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David Johnson has no touches, only a handful of snaps Sunday

Kenyan Drake is the Cardinals’ starting running back. If that wasn’t clear before Sunday, it became quite clear Sunday. For the first time in five seasons, in his 58th career game, David Johnson didn’t have a touch. Not one carry. Not one catch. He played only seven snaps, none in the second half, per Josh [more]

Kyler Murray: Disappointing to lose when you’re in position to win

Kyler Murray didn’t have a lot of experience with losing when he was drafted first overall by the Cardinals this year. He never lost a game in high school and only lost three games during his time in college, so he’s in uncharted territory right now. The Cardinals are 3-7-1 after Sunday’s 36-26 loss to [more]

Richard Sherman suggests replay went against him because he’s active in the NFLPA

San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman made a serious allegation after today’s win over Arizona: Sherman believes his status as a member of the NFL Players Association Executive Committee results in him getting more penalties, and less of the benefit of the doubt from the officiating office. Early in today’s game, the Cardinals successfully challenged a [more]

49ers rally for 36-26 victory as Jimmy Garoppolo has career day

The 49ers trailed 16-0 early. They trailed 26-23 with seconds remaining. They won 36-26. Running back Jeff Wilson scored on a 25-yard pass from Jimmy Garoppolo with 31 seconds remaining. It was the fifth lead change of the second half. Garoppolo, who threw for 317 yards and a career-best four touchdowns two weeks ago against [more]

Dee Ford out with hamstring injury

49ers pass rusher Dee Ford injured his hamstring in the first half. The 49ers initially listed him as questionable to return but now have ruled him out. He did not have any stats. Cornerback Emmanuel Moseley is dealing with cramps and probable to return. The 49ers replaced Moseley with Ahkello Withersppon. Cornerback K'Waun Williams left [more]

Ross Dwelley scores second TD to give 49ers 17-16 lead

George who? The 49ers are without George Kittle, who had six catches for 79 yards and a touchdown against the Cardinals two weeks ago. But Arizona can’t stop his replacement, Ross Dwelley. Dwelley, who had no touchdowns in his first 20 games, has scored two today. He had another called back for a holding penalty [more]

49ers draw to within 16-10 of the Cardinals at halftime

The 49ers began Sunday like they had a hangover. Who can blame them? They played a game Monday night that went to the wire, with the Seahawks winning on the final play of overtime. San Francisco had 10 plays for 2 yards on its first three possessions as the Cardinals built a 16-0 lead. The [more]

Cardinals get pass interference call on replay, lead 49ers 9-0

The officials giveth; the officials taketh away. The Cardinals got a rare overturn on a challenge for pass interference to set them up at the San Francisco 3-yard line on their first drive. But they had to a settle for a 26-yard Zane Gonzalez field goal after Charles Clay‘s 2-yard touchdown catch was called back [more]

49ers won’t have Matt Breida, Robbie Gould or George Kittle

The 49ers will have receiver Emmanuel Sanders (ribs), running back Raheem Mostert (knee) and receiver Dante Pettis (back). None were on the team’s inactive list. They won’t have running back Matt Breida (ankle), kicker Robbie Gould (right quadriceps) or tight end George Kittle (knee, ankle). All three, listed as doubtful, are on the team’s inactive [more]

Kenyan Drake moves past David Johnson

A relative newcomer has supplanted one of the highest-paid tailbacks in the game. The signs were present all week, and it’s now looking official: Per multiple reports, the Cardinals will start Kenyan Drake over David Johnson on Sunday at San Francisco. Drake, who arrived last month via trade, has performed well. Johnson, in the second [more]

George Kittle, Matt Breida reportedly won’t play on Sunday for 49ers

As the 49ers try to rebound from their first loss of the season after playing for 70 minutes on a Monday night, they’ll be missing a pair of key offensive players. According to ESPN, tight end George Kittle (knee, ankle) and running back Matt Breida (ankle) are expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. [more]

Colin Kaepernick: We’re waiting for 32 owners and Roger Goodell to stop running

Colin Kaepernick said after his open workout today that he’s eager to play football, just as soon as the NFL will let him. “I’ve been ready for three years, I’ve been denied for three years. We all know why,” Kaepernick said. Kaepernick threw down the gauntlet toward the NFL and team owners, accusing them of [more]

Most teams didn’t show up to Colin Kaepernick’s workout

As of this morning, a large majority of NFL teams were expected to have representatives in Atlanta to watch Colin Kaepernick work out. By the time the workout had been moved an hour away amid sniping between the league and Kaepernick’s representatives, most teams opted out. According to multiple reporters on the scene, the majority [more]

NFL says it is “disappointed” Colin Kaepernick “did not appear”

The NFL tried to dictate the when, where and how of Colin Kaepernick’s workout Saturday. When the former 49ers quarterback wouldn’t agree to the league’s terms, the NFL released a statement. It said it was “disappointed that Colin did not appear for his workout.” Kaepernick currently is working out at a high school in Atlanta [more]

49ers calculated 108 lost yards from dropped passes on Monday night

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo didn’t play well on Monday night. His receivers didn’t help matters. Coach Kyle Shanahan confirmed on Friday that the team’s analytics specialists determined that the offense lost 108 yards to dropped passes. “[W]e have a guy that’s much smarter than us involved in analytics who does all that stuff for us,” [more]

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