Team Grades: 49ers Fight Hard At Home In Narrow Loss To CardinalsOnce again, the San Francisco 49ers played much better at home on the Levi's Stadium turf than they do on the road, but it wasn't enough to beat the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals.
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.
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.
Tomsula Sticking With Blaine Gabbert For NowSan Francisco's starting quarterback might be a week-by-week decision for coach Jim Tomsula, yet he is noncommittal on what might happen next week after Sunday's game at Seattle.
49ers Really Need Boldin And Hyde To Heal During Bye WeekWith an extra week of preparation and rest before they head up to Seattle for a November 22 matchup against the hated Seahawks, the San Francisco 49ers are hoping that wide receiver Anquan Boldin and running back Carlos Hyde heal well enough to face the final seven games of the season with confidence. The 49ers offense is the worst in the NFL by almost any measurement, and without Boldin and Hyde, there's no chance it improves.
49ers Can Use Bye Week To Regroup After Disappointing 3-6 StartWith the surprising 17-16 home win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in Blaine Gabbert's starting debut at Levi's Stadium, the San Francisco 49ers now get a week off. The team needs time for running back Carlos Hyde and wide receiver Anquan Boldin to get healthy.
Tomsula Names Gabbert Starting 49ers QB Vs. SeahawksAs expected, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula is sticking with Blaine Gabbert as the starting quarterback after the bye week.
Team Grades: 49ers Overcome Adversity At Levi's To Beat FalconsNo Vernon Davis? No problem. No Colin Kaepernick? No problem. No Carlos Hyde? No problem. The San Francisco 49ers started a trio of reserves at key offensive positions, and the team's defense rose to the occasion nicely at home.
49ers Are A Team In Turmoil, Headed Nowhere But DownThe San Francisco 49ers officially have benched quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and they have traded away former Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis.
Tomsula: Gabbert To Start At QBThe San Francisco 49ers have officially made the change at quarterback from Colin Kaepernick to Blaine Gabbert.
GameDay: 49ers Box Office BombThe 49ers sold the script so well at the beginning of the season. But after a successful sneak preview against Minnesota, the stage lights went dark.
Team Grades: Where Is Rock Bottom For The 2015 San Francisco 49ers?The San Francisco 49ers have the worst offense in the NFL, and it's probably time to bench quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After all, the team couldn't be much worse with a different QB, could it?