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Vernon Davis as Captain Torpedo

For those that are unaware, Vernon Davis is now a superhero. He goes by the name Captain Torpedo. Now I’m not sure if this is a real movie, a joke or what the hell it is, but today footage was leaked from the movie ‘Captain Torpedo’ and it appears Vernon’s weakness is seaweed. It seems the people who put on the production do a lot of work with FunnyorDie. So let’s hope...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ahmad Brooks Restructures Contract

News out of Ninerland is that linebacker Ahmad Brooks has restructured his contract, giving the 49ers an additional $2 million in cap space. On my way out the door so no full details but looks like Ahmad Brooks has restructured contract with #49ers creating just over $2M in cap — Jason_OTC (@Jason_OTC) July 29, 2014 Ahmad Brooks’ restructured deal includes a $450k reporting...
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Vernon Davis Talks Upon Returning to Camp

One of the big questions this offseason was would Vernon Davis show up for training camp or would he hold out in hopes of a new contract. Wednesday was the first day for the veterans to report to camp and Vernon did show along with everyone else, but Alex Boone who is holding out. The team did not make Vernon available for yesterday’s media session, but he was available on Thursday...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Staley Signs 2-Year Extension

The 49ers are reporting that they have signed left tackle Joe Staley to a two year extension, keeping him with the team through the 2019 season. “In today’s NFL, it is rare for a player to play his entire career with one team,” said 49ers general manager Trent Baalke. “With this extension, Joe will likely be a 49er for life. He is a three-time All-Pro and core member of...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis Discusses Holdout and More

Vernon Davis is filling in for Peter King this week and wrote an article for Monday Morning Quarterback and in it he talks about why he is holding out and more. Why he is holding out In 2010 I signed a five-year, $37 million contract extension with $23 million guaranteed. It was the biggest contract for a tight end in league history. Four years later, and I’m playing at a higher...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

PSA: Dad Pants – Featuring Sarah and Jim Harbaugh

Sarah Harbaugh, wife of professional football coach Jim Harbaugh, joins Dockers® in the crusade to rid the world of ill-fitting pants. The post PSA: Dad Pants – Featuring Sarah and Jim Harbaugh appeared first on .
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakdown of Kaepernick’s Contract

As everyone knows by now Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers agreed to a 6-year extension worth $126 million with $61 million of that guaranteed. The media, analysts and cap gurus were all waiting to see how the contract broke down and now the details are out and from the looks of it Colin and the 49ers have structured that it ends up being a low-market deal. Colin said he wanted it...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kaepernick Gets Paid

The 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick have agreed on a six year extension. The extension keeps Kap in Red and Gold through the 2020 season. From Maiocco: The six-year extension includes more than $60 million in guaranteed money, a source said. The total package of the deal can reach $126 million. Now it will be interesting to see how this deal affects the deals involving Crabtree...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Costanzo Back with 49ers

Former special teams standout Blake Costanzo is back with the 49ers. According to Costanzo’s agent the 49ers and Costanzo agreed on a one year deal. For those who may have forgotten, Costanzo was a special teams standout with the 49ers back in 2011. The beginning of the Tony Montana Squad Era. Not sure will be cut to make room for Costanzo on the teams 90 man roster at this time...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vernon Davis seeking new contract

CSN Bay Area is reporting that Vernon Davis is not participating in voluntary OTA’s in hopes of landing a new contract. Vernon is currently the 3rd highest paid tight end in the league and is set to make a base salary of $4.7 million for the 2014 season. By missing the OTA’s, Vernon is forfeiting $200,000. Vernon joins Alex Boone as players who are not participating in OTA...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Close out the Draft Selecting DE – Ramsey and FB – Millard

The 49ers finished the 2014 NFL Draft by selecting defensive end Kaleb Ramsey out of Boston College and Fullback Trey Millard out of Oklahoma. Looks like Trey Millard is another player who could be put on IR and redshirt this year. Ramsey may be one as well. Kaleb Ramsey OverviewStrengthsWeaknesses2013: Played in 10 games and started in eight. Made position switch from defensive...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select CB – Kenneth Acker out of SMU at No. 180

The 49ers select cornerback Kenneth Acker out of SMU with the 190th pick in the NFL Draft. School: Southern Methodist Experience: Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 40 Time: OverviewStrengthsWeaknessesA big, short-area, zone corner with intriguing ball skills to stick as a No. 4 or No. 5 corner and special-teams contributor. Very good size. Clean footwork, fluid hips and good...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select CB – Keith Reaser with pick No. 170

The 49ers select cornerback Keith Reaser out of Florida Atlantic with the 170th pick in the NFL Draft. School: Florida Atlantic Experience: Senior Height: 5-11 Weight: 189 40 Time: OverviewStrengthsWeaknesses2013: Started five of the first six games, but missed the final six games after tearing his ACL in a game against UAB. 2012: Started all 12 games. 2011: Started...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The 49ers select defensive end Aaron Lynch out of South Florida with their 2nd pick in round 5 (number 150 overall) School: South Florida Experience: Sophomore Height: 6-5 Weight: 249 40 Time: 4.69 OverviewStrengthsWeaknesses2013: First-team All-AAC selection after playing in 12 games and making 10 starts. 2012: Redshirted due to transfer from Notre Dame. 2011: Played...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select DB – Dontae Johnson at No. 129

The 49ers select North Carolina State CB Dontae Johnson at pick number 129 in the 4th round. School: North Carolina State Experience: Senior Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 40 Time: 4.41 OverviewStrengthsWeaknessesHis first name is pronounced “DAHN-tay.” Safety-receiver who also played basketball as a New Jersey prep. Played in 13 games (one start) as a true freshman for...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select Wide Receiver Bruce Ellington out of South Carolina at No. 106

The 49ers have finally drafted a wide receiver. They selected Bruce Ellington in the 4th round (106 overall) out of South Carolina. School: South Carolina Experience: Senior Height: 5-9 Weight: 197 40 Time: 4.45 OverviewStrengthsWeaknessesHis cousin Andre Ellington starred as a running back for Clemson and plays for the Arizona Cardinals. South Carolina native was a highly...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select OT Brandon Thomas – Clemson at No. 94

The 49ers selected OT Brandon Thomas with pick No. 100 in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft. Thomas tore his ACL during a pre draft drill when visiting the New Orleans Saints. The 49ers will put Thomas on IR and redshirt him in the 2014 season. School: Clemson Experience: Senior Height: 6-3 Weight: 317 40 Time: 4.78 OverviewStrengthsWeaknessesThomas was a four-star recruit...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select ILB Chris Borland – Wisconsin at No. 77

The 49ers select ILB Chris Borland out of Wisconsin at No. 77 School: Wisconsin Experience: Senior Height: 6-0 Weight: 248 40 Time: 4.78 OverviewStrengthsWeaknessesA two-star linebacker out of Kettering, Ohio, he saw immediate action at Wisconsin as a true freshman and is well on his way to being one of the most productive defenders in program history, currently with...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select OL/C – Marcus Martin at No. 70

School: USC Experience: Junior Height: 6-3 Weight: 320 OverviewStrengthsWeaknessesCompares toMartin signed with the Trojans as a highly decorated prep athlete and wasted little time in proving worthy of the recognition, earning 10 starts as a true freshman at left guard. He started another 10 games there as a sophomore in 2012 before making the transition to center last...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select RB Carlos Hyde at No. 57

The 49ers traded the 56th pick to the Denver Broncos and picked up the Broncos 63rd pick and 5th rounder this year and a 4th round pick in 2015. The 49ers gave up a 2015 4th rounder for the trade of Stevie Johnson earlier in the day. But wait Baalke wasn’t done yet. He then traded the 63rd pick to move back up to 57th spot and select running back Carlos Hyde out of Ohio State....
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Trade for Bills WR Stevie Johnson

The 49ers have made some noise just hours before the second day of the NFL Draft. Reports are the 49ers have traded a fourth-round 2015 draft pick to the Buffalo Bills for wide receiver Stevie Johnson. Per @AdamSchefter, the #49ers are trading a 2015 fourth-round pick to Buffalo for WR Stevie Johnson. Could become a 3rd rounder. — Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) May 9, 2014 Sounds...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Select Safety Jimmie Ward – Northern Illinois at 30

The 49ers didn’t move up in the draft to select a wide receiver and didn’t trade out to gain more picks. Baalke stayed put at No. 30 and selected Safety Jimmie Ward out of Northern Illinois. School: Northern Illinois Experience: Senior Height: 5-11 Weight: 193 40 Time: 4.47 OverviewStrengthsWeaknessesCompares toHas a child. Prepped in Alabama. As a true freshman in...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Exercise Aldon Smith’s 5th year Option

Despite earlier reports from Adam Schefter weeks ago that the 49ers would not pick up Aldon Smith’s fifth year option, the 49ers have in fact exercised Aldon Smith’s $9.75 million fifth year option. Weeks ago, #49ers were viewed as unlikely to pick up Aldon Smith’s option. They let emotions cool, had internal discussions & made the call — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers 2014 Schedule

The NFL released the 2014 schedule today and here is how it breaks down for the 49ers. They get four primetime games. Open Levi’s Stadium against the Bears and host the Seahawks on Thanksgiving Night. 9/7 at Dallas Cowboys 9/14 vs Chicago Bears (Sun Night) 9/21 at Arizona Cardinals 9/28 vs Philadelphia Eagles 10/5 vs Kansas City Chiefs 10/13 at St Louis Rams (Monday Night) 10...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers wont pick up Aldon Smith’s contract option

Reports out of the NFL say that the 49ers will suspend Aldon Smith to start the season and according to Adam Schefter, they are not expected to pick up Smith’s fifth year option. 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 For those wondering if the 49ers will release...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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