'This Is How Lynch and Shanahan Think'; 49ers Beat Writer Evaluates Team's New Look After DraftThe 49ers were one of the more active teams during the three days of the NFL draft. They added six new players, but also said goodbye to three integral members of the roster -- none bigger than veteran left tackle Joe Staley who retired after 13 seasons with the franchise.
Staley Retirement Decision Shaped San Francisco 49ers Draft StrategyGoing into the NFL Draft there were two glaring needs for the San Francisco 49ers with the departure of veteran wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders to free agency and the trade of star defensive lineman Deforest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts. But there was another drama just as impactful playing out behind the scenes.
Niners Acquire Former Pro Bowl Tackle Trent Williams; Stalwart Joe Staley Announces RetirementAfter lingering in the background since making two selections in the NFL Draft's first round, the San Francisco 49ers were back in the spotlight on day three Saturday, swinging a trade with the Washington Redskins to acquire veteran offensive tackle Trent Williams.
Joe Staley, Rashaun Woods 49ers' Best, Worst First-Round Draft Picks Of Last Two DecadesThe 49ers hope their two first-round picks in the upcoming NFL Draft turn out more like tackle Joe Staley than wide receiver Rashaun Woods.
49ers Staley Revels In Super Bowl Return After 'Some Dark Years' When the San Francisco 49ers were mired in a two-win season back in 2016 and headed to a third straight offseason with a coaching change, Joe Staley wondered if it was still worth the sacrifices needed to play offensive line in such a grueling sport.
49ers Locker Room Loose Ahead Of Huge 1st Playoff Game At Levi's StadiumThe 49ers are gearing up for their first playoff game at Levi's Stadium against the Vikings on Saturday. They looked businesslike and focused at Tuesday's practice, but players said the locker room was loose with laughter and music.
49ers' Joe Staley Moved To Tears To Be Back In PlayoffsJoe Staley was moved to tears as he ran off the field during the San Francisco 49ers' division-clinching win in Seattle to end the regular season.
WATCH: 49ers Postgame ReportThe 49ers dominated the stat sheet but fell to the Cardinals 28-18 thanks to five turnovers. "I haven't been part of any game where five turnovers led to a win," Kyle Shanahan told reporters after Sunday's loss.
49ers Week 9 Injury Report: Seven Players Out Sunday, Foster QuestionableThe San Francisco 49ers really haven't receive good fortune from the football gods this season in terms of injury. As they prepare to host the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at Levi's Stadium, seven players have been ruled out due to physical problems.
49ers Week 2 Injury Report: Foster Unable To Practice This Week With Ankle InjuryThe San Francisco 49ers defense looked much improved in its Week 1 loss to the Carolina Panthers, and part of that improvement was rookie linebacker Reuben Foster. Now, he is out for at least Week 2 in Seattle due to an ankle problem.
49ers Week 17 Injury Report: Offensive Line Banged Up For Season Finale Against SeattleThe San Francisco 49ers enter the final weekend of the 2016 NFL regular season with a few injury concerns, but with three injured offensive linemen, the offensive game plan for the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium on Sunday could be compromised. Center Marcus Martin and guard Andrew Tiller have been ruled out, while tackle Joe Staley is listed as questionable for the Week 17 matchup against the NFC West Division champions.
49ers Week 16 Injury Report: Torrey Smith Put On IR, While Staley Remains DoubtfulThere are only two games left in the 2016 regular season for the San Francisco 49ers, but the injuries still are hurting the team's chances to win. The team placed concussed wide receiver Torrey Smith on the injured reserve, ending his season early, while offensive lineman Joe Staley is again listed as doubtful for this weekend's game in Los Angeles against the Rams.
49ers Week 15 Injury Report: Torrey Smith Out, Joe Staley Doubtful For Game In AtlantaThe San Francisco 49ers face a daunting task this Sunday in Atlanta as they take on the high-scoring Falcons in the Georgia Dome. It's not likely the 49ers will snap their 12-game losing streak, especially without two starters on offense. Both wide receiver Torrey Smith and offensive lineman Joe Staley didn't practice this week, and the two players are listed as out and doubtful, respectively, for Week 15's game. Otherwise, the San Francisco roster looks relatively healthy for its matchup with the long-time NFC West Division foe from the East Coast.
49ers Week 14 Injury Report: Lynch Questionable, Staley Doubtful For Jets On SundayAs the San Francisco 49ers approach a home game in Week 14 against the New York Jets this Sunday, the team is relatively healthy. That's good news for a team that is 1-11 and trying to avoid setting a franchise-worst mark for losses in a single season. The Jets matchup may be the last good chance for the 49ers to win another game in 2016.
Which Players Should The 49ers Build Around For The Future?As the San Francisco 49ers enjoy their bye week in this tough 2015 season, it's time to look forward to next season. With a 3-6 record and the current personnel problems, it will be a very different 49ers roster that takes the field at Levi's Stadium in September 2016.