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Is LaMichael James’ roster spot safe?

Matt Maiocco of believes LaMichael James’ roster spot is safe as training camp approaches. Lattimore is fully expected to be on the 53-man roster, but because he’s coming off such a severe knee injury and there are so many unknowns before he takes his first hit, he cannot be considered an absolute lock at this point. James looked very steady fielding punts in the...
Via Pro Football Zone
26 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM admits they could move up in the draft, doesn’t plan on trading LaMichael James

49ers general manager Trent Baalke told reporters on Friday that they have the ammunition to move up in the draft and could end up doing so. GM Trent Baalke says the #49ers have the “ammunition” to move up in the #NFLDraft. "Do we have the motivation to do that? It depends.” — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) April 25, 2014 Baalke also stated that they don’t plan on trading...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: LaMichael James would welcome a change of scenery

With reports recently surfacing that the 49ers are trying to trade running back LaMichael James,  he would be welcome to playing for a new team,  according to Matt Maiocco of LaMichael James has an uncertain future with the 49ers. He is not participating in the team’s offseason program and would welcome a change of scenery, according to a source.   Need NFL...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James doesn’t report for the 49ers offseason program

According to,  running back LaMichael James didn’t report to the start of this week’s offseason program. Running back LaMichael James, whose future with the 49ers remains murky, is in Texas to train on his own at the start of the team’s voluntary offseason conditioning program, according to a source. This isn’t a surprise at all given the fact that James knows...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James Trade Rumblings Continue As 49ers Running Back Not Present For Start Of Offseason Program

San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James was not present for the start of the teams' offseason program on Monday, according to Matt Maiocco of and that's yet another good sign that the former second-round draft pick out of Oregon will likely be dealt over the course of the next few weeks. Last week, […] LaMichael James Trade Rumblings Continue As...
Via Steelers Depot
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers reportedly 'shopping' LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly “shopping” running back LaMichael James, per Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. The report doesn’t exactly come as a shock, as James has received just 44 offensive touches since entering the league as a second round pick (No. 61 overall) out of Oregon in the 2012 NFL Draft. But looking back, it’s pretty stunning that within two years...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James Forgets that Twitter has a Timeline

Sean McMahonIf it wasn’t clear earlier this season, 49ers’ backup running back LaMichael James is unhappy. The ex Oregon Duck was apparently talking about his family when he sent out a tweet (since deleted from his account) about him not working at State Farm and that he isn’t ”trying to be insurance” earlier this season (October). The Twitterverse was thrown into a frenzy...
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James sends cryptic tweets; unhappy with 49ers?

Does LaMichael James want out of San Francisco? His series of cryptic tweets on Thursday may hold the answer. First, there was this: Innocent enough, right? Well, a few hours later, the second-year running back escalated things in a hurry. It's unclear...
Via Helmet2Helmet
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Players to watch during training camp part two

Last year the San Francisco 49ers had numerous contributions on both sides of the ball.  One of the better and most pleasant surprises happened because of injury. LaMichael James RB: When Kendall Hunter went down with an injury the 49ers lost somebody who was averaging 5.2 yards per carry and was doing a great job backing up Frank Gore.  Fortunately for the niners, they had someone...
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

5 sleepers in the 2012 NFL Draft

Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and Trent Richardson. Those are the names from the 2012 NFL Draft that reside in the minds of many. The glitz and glamour of the first round is even more exemplified than every before in today’s draft, with the first round being by itself in prime time. With those 32
Via The Penalty Flag
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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