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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Tavon Austin (10) makes a catch  before taking it in for a touchdown in the first half an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Arlington, Texas. The former first-round draft pick is attempting to make a comeback as the Green Bay Packers look to add depth to their receiving corps. The Packers announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, that they had signed Austin and released wide receiver Darrius Shepherd. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

Packers add Tavon Austin to receiving group

Dec. 1, 2020 4:43 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Tavon Austin is attempting to make a comeback with Green Bay as the Packers look to add depth to their receiving group. The Packers announced Tuesday that they had signed Austin and released wide receiver Darrius Shepherd. Austin, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2013 draft of the St....

This Oct. 4, 2020, file photo, taken with a fisheye lens, shows an empty Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks. County officials issued the directives in response to rising cases of the coronavirus in the area. The rules take effect Monday and will last for three weeks.  (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

49ers prepared for 'bumps in the road' on 3-week trip

Dec. 1, 2020 3:11 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers are set to embark on an unusual three-week road trip after being kicked out of their stadium and practice facility because of strict new COVID-19 protocols in their home county. The Niners will fly to Arizona on Wednesday where they will practice, live and play their next two games after...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

49ers to play 2 upcoming home games in Arizona

Nov. 30, 2020 9:29 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers will relocate to Arizona for the next three weeks after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home. The 49ers (5-6) announced they will host the Buffalo Bills next Monday night and Washington on Dec. 13 at State...

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould, second from right, is hugged by teammates after making a game-winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Jared Goff's turnovers endangering Rams' hopes of contention

Nov. 30, 2020 8:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just when the Los Angeles Rams appeared to be solidifying into a Super Bowl contender, another loss to their toughest opponent exposed a major crack in their foundation that's been growing for a month. Their quarterback has a turnover problem, and even his head coach is calling him out...

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould (9) is hugged by teammates after making the game-winning field goal as time expires during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. San Francisco won 23-20. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Homeless 49ers get key win before extended trip

Nov. 30, 2020 6:00 PM EST

After a string of injuries to key players, several coronavirus cases and other bad breaks, the San Francisco 49ers somehow find themselves still in the NFC playoff race heading into December. Now they must face a whole new challenge after Santa Clara County issued strict new coronavirus protocols that will force...

NFL sets schedule for Week 16 tripleheader on Dec. 26

Nov. 30, 2020 9:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL has set its schedule for the league's Saturday tripleheader on Dec. 26. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will visit the Detroit Lions at 1 p.m. EST followed by the San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals (4:30 p.m. EST) and Miami Dolphins at Las Vegas Raiders (8:15 p.m. EST). The early...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, bottom, fumbles as he is hit by San Francisco 49ers free safety Jimmie Ward during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Goff's turnovers loom large in Rams loss to 49ers

Nov. 29, 2020 9:34 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff is piling up turnovers at an alarming rate for the Los Angeles Rams. If he can't get back on track soon, he could hand the NFC West title over to another contender. Goff threw two interceptions and lost a fumble during the Rams' 23-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on...

Empty seats at Levi's Stadium are shown during the first half of an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

49ers blindsided by county rules that make them homeless

Nov. 29, 2020 9:05 PM EST

San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan said the team was blindsided by new coronavirus regulations put in place by Santa Clara County officials that will force the 49ers to find a temporary new home for practice and games. The county announced the new rules Saturday that include a three-week ban on practices and games...

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould (9) kicks the game-winning field goal as time expires during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. San Francisco won 23-20. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Unsettled 49ers rally to hand Rams first SoFi loss, 23-20

Nov. 29, 2020 8:44 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have no idea where they'll be living, practicing or playing next week, thanks to new coronavirus restrictions issued in Santa Clara County while the team was on its flight to Los Angeles. With the latest wave of turmoil in a season rocked by injuries and...

Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers (23) celebrates his rushing touchdown with Robert Woods (17) during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

The Latest: 49ers, Rams tied at 20 late

Nov. 29, 2020 6:59 PM EST

The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 6:55 p.m. Robbie Gould kicked a 44-yard field goal to pull San Francisco into a 20-all tie with the Los Angeles Rams with 3:11 left in the fourth quarter. The 49ers squandered a 17-3 lead in the second half. The Rams scored on a fumble return and then took a...