San Francisco 49ers’ projected starters on offense for 2015

Now that the NFL draft is over and minicamps are in full swing, it’s time to turn our attention to the 2015 season.The San Francisco 49ers are team that went through a lot of change during the off-season. Here’s a look at what the offensive depth chart might look like this fall: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert Although Gabbert signed an extension during the off-season...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers keep quarterback Gabbert for 2 years, release Johnson

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed quarterback Blaine Gabbert to a two-year contract while also releasing wide receiver Stevie Johnson a day after acquiring Torrey Smith. San Francisco announced the moves Thursday. The 49ers also signed tight end Garrett Celek to a one-year deal. Gabbert, acquired in a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars last March,...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers re-sign Blaine Gabbert, release Stevie Johnson

USATI The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday that they have re-signed quarterback Blaine Gabbert to a two-year deal and tight end Garrett Celek to a one-year deal. The team also announced that they have released wide receiver Stevie Johnson. He caught 35 passes for 435 receiving yards and three touchdowns in his lone season with the 49ers. The 49ers acquired Gabbert ...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Re-Signing QB Blaine Gabbert

A source tells Josina Anderson that free agent QB Blaine Gabbert is “staying in San Francisco.” Gabbert, 25, was taken in the first-round of the 2011 draft and hasn’t come anywhere close to living up to his draft status. The 49ers acquired Gabbert in a deal for a 2014 sixth-round pick that later became Luke Bowanko. In 2014, ...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Marvelous Mariota, the Curious Case of Jameis Winston, and the Filtered QB Translation Metric

Numbers are not infallible, but they sure do explain a lot of things. In 2014, I began to experiment with some data to help suggest which quarterbacks might have the most natural transitions to the NFL. I took into account four statistics that all took into account the translatability of a quarterback to a more physical, more nuanced level of competition: touchdown percentage, interception...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Five draft picks that are haunting the Jaguars

The Jaguars are a team in the dumps and every season they seem to sink further into the abyss of NFL irrelevance. The 0-3 start certainly hasn’t helped as it has already become clear this will be another season with no playoff berth. Jacksonville is a team that struggles to get fan support and has almost no game in the free agency market and that’s why the draft is so critical...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Cowboys, Rams, & Ravens

  49ers QB Blaine Gabbert had his shoulder X-rayed after the game. The team will have more details tomorrow. (Kevin Lynch) Cowboys The Cowboys are reportedly facing a fine of close to $44,000 from the NFL for the suspensions of CB Orlando Scandrick and S Jakar Hamilton. (Todd Archer) Rams Seventh-round pick DE Michael Sam said he’s confident he’ll end up on an NFL roster...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Preseaon week 3 recap and analysis

Recap The San Francisco 49ers got in the win column this preseason after a 21-7 victory against the San Diego chargers and notched their first win in new Levi stadium. The first string offense once again struggled to put points on the board but backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert came in midway through the second quarter and was very efficient in leading the offense down the field...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Francisco 49ers Finally Score First Touchdown of the 2014 Season

It took nearly 10 quarters of play for the San Francisco 49ers to score a touchdown, but late in Sunday's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers they finally did. The fact that it took this long for the 49er offense to crack the end zone is not the most surprising part--who led them there is.He may not have done much in Jacksonville and up until Sunday he had not done much...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert is the 49ers backup “right now”

Getty Images Blaine Gabbert will remain second on the depth chart at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers as the team enters its third preseason game. “Blaine is that guy right now,” Harbaugh said of Gabbert. If head coach Jim Harbaugh’s comments about Blaine Gabbert did not seem too sencire one could simply look at his preseason numbers. Gabbert has completed 11 of 25 passes...
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Colts, Patriots, Raiders, & Rams

49ers HC Jim Harbaugh referred to backup QB Blaine Gabbert as “the guy right now” for the team’s No. 2 job. (Matt Barrows) Colts LB Shawn Loiseau reverted to the Colts’ injured reserve list after clearing waivers on Friday. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski remains on course for Week 1, but the Patriots are not certain about his status at this point in time. (Albert Breer...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things to watch for as 49ers look for first preseason win

The 49ers are currently 0-2 in preseason play and have only put up a total of 3 points. Is it time to be concerned? Not just yet. This is a talented team and a lot of the starters have not even seen the field yet. So 49er fans, I would not start to worry just yet. The only thing I would worry about is if Blaine Gabbert gets to start which is VERY slim, in fact there is no chance...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Gore: 49ers are not 100 percent as a team, but we’ll be fine

The San Francisco 49ers were unable to score any points in the first game in their new home on Sunday, but running back Frank Gore isn’t worried. “We’re not 100 percent as a team, but we’re practicing and we look fine,” he said. “We know what each guy can do. Once the season starts, we’ll be fine.” In two preseason games, the 49ers have scored just three points, losing...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Falcons, Jets, Panthers, Rams, & Saints

  49ers Bill Williamson of ESPN projects Blaine Gabbert to be Colin Kaepernick‘s backup this season. RB Marcus Lattimore is still not practicing and may not be activated until sometime during the season. (Bill Williamson) Standout special teams player Kassim Osgood may have a hard time making the 53-man roster. (Bill Williamson) Falcons The Falcons have moved rookie Jake...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The 49ers need to be very worried about Blaine Gabbert

When the backup quarterback enters a meaningful NFL game to do anything other than kneel down or assume garbage time duties, something has gone horribly wrong. At that point of dire hopelessness, there’s a minimum accepted standard: competence. Blaine Gabbert hasn’t shown he’s capable of even that in San Francisco. He didn’t demonstrate competence in Jacksonville either,...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The 49ers need to be very worried about Blaine Gabbert

When the backup quarterback enters a meaningful NFL game to do anything other than kneel down or assume garbage time duties, something has gone horribly wrong. At that point of dire hopelessness, there’s a minimum accepted standard: competence. Blaine Gabbert hasn’t shown he’s capable of even that in San Francisco. He didn’t demonstrate competence in Jacksonville either,...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gabbert's suspect outing leads to more questions on 49ers' backup plan

Fans attending the 49ers’ preseason home debut against the Broncos at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday were treated to screaming-fast WiFi and an opportunity to christen the new beer garden. Unfortunately, they were also subjected to a sputtering San Francisco offense in a 34-0 loss. For the second straight week, offensive coordinator Greg Roman’s unit was unable to get in the end...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers lose inaugural Levi’s Stadium game

Sunday marked the first game that the 49ers played at their new stadium. Let me tell you. From all the pictures I saw, it was a beautiful sight to see. I am talking about the stadium that is, because the 49ers were not a great sight to see Sunday afternoon as they fell to the Denver Broncos 34-0 in front of a sell out crowd at the new Levi’s Stadium. MVP – Kenneth Acker When...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert named one of week’s biggest goats

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the first week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweet of the game: Gabbert looks like a Jaguar still

Blaine Gabbert did not look like his new self during the loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the San Francisco 49ers preseason opener. He went 3/11 for 20 yards and an interception. This week’s tweet of the game goes to ESPN NFL Analyst Mark Schlereth. New team same Gabbert — mark schlereth (@markschlereth) August 8, 2014 He tweeted this after Gabbert threw the interception in the...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers fall to the Ravens in preseason opener

Jim Harbaugh is now 0-3 against his brother John and the Baltimore Ravens as the coach for the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers fell 23-3 to the 2013 Super Bowl Champions. And to be completely honest, it was not that pretty of a game. However, first and second year players definitely got a lot of game time experience out on the field. So here is a quick recap of the game Thursday night...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert struggles in preseason opener

Getty Images How much one can get from preseason openers is up for debate. However, when it comes to Blaine Gabbert a poor performance is never good. Gabbert was acquired by the San Francisco 49ers in a trade earlier this year. Listed as the No. 2 quarterback on the 49ers depth chart the team guaranteed his $2 million salary for the 2014 season. On Thursday night he was 3-of-11 for...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert Throws Bad Interception Against Baltimore Ravens

Blaine Gabbert is just not a good quarterback. No point in making this throw. The San Francisco 49ers may need to look into a new backup QB. [@_MarcusD_] The post Blaine Gabbert Throws Bad Interception Against Baltimore Ravens appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

If the San Francisco 49ers are going to finally capture another Super Bowl title, they have to repeat a mantra that many NFL teams will do this season.The Seattle Seahawks are good – we have to be better.There are 13 teams in the NFL who will face the 49ers this season, but none are as important as the Seahawks – the thorn in the side of the Super Bowl runner-up in 2012 and the...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Pre-Training Projected 53 Man Roster and Depth Chart

Quarterback #462448349 / Colin Kaepernick Seneca Wallace Blaine Gabbert Seneca Wallace should be added to the roster as a dependable back-up, who can run and throw the football. Gabbert will stick around as a guy to mold and as someone who still could have potential, but there’s no way they’d call his name if Kaepernick were to get hurt. Half Back #461333677...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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