49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

49ers fans outraged over train with Seahawks’ colors

San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system recently has been restocked with new trains, which is good news for the bustling city's commuters. But for the 49ers fans among them, they're now forced to ride in bright green and blue cars that closely resemble a certain NFC West nemesis. This is a problem. https://twitter.com/komonews/statuses/457679630640504834...
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Marcus Lattimore: I’m Ready To Make Impact For 49ers

If a full redshirt season in the NFL really has Marcus Lattimore back to full speed as a running back, then the second year pro could end up being the steal of the 2013 NFL Draft. The 49ers start offseason OTA’s on Monday and Lattimore will reportedly have restrictions.  Lattimore joins a crowded backfield in San Francisco. Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter know their roles, and LaMichael...
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WR Brandon Lloyd set up to shine in San Francisco

WR Brandon Lloyd  was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round, 124th overall of the 2003 NFL Draft and making a sort of a homecoming. He has also played for the Washington Redskins, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, St. Louis Rams, and New England Patriots. The well traveled pass catcher's career has been marked with ups and downs, but one thing remains consistent...
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Louis Hollier Jr, WR, Northwestern State (LA)

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Louis Hollier Jr, WR, Northwestern State (LA)  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Three Where did you choose and why? Northwestern State because I meet a few guys at this all star game I played in and they were all going and the coaching staff was a […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Louis Hollier Jr, WR, Northwestern...
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Suspension looms for Aldon Smith, no plans to cut him

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith's latest run-in with the law at Los Angeles Airport will likely cost him a suspension, although it may not matter if he's spending time in a jail cell. Aside from the likelihood of a suspension at the start of the season, the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting that the 49ers do not intend on cutting him. Smith is due...
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San Francisco 49ers break off Colin Kaepernick negotiations because of police investigation.

The San Francisco 49ers have put a halt to giving quarterback Colin Kaepernick a new deal, that would have put him in the class of highly paid quarterbacks. The reason is simple, the team has now idea where the police investigation is headed. Kaepernick and the 49ers still had plenty of work to do on a deal that would have paid him about 18 million a year. Now that the police are...
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Aldon Smith has a Dim Future

Sean McMahon 49ers’ OLB Aldon Smith has reason to hang his head in shame. Not but two days ago, the 49er faithful caught wind of a report stating that the San Francisco 49ers organization would likely exercise the option on controversial outside linebacker Aldon Smith. The 49ers drafted Smith with the seventh overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, but must now decide if his talent...
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Sounds like LaMichael James has known for some time the 49ers have been trying to trade him

Right after a report from the Sacramento Bee surfaced a few days ago stating that the 49ers are shopping running back LaMichael James,  James tweeted the following. When old news become new news — LaMichael James (@LaMichaelJames) April 17, 2014 Sounds like he’s known for some time the Niners are trying to move him.  The only problem is they’re not going to get much for...
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Aldon Smith and Justin Blackmon both need a change of scenary

The NFL always has one or two players that desperately need a change of scenary. This year three players that would have definitely needed a change of scenary going into the year are Justin Blackmon, Aldon Smith and Mike Williams. The Tampa Bay Bucs have already moved away from Williams trading him to Buffalo for […] The post Aldon Smith and Justin Blackmon both need a change...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers not expected to pick up Aldon Smith’s option

The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on linebacker Aldon Smith’s contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 49ers are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on LB Aldon Smith’s contract, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 18, 2014 The 49ers have until May 3 to decide. Smith has been involved in several off-the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers reportedly 'shopping' LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly “shopping” running back LaMichael James, per Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. The report doesn’t exactly come as a shock, as James has received just 44 offensive touches since entering the league as a second round pick (No. 61 overall) out of Oregon in the 2012 NFL Draft. But looking back, it’s pretty stunning that within two years...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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