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49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Darnell Dockett signs with 49ers

Defensive end Darnell Dockett will remain in the NFC West after signing with the San Francisco 49ers, his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, announced Thursday on Twitter. Congrats to the newest Niner! pic.twitter.com/8lGnY2fwEG — Drew Rosenhaus (@RosenhausSports) March 5, 2015   Dockett signed a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the 49ers, with $4 million being paid in the...
Via Sports-Glory
4 minutes ago  |  Discuss

49ers sign free agent DE Darnell Dockett

According to  Josh Weinfuss of ESPN, former Arizona Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett signed with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday. The defensive end signed a two-year, $7.5 million contract with $2 million guaranteed and with $4 million being paid in the first year.   Congrats to the newest Niner! pic.twitter.com/8lGnY2fwEG — Drew Rosenhaus (@RosenhausSports) March 5, 2015
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20 minutes ago  |  Discuss

49ers Expected To Pursue Top Free Agents

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly interested in signing free agent edge rusher Trent Cole, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS sports. The 49ers, who are trying to secure Darnell Dockett, will also be players in the market for Cole from what I hear. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 4, 2015   Cole, 32, was officially released from the Philadelphia Eagles...
Via Gridiron Grit
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Trying To Trade ILB Michael Wilhoite

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, citing multiple sources, reports that the 49ers are trying to trade ILB Michael Wilhoite. According to a league source who spoke with Barrows, the 49ers are looking for a sixth- or seventh-round draft pick in return for Wilhoite. Barrows mentions that while Wilhoite has been value player on both defense and special ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: San Francisco 49ers sign Australian Rugby star to three year contract

Last week we reported that the San Francisco 49ers were considering signing Australian Rugby star Jarryd Hayne. It later came out that their rivals, the Seattle Seahawks also were interested. The 49ers couldn’t beat Seattle this season, but they won this race at least. According to a tweet by Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers have signed Hayne to a three-year contract...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick soars in latest QB Rankings

Quarterback remains the most-important position in all of sports, but that doesn’t mean it’s not evolving. In fact, the past 10 years have seen a drastic shift in the way success is defined behind center. No longer are quarterbacks asked to simply stand in the pocket and deliver passes to receiver. More and more, they are becoming dynamic, two-way threats, players who can torment...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers get grossly overlooked in logo power rankings

It’s the symbol that represents a city and a franchise; it’s the mark that fans wear with pride, showing their allegiance to their favorite team. That’s what makes a logo important. And while every NFL team’s signature is recognizable, not all of them are created equal. Some are classic and iconic. Others are modern and cool. But a few are downright putrid, bastions from...
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Darnell Dockett reportedly visiting 49ers on Tuesday

The Arizona Cardinals released longtime defensive tackle Darnell Dockett last week after talks with the player’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, fell apart. Dockett is now free to sign with whichever team he wants—even before free agency opens on March 10—and has chosen to stop in Santa Clara on Tuesday to visit the San Francisco 49ers, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. ...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers free agency preview: Changing of the guard by the Bay

Beyond putting together a new coaching staff in San Francisco, there's anticipation of some massive player turnover. After terminating the contract of defensive end Ray McDonald, the team awaits word on if Justin Smith will retire. Aside from all that, the 49ers have 17 free agents. Six of San Francisco's unrestricted free agents are players who logged significant playing time in...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers Could Strike Gold With Latest Bold Move

The San Francisco 49ers have just signed a 27-year-old player with no NFL experience. In fact, their latest addition has never even played American football, and the Niners had to beat out the Lions and Seahawks in order to land Hayne to a futures contract, which contains $100,000 guaranteed. If you’re scratching your head, Hayne is a former Australian rugby star who dropped...
Via Gridiron Grit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne picks 49ers

  Australian Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne announced  at a press conference in Australia that he will sign a contract with the San Francisco 49ers. The 27-year-old chose the 49ers over the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks he got a $100,000 guarantee from San Francisco. Hayne will be listed as running back, but his immediate impact likely will come on special teams, both...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gore and Freeney: Veteran free agents who still have something to offer

Football demands youth spread throughout every roster, because older bodies have endured more punishment, and could break easily. This is not revolutionary thinking, but the salary cap dictates that finding veterans to plug into a specific role is a necessary front-office skill. It separates championship-caliber general managers from the rest. Aging yet still useful talent is also...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: 11 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET) An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July. At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers’ Chris Culliver Expected To Be One Of The Most Sought After CBs In Free Agency

According to Dianna Marie Russini, 49ers free agent CB Chris Culliver will be one of the “most sought after” cornerbacks on the market this offseason. Russini anticipates him securing a “big time” contract after a number of teams have him graded highly. This fits with a previous report from Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, who mentioned that there could be ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers will ask Stevie Johnson to take a pay cut

With a $5.5 million salary due for the 2015 season, WR Stevie Johnson's current contract apparently isn't going to stay as it is, reports the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, according to multiple sources. The good news here for Johnson is that the team still wants him - which contrasts earlier reports that he's a candidate to be release. They simply want him at a more cap-friendly...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers G Mike Iupati Likely To Test Open Market, Return To SF Still A Possibility

According to Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, 49ers free agent G Mike Iupati is likely to reach the open market in the coming, but a return to San Francisco is still a possibility. The overall expectation has been that Iupati wound up fielding offers from prospective teams this offseason given that the 49ers are in a tough financial position right now. On top of that, there are a number...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss’ son Thaddeus receives scholarship offer from Michigan

Thaddeus Mekhi Moss, the son of former NFL receiver Randy Moss, is a hot recruit in the college football world and just scored his biggest offer yet. Moss tweeted Wednesday night that he received an offer from Michigan: Blessed to say that I have received my tenth offer from the University of Michigan pic.twitter.com/qIsie2kdxB —...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vernon Davis and Aldon Smith Have Both Listed their Houses for Sale

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis still has one year left on a contract scheduled to count nearly $7 million against the cap in 2015. Linebacker Aldon Smith, who is also set to become a free agent after next year, is due a paycheck of approximately $9.8 million in 2015. According to ESPN, both have placed their Bay Area homes on the market. While 49ers’ general manager...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick Takes Very Strong Offense To Random Twitter Criticism

Colin Kaepernick is a very hard worker, and nobody is about to tell him otherwise. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback already has begun his offseason training, and he took to Twitter on Wednesday to give fans a glimpse of his regimen. 1000 abs.... arm workout..... 10 min straight on the jump rope.... 2 hour study session in February..... that's what we...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick blasts Twitter troll

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not one to sit by and idle after getting heckled on social media. One particular Twitter troll found that out the hard way on Wednesday, when Kaepernick put him on blast. It started when the 49ers quarterback started discussing how intense his offseason workout regimen is. Even during a “recovery day,” Kap seemed to hit the...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers unlikely to re-sign Michael Crabtree

In news that likely won’t surprise those who have followed the situation in San Francisco closely, Matt Barrows over at the Sacramento Bee is reporting that the 49ers are unlikely to re-sign impending free-agent wide receiver Michael Crabtree. Once seen as a true No. 1 receiver for San Francisco, this former first-round pick has seen his production dip a great deal since suffering...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the San Francisco 49ers blow it up?

It’s over. The San Francisco 49ers watched their championship window shut on a tipped ball and an interception at Seattle in Jan. 2014. It seemed like a brutal setback at the moment. Instead, the sounds of cheers at CenturyLink Field was the chorus of San Francisco fading into contender oblivion. Last year, the 49ers went 8-8 before Jim Harbaugh and the franchise mutually parted...
Via This Given Sunday
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore posts on Instagram, wants to know if 49ers want him back

Frank Gore wants to know if the San Francisco 49ers want him back next season, and he is even going on social media to pose the question. Gore posted a photo and note on Instagram Sunday night (later deleted) where he openly wondered whether the Niners want him back. “I know the fans love me...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: I didn't leave 49ers, they left me

When the 49ers’ season came to a close, owner Jed York announced a mutual parting of ways with coach Jim Harbaugh. Turns out, the parting wasn’t so mutual. Appearing on a podcast with Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News, Harbaugh said he was told after the 49ers’ Week 15 loss to Seattle that it...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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