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49ers Gold Rush Cheerleaders Announce 2017 Audition Information

Join the world famous San Francisco 49ers Cheerleaders and experience the opportunity of a lifetime. The preliminary audition for 2017 will take place on Sunday, April 30.
Via 49ers.com
59 minutes ago

San Francisco 49ers’ To-Do List in the 2017 NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers made a number of offensive signings in NFL free agency. Now comes the challenge of reinforcing the defense via the 2017 NFL Draft.   San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch was heavily active at the opening of NFL free agency and brought in a number of offensive players, many of […] San Francisco 49ers’ To-Do List in the 2017 NFL Draft - Niner...
Via Niner Noise
6 hours ago

NFL may crack down on penalties designed to manipulate the clock

Call it the Chip Kelly Rule. The NFL is considering a rules proposal that would make it unsportsmanlike conduct to commit multiple fouls on the same down, designed to manipulate the game clock. That rule is inspired by the 49ers’ defensive backs grabbing all of the Saints’ receivers late in the first half of a…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 hours ago

2017 NFL Free Agency: 49ers Should Sign Jamaal Charles

Even after the wave of free-agent signings, the San Francisco 49ers still have an ample amount of cap space. That, combined with need for depth at the running back position, let’s look at why the 49ers should sign Jamaal Charles.   The San Francisco 49ers were one of the most active teams in free agency […] 2017 NFL Free Agency: 49ers Should Sign Jamaal Charles - Niner Noise...
Via Niner Noise
17 hours ago

Calling 49ers Fans: Write for Niner Noise Today and Cover the NFL Draft!

Niner Noise is actively seeking fans and bloggers of the San Francisco 49ers to help us cover the team’s actions in the 2017 NFL Draft and beyond. Join today!   If you’re looking to jump start your sports-writing career, or are just a die-hard fan of the San Francisco 49ers wishing to voice an opinion, […] Calling 49ers Fans: Write for Niner Noise Today and Cover the NFL Draft...
Via Niner Noise
22 hours ago

Goodell ‘fine’ with Trump’s comments on Kaepernick

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly attempted to keep the league above the political fray by indicating he’s fine with Donald Trump’s recent comments about Colin Kaepernick.The commissioner, appearing on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” said Trump has the right to express his opinions.“That’s a comment that he’s going to make and that’s fine,” Goodell said, via...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will any NFL team take a shot on Colin Kaepernick?

It’s hard to imagine that just four years ago, Colin Kaepernick was one of the two starting quarterbacks playing in the Super Bowl. Not only that, but the 49ers were five yards away from possibly winning the game, and probably would have had Kap thrown a better pass to a fade to Michael Crabtree on fourth-and-goal with under two minutes remaining.But it’s been all downhill since...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Kaepernick troll Trump with Meals on Wheels donation?

Colin Kaepernick recently donated $50,000 to Meals on Wheels as part of a $500,000 payout in a continuation of his many charitable endeavors, per a tweet from NFL media’s Ian Rapoport. The fact the currently unemployed quarterback continues to perform positive public works via donations obviously is no surprise.And yet, the confluence of recent events lends to the possibility that...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Grading John Lynch thus far

It’s been a month and a half since the San Francisco 49ers announced the hiring of General Manager John Lynch, and just over a month since Kyle Shanahan was officially named the new Head Coach, and already they’ve done a lot with the roster as far as bringing in fresh faces as getting rid of old ones. With free agency dying down, it’s about time to rate their performance so...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The big losers of NFL free agency? Running backs

There was a time when NFL running backs were the most sought-after players in free agency. Now, they’ve been knocked far down the totem pole, and are more of an afterthought than anything. Teams are looking to acquire quarterbacks, receivers, offensive linemen, and even cornerbacks, before they even thinking of reaching out to a running back.Look at some of this year’s free agents...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer wants to be starting QB with 49ers

Unless the San Francisco 49ers acquire a quarterback via trade, Brian Hoyer could probably sleepwalk his way to the starting job in training camp. When you look at it that way, it’s no surprise Hoyer decided to sign with the Niners.In an appearance on PFT Live Thursday, Hoyer said he would not be content playing the role of backup in 2017.“I’m going to have a really good opportunity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Shanahan: 49ers will ‘continue to look’ for quarterbacks

The San Francisco 49ers have already added on quarterback, but don’t expect that to mean they’re finished assessing the market.Coach Kyle Shanahan said that the 49ers are still looking at all potential avenues to get another quarterback, as they only have two on the roster.“We’ll continue to look,” Shanahan said Friday, via Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area. “You rarely take...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynch: Lack of QBs on 49ers roster ‘somewhat liberating’

New San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch has a novel take on the complete dearth of quarterbacks on the team: “Somewhat liberating.”Lynch currently is attending the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, where he made no bones about the 49ers’ need at quarterback.“Look, I don’t think you need to be too transparent to realize that’s a position we’re looking...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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