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Michael Crabtree admits he wasn’t himself last season

49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree admits he wasn’t himself last season after missing the first 11 games after suffering a torn Achilles during the offseason. “I was fast enough to be on the field,” Crabtree said last week. “But I wasn’t me.” In order for quarterback Colin Kaepernick to continues to progress,  the Niners need Crabtree to return to his 2012 form. ...
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Jim Harbaugh wearing out his welcome in the 49ers locker room?

According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report,  there’s still some thought around the NFL that 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh could be wearing out his welcome in the Niners’ locker room. Harbaugh does grind on the players and has for years—going all the way to his coaching days at Stanford. His act wears thin quickly. He wins and is excellent, but he also engenders a large...
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Colin Kaepernick says top priority for struggling offense is to 'establish a rhythm'

For San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the honeymoon is over and the real expectations begin at the start of the regular season. Kaepernick burst on the scene in 2012 and surprised many, however, after two trips to the NFC championship game and a Super Bowl visit while receiving a new contract this offseason, the bar is set high. So far the offense hasn't shown much...
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49ers expect Anthony Davis to be ready for week one

The San Francisco 49ers expect offensive lineman Anthony Davis to be ready for their season opener against the Cowboys, per CSNBayArea.com. Right tackle Anthony Davis, who underwent offseason shoulder surgery, made his return to the 49ers’ practice field on Tuesday. Davis, who was not wearing pads, took part in individual drills before practice. Davis was not involved in team...
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Brandon Lloyd fitting in with 49ers, could crack roster

Getty Images The San Francisco 49ers signed Brandon Lloyd to a contract for the veteran minimum this offseason in an effort to see if the 33-year-old has anything in the tank. Thus far Lloyd has fit in with the 49ers and bonded with Anquan Boldin reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. While Lloyd is nothing more than a depth chart filler for the 49ers right now he coul d still be...
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Report: 49ers Hoping To Sign WR Michael Crabtree To Extension In Coming Weeks

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the 49ers WR Michael Crabtree is the team’s next target for a contract extension. According to Rapoport, San Francisco is hoping to have a deal in place with Crabtree before the start of the season, or talks are likely to be tabled until next year. This news comes less than an hour after the team announced that they have signed DL...
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49ers give Glenn Dorsey a pay raise

The team announced Tuesday that nose tackle Glenn Dorsey has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him in San Francisco through the 2016 season. Dorsey is scheduled to earn $2.65 million this year. @AdamSchefter: 49ers announced they have signed DL Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through 2016 season. He has impressed […] The post 49ers give Glenn Dorsey...
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Are any San Francisco 49ers either of the biggest heroes or goats from the past week?

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the second week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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Tuesday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

Jim Harbaugh: San Francisco 49ers are 'definitely off' ►   49ers Seek Offensive Precision in Preseason ► From starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick to fourth-string passer McLeod Bethel-Thompson, the San Francisco 49ers would have liked better execution.... Highlighting San Francisco 49ers' Best Preseason Performers so Far ► Lost in the San Francisco 49ers...
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Colin Kaepernick says he played through injury last season

Remember when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joked about having hangnails on his pinkie toes last season? It was one of the few times he got into the specifics of an injury that forced him to show up on the 49ers injury report for a couple weeks. In less-than-surprising news, Kaepernick wasn’t all too forthcoming when speaking to the media at that time. And now...
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San Francisco 49ers tumble down preseason Power Rankings, check in at No. 7

Every team has played two games. Most of the starters have seen enough action to provide a sense of what a team has to offer. And the picture is becoming clearer around the league. Yes, it’s dangerous to put too much stock in preseason games. But it’s also foolish to ignore information that can be very valuable, which is what exhibitions provide to the keen observer. With that...
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Are the San Francisco 49ers Stunting Colin Kaepernick’s Growth

When the San Francisco 49ers benched Alex Smith in favor of then wide-eyed second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the 2012 season, skeptics concluded that the decision made little sense. Why bench a player that had led your team to the NFC Championship game the season prior, some said.  And I fell under that category. Kaepernick seemed far from being a starter-caliber quarterback...
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Report: 49ers G Alex Boone Turned Down A Top-12 Offer From 49ers

  Gil Brandt of the NFL Network reports that the 49ers G Alex Boone has turned down a contract offer from the team that would have made him a top-12 guard in terms of salary. Meanwhile, Rand Getlin mentions that the longer Boone holds out, the more valuable he becomes as a number of teams around the league could use interior offensive line help. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network previously...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Boone might only draw a 4th rounder?

John Middlekauff a former NFL scout said today the San Francisco 49ers might not have great luck getting rid of guard Alex Boone. @JohnMiddlekauff: Talked to a high ranking NFL personnel man this morning, he didnt think the #49ers cld even get a 4th rd pick for Boone. It the team can not get better […] The post Alex Boone might only draw a 4th rounder? appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Jim Harbaugh: That’s football, it punishes mistakes

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said his team overall is lacking execution and precision after being taken to the woodshed by the Denver Broncos in a 34-0 loss. While the players had a different perspective, Harbaugh was very direct to the point on his team's troubles. “That’s football. It punishes mistakes,” Harbaugh said, via Bill Williamson of ESPN. “It...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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