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What San Francisco 49ers fans really want this holiday season

This season has been awful for San Francisco 49ers fans everywhere. So, here at Niner Noise, we decided to bring you some holiday cheer. This post was purposefully written to provide analysis along with some humor. Because after all, laughing is about the only thing that fans can do to stop themselves from crying. We will […] What San Francisco 49ers fans really want this holiday...
Via Niner Noise
8 hours ago

Jets vs 49ers: Q&A with The Jet Press

One of the great perks of the FanSided network is the ability to work with other great sites. Co-Editor Peter Panacy and I took advantage of this opportunity and engaged in a Q&A session with our counterparts over at The Jet Press leading up to the New York Jets-San Francisco 49ers matchup this Sunday. Here is […] Jets vs 49ers: Q&A with The Jet Press - Niner Noise - Niner...
Via Niner Noise
11 hours ago

Why Not Keeping the 49ers’ Nucleus Was Trent Baalke’s Biggest Mistake

There is growing talk Trent Baalke’s days as 49ers GM are numbered, and his biggest error was not keeping the nucleus of a hugely successful team As 49ers fans endure the longest losing streak in franchise history, speculation is mounting that general manager Trent Baalke is nearing the end of his tenure. NFL Media’s Ian […] Why Not Keeping the 49ers’ Nucleus Was Trent Baalke’s...
Via Niner Noise
11 hours ago

49ers Sign TE Vance McDonald to a Five-year Contract Extension

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Friday that they have signed tight end Vance McDonald to a five-year contract extension through the 2021 season.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

4 Downs: How the 49ers Can Beat the Jets

Let's dive into the keys to the game in this "Four Downs" preview of the 49ers upcoming matchup, presented by SunPower.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

Joe Staley Doubtful to Play vs. Jets with Hamstring Injury

The 49ers Pro Bowl left tackle is in danger of missing his first game since 2010, which would end Staley's streak of 92 consecutive games played.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

Struggling 49ers host reeling Jets in game someone must win

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The NFL's schedule makers have done what the New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers haven't been able to do for more than a month: make sure one of those struggling teams doesn't pick up another loss. The Jets (3-9) take their four-game losing streak to the Bay Area on Sunday when they will face a 49ers team on an even longer skid. San Francisco (1-11) has...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Admiral rips Kaepernick during Pearl Harbor speech

U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris took a moment during a speech Wednesday commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor to take a shot at Colin Kaepernick and his practice of kneeling during the national anthem. “You can bet that the men and women we honor today — and those who died that fateful morning 75 years ago — never took a knee and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What the 49ers could learn from the Raiders

The 49ers are where the Raiders were three years ago – drastically undermanned, in the midst of unrelenting losing, and with Fort Knox-like money under the salary cap. Obviously, the 10-2 Raiders have made the right moves in hiring coach Jack Del Rio, drafting players like Derek Carr and Amari Cooper, and acquiring players like
Via Niner Insider
2 days ago

San Francisco 49ers: Week 14 Fantasy Football news

The San Francisco 49ers are continuing to show bad offensive production and an inability to stop the run. In a game where the 49ers had the best chance of winning against the Chicago Bears, they ended up losing by 20 points. Colin Kaepernick was replaced by Blaine Gabbert and Bears running back, Jordan Howard, had three touchdowns on his way to 29 points. Let’s take a look at who...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers coach Chip Kelly returns after father's funeral

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Coach Chip Kelly returned to the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday after being away for two days for his father's funeral and he got some hugs from his players as he walked out to the practice field. Paul Kelly died at age 87 last Friday, apparently of a heart attack. Chip Kelly flew to Maine to be with his family immediately following Sunday's game in...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick shoots down report he’ll opt out: ‘It blew me away’

Based on everything we’ve heard about Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers, nobody batted an eyelash when a report came out over the weekend that the quarterback would opt out of his contract with the team after this season. Everyone but Kaepernick, that is. Speaking about the report on Tuesday, Kaepernick expressed shock and dismay, not only by the “false” report...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former 49ers Super Bowl winner Larry Roberts dies at 53

Larry Roberts played for the San Francisco 49ers for a good portion of their glory years in the 1980s and 1990s. A part-time starter for the 49ers from 1986-93, Roberts was a member of two Super Bowl winning squads. Roberts passed away at the young age of 53 following a lengthy battle with diabetes, the team announced on Monday. “Former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Larry...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly should leave the 49ers and go back to college football

If you didn't watch the 49ers-Bears game Sunday at Soldier Field, consider yourself lucky.The game was a sloppy mess in the snow between two teams that are terrible on clear, 68-degree days.Matt Barkley (seriously, he's still in the league) started for the Bears and with the help of three touchdowns from Jordan Howard, Chicago won 26-6.Just another loss for Chip Kelly's 49ers.His...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Colin Kaepernick ‘surprised’ by fourth quarter benching

The San Francisco 49ers benched quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Sunday, and he was a bit taken aback by it. Kaepernick, who had been playing very well coming into the game at Chicago, completed just one pass in the first three quarters on five attempts, worth four total yards. With his team down 22 in the fourth, Kaepernick was benched for Blaine Gabbert. “I was surprised. It...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick headed to free agency after this season

From the sounds of it, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will void his contract next offseason and enter free agency. It’s not exactly what the 49ers want to hear with Kaepernick playing better than usual as of late, but it makes sense for the quarterback to see what else is out there. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported the news and provided context, which suggests...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Helfrich, Kelly spoke about possibility of Kelly returning to Oregon

In the rare event that Chip Kelly decides to leave the NFL and head back to Oregon, he has the blessing of the man he would be replacing. Mark Helfrich, who was fired by Oregon earlier this week following a 4-8 season, served as the offensive coordinator for the Ducks for three seasons from 2009 through 2012 while Kelly was the head coach. In an appearance on ESPN Radio’s Russillo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers DT Chris Jones earning more playing time

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Chris Jones provided a nice boost to the defense last week and coach Chip Kelly said the third-year player has earned more playing time. Jones helped the 49ers hold Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi to just 45 yards on 18 carries in Jones' first start and first game being active since being signed on Nov. 8 to replace...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Report Card: Week 12

In heartbreaking fashion, the San Francisco 49ers narrowly conceded their franchise-record 10th straight loss on Sunday in a tight matchup with the Miami Dolphins. Here’s how the 49ers did this week: Offense Colin Kaepernick turned in another solid performance, this one arguably his best of the season. Kaepernick connected with nine different receivers for 296 yards, including...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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