Football

Will Darkins
November 12, 2019 - 8:38 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan easily could have played for a tie at the end of overtime and protected the 49ers’ safe lead in their division. Instead, his decision to put the ball in Jimmy Garoppolo’s hands backfired, giving the Seattle Seahawks plenty of time to...
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Will Darkins
November 12, 2019 - 8:26 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson high-stepped his way down the sideline before hugging coach Pete Carroll after Jason Myers’ kick split the uprights. After a wild overtime that featured a rare Wilson interception, a missed field goal by San Francisco and a questionable decision from 49ers...
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Will Darkins
November 11, 2019 - 8:06 am
The last time the San Francisco 49ers had a winning record for a home game in November, Colin Kaepernick was their quarterback and Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman ate turkey legs at midfield to celebrate a victory for Seattle. That won’t happen Monday night when the unbeaten 49ers (8-0) host the...
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Will Darkins
November 10, 2019 - 6:33 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers defense spoiled Aaron Donald’s homecoming and derailed the Los Angeles Rams’ momentum in the process. The Steelers forced four turnovers — including a 43-yard fumble return for a touchdown by safety Minkah Fitzpatrick — in an ugly 17-12 victory on Sunday that pushed...
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Will Darkins
November 10, 2019 - 6:27 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Preston Smith and Green Bay’s defense stopped Christian McCaffrey at the goal line as time expired and the Packers defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-16 on a snowy Sunday at Lambeau Field. Aaron Jones scored three rushing touchdowns for the second time this season to lead...
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Will Darkins
November 10, 2019 - 6:22 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Miami Dolphins suddenly put together a winning combination. Their defense is forcing turnovers. Their offense is capitalizing on the miscues. And when they need a big stop they’re getting those, too. Ryan Fitzpatrick scrambled for an 11-yard touchdown run Sunday, the...
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Will Darkins
November 10, 2019 - 2:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky tied a season high with three touchdown passes, and the Chicago Bears withstood a late charge by Detroit with Jeff Driskel filling in for injured quarterback Matthew Stafford, beating the Lions 20-13 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak. Detroit ruled out the...
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Will Darkins
November 10, 2019 - 2:48 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders got acclimated in the San Francisco offense so fast that he caught a TD pass on his first drive with the team five days after being acquired by the 49ers in a trade from Denver. Sanders only built from there by posting the most prolific receiving...
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