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49ers axe Kory Faulkner; The QB Harbaugh loved

Today the San Francisco 49ers cut former Southern Illinois QB Kory faulkner who Jim Harbaugh was in love with. This is the same quarterback that Harbaugh flew to Illinois to meet with. This is a strange cut, but the team did claim an Offensive Tackle from the Dolphins in a corresponding move. @Eric_Branch: #49ers have […] The post 49ers axe Kory Faulkner; The QB Harbaugh loved...
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Power Rankings: San Francisco 49ers hold steady in top-5 in preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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How can the San Francisco 49ers become the top team at their conference?

The San Francisco 49ers have been one of the NFL’s best teams the past three seasons. Since head coach Jim Harbaugh took over in 2011, they have reached the NFC Championship game three straight years, even winning it in 2012. However, they have yet to get over the hump and win a Super Bowl. The 49ers are loaded on both sides of the ball and continue to fill out one of the deepest...
Via Pro Football Zone
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John Madden praises Jim Harbaugh's work with 49ers

Hall of Fame coach John Madden is a big fan of San Francisco 49ers' Jim Harbaugh and believes he has done a remarkable job with his team. However, he also thinks Harbaugh doesn't get the credit he deserves because he's come close, but hasn't won a Super Bowl. "He's doing a great job," Madden said, via Cam Inman of the Mercury News. "He'...
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49ers Sign RB Alfonso Smith

  Cam Inman of the Mercury News, citing a league source, is reporting that the 49ers have agreed to terms with RB Alfonso Smith.  Smith posted a 49ers logo on his Instagram account saying “I’m a Niner Babeeeeee!” this evening, so the report is really more of a confirmation.  Smith, 27, hasn’t found any reported interest this offseason, but the 49ers have a few players...
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49ers have signed running back Alfonso Smith

Today the San Francisco 49ers sign former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith. After a slew of injuries the 49ers found a very good veteran running back in free agency. Smith is a very good special-teams player and a very big running back. I expect tons of yardage out of him in the preseason. The post 49ers have signed running back Alfonso Smith appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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49ers will try to sign Iupati and Crabtree to extensions before next spring

49ers general manager Trent Baalke told reporters on Monday that they’re going to try to sign both offensive lineman Mike Iupati and wide receiver Michael Crabtree to long-term extensions before next spring. “We’re going to try,” Baalke said, via “We’re going to work at it, certainly. But at some point, you got to stop negotiating deals and let these guys...
Via Pro Football Zone
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San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick ranked 7th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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49ers Lose Second RB, LaMichael James, To Injury

The San Francisco 49ers are dealing with a supply problem on running backs. After losing Kendall Hunter for the season on Friday, they will have to deal with the loss of third string RB and KR/PR LaMichael James for all of training camp.  The good news is that James should be ok at the start of the season after suffering a dislocated elbow in practice today.  This leaves veteran...
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Depth a concern for 49ers defensive secondary

The San Francisco 49ers defensive secondary has undergone a huge transformation over th e past few year with the departures of S Dashon Goldson,  S Donte Whitner, CB Carlos Rogers, and CB Tarrell Brown and the team is trying to replace them as fast as the can. However, experience is one area where a team can 'coach up' and general manager Trent Baalke and coach Jim Harbaugh...
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San Francisco 49ers: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp is in full effect and the San Francisco 49ers are quickly learning what some of their young players and new additions are capable of doing on the football field.  Here are some of the more interesting aspects in the 49ers camp so far. Vernon Davis looks to be focused: After failing to attend a mandatory mini-camp in an attempt to get a new deal, Davis showed up on...
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49ers confident in Carlos Hyde, LaMichael James

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told the media on Sunday that they’re confident in both rookie Carlos Hyde and LaMichael James after losing Kendall Hunter for the season to a torn ACL. Jim Harbaugh: 'We have full confidence' in LaMichael James & Hyde is 'doing extremely well.' Says he's 'physically sick' for Kendall Hunter — NFL: AroundTheLeague...
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49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Happy With WR Steve Johnson

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Happy With WR Steve Johnson It’s only been a few days, but San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick is happy with his new wide receiver, Steve Johnson, whom the team traded for during the free agency. Colin Kaepernick already liking what he sees from Steve Johnson: … The post 49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Happy With WR Steve Johnson appeared...
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San Francisco 49ers RB’ Kendall Hunter Tears ACL

San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter, who is entering his fourth season in the NFL, tore his ACL in practice on Friday. The team confirmed this devastating injury Saturday morning.  Kendall Hunter's injury presumably opens door for LaMichael James and Carlos Hyde to have bigger roles in 2014. [ ] — Taylor Price (@TaylorPrice49) July 26, 2014...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the San Francisco 49ers have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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