San Francisco 49ers

5 potential salary cap casualties 49ers could bring in for upgrades

Jan 19,2018<p>The free-agent pool shifts dramatically each offseason when teams decide players no longer fit on their contracts. That allows other teams with more financial wherewithal to make upgrades.<p>The 49ers are expected to have upwards of $110 million in cap space when the new league year begins …

Reuben Foster

Comparing Mel Kiper’s first NFL mock drafts for the past four years

The start of the offseason has brought with it Mel Kiper’s first 2018 NFL mock draft. He has the San Francisco 49ers selecting Ohio State cornerback …

Mitchell Trubisky

The Daily Dieter Podcast: Garoppolo simply can’t lose this game

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How do you grade 49ers free agent addition Aldrick Robinson?

The San Francisco 49ers wrapped up the 2017 season and have begun their work to prepare for 2018 free agency and the draft. We’ll be breaking down …

NFL Free Agency: Laying out a plan for the 49ers

FOXBOROUGH, MA – JANUARY 13: Dion Lewis #33 of the New England Patriots carries the ball in the second quarter of the AFC Divisional Playoff game …

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Golden Nuggets: Who loves the sack

I am starting off this morning’s links with Mel Kiper’s evaluation of the top pass rushers in the draft. We certainly could use some help there. …

Marquise Goodwin

Kurtenbach: Here’s the contract the 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo should sign

The 49ers need to sign Jimmy Garoppolo to a new long-term contract before the 2018 season starts, for several reasons.<p>But that raises a big question: …

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Better Rivals podcast: "This is how a draft class turns things around."

On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, our deep-dive evaluation of the 49ers roster continues. Are there any transitional players set …

Jimmie Ward

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant named NBA All-Star starters

Jan 18,2018<p>It comes as no surprise the Warriors, the defending champions and owners of the NBA’s best record, will be well represented in the All-Star game next month in Los Angeles.<p>Former MVPs Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant on Wednesday were named starters for the game, marking Curry’s fifth …

Basketball

Ahkello Witherspoon grades out well in PFF run through of third round picks

The San Francisco 49ers had a busy third round in last year’s NFL Draft, and out of it came a pair of solid picks. They secured a starting cornerback …

C. J. Beathard

Matt Breida had a strong 2017 season facing base defenses

The San Francisco 49ers found a solid gem in running back Matt Breida, signing him as an undrafted free agent. He finished the season with 465 …

Carlos Hyde

Former USC All-American Ronnie Lott named to CFP selection committee

Former USC All-American Ronnie Lott is one of six new members for the College Football Playoff selection committee, it was announced Wednesday.<p>Lott, …

College & University

How do you grade 49ers free agent addition Malcolm Smith?

The San Francisco 49ers wrapped up the 2017 season and have begun their work to prepare for 2018 free agency and the draft. We’ll be breaking down …

Reuben Foster

Considering what kind of contract Carlos Hyde might find

The 2017 season is over for the San Francisco 49ers and 27 other NFL teams, which means it is time to look ahead to free agency. The new league year …

Denver

Colin Kaepernick’s $1 million pledge to involve Kevin Durant, others

Colin Kaepernick hasn't appeared in an NFL game in more than a year, but his name, image and message remain prominent as the nation continues to be …

Colin Kaepernick

Which Giants needs could impact 49ers in the NFL Draft?

There are at least seven teams and eight picks before the <b>San Francisco 49ers</b> get around to selecting (potentially more if they lose the coin flip …

Geno Smith

San Francisco 49ers: Reviewing the team’s 2017 running backs group

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Matt Breida #22 of the San Francisco 49ers runs for a 22-yard touchdown against the New York Giants during their NFL …

San Francisco

2018 NFL free agency: 5 edge rushers 49ers should consider signing

GLENDALE, AZ – OCTOBER 01: Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner #99 of the San Francisco 49ers hits quarterback Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona …

NFL

Colin Kaepernick begins final round of donations, with Kevin Durant, Steph Curry chipping in

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is wrapping up the $1 million in personal donations he is making to local community causes. …

Basketball

Golden Nuggets: Reuben Foster on All-Rookie team

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the InternetWhen the 49ers drafted …

Reuben Foster

ESPN re-grade of 49ers 2017 offseason still falls a little short

The start of the 2018 offseason means we can put 2017 fully in the rear view mirror. We are now at the point where hindsight is getting closer to …

Reuben Foster

Four Downs

Our staff writers break down the top players and storylines from the San Francisco 49ers 2017 season.<p>It feels almost silly to look back at how much …

Trent Taylor

49ers mailbag: Should we be worried about Reuben Foster?

<b>Brick by Brick</b>‏ @BrickbyBrick49 What will happen to Rueben Foster after the incident?<p><b>ANSW</b>: No one is quite sure. He may have to forfeit $2.5 million …

Reuben Foster

49ers’ Reuben Foster named to All-Rookie team

49ers linebacker Reuben Foster, who missed nearly half the season with injuries, was still impressive enough to be selected to the Pro Football …

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Reuben Foster named to PFWA all-rookie team

The linebacker was the only 49ers rookie to be named to the team.After a weekend of bad news, San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Reuben Foster got …

Reuben Foster

49ers offseason: 5 roster moves San Francisco should make in 2018

HOUSTON, TX – DECEMBER 10: Head coach Kyle Shanahan of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with general manager John Lynch after the game against the …

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An intriguing dynamic of Garoppolo's contract negotiations

If the 49ers and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo are unable to reach a multi-year contract extension by March 6, the 49ers have no other choice but to …

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Ken Norton Jr.’s 49ers return is short-lived, heads to rival

SANTA CLARA — Ken Norton Jr., hired a week ago onto the 49ers defensive staff, is apparently reversing course to Seattle and becoming the rival …

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49ers fill big holes on both sides in mock NFL draft

Jan 15,2018<p>The 49ers’ late-season surge played them out of a top-five pick. However, the surprising run proved quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is the real deal, which is far more important than falling a few draft slots.<p>Garoppolo faced two teams that played in the divisional round of the playoffs over …

Reuben Foster

Jimmy Garoppolo gets richer and other 49ers playoff implications

Jimmy Garoppolo is a little richer, the 49ers’ 2018 draft lineup is a little clearer and some of last year’s trades are bound to be scrutinized a …

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