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NFL QB Index, Week 6: Justin Herbert coming for No. 1 spot; Zach Wilson looks lost
Is anyone outplaying second-year star Justin Herbert? Did rookie Zach Wilson just hit bottom on the international stage? Gregg Rosenthal updates his ranking of the NFL's starting quarterbacks, 1-32.
49ers QB Trey Lance has left knee sprain, to be reevaluated at end of week
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters Monday that rookie QB Trey Lance has a left knee sprain and is set to be reevaluated at the end of the week.
Niners expected to lean on Trey Lance's strengths as rookie QB makes his first start vs. Cardinals
What is Trey Lance going to look like when he makes his first career start on Sunday against the Cardinals? According to John Beck, who worked with the rookie up through the draft, "very athletic and dynamic."
49ers rookie QB Trey Lance to make first start vs. Cardinals; Jimmy Garoppolo (calf) out
Trey Lance's number is being called. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said incumbent starter Jimmy Garoppolo will not be available for Sunday's game versus the Cardinals because of a lingering calf injury.
Jimmy Garoppolo won't practice Wednesday; door still open to play Sunday
Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan said quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss practice Wednesday, but still left the door open for him to play Sunday against the Cardinals.
2021 NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 5: Quarterbacks
You have lineup questions. We have answers. At least we hope. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em is back for the 2021 NFL season.
Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 5 of 2021 NFL season
Michael F. Florio breaks down which players you should target on the waiver wire ahead of Week 4 of the 2021 NFL season.
Jimmy Garoppolo 'hopeful' about calf injury: 'Been in this situation too many times, it's getting real old'
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo did not return against the Seahawks after sustaining a calf injury in the first half. Rookie Trey Lance played the remainder of Sunday's game.
Shanahan: Lance is 49ers' backup, Garoppolo 'playing very well' through three weeks
Trey Lance is QB2. Trey Lance is QB2. Repeat it as many times as necessary to make sure it sticks. 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan would likely prefer you do that instead of asking another question about Jimmy Garoppolo's job security, whether directly or indirectly.
NFL's top 10 backup quarterbacks in 2021: Where do Justin Fields, Jacoby Brissett, Taylor Heinicke rank?
It's only Week 3, but a number of teams are already dealing with injuries at the game's most important position. With that in mind, Nick Shook ranks the top 10 backup quarterbacks in the NFL today.
49ers HC Kyle Shanahan explains why Trey Lance had zero snaps in win over Eagles
San Francisco 49ers rookie quarterback Trey Lance played zero snaps Sunday vs. the Eagles. Kyle Shanahan offered an explanation for Lance's lack of playing time.
Niners, Bears ready to unveil packages for rookie QBs Trey Lance, Justin Fields in Week 1
Three rookie QBs will get their first career starts on Sunday. As for the other two signal-callers taken in the first round of the 2021 draft -- Trey Lance and Justin Fields -- they might see the field, too, but not in an extended capacity.
Nine last-minute predictions for the 2021 NFL season: Josh Allen and the Bills reign supreme
Are Josh Allen and the Bills about to run roughshod over the NFL? Can Derrick Henry log ANOTHER 2,000-yard season? Is Daniel Jones doomed? Just prior to kickoff, Adam Schein has nine juicy, last-minute predictions for the 2021 season.
Week 1 NFL underdogs: Ben Roethlisberger, Lions, Andy Dalton among 10 to track
Can an aging Big Ben rekindle old form to out-sling Josh Allen? Does Cleveland's new-look defense have what it takes to stop Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs? Marc Sessler identifies 10 underdogs to track in Week 1 of the 2021 regular season.
The First Read, Week 1: 'Now or never' for Ravens? Plus, Chiefs' top challenger, MVP watch
Are Lamar Jackson and the Ravens running out of time as an AFC power? Jeffri Chadiha tackles that question and more in his First Read ahead of Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.
Fantasy waiver wire targets for Week 1 of 2021 season
Following a week of roster cuts and injury designations, Michael F. Florio gives you the rundown on what players to look out for on the waiver wire.
Why the 49ers SHOULD utilize a two-quarterback system; Jameis Winston's potential on the Saints
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers should move forward with a radical idea. Plus, Jameis Winston's potential as the Saints' new QB1, an emerging quarterback factory in college football and much more.
2021 NFL season preview: Fifty-six things to watch on the road to Super Bowl LVI
With the 2021 NFL campaign about to kick off, Judy Battista identifies 56 things to watch en route to Super Bowl LVI. What can we expect from the first 17-game regular season? Which showdowns will be must-see TV?
Kyle Shanahan: 'I don't need to announce' 49ers' starting quarterback
San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan still isn't announcing the 49ers' starting quarterback and doesn't think he needs to.
2021 NFL season award predictions: Who'll win MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year?
Who is poised to nab NFL MVP? How about Defensive Player of the Year? And which rookies will take home the hardware? As we head into the 2021 season, NFL.com analysts predict every award winner.
Niners QB Trey Lance (finger) expected to miss seven days
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters Monday that rookie QB Trey Lance will miss seven days due to a "small chip" on his finger.
Niners preview explosive potential of two-quarterback rotation in win over Raiders
Sunday's preseason finale presented the 49ers one last chance to tinker with their quarterbacks before the quarters start counting -- and Kyle Shanahan took full advantage.
2021 NFL Preseason, Week 3: 1 thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Will it be Cam Newton or Mac Jones who shines brightest for the Patriots against the Giants on Sunday? Chase Goodbread spotlights one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in preseason Week 3.
Kyle Shanahan not naming 49ers' QB1 but has 'pretty good idea'
San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan would not reveal whether veteran Jimmy Garoppolo or first-round rookie Trey Lance would start in Week 1 against the Detroit Lions, but admitted he has an inkling of who it will be.
Ross: 49ers offense looks 'very limited' with Trey Lance at QB
NFL Network's Marc Ross thinks the San Francisco 49ers offense looks "very limited" with rookie quarterback Trey Lance at QB.
Every play from Trey Lance's first NFL start | Week 5
Watch every play from San Francisco 49ers rookie quarterback Trey Lance's first NFL start in Week 5 of the 2021 season.
Aiyuk boxes out defender for 26-yard one-handed catch and run
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk makes a one-handed reception over the defender for 26 yards.
Lance finds Deebo Samuel wide open for 26-yard gain
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance throws a 26-yard pass to wide receiver Deebo Samuel.
Trey Lance prances outside for 14-yard run on first play
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance rushes for 14 yards on the first play from scrimmage.
Cynthia Frelund projects players stats in Week 5
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund projects players stats in Week 5.
49ers' top plays through quarter mark of 2021 season
Watch the San Francisco 49ers best plays from the first four weeks of the 2021 season.
Kurt Warner's Top 3 QBs who must step up in Week 5
NFL Network's Kurt Warner identifies three quarterbacks who must step up in Week 5.
Michael F. Florio's top waiver wire targets for Week 5
NFL Network's Michael F. Florio's top waiver wire targets for Week 5.
Shanahan: Lance showed 'why he's the No. 2 quarterback' in Week 4
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan evaluates rookie quarterback Trey Lance's performance against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 4.
Grading Trey Lance's Week 4 performance | 'Move the Sticks'
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks grades San Francisco 49ers rookie quarterback Trey Lance's performance against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 4.
Every Trey Lance play vs. Seahawks | Week 4
Watch every play from San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance's day vs. the Seattle Seahawks from Week 4 of the 2021 NFL Season.
Trey Lance takes designed QB run in for key two-point pickup
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance takes designed QB run in for key two-point pickup.
Deebo Samuel muscles through contact for physical second TD
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel muscles through contact for physical second TD.
Trey Lance locates Deebo Samuel all alone for untouched 76-yard TD
San Francisco 49ers Trey Lance locates wide receiver Deebo Samuel all alone for untouched 76-yard TD.
Rapoport: I don't see 49ers possibly making QB change 'for a while'
NFL Network Ian Rapoport reports on the San Francisco 49ers QB situation.
Packers vs. 49ers highlights | Week 3
Watch all of the highlights from the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers from their Week 3 matchup on "Sunday Night Football" in the 2021 NFL regular season.
Third and Trey! Lance sprints to edge for first career rushing TD
Third and Trey! San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan's gutsy call to end the first half pays off as rookie quarterback Trey Lance sprints to edge for his first career rushing touchdown.
49ers rookies and O-line impress in Week 1 | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down what got him excited about the San Francisco 49ers rookies and offensive line during their win over the Detroit Lions in Week 1.
Top first impressions from Week 1 games | 'Move the Sticks'
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Rhett Lewis take a look at personnel around the league who made the best first impressions in Week 1.
Trey Lance slings first NFL TD to Trent Sherfield in flat
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance throws his first NFL touchdown, finding wide receiver Trent Sherfield against the Detroit Lions.
Rookies who could help you win a title | 'NFL Fantasy Live'
The "NFL Fantasy Live" list rookies who could help you win a title.
PFF's 2021 preseason grades for first-round rookie QBs
Check out Pro Football Focus' 2021 preseason grades for first-round rookie quarterbacks.
Hall: How 49ers can find success in a two-QB system
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall breaks down how the San Francisco 49ers can find success in a two-quarterback system.