Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

Morning Why 49ers Can Still Turn Around 2021 Season

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Heading into the season, Washington traded its original first-round selection (No. overall), second-round pick (No. overall) and first-round selections in the next two ensuing drafts to the Rams in exchange for St. Louis' second-overall selection.

Kyle Shanahan says he won’t throw Trey Lance in as speculative fix to 49ers struggles

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Trey Lance is the future of the quarterback position for the San Francisco 49ers. But 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan isn’t going to expedite the future into the present just because they’ve lost some games and had some struggles. “You don’t just do that because you’re not playing the way you want to play and [more]

Garoppolo returns to Chicago 4 years after 1st 49ers start

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

The Niners drafted rookie Trey Lance and some have been clamoring for him to take over as the starter. SANTA CLARA, Calif. When San Francisco traveled to Chicago four years ago, it was a memorable homecoming for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

49ers changing practice routine in attempt to cut down on pass interference penalties

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

The San Francisco 49ers have been called for pass interference 14 times in six games played this season. Despite two-thirds of the NFL already having played seven games, no other team in the league has been called for more than 10 pass interference penalties this season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are next on the list [more]

Garoppolo returns to Chicago 4 years after 1st 49ers start

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

When San Francisco traveled to Chicago four years ago, it was a memorable homecoming for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who made his starting debut for the 49ers that day. Now, as the Niners head back to the Windy City near where Garoppolo grew up, the excitement and promise of Garoppolo being the new franchise quarterback has been supplanted by time ticking down on his hold on the starting job in San Francisco with rookie Trey Lance waiting in the wings. “Well, we’ve come a long way,” Garoppolo said Wednesday.

The 49ers woes can be tied directly to their dreadful performance on 3rd downs

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

It all comes back to what has plagued the 49ers all season, which is a lack of execution on 3rd down on both sides of the football. The 49ers' offense has been abysmal to this point in the season on the money down, as they currently rank 30th in the NFL in 3rd down conversion rate at 31.4%. On Sunday night vs. the Colts, the 49ers were 1-11 on 3rd downs, consistently stalling drives and never getting into any kind of rhythm offensively, except for the opening drive and a quick three-play scoring...

Not ALL is Lost in 49ers Search to Get Back on Track, Here’s Why

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Heading into the season, Washington traded its original first-round selection (No. overall), second-round pick (No. overall) and first-round selections in the next two ensuing drafts to the Rams in exchange for St. Louis' second-overall selection.

2 Best Trades 49ers Must Make Before 2021 NFL Trade Deadline

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

After enduring their fourth straight loss against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 7, it has become apparent that the San Francisco 49ers are in need of some roster upgrades and a new game plan. Even as Kyle Shanahan continues to search for ways to improve the team and implement a new strategy, the Niners have continued to struggle and be burdened by the injury bug.

Oh, Hey There: One stat that explains why Kyle Shanahan’s offense has stalled in 2021

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

The 49ers are just 6 for their last 36 on third downs in their last three games. They are 30th in third-down conversion rate on the season, with only the Jaguars and the Bears being worse. So far this year, the team has converted just 31.4% of all their third-down opportunities.

Week Seven NFL Pro Duck Round Up

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Arik Armstead - Defensive End, San Francisco 49ers Armstead had a 4 combined tackles including a tackle for loss in San Francisco’s 30-18 loss to Indianapolis. Brady Breeze - Safety, Tennessee Titans Brady was active but did not play in Tennessee’s 27-3 mauling of Kansas City. Pharaoh Brown - Tight End, Houston Texans Brown had 3 catches for 11 yards in Houston’s 31-5 drubbing at the hands of Arizona.