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Saints place DE Marcus Davenport (shoulder), LB Kwon Alexander (elbow) on injured reserve
New Orleans will be without a couple key players entering its Week 2 matchup against the Panthers.
Saints releasing WR Emmanuel Sanders, LB Kwon Alexander, clearing more cap space
With the salary cap now set, the Saints have begun their aggressive roster trimming, sending two notable names out of town. New Orleans is releasing Kwon Alexander and Emmanuel Sanders.
2021 NFC cut candidates: Viable releases and potential surprises
With the salary cap set to drop, which NFC players could be released this offseason? Gregg Rosenthal spotlights the most likely candidates for the chopping block, as well as some potential surprise cuts.
2020 NFL trade deadline grades: Assessing five notable moves
In the wake of the 2020 NFL trade deadline, Cynthia Frelund crunches the numbers on five noteworthy deals -- and hands out grades for each of the involved teams.
49ers trade LB Kwon Alexander to Saints for LB Kiko Alonso
Two NFC powers are making moves ahead of Tuesday's trade deadline. The 49ers are trading linebacker Kwon Alexander to the Saints for linebacker Kiko Alonso and a conditional fifth-round pick, Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero report.
2020 NFL Draft: QB Jordan Love among six high-risk prospects
Will Jordan Love be a pick machine in the NFL? Can A.J. Epenesa and K'Lavon Chaisson flourish as professional edge rushers? Led by the analytics of the Next Gen Stats NFL Draft Model, Mike Band identifies the six potential first-round picks who carry the most risk.
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
49ers LB Kwon Alexander undergoing biceps surgery
Kwon Alexander is having surgery again after playing through a biceps injury in the postseason, Ian Rapoport reports. The timing of the procedure essentially guarantees the LB will be with the 49ers in 2020.
49ers, Chiefs injury-free heading into Super Bowl LIV
All San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs players previously on the injury reports were full participants in Friday's practice. There are no game-day designations heading into Sunday.
Niners' Tevin Coleman (shoulder) limited at practice
The first official injury reports of Super Bowl week are out. The Kansas City Chiefs appear ready to go while some San Francisco 49ers, including Tevin Coleman (shoulder), are still on the mend.
Robert Saleh's rise with 49ers fueled by humble, authentic style
Robert Saleh's sideline enthusiasm might attract the cameras, but he's actually quieter than you think he is, Steve Wyche writes. Get to know the architect of the San Francisco 49ers' elite defense.
Super Bowl LIV: 10 numbers that matter the most in 49ers-Chiefs
After crunching the numbers on 15 seasons of data, Cynthia Frelund identifies 10 key figures that should play a massive role in deciding the winner of Super Bowl LIV.
These Niners look a lot like '94 Super Bowl champs
As Kyle Shanahan's 2019 49ers prepare for the Super Bowl, they bare a shocking resemblance to the last Niners team to have won the Lombardi Trophy, back in 1994.
Injuries: Tevin Coleman (shoulder) showing progess
While addressing the media on Friday, San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan provided an encouraging update regarding injured running back Tevin Coleman's MRI results.
Packers-49ers: NFC Championship Game preview
Kevin Patra previews the NFC Championship Game ahead of Sunday's tilt between two perennial powerhouses, Packers and 49ers. Will the Niners clinch their second win this season over the Pack?
NFL Divisional Round winners/losers: Patrick Mahomes isn't fair
After another fascinating weekend of NFL action, Adam Schein spotlights the best and worst of the four-game slate. Who flourished? Who flopped? And who was out of line? Check out the Divisional Round winners and losers.
Healthy 49ers defense dominates Vikings in Divisional Round win
The San Francisco 49ers finally had their defense at full strength for Saturday's NFC Divisional Round game vs. Minnesota. And it showed. Jim Trotter explores the dominant performance.
NFL Divisional Round game picks: Chiefs handle Texans at home
Who will take Sunday's enticing QB showdowns? Gregg Rosenthal picks each Divisional Round game.
2020 NFL Draft order: Bengals No. 1; Dolphins slip to No. 3
Which pick in the 2020 NFL Draft does your team hold, and what are the top needs for all 32 clubs? Have a look at where things stand for every squad coming out of Week 9.
Niners LB Kwon Alexander out for season with torn pec
One of San Francisco's big-ticket items on defense is done for the year. Niners starting inside linebacker Kwon Alexander is out for the remainder of the season after suffering a torn pectoral muscle.
Red-hot 49ers deliver complete showing in blowout of Panthers
The San Francisco 49ers dismantled another unfortunate opponent Sunday, delivering one of their most complete performances of the season, Jim Trotter writes.
Saleh on McCaffrey: 'There's no weakness in his game'
San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh knows his defense will have the daunting task of trying to slow down Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey in Sunday's showdown.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 8: Vikings hit top five; Bears tumble
With Kirk Cousins playing like an $84 million quarterback, the Vikings surge into the top five of Dan Hanzus' updated Power Rankings. Meanwhile, the quarterback-deficient Bears are spiraling in the opposite direction.
Jason McCourty's top defensive plays from Week 4
NFL Network's Jason McCourty shares his top defensive plays from Week 4.
Favorite moment from Preseason Week 3 | 'GMFB'
"GMFB" breaks down their favorite moment from Preseason Week 3.
Kwon Alexander's hit-stick tackle reverberates throughout MetLife Stadium
New York Jets linebacker Kwon Alexander's hit-stick tackle reverberates throughout MetLife Stadium.
Kwon Alexander engulfs Zach Wilson on third-down sack
New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander engulfs quarterback Zach Wilson on third-down sack.
Saints' top plays of November | 2021 season
Watch the New Orleans Saints best plays from November of the 2021 season.
Can't-Miss Play: Kwon Alexander lays out for diving fingertip INT before half
New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander intercepts a pass thrown by Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen right before halftime.
Kwon Alexander WALLOPS Adrian Peterson upon RB's receipt of handoff
New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander reads the Tennessee Titans' play and makes a great hit in the backfield for a tackle for loss.
Saints defensive highlights in win vs. Buccaneers | Week 8
Watch all of the New Orleans Saints defensive highlights from a Week 8 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Kwon Alexander seals Saints' win with sack against former team
New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander seals the team victory with a sack against his former team.
'NFL Total Access': Dream trades, signings for NFC South
The 'NFL Total Access' crew breaks down deam trades and signings for the NFC South.
Scott Pioli: Two moves the Saints should make to help their cap situation
NFL Network's Scott Pioli shares two moves the New Orleans Saints should make to help their cap situation in 2021.
Kwon Alexander 'Peanut punches' ball out of Hurts' hands for critical Saints turnover
New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander 'Peanut punches' the football out of Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Jalen Hurts' hands for a critical Saints turnover.
Saints stonewall Philly's fourth-down QB sneak attempt
The New Orleans Saints defense stonewalls the Philadelphia Eagles' fourth-down quarterback sneak attempt.
Saints' best defensive plays from dominant win | Week 12
The New Orleans Saints allowed just 112 yards in Week 12 against the Denver Broncos. Check out the unit's best plays from the game.
Saints vs. Broncos highlights | Week 12
Watch the highlights of the Week 12 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the Denver Broncos.
Saints scoop up fumble after low snap escapes Phillip Lindsay
The New Orleans Saints turn a folly by the Denver Broncos into a turnover as linebacker Kwon Alexander scoops up a fumble after a low snap escapes running back Phillip Lindsay in Week 12.
Frelund: How Kwon Alexander could address key problem area for Saints
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund explains how New Orleans Saints linebacker Kwon Alexander could address key problem area for New Orleans Saints.
Rapoport: 49ers likely would have traded Kwon Alexander last offseason if healthy
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says that the San Francisco 49ers likely would have traded linebacker Kwon Alexander last offseason if he hadn't been injured.
Dolphins vs. 49ers highlights | Week 5
Watch the game highlights of the Week 5 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the San Francisco 49ers.
49ers best defensive plays | 2019 regular season
Watch the best defensive plays from the San Francisco 49ers in the 2019 regular season.
Best plays by 49ers' dominant defense | Week 7
Watch the best plays by the San Francisco 49ers' dominant defense during Week 7.
Niners pounce on A.P.'s first fumble of season for key takeaway
San Francisco 49ers defense pounces on Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson's first fumble of the season for a key takeaway.
Best plays by the Niners defense vs. the Browns | Week 5
The 49ers defense put on a dominant performance against the Cleveland Browns on "Monday Night Football." San Francisco allowed three points and gave up just 180 yards in Week 5.
Browns vs. 49ers highlights | Week 5
Watch highlights from the San Francisco 49ers' win over the Cleveland Browns on "Monday Night Football" in Week 5.