More Videos

How rookies Reuben Foster, C.J. Beathard, Solomon Thomas can make impact vs. Cowboys 1:21

How rookies Reuben Foster, C.J. Beathard, Solomon Thomas can make impact vs. Cowboys

Trump: Kneeling during national anthem 'disgraceful' 1:23

Trump: Kneeling during national anthem 'disgraceful'

See some of the more than half a million #MeToo posts that have taken over Twitter 0:56

See some of the more than half a million #MeToo posts that have taken over Twitter

Watch superheroes clean the windows at Kaiser Roseville's children's center 0:59

Watch superheroes clean the windows at Kaiser Roseville's children's center

Take a look inside of what was the Rocklin Golf Club 0:55

Take a look inside of what was the Rocklin Golf Club

'What are we going to do with people who no longer have a home?' 1:19

'What are we going to do with people who no longer have a home?'

Checking up with hero dog Odin and the goats he protected 1:11

Checking up with hero dog Odin and the goats he protected

See Oroville dam spillway shaping up as repairs continue and deadline looms 2:18

See Oroville dam spillway shaping up as repairs continue and deadline looms

Raiders QB Derek Carr discusses victory vs. Chiefs 1:48

Raiders QB Derek Carr discusses victory vs. Chiefs

Adorable preschoolers absolutely love this Rocklin firefighter's firefighting song 0:34

Adorable preschoolers absolutely love this Rocklin firefighter's firefighting song

  • Video: Five things to know when the 49ers play the Bengals

    The Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows lays out five key factors that could influence the NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers and Cincinnati Bengals at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.

The Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows lays out five key factors that could influence the NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers and Cincinnati Bengals at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
The Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows lays out five key factors that could influence the NFL game between the San Francisco 49ers and Cincinnati Bengals at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
49ers with Matt Barrows

49ers with Matt Barrows

The premier blog for news and insights on the San Francisco 49ers

On 49ers: Jim Tomsula’s nice guy approach yet to add up to victories

December 17, 2015 10:05 AM

Comments

More Videos

How rookies Reuben Foster, C.J. Beathard, Solomon Thomas can make impact vs. Cowboys 1:21

How rookies Reuben Foster, C.J. Beathard, Solomon Thomas can make impact vs. Cowboys

Trump: Kneeling during national anthem 'disgraceful' 1:23

Trump: Kneeling during national anthem 'disgraceful'

See some of the more than half a million #MeToo posts that have taken over Twitter 0:56

See some of the more than half a million #MeToo posts that have taken over Twitter

Watch superheroes clean the windows at Kaiser Roseville's children's center 0:59

Watch superheroes clean the windows at Kaiser Roseville's children's center

Take a look inside of what was the Rocklin Golf Club 0:55

Take a look inside of what was the Rocklin Golf Club

'What are we going to do with people who no longer have a home?' 1:19

'What are we going to do with people who no longer have a home?'

Checking up with hero dog Odin and the goats he protected 1:11

Checking up with hero dog Odin and the goats he protected

See Oroville dam spillway shaping up as repairs continue and deadline looms 2:18

See Oroville dam spillway shaping up as repairs continue and deadline looms

Raiders QB Derek Carr discusses victory vs. Chiefs 1:48

Raiders QB Derek Carr discusses victory vs. Chiefs

Adorable preschoolers absolutely love this Rocklin firefighter's firefighting song 0:34

Adorable preschoolers absolutely love this Rocklin firefighter's firefighting song

  • How rookies Reuben Foster, C.J. Beathard, Solomon Thomas can make impact vs. Cowboys

    Here are three San Francisco 49ers to watch against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 22, 2017: Reuben Foster, C.J. Beathard and Solomon Thomas.

About This Blog


Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
Twitter: @mattbarrows

Sports Night


Sign up to receive breaking sports news alerts and the Sports Night newsletter with late-breaking developments, stats and scores.

Key links


49ers schedule
49ers roster
49ers depth chart
49ers statistics

NFL news
NFL statistics
NFL weekly schedule

Pro Football Focus
NFL.com
Monday Morning Quarterback / Sports Illustrated
Los Angeles Times NFL
RotoWorld / NBC Sports