Hyde Scores Go-Ahead TD, Lifts 49ers Past RedskinsCarlos Hyde ran for a go-ahead 4-yard touchdown with 2:59 remaining, and the San Francisco 49ers barely squeaked by the lowly Washington Redskins with a 17-13 win Sunday that kept them in the thick of the playoff chase.
Redskins Cornerback David Amerson Won't Play vs. 49ersRedskins cornerback David Amerson will be a surprise scratch for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, according to ESPN980 reporter Chris Russell and the team’s radio broadcast network.
5 STORYLINES: Redskins at 49ersEvery Redskins game from here on out will put an inordinate amount of attention of quarterback Robert Griffin III. That’s only natural. The franchise quarterback hasn’t looked like one since 2012.
Pelosi: 49ers' Ray McDonald Should Not Be Playing While Being Investigated For Allegedly Hitting Pregnant FianceeHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald shouldn't play football while he's being investigated for allegedly hitting his pregnant fiancee.
49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Arrested at Airport San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.
Kaepernick, Strong Defense Help Establish 49ers Among NFL’s Best In 2013Although they made a deeper playoff push a year ago, the 2013 season for the 49ers was far from a letdown. The team continued to improve each week, and heading into the off season know that they have a quarterback and defense that is going to make them contenders for years to come.
Late Mistakes Doom 49ers, Seahawks Claim NFC CrownThe NFC Championship Game came down to the 49ers offense verses the Seahawk defense, and Seattle’s number one ranked defense prevailed. San Francisco got the ball down six with the chance to pull off the upset but couldn’t make one more big play against their opponent.
Seahawks Restriction Of Ticket Sales Only Gives 49er Fans Another Reason To Dislike SeattleThe news of the Seahawks restricting sales to this Sundays games to certain zip code has been met with mixed results. While some might not like it, it's legal, and more importantly will not give Seattle's any additional advantage. The only thing this move really does is add to the 49er fan base’s hatred of their division rival.
Injuries To Carlos Rogers And Steve Smith Should Not Drastically Effect 49ers Or PanthersThe only two notable names that could miss this Sunday’s game between the 49ers and Panthers are Steve Smith and Carlos Rogers. While it’s unlikely that Smith will sit, it would not be a surprise to see Rogers not dressed. Regardless of what happens, both teams will be fine, and shouldn’t have to make any major adjustments.
Ron Rivera Has It Wrong: Pressure Is On Panthers, Not 49ersWhen Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said that he felt the team under the most pressure this week will be San Francisco he was dead wrong. Not only is his team the one that HAS to win this game, if he really believes that the Panthers are playing with house money he is setting his team up for failure.
Panthers Severely Lacking In Playoff Experience As They Prepare For NinersThe Carolina Panthers have not been to the playoffs since 2008. The upcoming game against the San Francisco 49ers will mark just the fifth time in franchise history that the Panthers have been to the playoffs, and that means the team is severely lacking in playoff experience.
Packers Face Injury Questions On DefenseThe Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.