How the 49ers will replace Deebo Samuel’s production vs. Seahawks?

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images It’s going to take a village to replace Deebo Samuel’s production. As soon as 49ers’ MVP Deebo Samuel fell down, grimacing on Sunday afternoon. I’m confident that everyone had the same thought — “Uh oh, how long is the 49ers’ best offensive player going to be out for?” Luckily, the […]

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Ryans on D.J. Jones: He’s been able to showcase a consistent and dominant player inside

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images Jones has been critical for the 49ers run defense Before Week 12, the 49ers‘ defense held their opponents to four scoring drives on 17 possessions in two games. So while the scoreboard for the Vikings said 26, it never felt like the defense was continually getting gashed. Kirk […]

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49ers in Five: George Kittle says the team’s record against Seattle is unacceptable

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images “They’ve had our number a lot over my career” When George Kittle met with the media yesterday, he was pretty blunt about the recent history of the 49ers and Seahawks and what this game has come to mean over the past decade-plus. “Rivalry games mean a lot. Something […]

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ESPN ranks Kyle Shanahan 27th based on his 4th down decision-making

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images Based on win probability sacrificed, the difference in expected fourth-down conversion rates, and non-obvious fourth down error rates ESPN put together an interesting study that ranked each NFL coach based on their fourth-down calls. Per the article, the number of fourth-down errors has plummeted each of the past […]

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