1. NFL Community Reacts to Borland's Retirement

    The news of Chris Borland's retirement from the NFL on Tuesday evening shook the football world to its core.....

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  2. Borland Won't Be Last to Decide NFL Is Too Risky

    Over the last few years, the NFL has been dragged kicking and screaming to admit what it never wanted to admit: the game of football has clear and distinct ties to head trauma and a host of other concerns...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 1 month ago 249 reads 0 comments

  3. Borland's Retirement Not Harbinger of End of Football

    A lot of people think Chris Borland's retirement from the NFL at age 24 out of fear for his brainbox is a message to the NFL, a sign that players are suddenly factoring cerebral damage as part of the equation of career-building...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 1 month ago 229 reads 0 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers: How Free-Agency Activity Has Reshaped Draft Plans

    The initial burst of free agency is over, and it’s time to catch our breath and take a look at the bigger picture for a moment. While there are some quality free agents still available, all of the huge, game-changing names have been signed...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 8,894 reads 11 comments

  5. 49ers LB Chris Borland to Retire from NFL

    The San Francisco 49ers announced on Tuesday that linebacker Chris Borland will retire from the National Football League...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 286 reads 0 comments

  6. Grading the San Francisco 49ers' Free-Agency Moves so Far

    A reporter recently asked general manager Trent Baalke if he will change his approach to the offseason now that the Seattle Seahawks have traded for 6’7” All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 month ago 2,058 reads 0 comments

  7. Why Depth Is Critical for 49ers After Difficult 2015 Offseason

    The 2015 NFL offseason so far has been a long, winding journey into unfamiliar waters for the San Francisco 49ers . They’ve pitched and rolled through mostly violent seas, with only the odd sprinkle of sunlight...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 1 month ago 13,434 reads 52 comments

  8. Gore Thanks York Family, 49ers Teammates, Fans in Statement

    After spending the first 10 years of his career in San Francisco, 49ers all-time leading rusher Frank Gore signed a contract with the Indianapolis Colts last week...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 655 reads 0 comments

  9. Draft Prospects Who Can Help 49ers Fill Void Left by Willis Retirement

    Patrick Willis will be a big miss for the San Francisco 49ers . His retirement last week stunned pretty much everyone and leaves the Niners without a player who will be difficult ...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 1 month ago 12,146 reads 32 comments

  10. 49ers Checking out Pass Rushers in Advance of Draft

    Free agency certainly isn't over, but it's at least dying down. Which gives us a chance to catch up on the most important thing on Trent Baalke's calendar -- the draft...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 1 month ago 236 reads 0 comments

  11. With Most Needs Filled, Baalke's Draft Shifts to 'Best Player Available'

    Part of the 49ers ' design is to fill vacancies and augment the roster during the free-agent signing period. That way, the personnel department can keep its options open during the draft, general manager Trent Baalke said last week...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 1 month ago 2,562 reads 0 comments

  12. Ex-49ers DE Ray McDonald Will Sue Woman Who Accused Him of Rape

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 1 month ago 96 reads 0 comments

  13. San Francisco 49ers: Budget Free Agents Still Available

    The San Francisco 49ers have been unexpectedly busy in free agency, partially as a side effect of the retirement of Patrick Willis opening up unexpected salary-cap room...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 17,242 reads 17 comments

  14. Ranking San Francisco 49ers' Best Remaining Free-Agency Options

    San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke recently laid out his roster-building philosophy in a group interview with Bay Area reporters...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 month ago 17,270 reads 38 comments

  15. San Francisco 49ers: Updated Draft Big Board After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    The San Francisco 49ers have been heavily active on the free-agent market this offseason. This wasn't supposed to be the case, as the cap-pressed 49ers figured to have limited financial resources to make some big offseason splashes...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 1 month ago 27,832 reads 58 comments

  16. 49ers Re-Sign CB Chris Cook to One-Year Deal

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 1,531 reads 1 comments

  17. Chris Cook to Stay with 49ers

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 46 reads 0 comments

  18. Report: 49ers to Re-Sign CB Chris Cook

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  19. 49ers Sign CB Shareece Wright to One-Year Deal

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 80 reads 0 comments

  20. Reggie Bush to 49ers Makes Sense ... as Long as They Use Him Properly

    Apparently the San Francisco 49ers are changing the way they play offense under new coach Jim Tomsula and offensive coordinator Geep Chryst, who was promoted from quarterbacks coach...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 487 reads 0 comments

  21. Reggie Bush Perfect Complement for 49ers Backfield, but What Does He Have Left?

    If he can give them anything on the field, the San Francisco 49ers and their fans will love Reggie Bush ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 1 month ago 88,282 reads 130 comments

  22. Report: 49ers Reach Two-Year Deal with OL Pears

    The 49ers reached a two-year contract agreement Saturday with former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Erik Pears, according to his agent, Jeff Sperbeck...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jenn Leser about 1 month ago 4,125 reads 0 comments

  23. Reggie Bush to 49ers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran running back Reggie Bush has reportedly reached an agreement with the San Francisco 49ers . The team announced the deal on Wednesday: ESPN's Adam Schefter first passed along word of the signing...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 178,305 reads 298 comments

  24. With Patrick Willis' Retirement, Defense Is Now 49ers' Draft Priority

    The retirement of San Francisco 49ers ' inside linebacker Patrick Willis has had a three-pronged effect...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 1 month ago 13,155 reads 38 comments

  25. Is Trent Baalke Fiddling While 49ers' CB Position Burns?

    Heading into the start of free agency, Chris Culliver's departure from the San Francisco 49ers was somewhat expected...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 722 reads 0 comments