49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Breaking Down Nose Tackle Earl Mitchell and His Fit with the 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers signed nose tackle Earl Mitchell to a four-year deal on Friday, solidifying the team’s run defense and adding a strong piece in the middle of the Niners defensive line.   The San Francisco 49ers were historically bad against the run in 2016. On Friday, general manager John Lynch made a move […] Breaking Down Nose Tackle Earl Mitchell and His Fit with...
Via Niner Noise
12 hours ago

49ers Receive One Compensatory Pick, Now Have 10 Total for the 2017 NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers received one compensatory pick for a net loss of qualifying free agents last season. This makes their total at 10 for the 2017 NFL Draft this April.   We now know how many picks the San Francisco 49ers will have in the 2017 NFL Draft. It’s 10 selections, after one compensatory […] 49ers Receive One Compensatory Pick, Now Have 10 Total for the 2017 NFL...
Via Niner Noise
14 hours ago

Matt Miller Surveys 49ers Potential Options at Quarterback in Round 2

In this hypothetical situation, Miller surveys who could be available if the 49ers pass on a quarterback in the first round.
Via 49ers.com
17 hours ago

49ers Sign WR DeAndre Carter

The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed WR DeAndre Carter to a two-year deal.
Via 49ers.com
18 hours ago

San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Shanahan Will Get the Most out of His Quarterback in 2017

The San Francisco 49ers don’t know just yet who their quarterback will be in 2017. But head coach Kyle Shanahan has done more than enough to prove nearly any signal-caller will experience a boost in production.   San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan is a quarterback whisperer. And the Niners have plenty of QB questions […] San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Shanahan Will Get...
Via Niner Noise
19 hours ago

Report: 49ers could talk trade for QB at the NFL Scouting Combine

It’s not a secret that the San Francisco 49ers will likely be looking for a new starting quarterback this offseason. The question here is more about how they will land said quarterback.There’s multiple scenarios in play here. San Francisco can go the traditional route by selecting a quarterback No. 2 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft. They can also look at a free-agent market that...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch doesn’t think the 49ers are as bad as their record says they are

The San Francisco 49ers crashed and burned to a 2-14 record last season that led to the firings of Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke as part of a complete shakeup of the team’s front office. However, new general manager John Lynch doesn’t believe the 49ers are nearly as bad as that record suggests. In an…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

John Lynch: 49ers ‘absolutely’ need to improve at QB position

The play of Colin Kaepernick improved as the 2016 went along. Still, new San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch knows the play of the team’s quarterback position must get better.“Do we have some places — probably the ultimate position, quarterback — where we need to improve? Absolutely,” Lynch said on KNBR, H/T Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. “And we’re...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers fire assistant general manager Tom Gamble

In what appears to be a power move by John Lynch, the San Francisco 49ers continued cleaning house Wednesday by saying goodbye to assistant general manager Tom Gamble.The 49ers announced the move on the team website, with Lynch making the following statement:“The 49ers organization has tremendous respect and appreciation for Tom Gamble and his many years of service,” said General...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Gamble Leaving 49ers Organization

The San Francisco 49ers announced that Tom Gamble is leaving the organization.
Via 49ers.com
2 days ago

San Francisco 49ers: Prepping for free agency, Part 1

In less than three weeks, NFL free agency will be officially underway. The San Francisco 49ers are set to be among the biggest spenders, with nearly $100 million in salary cap space. Not only will Head Coach Kyle Shanahan have to evaluate which outside players he wants to bring in, he will have to decide which 49ers free agents to let go of, which is what this article will be focusing...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch works the phones to sell season tickets

You could say that John Lynch is a hands-on general manager.Not only is he running the team, he’s also selling season tickets.Lynch wanted to meet with the team’s business department and decided to do that by interacting with the employees while they worked. A member of the sales staff was trying to close the deal with a customer on a Stadium Builder’s License, basically a...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

An overview of the San Francisco 49ers new 4-3 defense

The San Francisco 49ers are soon expected to announce Jacksonville Jaguars Linebackers Coach Robert Saleh as their new Defensive Coordinator. Saleh has been with the Jaguars for the past three years helping run their 4-3 defense, and it appears that is also what he’ll be running in San Francisco, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. This will be a departure from the 3-4 style the...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick changes agents

Colin Kaepernick reportedly has switched agents.The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows says the 49ers quarterback parted ways with XAM Sports, which represented the player since the time he entered the league in 2011.It’s unclear at the moment who will be representing Kaepernick, but Barrows believes it could be Jeff Nalley of Select Sports Group, which worked on the restructuring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Some NFL executives think Chip Kelly should go back to college

Chip Kelly should stop trying to make it in the NFL, at least in the eyes of some league executives.Mark Maske of the Washington Post took a look at Kelly’s professional future, and noted that there is a significant divide, even within NFL circles, with regards to how Kelly is viewed.To be clear, some executives still have a good opinion of Kelly. They view him as a bright offensive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin unsure if he will return next season

Anquan Boldin is still getting it done in the NFL at age 36, but he’s unsure if he will return for another season.The 14-year NFL veteran said on Friday that he does not know if he will play next season, according to Detroit Lions reporter Tim Twentyman. Boldin spent the first seven seasons of his career with the Cardinals, then three with both the Ravens and 49ers. He played last...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch used secrecy of his GM candidacy as test of 49ers culture

The hiring of John Lynch as the new San Francisco 49ers general manager seemed to come out of nowhere to the outside world. Now we know that is exactly how Lynch wanted his hiring to go down. In fact, according to a report from KNBR in San Fransisco, Lynch used his want to keep his hiring process secret as a test of his now employer’s culture of leaking. You see, things were a...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the San Francisco 49ers

Founded in 1946 as a member of the AAFC before joining the NFL four years later in the league merger, the San Francisco 49ers have had 20 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes one Hall of Fame coach, two Hall of Fame players, and two Super Bowl winners. The team is hoping for a fresh start with a new coach in 2017. How many of the leaders of the 49ers can you name...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rewind: Remembering 'The Catch' 35 years later

Welcome to The Rewind, where we dig through tapes, YouTube videos and streaming services and revisit some of the most interesting games in history. There is something special about revisiting a favorite movie, a favorite show no longer on the air, or even just pulling out an album and giving it a spin the whole way through for the first time in a long while. Inevitably you pick...
Via Yardbarker
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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