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...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kwon Alexander wasn't just the 49ers' best linebacker. He was the heart and soul of their defense. And now they must replace him with a rookie fifth-round draft pick,...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander will miss the rest of the season after tearing his pectoral muscle.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (4-12)
New faces: DE Dee Ford, DE Nick Bosa, LB Kwon Alexander, RB Tevin Coleman, WR Deebo Samuel, WR Jalen Hurd, CB Jason Verrett.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kwon Alexander is ready to show why he was the prime target for the San Francisco 49ers when free agency started last March.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo had a practice to forget in his final session before facing an opposing defense for the first time since suffering a season-ending knee injury in...
SAN FRANCISCO (4-12)
OPEN CAMP: July 27, Santa Clara, California
LAST YEAR: Season went awry early with QB Jimmy Garoppolo and RB Jerick McKinnon going down with season-ending knee...
2. SAN FRANCISCO (6-10)
LAST SEASON: Niners' season derailed early when QB Jimmy Garoppolo, RB Jerick McKinnon went down with season-ending knee injuries in September. Bigger problems came...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The most glaring need for the San Francisco 49ers this offseason was clear after the defense set records for futility with just seven takeaways and two interceptions...
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (5-11)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Brent Grimes, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, LB Kwon Alexander, WR Adam Humphries, S Chris Conte, RB Jacquizz Rodgers, LB Adarius Taylor, QB...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers agreed Monday to sign free-agent linebacker Kwon Alexander to a four-year contract worth $54 million.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's struggling defense will be without middle linebacker Kwon Alexander for the remainder of the season.
The fourth-year pro was injured during the first half of Sunday's 26-23 overtime victory over the Cleveland Browns.
A MRI performed Monday confirmed that the 24-year-old, a fourth-round draft pick in 2015, has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New England star tight end Rob Gronkowski is inactive for Thursday night's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a thigh injury.
The Super Bowl champions added Gronkowski to the injury report after practice Wednesday, listing him as questionable. He's second on the team this season with 20 receptions for 318 yards and two touchdowns.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston concedes it felt a little strange watching the rest of the NFL begin the season while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were scattered around the country for an unscheduled bye imposed by Hurricane Irma.
When the young quarterback finally takes the field Sunday in the team's delayed opener, Winston will not have taken a snap in a game in three weeks.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kwon Alexander smiles at the suggestion that he's a tackling machine who isn't content with being one of the top young linebackers in the NFL.
Tampa Bay's emerging star wants to be the best, period, while also helping an improved defense do its part to transform the Buccaneers into a playoff team.
"We just have to come together," Alexander said of heightened expectations for a club coming off a 9-7 finish.