Ranking the NFL's worst-to-first candidates in 2021: 49ers, Falcons, Broncos ready to rise?
Since divisional realignment back in 2002, we've only experienced two NFL seasons in which at least one team didn't go from worst to first. Who could accomplish the feat in 2021? Adam Schein ranks the eight candidates.
Three teams ready to make playoff run in '21 after missing out in '20
Will DeAndre Hopkins and the Cardinals make some playoff noise? Jim Trotter spotlights three teams that are in line to put together a deep run after falling short of the postseason in 2020.
NFC West projected starters: Top-heavy Rams, Trey Lance-led(?) 49ers each have Super Bowl path
Which roster looks best in the NFL's toughest division? Is the Rams' top-heavy blueprint built for success? Can the 49ers return to the Super Bowl with a rookie at quarterback? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC West.
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.
49ers DE Nick Bosa looks good in video showing progress in ACL recovery
Nearly seven months after tearing his ACL during the second game of the season, 49ers pass rusher Nick Bosa is looking good in his rehab process.
Ranking all eight candidates to go worst to first in 2021 NFL season
Will George Kittle's 49ers or Julio Jones' Falcons go from worst to first? Gil Brandt ranks all eight candidates to flip their fortunes in 2021.
2021 NFL turnaround candidates: Don't sleep on Cowboys, Jets
Washington and Cleveland just turned putrid seasons from 2019 into playoff journeys in 2020. Which NFL teams could follow suit in the 2021 campaign? Marc Sessler spotlights four particular franchises.
Could all four NFC West teams make the 2020 NFL playoffs?
Can all four NFC West teams make the expanded playoff field? Cynthia Frelund explores that possibility. Plus, one stat to question and two fantasy sleepers for Week 3.
NFL Hot or Not: Steelers soar; Carson Wentz struggles
Marc Sessler catalogs what's hot (Big Ben's renewal, Justin Herbert's sizzling debut) and what's not (a scuffling Carson Wentz) in the NFL after Week 2.
MRI confirms 49ers DE Nick Bosa has torn ACL, will miss rest of season
Rising star defensive end Nick Bosa of the 49ers has suffered a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the 2020 season, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday.
49ers awaiting MRI results on Nick Bosa; Ziggy Ansah to join team
The San Francisco 49ers are still awaiting MRI results for Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas after an MRI truck broke down. In the meantime, the team agreed to terms with Ziggy Ansah on a one-year deal.
NFL Week 2: What I loved, liked and loathed about Sunday
Fresh off the second Sunday of the NFL's 2020 season, Adam Schein spotlights developments he loved (SEE: Josh Allen silencing critics), liked (Arizona hitting 2-0) and loathed (another Falcons face-plant).
Nick Bosa, Jimmy Garoppolo, Raheem Mostert exit with injuries vs. Jets
San Francisco defensive end Nick Bosa was carted off Sunday with what is likely a torn ACL. He wasn't the only 49ers player to be knocked out.
Nick Bosa thinks 49ers D is better prepared to slow Kyler Murray
Kyler Murray had two of his best games against San Francisco last year but 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa feels his squad will be better prepared for the mobile Cardinals quarterback this season.
Which Championship Sunday team is most likely to miss the 2020 NFL playoffs: Chiefs, Titans, 49ers or Packers?
Every year since 1996, at least one team that played on Championship Sunday has missed the playoffs entirely in the following season. Who'll it be in 2020?
New All-Pros for 2020 NFL season: Bosa brothers will shine
Former NFL All-Pro Maurice Jones-Drew lists five promising players with the potential to unseat last year's picks on The Associated Press' All-Pro first team.
49ers DE Nick Bosa week-to-week with muscle strain in leg
Reigning AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Nick Bosa is week-to-week with a muscle strain in his leg, Niners coach Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday.
Sunday's NFL training camp injury and roster news
Another week of training camp is kicking off. The 2020 regular season is just around the corner, and NFL Network has you covered with wall-to-wall training camp coverage each day starting at 10 a.m. ET. Follow along here as we keep up with all the news, injuries and transactions of the day.
49ers GM John Lynch: Nick Bosa vs. Trent Williams 'must-see TV'
Daily training camp tussles between defensive end Nick Bosa and offensive tackle Trent Williams have become "must-see TV," in the eyes of 49ers general manager John Lynch.
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?
Top 10 offensive-defensive duos in the NFL in 2020
Gil Brandt lists the top 10 offensive-defensive duos in the NFL. Where do Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and safety Tyrann Mathieu rank?
Top 100 Players: Julio Jones among biggest snubs from top 10
With Nos. 11-100 in the "Top 100 Players of 2020" revealed ahead of Wednesday's finale, we now know who missed making the top 10. Which player was the biggest snub from that elite group? Let's debate!
Top 100 Players of 2020, Nos. 20-11: Tom Brady drops to No. 14
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2020 NFL season.
NFL's top 10 second-year players; Washington Football Team rebrand
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks ranks the top 10 NFL players entering Year 2. Plus, an examination of the Rams' plan to copy the rival 49ers' ground attack, praise for the Washington Football Team rebrand and more.
NFC West training camp preview: 49ers restock; Cardinals trend up
Are the 49ers still the class of the NFC West? Is the Seahawks' O-line cause for concern? Adam Maya examines all four of the division's teams ahead of training camp, identifying position battles, strengths and weaknesses for each.
Who's poised for bounce-back season in 2021? | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Willie McGinest and Joe Thomas share which player they think will bounce back in 2021.
What to expect from 49ers-Lions Week 1 matchup | 'NFL Now'
NFL Network's Michael Silver breaks down what to expect from the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions matchup in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFC West Roster Reset: Biggest offseason changes for 49ers
NFL Network's Jim Trotter, Steve Wyche and Michael Silver break down the San Francisco 49ers' 2021 roster.
Rapoport: Nick Bosa represents optimism for 49ers teammates
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa represents optimism for 49ers teammates.
Garafolo, Pelissero update Dee Ford's injury status for 49ers
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero share updates for the San Francisco 49ers defensive line.
Rapoport: Garoppolo battling high-ankle sprain, Bosa believed to have torn ACL
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport provides an injury report for the San Francisco 49ers after Week 2.
Nick Bosa carted off the field with apparent injury
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa is carted off the field with an injury in his team's Week 2 matchup against the New York Jets.
Wyche: Trent Williams beat Nick Bosa in camp drills Thursday
NFL Network's Steve Wyche gives an update for the San Francisco 49ers during 2020 training camp.
'GMFB': NFL's best offensive-defensive duos in '20
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights the NFL's best offensive-defensive duos in 2020.
Best plays from 'Top 100 Players of 2020' | Nos. 20-11
Watch the best plays from the Top 100 players of 2020 ranked 20 to 11.
'Top 100 Players of 2020': Nick Bosa | No. 17
The San Francisco 49ers defensive end is the highest-ranked member of the 2019 NFL Draft class to appear on this year's countdown.
Bucky Brooks lists his top players from the 2019 NFL Draft class
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks lists his top players from the 2019 NFL Draft class.
49ers vs. Chiefs highlights | Super Bowl LIV
Watch the highlights from Super Bowl LIV between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Who's the best high school football player you've ever seen?
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks ask college football coaches and a college player personnel employee who the best high football player they've ever seen is.
49ers vs. Redskins: Whose D-line would you rather have in '20?
The "Good Morning Football" crew compares the San Francisco 49ers defensive line to the Washington Redskins defensive line ahead of the 2020 season.
Kirk Herbstreit compares Chase Young to the Bosa brothers
Daniel Jeremiah is joined by Kirk Herbstreit on Move The Sticks and compares Chase Young to Joey and Nick Bosa.
Every game-changing play by the 49ers defense | Super Bowl LIV
Check out the San Francisco 49ers defense's best plays from Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Mahomes falls on fumble after Nick Bosa's quick strip-sack
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes falls on fumble after San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa's quick strip-sack.
Denzel Ward: Former OSU teammate 'Nick Bosa is a beast'
Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward talks about his former Ohio State teammate and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa.
Every big defensive play by Niners defense | NFC Championship Game
The San Francisco 49ers defense recorded three sacks and a pair of interceptions against the Green Bay Packers. Check out the unit's best plays from the NFC Championship Game.
Nick Bosa, DeForest Buckner combine to sack Aaron Rodgers for big loss
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and defensive end Nick Bosa sack Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Vikings vs. 49ers highlights | Divisional Round
Watch the highlights of the Minnesota Vikings and the San Francisco 49ers in the 2019 Divisional Round.
Every big 49ers defensive play | Divisional Round
Watch the best plays from the San Francisco 49ers defense in a win against the Minnesota Vikings in the 2019 Divisional Round.
Daniel Jeremiah's Top 25 rookies of 2019
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks rank the top 25 rookies of 2019.