49ers Rumors & News

  • Richard Sherman on Reuben Foster: We all makes mistakes but 'I think he's going to be fine'

    CBS Sports "A year after the 49ers drafted Reuben Foster in the first round, and three months after he was involved in an incident that led to three felony charges, a judge will decide next week whether to move forward with the case days after the victim, Foster's ex-girlfriend, recanted allegations..." May 20

  • 'An absolutely brilliant talent evaluator': 49ers' John McVay to be honored in San Francisco

    Sacramento Bee "John McVay aced his first assignment with the 49ers.   Upon arriving with the team in 1979, the new director of player personnel was tasked with finding a quarterback for incoming coach Bill Walsh. When the third round began, they wondered why one of the passers they..." May 19

  • Sherman: Thomas deserves to be paid as 'top safety in the league'

    NFL.com "Count Richard Sherman among those who aren't sure what the future holds for Earl Thomas and the Seattle Seahawks. Thomas' current contract with the Seahawks expires after the 2018 season, and Sherman believes his former Legion of Boom co-conspirator should get..." May 19

  • Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend says she stole Rolexes, thousands in cash from him

    Sportsnaut "San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster is not yet cleared on domestic violence charges. The earliest that could come is next week when a judge in the case decides whether to move forward to trial. What we do know is that Foster’s ex-girlfriend, Elissa Ennis, took..." May 19

  • 49ers DL Arik Armstead Underwent Foot Surgery

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport, 49ers DL Arik Armstead is recovering from minor foot surgery he underwent. Rapoport explains that the procedure was described as a minor cleanup and Armstead should be fine for most, if not all, of the spring drills. Armstead,..." May 18

  • Reuben Foster Facing 2nd-Degree Marijuana Possession Charge From January Arrest

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero reports that 49ers LB Reuben Foster is still facing a second-degree marijuana possession charge in Alabama for a January arrest. The is considered a misdemeanor and Foster is due in court June 20. On Thursday,..." May 18

  • Robert Kraft, New England Patriots owner, will be deposed in Colin Kapernick NFL collusion case (report)

    Mass Live "New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will join a list of NFL figureheads to be deposed in connection to Colin Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL, according to TMZ. Kraft is hardly the first owner to be deposed in the case. Denver Broncos owner John Elway answered..." May 18

  • Gambling could renew push for 18-game season

    Pro Football Talk "With the 49 states that currently don’t have sports wagering now able to launch it, the NFL’s word of choice is “integrity.” As sports wagering takes root, the NFL will have another go-to term. “More.” Yes, the dormant push for an expanded..." May 18

  • 49ers reportedly will have new alternate uniform in 2018

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Francisco 49ers will introduce a new alternate uniform for the 2018 season, according to a report. Niners Nation reported the uniform news about the 49ers and they speculate the announcement could be made official at a team event next week. They also think that the..." May 17

  • Richard Sherman jogging, expects to be ready for camp

    Pro Football Talk "49ers cornerback Richard Sherman‘s recovery from last year’s torn Achilles has taken a step forward. Sherman told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he jogged on a field for the first time since his injury on Wednesday after previously being limited to working on a..." May 17

  • Reuben Foster’s Ex-Girlfriend Testifies She Made Up Domestic Violence Allegations

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Thursday, Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend, Elissa Ennis, testified that she lied to police on Feb. 11 following incident because she “wanted to be extra, wanted him to go down and was pissed” after he broke up with her that morning, oper Nick..." May 17

  • Richard Sherman deserves a statue in Seattle, according to comedian Joel McHale

    Clutch Points "The Seattle Seahawks have undergone some major changes this offseason following a disappointing 2017 NFL season. Perhaps the most notable move they made was the decision to part ways with cornerback Richard Sherman. His subsequent signing with an NFC Rival like the San Franciso 49ers..." May 17

  • Broncos tried to trade for Colin Kaepernick in 2016

    Yardbarker "On Wednesday morning, Broncos GM John Elway gave his deposition to lawyers in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance case against the NF, as Mike Klis of 9NEWS tweets. As has been the case with most of the depositions thus far, Kaepernick was personally on hand. As Klis notes, the..." May 16

  • 49ers have NFL’s most expensive offense

    San Francisco Gate "It’s mid-May, but the 49ers lead the NFL in one category: most expensive offense. At least, that is, by one measurement. The 49ers have committed an NFL-high $120.4 million of their salary cap dollars in 2018 to offensive players, according..." May 16

  • Report: John Elway deposed in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

    The Score "Denver Broncos general manager and vice president of football operations John Elway has become the most recent NFL executive to be deposed in Colin Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL, according to Mike Klis of 9NEWS. Kaepernick was present for the hour-long..." May 16

  • Reuben Foster's ex-girlfriend plans to testify Thursday

    Sacramento Bee "Elissa Ennis, the ex-girlfriend of Reuben Foster, plans to testify Thursday that the 49ers linebacker did not hit her on Feb. 11 and that she initially lied to police, her attorney confirmed Tuesday. Ennis has since said, through attorney Stephanie Rickard, that the injuries she..." May 15

  • NFL plans to lobby Congress for a “regulatory framework” for sports betting

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has lost in the judicial branch (even if the NFL actually has won at the every branch of every bank with which it does business). The league now will take the gambling fight to the legislature. In its first statement issued in the aftermath of Monday’s landmark ruling..." May 14

  • Supreme Court strikes down ban on sports betting in victory for New Jersey

    USA Today "New Jersey won a landmark ruling from the Supreme Court Monday that could lead many states to legalize betting on college and professional sports.The justices ruled 7-2 that a 25-year-old federal law that has effectively prohibited sports betting outside Nevada by forcing states..." May 14

  • Carroll, Schneider Gave Kaepernick Collusion Depositions

    Bleacher Report "Attorneys for free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick deposed Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider over the past two days as part of Kaepernick's ongoing collusion grievance against the NFL, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Thursday. Kaepernick was scheduled..." May 10

  • Terrell McClain fits Cowboys’ scheme, but he also has 49ers, Dolphins’ interest

    Pro Football Talk "Terrell McClain visited the 49ers and Dolphins already. The defensive tackle returns to familiar territory Wednesday night when he lands in Dallas-Fort Worth for dinner with the Cowboys’ brass followed by a visit to the team facility Thursday. “Obviously, we know him well,” Cowboys coach Jason..." May 09

  • Who will be NFL's first $20 million defender? Aaron Donald, Khalil Mack best bets

    USA Today "Quarterbacks aren't the only NFL stars who cash in handsomely. Eventually, a defender — a logical guess would be Los Angeles Rams lineman Aaron Donald — is going to break into the $20 million-per-year pay scale, a stratosphere once reserved for the men with the golden arms. But in today's..." May 09

  • Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid Working Out

    Pro Football Rumors "Former 49ers teammates Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid are training together as they look to get back into the NFL, Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group writes. The duo was spotted working out at Cal State East Bay, but declined to offer specifics on their plans. “We’re not doing interviews,”..." May 08

  • Reuben Foster pleads not guilty to domestic violence charges, preliminary hearing set

    San Jose Mercury News "San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster pleaded not guilty to felony domestic violence and weapons charges Tuesday, paving the way for a potentially swift trial. After declining to waive his right to a speedy trial, Foster is set to have a preliminary hearing May 17. The decision..." May 08

  • NFL denies Mike James’ request to use marijuana as a painkiller

    Pro Football Talk "Free agent running back Mike James has tried and failed to persuade the NFL to allow him to use marijuana as a painkiller. James told NJ.com that he developed a dependence on prescription painkillers that he took to cope with the aches and pains associated with playing football. His doctor told..." May 08

  • NFL to players in pain: Get hooked on opioids rather than try marijuana

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NFL would rather that Mike James consume powerful opioids to manage his chronic pain, risking addiction, overdose and even death, than use the drug that actually works the best for him. Marijuana. That was the message from the league last month when it rejected his application for a..." May 08

  • Terrell McClain visiting 49ers

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive tackle Terrell McClain‘s search for a new team will take him to California on Monday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that McClain will visit with the 49ers. McClain visited Miami last week for his first meeting with a team since being released by Washington in late..." May 07

  • 49ers release Zane Beadles

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers are moving forward without offensive lineman Zane Beadles. The team announced Beadles’ release on Monday. Beadles spent the last two years with the team and started every game at right guard in 2016 before moving to a bench role for most of last season. He made one start at left guard..." May 07

  • Police report says Reuben Foster threw girlfriend’s dog across room

    Larry Brown Sports "The woman who accused Reuben Foster of domestic violence earlier this year has since recanted, but prosecutors are sure to use the details of the initial police report in trying to make a case against the San Francisco 49ers star. Among the disturbing allegations is one that sounds like animal..." May 07

  • NFL, NFLPA Settle Rookie Salary Gray Area

    Pro Football Rumors "The standard rookie contract runs for four years, but the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement has only three years remaining. The gap left this year’s draft picks in limbo with regards to their contracts, but the league and the union have worked out a bridge agreement to give cost certainty to..." May 07

  • NFLPA Files Grievance On Behalf Of Free Agent S Eric Reid

    NFL Trade Rumors "On Monday, the NFL announced that they’ve filed a grievance on behalf of free agent S Eric Reid. Here’s the official release from the NFLPA regarding the grievance: The NFLPA has filed a non-injury grievance and a system arbitrator case on behalf of free agent safety Eric Reid. Prior to the..." May 07

  • NFL Reportedly May Make Standing for Anthem a Team-by-Team Choice

    Bleacher Report "The NFL is considering allowing teams to make their own decision whether to require players to stand for the national anthem, according to Mark Maske of the Washington Post. Owners are expected to vote on a potential change at this month's upcoming meeting, including a possible league-wide..." May 07

  • Seventh-round pick Richie James flashes toughness in first 49ers practice

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Richie James lined up in the slot, and immediately found himself fighting through a jam at the snap of the ball. Cornerback Emmanuel Moseley got his hand under the back of James' helmet and the two men became tangled. James’ helmet popped off, and as James stumbled out of his in-breaking cut,..." May 06

  • 49ers Sign Three Draft Picks

    Pro Football Rumors "The 49ers signed a trio of rookies this morning. The team announced that they’ve officially inked defensive back Tarvarius Moore, wideout Richie James Jr., and defensive tackle Jullian Taylor to four-year deals. Moore is the most notable name on the list, as the Southern Mississippi product was..." May 05

  • 49ers tryout players include Fred Dean's grandson

    Sacramento Bee "The 49ers invited 33 tryout players to their rookie minicamp, including players from Stanford, Cal, UC Davis and Sacramento State. The UC Davis player is offensive lineman Julian Bertero, who also took part in San Francisco's "local" pro day prior to the draft. Sacramento State is represented by..." May 05

  • Trent Brown ready to compete for starting spot

    247 Sports "What can Brown do for the Patriots? Hopefully, help fill the void left by Nate Solder. In the midst of the NFL Draft, New England swung a deal that saw their third round pick head to San Francisco in exchange for offensive tackle Trent Brown. The 6-foot-8, 355 pounder is looked at as a..." May 04

  • Re-sign Elvis Dumervil? 49ers haven’t ruled it out

    San Francisco Chronicle "The 49ers didn’t draft a pass-rusher, which inspires the question: Could they bring back their most effective pass-rusher from 2017? In March, general manager John Lynch acknowledged Elvis Dumervil could return after the 49ers didn’t pick up the option on the second year of his..." May 04

  • Jimmy Garoppolo And Richard Sherman Are Not Allowed to Have Any Fun

    The Big Lead "If you were hoping to see Jimmy Garoppolo and Richard Sherman participating in some non-football activities, you may have to wait awhile. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe points out that in the two 49ers’ contacts, their fun will be limited as they are prohibited from the following:..." May 02

  • 49ers canceled workout with Mike McGlinchey to keep their interest quiet

    ESPN "Although he had picked up steam as a possible first-round pick for the San Francisco 49ers in the final days before the 2018 NFL draft, hearing offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey's name called at No. 9 came as a surprise. Not just to fans, media and other outside observers, who expected the..." May 02

  • 49ers To Decline Laken Tomlinson’s Option

    Pro Football Rumors "The 49ers are not exercising fifth-year option on left guard Laken Tomlinson, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area tweets. However, he adds that the team still views him as a starter. With that in mind, the Niners will try to keep him around on a deal that will cost less than the $9.6M option...." May 02

  • Proposal trying to make NFL kickoffs 'more of a punt play'

    ESPN "The NFL is finalizing a proposal to make significant changes to the kickoff, intensifying the tweaks of recent years in what might be a final attempt to salvage the most dangerous play in football. The adjustments -- prompted largely by a group of special teams coaches who traveled to a..." May 02

  • Former 49ers safety Eric Reid has filed a collusion grievance against the NFL

    Business Insider "Former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid has filed a collusion grievance against the NFL, according to ESPN's Dan Graziano. Graziano reported that Reid is using the same attorney, Mark Geragos, as Colin Kaepernick in his own collusion grievance against the NFL. Reid, 26, became a free..." May 02

  • 49ers sign three undrafted defensive backs

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers announced a wave of undrafted free agent signings on Monday and they added four more names to the group on Tuesday. Three of the four players will vie for work in the defensive backfield. The other addition is former UCLA offensive lineman Najee Toran. Safety Corey Griffin started..." May 01

  • 49ers Sign 11 Undrafted Free Agents

    Pro Football Rumors "The 49ers have announced the signing of the following 11 undrafted college free agents: Steven Dunbar, WR (Houston) Ross Dwelley, TE (San Diego) Corey Griffin, S (Georgia Tech) Jack Heneghan, QB (Dartmouth) Alan Knott, OL (South Carolina) Tarvarus McFadden, CB..." May 01

  • 49ers will look internally for upgraded pass rush

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The collection of edge rushers in the 2018 NFL draft was not an impressive group. It was clear the 49ers did not believe there were many upgrades over what they already had on their roster. The club did not address one of their biggest needs at any point over the three-day, seven-round..." April 30

  • 49ers Likely To Decline G Laken Tomlinson’s Fifth-Year Option

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Matt Barrows, it appears as though the 49ers will not exercise G Laken Tomlinson‘s fifth-year option for the 2019 season. This shouldn’t come as a big surprise, given that it would cost the 49ers $9,625,000 for the 2019 season and Tomlinson has not lived up to his draft..." April 30

  • 49ers to use fifth-year option on Arik Armstead

    Sacramento Bee "The 49ers opted to pick up the so-called fifth-year option on Arik Armstead's contract, meaning the former first-round pick from Sacramento is under contract through the 2019 season. All draft picks are signed to four-year deals as rookies. When it comes to first-round picks, however, teams..." April 30

  • Reuben Foster has one charge dismissed, still facing domestic violence charge

    Larry Brown Sports "The woman who accused Reuben Foster of domestic violence reversed course and recanted her claim last week, but that does not mean the San Francisco 49ers linebacker is off the hook in the case. On Monday, a judge dismissed a misdemeanor ammunition charge against Foster for the high-magazine..." April 30

  • 49ers’ John Lynch on his ACL pick: ‘We might have been told about that history’

    San Francisco Gate "49ers’ John Lynch on his ACL pick: ‘We might have been told about that history’ By Eric Branch Published 4:57 pm, Saturday, April 28, 2018 2 Yes, general manager John Lynch is aware: 49ers’ fans really don’t want their team to draft players recovering from serious knee..." April 29

  • 49ers trade with Washington to take Dante Pettis at No. 44

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers traded with Washington to get the 44th overall pick. San Francisco used the choice on Washington receiver Dante Pettis, a slot receiver and punt returner. Pettis made 163 catches for 2,256 yards and 24 touchdowns in his four-year career, including 63 catches for 761 yards and seven..." April 28

  • 49ers take Kentavius Street despite torn ACL

    Sacramento Bee "The 49ers used their fourth-round pick on Kentavius Street, a defensive end from N.C. State. Who is he? Street is a big, powerful defensive end who goes 6-2, 280 pounds and who can squat 700 pounds. He had 38 tackles and 3 1/2 sacks last season, one of them against Notre Dame in a game in which..." April 28

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