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Before drafting you need to see 49ers K Phil Dawson’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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4 reasons to still trust Frank Gore in fantasy football

The article below was written by: numberFire. As we enter the peak of the fantasy draft season, Frank Gore doesn’t have a lot of hype surrounding him. Last summer, his average draft position was 25th overall, but now he’s not coming off the board until the 42nd pick. Obviously, due to his age, there’s a collective fear of Gore falling off the fantasy football cliff. And...
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San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick slips in QB 1-32 rankings, still near top-20

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Um, Is That Russell Wilson’s Penis On The Cover Of Sports Illustrated?

Yeah, I know we posted the new Sports Illustrated NFL preview covers earlier, but we failed to address one peculiar aspect of the west coast edition. The cover features 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, shirtless and looking ripped as hell, while Russell Wilson is fully clothed, but possibly wearing football pants that are two sizes too small. Yep, that definitely looks like a...
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3 things you didn’t know about Colin Kaepernick

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AFC GM on Colin Kaepernick: “I believe there’s something physically wrong with him”

One AFC general manager told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report that he believes there’s something physically wrong with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “I believe there’s something physically wrong with him. Everything looks off from last year, and it goes beyond the poor play of his offensive line. Usually when a guy looks so different from last year, it’s something physical...
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San Francisco 49ers: Ahmad Brooks Needs to Lose Some Weight

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was one of the breakout stars in the 2013 season, earning Pro Bowl and second team All Pro honors. That’s all great, but his personal success may not have necessarily gone to his head. Instead, it’s gone to his belly, and his defensive coordinator attributes his subpar offseason performance to the extra weight he’s been carrying around...
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49ers Injury Update: NaVorro Bowman, Marcus Lattimore, Marcus Martin

The San Francisco 49ers have lost NaVorro Bowman, Marcus Lattimore and Marcus Martin for a good chunk of time. All of these players aren't likely to be back until at least week six, at the earliest.#463835689 / gettyimages.comAccording to Adam Schefter, NaVorro Bowman was placed on the PUP, which automatically means he will miss the first six weeks of the season. Bowman is...
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Seahawks fans reenacting Sherman’s tip over Crabtree at new 49ers stadium

While the San Francisco 49ers new stadium may have a few field issues, they also have a golden opportunity for fans of the rival Seattle Seahawks to make fun of the team’s loss in the 2013 NFC Championship. According to MyNorthwest.com, the gift shop at the new Levi’s Stadium has a statue of wide receiver Michael Crabtree. The new statue is providing a perfect opportunity for...
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WR Steve Johnson Pitted Against Brandon Lloyd For WR3 Option

WR Steve Johnson Pitted Against Brandon Lloyd For WR3 Option: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers has come out and said that Johnson has done an “outstanding job” this preseason and that he “feels good about him beong on the 53-man roster.” To make the team Johnson most likely will have to beat out Lloyd for the WR3 spot on the team as neither are good special...
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San Francisco 49ers cut roster down to 75 players

The San Francisco 49ers waived/released seven players Monday to cut the roster down to 75. NFL teams must cut their rosters to 75 men by Tuesday at 4:00 EST. Among released #49ers: WR David Reed, RB Jewel Hampton, WR Devon Wylie. — Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) August 26, 2014 The list of the seven players cut are as follows: Waived QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson S D.J. Campbell TE Kevin...
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NFL roster cutdown update: San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers have released 7 players and need to release 8 more players to get to the 75 man limit via NFL.com. All teams need to be down to 75 by Tue. 4PM ET: QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson S D.J. Campbell TE Kevin Greene RB Jewel Hampton P Colton Schmidt LB Kion Wilson WR Devon Wylie    
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Seahawks fan reenacts ‘The Tip’ with Levi’s Stadium’s Michael Crabtree mannequin (pic)

Seattle Seahawks fans touring Levi’s Stadium, the the brand-spanking-new, billion-dollar palace of the rival San Francisco 49ers, have happened upon an interesting display featuring a mannequin of wide receiver Michael Crabtree. And for at least one fan, a snarky sense of inspiration subsequently kicked in, resulting in the utilization of said mannequin for obviously unintended...
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Stab at San Francisco 49ers' Opening Day Roster

Now that the San Francisco 49ers have made their roster moves to get down from 90 to 75 men on the roster, I will take a shot at my one and only projected roster, with cap implications.53-Man Roster:QB: Colin Kaepernick($3,767,444), & Blaine Gabbert($2,011,587)RB: Frank Gore($6.45 million), Carlos Hyde($669,396), LaMichael James($905,154), & Alfonso Smith($645,000)FB: Bruce...
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Seahawks Fans Already Using Michael Crabtree Mannequin At Levi Stadium To Reenact “The Tip”

In case you were running out reasons to be annoyed by the Seahawks’ fan base (excuse me…THE 12TH MAN), we’ve found another one. Levi Stadium, the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, features a mannequin of Michael Crabtree in the team’s pro shop. Crabtree, as we all know, found himself on the wrong side of history — and the subject of an infamous postgame rant — after...
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49ers make a ton of roster moves

The San Francisco 49ers waived/released several players today to get their toster down to 75. The team cut RB Jewel Hampton, S D.J. Campbell, WR Devon Wylie, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, TE Kevin Greene, P Colton Schmidt, WR David Reed, and ILB Kion Wilson. 49ers placed ILB Navorro Bowman (knee) on the reserve/PUP list and placed […] The post 49ers make a ton of roster moves appeared...
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Jim Harbaugh: Stevie Johnson has done an outstanding job

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh raved about wide receiver Stevie Johnson on Monday. Jim Harbaugh says @StevieJohnson13 has done outstanding job "and I feel good about him being on the 53-man roster" — Cam Inman (@CamInman) August 25, 2014 The 49ers need Johnson.  Other than Michael Crabtree and Anquan Boldin,  the Niners don’t have any other proven receivers.   ...
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49ers placed NaVorro Bowman on the PUP list

Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire   The 49ers have placed linebacker NaVorro Bowman (knee) on the physically able to perform list as he continues to rehab from offseason ACL surgery. 49ers also placed LB NaVorro Bowman on PUP, meaning he officially will miss at least the first six games this season. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 26, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
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San Francisco 49ers Cut Roster From 90 to 75

The San Francisco 49ers have axed 15 played from the training camp roster. The 49ers roster now stands at 75 after the team announced an array of moves on Monday following the 21-7 win against the San Diego Chargers over the weekend. Waived: QB McCleod Bethel-Thompson S D.J. Campbell TE Kevin Greene RB Jewel Hampton P Colton Schmidt LB Kion Wilson WR Devon Wylie   Released: WR...
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Marcus Lattimore expects to miss the first six weeks of the season

49ers running back Marcus Lattimore expects to miss to be placed on the reserve/NFL list and miss the first six weeks of the season. RB Marcus Lattimore said he expects to start season on NFI just like last year. Hope is he'll be activated after first six weeks. #49ers — Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) August 25, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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Vernon Davis: San Francisco 49ers Offense Still Not In The ‘Zone’

The San Francisco 49ers grabbed their first win of the preseason, but it sure wasn’t an inspiring one. While topping the San Diego Chargers 21-7, the starting offense just looked off. As Vernon Davis explained afterward, he’s not overly concerned with the squad’s underwhelming play. “One thing about the first-team offense, once we get rolling, once we get into our zone, then...
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Rookie Marcus Martin out for two months due to knee injury

Third round draft pick Marcus Martin injured his knee Sunday in a preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. Today, the 49ers staff came out and said that the center from USC is out for two months (eight weeks) due to a dislocated kneecap. Source: #49ers rookie C Marcus Martin is expected to be sidelined eight weeks (kneecap). — Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) August 25, 2014 Martin...
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Report: 49ers’ rookie C Marcus Martin out for eight weeks

According to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle,  49ers rookie C Marcus Martin will miss the next weight weeks after dislocating his knee. Source: #49ers rookie C Marcus Martin is expected to be sidelined eight weeks (kneecap). — Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) August 25, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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Levi’s Stadium Is Currently A Mess

The San Francisco 49ers’ first home game of the 2014 regular season won’t come until September 14th, when the Niners play the Chicago Bears. That’s good news for the 49ers, seeing that they have more than two weeks to turn Levi’s Stadium into a venue that is capable of hosting a football game. Here’s what Levi’s Stadium looks like now as #49ers re-sod the field again...
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LaMichael James: ‘I’m Much Improved’ As A Pass Blocker

The box score didn’t look great for LaMichael James on Sunday. In his first game back since sustaining a dislocated elbow, the San Francisco 49ers running back rushed for just nine yards on seven carries. While the numbers were lacking, there was another aspect of his game that James was working on. As the 24-year-old explained, he was looking to prove a point to everyone who has...
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