49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

49ers Tender LB Carl Bradford and NT Mike Purcell

The San Francisco 49ers on Monday announced they have tendered one-year contracts to exclusive rights free agents LB Carl Bradford and NT Mike Purcell.
Via 49ers.com
2 hours ago

Why Colin Kaepernick Should Be Excited About 49ers Situation

Colin Kaepernick is expected to opt out of his 49ers contract. But there are plenty of reasons why he should be excited about San Francisco. “I would characterize it as a really positive discussion … Colin left excited.” That was how 49ers GM John Lynch summed up the meeting he and head coach Kyle Shanahan […] Why Colin Kaepernick Should Be Excited About 49ers Situation ...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

2017 San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft Monday 4.0

The draft process is heating up ahead of the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine with a fresh wave of mock draft predictions.
Via 49ers.com
4 hours ago

49ers sound willing to trade the No. 2 pick

The San Francisco 49ers seem to be a in great position with the No. 2 pick in the upcoming 2017 NFL draft.A team stuck in one of the biggest rebuilds around, the 49ers could use the pick to find a potential franchise quarterback or simply take the best player available.Or trade the pick outright.This sounds like a route general manager John Lynch is willing to go, according to Eric...
Via The Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the San Francisco 49ers’ 2017 Starting Lineup

Niner Noise provides 49ers fans a position-by-position breakdown on who could end up starting for the San Francisco 49ers in 2017. The San Francisco 49ers seem to have made the right move by hiring new head coach Kyle Shanahan and new general manager John Lynch. While most other teams are already weeks into their offseason […] Predicting the San Francisco 49ers’ 2017 Starting...
Via Niner Noise
11 hours ago

Why OLB Melvin Ingram is a Must Have for the 49ers in Free Agency

The San Francisco 49ers are not one player away from be competitive again in the NFC West. That being said, signing outside linebacker Melvin Ingram would be a huge step towards respectability. The San Francisco 49ers have more than $80 million in cap space with free agency just around the corner. GM John Lynch has […] Why OLB Melvin Ingram is a Must Have for the 49ers in Free...
Via Niner Noise
22 hours ago

49ers Agree to Terms With DT Earl Mitchell On Four-Year Deal

The San Francisco 49ers announced they have agreed to terms with DT Earl Mitchell on a four-year contract.
Via 49ers.com
2 days ago

49ers interested in Reuben Foster as No. 2 pick?

The San Francisco 49ers could be looking to Alabama once they're on the clock for the No. 2 overall selection.Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News says he has heard buzz that Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster could be the team’s selection at No. 2, and that the player may not fall out of the top five.The only thing that might hinder Foster is his health. He had shoulder surgery recently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers could talk trade for QB at the NFL Scouting Combine

It’s not a secret that the San Francisco 49ers will likely be looking for a new starting quarterback this offseason. The question here is more about how they will land said quarterback.There’s multiple scenarios in play here. San Francisco can go the traditional route by selecting a quarterback No. 2 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft. They can also look at a free-agent market that...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch: 49ers ‘absolutely’ need to improve at QB position

The play of Colin Kaepernick improved as the 2016 went along. Still, new San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch knows the play of the team’s quarterback position must get better.“Do we have some places — probably the ultimate position, quarterback — where we need to improve? Absolutely,” Lynch said on KNBR, H/T Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. “And we’re...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers fire assistant general manager Tom Gamble

In what appears to be a power move by John Lynch, the San Francisco 49ers continued cleaning house Wednesday by saying goodbye to assistant general manager Tom Gamble.The 49ers announced the move on the team website, with Lynch making the following statement:“The 49ers organization has tremendous respect and appreciation for Tom Gamble and his many years of service,” said General...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Prepping for free agency, Part 1

In less than three weeks, NFL free agency will be officially underway. The San Francisco 49ers are set to be among the biggest spenders, with nearly $100 million in salary cap space. Not only will Head Coach Kyle Shanahan have to evaluate which outside players he wants to bring in, he will have to decide which 49ers free agents to let go of, which is what this article will be focusing...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Torrey Smith looks forward to playing for Kyle Shanahan

Because Torrey Smith has played in San Francisco for the last two years, it’s easy to forget that he’s still in the league. Smith seems to think that Kyle Shanahan will change all that. “I’m excited to see what his plan is for us,” Smith told CSN Bay Area. Smith, who’s still only 28 years old, caught a career-high 11 touchdown passes for the Ravens in 2014. Then he...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch works the phones to sell season tickets

You could say that John Lynch is a hands-on general manager.Not only is he running the team, he’s also selling season tickets.Lynch wanted to meet with the team’s business department and decided to do that by interacting with the employees while they worked. A member of the sales staff was trying to close the deal with a customer on a Stadium Builder’s License, basically a...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

An overview of the San Francisco 49ers new 4-3 defense

The San Francisco 49ers are soon expected to announce Jacksonville Jaguars Linebackers Coach Robert Saleh as their new Defensive Coordinator. Saleh has been with the Jaguars for the past three years helping run their 4-3 defense, and it appears that is also what he’ll be running in San Francisco, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. This will be a departure from the 3-4 style the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick changes agents

Colin Kaepernick reportedly has switched agents.The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows says the 49ers quarterback parted ways with XAM Sports, which represented the player since the time he entered the league in 2011.It’s unclear at the moment who will be representing Kaepernick, but Barrows believes it could be Jeff Nalley of Select Sports Group, which worked on the restructuring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Some NFL executives think Chip Kelly should go back to college

Chip Kelly should stop trying to make it in the NFL, at least in the eyes of some league executives.Mark Maske of the Washington Post took a look at Kelly’s professional future, and noted that there is a significant divide, even within NFL circles, with regards to how Kelly is viewed.To be clear, some executives still have a good opinion of Kelly. They view him as a bright offensive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch used secrecy of his GM candidacy as test of 49ers culture

The hiring of John Lynch as the new San Francisco 49ers general manager seemed to come out of nowhere to the outside world. Now we know that is exactly how Lynch wanted his hiring to go down. In fact, according to a report from KNBR in San Fransisco, Lynch used his want to keep his hiring process secret as a test of his now employer’s culture of leaking. You see, things were a...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the San Francisco 49ers

Founded in 1946 as a member of the AAFC before joining the NFL four years later in the league merger, the San Francisco 49ers have had 20 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes one Hall of Fame coach, two Hall of Fame players, and two Super Bowl winners. The team is hoping for a fresh start with a new coach in 2017. How many of the leaders of the 49ers can you name...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rewind: Remembering 'The Catch' 35 years later

Welcome to The Rewind, where we dig through tapes, YouTube videos and streaming services and revisit some of the most interesting games in history. There is something special about revisiting a favorite movie, a favorite show no longer on the air, or even just pulling out an album and giving it a spin the whole way through for the first time in a long while. Inevitably you pick...
Via Yardbarker
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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