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Sacramento Bee reporter Chris Biderman gives you unique access, different angles and top-notch guests in his 49ers podcast Candlestick Chronicles. Biderman is a Bay Area native and has been covering the team since 2012. 

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    Eric Crocker joins the show!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 43:01

    Kyle and Chris are joined by Eric Crocker of Locked On 49ers and Locked On NFL Draft to break down the playoff run, how the team has evolved on both sides of the ball, slowing down Davante Adams, Kyle Shanahan on fourth down, why he's picking San Francisco and a lot more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    On a wild playoff win in Dallas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 69:14

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' roller coaster of a win over the Dallas Cowboys, the defense's dominance, Deebo's rise, how we view the season as a whole, and they recount their Pick Six. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Big Cowboys Playoff game preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 92:49

    Kyle and Chris break down the keys to beating the Cowboys on Sunday, they do their biggest Pick Six of the season, and then they speak to Cowboys Wire editor and Catch This Fade host KD Drummond to break down the 49ers' opponent and what to expect from Jerry World. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Kaelan Jones joins the show!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 57:08

    Kyle and Chris are joined by Kaelan Jones of The Ringer to break down the 49ers' Wild Card match up with the Cowboys, how Kyle Shanahan could exploit Dallas' defense, and the challenge Dak Prescott poses to San Francisco's. Then, friend of the pod Joe Fann joins the show for an impromptu appearance breaking down his 75 on the golf course and offers up some takes on the 49ers' chances at beating Dallas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    A wild win and playoff bound

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 68:42

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' biggest regular season win of the Kyle Shanahan era, Jimmy Garoppolo's signature performance, Deebo Samuel's continued dominance, the defense stepping up, Aaron Donald's absence and a lot more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jourdan Rodrigue joins the show to talk Rams

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 87:50

    Rams beat writer for The Athletic, Jourdan Rodrigue, joins Kyle and Chris to preview Sunday's pivotal showdown that will likely determine the 49ers' playoff fate, Jalen Ramsey, Matthew Stafford, Cooper Kupp and a lot more, then they draft their Pick Six for the last time in the regular season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mark Schofield on Trey Lance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 55:07

    Mark Schofield of the NFL Wire joins Kyle and Chris to break down Trey Lance's first start, how he could fair if he had to play against the Rams, Jimmy Garoppolo's trade value in the offseason and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Trey Lance is... (?)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 78:00

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' win over the Houston Texans, Trey Lance's performance in his second career start, the defense playing well and they go over their usual Pick Six. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Trey's day?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 63:26

    Kyle and Chris preview Sunday's 49ers game against the Houston Texans, what it should look like with (presumably) Trey Lance starting, differences from Week 5, Kyle Shanahan's play calling rhythm, and they do their weekly Pick Six.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Shanahan and Garoppolo clarify injury

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 35:06

    Kyle and Chris break down Kyle Shanahan's clarification of Jimmy Garoppolo's injury, what it means for Trey Lance and Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Is Jimmy done?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 60:30

    Kyle and Chris break down Monday's news that Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a thumb injury against the Titans, what it means for Trey Lance, what the offense could look like, the stakes for Kyle Shanahan and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    A clunker in Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 50:51

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' Thursday night loss to the Titans, Jimmy Garoppolo's mistakes, the defense struggling on third down, and why the game ultimately doesn't change things for the 49ers overall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Titans are beatable

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 55:09

    Kyle and Chris break down why the 49ers should keep their foot on the gas against the Titans who have struggled recently and turned the ball over a lot, and they do their weekly Pick Six.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What a playoff team looks like

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 67:32

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' victory over the Falcons, why it was such an encouraging performance (even though the Falcons stink), Jimmy Garoppolo's aura, Deebo Samuel's impact, George Kittle's steadiness, and they recap the Pick Six.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The FalCONs?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 50:24

    Kyle and Chris preview Sunday's 49ers game against the visiting Atlanta Falcons, why San Francisco should be expected to handle business, the offense coming together, the talent discrepancy -- and they do their weekly Pick Six!   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Setting the stage for the offseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 45:36

    Kyle and Chris take a look at what the 49ers' top offseason decisions will likely be now that we know what the salary cap situation will look like, and how the team could create financial flexibility to address key areas on the roster.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    A big win in Cincy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 61:03

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' overtime win in Cincinnati over the Bengals, Jimmy Garoppolo's performance, the evolution of Kyle Shanahan's offense, George Kittle's huge game and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Win the turnover battle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 51:49

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' upcoming game against the Bengals, what the injury situation could lead to, why analyzing the 49ers isn't all that complicated (see: turnovers), and they do their weekly Pick Six.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tim Kawakami joins the show!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 53:37

    Kyle and Chris are joined by Tim Kawakami, columnist and podcast host for The Athletic Bay Area, to talk about the 49ers, Kyle Shanahan's handling of the quarterback situation, compares/contrasts 49ers/Warriors, and the outlook for the rest of the season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Another wild Seahawks game

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 53:22

    Kyle and Chris break down what went wrong in the 49ers loss to the Seahawks, Jimmy Garoppolo's interceptions, special mistakes, reasons for optimism and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Pick Six + Mike Salk

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 50:15

    Kyle and Chris do Pick Six a little bit differently this week, and then they're joined by Mike Salk, host of the "Mike Salk Show" on 710 ESPN Seattle to break down where things stand with the Seahawks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Only Fanns

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 36:05

    Kyle and Chris are joined by host of the Bet to Wynn Podcast, Joe Fann, who used to cover the 49ers and Seahawks, to preview Sunday's game, break down what's wrong in Seattle, the circle of life in the NFC West, why he's high on the 49ers and that one time he was hit by a drive from Brooks Koepka. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sitting pretty for the playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 59:14

    Kyle and Chris break down Sunday's 49ers win over the Minnesota Vikings, how they did things differently, the importance of the turnover battle, Jimmy Garoppolo's day, Elijah Mitchell, Azeez Al-Shaair, and they break down last week's Pick Six. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    More Jimmy in 2022?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 63:52

    Kyle and Chris break down the idea that Kyle Shanahan could decide to keep Jimmy Garoppolo in 2022 and they do Pick Six for the weekend's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Trending upwards

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 66:43

    Kyle and Chris are back to break down the 49ers' dominant win over the Jaguars, their second in a row, what went well, what's sustainable going forward, where they stand in the playoff race and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Don't lay an egg

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 49:24

    Kyle and Chris break down the challenges facing the 49ers coming off their Monday night game and the trip to Jacksonville. Then they do their weekly pick six. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Patrick Willis joins the show!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 42:56

    Legendary 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis joins the show to talk about life in retirement, his favorite memories and teammates, what he learned from Frank Gore and Bryant Young, the difference between a good player and a leader, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Are the 49ers back?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 66:08

    Kyle and Chris are back to break down the 49ers' big Monday night win against the Rams, what it means for the rest of the season, why it happened, whether they can continue to replicate that performance, and they recap their Pick-Six. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Differences between 49ers and Rams

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 61:29

    Kyle and Chris break down the differences in team building philosophy between the 49ers and Rams, how it relates to Odell Beckham Jr., Kyle Shanahan's handling of the season, the draft, and free agency -- then they bring back the Pick Six for Monday night's game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Kyle Juszczyk joins the show!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 51:52

    49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk joins the show to talk about the 49ers' season, how the locker room is handling adversity, Trey Sermon, Elijah Mitchell and a lot more. Plus, Kyle and Chris talk about Kyle Shanahan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    A new low for the 49ers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 68:22

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the issues facing the team, Kyle Shanahan's decision making, what it all means, and recapping their pick six from before the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    49ers-Cardinals injury update

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 15:45

    Kyle goes through the Friday news and injury reports, which didn't provide a ton of clarity on who will and won't play when the 49ers and Cardinals face off at Levi's Stadium. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Pick-six and a little optimism

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 49:11

    Kyle and Chris preview Sunday's 49ers game against the Arizona Cardinals, key injuries to start the week of practice, reasons for optimism, and they also pick the six players that will have the biggest impact on Sunday's game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Getting Pro Football Focus-ed

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 33:05

    Kyle and Chris welcome in Jeff Deeney of Pro Football Focus to break down the 49ers' season, where things stand at quarterback, the offensive line (Mike McGlinchey) and their chances at making a playoff run. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Is the Bears' win the start of something?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 52:37

    Kyle and Chris are back to break down the 49ers' win over the Bears, snapping the four-game losing streak, what it means going forward, Jimmy Garoppolo's performance and recapping their pick six. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Bears preview and Pick-Six!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 46:28

    Kyle and Chris preview Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears by welcoming in Bryan Perez of the Draft Network, who covers the team and rest of the NFC North. Then they preview the game with another edition of Pick-Six!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    News break: Oct. 28, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 6:29

    he latest from 49ers headquarters surrounding Kyle Shanahan's decision to stick with Jimmy Garoppolo for Week 8 against the Chicago Bears, and his thinking behind not going with Trey Lance. Plus, updates on Javon Kinlaw's knee injury, Trent Williams, Deebo Samuel, George Kittle and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tracy Sandler re-joins the show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 48:17

    Tracy Sandler, AKA 49ers Fan Girl rejoins the show to talk about the 49ers' loss to the Colts, Kyle Shanahan's handling of the quarterback situation and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Burn it all down

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 67:49

    Kyle and Chris break down Kyle Shanahan's reluctance to make a switch at QB after announcing Jimmy Garoppolo would likely start again this week, the Colts games, the pick six, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Reasons for optimism?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 38:54

    Kyle and Chris are back to break down the 49ers' game Sunday night against the Colts, Trent Williams' injury, K'Waun Williams' return, and why San Francisco should take care of business coming off the bye. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    News break: Oct. 21, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 8:24

    The latest on DeForest Buckner's reaction to being traded from the 49ers ahead of his return to Levi's Stadium on Sunday night, and the status of Jimmy Garoppolo, who is expected to return to the starting lineup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    ESPN's Nick Wagoner joins the show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 37:40

    ESPN NFL Nation reporter Nick Wagoner stops by to break down where things stand with the 49ers, the DeForest Buckner decision, the team's development of young players, Trey Lance and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Recalibrating after the bye

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 63:17

    Kyle and Chris are back from the 49ers' bye week to break down what things needs to change after the bye week, including thoughts on Kyle Shanahan's handling of the offense, who needs to step up defensively, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    A review of Trey's Lance's first start

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 29:12

    Mark Schofield of USA TODAY SMG's Touchdown Wire joins the show to break down Trey Lance's first start with the 49ers, what he did well, where he needs to improve, his long release, mobility, and whether or not he should take the starting job from Jimmy Garoppolo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Reacting to Cardinals loss

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 74:09

    Kyle and Chris are back to break down Trey Lance's first career start, Kyle Shanahan's coaching, the mistakes, the weird situation, the defense's very strong performance, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Trey Lance to start? Pick-six Cardinals preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 61:22

    Kyle and Chris talk about the likely first career start for Trey Lance, pick six players who are going to be important for the 49ers to win Sunday, and then they talk to Kyle Odegard — editor at Compare.bet and formerly of the Arizona Cardinals — to offer insights about San Francisco's opponent.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Matt Barrows talks ball

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 40:42

    Matt Barrows of The Athletic joins the show to talk about Kyle Shanahan's mood, his handling of the quarterback situation, what's happening with the young guys, run game struggles, what to make of the defense and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    News Break: Oct. 5, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 6:31

    The latest injury news surrounding Jimmy Garoppolo, Trent Williams and Elijah Mitchell, plus Kyle Shanahan's review of Trey Lance and the defense's performance from Sunday's loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Is it Trey's time?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 73:32

    Kyle and Chris break down the 49ers' loss to the Seahawks, what Jimmy Garoppolo's injury means for Trey Lance, how Lance played in Garoppolo's absence, Kyle Shanahan's handling of young players and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Big Seahawks preview with Danny Kelly

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 81:55

    Kyle and Chris are joined by The Ringer's Danny Kelly to break down the Seahawks, then they have a discussion about Kyle Shanahan's interest in replacing Jimmy Garoppolo back in 2019, the last on the 49ers' quarterback situation, and they do a their weekly draft of players who will play well Sunday when Seattle visits Levi's Stadium. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    North Dakota State perspective

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 40:29

    Neal Coolong of USA TODAY's Sports Media Group joins the pod to talk about Trey Lance at North Dakota State, the current state of the 49ers' quarterback situation and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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