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2017 NFL Draft: Exploring the 49ers Options at No. 2 Overall in Round 1

The San Francisco 49ers hold the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, which gives the team’s next general manager plenty of flexibility. Niner Noise takes a look at the options in which the team can go.   If things stay the way they are, the San Francisco 49ers will be selecting at […] 2017 NFL Draft: Exploring the 49ers Options at No. 2 Overall in Round 1 - Niner Noise...
Via Niner Noise
5 hours ago

Kyle Shanahan the Right Guy at the Right Time for 49ers

 After another tumultuous season that saw another head coach fired and the general manager go as well, the San Francisco 49ers are hoping Kyle Shanahan is the right guy at the right time to lead the Niners back to prominence.   Coach Shanahan, the offensive guru, is leading the San Francisco 49ers to new heights. That headline […] Kyle Shanahan the Right Guy at the Right Time...
Via Niner Noise
16 hours ago

2017 San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft Monday 2.0

The next batch of predictions for the 49ers second overall pick is here. Check out who draft experts have the 49ers selecting in April.
Via 49ers.com
19 hours ago

Where Do the 2016 49ers Rank Among the Franchise’s Worst?

The San Francisco 49ers have had plenty of historic teams. Unfortunately, the 2016 Niners were historically bad, which prompts the question about how they rank among the franchise’s worst teams.   Fans of the San Francisco 49ers might want to forget 2016 ever happened. A 2-14 record and historic lows on the defensive side of […] Where Do the 2016 49ers Rank Among the Franchise’s...
Via Niner Noise
21 hours ago

Report: Kelly a candidate to replace Shanahan as Falcons OC

Kyle Shanahan is expected to sign with the San Francisco 49ers to be their next head coach, which leaves a vacancy at the offensive coordinator position for the Atlanta Falcons.According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, former Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly could fill that void. While Kelly hasn’t been a good head coach or general manager, there is...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers upping offer for Gus Bradley to coordinate defense

The San Francisco have their eyes set on hiring Gus Bradley to coordinate their defense, presumably under Kyle Shanahan this upcoming season. Mike Silver of NFL Network reports that, while Bradley initially rebuffed the team’s offer after Tom Cable dropped out of the race for head coach, the 49ers are upping their offer to him in order to secure his services. If the 49ers were...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers could target Kirk Cousins in trade that includes No. 2 overall pick

With the reports swirling that Kyle Shanahan will almost certainly become the next head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, one of his former quarterbacks now comes into focus as an option for the 49ers. Shanahan worked with Kirk Cousins for two seasons during his stay with the Washington Redskins, and the quarterback could be heavily pursued by San Francisco this offseason.“If Cousins...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers plan to offer Kyle Shanahan head coaching job

Only one team of the six NFL franchises with vacancies has not yet made a head coaching hire, and that is because they reportedly are waiting on one in particular. The San Francisco 49ers want to offer Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan their head coaching job and are willing to wait until Atlanta’s season is over to do so. 49ers plan to offer their HC job to Falcons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers focusing their efforts on hiring Kyle Shanahan

With Josh McDaniels having confirmed on Monday that he will remain with the New England Patriots in 2017, the San Francisco 49ers are reportedly zeroing in on Kyle Shanahan as their next head coach. The 49ers announced over the weekend that they interviewed Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable for the job, but ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Shanahan is their top...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Why the 49ers Should Not Draft a Quarterback

Owner and CEO Jed York is having a busy offseason, trying to find the next head coach for the 49ers, as well as next General Manager. Once these jobs are finally taken care of, these two new faces will have to get to work for the upcoming draft in April, considering the San Francisco 49ers have the number two pick, as well as nine other picks. As the San Francisco 49ers assess the...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers interview Cardinals VP Terry McDonough for GM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have interviewed Arizona vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough for their general manager's job. Team CEO Jed York met with McDonough on Friday as part of his search for replacements for fired coach Chip Kelly and general manager Trent Baalke following a 2-14 season that tied the worst mark in franchise history. McDonough...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers interview McDermott for coach, Riddick for GM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Carolina defensive coordinator Sean McDermott for their head coaching vacancy and ESPN analyst Louis Riddick for their general manager job on Tuesday. McDermott became the first defensive coach to interview with CEO Jed York for the coach opening in San Francisco as the team seeks replacements for fired coach Chip Kelly...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin leaning toward returning for 15th season

It sounds like Lions wide receiver Anquan Boldin doesn’t want Saturday’s 26-6 wild-card loss to the Seahawks to be his last game. “I haven’t sat down with my family yet, but there’s still a passion that runs in me for football,” Boldin told MLive.com. In his first year with the Lions, the 36-year-old Boldin caught 67 passes and a team-high eight touchdowns. He’s third...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers interview Washington OC Sean McVay for head coach

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have interviewed Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay for the team's vacant head coaching job. CEO Jed York met with McVay on Monday as part of his cross-country interview tour to find replacements for fired coach Chip Kelly and general manager Trent Baalke following a 2-14 season that tied the worst mark in franchise history...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the San Francisco 49ers should hire Josh McDaniels

The San Francisco 49ers wasted no time looking for a new head coach following their embarrassing 2-14 season. 49ers owner Jed York fired head coach Chip Kelly shortly after the season finale, and the team has already interviewed three potential candidates to fill his spot. Among the short list of prospects, New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels appears to be at...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: What To Do with the Number Two Pick

The San Francisco 49ers have finished their season with a record of 2-14. Certainly, the San Francisco 49ers were not going to be contenders this year, but after a season where the 49ers not only won two games, but became the laughing-stock of the NFL, it was time to clean the house and fire GM Trent Baalke as well as first-year 49ers head coach Chip Kelly. Now, the decision has...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mulligan: Why Chip Kelly deserves a second chance after the Niners

Welcome to The Mulligan, where we take a look at the athletes, coaches, teams and whoever else in sports who need to be given a do-over for a bad beat that might not have been entirely in their control. This month, we look at the bad final month Chip Kelly had with the 49ers and why he should be granted a mulligan for his tenure there.  There is a cardinal rule in business, never...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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