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Journeyman RB D'Onta Foreman leading Panthers' resurgence

Dec. 01, 2022 16:43 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are down, but not out, entering their bye — thanks in large part to the emergence of D’Onta Foreman. The journeyman running back has eclipsed 100 yards rushing in four of Carolina’s last six games, and the Panthers (4-8) remain in...

McDaniel leads streaking Dolphins against his former 49ers

Dec. 01, 2022 15:37 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When Kyle Shanahan got his first job as an NFL position coach, Mike McDaniel was right there as his assistant. From that first time together in 2006 in Houston to stints in Washington, Cleveland, Atlanta and finally San Francisco, as Shanahan moved,...

Jets CB duo of Gardner, Reed ready for Vikings, Jefferson

Nov. 30, 2022 18:58 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh totally whiffed a few years ago. And he can laugh about it now. Especially since he eventually got it right. The New York Jets coach was San Francisco's defensive coordinator when the 49ers drafted D.J. Reed in the fifth round...

49ers' balanced offense provides big challenge to Saints

Nov. 25, 2022 09:51 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan knows it's a challenge to keep all of his playmakers involved in the San Francisco 49ers' offense after the addition of Christian McCaffrey. Imagine how hard it is to defend a group that features McCaffrey and Elijah Mitchell at...

49ers looking like contender following blowout vs. Cardinals

Nov. 22, 2022 17:42 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco playmaker-filled offense lived up to the billing, the defense looked dominant and the 49ers delivered a message that they should be considered a legitimate Super Bowl contender in the NFC. The Niners went to Mexico City and put together...

Rodgers, NFL players urge league to nix turf, go with grass

Nov. 17, 2022 20:55 PM EST

Aaron Rodgers has hit the ground in every NFL stadium except one. And while the “frozen tundra” of Lambeau Field has delivered its share of bumps and bruises, the venues with artificial turf have been even rougher on Rodgers’ nearly 39-year-old body. “I do think it’s time...

Surging 49ers meet Cardinals in Mexico City on Monday night

Nov. 17, 2022 19:26 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — In the mediocre NFC West, the San Francisco 49ers look like a team ready to make a charge up the standings. As for the Arizona Cardinals? Well, at least there's still hope. The 49ers and Cardinals meet in Mexico City on Monday night in a showdown...

49ers in position for another 2nd half playoff run

Nov. 07, 2022 11:55 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The first half of the season has been a bit of a roller coaster for the San Francisco 49ers as they try to build on last season's trip to the NFC title game. They have endured the lows of a season-ending ankle injury to quarterback Trey Lance in Week 2, a...