49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pro Bowler: Young 49ers CB can be better than Richard Sherman

New San Francisco 49ers pass rusher Elvis Dumervil has had some time to watch young cornerback Rashard Robinson in action. So far, the veteran really likes what he sees.“I’m excited about Rashard Robinson,” Dumervil said, per Eric Branch of SF Gate.”When pressed about what excites him, Dumervil gave Robinson some high praise.“I think he can be the best corner in this division...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 Matchups to Watch in 49ers Joint Practices vs. Broncos

This week's litmus test against the Broncos will give the 49ers a strong idea for how they stack up against some of the NFL's elite talent.
Via 49ers.com
5 hours ago

Report: Seahawks sign CB Tramaine Brock

A day after visiting with free agent cornerback Tramaine Brock, the Seattle Seahawks have reportedly signed the former San Francisco 49ers starter. On the field, this has to be seen as a major coup for a Seahawks team that has struggled at cornerback opposite Richard Sherman over the past couple seasons.Brock, 28, started all 16 games for the 49ers last season. He put up 59 tackles...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Top 2 Highlights from 49ers Camp: Aug. 15

Top plays from the 49ers offense, NaVorro Bowman and more highlighted Tuesday's 2017 training camp practice.
Via 49ers.com
6 hours ago

Rookie LB Reuben Foster earns starting job with Niners

Rookie Reuben Foster has apparently impressed the Niners coaching staff enough to earn a starting linebacker spot.We are a few weeks into NFL training camps and there are position battles taking place all around the league. One that looks to be decided is starting weak side linebacker for the Niners. On Tuesday, head coach Kyle Shanahan said that position belongs to Foster, at least...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scot McCloughan: Kaepernick is good enough to start in NFL

While many people feel Colin Kaepernick is still a free agent because he simply isn’t good enough to be on an NFL roster, one of the most respected talent evaluators in football believes those people are misinformed. In fact, Scot McCloughan thinks Kaepernick is worthy of being a starter.McCloughan, who was the general manager in Washington before an ugly divorce earlier this offseason...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Free agent CB Tramaine Brock to visit Seahawks

After being cleared on domestic violence charges, free agent cornerback Tramaine Brock is expected to draw a ton of interest on the open market. The 28-year-old defensive back was released by San Francisco during the spring after starting 31 games over the past two seasons.He’s now reportedly set to meet with the division-rival Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday.“Cleared on domestic...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fake Support: Kaepernick needs more than just football praise

“Shallow understanding from people of goodwill is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection.” — Martin Luther King, Jr., ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’, April 16, 1963As we near the start of the 2017 NFL season, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick in trouble with wife over Colin Kaepernick talk

Michael Vick found himself in the middle of a media firestorm last month over controversial comments made about Colin Kaepernick’s continued unemployment. If it wasn’t bad enough that the former NFL superstar wasn’t taking a lot of heat in public, it appears his Kaepernick chatter is causing him headaches on the home front as well.Vick became the target of criticism last month...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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