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David Fucillo / Niners Nation 4 hours ago

Washington releases cornerback Chris Culliver

The one-time 49ers cornerback is on the market. Nope, 49ers are not going to pursue him. Cully apparently is no longer in the house. Washington has released the one-time San Francisco 49ers cornerback, a year after signing him to a 4-year, $32 million contract. The move comes following the team's decision to sign free agent Josh Norman, and draft Kendall Fuller. Culliver's deal included $16 million in guaranteed money. That covered a $5 million signing bonus, and base salaries of $3 million and $8 million in 2015 and 2016. However, it would appear the team will not be forced to pay the $8...
Mark Saltveit / Niners Nation 5 hours ago

Chip Kelly's innovative practice methods

Some NFL pundits think Chip Kelly's practices are even more innovative than his offense. The Niners are starting to see why. Before the draft Thursday, reporters got their first look at one of new coach Chip Kelly's practices. They're unique, and many highly experienced NFL hands were amazed at what they saw in Philadelphia. I've called Chip the "anti-Iverson" because of the crucial role practice plays in his system. Two of his key mantras are "You don’t rise to the occasion; you sink to the level of your preparation" and "It’s amazing how when you don’t have bad practices, you...

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San Jose Mercury News 22 mins ago

Former 49er Dana Stubblefield charged with raping disabled woman

Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a disabled woman, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.

49ers projected 2016 depth chart

Here’s what the 49ers’ depth chart will be Week 1: OFFENSE LWR: Torrey Smith, DeAndre Smelter SWR: Bruce Ellington, Eric Rogers RWR: Quinton Patton, Aaron Burbridge LT: Joe Staley, John Theus LG: Joshua Garnett, Brandon Thomas C: Daniel Kilgore, Marcus Martin RG: Zane Beadles, Marcus Martin RT: Trent Brown, Fahn Cooper TE: Garrett Celek, Vance […]

A look at the players the 49ers did (and didn’t) draft in 2016

Here are the 49ers’ 2016 draft picks, as well as the notable players the team passed over with each selection. Round 1, Pick 7: DeForest Buckner, DE. Notable players who were available: Jack Conklin, OT, Pick 8, Tennessee Titans Leonard Floyd, OLB, Pick 9, Chicago Bears Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State, Pick 10, New York […]
San Jose Mercury News 5 hours ago

Trent Dilfer: 'No intention of joining 49ers'

Trent Dilfer shot down Internet rumors Monday that he could be joining the 49ers in some capacity upon leaving his role as an ESPN analyst.

Trent Dilfer: 'No intention of joining 49ers'

Trent Dilfer shot down Internet rumors Monday that he could be joining the 49ers in some capacity upon leaving his role as an ESPN analyst."I have no intention of joining the 49ers," Dilfer told this newspaper in an exclusive phone… Continue Reading → The post Trent Dilfer: 'No intention of joining 49ers' appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.
San Jose Mercury News 7 hours ago
49ers exercise safety Eric Reid's option for 2017, but long-term future in question

49ers exercise safety Eric Reid's option for 2017, but long-term future in question

Safety Eric Reid's fifth-year option was picked up by the 49ers for the 2017 season, a league source confirmed Monday morning.

49ers exercise safety Eric Reid's option for 2017, but long-term future in question

Safety Eric Reid’s fifth-year option was picked up by the 49ers for the 2017 season, a league source confirmed Monday morning. General manager Trent Baalke recently conveyed that Reid, their top draft pick in 2013, would get that 2017 option… Continue Reading → The post 49ers exercise safety Eric Reid's option for 2017, but long-term future in question appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.
San Jose Mercury News 22 hours ago

Joining Jarryd Hayne on 49ers is fellow Australian Blake Muir

The 49ers are doubling down on their men from Down Under. Second-year pro Jarryd Hayne will be joined on the roster by fellow Australian Blake Muir, an undrafted guard from Baylor.

Joining Jarryd Hayne on 49ers is fellow Australian Blake Muir

The 49ers are doubling down on their men from Down Under. Second-year pro Jarryd Hayne will be joined on the roster by fellow Australian Blake Muir, an undrafted guard from Baylor. Muir agreed to terms and will formally sign his… Continue Reading → The post Joining Jarryd Hayne on 49ers is fellow Australian Blake Muir appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.
San Jose Mercury News Apr 28, 2016

49ers draft Stanford guard Joshua Garnett after trading for No. 26th pick

Stanford guard Joshua Garnett proved enticing enough to the 49ers that they acquired a second pick in the first round to draft him No.

49ers draft Stanford guard Joshua Garnett after trading for No. 26th pick

Stanford guard Joshua Garnett proved enticing enough to the 49ers that they acquired a second pick in the first round to draft him No. 26th overall. To move up, the 49ers sent the Kansas City Chiefs picks in the second, fourth and… Continue Reading → The post 49ers draft Stanford guard Joshua Garnett after trading for No. 26th pick appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.

49ers trade up to Pick 28 and take G Joshua Garnett

The San Francisco 49ers have traded up with the Kansas City Chiefs for Pick 28 to take Stanford guard Joshua Garnett. Garnett is the first guard drafted this year. He’s an extremely powerful run-blocker, similar to Mike Iupati, and probably will start at right guard his rookie season. The Niners gave up a fourth-round pick […]
San Jose Mercury News Apr 28, 2016

NFL Draft: How Kaepernick, 49ers are affected by Denver's QB pick

Denver Broncos trade up to get Paxton Lynch; what does that mean for Colin Kaepernick?

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