49ers Fire Coach Chip Kelly, GM Trent BaalkeThe 49ers fired coach Chip Kelly and general manager Trent Baalke on Sunday in the latest overhaul for a franchise that has fallen to the bottom of the standings.
49ers Finish Inglorious 2-14 Season With 25-23 Loss To SeahawksThe loss capped a disastrous season for the 49ers, who matched the franchise record for losses in a season.
49ers Team Grades: S.F. Comes Up Just Short At Home Against Seattle, Fires Baalke And Kelly AfterwardIt was a turbulent final weekend of the 2016 NFL season for the San Francisco 49ers, as rumors circulated about the fates of General Manager Trent Baalke and Head Coach Chip Kelly. Don't forget the actual final game of the season itself, though, as the 49ers lost to the Seattle Seahawks, 25-23, at home on the Levi's Stadium field. It was another tough loss for the undermanned but game San Francisco squad, as it squandered an early 14-3 lead to lose by a touchdown or less for the fifth time this season. The 49ers finished the year with a 2-14 mark, tying the worst record in franchise history previously set three times.
49ers Team Headlines: Long 2016 Season Means Busy Offseason AheadThe San Francisco 49ers have one more game in the 2016 NFL regular season, and then the task of rebuilding this roster will be front and center.
49ers Team Grades: Kaepernick Leads S.F. To Big Comeback Win Against RamsThe 2016 San Francisco 49ers finally rose off the mat to win and break their 13-game losing streak, and they have quarterback Colin Kaepernick to thank for it. Trailing by 14 in the final quarter on the road in Los Angeles against the Rams, Kaepernick led the 49ers on two long scoring drives to secure the 22-21 win. With the victory, San Francisco assured itself of at least a two-win season, avoiding the fate of becoming the first team in franchise history to win just once.
49ers Team Headlines: San Francisco's Last Realistic Chance To Avoid 1-15Considering a home matchup against the playoff-bound Seattle Seahawks in Week 17 is the final game of the 2016 NFL regular season, this Saturday's road trip to Los Angeles represents the final real chance the San Francisco 49ers have for a win this year.
49ers Team Grades: 49ers' Defense Helpless Against Falcons In 41-13 LossThe San Francisco 49ers lost their 13th straight game on Sunday, this time dropping a 41-13 decision on the road against the Atlanta Falcons.
Chip Kelly: 49ers Need To Keep Fighting After 12th Straight LossChip Kelly is facing the unenviable task of getting his team ready for its next game to stop the worst losing streak in franchise history.
49ers Team Grades: San Francisco Blows Two-TD Lead, Loses In OTWith a 17-3 halftime lead over the New York Jets, it looked as though the San Francisco 49ers were going to break an 11-game losing streak on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Alas, a team that has forgotten how to win fell apart in the second half, allowing the Jets to tie the score and eventually win on overtime.
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.
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.
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.