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Raheem Mostert clarifies he was not disparaging Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers’ talent level

Dolphins running back Raheem Mostert clarified his remarks about his former team, which sparked a social media squabble this week.In an interview with Tyler Dunne of, Mostert said “we have way more talent here” and that the Dolphins “have a quarterback that can actually sling it.” It was perceived as a slap at the [more]

Mike McDaniel: I will do everything in my power to make facing 49ers just another game

Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel spent 2017-2021 working for the 49ers and even longer alongside Kyle Shanahan at his previous stops in Atlanta, Cleveland, and Washington.But now McDaniel will coach against Shanahan and San Francisco when Miami travels to the Bay Area for Sunday’s matchup between two first-place teams.When asked about going against his former [more]

Nick Bosa relieved he didn’t jump offside on perfectly timed game-clinching sack

Nick Bosa sealed the 49ers’ win on Sunday when he sacked Saints quarterback Andy Dalton on a fourth-down play that turned out to be the Saints’ last offensive play of the game. Bosa timed the snap perfectly on that play, but he was worried he had jumped offside.“I didn’t think it counted, but once I [more]

Kyle Shanahan thinks a lot of illegal hits against Jimmy Garoppolo are missed

After Sunday’s win over the Saints, 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo complained about a low hit that he took. The blow to his surgically-repaired knee did not draw a flag.On Monday, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan was asked by reporters whether he believes Garoppolo gets his fair share of calls.“No, I don’t,” Shanahan said. “I think a [more]

49ers sign Janoris Jenkins to practice squad

The 49ers signed veteran cornerback Janoris Jenkins to the practice squad Monday.Jenkins has remained a free agent since the Titans released him March 15, so why now?“Because he was willing to do it,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said, via David Bonilla of “I don’t think that was the case all year. We’ve been in [more]

Tom Brady would rather lose than not play

The 2022 Buccaneers had something going, until they didn’t. But playing a game in Cleveland that Tampa Bay should have won and losing it is, to quarterback Tom Brady, better than the alternative.“Look, losing is hard for all of us, but I’d rather lose and play than not play at all,” Brady said on the [more]

Elijah Mitchell will miss 6-8 weeks with his knee injury

Elijah Mitchell‘s knee injury was more serious than expected, and the 49ers running back will miss 6-8 weeks.“It wasn’t the news we were looking for,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said in a conference call with local media, via Jerry McDonald of the East Bay Times.The team initially thought Mitchell had an MCL sprain that would [more]

Report: Terron Armstead has partial tear of pectoral but not season-ending

The Dolphins won’t have left tackle Terron Armstead for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, but they do expect him to return this season.Armstead has a Grade 2 pectoral strain, which is a partial tear, NFL Network reports.Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel expressed confidence that Armstead will play again this season based on current information. But the [more]

Dennis Allen on Chris Olave catch being overturned: I don’t know what a catch is anymore

Among the things that didn’t go the Saints’ way during Sunday’s 13-0 loss to the 49ers was a replay review of a 30-yard pass from Taysom Hill to Chris Olave in the second quarter.Olave appeared to catch the ball and possess it while getting both feet down on the ground before losing control after being [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo: Knee’s a little sore after low hit, “no place for that” in the game

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘s surgically repaired left knee took a big shot during Sunday’s game, but Garoppolo said there was never a doubt that he’d be staying on the field.Garoppolo took a helmet to the knee from Saints defensive lineman Malcolm Roach after throwing a pass and appeared to be a fair amount of pain [more]

49ers shut out Saints 13-0

Nobody will use Sunday’s game between the Saints and 49ers as a textbook example of offensive football, but there are plenty of ways to win and the 49ers defense did more than enough to get the team a victory at Levi’s Stadium.The Saints picked up 260 yards, running back Alvin Kamara lost a pair of [more]

Further evaluation coming for Terron Armstead’s pectoral injury

Dolphins left tackle Terron Armstead left Sunday’s win over the Texans with a pectoral injury and there was no immediate word about the severity of the injury after the game.Head coach Mike McDaniel said at his press conference that Armstead needs to have the injury evaluated further by doctors on Monday before the team will [more]

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