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Richard Sherman, Dee Ford not expected back before Week 11 bye

The injury-ravaged 49es won’t see the cavalry for awhile. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said he doesn’t expect cornerback Richard Sherman or defensive lineman Dee Ford to return before the team’s Week 11 off week. That means the 49ers will have to play at New England, at Seattle, vs. Green Bay and at New Orleans without [more]

Jets trade Jordan Willis to 49ers

The winless Jets are continuing their fire sale, with linebacker Jordan Willis the latest player on the way out. The Jets are sending Willis to the 49ers, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. There’s no immediate word on what the Jets are getting back, but it’s likely something similar to the swap of late-round [more]

49ers promote Joe Walker from practice squad

The 49ers announced they promoted linebacker Joe Walker to the active roster from the practice squad Wednesday. They signed linebacker Jonas Griffith to the team’s practice squad. Walker originally signed with the team as a free agent on March 24. The 49ers cut him out of training camp and signed him back to the team’s [more]

49ers No. 2 quarterback spot may go back and forth between Nick Mullens, C.J. Beathard

49ers quarterback Nick Mullens had a dreadful performance against the Eagles earlier this month, getting benched for C.J. Beathard and falling to No. 3 on the depth chart. On Sunday night against the Rams, however, Mullens landed at No. 2 on the depth chart ahead of Beathard. Via Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area, [more]

49ers place Ben Garland on IR

The 49ers announced they placed offensive lineman Ben Garland on injured reserve Tuesday. Garland strained his calf after playing 66 of 73 snaps. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday that Garland would be “out for a while.” Hroniss Grasu will replace Garland with starting center Weston Richburg still out. Richburg remains on the physically unable to [more]

California says 49ers can have fans, Santa Clara County says no

There have not been fans at any games at Levi’s Stadium so far this season, but it seemed for a few moments on Tuesday like that was set to change. California announced guidelines for hosting fans at outdoor sporting events in areas that have reached certain benchmarks in their work to halt the spread of [more]

Patriots brace for diverse 49ers running game

The Patriots are reeling. The 49ers were reeling. When the two teams meet this weekend, the 49ers will be running. Patriots coach Bill Belichick knows what’s coming, and he offered up from praise for the San Francisco ground game on Tuesday. “Yeah, they get everybody involved in the running game,” Belichick said. “They hand it [more]

Washington announces Joshua Garnett’s retirement

The Washington Football Team claimed defensive end Casey Toohill off of waivers last week, but COVID-19 protocols required them to wait until Tuesday to add him to the 53-man roster. Washington made the announcement that Toohill is now officially on board and also announced the corresponding move to make space for him. Guard Joshua Garnett [more]

Bill Belichick: We all know Jimmy Garoppolo is a good player

The Patriots will be facing a quarterback for the first time for the second straight week, but they’re a bit more familiar with this week’s opponent than they were with Drew Lock of the Broncos. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was a 2014 second-round pick in New England and remained with the team until a 2017 [more]

Sean McVay: Loss to 49ers doesn’t reflect caliber of team

The 4-1 Rams got a surprise on Sunday night in Santa Clara, when a wobbly 49ers team found a way to push off the ropes and knockout their division rivals. Rams coach Sean McVay, however, isn’t putting much stock in the defeat. “I mean, number one, you always look at the tape, that’s where the [more]

Raheem Mostert, Ben Garland likely headed to injured reserve for 49ers

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan indicated on Monday that both running back Raheem Mostert and center Ben Garland are likely headed to the injured reserve list. Mostert suffered a left high-ankle sprain in Sunday night’s win over the Los Angeles Rams that will “most likely” land him on IR, per Nick Wagoner of [more]

Bill Belichick: George Kittle is “as good as anybody” I’ve seen

Some would call Rob Gronkowski the greatest tight end in the history of the game. It’s hard to argue he’s not one of the best ever with his four All-Pro nods, three Super Bowl rings and a spot on the NFL’s 100th Anniversary All-Time Team. Gronkowski played nine seasons for Bill Belichick in New England. [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo felt more like himself on Sunday night

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo returned from an ankle injury to start in Week Five, but he didn’t look back to 100 percent before getting pulled in favor of C.J. Beathard in a 43-17 loss to the Dolphins. This Sunday went a lot better for Garoppolo and the 49ers. He threw touchdown passes to put the [more]

49ers climb back to .500 with 24-16 upset of Rams

The Rams have four victories. All four came against the NFC East. Unfortunately for the Rams, they don’t play in the NFC East. The Rams fell to 0-2 against teams outside the NFC East, losing 24-16 to the 49ers. San Francisco improved to 3-3 in the first of a brutal seven-game stretch. The 49ers jumped [more]

49ers rule out Raheem Mostert with ankle injury

No sooner had 49ers running back Raheem Mostert gotten past his MCL sprain that he has another injury. The 49ersr have ruled out Mostert with a sprained ankle. Mostert injured himself in the first half when he rushed for 64 yards on 16 carries. He had the ankle re-taped when he came out for the [more]

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