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Lance out for season, Garoppolo leads 49ers past Sehawks 27-7

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE (12:33PM 9/19) – “San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance underwent successful surgery on his injured right ankle this morning, an injury that occurred in yesterday’s game versus the Seattle Seahawks.  “Surgery was performed at Stanford Hospital and repaired two injuries to Lance’s ankle, a fibula fracture and ligament disruption.  Lance will start the…

Lance looked good in 49ers preseason opener

SAN FRANCISCO – Trey Lance made his debut as the starting quarterback and didn’t disappoint. Now that the era of Jimmy Garoppolo is over, Lance got off to a slow start but made up for it when he went deep for a 76-yard touchdown in the first quarter. Lance went 4-for-5 for 92 yards and…

49ers look ahead to the offseason, team awards given out

Santa Clara – Update: Press conference with Jimmy Garoppolo. On his final days as a 49er: “I think more will happen in the days that come, but yeah, these guys have been very upfront about the whole thing” Garoppolo said. “I was talking to John yesterday just about finding the right destination and whatever the…

49ers lose bid to Super Bowl, Garoppolo’s future uncertain

Los Angeles – Just two years ago, the San Francisco 49ers were playing in Super Bowl LIV. Tonight they watched the Los Angeles Rams celebrate after defeating them 20-17 in the NFC Championship game.  Jimmy Garoppolo spent the past two seasons battling injuries and this year was not much different. Except this season he fought…

49ers advance to NFC Championship game after block punt

Green Bay – In sub-zero temperatures the 49ers advance to the National Football Conference Championship game next weekend. The cold weather and snow delayed their best performance on offense but the defense and special teams showed up right on time.  A blocked punt late in the fourth tied the game and put the San Francisco…

49ers beat Cowboys advance to Divisional Round

Dallas – The 49ers had one goal, win. They defeated the Dallas Cowboys 23-17 in the Wild Card game and will move on to face the first place Green Bay Packers next Saturday. San Francisco dominated most of the game while the Cowboys racked up 14 penalties to end their season in a peculiar way….

49ers rally back for the win, playoff bound

Los Angeles – The 49ers dominated the second half to rally back for a 27-24 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in overtime. Down by 17 points San Francisco went with their running game while the defense smothered the Rams. But it was Ambry Thomas’ first career interception that punched their ticket to the playoffs….

Trey Lance leads 49ers past Texans

San Francisco – After a New Orleans Saints win, the 49ers will have to wait until next week to clinch a playoff spot. But in the meantime, Trey Lance led the 49ers past the Houston Texans for a 23-7 win today. Lance threw two touchdowns in what was a slow start for both teams. “I…

49ers dominate Falcons, playoff picture looks brighter

Santa Clara – The 49ers playoff picture looks brighter, their win today keeps them at number six in the National Football Conference (NFC) standings. San Francisco has won 5 of their last six games. Despite an awful start, the 49ers prevailed and dominated the Atlanta Falcons for a 31-13 victory.  “It’s a long season and…

49ers outlast Vikings 34-26, win third straight game

SANTA CLARA – The running game took flight today, Deebo Samuel rushed for a pair of touchdowns before sustaining an injury. Elijah Mitchell rushed for 133 yards and scored to help guide the 49ers 34-26 victory over the Minnesota Vikings 34-26. Both teams entered Week 12 with identical 5-5 records and jockeying for a wild-card…