2:08 PM EST, Sun February 26, 2017
Niners Nation 1 hour ago
Earl Mitchell had offers from two other teams

Earl Mitchell had offers from two other teams

We knew Earl Mitchell had several meetings planned, but it turns out the San Francisco 49ers weren’t the only ones bidding for him. Yesterday, when news of the Earl Mitchell signing it, it was later reported that the 49ers outbid the Denver Broncos for the free agent defensive tackle’s services. It wasn’t just the Broncos after Mitchell, he had the Seattle Seahawks pitching him as well. While the 49ers may have had the better offer on the table, it’s certainly nice to see that they could beat out Denver and Seattle without breaking the bank for Mitchell. The Hawks and Broncos...
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 5 hours ago

2017 NFL mock draft: Is Jonathan Allen off the board?

The 49ers added a defensive tackle this week. Is Early Mitchell enough to impact the top of the draft board? The San Francisco 49ers signed Earl Mitchell to a four-year, $16 million contract earlier this week, adding a starting option at defensive tackle in their base defense. The 49ers run defense...

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CSN Bay Area 2 hours ago

49ers Mailbag: Which vets are on shaky ground?

The 49ers new regime heads to the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis this week with the first major wave of offseason activity set to kick off.Already, the 49ers have made roster improvements. And there figure to be plenty of activity ahead in the coming weeks.Here are some questions submitted by readers on Facebook for this edition of 49ers Mailbag:

Earl Mitchell on the 49ers: “There are a lot of familiar faces that have helped me with my career.

Q: Tell us about your meeting with the 49ers and the first impression they made on you. MITCHELL: Right off the bat I could tell it was a first-class organization. They treated me with a lot of respect. I was happy to be here because there are a lot of familiar faces that have helped […]
49ers John Lynch on DT Earl Mitchell: ‘He represents everything we want to be’

49ers John Lynch on DT Earl Mitchell: ‘He represents everything we want to be’

John Lynch’s first significant free-agent acquisition as 49ers general manager comes in what he believes is the emblematic form of Earl Mitchell, an eighth-year defensive tackle. “As soon as Earl hit the open market, he became a priority for us to sign,” Lynch said in a statement Saturday. “A man of high character, he represents […]
Is Christian McCaffrey ‘tailor-made’ for Kyle Shanahan’s system?

Is Christian McCaffrey ‘tailor-made’ for Kyle Shanahan’s system?

Bleacher Report's NFL Draft scout Matt Miller thinks the 49ers would be wise to select Stanford product Christian McCaffrey if he's available.
CSN Bay Area Feb 25, 2017

49ers already spend more in free agency than a year ago

Under the 49ers new regime, the club has already invested more in the free-agent market than a year ago under then-general manager Trent Baalke.Just a reminder: The free-agent signing period does not officially open until March 9.The 49ers on Friday reached a contract agreement with veteran defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, who is penciled into be a starter in the teams new 4-3 base scheme under defensive coordinator Robert Saleh.
49ers win Earl Mitchell derby, add to defensive line

49ers win Earl Mitchell derby, add to defensive line

Veteran defensive lineman Earl Mitchell signed with the 49ers after also visiting the Seahawks, Broncos and Falcons, a league source confirmed Friday.
CSN Bay Area Feb 24, 2017

Source: 49ers agree to four-year deal with former Dolphins DT

The San Francisco 49ers agreed to a four-year, $16 million deal with defensive tackle Earl Mitchell on Friday, CSNBayArea.com has learned. Mitchell, 29, will

49ers sign ex-Dolphin DT to four-year deal

The 49ers have signed former Dolphins defense tackle Earl Mitchell, according to published reports. The signing is the first significant one for new general manager John Lynch and first-year head coach Kyle Shanahan. In 100 career games, Mitchell — considered more of a run-stopper than a pass rusher — has 5.5 sacks.
Sacramento Bee Feb 24, 2017

49ers to sign DT Earl Mitchell to four-year deal

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers found a big body for the center of their new defense when Earl Mitchell agreed to a four-year deal worth $16 million overall. The 49ers …

Report: 49ers sign NT Earl Mitchell to 4-year deal

The 49ers just made their biggest signing so far this offseason. DT Earl Mitchell to the Niners on a four-year deal worth $16m with $5.5m in year one, source says. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) February 25, 2017 Earl Mitchell (6-3, 310 lbs.) was a third-round pick in 2010 who played under 49ers defensive line coach, […]

49ers can hope draft nets perfect 10

With the addition of a fourth-round compensatory pick they were awarded today, the 49ers will 10 selections in the upcoming draft. They will have two picks in the fourth, fifth and sixth round: Round 1: No. 2 overall Round 2: No. 34 Round 3: No. 66 Round 4: No. 109 Round 4: No. 143 (compensatory) Round 5: No. 146 Round 5: No....
CSN Bay Area Feb 24, 2017

49ers 2017 draft picks

49ERS 2017 DRAFT PICKS1. First round: No. 2 overall2. Second round: No. 34 overall3. Third round: No. 66 overall4. Fourth round: No. 109 overall5. Fourth round: No. 143 overall (compensatory)6. Fifth round: No. 146 overall7. Fifth round: No. 161(pick acquired from Washington in 2015 trade for TE Derek Carrier)8. Sixth round: No. 186 overall

49ers sign WR DeAndre Carter

Carter, 23, is an undrafted free agent who entered the NFL with the Ravens and spent time on the practices squads of the Raiders and Patriots in 2015. Carter, 5-foot-8 and 190 pounds, was a first-team FCS All-American after a senior season which included 1,321 yards and 17 touchdowns.

49ers sign WR DeAndre Carter

The 49ers just announced they have signed 23-year-old wide receiver DeAndre Carter to a two-year contract. Carter (5-8, 190 lbs.) was an undrafted free agent in 2015 who has played for three teams’ squads — the Baltimore Ravens, the Oakland Raiders and the New England Patriots. When the 49ers announced this signing, I thought, “I […]

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