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…


Faulty Play Call Leads To 49ers Win

November 8, 2015

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.— The San Francisco 49ers returned to win the column on Sunday afternoon, taking care of the Atlanta Falcons 17-16 at Levi’s Stadium. After an interesting week that saw Colin Kaepernick benched, Vernon Davis traded, and the addition of two new running backs, the 49ers were able to hold on by the skin of their teeth in the 4th quarter to improve their record to…


49ers Fall Victim To Seahawks at Home on Thursday Night (Again)

October 22, 2015

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.–The 49ers (2-5) returned to their losing ways on Thursday evening as they were soundly defeated by the Seattle Seahawks (3-4) 20-3 at Levi’s Stadium. In a game that reminisced last year’s Thanksgiving Day 19-3 loss to the same Seahawks, it seems like San Francisco couldn’t get anything going. “That game today was not what we want. It was not acceptable. We did not play…


49ers Bounce Back, Beat Struggling Ravens

October 18, 2015

By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.—After losing four straight games, the San Francisco 49ers faced a must-win situation on Sunday afternoon in hopes to keep their season alive against the Baltimore Ravens. The Niners did just that, as they outlasted the Ravens 25-20 at Levi’s Stadium upping their record to 2-4. The 49ers game plan was to target the weak passing defense of the Ravens, as they were ranked 25th…


Frustration Mounts as 49ers Drop Third Straight

October 4, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.–For the third straight week, the San Francisco 49ers (1-3) added to their loss column. On Sunday, it was the undefeated Green Bay Packers (4-0) who put a notch in the “L” column in a 17-3 Green Bay victory. Heading into the game, the 49ers were nine-point underdogs, a sum many thought way too low, especially with how Green Bay had been playing of…


Hyde’s Huge Night Opens 49ers Season with a Win

September 15, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.— Week one of the 2015 NFL season was capped off Monday night as the San Francisco 49ers defended Levi’s Stadium with a 20-3 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. After a first half that was as ugly as the black uniforms the Niners introduced , the second half was a lot better for San Francisco, as they were able to put together three…


Former Stanford Standout Skov Makes 49ers’ Final 53

September 5, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami Shayne Skov was among the 53 that made the final roster for the San Francisco 49ers, which was announced on Saturday. It’s especially sweet because of the struggles the former Stanford star linebacker has gone through over the past two years.  After going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, mostly due to an ACL tear his senior season at Stanford, Skov signed with the 49ers…


Three-Time All Pro Dockett Released by 49ers

September 4, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami Reports came out early Friday morning that three-time all-pro defensive tackle, Darnell Dockett has been released by the San Francisco 49ers. After not playing at all in 2014 due to an ACL tear, the one-time Arizona Cardinal star was looking to make a huge comeback. However, he was unable to crack the 53-man roster for the 49ers. Dockett, 34, could be looking at the end…


Hayne Makes One Final Statement for 53-man Spot in 49ers Win Over Chargers

September 3, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SANTA CLARA, Calif.— The San Francisco 49ers capped off their pre-season on Thursday night with a 14-12 victory over the San Diego Chargers. The victory brings their pre-season record to 2-2, with both wins coming at Levi’s Stadium. Dylan Thompson played the entire game at quarterback for the 49ers, finishing 17 of 25 for 225 yards.  He threw two touchdowns and one pick-six on the…


49ers Close Fruitless Season With A Win; Coaching Situation in Question

December 28, 2014

By: Apurv Baichwal Follow me on Twitter: @abaichwal This season has been full of ups and downs, with the 49ers showing great promise in some moments but then looking listless in others. Over the past four years, in the Jim Harbaugh and Colin Kaepernick era, the 49ers have had great success, except for this year. They went to three straight NFC Championship games, and even made the Super Bowl two years…