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MIKE IUPATI RUMORS & GOSSIP

'No doubt,' Iupati wants to remain with 49ers

Guard Mike Iupati is entering his contract year with one thing on his mind, he said. And it’s not the potential for free agency that could make him one of the top-paid offensive linemen in the NFL. “I’m just playing football,” Iupati said after one of the 49ers’ joint practices with the Baltimore Ravens this week. “I just want to win that trophy. At the end, there...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers will try to sign Iupati and Crabtree to extensions before next spring

49ers general manager Trent Baalke told reporters on Monday that they’re going to try to sign both offensive lineman Mike Iupati and wide receiver Michael Crabtree to long-term extensions before next spring. “We’re going to try,” Baalke said, via CSNBayArea.com. “We’re going to work at it, certainly. But at some point, you got to stop negotiating deals and let these guys...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Iupati Unlikely To Be Back With The 49ers Next Season?

  Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee mentioned during a recent chat session that it’s “very unlikely” veteran G Mike Iupati will be back with the 49ers next season. Barrows believes it would be easier for the 49ers to re-sign Alex Boone, who is currently holding out for a new contract. This isn’t the first time that the topic of Iupati possibly not returning to San...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Iupati Could Be Entering Final Year With The 49ers

  According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers G Mike Iupati could end up being the highest-paid guard in the league at this point next year. Iupati is entering the final year of his rookie contract and will be an unrestricted free agent next March. Barrows mentions that offering Iupati that kind of money would “upset the 49ers’ offensive line hierarchy” and is...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Left guard Iupati back for 49ers against Falcons

San Francisco 49ers left guard Mike Iupati is back in the lineup after missing three games with a sprained left knee. Iupati is active for Monday night's game against Atlanta and expected to start when the 49ers try to clinch a playoff berth in the final regular-season game at Candlestick Park. Among the inactive players for the 49ers is wide receiver Mario Manningham, who...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers might get Mike Iupati back for Sunday

    The 49ers may end up getting offensive lineman Mike Iupati back for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers.  He’s been listed as questionable, but head coach Jim Harbaugh was ready to say he would play for sure, per the Sacramento Bee. Left guard Mike Iupati took part in every practice this week and is listed as questionable on the team’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Iupati likely has a significant MCL sprain

After looking at the video replay of Mike Iupati,  former NFL team physician Dr. David Chao believes the 49ers offensive lineman has a serious MCL sprain. Based on video review, the suspicion is that Iupati suffered a significant MCL sprain. He exited the game on a cart and left the locker room on crutches with a knee brace. The extent of his injury is not yet known. This is certainly...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers’ Mike Iupati underwent shoulder surgery

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers offensive lineman Mike Iupati underwent offseason shoulder surgery and will likely miss San Francisco’s upcoming OTA’s sessions. Add Mike Iupati to the list of 49ers who had surgery this offseason. The team’s All-Pro and Pro-Bowl left guard had a procedure on his shoulder and is unlikely to take part in the team’s upcoming...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers, Mike Iupati in Contract Talks

Per Albert Breer of NFL Network, the San Francisco 49ers are in contract talks with offensive guard Mike Iupati. It doesn’t appear that a deal is just waiting to be signed, nor that there is even a timetable for a new contract, writes Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. A first-round selection in 2010, the 25-year-old Idaho product is considered to be one of the best young guards...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers G Mike Iupati “Next In Line” For A Contract Extension?

According to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, 49ers G Mike Iupati figures to be “next in line” for a contract-extension. “In scouting, you live for those moments when you find someone that comes out at his position that isn’t likely to come out for another five to 10 years,” GM Trent Baalke said back in October. “… I don’t know that (Iupati) is a once...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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