Tom Brady autographs ball for Dre Greenlaw that 49ers CB intercepted in defeat of Bucs
This is not what Tom Brady came back for. After the game, 49ers cornerback Dre Greenlaw asked him to autograph some balls, including the one he intercepted off of Brady in the third quarter as the 49ers led, 35-0. Brady obliged with a smile alongside some handshakes with Greenlaw and fellow 49ers defenders Nick Bosa and Fred Warner. #49ers Dre Greenlaw picked off Tom Brady today and Brady signed his ball after the game 🎥: @49ers pic.twitter.com/g7cSbp6B5v — OurSF49ers (@OurSf49ers) December 12, 2022It was a class move by Brady, who has the comfort of going home to seven Super Bowl rings. Dre Greenlaw with the hilarious story of getting Tom Brady to sign his interception ball after the game.wftv.com
McCaffrey's TD, stout D lead 49ers past Chargers 22-16
San Francisco fell behind by 10 points in the second quarter before rallying. Garoppolo went 19 for 28 for 240 yards while San Francisco relied heavily on the ground game, rushing 40 times for 158 yards. Justin Herbert went 21 for 35 for 196 yards with a touchdown pass for the Chargers, who were playing without both starting tackles and receivers. San Francisco held the opposition scoreless in the second half for the second straight game. EJECTEDNiners linebacker Dre Greenlaw was ejected late in the second quarter when he delivered a helmet-to-helmet hit on Herbert.wftv.com
49ers aren't dominant, but running game and defense squeeze out win over Chargers
There are times in which you see the San Francisco 49ers' talent on display. The running game kept wearing on the Los Angeles Chargers defense and eventually the dam broke. The way the 49ers defense was playing, they had to feel good about holding that lead. 49ers ran it well vs. ChargersThe 49ers ran it a lot against the Chargers defense, which still isn't great against the run. At their best, the 49ers defense looks like the best in the NFL.wftv.com
Justin Herbert leaves game, Dre Greenlaw ejected after blow to Chargers QB's head
Justin Herbert left the first half of Sunday's game after taking a helmet-to helmet blow from San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw. Officials ejected Greenlaw for the hit, which drew a 15-yard penalty for unnecessary roughness. The hit took place late in the second quarter quarter as Herbert scrambled. Greenlaw was leaning in for hit in front of Herbert and made direct contact to Herbert's head with the crown of his helmet, sending Herbert's head twisting to the side. Dirty Helmet to Helmet hit by Dre Greenlaw on Herbert!wftv.com
McCaffrey throws, catches, rushes for TDs, Niners rout Rams
Christian McCaffrey became the 11th player in NFL history with a rushing touchdown, a passing touchdown and a receiving touchdown in one game, and the San Francisco 49ers extended their regular-season mastery over the Rams to four full years with a 31-14 victory over Los Angeles.
49ers build 28-point lead, hold on for 41-33 win over Lions
49ers Lions Football San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw (57) returns an interception for a 39-yard touchdown against the Detroit Lions in the first half of an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Lon Horwedel) (Lon Horwedel)DETROIT — (AP) — Nick Bosa was ready to kick back and relax while the San Francisco 49ers coasted to a season-opening victory. The Detroit Lions made Bosa get back to work. “I was expecting to be done.”That was not an unrealistic expectation when San Francisco led 38-10 early in the fourth. Garoppolo, who helped San Francisco win the 2019 NFC championship, is 23-8 in the regular season since being acquired from New England.wftv.com
Healthy 49ers start strong with 41-33 win over lowly Lions
49ers Lions Football San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw (57) returns an interception for a 39-yard touchdown against the Detroit Lions in the first half of an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. San Francisco led 38-10 early in the fourth quarter and allowed Detroit to score 23 points in three-plus minutes to pull within eight points. But the Lions turned the ball over on downs at the San Francisco 24 with 12 seconds left after getting it back on a fumble by Deebo Samuel. San Francisco welcomed back Jimmy Garoppolo and George Kittle on offense and Nick Bosa on defense after each missed much of last season with injuries. Garoppolo, who helped San Francisco win the 2019 NFC championship, is 23-8 in the regular season since being acquired from New England.wftv.com
Jimmy Garoppolo throws 3 TD passes, 49ers beat Rams 24-16
Garoppolo threw three TD passes in the first half and Jason Verrett’s first interception in more than four years helped preserve the lead, giving the 49ers a 24-16 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night. This week got us back on track.”San Francisco’s defense stepped up with some key stops in the second half. Verrett's interception was part of a rough day overall for Jared Goff, who also missed an open Kupp on a deep ball earlier in the second half. Garoppolo found Kittle on a one-on-one matchup with Darious Williams on a fourth-and-2 play that turned into a 44-yard TD. INJURY REPORT49ers: RB Raheem Mostert (ankle) S Jaquiski Tartt (groin) and C Ben Garland (calf) all left in the second half and didn't return.
Falcons won't have star WR Julio Jones for Bears game
The winless Atlanta Falcons will be playing without star wide receiver Julio Jones for Sunday’s game with the unbeaten Chicago Bears. ___CHICAGO AT ATLANTABears: CB Duke Shelley, OG Arlington Hambright, NT Daniel McCullers, WR RIley Ridley, OLB Trevis GipsonFalcons: WR Julio Jones, CB A.J. Eagles: WR Jalen Reagor, LG Isaac Seumalo, WR Alshon Jeffery, RB Jason Huntley, QB Nate Sudfeld, S Rudy Ford, G Jamon Brown, DE Casey Toohill. Browns: WR Donovan Peoples-Jones, CB Greedy Williams, LB Jacob Phillips, Olivier Vernon, Evan Brown and WR Rashard Higgins. Brown, CB Chris Jackson OLB Derick Roberson, C Aaron Brewer, TE Geoff Swaim, DT Matt DickersonVikings: WR Tajaé Sharpe, WR K.J.