49ers’ Trey Lance is not worried about skeptics, praises Brock Purdy

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Trey Lance has had his share of critics this season. Many in the media believe the San Francisco 49ers made a mistake giving up so much draft capital to trade up to select the young inexperienced quarterback with the No. 3 overall pick in 2021. Several fans feel the same way. … Read more

Tom Brady has a message for 49ers rookie Brock Purdy

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy could become the first rookie quarterback to start a Super Bowl. But first, he’ll need to get past the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Purdy will become just the fifth rookie quarterback to start a conference championship game since 1970. The other four lost their starts. … Read more

Tom Brady has a message for 49ers rookie Brock Purdy

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy could become the first rookie quarterback to start a Super Bowl. But first, he’ll need to get past the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Purdy will become just the fifth rookie quarterback to start a conference championship game since 1970. The other four lost their starts. … Read more

Brock Purdy impressing Kyle Shanahan as 49ers rookie QB seeks to enter NFL history books

Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco 49ers are now 15-0 when they tie or win the turnover battle. Rookie quarterback Brock Purdy’s last interception came on January 1 against the Las Vegas Raiders. He’s had moments since then that have come close to resulting in turnovers, but they remained misses by opposing defenses. In … Read more

Battle over before it starts? Insider believes 49ers have decided on Brock Purdy as QB of the future

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco 49ers invested a lot to acquire quarterback Trey Lance. The team is unlikely to admit any wrongdoing there. Not yet, at least. That’s not to say that Lance can’t develop into a competent starter for the Bay Area squad. The team obviously believes that to be possible, having … Read more

Cowboys coach on 49ers’ Brock Purdy: “He’s not a rookie anymore in our eyes”

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports Brock Purdy is preparing to start his second-ever NFL playoff game. Sunday’s Divisional Round matchup between his San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys will only be the rookie quarterback’s seventh career NFL start and his eighth game appearance with extended playing time. Purdy took over for an injured Jimmy Garoppolo … Read more

Christian McCaffrey saw “greatness” in Brock Purdy after arriving at the 49ers

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Upon arriving to the San Francisco 49ers via a trade in October, running back Christian McCaffrey got to work. He went through a crash course on his new playbook, intent on learning enough in 48 hours to be on the field with his new teammates against the Kansas City Chiefs. McCaffrey … Read more

Why Baldy isn’t concerned about Brock Purdy as the 49ers head into the playoffs

Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports Don’t let his calmness under pressure or ability to rebound from the occasional mistake fool you. Brock Purdy may seem like a savvy veteran, helping guide the San Francisco 49ers to a 13-4 record and the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs, but he still has only five starts and … Read more

49ers Notebook: Nick Bosa says 49ers underestimated QB Jarrett Stidham; WR Brandon Aiyuk goes ‘beast mode’; Brock Purdy to call on Jimmy Garoppolo for advice; A 49ers-Raiders engagement

Sunday’s 37-34 overtime battle between the 49ers and Raiders was one of the most entertaining games of the 2022 season, although it wasn’t expected to be that way at first. The 49ers were strong favorites (9.5 points) coming into the game after the Raiders made a switch at quarterback during the week from longtime starter … Read more

49ers-Raiders Injury Report: Deebo Samuel ruled out for Sunday but could return for Week 18

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Dec 30, 2022 at 2:06 PM • The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for their Week 17 contest against the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Deebo Samuel practiced for the second consecutive day. The wide receiver is attempting to return from MCL and ankle … Read more