Quarterback translator: Is Justin Fields truly the backup? Could Derek Carr prematurely retire?
Will Justin Fields truly back up Andy Dalton? Would Derek Carr really retire before playing for another team? Is Ben Roethlisberger still the focal point of Pittsburgh's offense? Jim Trotter translates five QB-related comments that generated headlines.
2021 NFL Draft: York's faith in Shanahan, Lynch led to Niners taking Trey Lance
Jim Trotter has the inside story of how 49ers CEO Jed York's trust in Kyle Shanahan and GM John Lynch led to Trey Lance's selection in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Jaguars sign QB C.J. Beathard to two-year, $5M deal
The Jaguars added depth to their QB room. Ian Rapoport reports that Jacksonville is expected to sign former 49ers QB C.J. Beathard.
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
QB Index, Week 17: Aaron Rodgers reclaims No. 1 ranking
Was Aaron Rodgers' Week 16 performance enough to oust Patrick Mahomes from No. 1? How far did Kyler Murray fall after struggling last Sunday? NFL.com editors evaluate the QB rankings heading into the final week of the 2020 NFL regular season.
NFL Week 16 winners and losers: Steelers bounce back, Raiders complete collapse
Who deserves Coach of the Year? Is the MVP race over? What on earth has happened to the No. 15 overall pick from the 2019 NFL Draft? Adam Schein spotlights the winners and losers from Week 16.
QB Index, Week 16: Jalen Hurts, Mitch Trubisky rise up the rankings
Is Jalen Hurts already a top-20 quarterback? Has Mitch Trubisky truly turned a corner in his NFL career? NFL.com editors assess the QB hierarchy heading into Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season.
49ers QB C.J. Beathard to start Sat. vs. Cardinals; S.F. signing Josh Rosen for depth
The 49ers have had quite the quarterback shuffle this year due to injuries. With Jimmy Garoppolo's 21-day practice window just opening, and Nick Mullens elbow injury, C.J. Beathard will get the start at QB Saturday vs. the Arizona Cardinals.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the current roster
What's next for franchises without a true answer at the game's most important position? David Carr spotlights seven teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the roster. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the NFL.
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo suffers new high-ankle sprain, likely out 4-6 weeks
Jimmy Garoppolo left San Francisco's loss to Seattle with a new high-ankle sprain, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said. With a typical timeline of four to six weeks to recover and return, Garoppolo could also be facing surgery, which would end his 2020 season.
49ers bench Jimmy Garoppolo for C.J. Beathard vs. Dolphins
Jimmy Garoppolo's return to the field was short lived. The 49ers benched their starting quarterback after a disastrous first half Sunday against the Miami Dolphins in which he threw two interceptions as the team fell behind by 23 points.
Can't-Miss Play: Catch of the preseason? Devin Smith's full-body dive might be it
Catch of the preseason? Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Devin Smith's full-body dive might be it.
Jaguars vs. Saints highlights | Preseason Week 2
Watch the game highlights from the Preseason Week 2 matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New Orleans Saints.
Jags dial up late two-point pass from Beathard to Cottrell
The Jacksonville Jaguars dial up a late two-point pass from quarterback C.J. Beathard to running back Nathan Cottrell.
Collin Johnson is left all alone for wide-open 24-yard TD grab
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Collin Johnson is left all alone for a wide-open 24-yard touchdown grab from quarterback C.J. Beathard.
Jeff Cotton elevates for TD grab in back of the end zone
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jeff Cotton elevates for a touchdown grab in the back of the end zone.
C.J. Beathard lofts 37-yard long-ball to Jeff Cotton
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback C.J. Beathard lofts a 37-yard long-ball to wide receiver Jeff Cotton.
Browns vs. Jaguars highlights | Preseason Week 1
Watch the full highlights of the 2021 preseason Week 1 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Beathard drops fourth-down TD dime in the bucket to Tavon Austin
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Tavon Austin grabs a fourth-down touchdown pass from quarterback C.J. Beathard against the Cleveland Browns.
Rapoport: What Jaguars signing Beathard could mean for Minshew
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Jacksonville Jaguars are signing quarterback C.J. Beathard.
49ers' best offensive plays | 2020 season
Watch the best plays by the San Francisco 49ers from the 2020 NFL season.
Top 10 connections by air-distance yards | 2020 season
Check out the Top 10 longest throws (by air distance) from the 2020 NFL season, according to Next Gen Stats.
Seahawks vs. 49ers highlights | Week 17
Watch the highlights between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers in their Week 17 matchup.
C.J. Beathard squeaks precise TD dart past LB to Jeff Wilson
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard completes three-yard touchdown pass to running back Jeff Wilson.
Can't-Miss Play: Kittle corrals otherworldly one-handed grab for 41 yards
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard completes 41-yard pass to tight end George Kittle.
Can't-Miss Play: Beathard, Richie James beat outstretched CB for 45 yards
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard makes the 45-yard completion to wide receiver Richie James.
Crazy endings of the week | Week 16
Watch the crazy endings from Week 16 during the NFL 2020 season.
49ers vs. Cardinals highlights | Week 16
Watch all the highlights of the Week 16 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals.
Kyle Juszczyk is left wide open in the flat for second TD grab
San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk is left wide open in the flat for second touchdown grab against the Arizona Cardinals.
Beathard hits college teammate Kittle for 27 yards up the seam
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard hits college teammate tight end George Kittle for 27 yards up the seam against the Arizona Cardinals.
Kyle Juszczyk drags Budda Baker on TD grab in the flat
San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk drags Budda Baker on TD grab in the flat.
Beathard's lead block helps spring Aiyuk's 16-yard run
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard's lead block helps spring wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk's 16-yard run against the Arizona Cardinals.
C.J. Beathard beats Isaiah Simmons to the edge on 17-yard burst
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard beats Arizona Cardinals linebacker Isaiah Simmons to the edge on 17-yard burst.
Jeff Wilson slices through Cards' defense on 21-yard TD catch and run
San Francisco 49ers running back Jeff Wilson slices through Arizona Cardinals defense on 21-yard touchdown catch and run.
George Kittle bursts for 24 yards on first catch in return to action
San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle bursts for 24 yards on first catch in return to action against the Arizona Cardinals.