Injury roundup: Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb active against Jaguars
Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb, listed as questionable with an ankle injury that didn't allow him to play last week, is active for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Chubb was considered a game-time decision.
Jets' Mekhi Becton among eight players in the trenches poised for Year 2 breakout in 2021
Brian Baldinger knows a thing or two about playing in the trenches. He uses his expertise to select eight second-year players -- four O-linemen and four D-linemen -- who are poised to have a breakout campaign in 2021.
2021 NFL season: Projecting the most improved player on each NFC team
Will the Cardinals fully exploit Isaiah Simmons' rare versatility in Year 2? Is Washington RB Antonio Gibson about to emerge as one of the NFL's best playmakers? Cynthia Frelund uses analytics to project the player who'll improve the most on each NFC team in 2021.
State of the 2021 San Francisco 49ers: Super Bowl or bust in Kyle Shanahan's fifth season
After an injury-riddled 2020 season, the San Francisco 49ers are back with a roster that appears loaded on paper. Can Kyle Shanahan get them back to the Super Bowl? Adam Rank examines the state of the franchise ahead of the 2021 campaign.
The untold stories of the NFL's 2020 Virtual Draft
Many believed it would be a mistake to conduct it in the midst of a pandemic, but from Bill Belichick's dog to Jerry Jones' yacht to Kliff Kingsbury's mansion, the Virtual Draft of 2020 was one of the most memorable in NFL history, and a teaching moment for others to follow, writes Michael Silver.
2020 NFL rookie grades, NFC West: 49ers hit on premium picks; will Cardinals' boldness pay off?
Did the 49ers take advantage of having two first-round picks in the 2020 NFL Draft? Should the Cardinals regret taking hybrid defender Isaiah Simmons over an offensive tackle? Gennaro Filice grades the rookie class of each NFC West team.
Defensive All-Rookie Team: Jeremy Chinn, Chase Young shine
Jeremy Chinn and Chase Young have gotten their NFL careers off to hot starts. Who joins them on Gil Brandt's Defensive All-Rookie Team?
49ers awarded former Falcons DE Takk McKinley on waivers
Takk McKinley has a new home, and it isn't far from his hometown. The Oakland native was claimed off waivers by the 49ers, Ian Rapoport reports. Perhaps this one will stick for the former Falcons first-round pick.
NFL rookie rankings: Justin Herbert leads top 25 at midseason
Justin Herbert overtakes Joe Burrow for the top spot in Daniel Jeremiah's ranking of the 25 best rookies through Week 9 of the 2020 season.
NFL rookie rankings: Joe Burrow on top at quarter mark
Joe Burrow leads the field and an undrafted sensation cracks the top 10 in Daniel Jeremiah's ranking of the 25 best rookies through Week 4 of the 2020 season.
NFL's top nine defenses in 2020: Chargers, Bills, 49ers all loaded, but who's No. 1?
As we hurtle toward the 2020 NFL season, Adam Schein predicts which nine teams will boast the league's best defenses. Who earns the No. 1 spot: Derwin James' Chargers, Tre'Davious White's Bills or Nick Bosa's 49ers?
Can Nick Bosa-led 49ers' first-round front thrive once more?
DeForest Buckner is gone, but Javon Kinlaw is in as the Niners are poised for more success with a quintet of first-rounders leading the way up front.
49ers first-rounders Javon Kinlaw, Brandon Aiyuk sign rookie contracts
The San Francisco 49ers signed their two first-round picks Friday, inking DT Javon Kinlaw and WR Brandon Aiyuk four-year contract contracts.
NFC West inside intel: Vital rookies, key position battles, juicy subplots
In the Inside Intel series, Charley Casserly mines his sources to relay the organizational word on impact rookies, prominent position battles and lingering questions. Check out his NFC West findings.
John Lynch thinks NFC champion 49ers can be even better in 2020
The San Francisco 49ers were minutes from winning a Lombardi Trophy last season. Despite sustaining some losses to its NFC championship roster, GM John Lynch believes his team "is very well-equipped to compete for championships."
49ers DENY Eagles' 47-yard FG try for key fourth-down stop
The San Francisco 49ers block a Philadelphia Eagles' 47-yard field goal try for a key fourth-down stop.
49ers' best defensive plays | 2020 season
Watch the best defensive plays by the San Francisco 49ers from the 2020 NFL season.
Javon Kinlaw highlights | 2020 season
Watch the highlights of San Francisco 49ers defensive end Javon Kinlaw from the 2020 NFL season.
Top rookie plays of the year | 2020 season
Watch the top rookie plays during the NFL 2020 season.
5 awesome things from the 49ers' Week 12 upset
Five awesome things from the San Francisco 49ers' Week 12 win over the Los Angeles Rams.
49ers vs. Rams highlights | Week 12
Watch all of the highlights from the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams in their Week 12 divisional matchup in the 2020 NFL regular season.
49ers' best defensive plays from strong win | Week 12
Watch the San Francisco 49ers' best defensive plays from their strong win in the Week 12 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams.
Can't-Miss Play: Javon Kinlaw's first NFL TD is 27-yard pick-six
Can't-Miss Play: San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw's first NFL touchdown is a 27-yard pick-six.
49ers vs. Saints highlights | Week 10
Watch the highlights of the Week 10 matchup versus the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints.
Javon Kinlaw shows relentless pursuit for first career sack
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw sacks New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill.
Daniel Jeremiah's top 25 rookies half-way through 2020 season
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks list their top 25 rookies through the halfway point of the 2020 NFL season.
PFF's top rookie performances from first quarter of 2020
PFF breaks down the top rookie performances from the first quarter of the NFL season
49ers' best plays from September
Watch the best plays from the San Francisco 49ers in the month of September.
49ers vs. Giants highlights | Week 3
Watch the highlights from the Week 3 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants.
'Move the Sticks': Players graded higher than where they were drafted
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks discuss four players which they had graded higher than where they were drafted.
Casserly: One 'sleeper' 49ers have to replace DeForest Buckner
NFL Network's Charley Casserly reveals one "sleeper" the San Francisco 49ers have to replace DeForest Buckner.
'GMFB': Rookies who will make the biggest impacts in 2020
The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses rookies who will make the biggest impact on their teams in 2020.
D.J., Bucky list notable replacements for familiar faces
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks list notable replacements for familiar faces.
Defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw explains why he's a good fit for the San Francisco 49ers
Defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw reacts to being selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Charley Casserly applauds 49ers' pick of Javon Kinlaw at No. 14
NFL Network's Charley Casserly explains why the San Francisco 49ers' selection of defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw was his favorite pick of the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Niners select Javon Kinlaw with No. 14 overall pick
The San Francisco 49ers select defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw with No. 14 overall pick (via a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers) in Round 1 of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Move the Sticks: South Carolina defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw discusses the adversity he's faced in life
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks talks to South Carolina defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw at the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine.