1. 6 Burning Questions Facing the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17

    First burning question facing the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17: If they lose, will they fire head coach Jim Tomsula? They probably would prefer to keep him. He’s their guy...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 months ago 14,263 reads 61 comments

  2. Biggest Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers' Week 16 Loss

    Week 15, the San Francisco 49ers committed 11 penalties for 98 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals, and the very next week they committed 11 penalties for 65 yards against the Detroit Lions...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 months ago 6,751 reads 40 comments

  3. 6 Burning Questions Facing the San Francisco 49ers in Week 16

    Burning question No. 1: Can the San Francisco 49ers defense play hard two games in a row? It played hard in Week 15, holding the Cincinnati Bengals to a season-low 242 yards ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 months ago 11,615 reads 48 comments

  4. 6 Burning Questions Facing the San Francisco 49ers in Week 14

    Burning question No. 1: Can the San Francisco 49ers pressure Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel ? According to Pro Football Focus , Manziel is completing only 43.5 percent of his passes under pressure this season...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 4,727 reads 4 comments

  5. Anquan Boldin Comments on Blaine Gabbert's Performance as QB for 49ers

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert was an afterthought earlier this season with Colin Kaepernick the clear starter...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 5 months ago 8,245 reads 22 comments

  6. 5 Biggest Surprises of San Francisco 49ers' 2015 Season

    San Francisco 49ers center Marcus Martin was supposed to be good. The Niners drafted Martin in the third round of the 2014 draft ahead of quality players such as Oakland Raiders ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 14,207 reads 41 comments

  7. Joe Montana Comments on 49ers, Blaine Gabbert and More

    The San Francisco 49ers have had a trying season, to say the least, but things have looked better for the team since Blaine Gabbert became the starting quarterback. One person who has taken notice of their improved play is 49ers legend Joe Montana ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 57,319 reads 111 comments

  8. San Francisco 49ers Week 14 Stock Report

    Stock Up: San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Eric Mangini. He seemed clueless at the beginning of the season. His defense gave 90 points combined Weeks 2 and 3, and his secondary couldn’t cover anybody...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 8,775 reads 32 comments

  9. Biggest Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers' Week 13 Win

    The first major takeaway from the San Francisco 49ers ’ Week 13 win on Sunday? They probably should have lost. The Chicago Bears outplayed the Niners in all phases of that game—offense, defense and special teams...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 8,226 reads 50 comments

  10. Blaine Gabbert Proving He Deserves to Start for San Francisco 49ers in 2016

    Sunday started with breaking news about San Francisco 49ers former starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 24,105 reads 151 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers Week 13 Stock Report

    Stock up : San Francisco 49ers former All-Pro inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman Bowman may never be an All-Pro again—he tore his ACL and MCL almost two years ago and struggles planting and changing directions in pass coverage...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 6,676 reads 39 comments

  12. Biggest Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers' Week 12 Loss

    First big takeaway from the San Francisco 49ers ’ Week 12 loss: Their defense plays well at home. The Niners held the top-ranked Arizona Cardinals offense to just 19 points Sunday afternoon...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 6,955 reads 54 comments

  13. Blaine Gabbert Reviving Career Behind Solid Play for 49ers

    Though he was unable to lead the San Francisco 49ers to a victory over the rival Arizona Cardinals, quarterback Blaine Gabbert is taking major strides toward resurrecting his NFL career...

    Tyler Duma Written by Tyler Duma about 5 months ago 7,403 reads 81 comments

  14. 6 Burning Questions Facing the San Francisco 49ers in Week 12

    Will the San Francisco 49ers even show up Week 12 against the Arizona Cardinals ? The Niners didn’t show up to Seattle in Week 11 until midway through the second quarter...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 10,595 reads 40 comments

  15. 6 Burning Questions Facing San Francisco 49ers Ahead of Week 10 Bye

    Is San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert a one-game wonder? His one game wasn’t that wonderful if he is one-game wonder. During his first start with the 49ers, he threw two interceptions and posted a passer rating of 76...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 months ago 12,987 reads 52 comments

  16. Taking Stock of San Francisco 49ers Ahead of Week 10 Bye

    Stock up: San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive end Arik Armstead. When the Niners spent a first-round pick on Armstead this year, he seemed like a run-stuffer for the base defense...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 months ago 8,071 reads 34 comments

  17. Biggest Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers' Week 9 Win

    Defensive coordinator Eric Mangini is the best coach on the San Francisco 49ers right now. When he was the defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots in 2005, he was the one of the hottest assistant coaches in the NFL ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 months ago 13,523 reads 24 comments

  18. Blaine Gabbert Named 49ers' Starting QB vs. Seahawks

    The Blaine Gabbert era is continuing in San Francisco. According to Taylor Price of the team's official website on Nov...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 42,111 reads 201 comments

  19. 49ers Quarterback Blaine Gabbert Deserves Another Start After Win over Falcons

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Blaine Gabbert did enough. The San Francisco 49ers beat the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon. Not by a lot; the game was ugly...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 months ago 13,815 reads 141 comments

  20. Falcons vs. 49ers: San Francisco Grades, Notes and Quotes

    The Blaine Gabbert era got off to a good start as the San Francisco 49ers ' new starting quarterback got his team out to a 17-13 lead by the third quarter over the visiting Atlanta Falcons in NFL Week 9...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 6 months ago 12,887 reads 81 comments

  21. 5 Biggest Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers' Preseason Week 2 Win

    After two preseason games, the San Francisco 49ers still haven’t found a cornerback to pair with starter Tramaine Brock...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 8 months ago 23,550 reads 25 comments

  22. San Francisco 49ers: 6 Most Crucial Training Camp Position Battles to Watch

    One battle worth watching during the San Francisco 49ers ’ training camp is the battle between the backup quarterbacks—Blaine Gabbert and Dylan Thompson. Gabbert is the veteran...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 10 months ago 15,915 reads 25 comments

  23. Dissecting the San Francisco 49ers' Best, Worst Positional Units

    The San Francisco 49ers have seen a significant amount of roster turnover since the end of the 2014 season...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 10 months ago 13,554 reads 28 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Potential Cap Casualties During Training Camp

    In a league with a strict salary cap, not every roster decision can be based simply on talent on the field. When you’re talking about filling out the bottom half of a roster, salary-cap discussions have to take place...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 11 months ago 14,321 reads 21 comments

  25. 49ers: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Quarterback

    The San Francisco 49ers have a quarterback competition. Not a starting quarterback competition. A backup quarterback competition. The exciting kind...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 11 months ago 14,502 reads 48 comments