Projecting the All-NFC West team for 2014

The offseason is essentially complete, as teams wind down between now and the start of training camp, it’s possible to assess what each team has on their roster; things are essentially set, especially in terms of starting lineups. That being the case, it’s also time to start looking at how teams stack up within their division. One of the best ways to do that is to select the...
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Report: Chance 49ers give Joe Staley a new deal

I’m sure Alex Boone and Vernon Davis don’t want to hear hits, but the 49ers may reportedly give Joe Staley a new contract. Hearing whispers still chance #49ers could consider giving Joe Staley new deal. Deal runs through 2017. Considered by many as underpaid. — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) July 8, 2014 This is what happens when a player stays quiet and doesn’t complain...
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San Francisco is getting close to inking Joe Staley to a new deal

Joe Staley was not happy with his current deal in San Francisco, and it seems now that the team is making progress on a new deal.  The Niners are getting very close to a deal according to Bill Williamson of ESPN.  He is claiming the new deal will last until 2017.  That is a great […] The post San Francisco is getting close to inking Joe Staley to a new deal appeared first on...
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49ers May Consider Offering LT Joe Staley A New Contract

  Bill Williamson of is “hearing whispers” that there is still a chance that the 49ers could work out a long-term contract for LT Joe Staley. Williamson adds that Staley is still expected to play out his contract, even without a new contract. Previous reports have mentioned that San Francisco has given consideration to possibly reworking Staley’s contract given...
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Power Rankings: San Francisco 49ers have a top-3 nickname in the NFL

In recent months, something that often doesn’t get much attention has suddenly been receiving a lot; the nickname of an NFL franchise has been front-page news, stirring debate across the country. While arguing that issue is a different topic for a different day, the discussion has raised an interesting question: What’s in a name? More specifically, why are teams called what they...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley named top-3 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Looking at Drafting Zack Martin

  Joe Philbin will look to get his locker room back under control this season (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) According to the Miami Herald’s Adam H. Beasley, the Miami Dolphins have serious interest in drafting offensive tackle Zack Martin from Notre Dame.  The Dolphins hold the nineteenth overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft and ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr doesn’t think Martin will...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers thinking about re-doing Joe Staley’s contract

According to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports,  the 49ers are thinking about re-doing the contract of offensive lineman Joe Staley. A source indicates the 49ers are considering re-doing OT Joe Staley's contract soon. He's outplayed the 6-year extension he signed in 2009. — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) March 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060'...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Considering Re-Doing LT Joe Staley’s Contract

  Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reported Friday that the 49ers are considering “re-doing” LT Joe Staley‘s contract at some point in the near future. According to Getlin’s sources, Staley has “outplayed” his current contract. Getlin’s sources added that the 49ers recognizes that it would be a smart move to approach Staley now and prevent him from becoming “disenchanted”...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 OTs in the draft: 49ers can sign one at a fair price

Offensive tackles are the lone offensive linemen who can command mega contracts, and for good reason. Their skill set is rare — big body, quick feet — and their service is invaluable. They protect the blind side of the game’s most important player by staying in front of, arguably, the best athletes on the field: defensive ends and outside linebackers. Our editors at cover32...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Offensive Lineman Joe Staley Adds a Little Funk to the First Down Signal

There are many things about football games that fans love, but there is one that seems to grab the attention of most--a fat guy celebrating. Okay, so there are a lot of other plays that grab the attention of fans more, but fat guy celebrations are somewhere on the list.Like the one San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Joe Staley did after the 49ers got a key first down late in the...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Staley set to start for 49ers against Seahawks

Left tackle Joe Staley is active and listed in San Francisco's starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. Staley said during the week he expected to play a week after he went down in the first quarter against the Rams and didn't return because of a sprained right knee. 49ers left guard Mike Iupati misses his third straight game with a sprained left...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Staley to Start, Iupati Out Against Seahawks

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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers injury report: Joe Staley and Mike Iupati QUESTIONABLE with knee injuries

The San Francisco 49ers’ find themselves in a must-win divisional game this weekend as they defend their home field against their NFC West rivals, the Seattle Seahawks. Unfortunately, San Francisco may have significant injury concerns along their offensive line, according to their official web site. Starting left tackle Joe Staley and starting guard Mike Iupati are each listed...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers' Staley returns to practice field

Joe Staley’s odds of playing Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks have greatly improved. The Pro Bowl left tackle took part in at least limited drills during 49ers practice on Thursday, and appeared to be moving well during pass-blocking sets during warmup drills. Staley sustained an MCL sprain in his right knee four days earlier against the St. Louis Rams that knocked him out...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers get Joe Staley back at practice

The San Francisco 49ers got some good news on Thursday when offensive lineman Joe Staley returned to the practice field after spraining his MCL against the Rams. Joe Staley’s odds of playing Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks have greatly improved. The Pro Bowl left tackle took part in at least limited drills during 49ers practice on Thursday, and appeared to be moving well during...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Staley and Iupati Both Miss Practice Wednesday

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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers' Joe Looney takes on key offensive line role

A little-known offensive lineman with less than one full game of NFL experience could find himself starting for San Francisco in its biggest game of the year yet. Every game day, Joe Looney goes through his own pregame practice on the Candlestick Park field before his teammates on the active roster do it for real. Such is life on the practice squad. Forced into his first regular...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Staley Suffers MCL Sprain

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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Staley suffered a sprained MCL, will undergo an MRI

    According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee,  49ers offensive lineman Joe Staley suffered a sprained MCL during Sunday’s game against the Rams. According to a source with knowledge of the injury, Staley suffered a sprained MCL in his right knee in the first quarter Sunday. Staley will undergo an MRI to find out the severity of his injury...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Joe Staley injury not season-ending, will undergo MRI Monday

San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley sustained a right knee injury during the team’s 23-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. The initial diagnosis on Staley’s right knee appeared to rule out any damage to the ACL, according to  Staley is expected to undergo an MRI examination on Monday. “We’ll see,” 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said. “I don’t...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers left tackle Joe Staley injures knee, out

49ers left tackle Joe Staley has sustained a right knee injury early in the game against St. Louis and won't return. Staley was hurt at the 11:13 mark of the first quarter when hit from the side as he lunged to make a block down field, and he landed awkwardly while grabbing his knee. Staley stayed on the ground for several minutes before walking off the field on his own. Trainers...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Staley Leaves Game With Right Knee Injury

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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Staley done for the day with a knee injury

    49ers offensive lineman suffering a left knee injury during today’s game against the Rams and will not return. #49ers LT @jstaley74 (knee) is OUT. — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) December 1, 2013 This is a big blow to the 49ers.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Joe Staley done for the day with a knee...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jan Vertonghen Defeats 49ers Patrick Willis and Joe Staley at American Football Challenge

Tottenham and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen participated in an American football challenge this week with two players from the San Francisco 49ers — Joe Staley and Patrick Willis. The two American football players visited Tottenham’s new training centre in preparation for … Continue reading → Jan Vertonghen Defeats 49ers Patrick Willis and Joe Staley at American Football...
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