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Jim Harbaugh compares Colin Kaepernick to Cam Newton, Peyton Manning

Colin Kaepernick’s play during 2015 and 2014 may not have inspired much confidence, but the faith of his former coach Jim Harbaugh has not wavered. Jim Harbaugh on @Kaepernick7: "Colin will flourish, there's no question in my mind about that" https://t.co/zkGPywLjs6 (via @timkawakami) — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) February 8, 2016 "[@Kaepernick7 is] too great of a talent....
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush on NFL future: ‘I’m not retiring’

Reggie Bush hasn’t played a full season in three years, and he missed most of the 2015 season due to injuries. But he’s not done. Speaking with reporters Sunday in San Francisco, Bush made it known he still has some good years left. “I’m not retiring,” Bush said, via Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com. “I’m still playing. No, I’m not done. And I would never — knock...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin Wins Walter Payton Man Of The Year Award

San Francisco 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin won the Walter Payton Man of the Year award on Saturday night, which recognizes players that have made big charitable efforts in their community. The 2015 Walter Payton NFL Man Of The Year: @49ers WR @AnquanBoldin! #NFLHonors #WPMOY pic.twitter.com/WmPTl3JgrR — NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2016 The NFL will award $55,000 to a charity of...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers' Joe Staley gifts single father pair of Super Bowl tickets

The San Francisco 49ers' home stadium is playing host to Super Bowl 50. The team's left tackle made one of the most charitable gestures revolving around the big game.When the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos take the field Sunday, Johnel Spivey, a single father from Santa Clara will be in attendance, thanks to Joe Staley, who was looking for a deserving person.Via the San Jose...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers OL Joe Staley Gives Away Pair Of Super Bowl Tickets To Total Strangers

For most people having a pair of Super Bowl tickets means they will be going to the big game, but when you play football for a living and would rather be playing in it attending is not as big a deal.  San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley had a pair of tickets, but rather than go sit in the stands of a stadium he normally plays in he decided to make someone's day.So he began...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-49ers owner DeBartolo anxiously awaits Hall of Fame fate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Edward DeBartolo Jr. played no favorites. When it came to the way he treated his employees, from the stars on the field to the office workers behind the scenes, nobody argued how much he cared. It hasn't changed since he left the NFL behind more than 15 years ago. ''I still have this relationship and not just with the Joe Montanas, Dwight Clarks, Roger Craigs...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What Is the Answer for the San Francisco 49ers at Quarterback?

Now that the college football all-star circuit is behind us and we draw closer to the NFL Draft, rumors and possible landing spots for different prospects and current players will be popping up everywhere. Newly hired 49ers coach Chip Kelly comes to San Francisco with his up tempo offense, ready to prove his doubters from his time in Philadelphia wrong.  Kelly’s first task will...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers 2016 draft outlook

Heading into the 2016 draft, the San Francisco 49ers have many holes to fill.  Equipped with the seventh selection in the first round, the 49ers will be in a prime position to get an impact player.  New head coach Chip Kelly’s foundation is on the offensive side of the ball, which needs a boost after finishing  31st in total yards and last in points scored.  Starting with an...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers reverse field on Girl Scouts, will pay for event

The San Francisco 49ers apparently have changed their minds and will host the Girl Scouts of Northern California after first cancelling on the group in favor of making money with a concert. Mike Rosenberg of the San Jose Mercury News has been all over this story. He first reported the team’s decision to cancel on the Girl Scouts and now he’s got the scoop on the team reversing...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers still very likely to trade Colin Kaepernick?

The hiring of Chip Kelly as the San Francisco 49ers’ new head coach might not be enough to keep quarterback Colin Kaepernick from being traded away this offseason. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the 49ers are still “very likely” to deal their 28-year-old quarterback before the start of the 2016 season. La Canfora notes that Kaepernick has “done nothing” to...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cookies crumble for Girl Scouts as 49ers cancel stadium sleepover

The San Francisco 49ers backed out of a deal with the Girl Scouts of Northern California, cancelling a scheduled sleepover for the organization at Levi's Stadium in lieu of a concert.The team alerted the Girl Scouts that it was exercising an option in the contract that would allow them to nix the sleepover in case a more lucrative event came along, the San Jose Mercury News reported...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss' son headlines NC State's recruiting class

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Randy Moss is sending his son to North Carolina State. The biggest name in N.C. State's 27-man recruiting class is Thaddeus Moss, the son of the former NFL star receiver. The younger Moss is a 6-foot-4, 247-pound tight end who helped Charlotte Mallard Creek claim its third straight Class 4-AA state championship. Coach Dave Doeren says he appreciates his newest...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers crumble Girl Scouts sleepover plans

As if the Super Bowl upsetting a youth soccer league and some local residents was not bad enough, the San Francisco 49ers have had to force the cancelation of an event planned for some local hard-working Girl Scouts to make room for a concert at Levi’s Stadium. The San Francisco 49ers were set to host a group of 1,200 Girl Scouts from across northern California for a sleepover...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: 'I don’t want Colin Kaepernick'

Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall isn’t interested in a new quarterback. Marshall appeared on ESPN’s First Take Wednesday morning and said rather definitively that he’s not that interested in Colin Kaepernick but wants to keep working with Ryan Fitzgerald. “I don’t want Kaepernick,” Marshall told Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. “I think he’s good. My guy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick wants out of San Francisco

Ever since Jim Harbaugh has left the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick has not had the best support system. The latest news out of the Bay Area is that that Kaepernick wants out, either to be cut or traded so he can play for a different team in 2016, according to the New York Daily News. This report also included that if Kaepernick had his choice, he would pick to switch coastlines...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick wants to leave 49ers, play for Jets next season

Colin Kaepernick no longer wishes to play quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Sources told Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Kaepernick wants to play for the New York Jets next season after a forgettable 2015 with the 49ers. Kaepernick lost the starting job to Blaine Gabbert in Week 9, and he missed the rest of the season due to an injured left shoulder that required...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick wants to leave 49ers, play for Jets

Colin Kaepernick wants out of San Francisco, according to a report. Not only that, but he apparently has a specific destination for himself in mind. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News cites sources who claim Kaepernick is hoping to part ways with the 49ers this offseason so he can play for the New York Jets. The Jets are reportedly aware of Kaepernick’s desire to play for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Two former QB’s weigh in on Kap at Super Bowl media day

      With the Super Bowl being on the 49ers home turf, I can’t help but reflect on the current differing states between Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton. Both were in the 2011 draft, but selected 35 picks apart. Cam was number one and Kap was 36 overall. Their debuts were promising. At the end of the 2011 season Cam was awarded rookie of the year. Though, the Panthers finished...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former 49ers WR Terrell Owens Absolutely a First Ballot Hall of Famer

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit On the eve of Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, the NFL’s Hall of Fame Selection Committee...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers to draft a wide receiver, again

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Long, long ago are the days when a San Francisco 49ers wide receiver struck genuine...
Via cover32
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly knows he’s entering ‘stacked’ NFC West

Chip Kelly knew exactly what he was getting into when he took the San Francisco 49ers’ head coaching job. He knew he must orchestrate the rebuild of a 5-11 team. He knew he needed to eventually decide on a starting quarterback. And he knew he needed to do it all while participating in arguably the most competitive division in the NFL. “I think the NFC West is stacked...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Chip Kelly not want Colin Kaepernick, after all?

When the 49ers decided to hire Chip Kelly to be their next head coach, all indications were that the future of Colin Kaepernick played a big role in the decision. If that is, in fact, the case, Kelly has a strange way of presenting it. Kelly was officially introduced in San Francisco on Wednesday, and he refused to commit to Kaepernick as his starting quarterback. Instead, he cited...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report finds San Francisco got raw deal with Super Bowl events

The NFL is big business, but the Super Bowl is the biggest business of all. It brings in countless millions in tourist dollars and can make or break a city’s image. Host a dud and suddenly your city “isn’t cool” anymore. Hidden amongst all the glitz and glamour of the event is the cost of putting on such an event, and often times that cost is put on the hosts themselves...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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