Jerry McDonald, East Bay Times

Jerry McDonald

East Bay Times

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Pasadena Star News
Past:
  • ChicoER
  • Mercury-Register
  • The Daily Democrat
  • Daily Breeze
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Times-Standard
  • The Denver Post
  • L.A. Daily News
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • The Sun
  • and more…

Recent articles by Jerry:

QB power rankings: Who’d have figured? The $450 million man is in free fall

Patrick Mahomes is going through the toughest stretch of his NFL career for the Kansas City Chiefs. → Read More

Raiders’ Carr taking over in post-Gruden era, just like MVP Rich Gannon did in 2002

The Raiders are leaning heavily on Derek Carr in their second post-Jon Gruden era, much like they did in 2002 with Rich Gannon. → Read More

49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo remains as stoic as ever after loss to Colts even as team crumbles around him

49ers fade continues under Jimmy Garoppolo and there’s no telling when Trey Lance will be ready to play. → Read More

Are the 49ers desperate yet? Lose to Colts and the NFC playoff picture gets even darker

The 49ers can't afford many more slip-ups if they hope to stay within contact of NFC playoff contenders. → Read More

49ers’ cornerback Josh Norman — it’s Richard Sherman all over again

49ers cornerback Josh Norman in terms of personality hasn’t been what his teammates expected. → Read More

49ers’ cornerback Josh Norman — it’s Richard Sherman all over again

49ers cornerback Josh Norman in terms of personality hasn’t been what his teammates expected. → Read More

Colts’ DeForest Buckner wanted to `meet in the middle’ with 49ers

DeForest Buckner was willing to `meet in the middle’ with the 49ers, but was traded to Indianapolis anyway. → Read More

Colts’ DeForest Buckner wanted to `meet in the middle’ with 49ers

DeForest Buckner was willing to `meet in the middle’ with the 49ers, but was traded to Indianapolis anyway. → Read More

QB power rankings: Time to give credit where credit is due at No. 1

Dak Prescott of Dallas jumps to the top of the heap, followed by future two Hall of Famers and a game-changer in Lamar Jackson. → Read More

McDonald: Raiders briefly step out of Gruden’s dark shadow for feel-good win

The Raiders deserved a feel-good story in Denver after comments from Jon Gruden put the team and its players through the ringer. → Read More

NFC West stock report: 49ers in danger of losing touch with Cardinals, Rams

The Cardinals and Rams could run away and hide from the 49ers and Seahawks in the NFC West. → Read More

NFC West stock report: 49ers in danger of losing touch with Cardinals, Rams

The Cardinals and Rams could run away and hide from the 49ers and Seahawks in the NFC West. → Read More

SF Giants’ bats muffled by Dodgers pitching and it costs them division series

Giants can’t put together enough offense as Dodgers win NLDS in five games. → Read More

SF Giants’ bats muffled by Dodgers pitching and it costs them division series

Giants can’t put together enough offense as Dodgers win NLDS in five games. → Read More

Three potential heroes for SF Giants in huge Game 5 against the Dodgers

Will it be Crawford, Bryant, Solano or someone else to seize the moment in Game 5? → Read More

SF Giants signing of Jake McGee led to Dodgers trading for Cal State East Bay’s Alex Vesia

Dodgers’ reliever Alex Vesia pitched four seasons at Cal State East Bay and was drafted in the ninth round by Miami in 2018. → Read More

SF Giants starter Logan Webb, fueled by Red Bull, goes after Dodgers in Game 5 of NLDS

The elementary school of Giants' Game 5 starter Logan Webb had a day in his honor Tuesday in Rocklin. → Read More

Three potential heroes for SF Giants in huge Game 5 against the Dodgers

Will it be Crawford, Bryant, Solano or someone else to seize the moment in Game 5? → Read More

What do Kapler’s players think of him? We asked the minor leaguers he managed between playing MLB seasons

Yes, they told the ice cream story. → Read More

QB power rankings: Familiar face is back on top, but where does 49ers’ Lance land?

Big games from Lamar Jackson and Tom Brady help them climb the rankings. → Read More