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Joe Staley suffers broken fibula

The 49ers had an easy win but suffered a big loss today. San Francisco left tackle Joe Staley suffered a broken fibula. That will likely put him out a significant period of time, perhaps enough to go on injured reserve. The 35-year-old Staley has spent his entire career in San Francisco and started all 16 [more]

49ers run wild in win over Bengals

This was the Jimmy Garoppolo the 49ers have been looking for. Garoppolo, the quarterback who’s had an up-and-down tenure since arriving in San Francisco, was decidedly up today in a 41-17 win over the Bengals. The 49ers’ offense was outstanding, with more than 300 passing yards, more than 200 rushing yards, and a dominant performance [more]

Joe Staley carted to locker room

The 49ers’ offense suffered a big loss in what has otherwise been a great game. San Francisco offensive tackle Joe Staley was carted off late in the third quarter of a game the 49ers are leading 34-10. Staley appeared to injure his left leg, and although he was able to limp off the field on [more]

Week Two early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Jaguars at Texans Jaguars: DE Yannick Ngakoue, T Cedric Ogbuehi, TE Josh Oliver, CB [more]

Joe Mixon plans to play, will test ankle before game

A decision on running back Joe Mixon‘s status for Sunday’s game against the 49ers looks like it will come down to the wire. Mixon left last week’s loss to the Seahawks with an ankle injury and missed the first two days of practice this week. He returned to the field in a limited capacity on [more]

49ers promote Jeff Wilson, cut Kaden Smith

Remember in the offseason when everyone was wondering how the 49ers were going to keep all their running backs happy? Now, the question is: How do they keep them healthy? The 49ers placed Jerick McKinnon on injured reserve last month after knee surgery, and now Tevin Coleman will miss time with a high ankle sprain. [more]

Week Two injury report roundup

Week Two of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Buccaneers 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. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely [more]

Nick Bosa questionable for Sunday

49ers General Manager John Lynch expressed optimism that edge rusher Nick Bosa would play Sunday. But the team lists him as questionable to play against the Bengals. Bosa returned to practice Friday on a limited basis after missing the first two days of work this week. He originally injured his ankle in practice Aug. 7, [more]

John Harbaugh proud of idea to play 303-pound Patrick Ricard at fullback

By far the heaviest player to catch a touchdown pass in the NFL so far this season was Patrick Ricard, a 303-pound defensive tackle who also spends time at fullback and caught a one-yard pass at the goal line for the Ravens on Sunday. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh is taking credit for the idea [more]

Bengals list Joe Mixon as questionable for Sunday

Bengals running back Joe Mixon hurt his ankle last Sunday and did not take part in the team’s first two practices of the week, but things appear to be trending in a better direction as Sunday’s game against the 49ers approaches. Mixon returned to practice in a limited capacity on Friday and drew a questionable [more]

Torrey Smith announces his retirement

Torrey Smith was released by the Panthers on September 1 and he won’t be looking for a new place to play during the 2019 season. In a video released via UNINTERRUPTED on Friday, Smith announced his retirement from the NFL. Smith reads a letter to the game in the video and thanks it for opening [more]

49ers expect Nick Bosa to play

The 49ers sound confident rookie edge rusher Nick Bosa will play Sunday despite having not practiced this week because of ankle soreness. “He’ll work kind of limited throughout the week, but he’s fully intending on playing,” 49ers General Manager John Lynch said on 95.7 The Game, via Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. “As [more]

Nick Bosa not working at Thursday’s 49ers practice

Rookie defensive end Nick Bosa missed another 49ers practice on Thursday. Bosa missed most of the summer with an ankle injury and he’s been experiencing soreness since taking part in the 49ers’ Week One victory over the Buccaneers. He sat out practice on Wednesday and reporters at Thursday’s session report that he’s not on the [more]

Troy Polamalu, Patrick Willis among first-time Hall of Fame nominees

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced plans for an expanded class of inductees in 2020 by approving a proposal to put together a group of 15 candidates for selection in addition to the annual group of modern era nominees. That new group will be made up of 10 seniors candidates, three contributors and two [more]

Rolling Stones show underscores dysfunctional relationship between 49ers, Santa Clara

Choose an opening line of your own that includes a pun based on a Rolling Stones song, and then keep reading. The relationship between the 49ers and the City of Santa Clara has not gone smoothly. The latest proof of dysfunction comes from the team’s decision to share with the San Jose Mercury News letters [more]

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