San Francisco 49ers

Kyle Shanahan gives updates on the San Francisco 49ers during his weekly Monday afternoon press conference at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers will ride C.J. Beathard after Garoppolo ACL injury, working out backup options

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA -- With starting…

Kyle Shanahan gives updates on the San Francisco 49ers during his weekly Monday afternoon press conference at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers officially announce that Jimmy Garoppolo tore ACL against Kansas City

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has officially sustained an ACL tear,…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Ben Niemann pressures San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second half on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Ben Niemann pressures San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the second half on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster goes through a drill on Sept. 20, 2018 at the 49ers' practice facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Five things to watch: San Francisco 49ers travel to Kansas City

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner In another tough road test,…

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster goes through a drill on Sept. 20, 2018 at the 49ers' practice facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster goes through a drill on Sept. 20, 2018 at the 49ers' practice facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Reuben Foster’s return is chant-worthy for San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA -- As he walked into various team meetings throughout this week…

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster goes through a drill on Sept. 20, 2018 at the 49ers' practice facility in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) works on footwork with cornerbacks Ahkello Witherspoon (23) and Jimmie Ward (20) on Sept. 20, 2018 in Santa Clara. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Richard Sherman kept out of practice with heel injury

SANTA CLARA -- At first, it looked as though Richard Sherman was…

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) works on footwork with cornerbacks Ahkello Witherspoon (23) and Jimmie Ward (20) on Sept. 20, 2018 in Santa Clara. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates a touchdown with Daniel Kilgore against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: 49ers are playing the long game

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was sacked six times on Sunday,…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates a touchdown with Daniel Kilgore against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marquise Goodwin (11) runs a route during one-on-ones in San Francisco 49ers training camp on Aug. 5, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Marquise Goodwin returns to practice for San Francisco 49ers

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA — Over the…

Marquise Goodwin (11) runs a route during one-on-ones in San Francisco 49ers training camp on Aug. 5, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo warms up for the first preseason game of 2018 against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers passing attack scrutinized after close win over Detroit

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner The 49ers secured their first…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo warms up for the first preseason game of 2018 against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman runs through a drill during practice on Aug. 22, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara practice facility. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Five Takeaways: San Francisco 49ers escape fourth-quarter comeback by Detroit Lions

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA -- The San…

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman runs through a drill during practice on Aug. 22, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara practice facility. (Ryan Gorcey / 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)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers leave points on the board, but win home opener against Detroit Lions

SANTA CLARA -- Three times on Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers should…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Jimmy Garoppolo discusses a drill with the other quarterbacks on the first day of training camp, July 25, 2018, in Santa Clara. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo has a unique perspective on Lions head coach Matt Patricia

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner Detroit Lions head coach Matt…

Jimmy Garoppolo discusses a drill with the other quarterbacks on the first day of training camp, July 25, 2018, in Santa Clara. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan addresses the media on the first day of training camp, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Najee Toran to start at right guard for San Francisco 49ers

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner In the latest development in…

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan addresses the media on the first day of training camp, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch addresses the media at Levi's Stadium on July 25, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch addresses the media at Levi's Stadium on July 25, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Minnesota Vikings defensive back Mike Hughes breaks up a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers WR Pierre Garcon in the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. The incomplete pass forced a field goal. (Brian Peterson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

San Francisco 49ers need to shore up red zone work ahead of Week 2 home opener against Lions

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA — Moving the…

Minnesota Vikings defensive back Mike Hughes breaks up a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers WR Pierre Garcon in the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. The incomplete pass forced a field goal. (Brian Peterson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Mike Person goes through a practice in Santa Clara, Calif., on Aug. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers get thinner at right guard after injuries, expected to add to roster

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA -- San Francisco…

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Mike Person goes through a practice in Santa Clara, Calif., on Aug. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
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 quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman runs through a drill during practice on Aug. 22, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara practice facility. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Malcolm Smith, Richard Sherman good for Week 1 against a talented Vikings offense

SANTA CLARA -- San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh said that…

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman runs through a drill during practice on Aug. 22, 2018, at the team's Santa Clara practice facility. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)