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Eugene Monroe to 49ers Could Be Impactful on NFL

Following a poor 2015 season, the 49ers had hoped to replenish their dwindling talent base through the free agent market. Having failed to do so, the team finds itself relatively unchanged heading into 2016 save for their draft class and a handful of unheralded signings. Veteran offensive lineman Eugene Monroe became available last week following his release from the Baltimore Ravens...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Hyde says players like Chip Kelly’s system

Now that the 49ers’ offseason program is complete, Carlos Hyde gives Chip Kelly’s offense a thumbs-up. The running back told Sirius XM NFL Radio via Pro Football Talk that his teammates feel the same way. “I feel like the team has bought into his system,” Hyde said. Hyde, who turns 25 in September, figures to play a prominent role in Kelly’s fast-paced system. Kelly already...
Via The Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

O.J. Simpson’s career as a San Francisco 49er

The ESPN documentary series, O.J.: Made in America has recently captivated many Americans and does a good job of detailing his roots in San Francisco, but didn’t mention much about O.J.’s career as a San Francisco 49er. While his time as a 49er may not have added much to the story of the documentary, it did occur at a very unique time in 49ers franchise history, and served as...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent RB Reggie Bush Says Two Teams Have Expressed Interest In Him

Free agent RB Reggie Bush mentioned on Thursday that two NFL teams have expressed interest in him. However, he still plans to take his time in securing another opportunity. “I’ve received calls from two teams and just taking my time in this process,” Bush said, via Sirius XM NFL Radio. “I want to do it the right way.” Bush added that he feels healthy and can be an asset...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rugby star Jarryd Hayne retired because Chip Kelly’s playbook was too hard

Jarryd Hayne decided to retire from the NFL and return to professional rugby this year, and now he says that he was just too far behind his peers in the steep learning curve of understanding football, and the coaching switch to Chip Kelly would have been too much to overcome. Hayne, who was a star rugby player in Australia, said in the fall of 2014 that he wanted to play in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarryd Hayne explains why he chose rugby over the 49ers

Rugby star Jarryd Hayne overcame a tremendous learning curve to make the San Francisco 49ers’ roster last season – only to retire and return to rugby a month ago.Hayne’s departure from the 49ers brought statements of thanks from both the team and the player, but the only explanation given was that he wanted to play rugby for Fiji in this summer’s Rio Olympics.Now we know...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Pro Linebacker NaVorro Bowman Joins Forces With DonJoy, The Maker of the Gear That Keeps Him Strong on Sunday

If you watched the 2014 NFC Championship game, you remember NaVorro Bowman's catastrophic injury. During the fourth quarter of a tightly contested battle between Bowman's San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks, Bowman's left knee suffered an impact that tore both his ACL and MCL. It was a gruesome sight that led many to wonder whether Bowman could ever be the same type of...
Via Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Colin Kaepernick’s new contacts help with accuracy?

Maybe impaired vision was all that was to blame for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s struggles with accuracy last season. According to a report by Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee, Kaepernick got contacts to improve his short-distance vision. He will also wear a tinted visor if it is medically approved by the NFL. “For me, it was something I need to protect...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: A thank you to Anquan Boldin

Anquan Boldin is a player’s player. During his time with the San Francisco 49ers, he proved this. In fact, his entire career proved this. He has been the epitome of tough. When most receivers stray away from oncoming hits, Boldin embraced them. Not only did he embrace them, he would deliver a shot back that was even harder and more devastating, and if he was on the losing end of...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Roster breakdown Wr

The NFL is a passing league and the San Francisco 49ers have below average wide outs.  Gone are the days where multiple running backs in the league would get over 300 rushes.  During the 2006 season, there were 10 backs who finished with over 300 rushing attempts and former Chiefs running back Larry Johnson had 416 attempts!  In 2015, there was only one running back with over...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick discusses his trade request

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick engaged with the media for the first time since his season-ending press conference to conclude the 2015 campaign. Since his last meeting with the media, the embattled signal caller was almost traded to two different teams after his agents requested a trade. The team has also fired Jim Tomsula after just one season, only to replace...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert ‘heavy favorite’ to be 49ers staring QB

The San Francisco 49ers will enter the 2016-17 NFL season with either Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert as the starting quarterback. As things currently stand, Gabbert is the reported favorite to win the starting job. On Wednesday, NFL Media columnist reported that Gabbert is currently the “heavy favorite” to be the Niners’ starting quarterback. His lead seems to be coming...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blaine Gabbert the heavy favorite to start for 49ers

Colin Kaepernick made his on-field debut with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday as he works his way back from multiple surgeries, including a shoulder operation, but it sounds like he has a long way to go to make up ground in the quarterback battle. NFL Media's Mike Silver was at the 49ers' facility and reports that Blaine Gabbert seems like the heavy favorite to win the starting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick expected to throw during 49ers minicamp

Colin Kaepernick is still not cleared for team sessions, but for the first time this offseason he will throw during the San Francisco 49ers’ minicamp this week. “Coach Chip Kelly said Kaepernick will participate in individual, offensive drills, meaning he’s expected to throw, which he hasn’t done since the offseason program began in April,” writes Cam Inman of the San...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

3 players most likely to breakout for the San Francisco 49ers

It was hard for any players to stand out on the San Francisco 49ers last year. The turmoil in the front office was a bigger spectacle than anything the players could accomplish on the field, and 2015 became nothing more than a transition season as the front office scrambled to salvage the future of the franchise. Their solution? Former Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, who gets...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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