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Colin Kaepernick: Michael Crabtree is a step or two quicker than last season

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says Michael Crabtree is quicker now then he was last season. “He’s a step or two quicker now,” Kaepernick said, per CSNBayArea.com. “He has a burst out of his routes. He has burst when he catches the ball. (He) looks really good out there.” Kap says Crabtree wasn’t 100 percent at all in 2013 as he recovered from an torn Achilles. ...
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49ers restructured Ahmad Brooks’ contract

According to Jason of Over The Cap, the 49ers have restructured the contract of linebacker Ahmad Brooks. 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 New P5 for Brooks is $855K and Id imagine some movement with his roster bonus money as well #niners...
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49ers Injury Update: LaMichael James suffers dislocated elbow

San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James was taken off the practice field on Sunday due to a dislocated elbow.The injury occurred while engaging linebacker Michael Wilhoite during a blitz pickup drill. The time frame on how long James might be sidelined could be around a month, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.Carol M. HighsmithA month will more than likely mean missing...
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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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49ers axe Kory Faulkner; The QB Harbaugh loved

Today the San Francisco 49ers cut former Southern Illinois QB Kory faulkner who Jim Harbaugh was in love with. This is the same quarterback that Harbaugh flew to Illinois to meet with. This is a strange cut, but the team did claim an Offensive Tackle from the Dolphins in a corresponding move. @Eric_Branch: #49ers have […] The post 49ers axe Kory Faulkner; The QB Harbaugh loved...
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh ranked 2nd best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: San Francisco 49ers hold steady in top-5 in preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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How can the San Francisco 49ers become the top team at their conference?

The San Francisco 49ers have been one of the NFL’s best teams the past three seasons. Since head coach Jim Harbaugh took over in 2011, they have reached the NFC Championship game three straight years, even winning it in 2012. However, they have yet to get over the hump and win a Super Bowl. The 49ers are loaded on both sides of the ball and continue to fill out one of the deepest...
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John Madden praises Jim Harbaugh's work with 49ers

Hall of Fame coach John Madden is a big fan of San Francisco 49ers' Jim Harbaugh and believes he has done a remarkable job with his team. However, he also thinks Harbaugh doesn't get the credit he deserves because he's come close, but hasn't won a Super Bowl. "He's doing a great job," Madden said, via Cam Inman of the Mercury News. "He'...
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San Francisco 49ers: Mike Iupati, Michael Crabtree Next on List for Contract Extensions

The San Francisco 49ers have done a good a job as anybody when it comes to keeping home grown talent in the Bay Area. A few examples of that are the team giving Colin Kaepernick a massive contract extension earlier this offseason and signing Joe Staley to a long term deal as well. Next up on General Manager Trent Baalke’s agenda is agreeing to deals with Mike Iupati and Michael...
Via Standing O Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arrow Up, Arrow Down

Sean McMahon The San Francisco 49ers have finished their first week of training camp. Who has done well? Who has faltered? Please enjoy my thorough breakdown of the notable performances - both good and bad - at Camp 49 in Santa Clara. The post Arrow Up, Arrow Down appeared first on 49ersLife.com.
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49ers Sign RB Alfonso Smith

  Cam Inman of the Mercury News, citing a league source, is reporting that the 49ers have agreed to terms with RB Alfonso Smith.  Smith posted a 49ers logo on his Instagram account saying “I’m a Niner Babeeeeee!” this evening, so the report is really more of a confirmation.  Smith, 27, hasn’t found any reported interest this offseason, but the 49ers have a few players...
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49ers have signed running back Alfonso Smith

Today the San Francisco 49ers sign former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith. After a slew of injuries the 49ers found a very good veteran running back in free agency. Smith is a very good special-teams player and a very big running back. I expect tons of yardage out of him in the preseason. The post 49ers have signed running back Alfonso Smith appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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49ers will try to sign Iupati and Crabtree to extensions before next spring

49ers general manager Trent Baalke told reporters on Monday that they’re going to try to sign both offensive lineman Mike Iupati and wide receiver Michael Crabtree to long-term extensions before next spring. “We’re going to try,” Baalke said, via CSNBayArea.com. “We’re going to work at it, certainly. But at some point, you got to stop negotiating deals and let these guys...
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San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick ranked 7th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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San Francisco 49ers’ Anquan Boldin named 22nd best fantasy WR, Johnson is 36th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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49ers Lose Second RB, LaMichael James, To Injury

The San Francisco 49ers are dealing with a supply problem on running backs. After losing Kendall Hunter for the season on Friday, they will have to deal with the loss of third string RB and KR/PR LaMichael James for all of training camp.  The good news is that James should be ok at the start of the season after suffering a dislocated elbow in practice today.  This leaves veteran...
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Depth a concern for 49ers defensive secondary

The San Francisco 49ers defensive secondary has undergone a huge transformation over th e past few year with the departures of S Dashon Goldson,  S Donte Whitner, CB Carlos Rogers, and CB Tarrell Brown and the team is trying to replace them as fast as the can. However, experience is one area where a team can 'coach up' and general manager Trent Baalke and coach Jim Harbaugh...
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LaMichael James out one month with dislocated elbow

The San Francisco 49ers have lost another running back on their depth chart. LaMichael James was carted off practice with a dislocated elbow. The injury was first reported by Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. LaMichael James sustained a dislocated elbow, source says. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 27, 2014 #49ers RB LaMichael James could miss about […]
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49ers RB LaMichael James Expected To Miss A Month With Dislocated Elbow

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that 49ers RB LaMichael James has a dislocated elbow and is expected to miss about a month. James was carted off the field with what was referred to as an arm injury during Sunday’s practice. Bill Williamson of ESPN points out that James actually dislocated his elbow while in college and wound up returning after two games. This is noteworthy...
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San Francisco 49ers: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp is in full effect and the San Francisco 49ers are quickly learning what some of their young players and new additions are capable of doing on the football field.  Here are some of the more interesting aspects in the 49ers camp so far. Vernon Davis looks to be focused: After failing to attend a mandatory mini-camp in an attempt to get a new deal, Davis showed up on...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos and Videos From Day 5 of the San Francisco 49ers Training Camp

With the first game of the preseason looming, the San Francisco 49ers are busy getting ready for the upcoming campaign. The team takes on the Baltimore Ravens on August 7 at M&T Bank Stadium. As Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports, LaMichael James has sustained a dislocated elbow on Day 5 of training camp. Earlier in the day, head coach Jim Harbaugh praised the running back...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LaMichael James suffered a dislocated elbow

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  49ers running back LaMichael James suffered a dislocated elbow and is expected to be out for the next month. #49ers RB LaMichael James was carted off the field today with what I'm told is a dislocated elbow. Second big RB injury to SF — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 27, 2014 #49ers RB LaMichael James should miss a month. Bad...
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Carlos Hyde’s Future is Now

Sean McMahon The 49ers lost Kendall Hunter to an ACL tear two days ago, creating an opening for the backup running back role. LaMichael James just suffered an arm injury in camp and may miss time as well. The future has become the present, and Carlos Hyde is ready to prove that he has what it takes to carry this backfield in 2014. The post Carlos Hyde’s Future is Now appeared first...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Another 49er running back goes down at training camp

At training camp on Sunday, running back LaMichael James was carted off the field with an apparent arm/wrist injury. Two days after running back Kendall Hunter tore his ACL at camp, another backup running back goes down. #49ers LaMichael James carted off practice field after sustains apparent left wrist/arm injury. — Cam Inman (@CamInman) July 27, 2014 LaMichael James is carted...
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