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49ers players rave about Chip Kelly's offense, calling it 'genius'

It's early but San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly is winning over his players. Kelly's hurry-up offense, which he used to great success at Oregon but got inconsistent results with the Eagles, appears to be a big hit with 49er players."In the past we had a lot of delay-of-games because either we're not getting the play in time from upstairs or it's just taking the quarterback...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers players laud Chip Kelly’s ‘genius’ offense

The San Francisco 49ers love the offense that new head coach Chip Kelly has brought in to the organization. CSN Bay Area’s Matt Maiocco quoted different 49ers, including tight end Garrett Celek, who spoke highly of the new system. “This offense, I think personally, is easy to learn, once you get it down. There’s a reason we can go so fast. It’s a simple offense. Once it...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

The San Francisco 49ers made two great selections in the first-round

Since Chip Kelly is the San Francisco 49ers’ new head coach, a lot of people were under the assumption that the franchise was going to draft an offensive player with the seventh pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Well, the 49ers selected DeForest Buckner, a defensive end out of Oregon. The 49ers traded back into the first round with the Kansas City Chiefs to select Joshua Garnett, a...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers sign linebacker Michael Wilhoite to one-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Linebacker Michael Wilhoite signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, nearly two months after the restricted free agent was tendered a contract. He started all 12 games he played last season and 16 in 2014. The 29-year-old Wilhoite took on a greater role after five-time All-Pro Patrick Willis retired in March 2015 followed by fellow...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers player on Blaine Gabbert: ‘He’s definitely taking control’

While all the talk surrounding the quarterback position in San Francisco has focused on Colin Kaepernick in recent months, 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert has continued to make sure he’s prepared to start should it come to that this upcoming season. Gabbert took over for an ineffective and injured Kaepernick midway through the 2015 season, and performed at a relatively high...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Big Winners In NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers addressed their biggest needs during last week’s football summer showcase, the NFL Draft. In overall net defense, the 49ers ranked towards the bottom at 29 of 32, allowing an average of nearly 400 yards/game. While it could be a year before the players get assimilated to the NFL game, the chips are in place for new head coach Chip Kelly to bring winning...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers file for arbitration in Levi’s Stadium rent dispute with Santa Clara

The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly filed for arbitration with the city of Santa Clara, claiming that the city failed to negotiate lower rent for the 49ers 'home, Levi’s Stadium. Ramona Giwargis of the San Jose Mercury News detailed the specifics of the team’s claim. “The NFL team had been in negotiations with the city since November to lower rent for the remainder...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: how to make sure they nail this draft

If you think Trent Baalke is looking to to implement a new game plan to rectify the implosion which shattered a team who two years ago had arguably the most athletic roster, you’re wrong. Fans should expect Baalke to avoid venturing from his familiar partiality for drafting a defender in the first round. And he is wrong to do so. Despite the acquisition of Carlos Hyde, Baalke has...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick could be traded this week

San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman that quarterback Colin Kaepernick could wind up being traded this week, according to a tweet from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 49ers' GM Trent Baalke told @BobHoltzmanESPN that it's possible Colin Kaepernick could be traded this week. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 27, 2016 This is an interesting development, as...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM: Kaepernick could be traded during draft week

Colin Kaepernick could still be traded before or during the NFL Draft, according to San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke. Baalke told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman on Wednesday that all potential trades for Kaepernick are not dead. 49ers' GM Trent Baalke told @BobHoltzmanESPN that it's possible Colin Kaepernick could be traded this week. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick appears to have lost some weight while he rehabs

It appears Colin Kaepernick has lost a few pounds while he continues to rehab. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who underwent surgeries on his right thumb and knee in January, was spotted on the set of "Teen Mom 2" when he ran into Cole DeBoer, one of the dads on the show.DeBoer decided to capture the moment and post the shot on Instagram.Judging from that photo Kaepernick is...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers the ‘early front-runner’ for CB Josh Norman

With millions in cap space and a need in the secondary, the San Francisco 49ers have opened up as the favorites to sign cornerback Josh Norman. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, the 49ers are “expected” to become the “early front-runner” to acquire the All-Pro cornerback, with the Jacksonville Jaguars also in the mix. Sources: #49ers expected to be early...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers the favorite to land Josh Norman?

The San Francisco 49ers may be the favorite to land former Carolina Panthers star cornerback Josh Norman, according to a tweet from Yahoo’s Charles Robinson. Sources: #49ers expected to be early front-runner for Josh Norman. #Jaguars have interest. Story coming. — Charles Robinson (@CharlesRobinson) April 21, 2016 Norman became a free agent last night after the Carolina Panthers...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly, Trent Baalke already clashing in San Fran

Is Chip Kelly already clashing with San Francisco 49ers management? NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger told Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic on Thursday that there are already issues between the new 49ers coach and general manager Trent Baalke. “I already hear there’s problems in the building between Chip & Baalke” - @BaldyNFL — 975TheFanatic (@975TheFanatic) April...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick still one month away from being football-ready

While rumors swirl about his home for the 2016 season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to recover from the three surgeries he needed to fix injuries from last season. According to CSN Bay Area, Kaepernick is still at least a month away from being ready to partake in football-related activities. Colin Kaepernick expects to need at least one more month...
Via The Sports Daily
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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