1. San Francisco 49ers: Will DeAndre Smelter Develop into an NFL Receiver?

    The San Francisco 49ers surprised some by taking receiver DeAndre Smelter in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL draft. There are a couple of reasons why the pick was unexpected...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: Early Rookie Progress Reports

    The San Francisco 49ers’ rookies are deep into their offseason training program. They finished the rookie minicamp and the first week of OTAs , and this Tuesday they started the second week of OTAs ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 hours ago 7,870 reads 4 comments

  3. Analyzing San Francisco 49ers 5 Deepest Roster Spots

    The San Francisco 49ers head towards the 2015 season and are fortunate enough to have bolstered a number of critical positions via free agency and the NFL draft...

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  4. Should 49ers Follow Bears and Cut Ahmad Brooks?

    Former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was released yesterday by the Chicago Bears after accusations of domestic violence and child endangerment.....

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  5. Dorsey on 49ers D: There Shouldn't Be a Letdown

    The 49ers lost their iron man Justin Smith to retirement. They lost their young stud linebacker Chris Borland and their Pro Bowl signal-caller Patrick Willis , too.....

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  6. Rookie QB Dylan Thompson Relishes Opportunity to Learn from Kaepernick

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  7. Predicting San Francisco 49ers' 2015 Breakout Star

    The San Francisco 49ers may have a player on their roster who could break out in 2015. Could Aaron Lynch be a breakout player for the 49ers? What are the expectations for Lynch? ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 15 hours ago 4,804 reads 6 comments

  8. 49ers Rookie Arik Armstead Discussed Effort Questions

    There have been plenty of critiques about the San Francisco 49ers first round pick. He addressed one that is a little more nebulous.....

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  9. 49ers: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Quarterback

    The San Francisco 49ers have a quarterback competition. Not a starting quarterback competition. A backup quarterback competition. The exciting kind...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 day ago 12,786 reads 33 comments

  10. Glenn Dorsey on 49ers D: There Shouldn't Be a Let Down

    The 49ers lost their iron man Justin Smith to retirement. They lost their young stud linebacker Chris Borland and their Pro Bowl signal-caller Patrick Willis , too. Ray McDonald is on the Bears ...

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  11. Way-Too-Early Stat Projection for Colin Kaepernick in 49ers' New-Look Offense

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be in a new-look offense in 2015. Can he have a bounce-back year? What are realistic expectations for Kaepernick ? ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 7,212 reads 25 comments

  12. What to Expect from the San Francisco 49ers' Defense in 2015

    It’s safe to say the 2015 San Francisco 49ers ’ defense will look a little different from what fans are used to...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 2 days ago 13,219 reads 50 comments

  13. 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...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 2 days ago 26,026 reads 56 comments

  14. Which Young Niner WR Will Impress at Camp?

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  15. 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 3 days ago 1,053 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 65 reads 0 comments

  17. 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...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 days ago 678 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 ...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 4 days ago 11,453 reads 32 comments

  19. Patton Looks Like a Different Player

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  20. 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...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 5 days ago 887 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 5 days ago 355 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 days ago 5,176 reads 2 comments

  23. 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 5 days ago 13,675 reads 47 comments

  24. 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 5 days ago 258 reads 0 comments

  25. 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...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 5 days ago 360 reads 0 comments