So much for staying healthy after the bye week. The Oakland Raiders’ official injury list almost doubled this week from last, as eight players are nursing sore body parts. How that will impact Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals at the Coliseum is still not clear.
San Francisco has a lot of players on their injury report, but the biggest is Patrick Willis. The 49ers will hope the defense can play well without him, and hope that the secondary holds up. On the other side of the ball the Broncos have to be elated with their injury report.
OAKLAND (KCBS) – The Oakland Raiders looked much improved in a close loss to the San Diego Chargers last Sunday. They face the Arizona Cardinals in Oakland this Sunday. “The Raiders need something good to […]
The 49ers and Raiders have long been in the discussion as the most followed franchises in America, but the latest Harris poll of fans found that neither is a top five response when football fans are asked what team they root for.
Few 49er fans know the name Chris Borland. This will change Sunday Night as he will be asked to fill in for Patrick WIllis and help contain the Denver Broncos offense.
The New England Patriots are going in one direction and the New York Jets are going in another. On “Thursday Night Football,” the teams are going to face off in an AFC East battle that may not be nearly as competitive as it has been in past years. Former NFL quarterback Trent Green took some time to speak with me regarding both teams, injuries, and their direction for the season.
San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s $11,025 fine from the NFL for what a game official called “inappropriate language” during the 49ers’ loss to the Chicago Bears last month was cut in half Wednesday.
In Week Six, the Oakland Raiders’ offense set season-high marks in total yards, passing yards and rushing yards. If this is Interim Head Coach Tony Sparano’s plan for staying competitive with a bad defense, it’s not necessarily a bad plan. Rookie quarterback Derek Carr had his best game of the year against San Diego, and the sky is the limit for the youngster going forward this 2014 season.
After an impressive performance on Monday Night, the 49ers get to try and keep things going this week against the Broncos. Another good game and the 49ers will have confidence and momentum heading into their week off. A loss though could create some doubt in a team still fighting for its playoff life.
The Texans have been pushing hard in recent weeks and nearly got the best of the Cowboys and the Colts, but they couldn’t get past either one.
Here’s a sneak peek behind the scenes when KPIX 5 produced a pregame show on the field before the San Francisco 49ers played their first exhibition at the brand new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.