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New 49ers RB Christian McCaffrey 'extremely fired up' to join Kyle Shanahan's offense

New 49ers RB Christian McCaffrey ‘extremely fired up’ to join Kyle Shanahan’s offense

Christian McCaffrey is back in the Bay Area, where he became a star at Stanford before leaping to even greater heights in the NFL. It’s only right that he stepped off the plane in Northern California wearing a Stanford hat. The connections don’t end there. McCaffrey joins a 49ers team coached by Kyle Shanahan, son …

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Fantasy Football: Christian McCaffrey trade fallout;  what it means for 49ers and Panthers

Fantasy Football: Christian McCaffrey trade fallout; what it means for 49ers and Panthers

Rumors have swirled around All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey over the past few weeks, and the San Francisco 49ers swung a massive trade to acquire him from the Carolina Panthers Thursday evening, in exchange for second-, third-, and fourth-round picks in the 2023 draft plus a 2024 fourth-rounder. It’s a huge trade for the 49ers, …

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Christian McCaffrey traded to 49ers: Panthers deal star RB for multiple draft picks in blockbuster

Christian McCaffrey traded to 49ers: Panthers deal star RB for multiple draft picks in blockbuster

With the Nov. 1 trade deadline on the horizon, the NFL has its first major blockbuster. The Carolina Panthers have agreed to trade star running back Christian McCaffrey to the San Francisco 49ers for multiple draft picks, according to NFL Media and confirmed by CBS Sports NFL insider Josina Anderson. In return for McCaffrey, the …

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What the Christian McCaffrey trade means for 49ers, Panthers: Answering the biggest questions

What the Christian McCaffrey trade means for 49ers, Panthers: Answering the biggest questions

The San Francisco 49ers have mostly watched as the NFC West division rival Los Angeles Rams have repeatedly swung for the fences to try to win the Super Bowl. That approach worked for the Rams last season. The Niners believe it’s their turn, which is why they pulled off a stunning trade for running back …

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49ers suffer serious injury losses in the latest win

49ers suffer serious injury losses in the latest win

Jimmy Garoppolo was sharp, San Francisco’s running game was efficient and the defense delivered another dominating performance. The opener of a two-game East Coast swing for the 49ers looked good on the scoreboard with a 37-15 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday but proved costly on the injury report. The Niners (3-2) lost starting …

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What we learned as 49ers' defense fuels win over Panthers

What we learned as 49ers’ defense fuels win over Panthers

CHARLOTTE, NC — The 49ers turned to a balanced, efficient offensive attack after their best defensive player exited the Week 5 game Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. The 49ers put together their best offensive showing of the season behind quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and a strong running game in the team’s 37-15 victory over the lowly …

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NFL Week 4 grades: 49ers earn 'A' for dominating win over Rams;  Ravens get 'D' for blowing big lead vs.  Bills

NFL Week 4 grades: 49ers earn ‘A’ for dominating win over Rams; Ravens get ‘D’ for blowing big lead vs. Bills

If we’ve learned one thing about the Ravens this season, it’s that you should never turn off any game they’re playing in because there’s a good chance they’re going to blow a big lead. For the second time in three weeks, the Ravens looked to have a win wrapped up, and for the second time …

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Broncos vs.  49ers score, takeaways: Defense saves sloppy night for Russell Wilson as Denver rallies late

Broncos vs. 49ers score, takeaways: Defense saves sloppy night for Russell Wilson as Denver rallies late

It wasn’t pretty; in fact, it was thoroughly ugly. But for the second week in a row, the Broncos are winners. Despite another rough stretch for Russell Wilson and the offense, Denver got the best of the 49ers on “Sunday Night Football,” forcing three turnovers and a safety to secure an 11-10 victory — just …

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