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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan works on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

49ers have satisfying finish to East Coast trip

Sep. 29, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As disheartening as the start of their two-game trip East was for the San Francisco 49ers was, the finish was just a satisfying. After losing several key players to significant injuries in a win over the New York Jets, the Niners showed there’s plenty of talent left on the...

San Francisco 49ers' Jerick McKinnon, right, scores a touchdown in front of New York Giants' Logan Ryan during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

Banged up 49ers win again at MetLife, beat winless Giants

Sep. 27, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The way the San Francisco 49ers played, missing quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and a slew of starters wasn't an issue against the woeful and winless New York Giants. Backup Nick Mullens threw for 343 yards and a touchdown and the Niners controlled the ball on offense, took it...

49ers promote Grasu from practice squad, place Coleman on IR

Sep. 26, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers promoted offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday and placed running back Tevin Coleman on injured reserve. The 49ers also activated running back JaMycal Hasty and linebacker Joe Walker from the practice squad...

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) congratulates wide receiver John Brown (15) after Brown scored a touchdown, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Bills defeated the Dolphins 31-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Matchup of unbeatens in Buffalo, of all places

Sep. 26, 2020 11:18 AM EDT

Not since the days of Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas, Jim Kelly and Marv Levy has there been this much optimism about football in Western New York. Can't blame the folks in Buffalo, either. Through two weeks, the Bills have been dynamic on offense and defense. “It’s super early,” says receiver...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets,  Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. With Jimmy Garoppolo likely sidelined by a sprained ankle, Mullens appears set to get his first start at quarterback for the Niners in nearly 21 months, against the New York Giants. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Mullens to replace injured Garoppolo as 49ers starting QB

Sep. 25, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

Nick Mullens will start at quarterback on Sunday for the San Francisco 49ers in place of the injured Jimmy Garoppolo but won’t have All-Pro tight end George Kittle as an option. Garoppolo didn’t practice all week because of a high ankle sprain suffered last week but wasn’t officially ruled...

New York Giants cornerback Logan Ryan (23) plays against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Chicago. The Giants play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 27. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

Niners, Giants battling injury bug after just two games

Sep. 25, 2020 3:41 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants are battling the injury bug after just two games, as well some other scary issues. Wondering what might scare NFL players? For the Niners (1-1), it's just being back at MetLife Stadium on Sunday and having to face the winless...

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) runs against Arizona Cardinals strong safety Budda Baker (32) during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

49ers All-Pro TE George Kittle feeling better by the day

Sep. 24, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers finally have gotten some good news on the injury front. All-Pro tight end George Kittle practiced on a limited basis for the second straight day on Thursday in a sign that he could be ready to return after missing one game with a knee injury. “The last two days have gone...

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (97) is driven off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. After losing four players to knee injuries last week against the New York Jets, the Niners complained about a “sticky” new turf at MetLife Stadium and expressed some concern about returning to the same field a week later. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

New turf at MetLife Stadium passes latest NFL inspection

Sep. 24, 2020 1:02 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The turf at MetLife Stadium is good to go for Sunday's game between the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers. The NFL said the latest inspection of the field on Wednesday showed the Field Turf surface meets all applicable standards and protocols for its field surfaces. The...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Banged-up 49ers prepare for Giants without Garoppolo

Sep. 23, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

Jimmy Garoppolo missed practiced with a sprained ankle and is unlikely to return this week, setting the stage for backup Nick Mullens to possibly make his first start at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers in nearly 21 months. Garoppolo was one of several 49ers who went down with injuries in last...

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (97) is helped off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Injuries could derail season for defending NFC champ 49ers

Sep. 21, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

The injury bug that has disrupted the San Francisco 49ers' season seems impossible to contain. The 49ers had to wait a few extra hours to confirm that 2019 Defensive Rookie of the Year Nick Bosa and fellow starting defensive lineman Solomon Thomas had season-ending torn ACLs in their knees. An MRI truck expected...