(Sara Ziegler, sports editor): Though only a third of the games were competitive on the first weekend of the NFL playoffs, we still got plenty of...
Niners quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a "slightly" sprained right shoulder in Sunday's win over the Cowboys, but coach Kyle Shanahan expects him to be ready to go Saturday against the Packers.
Will Russell Wilson or Aaron Rodgers leave their teams? Could a big-name coach make a surprising decision? What will the NFC East teams do at QB? Execs help us look to the future.
Behind first-year coordinator DeMeco Ryans and the interior play of Arik Armstead, the Niners held Dallas -- the NFL's top offense -- in check.
All four divisional-round matchups are now set. Here's everything you need to know, with X factors, what to watch for and more for each game.
Laura, Marcus, Mina, Dan, and RC dissect the Wild Card weekend that was, Swagu puts the big men in the spotlight on Big Man Ballin, and they get everyone set for Cardinals vs. Rams on Monday Night Football.
Could the Cowboys fire Mike McCarthy? Will the Eagles add a QB? Judging wild-card weekend overreactions
Dallas just had a disappointing home playoff loss, while Jalen Hurts struggled for Philadelphia in a first-round rout.
An improved Jimmy Garoppolo and healthy Elijah Mitchell will be part of a new look the 49ers will bring to Lambeau Field.
Buoyed by a dominant defense and a strong rushing attack, the 49ers emerged with a harrowing 23-17 victory over the favored Cowboys in the first postseason meeting between the teams since 1995.
We explain the biggest officiating questions and controversial calls of this year's playoffs, including a no-catch ruling for the Cardinals.
— Kyle Shanahan walked onto the field with an emphatic nod, believing his San Francisco 49ers had beaten the Dallas Cowboys in a chaotic wild-card finish that left many not sure what was happening.
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Kyle Shanahan made an egregious 4th down error by taking a delay of game and punting on what would have been a 4th-and-1 with 2:51 left, per ESPN's win probability model. WP numbers if it had been 4th-and-1: WP go: 86.7% WP punt: 82.2% Needed a 47% chance of conversion to justify going to for it. We estimated their conversion chance at 69%.
How can all 12 teams win this weekend and move on to the divisional round? We outlined keys to victory in each wild-card matchup.
San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan, following the 49ers' victory over the Cowboys, said injured defenders Nick Bosa (concussion) and Fred Warner (right ankle) could return in time for the divisional round, but that it was too early to say so for certain.
After intercepting Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, the 49ers scored with a big run by Samuel.
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Brandon Aiyuk slingshotting Trevon Diggs' dot. (NFL Next Gen Stats)
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49ers inactives: RB Trey Sermon, S Talanoa Hufanga, DT Maurice Hurst,LB Marcell Harris, CB Deommodore Lenoir, OL Jaylon Moore, CB Darqueze Dennard
Emmett Golden and Gabe Neitzel are joined on GameDay on ESPN Radio by ESPN Daily Wager's Anita Marks, who breaks down all the best bets for NFL Super Wild Card Weekend.
The Rams' star wideout just put up 145 catches for 1,947 yards and 16 touchdowns, and he did it with efficiency.
Which player recorded the fastest time while scoring a TD this season? Who had the quickest sack? Next Gen Stats has the answers.
The crew gives predictions for the Wild Card games, and we have injury updates for the weekend.
Five players, including dynamic pass-catchers Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams, are unanimous choices for the Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro Team.
As the Cowboy and 49ers meet yet again in the NFL playoffs, relive some of the best moments from this non-division rivalry.