Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images Productive in this sense means the most sacks + hits + hurries The overwhelming majority of us can agree that San Francisco 49ers edge rusher Nick Bosa will probably lead the team in total pressures in 2020. Bosa will likely have the most sacks, quarterbacks, and hurries by the end of the season. After Bosa, the 49ers … [Read more...] about Who has the more productive season: Ford or Armstead?
Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images The 49ers’ new left tackle is looking forward to competing for a championship. We had no clue going into the offseason that All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams will be protecting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s blind side next season, but general manager John Lynch made it happen. After legendary San Francisco 49er … [Read more...] about Trent Williams on Jimmy Garoppolo: ‘He’s proven he’s a quarterback that you can win with in this league’
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images “I’m excited to be a part of an offense that really doesn’t need me to win.” San Francisco 49ers Trent Williams spoke to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport for about 15 minutes. Williams told Rapoport he is still getting used to being a 49er. How Williams became a Niner was a hot topic. Rap Sheet said he kept hearing before the trade happened, that … [Read more...] about Williams: 49ers were my No. 1 destination when they got interested a few months ago
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Head coach Kyle Shanahan believes so. One thing we have learned about San Francisco 49ers’ head coach Kyle Shanahan is how much he values speed and versatility. The Niners selected receivers Dante Pettis and Deebo Samuel in back-to-back years, and followed that up by selecting Arizona State’s Brandon Aiyuk at the 2020 NFL Draft. There will … [Read more...] about Golden Nuggets: Did the 49ers get another Emmanuel Sanders in Brandon Aiyuk?
Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today is defensive back D.J. Reed. San Francisco 49ers cornerback D.J. Reed didn’t get much of an opportunity last year thanks to a strong secondary. Reed was targeted only 12 times in 2019. Reed allowed eight receptions and one … [Read more...] about 49ers 90-in-90: D.J. Reed, starting kick returner?
Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images Kristopher Knox went through each team in the NFL to determine their biggest scapegoat for the last decade. Here is who he said for our beloved San Francisco 49ers: San Francisco 49ers fans may still be looking for someone to blame for their loss in Super Bowl LIV. However, that contest largely came down to Patrick Mahomes’ greatness and … [Read more...] about The 49ers biggest scapegoat of the last decade was…
It’s Video Game Week at SB Nation! Video games and sports have seemed to be tied at the hip over the last 30 years. The gaming industry has grown so much that you can play professionally now and make some decent money doing so. I wish a Madden or NBA2K League was around when I spent countless hours playing on my Xbox growing up, but I am glad to see the younger generation have … [Read more...] about Open thread: What is your favorite NFL video game of all time?
Photo by Jay Anderson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images With COVID-19 essentially stripping teams of any offseason workouts, many believe the 2020 rookie class will start slow as they didn’t have minicamp or OTAs to adjust to the speed of the NFL. These guys have been playing football all of their life, but not as a full-time job. It’s impossible to prepare for the amount of … [Read more...] about Who has more pressure to succeed as a rookie: Aiyuk or Kinlaw?
Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images USA TODAY’s Doug Farrar ranked each defense in the NFL, and the 49ers came in at No. 2 Because the San Francisco 49ers heartbreakingly ended their season, it seems like a lot of what they achieved before that has been overlooked. The 2015 Denver Broncos defense is thought of as the best pass defense in recent history. Their DVOA was … [Read more...] about “There are absolutely no doubts about the greatness of this defense”