Halftime w/ Jason and Nate - January 4, 2016Jason and Nate discuss the firing of Jim Tomsula and all the other Black Monday happenings in the NFL - plus, a preview of Kings/Thunder and an interview with the Bay Area Sports Guy, Steve Berman.
York: Baalke Staying, In Charge Of Finding Head CoachSan Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York stood in front of the media on Monday to address the disappointing 2015 season. While he was up on the podium for a good half hour talking, he didn't say much of significance during that time.
Dawson Kicks 23-Yard Winning Field Goal, 49ers Beat RamsJim Tomsula kept the focus on his players until the very end, just as he has strived to do all season long. Then, after smiling in his last news conference as 49ers head coach, he was fired less than 90 minutes later Sunday night.
49ers Fire Head Coach Jim Tomsula After Dismal SeasonJim Tomsula was fired by the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night after one disappointing season, with an announcement just more than two hours after the season finale.
Tomsula Says 49ers 'Building' Despite His Uncertain FutureWith his disappointing first full season as 49ers head coach coming to a close, Jim Tomsula said Monday that his team is building for the future. But whether or not Tomsula will be a part of that future remains to be seen.
Team Grades: 49ers Start Strong In Motown But Fade In Second HalfThe San Francisco 49ers scored a touchdown in the first quarter Sunday against the Detroit Lions, the first time the S.F. offense had managed an early TD all season. When the 49ers tied the score with 40 seconds left in the first half, things looked good for San Francisco. But it wasn't to be, as Detroit shut out the 49ers in the second half on the way to a 32-17 victory at Ford Field.
Don't Let The Final Score Fool You, 49ers Were Bad In Lost Over BengalsThe San Francisco 49ers lost at home on Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 24-14, but the game wasn't that close. The Bengals led 24-0 late in the third quarter, and the 49ers turned the ball over four times on the day while committing a whopping 11 penalties overall.
Tomsula Disagrees 49ers Were Overconfident Against BrownsJim Tomsula begs to differ with left tackle Joe Staley and linebacker Ahmad Brooks that the San Francisco 49ers overlooked Cleveland in Sunday's rock-bottom loss to the Browns. Still, the question begs to be asked: How could a team with one road win possibly be overconfident?
Team Grades: Niners Take A Huge Step Backward Against BrownsHoping to build off momentum from their first road win of the week in Chicago last Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers faced the worst team in the league this week—and lost badly.
Team Grades: 49ers Show Up On The Road In 26-20 Overtime WinThe San Francisco 49ers won their first road game of the year Sunday in Chicago, beating the Bears in overtime on a long pass play from Blaine Gabbert to Torrey Smith.
Why Do The 49ers Struggle So Much On The Road In 2015?The San Francisco 49ers have turned into a road mess this year, after posting a 24-11 mark away from their home stadiums from 2011-14 under former coach Jim Harbaugh—including playoff contests.