Posted April 19, 2012 on
Looking refreshed and ready for another year of 49ers football and a run at the Super Bowl in 2012, Niners coached Jim Harbaugh talked after Wednesday’s Pro Day at the team facility about what the Niners will be looking for in this year’s NFL draft and his confidence and comfort with the draft process in his second season as the team’s coach, while also touching on a variety of other subjects.

49ers' Harbaugh has no issue with WR Moss' absence

The San Francisco 49ers didn't have an issue with veteran wide receiver Randy Moss opting to miss the team's voluntary workouts. In fact, coach Jim Harbaugh actually suggested the idea, according to CSN Bay Area. "Randy and I talked when he was here and when we signed him about exactly what the offseason was going to look like," Harbaugh said. "We detailed...

Report: 49ers might take Stephen Hill in the first round

According to Tony Pauline of, the San Francisco 49ers will either take Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill or the highest rated offensive guard in the first round of next week’s draft. The 49ers are clearly looking to either add to their already strong offensive line or take a guy like Hill that some team executives believe can be super star at the NFL level...

2012 NFL schedule: Pinpointing exactly when Randy Moss will quit on the 49ers

When Randy Moss decided to sign with the San Francisco 49ers we instantly began to think about everything that could go right and everything that could go wrong. And though there is a lot that can go right in Moss’ time in San Francisco, we’re more interested in what could and will go wrong.If we step back and take a good look at this, the 49ers couldn’t be a worse fit for...

49ers break ground on new stadium in Santa Clara

The San Francisco 49ers have officially broken ground on a new stadium in Santa Clara. Under clear skies with the sun setting behind the mountains towering above Silicon Valley, 49ers CEO Jed York stuck a gold shovel in the ground at 6:53 p.m. local time in a ceremonial step Thursday that took parts of three decades to make happen. The move some 40 miles south of Candlestick Park...

Report: Bears sign OG Chilo Rachal to a one year deal

A report from Ian Rapoport a reporter with the NFL network says the Bears have signed former 49ers offensive guard Chilo Rachal to a one year contract.  Rachal was a strong run blocker in 2010 but lost his starting job at the end of the 2011 season.  According to reports from ProFootballFocus Rachal graded out as one of the worst offensive guards in the league last year. Contrastly...

49ers break ground for Santa Clara stadium

The San Francisco 49ers broke ground on their proposed new stadium in Santa Clara on Thursday night. Niners president Jed York highlighted the ceremony when he stuck a gold shovel in the ground to start the countdown for the team's move to the city. The 49ers are hoping to begin play in the 68,500-seat stadium in 2014. The price tag of the stadium is expected to be $1.2 billion...

Schedule Breakdown. Record Prediction.

The 49ers schedule was released yesterday and the 49ers have returned to their glory days with five primetime matchups. We will breakdown the schedule and leave you with our prediction on the season. Week 1: at Packers (Loss) Week 2: vs Lions (Win) Week 3: at Vikings (Win) Week 4: at Jets (Win) The 49ers start out of the gate with a big time matchup against the Packers. The Packers...

WR Randy Moss not at San Francisco 49ers OTA workouts

Veteran WR Randy Moss is not participating in the San Francisco 49ers voluntary workouts this week. Some might think that is cause for concern with the moody receiver, but the franchise seems to been fine with the fact he is skipping these April voluntary workouts. According to 49ers general manager Trent Baalke, the possibility of Moss skipping the April workouts was something the...

Bears sign guard Chilo Rachal

The Chicago Bears have signed free agent guard Chilo Rachal, according to a tweet by Ian Rapoport earlier today. Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2008 NFL draft by San Francisco, Rachal has spent his entire career with the 49ers until now. He participated in 55 out of a possible 64 games, starting in 38 of them. The Bears are actively trying to shore up an offensive life that gave...

Trent Baalke: ‘One Player’

General Manager Trent Baalke met with local bay area reporters today, all wanting to hear Baalke’s draft insight. Baalke is always tight lipped when divulging secrets and today was no different, but he did share a little draft information. Baalke did say that there is ‘one player’ that the 49ers expect to be there at the 30 spot. “We have one (prospect) we feel real good...

Prospecting for Gold: Jared Crick, DE/DT

Chicago Bears fans love their lunch pail guys. I say that and you should immediately know the type; hard-nosed, tough guys, don't get national recognition, guys who play for years, lock down their position but maybe never get Pro-Bowl status. Guys like Big Cat Williams, Hunter Hillenmeyer, Izzy Idonije, Tom Waddle. Well Jared Crick is that type of guy; not explosive or a freak...
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