1. San Francisco 49ers Week 17 Stock Report

    Stock down: San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman, even though he leads the league in tackles and was recently named a Pro Bowler. Look closer at Bowman’s numbers...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 month ago 7,509 reads 49 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 4,721 reads 4 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 14,186 reads 41 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 6,648 reads 39 comments

  5. San Francisco 49ers Players Comment on Penalties in Loss to Arizona Cardinals

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Alex Boone was outraged in the San Francisco 49ers ’ locker room after losing 19-13 to the Arizona Cardinals ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 2 months ago 7,806 reads 77 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers Week 12 Stock Report

    Stock down: San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York. York used to have such high standards. Remember when he tweeted that apology to fans after the Niners lost at home on Thanksgiving ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 2 months ago 7,363 reads 23 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 13,495 reads 24 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 13,790 reads 141 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers Week 5 Stock Report

    Stock down: San Francisco 49ers ’ former All-Pro inside linebacker, NaVorro Bowman. In 2013, Bowman seemed to be the Niners’ best defender—better than Justin Smith, Aldon Smith and Patrick Willis ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 months ago 11,386 reads 67 comments

  10. Biggest Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers' Week 4 Loss

    First takeaway from the San Francisco 49ers ’ Week 4 loss to the Green Bay Packers —tight end Vance McDonald is a flat-out bust...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 months ago 12,455 reads 74 comments

  11. 6 Bold Predictions for San Francisco 49ers' Week 2 Matchup

    Bold prediction No. 1: San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman will record two sacks Week 2 against the Pittsburgh Steelers . Officially, Bowman was credited with one sack Week 1 against the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 31,912 reads 75 comments

  12. 5 Bold Predictions for San Francisco 49ers' Week 1 Matchup

    First bold prediction: Jarryd Hayne, the former Rugby League star and preseason sensation, will not suit up for the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 1 game against the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 24,095 reads 39 comments

  13. Bowman, Lee or Alonso: Which LB Is Primed for Monster Comeback Year?

    Navorro Bowman, Sean Lee and Kiko Alonso are all stud linebackers, but all three missed all of the 2014 NFL season due to injuries...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 4,791 reads 50 comments

  14. 5 Things We Learned from NFL Preseason

    Another NFL preseason is in the books—which means it’s time, at last, to look ahead to competitive football...

    Scott Wilson Written by Scott Wilson about 5 months ago 27,632 reads 89 comments

  15. Is NaVorro Bowman the Early Front-Runner for Comeback Player of the Year?

    San Francisco 49ers star linebacker NaVorro Bowman tore both his ACL and MCL in the NFC Championship Game two seasons ago, keeping him on the sideline for all of the 2014 campaign...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 1,495 reads 19 comments

  16. Madden 16: Stars Who Won't Live Up to Their NFL Player Ratings

    The New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. isn't going to flop in 2015, but it seems hard to imagine him living up to the hype he generated as a rookie. The Madden NFL 16 cover athlete will begin Madden season with a 94 overall rating ...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 6 months ago 21,169 reads 27 comments

  17. NaVorro Bowman Won't Play in 49ers' Preseason Opener vs. Texans

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman was expected to make his return to the field Saturday against the Houston Texans (8 p.m...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 521 reads 1 comments

  18. San Francisco 49ers' Top 5 Locker Room Leaders After Offseason Tumult

    This offseason the San Francisco 49ers lost their top three leaders in the locker room—Justin Smith, Patrick Willis and Frank Gore. Smith and Willis retired, and Gore signed with the Indianapolis Colts ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 months ago 4,967 reads 10 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: The Best Players in 2015 from Each Draft Class

    Have the San Francisco 49ers been good at drafting in recent years? You can make arguments for or against that fact, with the 2010 and 2011 drafts sitting in their favor and the 2012 draft very much sitting in the other column...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 7 months ago 9,179 reads 19 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 13,545 reads 28 comments

  21. Rounding Up the Latest San Francisco 49ers Offseason Buzz

    Before I round up the latest offseason buzz surrounding the San Francisco 49ers , allow me to create some buzz for second-year cornerback Keith Reaser...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 8 months ago 15,742 reads 42 comments

  22. The 5 Biggest Issues Facing San Francisco 49ers with OTAs Wrapped

    The San Francisco 49ers are facing major issues. Minor ones too. Like Jimmie Ward’s foot. It was broken when the Niners spent a first-round draft pick on him in 2014, and it’s broken now...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 8 months ago 8,718 reads 40 comments

  23. 5 Biggest Takeaways from the San Francisco 49ers' OTAs

    The San Francisco 49ers overhauled their team this offseason—new players, new coaches, new schemes. After two weeks of OTAs, we have a better idea of what they’ll look like next season...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 8 months ago 14,165 reads 19 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers OTAs: Latest Player Reports and Analysis

    The San Francisco 49ers will not invite the media to watch OTAs until Thursday. That means most of the top storylines coming out of OTAs so far are the storylines the Niners are putting out themselves...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 9 months ago 1,599 reads 0 comments

  25. Why NaVorro Bowman Has the Chance to Become the New Face of the 49ers in 2015

    Wanted: a new face for the San Francisco 49ers . Every team has one player who jumps to mind when you think of them. For the Seattle Seahawks , that’s Russell Wilson ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 9 months ago 12,821 reads 41 comments