2018 NFL Scouting Combine: 49ers look for linebackers

The 2018 NFL Scouting Combine has wrapped up its events and activities for yet another successful year. Now that the combine is over, general manager John Lynch of the San Francisco 49ers is now in the business of evaluating talent.   For the San Francisco 49ers, the NFL Scouting Combine...
Via Niner Noise
16 hours ago

How Ahkello Witherspoon Sold the 49ers at the 2017 NFL Combine

John Lynch explained how Witherspoon impressed the 49ers during his interview at last year’s Combine.
Via 49ers.com
19 hours ago

NFL free agency: 49ers’ top 3 targets for 2018

Niner Noise looks at the top three targets the San Francisco 49ers should consider, now that 2018 NFL free agency landscape has become clearer leading up to the start of the league’s new year.   The San Francisco 49ers, perhaps, are in the best position they’ve seen in years to tackle...
Via Niner Noise
1 day ago

Pouncey ‘not concerned’ about Martin’s social media post

Jonathan Martin found his way back into the news last month when he was taken into custody over a disturbing social media post that was viewed as a threat toward some of his former teammates, but one of those teammates insists he is not worried.Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey was asked about Martin’s Instagram story at a charity event over the weekend, and he was quick to downplay...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers win coin flip, will pick 9th; Raiders to pick 10th

The order for the 2018 draft is officially in the books. The 49ers won the coin toss for the rights to the No. 9 pick on Friday afternoon. The Raiders will now pick 10th. Beyond the first round, the Niners, Raiders, and Dolphins will alternate draft order due to their identical records.The 49ers and Raiders both finished the year with matching 6-10 record and an identical strength...
Via Pro Football Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

West Notes: Sherman, Chiefs, Raiders, 49ers

The Seahawks dangled cornerback Richard Sherman in trade talks at this time a year ago, but given that he’s currently unable to pass a physical after undergoing another procedure on his torn Achilles, Sherman won’t be dealt any time soon, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (video link). Injured players can’t be traded, and Sherman likely won’t be healthy until training camp. In...
Via Pro Football Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM John Lynch notes that Jimmy Garoppolo will attract free agents

Let’s face it. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has been the talk of the town since he was traded. Not only is he one of the most attractive people on the planet, the young quarterback is said to be garnering the interest of several NFL free agents that want to be part of the team. General manager John Lynch is just smiling ear-to-ear here at the idea of landing some...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvard-Westlake School files for restraining order against Jonathan Martin

Harvard-Westlake School has filed for a restraining order against Jonathan Martin following his threats made last week, according to a report.TMZ Sports reported on Thursday that the Los Angeles school filed for a restraining order against Martin. Martin posted a photo on his Instagram account last Thursday that showed a shotgun and several bullets around it. In his post, which came...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanahan on Foster: ‘He has put us in a tough situation’

The San Francisco 49ers have not yet decided what to do with talented but troubled young linebacker Reuben Foster. The 2017 first-round pick was arrested twice within a one-month span earlier this offseason.The first arrest came in Alabama and involved possession of marijuana. That in and of itself is a minor infraction. It’s the arrest in California on domestic violence and gun...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lynch: ‘Nothing imminent’ with Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde has spent the last two-plus seasons as a starter for the San Francisco 49ers, but the running back’s tenure could be coming to a close.At the NFL Scouting Combine, per Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group, general manager John Lynch did not sound especially optimistic about re-signing Hyde soon.“We’ve had discussions with Carlos all the way through the season. We haven...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers, OL Garry Gilliam agree to extension

The 49ers have signed offensive lineman Garry Gilliam to a two-year extension worth $8MM, a source tells Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). The deal includes nearly $4M guaranteed.  Gilliam went from the Seahawks to the Niners last April when Seattle declined to match his offer sheet. After earning $2.2MM last season, the 27-year-old is receiving yet another pay bump.Gilliam’s...
Via Pro Football Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Martin reportedly had gun when detained by police

Jonathan Martin had a gun in his possession when he was detained by police, according to a report.TMZ Sports says police believe Martin had recently purchased two weapons, including one that matched with the gun seen in his Instagram post. When he was found on Friday, he had a gun in his car.TMZ Sports also says that Martin is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.Martin made a threatening...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Jonathan Martin prompts high school closing with disturbing photo

Former NFL player Jonathan Martin posted a disturbing Instagram story this week featuring a shotgun and chilling message that prompted his former high school to close on Friday.Martin, who retired in 2015, found himself at the center of controversy in 2013 after accusing Miami Dolphins teammates, specifically Richie Incognito, of bullying. Martin’s Instagram account is private, but...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets looking to offer $60 million guaranteed to Kirk Cousins in first year of contract?

The Jets were reportedly looking to do “whatever it takes” to land Kirk Cousins, and it now appears that is the case.Gang Green likely knows that there’ll be some serious suitors they’ll be competing against in the Cousins sweepstakes, and the team appears ready to back up a Brink’s truck in hopes of landing him.The Jets could offer Cousins an insane amount of guaranteed money in...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers’ Reuben Foster arrested on multiple charges

Last week, the San Francisco 49ers would make Jimmy Garoppolo the highest-paid player in the NFL. This week, however, they are dealing with another matter entirely. Over the weekend, linebacker Reuben Foster would be arrested on multiple charges.The charges against Foster include: charges relating to domestic violence. suspicion of possessing an assault rifle. This arrest marks the...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Garoppolo just became the NFL’s highest-paid player

Jimmy Garoppolo is set to become the NFL’s highest-paid player. That’s because the San Francisco 49ers are in agreement with Garoppolo on a five-year extension worth $137.5 million. Oh yeah, it’s all happening today.“The 49ers and QB Jimmy Garoppolo have agreed to a five-year, $137.5 million contract, source says. The biggest deal in NFL history on a average-per-year basis.”Yes,...
Via The Sports Post
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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