1. 49ers: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Outside Linebacker

    The San Francisco 49ers have five outside linebackers who matter: Aldon Smith, Aaron Lynch, Ahmad Brooks , Eli Harold and Corey Lemonier. All five probably won’t make the team, though...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 month ago 7,082 reads 9 comments

  2. San Francisco 49ers: What to Expect from the Defense in 2015

    The San Francisco 49ers have myriad question marks as they head into the summer. One of the questions that must be answered: How good will the pass rush and pass defense perform ...

    Dan Mori Written by Dan Mori about 1 month ago 8,058 reads 40 comments

  3. Projecting San Francisco 49ers' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers offense seemed in flux when the offseason began. The defense seemed stable. It was very good last season, ranking fifth in points allowed. It didn’t need fixing...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 3 months ago 16,028 reads 34 comments

  4. Ahmad Brooks Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault: Latest Details on Investigation

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks could be facing legal troubles, as he is being sued by a woman who is accusing him of sexual assault . Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 70,772 reads 55 comments

  5. 5 San Francisco 49ers Veterans Now on Roster Bubble Following Draft

    The San Francisco 49ers drafted 10 players this year, and nine of them don’t fill an immediate need. Only fourth-round pick Mike Davis fills a hole in the roster...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 3 months ago 19,126 reads 67 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers: Who Will Replace Patrick Willis and Chris Borland?

    The unexpected dual retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland have left the San Francisco 49ers thinner than expected at middle linebacker...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 4 months ago 19,248 reads 42 comments

  7. 4 Veterans Who Must Not Return for San Francisco 49ers' 2015 Season

    Free agency just started and the 49ers already have parted with four key veterans: It was confirmed that, Frank Gore signed a three-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts . Gore is the 49ers’ all-time leading rusher...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 months ago 23,893 reads 42 comments

  8. 9 Biggest Changes the San Francisco 49ers Must Still Make This Offseason

    We’re now just over a week into the Jim Tomsula era, and the San Francisco 49ers are just beginning to take shape. Now that the team has a head coach in place, it can actually start shaping the 2015 roster...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 7 months ago 14,972 reads 31 comments

  9. How the San Francisco 49ers Should Approach 2015 NFL Free Agency

    Welcome to the San Francisco 49ers , new head coach Jim Tomsula . For your first assignment, you have to figure out how to shop in free agency with no money! You might think ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 7 months ago 9,028 reads 21 comments

  10. 49ers Need to Move on from Ahmad Brooks and Finally End a Rocky Relationship

    You have several choices while trying to pinpoint when San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks went from being a justifiable expense to a bloated, walking money pit...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 7 months ago 15,654 reads 47 comments

  11. Previewing the San Francisco 49ers 2015 Salary Cap Situation

    The San Francisco 49ers endured a very tough 2014 season. The team, which finished with a record of 8-8, was decimated by injuries and turmoil...

    Dan Mori Written by Dan Mori about 7 months ago 15,858 reads 63 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: 7 Potential Salary-Cap Casualties for 2015

    The San Francisco 49ers will have decisions to make on their salary cap this offseason. The estimated salary cap for 2015 is somewhere in the neighborhood of $140 million , and ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 7 months ago 35,975 reads 96 comments