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Bold trades keyed offensive jolts for 49ers, Eagles

Jan. 27, 2023 17:14 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers got a jolt offensively when they made the bold decision in October to trade four draft picks to add Christian McCaffrey to an already deep group of playmakers. The Philadelphia Eagles made an aggressive trade of their own to...

Oh, brother! WWE star, Eagles coach ready for big weekend

Jan. 27, 2023 16:22 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Rallis had his younger brother draped over his shoulders and was set to dump him to the turf — as a roughhousing brother might do — when he took an abrupt blow to his ribs. In a flash, Nick Rallis was on his feet and had turned the fight around. He spun...

Analysis: Nick Sirianni won over fans who didn't want him

Jan. 27, 2023 06:01 AM EST

Nick Sirianni is getting his flowers figuratively instead of thrown at his face. The chest-bumping, sideline-prancing, expletive-tossing head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles has won over a tough city that questioned his credentials and mocked his introductory news conference when he...

Eagles, 49ers ride QBs Hurts, Purdy to brink of Super bowl

Jan. 26, 2023 18:02 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The late-game meltdowns stick in San Francisco. Take the Super Bowl against Kansas City following the 2019 season. The 49ers became the third team in Super Bowl history to cough up a 10-point lead in the second half and lost to the Chiefs. Or last season’s NFC...

Final 4 NFL teams all feature offensive-minded head coaches

Jan. 26, 2023 17:01 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chris Foerster had spent nearly two decades as an assistant in the NFL when he first crossed paths with Kyle Shanahan long before he became one of the NFL's most-accomplished play-callers. Shanahan was in his third year as an offensive coordinator in the...

49ers' McCaffrey misses another practice, but vows to play

Jan. 26, 2023 16:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers star running back Christian McCaffrey missed his second straight practice with a calf injury but said he will be available for the NFC title game. McCaffrey played through the calf injury during a divisional-round win over Dallas but...

49ers-Eagles NFC championship matchup has old-school feel

Jan. 26, 2023 15:25 PM EST

Nasty defenses. Strong rushing offenses. Physical in the trenches. This 49ers-Eagles matchup in the NFC championship game Sunday has all the elements of old-school football. But don’t overlook all the playmakers at the skill positions on both teams. ...

Top-seeded Eagles host 49ers in NFC championship game

Jan. 26, 2023 13:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (15-4) at PHILADELPHIA (15-3) Sunday, 3 p.m., FOX FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Eagles by 2 1/2 SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 19-14-1. LAST MEETING: 49ers defeated the Eagles 17-11 on Sept. 9, 2021, in Philadelphia. ...

49ers to let legal process play out after Omenihu's arrest

Jan. 25, 2023 19:17 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco defensive lineman Charles Omenihu will be available to play in the NFC title game despite his arrest on a misdemeanor domestic violence allegation. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Wednesday that the team will wait for the legal process to resolve...

NFL playoffs: Mahomes shrugs off pain, plans to play

Jan. 25, 2023 18:00 PM EST

Patrick Mahomes has a very sore right ankle. Jalen Hurts has a bum right shoulder. Even so, neither quarterback is complaining in the lead up to Sunday's NFL conference championship games. Mahomes went through a normal morning walkthrough Wednesday and then headed out...