49ers Week 13 Team Grades: Smothering Defense, Ball-Control Offense Lead SF To WinAgainst the Bears on the road, this was a new 49ers offense with QB Jimmy Garoppolo under center, and as a result, the defense was rested and able to dominate the game.
49ers Week 12 Team Grades: Seattle Smothers SF In 24-13 Victory At Levi's StadiumComing off a bye week, the San Francisco 49ers stuck with rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard, and the results were not good in a lopsided loss to the division-rival Seattle Seahawks. Backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo made his 49ers debut late in the fourth quarter and led the S.F. offense to its final score of the game.
Oakland Raiders Week 12 Team Grades: Raiders Beat Broncos To Keep Playoff Hopes AliveThe Oakland Raiders gained revenge to beat their AFC West division rival Denver Broncos. With the win, the Raiders now hold their destiny when it comes to the playoffs. Here is a look at the Raiders team grades following their big win.
49ers Week 10 Team Grades: SF Gets First Win In 2017 With Solid Performance Against NY GiantsThe San Francisco 49ers didn't play a perfect game on Sunday at Levi's Stadium, but against the hapless New York Giants, they didn't need to in order get the team's first win of the season. It was a great day, nonetheless, as the 49ers beat the Giants, 31-21, to head into the bye week on a high note.
Raiders Team Grades: Oakland Picks Up Big Rebound Win Over DolphinsThe Oakland Raiders were starting to see their 2017 season falling apart and faced a must-win game against the Miami Dolphins. The Raiders played well enough to pull out the win and here is a look at the Raiders team grades for this big win.
49ers Team Grades: SF Drops To 0-9 With Uninspiring Performance Against ArizonaTo think this was a winnable game a week ago now seems foolish, as the 49ers remain winless after suffering another loss, this time at home to the mediocre Cardinals.
Raiders Team Grades: Raiders Fall To Bills In Turnover-Plagued GameThe Oakland Raiders fell to the Buffalo Bills, 34-14, in a rainy game in Buffalo that saw four turnovers kill Raiders drives.
49ers Team Grades: Beathard, Offense Struggle In 33-10 Road Loss To EaglesPhiladelphia's second-year QB was much better than San Francisco's first-year QB in a 33-10 win for the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.
49ers Team Grades: SF Crashes And Burns At Home Against DallasThe good news is the 49ers didn't lose another excruciatingly close game this weekend. The bad news is the team got hammered by the Cowboys at home to fall to 0-7 this season.
Raiders' Team Grades Following Huge Come-From-Behind Win Over ChiefsThe Raiders were reeling heading into their game with the first place Chiefs. but were able to come from behind and win on Thursday.
Raiders Team Grades: Carr Returns, But Raiders Lose In Last Second To ChargersThe Raiders rushed back quarterback Derek Carr from a back injury but it wasn't enough to stop their losing streak as they fall to the Chargers in Week 6.
49ers Team Grades: Changes To Offense And Defense Bring Same Results In 2-Point Road LossThe good news is the 49ers were very competitive against the Washington Redskins, but the bad news was San Francisco lost yet again.
49ers Week 5 Team Grades: Heartbreak In Overtime Again As 49ers Lose To IndyThe San Francisco 49ers lost the time of possession battle again in Week 5 on the road against the Indianapolis Colts, and once more, it cost the team the game as the defense just got tired in overtime as the 49ers lost, 26-23.
Oakland Raiders Week 5 Team Grades: Raiders' Season In Jeopardy After 30-17 Loss To RavensThe Oakland Raiders just lost their third game in a row and are reeling with their starting quarterback Derek Carr out injured. Here is a look at the Raiders team grades after their tough loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Raiders Week 4 Team Grades: Oakland Suffers Tough Loss To Rival Broncos After Losing Carr To Back InjuryThe Raiders lost to the Broncos to drop to 2-2 on the season. Here is a look at the Raiders team grades for their tough loss.