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Todd Gurley’s injury truly is a quad, not a knee

Running back Todd Gurley will miss Week Six, officially due to a quadriceps injury. Some wonder whether it’s really a recurrence of his knee problems, but that it’s called something other than a knee injury in order to keep everyone from freaking out with questions about his knee. A source with knowledge of the situation [more]

Todd Gurley is out for Sunday’s 49ers-Rams game

Last year, Rams running back Todd Gurley didn’t miss a game until Week 16. This year, he’s officially out for Week Six. The Rams have announced that Gurley is out for Sunday’s NFC West showdown against the 49ers. Gurley suffered a quadriceps injury nine days ago against the Seahawks. Some (including me) have wondered whether [more]

Kyle Shanahan embraces the challenge of replacing injured players

The 49ers don’t have their starting tackles or their starting fullback for Sunday’s showdown with the Rams. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan welcomes the task of coaching up his backups to perform at a high level. “That’s what I think we all like about coaching is the challenge each week of putting together a game plan [more]

Seahawks place Ethan Pocic on IR, waive Adrian Colbert

The Seahawks did exactly what Pete Carroll intimated they would: They placed backup offensive lineman Ethan Pocic on injured reserve. The team needed depth in the offensive line with right guard D.J. Fluker (hamstring) and left tackle Duane Brown (biceps) doubtful to play against the Browns. So the Seahawks promoted guard Jordan Roos from the [more]

Sean McVay: Rams are taking their time in making Todd Gurley decision

Rams running back Todd Gurley has been listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, which means that there’s a less-than-50-percent chance he’ll play. So when will a decision on his availability be made? “We’ll have a little bit more clarity and it’s really just kind of taking our time making that decision,” coach [more]

Todd Gurley among players under mandatory evacuation because of fires

Rams running back Todd Gurley tweeted Friday that he was among those under a mandatory evacuation order because of the Southern California wildfires. Coach Sean McVay confirmed Gurley, outside linebacker Samson Ebukam and safety John Johnson III were forced out of their homes because of the fires. All three players were at the team facility [more]

Week Six injury report roundup

Week Six of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Patriots and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

49ers add George Kittle to injury report, list him as questionable

Friday additions to the injury report often foretell an absence on Sunday so it’s not great news for the 49ers that they needed to add tight end George Kittle to their final report of the week. Kittle was a limited participant in practice due to a groin injury. He was listed as questionable to play, [more]

Rams list Todd Gurley as doubtful, rule out Aqib Talib

The Rams don’t expect to have running back Todd Gurley for Sunday’s game against the 49ers. It’s looked that way all week and the Rams made it official on Friday by listing Gurley as doubtful to play in the matchup of NFC West clubs. Gurley has not practiced at all this week because of a [more]

Todd Gurley still out with quadriceps injury

Rams running back Todd Gurley remained out of practice Thursday with his quadriceps injury. This week marks the first time Gurley has appeared on the team’s injury report. Linebacker Clay Matthews (jaw) and cornerback Aqib Talib (ribs) also remained out of practice. Linebacker Natrez Patrick (hamstring) returned on a limited basis. Receiver Brandin Cooks (concussion), [more]

Sean McVay: There will be a time we rely on Darrell Henderson, it could be this week

Todd Gurley didn’t practice with the Rams on Wednesday because of a quad injury he suffered in last Thursday’s loss to the Seahawks and head coach Sean McVay said the development “kind of caught us all off guard” because they thought it was just the “typical bumps and bruises.” Gurley’s outlook remains up in the [more]

Todd Gurley misses practice with quad injury

Six days ago, Rams running back Todd Gurley had his best game of the year, with a couple of touchdowns in L.A.’s 30-29 loss to the Seahawks. But it came with a price. Gurley missed practice on Wednesday with a quadriceps injury. It’s the first Gurley injury disclosed by the Rams this year. While it’s [more]

Mike McGlinchey will miss 4-6 weeks after knee scope

The 49ers, already without starting left tackle Joe Staley, will not have right tackle Mike McGlinchey for the next four to six weeks. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan announced Wednesday that McGlinchey will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Staley remains out after fracturing his fibula in Week Two. The team also won’t have fullback [more]

49ers prepare for life without Kyle Juszczyk, for now

The 49ers have a short week to get ready for the Rams, who had a few extra days to prepare. Making the task harder for the 49ers is the fact that they’ll have to come up with a strategy to move the ball without fullback Kyle Juszczyk, who is out for at least a month [more]

Rams trying to cut out the big plays

Over the last two weeks, it appeared the Rams forgot how to play pass defense. Now, they’re about to face Jimmy Garoppolo and the undefeated 49ers. So cornerback Marcus Peters knows they have to tighten things up, and soon. “I don’t think it’s just as far as the defensive backs,” Peters said, via Gary Klein [more]

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