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NFL Notes: 49ers, Broncos & Colts

49ers HC Jim Tomsula said that DL Darnell Dockett is “ready to go” after recovering from an ACL injury he sustained last season. “He’s ready to go,” Tomsula said, via Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. “There’s no limitations on him from the training room.” Broncos LB Von Miller has been released from the NFL’s drug ... The post NFL Notes: 49ers, Broncos...
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49ers deal with loose sod in Levi's Stadium on first day

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) It took less than a half-hour into the San Francisco 49ers' first practice for the Levi's Stadium sod to come up in pieces, also only a couple of hours after the venue hosted a high school all-star game. The Niners kicked off their first training camp under new coach Jim Tomsula on Saturday night, and he could be seen stomping down a divot with his heel...
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Five questions the San Francisco 49ers face entering camp

Training Camp for the San Francisco 49ers began August 1,2015 in Santa Clara, California. This past off-season the 49ers went through many changes. The team lost key contributors on both sides of the ball. New head coach Jim Tomsula faces many questions as he leads his first training camp, and will be under a lot of pressure to succeed quickly. The 49ers were one of the few teams...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Packers, Steelers, & Titans

49ers The Packers paid S Sean Richardson a $200,000 bonus for being on their roster as of the third day of training camp. (Rob Demovsky) Packers Field Yates reports that 49ers OLB Aldon Smith received a $300,000 roster bonus on Saturday as part of his amended contract. Steelers Ross Jones reports that Steelers WR Martavis Bryant will undergo minor procedure ... The...
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Tomsula begins camp doing things his way, with player input

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jim Tomsula walked through the cafeteria on Day 1 and fist-bumped a chef from across the high counter, then asked another member of the kitchen staff about her family. He was more red-faced than usual after forgetting to apply his sunscreen Saturday for San Francisco's morning walk-through. No protective hat for shade, either. A first-year NFL coach who...
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2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: San Francisco 49ers

For your fantasy football draft prep and advice, continue to check on this page for updates regarding the San Francisco 49ers.  Team Outlook:  The 49ers had maybe the worst offseason of any team, losing multiple starters to retirement and free agency. That doesn't bode well in real life or fantasy for the 49ers offense, although the offense could be a little less conservative...
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Vernon Davis fired adviser last year who pushed for new deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Vernon Davis parted ways with an adviser before last season who had been pushing the 49ers tight end to get pushy for a new contract. ''I fired that person because he worships money,'' Davis said. ''That's not what I worship.'' Davis shared the story Friday as San Francisco's veterans reported to training camp ahead of Saturday night's opening practice at...
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Vernon Davis back on track after firing advisor who recommended holdout

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is ready to renew his focus and love for the game of football after firing an advisor who recommended he hold out for a new contract last year. Davis revealed this rather shocking information on Friday morning at team facilities in Santa Clara, Ca. Speaking with reporters, he spoke about a renewed passion for the game after getting off track...
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Tomsula on Bowman: He looks 'fantastic'

After sitting out the entire 2014 season, it appears NaVorro Bowman is ready to contribute in a big way for the 49ers in 2015. Early reviews from head coach Jim Tomsula and Bowman's teammates are positive, after Day 1 of training camp. "What I just saw there, my gosh, he looked fantastic," coach Jim Tomsula said Friday, via Bay Area News Group, referring to Bowman's first practice...
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49ers rave about Colin Kaepernick’s improvement on first day of training camp

If you want to know a quarterback, ask the defenders who have to face him in practice every day. By that measure, it sounds like Colin Kaepernick is really making some strides. Several of his San Francisco 49ers teammates were raving about his improvement at the first day of training camp. Here’s a sample of what they said, per Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News: #49ers Eric...
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Eric Reid: San Francisco 49ers ‘have what it takes to go to the Super Bowl’

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid thinks he’ll be playing in Levi’s Stadium on February 7, 2016 when Super Bowl 50 takes place in Santa Clara, Ca. The softly-spoken, but hard-hitting defensive back is quite confident he and his teammates will shatter the national doom-and-gloom narrative this season. And, rather than grind his teeth in rage at the notion the 49ers are dead...
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Niners' tight end Vernon Davis rejuvenated for 2015

Vernon Davis' underwhelming 2014 campaign could be alluded to a number of injuries he battled. Now, the two-time Pro Bowler looks like a different player, according to the coaching staff."Vernon is stretching the field," Jim Tomsula said of Davis during OTAs, via the Sacramento Bee. "Vernon looks extremely fast. Catching the ball really well." Even Davis allowed he feels much better...
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Niners' safety believes team has talent to make Super Bowl run

After three straight NFC Championship appearances, the 49ers missed the postseason altogether in 2014 after struggling to an 8-8 record. A coaching change and a number of roster changes ensued in the offseason. Still, safety Eric Reid believes the team has enough to make a Super Bowl appearance.“We have what it takes on this team to go to the Super Bowl, and I’m not afraid to...
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Expectations for Niners' offensive line in 2015

There figures to be a lot of roster turnover up front on the offensive line for the 49ers in 2015.Mike Iuapti (now in Arizona), Anthony Davis (retired), Jonathan Martin (retired) are all gone. The lone player expected to be penciled into a starting role is Joe Staley. Alex Boone has been the starter at right guard the last three seasons, but could see a position switch. Marcus Martin...
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Watch: 49ers fans will love this NaVorro Bowman comeback video

It’s been too long since we last saw San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman on the field. This week he returns to the team with training camp underway. To help get you in the mood, I thought I would share a great fan-made comeback hype video on Bowman from Youtube. Check it out: AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than...
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Jim Tomsula sits at No. 1 for coach under the most pressure

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula has to pick up the pieces of a fractured relationship that left the team in constant turmoil in 2014 and now the results from that wreckage will be known. However, Tomsula is in charge of picking the team back up after a long line of departures that has rocked the team to the core. According to Marc Sessler of NFL.com, Tomsula faces the...
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Report: Vernon Davis played hurt during 2014 season

Vernon Davis posted career lows across the board in 2014 with just 245 receiving yards and two touchdowns in 14 games. In fact, not once did he record more than 45 receiving yards in a contest; he also failed to find the end zone after his two-score performance in Week 1.  However, it appears there is some reasoning behind that, as Mark Purdy of the Mercury News is reporting the...
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What should the San Francisco 49ers expect from Ahmad Brooks this year?

One of the things that irked me a little bit at the beginning of San Francisco 49ers training camp last season was the fact that veteran outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks showed up out of shape. Coming off arguably the most productive season of his career in 2013 with sixty tackles eight and a half sacks and a pick, he finished last season with only thirty tackles and six sacks. Between...
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Three things for San Francisco 49ers fans to keep an eye on at training camp

Teams across the NFL are starting to open training camps signaling the end of a long and drama filled offseason for the San Francisco 49ers and the NFL as a whole. The furor surrounding the Tom Brady appeal and the legal action that is sure to follow has swallowed up most other news, but (thankfully) the legal proceedings of that case will fade away for the majority of the NFL once...
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49ers place Carlos Hyde on active/non-football injury list

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Second-year running back Carlos Hyde, who will be counted upon to carry the load following Frank Gore's departure, has been placed on the active/non-football injury list four days ahead of the start of training camp for the San Francisco 49ers. The team made the announcement Tuesday about Hyde, who had been dealing with a muscle pull - not his hamstring...
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49ers' Jim Tomsula begins first training camp as new coach

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The mass exodus of big-name players, starters and stars on both sides of the ball made headlines all offseason for the San Francisco 49ers. Meanwhile, new coach Jim Tomsula worked to assemble his team and an experienced coaching staff. Many wonder whether San Francisco can contend with all the turnover and departures of players such as franchise rushing...
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NFL Transactions: Tuesday 7/28

49ers 49ers placed RB Carlos Hyde, G Trenton Brown, WR DeAndrew Smelter, and OLB Aaron Lynch on active/non-Football Injury list. 49ers placed C Daniel Kilgore on the active/PUP list. Bears Bears signed WR/KR A.J. Cruz and DL David Carter. (NFLTR) Bears waived LB Jonathan Brown. (NFLTR) Bengals Bengals waived/injured WR James Wright. (NFLTR) Bengals placed LB Vontaze Burfict...
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49ers OC says Colin Kaepernick didn’t regress as much as perceived

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was a perplexing case to analyze last year. He passed for a career-high 3,369 yards and improved his pass completion percentage from the previous year. However, he also achieved his career-high in interceptions with 10 and threw less touchdowns than in his previous season. Many critics out there would come to the conclusion that the...
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New 49ers OC swears Colin Kaepernick is not as bad as he looks

Chief among the challenges facing new San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Geep Chryst is how to fix quarterback Colin Kaepernick. If Kaepernick takes a major step forward in his development the 2015 season holds alot more promise for the 49ers. If he continues to stagnate or regresses again like last year, they may fall apart in a hurry. However, to hear Chryst tell it Kaepernick...
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49ers OC: Kaepernick didn’t regress as much as believed

Statistically speaking, Colin Kaepernick’s 2014 NFL campaign was impressive in some ways but a failure in others. But to hear it from San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Geep Chryst, the quarterback didn’t regress as much as it has been perceived. In fact, Chryst argues that any regression by Kaepernick arguably was attributable to things beyond...Read More The post 49ers...
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