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Streaking 49ers lose Warner, Samuel for at least 1 week

Nov. 29, 2021 19:45 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Now that the San Francisco 49ers have won three straight games to get back into the playoff race, they will need to deal with the absence of two key players for at least one week. Do-everything receiver Deebo Samuel will likely miss one or two...

49ers beat Vikings 34-26 for 3rd straight win

Nov. 28, 2021 21:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The midseason skid that looked as though it could derail the San Francisco 49ers season is firmly in the past. After getting back to a successful formula of dominating on the ground, the Niners have won three straight games and again look...

Bosa is back at rookie level, leading 49ers' defense

Nov. 26, 2021 17:22 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Bosa was pretty dominant as a rookie in 2019 when his pass rush skills helped the San Francisco 49ers make it to the Super Bowl. Here's some bad news for the rest of the NFL: Bosa feels he's even better this season, a year removed from...

Vikings, 49ers head into meeting on upswings in NFC

Nov. 26, 2021 11:57 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers found themselves in similar predicaments a few weeks ago after seasons that began with high hopes saw both teams struggling at the midpoint. Both have responded with back-to-back wins to get into...

Back-to-back wins get 49ers season back on track

Nov. 22, 2021 20:05 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers appeared to hit rock bottom when they were embarrassed at home two weeks ago by backup quarterback Colt McCoy and the Arizona Cardinals. Back-to-back convincing wins has put that disappointment firmly in the past and...

Analysis: Some teams just needed more time to bloom

Nov. 22, 2021 03:54 AM EST

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are back in a familiar spot. Same for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. The Chiefs and Patriots have surged to first place in their respective divisions with monthlong winning streaks. The Colts, 49ers and Eagles have...

Jaguars try to end 13-game skid vs NFC when they host 49ers

Nov. 18, 2021 16:12 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville has extended and ended several losing streaks this season. This one remains: The Jaguars (2-7) have dropped 13 consecutive games against the NFC, a three-year-plus skid that includes losses to teams from every division in the other conference. ...

49ers' big-play WR Samuel adds new role as running back

Nov. 18, 2021 02:29 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Deebo Samuel was impressive enough as one of the NFL's most productive receivers in the first half of the season. Now he's added another role by lining up as a traditional running back as San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan keeps finding...

49ers go back to 2019 formula in 31-10 win over Rams

Nov. 16, 2021 16:18 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers turned back the clock in strategy and execution and showed off the formula they might need if they want to contend for the playoffs in the second half of the season. The Niners once again played like the team that won...

49ers win 1st home game in more than a year, 31-10 over Rams

Nov. 16, 2021 00:35 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After a nearly two-month stretch that featured one win and far too many disappointments, the San Francisco 49ers were running out of time to establish an identity this season. An opening 18-play touchdown drive against the rival Los Angeles...