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ANTOINE BETHEA RUMORS

Who are the three most important players on the 49ers defense in 2015?

It almost feels like reflex at this point. Any article about the 49ers defense needs to be prefaced by referencing the departures the unit has suffered in the offseason. Frankly, I’m sick of it. It is the offseason and the dead part of the offseason no less. Time to turn the page. Borland, Smith, and Willis are gone, we wish them the best. The NFL waits for no one, however. So...
Via cover32
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Antoine Bethea Picks Off a Pass During San Francisco 49ers OTAs

Offense wins games and defense wins championships may be one of the oldest sayings in the book, but that's because its true. Look at the Super Bowl winners in recent years; they all played solid defense. If they didn't play solid defense all season they played it when it mattered most in the playoffs (like Indianapolis and New Orleans). So if San Francisco is going to make it back...
Via FatManWriting
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Antoine Bethea: 'A lot of good competition' for 49ers cornerbacks

Many assumed the San Francisco 49ers would be selecting a cornerback in the 2015 NFL Draft. However, the 49ers did not go that route and they will let the cornerbacks already on the roster battle it out in training camp for playing time and roster spots.Strong safety Antoine Bethea told the 49ers official website he likes what he sees so far with the current group of cornerbacks...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Safety Power Rankings: Is Antoine Bethea of the 49ers the best in the NFL this year?

Anybody and their grandmother can make a power rankings list for the NFL’s best quarterbacks. It takes a real man or a sportswriter with nothing better to do to rank the less glamorous positions. In that spirit let’s find out who the top ten safeties are playing in the league right now. To determine the list I went by Pro Football Focus’ pass coverage ratings. Tashuan Gipson...
Via cover32 - 49ers
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Under the radar guys that have stepped up

The San Francisco 49ers came into this season with a lot of new players, both rookies and veterans.  Most of the attention went to established guys like Stevie Johnson and Antoine Bethea or to top draft picks like Carlos Hyde and Jimmie Ward, but there have been some pleasant surprises here and there.  The following are the guys that have exceeded expectations and played really...
Via isportsweb.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will replace Antoine Bethea in the secondary?

This offseason the Indianapolis Colts said goodbye to their eight year veteran Antoine Bethea, who was picked up by the San Francisco 49ers. This has caused what could be the biggest hole to fill in free agency. Bethea is a two-time Pro Bowler and played a big role in the Colts’ Super Bowl run in 2006. Over the last four seasons, Bethea had forced three fumbles, as well as adding...
Via cover32 - Colts
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: free agency overview and analysis

Antoine Bethea signs his new 4-year contract with the 49ers. Credit to 49ers.com This year’s free agency crop in the NFL had a plethora of big names and future Hall of Famers for teams to fight over. While many teams made big splashes in free agency, the 49ers laid low and made only a few, but effective free agency signings. Let’s take a look at the 49ers key pickups and how...
Via isportsweb.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vontae Davis and Antonie Bethea hit the market

The Indianapolis Colts did not place a franchise tag on any player before Monday’s 4 PM deadline. In fact, only four players received that honor, enough to tie for the fewest in the last ten seasons. So when free agency begins next week two Colts players will be testing the waters, cornerback Vontae Davis, and safety Antoine Bethea. Bethea has been a cornerstone in the secondary...
Via cover32 - Colts
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Antoine Bethea Interested In Re-Signing With The Colts

According to Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, impending free agent S Antoine Bethea has expressed a desire to re-sign with the Colts. However, Holder adds that Bethea is taking a “noncommittal approach” regarding his options this offseason, which could be an indication that he’s willing to leave if the circumstance aren’t right. Bethea, 29, is finishing up the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Antoine Bethea willing to re-sign with Colts, considering options

Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea is willing to re-sign with the team but will consider other options according to the IndyStar. Bethea has been a tackle machine for the Colts and just wrapped up a four-year deal worth $27 million. Now 29 he is hitting free agency with what figures to be his last chance to get a big contract. The IndyStar suggests that the Colts could move...
Via Tireball.com
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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