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Frank Gore is embracing change and competition at age 29.
The three-time Pro Bowl running back is taking part in the San Francisco 49ers' offseason workouts, arriving earlier than usual in the Bay Area this spring from his offseason home in Miami.
While Gore is determined to do his part to duplicate San Francisco's special comeback season of 2011, he has other motivation, too: The defending NFC West champions already have a busy backfield, and Gore will get a daily push from backup Kendall Hunter, newly signed Brandon Jacobs and rookie second-round pick LaMichael James.
Gore has long prided himself on being a durable, every-down back who can carry the load for the Niners year after year. Yet coach Jim Harbaugh knows Gore will need his share of breaks.
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San Francisco 49ers safety Dashon Goldson still hasn’t shown up for OTA’s since he still hasn’t signed his franchise tender, that would pay him $6.2 million in 2012.
According to Matt Maiocco of the CSNBayArea.com, Goldson is looking for a long-term deal that’s similar to what Eric Weddle received from the San Diego Chargers. He signed a five-year, $40 million...
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been mediocre throughout his NFL career and as close to a bust as it gets as a former No. 1 overall draft pick.Would some of my Eye On Sports NFL fans please tell me what the hell is wrong with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith!The mostly mediocre, near draft bust, has done absolutely nothing throughout his, but suddenly felt...
The offseason is under way. OTA’s have started and soon the opening day roster will start to take shape. Here is an early prediction of who we think makes the 53 man roster.
QBs (3): Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Josh Johnson
RBs (4): Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter, LaMichael James, Brandon Jacobs
FBs (2): Bruce Miller, Rock Cartwright
WRs (6): Randy Moss, Michael Crabtree, Mario...
Veteran WR Randy Moss has made his return to the NFL for the 2012 season, joining the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners were sorely lacking at the wide receiver position heading into the 2012 season and have added Mario Manningham to the mix along with Randy Moss and Michael Crabtree, a player who has yet to reach his potential. The early returns are in on Moss, and the results are...
San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh insists the 49ers planned to have Alex Smith as their quarterback even while they examined the possibility of signing then-free agent Peyton Manning.
Harbaugh ended his weekly meeting with reporters on Wednesday by addressing what he says is the ''erroneous perception that we were flirting with Peyton Manning.''
Harbaugh called the...
It’s confirmed: Jim Harbaugh could sell a ketchup popsicle to a woman in white gloves. Or at least he’d try to if it was in the best interest of his football team.
The 49ers coach spoke to the media on Wednesday and attempted to spin the reports that said the team pursued Peyton Manning in March.
“There’s a perception out there, and it’s an erroneous perception, that...
We are in the dog days of the NFL offseason, Organized Team Activities (OTAs), and there are only three kinds of personnel news at this time of the year: glowing scouting reports from coaches wearing rose-colored glasses (i.e., everything you’ve heard so far about San Francisco 49ers WR Randy Moss), shadowy injury absences, and financial conflicts. In other words, reports about...
Jim Harbaugh wants to be clear: Despite working out Peyton Manning, the San Francisco 49ers always wanted quarterback Alex Smith. The 49ers head coach veered into an unprovoked discussion about Manning and Smith at the end of his session with reporters Wednesday. "Oh one other thing: There's a perception out there and it's an erroneous perception that we were flirting...
The 49ers franchise tagged Dashon Goldson earlier this offseason, but so far he has skipped all of the 49ers’ voluntary OTAs and reports say he has no plans to come to the Bay Area anytime soon, which sounds like a potential holdout. Now reports, according to CSN Bay Area, say exactly how much Goldson is looking for long term.
Goldson reportedly is seeking a deal similar to the...
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According to a brief mention in one of Maiocco’s latest articles. It looks as if Dashon Goldson is looking for a deal like Eric Weddle landed.
Goldson has yet to sign his franchise tender, that will pay him $6.212 million this season. In order to get Goldson signed to a long-term deal he is looking for a deal similar to the five-year, $40 million deal safety Eric Weddle signed...
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