Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

49ers promote DB Tyvis Powell to active roster

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers have promoted defensive Tyvis Powell from the practice squad to the active roster. The team placed right tackle Trent Brown on injured reserve Saturday to make room for Powell on the roster. Powell was

Tank Carradine finally in 49ers system that fits his style

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

In dire need of a pass-rush specialist, the 49ers selected Tank Carradine in the second round of the 2013 draft after he recorded 11 sacks in his final season at Florida State. Five years later and scheduled for unrestricted free agency in March, Carradine has found his niche as a run-down specialist while lining up at "big end" in the 49ers' new 4-3 scheme. "At first, they didn't think I could play the run like that," Carradine said.

Injury-riddled 49ers ready to ‘bring on the challenge’ as playoff spoilers

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

With Trent Brown being shut down for the remainder of the season, the 49ers have now used the injured reserve list 21 times this season. Kyle Shanahan has seen how the rash of injuries has affected his team's development. When a group of guys struggle together, if that same group is out there the next week, they have a chance to improve," Shanahan said from the podium at his Friday media session.

Garrett Celek, Benardrick McKinney each fined $18,231

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Texans linebacker Benardrick McKinney and 49ers tight end Garrett Celek had a costly day for different plays during San Francisco’s victory over Houston on Sunday. McKinney was penalized for a third-quarter hit on Jimmy Garoppolo, drawing a 15-yard roughing penalty. Garoppolo completed the pass to Marquise Goodwin for 13 yards, and with the penalty tacked on, it moved the 49ers into Houston territory.

Titans need Mariota to pick up play heading into 49ers game

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

In just two starts with San Francisco, Jimmy Garoppolo has shown the traits of becoming the franchise quarterback for the 49ers. The usually reliable Mariota is in the midst of one of the worst stretches of his three-year career heading into the game Sunday between Tennessee (8-5) and San Francisco (3-10). ''When you go through a tough game, it's nice to get back on the field and go out there and play,'' Mariota said.

Colin Kaepernick Visited Inmates at Rikers Island, Correction Officers Union Feared He Might Incite Attacks

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

A visit by Colin Kaepernick to Rikers Island sparked outrage Tuesday after a union representative for corrections officers said his presence could incite rioting. "This will only encourage inmates to continue to attack Correction Officers at a time when we need more protection," said Husamudeen. Colin Kaepernick receives the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award during the 'Sports Illustrated' 2017 Sportsperson of the Year Show in New York, December 5.

Week 15 fantasy quarterback rankings: Jimmy Garoppolo on QB1 radar

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Jimmy Garoppolo has been solid since taking over the starting quarterback job for the San Francisco 49ers. While he’s in the QB1 fantasy discussion for Week 15, see how our analysts stack the rest of the signal-callers. 2017 Fantasy Football Rankings

Kaepernick’s visit to jail draws rebuke from guards’ union

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) -- A visit by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (KAP'-ur-nihk) to New York's Rikers Island jail facility has drawn a rebuke from the union representing city correction officers. Kaepernick began kneeling during the

Mariucci: Now, 49ers can build around Garoppolo

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

The 49ers' rebuilding project gained its most important piece with the late-October trade that delivered quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo from New England, former 49ers coach Steve Mariucci said. Appearing on The 49ers Insider Podcast, Mariucci, now an analyst with the NFL Network, said the team is in a better position for next season than it would have been if a top rookie -- such as USC's Sam Darnold, UCLA's Josh Rosen, Wyoming's Josh Allen or Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield -- were to be drafted as the quarterback of the future. "There's clarity with at least one position in the building," Mariucci said, "and that's not to say C.J. Beathard doesn't have a career in the National Football League.

Jimmy Garoppolo has brought a winning feeling to 49ers

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

With Jimmy Garoppolo taking over two games ago and leading them to their first back-to-back road wins since 2014, the 49ers are feeling a new feeling — swagger. “You can feel it in our building,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said, via Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area. The 49ers made the deal hoping for just such a feeling, and it’s alarming how quickly it’s happened.