Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

Watch ‘Fantasy Football Live’ for last-minute Week 14 news and advice on Sunday

Friday, December 6th, 2019

It's Week 14, and you know what that means: The fantasy playoffs are here, and our “Fantasy Football Live” crew has you covered with everything you need to start things on the right note, including advice for the tough lineup choices many managers will undoubtedly have to make. How will the stars of the big NFC matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the San Francisco 49ers help fantasy managers on Sunday? Which under-the-radar QB/WR pairings — like Gardner Minshew/DJ Chark, Fitzpatrick/DeVante Parker, Sam Darnold/Robby Anderson — could save fantasy managers this week?

4 teams Seahawks fans should be rooting for in Week 14

Friday, December 6th, 2019

We've reached the final quarter of the NFL season, and things are set up nicely for the Seattle Seahawks (10-2). Both teams are 10-2 and the Seahawks would benefit from each team winning in different ways.

Golfers Who Give Back: Steve Young’s foundation helps kids forget their troubles

Friday, December 6th, 2019

On Tuesdays during his 13 years with the San Francisco 49ers, Steve Young would often drive down to Pebble Beach, sign on as a single and venture alone into the fog, the stillness of the setting serving as a psychic and physical balm. The 49ers won three of their five Super Bowl titles during Young's time with the team, and the quarterback was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005. Today, Young and his wife, Barb, provide healing of their own, the Forever Young Foundation helping seriously ill and disadvantaged children across the United States and in Ghana.

49ers’ Sherman: Radio host had ‘valid’ point on Ravens’ Jackson

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman said Thursday that suspended team radio host Tim Ryan's comments regarding the color of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's skin relative to the color of a football at the mesh point of backfield fakes "was a valid point." "I know Tim personally and listened to the dialogue and saw it written, and honestly, I wasn't as outraged as anybody else," Sherman told reporters, adding that Ryan had apologized to the team for his comments. "I understand how it could be taken under a certain context and be offensive to some.

Ravens-Bills Preview

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Appreciating how difficult it is to contain Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens' bull-dozing offensive attack, Bills defensive tackle Jordan Phillips was put at ease watching TV last weekend. After averaging 405 yards offense and 36 points in winning their previous seven games, the Ravens hit a speed bump in the form of the San Francisco 49ers. Though Baltimore eked out a 20-17 win on a rainy, windy afternoon on Justin Tucker's 49-yard field goal as time expired, Phillips took note how the 49ers limited Baltimore to 283 yards offense, including 125 in the second half.

Saints, 49ers clash with top NFC seeding in the balance

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Drew Brees and the Saints are ready to up the ante. Next on the list is a second straight No. 1 overall playoff seed in the NFC, a goal New Orleans (10-2) can get closer to accomplishing on Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers (10-2) visit the site of their last Super Bowl appearance. “We all know what this game means,” Brees said.

Richard Sherman among 49ers defending suspended announcer Tim Ryan’s comment on Lamar Jackson’s skin tone

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

On Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers suspended radio announcer Tim Ryan for comments he made about Lamar Jackson's skin tone. On Thursday, multiple 49ers players came to Ryan's defense, including cornerback Richard Sherman. Ryan, a radio analyst, said on KNBR's "Murph and Mac” on Monday following San Francisco's loss to Baltimore that the Ravens quarterback's skin tone gives him an edge during play fakes.

49ers Broadcaster Suspended After Lamar Jackson ‘Dark Skin’ Comments

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The San Francisco 49ers have suspended one of its radio color hosts, Tim Ryan, after he made a comment about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, saying that he is skilled at faking handoffs because of his “dark skin color with a dark football. Ryan made the comments early on on KNBR's “Murph and Mac” morning radio show when the hosts asked Ryan about Jackson's performance in Sunday's game, which saw a 20-17 win for the Ravens. Jackson, a likely candidate for the NFL MVP, rushed and passed for more than 100 yards in one of the most competitive games of the season.

49ers suspend broadcaster who said having ‘dark skin with a dark football’ gives Lamar Jackson an advantage

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The San Francisco 49ers have suspended broadcaster Tim Ryan for saying that Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has an advantage in faking handoffs because of his “dark skin with a dark football,” the San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday. According to the Chronicle, the comments were made Monday during Ryan's weekly segment on local radio station KNBR's “Murph and Mac” morning radio show when discussing Jackson's exceptional performance last weekend against the Niners. Jackson rushed for over 100 yards in the Ravens' 20-17 win, many of which came after successfully faking handoffs and running the ball himself.

Colts claim K McLaughlin, Vinatieri ailing

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts claimed kicker Chase McLaughlin off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday. McLaughlin could be insurance in case veteran Adam Vinatieri (knee) is unable to kick this week. Vinatieri is on the team's injury report for the first time this season and was listed as a limited practice participant.