1. 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...

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  2. 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...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 1 month ago 11,870 reads 14 comments

  3. 3 San Francisco 49ers Players in Line for New Deal Before Start of 2015 Season

    With the NBA playoffs taking center notice, this is the only time of the year when the NFL goes somewhat silent. Of course, the Tom Brady and Deflategate situation is interesting, but I'm sure fans are already tired of hearing about this story...

    Phil G Written by Phil G about 1 month ago 10,972 reads 12 comments

  4. Levi's Stadium Named Sports Facility of the Year

    The San Francisco 49ers took home an honor Wednesday evening as Levi's Stadium was named Facility of the Year in the United States in the Sports Business Awards. The award was part of a ceremony run by Sports Business Daily and Sports Business Journal..

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  5. Early Predictions for San Francisco 49ers' 2015 Training Camp Battles

    We don’t know who’s winning, but the San Francisco 49ers ’ roster battles already have begun. The Niners had a voluntary minicamp in April and a rookie minicamp in mid-May, both closed to the press...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 month ago 11,741 reads 34 comments

  6. Smith: Tomsula Not a 'Meat-Head D-Line Coach'

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  7. Dead-Eye Dawson: 49ers K Has Flourished from NFL's New PAT Spot

    e extra point has been kicked back. The league's owners voted 30-2 to move the snap back on an extra point to the 15-yard line from the 2 here at the NFL Spring Meetings at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco ...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 606 reads 1 comments

  8. Why Quinton Dial Is the San Francisco 49ers' Most Underrated X-Factor in 2015

    After an offseason in which the San Francisco 49ers have lost a number of key players both to retirement and to rival teams, it is more important than ever that lesser-known players step up and make an impression in 2015...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 1 month ago 8,719 reads 25 comments

  9. Grading the San Francisco 49ers' Most Improved Positional Units This Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers finished the 2014 season with a record of 8-8 and missed the playoffs for the first time in the Jim Harbaugh era...

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  10. San Francisco 49ers OTAs: Latest Player Reports and Analysis

    The San Francisco 49ers will not invite the media to watch OTAs until Thursday. That means most of the top storylines coming out of OTAs so far are the storylines the Niners are putting out themselves...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 month ago 1,590 reads 0 comments

  11. New PAT Rule Should Not Affect Dawson

    The NFL on Tuesday at its spring meetings in San Francisco changed its rules for point-after attempts, moving the line of scrimmage for kick attempts from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line...

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  12. Jim Tomsula on Jarryd Hayne: 'He's Still Playing Rugby'

    Reggie Bush said last month that Jarryd Hayne, the Australian rules rugby player who signed with the 49ers this offseason, was a virtual lock to make the team...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 431 reads 0 comments

  13. 49ers Owner Supports Goodell: 'Somebody Has to Be the Sheriff'

    SAN FRANCISCO — As fallout from Deflategate provides the backdrop for the gathering of NFL owners at their league meetings, count San Francisco 49ers co-chairman John York in the camp of those without sympathy for the New England Patriots ...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 215 reads 0 comments

  14. 5 San Francisco 49ers Starters Facing Make-or-Break Season in 2015

    The one constant in the NFL is change. Between 2013 and 2014, the San Francisco 49ers lost Jonathan Goodwin, Carlos Rogers, Donte Whitner and Tarell Brown from their starting lineup...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 8,802 reads 33 comments

  15. Justin Smith Has $2.1 Million in Unearned Signing Bonus Money

    When 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired in March, he agreed to repay $463,077 in unearned signing bonus money. With 49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith retiring in May, he has more than $2...

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  16. Who Will Win San Francisco 49ers' Right Defensive End Battle?

    Justin Smith announced his retirement Monday afternoon, per 49ers.com. Which player will replace him at right defensive end in the San Francisco 49ers ’ 3-4 defense? Here’s a breakdown of each contender’s chances...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 month ago 10,267 reads 38 comments

  17. Why the 49ers Offense Will Be More Versatile and Unpredictable in 2015

    It was all too predictable —t hat was the main criticism of the San Francisco 49ers offense in 2014, and it was well founded. In going 8-8 last season, the Niners rarely scared opposing defenses and averaged just 19...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 1 month ago 14,614 reads 38 comments

  18. Justin Smith Retirement Latest Blow in 49ers' Nightmare Offseason

    The San Francisco 49ers are the NFL 's version of the Tin Man. The organization is now a shell of itself, and it lacks heart. Earlier in the offseason, the franchise lost its soul when linebacker Patrick Willis retired...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 54,092 reads 226 comments

  19. 49ers Sign CB Mylan Hicks and OL Justin Renfrow

    The San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed CB Mylan Hicks to a three-year deal and OL Justin Renfrow to a two-year deal...

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  20. Justin Smith Retirement Press Conference Transcript

    Justin Smith had no interest in retiring Monday by showing up at a formal press conference in a suit and tie, or probably even his blue jeans or cowboy boots...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 563 reads 0 comments

  21. 49ers Have Depth to Replace 'Alpha Male' Justin Smith on Field in 2015

    San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith announced his retirement Monday after 14 years in the NFL , as reported by the team...

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  22. Assessing the 49ers DT Options Without Justin Smith

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  23. Best of Justin Smith Mic'd Up

    See and hear the best of DT Justin Smith wired for sound, who announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 232 reads 0 comments

  24. Justin Smith Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Five-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Justin Smith announced his decision to retire on Monday after an excellent 14-year NFL career...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 48,868 reads 193 comments

  25. Justin Smith Plans Announcement About His Future Today

    Last week, the 49ers said they didn't know whether defensive end Justin Smith would play this season or retire. Now they know. And they're expected to let the rest of us know today...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 267 reads 0 comments