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Last NFL season, one of the silliest manufactured controversies in sports occurred when David Whitley of the Sporting News wrote a column criticizing San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick for his tattoos. The notion that Kaepernick couldn't be trusted because he didn't look like Sammy Baugh proved to be even more absurd when CK7 led the 49ers to the Super Bowl.
While that fauxtroversy seems like ages ago, it's all the more ironic now considering less than a year later Kaepernick and his tattoos are prominently featured in an ad for Yahoo's fantasy football. There is just one other thing that may be cause for some alarm when watching this spot though...
Good grief! I've seen more personality and better delivery in a Bill Belichick press conference! Did someone not tell him it might be a good idea to change his voice inflection at least once? Kaepernick is a star in this league already (some of the top online betting action sites have him at 1...
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver tore his left ACL in Thursday’s team workout, reports ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. According to Schefter, Culliver will miss the upcoming season. He was carted off the field with an apparent left knee injury just 45 minutes
According to reports, the 49ers have lost conerback Chris Culliver for the season due to a knee injury.
Reports from ESPN.com and NFL.com say Culliver tore his left ACL during Thursday's workouts and will undergo surgery that will keep him off the field for the season. No date has been set for the surgery, according to the reports.
The 49ers are dealing with several injuries...
Injuries are suddenly piling up fast for the San Francisco 49ers in training camp.
All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis was wearing a black cast around the base of his right hand and wrist and was among more than a dozen players not participating in practice Thursday. Barely 45 minutes into the workout, trainers carted cornerback Chris Culliver off the field with an apparent left knee...
The NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to make significant changes to the NFL Pro Bowl, eliminating the traditional AFC vs. NFC matchup in favor of a fantasy draft roster selection by two captains. The draft will take place on January 22, 2014, live on NFL Network, and the game itself will be January 26, 2014. At least the Captains are former NFL alumni and not current...
Before you Niners fans get to freaking out, Willis’ injury isn’t considered serious. He’s expected to be back to making grown men hurt by the time the regular season kicks off. But, after Willis left practice early on Wednesday, here’s the news that awaited the masses Thursday morning:
49ers LB Patrick Willis does have a slight fracture in right hand, as suspected. Team will...
Kevin Lynch reports that free agent CB Eric Wright spent some time with 49ers GM Trent Baalke on Thursday.
Lynch adds that Wright would need to pass physical to sign with the team.
Wright was traded to the 49ers temporarily before the deal was ultimately voided. The Buccaneers released Wright a day later.
Despite the fact that the trade fell through, Baalke wouldn’t close...
Welp. Based on what we know about what happened to Chris Culliver in practice Thursday, we saw this coming:
I'm told #49ers CB Chris Culliver tore his ACL today during practice. Terrible. A late MRI revealed the news.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 2, 2013
Blows keep coming: 49ers believe CB Chris Culliver suffered a torn ACL.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 2...
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that 49ers ILB Patrick Willis has been diagnosed with a slight fracture in his right hand.
Mortensen adds that the team will to proceed with caution and that Willis is expected to be ready for the start of season.
Willis was injured during Wednesday’s practice after he collided with FB Britt Miller during a blitz pickup drill.
When Randy Moss held court during Super Bowl Media Week last January, he said something that was just short of starting coast-to-coast riots. A reporter asked him if he believed he was the greatest wide receiver of all time, to which he basically replied,“uh, YAH!” Having the gall of wearing the uniform of the San [...]The post Someone Explain How Tim Brown Isn’t In The Hall...
According to Mike Garafolo from Fox Sports 1, Austin Collie has signed with the 49ers.Fantasy Spin:Collie reeled in a combined 15 touchdowns between 2009 and 2010. Since then, he's found the end zone once in 17 games. He gives the Niners some extra depth at receiver but that's about it.
The San Francisco 49ers added two wide receivers today by signing Austin Collie and Lavelle Hawkins.
Former Colts WR Austin Collie signed a one-year deal with the SF 49ers, as @mikegarafolo reported.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 2, 2013
League source confirms #49ers have signed WR Lavelle Hawkins.
— Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) August 2, 2013
With Mario Manningham coming...
Francisco 49ers’ signed former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie
to a one year contract on Friday, according to NFL.com's Chris Wesseling.
Collie has not played significant time in the NFL in nearly three years due to
injury. Though he was one of the best slot receivers in the NFL at one time,
concussions and a knee injury last year have kept him off many...