49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kawakami: Aldon Smith hasn’t only lost the benefit of the doubt, he probably won’t play for the 49ers in 2014

According to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News, the San Francisco 49ers are “very unlikely” to extend the deal and thus ending his career with the club. He also believes that Smith won’t play for the 49ers in 2014.
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UCF running back Storm Johnson visited the 49ers

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former UCF running back Storm Johnson tweeted a photo of himself with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick after visiting San Francisco. Blessed to be in this position @Kaepernick7 pic.twitter.com/n6pAFQ8VkG — Storm Johnson#8 (@StormJohnson8) April 15, 2014 Johnson had 1,139 yards and 14...
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Report: Aldon Smith 'probably won’t play for 49ers in 2014'

After speaking with “several sources involved with the (team’s) decision-making,” Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News reports Aldon Smith “probably won’t play for the 49ers in 2014.” The star 6-4, 265-pound outside linebacker was arrested and released from jail late Sunday on $20,000 bond after allegedly making a false bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport...
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49ers sign former Patriots WR Brandon Lloyd

According to Mike Wilkening of Profootballtalk.com, the San Francisco 49ers have signed WR Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Lloyd spent the 2012 season with the New England Patriots catching 74 passes for 911 yards and four touchdowns. He did not play in 2013, choosing to pursue an acting career.
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Brandon Lloyd Returns To 49ers On One-Year Deal

The San Francisco 49ers selected Brandon Lloyd in the fourth round (No. 124 overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. The soon-to-be 33-year-old receiver now returns to the team 11 years later on a one-year deal, the team announced on Tuesday. [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available] Photo Credit: 49ers.com [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best Bargains Still Available in Free...
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Time for Roger Goodell to suspend Aldon Smith

Roger Goodell has branded himself as one of the toughest disciplinarians in the history of professional sports commissioners. While he is not a favorite amongst players, and is often criticized for the way he handled Bounty Gate in New Orleans, there is a situation in San Francisco that demands his action. Aldon Smith has become the face of trouble in the Bay Area. And he is in trouble...
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Twitter Tuesday: The ‘strangest thing’ about Aldon Smith’s arrest Sunday at LAX

Aldon Smith is known for his speed and quickness on the field. Apparently, he was fast enough to get through security at LAX and pound some McDonald’s grub before his arrest Sunday for falsely reporting a bomb threat. Strangest thing about Aldon Smith at LAX? He had time for run-in at TSA, got thru security, sat down to eat McDonald’s before police got him — Ian Rapoport (...
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49ers move further away from Super Bowl with each off-field incident

When San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh joined the team in 2011, they went from doormats to dominant. In 2014, the team is quickly approaching a new identity and their off the football field issues threatens every thing they have worked for in the offseason from hell.
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NFL Draft: How important is it?

I have a brother-in-law who is fanatical about the NFL Draft.  He is a fan of both the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders.  He researches the eligible draftees and decides who his favorite teams should choose.  The overall record of those drafted in the first two rounds is not exceptional.  How important is the draft? The factors of how players are chosen are numerous...
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Report: 911 was contacted in incident involving Kaepernick

Details are starting to emerge from the incident involving 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, receiver Quinton Patton and Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette, and a woman who wound up in a hospital after hanging out with them at the Viceory hotel in Miami on April 2. According to a police report obtained by radio host Andy Slater of Miami’s 940 WINZ, Lockette called 911 twice that...
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Aldon Smith says ‘Bomb’ at airport, promptly arrested

Long before 9/11, saying the word “bomb” at an airport was a no no. So when someone does it in 2014, they must be one hell of an idiot. Such is the case with San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who did just that. Per a Los Angeles World Airport police spokesperson: “At approximately 1400 hrs, a 24 year-old Aldon Jacarus Ramon Smith, a resident of San Jose, California...
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San Francisco 49ers: pros and cons of trading up in draft

49ers General Manager Trent Baalke. Photo credit: 49ers.com In 25 short days, the NFL draft will be upon us. A time when you see each team’s General Manager put it all on the line for his team. This is the time when poor teams are made good, and good teams are made great. One draft day decision can alter the outcome of the upcoming season tremendously. Previously, I talked about...
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Report: Aldon Smith arrested after yelling 'bomb' at LAX

Details are sketchy, but reports are surfacing 49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday afternoon. Aldon Smith — 49ers Superstar Arrested at LAX … Allegedly Yelled 'Bomb' in Airport http://t.co/aOTz256ua5 — TMZ (@TMZ) April 13, 2014 From TMZ:  We’re told the drama started at the gate, where Smith was trying to...
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Report: Kaepernick investigated for possible sexual assault

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated for a possible sexual assault at a Miami hotel, law enforcement sources told TMZ.com. Charges have not been filed against Kaepernick, and the investigation is in its “beginning stages,” sources told TMZ. The reported alleged assault took place at Viceroy Hotel in Miami. The 49ers and Kaepernick’s agent have...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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