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  • NFL rumors: Giants GM didn't shop Browns' OBJ trade offer to the 49ers

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Odell Beckham Jr. is a Brown. That's still a weird sentence to type.  And what the Browns offered to Giants GM Dave Gettleman was what he calls an "offer we couldn't refuse." That offer from the Browns was the No. 17 and 95 picks in the 2019 NFL Draft, plus..." March 18

  • Report: Giants wanted 49ers Deforest Buckner in Odell Beckham Jr. trade

    Niners Nation "On Monday morning, the New York Giant’s GM Dave Gettleman spoke to the media for the first time since trading star WR Odell Beckham Jr. Gettleman said that the Giants had numerous conversations with San Francisco, but the two teams couldn’t come to an..." March 18

  • 49ers Have Done Impressive Job of Restructuring Contracts to Free Up Space

    12 Up "The San Francisco 49ers have had one of the top offseasons of all teams in the NFL as of now. Adding a top running back free agent in Tevin Coleman, trading for dominant defensive end Dee Ford, and signing former Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander, San Francisco has vastly improved..." March 18

  • 49ers could keep four running backs active on game day

    Pro Football Talk "49ers coach Kyle Shanahan has never dressed four running backs on a game day during the regular season. But he hasn’t ruled it out for this season. “I think we’re in a situation right now, just looking at our roster, that I think it could make a lot of sense this..." March 17

  • Richard Sherman and Mike Florio Are Getting Feisty

    The Big Lead "Here we were, enjoying Championship Sunday, some finally nice weather in the midwest, and getting ready for the work week when a Twitter spat emerged between Mike Florio and Richard Sherman. It started when Florio posted a story about the a group of agents and about 60 players having..." March 17

  • SF Was Engaged in Odell Beckham Trade Talks; No. 2 Pick Discussed

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco 49ers inquired about Odell Beckham Jr. before the New York Giants traded the star wideout to the Cleveland Browns earlier this week, according to Jay Glazer of The Athletic. Glazer noted New York wanted San Francisco to include the No. 2 overall pick in this..." March 16

  • Frank Gore promises to retire as a 49er

    Larry Brown Sports "Though it seems like he’s an ageless wonder who will never retire, the day is coming when 35-year-old Frank Gore’s NFL career will come to a close. And he promises it will come to a close with the team where he made his name. Gore said Friday that he has every intention of..." March 16

  • Kaepernick interested in Dolphins QB opening

    CBS Sports "A month after resolving his collusion grievance against the NFL, Colin Kaepernick may have found his best chance at returning to the league yet -- at least in theory. According to CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora, the former San Francisco 49ers star is interested in filling the..." March 16

  • 49ers sign Raheem Mostert to three-year deal

    Niners Nation "From Raheem Mostert’s agent, Brett Tessler: Despite strong interest elsewhere, restricted free agent RB Raheem Mostert just agreed to a three-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers... Wanted to continue building on what he started there. Thanks to John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan, and..." March 15

  • Mark Nzeocha Intends To Re-Sign With 49ers

    Pro Football Rumors "It sounds like Mark Nzeocha is heading back to San Francisco. Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports (via Twitter) that the linebacker intends to re-sign with the 49ers. The 29-year-old spent that past two seasons with the Niners, appearing in 26 games between two seasons. The..." March 15

  • 49ers release DE Cassius Marsh, who says goodbye via Twitter

    49ers Webzone "The San Francisco 49ers have parted ways with defensive end Cassius Marsh, who posted a goodbye tweet on Friday. Marsh shared the following via Twitter.   "Thank you to the San Francisco 49ers organization, especially John Lynch and Coach Shannohan for..." March 15

  • 49ers made better offer to Le’Veon Bell than the Jets?

    Sportsnaut "Former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has been in the news a lot over the past calendar year. His decision to holdout throughout the 2018 season has been sharply criticized since Bell signed a relatively weak four-year, $52.2 million deal with the..." March 15

  • Joe Montana Denies Wrongdoing in FBI's Rick Singer, College Bribery Probe

    Bleacher Report "Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana has insisted he did nothing wrong in the FBI's ongoing college bribery scandal. On Thursday, Montana posted on Twitter to deny the allegations: Mr...." March 15

  • 49ers say Tevin Coleman signing won’t affect Jerick McKinnon

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers landed a running back in free agency for the second straight year when they signed Tevin Coleman this week. Coleman’s arrival has led some to wonder about what the outlook is for last year’s signing. Jerick McKinnon tore his ACL before the start of the season and..." March 14

  • 49ers sign linebacker David Mayo

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers continued a busy day of stacking up depth on defense. The team announced the addition of Panthers linebacker David Mayo. " March 14

  • Kwon Alexander is taking his ACL rehab day by day

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers didn’t hesitate to pay big money to linebacker Kwon Alexander, even though he’s still recovering from a torn ACL. Meeting with the media on Thursday, Alexander provided no specific timeline as to when he’ll be good to go. “I’m just taking it day..." March 14

  • 49ers Sign WR Jordan Matthews

    49ers Webzone "The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews, according to Matt Barrows of The Athletic. Matthews is 26 years old. The Eagles made Matthews a second-round selection out of Vanderbilt in 2014. He registered 20 receptions..." March 14

  • 49ers release Brock Coyle

    San Francisco Examiner "Just 23 hours after inside linebacker and special teamer Brock Coyle tweeted his approval of the San Francisco 49ers’ free agent dealings, the franchise announced on Thursday that it had released him, and signed former Carolina Panthers inside linebacker and special teamer David..." March 14

  • 49ers keep safety Antone Exum

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been a busy day for the 49ers, as they added another piece to the secondary. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 49ers have also signed safety Antoine Exum to a one-year, $895,000 deal. " March 14

  • Ex-Chargers CB Jason Verrett Agrees to 1-Year, $3.6M Contract

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco 49ers reportedly added a talented but injury-prone cornerback to their secondary Thursday when they signed Jason Verrett.  According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Verrett's deal is worth $3.6 million over one..." March 14

  • Jimmie Ward, 49ers agree to one-year contract

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Jimmie Ward is a favorite of the 49ers’ coaching staff – each of the coaching staffs the 49ers have had in his five seasons with the club. Despite his history of injuries, the defensive back will be returning for another season on a one-year, $5 million contract, a source..." March 14

  • 49ers add Tevin Coleman

    San Jose Mercury News "Another year of free agency, another dual-threat running back for 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan. Tevin Coleman, who played in Shanahan’s offense with the Atlanta Falcons from 2015-16, is coming aboard to either complement or cover for Jerick McKinnon, the 49ers’ pricey free..." March 13

  • 49ers reportedly hosting Jason Verrett

    Yardbarker "Free agent cornerback Jason Verrett is visiting the 49ers, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The former first-round pick of the Chargers has played in just five games in the last three years due to injury, and he missed the entire 2018 campaign after suffering a torn Achilles during a conditioning..." March 13

  • Rapoport: 49ers ‘deep in talks’ with Chiefs about potential trade for LB Dee Ford

    49ers Webzone "Hot on the heels of the Beckham-to-Cleveland news, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network is reporting that the San Francisco 49ers are "deep in talks" with the Kansas City Chiefs for linebacker Dee Ford. A big piece of completing the deal is a new contract for the defensive..." March 12

  • 49ers, Chiefs Agree To Dee Ford Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chiefs will send Dee Ford to San Francisco. The 49ers have agreed to send their 2020 second-round pick to the Chiefs for the franchise-tagged pass rusher, Albert Breer of SI.com tweets. We heard earlier tonight that the two sides were discussing a..." March 12

  • Report: 49ers are showing some interest in WR Jermaine Kearse

    Niners Nation "  Per the Athletic’s Matt Barrows, the 49er’s have shown some interest in former Jets WR Jermaine Kearse: The seriousness of this is still up in the air. What it does tell us is that the team is looking at some veteran names that are..." March 12

  • 49ers sign long snapper Kyle Nelson to a four-year extension, per report

    49ers Webzone "The San Francisco 49ers have signed long snapper Kyle Nelson to a four-year extension through 2022, according to NFL insider Field Yates of ESPN. The New Orleans Saints signed Nelson as an undrafted free agent out of New Mexico State in 2011. He spent time with the..." March 12

  • 49ers’ Kwon Alexander adds to Odell Beckham trade rumors that won’t die

    New York Post "Even if the Giants aren’t actively shopping Odell Beckham Jr., the market isn’t listening. Despite general manager Dave Gettleman’s insistence the Giants didn’t sign Beckham to a five-year, $95 million extension only to trade him, rumors continue to swirl..." March 12

  • Report: 49ers may be in on Le’Veon Bell

    Clutch Points "The San Francisco 49ers already have some decent offensive potential with young players such as quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and tight end George Kittle, but could they add a veteran star on top of that? According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the 49ers may be looking to do..." March 11

  • Bradley Roby drawing interest from several teams

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby has found a healthy free agent market. He is generating interest from several teams, including the Texans, Browns, Steelers, 49ers and Raiders, James Palmer of NFL Media reports. The Broncos have interest in signing him back and remain in the..." March 11

  • Source: Odell Beckham Jr. to 49ers Trade 'Still Possible'

    Total Pro Sports "One of the most interesting rumors to fly around the combine in Indianapolis is the rumored interest of the San Francisco 49ers and their willingness to want and trade for Odell Beckham Jr. Giants general manager Dave Gettlemen threw some cold water on any rumors when he stated..." March 11

  • Kwon Alexander, 49ers agree to four-year, $54M contract

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The 49ers have made their first mark during the NFL's open negotiating period with an agreement to sign former Tampa Bay linebacker Kwon Alexander. The deal is a four-year contract worth $54 million, reports NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. March 11

  • These NFL teams could be most aggressive spenders in free agency

    USA Today "After weeks of speculation about potential moves across the NFL, the action will at last commence. Starting on Monday, teams can officially begin negotiations with prospective players, and at 4 p.m., Wednesday, contract signings can take place. There’s not a team..." March 11

  • Cowboys 'By No Means Out' on Earl Thomas amid 49ers Links

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Cowboys have long been rumored as a potential landing spot for safety Earl Thomas, and that reportedly remains a possibility. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network provided the latest news on Thomas and other free-agent safeties. The Cowboys reportedly remain linked to him..." March 10

  • Cedrick Hardman dies at 70

    Pro Football Talk "NFL defensive lineman Cedrick Hardman has died. The former 49er and Raider was 70. “We are truly saddened by the loss of one of the all-time great 49ers, Cedrick Hardman,” the team that made Hardman the 10th overall pick in the 1970 draft said in a statement. “During..." March 09

  • Packers, 49ers interested in trading for Dee Ford

    The Score "The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers have expressed interest in trading for pass-rusher Dee Ford, who received the franchise tag from the Kansas City Chiefs last week, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. " March 09

  • 49ers sign kicker Jonathan Brown

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers signed a free agent on Friday, agreeing to terms on a two-year contract with kicker Jonathan Brown. We do not have a photo of Brown in our story editor, so make of that what you will. But seriously, the move provides the 49ers with an offseason leg who could..." March 08

  • Report: Malcolm Smith restructures deal with 49ers

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers announced a series of decisions about contract options on Thursday, but they did not say what call they made about linebacker Malcolm Smith‘s deal. There reportedly won’t be an announcement about picking up Smith’s option, but he’s not..." March 08

  • 49ers officially decline Pierre Garcon option among several roster moves

    USA Today "The 49ers on Thursday made a few expected roster moves official. They announced tendered contracts to three restricted free agents, picked up options on four players and declined the team option for wide receiver Pierre Garçon. Running back Raheem Mostert, a restricted free..." March 07

  • NFL Discussing Loaning QBs, Other Players to AAF, Bill Polian Says

    Bleacher Report "Bill Polian has been to the mountaintop in the NFL, and now the Pro Football Hall of Famer's encore act is to help players reach their highest potentials through the newly launched Alliance of American Footballleague. Polian, the co-founder and head of football in AAF,..." March 07

  • San Francisco 49ers sign Mike Person to three-year extension

    247 Sports "Mike Person will be coming back to the San Francisco 49ers next season and likely beyond, as the team announced a three-year contract extension for him on Monday.  News of the extension was first tweeted on Sunday, March 3 by Adam Schefter of..." March 06

  • Report: Teams believe Colin Kaepernick will play in the NFL next year

    Sportsnaut "Will Colin Kaepernick finally get a second chance to pursue his NFL dream in 2019? According to one report, at least some teams believe he will. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report shared the following in his weekly 10-Point Stancecolumn on Wednesday morning: “I continue to..." March 06

  • Terrell Owens to be inducted into 49ers Hall of Fame

    Larry Brown Sports "Terrell Owens chose to skip his Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in protest of the voting process that leads to a player getting into Canton, but the San Francisco 49ers are going to give him another chance to be honored in front of fans. On Wednesday, the..." March 06

  • Report: 49ers are ‘top-top-top option’ for landing Odell Beckham Jr. — IF he is traded

    Niners Nation "We’ll shift out of Antonio Brown Watch and head on over to Odell Beckham Jr. Watch, because when one storm calms, another picks up. The Giants have said they aren’t trading Beckham, but that hasn’t stopped the rumors from flying. The..." March 05

  • 49ers Re-Sign OL Mike Person

    USA Today "The 49ers didn’t wait around to let Mike Person hit the open market. Their starting right guard agreed to a three-year deal to stay in San Francisco according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The report was confirmed by Chris Biderman of the Sacramento Bee. Person, 30, was going..." March 03

  • 49ers Want Jimmie Ward Back

    NBC Sports Bay Area "If the decision were solely up to the 49ers’ coaching staff, defensive back Jimmie Ward would remain with the organization. But there is a lot to consider with Ward. He has been limited by injuries throughout his career, including season-ending fractures in four of his five NFL..." March 01

  • NFL, NFLPA near agreement on 2019 salary cap amid optimism for a labor deal this year

    Washington Post "The NFL and the NFL Players Association are finalizing a 2019 salary cap number that will be around $188 million, according to a person involved in the negotiations who spoke on the condition of anonymity to address ongoing discussions. The final number will be reached in the next..." March 01

  • Report: 49ers not expected to pursue Antonio Brown trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Francisco 49ers are the team that has been most commonly linked to Antonio Brown since the star wide receiver demanded a trade, but it does not sound like they are interested in making a deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Thursday, 49ers GM John Lynch told reporters at the..." February 28

  • Niners hire Wes Welker, Miles Austin to coaching staff

    NFL.com "Kyle Shanahan is adding two veteran wide receivers to his coaching staff. The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday the hiring of Wes Welker as wide receivers coach and Miles Austin as offensive quality control coach, among other hires. " February 27