Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

Four 49ers players to watch Sunday vs. Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The 49ers have not won in Kansas City since 1982. Arrowhead Stadium is considered one of the most difficult outdoor venues for opposing teams in the NFL. Here are four 49ers who can help spoil what the folks in Kansas City expect to be a festive day.

Kyle Shanahan says 49ers ‘went real hard’ after Khalil Mack in trade talks

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The New England Patriots didn't give up much to acquire embattled wide receiver Josh Gordon from the Cleveland Browns in a trade this week. In both cases, the 49ers were involved with some level of interest. On Friday, coach Kyle Shanahan said the 49ers made a competitive run at acquiring Mack.

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo reveals he still texts with Tom Brady

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Jimmy Garoppolo and Tom Brady always will remain connected in the media. Apparently, the two quarterbacks still are connected with each other through their phones. Appearing on Freakonomics Radio's The Hidden Side of Sports, the 49ers quarterback explained

Reuben Foster says it’s “like a holiday” returning to 49ers after suspension

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Reuben Foster won’t get a soft landing in his first game back with the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday. The 49ers are set to face Patrick Mahomes and a Kansas City Chiefs offense that has scored 38 and 42 points in their first two games of the season. “It’s like a holiday, just knowing I can come back and play the game I love,” Foster said, via Matt Maiocco of NBC Bay Area.

Chiefs QB Mahomes looks to stay sharp against 49ers

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes has been the talk of the league after the first two games, and he will try to keep it going on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers in the Chiefs' first home game of the season. The Chiefs are one of seven teams that are 2-0, but Kansas City is the only 2-0 team that played its first two games on the road. Mahomes was outstanding in both, being named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week after each of the Chiefs' first two games.

49ers get Foster back from suspension in time for Chiefs

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Reuben Foster spent the first two weeks of the football season being a fan, cheering on his San Francisco 49ers teammates from his couch while serving a two-game suspension. ''It was like a holiday,'' Foster said Thursday. The end of the suspension for violating the NFL's policies on substance abuse and personal conduct closes a difficult stretch for Foster that had him spending much of the offseason dealing with legal issues rather than preparing for his second season in the NFL.

49ers-Chiefs Capsule

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (1-1) at KANSAS CITY (2-0) Sunday, 1 p.m., ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 6 1/2 RECORD VS SPREAD - San Francisco 0-2, Kansas City 2-0 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 7-5 LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Chiefs 22-17, Oct. 5, 2014 LAST WEEK - 49ers

Owner Jed York says 49ers never told other teams to not sign Colin Kaepernick

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

You can assume the San Francisco 49ers weren’t a part of any collusion effort against Colin Kaepernick, if there was one, assuming owner Jed York is telling the truth. On the second episode of Freakonomics Radio’s new “The Hidden Side of Sports” show, the 49ers were the focus. Kaepernick came up, of course.

49ers-Chiefs injury report: Reuben Foster, Malcolm Smith return

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers, in essence, added two linebackers to the team Wednesday. Reuben Foster returned to the practice field after serving a two-game suspension, and veteran Malcolm Smith was cleared to undergo a full practice for the first time since he sustained a hamstring injury in the 49ers' Aug. 9 preseason opener. Rookie middle linebacker Fred Warner played well in the first two weeks without Foster or Smith alongside him.

Patrick Mahomes And The Chiefs Are Red-Hot. For Once, They Might Stay That Way.

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are officially the toast of the 2018 NFL season so far, after K.C.’s young quarterback threw an incredible six touchdown passes against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, bringing his season tally to 10 — and