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49ers DE Justin Smith mulling retirement, will meet with team this month

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith is planning to sit down with team brass this monthg to decide on whether he'll retire or give it another go for 2015. "You'll know in about three weeks or so," Smith said Monday, via the Sacramento Bee. It appears Smith is still on the fence, even after the team drafted potential replacement Arik Armstead in the first round on...
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Niners' Bruce Miller charged with vandalism, not domestic violence

  San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism after he was investigated in a domestic case stemming from an argument with his girlfriend that led to his arrest March 5. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced its findings Monday. The district attorney says that ''while original reports indicated that Miller may have pushed...
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49ers Bruce Miller charged with vandalism, not domestic case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism after he was investigated in a domestic case stemming from an argument with his girlfriend that led to his arrest March 5. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced its findings Monday. The district attorney says that ''while original reports indicated that...
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GM Trent Baalke comments on each of his draft picks

San Francisco 49ers General manager Trent Baalke made his intentions very clear at the 2015 NFL Draft. He was not going to draft for need, but rather the best player available in each round.  Baalke reiterated that sentiment when he told CSN Bay Area. "I think it was all about our best player," Baalke said. "When we went into the draft, we were looking at certain criteria that we...
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Justin Smith says retirement decision coming soon

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith has been mulling retirement since the end of last season. There finally seems to be a timeline on when Smith will make his official announcement. Smith sat down with Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee and told him "You'll know in about three weeks or so." Smith went on to tell Barrows that the drafting of defensive lineman Arik Armstead...
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49ers’ Justin Smith Will Decide “In About Three Weeks” Whether He’ll Play in 2015

The San Francisco 49ers have been dedicated to giving defensive lineman Justin Smith all the time he needs to make a decision about whether he will return for an eighth, and likely final, season with the team. Now, Smith has said there is a timetable for his decision, telling Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee on Monday that “You’ll know in about three weeks or so,” whether...
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49ers’ Justin Smith Will Decide “In About Three Weeks” Whether He’ll Play in 2014

The San Francisco 49ers have been dedicated to giving defensive lineman Justin Smith all the time he needs to make a decision about whether he will return for an eighth, and likely final, season with the team. Now, Smith has said there is a timetable for his decision, telling Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee on Monday that “You’ll know in about three weeks or so,” whether...
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Why Trent Baalke deserves an F for the San Francisco 49ers’ 2015 draft picks

The reviews are in, and not many people are happy with San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke’s decisions during the 2015 NFL Draft. First off, Mel Kiper gave them a mediocre C+ overall. His big criticism was that the team relied too much on project players as opposed to guys who can step in right away: “This one wasn’t bad by any measures, but there’s a lot of...
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49ers Place ILB Chris Borland On Reserve-Retired List

The San Francisco 49ers officially placed ILB Chris Borland on the reserve-retired list Monday, according to the NFL transactions release. This move ensures that the 49ers still control his rights in the event he changes his mind about retiring from the NFL. Shortly after Patrick Willis announced that he was calling it a career, Borland surprised everyone by ...
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Blake Bell drafted by the San Francisco 49ers as a tight end

The San Francisco 49ers took a chance over the weekend during the NFL Draft with their fourth round pick, tight end Blake Bell. Bell is a newcomer to the position as he spent his first three seasons at the University of Oklahoma as a quarterback. The 6-foot-6, 252-pounder nicknamed “Bell-dozer” made the transition to tight end during spring football in 2014, prior to his senior...
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Lucky break: San Francisco 49ers fullback charged with misdemeanor vandalism

Several weeks ago we reported that San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller was arrested and charged with spousal battery. The investigation has kept him out of the team’s offseason activities thus far. Today Miller got a lucky break, as the Santa Clara District Attorney’s office wound up only charging him with misdemeanor vandalism… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest...
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49ers’ Bruce Miller charged with misdemeanor vandalism

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism stemming from an incident on March 5. Miller 27, was origianlly arrested on charges of misdemeanor spousal battery after his girlfriend told police he pushed her to the ground and smashed her cell phone. In a later interview, however, the girlfriend said there was...
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49ers FB Bruce Miller charged with vandalism

The hits keep coming for the San Francisco 49ers off the field. We already know the situation that team has found itself in with current linebacker Aldon Smith and former defensive lineman Ray McDonald. It now appears that lead blocker Bruce Miller will have to appear in court in California to answer to vandalism charges. Miller, the team’s seventh-round pick in 2011, is being...
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WATCH: Family of Mike Davis goes nuts after getting draft call

Former South Carolina running back Mike Davis is off to San Francisco to become the newest member of the 49ers’ backfield. Davis was taken in the fourth round of this past weekend’s draft as the 125th pick overall. When he received the call from the team, his family, as you’ll see below, was beyond excited. Verizon captured the moment and put it on YouTube – check it out...
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San Francisco 49ers: Grading Each Pick Of The 2015 NFL Draft

As a sports writer there are many different ways I could look at the statistics, the players backgrounds, what college they went to, their playing time, and so on, but to put it simply as a long time 49ers fan, here are the top four needs I see for The 49ers and how their 10 newly drafted players either help or hinder these needs. This is how I determine each picks grade, and The...
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WATCH: Torrey Smith and the Human Hammer Pull-Down

Just because San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith is training hard in the off-season, it doesn't mean he can't have a little fun now and then, even in the
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Shocked 49ers Fan Base Will Soon Be Singing Trent Baalke’s Praises

Leading up to the 2015 NFL Draft, San Francisco 49ers fans almost universally hoped their favorite team would make a bold move for an offensive weapon. Among the names most commonly spoken were receivers Dorial Green-Beckham and DeVante Parker, though with a draft so stocked of talent at the position, plenty of other names would have been just as enthusiastically welcomed. Therefore...
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No more Mr. Nice Guy: 'Ask the people I play against if I’m nice,' says 49ers' Armstead

New San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead is brushing off concerns that he's too nice of a guy to get his hands dirty at the pro level. "I would say ask the people I play against if I’m nice," Armstead, the brother of former Patriots DT Armond Arsmtead, told CSN Bay Area. "I don’t think they’d say I’m nice." "Football is a violent, physical sport," he explained...
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49ers prepare to make 7 more picks on draft's final day

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers used their first three draft picks on defenders, adding defensive end Arik Armstead, safety Jaquiski Tartt and linebacker Eli Harold. Whether general manager Trent Baalke switches gears to focus on upgrading the offense for the final day of the NFL draft on Saturday is anybody's guess. He again will not commit to anything of the sort...
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Matt Barnes calls Colin Kaepernick a ‘hoe’ on Instagram

Matt Barnes apparently is not too fond of Colin Kaepernick. The Los Angeles Clippers forward posted on Instagram Thursday to congratulate fellow Sacramento native Arik Armstead on being drafted in the first round by the 49ers. In the caption for his post, Barnes took a shot at Kaepernick by calling him a “hoe.” Congrats to...Read More
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Jaquiski Tartt reunites with high school teammate in SF

In the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected former Samford defensive back Jaquiski Tartt. Tartt is expected to begin his career as a backup behind Eric Reid and Antoine Bethea. While Tartt is not expected to make an immediate impact on the defensive side of the ball, there is a cool little note to his story that surfaced once he was selected to San...
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49ers draft S Jaquiski Tartt with No. 46 pick

The San Francisco 49ers selected Samford safety Jaquiski Tartt with the No. 46 pick in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday. In 2014, Tartt was named to the American Football Coaches Association FCS All-America team after finishing second on the team with 62 tackles, including 53 solo stops. For his career, Tartt tallied 277 total tackles (199 solo tackles), six interceptions...
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Baalke: Justin Smith possible retirement did not impact pick

When the San Francisco 49ers selected Oregon defensive end Arik Armstead with the 17th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft after moving down two spots, many assumed defense end Justin Smith must be retiring After all Smith has been contemplating retirement since the end of last season and Armstead could fill Smith's position on the defensive line. GM Trent Baalke assured everyone though that...
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49ers’ Arik Armstead: ‘My skill set is perfect in a 3-4′

The San Francisco 49ers drafted Oregon defensive tackle Arik Armstead with the 17th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday. The 49ers traded back in the first round with the San Diego Chargers, receiving their first-round pick, fourth-round pick (117th overall) and 2016 fifth-round pick. “I’m excited to be close to home with my family,” Armstead said, via 49ers...
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San Francisco 49ers unveil new all black alternate uniforms

The San Francisco 49ers had a busy day Thursday. As if making a trade with the San Diego Chargers and drafting defensive tackle, Arik Armstead wasn’t enough, the 49ers also released a new all black alternate uniform that will be worn starting in 2015.   The 49ers released a video on their website featuring players wearing and talking about the new uniforms. The new alternate look...
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