49ers Week 13 Injury Report: San Francisco Still Suffering From Injuries, But Getting HealthierThe San Francisco 49ers have a bad defense this season, and part of the problem has been a lot of injuries. Not only did the 49ers lose the heart and soul of the defense (NaVorro Bowman) earlier this year to a season-ending injury, but linebacker Aaron Lynch has been absent for most of the season due to suspension and injury. The S.F. organization has not been able to fill this void, and Lynch is still questionable for Sunday's game in Chicago.
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.
Chip Kelly Says He Has No Interest In Returning To Oregon San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly said Wednesday that he has no interest in the Oregon Ducks coaching job and has not spoken to anyone associated with the program about it.
Cellphone Video Captures Brawl In Stands At 49ers-Dolphins GameA cellphone video clip posted by a football fan captured some serious unsportsmanlike conduct during Sunday's 49ers game against the Miami Dolphins.
Baalke: Blame For 49ers Historic Tumble Is On ‘My Shoulders’The San Francisco 49ers are on a historic losing streak and General Manager Trent Baalke knows the blame falls squarely on his shoulders.
49ers Opponent Profile: These Bears Are Not The Monsters Of The Midway Of OldThe San Francisco 49ers are 1-10 as they prepare to travel to Chicago this weekend to face the 2-9 Bears, and it is some relief to see a team on the schedule that is struggling just as much as the 49ers have been.
Kaepernick Explains Views On Castro After Loss In MiamiColin Kaepernick nearly rallied the woeful San Francisco 49ers from a 17-point deficit Sunday, which left a lot to talk about afterward. That included communism in Cuba.
49ers Team Grades: Once Again, Kaepernick & Co. Come Up Just Short In 31-24 LossThe San Francisco 49ers have been a very different team in the last three weeks. Yes, they lost again on Sunday, this time in Miami to the Dolphins by a 31-24 score. But this was the second loss by a touchdown or less in the last three weeks.
49ers Week 12 Injury Report: Lynch And Ward Questionable For Dolphins Game On SundayThe San Francisco 49ers have the worst defense in the NFL this season, both in points allowed and yards allowed. However, the team may get a boost on Sunday in Miami against the Dolphins, as linebacker Aaron Lynch could be ready to return from a month-long absence due to an ankle injury. Also, defensive back Jimmie Ward is questionable after experiencing concussion-like symptoms against the New England Patriots last week. The 49ers defense will need all the help it can get on Sunday in Miami.
49ers Team Headlines: Five-Year Decline Of Defense In San FranciscoIn 2011, the San Francisco 49ers defense gave up just 14.3 points per game in the regular season, as the team went 13-3 and hosted the NFC Championship Game. In every season since then, however, the 49ers have gotten a little less intimidating on defense to the point that the San Francisco defense is the worst in the NFL in 2016. The team is giving up 31.3 points per game this year, which is a big reason for a nine-game losing streak that has the 49ers headed toward their worst season since 2004.
Santa Clara City Council Gives 49ers 30-Day Notice On DocumentsThe Santa Clara City Council voted Tuesday evening to issue a letter to the San Francisco 49ers demanding documents for an audit on Levi's Stadium operations.
49ers Opponent Profile: Miami On Impressive Win Streak As S.F. Visits SundayThe San Francisco 49ers have lost nine games in a row, and now they face at team that has won five games in a row. How is that for a true clash of momentum? After losing to the New England Patriots at home, the 49ers now travel to take on the Miami Dolphins.