1. Chip Kelly Decoded: 49ers' QB Competition Is Over, and Blaine Gabbert Won

    The 49ers' quarterback controversy is over. Blaine Gabbert beat out Colin Kaepernick for the starting job. Largely by default. It's all over but the formalities. And Chip Kelly isn't disappointed...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 1 month ago 149,021 reads 138 comments

  2. Colin Kaepernick vs. Blaine Gabbert: Latest Updates on 49ers QB Battle

    The San Francisco 49ers ' quarterback situation has been cloudy throughout the offseason, and head coach Chip Kelly doesn't sound ready to name Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert the starter anytime soon...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 months ago 21,793 reads 84 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 14,296 reads 61 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 6,790 reads 40 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 11,679 reads 48 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 4,756 reads 4 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 8,252 reads 22 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 14,255 reads 41 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 57,380 reads 111 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 8,796 reads 32 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 8,267 reads 50 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 24,111 reads 151 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 6,727 reads 39 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 7,030 reads 54 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 7,410 reads 81 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 10,610 reads 40 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 13,039 reads 52 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 8,091 reads 34 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 13,566 reads 24 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 42,136 reads 201 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 13,830 reads 141 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 12,922 reads 81 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 23,582 reads 25 comments