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49ers Talk with Matt Maiocco

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NBC Sports Bay Area 49ers insider Matt Maiocco and reporter Jennifer Lee Chan bring you comprehensive NFL coverage of all things San Francisco 49ers. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews with players, coaches, front-office personnel, alumni and fellow media members. Check out all new episodes year-round.

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NBC Sports Bay Area 49ers insider Matt Maiocco and reporter Jennifer Lee Chan bring you comprehensive NFL coverage of all things San Francisco 49ers. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews with players, coaches, front-office personnel, alumni and fellow media members. Check out all new episodes year-round.

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English


Episodes

Analyzing Brandon Staley’s potential 49ers’ fit, Warner-Greenlaw tandem with Kirk Morrison

2/29/2024
Matt Maiocco is joined by former NFL player Kirk Morrison, who explains why he believes Fred Warner and Dre Greenlaw are the best linebacker tandem in the NFL, and who the 49ers’ biggest threat is in the NFC West, Plus, Jennifer Lee Chan joins Matt to break down what they have seen at the NFL Scouting Combine and who the 49ers could target in the upcoming draft. (1:46) Peter King announces his retirement (8:50) Latest updates with the 49ers' DC search (13:35) Does Staley’s reputation hurt his chances? (19:08) Morrison on the Warner-Greenlaw tandem (22:34) Morrison on if Staley could work with 49ers (27:03) Who is 49ers' biggest NFC West threat? (36:30) 49ers' positions of need in NFL draft See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:44:38

Exclusive: John Lynch on his desire to extend Brandon Aiyuk’s contract, Brock Purdy’s value to 49ers

2/27/2024
Matt Maiocco is joined by John Lynch to discuss his desire to keep Brandon Aiyuk with the 49ers for the foreseeable future, how Brock Purdy value to the organization is multifaceted and the lessons that can be learned from the Super Bowl Loss. Plus, Jennifer Lee Chan joins Matt to break down positions of need for San Francisco and more offseason priorities. (1:46) 49ers continue search for new defensive coordinator (8:50) Lynch on the 49ers bouncing back after loss to Chiefs (13:35) Lynch details Purdy’s salary cap value (16:08) Where Purdy can evolve his game (19:34) Lynch breaks down Greenlaw’s injury timeline (26:03) Will Jennings be back next season? (31:45) Positions groups 49ers need to improve See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:17

Analyzing Brandon Aiyuk’s contract negotiations, Jauan Jennings’ importance and positions of need

2/21/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down what Brandon Aiyuk’s contract negotiations could look like this offseason, some under-the-radar free agents the 49ers should prioritize re-signing and the positions San Francisco should target in the upcoming 2024 NFL Draft. (2:46) Wrapping up the 49ers’ loss to the Chiefs (11:50) Impact of Greenlaw’s injury (13:35) What positions should the 49ers draft? (20:08) Which 49ers need to step it up in next season? (26:34) Importance of Aiyuk and Jennings to the offense (36:03) Possible defensive coordinator candidates See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:43:49

Aiyuk’s potential extension, defensive coordinator search and other 49ers offseason priorities

2/14/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down the Steve Wilks firing, potential candidates for the 49ers' defensive coordinator position and what fans should expect with Brandon Aiyuk’s looming contract extension. Plus, the duo look at positions of need for San Francisco and the departure of some of Kyle Shanahan’s coaching staff. (1:46) Wilks, 49ers part ways after Super Bowl (8:33) Potential replacements for Wilks (15:34) Does Shanahan deserve blame for the loss? (23:50) Will Feliciano return next season? (32:30) Lynch on Aiyuk’s potential contract (38:01) Purdy on his offseason plans (46:45) Which defensive linemen will return next season? (51:50) Positions to upgrade this offseason See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:59:52

49ers’ season ends in heartbreak with Super Bowl LVIII loss to Chiefs

2/12/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down the 49ers' heartbreaking loss to the Chiefs, the impact Dre Greenlaw’s iniury had on the team and the mistakes that ultimately lead to their depressing defeat. Then, Matt and Jennifer turn their attention forward to the offseason and what comes next for San Francisco. (1:46) 49ers fall to Chiefs in Super Bowl LVIII (8:33) Is there anything to second guess? (15:34) Examining McCaffrey’s performance (20:50) 49ers’ defensive line impactful vs. Mahomes (32:03) 49ers face questions entering the offseason (39:30) How Purdy’s contract helps 49ers moving forward See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:45:46

Super Bowl LVIII preview with Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman & Greg Papa

2/10/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman to break down George Kittle's potential this weekend, how Deebo Samuel is the gasoline on the 49ers’ offense and why Arik Armstead needs to be the man on the defensive line. Then, Ross Tucker stops by to analyze why the Chiefs are the underdogs in Super Bowl LVIII before Greg Papa wraps up the week by sharing his keys to the game for the 49ers and what he thinks the end game will look like on Sunday. (1:46) 49ers, Chiefs ready for Super Bowl showdown (11:33) Gronk on what makes Kittle a ‘complete’ tight end (15:34) Edelman evaluates Deebo's unique impact (20:50) Maiocco shares his thoughts on the Super Bowl (33:03) Tucker predicts the Super Bowl winner (45:00) Favorite moments from Radio Row (50:01) Papa on the 49ers’ keys to victory (57:45) Papa shares his expectations for Purdy (59:50) Papa on Shanahan’s game plan See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:06:37

Exclusive: Patrick Willis on his Hall of Fame induction; Jim Harbaugh on returning to NFL, Willis’ greatness

2/10/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by newly announced Hall of Famer Patrick Willis to share what it means to make the Hall of Fame, his football journey and his fearless playing style. Then, new Chargers coach Jim Harbaugh joins the show to discuss how everything has changed in the NFL since his last stint, his time with the 49ers and Patrick Willis’ Hall of Fame induction. (1:46) 49ers injury report empty ahead of Super Bowl (7:50) Steinberg on the impact a Super Bowl win for Purdy (14:12) Harbaugh on the Evolution of the NFL (17:33) Harbaugh on Willis’ Hall of Fame induction (24:34) Harbaugh shares his motivation to win a Super Bowl (35:03) Willis on getting into the Hall of Fame (43:01) Willis breaks down his football journey (52:45) Willis shares who influenced his playing style See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:57:12

Greg Cosell on 49ers’ keys to victory, how Kyle Shanahan can attack Chiefs' defense

2/9/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by NFL Films' Greg Cosell to break down the upcoming matchup between the 49ers and Chiefs' coaching staffs, Brock Purdy’s growing reputation as a game manager and how San Francisco's unique offense makes sparks fly. Then, former 49ers safety Eric Reid stops by to discuss his expectations for Ji’Ayir Brown, how Kansas City plans to slow down George Kittle and the impact he had on the sporting world. (1:46) Patrick Willis inducted into Hall of Fame (10:50) Cosell on what stands out to him in Super Bowl LVIII (15:35) Cosell shares how the 49ers’ offense is unique (19:56) Cosell evaluates the 49ers’ keys to victory (27:08) Reid on how Chiefs plan to slow Kittle (32:34) Reid shares his expectations for Brown (35:03) Reid looks back on his impact See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:18

Kendrick Bourne on 'X-factor’ Jauan Jennings, Tom Pelissero on Purdy’s dynamic playmaking ability

2/8/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by former 49ers wide receiver Kendrick Bourne to discuss his admiration for Kyle Shanahan and why he believes Jauan Jennings is the 49ers' X-factor. Then, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero stops by to break down Brock Purdy’s play-making ability, Shanahan’s confidence in Purdy and why the QB's success has eclipsed everyone's wildest dreams. (2:46) 49ers, Chiefs practice ahead of Super Bowl (7:50) Purdy remains consistent as week progresses (12:35) Bourne shares his love for Shanahan (22:08) Examining 49ers' O-line vs. Chiefs' D-line (27:34) Pelissero on Purdy’s play-making ability (34:03) Pelissero breaks down Purdy's advantages (33:01) Examining Willis’ Hall of Fame chances See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:43:07

Examining 49ers' biggest challenges in Super Bowl LVIII, pressure on Kyle Shanahan

2/7/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down the pressure Kyle Shanahan has on his shoulders in his third Super Bowl, how San Francisco's defense plans to respond after its showing against the Lions and if the 49ers are ready for it when it comes to the biggest challenges they face in their matchup with the Chiefs. (1:46) 49ers set to practice at UNLV (7:50) Purdy ready to face Chiefs (13:35) Will Young be back next season? (22:08) How much pressure is on Shanahan? (21:34) Examining the Shanahan's evolution (32:03) Is this the 49ers’ toughest test? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:34:53

Exclusive: Fred Warner, Dre Greenlaw discuss on-field chemistry, keys to slowing Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes-Travis Kelce combo

2/5/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by Fred Warner and Dre Greenlaw to break down their bond on and off the field, growing together in the NFL and the challenges the 49ers face against Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce. Then, Matt and Jennifer discuss why the 49ers have bad blood with the NFL over their practice set up in Las Vegas and how the defense can flip the script from the NFC Championship Game. (1:46) 49ers not pleased with UNLV’s field conditions (7:50) Kittle battling lower body injury (13:35) How do the 49ers stop Kelce? (17:08) Greenlaw on his initial thoughts of Warner (21:34) Warner on his on-field chemistry with Greenlaw (28:03) Greenlaw shares his Super Bowl LIV thoughts (33:01) Warner on his relationship with Patrick Willis (40:45) How 49ers' defense responds to concerns about hustle See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:49:28

Lessons 49ers can learn from Super Bowl LIV

1/31/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan recap the 49ers’ improbable victory over the Lions before quickly shifting their attention to San Francisco's upcoming Super Bowl LVIII matchup with the Chiefs. The duo looks back at Super Bowl LIV for lessons the team should know all to well heading into the rematch Plus, former 49ers player Daniel Kilgore joins the show to share his experience with the San Francisco under Kyle Shanahan and offer his predictions for Super Bowl Sunday. (1:46) Recapping the NFC Championship Game (6:50) How important is Jennings to the offense? (13:35) Comparing the 2019 and 2023 49ers (21:08) Kilgore on Shanahan’s early seasons with the 49ers (26:34) Kilgore breaks down Shanahan’s creativity (32:03) Kilgore on the experience of playing for Jim Harbaugh (41:01) Lessons learned in Super Bowl LIV (49:45) Are the 49ers set up to slow down Kelce? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:46

Brock Purdy, 49ers complete epic comeback vs. Lions, advance to Super Bowl LVIII

1/29/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan recap the 49ers’ epic come-from-behind NFC title victory over the Detroit Lions. Then, Nick Bosa, Fred Warner, Brock Purdy and many more join the show to share their insights from the game. Plus, Matt and Jennifer examine what’s to come in the weeks leading to Super Bowl LVIII. (1:46) 49ers head to Super Bowl LVIII after defeating Lions (8:50) Purdy on his dynamic second half (14:35) Deebo on the feeling of going to the Super Bowl (20:54) Bosa dominates in 49ers’ win (26:08) 49ers’ playoff experience shows value in second half (27:34) Look ahead to Super Bowl LVIII See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:42:06

Exclusive: George Kittle breaks down Brock Purdy’s unflappable confidence, NFC title game expectations

1/26/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined by 49ers tight end George Kittle, who details Brock Purdy’s unwavering confidence, the growth he's seen in Kyle Shanahan and his expectations for the NFC Championship Game. Plus, team president Al Guido makes an appearance to discuss how Levi's Stadium has become a true home-field advantage for the 49ers and what he expects from Sunday's matchup. (1:46) Deebo cleared to play in NFC Championship Game (5:50) Guido on Levi's Stadium's staying power (10:35) Guido shares what he expects Sunday vs. Lions (14:54) Kittle on the standard the 49ers have set for themselves (21:08) Kittle breaks down his confidence in Purdy (27:34) Kittle shares what he loves about football (32:29) NFC Championship Game predictions See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:56

Deebo Samuel’s status, Brock Purdy vs. Jared Goff and other 49ers-Lions storylines

1/24/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan discuss where the 49ers can improve ahead of their NFC title matchup with the Lions, Deebo Samuel's chances to suit up and the feeling in the locker room. Then, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press stops by to give some Lions analysis and share what areas San Francisco can exploit on Detroit's defense. Plus, Greg Papa makes his weekly appearance to break down where the 49ers should target the Lions’ defense and what the 49ers could do if Deebo is unable to play. (1:46) 49ers, Lions ready for NFC Championship Game (6:14) Examining Deebo’s status for Sunday (11:08) Who needs to improve for the 49ers? (20:30) How do the Lions compare to the 49ers? (26:34) What do the Lions need to do to win? (38:10) Is there pressure on the 49ers? (42:29) Potential 49ers ready to step up (55:01) Areas for the 49ers’ offense to target See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:57:53

49ers-Lions matchup set for NFC Championship Game

1/21/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down the upcoming matchup between the 49ers and the Lions, what challenges San Francisco will face on both sides of the ball and how important Deebo Samuel’s status will be for the game plan. (1:46) 49ers set to face Lions in NFC Championship (6:14) How important is Jennings now with Deebo’s injury? (15:08) 49ers' offensive keys against the Lions (21:30) Areas of improvement for the 49ers’ defense See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:48

Brock Purdy, 49ers finish off comeback vs. Packers, to host NFC title game next weekend

1/21/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan breakdown the 49ers’ comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers, Brock Purdy's resilience despite an up-and-down performance and Dre Greenlaw’s two-interception night. Then, Carlos Ramirez joins the show to discuss if Purdy silenced his haters with his late-game drive, where the defense needs to improve next weekend and what to make of Deebo Samuel's injury. (1:46) 49ers set to host NFC title game next weekend (6:14) How serious is Deebo’s injury? (11:08) Purdy details the game-winning drive (17:30) Shanahan on 49ers’ character (25:34) Where can the defense improve? (34:10) Who needs to step up next weekend? (41:29) Did Purdy silence his critics versus the Packers? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:53:36

49ers-Packers preview with Tom Silverstein

1/19/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan are joined on this edition of "49ers Talk" by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Tom Silverstein to break down how the Packers are feeling entering their matchup with the 49ers, why Green Bay’s offense if different from years past, and where the 49ers can attack the Packers' defense. (1:46) 49ers ready to face Packers on Saturday (6:14) Revisiting the past Packers-49ers matchups (12:08) What is the difference between Love and Rodgers? (16:30) Weakness’ of the Packers' defense (27:34) Purdy on the importance of starting hot See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:33:40

Analyzing 49ers’ defensive keys vs. Packers, importance of Armstead’s return

1/17/2024
Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan discuss the 49ers’ improved health and Arik Armstead's importance in his return from injury, how Christian McCaffrey benefited from the bye week and why the Packers enter this game with house money. Plus, Greg Papa stops by to break down where the 49ers’ defense needs to focus ahead of Saturday’s matchup and why he thinks running the ball could be key to securing the win. (1:46) Are the 49ers looking past the Packers? (7:14) 49ers’ health continues to improve (12:40) Peters announced as new Commanders GM (19:00) Papa breaks down what he sees at practice (25:20) Defensive keys to stopping Packers (29:11) How do the 49ers slow Love? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:38:50

Exclusive interview with Brock Purdy and immediate 49ers vs. Packers preview

1/14/2024
Brock Purdy joins "49ers Talk" to break down how he prepares for the 49ers’ upcoming playoff run, his thoughts on people labeling him a "game manager" and what could have been had he went undrafted. Then, Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan break down San Francisco’s upcoming showdown with the Packers and why this could be a favorable matchup for the 49ers. (1:46) 49ers vs. Packers set for divisional playoff round (6:14) Is this the best matchup for the 49ers? (13:40) What is Purdy’s undervalued skill? (18:00) Purdy on living the "dream” with the 49ers (22:20) Purdy shares his thoughts on the “game manager” label (26:51) Purdy discusses what would happen if he went undrafted (32:02) Purdy on comparisons to Brees (41:29) Was Purdy snubbed out of the Second-Team All-Pro? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:22