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5 NFL Draft Picks that Could Jumpstart the 49ers Rebuild

After a 2-14 season, the San Francisco 49ers have plenty of holes to fill. With new general manager John Lynch and first-time head coach Kyle Shanahan promising a structured approach to this rebuild, they will enter the 2017 NFL Draft with a slew of picks to infuse the roster with young talent.   There is no quick fix […] 5 NFL Draft Picks that Could Jumpstart the 49ers Rebuild...
Via Niner Noise
11 minutes ago

5 Worst NFL Free-Agency Signings in San Francisco 49ers History

NFL free agency is almost in full effect right now, and teams are vying for coveted players and underrated pickups. Niner Noise takes a look down memory lane at the five worst free-agent signings by the 49ers.   With the free-agency period starting on March 9, the San Francisco 49ers are in a great position to […] 5 Worst NFL Free-Agency Signings in San Francisco 49ers History...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

John Lynch: 49ers ‘absolutely’ need to improve at QB position

The play of Colin Kaepernick improved as the 2016 went along. Still, new San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch knows the play of the team’s quarterback position must get better.“Do we have some places — probably the ultimate position, quarterback — where we need to improve? Absolutely,” Lynch said on KNBR, H/T Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee. “And we’re...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: Why It Will Be Hard for the 49ers to Trade Down in Round 1

The San Francisco 49ers own the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, and many pundits want to see the Niners trade down to acquire more draft capital. But such a move is easier said than done.   OK, draft Twitter, it’s time to get a lesson on actual trades in the NFL […] 2017 NFL Draft: Why It Will Be Hard for the 49ers to Trade Down in Round 1 - Niner Noise - Niner Noise...
Via Niner Noise
7 hours ago

49ers fire assistant general manager Tom Gamble

In what appears to be a power move by John Lynch, the San Francisco 49ers continued cleaning house Wednesday by saying goodbye to assistant general manager Tom Gamble.The 49ers announced the move on the team website, with Lynch making the following statement:“The 49ers organization has tremendous respect and appreciation for Tom Gamble and his many years of service,” said General...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tom Gamble Leaving 49ers Organization

The San Francisco 49ers announced that Tom Gamble is leaving the organization.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

49ers Sign CB K'Waun Williams

The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed CB K'Waun Williams to a one-year deal.
Via 49ers.com
1 day ago

Report: Colin Kaepernick visits with 49ers’ new brass

Some time between now and the middle of next month, a decision will have to be made on Colin Kaepernick’s future with the San Francisco 49ers.Kaepernick restructured his contract with the team this past season in a move that enabled him to see the field. It also gave both the 49ers and their much-maligned quarterback an out.After initial reports surfaced that Kaepernick would indeed...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers to Host Free EA Madden Club Series Event March 19th

The San Francisco 49ers are one of eight NFL teams selected to take part in the first Madden 17 Club Series. Join us for the crowning of the best Madden 17 player among the 49ers Faithful during a live tournament at Levi’s® Stadium on March 19, 2017.
Via 49ers.com
2 days ago

San Francisco 49ers: Prepping for free agency, Part 1

In less than three weeks, NFL free agency will be officially underway. The San Francisco 49ers are set to be among the biggest spenders, with nearly $100 million in salary cap space. Not only will Head Coach Kyle Shanahan have to evaluate which outside players he wants to bring in, he will have to decide which 49ers free agents to let go of, which is what this article will be focusing...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch works the phones to sell season tickets

You could say that John Lynch is a hands-on general manager.Not only is he running the team, he’s also selling season tickets.Lynch wanted to meet with the team’s business department and decided to do that by interacting with the employees while they worked. A member of the sales staff was trying to close the deal with a customer on a Stadium Builder’s License, basically a...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

An overview of the San Francisco 49ers new 4-3 defense

The San Francisco 49ers are soon expected to announce Jacksonville Jaguars Linebackers Coach Robert Saleh as their new Defensive Coordinator. Saleh has been with the Jaguars for the past three years helping run their 4-3 defense, and it appears that is also what he’ll be running in San Francisco, according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan. This will be a departure from the 3-4 style the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick changes agents

Colin Kaepernick reportedly has switched agents.The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows says the 49ers quarterback parted ways with XAM Sports, which represented the player since the time he entered the league in 2011.It’s unclear at the moment who will be representing Kaepernick, but Barrows believes it could be Jeff Nalley of Select Sports Group, which worked on the restructuring...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Some NFL executives think Chip Kelly should go back to college

Chip Kelly should stop trying to make it in the NFL, at least in the eyes of some league executives.Mark Maske of the Washington Post took a look at Kelly’s professional future, and noted that there is a significant divide, even within NFL circles, with regards to how Kelly is viewed.To be clear, some executives still have a good opinion of Kelly. They view him as a bright offensive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch used secrecy of his GM candidacy as test of 49ers culture

The hiring of John Lynch as the new San Francisco 49ers general manager seemed to come out of nowhere to the outside world. Now we know that is exactly how Lynch wanted his hiring to go down. In fact, according to a report from KNBR in San Fransisco, Lynch used his want to keep his hiring process secret as a test of his now employer’s culture of leaking. You see, things were a...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the San Francisco 49ers

Founded in 1946 as a member of the AAFC before joining the NFL four years later in the league merger, the San Francisco 49ers have had 20 coaches in NFL franchise history. This list includes one Hall of Fame coach, two Hall of Fame players, and two Super Bowl winners. The team is hoping for a fresh start with a new coach in 2017. How many of the leaders of the 49ers can you name...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rewind: Remembering 'The Catch' 35 years later

Welcome to The Rewind, where we dig through tapes, YouTube videos and streaming services and revisit some of the most interesting games in history. There is something special about revisiting a favorite movie, a favorite show no longer on the air, or even just pulling out an album and giving it a spin the whole way through for the first time in a long while. Inevitably you pick...
Via Yardbarker
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Lynch personally volunteered for 49ers GM job

The rather strange, abrupt hiring of John Lynch as San Francisco 49ers general manager came about in the last week after Lynch personally campaigned for the position, according to a report.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday that Lynch, who has no front office experience, personally reached out to incoming coach Kyle Shanahan last week and volunteered for the position. Shanahan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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