The Raiders tried to upgrade their interior defensive line this season, adding veteran Maliek Collins in free agency. The hope was that between Collins and Maurice Hurst, the two would generate enough pressure inside to create problems for opposing offenses. Unforurtantely, that hasn’t been the case as Collins is currently grading out as one of the league’s worst interior … [Read more...] about Could the Raiders target DT Leonard Williams in free agency?
The 49ers on Wednesday held a tryout for three veteran defensive backs according to a release from the NFL. Briean Boddy-Calhoun, Denzel Rice and Coty Sensabaugh all worked out for the club as they navigate a couple injuries at the cornerback spot. Jamar Taylor and Ken Webster both went on Injured Reserve after the 49ers’ 23-20 Week 12 win over the Rams. Taylor, who was … [Read more...] about 49ers work out 3 DBs ahead of Week 13 matchup vs. Bills
The 49ers and Kyle Shanahan designed their roster with yards after catch in mind. They have a bevy of playmakers on offense who specialize in creating yards with the ball in their hands. There may not be a better player in the league at that than 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel. Samuel’s YAC numbers in his injury-shortened 2020 campaign are completely insane. One example of … [Read more...] about Deebo Samuel's YAC numbers are off the charts
Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images It’s been a season from hell for San Francisco, but the team is still in the playoff hunt. There are only five weeks left in the weirdest NFL season in history. The pandemic caused the league to adjust on the fly, with many teams being forced to take the field without their best players due to the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols. The San … [Read more...] about Thursday open thread: How many more games will the 49ers win this season?
Photo by Kathryn Riley/Getty Images Everything you need to know in less than five minutes In 1980, Jake and Elwood Blues were on a mission from God. The 49ers’ motives might not be quite so holy, but they appear to be on the same mission. With the news that Brandon Aiyuk (and others) came off the reserve/COVID-19 list yesterday, San Francisco is one step closer to … [Read more...] about Stats & Eggs: Brandon Aiyuk set to play vs. Bills
Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images Gould was named the Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 12 San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 12 after hitting a game-winning 49-yard field goal this past Sunday to give the Niners a 23-20 victory over the Rams. On the previous drive, Gould connected from … [Read more...] about The 49ers must make a decision about Gould’s future by Week 16
Photo by Bryan Bennett/Getty Images Your daily San Francisco 49ers links for Thursday, December 3, 2020 The San Francisco 49ers begin their month long tour in Arizona and return to practice on Thursday. Kyle Shanahan will speak Thursday afternoon and the Niners will have Brandon Aiyuk, D.J. Jones, and Jordan Willis back at practice. 49ers Overreactions: Is Niners’ pass … [Read more...] about Golden Nuggets: Bills HC Sean McDermott recalls interviewing with the 49ers
On this episode of Candlestick Chronicles, Chris Biderman of the Sacramento Bee and Kyle Madson take a look at the 49ers’ temporary relocation to Arizona, and talk about why the win over the Los Angeles Rams in Week 12 was so important for their postseason hopes. The guys discuss possible issues with the team’s long journey away from home following the Santa Clara County … [Read more...] about Candlestick Chronicles: A new hope for 49ers
The NFL cancelled the 2021 Pro Bowl, but voting will still take place to name players to the league’s all-star game. Voting opened Nov. 17, and the 49ers, despite a relatively disappointing year, has a number of players who could be selected. At the last update, fullback Kyle Juszczyk was the only player in first place for his position. Fans can vote on social media, and … [Read more...] about Which 49ers should be Pro Bowlers this season?