49ers Team Headlines: Torrey Smith Is San Francisco's 2016 Payton Award NomineeThe San Francisco 49ers are having a forgettable season this year, losers of 11 straight games. As the team prepares to host the New York Jets this Sunday, though, there is some good news for the team. Wide receiver Torrey Smith was announced as the Niners' nominee for the 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, annually given to the NFL player best exemplifying a commitment to philanthropy and community involvement.
49ers Chip Kelly Going Forward With Heavy HeartJust 24 hours after attending his father's funeral in Maine, Kelly was back in front of reporters, talking this time about a personal loss.
Raiders Team Headlines: Oakland Out To End Long Playoff DroughtBoth the Oakland Raiders and Kansas Chiefs will be fighting for the top seed in the AFC playoffs. With both Oakland and New England sitting at 10-2 in their respective divisions, Kansas City is right on the doorstep at 9-3. With a victory Thursday evening over the Raiders, the Chiefs would take over the top spot in the AFC West. The Raiders must win in order to control their own playoff destiny down the stretch.
Kaepernick Back In Starting Role Against JetsColin Kaepernick is keeping his starting job after getting benched during one of the worst performances of his career.
49ers Coach Chip Kelly Attends Father’s FuneralSan Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly was in Maine Tuesday attending the funeral of his father who died over the weekend.
After Benching, 49ers To Start Kaepernick Vs. JetsColin Kaepernick is keeping his starting job after getting benched during one of the worst performances of his career.
Former 49ers Defensive End Larry Roberts Dies At 53Former San Francisco defensive end Larry Roberts, who played on two 49ers Super Bowl champions, has passed away at the age of 53, the team announced Monday.
49ers Team Grades: San Francisco Offense Fails Miserably In Cold Loss To ChicagoThe San Francisco 49ers lost on the road to the Chicago Bears, 26-6, on a day when the once-proud organization quarterback tradition took a major hit. The 49ers totaled just six yards net passing in the loss, resulting in a franchise record no team with Head Coach Chip Kelly should be setting.
Bears Hand 49ers 11th Straight LossThe 49ers (1-11) extended their franchise-record losing streak and set a club low with 6 yards net passing.
Bears And 49ers Finish First Quarter 0-3 PassingMercifully, the streak of ineptitude ended when Kaepernick hit Vance McDonald for a short completion in the second quarter.
Auditors Dig Into Levi's Stadium Financials For 2nd TimeA team of auditors poured over financial records at Levi Stadium Thursday for a second time.
49ers Team Headlines: Niners Looking Historically Bad Season In The FaceWith only two legitimately winnable games left on the schedule, it's almost a certainty this season will be remembered for all the wrong reasons.