1. San Francisco 49ers: Way-Too-Early 53-Man Roster and Depth Chart Predictions

    The San Francisco 49ers drafted 11 players this year: Two defensive ends, two offensive tackles, three cornerbacks, one guard, one running back, one wide receiver and one quarterback...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 2 days ago 34,053 reads 109 comments

  2. Aaron Burbridge NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES Aaron Burbridge is a physical, strong wide receiver with NFL -level production coming out of the pro-style offense at Michigan State. In 2015, he produced 85 catches for 1,258 yards and added seven touchdowns...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 17,263 reads 27 comments

  3. Kelvin Taylor NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES A 22-year-old junior, Kelvin Taylor is the son of NFL great Fred Taylor. In the last two seasons at Florida, Taylor accumulated 1,600 yards and 19 touchdowns on the ground while exploding under new head coach Jim McElwain in 2015...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 19,151 reads 14 comments

  4. Jeff Driskel NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES After beginning his career at Florida, Jeff Driskel took advantage of NCAA rules to finish with one year as a graduate transfer at Louisiana Tech. He started in 2012 and played 29 games in four seasons for the Gators...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 28,984 reads 50 comments

  5. Fahn Cooper NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES A starter at both left and right tackle in the Ole Miss offense, Fahn Cooper has to excel in the run game to stay on the field in a punishing Rebels offense...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 14,582 reads 38 comments

  6. John Theus NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES A starter at right tackle coming right out of high school, John Theus moved to left tackle for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. His strength, versatility and production in the SEC all combine to make him a draftable prospect...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 19,859 reads 57 comments

  7. Ronald Blair NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES Ronald Blair is a productive pass-rusher who owned the scene at Appalachian State. As a ‘ tweener prospect up front, he brings instant value for a hybrid defense looking for an inside/outside rusher...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 20,819 reads 37 comments

  8. Rashard Robinson NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES A lockdown man-coverage cornerback with big upside as a true junior entry, Rashard Robinson hasn’t been developed at LSU due to off-field issues...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 25,190 reads 27 comments

  9. San Francisco 49ers' Mock Draft and Big Board: Updated Day 3 Predictions

    With Pick 5 in Round 3, the San Francisco 49ers drafted Mississippi State cornerback Will Redmond, a first-round talent who dropped to Day 2 because he tore his ACL in October...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 3 days ago 11,347 reads 18 comments

  10. Will Redmond NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES A torn ACL in late October ended the college career of Will Redmond, but he’s eyeing an early return and could be a mid-season addition or 2016 redshirt in Round 3...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 27,238 reads 87 comments

  11. Insider Buzz: 49ers Have No Plans to Release Colin Kaepernick

    The San Francisco 49ers ' refusal to eat any portion of Colin Kaepernick 's contract has effectively rendered him untradable to this point...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 819 reads 0 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft and Big Board: Updated Day 2 Predictions

    After spending Pick 7 on the top 3-4 defensive end in the draft, Oregon’s DeForest Buckner, the San Francisco 49ers traded Picks 37, 105 and 178 to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for Picks 28 and 249...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 4 days ago 17,424 reads 25 comments

  13. Joshua Garnett to 49ers: Trade Details, Twitter Reaction in 2016 NFL Draft

    The San Francisco 49ers made a surprise late trade with the Kansas City Chiefs to get back into the first round of the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday, acquiring Stanford guard Joshua Garnett with the 28th overall pick...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 days ago 5,054 reads 0 comments

  14. Joshua Garnett NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES A two-year starter at Stanford, Joshua Garnett is a mean man in the run game and a savvy pass protector at left guard...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 days ago 28,896 reads 163 comments

  15. DeForest Buckner to 49ers: Twitter Reacts as DE Is Selected in 2016 NFL Draft

    For the second year in a row, the San Francisco 49ers selected a former member of the Oregon Ducks in the first round of the NFL draft. In 2015, the Niners targeted the interior of the defensive line, adding Arik Armstead...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 days ago 2,629 reads 0 comments

  16. DeForest Buckner NFL Draft 2016: Scouting Report, Grade for 49ers Rookie

    POSITIVES Among the most dominant players in college football the last two seasons, DeForest Buckner had the look of a top-15 pick after the 2014 season...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 24,398 reads 75 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    This weekend, the San Francisco 49ers can make up for doing next to nothing in free agency earlier in the offseason. They have 12 draft picks—more than enough to start remaking the roster in the image of new head coach Chip Kelly...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 days ago 7,075 reads 1 comments

  18. Anthony Davis, Former 49ers OL, Criticizes 49ers Front Office

    Former San Francisco 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis has been hinting at an NFL return since last summer, but the 26-year-old sent a message to his former employer Wednesday indicating he won't be back in the Bay Area this fall...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 days ago 25,459 reads 107 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The San Francisco 49ers are in a great position at pick No. 7 in the 2016 NFL draft. If they want, they can stay there and take one of the top-tier players in the draft—either ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 days ago 19,763 reads 60 comments

  20. Insider Buzz: SF Could Use Colin Kaepernick to Trade for Broncos' Round 1 Pick

    A longtime resident of the trading block, Colin Kaepernick may finally be traded during draft week, as San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke told ESPN's Bob Holtzman on Wednesday...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 days ago 31,426 reads 85 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: Full 2016 Draft Guide and Preview

    The good news: The San Francisco 49ers have 12 picks in the upcoming draft. Plenty of ammunition to reload the roster. The not-so-good news: Only three of San Francisco’s picks are in the first three rounds...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 days ago 11,916 reads 27 comments

  22. San Francisco 49ers Mock Draft Roundup: What the Experts Are Saying

    Which player will the San Francisco 49ers take with the seventh overall pick in the draft? Any top prospect the Niners could take would help the team, as it has needs everywhere...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 8 days ago 19,823 reads 33 comments

  23. San Francisco 49ers: 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The San Francisco 49ers are starting over from scratch. They have a brand-new head coach—Chip Kelly—a brand-new system on offense, a brand-new system on defense, one of the youngest rosters in the league and 12 draft picks to rebuild it...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 15 days ago 27,352 reads 73 comments

  24. Chip Kelly Reportedly Having Problems with 49ers GM Trent Baalke

    Issues are reportedly already brewing behind the scenes between San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly and general manager Trent Baalke just three months into the new coach's tenure...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 110,778 reads 140 comments

  25. Insider Buzz: 49ers Not Meeting with Goff, Wentz This Week

    While many expect San Francisco to draft a quarterback with their No. 7 pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the 49ers will reportedly not meet with either Jared Goff or Carson Wentz this week...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 21 days ago 2,588 reads 7 comments