San Francisco 49ers – Players Updates For January 2020

Updated: January 3, 2020
San Francisco 49ers EDGE Nick Bosa is highly likely to take home the 2019 Defensive Rookie of the Year award after his stellar inaugural season at the pro level, registering nine sacks and generally looking like a complete wrecking ball amid the Niners’ revamped defense during the regular season. Rookie wide receiver Deebo Samuel isn’t going to receive any Offensive Rookie of the Year awards, unfortunately. But that doesn’t mean Samuel was far and away behind Bosa, in terms of complete and overall impact to the team’s success and eventual 13-3 regular-season record. If anything, when Bosa’s traditional numbers sloughed off a bit down the stretch, Samuel was able to increase his prowess. Over Samuel’s first seven games, he averaged just 32.4 receiving yards per contest. Read More... the biggest stage the 49ers have faced this season, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo delivered an impressive performance to help lead San Francisco to a 26-21 Week 17 win at CenturyLink Field over the Seattle Seahawks. The win was a de facto playoff game, as the Niners clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC and won the team’s first NFC West crown since 2012. “We saw how he acted and how he played. He was unfazed by it, he played one of his better games of the whole season up in Seattle, in an incredibly tough environment.” [RELATED: Handing out 49ers' team awards after stellar 13-3 season] Jimmy G completed 18-of-22 passing attempts for 285 yards in that division-clinching victory, not showing any cracks under the pressure of trying to win in front of the vaunted “12th man.” San Francisco will find out its first playoff opponent Sunday, as the Niners will host the lowest remaining seed from the two NFC games on wild card weekend. The 49ers took advantage of a third-place schedule this season after finishing behind both the Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks in the NFC West a year ago. Read More...'s trending in the sports world today. Richard Sherman’s contract with the 49ers appeared to be a huge win for San Francisco when the CB initially signed in 2018. The former Seahawk appeared to be regressing and his new contract was primarily based on incentives that seemed difficult to reach at the time. But nearly two years later, Sherman is one of the NFL’s top defenders once again. On Friday morning, the 49ers’ CB received much deserved recognition as he was named to the league’s All-Pro team. Turns out, his All-Pro selection is about to make Sherman some big time money due to his incentive-driven contract. Read More... 49ers signed DE Jonathan Kongbo (Winnipeg CFL) to a reserve/futures contract. Read More...

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