NFC West: Three Burning Questions For Each Team Entering Training CampThis year, the Seahawks aren't the only team looking to take down the Cards, but each NFC West team has some important questions to answer heading into 2016.
Injury Report: Niners Have Just Three Injury Questions For FinaleThe end of a long season has arrived for the San Francisco 49ers as they prepare to host the St. Louis Rams in the 2015 regular-season finale at Levi's Stadium. The 49ers have seen too many injuries this year, losing 11 players to season-ending injuries.
Injury Report: 49ers Defense Will Be Without Wilhoite Again This SundayAfter missing workouts on both Wednesday and Thursday with his ankle injury, San Francisco 49ers linebacker and tackling machine Michael Wilhoite looks like he will miss another game this weekend as the team heads to Detroit to take on the Lions at Ford Field.
49ers Heading To Detroit At The Wrong Time To Face LionsThe San Francisco 49ers go to Motown this weekend to take on the Detroit Lions in a battle of two teams that had higher hopes for 2015. The Lions made the playoffs last year, but they started off 1-7 this year and lost all chance of a repeat visit to the postseason.
Don't Let The Final Score Fool You, The 49ers Were Bad In Win Over BengalsThe San Francisco 49ers lost at home on Sunday to the Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 24-14, but the game wasn't that close. The Bengals led 24-0 late in the third quarter, and the 49ers turned the ball over four times on the day while committing a whopping 11 penalties overall.
Chicago Bears And Cold, Hard Soldier Field Await 49ers This WeekendComing off a tough home loss against the Arizona Cardinals, the San Francisco 49ers now must bundle up for a road trip to wintery Chicago to face the Bears next Sunday.
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.
Kaepernick Drama Was Predictable For 49ers And Completely AvoidableEven as quarterback Colin Kaepernick was leading the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl in the 2012 postseason, there were obvious problems with handing over the steering wheel to the offense.
Team Grades: 49ers Manhandled By Seahawks On Thursday Night FootballSo much for momentum: The San Francisco 49ers lost on Thursday Night Football at Levi's Stadium, dropping to 2-5 on the season with the 20-3 loss against the hated Seattle Seahawks.
Seahawks And 49ers Battle To Avoid Last Place In NFC West Thursday NightThe Seattle Seahawks entered the 2015 NFL season with high expectations while the San Francisco 49ers entered the season with more questions than answers.
Team Grades: 49ers Show Big Improvement In Week 5 Against Giants, Despite Late LossThe San Francisco 49ers did not get blown out in New York by the Giants on Sunday Night Football in Week 5. In fact, the 49ers played so well, they had the lead very late in the 4th quarter. However, a two-time Super Bowl champion QB delivered in the clutch for the Giants, throwing the winning touchdown pass with just 21 seconds left. Overall, though, this was a moral victory for the 49ers even as they dropped to 1-4 on the season.
49ers To Face Another Super Bowl Champion QB In Week 5The second of four straight Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks awaits the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football in New Jersey, as they prepare to face Eli Manning and the New York Giants on primetime television.