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Chris Borland resurfaces following retirement

Following a strong showing during the 2014 NFL season, Chris Borland abruptly walked away from the game of football and announced his retirement. The retirement of Chris Borland was apart of many the San Francisco 49ers will have to somehow overcome in 2015 along with arguably the franchise’s best player Patrick Willis who was forced to call it quits after a major toe injury, Justin...
Via EndZoneScore
38 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons everybody hates San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York

Jed York was given the position of CEO in the San Francisco 49ers organization by his mother Denise DeBartolo-York six years ago. There have been some great moments for the Niners since, but he’s slowly but surely leading the team down the tubes. Here are three of the biggest reasons why everybody hates his guts… 1. Levi’s Stadium  ICYMI: I said what we’ve all be thinking...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick tells kids 2012 was his best year

This next one is pretty funny. According to Jennifer Leechan at Niners Nation, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick answered a number of questions from kids at his ProCamp. The questions included who Kaepernick’s favorite receiver is (Anquan Boldin), who is the nicest 49er (Bruce Miller- no really) and if he likes his neighbors (he does.) For my money the best response...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The three worst moves by the San Francisco 49ers front office in 2015

To say that the San Francisco 49ers have experienced a difficult offseason would be the understatement of the century. By now you know the story – pretty much everybody on the team and coaching staff that matters either retired, left in free agency, or was given the boot. Some of the incidents the 49ers had no control over. The retirement of Justin Smith was bound to happen sooner...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Run and Hyde from Niners Running Back

In general, the NFL combine is an overhyped and overrated event that football fans, myself included, use to fill that gaping football void in our souls during the offseason. There’s no better example of this than the 40-yard dash, the combine’s showcase event. It seems like college performance is thrown out the window in tenths of a second. A blazing 40 time could vault a previously...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Borland on retirement: Health 'more important' than money

One of the more surprising moments of the NFL offseason occurred back in March when former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired after just one year in the league. For Borland—a former first-team All-American at Wisconsin—the decision was about much more than money. In announcing his retirement, the linebacker had this to say: “I just honestly want to do...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

49ers bubble watch: Safety comes down to Craig Dahl, LJ McCray The San Francisco 49ers start up training camp at the end of the month. We continue our pre-camp depth chart breakdown with a look at the safety position ... 15 Bold Predictions: No 3.: San Francisco 49ers plummet The 49ers began to decline toward the end of last year. ... The signings San Francisco made — Jerome...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers DC Eric Mangini wants his defensive backs to be 'flexible'

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Eric Mangini has a key phrase when it comes to his defensive backs and it's an integral part on how he runs his secondary - position flexibility. "Sometimes that’s just a catch phrase," Mangini said, via SI's MMQB. "But I grew up that way defensively, and I believe in that, where each week we are going to have challenges we have...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boldin and Bush are ignoring the 49ers critics

The San Francisco 49ers have had a difficult offseason to put it mildly. They lost four star players to retirement, fired their head coach and lost some key players in free agency. The talk around the NFL is that the 49ers will be in the basement of the NFC West and have no chance in competing for a Super Bowl. Wide receiver Anquan Boldin has heard the critics, but is not concerned...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Niners special teams coordinator says return jobs are wide open

The San Francisco 49ers know to have a successful season, special teams will be an important part of their game. Starting field position will be crucial to the 49ers success.  Special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey Jr. says right now it is an open competition for both the kickoff return job and the punt return job. The kickoff return job has a few options. Those names include...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick gets 'reality check' at 'Against All Odds' golf tournament

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hosted his third annual “Against All Odds” golf tournament for Camp Taylor. Camp Taylor is a place for kids battling heart issues, it provides the children with camp activities despite some of their health issues.  “It really is a reality check, every time I’m around these kids,” Kaepernick said at Del Rio Country Club...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis Is Terrible At Family Feud, Which It Turns Out, Is Also Terrible

While we anxiously away the Gronk family making its debut on Celebrity Family Feud, the long-running game show got some other NFL players to take part in their primetime ratings extravaganza. It didn’t go great for Vernon Davis. The 49ers tight end is a wonderful player, and a apparently a terrible game show contestant, after two of the worst answers in the history of the show...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis Gave Some Funky Answers on Celebrity Family Feud

The Family Feud is one of those game shows that has been around almost as long as television that will probably never go away. Hopefully it never will because some of these new game shows are just flat out crap. Anyway...some NFL players were on Sunday night in a celebrity version of the show and one of them was San Frnacisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis.Vernon...He gave some pretty...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Francisco 49ers should not be written off

The San Francisco 49ers have had quite the nightmare off-season with numerous losses from several key contributors. Some of those players were Pro Bowlers and could be potential Hall of famers. Not many teams would know how to face the predicament of losing the talent the San Francisco 49ers have, but I am here to present reasons as to why they will compete and still be considered...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Former Lions RB Reggie Bush selling Birmingham, MI home

Seeing as he’s a San Francisco 49er now, former Lions running back Reggie Bush is looking to sell his newly-renovated Birmingham, Michigan home. Bush purchased the 8,000 square-foot home for $1.8 million in 2013 and he will look to get at least $2.49 million, the list price, for it, fully-furnished. Much like Ndamukong Suh, Bush is seeking to cut ties with Michigan.  But unlike...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Running Backs: Something the San Francisco 49ers Shouldn’t Have to Worry About

Running back Carlos Hyde #28 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball during the first quarter of the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 14, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Although they have gone through one heck of a strange and stressful offseason, the San Francisco 49ers do have something to feel...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Want Defensive Lineman Quinton Dial to Play More Outside?

When it comes to the defensive line teams typically like to see the bigger guys inside stuffing the run and the smaller, quicker guys on the outside so they can use their speed to get around the end and rush the quarterback. Yeah, it is nice if you have a big guy that is actually pretty quick and can line up on the outside, but finding one of those is easier said than done.49ers...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The stunning demise of the 49ers' should've-been dynasty

This summer, The Sports Post is highlighting and breaking down some of the key storylines and trending topics in each of the NFL’s eight divisions. The series began with a look at the AFC East, and we now move out west. In the span of the modern-day team sports spectrum, you have your league champions—and then there’s everyone else. You have your cellar dwellers, lovable...
Via The Sports Post
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What Anthony Davis’ retirement means for San Francisco 49ers, NFL

The recent retirement of San Francisco 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis is noteworthy for two reasons. First, it obviously hurts the 49ers on the field where their offensive line has been reduced from a strength to a weakness of the team. But perhaps more importantly, it once again raises the question of the safety of football in light of new research on player health. In a statement...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers trying new methods to adapt to changing players

Earlier this week, we touched on the San Francisco 49ers difficulties this off-season. While they have no doubt taken a step back on the field, they are instilling some new techniques to try and better reach their players… With an average roster age of 25.2, the 49ers recognize they’re attempting to reach people that communicate and absorb information in a new way….. The Niners...
Via This Given Sunday
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis blames terrible 2014 on game planning

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis had a terrible 2014 season that saw him produce the worst statistics of his NFL career. Davis finished the year with just 245 receiving yards and two touchdowns—both of which came during the season-opener. Davis now blames his lousy season on former offensive coordinator Greg Roman’s offensive schemes, according to Matt Barrows...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh emasculated 49ers CEO Jed York in front of players

The tempestuous and dysfunctional relationship between Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers front office ultimately resulted in the parties agreeing to go their separate ways, and that came despite the coach’s remarkable run of relative success. Reports continue to emerge that illustrate just how utterly toxic things became between Harbaugh and team executives, in...Read More...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
29 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Anthony Davis is stepping away from the NFL

The hits keep coming for the San Francisco 49ers. After Patrick Willis, Chris Borland and Justin Smith all announced their retirements from the NFL earlier this offseason, comes this news from ESPN’s Adam Schefter indicating that the team’s starting right tackle, Anthony Davis, has decided to step away from the game. Davis had this to say about his decision in a prepared statement...
Via Sportsnaut
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston mayor's office weighs in on Kaepernick Instagram post

Colin Kaepernick has apologized for a truly ill-advised Instagram post in which he inexplicably made light of the devastation being wreaked upon the Houston area due to massive flooding that has killed an estimated 17 people, injured scores and left the region in a state of natural disaster. But to hear it from the Houston...Read More The post Houston mayor’s office weighs in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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