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).
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.
49ers Blog: Never Give UpBlaine Gabbert looked more than capable of completing an eight yard pass. He was one of the few positives in an otherwise completely unforgettable effort.
Seahawks Hand 49ers Rough 29-13 LossRookie Thomas Rawls rushed for 209 yards and had two total touchdowns, Tyler Lockett caught pair of TD passes from Russell Wilson, and the Seattle Seahawks got back to .500 with a 29-13 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
Baalke Says Decision For Kaepernick Surgery Was Mutual DecisionThe decision for San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick to have season-ending surgery on his left, non-throwing shoulder was a mutual decision between the quarterback and the team, 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Sunday.
49ers Place Colin Kaepernick On Injured Reserve, Ending His SeasonThe team announced on Saturday that Kaepernick has been placed on injured reserve, which means he'll miss the rest of the season.
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 Did The Right Thing In Releasing Aldon Smith This YearThe San Francisco 49ers may be just 3-6 this year, which is disappointing after the last four seasons of (mostly) success. Before this season began, the team made a strong decision to cut ties with troubled linebacker Aldon Smith—who had already served a nine-game suspension last year for off-the-field issues and was once again arrested in August for another crime. With the news Tuesday that the NFL has suspended Smith for another year, it's clear the 49ers made the right choice.
Gabbert Provides 49ers' Offense New Look Against SeahawksHaving not won in Seattle's CenturyLink Field since 2011, the San Francisco 49ers are hoping a change at quarterback can spark their struggling offense against the Seahawks.
Struggling Seahawks Still A Challenge For 49ers In SeattleUntil the San Francisco 49ers prove they can solve the puzzle that is the Seattle Seahawks, there's no getting around it: The 49ers have a complex with their NFC West division rivals up north.
49ers Thankful For Celek, Lynch And Pinion This SeasonThe San Francisco 49ers have a bye this weekend, and that makes this a perfect time to look at which players have stood out this season for the right reasons—and which players have stood out for the wrong ones.
Former 49ers Owner DeBartolo In Talks To Join Raiders Ownership GroupRevered former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., a finalist for the Hall of Fame, has been in discussions with Raiders owner Mark Davis about joining his ownership group, according to league sources.