Found October 24, 2013 on Major League Soccer Talk:
Tottenham and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen participated in an American football challenge this week with two players from the San Francisco 49ers — Joe Staley and Patrick Willis. The two American football players visited Tottenham’s new training centre in preparation for … Continue reading → Jan Vertonghen Defeats 49ers Patrick Willis and Joe Staley at American Football... Visit for the rest of the story.

Aldon Smith Could Learn a Thing or Two from Alex Boone

      Reports indicate that linebacker Aldon Smith could soon return to the San Francisco 49ers after completing his inpatient rehabilitation program.  Once he is cleared to play again, can Smith return to the field and shine, despite pending legal problems?  Smith should take lessons from teammate Alex Boone who has rebounded nicely from his own past mistakes. Boone, a talented...

Baalke Speaks: LaMichael James, Aldon Smith and more

The 49ers beat writers received a special treat today in London, the group sat down and spoke with General Manager Trent Baalke for two and half hours. On the docket were questions regarding Aldon Smith, LaMichael James and trading for a wide receiver. When asked about LaMichael James, the running back who has shown frustration on twitter. Baalke had this to say. You’d be disappointed...

49ers may release Nnamdi Asomugha to clear space for Eric Wright

The San Francisco 49ers acquired defensive back Eric Wright from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past offseason only to rescind the trade literally hours later after Wright was involved in a drunk driving incident. That eventually lead to the Buccaneers releasing Wright soon after allowing the 49ers to pick up Wright for free. Unfortunately for Wright and the 49ers the defensive back...

If Your Not Kaps’ Tats, Then Get Off Kaps’ Back.

Colin Kaepernick has been more then stellar in his first “full” season while passing for 3000 plus yards, with 18 TD’s and a QB rating hovering around 91. Then you factor another 600 yards on the ground at 5 yards a carry and 5 touchdowns. Of course by season I mean 16 full games, a bye week and oh yeah a playoff run with a super bowl appearance. Since becoming the starter...

San Francisco 49ers: The Niners swagger is back

The San Francisco 49ers have got their swagger back. They have won 4 straight games and have done so in dominant fashion. How dominate? Well the Niners have scored 30 points in 4 straight games for the first time since 1998 when Steve Young was their quarterback. They’ve also outscored opponents 132 to 51. That’s dominance. The Niners have done it by playing smash-mouth football...

Will LaMichael James Find His Role in the 49ers’ Offense?

    San Francisco 49ers’ running back LaMichael James was one of the nation’s most explosive collegiate players for the prolific Oregon Ducks from 2009 to 2011.  High expectations surrounded James when the 49ers selected him in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.  But since then, he has received limited playing time partially due to injuries and partially because the...

49ers most likely will not make deal for WR before trade deadline

The San Francisco 49ers are popular candidates about acquiring a wide receiver via a trade before Tuesday’s deadline, but General Manager Trent Baalke said Friday that the team will be looking to the return of WR's Mario Manningham and Michael Crabtree to bolster the receiving corps.

49ers CB Nnamdi Asomugha On The Chopping Block?

Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News writes that CB Nnamdi Asomugha could be on the chopping block with the imminent return of CB Eric Wright. General Manager Trent Baalke mentioned that Wright’s return means “these guys are all fighting for postions right now.”  While Baalke did not mention that Asomugha is most likely to be cut, he has dropped down the 49ers depth chart...

Colin Kaepernick Refuses to Remove His Beats

The NFL is always telling its players how to dress. This time the NFL asked San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick to remove his Beats before talking to the media in London. He declined. However, this probably isn’t a a fineable offense, but with the NO FUN LEAGUE, you never know. Alex Boone Sans Helmet Headbutts Colin Kaepernick With Helmet (GIF) Colin Kaepernick Dating an...

Mario Manningham close to being added to 49ers’ 53-man roster: ‘Mario looks good’

Mario Manningham is close to being added to the San Francisco 49ers’ 53-man roster, says coach Jim Harbaugh. Manningham returned to practice last week and could be activated off the team’s physically unable to perform List soon.  He’s been working with the the first-team offense in England and even caught his first touchdown pass of the season — in a workout before the...

49ers hopeful Aldon Smith will return after bye week

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has taken some time away from the team to enter a rehab facility and try to defeat his own personal demons and there was no timetable for his return. However in a recent interview 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke said that the team is hopeful Smith could return soon. “Our ultimate goal hasn’t changed: help Aldon get back to a place...

49ers' Donte Whitner to play Sunday despite sprained knee

Safety Donte Whitner says the "small sprain" to his knee won't keep him out of the 49ers' game Sunday. But he also won't be 100 percent. Whitner didn't have to risk re-injuring it on a muddy practice field Friday, at least. The 49ers moved their practice site from The Grove in the Hertfordshire countryside to Allianz Park, an artificial-turf field that...

Gore, like a fine wine, keeps getting better with age

There is no doubt that the San Francisco 49ers are preparing with the future without their star running back, Frank Gore.  It started last season when they incorporated Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James into their potent offense and both had their moments.  In this year’s draft, the 49ers selected Marcus Lattimore from South Carolina but he is not expected to play this season...

49ers-Jaguars Preview

The high-powered San Francisco 49ers are heading to London looking to extend a growing win streak. Their opponent has a much more modest goal. The Jacksonville Jaguars are hoping a change of continents will help them avoid dropping to 0-8, as they'll look to deny the 49ers a fifth straight victory Sunday at Wembley Stadium. San Francisco (5-2) has topped 30 points in each of...
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