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49ers LB Willis to be game time decision

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Patrick Willis will be a game-time decision Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers host the St. Louis Rams. The playmaking linebacker missed the 49ers' loss in Denver two weeks ago with a big toe injury. Willis, third on the team with 49 tackles, said he still feels pain but is getting better every day. ''It's all about being able to know how...
Via AP on Fox
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Stevie Johnson is enjoying his role for the 49ers

When Stevie Johnson was traded to the San Francisco 49ers by the Buffalo Bills many Bills fans were hurt, including myself.  Stevie Johnson was the best wide receiver since probably Eric Moulds.  He has three back-to-back years of eclipsing 1000 yards. He was the number one wide receiver in Buffalo for several years, and when […] The post Stevie Johnson is enjoying his role...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers season could be affected if these Week 9 bold predictions come true

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - 49ers
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers' McDonald not likely to be charged with domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is not expected to be charged with domestic violence, the San Jose Mercury News reported Friday. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is likely to make the decision official soon and explain its reasons, according to the report. McDonald was arrested after officers responded to alleged domestic violence incident...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: McDonald unlikely to be charged with domestic violence

According to a report from San Jose Mercury News court reporter Tracey Kaplan, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald is unlikely to be charged in relation to an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence that allegedly took place back in August. Santa Clara County prosecutors are leaning against charging San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald with domestic violence in connection...
Via Sportsnaut
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: First half overview and mid-season awards

 The San Francisco 49ers entered their bye last week with a 4-3 record and are currently tied for second place in the division  and trial the Arizona Cardinals who are tied for the best record in the NFL with a record of 6-1.  Overall, the 49ers have played well considering some of the injuries they have dealt with, especially on defense.  All-pro linebackers NaVorro Bowman and...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Roman on Vernon Davis: ‘I Think He’s Back To Form’

It’s been a frustrating first half of the season for Vernon Davis. The all-pro tight end has been sidelined by a bad back, but San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman expects Davis to have a big second half. “I think he’s back to form, and you know, he’s been playing through some things,” said Roman in a press conference on Thursday. “Not always...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New list rips San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick as one of NFL’s most overhyped

Yawn. That’s how the sports world collectively responded to Tuesday’s trade deadline in the NFL, a much-anticipated day that wound up generating less than Al Capone’s vault. Aside from a couple of transactions made by the lowly Buccaneers, involving a couple of players that most people had never heard of, the deadline came and went without anyone noticing. Given the hype that...
Via cover32 - 49ers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - 49ers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers will not get Aldon Smith back early after all

Today Ian Rapoport of NFL media reported that former Missouri stand out Aldon Smith will not be reinstated early by the NFL. He could have to wait his entire suspension. @RapSheet: Don’t expect an announcement on a reduced suspension for #49ers LB Aldon Smith today, diminishing chances of playing Sun. Maybe next week Do you […] The post 49ers will not get Aldon Smith back early...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NaVorro Bowman’s Stunning 40-Yard Dash

This could potentially be a damaging sign for the San Francisco 49ers second half opponents. The team’s general manager Trent Baalke indicated on a local radio station that injured All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman recently ran a 4.50 40-yard dash during his rehab. I talked to him (Bowman) in the weight room the other day before I left,” Baalke began, “and he was all excited...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh: ‘Excited’ To See Marcus Lattimore Out on The Practice Field

It’s only a matter of days before Marcus Lattimore hits the practice fields in Santa Clara. During a press conference on Monday afternoon, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said that Lattimore will begin practicing with the team on Wednesday. “I’ve been watching him off to the side and i’m excited to watch him out there playing football again,” said Harbaugh....
Via BaySportsNet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Replaces Jim Harbaugh in San Francisco?

If there was a song that best explained Jim Harbaugh and how he coaches the San Francisco 49ers, it would be “My Way” by Sinatra. There is no other way to describe the ins and outs of a man who takes a team to three straight NFC Championships games, has a dual-threat quarterback and a solid defense and still has issues with management over control of a franchise.But that in a...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Could Make LB Corey Lemonier Available For Trade

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that the San Francisco 49ers could field trade offers for OLB Corey Lemonier in the days leading up to Tuesday’s deadline. Earlier in the day, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the 49ers will need to create some roster space in the coming weeks, as players like OLB Aldon Smith, DT Glenn Dorsey, LB NaVorro Bowman and RB Marcus Lattimore...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Aldon Smith could be back early for 49ers

The 49ers defense got torched in Denver last Sunday, but help could be on the way -- and soon. According to a report, suspended linebacker Aldon Smith could be returning as soon as Monday: Smith was suspended nine games in the offseason for various offseason issues. Smith, NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis were all out in a 42-17 loss at Denver last week, but with their linebackers...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Could Get OLB Aldon Smith Back On Monday

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the San Francisco 49ers could get OLB Aldon Smith from suspension on Monday. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk previously reported that Smith could be back before his nine-game suspension is up due to good behavior. The 49ers are also getting back a number of other players including DT Glenn Dorsey, LB NaVorro Bowman and RB Marcus...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Place CB Chris Cook & C Daniel Kilgore On I.R., Sign S Bubba Ventrone

The San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday that the placed CB Chris Cook and C Daniel Kilgore on season-ending injured reserve and re-signed S Bubba Ventrone to a contract. Cook, 27, signed a one-year, $730,000 contract with the 49ers as a free agent back in March. His 2014 season ends with him appearing in six games and recording six ackles and a pass defense. Kilgore, 26...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL’s Bad Lip Reading is amazing (Video)

Bad lip reading videos are great and this NFL version is pretty phenominal. Here is the newest version, I cannot believe it, it is good. Colin Kaepernick’s part is my favorite. Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on Twitter and Facebook for up to date NFL Draft News, NFL […] The post NFL’s Bad Lip Reading is amazing (Video) appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Keys to beating the Denver Broncos

The San Francisco 49ers will try to win their fourth straight game as face the Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday Night Football.  The Niners undoubtedly face their biggest game this season as Manning will try to break Brett Favre’s single season touchdown record in front of his home crowd.  Although the Broncos come in as favorites, since 2011, the 49ers have a...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Rams players taunt Carlos Hyde by throwing football at him

The St. Louis Rams didn’t beat the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football, so they resorting to taunting and attempting to feel like they had. With the Niners leading, 24-14, midway through the fourth quarter, the team was faced with a decision on the Rams’ two-yard line. A field goal didn’t do much for them score-wise, so they elected to go for it on fourth down. They...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Police officer was at Ray McDonald’s house for party

A 49ers-paid San Jose police officer who responded to a personal phone call from Ray McDonald the night the Niners defensive lineman was arrested for domestic violence charges was on duty at the time and attended a birthday party at the home earlier in the evening, according to a report. McDonald was arrested on Sunday,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick gets snarky after $10K fine for Beats By Dre gear

Colin Kaepernick told reporters on Thursday that the NFL has fined him $10,000 for wearing Beats by Dre headphones on Sunday following the San Francisco 49ers’ 22-17 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. The fine was in general terms for Kaepernick wearing unlicensed gear, but specifically it was due to the perceived conflict of interest […] The post Colin Kaepernick fined $10K...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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