Kaepernick Under Fire After Worst NFL Effort Of His CareerEveryone is piling on Colin Kaepernick this week after the San Francisco 49ers quarterback played like a chump on Sunday in a loss at Arizona.
Kaepernick Blocks Out Chatter About Last Week, Prepares For PackersAs far as Colin Kaepernick being angry, frustrated, or whatever other emotion might come to mind, he doesn't have time to dwell on any failures -- however magnified the mistakes might be.
Tomsula Backs Kaepernick After Loss To CardinalsComing off two straight blowout losses, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula remained in the corner of his starting quarterback.
Team Grades: 49ers Get Throttled By Cardinals On Way To 'F' PerformanceWe knew it might get ugly for the San Francisco 49ers against the Arizona Cardinals on the road Sunday, but we didn't think it would be that bad. The Cards jumped out to a 14-0 lead before their offense ever took the field, thanks to 49ers turnovers, and it was all downhill from there. Arizona returned two interceptions for touchdowns and registered a safety for the first time in franchise history since 1949. Yes, it was a historic day for the 49ers and their opponent.
49ers Need To Establish Identity This Week In Tough Road Test Against CardinalsThe first two weeks of the NFL season have produced opposite results for the San Francisco 49ers, and in Week 3, the team faces a stiff challenge on the road against the Arizona Cardinals.
Team Grades: 49ers Get Walloped In Pittsburgh On Both Sides Of The BallSo much for the nice Week 1 win for the San Francisco 49ers. It took just one road trip to knock the team back down to earth. The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the 49ers, 43-18, in a game that wasn't even that close. San Francisco didn't score a touchdown until the fourth quarter when the game was already out of hand, and defensively, the team gave up four TDs in the first half to fall behind, 29-3. Yes, it was that kind of day for the 49ers, and it raises a lot of questions for Week 3.
Strong Running Game, Stout Defense Could Be Hallmarks Of 49ers SeasonComing off a stunning performance in a 20-3 win over the Minnesota Vikings at home in Monday Night Football's doubleheader in Week 1, the San Francisco 49ers seem to have rebuilt themselves a little bit in the transition from Jim Harbaugh to Jim Tomsula. As the team prepares to take the show on the road for Week 2 in Pittsburgh, it's clear that running back Carlos Hyde will be the focus of the offense, and the defense is every bit as feisty as it was during the deep playoff runs of 2011-13.
Team Grades: 49ers Defense Better Than Anyone Expected In Monday Night WinFor all the changes in personnel and the unfavorable matchups against the Minnesota Vikings, the San Francisco 49ers defense really played like it was 2011 on Monday night in the season-opening game. The passing game still has miles to go, but running back Carlos Hyde demonstrated he's more than capable of replacing Frank Gore in the lineup. Overall, it was a great night for the 49ers as they started the 2015 NFL season with a surprisingly easy victory.
49ers Post-Harbaugh Era Begins With A Lot Of Doubt And UncertaintyAfter almost-unmatched success during the first three years of former coach Jim Harbaugh's tenure in San Francisco, the 49ers crashed a bit last year, finishing 8-8. Now, with Harbaugh gone, the season ahead has many questions. The 49ers roster has lost much talent, especially on the defensive side of the ball, and there are questions about the future of the franchise as new coach Jim Tomsula faces a tough season ahead. Super Bowl 50 will be at Levi's Stadium, but San Francisco is a serious long shot to be playing in the game itself.
New-Look 49ers Hosting Vikings In Monday Night OpenerThe San Francisco 49ers open their 2015 campaign on Monday Night Football, hosting the second game of a doubleheader on ESPN. The Minnesota Vikings come to Levi's Stadium for the matchup, led by an exciting young quarterback and a veteran running back with something to prove after a lost 2014 season.
VIDEO: Kaepernick Booed During Appearance At Oakland Boxing MatchWith Frank Gore gone, Colin Kaepernick is now clearly the face of the San Francisco 49ers offense. It appears that face is not one that Oakland sports fans want to see.
Colin Kaepernick Deletes Instagram Post About Texas Flood After CriticismNow, As he looks to improve his on-field performance in 2015, his Instagram game might also need some improvement, at least, after today where he quickly posted & deleted what many perceived to be a jab at the city of Houston, TX after it was hit by severe flooding overnight.