Kurtenbach: New quarterback, same problem for the rock-bottom 49ers

SANTA CLARA – Don’t blame new 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard. Don’t blame first-year 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan or any member coaching staff. Don’t blame Joe Staley, or Ray-Ray Armstrong, or Eli Harold, or Rashard Robinson, or Trent Brown. This 49ers franchise might have hit rock bottom in

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Mike Pereira weighs in on 49ers' Trent Taylor OPI call vs. Rams

The San Francisco 49ers played on Thursday Night Football, which means we have extra time to sit and stew about the things that make us angry. This week, it’s the offensive pass interference call on 49ers receiver Trent Taylor. That call killed the 49ers’ chances of making a comeback against

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49ers starting TE George Kittle aggravates hamstring

The 49ers list George Kittle as their starting tight end, but coach Kyle Shanahan admits which tight end is in the game depends on matchups. Kittle is expected to get the snaps of a starter, with blocking specialist Logan Paulsen and Garrett Celek also getting playing time at the position. However, Kittle

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49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer knows what's cooking: What he learned from Brady, baseball and the Food Network stars

SANTA CLARA — Having bounced around other parts of the country for eight NFL seasons, Brian Hoyer quickly recognized one of the perks of playing in the Bay Area: The avocados here are fantastic. “In Ohio, they’re either hard as a rock or it’s like they’re mushy already,” the 49ers quarterback

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Track and field PED testing issue won’t affect Marquise Goodwin in the NFL

The 49ers and Marquise Goodwin say there’s no cause for concern after Goodwin, a former Olympic long jumper, found himself in trouble with track and field’s performance enhancing drug testing authority. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency requires all active Olympic athletes to keep it apprised of their whereabouts

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Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Carlos Hyde decision looms large over San Francisco 49ers expectations

Carlos Hyde is one the 49ers most talented offensive players. He also may not be on the team by Week 1. Such is life when you have a new coach who wants his guys.  The 49ers spent much of the summer publicly debating whether Hyde could fit in their system. Hyde must have thought they were talked about

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