Sakamoto: 49ers Trade CB Kenneth Acker To Chiefs Pending Physical

The San Francisco 49ers shook up their roster today with the announcement that third-year CB Kenneth Acker has been traded to the Kansas City Chiefs. A deal in which the 49ers receive a future 2018 seventh-round draft pick, it’s all contingent on Acker first passing his physical. A sixth-round pick (No. 180) of the 2014 NFL Draft, Acker was counted on to be in the running as the...
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4 hours ago

49ers Announce Several Roster Moves

Details on the 49ers roster moves as the team waived nine players on Saturday and moved one more to the Injured Reserve List.
Via 49ers.com
4 hours ago

Discussing 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem Protest and Why It’s OK

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stayed seated during the national anthem ahead of the Niners preseason contest versus the Green Bay Packers. The move was one of social protest, and Kap’s actions should be respected even if disagreeable.   I told myself and Twitter followers I wasn’t going to write about this, but I […] Discussing 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s...
Via Niner Noise
5 hours ago

Sakamoto: 49ers Colin Kaepernick Explains To NFL Network Steve Wyche Why He Sat During National Anthem!

We are supposed to be talking about San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s preseason debut on the field, instead we are talking about his antics off the field. In the latest drama surrounding the 49ers dual-threat quarterback, Kaepernick refused to stand up for the opening of the National Anthem. Why? I saw Steve Wyche of NFL Network talking one-on-one with Kaepernick at length...
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5 hours ago

49ers Trade CB Kenneth Acker

The 49ers have traded cornerback Kenneth Acker to the Kansas City Chiefs for an undisclosed draft choice.
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5 hours ago

Fantasy Football: Why 49ers WR Torrey Smith Is Worth a Sleeper Pick

49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith is a fantasy sleeper, being drafted well below his potential 2016 value. Here are five reasons Smith is a solid middle-round pick. Ahh, sleepers… Those mid-to-late round gems that separate the most astute and discerning fantasy football owners from the rest of the faceless, drooling hoard. The 2016 San Francisco […] Fantasy Football: Why 49ers...
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7 hours ago

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick sits down during National Anthem

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Friday night during the 49ers preseason contest against the Green Bay Packers, quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to take a stand by sitting down. Kaepernick sat, while the rest of his teammates stood, during The Star-Spangled Banner. Afterward, he told Steve Wyche of NFL Media it was an act of protest against the oppression of colored people in the U.S...
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7 hours ago

Giants Justin Pugh incensed over Colin Kaepernick anthem holdout

Colin Kaepernick knew there would be consequences for standing up for what he believes in by refusing to stand during the national anthem. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback was spotted sitting down during Friday night’s anthem at Levi’s Stadium. After the game, he spoke with NFL.com’s Steve Wyche and gave his reasons for doing so. “I am not going to stand up to show...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 3 of the preseason didn’t go so well for the 49ers

Oh, right. I almost forgot what that was like. It’s been a while since the 49ers looked like one of the most troubled sports franchises in the United States, but last night brought back recent memories they spent last offseason trying to bury. Yes, a lot of that is due to this new made-for-the-election-cycle controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick’s actions during the national...
Via Bay Area Sports Guy
8 hours ago

Kaepernick explains why he is protesting national anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was making a political statement when he chose to remain seated during the playing of the national anthem Friday night. In an interview with NFL Media’s Steve Wyche, Kaepernick admitted he is taking a stand against the United States. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the 49ers would be wise to cut Colin Kaepernick

Want to know why the San Francisco 49ers are the favorites to have the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft? Well, the fact that the team’s highest-paid player appears to be the team’s fourth-best quarterback should explain a lot.The 49ers have a new coach and a new offense, but alas, Friday night showed that the team has the same Colin Kaepernick it had last year, which...
Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Packers vs 49ers: Preseason Week 3 Grades and Analysis for San Francisco

The San Francisco 49ers opened up Week 3 of the NFL preseason with some success, but once Blaine Gabbert left the field, the 49ers offense could barely move the ball at all. Colin Kaepernick, in his first action since mid-last season, did little to impress the 49ers coaching staff. Colin Kaepernick has all but lost the San […] Packers vs 49ers: Preseason Week 3 Grades and Analysis...
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20 hours ago

VIDEO: 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert Hooks-Up With WR Quinton Patton For 3-Yard TD Run?

Pass. Run. Doesn’t matter. Watch San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert connect with WR Quinton Patton on this unconventional 3-yard TD run? See the weird but legal touchdown unfold below: Gabbert finds Patton for SIX. And that TD dance though! #GBvsSF https://t.co/nmHYWolTcU — NFL (@NFL) August 27, 2016
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23 hours ago

Based on the last game, what to look for tonight with Packers-49ers

Physically, the 49ers defense has not been beaten throughout this preseason. Even the opening drive touchdown last week in Denver was due to 49ers mistakes. Safety Antoine Bethea struggled with the first-team defense but taking a bad angle on a screen pass and getting fooled and then bumping into linebacker Gerald Hodges while Bethea was
Via Niner Insider
1 day ago

San Francisco 49ers: Preseason game 3 preview

The third preseason game typically acts as a dress rehearsal for the first match-up of the regular season, but for the San Francisco 49ers, there’s still some very important evaluation that needs to be done during their Friday night tilt against the Green Bay Packers. Let’s take a look at a few of the most important storylines heading into the 49ers penultimate preseason game...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2016 Preview: San Francisco 49ers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the San Francisco 49ers. 2015 in a nutshell: The league’s worst offense scores just 14.9 points per game as the 49ers finish 5-11, posting a losing record for the first time since 2010. Why 2016 could be different: They’ve brought in the “guru”...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick Or Gabbert: Who Should San Francisco Start?

The San Francisco 49ers may very well be the worst team in the National Football League. Despite all their flaws, though, the 49ers do have one legitimate source of entertainment worthy of our attention this preseason: who is going to play quarterback?After two seasons as one of the most unstoppable dual-threat quarterbacks in the league, Colin Kaepernick struggled in 2014. Although...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: “If we’re going to use hypotheticals, we should cancel the season”

San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly is not a fan of hypothetical questions. On Wednesday, Kelly was asked about the team’s quarterback situation, which appears somewhat in flux with Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert both vying for the starting job. Kaepernick has missed the first two preseason games with a shoulder injury, and a reporter asked Kelly about who he plans to...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers' Colin Kaepernick on track to make preseason debut

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw against the defense on Monday. Kaepernick is on track to make his preseason debut Friday against the Packers in San Francisco's third preseason game. His injury allowed Blaine Gabbert to start the first two exhibition...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Takeaways from Broncos win

The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Denver Broncos in their second pre season game.  There were some positives and negatives in the game.  It was encouraging to see the reserves play well and understand that every rep matters.  These pre season games are important, the 49ers are a rebuilding team and the more game tape on players the better.  Here are three takeaways from the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers RB Mike Davis gives up chips after poor rookie season

Nothing is more satisfying when you have a craving for salt than grabbing your favorite bag of chips and downing the entire bag. However, this is a guilty pleasure that San Francisco 49ers running back Mike Davis had to give up after an underwhelming rookie campaign in 2015. Davis’ favorite, “Flamin’ Hot Cheetos,” are now a thing of his past. “That was like a heartbreaker...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the San Francisco 49ers

While there are a few obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the San Francisco 49ers, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified 18 (with some repeats), including some all-time greats. How many of them can you name? Clue: Years active
9 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers add Christian Ponder to increasingly sad QB group

The San Francisco 49ers have added former first-round pick Christian Ponder to a quarterback group that looks increasingly destitute. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, Ponder agreed on Tuesday to a one-year deal with the 49ers, who lost quarterback Thad Lewis to a torn ACL this week. Source says Christian Ponder has signed a 1yr deal with San Fran. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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