Old Friends Shanahan, McVay Square Off When 49ers Face RamsSean 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.
49ers Hire Former Raiders DC Ken Norton Jr. As AssistantThe San Francisco 49ers have hired former Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. as an assistant head coach.
49ers Team Grades: Jimmy Garoppolo Leads Niners To Fifth Straight Win In Convincing FashionThe season may be over, but the San Francisco 49ers head into the offseason with plenty of reasons to feel optimistic about the 2018 season with Jimmy Garoppolo at the helm.
Kyle Shanahan Excited About Way 49ers Are Finishing SeasonThe San Francisco 49ers' long-term rebuilding project looks like it's accelerating with the addition of Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback.
49ers Week 14 Team Grades: SF Wins Consecutive Games For First Time Since 2014The San Francisco 49ers played well enough to beat the injury-decimated Houston Texans on the road Sunday by a 26-16 score, and although it was hardly a perfect performance, the 49ers will take their third win of the year with a smile and wave goodbye to the state of Texas.
49ers Team Grades: Smothering Defense, Ball-Control Offense Lead SF To WinAgainst the Bears on the road, this was a new 49ers offense with QB Jimmy Garoppolo under center, and as a result, the defense was rested and able to dominate the game.
49ers Bye Week Headlines: SF Has Played Better Than Record ShowsAs the 49ers take a week off, with the future of the team at the quarterback position somewhat up in the air, it's clear the team is better than its 1-9 record in 2017 indicates.
Marquise Goodwin Hopes Heartbreak Of Losing Son Helps Others"I mentally and physically was not prepared to play in the game at all," Goodwin said.
49ers Week 10 Team Grades: SF Gets First Win In 2017 With Solid Performance Against NY GiantsThe San Francisco 49ers didn't play a perfect game on Sunday at Levi's Stadium, but against the hapless New York Giants, they didn't need to in order get the team's first win of the season. It was a great day, nonetheless, as the 49ers beat the Giants, 31-21, to head into the bye week on a high note.
San Francisco 49ers To Develop 4 Rookie Starters On DefenseThey could have three defensive rookies starting who began the season as backups.
Even Shanahan's Wife Excited To See Garoppolo PlayCoach Kyle Shanahan doesn't even need to leave his own house to hear about how excited people are to see whether Jimmy Garoppolo can be the long-term answer at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers.
Winless Shanahan Evaluating How 49ers Handle AdversityThe goal for Kyle Shanahan during the remaining seven games of this season is identifying players to keep around through a franchise-wide rebuilding project.
49ers Team Grades: Beathard, Offense Struggle In 33-10 Road Loss To EaglesPhiladelphia's second-year QB was much better than San Francisco's first-year QB in a 33-10 win for the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.
Shanahan Willing To Gauge Interest In Staley At Deadline49ers coach Kyle Shanahan indicated he's open to having trade discussions about Joe Staley with the trade deadline looming.
Kyle Shanahan Points To 49ers' History To Motivate ClubBefore the 49ers created one of the NFL's greatest dynasties, they were at the bottom of the NFL barrel.