Carlos Hyde

It may be too early to worry about the Giants' offensive woes, but the front office built a team that can’t afford a slow start. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

State of the Sports Union: April brings it all

We are hitting my favorite spot in the calendar. With the rancid…

 

Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s been no shortage of madness this March

Get your Boss Buttons ready, day-jobbers … It’s that thrilling time of…

 

CJ Beathard, seen here in November of 2017, was strip-sacked for the final score in Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

It’s time to see Jimmy Garoppolo lead the 49ers

Enough of the love fest for C.J. Beathard after his sizzling performance…

 

Carlos Hyde has been the best player on the 49ers roster this year, but it’s been difficult for the team to commit to the run game as they’ve been trailing for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Why did the 49ers not run the ball against the Cardinals?

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers lead the league by averaging 40.7 attempts…

Carlos Hyde has been the best player on the 49ers roster this year, but it’s been difficult for the team to commit to the run game as they’ve been trailing for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (11) misses a pass intended for him during a NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers show how miserable trusting the process can look

SANTA CLARA — As far as NFL head coaches go, Kyle Shanahan…

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (11) misses a pass intended for him during a NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Carlos Hyde has worked throughout training camp to be a more dynamic running back. He’ll need to be a reliable receiver to thrive under head coach Kyle Shanahan. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Can Carlos Hyde make enough plays to remain a 49ers centerpiece?

SANTA CLARA — The best play of 49ers camp came late into…

Carlos Hyde has worked throughout training camp to be a more dynamic running back. He’ll need to be a reliable receiver to thrive under head coach Kyle Shanahan. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) hands the ball off to San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on October 6, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chip Kelly on Carlos Hyde’s status for Sunday: ‘I have no idea’

Carlos Hyde hasn’t played since Week 6. The long bright spot of…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) hands the ball off to San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on October 6, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Carlos Hyde has been the lone bright spot for a struggling 49ers offense. He’ll likely be out on Sunday against Tampa Bay. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Niners may have to play Bucs without best offensive player

The San Francisco 49ers have struggled incredibly on both sides of the…

Carlos Hyde has been the lone bright spot for a struggling 49ers offense. He’ll likely be out on Sunday against Tampa Bay. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Christine Michael celebrates his second touchdown in the first quarter as the Seattle Seahawks drubbed the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. (Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)

Hapless in Seattle: Hyde the lone bright spot as 49ers outclassed by Seahawks

SEATTLE — The San Francisco 49ers had no answer for the Seattle Seahawks…

Christine Michael celebrates his second touchdown in the first quarter as the Seattle Seahawks drubbed the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. (Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, right, carries the ball against the San Francisco 49ers during the second quarter on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

49ers pounded by Panthers

The San Francisco 49ers ran into a well-rested, powerful Carolina Panthers team…

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, right, carries the ball against the San Francisco 49ers during the second quarter on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers free safety Eric Reid (35) high fives outside linebacker Eli Harold (58) after making a play against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Circumstances stacked against 49ers in Week 2

The sun rose Tuesday and all was well in the world of…

San Francisco 49ers free safety Eric Reid (35) high fives outside linebacker Eli Harold (58) after making a play against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Expect plenty of missed tackles, incomplete passes and penalties in the San Francisco 49ers’ season opener against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers season opener promises to be ugly affair

The NFL season is back, and it won’t be pretty — at…

Expect plenty of missed tackles, incomplete passes and penalties in the San Francisco 49ers’ season opener against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A 49ers fan celebrates a touchdown during a preseason game against the Houston Texans at Levi’s Stadium on Aug. 14. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Smile, Faithful: It’s Gabbert’s show for worse or worser

Nobody freak out. It was the first NFL pregame game, for goshsakes.…

A 49ers fan celebrates a touchdown during a preseason game against the Houston Texans at Levi’s Stadium on Aug. 14. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde is healthy and ready to bring a more dynamic skillset to the team this season under new head coach Chip Kelly. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Hyde plans to be more dynamic under Kelly

The dawn of a new day is here for the San Francisco…

San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde is healthy and ready to bring a more dynamic skillset to the team this season under new head coach Chip Kelly. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde reported Wednesday he slimmed down over the offseason and he feels great about it. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Carlos Hyde sheds pounds ahead of season

49ers running back Carlos Hyde discussed the upcoming season with reporters Wednesday.…

San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde reported Wednesday he slimmed down over the offseason and he feels great about it. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
49ers general manager Trent Baalke responds to a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine on Wednesday. Baalke said he expects quarterback Colin Kaepernick to be with the 49ers next season.  (Darron Cummings/AP)

Kap’s spot safe on 49ers roster … for now

INDIANAPOLIS — 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said quarterback Colin Kaepernick will…

49ers general manager Trent Baalke responds to a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine on Wednesday. Baalke said he expects quarterback Colin Kaepernick to be with the 49ers next season.  (Darron Cummings/AP)
49ers running back Carlos Hyde was expected to handle a majority of the backfield carries this season, but injuries have left him on the sidelines. (Ben Margot/AP)

49ers’ backfield remains in motion

In a season of wholesale changes, no position on the 49ers’ roster…

49ers running back Carlos Hyde was expected to handle a majority of the backfield carries this season, but injuries have left him on the sidelines. (Ben Margot/AP)
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) runs against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. (Ben Margot/AP)

49ers’ Hyde ruled out for Sunday’s matchup against Rams

SANTA CLARA — 49ers running back Carlos Hyde has been ruled out…

San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) runs against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. (Ben Margot/AP)
Running back Christian McCaffrey (5), who leads the nation in all-purpose yardage, is one of many reasons Stanford can dream this season. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Suddenly Stanford smelling roses … or more

Maybe, just maybe, we’ll owe Desmond Howard an apology when all is…

Running back Christian McCaffrey (5), who leads the nation in all-purpose yardage, is one of many reasons Stanford can dream this season. (Tony Avelar/AP)
New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell (84) comes down with a catch for the game-winning touchdown as San Francisco 49ers strong safety Antoine Bethea (41) and inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) defend Sunday. The Giants won 30-27. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Improvement on offense doesn’t help 49ers end losing streak

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The San Francisco 49ers found their missing offense.…

New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell (84) comes down with a catch for the game-winning touchdown as San Francisco 49ers strong safety Antoine Bethea (41) and inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman (53) defend Sunday. The Giants won 30-27. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)