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Robbie Gould celebrates his game-winning kick for the 49ers against the Chicago Bears. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

Jimmy Garoppolo, Robbie Gould (but mostly Garoppolo) allow 49ers hype train to gain steam

When an NFL team has a franchise quarterback, it can overcome some…

 

All signs point to Jimmy Garoppolo being a galvanizing force for the 49ers. But fans should keep their expectations reasonable during his first starts with the team. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Faithful should practice patience with Jimmy Garoppolo

Today marks the official beginning of a new era for the 49ers.…

 

Eric Reid announced he had removed himself from a group of players working with the NFL for social justice on Wednesday. He has bigger goals in mind. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers’ Eric Reid knows activism could cost him his job, fights anyway

SANTA CLARA — Eric Reid is one of the best safeties in…

 

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) runs onto the field during the final minute of gameplay against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers tap Jimmy Garoppolo as starter for Week 13

The wait is over. Jimmy Garoppolo is officially the 49ers’ starting quarterback.…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) runs onto the field during the final minute of gameplay against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Barkley posted this image to his Twitter on Thursday. (Courtesy @MattBarkley/Twitter)

Report: 49ers’ quarterback corps to look a lot like the 2016 Bears’

The 49ers already signed former Chicago Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer, and now they'll…

Matt Barkley posted this image to his Twitter on Thursday. (Courtesy @MattBarkley/Twitter)
It wasn't a pretty outing for the 49ers at Soldier Field on Sunday. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Will latest fiasco be Kap’s last gasp? Faithful can only hope

CHICAGO — OK, all of you Colin Kaepernick sympathizers, let’s hear the…

It wasn't a pretty outing for the 49ers at Soldier Field on Sunday. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers strong safety Jimmie Ward (25) dives to the end zone for a touchdown after intercepting a pass as Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) watches during the first half Sunday in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Who Knew? Gabbert continues surge, leads 49ers to road win

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears had just taken a late lead when…

San Francisco 49ers strong safety Jimmie Ward (25) dives to the end zone for a touchdown after intercepting a pass as Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) watches during the first half Sunday in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Oakland Raiders running back Roy Helu (26) celebrates a touchdown with center Rodney Hudson (61) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Road woes return for Raiders in 22-20 loss at Chicago

CHICAGO — Derek Carr was just OK on Sunday. Amari Cooper was…

Oakland Raiders running back Roy Helu (26) celebrates a touchdown with center Rodney Hudson (61) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Tony Avelar/APFormer San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was taken into custody Monday on suspicion of domestic violence and child endangerment.

Ex-49er McDonald cut by Bears after latest domestic violence arrest

Former 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence…

Tony Avelar/APFormer San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was taken into custody Monday on suspicion of domestic violence and child endangerment.
LM Otero/AP File PhotoThe Chicago Bears agreed to a one-year contract with former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald on Tuesday.

Bears agree to 1-year deal with former 49ers DE McDonald

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears agreed Tuesday to a one-year contract with…

LM Otero/AP File PhotoThe Chicago Bears agreed to a one-year contract with former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald on Tuesday.
Matt Dunham/AP PhotoFormer San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has taken the same job with the Chicago Bears.

49ers' Vic Fangio hired as Bears defensive coordinator

The Chicago Bears hired Vic Fangio as their new defensive coordinator Tuesday,…

Matt Dunham/AP PhotoFormer San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has taken the same job with the Chicago Bears.

Kaepernick fined for inappropriate language

SANTA CLARA -- Colin Kaepernick said Wednesday he has been fined more…

Tony Avelar/APNiners quarterback Colin Kaepernick stretches the ball for the pylon in the end zone during the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Bears.

49ers collapse, fall to Bears in Levi's Stadium opener

SANTA CLARA -- Colin Kaepernick has delivered two drastically different performances in…

Tony Avelar/APNiners quarterback Colin Kaepernick stretches the ball for the pylon in the end zone during the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Bears.
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Niners bring back special teams ace Blake Costanzo

SANTA CLARA -- Blake Costanzo had been keeping busy re-tiling his bathroom…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastFans seek shelter in the concourse area at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens

Tornadoes, damaging storms sweep through Midwest, delays Bears game

Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest Sunday, causing damage in…

AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastFans seek shelter in the concourse area at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens
AP Photo/Jim PrischingChicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) runs after intercepting a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson (81) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday

Cutler leads comeback win for Bears

Jay Cutler came through just in time again. Cutler threw a 16-yard…

AP Photo/Jim PrischingChicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) runs after intercepting a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson (81) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday

Former Raiders QB Russell slated to try out with Bears

Former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell is scheduled to be part…

Chicago Bears' first fan smiles through pain in Packers country

What horrible twist of  scheduling sent President Obama to Wisconsin the day…