1. Aldon Smith Pleads “no Contest,” and Now He and 49ers Face a Sentencing

    Aldon Smith's future–and undeniably key a part of the 49ers ' future–now leads up to a new date: July 25, when the talented linebacker is scheduled for sentencing before a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Daniel Nishigaya...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 1,579 reads 0 comments

  2. The 49ers Keep Finding Players in Unusual Ways

    The 49ers have become known for being thorough and taking chances in the scouting process, taking fliers on injured guys and English discus throwers...

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  3. 49ers Restructure Bowman's Deal to Gain Salary-Cap Space

    The 49ers created $2.616 million in salary cap room Wednesday as linebacker NaVorro Bowman agreed to a restructured contract, a source confirmed...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 2,819 reads 4 comments

  4. 49ers Offseason Wrap-Up

    With free agency and the draft in the rearview mirror and training camp just a couple of months away, we assess the San Francisco 49ers ' offseason moves.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 637 reads 0 comments

  5. 49ers' Stevie Johnson Brings 'Stevie Styles' Back to Bay Area

    On the day Stevie Johnson reported for college football duty, the Kentucky equipment manager offered him a choice of uniforms with an array of traditional wide receiver numbers: 80, 82, 83 or 86...

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  6. Assessing Every San Francisco 49ers UDFA's Chances of Making Final Roster

    Even after adding 12 draft picks to the fold in the 2014 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers are far from done with their infusion of new talent...

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  7. Jimmie Ward Will Be Glue That Holds 49ers' New-Look Secondary Together

    When the San Francisco 49ers ' season drew to a close on January 19, it was evident that the team’s biggest area of need on the defensive side of the ball was the secondary...

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  8. Why San Francisco 49ers Offensive Line Is the Best in the NFL

    The San Francisco 49ers have the best offensive line in the NFL —and it’s not even close. They’re All-Pro quality, formidable in all blocking assignments and deep at every position across the line...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers: Comparing Carlos Hyde and Marcus Lattimore

    The San Francisco 49ers essentially enter the 2014 season with two rookie running backs. There’s Carlos Hyde , whom they drafted in the second round of this year’s ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 13,595 reads 29 comments

  10. San Francisco 49ers: Biggest Matchups Facing Jimmie Ward in Rookie Season

    The San Francisco 49ers surprised many in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft by taking Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward with their opening pick...

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  11. 49ers' Aldon Smith Pleads No Contest to Six Charges, Could Face Jail Time

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will find out on July 25 if his legal woes will lead to him serving jail time...

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  12. Smith Pleads No Contest to DUI, Weapons Charges

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith pleaded "no contest" to three felony weapons charges and misdemeanor DUI on Wednesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court...

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  13. Report: Smith, Santa Clara DA's Office Reach Plea Agreement

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and the Santa Clara District Attorney's Office reportedly negotiated a plea agreement Wednesday on DUI and weapons charges...

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  14. Joe Staley Pulls Prank on Mike Iupati, Joe Looney

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  15. Ellington, Other Rookies Working on Special Teams Skills

    Wide receiver Bruce Ellington has been handling both kick and punt returns during the 49ers ' recent "football school" and he expects to do both at the team's rookie minicamp that begins Friday...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 1,627 reads 0 comments

  16. 49ers Sign Seventh-Round Draft Pick FB Trey Millard

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 2,077 reads 0 comments

  17. Niners' Martin Could Start at Center as a Rookie

    As the days ticked off in the countdown to the 2014 NFL draft, USC center Marcus Martin wasn't quite sure when he'd be taken.....

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  18. Report: 49ers Invite Bemidji State Basketball Player to Rookie Camp

    General manager Trent Baalke attended a Bemidji ( Minnesota ) State basketball game to watch a 5-foot-7 freshman guard on the women's team...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 1,514 reads 0 comments

  19. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers have infused the roster by drafting 12 new players and signing seven undrafted free agents. In addition, general manager Trent Baalke acquired veteran wide receiver Stevie Johnson in a trade with the Buffalo Bills ...

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  20. San Francisco 49ers: Historical Effects of a 14-Team Playoffs

    The path to a 14-team NFL playoffs continues to loom before us. It appears now that there is significant momentum to expand the playoffs as early as 2015, according to Peter King ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 1,362 reads 1 comments

  21. Singletary, Raye Reunite to Join NFL as Advisors

    Former 49ers coach Mike Singletary has been named as a senior advisor to Troy Vincent, the NFL 's executive vice president of football operations, the NFL announced Tuesday...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 910 reads 0 comments

  22. 49ers Rookies: Carlos Hyde Scouting Report

    In the second round of the draft, the 49ers traded down and then back up to draft a running back. The 49ers appeared to have had a loaded backfield before the selection of Carlos ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 18 reads 0 comments

  23. 49ers CEO Jed York: Some Training Camp Practices Coming to Levi's® Stadium

    The San Francisco 49ers CEO dropped some important news this morning: Some training camp practices will be open to the public at Levi's® Stadium in 2014.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 745 reads 0 comments

  24. Chris Borland Takes Reps After Patrick Willis at LB

    What do Zach Thomas, Sam Mills and London Fletcher all have in common? They were sub-six-foot inside linebackers that survived – and thrived – in the NFL for at least 12 seasons...

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  25. Debate: Which 49er Will Break out in 2014?

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