49ers sign Joshua Garnett

The San Francisco 49ers signed the last of their draft pick Friday as they came to an agreement with first round pick Joshua Garnett. Joshua Garnett was the last 2016 draft pick of the San Francisco 49ers to be signed — and the second to last first round pick across the NFL to be signed — when he […] 49ers sign Joshua Garnett - Niner Noise - Niner Noise - A San Francisco 49ers Blog
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3 hours ago

49ers NT Ian Williams lost for season

The San Francisco 49ers placed Ian Williams on the Reserve/Non-Football-Injury list in a season-ending move that made space for Anthony Davis’ return to the team. Anthony Davis is once again an active member of the San Francisco 49ers. After a year out of football to “heal,” he has decided to once again join the 49ers and play […] 49ers NT Ian Williams lost for season ...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

49ers WR Torrey Smith Embraces Leadership Role

San Francisco's wide receiver is ready to take on a larger leadership role in his second season with the 49ers.
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4 hours ago

Torrey Smith reflects on offseason, 49ers

In a piece for 49ers.com, Torrey Smith reflected on his eventful offseason, which included the birth of his second son, Kameron James Smith, and adjusting to a new system under coach Chip Kelly. Torrey Smith is the unquestioned number one receiver for the San Francisco 49ers. As he enters his sixth NFL season — and second year […] Torrey Smith reflects on offseason, 49ers ...
Via Niner Noise
4 hours ago

5 Things We Learned from NaVorro Bowman Before 2016 49ers Training Camp

The All-Pro, Pro Bowl linebacker offered his takes on several topics as the San Francisco 49ers reported for the 2016 edition of training camp.
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6 hours ago

Social Recap: Players Report for #49ersCamp

As the 49ers reported to the SAP Performance Facility for the team’s first training camp under new head coach Chip Kelly, many players made memorable appearances on social media.
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7 hours ago

49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis reinstated by NFL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Right tackle Anthony Davis has been reinstated by the NFL after an 11-month retirement that he planned to come back from all along. The San Francisco 49ers made the announcement Saturday ahead of their first day of training camp Sunday under new coach Chip Kelly. Davis was the 49ers' first-round draft choice, the 11th overall pick, in the 2010 draft out of...
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Reserve/NFI designation means Ian Williams out for season

The 49ers placed nose tackle Ian Williams on the reserve/non-football injury list Saturday, a move that created a roster spot for offensive tackle Anthony Davis to be moved from reserve/retired to the active roster. The reserve/NFI Williams designation means Williams, a run stuffer and productive player when healthy, is out for the season. Williams agreed…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 hours ago

Report: 49ers’ Garnett will sign rookie contract

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly reached an agreement with guard Joshua Garnett, whom the team selected with the No. 28 overall pick in this year’s draft. Garnett is the last if the 49ers 11-man rookie class to sign a contract, the former Stanford big man is expected to put ink on paper Friday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 49ers expect to...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Jason Peters: Eagles practiced too much under Chip Kelly

The Chip Kelly era in Philadelphia did not go as planned for the Eagles, and one of the main reasons for that was he did not get along with many of his players. From the sound of it, offensive tackle Jason Peters was one of them. Peters is already enjoying his first training camp under new head coach Doug Pederson, who he says understands players a lot better. On Thursday, Peters...
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Jarryd Hayne wouldn’t have retired if NFL had minor league system

Jarryd Hayne would still be playing football if a minor league system was in place in the NFL. When Hayne decided to transition from elite rugby player to NFL running back, it was one of the coolest stories to track in 2015. Almost as soon as his football career began, it was over. After 17 rushing attempts over one full season, Hayne retired and returned to rugby. It would have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Another young 49er, Kaleb Ramsey, retires from NFL

Add yet another young man to the growing list of San Francisco 49ers players that have retired from the NFL prematurely. Defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey, who the team selected in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft, has stepped away from the game at just 27 years old. “I want to thank Jed York, the York family, Trent Baalke and all the coaches and staff I have had the pleasure...
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Report: Trent Baalke could lose job if 49ers don’t show progress

San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke finds himself firmly strapped to the hot seat as the team enters the 2016 NFL season. Or, as one NFL reporter put it on Tuesday, he’s in danger of getting chopped. “His head is under the guillotine,” writes Grant Cohn of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. “If the 49ers don’t show progress next season, they probably will drop...
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Could the San Francisco 49ers win ten games this season?

I was scrolling through my Twitter feed yesterday morning, when I came across a response from Niners Nation to a curious fan’s question. In short, he asked: Do the the San Francisco 49ers have a shot at winning 10 games this season? I wanted to give my thoughts on that query, and look at the games I think they actually have a shot in. Just to be clear, these are not my actual...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush reportedly closing in on contract with Bills

The Buffalo Bills are getting close to signing free agent running back Reggie Bush, according to a report. Vic Carucci of The Buffalo News cites a source who says Bush’s agent and the Bills are discussing the details of a deal. #Bills and RB Reggie Bush's agent "working out the deal points" of a contract, according to an #NFL source. — Vic Carucci (@viccarucci) July 26,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Anquan Boldin signs one-year deal with Detroit Lions

Veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin’s time as a free agent has come to an end. According to a report by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Boldin signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions. The 35 year-old receiver had been overal productive during his past three seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. During that stretch of time, Boldin tallied 3,030 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns....
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers concerned Anthony Davis will quit again

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis applied for reinstatement on Monday after taking a year off in 2015. One would think a team with offensive line struggles would be thrilled to have a former first-round pick back, but the Niners reportedly have concerns about Davis. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the 49ers would “love” to have Davis return to his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers promote Tom Gamble to assistant GM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have promoted Tom Gamble to assistant general manager. General manager Trent Baalke announced the move on Monday, calling Gamble an ''accomplished talent evaluator.'' Gamble returned to the 49ers in January 2015 as a senior personnel executive after spending two seasons in Philadelphia as vice president of player personnel. Gamble...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former 49ers RB Reggie Bush explains why he hasn't signed with a team yet

Reggie Bush's season ended on a sour note in 2015 when he suffered a freak knee injury after slipping on concrete that borders the field at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. His contract subsequently ended following the season, making him a free agent in March.Bush remains such, sitting on the open market for a team to give him a chance to prove that he will fully recover from...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Rice talks up Blaine Gabbert

49ers coach Chip Kelly ultimately will decide the winner of the starting quarterback battle between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. Hall of Famer Jerry Rice weighed in on the matter Thursday, and he seems to be leaning strongly toward Gabbert. Rice said he’s met Gabbert and been impressed by his confidence, according to NFL.com. “He feels he has a legitimate chance of being...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Capsule

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (5-11) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Santa Clara, California LAST YEAR: After Jim Harbaugh's departure to Michigan following 8-8 season and first missed playoffs in four years in late 2014, 49ers were even worse last season under first-year coach Jim Tomsula. Promoted from defensive line coaching spot, it was one-and-done before Chip Kelly was hired to replace him. General...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers almost drafted Blaine Gabbert first overall in 2011

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera can remember back in 2011, when his franchise was attempting to decide on a quarterback with the first overall pick in the draft. The Panthers eventually picked Cam Newton, the Heisman Trophy winner from Auburn. But Missouri’s Blaine Gabbert was very much in play for the top pick. “Remember, we had the No. 1 pick, and we were talking...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Roster breakdown: Special teams

The third phase of the game can be overlooked, but it is very important.  A bad special teams unit can rear its ugly head at the worst time.  From a missed field goal, botched punt or bad kick coverage, this area of the game must be good just like the other two.  Fortunately the San Francisco 49ers have decent players in this phase of the game.  Below I will highlight who the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

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