1. San Francisco 49ers: Ranking the Top Defensive Linemen in Franchise History

    Justin Smith's retirement, along with the NFL offseason doldrums, has gotten me thinking more about the San Francisco 49ers ' history...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 9 hours ago 3,261 reads 12 comments

  2. 5 Biggest Takeaways from the San Francisco 49ers' OTAs

    The San Francisco 49ers overhauled their team this offseason—new players, new coaches, new schemes. After two weeks of OTAs, we have a better idea of what they’ll look like next season...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 11 hours ago 7,726 reads 10 comments

  3. 49ers' Jerome Simpson No Bad Apple, His Sewing Pals Say

    The story of the thrice-arrested NFL player and the 60-year-old grandmother who bonded over embroidery began at First Sewing Center in Bloomington, Minn., in 2013...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 19 hours ago 285 reads 0 comments

  4. 49ers' Minutia Minute: Trent Brown Not Looking Like a Seventh-Round Pick

    SANTA CLARA -- If you were unfamiliar with the 49ers ' draft a month ago, you might have a hard time guessing which player was drafted at which spot based on recent practices...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 21 hours ago 388 reads 0 comments

  5. Offseason Power Rankings

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  6. San Francisco 49ers: Justin Smith Versus Patrick Willis in the Hall of Fame

    For San Francisco 49ers fans, the upside of the greatest single-season talent loss since the 2003 season is the possibility of seeing two of their longtime favorites enshrined in Canton in five years as part of the Hall of Fame class of 2020...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 day ago 3,678 reads 6 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers OTA Standouts Worth Keeping an Eye on This Offseason

    Disclaimer: The Bay Area media—me included—saw just two days of the San Francisco 49ers ’ first two weeks of OTAs...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 day ago 16,786 reads 23 comments

  8. 9 San Francisco 49ers Under Most Pressure to Deliver in 2015

    Until last year, the San Francisco 49ers had thrived under pressure on their way to three straight NFC Championship Games and one Super Bowl appearance...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 1 day ago 11,493 reads 22 comments

  9. Cornerback Competition Underway, with Reaser and Acker Joining the Mix

    Cornerback is a position of understandable concern because Perrish Cox and Chris Culliver left in free agency. However, the 49ers cornerbacks seemingly have been interchangeable and replaceable for far too long...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 day ago 3,015 reads 1 comments

  10. Insider Buzz: 49ers Want Kaepernick to Mature off Field, Concern Growing

    Colin Kaepernick has impressed on the field in his early years as the 49ers signal-caller, but many still question his leadership and off-field antics...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 31,582 reads 179 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers Using OTAs as 'Dress Rehearsal' for Regular Season

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 111 reads 0 comments

  12. Reaser, Acker Join Cornerback Competition

    Two cornerbacks who spent their rookie seasons rehabbing injuries are back on the field and figure to compete this season for roles on the 53-man roster...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 157 reads 0 comments

  13. Which San Francisco 49ers Running Back Will Lead the Ground Attack in 2015?

    The San Francisco 49ers will have a new-look rushing attack in 2015 with the departure of longtime back Frank Gore and the addition of Reggie Bush...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 3,017 reads 18 comments

  14. 49ers Coach Jim Tomsula Insists Colin Kaepernick Apologetic for Tweet

    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula acknowledged Friday that his quarterback made a mistake on social media this week...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 1,131 reads 0 comments

  15. Levi's Adds Ring of Artificial Turf Around Grass Field; Sod Replacements Planned

    Levi's Stadium has a game plan for its embattled sod when it comes to, well, the games. And the concerts. And the other special events that are flocking to the $1.3 billion venue...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 253 reads 0 comments

  16. Bowman Picks Up His Recovery

    Linebacker NaVorro Bowman earned his way to become a first-team All-Pro performer in three consecutive seasons before the knee injury that wiped out his entire 2014 season...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 880 reads 0 comments

  17. 49ers Hire Laura Schnettgoecke as Assistant Athletic Trainer

    Wednesday morning, we learned that San Francisco 49ers assistant athletic trainer Nate Breske had departed for a job as head trainer with the Chicago Bears . It turns out at some point this offseason, the 49ers had a replacement ready...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 4 days ago 155 reads 0 comments

  18. Reggie Bush Joins 49ers Studios for Exclusive 1-on-1

    When a 10-year veteran speaks, people listen. That's what happened when the team's free-agent addition to the running back corps sat down with 49ers Studios...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 4 days ago 1,015 reads 0 comments

  19. Mike Davis More Than Intriguing for San Francisco 49ers

    Mike Davis was one of the San Francisco 49ers ' more intriguing draft picks, what with the team already boasting three running backs in Carlos Hyde, who would be entering his second ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 309 reads 0 comments

  20. Niners' Patton Says Third Year Will Be His Best

    Almost from the moment the 49ers drafted wide receiver Quinton Patton in the fourth round of the 2013 draft, the team has liked the former Louisiana Tech star.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 250 reads 0 comments

  21. Levi's Stadium Bidding for College Football Title Games

    The Bay Area is among nine regions and cities bidding to host College Football Playoff championship games.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. Ray McDonald's Behavior Fits a CTE Profile

    The sad, reckless, and dangerous behavior of former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald continues to mystify. Five arrests in the last year, including two in the last week, have cost McDonald his job with the Chicago Bears ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 146 reads 0 comments

  23. Dontae Johnson Ready to Compete in Deep CB Group

    One of the many standouts from the San Francisco 49ers 2014 draft class, Dontae Johnson is back for his sophomore season hungry to make an even bigger impact in the team's secondary...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 4 days ago 320 reads 0 comments

  24. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Rookies Primed for Biggest Impact in 2015

    You could argue zero of the San Francisco 49ers ’ rookies are primed to make a big impact in 2015. The first-round pick, Arik Armstead, is a 21-year-old project who has played football full time for just one year...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 days ago 12,655 reads 29 comments

  25. A Tale of Two Jims: The 49ers and Their New Identity

    The 49ers would be happy if the name -- let's whisper it -- Jim Harbaugh is not uttered on their premises again this year. The team has moved on from He Who Must Not be Named and handed the reins to Jim Tomsula, who is busy re-tooling the squad...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 days ago 288 reads 0 comments