49ers Rumors & News

  • 5h
    Bill Williamson @BWilliamsonESPN

    Bottom line is Davis has wavered more than once in this holdout. No report result tomorrow would be a big surprise #49ers

  • Key camp question: Who will spell Bowman?

    San Francisco Chronicle "The 49ers have ranked among top three in points allowed the past three years, but one of the NFL’s most formidable defenses figures to be absent two All-Pros to start the season. Outside linebacker Aldon Smith is expected to serve as NFL suspension of unknown length, while inside linebacker..." July 22

  • Hometown roots run deep for Anquan Boldin, 49ers’ fierce wide receiver

    Sacramento Bee "“They have better uniforms, newer cleats. They have twice as many kids on their team. They live in fancy homes, drive fancy cars. They’re going to college, and their rich parents will pay for it all. “You? All you have is heart and hustle. You’re the sons of bean pickers. You’ve had to work for..." July 20

  • Williams joins list of 49ers on PUP or NFI

    CSN Bay Area "Veteran Ian Williams was the latest 49ers player Friday to be placed on the physically-unable-to-perform or non-football injury list. Next week when linebacker NaVorro Bowman reports, he will also be added to the PUP list. Bowman is expected to open the season on the PUP list, as the 49ers..." July 19

  • Aldon Smith’s father: ‘I know he’s very happy with what transpired’

    San Jose Mercury News "Thurston Smith got an upbeat text message from his son Aldon following today’s sentencing in Santa Clara County Superior Court. “I know he’s very happy with what transpired,” Thurston Smith said in an exclusive phone interview from his Kansas City-area home. Aldon Smith issued the following..." July 19

  • Aldon Smith gets 12 days in jail on DUI charge

    Pro Football Talk "49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has not avoided jail time. But he has gotten the closest thing possible to no jail time. According to Tracy Kaplan of the San Jose Mercury News, a judge has sentenced 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to 12 days in jail on gun and DUI charges. He gets credit for one..." July 19

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    Cam Inman @CamInman

    BREAKING: #49ers Aldon Smith court sentencing taking place today at 1:30. Bumped up a week. Follow @tkaplanreport for details

  • 49ers' first-round pick Jimmie Ward ready for action

    Sacramento Bee "The 49ers on Thursday placed eight players on various injury lists, including seven members of this year's 12-man draft class. One name that was notably absent, however, was first-round pick Jimmie Ward. Ward sat out all of the spring practices as he recovered from a foot injury, but he is..." July 18

  • Goodell suggests Levi’s Stadium as option for Raiders

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers unzipped the Field of Jeans for its unveiling on Thursday and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell used the moment to suggest that the stadium could also become home to another NFL team. With the Raiders’ status at O.Co Coliseum in doubt with a year left on their lease because of squabbles..." July 17

  • Joe Staley signs 2-year contract extension with 49ers

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers agreed to terms on a 2-year contract extension with left tackle Joe Staley. We break down what it might mean for the 49ers current holdouts, Alex Boone and Vernon Davis. The San Francisco 49ers find themselves a little bit busy today. After cutting the ribbon to..." July 17

  • 49ers have had discussions with Jermichael Finley, per report

    Niners Nation "Tight end Jermichael Finley is still trying to find an NFL team for the 2014 season, despite his ability to collect on a $10 million insurance policy if he simply walks away from the game of football. That's awesome to see, because it means he has drive for the game (though it's worth noting he..." July 15

  • DeBartolo scores last touchdown at Candlestick Park

    Pro Football Talk "The stadium that became best known for the exploits of the team owned by Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. closed its doors on a touchdown scored by DeBartolo himself. Via Daniel Brown of the San Jose Mercury News, DeBartolo scored the game-winning touchdown at the flag football game that closed out..." July 13

  • Will Vernon Davis show up for 49ers training camp?

    Pro Football Talk "With 49ers guard Alex Boone reportedly intent on holding out of training camp until he gets a new deal, the bigger question for the franchise is whether tight end Vernon Davis will do the same. Davis has sent mixed signals in recent weeks regarding his intentions and his objectives. Most..." July 13

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    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    It's less than two weeks before start of #49ers training camp, and I'm hearing no way RG Alex Boone reports on time without a new contract.

  • Michael Crabtree exhausted talking Richard Sherman

    NFL.com "Richard Sherman ripped the scab off his feud with Michael Crabtree this week, reiterating on Discovery Channel's American Muscle that he just doesn't "like the dude." Without citing Sherman by name, Crabtree later made it clear that he's tired of the chatter. "I've been doing this for a..." July 11

  • 12d
    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Richard Sherman on Crabtree: 'I hope to play him every year for the rest of my career and choke him out'

    USA Today "Richard Sherman appears on tonight’s debut episode of <em>American Muscle on the Discovery Channel (9 p.m. ET) and he takes us right back to that tiff with Michael Crabtree near the end of the NFC title game. “It’s much more of just I don’t like the dude,” Sherman says. “You know what I’m..." July 09

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • Jessica Simpson marries Eric Johnson

    USA Today "No wonder Jessica Simpson's son is named Ace. His mom is a virtuoso at reinvention. She went from a pop singer to reality star, from seemingly befuddled yet blissful newlywed to John Mayer's ultra-sexy girlfriend, and now, in her latest iteration, is the lean, mean, and happily wed wife of..." July 07

  • Joe Montana, Jerry Rice to play final football game at Candlestick Park

    CBSSports.com "Candlestick Park officially hosted its final NFL game on Dec. 23 when the 49ers beat the Falcons on Monday Night Football. Unofficially though, there's one more football game to be played and it will involve some of the best players in NFL history. Hall of Famer Joe Montana will lead a "Legends..." July 07

  • Speedy, Determined Morris Hoping to Win 49ers Job

    NBC Bay Area "In his senior year in high school, Darryl Morris wasn’t getting any interest from college football programs, so he became a salesman by sending game tapes to coaches. Then, after leaving Texas State, Morris went undrafted in 2013 and was signed by the 49ers as a free agent, was released then..." July 06

  • Frank Gore gets ready for football with boxing workouts

    San Francisco Chronicle "Look what has happened to the 49ers' bell cow. He has become a raging bull. Frank Gore is sticking and moving, bobbing and weaving around the ring, his punches exploding off the trainer's mitts like a string of firecrackers. Ding! Round over. "You hear of fighters who don't have knockout..." July 05

  • 21d
    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    Don't know if this is out there because I'm on paternity leave but Aldon Smith will NOT face charges from airport bomb threat incident.

  • 20d
    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Hey @JohnMiddlekauff: I asked Bill Polian on-air right now & he expects 3-game Aldon Smith suspension at most. @SiriusXMMNFL @49ers

  • Channing Crowder: Jonathan Martin will “get everybody’s best”

    Pro Football Talk "After his nine-game leave of absence to end the 2013 season with Miami, offensive tackle Jonathan Martin is vying to make San Francisco’s roster. And in the view of former Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder, Martin has to be prepared for some tough battles after the allegations of bullying that..." July 01

  • 49ers sell out tickets at Levi's Stadium, offer standing-room spots

    CBSSports.com "That was fast. The 49ers haven't opened up Levi's Stadium yet and they already sold out of season tickets for 2014, the team announced. As such, the team is offering up some additional standing-room only tickets for single games. "When it was evident our season tickets would sell out, we..." July 01

  • 22d
    Matt Barrows @mattbarrows

    Hello again. #49ers fill 90th roster spot with G Al Netter, whom they released earlier this month. Spot opened w/ Eric Wright's retirement.

  • 49ers TE Vernon Davis not stressed about his holdout

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis participated in the 5 Star Athlete Management’s football camp hosted by Atlanta-based Super-Agent Todd France and several sponsors on Thursday at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School. Davis, who recently laid out his case for a new contract as a quest columnist..." June 27

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

  • Kaepernick talks about his contract and the notion of winning negotiations

    Niners Nation "It has been almost three weeks since Colin Kaepernick agreed to terms on a six year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers. During that time, we've seen a vast assortment of hot takes. Initially some folks were wondering how the 49ers could give him so much money given his overall lack of..." June 22

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed

    Covers.com "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Niners raving about 'more explosive' Crabtree

    NFL.com "Niners play-caller Greg Roman isn't giving away any secrets about San Francisco's new-look offense, but we do know one thing: Michael Crabtree is all the rage. Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group reported Thursday that the sixth-year wide receiver looked "fully recovered" from last year's..." June 20

  • Teammates: Crabtree never was fully healthy last season

    Sacramento Bee "Michael Crabtree averaged 61 receiving yards a game and helped lift the 49ers' floundering passing attack when he returned from his Achilles' injury on Dec. 1. But his teammates said that despite the near miraculous recovery – Crabtree completely tore the Achilles' on May 21 – he never was himself..." June 19

  • The 49ers way: No contract negotiations until player reports

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers dealt with a holdout of a prominent player during training camp three years ago. The NFL lockout of 2011 was settled, and Jim Harbaugh could finally begin coaching his new team when training camp opened in late-July. All he lacked as the practices began was his do-everything running..." June 19

  • Wright on retirement: ‘I no longer had the same passion’

    San Francisco Chronicle "After seven years and 92 games, cornerback Eric Wright, 28, says he retired today because he didn’t have the passion to prepare for another NFL season. Wright contacted the 49ers on Monday night and said he planned to retire in what turned into a lengthy conversation, general manager Trent..." June 18

  • Harbaugh: Davis, Boone absences 'not the 49er way'

    CSN Bay Area "Coach Jim Harbaugh, who routinely supports his players on and off the field, made it clear where he stands with 49ers tight end Vernon Davis and guard Alex Boone. “I’m disappointed in that decision for them not to be here,” Harbaugh said Tuesday. Davis and Boone did not report for the..." June 18

  • Lattimore more explosive; undrafted rookie stands out

    Sacramento Bee "The 49ers just wrapped up Day 1 of their mandatory minicamp, and while everyone on the team (not named Vernon Davis and Alex Boone) was on hand, there were a number of players who didn't practice. Long-time veterans Justin Smith and Frank Gore, for example, continued their OTA habit of working out..." June 18

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    Eric Branch @Eric_Branch

    Harbaugh said CB Eric Wright is considering retirement and is not at mandatory minicamp. #49ers

  • Colin Kaepernick understanding of Vernon Davis, Alex Boone minicamp boycott

    San Jose Mercury News "Colin Kaepernick isn't going to resent Vernon Davis and Alex Boone if they boycott the 49ers' mandatory minicamp this week because of contract disputes. "I would love to see all of our players there, but at the same time, they have to do what's best for them and make their own decisions,"..." June 17

  • Vernon Davis admits he’s “holding out” for a new contract

    Pro Football Talk "When 49ers tight end Vernon Davis addressed earlier this month the connection between his decision to stay away from offseason workouts and his desire for a new contract, he downplayed the idea that he wants more money. “It’s not really about looking for the deal,” Davis explained in a CNBC..." June 16

  • Who gets bumped if Lloyd makes 49ers?

    ESPN.com "When news first broke that Brandon Lloyd was planning a comeback with the San Francisco 49ers this season after taking last year off to make a zombie flick, there was plenty of reason to be skeptical. After all, he's a year removed from playing football and will be 33 years old this..." June 12

  • No charges against Colin Kaepernick from Miami incident

    Pro Football Talk "There was a good indication the 49ers weren’t worried about potential charges against Colin Kaepernick when they gave him a contract extension. And now, there’s legal justifaction for that call. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, no charges will be filed against the 49ers quarterback from..." June 12

  • Quarterback-guru Whitfield joins 49ers as intern

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback-coaching guru George Whitfield began an internship with the 49ers on Monday that will include work at next week’s mandatory minicamp and all of training camp. Whitfield is best known for his work with high-profile quarterbacks before the NFL Draft – a list that includes Cam Newton,..." June 12

  • Cam Newton doesn't want a Kaepernick-like contract

    NFL.com "Colin Kaepernick's unusual deal with the San Francisco 49ers continues to have reverberations across the NFL landscape. That includes the Cam Newton camp. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday on NFL Total Access that Kaepernick's contract -- a pact that includes just $13 million in..." June 11

  • Kap's deal does not guarantee Iupati, Crabtree will follow

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick seemingly wanted to avoid squeezing the 49ers for every penny to allow the organization a better opportunity to keep as much of the team's roster together as possible. The result is that the 49ers signed him to essentially a seven-year, $115 million deal that was..." June 09

  • Will Kaepernick’s new deal really have much of an impact on Russell Wilson?

    Seattle Times "The above question was one often asked last week after it was announced that the 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick had agreed on a new deal that could keep him with the team through the 2020 season. It also came with an answer that changed as the week wore on and the details of a fairly..." June 09

  • Kaepernick-like contract only comes with Dalton push

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The contract signed by Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers on Wednesday left teams all across the NFL talking about structure. This era of football places the onus on teams to find and develop franchise quarterbacks. If a coach or general manager can’t, people will be fired. The rise of importance..." June 08

  • Well-traveled LB Thomas not ready to tackle 9-to-5 job

    San Francisco Gate "For a 24-year-old Stanford graduate, Chase Thomas sure has been fired a lot. So far, the 49ers outside linebacker has become intimately familiar with rejection during his nearly 15-month NFL career: April, 28, 2013: Signed with Saints as undrafted free agent. Aug. 19, 2013: Waived by the..." June 07

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

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