49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

49ers Re-Sign RFA LB Michael Wilhoite

The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday that restricted free agent LB Michael Wilhoite has signed his one-year tender. The 49ers used a low-round tender on Wilhoite that will run them $1,671,000 for the 2016 season. This also gave them the right of first refusal on any contract offer they receive, but he didn’t receive an offer sheet from another team. Wilhoite was one...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

49ers Big Winners In NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers addressed their biggest needs during last week’s football summer showcase, the NFL Draft. In overall net defense, the 49ers ranked towards the bottom at 29 of 32, allowing an average of nearly 400 yards/game. While it could be a year before the players get assimilated to the NFL game, the chips are in place for new head coach Chip Kelly to bring winning...
Via cover32
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing

The draft came and went without a trade sending quarterback Colin Kaepernick away from the 49ers and the Broncos said they’re no longer interested in one, which makes it pretty likely that Kaepernick will remain with the team for the 2016 season. With that out of the way, the big question around Kaepernick switches from…
Via Pro Football Talk
8 hours ago

49ers file for arbitration in Levi’s Stadium rent dispute with Santa Clara

The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly filed for arbitration with the city of Santa Clara, claiming that the city failed to negotiate lower rent for the 49ers 'home, Levi’s Stadium. Ramona Giwargis of the San Jose Mercury News detailed the specifics of the team’s claim. “The NFL team had been in negotiations with the city since November to lower rent for the remainder...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jarryd Hayne could be 49ers coach Chip Kelly’s new weapon

Jarryd Hayne was a rugby superstar that played for the Parramatta Eels in the National Rugby League (NRL), but gave that all up for a chance to play American football. On March 3 2015, the San Francisco 49ers announced they had signed undrafted free agent Hayne to a three-year contract with a base salary of US$1,575,000 over duration of the contract and a US$115,000 guarantee should...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers’ 2016 draft fallout: Several prominent players are on notice

It was a great four-day run for the players who got drafted, but now there are several 49ers who should feel quite worried about their job security. The roster needs a good housecleaning, and many players who were on the 2015 team that went 5-11 will not be on the 53-man roster to start the 2016 season. But I’m going to focus on the prominent players in danger of losing their...
Via Bay Area Sports Guy
1 day ago

49ers Turn Conventional on Draft Day

As it turned out, the inaugural draft of the Chip Kelly era has concluded and the 49ers were unexpectedly conventional. Many observers had forecasted the 49ers could use their early round choices on a quarterback or wide receiver, yet general manager Trent Baalke instead used those picks to help rebuild the foundation of the football team along either side of the line of scrimmage...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: San Francisco 49ers will no cut Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick will remain with the San Francisco 49ers, who have no plans to cut him or ask him to cut his salary, per Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. This report comes in the wake of the Denver Broncos taking Paxton Lynch No. 26 overall and officially pulling out of any trade talks regarding the disgruntled quarterback. That San Francisco isn’t planning on cutting Kaepernick...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: how to make sure they nail this draft

If you think Trent Baalke is looking to to implement a new game plan to rectify the implosion which shattered a team who two years ago had arguably the most athletic roster, you’re wrong. Fans should expect Baalke to avoid venturing from his familiar partiality for drafting a defender in the first round. And he is wrong to do so. Despite the acquisition of Carlos Hyde, Baalke has...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers could look to move up for Jalen Ramsey

What the San Francisco 49ers do at No. 7 overall will be key to the remainder of the 2016 NFL Draft. They have been mentioned as a trade-down possibility for a team that might be targeting the draft’s third-best quarterback, former Memphis standout Paxton Lynch. With Jared Goff and Carson Wentz expected to go No. 1 and No. 2 overall respectively, that pushes up Lynch’s stock...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Acquiring Sam Bradford has not been discussed by 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Quarterback Sam Bradford demanded a trade from the Eagles after the team acquired the No. 2 overall pick in this week’s NFL Draft — the 28-year-old believes the team should have made him aware of their intentions to draft and develop another quarterback before he signed his two-year extension in the offseason. Tuesday, Bradford said he had no interest...
Via EndZoneScore
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford reportedly not interested in playing for 49ers because of Chip Kelly

Sam Bradford may have a hard time relocating from Philadelphia. The Eagles quarterback is reportedly not appealing to the Jets, and he won’t join San Francisco due to Chip Kelly’s presence, according to NFL Media’s Jeff Darlington in an appearance on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia on Tuesday. "The Jets are not interested in Bradford and he is not interested in playing with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick could be traded this week

San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman that quarterback Colin Kaepernick could wind up being traded this week, according to a tweet from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 49ers' GM Trent Baalke told @BobHoltzmanESPN that it's possible Colin Kaepernick could be traded this week. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 27, 2016 This is an interesting development, as...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM: Kaepernick could be traded during draft week

Colin Kaepernick could still be traded before or during the NFL Draft, according to San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke. Baalke told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman on Wednesday that all potential trades for Kaepernick are not dead. 49ers' GM Trent Baalke told @BobHoltzmanESPN that it's possible Colin Kaepernick could be traded this week. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers the ‘early front-runner’ for CB Josh Norman

With millions in cap space and a need in the secondary, the San Francisco 49ers have opened up as the favorites to sign cornerback Josh Norman. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, the 49ers are “expected” to become the “early front-runner” to acquire the All-Pro cornerback, with the Jacksonville Jaguars also in the mix. Sources: #49ers expected to be early...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers the favorite to land Josh Norman?

The San Francisco 49ers may be the favorite to land former Carolina Panthers star cornerback Josh Norman, according to a tweet from Yahoo’s Charles Robinson. Sources: #49ers expected to be early front-runner for Josh Norman. #Jaguars have interest. Story coming. — Charles Robinson (@CharlesRobinson) April 21, 2016 Norman became a free agent last night after the Carolina Panthers...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly, Trent Baalke already clashing in San Fran

Is Chip Kelly already clashing with San Francisco 49ers management? NFL Network’s Brian Baldinger told Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic on Thursday that there are already issues between the new 49ers coach and general manager Trent Baalke. “I already hear there’s problems in the building between Chip & Baalke” - @BaldyNFL — 975TheFanatic (@975TheFanatic) April...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick still one month away from being football-ready

While rumors swirl about his home for the 2016 season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to recover from the three surgeries he needed to fix injuries from last season. According to CSN Bay Area, Kaepernick is still at least a month away from being ready to partake in football-related activities. Colin Kaepernick expects to need at least one more month...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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