49ers Activate WR James, Send Another WR to Injured ReservedThe San Francisco 49ers got one receiver back healthy and lost another for the long term.
49ers Team Grades: Kaepernick Leads S.F. To Big Comeback Win Against RamsThe 2016 San Francisco 49ers finally rose off the mat to win and break their 13-game losing streak, and they have quarterback Colin Kaepernick to thank for it. Trailing by 14 in the final quarter on the road in Los Angeles against the Rams, Kaepernick led the 49ers on two long scoring drives to secure the 22-21 win. With the victory, San Francisco assured itself of at least a two-win season, avoiding the fate of becoming the first team in franchise history to win just once.
Opponent Profile: 49ers Face Red-Hot Rams In 2015 FinaleThe San Francisco 49ers close out their 2015 season at home this weekend against the St. Louis Rams, and the Rams have won three games straight—including last Sunday's victory over the Seahawks in Seattle.
49ers Will Find No Lambs In St. Louis This WeekendWith wins over NFC West rivals Arizona and Seattle already, the St. Louis Rams have announced their candidacy for the division title in 2015 already. In Week 8, the 49ers travel to St. Louis with questions on both sides of the ball.
To Extend Winning Streak 49ers Will Have To Beat Much Improved RamsIf San Francisco hopes to avoid their 5th loss this season, they are going to have to beat a St. Louis team that has improved its level of play since their week 4 match-up. While this is far from an easy win, the 49ers are at home, seem to have their offense on the right track, and should sweep the season series against their division rival.
2013 NFL Rookies To WatchDominated by linemen and defensive players, the draft lacked the name recognition and flair that skill position players bring. That doesn’t mean this year’s rookie quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, and tight ends won’t make an impact.