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  • Shanahan: Marquise Goodwin is game-time decision, Richard Sherman, Ahkello Witherspoon should play

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers will run through their final practice in Santa Clara on Friday, but we likely won’t get all the answers we’re hoping for on the final injury report for Week 3 vs. the Kansas City Chiefs. Head coach Kyle Shanahan offered some updates Friday..." September 21

  • Rumored interest in Colin Kaepernick is great and all but Raiders should be going after Eric Reid

    Silver & Black Pride "This week the attorney for Colin Kaepernick hinted the Raiders might be interested in the controversial quarterback. The NFL may be finding out his kneeling in protest may not so bad for business these days after he sent Nike sales through the roof with the ad campaign he..." September 21

  • 49ers backed away from initial interest in Josh Gordon

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns might have obviously preferred trading Josh Gordon out of their conference (so he doesn’t impact their playoff run), and the 49ers were initially interested in a deal for the talented-but-high-maintenance wide receiver. But 49ers General Manager John Lynch..." September 21

  • Richard Sherman offers brilliant quote about stopping the Chiefs

    Sportsnaut "Richard Sherman and the San Francisco 49ers’ defense has the unenviable task of taking on a red-hot Kansas City Chiefs offense this coming Sunday. Second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes torched the Pittsburgh Steelers to the tune of six touchdown passes last week, leaving fans..." September 20

  • 49ers Owner Didn’t Tell Teams to Avoid Kaep

    The Sports Post "Colin Kaepernick isn’t an NFL player at the moment. And he probably isn’t going to be for a while — if ever again. But San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York isn’t to blame. If you’re willing to believe him, that is. As we know, Kaepernick is still in the..." September 20

  • Colin Kaepernick's Attorney Hints Raiders and Patriots Interested In QB

    TMZ "Colin Kaepernick and Tom Brady ... on the same team??? That seems to be the suggestion coming from Colin's attorney, Mark Geragos -- who's teasing to TMZ Sports that two NFL teams could be interested in signing the QB.  "I..." September 20

  • When players went on strike for better benefits, Eric Dickerson undermined them

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Dickerson is now speaking out for the idea that Hall of Fame players should be paid $300,000 a year in retirement. But when Dickerson was an active player, supporting the retired players was not his concern. In 1987, the NFL players went on strike, and among the key pieces of..." September 20

  • Marquise Goodwin or Tyreek Hill? 49ers WR chimes in on the debate

    Sportsnaut "There’s very little question that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is the most-electric player at his position in the NFL. He proved it over and over and over again Week 1 against the Los Angeles Chargers. With his Chiefs now set to take on Marquise Goodwin and the..." September 19

  • 49ers Activating LB Reuben Foster From Suspended List, Releasing OL Matt Tobin

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Matt Maiocco, the 49ers are activating LB Reuben Foster from the suspended list on Wednesday and releasing OL Matt Tobin. Foster finished serving his two-game suspension and the 49ers’ roster exemption for him is set to expire later today,..." September 19

  • Eric Dickerson: NFL should pay each Hall of Famer $300,000 a year

    Pro Football Talk "When Eric Dickerson released a statement calling for an annual salary for Hall of Famers, he didn’t say what that salary should be. But now he has given a dollar amount of $300,000 annually. “If it was up to me, I think every Hall of Famer would get about..." September 19

  • Group of NFL Hall of Famers demands an annual salary and health benefits

    Pro Football Talk "A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers are arguing that every member of the Hall of Fame should be paid an annual salary and given health insurance. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro..." September 18

  • Meek Mill’s New Track, ‘Colin Kaepernick,’ to Discuss How the NFL is Financially Lynching Kap

    Black Sports Online "Meek Mill revealed on Friday he will be releasing a song about Colin Kaepernick. Meek shared with Page Six the song, likening Kaepernick’s experience to a financial lynching, will appear on a future secret album. Here is a sample of the lyrics. They lynch his bank..." September 17

  • 49ers Have Made Calls About Josh Gordon

    Bleacher Report "San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch confirmed that the team has inquired about Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon and is "doing its due diligence," according to Matt Barrows of The Athletic. B/R's Matt Miller reported that the Niners previously had..." September 16

  • Cowboys, 49ers Top Wish List for Josh Gordon

    Bleacher Report "With Josh Gordon's imminent departure from the Cleveland Browns, teams in need of help at wide receiver have to decide if they want to take a chance on the troubled playmaker. Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Gordon has the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers atop his..." September 16

  • Undrafted rookie Najee Toran could start for 49ers in first NFL game

    San Francisco Gate "In 2014, then-UCLA guard Najee Toran made his college debut when the Bruins visited Virginia and, well, things didn’t go well. “Didn’t have a good game,” Toran said. “Didn’t play after that. And then I (was moved) to defense.” Four..." September 15

  • Richard Sherman says 49ers GM, Hall of Fame finalist John Lynch couldn’t play today; he’d get kicked out

    San Francisco Examiner "John Lynch said last year that trying to tackle Barry Sanders — as he had to do twice a year while with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — could break a defender’s will. For the first four seasons of Lynch’s career, Sanders got the best of him. Early in the 1997..." September 14

  • Nike Stock Reaches All-Time High After Kaepernick Endorsement

    12 Up "Nike's new "Just Do It" campaign ?featuring ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has everybody talking, and that's putting it lightly. Many are praising the athletic-wear company for choosing Kaepernick's likeness to support their product. Then there are others..." September 13

  • Alabama had an NFL-high 44 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has been the top program in college football in recent years, so it’s unsurprising that the Crimson Tide have put more players into the NFL than any other college team. Alabama had 44 players on Week One rosters, the most of any college. After Alabama were a..." September 13

  • Source: 49ers sign LB Terence Garvin

    San Francisco Chronicle "The 49ers have addressed their injury riddled linebacker corps by signing Terence Garvin, 27, a five-year veteran who made three of his four career starts last year in his lone season with the Seahawks, a league source said. Garvin, 6-foot-3 and 242 pounds, has been a core..." September 12

  • 49ers place Brock Coyle on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers announced they have placed linebacker Brock Coyle on injured reserve. Coyle broke a bone in his back — a C4 compression fracture — and will need at least six weeks of recovery, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports. The team previously announced Coyle was..." September 12

  • San Francisco 49ers get thinner at right guard after injuries, expected to add to roster

    San Francisco Examiner "San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan announced Monday that both starting right guard Mike Person and backup right guard Joshua Garnett will be questionable for Week 2’s matchup against the Detroit Lions. According to Shanahan, Person suffered a foot strain and Garnett..." September 11

  • 49ers' $137.5M Leading Man on Road to Ruin Thanks to Bargain-Bin Supporting Cast

    Bleacher Report "Maybe Jimmy Garoppolo really was afraid of the Vikings defense by the end of Sunday's 24-16 49ers loss. After a late run of success last season, followed by a summer filled with glowing profiles and predictions of greatness, Garoppolo looked, well,..." September 11

  • San Francisco 49ers Marquise Goodwin hurt in loss to Vikings

    San Jose Mercury News "Marquise Goodwin hobbled off with a quadriceps contusion 12:58 before halftime, and he returned briefly in the second half to help free space for tight end George Kittle’s 36-yard catch. “He tried to go hard but it was tough for him to run,” Shanahan said of..." September 11

  • 49ers Hosting OLBs Erik Walden & Hau’oli Kikaha For Visits

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter reports that the 49ers are bringing free agent OLBs Erik Walden and Hau’oli Kikaha for a visit on Monday. Walden, 32, is a former sixth-round pick of the Cowboys back in 2008. He lasted just a few months in Dallas before he was waived at..." September 10

  • One helmet rule penalty was called through 14 games

    NFL.com "The offseason angst over the revised helmet-to-helmet hitting policy slowed to a sputter as real games began. Through 14 regular season games -- with two Monday night tilts to be played -- referees penalized one player for a use of helmet foul, per league..." September 10

  • Jerry Rice Says 49ers Should Sign Dez Bryant, 'He Can Help Us!'

    TMZ "Wanna know how to help fix the San Francisco 49ers' passing attack?? Go get Dez Bryant ... at least, that's what Jerry Rice says. ICYMI ... Jimmy Garoppolo got wrecked by the Vikings on Sunday -- chucking 3 picks and completing less than..." September 10

  • Colin Kaepernick tweets support to Dolphins players, only ones in NFL to kneel in protest during anthem on Sunday

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Three Miami Dolphins players knelt or raised their fist during the playing of the national anthem before Sunday’s season opener against the Tennessee Titans, which made Miami the only team in the league to continue the on-field protest led by former NFL quarterback..." September 10

  • Restoring the faithful? These signs suggest 49er fans believe again

    San Francisco Gate "49ers season tickets have been in the Walker family since the 1960's, back when the team played at Kezar stadium. They've seen all three stadiums, all five Super Bowl teams, and all three "the catches." Since Levi's Stadium opened in 2014, 35-year-old..." September 09

  • Colin Kaepernick & Eric Reid Still Working Out, Hoping To Play In NFL Again

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that free agent QB Colin Kaepernick and S Eric Reid continue to work out daily in the hope of playing in the NFL again. However, La Canfora admits that it does not appear any teams are seriously considering the..." September 09

  • 49ers, Jets, Packers also were in on Khalil Mack

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams volunteered that they tried to get Khalil Mack away from the Raiders. So who else was chasing the best quarterback chaser in the NFL other than the Rams and his new team, the Bears? According to Jay Glazer of FOX, the other potential serious suitors for Mack were the Jets,..." September 09

  • 49ers Joe Staley braces for Vikings menace: ‘He’s got a crazy amount of moves’

    San Jose Mercury News "Joe Staley used to be so naive. As a rookie, he witnessed a fellow 49ers offensive lineman get injured, then cut from the team. That’s when a stunned Staley launched a profane tirade against the injustice of it all. “I got really worked up,” Staley, now 34,..." September 08

  • Richard Sherman, Michael Bennett Nearly Fought over Russell Wilson

    Bleacher Report "Following a poor performance by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in a 2016 loss to the Green Bay Packers, cornerback Richard Sherman and defensive end Michael Bennett reportedly almost got into a physical altercation. In a feature story on the Seahawks by Greg Bishop and..." September 08

  • Trump continues crusade against Nike amid ‘Just Do It’ campaign

    New York Post "President Trump on Friday morning took a swipe at Nike, which aired its highly anticipated ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during the NFL season opener the night before. “What was Nike thinking?” the president wondered on Twitter shortly before 7..." September 07

  • Sherman: NFL lockout 'going to happen' in 2021

    USA Today "With a 10-year labor deal nearing its end, the relationship between the NFL and the NFL Players Association remains complicated. So as NFL teams hold their meetings to appoint player representatives and go over resources provided by the union, some players are already planning..." September 06

  • Shanahan: Loss of RB Jerick McKinnon changes things ‘drastically’ for 49ers’ offense

    San Francisco Gate "The 49ers’ players didn’t receive the game plan for Sunday’s season opener at Minnesota until this week. But head coach Kyle Shanahan began formulating it in March after the signing of Jerick McKinnon gave him the dual-threat running back he..." September 06

  • NFL projected to make more than $2 billion a year from legalized gambling

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has long been resistant to the idea of legalized sports wagering — at least when making statements in public. But privately, team owners and league executives must be licking their chops. ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Wednesday shared some of the results of a poll..." September 05

  • Terrell Owens says he will accept Hall of Fame ring at Levi's Stadium

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Terrell Owens will make an official return to the 49ers’ home stadium this season to take part in an official Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony. Owens confirmed he will be at Levi’s Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 1, to accept his Hall of Fame ring during a halftime ceremony of..." September 05

  • Conflicting Reports Surround Colin Kaepernick Nike Sneaker, Clothing Line

    Bleacher Report "Conflicting reports have emerged regarding former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's apparel following his deal with Nike. The company has made him the face of its 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign, but it is unclear if he will have a signature shoe..." September 05

  • Jerick McKinnon on ACL rehab: I love challenges

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers placed running back Jerick McKinnon on injured reserve Monday after he tore his ACL in practice on Saturday. It goes without saying that this wasn’t what the team hoped to see when they signed McKinnon as a free agent this offseason and McKinnon said he was..." September 04

  • President Donald Trump: Nike sending 'terrible message' with Colin Kaepernick partnership

    ESPN "President Donald Trump on Tuesday called Nike's new ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick a "terrible message," one day after the shoe and apparel company rolled out the advertisements. In the ad, Kaepernick's face is shown with the words, "Believe in..." September 04

  • Some within Patriots organization regret trading Garoppolo

    WEEI Boston "Jimmy Garoppolo was traded last October and still it is one of the bigger topics of conversation surrounding the Patriots. Appearing on the Woj Pod to promote his new book, ESPN's Adam Schefter discussed the trade and acknowledged there are some within the Patriots organization..." September 04

  • Report: Nike Has No Plans of Colin Kaepernick Signature Shoe or Clothing Line

    SI "Nike has no plans at the moment to unveil a signature shoe or clothing line around former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, according to ESPN's Darren Rovell. Kaepernick has reportedly signed a new multi-year Nike contract to make him one of the faces of the company's..." September 04

  • National Police Org. Calls for Nike Boycott ... Over Kaepernick Ad

    TMZ "The National Association of Police Organizations has fired off a letter to Nike chairman and CEO Mark Parker, saying the org. is now calling for a boycott of all Nike products.  "In featuring Mr. Kaepernick in the 'Just Do It' campaign, Nike grossly insults the men..." September 04

  • How Kobe Bryant helped 49ers’ Richard Sherman’s recovery from torn Achilles

    Pro Basketball Talk "Last November, in Game 10 of the Seattle Seahawks’ season, four-time All-Pro cornerback and NFL champion Richard Sherman went down with a torn Achilles tendon. It is the most challenging injury for an athlete to overcome, and one of the first calls he got in the hospital..." September 03

  • 49ers place Jerick McKinnon on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Jerick McKinnon‘s first season with the 49ers ended before it started when he tore his ACL in practice on Saturday and the team officially removed him from the active roster on Monday. McKinnon has been placed on injured reserve and will spend the rest of the year..." September 03

  • Colin Kaepernick Named Face of Nike's 30th Anniversary of 'Just Do It' Campaign

    Bleacher Report "Nike selected former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of its "Just Do It" campaign, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Darren Rovell of ESPN reported the choice of Kaepernick, who started the movement to kneel during the United States..." September 03

  • 49ers Buckner may follow Mack, Donald leads

    San Jose Mercury News "Year 3 of Khalil Mack’s truncated Raiders tenure saw him win NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors. Don’t look now but DeForest Buckner, the 49ers best defensive player, is entering his third season. This should be Buckner’s breakout year. His teammates..." September 03

  • 49ers Cut 21 Players, Reach 53-Man Max

    Pro Football Rumors "The 49ers have reached the 53-man roster maximum after releasing 21 players on Saturday afternoon. Here’s the full rundown: The following players have been released: DL Jeremiah Attaochu WR Aaron Burbridge G Jonathan Cooper (story) WR..." September 02

  • 49ers reportedly lose Jerick McKinnon for season after tearing ACL at practice

    CBS Sports "The San Francisco 49ers released two running backs as part of final roster cuts on Saturday, but they could soon be on the lookout for help at that position. Starting running back Jerick McKinnon will miss the entire 2018 season after suffering a torn ACL at a team..." September 02