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Vernon Davis says 'it was a very easy decision' not to holdout of 49ers training camp

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis toyed with the media during the offseason in an attempt to get the team's front office to sign him to a new deal. However, when the time came, Davis just could stay away from his teammates, who he has gone to battle with so many times. “It was a very easy decision,” Davis said, via CSN Bay Area. “All you have to do is think...
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Aldon Smith claims he’s been sober since last year

Your browser does not support iframes. 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith says he’s been sober since attending a rehab facility during last season which forced him to miss five games. “I’m in the best shape I’ve been in, coming into a camp,” Smith said. “And my mind is probably in the best spot it’s been in. So I’m feeling great.” Smith si expected to meet with NFL commissioner...
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Marcus Lattimore lands on PUP with hamstring/knee injuries

The 49ers decided to place second-year running back Marcus Lattimore on the physically unable to perform list as he continues to work on getting his knee healthy as well as deal with a hamstring injury. Marcus Lattimore remains on PUP w/ combination of hamstring/knee, Jim Harbaugh said. Drs made decision in best interest of player, he said. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 24...
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Colin Kaepernick has become a coach on the field

49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman told Omar Ruiz of the NFL Network that quarterback Colin Kaepernick is now a coach on the field.     var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Colin Kaepernick has become a coach on the field appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Do the San Francisco 49ers have any of the top-10 most overrated players in the NFL?

Yesterday, the fine folks at Grantland released the second half of their annual NFL trade value list, which ranks each player in the league based on how much interest they would garner on the open market. It’s an interesting list, one that is fun to compare with a similar piece cover32 posted earlier in the offseason. While there were plenty of similarities between the two...
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San Francisco 49ers Safeties preview: Pro Bowlers lead the way

Only a few positions on the 49ers roster have the starters set in stone. The safety position is one of them. Eric Reid is coming off an incredible rookie season finishing with 77 combined tackles and four interceptions. He was picked to be in the Pro Bowl and he is only 22 years old The 49ers did lose a key player to their defense, Donte Whitner. To replace him, the 49ers picked...
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Could window for Super Bowl be closing for 49ers, Jim Harbaugh?

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh knows the team can only say 'close but no cigar' so many times and said that it does weigh on his mind that the club hasn't gotten to their ultimate goal and time could be running out on the current group. Harbaugh has the daunting task of getting his team focused after another close run in 2013 that fell just short in a loss to...
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49ers News: Alex Boone doesn't show up to camp

San Francisco 49ers guard Alex Boone is holding out from his team's training camp as he tries to force the 49ers to restructure his contract.  This move was expected, as Boone feels that a base contract of $2 million in 2014 and $1.2 million in 2015 is not enough for a starting guard.  CSN Bay Area writer Matt Maiocco reported on the situation by tweeting: The #49ers placed...
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Report: Alex Boone will not attend training camp

Alex Boone plans to hold out from training camp for a new contract according to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP) The San Francisco 49ers breathed a gigantic sigh of relief this morning when tight end Vernon Davis decided to join his teammates at training camp.  However, there is still one huge piece missing from camp, that is guard Alex Boone.  Who, according to...
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WATCH: Vernon Davis reports to 49ers training camp

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis has reported to training camp. Teammate C.J. Spillman broke the news on Twitter. @vernondavis85 has reported to camp — CJ SPILLMAN (@CJSPILLMAN27) July 23, 2014 The Pro Bowl tight end has made it known that he wants a new contract, and the 49ers have been clear that they will not negotiate with anyone not at camp...
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49ers are surprised when Vernon Davis arrives at camp (Video)

Today the San Francisco 49ers were surprised and in shock when they looked over and saw their star tight end walking into the Locker Room. C.J. Spillman posted this video above. It sounded like Vernon was excited to be home. The post 49ers are surprised when Vernon Davis arrives at camp (Video) appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Power Rankings: San Francisco 49ers have one of least intriguing camps in NFL

Training camps are officially underway, with the Bills and Giants already going through two-a-day practices, and the rest of the league set to start at various times this week. As a result, excitement about the upcoming NFL season is at a fever pitch; 32 different fan bases believe their team can have a special year. But in reality, not all teams are created equal. And as a result...
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49ers primed to challenge for Super Bowl as they land at No. 2 in PFT's power rankings

What a little off-field drama? Colin Kaepernick and Aldon Smith made headlines for either being in the wrong place at the wrong time, or saying the wrong thing at absolutely the wrong place. Coach Jim Harbaugh is or isn't in a power struggle with general manager Trent Baalke, depending on who is asked. Guard Alex Boone and tight end Vernon Davis are on the verge of holdouts...
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San Francisco 49ers: three biggest training camp questions

Now that the World Cup has come to a close, that can only mean that football is right around the corner (46 days to be exact, but who’s counting?) The only thing standing between the fans and watching some preseason action is training camp, and this article is going to take a look at the biggest question marks and stories heading into the 49ers training camp. Will Vernon Davis...
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Colin Kaepernick shares some interesting secrets of dating life

Colin Kaepernick had to have been the most interesting man on the red carpet at the ESPYs pre-party in Hollywood Tuesday night. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who was rocking an enormous gold chain, answered a number of entertaining questions from gossip reporters. Kaepernick seemed uncomfortable when asked which female athlete he would like to […]
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