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49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: San Francisco 49ers

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the San Francisco 49ers.  Team Outlook:  The 49ers had maybe the worst offseason of any team, losing multiple starters to retirement and free agency. That doesn't bode well in real life or fantasy for the 49ers offense, although the offense could be a little less conservative...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis back on track after firing advisor who recommended holdout

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is ready to renew his focus and love for the game of football after firing an advisor who recommended he hold out for a new contract last year. Davis revealed this rather shocking information on Friday morning at team facilities in Santa Clara, Ca. Speaking with reporters, he spoke about a renewed passion for the game after getting off track...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tomsula on Bowman: He looks 'fantastic'

After sitting out the entire 2014 season, it appears NaVorro Bowman is ready to contribute in a big way for the 49ers in 2015. Early reviews from head coach Jim Tomsula and Bowman's teammates are positive, after Day 1 of training camp. "What I just saw there, my gosh, he looked fantastic," coach Jim Tomsula said Friday, via Bay Area News Group, referring to Bowman's first practice...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers rave about Colin Kaepernick’s improvement on first day of training camp

If you want to know a quarterback, ask the defenders who have to face him in practice every day. By that measure, it sounds like Colin Kaepernick is really making some strides. Several of his San Francisco 49ers teammates were raving about his improvement at the first day of training camp. Here’s a sample of what they said, per Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News: #49ers Eric...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Reid: San Francisco 49ers ‘have what it takes to go to the Super Bowl’

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid thinks he’ll be playing in Levi’s Stadium on February 7, 2016 when Super Bowl 50 takes place in Santa Clara, Ca. The softly-spoken, but hard-hitting defensive back is quite confident he and his teammates will shatter the national doom-and-gloom narrative this season. And, rather than grind his teeth in rage at the notion the 49ers are dead...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: 49ers fans will love this NaVorro Bowman comeback video

It’s been too long since we last saw San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman on the field. This week he returns to the team with training camp underway. To help get you in the mood, I thought I would share a great fan-made comeback hype video on Bowman from Youtube. Check it out: AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula sits at No. 1 for coach under the most pressure

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula has to pick up the pieces of a fractured relationship that left the team in constant turmoil in 2014 and now the results from that wreckage will be known. However, Tomsula is in charge of picking the team back up after a long line of departures that has rocked the team to the core. According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, Tomsula faces the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vernon Davis played hurt during 2014 season

Vernon Davis posted career lows across the board in 2014 with just 245 receiving yards and two touchdowns in 14 games. In fact, not once did he record more than 45 receiving yards in a contest; he also failed to find the end zone after his two-score performance in Week 1.  However, it appears there is some reasoning behind that, as Mark Purdy of the Mercury News is reporting the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the San Francisco 49ers expect from Ahmad Brooks this year?

One of the things that irked me a little bit at the beginning of San Francisco 49ers training camp last season was the fact that veteran outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks showed up out of shape. Coming off arguably the most productive season of his career in 2013 with sixty tackles eight and a half sacks and a pick, he finished last season with only thirty tackles and six sacks. Between...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 7/28

49ers 49ers placed RB Carlos Hyde, G Trenton Brown, WR DeAndrew Smelter, and OLB Aaron Lynch on active/non-Football Injury list. 49ers placed C Daniel Kilgore on the active/PUP list. Bears Bears signed WR/KR A.J. Cruz and DL David Carter. (NFLTR) Bears waived LB Jonathan Brown. (NFLTR) Bengals Bengals waived/injured WR James Wright. (NFLTR) Bengals placed LB Vontaze Burfict...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers OC: Kaepernick didn’t regress as much as believed

Statistically speaking, Colin Kaepernick’s 2014 NFL campaign was impressive in some ways but a failure in others. But to hear it from San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Geep Chryst, the quarterback didn’t regress as much as it has been perceived. In fact, Chryst argues that any regression by Kaepernick arguably was attributable to things beyond...Read More The post 49ers...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Good Will the 49ers Defense Be In Spite of their Losses?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  San Francisco 49ers Power Ranking: 15 Click here to see full rankings San Francisco experienced an offseason quite like no other.  Their head coach left for Michigan, and three studs from their defense (Patrick Willis, Justin Smith, and Chris Borland) retired.  Their best corner, Chris Culliver...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett looking to ‘wife a midget up’

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Darnell Dockett is known more for the whacky stuff he posts on social media than he is for stopping opponents. On Sunday night, Dockett felt like sharing some thoughts on drugs, drug lords and little people. Mann heroin is the devil.. Omg that's a powerful drug….. Who did heroin before?...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the real Colin Kaepernick, please stand up

Colin Kaepernick is the San Francisco 49ers 27-year-old, electrifying, highlight-reel waiting to happen quarterback who may be taking on a new role in 2015. The role I am speaking of him becoming a LEADER because with the departures of Patrick Willis and Justin Smith each of whom retired, Mike Iupati who signed with Arizona and the 49ers as a whole taking on a new look and perhaps...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Haley told 49ers rookies to 'Act like the white guys' back in May: Report

Charles Haley was a larger-than-life player back during his NFL career and, through it all, was able to win five Super Bowl rings and will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in August. So it was really no surprise when the five-time Pro-Bowler, who played eight years in San Francisco, was asked to speak to the 49ers rookies back in May. But what might be a little shocking...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Haley to rookies: ‘Why don’t you all act like the white guys?’

Following a long wait after an incredibly successful and dominant NFL career spent between the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys from 1986-1999, Charles Haley at long last soon will be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Haley, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after his retirement in 2002, hopes to use the...Read More The post Charles Haley to 49ers rookies:...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Navorro Bowman bounce back in 2015?

Navorro Bowman returns from injury It’s not so much that Navorro Bowman does not have the ability to bounce back, so much as will his surgically repaired knee allow him to return to form. Already his knee has caused him some soreness, and he has to wear a brace to help protect his knee. But overall the reports from offseason workouts have been positive, and Bowman appears to...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss, Josh Gordon working with Terrelle Pryor

While Terrelle Pryor has faced a lot of skepticism in his football career, he seems very committed to making it as an NFL receiver. We recently saw Pryor showing off his workouts to improve his footwork. And now we’re getting pictures of some of the people that Terrelle Pryor is working with to try and make his transition to receiver and among the list of notable players is none...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore calls brief NFL career ‘hell’

Marcus Lattimore was among the better running backs in college football until a knee injury suffered against Tennessee in 2012 ended his career at South Carolina. Later that year, Lattimore declared for the NFL Draft. Knowing Lattimore was facing a long road to regaining his form, the 49ers selected the former Gamecock in the fourth...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The stunning demise of the 49ers' should've-been dynasty

This summer, The Sports Post is highlighting and breaking down some of the key storylines and trending topics in each of the NFL’s eight divisions. The series began with a look at the AFC East, and we now move out west. In the span of the modern-day team sports spectrum, you have your league champions—and then there’s everyone else. You have your cellar dwellers, lovable...
Via The Sports Post
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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