Donald ripped the ball out of Matt Breida's hands to set up one touchdown. He harassed C.J. Beathard with four sacks and several other hits that helped shut down San Francisco's offense.Donald's dominance helped improve Los Angeles to 7-0 for the first time since 1985 with a 39-10 victory ...

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 ...

Old friends Shanahan, McVay square off when 49ers face Rams

Football 10/18/18, 17:10

Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan arrived as head coaches in the NFC West together last year as longtime friends and colleagues tasked with revitalizing struggling franchises.McVay has done a much quicker job overhauling the Los Angeles Rams than Shanahan has with the San Francisco 49ers. The teams headed in opposite ...

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 ...

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