49ers QB C.J. Beathard to start Sat. vs. Cardinals; S.F. signing Josh Rosen for depth
The 49ers have had quite the quarterback shuffle this year due to injuries. With Jimmy Garoppolo's 21-day practice window just opening, and Nick Mullens elbow injury, C.J. Beathard will get the start at QB Saturday vs. the Arizona Cardinals.
QB Index, Week 15: Aaron Rodgers overtakes Patrick Mahomes at No. 1
Does Aaron Rodgers deserve the title of QB1 over Patrick Mahomes? NFL.com editors assess the quarterback hierarchy heading into Week 15 of the 2020 NFL season.
QB Index, Week 14: Baker Mayfield vaults into top 15
Lamar Jackson and Baker Mayfield are trending up heading into their prime-time Week 14 matchup. NFL.com editors assess the QB hierarchy entering the final quarter of the 2020 NFL season.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 14: Teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the current roster
What's next for franchises without a true answer at the game's most important position? David Carr spotlights seven teams whose 2021 starting QB isn't on the roster. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 offensive players in the NFL.
QB Index, Week 13: Russell Wilson slips out of top three
NFL.com editors assess the QB hierarchy heading into Week 13 of the 2020 NFL season. Who overtook Russell Wilson for the No. 3 spot? How far did Cam Newton fall?
QB Index, Week 12: Deshaun Watson, Derek Carr climb
NFL.com editors assess the QB hierarchy heading into Week 12 of the 2020 season. How high did Deshaun Watson and Derek Carr jump?
QB Index, Week 11: Patrick Mahomes, Aaron Rodgers reign
With the 2020 NFL season heating up, NFL.com editors rank every starting QB. Who holds the No. 1 spot: Aaron Rodgers or Patrick Mahomes?
QB Index, Week 10: Kyler Murray, Drew Brees jump into top 10
In this installment of Chris Wesseling's weekly quarterback rankings, Arizona's Kyler Murray and two others jump into the top 10. Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
49ers HC Kyle Shanahan: 'We could've done better' vs. Packers
Kyle Shanahan's 49ers are in the midst of a season in which they're encountering incredibly unfortunate amounts of injuries, but he's not pointing to the two reserve lists -- injured and COVID-19 -- with fingers of blame.
QB Index, Week 9: Ben Roethlisberger cracks top 10
In this installment of Chris Wesseling's weekly quarterback rankings, Ben Roethlisberger vaults into the top 10 while Lamar Jackson slips. Check out the full pecking order, 1-32.
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo suffers new high-ankle sprain, likely out 4-6 weeks
Jimmy Garoppolo left San Francisco's loss to Seattle with a new high-ankle sprain, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said. With a typical timeline of four to six weeks to recover and return, Garoppolo could also be facing surgery, which would end his 2020 season.
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo, TE George Kittle out indefinitely
Jimmy Garoppolo and George Kittle are injured again. The 49ers QB and TE are expected to miss extended periods of time, with Jimmy G reaggravating his ankle and Kittle fracturing his foot, Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport report.
Niners' Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle exit early in loss to Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo reaggravated his balky ankle and tight end George Kittle suffered an ankle injury of his own in the fourth quarter of a 37-27 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
QB Index, Week 5: Aaron Rodgers hits No. 1; Josh Allen cracks top three
In this edition of Chris Wesseling's quarterback rankings, there's a new No. 1! Plus, Josh Allen cracks the top three. Check out the entire rundown, 1-32.
QB Index, Week 4: How low will Carson Wentz go?
In this installment of Chris Wesseling's quarterback rankings, Carson Wentz nearly hits rock bottom. Check out the full rundown, 1-32.
Shanahan: Nick Mullens usurping a healthy Jimmy Garoppolo 'scenario does not exist'
Jimmy Garoppolo continues to miss practice this week, which isn't a great sign for his availability against the Eagles on Sunday night. Asked whether it leaves the door open for Nick Mullens to win the 49ers' starting job, coach Kyle Shanahan said no.
NFL Hot or Not: Enjoy Josh Allen -- and protect Joe Burrow!
In the wake of Week 3, Marc Sessler catalogs what's hot (the Josh Allen experience, Kyle Shanahan's genius) and what's not (Joe Burrow's protection, Dwayne Haskins' viability) across the NFL.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 4: Eyeing six QB situations
David Carr weighs six QB situations. Is Carson Wentz safe in Philly? Could Nick Mullens supplant Jimmy G? Plus, updated top-15 offensive player rankings.
QB Index, Week 3: Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers vying for No. 1; Josh Allen hits top five
There's a new No. 1 sitting atop Chris Wesseling's quarterback rankings. Is it Russell Wilson or Aaron Rodgers? Check out the full rundown, 1-32.
49ers QB Nick Mullens to start in place of Jimmy Garoppolo, Kittle will not play
Nick Mullens will start at quarterback when the 49ers play the Giants while Jimmy Garoppolo nurses a ankle injury. George Kittle will not play.
Tevin Coleman (knee) expected to miss about 4 weeks; Kittle back at practice
Niners running back Tevin Coleman's knee injury is expected to have him sidelined for about four weeks, coach Kyle Shanahan said. Tight end George Kittle returned to practice.
NFL backup quarterback rankings: Where do rookies slot in?
In 2020, having a backup plan is vital. With that in mind, Gregg Rosenthal ranks the NFL's backup quarterbacks, 1-32. Where do the rookies slot in?
NFL's top 10 offenses: Chiefs, Ravens pulling away from pack
Chris Wesseling assesses the landscape of NFL offenses now that the draft has concluded and the majority of free-agent signings are in the books. Which units are the most potent? Here are the top 10 attacks heading into the 2020 season.
Kittle on Tom Brady-49ers rumors: Jimmy G is my QB
The 49ers had a choice to make in free agency with their QB. Tight end George Kittle said he personally didn't. He's all-in on Jimmy Garoppolo and didn't take the idea of Tom Brady coming to San Francisco seriously.
Garafolo: Nick Mullens may need Tommy John surgery after 2020 season
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo shares injury updates for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens and tight end George Kittle.
49ers vs. Cowboys highlights | Week 15
Watch highlights from the Week 15 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys.
Nick Mullens darts 22-yard pass to Richie James on the run
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens darts 22-yard pass to wide receiver Richie James on the run.
Nick Mullens locates Jordan Reed in the corner for TD
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens locates tight end Jordan Reed in the corner for touchdown.
Washington vs. 49ers highlights | Week 14
Watch the game highlights of the Week 14 matchup between the Washington Football Team and the San Francisco 49ers.
Nick Mullen connects with Kendrick Bourne for crucial two-point conversion
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens successfully converts a two-point conversion to wide receiver Kendrick Bourne.
Nick Mullens zips 18-yard strike Brandon Aiyuk
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws an 18-yard pass to wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk.
Mullens dials up 17-yard dart to Brandon Aiyuk
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws a 17-yard pass to wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk.
Kendrick Bourne dives all out for 16-yard grab
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws a 16-yard pass to wide receiver Kendrick Bourne.
Top 5 connections by air-distance yards | Week 13
Check out the Top 5 longest throws (by air distance) from Week 13, according to Next Gen Stats.
Nick Mullens fires scrambling TD to toe-tapping Jordan Reed
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens fires a 5-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jordan Reed against the Buffalo Bills.
Mullens somehow fits tight-window dart to Bourne on third down
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens somehow fits tight-window dart to wide receiver Kendrick Bourne on third down.
Mullens dials launch codes on 49-yard back-shoulder bomb to Aiyuk
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens dials launch codes on 49-yard back-shoulder bomb to wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk.
Shanahan dials up 'Spider 2 Y Banana' to Juszczyk for 49ers TD
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan dials up the iconic play 'Spider 2 Y Banana' for a 6-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nick Mullens to fullback Kyle Juszczyk against the Buffalo Bills.
Nick Mullens flings TD to Brandon Aiyuk on third-and-goal
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens flings TD to wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk on third-and-goal.
5 awesome things from the 49ers' Week 12 upset
Five awesome things from the San Francisco 49ers' Week 12 win over the Los Angeles Rams.
49ers vs. Rams highlights | Week 12
Watch all of the highlights from the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams in their Week 12 divisional matchup in the 2020 NFL regular season.
Mullens evades Donald's pressure and darts one to Bourne for 18 yards
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens evades Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald's pressure and darts one to 49ers wide receiver Kendrick Bourne for 18 yards.
Top catches of the week | Week 10
Watch the top catches of Week 10 during the 2020 NFL season.
49ers vs. Saints highlights | Week 10
Watch the highlights of the Week 10 matchup versus the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints.
Brandon Aiyuk LAYS OUT for acrobatic grab
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws a 22-yard pass to wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk.
Nick Mullens hits Jordan Reed in stride for 26-yard gain
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws a 26-yard pass to tight end Jordan Reed.
Jordan Reed somehow hangs on after absorbing heavy contact
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws an 8-yard pass to tight end Jordan Reed.