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Sherman says 49ers radio analyst apologized to him, others

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman said team radio analyst Tim Ryan personally apologized to him and several players for comments Ryan made regarding Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson on a sports talk show. Ryan was suspended by the team for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints after he said during an interview on the 49ers' flagship radio station that Jackson was adept at carrying out fakes because of his ''dark skin color with a dark football.'' Ryan also issued a statement of apology through the team Wednesday. Sherman said he didn't believe there was any malicious intent behind Ryan's comments.

Jaquiski Tartt missed practice with ribs injury, unlikely to play vs. Saints

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Tartt sustained fractured ribs when he took an inadvertent knee to the right side from Baltimore Ravens running back Mark Ingram while making a tackle in Sunday's game. Marcell Harris entered the lineup in place of Tartt and will start Sunday against the Saints. Defensive lineman Arik Armstead also did not practice on Thursday, as he was given the day off after playing 61 of the 49ers' 65 defensive snaps against Baltimore.

2019 NFL Sunday’s Week 14: Previews, TV networks and kickoff times

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Fox San Francisco 49ers at New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. Fox Miami Dolphins at New York Jets, 1 p.m. CBS Indianapolis Colts at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m.

49ers lock horns with Saints for critical NFC battle

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The New Orleans Saints were the first NFL team to clinch a spot in the playoffs. The San Francisco 49ers seem headed to the playoffs also, but their standing has slipped. The 49ers visit the Saints on Sunday in a game that will have a significant effect on the pecking order atop the NFC.

Teo returns to Saints defense for high-stakes tilt vs 49ers

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Manti Teo has a new perspective on life and football. The New Orleans Saints could find out Sunday how Teo's outlook affects his performance in a high-stakes clash with San Francisco that will decide who has the inside track to the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs. With fellow linebackers Kiko Alonso (thigh) and A.J. Klein (knee) missing practice on Wednesday and their playing status unclear, the newly signed Teo participated in an NFL practice for the first time since last season.

49ers’ Joe Staley feeling ‘a lot better’ as he nears return to lineup

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

After missing the past three games with a broken right ring finger, 49ers left tackle Joe Staley is feeling better than when he briefly re-entered the lineup last month. "A lot better," Staley said Wednesday as the 49ers began preparing to face the New Orleans Saints with a two-hour practice the IMG Academy. Staley, a six-time Pro Bowl selection, missed six games earlier this season due to a fractured left fibula – the non-weight-bearing bone of his lower leg.

49ers re-sign defensive back Antone Exum, add depth to their secondary

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The 49ers re-signed defensive back Antone Exum to a one-year contract on Wednesday, as the club begins preparations to face the New Orleans Saints with some question marks in their secondary. Starting strong safety Jaquiski Tartt is uncertain for Sunday's game due to broken ribs that he sustained in the 49ers' 20-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 13. Also, cornerback Richard Sherman is hobbled with a knee sprain, and his status for the game Sunday is unclear, too.

Reports: Free agent LB Te’o to sign with Saints

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Linebacker Manti Te'o is returning to the NFL with the New Orleans Saints, according to multiple reports. Te'o, 28, would be rejoining the Saints, for whom he played in 2017 and part of 2018, though he was a healthy scratch for the final 11 games. The Saints elected not to re-sign him in the offseason.

2019 Week 14 Fantasy Tight End Rankings: Can George Kittle bounce back vs. Saints?

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

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NFL playoff scenarios: Why 49ers would rather not clinch spot in Week 14

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

The 49ers can clinch an NFC playoff spot on Sunday with a victory over the New Orleans Saints. But the 49ers and their fans will be rooting against the other part of the scenario in which the organization can officially guarantee a playoff berth for the first time since the 2013 season. If the 49ers (10-2) win at the Saints (10-2), they need a Los Angeles Rams loss or tie to break their playoff drought by the end of Week 14.