49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Bears block 49ers’ move for DC Vic Fangio

There’s technically no head coach or general manager in San Francisco right now, but that’s apparently not stopping the 49ers from attempting to fill out their coaching staff.Likely under the direction of presumptive new 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, the team reportedly reached out to Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio to take the same role in San Francisco. It...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: Complete First-Round 32-Team Mock

The 2017 NFL Draft is chalked full of talent that can help turn a franchise around and teams will be out to grab their player. The 49ers have numerous needs and still no coach or system in place, but they still land a future foundation piece in this mock draft.   The San Francisco 49ers […] 2017 NFL Draft: Complete First-Round 32-Team Mock - Niner Noise - Niner Noise - A San Francisco...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

49ers One of Eight NFL Teams Selected to Take Part in Madden 17 Club Series

The San Francisco 49ers are one of eight NFL teams selected to take part in the first Madden 17 Club Series beginning in January 2017.
Via 49ers.com
19 hours ago

San Francisco 49ers: Former Head Coach Chip Kelly Deserves Some Credit for 2016 Efforts

The San Francisco 49ers were a bad team in 2016. But now-fired head coach Chip Kelly deserves some credit for making something out of an otherwise useless roster.   No matter how one tries to spin it, the San Francisco 49ers were nothing short of awful in 2016. And a 2-14 points directly at what […] San Francisco 49ers: Former Head Coach Chip Kelly Deserves Some Credit for 2016...
Via Niner Noise
19 hours ago

We have our answer on Paraag Marathe

When the 49ers embarked on their twisty-turny search for guys to pick the players and coach them, I wrote a story titled “49ers’ great unknown as they search for GM, coach: The power of Paraag.” Well, well, well. Now we know. Before we get into that … it’s been a little while since I’ve written about the 49ers, and a lot has happened. It has been noted by numerous...
Via Bay Area Sports Guy
1 day ago

Report: Falcons coaches told Shanahan is 49ers' new coach

Nothing will be official until the Atlanta Falcons’ season ends, but Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is a virtual lock to be the next coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Starting with owner Arthur Blank, the entire Falcons organization knows how much Shanahan will be missed. Still, Atlanta’s other assistants were happy to see Shanahan get promoted. “Dan Quinn...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers Set to Begin Second Round of GM Interviews

A 49ers spokesman announced on Tuesday that the team is prepared to embark on another round of interviews for general manager.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

Tom Cable dropping out of 49ers HC search

And then there was one. The San Francisco 49ers are down to one serious candidate for their vacant head coaching spot now that Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable has dropped out of the search. Cable’s agent, Doug Hendrickson, passed along this news Tuesday. Just spoke with my client Tom Cable and he is reaffirming his commitment to the Seahawks. He wishes to thank...
Via Sportsnaut
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeForest Buckner Named to Pro Football Writers 2016 All-Rookie Team

The 49ers first-round pick in 2016 has earned All-Rookie honors from the Pro Football Writers of America.
Via 49ers.com
2 days ago

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
3 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
4 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
6 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
12 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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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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