Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

Two key players stun fantasy gamers in Week 6

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Stefon Diggs had an early fourth-round ADP in Yahoo leagues during fantasy draft season. Jared Goff had a 10th-round ADP — not extremely high for a quarterback, but also pretty average. Both players were considered every week starters before the season started.

49ers improve to 5-0 with dominant showing vs. rival Rams

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

The San Francisco 49ers are no joke. Leaning on a ball-control offense and a smothering defense, the 49ers dominated the Los Angeles Rams, 20-7 on Sunday to improve to 5-0 and declare their intentions to win the NFC West. The Rams looked good on a 56-yard drive to secure the game's first score with a touchdown on their first possession.

Ron Rivera on Kyle Allen versus Cam Newton: When the time comes, I will address it

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Carolina head coach Ron Rivera is not going to address who will be the Panthers' starting quarterback until Cam Newton is fit to return, despite Kyle Allen remaining unbeaten since taking over the job. Newton played in defeats to the San Francisco 49ers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the start of the NFL season but struggled, with the team then announcing he would be out of action with a foot injury. In his absence, Allen has led the team to four straight victories, including a 37-26 triumph over the Bucs in London on Sunday.

Report: 49ers TE Kittle to play, could be limited

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle is expected to play Sunday at the Los Angeles Rams despite a late-week groin injury, but he could be limited, ESPN reported late Saturday night. Per the report, there's some concern about whether Kittle will be able to finish the game. Kittle picked up the injury on Friday, when he was limited in practice, and is officially questionable to play.

McVay says it is up to Gurley if he wants to face 49ers

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Los Angeles Rams star Todd Gurley is not certain to miss Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers, with head coach Sean McVay to give his player the final say. Amid reports that Gurley was likely to miss out on the NFC West contest due to a quad injury, McVay revealed that was not necessarily the case. "He knows his body as well as anybody," McVay said of Gurley, who was listed as doubtful on the team's injury report on Friday.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Coco Gauff upset World No. 8 and top tournament seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Friday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, sending the 15-year-old to her career-first WTA semifinal. Erik Haula scored his fourth goal of the season to break a second-period tie, and the undefeated Carolina Hurricanes set some team history in a 5-2 victory against the New York Islanders on Friday night in Raleigh, N.C. The Hurricanes improved to 5-0-0 for the best five-game start in franchise history.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, October 11th, 2019

British Olympic champion Mo Farah defended his reputation at a news conference ahead of the Chicago Marathon on Friday after being bombarded with questions about his former coach Alberto Salazar who has been banned for doping violations. Farah, who has not been accused of any wrongdoing, worked from 2011 to 2017 with Salazar, who was given a four-year ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on Sept. 30. Coco Gauff upset World No. 8 and top tournament seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Friday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, sending the 15-year-old to her career-first WTA semifinal.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, October 11th, 2019

British Olympic champion Mo Farah defended his reputation at a news conference ahead of the Chicago Marathon on Friday after being bombarded with questions about his former coach Alberto Salazar who has been banned for doping violations. Farah, who has not been accused of any wrongdoing, worked from 2011 to 2017 with Salazar, who was given a four-year ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on Sept. 30. Coco Gauff upset World No. 8 and top tournament seed Kiki Bertens 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Friday at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, sending the 15-year-old to her career-first WTA semifinal.

49ers’ Nick, Joey Bosa have identical stat through first four NFL games

Friday, October 11th, 2019

The Bosas have what you would call great bloodlines for defensive linemen, as father John and sons Joey and Nick are one of two families in NFL history -- along with the Mannings -- to have three first-round draft picks. Oh, and Joey and Nick's uncle, Eric Kumerow, was drafted in the first round the year after their father. Much like the Bosas that came before him, Nick is off to a tremendous start to his NFL career, coming off a performance in which he was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his dominance in the 49ers' win over the Browns.

49ers can put Rams in huge division hole in L.A.

Friday, October 11th, 2019

The only unbeaten team in the NFC faces its toughest test Sunday afternoon when the surprising San Francisco 49ers visit the defending conference champion Los Angeles Rams at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. Less than a year after earning the No. 2 pick in the draft by virtue of a four-win season, the 49ers (4-0) find themselves sitting atop the NFC West after sweeping a pair at home from Pittsburgh and Cleveland following wins at Tampa Bay and Cincinnati. The 4-0 start is the franchise's first since 1990, when they went 14-2 and reached the NFC Championship Game.