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Jed York says new Levi's Stadium 'not quite a home' yet

San Francisco 49ers Jed York finally opened up to the San Francisco Chronicle about the 49ers new $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium. There was a lot of criticism the first year of the new stadium, that it lacked the noise and ambiance of Candlestick Park. York is aware of those issues and is looking to address them.“We’ve talked about this internally: I think we’ve built a beautiful...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 49ers Defensive Line; Life Without Justin Smith

View image | gettyimages.com After months of speculation from fans and reporters to see if Justin Smith would actually retire, people finally got an answer. He became a Niner in the free agency of 2008 and since then has been one of the most underrated forces In the NFL. However in May of 2015 the Cowboy has decided to ride off into the sunset. At the age 35 this was to be expected...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Davis Should Consider Sharing Levi’s Stadium with the San Francisco 49ers

Fans rally in San Francisco to support their NFL agendas in California.(Mandatory Credit: Sandy Hooper/USA TODAY Sports) After the NFL owners meetings concluded on Wednesday, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis made it very clear that he was not going to pursue, nor did he ever intend to pursue, moving the Raiders into the San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. But...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers fans who hate Jed York will love this Lebowski meme

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is not the most popular guy in town, to say the least. Not only has he overseen the dismantling of a team that was recently a perennial Super Bowl contender, but he’s trying to evict kids from their soccer fields near Levi’s Stadium like some kind of modern-day Dickensian villian. If you’re one of the many, many 49ers fans who seem to hate York’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Comic strip rips Jed York, Jim Tomsula and new 49ers uniforms

The San Francisco 49ers new alternate jerseys have been a big topic of conversation. Some people love them and some people hate them as they break from the 49ers tradition of red and gold. David Rappoccio has a website called The Draw Play, where he puts together cartoons about the NFL. He decided to make one depicting the new uniforms where 49ers coach Tim Tomsula would have to...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Comic strip rips Jed York, Jim Tomsula and the new San Francisco 49ers uniforms

Not everyone is a big fan of the new black San Francisco 49ers alternate uniforms. A lot of fans seem to think that gold would have been a better way to go. Apparently they’re not the only ones. In this hilarious comic strip from Dave Rappocio, head coach Jim Tomsula tries to convince Jed York to go with gold, only to get shut down… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Grading all...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Children shame supervillain San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York was already not a very popular fellow. Thanks to this next story he may be verging on Dickensian villain territory. According to a report by SF Gate, the 49ers pushed local officials to let them turn a youth soccer field near Levi’s Stadium into a VIP parking lot… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Ways to improve the NFL Draft Bold Predictions: Ten...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair dies at 84

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hall of Fame offensive tackle Bob St. Clair, a five-time Pro Bowler who played all 11 of his seasons with his hometown San Francisco 49ers, has died. He was 84. The Pro Football Hall of Fame and the 49ers announced St. Clair had died Monday. A 6-foot-9 right tackle known for his speed and uncanny blocking ability in the passing and running games, St. Clair was...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Would the St. Louis Rams really trade up to get their hands on Kevin White?

At this point sorting out the rumors from the facts and idle speculation from absolute insanity when it comes to the NFL Draft is a bit daunting, but here we go. Mock drafts are in full swing as the big day is now just around the corner and some very interesting scenarios are being floated. For example, Peter King of Sports Illustrated came up with a fascinating first-round strategy...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia calls out Jed York

After suffering through what has already been one of the worst offseasons in NFL history, most San Francisco 49ers fans have lost faith in the team’s front office. Now former 49ers players are chiming in with their own discontent… AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 cornerbacks on the board Five Things: Teams that could open the season in New England against the Patriots...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers fan movement calling for Jed York to sell team raises $2K of $89K goal

A group of disgruntled San Francisco 49ers have joined forces to start a movement with the stated goals of exerting enough public pressure to coerce owner Jed York to sell the franchise, among other things. While the movement is in its infancy, the group so far only has raised $2,000 of its stated $89,000 goal....Read More The post 49ers fan movement calling for Jed York to sell...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jed York is still blaming Jim Harbaugh for the San Francisco 49ers’ problems

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York is already not a popular fellow. A number of fans are already petitioning for him to resign through a Facebook group. This next story isn’t going to help anything… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately QB Rankings: Ranking the starting signal callers from 1-32 based on star power According to a report...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Purdue tight end has private workout with the Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals might be interested in picking a tight in this year’s NFL Draft. According to a report by Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post, Purdue tight end Gabe Holmes came in for a private workout today and caught everything thrown his way. Literally… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately QB Rankings: Ranking the starting...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jed York says the 49ers got away from core strengths under Jim Harbaugh

The San Francisco 49ers are talking about what went wrong with the team last season again. But this time, CEO Jed York has somethings to say about last season. Now that the 49ers have gotten rid of Jim Harbaugh, the organization feels like they can move towards winning a Super Bowl. According to York, the 49ers got away from their core strengths under Harbaugh.   “We’re trying...
Via No Guts, No Glory
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

York cites 'core strengths' when discussing split with Harbaugh

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York may be one of those power players that would be better suited keeping his mouth shut. Speaking on a wide array of 49ers-related topics on Bloomberg Television earlier this week, York attempted to explain away the team’s decision to “mutually” part ways with former head coach Jim Harbaugh (via SF Gate). We’re trying to win a Super Bowl...
Via Sportsnaut
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Frustrated 49ers fans start Facebook group to get rid of team CEO Jed York

To say that the San Francisco 49ers have had a difficult offseason so far would be the understatement of the year… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 NFL teams stack up one week into free agency NFL Draft Preview: The 10 best edge pass rushers on the board Patrick Willis (and possibly Justin Smith) are retiring. Michael Crabtree, Stevie Johnson and Frank Gore have all...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Fans Blow up Jed York’s Twitter Mentions

We felt the need to post on this. Following a pretty interesting few days in 49er-land, CEO Jed York decided to send a tweet (not sure why). Fantastic dinner at #TheCooperage in Lafayette. Lots of #49ersFaithful tonight. — Jed York (@JedYork) March 11, 2015 With an end result similar to stars of a horror flick heading down to the basement in avoidance of a monster, York’s...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jed York: Say One Thing, Do The Exact Opposite

It’s an old trick. And it’s also a good one. Say one thing, and do the exact opposite. That appears to be the playbook that Jed York is operating out of these days. The San Francisco 49ers CEO pounds his metaphorical fist on the metaphorical table and demands accountability. Either I don’t know what the word “accountability” means, or York has some explaining to do. On...
Via BaySportsNet
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Preparing to Lose Frank Gore

Just a day after San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York indicated that he thinks the team will find a way to keep Frank Gore, a report from NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport tells us a completely different story. According to the insider, San Francisco believes it is losing Frank Gore and is starting to look around for a replacement. Gore, who has played his entire 10-year NFL career with the...
Via Sportsnaut
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers CEO: ‘I think we will Figure out a Way’ to Keep Frank Gore

San Francisco 49ers’ running back Frank Gore would love to remain with the team until he retires. It now appears the team would like to keep him playing in San Francisco as well. CEO Jed York had this to say about Gore and the idea of re-signing the running back (via the San Francisco Chronicle). I think we’ll figure out a way. That’s my feeling. York’s statement concurs...
Via Sportsnaut
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

York family ties to hockey run deep

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Long before he took over the San Francisco 49ers from his parents, the family business for Jed York was hockey as much as football. As a kid growing up in Youngstown, Ohio, York made the 70-mile drive to Pittsburgh with his grandfather, Ed DeBartolo Sr., to watch the family's other team, the Penguins, play hockey much more often than he got to see the 49ers...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York fares only so-so in Power Rankings

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership are the ones that inevitably compete for championships year in and year out, while franchises with less stable structures at the top are typically mired in mediocrity or stuck in the cellar. That’s what makes cover32′s...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jed York Says Winning Super Bowls Not About Schemes

While his new head coach was busy face planting in his introductory press conference, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York also had time to add in a few odd comments of his own. “When you’re talking about winning a Super Bowl, it’s not about having the most innovative scheme on this side of the ball or on that side of the ball,” said York on Thursday afternoon while seated next...
Via BaySportsNet
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula Discusses ‘Winning With Class’

For Jim Tomsula, the bar is set high—really high. After the San Francisco 49ers mutually parted ways with former head coach Jim Harbaugh, CEO Jed York explained it was Super Bowl or bust for the franchise. During his introductory press conference on Thursday at Levi’s Stadium, Tomsula was asked point blank it he’s going to deliver a Lombardi Trophy next season. ...
Via BaySportsNet
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot Seat: Who is feeling the heat heading into the NFL’s conference title games?

This time of year, pressure is at a fever pitch in the NFL – both on and off the field. With the final four teams just one win away from the Super Bowl, plenty of people find themselves suddenly under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their ability to perform on the biggest NFL stage. And for the teams no longer in contention, moves are being made that will ultimately...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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