More Deja Vu for 49ers, Falling to 1-4 with Thursday Night Loss

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.– The mediocrity of the San Francisco 49ers continues, as they fall to 1-4, after Thursday night’s loss to division rival Arizona. The Cardinals, decimated by injuries, destroyed the 49ers in every aspect of the field in the 33-21 victory. Backup running back, David Johnson, continued the success of running backs against the 49ers, marking the fourth straight game where the Niners conceded 100 yards…

October 6, 2016
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Poor Second Half Once Again the Downfall for 49ers

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.– Make it three straight losses for the San Francisco 49ers, as they fell to the Dallas Cowboys 24-17, dropping their record to 1-3. Things started well for San Francisco once again at Levi’s, as they went up on Dallas 14-0 at one point in the first half. San Francisco’s first score came on a beautiful 33-yard pass from Blaine Gabbert to Jeremy Kerley. Kerley…

October 2, 2016
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49ers Welcome Rams Back to California with Shutout

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.–In one of the most underwhelming Monday Night Football games in NFL history, the San Francisco 49ers earned their first ever week one shutout, blanking the Los Angeles Rams 28-0. The Rams offense struggled all day, as the 49ers’ front seven was completely dominant, holding study running back Todd Gurley to just 47 yards on 17 carries. After selecting Jarred Goff with the first overall…

September 13, 2016
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49ers Offensive Inconsistency Continues

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.–Inconsistent. One word used by Chip Kelly to describe the 49ers offensive efforts in Friday night’s 21-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Besides one drive led by Blaine Gabbert, San Francisco struggled to get any offense going in the loss finishing with just 195 yards of total offense. To put that in perspective, 49ers’ punter, Badley Pinion, punted for yards 320, coming just shy…

August 26, 2016
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Mixed Emotions in 49ers First Pre-Season Game

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA,Calif.—Chip Kelly introduced his famous up-tempo style of offense to 49ers’ fans on Sunday in Santa Clara, as San Francisco lost to the Houston Texans 24-13 for their first pre-season game of the year. It did not start off well, as the Niners went three-and-out just 41 seconds into the contest. The second drive didn’t get much better, as Carlos Hyde put the ball of the…

August 14, 2016
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Chip Kelly Formally Introduced as 49ers Head Coach

January 20, 2016

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.—It took six days for the 49ers to formally introduce Chip Kelly as the new head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. The reason was an apparent wardrobe situation that Kelly had. They finally did so on Wednesday morning at Levi’s Stadium, where CEO Jed York, General Manager Trent Balke and Kelly all spoke with the media. Kelly joked about the long length of time…

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49ers Go All-In with Chip

January 14, 2016

By: Joe Lami After a dreadful year behind first-year head coach Jim Tomsula, the San Francisco 49ers have found their new man in leading the team for the future in Chip Kelly. Kelly was relieved of his duties earlier this year as head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, where he finished with a 26-26 record. 49ers’ CEO Jed York announced the excitement of the offensive coach, “We are thrilled to…

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Message to the Fans From York

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.— 49ers’ owner Jed York spoke with the media for the first time in over a year on Monday morning at Levi’s Stadium. Once again, it was to discuss the termination of a head coach, as the 49ers reported late Sunday night that Jim Tomsula won’t be continuing as the head coach. York began the conference by thanking and apologizing to the fans for going…

January 4, 2016
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Bengals Clinch Playoffs in Win Over Niners

December 20, 2015

By: Joe Lami The Cincinnati Bengals are returning to the playoffs for the fifth straight year after they beat the San Francisco 49ers 24-14 at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday. Quarterback, AJ McCarron made his first career start in the win. He was forced into the game after first-stringer, Andy Dalton broke a thumb last week against Pittsburg. The second-year quarterback also snapped a 25-year winless streak from Alabama quarterbacks with…

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Missed Opportunities Officially Eliminate 49ers From Playoff Contention

November 29, 2015

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.— The San Francisco 49ers kept thing close on Sunday against the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals, but were unable to put together a game-winning drive in the fourth quarter as they were defeated 19-13 at Levi’s Stadium. The loss drops their record to 3-8 on the season, officially eliminating them from any chance at the playoffs. It also ends the streak the 49ers had at…

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