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.
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 Really Need Boldin And Hyde To Heal During Bye WeekWith an extra week of preparation and rest before they head up to Seattle for a November 22 matchup against the hated Seahawks, the San Francisco 49ers are hoping that wide receiver Anquan Boldin and running back Carlos Hyde heal well enough to face the final seven games of the season with confidence. The 49ers offense is the worst in the NFL by almost any measurement, and without Boldin and Hyde, there's no chance it improves.
49ers Can Use Bye Week To Regroup After Disappointing 3-6 StartWith the surprising 17-16 home win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in Blaine Gabbert's starting debut at Levi's Stadium, the San Francisco 49ers now get a week off.
Injury Report: Health Isn't Improving For Sinking 49ers In Week 9The San Francisco 49ers are going nowhere in 2015, and this week's organizational choices have demonstrated that. Adding more fuel to the "tanking" conversation is the long list of injured players that can't contribute on the field this week against the Atlanta Falcons at home. Six players were unable to workout on Thursday, and that includes key pieces like cornerback Kenneth Acker, wide receiver Anquan Boldin, offensive guard Alex Boone and running back Carlos Hyde.
Injury Report: 7 Key Players Questionable For 49ers This SundayNot that the San Francisco 49ers need any more distractions, but there are several important players who couldn't practice fully on Thursday due to injury as the team heads into its Week 8 road game against the St. Louis Rams. Already 2-5 this season, the 49ers are looking at their first losing season since 2010.
Injury Report: Short Weeks Always Tough, But 49ers Ready For SeahawksIt's been said that playing in an NFL football game is like getting into 10 car crashes in one day. If that's the case, it's very hard to recover from game day in a short week on the schedule.
After Paying Back Ravens, 49ers Now Have Chance To Do The Same To SeahawksStrange favors the NFL schedule makers gave the San Francisco 49ers this year: In order, the 49ers faced games against the last three teams to eliminate them from the playoffs.
Team Grades: Home-Field Magic Is Elixir 49ers Need For Victory In 2015The San Francisco 49ers are clearly a much better team at home on the Levi's Stadium turf, and now they have a second victory in 2015 there.
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Team Grades: 49ers Show Big Improvement In Week 5 Against Giants, Despite Late LossThe San Francisco 49ers did not get blown out in New York by the Giants on Sunday Night Football in Week 5. In fact, the 49ers played so well, they had the lead very late in the 4th quarter. However, a two-time Super Bowl champion QB delivered in the clutch for the Giants, throwing the winning touchdown pass with just 21 seconds left. Overall, though, this was a moral victory for the 49ers even as they dropped to 1-4 on the season.