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49ers testing mobile tackling dummies in practice

Like all NFL teams, the San Francisco 49ers are looking for an edge. They may be gaining one with the use of fast-moving tackling dummies in practice. This allows defenders to practice tackling moves and get more reps without injury risk to an offensive player. The San Francisco 49ers are truly a team from Silicon Valley. Already […] 49ers testing mobile tackling dummies in practice...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

Social Recap: 49ers Remember High School Days

In honor of #LetsPlayFootball day take a look at some of your favorite 49ers social media posts about their high school football days.
Via 49ers.com
6 hours ago

What Colin Kaepernick Needs to Do to Secure 49ers QB Job

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is yet to play in this preseason due to “shoulder fatigue” in his right throwing shoulder he suffered earlier in training camp. Kaepernick is scheduled to play in tomorrow’s preseason contest versus the Green Bay Packers at Levi’s Stadium. What does he need to do to secure the 49ers […] What Colin Kaepernick Needs to Do to...
Via Niner Noise
9 hours ago

Colin Kaepernick says he can 'most definitely' still win 49ers' starting job

The San Francisco 49ers are one of a few teams who have yet to sort out their quarterback situation. They have two candidates for the job, but only one has played this preseason.Blaine Gabbert, unlike Colin Kaepernick, has been on the field in the team’s first two warmup games. That hasn’t been due to stellar play or an advantage in the competition. It’s because Kaepernick...
Via FOX Sports
14 hours ago

NaVorro Bowman, 49ers Defense Ready for Friday's 'Dress Rehearsal'

The All-Pro, Pro Bowl linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers assessed where the defense is at after two preseason games.
Via 49ers.com
15 hours ago

Steve Young, Jerry Rice Raise Awareness for Community Efforts at 49ers Museum

The two San Francisco 49ers legends hosted an event at the 49ers Museum in order to raise awareness for their charitable causes.
Via 49ers.com
16 hours ago

Colin Kaepernick believes he can still win starting job

All indications are that Colin Kaepernick has fallen way behind in the quarterback competition in San Francisco, but he is not ready to concede that Blaine Gabbert has won the job just yet. Kaepernick returned to practice this week after nursing a shoulder injury, and he told reporters on Wednesday that he still believes he can be the starter come Week 1. “Yeah, most definitely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting First Waves of 49ers Roster Cuts

Now halfway through the 2016 NFL preseason, the San Francisco 49ers (along with the other 31 teams) have to cut their 90-man rosters to 75 by August 30, 2016. Niner Noise predicts the first wave of cuts.   Sitting with a 1-1 preseason record, the San Francisco 49ers coaching staff has to sit down to […] Predicting First Waves of 49ers Roster Cuts - Niner Noise - Niner Noise -...
Via Niner Noise
21 hours ago

Colin Kaepernick hints at icy relationship with 49ers GM Trent Baalke

It's no secret that Colin Kaepernick is not enamored with the San Francisco 49ers. The sixth-year quarterback requested to be traded this offseason, but the team opted to keep him in the hopes new head coach Chip Kelly can revitalize his career.Now it looks like Kaepernick, who has yet to play in a preseason game in 2016, is not on the best terms with the team's front office.49ers...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Chip Kelly: “If we’re going to use hypotheticals, we should cancel the season”

San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly is not a fan of hypothetical questions. On Wednesday, Kelly was asked about the team’s quarterback situation, which appears somewhat in flux with Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert both vying for the starting job. Kaepernick has missed the first two preseason games with a shoulder injury, and a reporter asked Kelly about who he plans to...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sakamoto: 49ers Rookie CB Rashard Robinson Hit With ‘Body Analysis’ Goes From 171 To 188!

49ers.com When the San Francisco 49ers drafted CB Rashard Robinson in the fourth-round pick (No. 133), I admit, I was not a fan. Why? You can read my full story here. However, the player known as ‘Shad’ has quickly turned me into a believer. #49ers CB Rashard Robinson working on CB blitz. #49ersBeastWriter #SpotSakamoto pic.twitter.com/RsyqHzTthB — Ryan Sakamoto (@SakamotoRyan...
Via NinerFans.com
1 day ago

VIDEO: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Gives Media Update on Injured Shoulder: “Everything’s Been Going Great.”

It sounds like San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is poised to make his preseason debut against the Green Bay Packers. Learn what he had to say in my twitter video below as Kap had this to say about his shoulder injury and preseason debut… #49ers QB Colin Kaepernick has this to say about his shoulder. #49ersBeastWriter #SpotSakamoto pic.twitter.com/IcDlIyMV04 — Ryan...
Via NinerFans.com
1 day ago

VIDEO: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Had This To Say About Whether Team Treated His Injury “Fairly”

Did the San Francisco 49ers and QB Colin Kaepernick disagree on how his shoulder injury was being treated? No one really knows for sure but Kap was asked that very question by Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area. Watch my twitter video below as Kap had this to say about it: #49ers QB Colin Kaepernick didn’t want to go into details if team treated his injury fairly. #49ersBeastWriter...
Via NinerFans.com
1 day ago

Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is ‘on track’ to play this week

The long-awaited 2016 debut of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is expected to take place this Friday. Providing there are no setbacks, Kaepernick is slated to play against the Green Bay Packers in the team’s third preseason game. Whether Kap will start or come in the game following Blaine Gabbert remains to be seen. “We haven’t discussed it, yet,” head...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s are a cautionary tale for the 49ers

Constant losing is generating high levels of toxicity in the Oakland A’s clubhouse. So why should the 49ers care? Because it’s likely the 49ers will experience their third straight playoff-less season, and corrosive losses could decimate team chemistry. That’s why the 49ers front office should do their best to prevent a locker-room meltdown. The A’s
Via Niner Insider
1 day ago

49ers' Colin Kaepernick on track to make preseason debut

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw against the defense on Monday. Kaepernick is on track to make his preseason debut Friday against the Packers in San Francisco's third preseason game. His injury allowed Blaine Gabbert to start the first two exhibition...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Takeaways from Broncos win

The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Denver Broncos in their second pre season game.  There were some positives and negatives in the game.  It was encouraging to see the reserves play well and understand that every rep matters.  These pre season games are important, the 49ers are a rebuilding team and the more game tape on players the better.  Here are three takeaways from the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Ponder signing shows San Francisco 49ers’ desperation

Yet another passer has been thrown into the mix at the 49ers’ training camp as the competition for starting quarterback continues. San Francisco signed veteran QB Christian Ponder on Tuesday to a one-year deal, following the news of third string Thad Lewis’ season-ending ACL tear from Sunday’s game against Houston. At first, landing Ponder sounds like a winning deal for the...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers RB Mike Davis gives up chips after poor rookie season

Nothing is more satisfying when you have a craving for salt than grabbing your favorite bag of chips and downing the entire bag. However, this is a guilty pleasure that San Francisco 49ers running back Mike Davis had to give up after an underwhelming rookie campaign in 2015. Davis’ favorite, “Flamin’ Hot Cheetos,” are now a thing of his past. “That was like a heartbreaker...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the San Francisco 49ers

While there are a few obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the San Francisco 49ers, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified 18 (with some repeats), including some all-time greats. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers preparing to put Colin Kaepernick ‘on ice’ in 2016?

At least two prominent NFL reporters believe the San Francisco 49ers could pull a RG3 on quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who could be protected in 2016 so the 49ers can save millions against injuries guarantees next offseason. Albert Breer of MMQB became the latest national reporter to weigh in on Kaepernick Thursday morning. “Colin Kaepernick’s injury history, combined with...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers add Christian Ponder to increasingly sad QB group

The San Francisco 49ers have added former first-round pick Christian Ponder to a quarterback group that looks increasingly destitute. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, Ponder agreed on Tuesday to a one-year deal with the 49ers, who lost quarterback Thad Lewis to a torn ACL this week. Source says Christian Ponder has signed a 1yr deal with San Fran. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Takeaways from Texans loss

Words escape me when writing about our beloved 49ers.  Sometimes I don’t know where to start anymore.  Once a burdgedning franchise with plenty of hope, now a train wreck crashing and burning.  Those will be your 2016 San Francisco 49ers, folks.  After one preseason game you might think I sound silly, but I’ve seen enough good football to understand the cards we’ve been...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is Emerging in the San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Competition?

The San Francisco 49ers are entering a new era under new dynamic offensive minded head coach Chip Kelly. Kelly is looking for a player to emerge between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert to seize the starting quarterback job for the 49ers. Kelly is taking his time with his quarterback decision as Kaepernick and Gabbert play different styles at quarterback and Kelly wants to ensure...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the top 25 receivers in San Francisco 49ers history

The San Francisco 49ers have the Greatest Of All Time as their leading receiver, but there are a number of other impressive pass catchers on their list of Top 25 ranked by receiving yards. How many of them can you name? Clue: Yards/Years active with team
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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