Chicago Bears And Cold, Hard Soldier Field Await 49ers This WeekendComing off a tough home loss against the Arizona Cardinals, the San Francisco 49ers now must bundle up for a road trip to wintery Chicago to face the Bears next Sunday.
Struggling San Francisco 49ers Hope To Find Season's First Road Win In Chicago Or ClevelandThe San Francisco 49ers (3-8) are 0-5 away from Levi's Stadium this season and little points to them getting over that hump unless things change drastically, and in a hurry.
Team Grades: 49ers Fight Hard At Home In Narrow Loss To CardinalsOnce again, the San Francisco 49ers played much better at home on the Levi's Stadium turf than they do on the road, but it wasn't enough to beat the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals.
Injury Report: 49ers Have Few Injury Worries For SundayThe 3-7 San Francisco 49ers host the 8-2 Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at Levi's Stadium, and they do so with no new injury concerns. Some of the same players are still nicked up, of course, and running back Carlos Hyde remains questionable for the Week 12 matchup.
5 Things The 49ers Have To Be Thankful For This SeasonEven though it's been a season of turmoil for the San Francisco 49ers, there are still many things the organization has to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. As the teams and fans enjoy the holiday on Thursday, they should keep in mind their good fortune in relation to other NFL teams.
Arizona Cardinals Are The Team To Beat In The NFCThe San Francisco 49ers are 3-7 this year and going nowhere fast. This weekend, they host the 8-2 Arizona Cardinals, who may be the best team in the NFC this year (with all due respect to the 10-0 Carolina Panthers). The 49ers will have their hands full at Levi's Stadium on Sunday.
49ers Can't Slow Rawls In 29-13 Loss To SeahawksAgainst one of the top defenses in the league, Blaine Gabbert showed flashes of why San Francisco went ahead with benching Colin Kaepernick. But those positive moments lacked the consistency for San Francisco to take down the Seahawks on a day Seattle started to look more like the team that has won two straight NFC titles.
Team Grades: 49ers Defense Doesn't Show Up In SeattleOnce they woke up, the San Francisco 49ers played a decent game on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks on the road. Unfortunately, the 49ers were behind 20-0 before they started to compete.
Colin Kaepernick's Season Is Over For 49ersQuarterback Colin Kaepernick was placed on season-ending injured reserve by San Francisco on Saturday with a left shoulder injury, possibly signaling an end to his time with the 49ers just three seasons after he led them to a Super Bowl.
Carlos Hyde Out; Shaun Draughn To Start In SeattleSan Francisco running back Carlos Hyde will miss his third game with a stress fracture in his left foot, 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said Friday, days after suggesting he might be available.
Injury Report: 49ers To Take On Seahawks Without Boldin And HydeThe San Francisco 49ers got 168 yards from running back Carlos Hyde in Week 1 against the Minnesota Vikings, but in the eight games since then, the 49ers have gotten just 302 yards from the oft-injured Hyde. It now looks like San Francisco won't have their No. 1 running back for this Sunday's road contest against the Seattle Seahawks, due to a continuing and lingering foot injury. That will put the pressure on quarterback Blaine Gabbert to take on the Legion of Boom without much support.
49ers Defenders Bowman, Williams Return To Seattle At LastIan Williams passed NaVorro Bowman in the locker room earlier this week and reminded his teammate they would be returning to Seattle's home field and the scene of major injuries from the 2013 season that temporarily derailed their careers.