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Injuries: T.J. Watt dealing with low-grade groin strain
Steelers rookie sensation T.J. Watt suffered a low-grade groin strain in Week 2. Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin told reporters Watt has a shot to play this Sunday against the Bears.
Panthers top 49ers in Cam's return, Shanahan's debut
Shaking off last year's massively disappointing campaign, the Panthers leaned on their smothering defense to author a 23-3 smackdown of the Niners in Sunday's regular-season opener.
Niners' Reuben Foster leaves loss with ankle injury
Minutes into Sunday's season-opening tilt with the Panthers, the San Francisco 49ers lost first-round linebacker Reuben Foster to a right ankle injury.
NaVorro Bowman tired of being overlooked on Niners
Three-time Pro Bowler NaVorro Bowman has apparently had enough of getting overlooked, including next to a rookie on his own team. The 49ers linebacker voices his frustrations.
Detroit Lions trade OL Laken Tomlinson to Niners
The Detroit Lions are trading offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson to the San Francisco 49ers, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network Mike Garafolo reported on Thursday.
Niners DC Robert Saleh touting new, fierce defense
The 49ers might not be a playoff team this year, but Robert Saleh, the team's DC, will employ a much more enjoyable brand of football to complement Kyle Shanahan on the offensive side.
Niners trade Vance McDonald to Steelers for draft pick
The Pittsburgh Steelers acquire tight end Vance McDonald and a 2018 fifth-round draft pick from the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a 2018 fourth-rounder, both teams announce.
Eric Reid: Goal of anthem protests is to create change
Prior to Sunday's preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers Eric Reid took a knee during the national anthem to protest social injustice in the United States.
San Francisco 49ers release veteran LB Ahmad Brooks
The San Francisco 49ers released linebacker Ahmad Brooks after failing to find a team willing to trade for the veteran linebacker over the last couple of weeks.
Niners sign vet DT Sen'Derrick Marks to 1-year deal
The 49ers are injecting their young defensive line with a veteran presence. San Francisco announced Wednesday that it has signed 30-year-old defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks to a one-year deal.
Niners to retain Katie Sowers as full-time coach
The NFL could have a full-time female assistant coach on the staff of one of its clubs for the second straight season. Katie Sowers will remain on the 49ers' staff for the 2017 season.
Jeff Garcia: Brian Hoyer can thrive with 49ers
Can one of the most creative play-callers league-wide in Kyle Shanahan can turn Brian Hoyer into more than a milquetoast journeyman? At least one former Niners QB believes that's what Shanahan will do.
Donavin Newsom suffers concussion in 49ers' practice
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Donavin Newsom left practice early on Tuesday after a scary collision with a teammate. The LB was taken off the field by paramedics.
Niners LB Malcolm Smith (pectoral) out for season
The San Francisco 49ers' vaunted front seven lost a key member on Saturday. Niners linebacker Malcolm Smith is out for the season with a torn pectoral.
Transactions roundup: Bruce Ellington waived by 49ers
Wide receiver Bruce Ellington has had a rough go at jump-starting his NFL career. After missing the entire 2016 season with a hamstring tear, Ellington was waived by the 49ers.