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Rams’ Sean McVay vs. 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan: intriguing coaching matchup:

Kyle Shanahan and the Rams’ Sean McVay are both kid head coaches who run mirror-image offenses and share championship bloodlines. Shanahan, 37, the league’s second-youngest head coach, is the son of [Read entire story]

49ers’ Foster improving; Coyle pushing for more snaps

Rookie inside linebacker Reuben Foster was moving around the locker room without his walking boot or a noticeable limp Tuesday, nine days after he sustained a high ankle sprain in the season opener. [Read entire story]

49ers ILB Coyle could spell Armstrong more Thursday

After losing inside linebacker Malcom Smith for the season, and Reuben Foster for a few weeks, the 49ers have turned to Ray-Ray Armstrong and, briefly, Brock Coyle. Today, defensive coordinator Robert [Read entire story]

49ers’ Eric Reid scheduled for MRI exam on injured knee

SEATTLE — Several of the 49ers’ starters have sustained serious leg injuries in Seattle in recent years, and it appeared safety Eric Reid would join that group Sunday. Reid sustained a noncontact [Read entire story]

49ers halfway good in 12-9 loss to Seahawks

SEATTLE — Last year, the 49ers were an all-around terrible team. This year: Could they be halfway good? With their defense looking dominant and their offense remaining dormant, the [Read entire story]

49ers vs. Seahawks: Battle of the flawed front fives

Fans who enjoy watching quarterbacks run for their lives have a must-see game Sunday: 49ers at Seahawks. Both teams ranked among the NFL’s top six in sacks surrendered last year and last week’s [Read entire story]

49ers vs. Seahawks: Battle of the flawed front fives

Fans who enjoy watching quarterbacks run for their lives have a must-see game Sunday: 49ers at Seahawks. Both teams ranked among the NFL’s top six in sacks surrendered last year and last week’s [Read entire story]

Laken Tomlinson could begin stint with 49ers where he ended with Lions

Laken Tomlinson’s tenure with the 49ers could begin at the same stadium where he played his last meaningful game with the Lions: CenturyLink Field. The 49ers are working to get their just-acquired [Read entire story]

With Reuben Foster sidelined, 49ers add another rookie linebacker

With rookie inside linebacker Reuben Foster expected to miss multiple games with a high ankle sprain, the 49ers added another rookie inside linebacker Wednesday. The team signed Elijah Lee, a [Read entire story]

Seahawks’ Pete Carroll provided insight to 49ers GM John Lynch

Last month, John Lynch acknowledged at least one NFL head coach wasn’t overjoyed when he became the 49ers’ general manager in January. “Pete Carroll still gives me a hard time,” Lynch said, [Read entire story]

Recalling the 49ers’ few good times at Levi’s Stadium

The biggest issue with Levi’s Stadium hasn’t been the traffic, turf or temperature. It has been the tenants. The 49ers are 9-16 at home since moving in there in 2014, and Tuesday [Read entire story]

Interior cracks evident in 49ers’ season opener

On Aug. 31, the 49ers traded for Detroit guard Laken Tomlinson and the deal suggested they had concerns about the interior of their offensive line. On Sunday, this became evident: Those concerns were [Read entire story]

49ers’ game grades vs. Panthers

Offense That’s what is known as an inauspicious debut: Kyle Shanahan couldn’t scheme the 49ers into the end zone. The totals: 3 points, 13 first downs, 217 yards with all sorts of [Read entire story]

Focus will be on return of 49ers’ Bowman, Panthers’ Kuechly

Chris Spielman is in the College Football Hall of Fame, and he went to four Pro Bowls in his 10-year NFL career. He was good. Really good. But the 51-year-old former inside linebacker marvels at the [Read entire story]

Shanahan, Hoyer giving it another go with 49ers

Before they recently reconnected, Brian Hoyer and Kyle Shanahan’s only season together came with the Browns in 2014. It didn’t go well. In fact, this was part of Shanahan’s sales [Read entire story]

49ers: Chris Spielman wowed by Reuben Foster’s physicality

A kindred spirit will be in the broadcast booth when 49ers rookie inside linebacker Reuben Foster makes his NFL debut Sunday. FOX analyst Chris Spielman, who had a decorated 10-year NFL career at [Read entire story]

New 49ers defensive tackle Xavier Cooper says he’s ready to play

Defensive tackle Xavier Cooper recently went from the NFL’s worst team in 2016 to its second-worst team. But after the 49ers claimed him off waivers from the Browns on Sunday, Cooper was optimistic [Read entire story]

3 questions for 49ers entering season

3 questions for the 49ers Is QB Brian Hoyer a long-term answer? The widely held belief is that Hoyer is keeping the seat warm for a Class of 2018 draft pick or big-money free agent (see: [Read entire story]

49ers’ Eric Reid on Michael Bennett: ‘It’s just unacceptable’

Safety Eric Reid, who has continued to kneel during the national anthem this season, spoke out Wednesday in support of Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who has alleged he was a victim of excessive police force [Read entire story]

Source: 49ers release QB Matt Barkley

It’s now official: Rookie C.J. Beathard is the 49ers’ backup quarterback. Any remaining suspense was removed today when the 49ers released Matt Barkley, a transcation confirmed by a league source. [Read entire story]