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Political ads funded by 49ers target Stephen Ross

Last month, news surfaced that 49ers owner Jed York and Dolphins owner Stephen Ross are on opposing sides of the mayoral race in Santa Clara. The situation has escalated.According to the San Francisco Chronicle, via Sports Business Daily, the 49ers have funded ads that attack incumbent Mayor Lisa Gillmor — and that also target Ross [more]

Sean McVay vows to keep working to get Allen Robinson more involved

In theory, veteran receiver Allen Robinson was due to have a big year in 2022. After years of catching a lot of passes from plenty of decidedly non-franchise quarterbacks, Robinson had joined forces with Matthew Stafford and the Rams. With Robert Woods gone and OBJ not yet back and Cooper Kupp presumably attracting plenty of [more]

PFT’s Week 4 2022 NFL awards

It’s awards time, Week Four edition.You know the drill by now. Offensive player of the week. Defensive player of the week. Rookie of the week. Coach of the week. Play of the week.Each award winner is bestowed below, along with the finalists.As always, these awards are based on the input from the PFT staff, with [more]

Kyle Shanahan thinks Nick Bosa is getting held a lot, 49ers have addressed it with the league

San Francisco defensive end Nick Bosa is having another strong season, leading the NFL with six sacks through four games. But 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan thinks Bosa could do even more if offensive linemen wouldn’t get away with holding him so much.When a reporter on Shanahan’s conference call said Bosa appears to be getting held [more]

49ers release Willie Snead

The 49ers have released receiver Willie Snead, the team announced on Tuesday.San Francisco had just signed Snead from its practice squad to the 53-man roster on Monday, in advance of the team’s eventual victory over the Rams.Snead was active, but did not play a snap in the contest.Last year, Snead appeared in nine games between [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Defense made decision to kick field goal easier

Early in the fourth quarter of last night’s game against the Rams, the 49ers faced fourth and goal just inside the L.A. two, while leading 14-9. ESPN’s Joe Buck pointed out that the analytics would advocate going for the touchdown.49ers coach Kyle Shanahan opted to kick the field goal after taking (apparently on purpose) a [more]

Sean McVay: Rams’ offense had too many self-inflicted wounds, I expect us to be better

The Rams’ offense did not score a touchdown in Monday night’s 24-9 loss to the 49ers, and Rams coach Sean McVay was not happy with how many mental mistakes he saw.“The story of the night from an offensive perspective was self-inflicted wounds, above-the-neck errors where we’re not doing the things we’re capable of, and I [more]

Monday Night Football: 49ers run away from Rams, 24-9

The 49ers recorded their seventh consecutive regular-season victory over the Rams, winning 24-9 on Monday Night Football.Both teams are 2-2, as are the Cardinals and the Seahawks in the NFC West.San Francisco had 327 yards to 257 for the Rams. The 49ers sacked Matthew Stafford seven times, dominating the Rams’ makeshift offensive line hard hit [more]

Talanoa Hufanga’s pick-six of Matthew Stafford gives 49ers 24-9 lead

The Rams are 0-for-3 in the red zone, unable to get into the end zone tonight. They were within one score of the 49ers until Talanoa Hufanga intercepted Matthew Stafford.Hufanga went 52 yards with the pick-six, scoring with 6:27 left to give the 49ers a 24-9 lead.It was the 28th pick-six of Stafford’s career, including [more]

Justin Hollins, Takk McKinley get into it on Rams sideline

Two Rams players were caught by the ESPN broadcast in a heated argument on the sideline.Linebacker Justin Hollins and defensive lineman Takk McKinley exchanged words and bowed up on each other before several teammates intervened, separating the two players.Director of football affairs Jacques McClendon got McKinley away from the position group for a chat.It is [more]

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