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San Francisco defense silences Cleveland on Monday Night

San Francisco defense silences Cleveland on Monday Night

Niners win 49th game on Monday Night Football with comprehensive thrashing of Browns

San Francisco defense silences Cleveland on Monday Night
San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman (26) gets tackled by Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Carlton Davis (33) and safety Darian Stewart (24) during the second quarter on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)

Tevin Coleman, Dee Ford active for 49ers on Monday Night

San Francisco 49ers go for 49th Monday Night Football win with Tevin Coleman, Dee Ford back

San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman (26) gets tackled by Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Carlton Davis (33) and safety Darian Stewart (24) during the second quarter on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs during Saturday’s preseason game, Aug. 24, 2019, at Arrowhead Stadium. (Chris Ochsner/Kansas City Star/TNS)

On Sports Media: 49ers have history of shining on Monday Night

San Francisco 49ers are no stranger to primetime Monday Night Football games

  • Oct 6, 2019
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo throws in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs during Saturday’s preseason game, Aug. 24, 2019, at Arrowhead Stadium. (Chris Ochsner/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Justin Skule addresses the media before San Francisco 49ers rookie minicamp on May 2, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Skule set to face another big challenge in Myles Garrett

San Francisco 49ers rookie Justin Skule will be tested Monday night in his second career start

Justin Skule addresses the media before San Francisco 49ers rookie minicamp on May 2, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver Jalen Hurd (17) listens to coaching during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2019 at the team’s facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

49ers Jalen Hurd, Jason Verrett head to injured reserve

San Francisco 49ers get thinner as they head into Monday Night Football against Browns

San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver Jalen Hurd (17) listens to coaching during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2019 at the team’s facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers left guard Laken Tomlinson (75) blocks Pittsburg Steelers defensive tackle T.J. Watt (90) during run play in the 4th quarter at Levi’s Stadium on Sept. 22, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Big Brain: Laken Tomlinson hopes to pursue neurosurgery

After football, 49ers offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson has lofty ambitions in medicine

San Francisco 49ers left guard Laken Tomlinson (75) blocks Pittsburg Steelers defensive tackle T.J. Watt (90) during run play in the 4th quarter at Levi’s Stadium on Sept. 22, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon goes through practice on Dec. 17, 2018 at the team’s facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F.Examiner)

Ahkello Witherspoon to miss four weeks with foot injury

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon went down in Week 3 win

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon goes through practice on Dec. 17, 2018 at the team’s facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F.Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quaterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls right to avoid a pass rush by the Pittsburg Steelers to try to connect wide receiver Dante Pettis (18) in the end zone during the 4th quarter at Levi’s Stadium on September 22, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Niners overcome penalties, turnovers to beat Pittsburgh

San Francisco turns ball over five times but elusive Jimmy Garoppolo leads 49ers to win

San Francisco 49ers quaterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls right to avoid a pass rush by the Pittsburg Steelers to try to connect wide receiver Dante Pettis (18) in the end zone during the 4th quarter at Levi’s Stadium on September 22, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Terrell Owens has some words for Antonio Brown

Terrell Owens has some words for Antonio Brown

Niners Hall of Famer Terrell Owens talks about another controversial receiver on day of enshrinement

Terrell Owens has some words for Antonio Brown
Wide receivers Trent Taylor (left) and Jordan Matthews work on footwork during position drills at 49ers training camp on July 27, 2019 at Levi’s Stadium. Taylor was placed in injured reserve Friday with a foot injury. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Trent Taylor placed on injured reserve, 49ers sign Sam Young

San Francisco 49ers placed dynamic receiver Trent Taylor on injured reserve due to foot issues

Wide receivers Trent Taylor (left) and Jordan Matthews work on footwork during position drills at 49ers training camp on July 27, 2019 at Levi’s Stadium. Taylor was placed in injured reserve Friday with a foot injury. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Justin Skule addresses the media before San Francisco 49ers rookie minicamp on May 2, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Justin Skule will start for 49ers against Pittsburgh

San Francisco will stay in-house with their replacement for All-Pro Joe Staley

Justin Skule addresses the media before San Francisco 49ers rookie minicamp on May 2, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley watches offensive line drills during practice at Levi’s Stadium on July 27, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Niners looking for solution to replace Joe Staley at tackle

Justin Skule will get the first look as starting left tackle in All-Pro Joe Staley’s absence

San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley watches offensive line drills during practice at Levi’s Stadium on July 27, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon (23) intercepts a pass from Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) during the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)

Kolsky: Little wins can add up to a big payoff for 49ers

Playoffs?! There’s a straight line there from 49ers’ Week 1 win

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon (23) intercepts a pass from Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) during the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) throws an interception during the fourth quarter of against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)

Niners Notes: San Francisco still looking for No. 1 receiver

Nick Bosa makes impressive debut, Solomon Thomas gets only 12 snaps

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) throws an interception during the fourth quarter of against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times/TNS)
What do 49ers do at running back after Tevin Coleman injury?

What do 49ers do at running back after Tevin Coleman injury?

San Francisco once again has to deal with injury attrition in running back corps

What do 49ers do at running back after Tevin Coleman injury?
Niners defense carries the day in opener

Niners defense carries the day in opener

San Francisco tallies two defensive scores against Bucs

Niners defense carries the day in opener
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan at Levi’s Stadium against the Los Angeles Chargers on Aug. 29, 2019 in Santa Clara, California (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

On Sports Media: 49ers fans have bevy of options

NFL kicks off on Sunday on various over-the-air and on-demand platforms

  • Sep 8, 2019
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan at Levi’s Stadium against the Los Angeles Chargers on Aug. 29, 2019 in Santa Clara, California (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Kwon Alexander is introduced to local media by the San Francisco 49ers on March 13, 2019 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. after signing a free agent deal. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Kwon Alexander brings legendary intensity in return to Tampa

San Francisco 49ers pass rusher Kwon Alexander returns to the scene of his ACL tear in season opener

Kwon Alexander is introduced to local media by the San Francisco 49ers on March 13, 2019 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. after signing a free agent deal. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Amid roster cuts, 49ers announce surgery for Jerick McKinnon

Amid roster cuts, 49ers announce surgery for Jerick McKinnon

Forty-Niners announce final 53-man roster, but running back Jerick McKinnon will miss season

Amid roster cuts, 49ers announce surgery for Jerick McKinnon
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan watches the opening kickoff to the Los Angeles Chargers at Levi’s Stadium on August, 29, 2019 in Santa Clara, California (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Niners release nine in advance of roster cut-down day

San Francisco releases tackle Sam Young and others, may look to bolster OL via trade

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan watches the opening kickoff to the Los Angeles Chargers at Levi’s Stadium on August, 29, 2019 in Santa Clara, California (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).