Matt Maiocco

Matt Maiocco

NBC Sports Bay Area. KNBR-680. Covering the 49ers for 25 seasons. Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Subscribe to the 49ers Insider Podcast.

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Dante Pettis makes the catch in traffic. The #49ers  take the lead.

#49ers rookie Justin Skule made his first NFL start, and by all accounts he played well. Two hours before the game, he looked over at the sideline and saw both of his parents, two of his younger siblings and his girlfriend. …

The #49ers  win. It was not a masterpiece, but the defense rose up to secure this one. SF is 3-0 for the first time since 1998.

The only #49ers  injury Kyle Shanahan reported after the game was CB Ahkello Witherspoon (foot). There’s no word yet on severity.

The #49ers  had seven takeaways, including two interceptions, all of last season — the worst marks in NFL history. Thru three games, the 49ers have generated seven takeaways (five interceptions) and they’ve generated 32 points from those turnovers, which ranks second in the NFL.

The grades are in and for the #49ers ’ Week 3 victory over the #Steelers . Read it, soak it in and enjoy . . .

Kyle Juszczyk said the stiff-arm, where he tossed Minkah Fitzpatrick like a Frisbee, was the best of his NFL career. "I had some good ones in the Ivy League,” the Harvard product said. "I don’t know if those count. I don’t know if Columbia makes the highlight tape."

#49ers snap count: The offense set the tone with a steady diet of 22 personnel. It’s mission? "Run it through their throats,” George Kittle said. “That’s what we’re going to do. And I love that. It’s awesome.” See how much everyone played on O, D, ST:


Marquise Goodwin makes a heartbreaking announcement on behalf of his family. "Unfortunately we lost our baby boy due to some complications.”

BREAKING: Judge rules there is insufficient evidence to proceed with domestic violence charges against Reuben Foster. He no longer faces those charges, seemingly clearing way for his return to the #49ers .

How the #49ers  emerged from their locker room...

John Lynch said 49ers have made a call on Josh Gordon and team is doing its due dilligence.

Source: The 49ers have met with former Eagles coach Chip Kelly about the head-coaching job.

Cam Newton attacked his postgame press conference with about as much zeal as he went after that fumble in the fourth quarter.