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Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair dies at 84

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler who played all 11 of his seasons with his hometown San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 84. The Pro Football Hall of Fame and the 49ers announced St. Clair had died Monday. A 6-foot-9 right tackle known for his speed and uncanny blocking ability in the passing and running games, St. Clair was...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former 49ers corner Chris Culliver blasts Alex Boone over Jim Harbaugh comments

It’s amazing how deep the rift is in the San Francisco 49ers organization. There seems to be two camps: those loyal to former head coach Jim Harbaugh, and those that found his type-A act tiresome. Alex Boone had this to say about Harbaugh, per Pro Football Talk: “He wanted too much, demanded too much, expected too much. You know, ‘We gotta go out and do this. We gotta go out...
Via cover32
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

G Alex Boone says Jim Harbaugh 'kind of wore out his welcome'

San Francisco 49ers guard Alex Boone gave some insight on the inner workings behind the departure of former coach Jim Harbaugh from a player’s perspective. "He does a great job of giving you that spark, that initial boom," Boone said, via Profootballtalk.com. "But after a while, you just want to kick his ass. ... He just keeps pushing you, and you're like, 'Dude, we got over...
Via 60 Max Power O
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Boone on Harbaugh: He’s crazy, wore out his welcome

Alex Boone was one of the most vocal supporters of Jim Harbaugh before Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers decided to part ways. The offensive lineman said at the start of last season that everybody “loves” Harbaugh, and he seemed pretty genuine. Now that Harbaugh has moved on to Ann Arbor, Boone feels more comfortable...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Boone flips on Jim Harbaugh: He’s ‘clinically insane’

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsOffensive lineman Alex Boone was a vocal defender of Jim Harbaugh in September, but now that the former San Francisco 49ers coach has joined the Michigan Wolverines, Boone is no longer on Harbaugh’s side. “I think he just pushed guys too far,” Boone told HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” for an episode that will air Tuesday, per ESPN...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Boone on Jim Harbaugh: “He kind of wore out his welcome”

I think it is safe to say that the San Francisco 49ers were a mess in 2014. While many knew that there were problems within the organization, there were some players who denied it. One of those players was OL Alex Boone, who took up for former head coach Jim Harbaugh all the time. Well during an interview with HBO’s Real Sports, Boone has a different outlook on his former coach...
Via No Guts, No Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, 49ers, Cowboys, & Vikings

Draft Aaron Wilson reports that South Carolina RB Mike Davis has visited with the Seahawks, Colts, and Patriots. Troy WR Chandler Worthy is reportedly drawing interest from the Rams, Texans, and Falcons. (Aaron Wilson) 49ers Veteran OL Alex Boone tells Andrea Kremer of HBO that former HC Jim Harbaugh pushed guys too far and “kind of wore out his welcome” ... The post NFL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trent Baalke likes what he's seeing out of Aldon Smith

Looks like San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has passed the first test in GM Trent Baalke's eye, as far as offseason workouts go. Smith's past troubles are reportedly behind him, and the want to prove to the team he's still relevant has ignited something in the 25-year-old, according to Baalke. "He’s probably in as good a shape as he’s been in a long time," Baalke...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Great Brian WestBrook Leads Philly Fans in Chant During Chris Christie's Speech

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has been under fire from football fan in the tri-state area ever since he so infamously appeared in the owner's box at AT&T Stadium with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. During an appearance at a new Bass Pro Shop in Atlantic City a bunch of Eagles fans heckled him a little with a few team chants.Christie thought he could pacify them by pulling...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The time is ripe for 49ers linebacker Michael Wilhoite to get an extension

This offseason has not been kind to the San Francisco 49ers organization or their fans. A number of key players have left in free agency, and a couple more have retired. Nowhere has the sting been felt more accutely than at the linebacker position, which has seen Patrick Willis and Chris Borland retire, and Chase Thomas go down with an ACL injury. Also, Navorro Bowman is still recovering...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers fullback Miller at home in Georgia after March arrest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller is not taking part in the team's offseason program at team headquarters in the aftermath of his March arrest on suspicion of spousal battery. 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Friday he met about the offseason with Miller, who is ''home in Georgia taking care of business.'' The Santa Clara District Attorney...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Working On New Contract For LB Michael Wilhoite

49ers GM Trent Baalke told reporters on Friday that they are working on a new contract for ILB Michael Wilhoite, per Cam Inman. San Francisco tendered Wilhoite, an exclusive rights free agents, a contract back in early March, which means he’ll be under team control for at least the 2015 season. Earlier in the offseason, reports mentioned that ... The post 49ers Working On New...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick Kids Rihanna For Using His Childhood Artwork as Her Instagram Avatar

It’s really hard to make this stuff up. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took to teasing pop star Rihanna on Twitter and Instagram for using his childhood artwork as her Instagram profile picture. When you realize @rihanna has been using your childhood artwork for promos #tbt #saymyname… https://t.co/dTFFuY0IQ5 — Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) April 16, 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

5 Realistic Trade Partners for the San Francisco 49ers in 2015 NFL Draft ► San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is known for being one of the better manipulators of the NFL draft board and is regularly among the movers ... San Francisco 49ers: Best option with the 15th pick? ► The San Francisco 49ers performed well statistically last season, notching a measly...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: How will Jarryd Hayne’s rugby acumen transfer to the NFL?

So, 49ers fans, there’s an Australian rugby star who signed with your team last month, and you may be wondering what to make of it. Perhaps you’re more concerned about how new head coach Jim Tomsula plans to resurrect this team from their worst offseason in recent memory. Understandable, but lost in all the retirement headlines was the tale of another step toward making a groundbreaking...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Taking His Game To the Next Level?

Colin Kaepernick has been working on his mechanics with NFL Network analyst, 2015 Hall of Fame finalist, Super Bowl XXXIV MVP and two-time NFL MVP Kurt Warner this offseason, and it’s apparently paying off in a big way for the San Francisco 49ers’ starting quarterback. “I didn’t even know that was Colin,” tight end Vernon Davis said to laughter after a workout at Levi’s...
Via Gridiron Grit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Problems, 5 Rookie Solutions for the 2015 San Francisco 49ers

View image | gettyimages.com Five positions on the 49ers depth chart pose a heavy threat to the team’s goals for a bounce-back 2015 season.  Solutions to those issues can be found in this year’s rookie draft class. In under twelve months, the San Francisco 49ers football team has undergone changes that have collapsed and begun to rebuild the entire roster. The 2014 season...
Via TopSportsReport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett serenades hotel housekeeper (Video)

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Darnell Dockett recently showcased his singing skills by serenading a hotel housekeeper with Jodeci's "Come & Talk To Me" and Jagged Edge's "I Really Wanna Know You".How does he sound? You be the judge. The cleaning lady at the hotel got to see my real talent.
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Justin Smith’s wife wants him to come back to the San Francisco 49ers

After playing in 221 career regular season games, Justin Smith has nothing left to prove in his NFL career and he doesn’t owe anybody anything. That won’t stop San Francisco 49ers fans from begging him to stick around one more year… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market QB Rankings: Every signal caller ranked from 1-32 based on marketability...
Via cover32
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kwame Harris arrested for DUI, allegedly tried biting a cop

Former San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Kwame Harris has seen his post-NFL life take a turn over the past couple years. Back in 2013, Harris spent time in jail for domestic violence against his then boyfriend. It’s now being reported, the former Stanford standout had a pretty big run-in with the law this past weekend. Harris, 33, was arrested on DUI charges, aggravated...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Crabtree turns down offer from Dolphins

Why is Michael Crabtree still available on the free agent market? Because no contract offer to his liking has been presented to him yet. The Miami Herald reports that Crabtree visited the Dolphins and that they offered him close to $3 million. Crabtree turned down the offer and is now turning his attention to the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Garcia rips 49ers front office for disastrous offseason

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia took some shots at the team’s front office in a recent interview with the Times-Standard in Northern California. Speaking up on everyone from general manager Trent Baalke to embattled CEO Jed York, Garcia had these scathing comments to share. As a fan you have to really look at the management of the organization and the decisions...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss shares story on meeting Deion Sanders

Randy Moss is great at telling stories. Here's the one about the time he met Deion Sanders. Also, Randy Moss is great at telling stories. The post Randy Moss Shares An NFL Draft Story On Meeting Deion Sanders appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Borland giving 49ers back most of signing bonus

Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland received a $617,436 signing bonus when he inked his four-year contract with the team after being drafted last year. The 24-year-old is giving most of that money back. During an interview with CBS News’ Face the Nation on Sunday morning, Borland said he will return roughly 75 percent...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Borland's retirement: Turning point or footnote?

Chris Borland is either the harbinger of football’s apocalypse or the man who saved it forever. I genuinely don’t know which. For the record, this is the best possible way we could’ve gotten to this point. Football is too divisive. Medically ominous undertones, lawsuits people don’t follow, injuries that destroy lives off of the field but don’t change the game on it...
Via The Sports Post
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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