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Vernon Davis tries to go undercover at Jamba Juice (Video)

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis happens to be a franchise owner at Jamba Juice, and he recently went undercover at his store in Santa Clara to see what would happen.Vernon dressed as an employee named "Sycamore" and gave himself a long-haired wig. Despite his efforts, however, it was a bit difficult for the 6-foot-3, 250-pound star to "blend in".Video...
Via Holdout Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers unwilling to trade Alex Boone or restructure his contract

The 49ers don’t want to trade offensive lineman Alex Boone and aren’t willing to renegoiate his contract even though he’s been holding out for a new deal. Source: Teams have inquired about trading for #49ers holdout guard Alex Boone, but SF is not interested in trading him. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) August 20, 2014 #49ers want 1st or 2nd rdr for OL Alex Boone, which means...
Via Pro Football Zone
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick drops down in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - 49ers
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree admits he wasn’t himself last season

49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree admits he wasn’t himself last season after missing the first 11 games after suffering a torn Achilles during the offseason. “I was fast enough to be on the field,” Crabtree said last week. “But I wasn’t me.” In order for quarterback Colin Kaepernick to continues to progress,  the Niners need Crabtree to return to his 2012 form. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh wearing out his welcome in the 49ers locker room?

According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report,  there’s still some thought around the NFL that 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh could be wearing out his welcome in the Niners’ locker room. Harbaugh does grind on the players and has for years—going all the way to his coaching days at Stanford. His act wears thin quickly. He wins and is excellent, but he also engenders a large...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Hope To Sign Michael Crabtree To Extension

A lot of guys on the San Francisco 49ers want new contracts.  Unfortunately, there’s a line and protocol to receiving one. Now that Colin Kaepernick and Glenn Dorsey are under contract, the 49ers are focused on getting a a new deal for No. 1 receiver Michael Crabtree, according to Ian Rapoport.  #49ers next contract target: WR Michael Crabtree. There is progress. Hope...
Via Thacover2
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick says top priority for struggling offense is to 'establish a rhythm'

For San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the honeymoon is over and the real expectations begin at the start of the regular season. Kaepernick burst on the scene in 2012 and surprised many, however, after two trips to the NFC championship game and a Super Bowl visit while receiving a new contract this offseason, the bar is set high. So far the offense hasn't shown much...
Via 60 Max Power O
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd fitting in with 49ers, could crack roster

Getty Images The San Francisco 49ers signed Brandon Lloyd to a contract for the veteran minimum this offseason in an effort to see if the 33-year-old has anything in the tank. Thus far Lloyd has fit in with the 49ers and bonded with Anquan Boldin reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. While Lloyd is nothing more than a depth chart filler for the 49ers right now he coul d still be...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Hoping To Sign WR Michael Crabtree To Extension In Coming Weeks

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the 49ers WR Michael Crabtree is the team’s next target for a contract extension. According to Rapoport, San Francisco is hoping to have a deal in place with Crabtree before the start of the season, or talks are likely to be tabled until next year. This news comes less than an hour after the team announced that they have signed DL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers give Glenn Dorsey a pay raise

The team announced Tuesday that nose tackle Glenn Dorsey has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him in San Francisco through the 2016 season. Dorsey is scheduled to earn $2.65 million this year. @AdamSchefter: 49ers announced they have signed DL Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through 2016 season. He has impressed […] The post 49ers give Glenn Dorsey...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are any San Francisco 49ers either of the biggest heroes or goats from the past week?

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the second week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
Via cover32 - 49ers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

Jim Harbaugh: San Francisco 49ers are 'definitely off' ►   49ers Seek Offensive Precision in Preseason ► From starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick to fourth-string passer McLeod Bethel-Thompson, the San Francisco 49ers would have liked better execution.... Highlighting San Francisco 49ers' Best Preseason Performers so Far ► Lost in the San Francisco 49ers...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick says he played through injury last season

Remember when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joked about having hangnails on his pinkie toes last season? It was one of the few times he got into the specifics of an injury that forced him to show up on the 49ers injury report for a couple weeks. In less-than-surprising news, Kaepernick wasn’t all too forthcoming when speaking to the media at that time. And now...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the San Francisco 49ers Stunting Colin Kaepernick’s Growth

When the San Francisco 49ers benched Alex Smith in favor of then wide-eyed second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the 2012 season, skeptics concluded that the decision made little sense. Why bench a player that had led your team to the NFC Championship game the season prior, some said.  And I fell under that category. Kaepernick seemed far from being a starter-caliber quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: That’s football, it punishes mistakes

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said his team overall is lacking execution and precision after being taken to the woodshed by the Denver Broncos in a 34-0 loss. While the players had a different perspective, Harbaugh was very direct to the point on his team's troubles. “That’s football. It punishes mistakes,” Harbaugh said, via Bill Williamson of ESPN. “It...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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