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  • NFL, officials reach tentative labor deal

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL and the NFL Players Association have yet to reach a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The NFL and the NFL Referees Association are close to doing so. Per multiple sources, the NFL and the NFLRA have struck an agreement in principle.  " September 20

  • 49ers 'not in' on Jalen Ramsey trade talks with Jaguars

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The 49ers are “not in” on trade activity involving Jacksonville Jaguars two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Jalen Ramsey, a league source told NBC Sports Bay Area on Wednesday. The Jaguars are shopping Ramsey, who requested a trade, NFL Network reported Monday. Ramsey, the No. 5..." September 20

  • Richard Sherman not clamoring for 49ers to make a trade

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Cornerback Richard Sherman is not clamoring for the 49ers’ front office to make a blockbuster trade. He said he likes the roster that coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch and his staff have assembled. The 49ers head into their home opener on Sunday against..." September 20

  • Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson Get Headlines, but They Aren't the Only Young QBs on the Rise

    Bleacher Report "Here we are again, watching a young group of quarterbacks change the NFL. You know the names, and two of the biggest, Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson, play each other Sunday. That game spotlights what could turn into a remarkable rivalry not..." September 20

  • Pumped-up Jerry Rice says 49ers have ‘a great chance of winning the Super Bowl’

    San Jose Mercury News "Oh, Jerry. Jerry, Jerry, Jerry. You didn’t really say that, did you? Apparently he did. The Jo, Lo and Dibs show has the audio to prove it. Rice recently dropped by 95.7 The Game to discuss the 49ers’ 2-0 start. In one sense, it’s a..." September 20

  • Dee Ford misses practice for 49ers after knee flares up

    Pro Football Talk "Dee Ford missed several weeks of practice with the San Francisco 49ers in August as he was dealing with tendinitis in his knee. After returning to practice the final week of the preseason and suiting up in the team’s first two regular season games, Ford had the issue surface once again..." September 19

  • Jason Verrett staying patient while waiting to make 49ers debut

    NBC Sports Bay Area "When 49ers cornerback Jason Verrett has been healthy, he has been a Pro Bowl-caliber NFL cornerback. After missing the preseason with an ankle injury, Verrett was listed as questionable on the 49ers’ injury report for Week 1. He did not appear on the injury report leading up to..." September 19

  • Santa Clara wants out of Levi’s Stadium deal for non-football events

    NBC Sports "Santa Clara city leaders Tuesday evening voted unanimously to terminate their agreement with the San Francisco 49ers for running non-NFL events at Levi's Stadium, including concerts, saying the team has "grossly mismanaged" those operations. During a closed session, city..." September 18

  • Panthers’ Ron Rivera betting favorite to be first NFL head coach fired

    Sportsnaut "The Carolina Panthers head into this week’s game against the Arizona Cardinals at 0-2 on the season and with quarterback Cam Newton unlikely to play. It’s just the latest example of the Ron Rivera-led squad failing to remain relevant. Carolina finished last season 7-9..." September 18

  • For the Love of God Somebody Needs to Trade for Jalen Ramsey Before the Patriots Do

    12 Up "It's time for 30 NFL teams to come together and think about the good of the league, because even though it may not be the best idea for every franchise, someone has to trade for Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey just so the Patriots don't get the..." September 18

  • Here are five landing spots if Eli Manning wants to be traded

    CBS Sports "After watching Eli Manning get off to an ugly start in 2019, the Giants finally made the decision to bench their Super Bowl-winning quarterback on Tuesday in favor of rookie Daniel Jones. The team's decision means that Manning won't be on the field as..." September 18

  • Ranking NFL's 0-2 teams: Who should hit panic button and who's still alive?

    USA Today "The panic button is typically pushed as a last resort, once time has virtually run out. Yet in the hyper-competitive, hyper-reactive world of the NFL, that often means a mere two weeks into the season.  Consider the New York Giants. In the throes of their third consecutive..." September 18

  • 49ers bringing in Sam Young for a visit

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers know there might not be many tackle options out there. But they’re looking at one of them. " September 17

  • 49ers swap long snappers, signing Jon Condo

    49ers.com "The San Francisco 49ers announced on Monday they have signed LS Jon Condo to a one-year deal. In order to make room on the roster, the team waived LS Colin Holba. The team also signed OL Will Holden to the team’s practice squad. Condo (6-3, 240) originally entered the NFL after..." September 17

  • 49ers know options at left tackle aren’t really available

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Without viable options on the open market to take the place of left tackle Joe Staley, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said that rookie Justin Skule will get the nod for now.  The 49ers picked up two impressive wins on the East Coast but came home with a big loss. Staley..." September 17

  • Here are five landing spots for Jalen Ramsey

    CBS Sports "Poor Ben Roethlisberger -- out for the season with elbow surgery -- and Drew Brees -- missing six weeks with a thumb injury -- couldn't even hold the headlines for a full 24 hours before Jalen Ramsey, last seen engaging in a sideline blowup..." September 17

  • How should 49ers fill in for Joe Staley at left tackle?

    San Jose Mercury News "Left tackle Joe Staley is arguably the most indispensible player on the 49ers roster, and he now faces a two-month recovery from a broken leg. The 49ers? They face a dark dilemma: How do they replace their 13th-year veteran? Staley presumably could return around..." September 16

  • Guy At Bengals-49ers Game Catches Dude Trashing Andy Dalton In Massive Text Message

    Total Pro Sports "The Cincinnati Bengals are now 0-2 on the season and the second loss on Sunday was rather ugly. The team was down double digits at half and it steadily got worse as the 49ers dropped 41 points on them in their stadium. Speaking of Paul Brown Stadium, there was a fan in the..." September 16

  • Kyle Shanahan: Jimmy Garoppolo needs time reach his ceiling

    Pro Football Talk "The good news for the 49ers is that they’re 2-0. The better news is that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will likely only get better. Coach Kyle Shanahan told PFT by phone after Sunday’s 41-17 win over the Bengals that Garoppolo will need more time to play as well as..." September 16

  • 49ers' Joe Staley Breaks Fibula, Expected to Miss Eight Weeks

    SI "49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley broke his fibula in Sunday's 41-17 win over the Bengals and is expected to be out eight weeks, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.  Staley was carted off the field at the end of the third quarter after injuring his left..." September 16

  • Minkah Fitzpatrick Most Likely Trade Destinations

    The Big Lead "In case you haven’t heard, the Miami Dolphins season has crash-landed and some of the players want out. One of their most attractive assets is 2018 first-round draft pick Minkah Fitzpatrick, who found himself burned multiple times by Ravens’ quarterback Lamar Jackson in a..." September 15

  • 49ers expect Nick Bosa to play

    Clutch Points "Watch out Cincinnati Bengals, No. 2 overall pick Nick Bosa is slated to play for the San Francisco 49ers in Week 2, despite not practicing all week due to ankle soreness. Said 49ers general manager John Lynch on 95.7 The Game, via Eric Branch of the San..." September 13

  • Dre Greenlaw says it was “crazy experience” taking over for ejected Kwon Alexander

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Rookie linebacker Dre Greenlaw was thrilled to play in his NFL debut during the 49ers' 31-17 victory in Tampa, but quickly had to lock in as things didn’t go exactly as planned.  Greenlaw got quite a few snaps with the ones during training camp, as the team eased..." September 12

  • Nick Bosa sits out practice with ankle soreness

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers returned to practice Wednesday afternoon, and just released the injury report. Did Not Practice: Nick Bosa (ankle) Tevin Coleman (ankle) Jalen Hurd (back) Joe Staley (vet off day) Limited Participant: Jimmie Ward..." September 12

  • Marquise Brown and Other NFL Rookies Already Looking Like Future Stars

    Bleacher Report "The NFL Week 1 slate always produces odd occurrences that don't necessarily reflect what happens the rest of the way. Teams throw out new things that aren't on film, and players are still getting used to full speed and contact again, among other reasons for the opening-slate..." September 12

  • NFL creates $3m challenge to develop safer helmet

    Sport Business "The National Football League is offering $3m as part of an initiative to create a helmet which can outperform the equipment currently in use. As part of the NFL Helmet Challenge, experts, innovators and helmet manufacturers have been offered $2m in grant funding to support the..." September 12

  • Hall of Fame reveals 122 nominees for '20 class

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Former 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis and defensive lineman Justin Smith are among the first-time eligible players nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020. The Hall of Fame on Thursday released a total of 122 players who comprise the list of modern-era..." September 12

  • Could Colts tank for another quarterback? Five NFL teams already looking ahead to 2020

    CBS Sports "Some NFL teams made good of their 2019 season openers over the weekend, confirming themselves as projected playoff contenders -- from the Los Angeles Rams surviving a battle with the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots blowing out the Pittsburgh Steelers to the Dallas Cowboys rolling..." September 12

  • Offensive Holding Calls, The Best Part of the NFL, Are Way Up This Year

    The Big Lead "Folks, the NFL is back and better than ever. And I can prove it with empirical data. Offensive holding penalties, the very best part of the game, are up in a big way. The NFL’s two officiating points of emphasis were obvious in Week 1. Flags for offensive holding rose 32..." September 12

  • Jimmy Garoppolo working to correct “little things” after return from torn ACL

    San Francisco Chronicle "Jimmy Garoppolo hopes his performance Sunday can match the food he has been enjoying leading up to kickoff. So far, the highlights of his week in Ohio have included some wicked mostaccioli and cookies-and-cream in a waffle cone at Handel’s Ice Cream, which is located a few Hail..." September 12

  • Al Riveron determined Mike Evans was not significantly hindered by Richard Sherman

    Pro Football Talk "Based on a critical non-call of pass interference in the final minute of the 49ers-Buccaneers game, it appears that the standard for throwing a flag via replay review is higher than it was believed to be. “It was determined that both the offensive player and defensive player..." September 11

  • 49ers RB Tevin Coleman To Avoid IR

    Pro Football Rumors "49ers running back Tevin Coleman suffered a somewhat serious injury during his team’s win over the Buccaneers yesterday. Fortunately, it shouldn’t keep him on the shelf for all that long. ESPN’s Nick Wagoner tweets that Coleman suffered a..." September 09

  • Five top wide receivers who changed teams in 2019

    The Sports Daily "In the third of three series, we will take a look at the top five National Football League wide receivers who changed teams in the offseason. The player number one on the list was always to be Antonio Brown, however on the weekend Brown made NFL headlines when he was cut by the Oakland..." September 09

  • 49ers' Coleman expected to miss time with ankle sprain

    Fake Teams "San Francisco 49ers’ running back Tevin Coleman, who suffered an ankle sprain Sunday, is expected to miss time.   #49ers RB..." September 09

  • Melvin Gordon not a fit for 49ers in wake of Tevin Coleman ankle injury

    NBC Sports Bay Area "49ers running back Tevin Coleman suffered a left ankle injury in the first half of their 31-17 Week 1 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday and did not return. San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan admitted he was "concerned" about the injury, and that Coleman would undergo an MRI on..." September 09

  • 49ers running back Tevin Coleman sustains ankle injury

    San Francisco Chronicle "The 49ers won the game but lost their starting running back. Perhaps for an extended period. Tevin Coleman was quickly ruled out after he sustained an ankle injury in the first half of Sunday’s 31-17 win over the Buccaneers. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said he is..." September 09

  • Nick Bosa, Mike Evans, Devin White all active in Tampa

    Buccaneers "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Francisco 49ers named their game-day inactives on Sunday at 2:55 p.m. ET, 90 minutes before kickoff of their shared 2019 season opener at Raymond James Stadium. NFL teams are required to reduce their active rosters to 46 players for each regular-season..." September 08

  • 49ers' Kwon Alexander Ejected After Nasty Helmet-to-Helmet Hit on Bucs QB Jameis Winston

    12 Up "Kwon Alexender showed no mercy for his former teammate and it ended up costing him big time. The San Francisco 49ers linebacker didn't hold back when going after Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, tackling him as he was sliding down with an absolutely brutal helmet-to-helmet..." September 08

  • 5 Underrated Storylines for NFL Week 1

    The Big Lead "After a dud of an opening football game in Chicago, all America wants is…more football. Well, better football, but more better football. The NFL season begins in full this weekend and into Monday night with a full slate of games set to retake the country’s imagination...." September 06

  • Predicting the Next Wave of NFL Megadeals After Zeke, Goff Extensions

    Bleacher Report "NFL teams have handed out more than a half-billion dollars in recent extensions, but don't expect the money to stop flowing anytime soon. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Rams rewarded quarterback Jared Goff with a four-year, $134 million extension. One day later,..." September 06

  • 10 players set to take flight in NFL Week 1

    Sportsnaut "The start of a new season brings with it a sense of hope for every fan base. NFL Week 1 also sets the stage for some players to explode out of the gate. That’s what we’re diving into here. In particular, we expect 10 players to open their 2019 NFL seasons with huge..." September 06

  • Does NFL Reddit Partnership Mean Streams Will Be Shut Down Like NBA's Soon?

    The Big Lead "The NFL had one more offseason transaction to announce before officially kicking off its centennial season on Thursday. The league has added Reddit Inc. as one of its new digital marketing platforms. This new collaboration is set to take advantage of the “Ask Me Anything”..." September 06

  • 10 NFL players primed for breakout seasons in 2019

    The Telegraph "very year a handful of relatively unknown football players make the leap from respected professional to bona fide superstar. There is no better example than Patrick Mahomes taking the NFL by storm last season, and while the Chiefs quarterback's achievements are near-impossible to..." September 06

  • Five NFL players who benefited most from Elliott, Goff extensions

    Sportsnaut "Two positional markets around the NFL were thrown for a loop in the lead up to the start of the regular season this week. It started with Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff netting a four-year, $134 million extension with a record $110 million in total guarantees on..." September 06

  • 49ers safety Jimmie Ward breaks another bone, status for opener in doubt

    Sacramento Bee "Oft-injured 49ers safety Jimmie Ward has another broken bone. This one, his sixth since his final college season in 2013, is a fractured finger, the team said, which caused him to miss practice Thursday leaving his status for Week 1 against Tampa Bay Buccaneers up in the air. The..." September 06

  • Julio Jones Headlines Potential Antonio Brown Replacements for Raiders

    Heavy "With the NFL season here, somehow the news cycle revolves around Antonio Brown drama. The controversial wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders has decided to stir the pot even more than he has already by going on the assault against general manager Mike Mayock. It’s been a bad year for..." September 05

  • 49ers expect Nick Bosa to play in season opener

    The Score "San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive end Nick Bosa is on track to suit up for Sunday's season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after dealing with an ankle sprain. "He's going (to play) ... He should be (ready)," said defensive coordinator Robert Saleh,..." September 05

  • Top NFL Free Agents Teams Should Add Before Week 1

    Bleacher Report "Before the 2019 NFL season kicks off Thursday, coaches are continuing to put together game plans for their first opponents. There's still time to cover shallow spots on depth charts with free-agent veterans who are ready to jump into the fray. Clubs released unofficial..." September 05

  • 49ers Worked Out Veteran OT Marshall Newhouse

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Aaron Wilson, the 49ers brought in veteran OT Marshall Newhouse for a workout on Wednesday.  Newhouse, 30, is a former fifth-round pick of the Packers back in 2010. He spent three years with the Packers before signing a one-year contract with the..." September 05

  • 5 best remaining NFL free agents

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL saw an influx of over 1,000 players added to the free agent market over the weekend as team’s trimmed their rosters to 53 players. The results was a late surge of signings — the very last wave of free agency, if you will. While a feeding frenzy has whittled that..." September 05