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Robert Saleh. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers defenders stand behind defensive coordinator Robert Saleh

SANTA CLARA — Over the last few weeks, San Francisco 49ers defensive…

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Carl Nassib (94) tackles San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) during the game on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)

San Francisco 49ers lose eighth straight in Seattle in Richard Sherman’s return

During the lead-up to Richard Sherman's return to Seattle for the first…

 

SANTA CLARA, CA - OCT 21:  Linebacker Samson Ebukam (#50) of the Los Angeles Rams slaps the football out of quarterback C.J. Beathard (#3) of the San Francisco 49ers to force a fumble during the first quarter of the game at Levi's Stadium on October 21, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers Analysis: Five observations from “inexcusable” four-turnover loss to Rams

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner It’s time to see what…

 

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…

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)
Defensive cornerback Richard Sherman (#25) of the San Francisco 49ers pumps up the crowd during the second quarter of the game at Levi's Stadium on Oct. 7, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif.  (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers lose as Aaron Rodgers orchestrates final-drive magic

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner Through 58 minutes of football,…

Defensive cornerback Richard Sherman (#25) of the San Francisco 49ers pumps up the crowd during the second quarter of the game at Levi's Stadium on Oct. 7, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif.  (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
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…

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)
Minnesota Vikings' Kyle Rudolph (82) catches an 11-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

San Francisco 49ers: Five takeaways from opening loss to Minnesota Vikings

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner Jimmy Garoppolo and the rest…

Minnesota Vikings' Kyle Rudolph (82) catches an 11-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
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)
San Francisco 49ers defensive linemen DeForest Buckner (99) and Sheldon Day (96) share a moment during stretching on August 5, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara training facility. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers experimenting with flipping Solomon Thomas, DeForest Buckner

By: C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The…

San Francisco 49ers defensive linemen DeForest Buckner (99) and Sheldon Day (96) share a moment during stretching on August 5, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara training facility. (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 DeForest Buckner (99) is tended to after an injury against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A positively rotten, no good day for the 49ers Faithful

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers were the victim of several…

San Francisco 49ers defensive end DeForest Buckner (99) is tended to after an injury against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Former Cal quarterback Jared Goff was the first overall selection in the NFL Draft, which started on Thursday. Niners fans wept. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

Weary Goff ready to make big waves in L.A.

CHICAGO — Jared Goff always did look good in Cal blue and gold.…

Former Cal quarterback Jared Goff was the first overall selection in the NFL Draft, which started on Thursday. Niners fans wept. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
The Cal men's basketball team was bounced out of the NCAA tournament in the round of 64 by Hawaii. Marking a disappointing finish to a confounding season. (Young Kwak/AP)

Poof! ‘Loaded’ Cal leaves legacy of March Badness

Geez, that didn’t last long, did it? What had been called the…

The Cal men's basketball team was bounced out of the NCAA tournament in the round of 64 by Hawaii. Marking a disappointing finish to a confounding season. (Young Kwak/AP)
Trent Baalke, general manager of the San Francisco 49ers, sporting his trademark confused look. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

For fluxed-up Niners, it’s business as usual

Let’s see now. It’s five days into free agency, and the Niners…

Trent Baalke, general manager of the San Francisco 49ers, sporting his trademark confused look. (Jeff Chiu/AP)