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 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.
Looking Ahead To The 2017 Draft Still Leaves Questions For 49ersWith a 1-7 record this season, the San Francisco 49ers have the worst mark in the NFC, and only the Cleveland Browns (0-9) are worse in the entire NFL. That means the 49ers are looking at another high draft pick in the 2017 draft.
Injury Report: 49ers Face Bills On Road With Defensive Injury Woes AplentyThis season hasn't gotten off to the start the San Francisco 49ers had hoped for, and with all the attention focused on a QB change this week, it's been easy to overlook the injury problems facing the 49ers defense.
Rookie Spotlight: DeForest Buckner Looking To Turn Around 49ers Defense in 2016The San Francisco 49ers made Oregon Ducks' defensive end DeForest Buckner the seventh overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Here is what 49ers fans can expect from the newest member of their once proud defense.
NFL Draft: 49ers Select Oregon Defensive End DeForest BucknerThe San Francisco 49ers have selected Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner with the No. 7 pick in the NFL draft.