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Donald dominates in Rams 39-10 victory over 49ers

Oct. 22, 2018 2:45 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald ripped the ball out of Matt Breida's hands to set up one touchdown. He harassed C.J. Beathard with four sacks and several other hits that helped shut down San Francisco's offense. Donald's dominance helped improve Los Angeles to 7-0 for the first time since 1985 with...

Gurley's 3 TDs lead Rams to 39-10 win vs 49ers and 7-0 start

Oct. 21, 2018 9:10 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald and a dominant defense kept taking the ball away for Los Angeles and Todd Gurley turned those turnovers into touchdowns to keep the Rams unbeaten after seven games. Todd Gurley scored three touchdowns and Jared Goff threw two TD passes as the Rams took advantage of...

49ers promote DB Tyvis Powell, waive QB Tom Savage

Oct. 20, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted defensive back Tyvis Powell from the practice squad to the active roster and waived quarterback Tom Savage. The move Saturday makes Powell available to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. San Francisco has three cornerbacks listed as...

Saleh aiming to fix holes in 49ers defense

Oct. 18, 2018 9:29 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Robert Saleh sometimes beams with pride when watching film of his 49ers defense. Other times he wants to hide his eyes. It's been a perplexing season for San Francisco's defensive coordinator, as Saleh has found it difficult to get his young unit to string together four quarters...

Old friends Shanahan, McVay square off when 49ers face Rams

Oct. 18, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan arrived as head coaches in the NFC West together last year as longtime friends and colleagues tasked with revitalizing struggling franchises. McVay has done a much quicker job overhauling the Los Angeles Rams than Shanahan has with the San Francisco...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit for Week 7

Oct. 18, 2018 1:54 PM EDT

Fantasy football in 2018 has been defined by a revival at quarterback. Entering Week 7, the position is 12 to 15 players deep with quality starters along with a handful of others who can deliver above-average numbers, depending on the matchup. There are also those who came into the season expecting to put up...

Rams-49ers Preview Capsule

Oct. 18, 2018 12:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (6-0) at SAN FRANCISCO (1-5) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Rams by 12 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Los Angeles 3-2-1, San Francisco 2-4 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 69-65-3 LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Rams 34-13, Dec. 31, 2017 LAST WEEK - Rams beat Broncos 23-20; 49ers lost at Packers 33-30 AP...

Rams WR Reynolds ready to start in place of injured Kupp

Oct. 17, 2018 9:39 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Josh Reynolds prepares every week as if he is a starter. With Cooper Kupp not expected to play against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday because of a knee injury, Reynolds will finally get to take his mindset literally. "If you practice like...

49ers offense making strides under CJ Beathard

Oct. 17, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — C.J. Beathard went toe-to-toe with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay for nearly 60 minutes before the San Francisco 49ers fell just short at the end of another tough loss. Despite playing with a backup quarterback with starter Jimmy Garoppolo sidelined for the season, the 49ers offense...

FANTASY PLAYS: Stick with expensive RBs in daily this week

Oct. 17, 2018 11:41 AM EDT

This is one week to stick with the top running backs in daily fantasy football. While there are a few high-end receivers in play, the way to approach this Week 7 slate is to go for the players with the absurdly high floors due to their talent and respective matchups. These are the top backs to target and the...