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Carolina Panthers vs. San Francisco 49ers Prediction and Preview

By Ben Weinrib, 2 weeks 4 days ago
The San Francisco 49ers have been one of the NFL's biggest surprises this season and will look to keep things going Sunday at home against the Carolina Panthers. One of two undefeated teams left, the 49ers have raced out to a 6-0 start thanks to the league's second-ranked defense and seventh-ranked offense, both sides of the ball not featuring many household names.   One catch...

5 Most Devastating Quarterback Injuries in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes' impressive follow-up season has been put on hold because of a dislocated kneecap suffered in the Week 7 "Thursday Night Football" against the Denver Broncos on Oct. 17. The Kansas City quarterback joins the ranks of many signal-callers whose season was interrupted or ended due to injuries.   The Chiefs have a lot of weapons and may be able...

5 Best Dual-Threat Quarterbacks in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 3 weeks 5 days ago
In last week's 23-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson became the first in the Super Bowl era to pass for more than 200 yards and rush for more than 150 in a regular-season game. In past seasons, Jackson would have been an outlier as a signal-caller, but today, we are seeing more and more dual-threat quarterbacks.   But even though there are...

San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams Prediction and Preview

By Matt Josephs, 1 month 2 days ago
The Rams and 49ers meet for the first time this season in a big battle between NFC West rivals. LA swept San Francisco last year, beating the Niners 39-10 on the road and 48-32 at home. Jared Goff threw for six touchdowns with no interceptions combined in the two games. On the San Fran side, C.J. Beathard and Nick Mullens had five INTs and were sacked 10 times.   Los Angeles enters this...

Monday Night Football: Cleveland Browns vs. San Francisco 49ers Prediction and Preview

By Tom Bowles, 1 month 1 week ago
The San Francisco 49ers face the Cleveland Browns Monday night as the last undefeated team in the NFC. A 3-0 start, their first since 1998, has been keyed by the old-school tenets of football: a 1-2 punch of a rushing attack and outstanding defense, forcing turnovers and piling up points. It’s helped a recovering Jimmy Garoppolo get his feet wet at quarterback, kept healthy by an offensive...

7 Amazing NFL Stats from Sunday (Week 3)

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Week 3 of the NFL season was filled with standout moments and amazing statistics. Here's a look at the most intriguing, impressive and record-breaking stats from Sunday.   0 The New England Patriots defeated the New York Jets, 30-14, in Week 3. New England is the first team to not allow a passing or rushing touchdown in each of their first three games of a season in the Super Bowl...

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Francisco 49ers Prediction and Preview

By Scott Whittum, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The tour of the NFC West continues for the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-2) as they head to Santa Clara to battle the San Francisco 49ers (2-0) on Sunday at Levi's Stadium.   Pittsburgh lost at home to the Seattle Seahawks 28-26 last Sunday in its home opener. The bigger loss was the season-ending elbow injury to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. This injury has turned the Steelers' season...

San Francisco 49ers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Prediction and Preview

By Scott Whittum, 2 months 1 week ago
Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season will kick off at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday afternoon for the San Francisco 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This will be a battle between two teams that are looking to bounce back from rough 2018 seasons (a combined 9-23 overall).   San Francisco will be looking to take a step towards playoff contention under coach Kyle Shanahan. Last season, the loss of...

Fantasy Football Team Names for Every NFL Team

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
Finding a great fantasy football team name in 2019 can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best and even slightly vulgar fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're a fan of the Cowboys or really hate the Patriots, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 3 months 18 hours ago
The Los Angeles Rams came up short in the Super Bowl against New England, but the expectation is that this team will make another run this season. There are some questions for Sean McVay's team, however, starting with the health of Todd Gurley's knee and a reshuffled offensive line. Meanwhile, most of the attention this offseason has been paid to the changes made by the Arizona Cardinals...