Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin announces birth of his daughter Marae

Monday, February 24th, 2020

February 19 was a day Marquise Goodwin and his wife, Morgan, never will forget. After suffering two miscarriages since November 2017, the Goodwins welcomed their daughter, Marae, to the world. Marquise announced the birth via his social media channels Sunday.

NFL free agency: Should 49ers pursue Bengals’ A.J. Green in offseason?

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Green then missed all of last season as the Cincinnati Bengals' star receiver dealt with an ankle injury. The former No. 4 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft started his career with five straight seasons of at least 1,000 receiving yards. Deebo Samuel opened eyes as a rookie, and he is dangerous with the ball in his hands.

Allen Lazard remains “salty” about Packers’ NFC title-game loss to 49ers

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith admitted during Super Bowl week that he and other teammates weren't ready to face the 49ers in the NFC Championship. Receiver Allen Lazard apparently was ready. And the loss has made him more than ready to get things rolling again.

Bay Area Target selling posters with 49ers as Super Bowl 54 champions

Friday, February 21st, 2020

No, the 49ers didn't win Super Bowl LIV. But you wouldn't know it if you shopped at a local Bay Area Target. A Target store in Livermore was selling posters commemorating the 49ers as Super Bowl Champions as recently as Feb. 17, according to Niners Nation's Alex Tran.

49ers expected to win 10 or fewer games in 2020 by Pro Football Focus

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

The 49ers went 13-3 last season, barely edging out the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints for the top seed in the NFC playoffs. San Francisco should be good again in 2020, and certainly capable of contending for a playoff spot -- if not more. A few days after San Francisco's heartbreaking loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV, early NFL season win totals were posted, and the 49ers were given an over/under of 10.5 victories.

Patriots have the NFL’s toughest schedule next season

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

With or without Tom Brady at quarterback, those traditional complaints about the Patriots having an easy schedule will likely die down a bit next season. Yes, there's still the AFC East for the Pats to feast on, but based on their opponents' records in 2019, New England has the NFL's toughest schedule in 2020. LIVE stream the Celtics all season and get the latest news and analysis on all of your teams from NBC Sports Boston by downloading the My Teams App.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. I do not feel unloved by opposition fans, says Djokovic Novak Djokovic does not feel antagonized by lack of fan support when facing his biggest rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in major finals on the ATP Tour, Serbia's world number one said on Tuesday. Tennis pundits have often suggested that Djokovic gets infuriated as well as galvanized by overwhelming support for Federer and Nadal when he locks horns with them, but the 32-year-old from Belgrade offered a different view.

49ers’ Richard Sherman defends Darius Slay during Lions trade rumors

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Richard Sherman is back on Twitter, and the 49ers star is here to defend a fellow Pro Bowl cornerback. Sherman, who has been an advocate for fellow players, is all for Slay defending himself amid rumors the Detroit Lions are looking to trade him. Slay responded to a tweet that showed he has led the NFL in passes defensed since 2017 with 56.

Trump pardons ex-San Francisco 49ers owner DeBartolo Jr

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal who built one of the most successful NFL teams in the game's history. DeBartolo, who owned the San Francisco 49ers during their 1980s-1990s dynasty, was involved in one of the biggest owners' scandals in the sport's history. In 1998, he pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony when he paid $400,000 to former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards in exchange for a riverboat gambling license.

Trump pardons former NFL team owner DeBartolo over gambling fraud scandal

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Donald Trump has pardoned a former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal who built one of the most successful teams in American football history. Edward DeBartolo Jr, who owned the 49ers during their 1980s-90s dynasty, was involved in one of the biggest owners' scandals in the sport's history. In 1998, he pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony when he paid 400,000 dollars to former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards in exchange for a riverboat gambling licence.