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Jermichael Finley: Packers should be prepared to switch to Jordan Love by Week Four

It’s way too early for the Packers to panic. Former Packers tight end Jermichael Finley believes that panic could soon be justified. Finley has been candid in the aftermath of Green Bay’s embarrassing performance against the Saints regarding quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Previously, Finley said that Rodgers “looks tired,” and that it appears he has lost [more]

Kendrick Bourne helping Patriots’ defense prepare for Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur

Patriots wide receiver Kendrick Bourne spent the last four seasons in San Francisco, where Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur was the passing game coordinator. So with the Patriots now preparing to face the Jets, Bourne is helping the Patriots’ defense get ready. Bourne said this week that the Patriots’ coaching staff has asked for insight [more]

Brandon Aiyuk surprised at his lack of opportunity in season opener

Brandon Aiyuk split snaps with Trent Sherfield on Sunday, with Aiyuk playing 26 of 55 and Sherfield 27. Aiyuk never saw a pass thrown his way, while Sherfield made two catches for 23 yards and a touchdown. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Aiyuk isn’t in the doghouse but simply hadn’t practiced enough. Sherfield took advantage [more]

NFL Week Two injury report roundup: A lot of question marks for the Ravens

Week Two of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by Washington and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Brandon Aiyuk isn’t in the doghouse

Brandon Aiyuk split reps at wide receiver with Trent Sherfield and never had a pass thrown his way in the 49ers’ season opener, which has led to questions for head coach Kyle Shanahan about the 2020 first-round pick’s place on the team. Some of those questions were asked during a Friday appearance on KNBR, including [more]

49ers say Trey Sermon will be active this weekend

The 49ers lost running back Raheem Mostert for the rest of the season to a knee injury and that means the backfield will have a different makeup this weekend than it did in Week One. It will include third-round pick Trey Sermon. Sermon was a healthy scratch in the opener, but offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel [more]

49ers hoping Dre Greenlaw can return in 4-6 weeks

49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw is having core muscle surgery. There were conflicting reports on the prognosis, and General Manager John Lynch said Thursday afternoon it’s too early to determine the timeline for Greenlaw’s return. “As for the timeline, I think that’s best left until they get in there and see the extent,” Lynch said on [more]

Dre Greenlaw having groin surgery, is expected to miss 4-6 weeks

49ers starting linebacker Dre Greenlaw wasn’t at practice Thursday, and he won’t be for a few weeks. Greenlaw is undergoing groin surgery, Matt Burrows of reports. The injury is not season ending, though, with Greenlaw expected to miss 4-6 weeks, per Burrows. The 49ers likely place Greenlaw on injured reserve, which would keep him [more]

Jalen Hurts sees huge increase in jersey sales

Plenty of Eagles fans who may have been skeptical about quarterback Jalen Hurts decided to vote with their credit cards after he played incredibly well in his 2021 debut. Via Damichael Cole of the Philadelphia Inquirer, sales of the Jalen Hurts jersey increased by 500 percent from Saturday to Sunday, the biggest spike for any [more]

49ers claim Trenton Cannon

When the Ravens suffered a run of injuries at running back, they signed Trenton Cannon to give them some depth at the position. They subsequently signed Latavius Murray, Le'Veon Bell, and Devonta Freeman, which led to Cannon getting waived on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Cannon found a new home with another team dealing with injuries in [more]

Arik Armstead, Dre Greenlaw out of practice for 49ers

The 49ers had several defensive players miss their first practice of the week on Wednesday, including a couple of players who were in the lineup for the season-opening 41-33 win over the Lions. Defensive tackle Arik Armstead (adductor) and linebacker Dre Greenlaw (groin) were both on the sideline as the team worked out in West [more]

Jimmy Garoppolo: We’re going to miss Raheem Mostert

San Francisco’s offense was dealt a blow with running back Raheem Mostert suffering a knee injury early on in the season opener. And now Mostert will be out for the season after electing to undergo surgery. On Wednesday, starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo noted how unfortunate it is for the team to lose Mostert after just [more]

How did Packers lack energy in Week One?

Of all the things said and not said in the aftermath of the shellacking the Packers endured in Week One, the most significant came from quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who told Pat McAfee on Tuesday that “our energy level was a little bit low” on Sunday. While that may explain why they lost by 35 points [more]

Report: 49ers inquired about a potential trade for Cameron Dantzler

The 49ers lost cornerback Jason Verrett to a torn anterior cruciate ligament. They signed free agent cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick but not before looking at other options. They inquired about a potential trade for Vikings cornerback Cameron Dantzler, David Lombardi of reports. Dantzler, a third-round choice in 2020, was a healthy scratch for Sunday’s game [more]

49ers place Raheem Mostert, Jason Verrett on IR, promote Dontae Johnson

The 49ers made several moves Tuesday. They placed running back Raheem Mostert and cornerback Jason Verrett on injured reserve. Both players are done for the season. Verrett tore an anterior cruciate ligament, and Mostert announced Tuesday he will undergo season-ending knee surgery. That left the team in need of players at both positions. They signed [more]

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