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Trent Baalke likes what he's seeing out of Aldon Smith

Looks like San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has passed the first test in GM Trent Baalke's eye, as far as offseason workouts go. Smith's past troubles are reportedly behind him, and the want to prove to the team he's still relevant has ignited something in the 25-year-old, according to Baalke. "He’s probably in as good a shape as he’s been in a long time," Baalke...
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Eagles Great Brian WestBrook Leads Philly Fans in Chant During Chris Christie's Speech

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has been under fire from football fan in the tri-state area ever since he so infamously appeared in the owner's box at AT&T Stadium with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. During an appearance at a new Bass Pro Shop in Atlantic City a bunch of Eagles fans heckled him a little with a few team chants.Christie thought he could pacify them by pulling...
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The time is ripe for 49ers linebacker Michael Wilhoite to get an extension

This offseason has not been kind to the San Francisco 49ers organization or their fans. A number of key players have left in free agency, and a couple more have retired. Nowhere has the sting been felt more accutely than at the linebacker position, which has seen Patrick Willis and Chris Borland retire, and Chase Thomas go down with an ACL injury. Also, Navorro Bowman is still recovering...
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49ers fullback Miller at home in Georgia after March arrest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller is not taking part in the team's offseason program at team headquarters in the aftermath of his March arrest on suspicion of spousal battery. 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Friday he met about the offseason with Miller, who is ''home in Georgia taking care of business.'' The Santa Clara District Attorney...
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49ers Working On New Contract For LB Michael Wilhoite

49ers GM Trent Baalke told reporters on Friday that they are working on a new contract for ILB Michael Wilhoite, per Cam Inman. San Francisco tendered Wilhoite, an exclusive rights free agents, a contract back in early March, which means he’ll be under team control for at least the 2015 season. Earlier in the offseason, reports mentioned that ... The post 49ers Working On New...
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Colin Kaepernick Kids Rihanna For Using His Childhood Artwork as Her Instagram Avatar

It’s really hard to make this stuff up. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took to teasing pop star Rihanna on Twitter and Instagram for using his childhood artwork as her Instagram profile picture. When you realize @rihanna has been using your childhood artwork for promos #tbt #saymyname… — Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) April 16, 2015...
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Friday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

5 Realistic Trade Partners for the San Francisco 49ers in 2015 NFL Draft ► San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is known for being one of the better manipulators of the NFL draft board and is regularly among the movers ... San Francisco 49ers: Best option with the 15th pick? ► The San Francisco 49ers performed well statistically last season, notching a measly...
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San Francisco 49ers: How will Jarryd Hayne’s rugby acumen transfer to the NFL?

So, 49ers fans, there’s an Australian rugby star who signed with your team last month, and you may be wondering what to make of it. Perhaps you’re more concerned about how new head coach Jim Tomsula plans to resurrect this team from their worst offseason in recent memory. Understandable, but lost in all the retirement headlines was the tale of another step toward making a groundbreaking...
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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Taking His Game To the Next Level?

Colin Kaepernick has been working on his mechanics with NFL Network analyst, 2015 Hall of Fame finalist, Super Bowl XXXIV MVP and two-time NFL MVP Kurt Warner this offseason, and it’s apparently paying off in a big way for the San Francisco 49ers’ starting quarterback. “I didn’t even know that was Colin,” tight end Vernon Davis said to laughter after a workout at Levi’s...
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NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Falcons, Jets, & Titans

49ers 49ers TE Vernon Davis is participating in the 49ers’ offseason program. “I’m here this year because I want to get better,” Davis said on Friday, via CSN Bay Area. “I want to win. I want to develop some chemistry amongst my teammates and get to know the guys. There are a lot of new ... The post NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Falcons, Jets, & Titans appeared first...
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5 Problems, 5 Rookie Solutions for the 2015 San Francisco 49ers

View image | Five positions on the 49ers depth chart pose a heavy threat to the team’s goals for a bounce-back 2015 season.  Solutions to those issues can be found in this year’s rookie draft class. In under twelve months, the San Francisco 49ers football team has undergone changes that have collapsed and begun to rebuild the entire roster. The 2014 season...
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Darnell Dockett serenades hotel housekeeper (Video)

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Darnell Dockett recently showcased his singing skills by serenading a hotel housekeeper with Jodeci's "Come & Talk To Me" and Jagged Edge's "I Really Wanna Know You".How does he sound? You be the judge. The cleaning lady at the hotel got to see my real talent.
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Upgrade: 49ers TE Vernon Davis says he doesn’t even recognize Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers had a championship window going there for a couple of years, but in 2014 and the offseason that has followed the window was slammed shut pretty definitively. Perhaps the quickest way they can get back to being serious NFC contenders is improving at the most important position on the field. The last we heard about quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Kurt Warner said...
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Even Justin Smith’s wife wants him to come back to the San Francisco 49ers

After playing in 221 career regular season games, Justin Smith has nothing left to prove in his NFL career and he doesn’t owe anybody anything. That won’t stop San Francisco 49ers fans from begging him to stick around one more year… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market QB Rankings: Every signal caller ranked from 1-32 based on marketability...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Train Like a Pro: Patrick Willis's Upper-Body Strength Workout

Patrick Willis, former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, was known for his elite tackling ability—and his knack for striking fear into his opponents' eyes. Although Willis recently retired from
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Kwame Harris arrested for DUI, allegedly tried biting a cop

Former San Francisco 49ers first-round pick Kwame Harris has seen his post-NFL life take a turn over the past couple years. Back in 2013, Harris spent time in jail for domestic violence against his then boyfriend. It’s now being reported, the former Stanford standout had a pretty big run-in with the law this past weekend. Harris, 33, was arrested on DUI charges, aggravated...
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Report: Michael Crabtree turns down offer from Dolphins

Why is Michael Crabtree still available on the free agent market? Because no contract offer to his liking has been presented to him yet. The Miami Herald reports that Crabtree visited the Dolphins and that they offered him close to $3 million. Crabtree turned down the offer and is now turning his attention to the...Read More
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Garcia rips 49ers front office for disastrous offseason

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia took some shots at the team’s front office in a recent interview with the Times-Standard in Northern California. Speaking up on everyone from general manager Trent Baalke to embattled CEO Jed York, Garcia had these scathing comments to share. As a fan you have to really look at the management of the organization and the decisions...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman Getting in a Serious Leg Workout

After losing Patrick Willis and Chris Boreland the San Francisco 49ers are going to really need NaVarro Bowman to come back better than ever when he returns from a knee injury this coming season. His recovery must be going well for him to be lifting the weight that he was during a recent leg workout he posted videos online from.Not bad NaVorro. Not bad. God is good..... A video...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss shares story on meeting Deion Sanders

Randy Moss is great at telling stories. Here's the one about the time he met Deion Sanders. Also, Randy Moss is great at telling stories. The post Randy Moss Shares An NFL Draft Story On Meeting Deion Sanders appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers fan movement calling for Jed York to sell team raises $2K of $89K goal

A group of disgruntled San Francisco 49ers have joined forces to start a movement with the stated goals of exerting enough public pressure to coerce owner Jed York to sell the franchise, among other things. While the movement is in its infancy, the group so far only has raised $2,000 of its stated $89,000 goal....Read More The post 49ers fan movement calling for Jed York to sell...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Borland giving 49ers back most of signing bonus

Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland received a $617,436 signing bonus when he inked his four-year contract with the team after being drafted last year. The 24-year-old is giving most of that money back. During an interview with CBS News’ Face the Nation on Sunday morning, Borland said he will return roughly 75 percent...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Borland's retirement: Turning point or footnote?

Chris Borland is either the harbinger of football’s apocalypse or the man who saved it forever. I genuinely don’t know which. For the record, this is the best possible way we could’ve gotten to this point. Football is too divisive. Medically ominous undertones, lawsuits people don’t follow, injuries that destroy lives off of the field but don’t change the game on it...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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