1. Creating the San Francisco 49ers' Free-Agency Fallback Plan

    The San Francisco 49ers have to prepare for the loss of three or four contributing members of the team every season—and under the direction of coach Jim Harbaugh and general ...

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  2. Buying or Selling the Latest Buzz on the 49ers Free Agency Rumor Mill

    NFL teams are built through the annual draft, but free agency remains a glamorous part of the offseason because it provides clubs with a chance to acquire that missing piece to the puzzle...

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  3. Why the 49ers Need to Make a Push for Charles Tillman in Free Agency

    While they’re not big shoppers, one thing general manager Trent Baalke and the San Francisco 49ers can’t say no to in free agency is a perfect mesh between a need ...

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  4. San Francisco 49ers Final Free-Agency Outlook and Predictions

    The 2014 NFL free-agent period is imminent, which means it's time to forecast the situation for the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  5. The 7 Moves the San Francisco 49ers Must Avoid in Free Agency

    Most media and followers of the San Francisco 49ers pay attention to the NFL draft now more than ever, because let’s face it: This is a team that has a very modest approach to free agency...

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  6. San Francisco 49ers: Fact or Fiction with Latest News Ahead of Free Agency

    The San Francisco 49ers head into the 2014 free-agency period, knowing they have to score more touchdowns and tighten up a secondary that will be in transition...

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  7. What Exactly Is Going On Within the San Francisco 49ers Front Office?

    There’s been a lot of white noise surrounding the San Francisco 49ers , particularly the club’s savior of a head coach, Jim Harbaugh , and what his future holds...

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  8. San Francisco 49ers' Biggest Scouting Combine Takeaways

    The NFL Scouting Combine, which serves as the final evaluation before individual pro days, is now behind us, which means the San Francisco 49ers are setting their boards for the draft and proceeding into free agency with this class in mind...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers' 2014 Scouting Combine Stock Report

    With the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine in the books, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke will be taking on the role of Gordon Gekko , trying to get a read on everyone's stock...

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  10. San Francisco 49ers: Latest Combine News and Rumors

    Let's just say the rumor mill in San Francisco has succumbed to high winds, which has made the 49ers quite the polarizing offseason story from a barrage of angles...

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  11. Predicting the Next Evolution Within the San Francisco 49ers Offense

    Staying ahead of the curve, from a cerebral aspect, has guided the San Francisco 49ers offense back to relevance, but it's not quite there yet...

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  12. Draft Day Trades San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke Should Be Exploring

    Entering May’s draft with a league-high 12 picks and few real positions to tune up, the NFL world should fully expect San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke to be wheeling and dealing, as soon as Day 1 even...

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  13. San Francisco 49ers Round 1 Big Board Ahead of the Combine

    Regular- and post-season football is done, and it is officially the offseason, or “draft season,” for the San Francisco 49ers . This is a ballclub that takes bargain shopping in free agency to a whole new level...

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  14. 49ers Combine Preview: Top Targets, Sleepers and Prospects to Watch

    The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine takes place at Lucas Oil Stadium this weekend in Indianapolis , and just like that, the San Francisco 49ers will be back into the swing of things, preparing for next season...

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  15. Projecting the San Francisco 49ers' Top 10 Big Board at Wide Receiver in 2014

    Oh, the big boards for the NFL draft—what an alluring organizational concept it is. Every fan wonders all offseason what their team’s big board looks like at top needs positions and how it got that way...

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  16. Previewing What the 49ers Will Be Looking for at the Scouting Combine

    The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine kicks off on Saturday, February 22, providing teams with one final up-close look at the players they're interested in drafting three months from now...

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  17. Why the San Francisco 49ers Absolutely Must Re-Sign Phil Dawson

    Mark it down: On March 8 at 4:00 p.m. ET , the contracts of San Francisco 49ers ’ reigning 1,000-yard receiver Anquan Boldin, two-time conference champion center Jonathan ...

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  18. 7 San Francisco 49ers Bound to Break Out in 2014

    Deep into preparations for the 2014 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers expect to get a whole lot better with 12 picks in their hip pocket...

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  19. Cuts That Could Create Serious Cap Space for the San Francisco 49ers

    In restoring the San Francisco 49ers ' brand—a prodigious turnaround spearheaded by head coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke —a lot of new faces entered the locker room...

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  20. San Francisco 49ers' Bargain Guide to the 2014 Offseason

    Free agency, which begins on March 11, is the next big NFL event that shapes how teams will look in 2014. The San Francisco 49ers, which view free agency as a supplementary device ...

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  21. San Francisco 49ers 2014 Mock Draft with Player Scouting Profiles

    Now that the 2013 NFL season is officially in the books, the San Francisco 49ers are readying for the upcoming NFL combine, followed by the draft, which they’ll need to run ...

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  22. San Francisco 49ers' Initial 2014 Round-by-Round Draft Big Board

    Draft day brings about the next opportunity for the San Francisco 49ers to fortify this perennial Super Bowl contender, adding another tier of players to this team to enhance it right away while building for the long haul...

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  23. 8 Big Splashes the San Francisco 49ers Could Realistically Make in Free Agency

    One thing that’s remained the same each offseason under coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Trent Baalke is that, no matter the circumstance, the San Francisco 49ers are simply not big players in free agency...

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  24. San Francisco 49ers' Top Needs and Fits in the 2014 NFL Draft

    Cunning general manager Trent Baalke and the San Francisco 49ers have a league high in draft picks again this year, expecting a total of 12 in 2014, via Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area ...

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  25. Carradine, Lattimore Should Be Ready to Play in 2014 After Redshirt Season

    The moment the ball deflected off the fingertips of Seattle Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman into the outstretched arms of teammate Malcolm Smith in the last remaining ...

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