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49ers seek to bounce back from 1st loss when hosting Cards

Nov. 14, 2019 6:58 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After nothing but success the first eight games of the season, the San Francisco 49ers now are learning to deal with failure. The Niners' perfect season was derailed last week with an overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks when San Francisco was unable to overcome a litany of...

TE George Kittle inactive for 49ers vs. Seahawks

Nov. 11, 2019 6:55 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Star tight end George Kittle will miss the San Francisco 49ers game against the Seattle Seahawks with injuries to his knee and ankle. Kittle is listed as inactive Monday night after San Francisco activated tight end Garrett Celek from the physically unable to perform list earlier...

Young backups on line help 49ers remain undefeated

Oct. 17, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Losing both offensive tackles could have sunk the San Francisco 49ers. Instead, it made them tougher. The 49ers (5-0) have continued to roll even though left tackle Joe Staley missed the past three games with a broken fibula and right tackle Mike McGlinchey missed the past game...

Shanahan returns to face Redskins as coach of unbeaten 49ers

Oct. 17, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Kyle Shanahan is in a better place now. After serving as the Washington Redskins' offensive coordinator under his dad, Mike Shanahan, from 2010-2013, he returns Sunday to face them as coach of the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. Six years after the Shanahans were fired, the Dan...

49ers, Browns become contenders after years of losing

Oct. 3, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Three straight wins to open the season haven't erased all the doubts that four years of losing created for the San Francisco 49ers. There was an ugly win over a perceived also-run in Tampa Bay, a blowout against overmatched Cincinnati and then a mistake-filled victory over...

49ers prove they can win on bad days in Shanahan's 3rd year

Sep. 23, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — This was exactly the kind of game the San Francisco 49ers would have lost in coach Kyle Shanahan's first two seasons. Five turnovers. Two blown defensive plays leading to long touchdowns. This year's version was able to overcome all of that and come up with a third straight win...