The Kyle Shanahan Hiring Is Already Paying Dividends for 49ers

With Kyle Shanahan’s six-year contract, the rebuild for the 49ers is long term. But with solid free-agent signings, the team is already  seeing the rewards from his hiring.   It used to be simple. Bring free agents in to the Bay Area, show them the Lombardi Trophies and, before you know it, they were signing on […] The Kyle Shanahan Hiring Is Already Paying Dividends for 49ers...
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1 day ago

Kyle Shanahan: 49ers will ‘continue to look’ for quarterbacks

The San Francisco 49ers have already added on quarterback, but don’t expect that to mean they’re finished assessing the market.Coach Kyle Shanahan said that the 49ers are still looking at all potential avenues to get another quarterback, as they only have two on the roster.“We’ll continue to look,” Shanahan said Friday, via Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area. “You rarely take...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins QB Kirk Cousins expected to sign franchise tag tender

Kirk Cousins might not want to be in Washington. It sure looks like he would rather play for his former offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan with the San Francisco 49ers (more on that here).Unfortunately for Cousins, that possibility seems remote considering he had the exclusive-rights franchise tag placed on him in early March.Unhappy with the situation in Washington, Cousins reportedly...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Scot McCloughan reportedly wanted to sign Kirk Cousins long term

Scot McCloughan is on his way out as GM in Washington, and it sounds like several disagreements with team president Bruce Allen is a big reason why.The Washington Post’s Liz Clarke and Mike Jones collaborated on a long, information-filled article on Wednesday in which they declared McCloughan will not be returning as Washington’s GM. This would end an off-season filled with questions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Where's the ideal landing spot for the top QBs?

Circumstance has seen fit to bless this NFL off-season with an unusually large bounty of viable starting quarterbacks. The outset of free agency can be a whirlwind few days most years, but with the quarterback market so much in flux, this year the intrigue is more pronounced and the fate of several teams can be radically changed instantly.   Each team would obviously prefer to have...
Via Yardbarker
17 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers re-sign Jeremy Kerley to three-year contract

The San Francisco 49ers might not have a quarterback on the roster, but they made sure to keep one of their most-productive pass catchers.San Francisco announced on Saturday that it has re-signed wide receiver Jeremy Kerley to a three-year contract. The 28-year-old receiver was one of the few bright spots on an otherwise talent-stricken offense last season. Kerley recorded 64 receptions...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch wowed by DeShone Kizer at Combine interview

The San Francisco 49ers are in desperate need of a signal-caller, now that Colin Kaepernick has opted out of his contract.New head coach Kyle Shanahan will have a chance to start fresh and draft/mold the quarterback he believes will fit his offense, which means the team will likely target a fairly mobile quarterback with a strong arm that can throw downfield.General manager John...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins seeking RGIII-type haul for Kirk Cousins

There’s a lot of moving parts on the Kirk Cousins’ front. The Washington Redskins placed the exclusive franchise tender on their Pro Bowl quarterback Tuesday, meaning that no other team can negotiate with signal caller once free agency begins.Should Cousins in fact sign the tender, he will be guaranteed roughly $24 million for the 2017 season.The interesting dynamic here is that...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White goes off on Kyle Shanahan for Super Bowl collapse

Former Falcons receiver Roddy White, who was released last year, threw under the ol’ Greyhound one of the people who helped make the decision to release him.White became the latest to pile the blame on former Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan for the epic meltdown against the Patriots in Super Bowl LI.Matt Ryan’s 27-yard pass to Julio Jones gave the Falcons a first...
Via The Sports Daily
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Kyle Shanahan to coordinate 49ers offense

Not that this is a tremendous shock, but word is coming out now that new San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan will call plays for the team’s offense. Essentially, he’s going to be the offensive coordinator. Shanahan has been coordinating NFL offenses going back to 2008 with the Houston Texans. Since then, he’s held the same position with the Washington Redskins, Cleveland...
Via Sportsnaut
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

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