49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo back under center after Trey Lance injury

The re-signing makes sense, now, doesn’t‘t it?Image: Getty Images Jimmy Garroppolo is running the offense again in San Francisco after second-year quarterback Trey Lance suffered a horrific injury ankle Sunday, akin to Dak Prescott’s in 2020, during the Niners’ 27-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks. He was carted off the field toward the end of … Read more

Bettors like Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers

The Bears are the popular pick to win in Week 1photo: Getty Images Heading into Week 1 of the NFL season, the biggest underdogs are the Houston Texans (+7), the New York Jets (+6.5), the Pittsburgh Steelers (+6.5), and the Chicago Bears (+6.5). When it comes to betting, if anybody was interested in picking one … Read more

George Kittle’s groin injury is bad news for Trey Lance, 49ers

Trey Lance could be without one of his top targetsphoto: Getty Images With all the quarterback drama swirling around the San Francisco 49ers, other important parts of the team have seemingly flown under the radar. One of those significant pieces is tight end George Kittle. What’s being called a Grade 2 groin strain looks like … Read more

The Rams and the rest

Can Kyler keep away from Call of Duty and lead Arizona to a division title?photo: Getty Images Logical Outcome The defending Super Bowl champions, the Los Angeles Rams, will look to defend their NFC West title against the team that beat them twice in the regular season last year and almost won in the NFC … Read more

49ers’ Trey Lance impresses in preseason game

Trey Lancephoto: AP San Francisco 49er second-year quarterback Trey Lance turned heads in his first preseason start against the Green Bay Packers. In less than an hour, Throw went from being a huge question mark to the next Patrick Mahomes. Lance also changed people’s impress by passing for 92 yards and a TD. “Trey Lance … Read more

49ers’ Trey Lance-led offense is going to look a lot more explosive this season

Trey Lance finished preseason Week 1 with a perfect passer rating of 158.3.Image: Getty Images People around the San Francisco 49ers have to be thrilled with what they saw from Trey Lance in the preseason opener. In the 11 snaps he played, he showed excellent pocket awareness, escapeability via his legs, and, most notably, accuracy … Read more

Bears’ star LB Roquan Smith wants out of Chicago

Things seem to be going great in Chicago for Roquan Smith et al.Image: AP It’s easy, as a Bears fan, to use any piece of news to regret your lot in life. The slightest misfortune or misstep, and we can’t wait to find the nearest fiery pit to throw into, as long as there’s ourselves … Read more

Steelers Diontae Johnson worth more than a $36.71 extension

Diontae Johnson’s new contract extension doesn’t do his production justice.photo: AP The last of the star wideouts holding out (or in) during contract negotiations, Diontae Johnson finally came to an agreeable contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. For Johnson to hold out longer than the likes of Deebo Samuel and DK Metcalf, it must have been … Read more

49ers should trade Jimmy Garoppolo to the Steelers

You know you want it, Pittsburgh.Image: Getty Images Jimmy Garoppolo is at San Francisco 49ers’ camp, and according to the team, he is able to practice with no restrictions as of today. The team doctors deemed that he was healthy enough not to go on the PUP list at the opening of training camp. He … Read more

Running back contracts ain’t getting any better

Deebo Samuel had to request a trade to get paid.Image: Getty Images We used to be a country. the proper country, where the running back position was the focal point of any NFL offense. Today, they’re the coal miners of the NFL landscape. It’s no secret that as the salary cap has ballooned and the … Read more