Arik Armstead

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff looks for an open receiver against the Washington Redskins in the first quarter on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, Calif. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Rams QB Jared Goff returns home to play his childhood team in a superlative season

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff has been…

 

Matt Breida, pictured center in 2017, had a big day running the ball for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2018 home opener. (Mike Siegel/Seattle Times/TNS)

Postgame 49ers: The good, the bad, the ugly against the Lions

SANTA CLARA -- The San Francisco 49ers' 30-27 home opener win against…

 

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Mark Nzeocha catches a ball during an individual drill on August 23, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers trade linebacker Eli Harold to Detroit Lions; Mark Nzeocha to start

SANTA CLARA -- Last week, a German television crew paid a visit…

 

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Julian Taylor, seen here practicing at training camp on August 5, 2018, has made a big impact, playing start-to-finish in the preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys. He should make the 53-man roster. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Projecting the 53-man roster for the San Francisco 49ers

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA — The San…

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Julian Taylor, seen here practicing at training camp on August 5, 2018, has made a big impact, playing start-to-finish in the preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys. He should make the 53-man roster. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
The 49ers defense has had one good outing this season. Was it a fluke or do they have some promising talent? The Faithful will get an answer to that question today against a beat up Arizona Cardinals O-line. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

It’s time for the 49ers D to show something

Before the season, Pro Football Focus ranked the 49ers’ defensive front-seven as…

The 49ers defense has had one good outing this season. Was it a fluke or do they have some promising talent? The Faithful will get an answer to that question today against a beat up Arizona Cardinals O-line. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead (91) and Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden (44) pose for a photo at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on October 6, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers rule out pair of recent high draft picks for rest of season

The San Francisco 49ers have been weighing placing Arik Armstead on the…

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead (91) and Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden (44) pose for a photo at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on October 6, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
David J. Phillip/ap file photoThe 49ers picked up Arik Armstead in the draft on Thursday.

49ers land big one in Armstead

SANTA CLARA — Niners general manager Trent Baalke is known for holding…

David J. Phillip/ap file photoThe 49ers picked up Arik Armstead in the draft on Thursday.