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Round One View image | gettyimages.com Marcus Peters, CB, Washington  I’m pumped when I see that Peters has dropped to 15.  Peters is a great get, as the team is in dire need of a cornerback.  They signed Shareece Wright this offseason, but that wasn’t enough as it doesn’t compensate for their losses. In San Francisco, Marcus Peters would have the skill-set and...
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49ers Hosting LB Philip Wheeler For A Visit

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the 49ers will be hosting former Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler for a visit on Monday. San Francisco continues to meet with available free agent linebackers now that Patrick Willis and Chris Borland surprisingly retired this offseason. The 49ers have also shown interest in Desmond Bishop, Lance Briggs, Brandon Spikes and Erin ... The post 49ers...
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Hakeem Nicks Visiting with the 49ers

This came completely out of left field. Seemingly set as it relates to veteran receivers after signing both Jerome Simpson and Torrey Smith earlier this offseason, the San Francisco 49ers are visiting with former New York Giants first-round pick Hakeem Nicks on Monday. WR Hakeem Nicks told me this morning that he is traveling today to California to visit the #49ers. Nicks played...
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Free agent linebacker Lance Briggs visiting with 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco 49ers are hosting free agent linebacker Lance Briggs at team headquarters. Briggs' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed the visit Monday. The Niners are in need of linebackers following the surprising retirements this offseason of five-time All-Pro Patrick Willis and then Chris Borland following his standout rookie season. The 34-year-old Briggs...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Warner says Colin Kaepernick displaying better 'touch' on throws

According to Jim Corbett of USA Today, former Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner said 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has shown better touch on his throws.  Warner has been working with the young signal caller this offseason in an attempt to improve his quarterback skills in the pocket. He added that playing touch football with some pass catchers who usually aren’t used...
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Veteran LB Lance Briggs to visit 49ers

According to Kevin Patra of NFL.com, veteran linebacker Lance Briggs will visit with the 49ers on Monday. Briggs, 34, was informed by the Bears this year that he would not be brought back in 2015. He would be a major upgrade for the 49ers with the retirements of Chris Borland and Patrick Willis, the team is in desperate need at the position. Patra writes: 'Briggs played...
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Who Will the 49ers Draft in Round One?

Before the hectic draft month of April begins, the crew at TopSportsReport decided it would be a smart time to write a 1st round mock draft.  John Miceli decided to write the article.  He carefully made selections for each team and explained each selection in this article. As he pretends to be Jim Tomsula and Trent Baalke, check out who John Miceli selected for the San Francisco...
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San Francisco 49ers to Host Lance Briggs for a Visit

Fresh off the stunning developments of both Patrick Willis and Chris Borland retiring, the San Francisco 49ers are in desperate need of depth at inside linebacker. While many have focused on the draft as a medium for San Francisco to find a starter next to NaVorro Bowman, it’s more likely the team will go the veteran route. That’s where seven-time Pro Bowl performer Lance Briggs...
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Colin Kaepernick Plays Flag Football While Working with Kurt Warner

San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been working with quarterback legend Kurt Warner to improve on his skills and passing accuracy over the past 10 weeks. The latest activity to test Kaepernick’s abilities was to have him participate in Warner’s charity flag football event that took place in Arizona. Warner commented on the event and about how Kaepernick...
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San Francisco 49ers 2015 draft order

The San Francisco 49ers have nine picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago, which includes two compensatory picks awarded - a fourth-rounder (No. 132 overall) and a seventh-rounder (No. 254 overall), per ESPN. Breakdown of 49ers' 2015 selections: First round: 15th overall selection Second round: 46th overall selection Third round: 79th...
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Kurt Warner is helping to turn around Colin Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers fans may not have the fondest feelings for Kurt Warner, who played for two division rivals during his incredible NFL career, but if he’s able to turn Colin Kaepernick‘s game around this offseason they might be willing to forget all about that… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams...
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Caldwell on Reggie Bush: ‘It didn’t work out’

It seems like an ongoing theme with the Lions are things not working out with are particular player. Ironically, that was the message head coach Jim Caldwell was relaying to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press when talking about Reggie Bush’s time in Detroit and his subsequent release this offseason. “I think oftentimes you’ll find that there are going to be some adjustments...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers kicker Phil Dawson responds to Seahawks fan asking for an autograph

Although Jim Harbaugh and a number of key players are now gone the rivalry between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks is still alive and well… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks Case in point: when Niners kicker Phil Dawson was asked by a fan yesterday...
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Panthers Claim OT Jonathan Martin Off Waivers From 49ers

The Carolina Panthers announced that they’ve claimed OT Jonathan Martin off waivers from the 49ers. San Francisco parted ways with Martin on Thursday just a year after they sent a seventh-round pick to the Dolphins in return for Martin. Martin, 25, has another year remaining on his four-year, $4,784,267 rookie contract, which includes a $1,042,400 base salary for ...
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49ers waive OL Jonathan Martin after one season

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers have waived offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. The team announced the move on Thursday to end Martin's one-year trial run with the team. The Niners acquired Martin last March in a deal with Miami. Martin had left the Dolphins in October 2013 after accusing teammate Richie Incognito of bullying. An NFL investigation determined Incognito...
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49ers Free Up $1M In Cap Space By Waiving OT Jonathan Martin

The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday that they have placed OT Jonathan Martin on waivers. #49ers have waived T Jonathan Martin. http://t.co/0IDYiftqWO pic.twitter.com/NdYQhgPr59 — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) March 26, 2015   This comes just over a year after the 49ers sent a seventh-round pick to the Dolphins in return for Martin. Martin, 25, is a ...
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49ers waive Jonathan Martin

The Jonathan Martin experiment has officially come to an end with the San Francisco 49ers. The team announced on Thursday that it has waived the controversial former second-round pick of the Miami Dolphins. Acquired from Miami last offseason for a conditional seventh-round pick following the entire Richie Incognito bullying scandal, Martin played a somewhat important role for...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers release Jonathan Martin after one season

The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday they have waived tackle Jonathan Martin. The 49ers acquired Martin (6-5, 312) in a trade with the Miami Dolphins on March 11, 2014. He appeared in 15 games (nine starts) for the 49ers last season. Prior to joining San Francisco, Martin spent two seasons with the Dolphins after being selected in the second round (42nd overall) of the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Breakdown: NFC West Division

Starting today, I am doing a division by division breakdown of possible draft options in the upcoming NFL draft. I will be starting with the NFC West and will follow up with the AFC West next. Arizona Cardinals: Needs: RB, OL, TE, CB, DT, OLB Possible first round players: Eddie Goldman (DT), Marcus Peters (CB), La’el Collins (OT), Vic Beasley (OLB), Denzel Perryman (ILB), TJ...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Believe Reggie Bush can be an “Every Down Back”

Newly signed San Francisco 49ers’ running back Reggie Bush is coming off of a terrible season where he posted only 297 rushing yards and two touchdowns in 11 games. It now appears the 49ers believe Bush is an every-down back in the NFL. According to head coach Jim Tomsula, that could be the plan. The first-year head coach had this to say about the 30-year-old running back (via...
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The Pros and Cons of Signing Michael Crabtree

View image | gettyimages.com In the 2009 NFL Draft Michael Crabtree was Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers with the 10th overall pick. Nearly 6 years later he is a free agent. Coming out of Texas Tech, Michael was a highly promising young receiver. He held 8 NCAA records and was a two time unanimous All American. He was destined to go to the 49ers and become the big help Alex...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Roger Goodell, 49ers, Bears, Lions & Eagles

  Roger Goodell The Commissioner acknowledged Wednesday that there are “several teams and several issues” that the league is looking at with regards to teams’ dealings with free agents before the allotted period. (Pro Football Talk) 49ers New Head Coach Jim Tomsula said that the 49ers view RB Reggie Bush as someone who could be ... The post NFL Notes: Roger Goodell, 49ers...
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49ers fan movement calling for Jed York to sell team raises $2K of $89K goal

A group of disgruntled San Francisco 49ers have joined forces to start a movement with the stated goals of exerting enough public pressure to coerce owner Jed York to sell the franchise, among other things. While the movement is in its infancy, the group so far only has raised $2,000 of its stated $89,000 goal....Read More The post 49ers fan movement calling for Jed York to sell...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Bears, Buccaneers, Packers, & Panthers

49ers New 49ers HC Jim Tomsula said that he believes Reggie Bush can be an every down back: “He’s a runner, he’s not a gadget guy.” (Marc Sessler) Bears Bears HC John Fox said that they spoke to QB Jay Cutler about redoing his contract back in February before they named him the starting quarterback. (Ian Rapoport) Buccaneers ... The post NFL Notes: 49ers, Bears, Buccaneers...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears Closing in on Deal with Ray McDonald 

The Chicago Bears are reportedly closing in on a contract with former San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald.  McDonald, a former third-round pick from Florida, hasn’t drawn much interest on the open market after an in-season release from San Francisco stemming from sexual assault allegations. No charges have been filed against McDonald in the case, and he has since...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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