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Lance’s growth, Deebo’s attendance and other things to watch for at 49ers OTAs
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan discuss the upcoming start of the 49ers OTAs, if Deebo Samuel will make an appearance and if Trey Lance is ready to carry the workload this offseason. Plus, Matt and Jennifer look ahead to the 49ers' preseason games and predict who could be starters in the secondary.
(1:15) 49ers gather for OTAs this week in Santa Clara
(7:25) How will the Lance/Garoppolo situation play out?
(14:40) Should the 49ers be worried about Lance’s arm?
(22:46) Things to look for at 49ers OTAs
(26:25) Will Deebo make an appearance this weekend?
(33:50) 49ers release preseason schedule
(41:30) Who will start in the secondary?
|May 22, 2022|
Lance’s ceiling, impact of Deebo drama and other 49ers overreactions
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan look at some fan overreactions, including if Trey Lance will have a better career than Patrick Mahomes, if the Deebo Samuel drama will have a negative impact on the team moving forward and how difficult it will be for the 49ers to repeat their 2021 success.
(3:15) Recapping 49ers’ Rookie Minicamp
(7:25) Is Lance ready to be the starter?
(14:40) Are the 49ers built for Lance’s strengths?
(19:46) Can the 49ers’ offensive line keep Lance healthy?
(29:25) What is Lance’s ceiling?
(33:50) What impact will the rookies have this season?
(41:30) Can the 49ers top their 2021 success?
(45:20) JLC’s best 49ers’ road trips of 2022
|May 18, 2022|
Analyzing the 49ers' 2022 regular-season schedule
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down the 49ers’ complete regular-season schedule, including visits from Tom Brady and the Bucs and Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs, and discuss which parts of the schedule are the easiest and which are the toughest. Plus, Matt and Jennifer share their predictions for the 49ers' overall record in 2022.
(2:15) First impressions of 49ers’ schedule
(7:25) 49ers face old foe during Week 3 showdown with the Broncos
(10:40) Mahomes and the Chiefs visit Santa Clara for Week 7
(17:46) 49ers face Chargers in Week 10 on SNF
(21:25) Brady, Bucs head to Levi's Stadium for Week 14
(27:20) 49ers wrap up season vs. Cardinals
(33:30) Predictions for 49ers' 2022 record
|May 13, 2022|
NFC West reset: Where do 49ers rank post-2022 NFL Draft?
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan look at the post-2022 NFL Draft landscape of the NFC West and analyze which teams improved, and which teams took a step back during the offseason. Plus, Matt and Jennifer weigh in on the uncertain future of Jimmy Garoppolo and what to make of the next phase of the Deebo Samuel saga.
(3:45) Deebo re-follows the 49ers on Instagram
(8:25) What will Deebo’s contract look like?
(13:40) Could Garoppolo be the 49ers' backup next season?
(19:46) Who is the favorite to win the NFC West in 2022?
(25:25) Did the 49ers have the best offseason?
(30:20) Is trouble brewing with Murray and the Cardinals?
(36:30) Where did the 49ers improve this offseason?
(42:20) What is the Rams’ weakness?
|May 08, 2022|
Drake Jackson, Ty Davis-Price rookie year expectations; Post-draft landscape for Jimmy G
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan discuss what 49ers fans should expect from Drake Jackson and Ty Davis-Price during their rookie seasons, if Jason Verrett’s return makes the cornerback position a strength and what happens next for Jimmy Garoppolo and Deebo Samuel. Plus, three-time Super Bowl champion and former LSU running backs coach Kevin Faulk stops by to share why he thinks Davis-Price will fit in well with the 49ers offense.
(1:45) 49ers head to Mexico City to play Cardinals in 2022
(5:15) Verrett re-signs with 49ers on one-year deal
(13:40) How will Jackson perform this season?
(19:16) What impact will Davis-Price have in 2022?
(27:25) Could Tartt re-sign with the 49ers?
(31:20) Faulk on why Davis-Price fits with the 49ers
(36:30) What Does Garoppolo’s future look like?
(45:20) What happens next with Deebo?
|May 04, 2022|
2022 NFL Draft recap; Predicting what comes next for Deebo and Jimmy G
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by 49ers general manager John Lynch, assistant general manager Adam Peters and Director of College Scouting Tariq Ahmad to discuss the 49ers' performance in the 2022 NFL Draft and the promise they see in their draft selections. Plus, what comes next with Deebo Samuel and Jimmy Garoppolo?
(1:45) 49ers bolster roster in draft
(8:48) Lynch on the 49ers’ draft performance
(15:40) Lynch discusses the 49ers' mentality for the defensive line
(21:16) Lynch on why the 49ers used all nine selections
(25:25) When will we know more about Deebo?
(29:20) How long will Garoppolo be on the 49ers?
|May 01, 2022|
Exclusive: John Lynch reviews Rounds 2 and 3 of 2022 NFL Draft, Previews Day 3
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by 49ers general manager John Lynch to recap the second and third rounds of the 2022 NFL Draft, the reported trade offers for Deebo Samuel and preview the final day of the draft. Plus, 49ers second-round pick Drake Jackson joins the show to discuss being drafted by San Francisco, being teammates with Nick Bosa and how ready he is to bring another Super Bowl to the Bay Area.
(1:45) Why did the 49ers draft another RB?
(7:07) How does Brown’s deal impact Deebo?
(13:08) Lynch discusses the Deebo situation
(17:16) Lynch on why the 49ers drafted another running back
(22:25) Position targets for Day 3
(24:20) Drake Jackson talks joining the 49ers
|Apr 30, 2022|
Emergency podcast: John Lynch addresses Deebo trade request situation
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan react to John Lynch’s comments on the 49ers’ intent to not trade Deebo Samuel, the faith San Francisco has in Trey Lance and exercising the fifth-year option on Nick Bosa’s contract.
(1:45) Lynch addresses the Deebo trade rumors
(7:17) 49ers pick up Bosa’s fifth-year option
(11:48) Will both Lance and Garoppolo be on the roster next season?
(16:56) Is Mack headed for retirement?
|Apr 25, 2022|
Analyzing Deebo’s potential landing spots, Lance’s skill set, wide receiver draft targets
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan discuss the potential trade destinations for 49ers All-Pro wide receiver Deebo Samuel, the influence Deebo has on the 2022 NFL Draft and some wide receiver targets San Francisco could draft this year. Plus, Steve Palazzolo from Pro Football Focus joins the show to weigh in on Trey Lance’s skill set, Deebo’s potential contract and the future of the 49ers.
(1:55) What will Lynch say about the Deebo situation?
(6:51) Why does Deebo want to be traded?
(11:48) Potential landing spots for Deebo
(19:10) Why did Deebo scrub all 49ers mentions from social media?
(24:25) Ramifications for Garoppolo in the 2022 NFL Draft
(31:27) Palazzolo on why he would trade Garoppolo
(38:20) Palazzolo on the 49ers’ bright future
(41:42) Could Garoppolo be a high-priced backup next season?
(46:30) 49ers’ potential offensive draft targets
|Apr 24, 2022|
Emergency Podcast: Deebo requests trade from 49ers
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan react to Deebo Samuel requesting a trade from the 49ers and break down what this means for San Francisco moving forward.
(1:16) Deebo has requested trade from 49ers
(8:01) Is Deebo’s usage the reason for the trade request?
(13:48) Would the 49ers use Deebo differently next season?
(24:10) What teams could trade for Deebo?
(30:10) How does Deebo want to be used on offense?
(36:25) Could Deebo be traded before the 2022 NFL Draft?
|Apr 20, 2022|
49ers’ potential 2022 NFL Draft targets
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan look ahead to the 2022 NFL Draft and break down some potential draft targets for the defensive line and safety positions. Plus, Matt and Jennifer weigh in on Alex Mack’s uncertain future and Deebo Samuel’s latest update from his social media.
(2:56) 49ers add to defensive line depth with Turay signing
(8:01) How much credit should Kocurek get?
(14:48) Potential edge rusher targets in the NFL Draft
(22:10) Can the 49ers find a starting safety at No. 61 overall?
(28:10) Will Mack return for the 2022 season?
(32:25) Discussing Deebo’s revelation on social media
|Apr 17, 2022|
Analyzing the Deebo drama, Lance’s offseason workouts, 49ers’ draft plan
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan discuss the latest surrounding Deebo Samuel and his desire to get a contract extension, Trey Lance’s Southern California workouts with some of the 49ers wide receivers and how San Francisco plans to attack the 2022 NFL Draft.
(3:16) Would the 49ers actually trade Deebo?
(7:01) What will Deebo’s contract extension look like?
(16:08) Maiocco on why he would be “shocked” if 49ers trade Deebo
(23:54) Will the 49ers draft a wide receiver this year?
(37:10) Lance working out with 49ers wide receivers in LA
(37:25) 49ers host local pro day
|Apr 14, 2022|
Deebo's contract extension saga, biggest 49ers' draft needs
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan discuss Deebo Samuel’s social media behavior and what that means for his potential contract extension with the 49ers, if San Francisco could trade the All-Pro receiver and what are the biggest positional needs for the 49ers heading towards the 2022 NFL Draft. Plus, how will the running game change next season with Trey Lance?
(2:16) Is there more to the Deebo contract negotiations?
(9:30) Could Deebo be available for the right price?
(17:30) Is wide receiver the deepest position in the NFL?
(24:24) Does Shanahan’s friendship with Deebo effect a contract extension?
(30:10) Do the Ford, Garoppolo contracts influence Deebo’s potential deal?
(37:25) Discussing the value of having media in the locker rooms
(41:00) What can fans expect from Sermon next season?
(54:36) 49ers set to have nine home games in 2022
(62:42) How will run game advance with Lance at quarterback?
|Apr 10, 2022|
Have the 49ers improved so far this offseason?
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' offseason moves, including the signing of Charvarius Ward and the departures of Laken Tomlinson and Raheem Mostert, and decide if the 49ers have improved so far this offseason. Plus, stay tuned for a special announcement from our very own Laura Britt.
(1:16) Have the 49ers improved this offseason?
(7:30) How much growth will young 49ers show next season?
(11:30) Will Kinlaw have a breakout season in 2022?
(17:24) Predicting the 49ers’ 2022 secondary
(23:10) How good can Samuel and Aiyuk be next season?
(33:25) What would need to happen for Garoppolo to return?
(41:00) Are the 49ers Garoppolo’s best fit for next season?
(46:36) What does Sudfield bring to the 49ers?
(55:42) Gore announces plans to retire as a 49er
|Apr 04, 2022|
Projecting Lance’s offseason development, Deebo’s potential contract extension
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss what the offseason will look like for Trey Lance, if there is a plausible scenario where Jimmy Garoppolo returns to the 49ers and what the potential contract extension could look like for Deebo Samuel.
(2:16) Recapping the NFL meetings in Florida
(7:30) What will the offseason look like for Lance?
(12:30) Is there a plausible scenario where Garoppolo returns?
(21:04) What could a Deebo contract extension look like?
(29:10) Looking at the NFL quarterback landscape
(33:25) NFL free agency update
(40:00) York on his faith in Shanahan and Lynch
(45:22) Shanahan on Wilson leaving the NFC West
|Mar 31, 2022|
Where 49ers stand with Garoppolo and how it impacts Lance
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss John Lynch’s recent comments on Jimmy Garoppolo and what Garoppolo’s future is with the organization. Then, Matt and Laura shift their attention to Trey Lance and how Garoppolo’s uncertain future affects the second-year quarterback.
(2:16) Lynch casts doubt on 49ers releasing Garoppolo
(8:30) Lynch on if Lance’s offseason performance will influence decision
(13:30) Will Garoppolo be a starter next season?
(19:04) Where do 49ers now stand with Garoppolo?
(26:10) Lynch adamant Garoppolo didn’t affect 49ers’ free agency plans
(34:25) Lynch doubtful Ford returns to 49ers
|Mar 28, 2022|
Charvarius Ward’s potential, Deebo’s potential extension and Jimmy G’s future
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the ongoing Jimmy Garoppolo saga, what could happen next and if anyone should be blamed for how the situation has blamed out. Plus, Matt and Laura discuss what Charvarius Ward bring to the defense and how Tyreek Hill’s new deal influences Deebo Samuel’s potential contract extension.
(1:05) 49ers remain low key this offseason
(4:36) How will the Garoppolo situation play out?
(10:00) Who should be blamed for the Garoppolo situation?
(15:50) Should Lance have started last season?
(21:34) Will Hill’s new deal effect Deebo’s?
(28:20) What will Ward bring to the 49ers defense?
(35:25) Could Ford return next season?
|Mar 24, 2022|
Jimmy G's dwindling trade market, Lance's readiness and other 49ers questions
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss how the recent trade between the Colts and Falcons impacts Jimmy Garoppolo’s trade market, if Trey Lance is ready to be the 49ers’ starting quarterback next season and what positions San Francisco is most likely to target in the 2022 NFL Draft.
(3:05) Is Lance be ready to start for 49ers?
(7:36) What happens next with Garoppolo?
(15:00) How does Ryan to the Colts impact the 49ers?
(22:50) Has Garoppolo’s salary influenced free agency?
(29:34) What is the 49ers biggest need moving forward?
(34:20) Is McCloud the answer at slot receiver?
(37:25) Could Greenlaw be traded this offseason
|Mar 21, 2022|
Jimmy Garoppolo, 49ers left waiting in QB carousel; latest free agency news
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt provide an update on free agency for the 49ers, including the signing of Charvarius Ward, and the departures of Laken Tomlinson and Raheem Mostert. Plus, Matt and Laura weigh in on the Jimmy Garoppolo situation and what can play out for the 49ers moving forward.
(1:05) Is it possible Garoppolo stays with 49ers?
(6:36) Does Garoppolo still have appeal on trade market?
(15:00) How many teams could still be interested in Garoppolo?
(18:50) What does Ward’s signing mean for the 49ers' defense?
(26:34) Mostert going east and signing with Dolphins
(30:10) Will the 49ers be interested in Julio Jones?
|Mar 17, 2022|
Will the 49ers land a big-name cornerback? Plus, latest Garoppolo trade speculation
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss if the 49ers can manage to sign a big-name cornerback during free agency, the chances Laken Tomlinson returns to the team next season and the latest surrounding a Jimmy Garoppolo trade. Plus, Tom Brady did what?!
(1:00) Brady announces plans to return for 23rd season
(6:36) Will the 49ers land a big-name cornerback?
(10:30) What can the 49ers afford against the cap?
(17:50) Saints, Panthers show interest in Watson
(21:34) Sudfeld re-signs with 49ers
(26:10) Will Tomlinson be back next season?
|Mar 13, 2022|
Jimmy G’s trade market, upcoming free agency decisions and Wilson’s NFC West exit
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the recent flurry of quarterback movement in the NFL and how it affects the 49ers’ effort to trade Jimmy Garoppolo. Then, Matt and Laura turn their attention the 49ers' newly announced coaching staff and preview what 49ers fans should expect heading into free agency.
(1:36) Rodgers staying with Packers, Wilson headed to Denver
(5:30) Would Garoppolo fit with the Colts?
(11:10) How soon will Garoppolo be traded?
(18:34) Is Garoppolo the best remaining quarterback on the market?
(26:10) 49ers announce new coaching staff
(33:25) Can 49ers better use the salary cap?
(37:40) NFL legal tampering period begins March 14th
(43:22) Free agency preview
|Mar 10, 2022|
Field Yates on Lance’s comparisons to Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen; Leverage 49ers have in Garoppolo trade talks
ESPN football insider Field Yates joins 49ers Talk to discuss why the 49ers have leverage in a Jimmy Garoppolo trade, why he admires San Francisco’s “audacity” and the similarities Trey Lance has with Lamar Jackson and Josh Allen.
(4:36) Griese takes over as 49ers quarterbacks coach
(11:30) Is there too much on Shanahan’s plate?
(21:10) Yates on a potential Garoppolo trade
(28:34) Yates on the 49ers’ leverage in trade talks
(38:10) Yates discusses the 49ers’ future
(43:25) Yates shares why he admires the 49ers’ “audacity”
(48:40) What does Rodgers’ future hold in Green Bay?
(54:22) NFL announces no more COVID-19 restrictions
(58:36) Which positions will the 49ers focus on in free agency?
|Mar 07, 2022|
Exclusive: John Lynch on 49ers’ faith in Lance, how Jimmy G's surgery impacts trade timeline
49ers GM John Lynch joins 49ers Talk to discuss how Jimmy Garoppolo’s shoulder surgery impacts his trade timeline, the faith the 49ers have in Trey Lance and why he decided to stay in San Francisco and not pursue broadcasting opportunities.
(1:36) Garoppolo headed for surgery on throwing shoulder
(9:00) 49ers coaches staying in Santa Clara for NFL Combine
(18:10) Lynch on the depth of the 2022 NFL Draft class
(26:05) Lynch on if Garoppolo’s surgery impacts trade
(33:10) How will fans remember Garoppolo’s time with the 49ers?
(38:25) Will Kinlaw be ready for offseason programs?
(42:40) 49ers are talking with Bosa, Deebo’s reps
|Mar 03, 2022|
Greg Cosell on Lance's overlooked trait, comparisons to Josh Allen
Greg Cosell joins 49ers Talk to discuss how Trey Lance will change the 49ers offense next season, the ways Lance compares to Josh Allen and why the 49ers have a bright future ahead. Plus, Matt and Laura weigh in on John Lynch staying as GM of the 49ers and if the 49ers need to add another quarterback to the roster.
(1:36) Lynch staying with 49ers despite talks with Amazon
(12:20) Is there a chance Brady plays for 49ers this season?
(18:31) Should coaching turnover worry fans?
(26:05) Cosell on how the 49ers will use Lance in the run game
(31:10) Cosell details how Lance opens the 49ers’ offense
(38:00) Cosell on the 49ers ‘good nucleus’
(42:40) Who is Lance’s pro comparison?
(51:22) Do the 49ers need to add another QB
|Feb 27, 2022|
Offseason priorities, biggest free-agent decisions; MJD on Mitchell’s potential, Lance’s development
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt look to the offseason and discuss which free agents are the most important for the 49ers to re-sign, what positions the team should upgrade and how they can create more cap room. Plus, NFL Network’s Maurice Jones-Drew stops by to discuss Elijah Mitchell’s stand-out rookie season and how Trey Lance can improve this offseason.
(3:06) Is there a chance Jimmy G stays on the 49ers?
(6:20) Who is the highest priority 49ers free agent?
(12:31) How will the linebacker position look moving forward?
(17:32) Ways the 49ers can create more cap space
(24:17) MJD on Mitchell’s potential
(30:30) MJD shares why Deebo is a special weapon
(38:40) Should the 49ers re-sign Mostert?
(46:22) What are the 49ers' draft and free agent priorities?
(50:36) Where will the 49ers look for another wide receiver?
(53:42) What would Brady do to the 49ers’ salary cap?
|Feb 24, 2022|
Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers rumors; Albert Breer on 49ers' ‘ascending’ talent, Garoppolo’s trade market
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt weigh in on the latest rumors surrounding the 49ers and the potential that Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady could make their way to the Bay area. Then, Albert Breer from the MMQB joins 49ers Talk to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo’s trade market and how San Francisco’s talent will keep them contenders for years to come.
(3:26) Could the 49ers make a run at Rodgers or Brady?
(11:54) How good would the 49ers be with Brady?
(17:06) Does Lance affect the 49ers' run for Brady or Rodgers?
(26:28) How is Garoppolo valuable to 49ers moving forward?
(33:36) Breer on Garoppolo’s trade market
(43:14) Should fans be worried about the turnover on the coaching staff?
(54:22) Do 49ers need to focus on the defensive backfield?
|Feb 20, 2022|
Peter King on Shanahan's belief in Lance, 49ers' bright future
Peter King joins 49ers Talk to discuss why the 49ers drafted Trey Lance, the difference between Jimmy Garoppolo and Lance and why he believes the 49ers have a bright future ahead. Plus, hear from Fox NFL Insider Jay Glazer on why the 49ers are “enamored” with Lance and what the future holds for John Lynch.
(2:26) Lessons learned from Super Bowl LVI
(10:04) Is there a clear favorite in the NFC for next season?
(15:06) Glazer on the 49ers’ ‘love’ for Trey Lance
(22:28) What are John Lynch’s long-term plans?
(32:36) King shares his expectations for Lance next season
(39:14) King on why the 49ers made the decision to draft Lance
(46:22) King reveals why he thinks the 49ers have a bright future
|Feb 16, 2022|
Deebo’s keys for Lance, Mitchell; Exclusive with HOF inductee Bryant Young
49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel joins 49ers Talk to discuss his All-Pro season, the growth he sees in Trey Lance and Elijah Mitchell and his relationship with head coach Kyle Shanahan. Then, newly announced Hall of Fame inductee Bryant Young talks with Matt Maiocco about his career and what it means to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
(1:26) Young announced as HOF inductee
(8:04) Looking at Bengals vs. Rams
(17:06) Deebo reveals the origins of him being a RB
(21:28) Deebo on the next evolution of the running game
(25:30) Deebo shares his thoughts on his new found game
(33:40) Discussing Deebo’s relationship with Shanahan
(37:22) Bryant Young interview
|Feb 11, 2022|
Analyzing McDaniel's departure; Deebo's MVP potential with Michael Irvin
Hall of Famer Michael Irvin joins 49ers Talk to discuss Deebo Samuel’s MVP future, the 49ers' staying power in the NFC and the chances Bryant Young or Patrick Willis make the Hall of Fame this year. Then, NFL Network’s Colleen Wolfe stops by to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo’s future and why she believes Trey Lance will be successful with San Francisco.
(1:26) Changes in store for 49ers this offseason
(6:04) How much impact will Anthony Lynn have next season?
(15:16) Irvin shares his inspiration for his Deebo chant
(17:51) Irvin on Deebo’s potential contract this offseason
(21:30) Irvin discusses the Hall of Fame chances for Young, Willis
(27:40) Is the NFC top-heavy with quarterbacks?
(37:22) Wolfe details Deebo’s incredible season
(43:36) Wolfe on Garoppolo’s future
|Feb 09, 2022|
Jimmy G’s future, Lance’s readiness and other 49ers offseason questions
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss what is next for Jimmy Garoppolo after losing in the NFC Championship Game, if Trey Lance is ready to take over as the 49ers’ starting quarterback and what the offseason holds for San Francisco.
(1:26) Will the 49ers trade Garoppolo?
(6:44) What can the 49ers receive in return for Garoppolo?
(17:16) How soon will Garoppolo be traded?
(23:30) Is Lance ready to be starting QB for the 49ers?
(31:52) What did Lance learn from his rookie season?
(38:10) Deebo, Bosa in 49ers' long term plans
(48:22) Do 49ers need to add depth at wide receiver?
(52:16) Weighing in on the Brian Flores lawsuit
|Feb 03, 2022|
49ers await offseason filled with questions after crushing loss to Rams
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers’ crushing defeat to the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship Game and look ahead to an offseason full of questions.
(1:26) 49ers fall to Rams in NFC Championship Game
(7:44) Running game struggles vs. Los Angeles
(16:16) Was this Shanahan’s best coaching job?
(26:51) Did Garoppolo play his last game as a 49er?
(35:52) How do 49ers move forward this offseason?
(41:10) Will 49ers have cap flexibility?
|Jan 31, 2022|
49ers' incredible road success, Deebo's impact and Rams preview with Laken Tomlinson
49ers offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss the 49ers' upcoming NFC Championship showdown with the Los Angeles Rams, the impact that Deebo Samuel has on San Francisco's rushing attack and the toughness that Jimmy Garoppolo brings to the team and potential unsung heroes for the 49ers this weekend.
(1:26) 49ers players show support for Garoppolo on social media
(6:04) Do the 49ers need Garoppolo to step up this weekend?
(14:16) How should the 49ers attack the Rams' defense?
(26:51) Potential unsung heroes for San Francisco on Sunday
(32:52) Tomlinson on the 49ers’ early-season struggles
(39:00) Tomlinson discusses Garoppolo’s toughness
(50:22) How will the crowd be this Sunday?
|Jan 28, 2022|
Keys to beating Rams, Jimmy G’s uncertain future
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers facing the Rams in the NFC Championship Game, if Trent Williams and Ambry Thomas will be ready to go on Sunday and what Jimmy Garoppolo’s performance this postseason means for his future and potential trade value.
(1:10) 49ers to face Rams in NFC Championship
(5:40) Takeaways from the win over Green Bay
(10:31) Will Williams, Thomas be ready to play on Sunday?
(14:55) Rams trying to prevent 49ers fans from attending NFC Championship
(21:50) Will Garoppolo return to the 49ers next season?
(32:13) What does the future of the NFC look like?
(42:44) Keys for 49ers vs. the Rams
|Jan 25, 2022|
Stunning upset vs. Packers thanks to defense, special teams heroics
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers’ comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers, the success San Francisco had on defense and special teams and look ahead to next weekend’s NFC Championship Game.
(1:10) 49ers stun Packers to make NFC Championship Game
(9:10) Willis shines on special teams for San Francisco
(16:31) Is this Shanahan’s best coached season to date?
(21:00) Warner’s leadership pivotal against Packers
(26:50) Garoppolo leads 49ers on game winning drive
(35:13) Ryans’ impresses with game plan vs. Green Bay
(39:44) Grading the 49ers’ performance
|Jan 23, 2022|
Keys to beating Packers; Jimmie Ward on confident defense, Jimmy G, Trey Lance
49ers safety Jimmie Ward joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss this weekend’s showdown with the Packers, the challenge the defense faces against Aaron Rodgers and what has impressed him most about Jimmy Garoppolo. Plus, Matt and Laura break down the keys for the 49ers in Green Bay and what things to look out for in the Divisional Round matchup.
(1:30) Discussing the 49ers-Packers recent rivalry
(9:30) Revisiting the Week 3 matchup
(18:31) Garoppolo banged up but still expected to start
(28:30) How are 49ers’ veterans an advantage in the playoffs?
(32:50) Ward on the struggles during the beginning of his career
(38:13) Ward details the success of the 49ers defense
(44:44) How has Lance been as scout team qb?
(51:12) Ward discusses Shanahan’s coaching style
(57:30) Who are the 49ers’ future starting corners?
|Jan 20, 2022|
49ers escape with controversial, bizarre win against Cowboys
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers’ controversial victory over the Dallas Cowboys, the continued dominance by Deebo Samuel and the defense’s impressive performance. Plus, Matt and Laura look ahead to the 49ers-Packers showdown next weekend.
(1:30) Bosa, Warner banged up in win over Cowboys
(8:30) 49ers defense steps up against Cowboys offense
(13:31) Deebo flashes brilliance on touchdown run
(19:10) Breaking down Garoppolo’s performance
(28:23) Looking ahead to the 49ers’ matchup with the Packers
|Jan 17, 2022|
Jimmy G's resurgence, 49ers' pass rush and other keys to beating Cowboys in wild-card round
49ers great Brent Jones joined Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to preview the 49ers wild-card matchup with the Dallas Cowboys and share why he thinks San Francisco has the edge going into Sunday. Plus, Matt and Laura discuss Jimmy Garoppolo’s uncertain future with the 49ers and if the Nick Bosa and the defense is up to the challenge this weekend Dallas.
(4:30) Could Sunday be Garoppolo’s last game with the 49ers?
(12:41) How would the 49ers benefit by moving on from Garoppolo?
(23:31) Jones discusses the 49ers-Cowboys rivalry
(29:10) Jones explains why the 49ers have the advantage this weekend
(34:23) Jones on how Mitchell is a “Special” running back
(39:10) Jones details the keys to the game for the 49ers
(45:22) Jones shares his thoughts on the 49ers' QB situation
(59:30) Can the 49ers' pass rush get to Dak?
|Jan 13, 2022|
49ers clinch playoff spot with stunning comeback vs. Rams, face Cowboys in wild-card round
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' stunning Week 18 comeback against the Los Angeles Rams and look forward to their Wild Card Weekend matchup with the Dallas Cowboys.
(1:00) 49ers take down Rams, face Cowboys in NFL Playoffs
(5:04) Jimmy Garoppolo shines in victory over Rams
(13:18) What was the turning point of the game?
(17:31) Jennings has career day against Los Angeles
(24:36) Can 49ers defense continue strong play?
(34:03) Looking ahead to Cowboys-49ers
|Jan 10, 2022|
George Kittle on Trey Lance, overzealous celebrations; debating Trey or Jimmy G vs. Rams
49ers tight end George Kittle joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss the relationship between Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo, how excited he is during touchdown celebrations, and the support he gets from his wife and family. Plus, Matt and Laura debate if starting Lance or Garoppolo gives the 49ers the best chance to win in Week 18 against the Los Angeles Rams.
(2:26) Does Lance or Garoppolo give the 49ers the edge against the Rams?
(11:04) Will Garoppolo be healthy enough to play?
(17:18) Could both Garoppolo and Lance play against Los Angeles?
(21:31) Breaking down the 49ers’ playoff scenarios
(27:36) Kittle breaks down his hyped-up celebrations
(34:13) Kittle discusses the relationship between Garoppolo and Lance
(40:10) Kittle looks back to the Week 10 matchup against the Rams
(52:40) Breaking down the 49ers Injury report
|Jan 07, 2022|
Trey Lance's flawless second half keeps 49ers in control of playoff destiny
On the 49ers Talk podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down Trey Lance's performance in San Francisco's crucial win over the Texans. The 21-year-old rookie overcame early mistakes to throw a pair of 2nd half TDs in the 49ers' 23-7 win setting up a pivotal regular-season finale against the Rams.
1:17 - 3:00 The season is coming down to the wire and the 49ers have a chance at the playoffs, but scenarios across the league change the stakes
3:01 - 4:49 Trey Lance’s performance, the interception, a hard first half, an exciting second half, and a breakdown of his key plays
4:50 - 8:43 What’s going to happen vs. L.A. Rams? How Jimmy G’s injury could impact the game, bring Trey Lance to the starting spot, Shanahan says he’ll go with Jimmy if he’s completely healthy
8:45 - 10:17 Patience is key with the Jimmy G and Trey Lance situation, especially on Twitter and with stat lines
10:19 - 14:40 Stat breakdown - Trey Lance, 49ers wanted to keep gameplay basic vs. Texans
14:49 - 19:45 Trey Lance’s issues on the field vs. strengths in practice, Shanahan wants to win games but next season may be Lance’s rookie season as far as game-time experience, development
20:11 - 24:20 Elijah Mitchell, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, Brandon Aiyuk step up to help Lance to this win, Mitchell is now the all-time 49ers rookie rushing leader
24:22 - 26:22 The offense wasn’t the only factor in this win, defense did its share of heavy lifting holding Texans to 7 points
26:47 - 27:23 Trey Lance’s targeting compared to Jimmy G, Deebo Samuel’s 45-yard touchdown pass was great play design, execution
29:01 - 30:11 Ambry Thomas’ development showed
32:45 - 34:47 Trey Lance was decisive in 2nd half, escaped pocket, kept eyes downfield, solidified the “decision-maker” development
34:48 - 40:45 Maiocco’s report card
40:46 - 41:19 Looking forward to the L.A. Rams matchup
|Jan 03, 2022|
Jimmy G or Trey Lance vs. Texans? Plus, Trent Williams shares his opinions on both
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss all of the news surrounding the San Francisco 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo's hand injury, and playoff hopes. Trent Williams stops in for an exclusive interview on his new documentary "Silverback," and his love of playing on the 49ers.
Check out Trent's documentary here
0:35 - 6:00 Injury rundown, Jimmy G thumb update
6:05 - 10:20 Even if Jimmy can play, he’ll be compromised, Trey Lance gives team better opportunity
11:19 - 13:00 Jimmy using a water bottle properly doesn’t mean he’s not injured, social media rumors
13:12 - 15:10 Will Jimmy recover in time to play the Texans?
15:15 - 20:15 Why not go with Trey Lance if Jimmy G is injured? Trey’s development is a marathon, not a sprint
20:22 - Exclusive Trent Williams Interview
23:45 - 26:16 Trent Williams on keeping spirits even during a rollercoaster season
26:24 - 28:40 Williams On Trey Lance potentially staring against the Texans, team’s faith in him
28:41 - 29:50 Trey’s best qualities, “he has everything you want to see out of a young quarterback”
30:07 - 31:50 Trey Lance attended Williams’ documentary premiere, “the 49ers locker room is tight, the support was appreciated”
31:58 - Watch Trent Williams’ documentary "Silverback" on Apple TV
32:43 - 35: 20 Williams discusses Jimmy G’s injury status, how Jimmy has handled himself during a tough season
35:50 - 37:10 Team is in a good place post Titans loss, getting dynamic players back on the field
37:23 - 39:30 Hanging out with Joe Staley, filling his shoes as a 49er, working with him as a broadcaster, fun interview moments
39:31 - 42:37 Aldon Smith is the hardest player to play against for both Joe and Trent
42:58 - 43:31 Trent is happy to be back in the Bay Area with the 49ers
43:32 - 49:21 Predictions for the next game and postseason, will the Niners make the playoffs?
49:22 - 53:00 Health and safety updates, protocol signings
53:04 - Remembering John Madden
|Dec 30, 2021|
Emergency podcast: Stunning Jimmy G injury analysis. Why Trey Lance is ready to step up
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the stunning Jimmy Garoppolo injury news and what it means for the 49ers' playoff run. If Trey Lance gets the start on Sunday against the Texans, why 49ers fans should be confident the rookie QB is in a better position to succeed.
0:30 Jimmy G suffers potentially significant thumb injury vs. Titans
4:30 Why Trey Lance is ready to step into starting QB spot
11:00 Where 49ers stand in playoff picture after Week 16
16:00 Has Jimmy G played his last snap for the 49ers?
|Dec 28, 2021|
What struggling 49ers need to solve for playoff run, plus former 49er Eric Heitmann
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt talk 49ers' road to the playoffs and sit down with former 49er and incredibly talented musician, Eric Heitmann. He shares his love of football and music, as well as the inspirational journey he took after a career-ending injury.
Check out Eric's music here: https://www.ericheitmann.com/
|Dec 27, 2021|
Frustrating performance by Jimmy G, 49ers; GM John Lynch doubles down on Trey Lance
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the disappointing loss to the Tennessee Titans. The San Francisco 49ers turned their season around, but is this game an indicator of what's to come? Plus, Matt sits down with General Manager John Lynch and discusses everything from a dismal season start, to the turnaround that renewed the Faithful's faith.
1:02 - 2:34 It would have been a great moment to get a win vs. Titans, Shanahan says team wasn’t able to close the door in frustrating loss
2:35 - 6:00 Offense falls apart, Jimmy G goes back to old habits with interceptions, bad throwing decisions, miscommunications
6:04 - 8:34 When the ball is taken care of, the team wins, Jimmy G didn’t take care of the ball, the whole feeling of the game changed with first interception
8:37 - 9:56 Last drive was impressive, but costly mistakes caused lost, Titans stopped Kittle
10:21 - 11:53 49ers still have work to do to finish off the season, but not out of playoff hunt yet, Kittle says best players didn’t play their best, Deebo still had a good game
11:55 - 13:04 Stat breakdown
13:06 - 15:26 Frustration against Jimmy G mounting, this loss took him back to square one, inconsistency a factor, short week could be a factor
17:49 - 23:53 Defensive highlights and lowlights, a tale of two halves
23:59 - 25:03 Special teams issues continue, how do those problems get solved?
25:16 - 25:57 Every unit of 49ers has responsibility for loss, even in some wins the team has had major issues
26:07 - 27: 25 Fans would love to see the 49ers face the Cowboys in the first round of the playoffs
27:30 - 32:26 Maiocco’s grades for this Titans loss
33:40 - 35:34 It won’t be easy for 49ers, but week 17 is on the way and team, fans are looking forward, plus thank you for listening!
35:35 - Matt Maiocco’s exclusive interview with San Francisco 49ers GM John Lynch
35:40 - 36:48 John Lynch on what was happening behind the scenes during the rough start to 49ers season, “We stayed together as a leadership team…believed.”
36:50 - 37:45 49ers are always looking to improve “by any means necessary…trying to make strategic moves”
37:46 - 39:23 Why the 49ers seemingly shifted during the season “our beliefs, systems don’t change, but we established our identity as a physical team,” crediting Shanahan, constant development on and off the field
39:25 - 40:25 Lynch describes “the mine” of 49ers trying to strike gold in player development at practice, mentally, physically, increased effort in coaching
40:30 - 42: 22 Belief in Jimmy G, how big his part is in playing good football, “Jimmy does what great competitors do, has handled situations tremendously, mentoring Trey Lance.”
42:29 - 43:23 Any regrets about not moving on to Trey? Development is extremely productive and evolving for Trey, “tremendous quarterback depth” is there
43:32 - 44:54 Trey is “dicing up” 49ers starting defense on the practice field, treating every week like he’s going to get out on the field
45:00 - 47:44 Contracts, and the future for Deebo, DJ Jones, Lincoln, focusing on this season
48:00 - 48:44 DeMeco Ryans “never blinked” during hardship, leadership presence, “proud of how he is leading our staff and players”
48:47 - 50:49 Defensive lineman, constructing the roster for depth, players stepping up in case of injury
50:51 - 53:11 Pass defense is “pretty darn good,” despite losing #1 and #2 cornerbacks, who is filling in the gaps
53:15 - 53:55 “Special teams have to be better” Lynch says it’s a collective effort for that unit
53:59 - 55:05 49ers have been built with a lot of potential, stars are shining, but there’s work to do
55:17 - 58:00 “You always have to fight in this league” but 49ers are fighting hard
|Dec 24, 2021|
49ers continue season turnaround, but Shanahan says no time to celebrate
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt analyze the San Francisco 49ers' offense, defense and increased intensity as they beat the Atlanta Falcons in Week 15. Cpach Kyle Shanahan says it’s not a time for celebration, however, as there is an uphill climb to the postseason. Plus, a preview of Week 16 against the Tennessee Titans.
1:30 – 3:28 No celebrating yet for Shanahan and 49ers, surprising season continues, breaking down the odd start to Falcons matchup
4:10 – 5:00 49ers are a physical team, they won with style on offense, clean plays from Jimmy G, other key players
5:03 – 7:18 Deebo's key catch, aggressive play against AJ Terrel, touchdown breakdown
7:20 – 10:01 Jeff Wilson, Deebo, and Kittle’s impressive stats
10:27 – 12:47 49ers story is turning around, Jimmy G overcomes doubt
12:53 – 14:40 This team is finally having fun and it shows
16:25 – 19:09 The defense really set the tone, their game-flipping play
19:39 – 20:37 Why did the Falcons keep going for it on 4th down? 49ers shut them down, limiting Cordarrelle Patterson
20:42 – 22:03 Deebo and Cordarrelle head-to-head similarities
22:07 – 24:50 Key defensive plays and players that propelled the 49ers’ momentum
25:00 – 26:11 Shanahan’s ‘soft compliments,’ the win is a step forward but not revolutionary
27:18 – 31:31 49ers’ chance of getting into the playoffs, Titans hungry for a win, matchup preview, Jimmy G gives team edge
31:42 – 34:30 Does any defensive lineman get held more than Bosa, plus that controversial penalty against Arden Key, is it fair to take away a sack?
34:32 – 37:01 49ers sacks could be huge against Ryan Tannehill
37:15 – 39:00 Sources say Trey Lance is doing very well in practice
|Dec 20, 2021|
Huge playoff implications vs. Falcons, Trent Williams proves 49ers legend status
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt look ahead to the 49ers-Falcons game on Sunday and how the playoff odds will dramatically shift for the winner and loser. The Falcons have come out of nowhere to be in the NFC Wild Card conversation and Scott Bair stops by the podcast to share his insights as to what makes Atlanta dangerous.
1:30 Why Falcons are a dangerous team for 49ers
4:00 Is Sunday's game a must-win?
10:30 Elijah Mitchell not practicing plus other injury news
14:30 Dee Ford placed on season-ending IR
17:40 Where 49ers are in playoff picture
23:45 Trent Williams shares how health struggles made him a better player
31:00 Scott Bair details what to expect from Falcons
44:00 Kyle Shanahan's funny text to Matt Ryan
|Dec 16, 2021|
Kittle has monster game, Jimmy G clutch as 49ers escape Cincinnati with win
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' 26-23 win over the Bengals on Sunday. George Kittle had another huge game, racking up 13 receptions, 151 yards, and a touchdown to lead the offense and Jimmy Garoppolo came up clutch in OT. The 49ers didn't play their best game, but did just enough to get the win and move up in the NFC playoff picture.
04:00 49ers fight back and do just enough to win
07:15 George Kittle put the offense on his back
14:00 49ers secondary holds off talented Bengals WR group
20:00 49ers get moral victory and actual victory
20:30 Up next, Falcons team which has been very good on the road
23:00 49ers move up in playoff picture with 4 games remaining
|Dec 13, 2021|
Steve Young opens up about the awkward Jimmy G-Trey dynamic, Shanahan's lack of trust in Garoppolo
Steve Young joins the 49ers Talk podcast to discuss why he believes the 49ers can still make a Super Bowl run. Young also shares his thoughts on the way Kyle Shanahan has handled the Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance situation and how it compares to his experiences backing up Joe Montana. Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt also break down the 49ers-Bengals matchup on Sunday.
|Dec 09, 2021|
Struggling in Seattle: Breaking down the 49ers' frustrating loss to the Seahawks
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the wild game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. This rivalry game went sideways for both teams at times. How will the 49ers respond to this performance as they go into next week's matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals?
1:20 - 3:50 Trenton Cannon concussion update
4:00 - 6:18 49ers blew it, plain and simple plus stat rundown
6:20 - 8:06 Defensive issues, special teams, weird plays
8:15 - 11:09 The 49ers did everything they weren't supposed to do, Shanahan, players disappointed
12:30 -17:32 Long drives, running out the clock, Kittle's 2 TDs, but it wasn't enough
20:10 - 24:40 Maiocco's report card...mixed feelings
24:44 - 30:33 Let's look at a positive - George Kittle, Azeez al Shaair
31:39 - 35:08 Is the 49ers' depth an issue?
41:40 - 45:00 Looking forward to matchup vs. Bengals
45:25 - When the 49ers are good, they're really good, but when they're bad they're awful
|Dec 06, 2021|
Who needs to step up with Deebo Samuel, Fred Warner out?
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down who on the 49ers will need to step up with Deebo Samuel and Fred Warner out with injuries against the Seahawks. Matt and Laura discuss where Elijah Mitchell's rookie season ranks in 49ers history and why Kyle Shanahan has stopped using Trey Lance packages in recent games.
|Dec 02, 2021|
49ers officially have their swagger back! Breaking down Deebo, Kittle, and playoff chances
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco analyze a third straight 49ers win as the team wore down the Minnesota Vikings. George Kittle, Deebo Samuel, and a host of other factors conspired to create a victory that got everyone hyped. Laura and Matt take a look at all of the pivotal moments from this win and set their sights on a divisional matchup with the struggling Seattle Seahawks.
1:22 - 2:55 Kyle Shanahan on Jimmy G's "ill-advised" throw and the rough start of the game
3:10 - 6:19 Elijah Mitchell, 27 carries in back-to-back performances, through a week off for injury
10:00 - 13:50 Deebo is performing as a running back and doing it well, hits 1,000-yard mark, groin injury
20:50 - 27:53 NFC playoff picture, what the 49ers are up against, every game plays into playoffs for the rest of the season
|Nov 29, 2021|
Why the door is still open for Jimmy G next season; plus, 49ers-Vikings preview
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's strong play and why the door is still open for his return next season. Also, will Sunday's game against the Vikings be the biggest game of the season for the 49ers?
2:30 Could Jimmy G possibly be the 49ers starting QB next season?
8:00 Deebo Samuel in position for new contract this offseason
14:00 49ers-Vikings matchup and playoff implications
26:15 Can the 49ers go undefeated the rest of the way?
31:00 Nick Bosa taking game to another level this season
|Nov 25, 2021|
Was this Shanahan's plan all along? Niners silence Jaguars, reinvigorate hope for playoffs
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers dominant win against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Focus, some new faces, and interesting play calling from Kyle Shanahan worked wonders, and this 49ers team has some swagger going into next week.
|Nov 22, 2021|
Fred Warner details players-only meeting that led to MNF win; plus, how Deebo is changing the game
Fred Warner joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss the 49ers' win over the Rams and the players-only meeting the day before that sparked the dominant performance from the defense. Matt and Laura also weigh in on how Deebo Samuel is changing the game, Elijah Mitchell's toughness, and how the 49ers can get back into the playoff picture.
10:15 Deebo Samuel wins NFC Player of the Week
11:05 How Deebo is changing the game of football
15:00 49ers get good news on injury report
16:00 Elijah Mitchell’s toughness on display playing through injury
23:26 Fred Warner joins Matt & Laura
26:30 What clicked for the 49ers in win over Rams
28:30 Do 49ers need more vocal leaders?
29:30 Warner details the players-only meeting that helped 49ers dominate the Rams
48:10 What to expect from the Jacksonville Jaguars
|Nov 18, 2021|
Surprise! 49ers dominate Rams with Deebo, Jimmy G, long drives, and a potentially lucky gold chain
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco are stunned by the San Francisco 49ers’ win over arguably one of the best teams in the NFL – the Los Angeles Rams. George Kittle’s wisdom, Jimmy Garoppolo’s arm, Kyle Shanahan’s play-calling, and a mysterious gold chain came together with a slick offense and tough defense to produce a big win. What does next week have in store?
0:15 – 2:20 Are you stunned by this 49ers win? Here’s what they did right…
3:35 – 4:40 Shanahan wanted to run the ball 40 times, the Niners ran it 44
5:07 – 6:10 Niners finally broke 393-day losing streak at Levi’s Stadium
6:35 – 8:17 The team cleaned up a ton of messes that led to losses in the past
12:26 – 13:43 The 11-minute drive that changed everything
15:15 – 16:17 Jeff Wilson Jr. was locked in and set the tone for the game
17:54 – 19:50 About Jason’s gold chain…
18:44 – 19:50 Jimmy G is more than capable of making big plays
20:30 – 22:21 No rebuild necessary
25:07 – 27:40 Kittle’s wisdom
31:40 – 33:31 What’s next for the 49ers? How will they respond to this win? Can they remain consistent?
|Nov 16, 2021|
Grading 49ers offense, defense, plus analyzing Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch on draft philosophy
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco get out their red pens and grade the 49ers on every part of their game. Then they assess the John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan partnership as the 49ers head coach weighs in on the roster as well as drafting and depth. What grade do you think the 49ers deserve so far?
2:40 - 4:48 This season has been bad, but there's still hope.
6:30 - 9:35 Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch may be to blame
15:25 - 18:00 Shanahan talks depth, roster building, injuries
23:20 - 25:30 More injury complications
25:21 - 27:35 The Josh Norman taunting call
33:48 - 47:30 Grading the Niners through 8 games
|Nov 11, 2021|
‘Embarrassing’ 49ers loss to Cardinals shows off team’s many flaws
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco break down yet another disappointing 49ers game. While everyone searches for someone to blame, Matt and Laura take a look at the team’s lack of passion, leadership issues, injuries, and more.
1:46 – 3:05 The 49ers are an unreliable football team
4:32 – 5:28 They don’t carry themselves confidently and lack passion
11:30 – 12:27 This loss was embarrassing to say the least
13:19 – 14:12 It’s been over a year since the 49ers have won at Levi’s stadium
28:01 – 29:07 This is the most important time for Kyle Shanahan
29:31 – 31:02 Trey Lance vs. Jimmy G.
39:23 – 41:44 Bryant Young inducted into 49ers HOF
|Nov 08, 2021|
Jimmy G still on the hot seat, analyzing the Omenihu trade, and importance of the Cardinals game
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco dissect some hot topics for 49ers faithful, including the huge matchup vs. the banged-up Cardinals this week. They also break down whether Brandon Aiyuk has finally gotten back into Kyle Shanahan's good graces again and what the 49ers need to do to be a legitimate threat in the playoff hunt.
4:30 Why the 49ers home game vs. the Cardinals is so critical
8:30 Kyler Murray’s injury and getting key 49ers starters back could be the big difference
11:30 49ers trade for defensive end Charles Omenihu was a smart move
15:45 Is Odell Beckham Jr. an option for the 49ers? Is Brandon Aiyuk finally turning the corner?
29:00 Still a long way to go for the 49ers to be relevant this season
33:45 Jimmy G is still on the hot seat
38:45 Debating a good Jimmy G vs. the potential of Trey Lance
|Nov 04, 2021|
Elijah Mitchell, Deebo Samuel shine bright in 49ers win; Trey Lance sits as make-or-break stretch looms
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco react to the 49ers finally snapping their four-game losing streak by beating the Bears 33-22. Elijah Mitchell meshed well with a “completely different” Jimmy G. Trey Lance sits, much to 49ers’ fans chagrin. Laura and Matt then look ahead to the Cardinals and a tough rest of the season.
2:03 – 4:50: 49ers launch a true team effort with Garoppolo, Samuels, and Mitchell on the field
5:33 - 9:02: Is Elijah Mitchell the running back of the future for the 49ers?
9:15 – 10:50: The 49ers are in a rhythm
12:48 – 16:33: Garoppolo heads back to Chicago
18:30 – 18:26: Shanahan isn’t quite ready to put Trey Lance out on the field quite yet
18:54 – 20:36 – Cardinals matchup
35:32 – 36:19 Nick Bosa makes a fan’s day
|Nov 01, 2021|
Is Kyle Shanahan’s job in jeopardy? Is Trey Lance legit? Your Twitter questions answered
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt try to figure out what has happened with the 49ers season by answering fans’ Twitter questions. Is Kyle Shanahan in danger of losing his job? What about Jimmy G? Plus, is Trey Lance going to save the day, or is it just a pipe dream?
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2:00 - 3:35 Jerry Rice's opinion on the state of the 49ers. "What is going on with this team!?"
3:46-5:20 Is there a lack of leadership and dedication within this team that is hindering their progress and ability to win games?
16:48 - 18:27 Ownership interference not likely in case of Shanahan, Jimmy G, Trey Lance situation.
32:07 - 34:40 Trey Lance should come in when he's healthy...not against the Bears. When is the right time? One great game from Jimmy G. may not change fans' minds.
|Oct 28, 2021|
Jimmy G, 49ers’ bad performance means it's time for Trey Lance; Kyle Shanahan under more scrutiny
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' disheartening 30-18 loss to the Colts on Sunday Night Football. Jimmy Garoppolo struggled and opened the door for Trey Lance to take over the starting QB job when he's healthy. Kyle Shanahan's play calling was questionable and the 49ers lack of leadership was evident. Plus, Matt doesn't hold any punches when he says this team "stinks."
|Oct 25, 2021|
Do 49ers regret DeForest Buckner trade? Plus, Jerry Rice addresses 49ers QB situation
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt sit down with Tony Dungy to preview the 49ers-Colts game and share his thoughts on the DeForest Buckner trade. Later, Jerry Rice joins to weigh in on the Trey Lance-Jimmy Garoppolo debate and the 49ers' search for an identity.
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|Oct 21, 2021|
John Lynch critiques Trey Lance's first NFL start, weighs in on 49ers' struggles
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt look around the NFL and discuss how the 49ers can make a playoff run following their bye week. Later, Matt sits down with John Lynch to assess the the 49ers' struggles and the perceived 'crisis' around the team. Lynch breaks down Trey Lance's role, Brandon Aiyuk's slow start, and what to expect from Aaron Banks.
|Oct 18, 2021|
Takeo Spikes argues why Trey Lance must start, how 49ers can turn season around
Takeo Spikes joins Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco to discuss why 49ers fans shouldn't panic, Trey Lance vs. Jimmy Garoppolo, and how to evaluate Kyle Shanahan's performance as head coach. Matt and Laura also break down what to expect in the final 10 games of the season.
|Oct 14, 2021|
Trey Lance flashes potential but 49ers drop third-straight in loss to Cardinals
Trey Lance's first NFL start had plenty of ups and downs. In the end, the 49ers fell further behind in the NFC West with a 17-10 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday. The defense held it's own against Kyler Murray but the offense failed to put points on the board. After the game, Kyle Shanahan hinted that Jimmy Garoppolo would return as starting QB when healthy. Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss Sunday's loss and who should start at QB after the bye week.
|Oct 11, 2021|
Is Kyle Shanahan ready to hand 49ers' starting QB job to Trey Lance?
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's health and the probability of Trey Lance's first NFL start on Sunday against the Cardinals. Is Kyle Shanahan ready to make the long-term switch at QB? Matt and Laura also discuss if criticism of Shanahan is fair, latest injury updates, and Deebo Samuel's hot start to the 2021 season.
|Oct 07, 2021|
Trey Lance provides bright spot in 49ers' loss to rival Seahawks as injuries mount
Trey Lance stepped in for an injured Jimmy Garoppolo but the 49ers couldn't overcome key mistakes in a 28-21 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Lance is expected to get the start next week against the Cardinals. Trent Williams also left Sunday's game with an injury adding to a long list of injuries for a San Francisco team that finds itself falling behind in the stacked NFC West.
(1:10) 49ers' defense comes out on fire against Seahawks
(4:30) 49ers face uphill climb the rest of the season as injuries mount
(8:40) Trey Lance expected to start next week at QB
(16:15) Trey Sermon has strong performance against Seattle
(22:30) Trey Lance gives 49ers a puncher's chance with his big-play ability
(26:35) How do 49ers stack up against the rest of the NFC West?
|Oct 04, 2021|
Joe Staley analyzes Jimmy Garoppolo's play, why 49ers' offense needs more Trey Lance
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss why it's so hard to evaluate Jimmy Garoppolo and if the 49ers missed an opportunity to re-sign Richard Sherman. Joe Staley joins the podcast to offer his take on the 49ers QB situation, why the offense needs more Trey Lance, and what to expect on Sunday when San Francisco takes on the Seahawks.
(2:30) Why 49ers chose Josh Norman, Dre Kirkpatrick over Richard Sherman
(13:15) Joe Staley weighs in on Jimmy Garoppolo, Trey Lance discussion
(16:45) Staley makes the case for why the 49ers' offense needs more Trey Lance
(26:22) Previewing the 49ers-Seahawks game
(36:06) Why Sunday's game is so important for both teams
|Sep 30, 2021|
What went wrong in 49ers dramatic loss to Packers after Aaron Rodgers' last-second drive
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers’ Week 3 loss to Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Kyle Juszczyk’s touchdown and Robbie Gould’s point after gave the 49ers a 28-27 lead with 37 seconds left on the clock but that was plenty of time for Rodgers and Davante Adams to get into FG range for the game winner.
(1:26) Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams were on a different level
(3:54) Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo leave too much time on the clock for Rodgers
(7:35) Trey Lance scores TD to get the 49ers on the board at the end of the first half
(14:27) Breaking down Trey Sermon's night
(21:12) 49ers defense struggles to pressure Rodgers
(23:40) 49ers secondary depth to be tested as injuries mount
(25:25) Looking ahead to next week's game against the Seahawks
|Sep 27, 2021|
Kyle Shanahan on Nick Bosa's comeback, Jimmy Garoppolo's early season performance: Plus, 49ers-Packers SNF preview with Cris Collinsworth
49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan joins Matt Maiocco to break down Jimmy Garoppolo’s early season performance, how Nick Bosa can get even better and how the 49ers move forward with all the injuries at running back. Then, NBC Sports broadcaster Cris Collinsworth joins the show to preview the Sunday Night Football showdown between San Francisco and Green Bay.
(1:26) How will 49ers handle their injuries this weekend?
(6:51) Shanahan addresses the status of the 49ers’ RBs
(11:48) Shanahan on the depth in the WR core
(16:12) Shanahan details the progress with the 49ers' run defense
(19:39) Can Bosa get even better?
(29:01) Collinsworth previews the 49ers-Packers matchup
(32:40) Collinsworth breaks down the dynamic between Garoppolo, Lance
|Sep 25, 2021|
Brandon Aiyuk's diminished role, Jimmy Garoppolo's national perception and 49ers-Packers preview
49ers president Al Guido joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss the return of fans to Levi's Stadium on Sunday night against the Packers, what it’s like to work with Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch and how the 49ers' brass go above and beyond to take care of the players. Plus, Matt and Laura preview the 49ers' Sunday night showdown with the Packers and Aaron Rodgers.
(3:26) Will Jennings fill the Bourne role for the offense?
(6:04) Is Aiyuk trending in the right direction?
(14:16) Guido discusses the return of fans to Levi's Stadium
(21:51) Guido details the strength of the 49ers’ leadership
(28:28) Guido reveals what type of fan he is
(32:00) What does the future hold for Levi's Stadium?
(43:22) Discussing the perception of the 49ers this season
(49:42) Will 49ers slow Aaron Rodgers this weekend?
|Sep 23, 2021|
Nick Bosa, 49ers’ defense lead the charge in Week 2 win over Eagles
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' Week 2 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, including Nick Bosa and the defense taming the Eagles' offense and Jimmy Garoppolo leading the 49ers to a comeback victory. Plus, Matt and Laura discuss Trey Lance’s lack of playing time and Deebo Samuel’s continued dominance.
(1:26) 49ers take down Eagles to move to 2-0
(5:04) Garoppolo gets all the snaps in Week 2
(11:26) Are injuries a cause for concern at running back?
(16:51) How do 49ers move forward at cornerback?
(22:00) Is Deebo the 49ers' best pass-catching option?
(25:40) Looking ahead to the 49ers’ Week 3 matchup with the Packers
|Sep 19, 2021|
Mike McGlinchey on 49ers' running game and QB shuffle, plus Week 2 preview
49ers offensive lineman Mike McGlinchey joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to break down how the 49ers move forward after losing Raheem Mostert and Jason Verrett for the season, why he thinks the “sky is the limit” for the 49ers with Jimmy Garoppolo and look ahead to San Francisco’s Week 2 matchup with the Eagles.
(1:26) Greenlaw misses practice with groin injury
(7:04) Will the 49ers slow down the Eagles' run game?
(14:06) Who will start at corner this weekend vs. the Eagles?
(20:41) McGlinchey on the advantage of staying on the East Coast
(25:00) McGlinchey discusses the 49ers’ running game moving forward
(30:40) McGlinchey reveals way he put on weight this offseason
(35:22) McGlinchey details the impact of the 49ers’ QB shuffle
(40:42) Who should now be 49ers' lead back?
(45:36) Do the 49ers have an issue with their WR position?
|Sep 16, 2021|
Emergency podcast: Raheem Mostert out for remainder of 2021 NFL season
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the breaking news of Raheem Mostert being out for the rest of the 2021 NFL season, how it will affect the 49ers and what impact Elijah Mitchell and Trey Sermon will have this season.
(1:26) Mostert out for remainder of season
(5:14) Is Mitchell the answer at running back?
(8:36) How will Sermon factor into the running game?
(13:36) 49ers sign Kirkpatrick to help their secondary
(26:41) Early season 49ers’ overreactions
|Sep 14, 2021|
49ers' season-opening win vs. Lions overshadowed by injuries, near collapse
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' Week 1 victory over the Detroit Lions, including the injuries sustained by Raheem Mostert and Jason Verrett, the debut of rookie running back Elijah Mitchell and the continued use of the quarterback shuffle with Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance.
(1:26) Verrett injured as 49ers beat lions
(5:14) How do the 49ers move forward at cornerback?
(13:04) How does Mostert’s injury affect the rushing game?
(18:06) Garoppolo solid for 49ers in Week 1
(24:22) 49ers face Eagles in Week 2
|Sep 13, 2021|
49ers 2021 NFL season predictions and Week 1 preview
49ers defensive line coach Kris Kocurek joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss his coaching strategy, the returns of Nick Bosa and Dee Ford and what he expects from the defense this season. Plus, Matt and Laura share some of their season predictions before previewing the 49ers’ Week 1 matchup against the Lions.
(1:26) 49ers face Lions in Week 1
(8:34) Hurd could be moved IR
(14:04) 49ers announce team captains
(21:06) Kocurek on the 49ers-Lions matchup
(26:22) Kocurek reveals his coaching mentality
(32:30) Kocurek discusses the return of Ford and Bosa
(41:30) Kocurek details how the 49ers' DL will handle rotations
(48:46) How many wins will the 49ers have this season?
(54:46) Maiocco reveals his Super Bowl winner
|Sep 09, 2021|
49ers quarterback play, Nick Bosa’s health, and other things to watch for this season
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss what to watch for with the 49ers this season, including if Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance will shuffle at QB, how Nick Bosa will perform returning from injury, and if San Francisco will rely on Fred Warner more. Plus, Dave Birkett, Lions beat writer for the Detroit Free Press, joins the show to break down the 49ers’ Week 1 matchup with Jared Goff and the Lions.
(4:06) How will the 49ers use Garoppolo and Lance this season?
(11:04) Will Sherfield be the 49ers No. 3 receiver?
(15:34) What makes this 49ers WR group standout?
(19:06) How will the 49ers use Warner?
(27:22) Birkett discusses where the 49ers can have success in Week 1
(33:20) Birkett on how the Lions will prepare for Lance
(38:30) Is the NFL already game planning to stop the 49ers' QB shuffle?
(43:46) How much will Ford play in Week 1?
(47:04) Can Hurd have a successful season?
|Sep 05, 2021|
Final installment of “The Choice: Trey Lance," plus recapping the Dwight Clark Legacy event
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest 49ers news, including if Brandon Aiyuk will be the 49ers' punt returner and when Trey Lance will return to practice. Plus, Matt and Laura recap the Dwight Clark Legacy series event from this week and tune in to hear the last installment of “The Choice: Trey Lance.”
(1:06) 49ers set 53-man roster
(5:34) Who will be the 49ers' punt returner?
(12:34) Recapping the Dwight Clark Legacy event
(19:02) Will Kyle Shanahan be a better coach than his dad?
(28:22) Discussing Kittle’s impact off the field
(34:50) Final installment of "The Choice: Trey Lance"
|Sep 02, 2021|
Breaking down the 49ers' roster moves, Jalen Hurd's role and Super Bowl expectations
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the impact of Trey Lance’s injury, what role Jalen Hurd will have this season and what the 49ers can expect from Nick Bosa. Plus, Matt and Laura look at the 49ers' Super Bowl chances and compare the current team to the 2019 squad.
(1:06) How does Lance’s injury affect Week 1?
(6:04) Will Lance make an impact this season?
(13:34) Which position group has the most depth?
(16:02) Discussing Bosa’s return from injury
(19:22) Are the 2021 49ers better than the 2019 team?
|Aug 31, 2021|
Will 49ers continue shuffling Jimmy Garoppolo, Trey Lance at QB in regular season? Plus, 53-man roster projections
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down the 49ers' victory over the Las Vegas Raiders, including the quarterback shuffle from Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance, and the performance from the defense. Plus, Matt and Jennifer look at the roster and weigh in on who they think will make the final 53-man squad.
(1:54) Garoppolo, Lance shuffle at QB in win over Raiders
(5:50) How much will the 49ers use the QB shuffle?
(9:34) Who will make the final 53-man roster?
(15:02) Will Hurd make the roster?
(20:22) Is defensive line the 49ers deepest position group?
(25:50) What will the safety position look like this season?
(31:00) Do the 49ers need more depth at cornerback?
|Aug 30, 2021|
Exclusive: Joe Staley examines the 49ers’ QB competition and why he’s joining NBC Sports Bay Area, plus the third installment of “The Choice: Trey Lance"
49ers Legend and new NBC Sports Bay Area 49ers analyst Joe Staley joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to break down the quarterback competition between Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance, how he sees the season panning out for the 49ers and how football factors in to his future career plans.
(1:54) How excited are 49ers fans for this season?
(8:50) Joe Staley has a special announcement for 49ers fans
(15:04) Staley on if he wants to coach in the future
(20:02) Staley weighs in on the 2021 49ers
(25:22) Staley discusses the Garoppolo vs. Lance competition
(33:50) Staley details how it was when Shanahan and Lynch joined the 49ers
(49:30) Updating the latest 49ers injuries
(55:59) Third installment of "The Choice: Trey Lance"
|Aug 26, 2021|
Trey Lance leads 49ers past Chargers in second preseason game
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the performances of Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance against the Chargers, the promise the defensive line showed and how productive the joint practices in Los Angeles were to 49ers overall. Plus, former 49er Dwight Hicks joins the show to discuss his time in San Francisco and his relationship with Dwight Clark.
(1:54) Is Lance making a run to be the 49ers starting QB?
(7:13) Should the blame be on the QB's for the interceptions?
(14:44) How good can the 49ers defensive line be?
(22:24) Hicks discusses the “Mad Scientist” George Seifert
(27:22) Hicks details his leadership style
(35:45) Hicks reveals when he knew Montana was someone special
(40:30) Hicks looks back at his relationship with Dwight Clark
(47:05) Hicks break down the current 49ers secondary
|Aug 23, 2021|
Second installment of Trey Lance feature “The Choice,” plus latest 49ers roster predictions
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the importance of San Francisco’s joint practices with the Los Angeles Chargers and share their latest roster predictions for the 49ers. Then, former 49er Blake Costanzo discusses his impact on Alex Smith and his “LIVV” motto. Plus, tune in to hear the second installment of “The Choice: Trey Lance.”
(1:14) 49ers, Chargers gearing up for joint practices
(5:13) Will Jalen Hurd make the roster?
(13:20) How many wide receivers will the 49ers keep?
(19:07) Can Jordan Matthews make the roster as a tight end?
(28:24) Costanzo discusses his relationship with Alex Smith
(35:22) Costanzo on his unlikely NFL career
(40:03) Costanzo talks about his high school coaching job
(47:30) How impactful will the linebackers be this season?
(54:36) Will Lance impress against the Chargers?
(63:50) Second installment of "The Choice: Trey Lance"
|Aug 19, 2021|
Trey Lance flashes potential as 49ers lose preseason opener vs. Chiefs
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down the 49ers' first preseason game against the Chiefs, including how Trey Lance performed in his first appearance as a 49ers quarterback, what the rushing attack looked like and if San Francisco’s youthful secondary held up against the Chiefs offense.
(1:14) 49ers fall to Chiefs in first preseason game
(7:13) How important are the joint practices with the Chargers?
(13:20) Breaking down the 49ers' youthful secondary
(18:50) Does the secondary have enough depth?
(23:02) 49ers sign Mychal Kendricks
(28:40) Are the 49ers set at wide receiver?
|Aug 15, 2021|
Exclusive: First installment of Trey Lance feature "The Choice," plus latest updates from 49ers training camp
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the last news coming out of 49ers training camp, including the signing of safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, the areas where Trey Lance has struggled thus far in training camp and where the 49ers should be concerned on defense. Then, tune in to hear the first installment of “The Choice: Trey Lance.”
(2:37) Recapping the Hall of Fame induction ceremony
(8:35) 49ers’ intensity picking up in training camp
(12:20) Does Garoppolo’s experience give him an advantage over Lance?
(17:50) Is strong safety an area of concern on defense?
(25:02) 49ers sign Clinton-Dix to bolster safety position
(26:40) First installment of “The Choice: Trey Lance”
|Aug 12, 2021|
John Lynch discusses his Hall of Fame enshrinement, 49ers’ outlook for the 2021 NFL season
49ers general manager John Lynch joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Bill Walsh's impact on his career and how the team looks heading into the 2021 NFL season.
(1:17) How much will Trey Lance play this season?
(10:17) Is the 49ers' roster better than last year?
(14:05) Lynch on what he is planning for his HOF speech
(16:35) Lynch shares the impact Walsh had on his career
(23:43) Lynch details how the team looks thus far through training camp
(28:53) Lynch discusses the growth exhibited by Jimmy Garoppolo and Lance
(41:22) Matt on Lynch’s Hall of Fame induction party
|Aug 08, 2021|
Trey Lance hype, Mike McDaniel friendship with comedian Dan Soder
Actor and comedian Dan Soder joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss his life-long friendship with 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel, if he believes in the Trey Lance hype and what he is most looking forward to from the team this season.
(3:17) Lance continues to shine at 49ers training camp
(8:07) What is the most impressive thing about Lance?
(13:22) Which wide receivers stand out at camp?
(17:40) How is the health of the 49ers' defense?
(22:05) Soder discusses his friendship with McDaniel
(29:35) Soder shares McDaniel’s early career aspirations
(34:10) Soder weighs in on the Trey Lance hype
(43:44) Soder shares some of his Bay Area sports memorabilia
|Aug 05, 2021|
Peter King examines Trey Lance’s starting potential, compares 2021 49ers to 2019 squad
Peter King joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to break down the 49ers' quarterback situation, how the tandem of Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk stacks up against other wide receiver duos and why the 2021 49ers reminds him of their 2019 Super Bowl squad.
(1:17) Did the 49ers’ rookie hype machine exceed expectation?
(9:47) King reveals what he wanted to see with the 49ers in Santa Clara
(15:02) King discusses the dynamic between Garoppolo and Lance
(20:40) King examines how COVID-19 could impact the 2021 NFL season
(26:05) King shares what excites him about the 49ers this year
(34:35) Lance impresses during start of training camp
(39:10) Will there be a QB competition for the 49ers?
(44:17) Will Mike McGlinchey bounce back this season?
|Aug 01, 2021|
Jimmy Garoppolo, Trey Lance shine as 49ers open training camp
On this edition of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the start of 49ers training camp, including how Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance performed, if Mohamed Sanu has a chance to make the 49ers’ regular season roster and if San Francisco has enough depth in the secondary.
(3:37) Garoppolo showing spark at 49ers training camp
(7:35) How did Garoppolo and Lance look at practice?
(12:50) Examining the Garoppolo-Lance dynamic
(21:11) 49ers are “cautiously optimistic” with Dee Ford
(28:02) Will Sanu make the roster?
(33:40) Do the 49ers have enough depth in the secondary?
|Jul 29, 2021|
49ers' reasons for concern heading into the 2021 NFL season
On the latest edition of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the main reasons of concern for the 49ers heading into the 2021 NFL season, including if injuries will play a role for the second straight year, and if DeMeco Ryans will experience some growing pains as the new defensive coordinator. Plus, hear the second part of the interview with NFL historian John Turney, where he reveals his thoughts on Patrick Willis, Joe Staley and the upcoming NFL season.
(1:37) NFL issues new COVID-19 guidelines
(6:35) Will injuries play a factor in the 2021 season?
(9:50) Can the 49ers improve their pass rush?
(15:11) Should the fans worry about Ryans' first season?
(26:40) How concerning is the WR position?
(30:40) Turney on if Patrick Willis should be in Canton
(36:41) Turney reveals his thoughts on Joe Staley’s HOF case
(41:41) Turney examines the 49ers' chances in 2021
|Jul 25, 2021|
Fred Warner's contract extension and other reasons for 49ers optimism
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down Fred Warner’s contract extension, the quarterback competition between Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo and more reasons for optimism headed into the 2021 NFL season. Plus, NFL historian John Turney joins the show to discuss the Pro Football Hall of Fame and reveal his thoughts on some 49ers legends.
(1:37) Warner agrees to five-year contract extension
(7:05) How fortunate are the 49ers in keeping the roster together?
(11:25) What is the immediate impact of Warner’s extension?
(19:59) How much better will the 49ers' QB play be in 2021?
(23:40) Will the 49ers' offensive line improve?
(29:40) Is running back the 49ers' strongest position group?
(34:41) Turney discusses his NFL research
(42:41) Turney weighs in on Bryant Young’s HOF chances
(47:58) Turney reveals if he thinks Roger Craig will make the HOF
|Jul 22, 2021|
Examining 49ers' offseason veteran additions and departures
On this edition of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down if the 49ers should be concerned with the wide receiver position, if Raheem Mostert could end up on the trading block and if there is more pressure on Alex Mack or Samson Ebukam in 2021.
(2:10) How will this season be different compared to 2020?
(7:35) Important upcoming dates for the 49ers
(13:25) Could Mostert end up being traded this season?
(17:36) Should the 49ers be worried about the WR position?
(27:40) Will Ebukam end up being the 49ers best offseason signing?
(34:44) Are the 49ers set on the defensive line?
(38:10) Do the 49ers have enough depth in the secondary?
|Jul 19, 2021|
Laura, Matt discuss the Richard Sherman situation
|Jul 15, 2021|
Analyzing Trey Lance’s rookie season ceiling, Trey Sermon’s starting potential
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss if the 49ers can make a Super Bowl run with Trey Lance as the starting quarterback, the chances Trey Sermon can earn the starting running back role and where Jimmy Garoppolo stands in a ranking of the NFC West quarterbacks.
(2:00) Discussing Shanahan’s comments on Stafford
(10:07) Where does Garoppolo rank amongst NFC West quarterbacks?
(17:08) Is Garoppolo better than Stafford?
(23:36) Can the 49ers make a Super Bowl run with Lance at QB?
(30:22) Will Sermon overtake Mostert as starting running back?
|Jul 12, 2021|
Breaking down Kyle Shanahan’s impact, Richard Sherman’s potential 49ers return
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the impact Kyle Shanahan’s coaching has on his players, past and present, what the 49ers plan to do at the center position in the future, and the chances Richard Sherman returns to the 49ers next season.
(6:00) What clues will hint at Lance being a strong starting candidate?
(12:07) Are the chances of a Sherman return growing?
(16:08) Who is the long-term answer at center?
(21:36) How important has Shanahan been to Kittle’s growth?
(26:02) 49ers announce new VP of Football Communications
|Jul 08, 2021|
49ers' most important offensive players in 2021
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the most important offensive players for the 49ers heading into the 2021 season, the impact George Kittle has on the field and if Jimmy Garoppolo or Trey Lance will be more pivotal to the offense this season.
(4:00) 49ers receive penalties for offseason violations
(13:42) Could Banks be a starter in 2021?
(20:18) Will Mack fit in well with San Francisco?
(26:36) Can the 49ers count on Samuel being his 2019 version?
(30:27) Is Garoppolo or Lance more important to 49ers offense?
(36:44) How important is Kittle's impact on the 49ers?
|Jul 05, 2021|
49ers legend Patrick Willis reflects on his career, shares advice to Fred Warner, Dre Greenlaw
New 49ers Hall of Fame inductee Patrick Willis joins 49ers Talk to reflect on his career, why San Francisco was the perfect landing spot in the draft and give words of advice to Fred Warner and Dre Greenlaw.
(2:38) How important is Warner to the 49ers' defense?
(8:20) 49ers announce return of throwback uniforms
(13:18) Willis reflects back on his NFL career
(21:36) Willis shares if he could have made the NFL as a running back
(27:27) When did Willis know he was a great NFL player?
(36:44) Willis shares some advice for Warner, Greenlaw
(43:30) Looking back at the 49ers drafting Willis No. 11 overall
|Jul 01, 2021|
49ers' most important defensive players in 2021
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the most important defensive players for the 49ers heading into the 2021 season, including the impact of Fred Warner’s leadership and if there is any pressure on Arik Armstead to live up to his contract. Plus, will Nick Bosa return to his 2019 level?
(2:18) Will Verrett take a step back this season?
(8:20) Is Ford the key to 49ers' defense being elite?
(15:07) Do 49ers have best linebacker duo with Warner and Greenlaw?
(20:06) Will Kinlaw have a better sophomore season?
(29:14) How important is Ward to the success of the defense?
(32:44) Is there pressure on Armstead heading into this season?
(37:50) Breaking down Warner’s value to the 49ers
(41:08) Will Bosa be at his 2019 level?
|Jun 28, 2021|
49ers mailbag: Discussing who is favored to be Week 1 starting QB, offensive mentality
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt answer some fan questions, including if the 49ers will change their offense with the addition of Trey Lance, give the latest update on Fred Warner and his desire for a long-term extension and which 49ers could take a step forward or back in 2021.
(5:18) Do fans want Garoppolo or Lance to start Week 1?
(12:20) Could Garoppolo become an asset in the future?
(16:31) What will determine starting QB competition?
(21:06) Can Lance help offense even if he isn’t the starter?
(27:14) Will 49ers change up their running game in 2021?
(36:11) Which 49ers could step back this season?
(42:50) Is the 49ers' secondary set?
|Jun 24, 2021|
Analyzing 49ers 2021 QB potential scenarios
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' potential QB scenarios for the 2021 season, including if Trey Lance can earn the starting role or if Jimmy Garoppolo will hold on to his job for the season. Then, the duo looks at the outcomes of the different scenarios and reveal what they think is the perfect situation for San Francisco
(2:18) Will Garoppolo be on the roster if he isn’t the starter?
(7:20) Could Shanahan have packages for Lance in games?
(13:01) What would it take for Lance to start during the season?
(17:06) Would Garoppolo take a pay cut if he isn’t the starter?
(25:14) Does Lance have a shot to start Week 1?
(31:11) Willis suspended 6 games
(35:50) Who will step up on the defensive line?
|Jun 20, 2021|
Analyzing Trey Lance’s progress compared to other rookie QBs
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss how Trey Lance’s chance to start with 49ers compares to other rookie quarterbacks, how the NFL’s punishment for San Francisco affects the team’s rookie class and the reasons why Jimmy Garoppolo could have his best season yet.
(2:18) Was the NFL to heavy handed with the 49ers?
(7:20) 49ers cancel mandatory mini-camp
(12:01) How well is Lance fitting in with 49ers?
(18:06) Will Lance start over Garoppolo?
(23:14) Do other rookies have a better chance to start compared to Lance?
(31:50) What are 49ers doing to add to depth?
(37:50) 49ers announce organizational promotions
|Jun 16, 2021|
Trey Lance's progress, Jimmy Garoppolo's performance and other storylines from 49ers OTAs
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest 49ers news, including Trey Lance’s progression during OTAs, what Jimmy Garoppolo’s performance means for the team moving forward and the recent string of injuries suffered in Santa Clara.
(1:18) Injury bug bites 49ers again
(6:40) Are 49ers deep enough to overcome injuries?
(10:01) How was Lance’s progression during OTAs?
(18:50) What does Garoppolo’s strong spring performance mean for 49ers?
(28:14) Will 49ers add another wide receiver?
(32:50) Updating Dee Ford's injury status
|Jun 10, 2021|
Wide receiver competition looms for 49ers as Julio Jones is traded elsewhere
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers missing out on Julio Jones, the competition for the team’s No. 3 wide receiver spot and the position group in most need of added depth. Then, ESPN Nation’s Tennessee Titans reporter Turron Davenport joins the show to break down the Titans' trade for Jones and why the 49ers didn’t make a stronger offer for the All-Pro.
(1:18) Jones traded to Titans
(10:06) Should 49ers fans be disappointed they didn’t acquire Jones?
(12:52) Davenport reveals his thoughts on the Jones trade
(18:20) Should the 49ers have made a bigger push?
(22:30) Davenport discusses his 49ers fandom
(31:30) What will new 49ers TE Pruitt add to the offense?
(37:46) Who will be the 49ers' slot receiver?
(42:41) What position groups needs to add depth?
|Jun 07, 2021|
How 49ers' defense will look under new DC DeMeco Ryans
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest from 49ers OTAs, including the progress of Trey Lance and the impact injuries have had on the second week. Then, the duo turn their attention to new defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans and break down how he will change the 49ers' defense this season.
(1:48) Updating 49ers’ injury situation during OTAs
(7:12) How is Lance progressing?
(15:04) Discussing Ryan’s comments on the 49ers' new defensive mentality
(23:20) How versatile is the 49ers' defense?
(27:10) Which players on defense are primed for breakout season?
(31:30) 49ers sign TE Michael Pruit, WR Andy Jones
(34:30) Latest update in the Julio Jones sweepstakes
|Jun 03, 2021|
Predicting 49ers who will break out in 2021 season
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss some 49ers who are poised for a breakout 2021 season, what rookie will have the biggest impact for the team and if San Francisco should try to acquire Julio Jones.
(4:31) Which 49ers will elevate their game in 2021?
(9:12) Who on defense could have breakout season?
(13:04) What rookie will have the biggest impact for the 49ers?
(19:40) Should 49ers make a run for Julio Jones?
(26:10) Could Lance play before being named the starter?
(33:30) Predicting 49ers’ third-string quarterback
(37:30) Could the NFL start to see load management?
|May 31, 2021|
49ers OTA takeaways: How Jimmy Garoppolo, Trey Lance looked in practice
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss some takeaways from the start of 49ers OTAs, how Jimmy Garoppolo has handled the arrival of Trey Lance, and provide some injury updates on Nick Bosa and Dee Ford.
(2:31) 49ers have near perfect attendance at OTAs
(7:12) Wilson Jr. out 4-6 months with torn meniscus
(11:04) Bosa, Hurd on pace for start of training camp
(17:40) How will relationship between Garoppolo and Lance be?
(23:10) Takeaways from the first week of 49ers OTAs
(27:30) How will Lance factor into the 2021 season?
|May 27, 2021|
Trey Lance, Nick Bosa and other things to watch at 49ers OTAs
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss what people should keep their eyes on during the 49ers’ OTAs, when the team should re-sign standout linebacker Fred Warner and how much Trey Lance will play during the preseason.
(2:31) 49ers start OTAs this week in Santa Clara
(9:40) How much will Lance play in the preseason?
(14:00) When should 49ers re-sign Warner?
(21:30) Discussing Keena Turner's graduation with his daughter, Ella
(31:07) Why did Marqise Lee get cut by the 49ers?
(33:24) Who is the front-runner to be the 49ers' No. 3 WR?
|May 24, 2021|
Analyzing Trey Sermon, potential of 49ers' draft picks
Executive Director of the Senior Bowl Jim Nagy joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss the importance the Senior Bowl has on the 49ers’ scouting, why Trey Sermon could be the starting running back this upcoming season and the potential the rest of the 49ers’ 2021 draft class has moving forward.
(3:00) Impact the Senior Bowl has on the NFL Draft
(9:11) Should the 49ers trade for Julio Jones?
(15:02) How much does the Senior Bowl help the 49ers?
(22:34) Nagy on Sermon’s potential offensive impact
(26:40) Could Ambry Thomas start his rookie season?
(34:00) Staley being enshrined in Senior Bowl Hall of Fame
|May 20, 2021|
First impressions of Trey Lance and other 49ers rookie minicamp observations
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the start of the 49ers’ rookie minicamp, their first impressions of quarterback Trey Lance and the potential for Elijah Mitchell in the passing game. Then, Matt and Laura answer some fan questions and break down how the defense will look under new defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans and if a Frank Gore reunion is possible this season.
(4:00) 49ers sign wide receiver Marqise Lee
(9:31) Lance excited to be in minicamp, learning 49ers’ playbook
(15:50) When could Lance become 49ers starter?
(19:02) Is the San Francisco market tough on QBs?
(27:34) Mitchell flashes his potential in rookie minicamp
(34:40) Will Gore return to the 49ers?
(39:00) How will 49ers defense change under Ryans?
|May 17, 2021|
Emergency Podcast: Dissecting 49ers' 2021 schedule
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the highlights of the 49ers' 2021 NFL schedule release, including a potential Trey Lance vs. Justin Fields matchup vs. the Chicago Bears in Week 8 and DeForest Buckner's return to the Bay Area. Plus, Matt shares his instant reaction to the schedule and reveals his prediction for the 49ers’ 2021 season record.
(2:00) 49ers open on road in Detroit and Philadelphia
(9:31) Packers visit Levi's on Sept. 26 for 49ers’ home opener
(14:10) Do the 49ers have a favorable out of division schedule?
(19:50) Buckner makes his return to the Bay on SNF with Colts
(24:15) 49ers face Bears in Week 8; Could be Lance vs. Fields
(29:32) Could this be the final time the 49ers face Russel Wilson in Seattle?
(38:40) Will the 49ers make the playoffs?
|May 13, 2021|
Projecting the 49ers' 2021 53-man roster
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the importance of Trey Lance working out with Brandon Aiyuk, how patient the 49ers should be with their rookie QB and project who will make the 2021 53-man roster.
(2:00) Lance, Aiyuk working out together in Southern California
(8:11) Should the 49ers be patient with Trey Lance?
(16:05) Projecting the 49ers’ 53-man roster
(19:19) What will the running back group look like?
(26:18) Is wide receiver the 49ers' deepest position?
(35:10) Are the 49ers improved on the defensive line?
(44:18) Is Sherman still a fit with the 49ers?
|May 09, 2021|
49ers CEO Jed York explains his draft-day tweets, uneasy Jimmy Garoppolo chats, Trey Lance patience
49ers CEO Jed York joins 49ers Talk to discuss the 49ers' selection of Trey Lance at No. 3 overall in the 2021 NFL Draft, the value of keeping Jimmy Garoppolo and his growing confidence in head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch.
(3:51) Was the 2021 NFL Draft the most memorable?
(7:11) How important is the relationship between Shanahan and Lynch?
(12:10) York discusses his expectations for the 2021 season
(21:05) York details the advantage of having both Garoppolo and Lance on the roster
(28:18) York touches on the confidence he has in Shanahan and Lynch
(32:10) York shares when he learned the 49ers would select Lance
(43:48) York reveals a funny conversation he had with Aaron Rodgers
|May 05, 2021|
Recapping how the 49ers did in the 2021 NFL Draft
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers drafting Trey Lance No. 3 overall, what the running back position will look like moving forward and if the 49ers are set at wide receiver. Plus, North Dakota State University quarterback coach Randy Hedberg joins 49ers Talk to detail what Trey Lance will bring to San Francisco and how he fits into Kyle Shanahan’s offense.
(4:21) What was the most surprising pick of the 2021 NFL Draft?
(8:11) Which running backs will make the roster this season?
(12:30) Will the 49ers regret not selecting a slot receiver?
(16:05) Hedberg discusses Lance’s fit in the 49ers’ offense
(22:18) Lance arrives in Bay Area on Friday
(26:48) Will Banks start his rookie season?
(38:10) Are the 49ers set at wide receiver?
|May 02, 2021|
49ers surprise by drafting Trey Lance; exclusive interview on competing with Jimmy Garoppolo
New 49ers quarterback Trey Lance joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt on the latest episode of 49ers Talk to discuss his excitement of being drafted by San Francisco, what he will bring to the organization, and working with Jimmy Garoppolo.
(1:21) 49ers select Trey Lance No. 3 overall
(7:11) Should 49ers fans have more faith in Kyle Shanahan?
(13:01) Lance reveals his mindset through the draft process
(15:05) Lance discusses being teammates with Jimmy G
(18:18) Lance excited to join 49ers
(23:48) Will the 49ers have a QB competition?
(35:10) Potential Day 2 targets for the 49ers
|Apr 30, 2021|
Chris Simms on 49ers fans' NFL draft anxiety, Mac Jones' 'elite' skills
NBC Sports’ Chris Simms joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss why he would be “shocked” if the 49ers didn’t select Mac Jones, the reason he has Justin Fields dropping in his final mock draft and why the 49ers should part ways with Jimmy Garoppolo.
(2:21) Simms reveals what 49ers should like about Jones
(8:41) Does Jones have a better arm than Drew Brees?
(9:58) Simms explains why he has Fields dropping to No. 32
(15:01) Simms says 49ers parting ways with Garoppolo is the “right thing to do”
(23:40) Shanahan, Lynch talk with media before 2021 NFL Draft
(28:00) What is the 49ers’ ideal draft situation?
|Apr 27, 2021|
Michael Silver discusses 49ers' draft plans, Super Bowl chances for next season
NFL Network’s Michael Silver joins 49ers Talk to discuss the 49ers' plans with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, what the future holds for Jimmy Garoppolo and why the San Francisco is the team to beat next season.
(4:21) Are 49ers ready as NFL draft week arrives?
(8:41) 49ers add depth with additions of Gallman, Hurst
(16:02) Silver weighs in on 49ers’ No. 3 overall pick
(24:01) Silver calls trade "boldest" move in 49ers history
(31:40) Why should the 49ers draft Lance or Fields?
(40:33) Silver details what’s next for Garoppolo
|Apr 25, 2021|
Why Trey Lance or Justin Fields should be 49ers’ NFL draft pick at No. 3
Quincy Avery, president of QB Takeover, joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss how Trey Lance is a “true threat” at the quarterback position, Justin Field’s advantage over the other quarterbacks in the draft and the type of quarterback the 49ers should pick at No. 3 overall.
(1:21) Alex Smith retires from the NFL
(9:11) Do 49ers have tight end need after Reed's retirement?
(16:09) Do 49ers know who they are going to select at No. 3?
(24:40) Avery details Lance’s “advanced” knowledge
(31:01) Avery reveals how Lance improved without a full season
(40:19) What type of QB should 49ers draft?
(44:42) Could Garoppolo be traded on draft day?
|Apr 21, 2021|
Greg Cosell weighs 49ers fits for QB NFL draft prospects Justin Fields, Mac Jones and Trey Lance
NFL Films’ Greg Cosell joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt on 49ers Talk to discuss the top quarterback prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft, which quarterback would fit best in the 49ers’ system and reveals some skill position draft targets for San Francisco.
(2:21) Silver says 49ers are “favorites” in NFC
(5:40) How many wins will 49ers have next season?
(17:50) Cosell discusses how to evaluate a quarterback prospect
(22:40) Cosell breaks down Jones, Fields and Lance
(28:30) Areas of concern with QB prospects
(33:19) Does Jones raise any questions?
(40:00) Cosell reveals some skill position targets for the 49ers
(46:50) Has Shanahan's QB preference changed?
|Apr 18, 2021|
Will Justin Fields' pro day affect 49ers' draft selection?
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the importance of the 49ers attending Justin Fields’ second pro day, the growing advantages of having a mobile QB in the NFL, and how the offseason could affect next season for San Francisco.
(5:51) Lynch, Shanahan attend Fields’ second pro day
(12:40) NFL Draft pet peeves
(20:50) Is Fields the popular choice for 49ers fans?
(28:20) Will the mobile QB soon be the majority in the NFL?
(34:20) Some teams opt-out of offseason workouts
|Apr 14, 2021|
Adam Schefter discusses 49ers’ 'open mind' regarding 2021 NFL Draft, QB plans in 2021
ESPN’s Senior NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss the 49ers’ blockbuster trade with the Dolphins, San Francisco’s “open mind” in regards to the No. 3 overall pick and how Jimmy Garoppolo factors into the team's plans at quarterback in 2021.
(1:51) Bosa progressing well in ACL rehab
(7:40) How formidable will 49ers’ defensive line be next season?
(12:50) What has changed about covering the NFL?
(21:30) Schefter discusses the 49ers, Dolphins trade
(26:20) Schefter on if the 49ers are “smokescreening” other teams
(33:24) Schefter says 49ers are “planning” on having Garoppolo as starter
(38:36) Discussing Schefter’s article on Kyle Shanahan and Chris Simms
|Apr 11, 2021|
Analyzing 49ers' QB options in the 2021 NFL Draft
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt are joined by NBC Sports Bay Area’s Josh Schrock and Dalton Johnson to break down the 49ers' quarterback options in the 2021 NFL Draft, how Justin Fields is underrated and why Trey Lance might have the biggest upside of any of the quarterbacks.
(1:38) How does Darnold trade affect 49ers?
(8:04) 49ers reportedly inquired about Darnold before trade with Dolphins
(12:50) Which QB do 49ers fans want drafted?
(18:30) Are Lynch and Shanahan on the same page?
(26:05) Who will 49ers draft at No. 3?
(34:24) Which QB has the biggest upside?
(38:36) Sherman still unsigned headed toward draft
(44:55) 49ers later round position targets
|Apr 07, 2021|
Justin Fields' fit with 49ers, Mac Jones fan anger and Jimmy Garoppolo’s value with Mike Tannenbaum
Former NFL GM Mike Tannenbaum joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss why he believes the 49ers will select Mac Jones, whether Justin Fields or Trey Lance has more upside and Jimmy Garoppolo’s current trade value.
(3:18) Would Jones at No. 3 anger 49ers’ fans?
(10:04) Importance of Shanahan attending Jones’ pro day
(14:00) How important is 2021 NFL Draft class for Lynch and Shanahan?
(21:41) Tannenbaum reveals the 49ers' biggest roster need
(27:00) Did the 49ers need to trade up to No. 3?
(32:22) Tannenbaum on if 49ers should draft Fields or Lance
(33:50) Is Garoppolo more valuable now compared to the past?
|Apr 05, 2021|
Should 49ers fans trust Kyle Shanahan with QB pick; is Mac Jones safer than Justin Fields?
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss if Jimmy Garoppolo could be the 49ers' starting QB this season, why Mac Jones is the presumed selection with the No. 3 overall pick and how coach Kyle Shanahan’s history gives a hint for the 2021 NFL Draft.
(3:07) Should 49ers select Jones or Fields?
(6:56) How risky is the trade for the 49ers?
(16:12) What makes Jones the favored choice?
(23:01) Do 49ers fans trust Shanahan’s QB decisions?
(34:10) Could Shanahan’s history shed light on the No. 3 pick?
(36:40) NFL now has 17-game season
|Mar 31, 2021|
2021 NFL Draft: 49ers' QB targets with No. 3 pick
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss some potential quarterback targets in the 2021 NFL Draft, if Jimmy Garoppolo could still be the starter for the 49ers next season and how drafting a quarterback changes the future of the organization.
(4:07) 49ers’ targets at No. 3 overall
(7:56) Is Wilson the 49ers' best option?
(12:12) Could Fields fit in the 49ers’ offense?
(20:01) Would Jones succeed with the 49ers?
(28:10) What is Shanahan looking for in a quarterback?
(33:23) Is Garoppolo still the 49ers' starter in 2021?
|Mar 28, 2021|
Emergency Podcast: 49ers trade for No. 3 overall pick in 2021 NFL Draft
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt react to the 49ers' blockbuster trade to acquire the No. 3 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, what this means for Jimmy Garoppolo and if San Francisco is now in position to draft their quarterback of the future.
(1:40) 49ers acquire No. 3 overall pick
(5:09) Are the 49ers going to select a quarterback?
(9:20) How much longer will Garoppolo be on the 49ers?
(14:44) Did 49ers' success in free agency lead to this trade?
(17:07) Would Garoppolo still be the 49ers' best option?
|Mar 26, 2021|
49ers get band back together for 2021 Super Bowl run
NFL official Sarah Thomas joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss her football journey, her mindset in her career and being a role model for young girls everywhere. Plus, Matt and Laura react to the recent re-signing of cornerback K’Waun Williams, how the 49ers have been able to keep the team intact and some potential names to keep an eye on heading into the 2021 NFL Draft.
(4:03) Should 49ers look at Minshew for backup QB spot?
(8:20) K’Waun Williams re-signs with the 49ers
(17:50) Potential options at No. 12 overall
(21:00) Discussing Williams’ comments on re-signing with the 49ers
(31:18) Thomas reveals how her football journey got started
(37:04) Thomas discusses the hard times in her career
(42:07) Thomas details her Super Bowl experience
|Mar 24, 2021|
2021 49ers NFL free agency breakdown and grades
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss if the 49ers should restructure Jimmy Garoppolo’s contract, what positions the 49ers should target in the 2021 NFL Draft and what the future holds for the team’s running game. Then, Matt reveals his 49ers free agency grades and details why San Francisco has had a lot of success so far.
(1:09) Are the 49ers going to bring in Joe Flacco?
(10:19) Should the team restructure Garoppolo’s contract?
(15:40) What does the future hold for the 49ers' running game?
(23:27) Which positions should the 49ers target in the NFL draft?
(33:16) Will Alex Mack succeed under Shanahan again?
(37:20) 49ers 2021 NFL free agency grades
|Mar 21, 2021|
Emergency Podcast: 49ers re-sign Trent Williams
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers re-signing Trent Williams to a record contract and the impact that will have on the team moving forward. Then, Matt and Laura shift their attention to reported signing of free agent center Alex Mack and the other needs the 49ers can address going forward in free agency.
(1:09) Williams re-signs with 49ers
(10:19) How does the offensive line look for next season?
(15:40) Will Mack be an upgrade for the 49ers?
(20:40) 49ers needs as free agency continues
|Mar 17, 2021|
Deshaun Watson rumors and where 49ers stand as NFL free agency signing period begins
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest news surrounding the 49ers, including Deshaun Watson's reported interest in playing for the 49ers, Kendrick Bourne signing with the New England Patriots and where the defense stands after the team re-signed cornerback Jason Verrett and brought in free agent Samson Ebukam.
(2:09) Watson reportedly interested in playing for 49ers
(10:19) Verrett re-signs with 49ers, Witherspoon reportedly headed to Seattle
(16:40) Bourne leaves 49ers, signs with Patriots
(18:40) 49ers bring in edge rusher Ebukam
|Mar 17, 2021|
49ers re-sign Kyle Juszczyk, is Trent Williams up next?
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers re-signing fullback Kyle Juszczyk, Trent Williams officially hitting the free agent market and where San Francisco's other free agents might land.
(1:09) 49ers re-sign Kyle Juszczyk
(10:34) Trent Williams now officially a free agent
(15:00) Where will other 49ers' free agents land?
(20:21) Could the 49ers still bring back Nick Mullens?
|Mar 15, 2021|
2021 NFL free agency preview with 49ers reporter Keiana Martin
49ers reporter Keiana Martin joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt on 49ers Talk to discuss her professional journey to the 49ers, if Emmanuel Sanders could reunite with San Francisco and breakdown the impending start of the 2021 NFL free agency.
(2:10) NFL announces salary cap for 2021 season
(6:30) Trent Williams seemingly leaning toward return to 49ers
(13:06) Could Emmanuel Sanders return to San Francisco?
(22:50) Martin discusses her career journey
(35:30) Is cornerback the 49ers most pressing need?
(40:26) Martin breaks down Garoppolo’s reputation with the organization
|Mar 11, 2021|
Is Jimmy Garoppolo now in demand? Plus, bracing for 2021 NFL free agency
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the New England Patriots’ reported interest in 49ers’ quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, why the Jets might be the foil to the 49ers free agency plans and potential future of the offense if key free agents depart.
(2:30) Ross Dwelley, Marcell Harris re-sign with 49ers
(9:12) Will Nick Mullens be back next season?
(13:07) Patriots reportedly interested in Garoppolo
(22:20) Could the Jets foil the 49ers’ free agency plans?
(28:02) Should the 49ers improve their slot receiver position?
|Mar 08, 2021|
Breaking down 49ers' offseason priorities, including Trent Williams and cornerback depth
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' biggest priorities heading into the offseason, including re-signing Trent Williams, adding depth at cornerback and which free agent could become the team’s new backup quarterback. Plus, what position should the 49ers target with the No. 12 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
(1:10) Do the 49ers need to upgrade the offensive line?
(9:12) Could the 49ers select an offensive lineman No. 12 overall?
(15:07) Should the 49ers prioritize the re-signing of Trent Williams?
(23:20) Is cornerback the biggest need on the defense?
(31:02) Breaking down Chris Simms' 2021 NFL Draft QB ranking
(35:30) Would Fitzpatrick be a good backup for Garoppolo?
|Mar 04, 2021|
Getting to know 49ers new OC Mike McDaniel; Plus, what veteran QB could 49ers target as backup?
49ers' new offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel joins 49ers Talk to discuss his football journey alongside Kyle Shanahan, why he has a deep passion for the game and how his role will change heading into next season. Plus, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss some potential veteran quarterbacks the 49ers could target in free agency and the impact of J.J. Watt signing with the Cardinals.
(5:50) Watt signs with Cardinals
(9:25) Potential 49ers backup quarterbacks next season
(14:50) Is Ryan Fitzpatrick a fit for the 49ers?
(21:30) McDaniel discusses what being named Offensive Coordinator meant
(27:05) McDaniel shares his passion for football
(42:10) McDaniel details the reasons he went to Yale
(51:03) How will McDaniel’s role change next season?
|Mar 01, 2021|
49ers' 2021 NFL Draft options, free agent targets in crucial offseason
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down how NFL free agency will affect the 49ers' plans in the 2021 NFL Draft, some key positions they might target with the No. 12 overall pick and if the team can afford to re-sign some key defensive players. Plus, could the 49ers actually draft a quarterback in this year's draft?
(4:09) Why wasn’t the Richard Sherman tampering situation a bigger deal?
(7:04) Will the 49ers make the secondary a priority in free agency?
(12:20) Which 49ers free agent cornerback should the team re-sign?
(18:16) 49ers potential 2021 NFL Draft targets
(23:40) Could the 49ers draft a running back at No.12 overall?
(29:35) Is quarterback out of the question in the first round?
(34:07) What will the 49ers’ offseason look like?
|Feb 25, 2021|
Jimmy Garoppolo's future; 49ers' free agency plan with Josina Anderson
Josina Anderson, host of "Undefined with Josina Anderson," joins 49ers Talk to discuss Jimmy Garoppolo’s potential with the 49ers, where the team stands in the difficult NFC West and what the mindset is entering free agency. Matt and Laura also detail Adam Peters' recent promotion and break down Takeo Spikes' comments on former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
(2:09) Adam Peters promoted to assistant general manager
(10:18) Where does the 49ers' QB situation stand?
(14:05) Do the 49ers still have a shot at Deshaun Watson?
(22:20) Discussing Spikes' comments on Colin Kaepernick
(29:26) Anderson details Sherman's future
(33:30) What is the 49ers' plan for free agency?
(42:35) Anderson details the NFC West
|Feb 22, 2021|
What Jimmy Garoppolo's contract means for 49ers' QB future? Plus 1-on-1 with Andrew Brandt
Former NFL executive and current MMQB columnist Andrew Brandt breaks down how this offseason is like no other and why Jimmy Garoppolo’s contract makes his future uncertain. Plus, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss what Garoppolo has to do to prove himself and if a rookie quarterback could run Kyle Shanahan’s offense.
(5:09) Why are the 49ers central in rumor mill?
(8:01) Does Garoppolo's presence make people question 49ers?
(14:05) What does Garoppolo have to do to prove himself in 2021?
(18:07) Brandt breaks down the uncertainty of the 2021 NFL offseason
(23:07) Brandt weighs in on Garoppolo’s contract
(29:14) How will Dee Ford's injury affect his contract status?
(38:27) Could the 49ers draft a quarterback this year?
|Feb 18, 2021|
49ers Mailbag: Kirk Cousins’ offensive fit, Dee Ford’s future, Frank Gore’s potential return
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt answer fan questions, including the chances Kirk Cousins is the 49ers’ starting quarterback next season, if Dee Ford will be released and how the team could upgrade the wide receiver position. Plus, could Frank Gore return?
(2:40) 49ers announce more coaching adjustments
(9:01) Will the 49ers defense be more aggressive next season?
(11:55) Could Cousins be the 49ers starter next season?
(16:07) Will Dee Ford be on the 49ers moving forward?
(21:40) Potential 49ers' Camp casualties
(27:00) Free agent wide receivers to keep an eye on
(31:27) Discussing Frank Gore’s potential Bay Area return
|Feb 15, 2021|
Would 49ers make Nick Bosa, George Kittle available in Deshaun Watson trade? Plus, 1-on-1 interview with Solomon Thomas
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest rumors surrounding Russell Wilson and the Seahawks, why the 49ers haven’t re-signed any of their free agents and the chances the 49ers make George Kittle or Nick Bosa available in potential trades. Plus, free-agent Solomon Thomas joins the show to update his rehab, share his insight on DeMeco Ryans’ promotion and break down his offseason plans.
(1:51) Wilson showing frustration with Seahawks
(5:40) Rosen, 49ers agree to deal
(13:31) Why haven’t the 49ers re-signed their free agents?
(16:25) Which 49ers are off limits in potential trade?
(26:07) Thomas breaks down the crazy Week 2 game vs. the Jets
(32:40) Thomas discusses the importance of mental health
(35:50) Thomas shares his excitement for the future
|Feb 11, 2021|
Should the 49ers regret not signing Tom Brady? Plus 1-on-1 interviews with Chris Simms and Richard Sherman
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss if the 49ers made a mistake not signing Tom Brady last offseason, and discuss John Lynch making the Pro Football Hall of Fame and some priorities the team needs to focus on this offseason. Plus, hear from NBC Sports NFL analyst Chris Simms and free agent Richard Sherman as they discuss Jimmy Garoppolo’s future and the upcoming offseason.
(4:01) Bucs defeat the Chiefs in Super Bowl LV
(8:40) John Lynch voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame
(19:04) Should the 49ers regret not signing Tom Brady?
(26:02) Simms discusses how the 49ers should handle quarterback situation
(30:22) Simms weighs in on a potential Watson-49ers trade
(32:40) Simms breaks down how the 49ers can improve this offseason
(39:07) Sherman provides an update on his status with the 49ers
(41:21) Sherman’s view of the 49ers’ offseason priorities
(45:15) Sherman on how Garoppolo has proven himself as a quarterback
|Feb 08, 2021|
Jimmy Garoppolo's future, John Lynch's Hall of Fame chances and 49ers' next steps with Tony Dungy
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the addition of new defensive coaches and break down what this could mean for the future of the 49ers' defense. Then, Hall of Famer Tony Dungy joins the show to weigh in on Jimmy Garoppolo’s future, what the 49ers should do moving forward and the chances John Lynch makes the Hall of Fame this year.
(2:25) Why did the 49ers pass on Tom Brady?
(7:40) 49ers add to defensive coaching staff
(11:40) Will Ryans change the 49ers' defensive game plan?
(16:45) Dungy details the importance of having a great quarterback
(20:00) Dungy breaks down Garoppolo’s future with the 49ers
(24:40) Dungy weighs in on Lynch’s Hall of Fame chances
(35:38) Could Gurley fit in the 49ers' offense?
(39:40) Which 49er would be the best American Ninja Warrior?
|Feb 04, 2021|
49ers Mailbag: Kirk Cousins trade rumors, pressure on Jimmy Garoppolo, options in 2021 NFL Draft
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest rumors surrounding Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, the pressure Jimmy Garoppolo has on him moving forward and the potential options the 49ers have with the No. 12 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
(4:25) Is there pressure on Garoppolo heading into the offseason?
(12:31) Will Jimmy G stay healthy next season?
(19:30) Can Shanahan, Lynch continue success moving forward?
(28:15) Should 49ers make a run at Cousins?
(33:26) Options in the 2021 NFL Draft
|Feb 01, 2021|
Emergency Podcast: How Rams' Matthew Stafford trade affects 49ers quarterback decision
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the breaking news that Matthew Stafford has been traded to the Los Angeles Rams, the effect this has on the 49ers quarterback decision and the shift of power in the NFC West.
(1:22) Matthew Stafford traded to Rams
(7:31) Are the Rams better with Stafford as quarterback?
(11:30) How should 49ers feel about Stafford trade?
(14:15) Predicting 49ers’ plans moving forward
|Jan 31, 2021|
Would Deshaun Watson, Aaron Rodgers or Matthew Stafford be best 49ers fit?
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt are joined by former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels to break down Jimmy Garoppolo’s fit with the 49ers, if the team should go out and upgrade the quarterback position and the impact Kyle Shanahan has as a head coach.
(3:52) Wilson Jr. re-signs with 49ers
(7:31) Are the 49ers set at running back for next season?
(13:20) 49ers adding to coaching staff
(25:25) Rosenfels discusses Shanahan’s early coaching career
(29:10) Rosenfels weighs in on Garoppolo’s fit with Shanahan
(38:15) Which quarterbacks are upgrades over Garoppolo?
(53:40) Is Watson too expensive for the 49ers to acquire?
|Jan 28, 2021|
Breaking down 49ers' chances of acquiring Aaron Rodgers, plus one-on-one interview with Fred Warner
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt examine the recent speculation surrounding Aaron Rodgers and break down the likelihood of the 49ers acquiring the star quarterback. Then, linebacker Fred Warner joins the show to discuss the departure of Robert Saleh, DeMeco Ryans being named defensive coordinator and making first All-Pro team.
(1:45) Who will be the 49ers' QB next season?
(9:14) Is Garoppolo the best option for the 49ers next season
(14:17) Warner looks back on 2020
(21:07) Warner discusses how he leads for the 49ers
(24:50) Warner details being named first team All-Pro
(28:10) Warner breaks down Saleh’s departure
(39:00) Should the 49ers try to trade for Rodgers?
(43:10) How would Rodgers fit in the 49ers’ offense?
|Jan 25, 2021|
Comparing Kyle Shanahan's head-coaching style to Robert Saleh's and Hall of Fame announcement preview
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss Robert Saleh’s introductory press conference with the Jets, how Saleh’s coaching style differs from Kyle Shanahan’s and if the 49ers are built to continue their success after the departure of multiple coaches.
(1:40) Saleh has introductory press conference with Jets
(7:30) How does Saleh differ from Shanahan?
(15:20) Can 49ers' new offensive coaches continue success?
(25:09) Hall of Fame announcement preview
(33:33) How does the Hall of Fame process work?
|Jan 22, 2021|
Discussing 49ers-Deshaun Watson trade rumors; Kyle Shanahan names new coordinators
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the latest reports about Deshaun Watson and discuss the chances the 49ers make a run to acquire the star quarterback. Then, the duo shift gears to weigh in on the team's new offensive and defensive coordinators, Mike McDaniel and DeMeco Ryans, and examine the influence the two will have moving forward.
(2:10) 49ers shuffle coaching staff after Saleh’s departure
(7:30) How will McDaniel influence the offense?
(12:20) Ryans named 49ers' new defensive coordinator
(14:54) Do 49ers have a shot to acquire Watson?
(23:40) Chances Williams returns next season?
(30:40) John Lynch finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame
|Jan 18, 2021|
How Robert Saleh's departure affects 49ers moving forward
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss Robert Saleh becoming the new head coach of the New York Jets and how his departure will affect the 49ers moving forward.
(1:10) Saleh departs San Francisco, becomes Jets head coach
(7:30) How will 49ers coaching staff look next season?
(11:50) Which players could follow Saleh to New York?
|Jan 15, 2021|
49ers mailbag: Deshaun Watson trade speculation, Trent Williams' future, Robert Saleh’s busy offseason
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt answer a number of your questions, including the chances the 49ers acquire Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, which free agents the team will re-sign, and how different the coaching staff could look next season. Plus, Houston Chronicle writer John McClain joins the show to discuss the possibility of the 49ers trading for Watson and the likelihood Robert Saleh ends up the as the Texans' next head coach.
(1:10) Saleh’s future still up in the air
(5:40) Who will the 49ers re-sign?
(10:18) Will the 49ers upgrade the center position?
(17:20) McClain on if Watson will be traded
(24:40) McClain details Watson’s personality
(31:30) McClain weighs in on Saleh’s coaching future
(37:30) Samuel shoots down Bosa/Watson trade rumor
(46:02) Potential changes on the 49ers coaching staff
|Jan 14, 2021|
279. Discussing potential 49ers trade for Deshaun Watson
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest news surrounding the team, including Robert Saleh interviewing for numerous head coaching positions and the chances the 49ers could trade for Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Plus, could DeMeco Ryans be the next defensive coordinator for San Francisco?
(1:40) Does Rams playoff victory show hope for 49ers?
(5:00) How can 49ers limit injuries next season?
(13:27) Remembering Dwight Clark and “The Catch”
(18:18) Should the 49ers go after Deshaun Watson?
(25:20) Could Ryans replace Saleh next season?
(30:09) 49ers, Sowers part ways after 4 years
|Jan 11, 2021|
278. Jimmy Garoppolo, top 49ers free agents look to the future
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers’ transition into the offseason, including the team’s plans for their top free agents and which free agent should be their top priority to re-sign. Plus, hear from Jimmy Garoppolo, Trent Williams and more as they enter an uncertain offseason.
(1:40) Saleh interviewing for head coaching positions
(8:00) Garoppolo weighs in on his future
(15:27) Juszczyk gets emotional taking about time with the 49ers
(23:18) Should the 49ers go all in to keep Williams?
(32:20) Will players follow if Saleh departs?
(36:49) Verrett details the impact of the 49ers’ culture
|Jan 07, 2021|
277. Reasons for optimism as 49ers head into offseason
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the conclusion of the 2020 NFL regular season, some reasons for optimism heading into the offseason and how the team should move forward. Then, 49ers analyst Ian Williams details the defense's performance this season and highlights the effect Robert Saleh’s potential departure could have on next season.
(2:10) 49ers end 2020 season with loss to Seahawks
(6:50) How should 49ers move forward?
(11:13) Wilson, Bourne have impact versus Seattle
(18:26) Expectations for Warner moving forward
(25:40) Which 49ers will return on defense?
(30:34) Saleh’s impact on the 49ers
|Jan 04, 2021|
276. Analyzing Jimmy Garoppolo's future as 49ers' starting QB
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt analyze Kyle Shanahan’s comments on Jimmy Garoppolo and the future of the quarterback position for the 49ers. Then, 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes joins the show to give his take where the team needs to improve the most during the offseason and their chances of winning the NFC West in 2021.
(1:10) Shanahan says he “believes” Garoppolo will be quarterback in 2021
(6:56) Will 49ers look for alternatives at quarterback?
(13:11) How does the shrinking salary cap affect the 49ers?
(18:20) What impact would a new quarterback have on Kittle?
(25:02) Gould sticking with 49ers for another two years
(29:00) Takeo reveals his thoughts on Shanahan’s comments
(35:40) Areas 49ers need to improve this offseason
(40:41) Can the 49ers win the NFC West in 2021?
(44:01) Could Cam Newton be the 49ers backup next season?
|Dec 30, 2020|
275. How will Robert Saleh's possible departure affect the 49ers moving forward?
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the Week 16 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, the return of George Kittle and the breakout game from Jeff Wilson Jr. Then, analyst Donte Whitner joins the show to dissect the importance on Robert Saleh for the 49ers and the impact of his possible departure from the staff.
(2:40) C.J. Beathard leads 49ers to win over Cardinals
(6:56) 49ers' defense shines despite key injuries
(12:50) What will 49ers do with free agent decisions?
(19:11) Wilson Jr. has career day against Cardinals
(23:00) Warner shows greatness in Week 16 victory
(26:16) How does Saleh’s departure hurt the 49ers
|Dec 27, 2020|
274. Should 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo and George Kittle play again this season? Plus, 1-on-1 interview with Raheem Mostert
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss if Jimmy Garoppolo and George Kittle should return this season and Brandon Aiyuk’s impressive rookie season. Then, Raheem Mostert joins the show to reveal some obstacles in his NFL career and how they motivate him to be the best player he can be. Plus, Jeff Garcia stops by to share some potential quarterback replacements if the team decides to move on from Garoppolo.
(1:20) Should Garoppolo and Kittle return this season?
(6:50) Injuries key factor in 49ers 2020 struggles
(11:20) Aiyuk continues impressive rookie season
(16:03) Mostert reflects on the 2020 NFL season
(22:24) Mostert details his motivations for success
(26:40) Mostert discusses the obstacles he has faced in his career
(32:09) What do 49ers need to do over the final two games?
(41:10) Potential quarterback replacements for 49ers
(45:07) Will Beathard start next weekend for 49ers?
|Dec 21, 2020|
273. How 49ers should address quarterback, other key positions in offseason
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss Robert Saleh’s tenure with the 49ers and how his potential departure impacts the coaching staff and free agents heading into the 2021 season. Then, 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes joins the show to break down what positions the 49ers need to upgrade, if Jimmy Garoppolo’s tenure is coming to an end and some potential quarterbacks who could fit with the 49ers.
(3:10) Will Saleh be back next season?
(12:02) How different will the 49ers' coaching staff look next season?
(17:30) Potential replacements for Saleh
(24:40) Should 49ers be concerned about defensive free agents?
(30:13) What position should 49ers upgrade first this offseason?
(35:53) Should 49ers look to address the defensive line?
(41:2-) How important is cornerback in the NFC West?
(45:20) Will Garoppolo be on the team next season?
(49:52 Could Mitchell Trubisky be on his way to San Francisco?
|Dec 17, 2020|
272. How should 49ers address QB situation after loss to Washington?
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss San Francisco's Week 14 loss to Washington, what changes need to make at the quarterback position, and how playing in Arizona has affected the team. Plus, 49ers analyst Donte Whitner breaks down the success of rookie Brandon Aiyuk and previews the Week 15 matchup with Aldon Smith and the Dallas Cowboys.
(2:10) Aiyuk continues to shine as Samuel hurts hamstring
(6:42) Has playing in Arizona affected the 49ers?
(12:30) What challenges do the 49ers face heading into 2021?
(16:20) Should 49ers re-sign Trent Williams?
(21:10) How should 49ers handle QB situation?
(26:04) 49ers face Aldon Smith and the Cowboys in Week 15
|Dec 14, 2020|
271. Trent Williams on 49ers future, Alex Smith comeback stories
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss some recent news surrounding the 49ers, including facing former quarterback Alex Smith this weekend and changes to the team's schedule. Then, 49ers offensive lineman Trent Williams joins the show to discuss his time in Washington and what his future holds. Finally, 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes and NBC Sports Washington’s JP Finaly stop by to preview the Week 14 matchup between San Francisco and Washington.
(3:47) 49ers face Washington in Week 14 matchup
(10:36) Will Trent Williams re-sign with the 49ers?
(17:05) Williams discusses his battle with cancer
(22:50) Williams details playing for the 49ers
(30:10) Williams reveals his thoughts on his future
(35:22) Spikes reflects on being a teammates with Alex Smith
(44:10) Should Smith win Comeback Player of the Year?
(49:08) San Francisco, Washington trending in different directions
(54:03) Finlay discusses Smith’s leadership in Washington
|Dec 10, 2020|
270. How should 49ers move forward after loss to Bills? Plus, 1-on-1 interview with Richard Sherman
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt are joined by 49ers analyst Ian Williams to discuss a number of different topics, including San Francisco’s defensive showing against the Bills, if Josh Allen’s performance puts more pressure on Jimmy Garoppolo and how the 49ers should move forward. Plus, 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman joins the show to discuss the rest of the season and what his future holds.
(1:07) 49ers lose to Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills
(6:36) Will 49ers make the playoffs this season?
(11:35) How should the 49ers move forward?
(15:07) Williams breaks down Street’s roughing the passer penalty
(18:50) Williams shares his thoughts on Alex Smith’s comeback
(25:10) Sherman’s future with the 49ers
(30:05) Did Allen’s performance shine a light on Garoppolo?
(36:38) Sherman discusses the 49ers' playing situation
(43:08) Sherman details how he navigates the 2020 NFL season
(47:03) Sherman shines light on his playing future
|Dec 08, 2020|
269. Louis Riddick discusses 49ers’ mentality, Bills vs. 49ers showdown
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco is joined by ESPN’s Louis Riddick to discuss a number of things, including Kyle Shanahan’s coaching this season, the 49ers’ mentality and the future of Jimmy Garoppolo. Then, Matt and Louis turn their attention to the Monday night showdown between the Bills and 49ers and break down some key matchups.
(3:10) Riddick details organizational structure of 49ers' front office
(7:35) How should 49ers fans feel about this season?
(10:30) Is this Shanahan’s best year of coaching?
(13:14) Riddick discusses Garoppolo’s future with the 49ers
(16:20) Riddick previews 49ers vs. Bills
|Dec 05, 2020|
268. George Kittle discusses 49ers’ 2020 season, possible return; Previewing matchup vs. Bills
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss a number of different topics, including the 49ers upcoming Monday night showdown with the Bills and how hopeful 49er fans should be moving forward. Then, 49ers tight end George Kittle joins the show to break down the success of his teammates in his absence and sheds light on his rehab and possible return. Plus, 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes reveals how the 49ers can slow down Josh Allen and the Bills' offense.
(2:10) 49ers face Bills in Arizona on Monday night
(9:01) How hopeful should 49ers fan be?
(14:30) Will Saleh be with the 49ers next season?
(21:08) Kittle discusses his breakout play from 2019
(24:20) Kittle breaks down the success of his teammates
(27:25) Kittle provides an update on his rehab and possible return
(35:55) Spikes details the matchup vs. Bills
(41:40) How can the 49ers slow down the Bills' offense?
(47:19) Spikes reveals the key matchup in 49ers vs. Bills
|Dec 03, 2020|
267. 49ers take down Rams, stay alive in NFC playoff hunt
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' Week 12 victory over the Los Angeles Rams, including the return of some offensive weapons and another standout performance from rookie Javon Kinlaw. Then, 49ers analyst Donte Whitner joins the show to discuss the 49ers' defensive performance and weighs in on their playoff chances moving forward.
(1:02) Santa Clara issues contact sports ban
(4:30) 49ers defense up to task against Rams
(7:51) Could 49ers make an impact in the playoffs?
(11:30) How dangerous can the 49ers' offense be?
(16:40) Can 49ers' defense continue solid play?
(21:20) Kinlaw has another standout performance
(24:39) What will 49ers coaching staff look like next season?
(28:04) Could 49ers make waves in NFC playoffs?
|Nov 30, 2020|
266. Will 49ers’ offense regain form against Rams?
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' upcoming Week 12 showdown against the Rams, including the potential return of some offensive weapons for San Francisco and the anticipated matchup between Kyle Shanahan and Sean McVay. Then, 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes joins the show to break down the offensive game plan and detail the importance of keeping Aaron Donald frustrated.
(1:16) 49ers still dealing with COVID-19 issues
(9:40) Key offensive weapons set to return soon
(15:21) Breaking down Shanahan vs. McVay
(22:30) Pro Football Hall of Fame announce semi-finalists
(26:01) 49ers’ offensive game plan vs. Rams
(33:43) Can 49ers repeat Week 6 success?
|Nov 26, 2020|
265. Breaking down 49ers’ future QB plans, five things to watch over final six games
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest news surrounding the 49ers, including more players heading to the COVID-19 reserve list and an injury update for some key offensive weapons. Then, the duo discusses some things to watch for during the remainder of the 2020 season.
(3:00) More 49ers headed to COVID-19 reserve list
(6:23) Mostert, Samuel on track to return against Rams
(10:21) How important is Mostert to the 49ers’ offense?
(17:05) Can 49ers repeat success against Rams?
(23:01) Will 49ers' roster change moving forward?
(30:53) What position should 49ers draft for next year?
(35:40) Should 49ers move on from Garoppolo?
|Nov 23, 2020|
264. Best and worst from 49ers' 2020 season through 10 games
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the latest 49ers news, including head coach Kyle Shanahan’s comments on Jimmy Garoppolo’s future and the potential return of some key offensive weapons. Then, 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes joins Matt and Laura to discuss the best and worst things from the 49ers season and what makes Fred Warner so good.
(1:12) 49ers make flurry of roster moves
(5:50) Key players soon to return from IR
(9:20) Will Garoppolo be 49ers' QB in 2021?
(18:30) Spikes details the impact of injures on 2020 49ers
(23:40) How can 49ers improve their pass rush?
(31:07) Spikes discusses Witherspoon’s future
(34:30) What makes Warner so good?
(39:25) Verrett’s comeback season
|Nov 19, 2020|
263. Brandon Aiyuk, Javon Kinlaw shine in 49ers' sloppy loss vs. Saints
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' Week 10 loss to the Saints, including Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk’s solid performances and where the team needs to improve going forward. Then, 49ers analyst Jeff Garcia joins the show to discuss the offensive struggles and if the team should turn their sights to 2021.
(1:12) 49ers drop Week 10 matchup to Saints
(4:40) Kinlaw, Aiyuk show promise for 49ers
(9:00) How can 49ers get Aiyuk more touches?
(15:47) Garcia shares where the 49ers can improve
(21:17) Garcia discusses the impact of the offensive injuries
(27:42) Street’s controversial penalty
(31:02) When should 49ers start planning for next season?
|Nov 16, 2020|
262. Can injured 49ers slow Saints’ offense and pull off a Week 10 upset?
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' Week 10 matchup against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints and how injuries still are hampering the team’s success this season. Then, 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes joins the show to detail how the defense can slow the Saints’ offense and why Fred Warner is the key to victory this weekend.
(3:45) 49ers headed to New Orleans to face Saints
(7:16) Injuries hampering 49ers season
(11:44) Pro Football Focus released midseason All-Pro list
(18:57) Spikes shares his thoughts on Garoppolo’s future
(23:50) How can the 49ers slow down Kamara?
(26:40) Spikes discusses Warner’s impact
|Nov 12, 2020|
261. Dissecting 49ers' COVID-19 situation, Week 10 matchup vs. Saints and Jimmy Garoppolo’s future
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest news surrounding the team, including the 49ers COVID-19 situation, how the 49ers plan to move forward with Nick Mullens and the chances Jimmy Garoppolo returns later this season. Then, 49ers kicker Robbie Gould joins the show to reminisce about his game-winning field goal last year against the Saints and how the 49ers can move forward.
(1:13) Bourne back on COVID-19 reserve list
(4:00) Sherman inching back closer to return
(7:50) NFL investigating 49ers’ COVID-19 protocols
(12:39) Gould reveals how he is making a difference off the field
(16:23) Gould discusses the accuracy of kickers in the NFL
(22:12) Gould shares his most memorable field goal
(25:06) 49ers hold ground in NFC West
(32:11) Can 49ers upset Saints?
(36:59) Will James play more after impressive performance?
|Nov 10, 2020|
260. Injury-ravaged 49ers fall to Packers
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' Week 9 loss to the Packers, including Nick Mullens’ struggles and Richie James' stand-out performance. Then, 49ers Analyst Donte Whitner discusses the defensive struggles, how the offense can improve and why the 49ers’ leadership is more important now than ever before.
(1:03) Packers beat up injured 49ers
(4:10) James has standout performance in loss
(9:30) How can 49ers’ secondary improve?
(14:13) Whitner reveals ways the defense can improve
(19:01) Whitner details the importance of leadership
(21:53) Will Garoppolo be on the 49ers next season?
|Nov 06, 2020|
259. Emergency Podcast as Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle out with injuries
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest news surrounding the 49ers, including Jimmy Garoppolo and George Kittle missing the foreseeable future with injuries sustained in San Francisco’s Week 8 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks. Plus, they weigh in on the team trading Kwon Alexander to the Saints and how that affects the team going forward.
(1:03) Garoppolo, Kittle out with injuries
(3:10) Alexander traded to Saints
(6:50) Has Garoppolo played his final game with the 49ers?
|Nov 03, 2020|
258. Jimmy Garoppolo struggles, injured as 49ers lose to Seahawks
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' frustrating loss to the Seattle Seahawks, where the team suffered more key injuries and the defense struggled to contain Russel Wilson and DK Metcalf. Plus, 49ers analyst Jeff Garcia joins the show to break down the current state of the quarterback position in San Francisco and discuss Jimmy Garoppolo’s future with the 49ers.
(1:02) 49ers face short week after loss to Seahawks
(3:57) Kittle, Garoppolo leave early with injuries
(7:02) Seahawks dominate 49ers on both sides of the football
(11:38) What is Garoppolo’s future with the 49ers?
(18:00) How can 49ers improve quarterback play?
(23:14) Garcia details how Garoppolo can improve
(29:05) Should Mullens start Thursday against Packers?
|Nov 02, 2020|
257. 49ers vs. Seahawks preview with NBC Sports' Joe Fann
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco is joined by NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks Insider Joe Fann to preview the Week 8 showdown between the 49ers and Seahawks. The duo break down if San Francisco can slow down Russel Wilson and whether or not the 49ers' offense can keep rolling in Seattle. Plus, 49ers President Al Guido joins the show to discuss how the 49ers organization is helping the community off the field.
(4:50) Importance of the 49ers game in Seattle
(12:21) Can Seahawks defense slow the 49ers offense?
(18:40) How will 49ers defense handle Wilson?
(23:19) Warner’s importance to the 49ers defense
(31:30) Predicting 49ers Seahawks Week 8 matchup
(40:28) Guido discusses the 49ers; efforts off the field
(47:28) Levi Stadium will be polling center for 2020 election
|Oct 31, 2020|
256. Dre Greenlaw, Takeo Spikes discuss 49ers-Seahawks Week 8 showdown
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt are joined by a number of different guests, including 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw. He breaks down this weekend’s matchup against the Seahawks and how his big play last season is impacting the 2020 season. Then, hear from Dre’s high school football coach, Daryl Patton, as he discusses his former star’s early football career before 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes stops by to preview the 49ers-Seahawks Week 8 showdown.
(4:03) Seahawks acquire Dunlap
(9:10) Reed close to returning from injury
(21:29) Greenlaw details his value to the 49ers’ defense
(24:34) Greenlaw discusses his nickname “Big Play Dre”
(27:19) Greenlaw relives his big Week 17 play from last season
(37:20) What are the origins of Greenlaw’s nickname?
(45:31) 49ers players close to return from injury
(50:44) Spikes details Kinlaw’s impact
(53:28) How can 49ers get pressure on Wilson?
|Oct 29, 2020|
255. 49ers dominate Patriots but suffer more injuries in process
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' dominant victory over New England, including the defense holding the Patriots’ offense to six points, and the running game continuing to fuel the offense. Plus, 49ers analyst Donte Whitner joins the show to discuss if the team can continue to roll next weekend as it faces Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks.
(1:03) 49ers roll to Week 7 victory over New England
(3:21) Garoppolo, offense clicking despite injuries
(7:56) Shanahan establishing himself as top NFL head coach
(12:14) 49ers' defense shut down Patriots' offense
(15:33) How can 49ers continue defensive success?
(19:25) Can 49ers overcome abundance of injuries?
(22:30) Keys to beating the Seahawks
|Oct 26, 2020|
254. Jimmy Garoppolo discusses trade to 49ers, Week 7 showdown against the Patriots
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt are joined by 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to discuss his time playing with Tom Brady, the lessons he learned with the Patriots and the surprise trade to the 49ers. Then, NBC Sports Bay Area 49ers analyst Takeo Spikes predicts New England’s game plan against George Kittle and how the 49ers' defense could slow down Patriots quarterback Cam Newton
(1:25) 49ers face Patriots in Week 7 showdown
(6:20) Can 49ers overcome lingering injuries?
(13:37) Garoppolo discusses his time with the Patriots
(15:40) Garoppolo shares what it was like to be around Brady
(18:53) Garoppolo reveals the feeling of winning a Super Bowl
(22:46) Garoppolo details his near-death experience
(29:28) Expectations for Week 7
(35:07) How will Patriots defend Garoppolo?
(39:46) Can Belichick slow down Kittle?
(43:09) Will 49ers defense slow down Newton?
|Oct 22, 2020|
253. Reasons for optimism after the 49ers’ win over Rams
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers’ Week 6 victory over the Rams and how the team can build off this win moving forward. NBC Sports Bay Area 49ers analyst Ian Williams joins the show to detail the impressive showing from the offensive line and the key to the defensive effort before ending the podcast previewing San Francisco’s Week 7 matchup against Jimmy Garoppolo’s former team, the New England Patriots.
(1:13) 49ers bounce back against Rams
(8:05) Verrett reemerging as star with 49ers
(13:40) How did 49ers’ offensive line slow Aaron Donald?
(19:47) Importance of a fast start for 49ers
(25:11) Moseley return key for 49ers’ defense
(28:15) 49ers face New England in Week 7
(32:29) How will Patriots defend Garoppolo?
|Oct 19, 2020|
252. Michele Tafoya discusses 49ers’ playoff chances, Week 6 showdown against the Rams
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt are joined by Sunday Night Football’s Michele Tafoya to discuss the current state of the 49ers, including how major injuries have derailed their season and if they still have a chance to make the playoffs. Then, former 49ers linebacker and NBC Sports Bay Area analyst Takeo Spikes breaks down the 49ers' Week 6 matchup against the Rams and what coordinator Robert Saleh and the defense need to do to regain their dominant form.
(3:30) Can Shanahan get 49ers back on track this weekend?
(8:21) Tafoya on covering NFL this season
(10:15) Tafoya details the 49ers' main problem
(13:50) Tafoya expresses the reasons for the 49ers’ slow start
(17:35) Tafoya shares her opinion on the 49ers’ playoff chances
(23:05) Will 49ers make the playoffs this season?
(27:50) Lessons learned from the 49ers‘ injuries
(31:08) Spikes discusses if Garoppolo should have played against the Dolphins
(37:49) How should 49ers deal with Aaron Donald?
(42:32) Spikes details how Saleh should prepare for Rams
|Oct 15, 2020|
251. Jimmy Garoppolo benched; Dolphins dominate 49ers
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' disappointing Week 5 loss to the Miami Dolphins, including San Francisco's offensive struggles and if it was the right decision to start Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback. 49ers analyst Donte Whitner also details the problems on the defense, including why Ahkello Witherspoon didn’t start against the Dolphins and how much blame Robert Saleh deserves for the loss.
(1:01) 49ers dominated by Dolphins
(4:12) Beathard replaced struggling Garoppolo for the second half
(8:43 ) Should Garoppolo have started against the Dolphins?
(12:54) Why didn’t Witherspoon start over Allen?
(15:45) Whitner reveals why Saleh deserves some blame
(18:40) How can 49ers bounce back against Rams?
(21:15) Whitner discusses why the 49ers still can make the playoffs
(25:41) What do 49ers need to improve on moving forward?
|Oct 12, 2020|
250. Can the 49ers beat the Dolphins despite uncertainty at quarterback?
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss who will be behind center against the Dolphins, the 49ers' wrath of injuries and how COVID-19 is affecting the NFL. Plus, former 49ers linebacker and NBC Sports Bay Area analyst Takeo Spikes joins the show to explain the 49ers’ need to improve the offensive line and what it will take to get the offense back on track.
(3:26) Who will play quarterback against the Dolphins?
(6:40) Expectations for wide receivers going forward
(10:15) Can 49ers overcome wrath of injuries?
(14:45) Spikes explains why the 49ers can slow Miami’s offense
(20:58) Spikes on how the 49ers offense can get back on track
(24:25) Spikes discusses the need for improvement on the offensive line
(31:58) Is Aiyuk a star in the making?
(34:50) NFL sees influx in COVID-19 cases
(41:25) 49ers relying on practice squad players
|Oct 08, 2020|
249. 49ers' comeback bid falls short against Eagles
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco is joined by former 49ers quarterback and current NBC Sports Bay Area analyst Jeff Garcia to break down the 49ers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, George Kittle’s dominant return and the question marks surrounding the quarterback position. Plus, 49ers defensive end Dion Jordan joins the show to discuss his football history, the reasons he loves San Francisco and how he can help the 49ers going forward.
(1:20) 49ers drop to 2-2 on the season
(4:37) Are Mullens’ struggles a reason for concern?
(10:55) Kittle’s return a good sign for 49ers
(17:43) Jordan explains why San Francisco is special to him
(22:03) Jordan details his early career struggles
(25:53) Jordan discusses his sobriety and maturity
(30:03) Should 49ers be worried about the defensive line?
(33:50) Dolphins head to Levi's Stadium next Sunday
(37:32) Takeaways from 49ers' first 4 games
|Oct 05, 2020|
248. Cris Collinsworth discusses 49ers vs. Eagles, strength of NFC West
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco is joined by NBC’s "Sunday Night Football" analyst Cris Collinsworth to discuss the latest news in the NFL, including some recent positive COVID-19 tests and how the NFL will hand these situations going forward. Plus, they preview this week’s "Sunday Night Football" game between the 49ers and the Eagles and detail the strength of the NFC West.
(5:10) NFL experiencing positive COVID-19 tests
(8:26) Eagles vs. 49ers preview
(10:55) Collinsworth discusses 49ers' roster depth
(15:51) Can Wentz bounce back against the 49ers defense?
(18:00) Things to look for on "Sunday Night Football"
|Oct 03, 2020|
247. Tony Dungy discusses 49ers' depth, Nick Mullens’ performance
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss some injury updates for George Kittle and Deebo Samuel, and examine the job Kyle Shanahan has done despite some key injuries. Then, NBC Sports Bay Area’s Takeo Spikes joins Matt to detail what the 49ers should expect this weekend from the Eagles and Carson Wentz. Plus, Football Night in America’s Tony Dungy stops by to break down the 49ers' roster depth and how the team can improve moving forward.
(2:10) Kittle, Samuel return to practice
(6:46) Mullens looking impressive for 49ers
(11:55) Spikes reveals the importance of Kyle Shanahan
(16:51) Spikes details what 49ers should expect from Wentz
(21:20) Can Verett establish himself on the 49ers defense?
(31:20) Dungy expresses the importance of roster depth
(38:15) Dungy shares his thoughts on Nick Mullens
|Oct 01, 2020|
246. Nick Mullens leads injured 49ers to victory over Giants
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the Week 3 win over the New York Giants and break down some unsung heroes on the offensive side of the ball. Then, 49ers analyst Ian Williams stops by the show to detail the defense's performance and share how the defensive unit is improving despite the injuries.
(1:49) 49ers take down Giants
(5:25) Unsung heroes of the 49ers’ offense
(14:22) Williams shares what impressed him on the defensive end
(19:10) Benefits of beating lower tier teams
(23:40) Players who can shine on defense
(27:30) Rams, Cardinals lose in Week 3
(29:58) 49ers face Eagles on Sunday Night Football
|Sep 28, 2020|
245. Takeo Spikes discusses 49ers' injuries, how team should move forward
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss how the 49ers should move forward and which players need to step up and fill the void left by the key injuries suffered vs. the Jets. Then, SNY NFL Insider Ralph Vacchiano stops by to preview the 49ers' Week 3 matchup against the Giants before closing the show with former 49ers linebacker and new NBC Sports Bay Area analyst Takeo Spikes.
(2:13) Garoppolo likely out against Giants
(7:15) Expectations for Mullens in Week 3
(11;13) Vacchiano explains the turf issue in MetLife Stadium
(15:25) How will Giants offense attack the injured 49ers defense?
(23:40) Can running game be successful going forward?
(29:30) Is there more pressure on the offense after injuries?
(35:11) Spikes explains how the 49ers are built for success
(42:11) Spikes reveals his expectations for the defense
(44:30) Spikes discusses Warner’s importance
|Sep 24, 2020|
244. 49ers devastated by injuries in win over Jets
On the latest episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' injury-plagued win over the New York Jets. Jeff Garica joins to discuss how Jimmy Garoppolo's loss might impact the 49ers offense. Frank Gore and Donte Whitner also stop by to look back on their time together in San Francisco and Gore's desire to end his career with the 49ers. Finally, Matt and Laura look ahead to Week 3 against the New York Giants.
(02:00) 49ers lose Nick Bosa, Jimmy Garoppolo and others to injury
(08:45) Jeff Garcia breaks down the 49ers' QB situation
(13:52) Garcia discusses the challenge facing Nick Mullens
(21:55) Frank Gore and Donte Whitner join Matt to discuss Gore's time with 49ers
(27:15) Gore reveals plans to retire with 49ers
(32:10) Looking ahead to New York Giants game
|Sep 21, 2020|
243. Will 49ers bounce back against Jets?
On the latest episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest news from Santa Clara, including Richard Sherman being placed on IR and the team signing veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu. They break down how Jimmy Garoppolo can bounce back this weekend against the New York Jets and playing against the 49ers legend Frank Gore.
(1:30) Injuries adding up for 49ers
(5:17) Will Garoppolo bounce back in week 2?
(9:23) 49ers sign Sanu
(16:32) Aiyuk returns to practice
(20:00) Will 49ers trade for a big-name wide receiver?
(22:30) 49ers face former running back Gore in week 2
(28:20) Gore to start this weekend for Jets
|Sep 17, 2020|
242. Breaking down the 49ers' loss to the Cardinals
On the latest episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' loss to the Arizona Cardinals, Jimmy Garoppolo’s performance and preview week 2 against the Jets. Plus, 49ers analyst Donte Whitner joins the show to break down how the defense can improve going forward.
(2:04) Takeaways from the 49ers loss' to Cardinals
(6:06) Examining Garoppolo’s performance
(10:35) Whitner explains how the defense needs improve
(14:15) Does Saleh need to make changes on defense?
(17:34) How will the secondary do against the Jets?
(21:41) Whitner shares how 49ers offense can get clicking
(27:10) Do 49ers need to make a statement in Week 2?
|Sep 14, 2020|
241. Week 1 Preview: 49ers vs. Cardinals
On the latest episode of the 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest team news, including Fred Warner being taken off the reserve/COVID-19 list and injury updates for Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel. Plus, don’t miss the week 1 preview as the 49ers take on Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals!
(1:30) Aiyuk, Samuel still nursing injuries
(4:25) How are 49ers dealing with air quality?
(6:40) Warner off reserve/COVID-19 list
(9:34) How will new weapons play for 49ers in week 1?
(19:50) Possible 49er game plan vs Cardinals
(25:50) 49ers, Cardinals matchup preview
(29:21) Team captains announced
|Sep 10, 2020|
240. 2020 season preview with Cris Collinsworth
On the latest episode of the 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt are joined by NBC's Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth to share his expectations for Jimmy Garoppolo this upcoming season and explains why the NFC West will be a challenge for all teams involved. Matt and Laura also discuss the 49ers release of the 53-man roster and impact players entering the 2020 season.
(4:20) 49ers following county health guidelines
(5:52) Samuels makes the 49ers' 53-man roster
(8:30) Aiyuk’s fit on offense
(12:17) Does 49ers offense have too many weapons?
(20:11) Collinsworth discusses the 49ers lessons form 2019
(23:30) Collinsworth shares his 2020 expectations for Garoppolo
(28:42) Collinsworth thoughts on the NFC West
(36:40) Key matchups for week 1
|Sep 07, 2020|
239. Predicting the 49ers 2020 roster
On this episode of 49ers Talk, Matt Maiocco and Ian Williams take a look at the current players in training camp and predict the 2020 roster. They discuss the importance of depth for this season and share some players who are ready to shine this season.
(3:12) Will 49ers get off to hot start?
(7:17) Who will be Garoppolo’s backup?
(9:34) Examining the running back position
(16:04) How good is the tight end group?
(22:50) Predicting Bosa’s 2020 growth
(28:12) 49ers linebacker depth
(31:40) Should 49ers consider any trades?
|Sep 03, 2020|
238. New 49ers ready to make an impact
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Ian Williams look at some new 49ers on the roster and discuss how they can help make the team better. What impact will Brandon Aiyuk have on the offense? How has Trent Williams made the 49ers offense and defense better? Tune in to find out!
(3:22) 49ers place Warner on reserve/COVID-19 list
(6:31) What will Williams bring to 49ers?
(10:04) Can Reed help Kittle this season?
(16:50) New faces on 49ers defense
(19:32) How will Kinlaw transition to the NFL?
(25:40) Aiyuk’s impact on the offense
|Sep 01, 2020|
237. 49ers Mailbag: Brandon Aiyuk’s rookie season, 2020 offensive outlook
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Ian Williams break down recent observations from the 49ers training camp, including Jimmy Garoppolo’s performance so far and if the offense will be clicking when the season starts. Then, they answer some fan question including if Brandon Aiyuk will have a better rookie season than Deebo Samuel and if the 49ers should go after Earl Thomas.
(3:22) Observations from practice
(7:49) How does 49ers offense look?
(17:04) Should 49ers pursue Earl Thomas?
(20:50) Under-the-radar defensive linemen
(25:12) Predicting Aiyuk’s rookie season
(33:40) How will game days look this season?
|Aug 27, 2020|
236. 49ers to watch for this season
On the latest episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Ian Williams discuss recent events from 49ers training camp, including key injuries on offense and defense. Then, they look at some potential players who can step up this season and discuss rookie Javon Kinlaw's potential.
(2:26) 49ers facing injuries at training camp
(6:30) Should coaches be worried about player injuries?
(10:15) Can Pettis have a bounce-back season?
(20:04) How deep is the 49ers defensive line?
(25:19) Predicting Kinlaw’s rookie season
|Aug 24, 2020|
235. Will 49ers defensive line be even better this season?
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Ian Williams discuss the recent news coming from Santa Clara, including how the team has looked so far during practice and the influx of new players added to the roster. Then, the guys look at the impact of George Kittle’s new deal and break down how the defensive line can be even better next season.
(4:27) 49ers’ depth at offensive line
(8:48) How has WR core looked so far at camp?
(9:50) What message does Kittle’s contract send?
(15:21) How will Armstead perform without Buckner?
(18:37) Can defense improve on last year's performance?
(24:30) Who will start along side Sherman?
|Aug 20, 2020|
234. Can 49ers' offense overcome injuries in 2020?
On this episode 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Ian Williams discuss the recent injury of wide receiver Jalen Hurd and if the offense is equipped to overcome another injury. Plus, in-depth discussions about the strength of the quarterback position and what new 49er Trent Williams brings to the offense.
(1:27) Replacing DeForest Buckner
(5:15) Jalen Hurd’s injury
(10:50) How will 49ers receivers look in 2020?
(20:21) Depth of 49ers quarterback position
(24:00) Williams vs. Bosa matchup in practice
|Aug 17, 2020|
233. George Kittle, 49ers agree to extension and Fan Mailbag
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt answer some of your questions, including how the offense will move forward with the absence of Deebo Samuel and the future of the secondary. Plus, hear Matt’s instant analysis about the breaking news of George Kittle’s contract extension with the 49ers.
(0:44) Kittle, 49ers agree to contract extension
(5:00) 49ers nearing return to practice
(11:10) Importance of Garoppolo and Kittle’s friendship
(18:20) Will NFL move games this season?
(21:32) X-factors for 49ers offense
(26:57) Will Reed succeed in 49ers offense?
(32:15) Which receivers will make the team?
|Aug 13, 2020|
232. Will 49ers return to glory this season?
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the recent happenings in college football and detail how they will affect the NFL for years to come. Plus, hear from Steve Young as he examines the 49ers offense, shares his thoughts on Dwight Clark and the impact No. 87 left on the organization.
(1:27) College football unsure about playing this fall
(7:15) NFL players’ responsibility for the 2020 season
(11:50) Young shares his thoughts on the 49ers’ offense
(14:50) Young discusses the importance of Dwight Clark
(26:30) How important is team chemistry?
|Aug 11, 2020|
231. 49ers ready for revenge tour
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' mentality headed into the 2020 season and the motivation they have to avenge their Super Bowl loss. Plus, they discuss how COVID-19 will impact training camp and why Nick Bosa will be even better next season.
(2:27) 49ers taking precautions with COVID-19
(7:30) Players getting used to COVID-19 protocols
(10:50) 49ers, players anxious to restart football activities
(15:51) Two 49ers players opt out of 2020 season
(21:30) How can Bosa improve in his second year?
(24:28) Kinlaw’s rookie year potential
|Aug 06, 2020|
230. 49ers ready for return of football
On this episode of 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers coaches and players reporting for training camp, the signing of Jordan Reed and how the NFL can learn from MLB. Plus, hear from 49ers GM John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan on their contract extensions and their hopes for the future.
(3:27) 49ers, Kittle ready for training camp
(7:30) Jordan Reed signs with 49ers
(11:14) Shanahan, Lynch weigh in on contract extensions
(19:09) Shanahan details the importance of his coaching staff
(24:30) How should NFL handle COVID-19?
|Aug 04, 2020|
229. 49ers extend John Lynch, continue talks with George Kittle
On this episode 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the extension of 49ers GM John Lynch and discuss how his partnership with head coach Kyle Shanahan can lead to success for years to come. Plus, they discuss George Kittle's contract situation and look at some players who can take the next step in 2020.
(4:27) 49ers, Lynch agree to contract extension
(10:57) 49ers, Kittle still seeking contract agreement
(17:04) Will Kittle be paid as a tight end or wide receiver?
(19:50) Garoppolo ranked #43 on NFL Top 100 players of 2020
(26:30) 49ers who will take the next step in 2020
|Jul 30, 2020|
228. 49ers keep Raheem Mostert, Seahawks land Jamal Adams
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss Raheem Mostert and the 49ers finalizing a new deal to keep the running back around, and how that deal affects George Kittle’s contract situation. Later, they break down the Seahawks trading for All-Pro safety Jamal Adams and examine why this might be a good thing for the 49ers.
(1:07) 49ers return to camp this week
(4:02) 49ers, Mostert agree to deal
(10:50) Adams lands with Seahawks
(15:05) Are 49ers happy Adams went to Seattle?
(21:35) How valuable are first rounders next season?
(25:40) Does MLB outbreak affect the NFL?
|Jul 28, 2020|
227. 49ers 2020 NFL training camp position battles
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt turn their attention to the start of training camp and look at some potential position battles. The duo discuss if Trent Taylor will secure the slot receiver spot and break down which players will round out San Francisco's impressive defense.
(1:10) NFL announces fans must wear mask at games
(7:07) Who will start at right guard for 49ers?
(11:50) Can Trent Taylor be the slot receiver?
(17:10) Replacing Deebo Samuel
(24:18) Kittle extension update
(30:08) Can Greenlaw hold starting linebacker spot?
|Jul 24, 2020|
226. What will 49ers training camp look like?
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the latest agreements between the NFL and the NFLPA, including daily testing for COVID-19. Plus, they detail what will happen if a player tests positive and the potential impact of no preseason games this year.
(1:25) NFL, NFLPA agree to more return-to-play protocols
(12:00) NFL players to be tested every day for COVID-19
(15:39) What happens if a player tests positive?
(20:42) Effects of no preseason games
(25:25) How could a positive test affect the 49ers?
|Jul 21, 2020|
225. 49ers, NFL heading toward training camp
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt and Laura discuss the latest’s comments from DeMaurice Smith, the Executive Director of the NFLPA, about the start of training camp and the players’ concerns with the NFL’s return-to-play protocols. Plus, Matt is joined by strength and conditioning coach Duane Carlisle to detail how players can return to football safely and avoid potential injury.
(2:50) NFL still on track to open season on time
(7:47) Hurdles NFLPA sees in return to training camp
(11:53) Lessons learned from 2011 NFL lockout
(18:24) How can players help avoid injury this season?
(23:55) Is the NFL preseason necessary this year?
(29:48) What is the secret to Mostert’s success?
(36:38) Chances players sit out the 2020 season
(46:00) How will Levi Stadium look this fall?
|Jul 17, 2020|
224. Raheem Mostert’s case for a new 49ers contract
On the latest edition of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt focus on Raheem Mostert’s contract situation and discuss if the 49ers have the financial flexibility to keep him around. Then, they break down if they foresee any NFL players sitting out the season and wrap the podcast by looking at some potential big-name additions for the 49ers' defense.
(2:18) How important is Mostert's contract to the 49ers?
(8:34) Who could replace Mostert on the 49ers' roster?
(14:00) COVID-19 and the effect on the NFL season
(20:09) Will NFL players opt out of season?
(23:11) Discussing possibility of a trade for Jamal Adams
|Jul 13, 2020|
223. George Kittle discusses 49ers' mindset heading into 2020
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, George Kittle joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss working out in Nashville, the 49ers’ mindset following their Super Bowl loss and his role as team captain. Then, Matt and Laura breakdown Raheem Mostert’s recent trade request and detail how different the football season may look this fall.
(1:35) Raheem Mostert requests trade from 49ers
(10:47) Kittle explains his thoughts on this unique offseason
(12:51) Kittle reveals the importance of training as a team
(16:05) Kittle discusses his worry with Coronavirus and a return to football
(19:57) How should 49ers value George Kittle?
(25:35) Could George Kittle hold out next season?
(32:50) How different will Sundays look this fall?
|Jul 09, 2020|
222. How will 49ers look in unique 2020 NFL season?
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the upcoming NFL season and how the landscape of the NFL will look much different. Then the duo talk about the importance of the 49ers' returning players and if Patrick Mahomes’ new deal adds pressure on the 49ers to extend George Kittle.
(3:41) Does Patrick Mahomes' deal affect George Kittle?
(9:09) Do 49ers have an advantage next season?
(14:07) Will there be a Super Bowl rematch?
(17:30) How challenging will a return to football be?
(24:50) How will rosters be different this year?
(29:00) Covering the 49ers this season
|Jul 07, 2020|
221. Bryant Young on Joe Staley, making 49ers Hall of Fame
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Bryant Young joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss the recent news of his induction into the team's Hall of Fame. Young also shares his thoughts on longtime left tackle Joe Staley's career and what it means to him to be a 49er for life.
(2:05) 49ers believe football will be played this year
(4:45) Young newest member of 49ers Hall of Fame
(8:15) What does it mean to be a 49er for your entire career?
(12:11) How difficult was it to return from injury?
(15:27) Young on Staley
(17:10) Young breaks down Nick Bosa
(19:10) Young's reaction to making 49ers Hall of Fame
|Jun 29, 2020|
220. Expectations for 49ers entering contract season
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt examine the players who are entering their contract year, including George Kittle and Trent Williams. The duo also break down the chances the 49ers trading for Jamal Adams and predict how the offense will look next season.
(3:30) 49ers entering last year on deal
(6:00) How challenging will it be re-signing George Kittle?
(9:25) How should the 49ers approach Trent Williams contract?
(14:33) Will Richard Sherman stay around after this season?
(19:06) Could Jamal Adams be on his way to SF?
(23:40) How will offense look next year?
|Jun 25, 2020|
219. 49ers who can step up in Deebo Samuel's absence
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the past week for the team, including star wide receiver Deebo Samuel suffering an injury during workouts. They look at some potential players who can step up in his absence and and detail the challenges the team faces going forward.
(2:04) NFL adjusting protocol after COVID-19 spike
(4:31) Deebo Samuel suffers foot injury during workouts
(9:42) How impactful will Deebo’s injury be on the team?
(14:32) Which players need to step up with Deebo out?
(20:10) How will Dante Pettis perform this season?
(26:20) Any veteran wide receivers who could help 49ers?
|Jun 22, 2020|
218. Kyle Shanahan's extension and answering your 49ers questions
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss coach Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers agreeing to a contract extension through the 2025 season and the impact it will have on John Lynch. Plus, Matt and Laura hear from the fans and answer their questions about the 49ers.
(1:03) Kyle Shanahan signs extension with 49ers
(6:29) What are the chances Colin Kaepernick signs with a NFL team?
(12:40) Expectations for Mike McGlinchey this year
(15:30) Will NFL have returned buttoned up?
(19:14) Is a John Lynch extension next?
(23:03) Will 49ers be at an advantage headed into next season?
|Jun 18, 2020|
217. Why haven't 49ers signed George Kittle to contract extension?
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down why the 49ers haven't signed their All-Pro tight end George Kittle to a contract extension. The duo look at some possible reasons why the two sides haven't come to an agreement before wrapping the podcast by discussing Jimmy Garoppolo's thoughts on the offseason, specifically the Tom Brady saga.
(3:11) Why hasn’t George Kittle re-signed yet?
(8:15) How will salary cap affect Kittle’s potential deal?
(14:00) Is Kittle getting more expensive as 49ers wait?
(17:02) Jimmy Garoppolo’s thoughts on Tom Brady situation
|Jun 15, 2020|
216. Big things expected from these 49ers in 2020
Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco discuss really good players on the 49ers who have to be even better in 2020 for the team to be back as contenders to win the Super Bowl this season.
2:45 - Tight end George Kittle was so obvious that Laura left him off her list.
4: 20 - Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, it's unanimous.
10:30 - Wide receiver Deebo Samuel, Matt and Laura agree, can become a star.
15:30 - Raheem Mostert and the rest of the running backs should combine to be a force, Laura says.
17:40 - Richard Sherman? On the rise? Laura explains.
21:55 - Safety Jimmie Ward was solid, but he can be a game-changer this year, Matt believes.
23:45 - Nick Bosa . . . of course.
26:30 - A healthy Dee Ford should be a force as an edge rusher, Matt says.
29:15 - He was good as a rookie, and Laura expects linebacker Dre Greenlaw to be even better.
|Jun 11, 2020|
215. Colin Kaepernick, NFL and race with Monte Poole
Monte Poole of NBC Sports Bay Area joins Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt for a frank discussion of Colin Kaepernick, his protest of racial inequality and police brutality, the NFL and how race must be a large part of the discussion in changing the United States of America for the better.
1:55 – Matt Maiocco and Monte Poole talk about a piece they wrote at NBCSportsBayArea.com from their experiences.
4:00 – Monte talks about Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the national anthem.
5:20 – Monte looks back at how Muhammad Ali was received during his protest.
7:50 – Laura Britt was living in Chicago at the time of Kaepernick’s protest. She shares her perspective.
9:30 – The protest during the national anthem got a lot of attention. Matt said it was a distraction for those who did not necessarily want to listen to his message.
12:30 – Monte says it was never about the flag. It never has been.
15:50 – Laura says it seems as if people’s eyes have opened.
17:30 – Monte addresses Drew Brees’ comments and talks about the differing experiences of military members based on race.
23:00 – Kyle Shanahan talks about why it’s important for him to speak out.
27:45 -- Matt, Laura and Monte talk about the 49ers’ role in this issue.
39:00 – Matt and Monte agree that the irony is if the NFL tried to silence Kaepernick, it actually made his voice stronger.
44:05 – Laura asked Monte about the Declaration of Independence, where it reads “All men are created equal.”
48:20 – This is bigger than sports, but sports should be a vehicle that drives change for the better.
52:35 – Laura asks, “Why do people care about the color of people’s skin?”
|Jun 08, 2020|
214. George Kittle's agent, Jack Bechta
George Kittle's agent, Jack Bechta, gives listeners an inside look into his client and how he views the 49ers' tight end as a "unicorn" when it comes to how he compares to other NFL tight ends.
|Jun 02, 2020|
213. Which 49ers returning from injury can make team better in 2020?
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the impact injuries have had on the team the past few seasons and look at some injured players from 2019 who could make a big impact in 2020.
(3:16) How have injuries affected the last few seasons?
(7:41) What lessons were learned from the 2018 season?
(12:30) What players can make offense better in 2020
(16:28) Can Trent Taylor insert himself in the offense this season?
(19:20) What can Jerick McKinnon bring to the offense?
(24:50) How can returning players improve the defense?
|May 28, 2020|
212. Which 49ers are facing make-or-break seasons in 2020?
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss what 49ers are facing a make-or-break season headed into 2020. Plus, the duo examine what the future holds for the 49ers roster and the faith the team has in Jimmy Garoppolo.
(1:13) What is going to happen with the NFL season?
(8:25) Players facing pressure headed into 2020
(14:50) Who will be the starters in the secondary?
(17:47) Expectations for Solomon Thomas next season
(23:40) Who will 49ers sign long term?
(27:48) How good can Jimmy Garoppolo be?
|May 26, 2020|
211. How can the 49ers defense improve in 2020?
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the recent rule changes in the NFL and how that could affect the 49ers headed into the future. The duo also discuss Robert Saleh and how the already stout defense can be even better next season.
(3:00) 49ers players have Zoom meetings with media
(8:39) Coaches sending short videos to players on offense
(11:02) NFL adopted new rules to help promote diversity
(16:40) Is this Robert Saleh's last year with the 49ers?
(20:15) What should 49ers expect from Javon Kinlaw next season?
(25:00) How will the linebacker position look?
|May 21, 2020|
210. NFL players 49ers fans love to hate
On this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss some players from the NFL that 49er fans love to hate. From the northwest to the heartlands, do you think you can guess who they are? Plus, the duo discuss California Governor Gavin Newsom's comments on sports potentially starting back up in California next month.
(1:05) Gov. Newsom says sports could potentially return to California
(7:40) NFL players 49er fans love to hate
(11:48) Why is Aaron Rodgers hated by 49er fans?
(14:26) Which coach do 49er fans not like?
(20:40) What are some similarities with the list?
(23:20) How do you limit big plays from elusive QBs?
|May 19, 2020|
209. Herm Edwards discusses 49ers rookie Brandon Aiyuk, John Lynch friendship
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Arizona State University head coach Herm Edwards joined Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt to discuss his friendship with 49ers GM John Lynch and what Brandon Aiyuk will bring to the team next season. Plus, Matt and Laura look at the wide receiver position and detail some players who could make an impact in 2020.
(3:01) What should be expected from Deebo Samuel next season?
(11:10) Herm Edwards and John Lynch's relationship
(13:41) What makes Brandon Aiyuk so good?
(14:53) How was Brandon Aiyuk scouted?
(17:21) What is Brandon Aiyuk like in the locker room?
(23:40) Takeaways from Herm Edwards interview
(27:33) What should the 49ers expect from Dante Pettis in 2020?
(32:46) Which wide receivers could surprise fans next season?
|May 14, 2020|
208. 49ers Ultimate Draft
On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Greg Papa, along side Laura Britt, take part in the ultimate 49ers draft. Who will be the first player selected? Which team do you think is better? Tune in to find out!
(2:20) Ultimate draft rules
(7:30) Who was taken first overall?
(14:59) Would you rather have Joe Montana or Steve Young?
(19:50) Who should you target first for defense?
(27:16) How challenging is it comparing eras?
(29:13) Which current 49ers should make all-time team?
(35:00) Unknown 49ers greats
|May 11, 2020|
207. 49ers GM John Lynch, plus 2020 NFL schedule release
49ers general manager John Lynch joined Matt Maiocco on the 49ers Insider Podcast to discuss what the team is up to now, the importance of re-signing George Kittle, and if they are content with the roster for the 2020 season. Plus, Laura Britt joins the show to discuss the release of the 49ers' schedule, and which part of the slate could cause trouble for the team.
(3:40) 49ers start season against Cardinals
(8:03) Jimmy Garoppolo heads back to New England Week 7
(11:50) What is happening with the team now?
(16:16) How different can offense look next season?
(23:50) George Kittle entering last year of deal
(29:30) Thoughts on roster headed into 2020
(35:47) What is the toughest stretch in 49ers schedule?
(39:40) 49ers have Week 11 bye
|May 08, 2020|
206. Will Muschamp breaks down Deebo Samuel, Javon Kinlaw
University of South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp joined Matt Maiocco on the latest 49ers Insider Podcast to discuss two of his former players, Deebo Samuel and Javon Kinlaw. Coach Muschamp detailed the strengths both players have and why their best is yet to come.
(3:50) NFL Schedule to be released this week
(9:43) What has the relationship with 49ers been like?
(13:00) What makes Deebo Samuel so good?
(15:40) How did Javon Kinlaw standout in high school?
(23:40) Can Kinlaw be as good as DeForest Buckner?
(25:44) 49ers decline 5th-year option for Solomon Thomas
(28:20) How will pandemic affect next season?
|May 05, 2020|
205. Chris Simms details 49ers draft, Brandon Aiyuk & Jimmy Garoppolo
Former NFL quarterback and current NBC NFL Analyst Chris Simms is the latest guest on the 49ers Insider Podcast. Along with Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt, Chris discusses the 2020 NFL Draft for the 49ers, the additions of Brandon Aiyuk and Javon Kinlaw, and the trade for Trent Williams with the retirement of the great Joe Staley.
(4:30) How impressive was the 49ers draft?
(7:32) What makes Javon Kinlaw fit with the 49ers defense?
(10:40) Who does Brandon Aiyuk remind you of?
(14:05) Where do 49ers have areas of concern?
(18:50) What position do 49ers need to bolster?
(24:40) Why does Jimmy Garoppolo get so much questioning?
(29:00) How many positions will be improved for next season?
(32:30) Should fans be concerned about the cornerback position?
|May 01, 2020|
204. Joe Staley's impact on 49ers and his Hall of Fame chances
49ers great Joe Staley retired over the past weekend, but his impact on the organization will remain a constant. On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss Staley's impact, hearing from Joe and some former teammates in the process. The duo also look at his future replacement, Trent Williams, and discuss Joe's Hall of Fame chances.
(2:20) What was Staley like in the locker room?
(4:21) Patrick Willis on Staley the teammate
(9:50) Staley talks retirement and Trent Williams
(13:50) Mike McGlinchey discusses mentorship from Staley
(18:46) George Kittle reveals Staley's mentality
(24:15) Will Joe Staley be in the Hall of Fame?
(27:55) Staley on not winning a Super Bowl
|Apr 29, 2020|
203. NFL Draft recap and Joe Staley's retirement
After a calm Friday for the San Francisco 49ers, business picked up on the last day of the 2020 NFL Draft. On the newest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the retirement of 49ers great Joe Staley and look back on the draft. Plus, they detail the flurry of roster moves, including the departures of Matt Breida and Marquise Goodwin.
(1:01) Joe Staley retires, 49ers acquire Trent Williams
(9:20) Matt Breida traded to Dolphins
(13:50) JP Finlay joins the show
(15:09) Are you surprised by the Williams trade?
(19:45) What should 49ers expect from Trent Williams?
(24:00) Marquise Goodwin headed to Eagles
|Apr 26, 2020|
202. NFL Draft fan questions and Day 3 preview
The 49ers were spectators Friday night, but they still feel good with their selections in the 2020 NFL Draft. On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt answer some fan questions regarding the draft and discuss some potential moves the team could make.
(2:54) Kyle Shanahan's comments on lack of mid-round picks
(9:46) What are some moves the 49ers could have made?
(13:40) What kind of wide receiver does Shanahan like?
(19:08) How will closure of team facilities affect players?
(23:04) Trent Williams headed to San Francisco?
(28:19) How is the relationship between the players and the team?
|Apr 25, 2020|
201. 49ers NFL draft first round recap
In the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers added weapons on both sides of the football. On the newest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the team's first-round picks, and discuss what Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk could add.
(3:15) What does Kyle Shanahan like with Aiyuk?
(6:05) What do 49ers get with Kinlaw?
(11:20) What does Day 2 of the NFL draft look like?
(13:06) How can 49ers add more picks?
(17:32) Can 49ers be better next season?
|Apr 24, 2020|
200. 2020 NFL Draft Preview with Rich Eisen
Rich Eisen of The Rich Eisen Show talks about recent conversations he had with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and 49ers GM John Lynch. Then, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss what the 49ers plan to do on the first day of the NFL Draft on Thursday.
|Apr 21, 2020|
199. Answering your questions about the 49ers' draft
Fans of the 49ers from around the globe get their opportunities to ask their questions to Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt about the 49ers' draft on this episode of the podcast.
(2:37) What position should the 49ers target with their first pick?
(10:10) Are the 49ers in a position to trade back in the draft?
(15:50) What is the 49ers gameplay headed into the draft?
(21:02) Do you think Henry Ruggs fits a Kyle Shanahan offense?
(26:31) Should 49ers look too improve offensive line in draft?
(33:02) How will the current situation affect the NFL draft?
|Apr 16, 2020|
198. Brent Jones & bold draft predictions
Former 49ers tight end Brent Jones reflects on his draft experience and shares his thoughts on what the team should do in the first round of next week's NFL Draft. Also, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt share their bold predictions for what GM John Lynch might end up doing.
(3:20) Bold predictions for the NFL Draft
(4:30) Will wide receiver be first choice for 49ers?
(7:38) Will Joe Staley be back next season?
(10:53) 49ers great Brent Jones joins the show
(12:35) How was your draft experience?
(17:20) Do you still have interest in the draft?
(18:20) What do 49ers do with their first pick?
(20:40) Does George Kittle need help at TE?
(27:50) Will 49ers target a running back in the draft?
|Apr 13, 2020|
197. 49ers: D-linemen to target in draft
49ers: Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco discuss some of the defensive linemen who could tempt the 49ers in this month's draft. Also, 49ers safety Jake Thieneman, who finished the season on the practice squad, is teaming up with a non-profit organization this offseason to produce affordable ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Apr 10, 2020|
196. 49ers: Michael Locksley breaks down Jerry Jeudy, Henry Ruggs
University of Maryland head coach Michael Locksley coached two of the top wide receiver prospects in this year's draft during his time as an assistant at Alabama. The 49ers could be looking to select a wideout at No. 13 overall, and among the top candidates are Jerry Jeudy and Henry Ruggs. Locksley breaks down two players he knows very well.
(2:13) How different will the 2020 NFL Draft be?
(4:42) NFL All Decade Team
(7:40) What will 49ers do with their first pick?
(12:30) How important is the Armstead trade?
(15:43) What does Shanahan look for while evaluating talent?
(19:04) Michael Locksley joins the show
(22:50) How did you know Ruggs and Jeudy would be this good?
(24:38) What makes a WR a good route runner?
|Apr 06, 2020|
195. Former 49ers Pro Bowl safety Merton Hanks
49ers: Former 49ers Pro Bowl safety Merton Hanks joins to discuss a variety of topics, including his role at Conference USA, the pigeon dance and another fifth-round draft pick from his school, George Kittle. Matt Maiocco also shares his thoughts on Aldon Smith's return to the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys.
|Apr 02, 2020|
194. 49ers: Prepping for the NFL Draft
49ers: The hidden benefits for John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan as they work on the draft from the comforts of home. Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt might be physical distancing, but socially, we're getting closer on this episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast.
(2:40) John Lynch getting valuable time to work on draft prep
(10:22) 49ers Insider is International!
(12:14) How different will the defense look next season?
(16:20) Do 49ers need to add to secondary?
(22:05) NFL Draft still scheduled to take place in April
|Mar 31, 2020|
193. 49ers: Arik Armstead's personal coach, Mark Hall
49ers: Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt talk about the offseason and where things go from here, and then Mark Hall discusses Arik Armstead and DeForest Buckner. Hall is Armstead's private D-line coach. He put Armstead on a program and even lived with him last season. They are currently training in Miami.
|Mar 27, 2020|
192. 49ers: Kendrick Bourne
49ers: The club placed a second-round tender on restricted free-agent wide receiver Kendrick Bourne. We check in with him to see what he's doing -- or what he can do -- back home in Portland, Oregon, to get ready for a season in which he figures to be a key contributor in the team's offense.
(3:45) Emmanuel Sanders signs with Saints
(9:50) 49ers sign 3 free agents
(17:08) What it meant to Bourne for the 49ers to show their faith in him
(23:52) What Bourne learned from working alongside Emmanuel Sanders
(27:26) Working out during the coronavirus outbreak
|Mar 24, 2020|
191. 49ers: The first wave of free agency
49ers: Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the first wave of free agency, which saw the team re-sign Arik Armstead, Jimmie Ward, Ronald Blair and others while parting ways with DeForest Buckner in a trade to the Indianapolis Colts for the No. 13 overall draft pick. The 49ers also reworked Jerick McKinnon's contract to keep him around.
(4:10) How should we feel about Buckner trade?
(11:03) McKinnon restructures contract to stay with 49ers
(16:40) Players that fit with Shanahan's offense
(19:30) What is the 49ers draft strategy?
|Mar 19, 2020|
190: 49ers: Arik Armstead re-signs, DeForest Buckner traded
49ers: The 49ers sent shockwaves around the NFL on Monday with a lucrative five-year contract extension for defensive lineman Arik Armstead. Then, GM John Lynch shockingly traded team MVP DeForest Buckner to the Indianapolis Colts for a first-round draft pick.
(2:40) Arik Armstead signs extension with 49ers
(6:06) DeForest Buckner traded to Colts
(9:15) 49ers pass on Tom Brady
(12:24) Will Emmanuel Sanders be back?
(15:00) What is going to happen with Jimmie Ward?
(17:30) How will running back position look next year?
(22:30) DeAndre Hopkins on his way to NFC West
|Mar 16, 2020|
189. 49ers: 'The Professor' John Clayton
Long-time NFL reporter John Clayton stops by to share his views of the 49ers' offseason, including the possibility of Tom Brady stepping in to run Kyle Shanahan's system in place of Jimmy Garoppolo.
(2:12) Is Tom Brady to the 49ers a real thing?
(6:12) What are we not seeing with Tom Brady Rumors
(11:07) How is Jimmy G handling situation?
(17:03) John Clayton joins the show
(18:40) Will Arik Armstead and Jimmie Ward be back next season?
(22:40) How should 49ers handle draft strategy?
(25:02) Does it make sense for 49ers to pursue Tom Brady?
|Mar 10, 2020|
188. 49ers: Answering your questions
49ers: Matt Maiocco is back from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. He and Laura Britt answer questions from 49ers fans, including an the situations regarding Arik Armstead and Dante Pettis.
|Mar 03, 2020|
187. 49ers: Ian Williams from the NFL Scouting Combine
49ers: We continue our look at the 49ers offseason with an examination of the defense, as former 49ers nose tackle and NBC Sports Bay Area analyst Ian Williams joins Matt Maiocco at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Maiocco and Laura Britt also talk about the defensive line, linebackers and secondary.
(1:59) Will Arik Armstead return to 49ers next season?
(7:50) How does the linebacker position look?
(10:42) Ian Williams shares his NFL Combine experience
(15:40) Ian shares his thoughts on if Armstead will return
(19:06) Will Jimmie Ward be on the team next season?
(23:13) What should 49ers do in NFL Draft?
(28:00) How will 49ers deal with roster movement over the next few years?
|Feb 25, 2020|
186. 49ers: Breaking down the team's offensive personnel
49ers: President Trump pardoned former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo on Tuesday. Also, Laura Britt and Matt Maiocco look at the 49ers' offense and what the offseason might hold for the team.
(2:20) Edward DeBartolo Jr. pardoned by the President
(5:36) What should 49ers do in NFL draft?
(8:27) How will the WRs look next year?
(11:40) What should 49ers do with the running back group?
(16:30) Examining the 2019 QB position
(21:30) Is Jimmy G still the answer at QB?
(24:21) How did the offensive line perform last season?
|Feb 18, 2020|
185. 49ers: Fred Warner looks back, looks ahead
49ers linebacker Fred Warner joins Matt Maiocco to talk about the season, including the team's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV. Warner also looks ahead to the steps he plans to take to come back even better for the 2020 season. Maiocco and Laura Britt also try to put the 2019 season into perspective.
(2:25) Did the 49ers exceed expectations?
(9:28) Fred Warner details the days after the Super Bowl
(11:42) How tough is facing the negativity after the loss?
(14:14) Fred Warner breaks down his interception of Patrick Mahomes
(17:14) Fred Warner talks about the devastating 3rd and 15
(20:21) How bright does the future look?
(24:14) How far can the 49ers go next year?
|Feb 11, 2020|
184: 49ers fall in Super Bowl LIV
49ers: After a season of promise, the 49ers fall to the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV. Matt Maiocco is joined by Jennifer Lee Chan and Scott Bair to breakdown the matchup between the 49ers and Chiefs and discuss some key moments in the game. Plus, the crew looks forward to the offseason and detail what is next for the future of the 49ers team.
(1:45) 49ers feeling of disbelief after loss to Chiefs
(4:45) Detailing ending of first half
(8:15) Where are areas to blame for 49ers?
(11:47) Detailing 49ers unique team bond
(16:40) What does the future 49ers roster look like?
(19:02) George Kittle on the turning point of the game
(22:45) Young quarterbacks in Super Bowl
(26:09) Kyle Shanahan’s reputation going forward
|Feb 03, 2020|
183: Kris Kocurek, K'Waun Williams, DeMeco Ryans & John Benton on Super Bowl eve
49ers: The day before the 49ers play in their seventh Super Bowl, Matt Maiocco is joins by a collection of coaches to preview the Super Bowl and their showdown with the Chiefs. Tune in and don’t miss our other podcasts from Radio Row!
(4:05) Arik Armstead’s development
(6:41) How impressive is Nick Bosa’s rookie season?
(9:50) Kris Kocurek discusses the intensity he brings to his job
(12:40) How should 49ers defend the Chiefs wide receivers?
(15:20) K’Waun Williams breaks down the Chiefs offense
(17:30) How will the 49ers running game look on Sunday?
(19:35) John Benton describes the mentality of 49ers offensive line
(22:50) John Benton details the versatility of the offensive line
(27:47) DeMeco Ryans details Kwon Alexander’s return from injury
(30:00) DeMeco Ryans breaks down Fred Warner’s game
|Feb 01, 2020|
182: Steve Mariucci, NaVorro Bowman, & Al Guido from Miami!
49ers: On the last day of Radio Row from Miami, Matt Maiocco is joined by Steve Mariucci as he discusses his history with the 49ers and his thoughts on Kyle Shanahan’s offense. Then, NaVorro Bowman stops by to share his experiences with the Super Bowl and the details surrounding his retirement. Plus, 49ers President Al Guido talks with Matt about the schedule of Super Bowl week and Bryant Young.
(3:05) Steve Mariucci discusses Kyle Shanahan’s offense
(5:41) How has Andy Reid’s offense changed over the years?
(7:50) Steve Mariucci details his history with the 49ers
(12:08) What do players experience Super Bowl week?
(14:15) NaVorro Bowman breaks down the status of the 49ers
(15:55) NaVorro Bowman shares details on his retirement
(16:58) NaVorro Bowman breaks down the 49ers linebackers
(25:16) Al Guido discusses the schedule for Super Bowl week
(28:40) Al Guido discusses the importance of routine
(30:00) Al Guido talks about Bryant Young’s HOF chances
|Feb 01, 2020|
181: Leigh Steinberg, Anquan Boldin, & Todd Gurley from Miami!
On the latest edition of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco is joined by Leigh Steinberg as they discuss Steve Youngs time with the 49ers. Then Matt is joined by Anquan Boldin and Todd Gurley to preview the game and talk about what to watch out for this Sunday.
(3:22) Leigh Steinberg remembers his Super Bowl week with Steve Young
(6:16) Leigh Steinberg discusses Steve Young backing up Joe Montana
(9:50) Leigh Steinberg shares his thoughts on John Lynch
(13:09) Anquan Boldin details his charity efforts
(15:16) Anquan Boldin discusses playing for a rival team
(16:27) Anquan Boldin breaks down Richard Sherman’s career
(22:50) Todd Gurley shares what he learned from the Super Bowl last year
(24:42) Todd Gurley details how to attack the 49ers defense
(25:50) Todd Gurley describes the 49ers running attack
(27:50) Todd Gurley breaks down the 49ers defense
|Jan 31, 2020|
180: Peter King, & Marshall Faulk from Miami!
On the newest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco is joined by Peter King as they discuss what we can expect from Jimmy Garoppolo against the Chiefs and what Kyle Shanahan has planned for this weekend. Then, Marshall Faulk joins the show to discuss how impressive the 49ers rushing attack has been this postseason and shares his case for Roger Craig to make the hall of fame. Plus, Warren Sharp details his analytics and gives insight on important matchups to look out for.
(2:15) What can we expect from Jimmy G this weekend?
(4:50) What will Kyle Shanahan’s game plan look like?
(7:40) How much pressure is there on the QBs?
(11:25) How will the 49ers defensive line play this weekend?
(15:24) Marshall Faulks explains why the 49ers rushing attack is so good
(19:07) Marshall Faulk details his admiration for Roger Craig
(25:08) Warren Sharp details why the 49ers is better than advertised
(31:14) Warren Sharp details the weak point of the Chiefs defense
|Jan 30, 2020|
179: Michael Silver, Kurt Warner, & John Bosa from Miami!
On the latest edition of the 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco is joined by Michael Silver as he details his relationship with Kyle Shanahan and the job he has done with the 49ers. Then, Kurt Warner stops by to discuss the daunting Chiefs’ offense and explains how to slow down Patrick Mahomes. Plus, John Bosa stops by to break down his son’s rookie season and Kyle Shanahan.
(4:32) Michael Silver discusses his relationship with Kyle Shanahan
(10:00) Michael Silver breaks down Kyle Shanahan’s coaching journey
(13:31) Kurt Warner details what the 49ers pass rush needs to do to control Patrick Mahomes
(16:50) Kurt Warner compares the coaching matchup
(18:50) Kurt Warner details Bryant Young’s Hall of Fame career
(21:40) John Bosa describes where he wanted his son to be drafted
(24:16) John Bosa shares Nick’s journey to the NFL
(31:14) John Bosa details Kyle Shanahan’s coaching style
|Jan 29, 2020|
178: Kwon Alexander & Arik Armstead
49ers: Before heading to Miami to face the Chiefs, Matt Maiocco is joined by Kwon Alexander as they discuss Kwon’s return from injury and how to defend the Chiefs. Then, Arik Armstead joins the show to share his thoughts on representing Northern California in the Super Bowl and the culture change Kyle Shanahan brought to the 49ers. Plus, Matt breaks down the biggest moments of the season.
(2:26) What were some of the biggest moments of the season?
(9:40) Kwon Alexander explains why he says “Legendary”
(10:50) Kwon Alexander details his journey back from his injury
(12:01) Kwon Alexander details last offseason prior to joining the 49ers
(14:37) Kwon Alexander discusses facing the Chiefs in the Super Bowl
(16:40) Arik Armstead explains how it feels representing Northern California in the Super Bowl
(17:50) Arik Armstead discusses his draft night
(19:15) Arik Armstead details the 49ers culture change
(22:50) What is the focus when facing the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes?
|Jan 23, 2020|
177: 49ers are headed to Super Bowl LIV
49ers: After dispatching the Vikings, the 49ers did the same to the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game to secure their spot in Super Bowl LIV. Listen as Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the decisive victory and hear from players right after the game as they react to the win. Plus, don’t miss the duo previewing the Super Bowl matchup against the Chiefs.
(4:40) Richard Sherman details the faith he has in this team
(7:09) Robert Saleh discusses the defense’s performance against the Packers
(8:50) Kendrick Bourne and Deebo Samuel share their excitement after the win
(11:18) Robbie Gould expresses his thoughts on returning to another Super Bowl
(14:40) Emmanuel Moseley breaks down his interception of Aaron Rodgers
(18:18) Joe Staley details why the running game has been so productive
(20:55) Mike McGlinchey explains the importance of situational football
(22:50) 49ers to face Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV
|Jan 20, 2020|
176: 49ers: Steve Young, Dwight Hicks, Brent Jones and Eric Wright at Letters to 87 Live!
49ers: Steve Young, Dwight Hicks, Brent Jones and Eric Wright discuss the legacy of Dwight Clark and The Catch and how it all ties together with this year's team. The Super Bowl-winning players share their views on Jimmy Garoppolo, George Kittle, team chemistry and more at Letters to 87 Live! on Thursday night at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek.
|Jan 18, 2020|
175. 49ers: Kyle Shanahan, Kendrick Bourne and Jimmie Ward
49ers: On the latest 49ers Insider Podcast, Matt Maiocco previews the NFC Championship game with Kyle Shanahan, as they talk about the team’s mindset headed into the game and the health of the 49ers. Then, Kendrick Bourne stops by to discuss his TD last weekend and what Emmanuel Sanders has brought to the 49ers. Plus, Jimmie Ward breaks down how to defend the Packers.
(2:15) Kyle Shanahan discusses the 49ers mindset
(6:40) How will the 49ers secondary match up this weekend?
(8:34) Kyle Shanahan explains the importance of Dee Ford
(10:41) Kyle Shanahan details the 49ers running game
(12:59) Kyle Shanahan breaks down the health of the team
(16:09) Kendrick Bourne describes his personality
(17:10) Kendrick Bourne explains why he belongs in the NFL
(18:09) Kendrick Bourne details what Emmanuel Sanders has brought to the 49ers
(20:59) Jimmie Ward explains the key to defending the Packers
(21:58) Jimmie Ward discusses the progression of the 49ers over his tenure with the team
|Jan 17, 2020|
174. 49ers: Moving on to the NFC Championship Game
49ers: Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' win over the Minnesota Vikings, which advances Kyle Shanahan's team to the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers at Levi's Stadium on Sunday.
(1:47) Matt and Laura discuss the team's health headed into the NFC Championship game
(5:27) Matt and Laura share the excitement the team has headed into this weekend
(11:20) How far have the 49ers come under Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch?
(17:20) Packers are coming to Levi Stadium
(21:26) Key matchups against the Packers
(24:32) Robert Saleh staying with 49ers
|Jan 14, 2020|
173. 49ers: Eric Wright, Kyle Shanahan, Cris Collinsworth
49ers: The date, Jan. 10, is special to the 49ers organization. In 1982, Dwight Clark made The Catch. But it was Eric Wright's tackle after the go-ahead touchdown that preserved the 49ers' victory over the Cowboys in the NFC Championship game and sent the 49ers to their first Super Bowl. Wright, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan and NBC analyst Cris Collinsworth are guests as we preview the 49ers' NFC divisional-round game against the Minnesota Vikings.
(1:20) Revisiting "The Catch"
(4:09) Eric Wright details his game-saving tackle back in 1982
(6:25) Eric Wright breaksdown the 49ers defense
(8:35) Eric Wright shares the importance of setting the tone in the playoffs
(10:31) What makes Richard Sherman so good?
(15:41) Kyle Shanahan shares his expectations for players returning from injury this weekend
(20:01) Kyle Shanahan previews the QB matchup this weekend
(23:47) How will the Vikings defend George Kittle?
(25:08) Kyle Shanahan talks about the team's mindset headed into the playoffs
(26:20) Kyle Shanahan shares how his dad helps with the 49ers
(30:20) Cris Colinsworth details his thoughts on the 49ers
(32:02) How important is George Kittle?
|Jan 10, 2020|
172. 49ers: Warriors GM Bob Myers
49ers: Three-time NBA champion and two-time NBA Executive of the Year Bob Myers of the Warriors shares his insight into what has made 49ers general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan so successful in turning around the program from difficult beginnings in 2017 and '18.
(3:29) Bob Myers shares if he can learn things from other sports to help with his job
(6:35) Bob Myers on the importance of a good relationship between Coach and GM
(10:08) How can a GM help the coach through things?
(13:45) Bob Myers details how impressive it has been for Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch so far together
(16:39) Bob Myers shares his relationship with John Lynch
(18:40) Bob Myers discusses his family history with the 49ers
|Jan 08, 2020|
171. 49ers: The Vikings are coming
49ers: Minnesota's upset victory over the New Orleans Saints means the Vikings are coming to Levi's Stadium for the divisional round of the NFC playoffs. Also, we have a conversation with the young San Jose fan who came home from Seattle with a special souvenir.
(2:15) Matt and Laura discuss the Vikings coming to town this weekend
(7:50) Key matchups for the divisional round
(10:56) Matt and Laura breakdown how the defense stacks up against the Vikings
(13:30) Will Kwon Alexander play this weekend?
(20:58) Matt talks with a fan who caught the football after the 49ers' win in Seattle
|Jan 06, 2020|
170: 49ers win NFC West
On the latest episode of the 49ers Insider podcast, Matt Maiocco breaks down the 49ers’ victory in Seattle which earns them the NFC West title and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. Plus, players weigh in from the locker room and explain how important this win is going forward.
(1:15) Matt recaps the key points and big moments of the game
(5:40) Joe Staley explains the emotions of the team’s victory
(8:17) Nick Bosa details how important this win was to the team
(12:19) Jimmie Ward discusses lessons learned this year that helped secure the NFC West title
(19:05) Emmanuel Sanders shares why he fits in so well in San Francisco
|Dec 30, 2019|
169. 49ers: Joe Fann of NBC Sports Northwest
49ers: Joe Fann, Seahawks beat reporter for NBC Sports Northwest, joins Matt Maiocco to talk about the 49ers-Seahawks game that will decide the NFC West champion on Sunday night in Seattle.
|Dec 27, 2019|
168. 49ers: Previewing Showdown in Seattle with Pete Carroll, Raheem Mostert & Sheldon Day
49ers: A look ahead to the Sunday night game against the Seattle Seahawks that will determine the NFC West champion. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll talks to the media that cover the 49ers on a conference call after the club re-signs Marshawn Lynch. Matt Maiocco chats with Raheem Mostert and Sheldon Day in the 49ers' locker room.
|Dec 25, 2019|
167. 49ers win over Rams sets up a Sunday night showdown in Seattle
49ers: Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' Week 16 victory over the Los Angeles Rams and look ahead to the showdown in Seattle. It's simple for the 49ers: If they win, they earn home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
(2:15) What do the 49ers need to do better next weekend to beat the Seahawks?
(3:52) Is there something wrong with the 49ers defense?
(7:30) Matt and Laura break down the game-winning drive
(11:15) Who are some players to watch for the 49ers in week 17?
(19:05) Matt and Laura discuss the tragic passing of Clayton Beathard
(22:19) How should the 49ers feel about where they stand?
|Dec 23, 2019|
166. 49ers: The consequences of the loss to the Falcons
One week after an exhilarating victory over the Saints, Kyle Shanahan's team was upset by the Falcons. What happened and where do the 49ers go from here? That is what Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss on this edition of the 49ers Insider Podcast.
(0:58) Matt and Laura share their takeaways from the 49ers matchup with the Falcons
(4:45) Matt and Laura discuss the offensive struggles against the Falcons
(6:39) Matt and Laura break down the struggles of the wide receivers
(9:50) Matt and Laura detail the crazy ending
(14:30) Matt and Laura discuss what the loss to the Falcons means for the rest of the season
(18:30) Matt and Laura preview the matchup with the Rams next week
(22:40) Matt and Laura break down how important next week’s matchup against the Rams is.
|Dec 17, 2019|
165. 49ers: Mike McGlinchey
49ers: Offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey will play in a game with his cousin, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, for the first time in their football careers. Also, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' amazing victory over the New Orleans Saints in Week 14.
(1:30) Matt shares why the 49ers-Saints matchup was the best regular season game he has covered
(3:09) Matt and Laura discuss the offensive showing from Jimmy G and the Niners.
(7:50) Matt and Laura discuss Raheem Morstert
(10:00) Mike McGlinchey introduced
(11:00) Mike McGlinchey talks about his cousin, Matt Ryan
(13:05) Matt McGlinchey talks about his desire to play quarterback
(15:57) Matt McGlinchey shares the lessons he has learned watching his cousin
(19:20) Matt McGlinchey discusses his choice for My Cleats My Cause
(22:40) Matt and Laura breaks down how important next week’s matchup against the Falcons is
(26:06) Matt and Laura discuss how Kyle Shanahan game plans against his former team
|Dec 10, 2019|
164. 49ers: Coach Kyle Shanahan previews game vs. Saints
|Dec 08, 2019|
163. 49ers: Hall of Fame semifinalist Bryant Young
49ers: Bryant Young, an NFL All-Decade selection of the 1990s and eight-time Len Eshmont Award winner, was recently voted as a Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist. He talks about his career and his personal life, as well as how much he enjoys watching the 49ers this season. Also, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' Week 13 loss to the Ravens and the upcoming matchup against the Saints.
(2:30) Matt and Laura discuss some takeaways from the Niners-Ravens game
(4:37) Matt and Laura breakdown how the 49ers' defense handled the Ravens' offense
(9:10) Bryant Young introduced
(11:10) Bryant Young shares what he is most proud of during his NFL career
(14:00) Bryant Young details winning a Super Bowl in his first year
(19:05) Bryant Young gives his take on the 49ers' defense
(30:04) Matt and Laura preview the upcoming Saints-49ers matchup
|Dec 03, 2019|
162. 49ers: Kyle Shanahan previews game vs. Ravens
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan discusses what his team must do successfully on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, who are led by dynamic dual-threat quarterback Lamar Jackson. He also pinpoints how the 49ers' offense must operate in the rain against a blitz-happy defense. It's a bonus episode of the 49ers Insider Podcast.
|Dec 01, 2019|
161. Why the 49ers are winning this season
Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt discuss the 49ers' impressive victory over the Packers and look ahead to the Week 13 showdown against the Ravens. They share their insights into how the 49ers have turned it around to get to this point in the season with an NFC-best 10-1 record.
|Nov 26, 2019|
160. 49ers: NBC analyst Cris Collinsworth
Cris Collinsworth, the analyst for Sunday Night Football on NBC broadcasts, breaks down the 49ers' game Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers at Levi's Stadium. The 49ers enter the game with an NFC-best 9-1 record, while the Packers are 8-2.
|Nov 22, 2019|
159: 49ers passing game coordinator Mike LaFleur
49ers: Passing game coordinator Mike LaFleur, the younger brother of Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur, talks about his sibling's influence on him and his current role on Kyle Shanahan's staff.
|Nov 19, 2019|
158. The 49ers fall from the ranks of the unbeaten
49ers: Interviews with Kwon Alexander, Dre Greenlaw, Fred Warner, Garrett Celek and Kendrick Bourne following the 49ers' 27-24 overtime loss Monday night to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10 drops the team to 8-1 on the season.
|Nov 12, 2019|
157. 49ers: Coach Kyle Shanahan previews game against Seahawks
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan previews the team's important Week 10 game against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night. The 49ers enter the game with an 8-0 record, while Seattle comes to Levi's Stadium with a 7-2 mark.
|Nov 10, 2019|
156. 49ers: Coach Rob Mendez: 'Who says I can't?'
49ers: Rob Mendez, the head JV coach at Prospect High in Saratoga, Calif., who was born without arms or legs, gives a coach's perspective on watching Kyle Shanahan's team through the first half of the season. The 49ers are the NFL's only unbeaten team entering Week 10 and a matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.
|Nov 05, 2019|
155. 49ers: GM John Lynch
49ers: General manager John Lynch is the guest from his interview on 49ers Game Plan. He talks about the team's approach, entering Week 9 against the Arizona Cardinals with a 7-0 record. Lynch updates the team's injury situation and looks back to the 2019 draft, when the club ended up with Nick Bosa with the No. 2 overall pick.
|Oct 31, 2019|
154. 49ers: Daniel Brunskill and Justin Skule
49ers: In the weeks that Daniel Brunskill and Justin Skule have stepped into the starting lineup in place of starting tackles, Mike McGlinchey and Joe Staley, the 49ers have kept on winning. The two young players sit down to talk with Matt Maiocco about their experiences. Then, Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' impressive Week 8 win vs. the Carolina Panthers.
|Oct 29, 2019|
153. 49ers: Nick Ferguson analyzes trade for Emmanuel Sanders
49ers: Nick Ferguson, an NFL safety for 10 seasons and a member of last season's 49ers coaching staff, talks about the trade that sent veteran wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders from Denver to the last unbeaten team in the NFC. Ferguson currently works as a host on 104.3 The Fan in Denver.
|Oct 23, 2019|
152: 49ers: Taking a look at the 49ers' trade options
49ers: Coach Kyle Shanahan said he believes the team's answers at wide receiver are already on the team. But would is likely or possible if they look around the NFL with the trade deadline coming up on Tuesday, Oct. 29?
|Oct 22, 2019|
151. 49ers: D.J. Jones
49ers: Starting nose tackle D.J. Jones, a key player in the 49ers' run defense, talks about his journey, including his route from "Last Chance U" to the story behind his marriage proposal, which he delivered on the sideline prior to the team's Monday night game last week against Cleveland. Then, Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt break down the 49ers' impressive Week 6 victory over the L.A. Rams.
|Oct 15, 2019|
150: 49ers: The anatomy of a big play -- Matt Breida's game-opening TD
The 49ers remained unbeaten with a 31-3 victory over the Cleveland Browns in Week 5. Here's an in-depth look at the play that got the 49ers off to such a great start -- Matt Breida's 83-yard touchdown run, through the eyes of Kyle Shanahan and those who delivered the key blocks.
|Oct 08, 2019|
149. 49ers: Jerry Rice
49ers: Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice joins Matt Maiocco to talk about Jimmy Garoppolo, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle, the current team and a lot more on this edition of the 49ers Insider Podcast.
|Oct 01, 2019|
148. 49ers: Mike Shumann
49ers: Mike Shumann, a member of the organization's first Super Bowl champion and a longtime Bay Area broadcaster, weighs in on the 3-0 start and why he thought the victory Sunday over the Pittsburgh Steelers was so impressive.
|Sep 24, 2019|
147: 49ers: Wrapping up the season-opening road trip
49ers: Matt Maiocco visits with Joe Staley, Arik Armstead, Ronald Blair, Fred Warner, Raheem Mostert, Dante Pettis and Laura Britt to talk about the week in Youngstown, the blowout win over the Bengals, and returning home to take on the Steelers.
|Sep 17, 2019|
146. 49ers: CEO Jed York
49ers: CEO Jed York discusses the organization's decision to have the club practice this week in his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio. York talks about what it was like growing up in Northeast Ohio, the relationship between coach Kyle Shanahan and GM John Lynch, and looks ahead to inducting Terrell Owens into the 49ers Hall of Fame.
|Sep 12, 2019|
145: 49ers: Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker
49ers: The 49ers are spending the week in Youngstown, Ohio, as they prepare for Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Canton, site of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, is just an hour away, so we took a trip to tour the museum, see the bronze busts, and visit with HOF President David Baker. Also, Laura Britt makes her return.
|Sep 11, 2019|
144. 49ers: Linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair