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49ers Reduce Roster to 75

By David Barclay | davidbarclay@baysportsnet.comFollow @DjamesIII SANTA CLARA — The NFL’s league-mandated 75-man roster limit comes on Tuesday, but the 49ers have announced today the waiving of 10 players. The most significant of the two moves are the release’s of seventh-round pick Trey Millard and Lawrence Okoye. Millard spent all of last season on the non-football injury...
Via BaySportsNet
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kilgore goes on reserve/physically unable to perform list

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have placed center Daniel Kilgore on the reserve/physically unable to perform list as he works back from a second procedure on his left fibula that he fractured last October. Kilgore had another operation in June and coach Jim Tomsula isn't sure when he will be ready to return. Among the 10 players cut Monday was former British discus...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick not worried about personal, team struggles in preseason

Colin Kaepernick has looked largely underwhelming through three preseason games. He's just 5 for 13 for 40 passing yards, has yet to throw a touchdown (or interception) and has taken three sacks, including one safety. Yet the signal caller isn't panicking one bit.“There’s not any concern on this team,” Kaepernick said, via ESPN. “That’s what the preseason is for, is to...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Center Daniel Kilgore placed on reserve/PUP list

Daniel Kilgore's return to the football field remains uncertain.According to CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco, the 49ers are expected to place Kilgore on the reserve/physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Such a move means Kilgore won't be playing for at least the first six weeks of the 2015 season. The four-year veteran started seven games in 2014 before suffering a broken leg that...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

One of the great stories of the NFL preseason has been the journey of former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne and his quest to make an NFL roster with the San Francisco 49ers.  The 2-time National Rugby League Player of the Year has already shined brightly throughout the preseason with a few highlight-reel plays and quickly become a fan favorite with plays like this....
Via Awful Announcing
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Broncos' Aqib Talib pulls a WWE move on Reggie Bush

Reggie Bush should know better than to pull a track move on a veteran like Aqib Talib.Talib responded with a move of his own on the 49ers running back -- right out of the WWE.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVdwfa-xlZYThat's a body slam if ever there was one. Talib lifted Bush right off the turf and threw him right back at his own sideline.A shoving match ensured, but it was nothing...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Why the Broncos win over the 49ers was better than you think

Sometimes we have to be reminded what is important. Yes, the Denver Broncos outlasted the San Francisco 49ers 19-12 at Sports Authority Field in Denver on Saturday night. The Broncos defense showed some flashes of what they are capable of this year holding Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick to 2/5 for just 13 yards and sacking him twice. Outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware even managed...
Via cover32
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Broncos, 49ers get into skirmish after Reggie Bush endures crushing hit (video)

Week 3 of the NFL preseason serves as the unofficial dress rehearsal for most teams, so players and coaches tend to get pretty fired up. Look at what happened on Saturday night between the Ravens and Redskins, for example, when head coaches John Harbaugh and Jay Gruden got into it. It didn’t take long for the 49ers and Broncos to get into a heated skirmish, either. During the first...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tomsula: LB Brooks won't return to 49ers practice this week

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not practice this coming week with the San Francisco 49ers, who sent him away from the team after he was charged with misdemeanor sexual battery Wednesday. Coach Jim Tomsula said Sunday there was no change in Brooks' status: ''That's day to day. I have not been updated on that at all, so it's exactly where it is.'' The team...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Broncos defender drops Reggie Bush, skirmish ensues

Washington and Baltimore weren’t the only two NFL teams that ended up pushing and shoving during Saturday’s preseason action. As it turns out, business picked up big time during the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. Less than three minutes into Saturday’s game, 49ers running back Reggie Bush ran to the right and met up with Broncos defensive back Aqib...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush’s Hurdle Attempt On Aqib Talib Failed Miserably (Video)

Reggie Bush tried to make the highlight reel in Saturday night’s preseason game, but instead he made himself a potential candidate for SportsCenter’s next “Not Top 10” list. The San Francisco 49ers running back attempted to hurdle Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib on a run toward the sideline, but the veteran defensive back was waiting for it and drove him into the ground...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2015

San Francisco was once considered an illustrious franchise known as the Gold Standard or Example of Excellence within the NFL. The Patriots have since taken over that title, but the 49ers still have a storied franchise that can never be forgotten about. They have had their share of fantastic running backs including, the Great Roger Craig and still active Frank Gore. Craig was the...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware Sacks Colin Kaepernick For A Safety

The guy playing right tackle for the San Francisco 49ers is going to ripped a new one when the team watches film of this play. In his defense, DeMarcus Ware is one of the best defensive ends in the game today. However, that does not mean it is okay for him to get beaten by Ware around the edge so easy.This sack--and safety--was certainly an easy one for the big man. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the 49ers Option Run on Film

View image | gettyimages.com When Colin Kaepernick first rose as a prominent quarterback, the 49ers adapted their offense to allow for more read option plays.  They found ways to utilize the dual-threat skills Kaepernick has in his arsenal.  These were Kaepernick’s best games, as he was able to showcase his arm strength, while also keeping defenders guessing, as they didn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Elway speaks highly of Colin Kaepernick: 'I've always liked him'

Colin Kaepernick received instruction from two-time MVP Kurt Warner in the offseason. Now he's receiving praise from Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway.  After the 49ers and Broncos joined together for two practices, Elway had nothing but positive things to say about Kaepernick. “I’ve always liked Colin,” Elway said, via the 49ers team site. ”I think he’s very athletic...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fran Tarkenton: Only Colin Kaepernick can save Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick worked out with Super Bowl-champion gunslinger Kurt Warner during the offseason, but Fran Tarketon, a Hall of Famer, appears to question the value of the summer session. In an interview on KNBR, Tarkenton said it doesn’t matter how many times the San Francisco 49ers quarterback trains with Warner or a player of his caliber, because Kaepernick is the only one who...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Davis: Jim Harbaugh coddled 49ers off the field

It’s no secret the San Francisco 49ers are dealing with one of the worst stretches of off-field problems in recent memory. Following the latest incident involving Ahmad Brooks, former 49ers cornerback Eric Davis, now with NFL Network, revealed Jim Harbaugh’s “coddling” approach to off-field issues could have been a big contributor to the franchise’s current issues. Davis...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NaVorro Bowman: It doesn’t really take two hours to get knee ready to play

After Peter King reported that NaVorro Bowman needs two hours to get his surgically repaired knee ready for action, the San Francisco 49ers linebacker felt the need to set the record straight. After reading King’s column, many might have wondered if Bowman might be coming back too soon—a notion he utterly rejects. “I’m just a perfectionist,” Bowman said (h/t Matt Maiocco...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Elway talks up Colin Kaepernick: ‘I’ve always liked Colin’

John Elway is a big fan of Colin Kaepernick. The Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers held their final joint practice on Thursday, after which Elway addressed the media. One of the questions shot at the Hall of Famer was what he thinks about quarterback Kaepernick (via the team’s official website): “I’ve always liked Colin,” said Elway. ”I think he’s very athletic...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five fantasy football players who could ruin your team

Hot names don’t always lead to fantasy football championships. For those waiting for the of the preseason to finish out before drafting in your fantasy football league, here are five guys bound to bring your team down this season. Carlos Hyde, running back San Francisco 49ers Hyde faces a legitimate threat to his fantasy production with pass-catching running back Reggie Bush in...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowman: ‘Frustrating’ to lose Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks

Every time the San Francisco 49ers’ offseason seems to have hit rock bottom, another story takes the team even deeper, and linebacker NaVorro Bowman is understandably frustrated. According to NFL Media’s James Palmer, the 27-year-old Bowman is particularly annoyed with losing fellow linebacker Ahmad Brooks and defensive end Aldon Smith. Bowman said: “It’s frustrating...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Are The Odds Patrick Willis Will Come Out Of Retirement This Season?

The football loving free world was caught off-guard when San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis announced that he was retiring. He was only 30 and at the top of his game, but he wanted to call it a day while he could still remember walking away. As much as fans hated it, his logic was hard to argue with--but what's to say he will not come back?Lots of guys walk away early...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers make mockery of ‘winning with class’ in handling Brooks

By Jesse Reed The San Francisco 49ers made a huge mistake by keeping Ahmad Brooks on the roster throughout this offseason, despite his alleged involvement in a sexual assault case with former teammate Ray McDonald. Both men have been indicted in the same incident. McDonald has been charged with rape, while Brooks is being charged with misdemeanor sexual battery on the same woman...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers send Ahmad Brooks home after sexual battery charge

The San Francisco 49ers offseason from Hell continued on Wednesday when the team announced they had sent linebacker Ahmad Brooks home following his recent charge for misdemeanor sexual battery. The team is in Denver, conducting joint practices with the Denver Broncos in anticipation of their upcoming preseason game this Saturday from Mile High Stadium, and Brooks was sent on a plane...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald indicted for rape; Ahmad Brooks charged for sexual battery

    Things just got very real for a couple of football players. 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery, while former 49ers DT Ray McDonald was indicted for rape by a grand jury over an incident involving the same woman, Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday. The alleged incidents took place at a party at McDonald’s house...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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