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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…

 

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)

San Francisco 49ers offense has life with Marquise Goodwin healthy

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Without…

 

Oakland Raiders running back Chris Warren carries the ball during a training camp practice in August of 2018 in Napa, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Running back Chris Warren makes his case in Oakland Raiders loss to Rams in the L.A. Coliseum

LOS ANGELES -- During the Oakland Raiders preseason opener last week against…

Oakland Raiders running back Chris Warren carries the ball during a training camp practice in August of 2018 in Napa, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
The 49ers’ trade for Jimmy Garoppolo has the Faithful dreaming big about the team’s future. Even if they lose today, 2017 was a banner year for the franchise. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Regardless of Week 17 result, 2017 was a smashing success for 49ers

The five dates that made the rebuilding process take hold The 49ers…

The 49ers’ trade for Jimmy Garoppolo has the Faithful dreaming big about the team’s future. Even if they lose today, 2017 was a banner year for the franchise. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Todd Gurley was a load for the 49ers defense on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers can’t win first good Thursday Night Football game ever

SANTA CLARA — It was the first entertaining Thursday Night Football game…

Todd Gurley was a load for the 49ers defense on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Pierre Garcon celebrates after one of his seven receptions on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers find new, exciting way to lose

SANTA CLARA — Through three games, the 49ers have shown an ability…

Pierre Garcon celebrates after one of his seven receptions on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)

Jared Goff comes home again — older, wiser, better

Former Cal golden boy Jared Goff will play in the first nationally…

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)
Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

5 things worth noting from Game 2 of the Raiders preseason

OAKLAND — Five takeaways from the Raiders 24-21 loss to the Los…

Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick celebrates his two-point conversion against Los Angeles Rams late in the fourth quarter at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. The 49ers won, 22-21. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Colin Kaepernick passes for two TDs, runs for another as 49ers beat LA again

Depending on how you view things, Sunday was a great or horrible…

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick celebrates his two-point conversion against Los Angeles Rams late in the fourth quarter at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. The 49ers won, 22-21. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) looks for an open receiver against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Niners win season-opening snoozefest

SANTA CLARA — It was a good night to send the kids…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) looks for an open receiver against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on September 12, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead (91) celebrates a sack against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rams looked pathetic — making it hard to gauge how good the 49ers actually are

So we’ll get to the trivial stuff quickly, meaning you won’t have…

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead (91) celebrates a sack against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Monday. (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)
Free agent Dashon Goldson said he reached out to the Oakland Raiders about possibly joining the Silver and Black in the upcoming NFL season. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Everyone wants to rep the East Bay

Former San Francisco 49er Dashon Goldson says he’d like to return to…

Free agent Dashon Goldson said he reached out to the Oakland Raiders about possibly joining the Silver and Black in the upcoming NFL season. (Alex Brandon/AP)
The excitement of the NBA Playoffs can finally get under way with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors ready to do battle in the Western Conference Finals. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

’Bout time: NBA needs Thunder-Warriors clash

OK, now that the jayvee games are over finally, can we start…

The excitement of the NBA Playoffs can finally get under way with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors ready to do battle in the Western Conference Finals. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
The bright lights of Hollywood are fixed on Jared Goff ever since the Los Angeles Rams drafted him with the No. 1 overall pick.  (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Ready or not, King Goff is off to Hollywood

It’s far too early to say how this Jared Goff thing will…

The bright lights of Hollywood are fixed on Jared Goff ever since the Los Angeles Rams drafted him with the No. 1 overall pick.  (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
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)
Trent Dilfer played for the San Francisco 49ers and will call their Week 1 game for the second-straight year. (Wade Payne/AP)

Another 1-0 start to come? 49ers to kickoff the season on ESPN

The NFL announced its 2016 schedule on Thursday, and the San Francisco…

Trent Dilfer played for the San Francisco 49ers and will call their Week 1 game for the second-straight year. (Wade Payne/AP)
Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Memo to Super Bowl Week: Wake Up!

Three days before Super Bowl 50, it’s almost time to panic. The…

Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman wears a mask as he answers a question during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game on Monday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)