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Nick Bosa remains in concussion protocol, Jimmy Garoppolo officially limited

Jimmy Garoppolo expects to start Saturday against the Packers despite right shoulder and right thumb injuries. He officially was limited in Tuesday’s walk-through practice.Defensive lineman Nick Bosa remains in concussion protocol, so he was listed as a non-participant. Defensive lineman Jordan Willis (ankle) also didn’t practice. Linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair (knee), linebacker Dre Greenlaw (groin), linebacker [more]

David Bakhtiari misses practice for “load management”

Left tackle David Bakhtiari was the only Green Bay player to miss practice Tuesday. Coach Matt LaFleur called it “load management” rather than a setback with Bakhtiari’s knee.Bakhtiari made his season debut with 27 snaps against the Lions on Jan. 9.“He’s coming off a major injury, so you always want to be mindful of the [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo says he will feel his injuries but is confident of playing

Jimmy Garoppolo was asked Tuesday whether his thumb or his shoulder hurt worse.“Yes,” he answered to laughter.The 49ers quarterback entered Sunday’s game with a torn ligament in his right thumb. He left with a slight sprain of his throwing shoulder.Garoppolo injured his shoulder in the second quarter of the win over Dallas while trying to [more]

Dak Prescott apologizes for his comments about fans throwing objects at officials

On Sunday, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott did the wrong thing, condoning fans throwing objects at game officials. On Tuesday, Dak did the right thing, apologizing for his remarks.“I deeply regret the comments I made regarding the officials after the game on Sunday,” Prescott said on Twitter. “I was caught up in the emotion of a [more]

Packers are the betting favorite to win the Super Bowl

Eight teams remain in the hunt for a Super Bowl trophy. Who’s the favorite to win it?According to the Points Bet sports book, the Packers are the current favorites, at +375. (Bet $100 to win $375.) The Chiefs are next, at +400.The Bills come in third at +500, following by the Bucs at +550, the [more]

49ers say Jimmy Garoppolo, Fred Warner will be limited at practice

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan gave a pre-practice update on some of the team’s injured players on Tuesday, including quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and linebacker Fred Warner.Garoppolo suffered a slight right shoulder sprain in Sunday’s win over the Cowboys and Shanahan said on Monday that the thought the quarterback would practice this week. On Tuesday, Shanahan [more]

NBA referees condemn Dak Prescott’s recent comments about fans throwing items at officials

The NFL hasn’t said anything about Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott‘s comments that condoned, if not welcomed, the throwing of items by fans at game officials. The NFL Referees Association hasn’t said anything, either.Chiming in, surprisingly, is the NBA Referees Association.“The NBRA condemns the comments by Dak Prescott condoning violence against game officials,” the NBRA said [more]

Aaron Rodgers understands the history of the Packers-49ers playoff rivalry

The Packers and 49ers have played each other in the playoffs eight times, with each team winning four, and several of those games being remembered as NFL postseason classics. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers knows all about it.But Rodgers indicated that while he can appreciate the history, that probably matters more to fans than to the [more]

Raheem Mostert off COVID list, returns to IR

The 49ers made some minor roster moves ahead of Saturday’s playoff game against the Packers.They released cornerback Luq Barcoo and punter Ryan Winslow from the practice squad. Fullback Josh Hokit took one of those roster spots as the team activated him back to the practice squad from the COVID-19 reserve list.The 49ers also removed running [more]

Dolphins set to interview Mike McDaniel Wednesday

The Dolphins are slated for a head coaching interview on Wednesday.Albert Breer of SI.com reports that the team is scheduled to speak to 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel. With McDaniel and the 49ers preparing for a divisional round game against the Packers this week, the interview will take place remotely.49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans is [more]

DeMeco Ryans to interview with Vikings Wednesday

49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans’ week isn’t going to be solely devoted to preparing for Saturday night’s game in Green Bay.Albert Breer of SI.com reports that Ryans will interview with the Vikings for their head coaching job on Wednesday. The interview will take place remotely.Ryans spent three years as the 49ers’ inside linebackers coach before [more]

Packers hopeful about Za’Darius Smith, Jaire Alexander, Whitney Mercilus playing this week

The Packers defense may be getting several reinforcements for Saturday’s game against the 49ers.Edge rushers Za’Darius Smith and Whitney Mercilus both returned to practice last week after extended stays on injured reserve. Cornerback Jaire Alexander was activated a few weeks ago after his own stint on the list, but landed on the COVID-19 reserve list [more]

“Super” wild card round wasn’t

Last year, with the playoff field expanding to 14 teams and the first weekend growing to six games, the NFL coined a new term: Super wild card round.There’s wasn’t much super about this year’s six-pack of games.Of the half-dozen contests, four were blowouts, with margins of 16 points (Bucs over Eagles), 21 points (Chiefs over [more]

Bucs favored by 3 over Rams, all four home teams favored in divisional round

After the Rams beat the Cardinals on Monday night, they opened as underdogs for Sunday’s divisional round game at Tampa Bay.The Buccaneers initially opened as 2.5-point favorites and quickly moved to 3-point favorites over the Rams at most sports books. Bettors are showing faith in the Bucs even though the Rams won 34-24 when the [more]

NFL playoff schedule 2022: Bracket, dates, times, TV channel, scores for AFC, NFC Wild Card round games

The 2021 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2022 postseason is underway. Eight teams remain in the Divisional round entering next weekend. Teams left in the NFL playoffs include: Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers.READ [more]

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