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49ers activate Jordan Willis from suspended list

The 49ers activated defensive lineman Jordan Willis the reserve/suspended list. The team is granted a one-week roster exemption for Willis as he works his way back into playing shape. The 49ers also announced they signed safety Tony Jefferson to the practice squad. In June, the NFL announced it had suspended Willis without pay for the [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo will remain the starter this week

The 49ers will see the return of Trey Lance to practice Wednesday, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday, but Jimmy Garoppolo remains the starter. Shanahan conceded Garoppolo had his worst game of the season Sunday night when the veteran completed 16 of 27 passes for 181 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions in the loss [more]

Kyle Shanahan “would guess” Jimmy Garoppolo starts in Week Eight

Jimmy Garoppolo was back at quarterback for the 49ers on Sunday night, but he couldn’t bring their losing streak to an end. The 49ers fell to the Colts 30-18 on a stormy night in Santa Clara and Garoppolo was 16-of-27 for 181 yards, a touchdown, a lost fumble, and two interceptions. After the game, 49ers [more]

Carson Wentz: We didn’t let the weather completely change who we are

The Colts had to outlast both the 49ers and the weather to get a win on the road Sunday night. Relentless rain made it difficult for both teams to keep their hands on the ball, but that didn’t lead the Colts to get conservative with a five-point lead late in the game. Rather than settle [more]

Kyle Shanahan: 49ers are pretty down right now, losing four games in a row

After starting the season 2-0, the 49ers have lost four straight games. And head coach Kyle Shanahan said after falling to 2-4 on Sunday Night Football that his team is feeling low. “They’re pretty down in there right now, losing four games in a row. It’s been a month, and that’s tough. It was tough [more]

Sunday Night Football: Colts defeat 49ers 30-18 on a rainy night in the Bay Area

Some teams handle the elements better than others. On Sunday, a weather event called a Bomb Cyclone brought significant rain to the Bay Area, and wet conditions affected the matchup between the Colts and 49ers. But the team that plays in a stadium with a retractable roof forced four takeaways, and Indianapolis defeated San Francisco [more]

49ers score a touchdown, down 20-18 early in fourth quarter

Since scoring a second field goal in the first quarter, the 49ers had been inept on offense with four punts and two fumbles. But San Francisco came alive in the final period, scoring a touchdown to bring the game within two points. it took only three plays for the 49ers to score after Mohamed Sanu [more]

After Jimmy Garoppolo fumble, Jonathan Taylor scores 5-yard touchdown for 20-12 lead

The rain has helped cause another turnover, this time a fumble by 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. And already up by a point, the Colts were able to use the takeaway to extend their lead. Garoppolo at first was able to avoid a sack by defensive end Kwity Paye, but defensive end Al-Quadin Muhammad came around [more]

Carson Wentz’s rushing touchdown gives Colts 13-12 halftime lead over 49ers

There are some nasty weather conditions in the Bay Area for Sunday’s matchup between the 49ers and Colts. But Indianapolis has taken advantage of a turnover late in the second quarter to take a 13-12 lead into halftime. On third-and-12 from the San Francisco 18, receiver Deebo Samuel caught a pass near the sticks but [more]

49ers take early 9-0 lead after Jonathan Taylor fumble

Conditions are wet and rainy in Santa Clara, Calif. for tonight’s matchup between the Colts and 49ers. So far, San Francisco is handling it better than Indianapolis. Rookie running back Elijah Mitchell took five carries for 57 yards on the 49ers’ opening drive, getting in the end zone with a 14-yard touchdown run. But kicker [more]

Sunday Night Football: Trent Williams, Trey Lance, T.Y. Hilton inactive for 49ers-Colts

Trent Williams didn’t practice all week and was listed as doubtful for Sunday’s contest. Now he’s officially out. Williams (ankle/elbow) was one of San Francisco’s seven inactives for the team’s Sunday Night Football matchup against Indianapolis. Rookie Jaylon Moore is expected to start at left tackle in Williams’ place. He was selected in the fifth [more]

“Bomb cyclone” could impact Sunday, Monday night games

Something called a “bomb cyclone” (meteorologists are the original click-baiters) will affect portions of the West Coast on Sunday and Monday. That’s where this week’s Sunday night and Monday night games will be played. Currently, it’s looking like rain and high winds could affect Colt-49ers tonight in Santa Clara, with rain also in Seattle on [more]

The Trey Lance experiment has indeed been a disappointment so far for the 49ers

Of the five quarterbacks taken in the first 15 picks of the 2021 draft, four have become their team’s starters. One has not. That one, of course, is 49ers quarterback Trey Lance. From the moment the 49ers moved from No. 12 to No. 3, the writing became sandblasted into the concrete. Jimmy Garoppolo would be [more]

T.Y. Hilton ruled out for Sunday night, Quenton Nelson activated

Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton will not play on Sunday Night Football. The Colts have ruled Hilton out for the game against the 49ers. That was expected after Hilton suffered a quad injury last week. The good news for the Colts is that their best offensive lineman, guard Quenton Nelson, has been activated from injured [more]

JaMycal Hasty is expected to return to action Sunday

The 49ers will activate running back JaMycal Hasty off injured reserve for Sunday’s game against the Colts. Hasty injured his ankle in Week 2 and went on injured reserve Sept. 25. The 49ers designated him to return this week, and he practiced all week. “I expect him to be full go,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan [more]

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