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49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jim Harbaugh: Michael Crabtree ‘working through something’

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Friday that wide receiver Michael Crabtree is “working through something” and could miss a week or two of practices. Harbaugh said WR Michael Crabtree is “working through something,” could be back on practice field in a week or two. — #49ersCamp (@49ers) August 1, 2014 The good news is that Crabtree won’t miss time because of...
Via Sports-Glory
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree could miss a week or two

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh says receiver Michael Crabtree is expected to miss a week or two with an injury. Harbaugh said WR Michael Crabtree is "working through something," could be back on practice field in a week or two. — #49ersCamp (@49ers) August 1, 2014 “I think he has a sore hamstring. Nothing too serious right now. I think they want to hold him back a bit...
Via Pro Football Zone
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin ranked 17th best in NFL, Crabtree 24th

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of WRs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s wide...
Via cover32 - 49ers
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie RB Carlos Hyde drawing comparisons to Frank Gore

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh agreed with offensive coordinator Greg Roman's assessment of rookie running back Carlos Hyde being very similar to veteran Frank Gore. With injuries to Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James, Hyde, who rushed for nearly 2,500 yards and 31 touchdowns in his final two seasons, has a chance to grab the backup position behind Gore. "Carlos...
Via 60 Max Power O
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers, Jim Harbaugh agree to end contract talks until after season

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York and coach Jim Harbaugh agreed to table contract extension talks until after the 2014 season. Harbaugh is entering the fourth year of a five-year contract.  The 49ers have reached the NFC title game in all three of Harbaugh’s seasons as coach and have been to one Super Bowl. “We actually just had this conversation yesterday,” York said on...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Formations Fantasy Football Review: San Francisco 49ers

The NFC West is a stacked division after years of being a laughingstock. The 49ers will be fighting it out with Seattle, Arizona, and St. Louis again this year. The team in San Francisco has numerous talents to help your team fight it out all year as well. Star: Colin Kaepernick (QB) 13 Stats: 3197 […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: San Francisco 49ers appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers impressed with Carlos Hyde’s football knowledge

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has been impressed with the football knowledge that rookie Carlos Hyde possesses. “Carlos gets football, understands football,” Harbaugh said, via CSNBayArea.com. “It’s natural for him to understand the game, similar to Frank Gore. And we’re seeing those things, and both are very good signs and bode well for us.” var ACE_AR = {Site...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree sat out of Thursday’s practice

According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com,   49ers wide receiver michael Crabtree sat out of Thursday’s practice.  Wide receiver Michael Crabtree sat out during the 49ers’ non-padded practice on Thursday one day after leaving the field early due to an apparent lower leg condition. Crabtree took part in individual and one-on-one drills during practice Wednesday afternoon...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers, Jim Harbaugh won't talk extension until after season

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York indicated on Yahoo! Sports Talk Live on Thursday evening that the team and head coach Jim Harbaugh have agreed to table extension negotiations until after the season.  Citing the need to focus on what’s happening on the field, York said that it made more sense to wait until after the season ends before resuming extension talks. We actually just...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ RB Frank Gore ranked 10th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 running backs in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s workhorse not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of RBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s running backs...
Via cover32 - 49ers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ Justin Smith named top-10 underrated player in the NFL

Last week, I provided my annual list of the 10 most overrated players in the NFL. As expected, it caused an uproar, mostly from people who can’t take off their team-colored glasses and deal with the truth. For a good time, read the “Comments” section below the article; it’s pure gold and classic examples of denial. In the spirit of showing that it’s not all negative on...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers OLB Aldon Smith Facing A “Significant” Suspension From The League

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported this morning that 49ers OLB Aldon Smith will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on August 8 in New York. According to Schefter, Smith is facing a “significant suspension” from the league. Smith had a hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday regarding his arrest for allegedly making a bomb threat at LAX airport. He isn’t facing charges...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin says Brandon Lloyd 'doesn't look like he took a year off'

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin was the team's top receiver in 2013 and was only one of three pass catchers to record a touchdown last season. The addition of Brandon Lloyd in the offseason was seen as a minor move until the receiver became "most consistently productive receiver" of the team's offseason program. Boldin said he's been not...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers RB Carlos Hyde Looks Contribute Early

Rookie running back Carlos Hyde was arguably the best running back in this year’s past NFL Draft. The rookie out of The Ohio State University finished his senior season with 1,521 rushing yards to go along with 15 touchdowns on the ground. When the San Francisco 49ers traded up in the second round to land the All-Big Ten running back it seemed like Hyde would be in fierce competition...
Via The Front Office News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd has been the 49ers 'most consistently productive receiver' this offseason

According to Nanaimodailynews.com, wide receiver Brandon Lloyd has been the 49ers' "most consistently productive receiver" this offseason. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Lloyd has almost always been "open by a step or two." Lloyd, whose first stint with the 49ers was from 2003-05, is excited at the possibility of playing for his old team and said the...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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