49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Aldon Smith and Justin Blackmon both need a change of scenary

The NFL always has one or two players that desperately need a change of scenary. This year three players that would have definitely needed a change of scenary going into the year are Justin Blackmon, Aldon Smith and Mike Williams. The Tampa Bay Bucs have already moved away from Williams trading him to Buffalo for […] The post Aldon Smith and Justin Blackmon both need a change...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Report: 49ers not expected to pick up Aldon Smith’s option

The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on linebacker Aldon Smith’s contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 49ers are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on LB Aldon Smith’s contract, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 18, 2014 The 49ers have until May 3 to decide. Smith has been involved in several off-the...
Via Sports-Glory
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers put Colin Kaepernick's contract talks on hold

According to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com, the San Francisco 49ers have put Colin Kaepernick's contract extension talks on hold due to the investigation in Miami.
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
Via This Given Sunday
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers not releasing Aldon Smith, suspension likely

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network mentioned on Monday that the 49ers won’t be releasing Aldon Smith after his latest run in with the law. On Thursday night, Rapoport confirmed that Smith isn’t going anywhere, per NFL. Around the League. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday on “NFL Total Access” that the 49ers do not plan to cut Smith, who has $3 million in...
Via Pro Football Zone
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers will hold off contract talks with Kaepernick while investigation continues

We mentioned earlier on Thursday that the 49ers were ready to give Colin Kaepernick a $100 million contract prior to the sexual assault assault investigation in Miami. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  the 49ers will hold off contract talks with Kaepernick until after the investigation. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday on NFL Network’s “NFL Total...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Incident may have derailed Kaepernick's new deal

The San Francisco 49ers supposedly were prepared to give Colin Kaepernick a $100 million deal prior to his involvement in the sexual assault case. During a visit on “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday, San Jose Mercury News columnist Tim Kawakami told DP that the Niners were prepared to give Kaepernick a $100 million deal prior […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers can learn from rival Seahawks about handling adversity

The San Francisco 49ers could use the Seattle Seahawks as a model to get out of the hole they are digging themselves into, even if getting help from a bitter rival is a jagged pill to swallow. In one small portion of the offseason, the chaotic chain of events has damaged the structure of the franchise and they will nee to move past their problems, from the front office to the playing...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers actively looking to trade LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers would like to move up in the 2014 NFL Draft, and they are dangling a former second-round pick in talks to teams. According to reports, the 49ers are “actively” looking to trade running back LaMichael James, who was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. This is certainly an interesting rumor coming out of San Francisco, but they make sense...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Storm Johnson’s visit with the 49ers went very well

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former UCF running back Storm Johnson had a pre-draft visit with the 49ers and it apparently went very well, according to Matt Miller of Bleacher Report. I'm told UCF RB Storm Johnson's visit with the 49ers went very well. — Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) April 16, 2014 Johnson likely...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers reportedly 'shopping' LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly “shopping” running back LaMichael James, per Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. The report doesn’t exactly come as a shock, as James has received just 44 offensive touches since entering the league as a second round pick (No. 61 overall) out of Oregon in the 2012 NFL Draft. But looking back, it’s pretty stunning that within two years...
Via Gridiron Grit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mock draft version 1.0: See who we have the San Francisco 49ers picking at No. 30

The NFL Draft is three weeks from tomorrow, commencing on May 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. So it’s time to start seriously thinking about what direction teams are going to go during the first round – finally. Now that free agency has come and gone (for the most part), it actually makes sense to start forecasting the draft. Team needs are much clearer now than...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Aldon Smith 'probably won’t play for 49ers in 2014'

After speaking with “several sources involved with the (team’s) decision-making,” Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News reports Aldon Smith “probably won’t play for the 49ers in 2014.” The star 6-4, 265-pound outside linebacker was arrested and released from jail late Sunday on $20,000 bond after allegedly making a false bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 911 was contacted in incident involving Kaepernick

Details are starting to emerge from the incident involving 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, receiver Quinton Patton and Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette, and a woman who wound up in a hospital after hanging out with them at the Viceory hotel in Miami on April 2. According to a police report obtained by radio host Andy Slater of Miami’s 940 WINZ, Lockette called 911 twice that...
Via cover32 - 49ers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Aldon Smith arrested after yelling 'bomb' at LAX

Details are sketchy, but reports are surfacing 49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday afternoon. Aldon Smith — 49ers Superstar Arrested at LAX … Allegedly Yelled 'Bomb' in Airport http://t.co/aOTz256ua5 — TMZ (@TMZ) April 13, 2014 From TMZ:  We’re told the drama started at the gate, where Smith was trying to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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