1. Top 5 Takeaways from the 49ers' 1st Open Practice of the Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers finally lowered the drawbridge and opened the castle gates Thursday. For the first time this offseason, the Niners invited the media to watch one of their practices...

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  2. Which Young Niner WR Will Impress at Camp?

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  3. New-Look 49ers' Defense Aims to Cause Confusion

    SANTA CLARA – Status quo is out the window for new 49ers defensive coordinator Eric Mangini. In his first season taking over for Vic Fangio, Mangini will have a.....

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 9 days ago 1,110 reads 0 comments

  4. 49ers' Defensive Goal in 2015: Confuse the Offense

    Changes to the 49ers ' defense will go beyond the losses of fixtures like Justin Smith and Patrick Willis ...

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  5. Knee Fully Recovered, Dres Anderson Sets Sights on 49ers Roster Spot

    If you didn't know any better, you'd have a hard time recognizing that Dres Anderson is coming off a season-ending knee injury...

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  6. Why 2015 Season Is Make-or-Break Opportunity for 49ers' 2013 Draft Class

    The San Francisco 49ers have had some pretty good drafts under general manager Trent Baalke . Since he took over as general manager, the Niners have acquired the likes of NaVorro ...

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  7. Patton Looks Like a Different Player

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  8. Don't Overlook Lawrence Okoye as He Enters Year 3 of His NFL Transformation

    Lawrence Okoye (pictured above, No. 98) isn't counting on Justin Smith's retirement to finally free him a spot on the 49ers defensive line for regular-season action...

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  9. Jed York on Still-New Levi's Stadium: 'It's Not Quite a Home'

    By almost any measure, Levi's Stadium is a superior facility to Candlestick Park, the dank, caked-with-fungus structure that featured trough urinals, inconsistent elevators, really inconsistent Wi-Fi and teeth-chattering July winds...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 11 days ago 370 reads 0 comments

  10. Top Takeaways from San Francisco 49ers OTAs

    OTAs are in full swing around the NFL, and there is no shortage of interesting storylines . What's the latest from San Francisco as the 49ers get back on the field under ...

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  11. 5 San Francisco 49ers Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2015

    Three players on the San Francisco 49ers last season had breakout campaigns: Chris Culliver, Perrish Cox and Chris Borland. Culliver and Cox won starting jobs for the first time in their careers and played well...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 12 days ago 13,829 reads 47 comments

  12. Antoine Bethea: New DC Eric Mangini Wants to 'Cause Confusion'

    As noted here before, the San Francisco 49ers lost 11 players who started at least nine games last season. So yeah, transition is a key theme this offseason...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 271 reads 0 comments

  13. Kendall Hunter Looks Good in 'Starter' Role

    Reporters were able to watch all of Thursday's OTA session and were -- heart be still -- also able to walk around each of the fields instead of being restricted to one spot. Which is to say, there was a lot more close observation than in previous years...

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  14. 49ers RB Bush Asks to Be Included in Punt-Return Competition

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  15. Up-Tempo Approach Under Tomsula; Bowman off Today; Hyde Doesn't Practice

    Linebacker NaVorro Bowman was among those not present at Thursday's practice, but that was because of a routine day off after two days of practice, coach Jim Tomsula said...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 days ago 351 reads 0 comments

  16. Right Side of O-Line Skipping 49ers' Offseason Program

    SANTA CLARA – Perhaps, the 49ers ' most important position group has been without two starters during the team's offseason program...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 12 days ago 517 reads 0 comments

  17. Projected Starters: San Francisco 49ers

    » The Niners let franchise icon Frank Gore walk out the door because Carlos Hyde was a tackle-breaking machine in limited carries last season. Reggie Bush is best utilized as a passing-down role player...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 12 days ago 275 reads 0 comments

  18. Former QB-Turned-TE Could Be San Francisco 49ers' Hidden Gem of 2015 Draft Class

    The San Francisco 49ers have suffered a few key losses in the 2015 NFL offseason but looked to improve through the draft...

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  19. Report: 49ers LB Ahmad Brooks at OTAs Despite Sexual-Assault Lawsuit

    #49ers LB Ahmad Brooks, who is being accused in a sexual-assault lawsuit, is present at today's OTA practice...

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  20. RB Mike Davis Apparently Initiated into Colin Kaepernick's Hard-Target Club

    Rookie running back Mike Davis apparently suffered a familiar fate when it comes to catching Colin Kaepernick 's high-speed passes...

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  21. Jed York Addresses Altered Perception of Once-Mighty 49ers

    On Wednesday, two days after defensive tackle Justin Smith became the 49ers ' latest big-name offseason loss, Jed York noted his team had actually made a few roster additions in recent months...

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  22. Coach Smith? Retired 49er Doing Homework on Possible New Career

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  23. 49ers Show Support for Warriors in Western Conference Finals

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  24. Jed York on NFL in Los Angeles; Carmen Policy's New Role

    Colts owner Jim Irsay left the NFL Spring Meetings convinced at least one team will play in Los Angeles by 2017...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 12 days ago 134 reads 0 comments

  25. Breaking Down San Francisco 49ers' Best Replacement Options for Justin Smith

    San Francisco 49ers ' longtime defensive end Justin Smith is gone. The 35-year-old veteran announced his retirement from the NFL via a team statement last Monday. Smith's decision isn't exactly a shock...

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