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The 49ers May Finally Collect on Picks from 2013 NFL Draft Class

The San Francisco 49ers 2013 NFL Draft class has largely underwhelmed at the pro level. But 2016 could be the year in which some of these players wind up living up to expectation.   Everyone knows 2012 was San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke’s worst year, in terms of landing prospective talent via the […] The 49ers May Finally Collect on Picks from 2013 NFL Draft...
Via Niner Noise
1 hour ago

Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is ‘on track’ to play this week

The long-awaited 2016 debut of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is expected to take place this Friday. Providing there are no setbacks, Kaepernick is slated to play against the Green Bay Packers in the team’s third preseason game. Whether Kap will start or come in the game following Blaine Gabbert remains to be seen. “We haven’t discussed it, yet,” head...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers’ CB Will Redmond still recovering from ACL tear

The San Francisco 49ers roster, under the guidance of GM Trent Baalke, has had more than its fair share of risky additions through the draft. Be it character issues or injuries, Baalke has shown a tendency to take chances on players who’s talent level exceeds their draft stock. Will Redmond is one of these risks. […] 49ers’ CB Will Redmond still recovering from ACL tear - Niner...
Via Niner Noise
7 hours ago

Oakland A’s are a cautionary tale for the 49ers

Constant losing is generating high levels of toxicity in the Oakland A’s clubhouse. So why should the 49ers care? Because it’s likely the 49ers will experience their third straight playoff-less season, and corrosive losses could decimate team chemistry. That’s why the 49ers front office should do their best to prevent a locker-room meltdown. The A’s
Via Niner Insider
8 hours ago

49ers Depth Chart: Anthony Davis, Joshua Garnett Moved Up to First-Team Offensive Line

The San Francisco 49ers have bumped offensive linemen Anthony Davis and rookie Joshua Garnett up to the first-string unit, according to various sources. What does the move mean for the Niners’ revamped offensive line?   Depth charts change all the time during NFL preseasons, but the San Francisco 49ers moving offensive linemen Anthony Davis and […] 49ers Depth Chart: Anthony...
Via Niner Noise
20 hours ago

Notebook: QB Competition Continues, 49ers Shuffle O-Line Prior to Packers Matchup

San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins offered valuable insight on his personnel on Tuesday.
Via 49ers.com
20 hours ago

49ers CB Keith Reaser: 'I'm Competing for a Job Every Day'

The 49ers defensive back is confident that he can be a complete cornerback in the NFL, capable contributing in 2016.
Via 49ers.com
21 hours ago

49ers Sign WR Ryan Whalen, Waive/Injured S Jered Bell

Details on the 49ers roster move on Tuesday, adding wide receiver Ryan Whalen to the team's 90-man roster.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

49ers' Colin Kaepernick on track to make preseason debut

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw against the defense on Monday. Kaepernick is on track to make his preseason debut Friday against the Packers in San Francisco's third preseason game. His injury allowed Blaine Gabbert to start the first two exhibition...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Shows Signs of Life In Practice, Runs To Daylight!

NinerFans.com San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick returned to action this morning. Here is living proof, as the 49ers dual-threat quarterback is eager to make a surge back atop the depth chart! Watch my video below only on NinerFans.com. #49ers QB Colin Kaepernick showing signs of life in today’s practice. #49ersBeastWriter #SpotSakamoto pic.twitter.com/LHttPYYLZT — Ryan...
Via NinerFans.com
1 day ago

San Francisco 49ers: Takeaways from Broncos win

The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Denver Broncos in their second pre season game.  There were some positives and negatives in the game.  It was encouraging to see the reserves play well and understand that every rep matters.  These pre season games are important, the 49ers are a rebuilding team and the more game tape on players the better.  Here are three takeaways from the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder signing shows San Francisco 49ers’ desperation

Yet another passer has been thrown into the mix at the 49ers’ training camp as the competition for starting quarterback continues. San Francisco signed veteran QB Christian Ponder on Tuesday to a one-year deal, following the news of third string Thad Lewis’ season-ending ACL tear from Sunday’s game against Houston. At first, landing Ponder sounds like a winning deal for the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers RB Mike Davis gives up chips after poor rookie season

Nothing is more satisfying when you have a craving for salt than grabbing your favorite bag of chips and downing the entire bag. However, this is a guilty pleasure that San Francisco 49ers running back Mike Davis had to give up after an underwhelming rookie campaign in 2015. Davis’ favorite, “Flamin’ Hot Cheetos,” are now a thing of his past. “That was like a heartbreaker...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the San Francisco 49ers

While there are a few obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the San Francisco 49ers, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified 18 (with some repeats), including some all-time greats. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers preparing to put Colin Kaepernick ‘on ice’ in 2016?

At least two prominent NFL reporters believe the San Francisco 49ers could pull a RG3 on quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who could be protected in 2016 so the 49ers can save millions against injuries guarantees next offseason. Albert Breer of MMQB became the latest national reporter to weigh in on Kaepernick Thursday morning. “Colin Kaepernick’s injury history, combined with...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers add Christian Ponder to increasingly sad QB group

The San Francisco 49ers have added former first-round pick Christian Ponder to a quarterback group that looks increasingly destitute. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, Ponder agreed on Tuesday to a one-year deal with the 49ers, who lost quarterback Thad Lewis to a torn ACL this week. Source says Christian Ponder has signed a 1yr deal with San Fran. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers lose backup QB Thad Lewis to season-ending knee injury

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Thad Lewis will miss the entire season after tearing knee ligaments during an exhibition game. Coach Chip Kelly said Monday that Lewis tore his ACL on a scramble Sunday against Houston and will need season-ending surgery. The injury leaves San Francisco with just two completely healthy quarterbacks in camp. Blaine...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: Gabbert doesn't have 'leg up' on Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick was unable to play in the San Francisco 49ers’ first game of the preseason, leading many to believe Blaine Gabbert is going to run away with the starting quarterback job. If that’s the case, Chip Kelly isn’t going to admit it. Kelly told reporters on Sunday that Kaepernick sitting out with a tight shoulder won’t necessarily put him at a disadvantage. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Takeaways from Texans loss

Words escape me when writing about our beloved 49ers.  Sometimes I don’t know where to start anymore.  Once a burdgedning franchise with plenty of hope, now a train wreck crashing and burning.  Those will be your 2016 San Francisco 49ers, folks.  After one preseason game you might think I sound silly, but I’ve seen enough good football to understand the cards we’ve been...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is Emerging in the San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Competition?

The San Francisco 49ers are entering a new era under new dynamic offensive minded head coach Chip Kelly. Kelly is looking for a player to emerge between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert to seize the starting quarterback job for the 49ers. Kelly is taking his time with his quarterback decision as Kaepernick and Gabbert play different styles at quarterback and Kelly wants to ensure...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarryd Hayne kicks winning point in Titans' NRL victory

SYDNEY (AP) Former San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne kicked a field goal with eight seconds remaining to give the Gold Coast Titans a 19-18 win Saturday over the Wests Tigers in Hayne's second match back in the National Rugby League. Hayne, who also set up a Titans' try, slotted the field goal from about 30 meters out, raising his arms in celebration when the ball...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the top 25 receivers in San Francisco 49ers history

The San Francisco 49ers have the Greatest Of All Time as their leading receiver, but there are a number of other impressive pass catchers on their list of Top 25 ranked by receiving yards. How many of them can you name? Clue: Yards/Years active with team
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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