12:00 PM EDT, Wed April 16, 2014
Has Aldon Smith reached rock bottom?

Has Aldon Smith reached rock bottom?

Shortly after 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday, former NFL running back Robert Smith, who battled alcoholism during his career, took to Twitter. “I feel for Aldon Smith,” said Smith, now an ESPN college football analyst. “Whether it's addiction or something deeper, I wish him the best and hope he gets the help he clearly needs.”
Niners Nation 7 hours ago

Golden Nuggets: Well That Escalated Quickly

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet What a week. First, TMZ ran a story that Colin Kaepernick was being investigated for a sexual assault incident in Florida. At the end of the weekend, we hear news that Aldon...
Neal Coolong / Behind the Steel Curtain 2 hours ago

Aldon Smith's legal troubles present opening for draft day trade with Pittsburgh

The 49ers are facing the possibility of losing edge rusher Aldon Smith for the 2014 season. It's unlikely they pick up Smith's option year for 2015. Anthony Barr may be available at 15, and a trade would make sense for both teams.The San Francisco 49ers are one of the NFL's most successful teams over...
San Francisco Chronicle 4 hours ago
Eleven options for the 49ers at quarterback in the NFL Draft

Eleven options for the 49ers at quarterback in the NFL Draft

With Jim Harbaugh at the helm quarterback is always a priority. Starter Colin Kaepernick might be a top ten quarterback right now even though he has only made 24 regular-season starts. With his immense potential, Kaepernick could develop into a top five quarterback. Kaepernick is also trying to work out a new deal right now, so drafting a quarterback high could put pressure on him to sign. This draft is rich in quarterbacks and here’s a look at who might be available with all of the 49ers draft picks.
Niners Nation 3 hours ago

TMZ admits to misleading Colin Kaepernick photo, throws photo agency under the bus

TMZ has admitted their use of a photo over the weekend was wrong, but conveniently side-stepped blame for the photo. This still doesn't explain their ignoring of facts that have come to light in recent days about the 9-1-1 calls. Tuesday evening, we reported that TMZ had used an obviously false picture...

49ers OL Kilgore has charges dismissed in public intoxication case

Niners offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore, who was arrested for public intoxication in his hometown of Kingsport, Tenn., in January when he was walking on a sidewalk, had his case dismissed Friday, according to the Kingsport General Sessions Clerk’s office. In addition to a not-guilty verdict, Kilgore can have the arrest expunged from his record. In a police report, there was no mention of unruly behavior, but the arresting officer said Kilgore and a friend were arrested for “their safety and the welfare of the public.” Kilgore, 26, who is the leading candidate to be the 49ers’ starting...

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Who knows what the 49ers will get out of wide receiver Brandon Lloyd

So what will Brandon Lloyd bring with his second stint in San Francisco? Lloyd has the potential to be a productive contributor, even a lethal option in a three-receiver set. He also might not make the team. Lloyd was out of football last year to reportedly devote more time to his film and rap careers. Before he left, Lloyd caught 74 of Tom Brady’s passes in New England. The 49ers would like to see Lloyd turn back to his 2010 season in Denver when he caught 77 passes for 1,448 yards, 11 touchdowns while maintaining a 18.8 yards average per catch. The 49ers are looking for chunk yards and...
Sacramento Bee 15 hours ago

Veteran receiver Lloyd returns to 49ers with one-year contract

Veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who spent his first three seasons with the 49ers a decade ago, is back after signing a one-year deal with the team Tuesday.
San Jose Mercury News 16 hours ago

Purdy: 49ers should channel Bill Walsh, drop Aldon Smith

Why would San Francisco 49ers even mess around with Aldon Smith after this latest mess he's created?

Aldon Smith’s 2014 future darkening amid legal storm

Aldon Smith opened the NFC Championship game with a fumble-forcing sack. He later jumped offside on the Seahawks’ go-ahead, fourth-down touchdown pass. Could that eventually serve as the final game of his 49ers tenure? If so, it would be symbolic: sheer dominance overshadowed by an unfortunate misstep. Smith’s future with the 49ers is in question, [...]
San Jose Mercury News 21 hours ago

Charges dropped against 49ers' Kilgore

SANTA CLARA -- Daniel Kilgore, the 49ers' projected starting center for this coming season, was found not guilty of public intoxication related to a January arrest in his hometown of Kingsport, Tenn.

Kilgore found not guilty of public intoxication

Daniel Kilgore, the 49ers’ projected starting center for this coming season, was found not guilty of public intoxication related to a January arrest in his hometown of Kingsport, Tenn. Kilgore’s case was dismissed following his appearance in Kingsport General Sessions court Friday, according to a court clerk. Kilgore, who signed a three-year contract extension in February, is [...]

Flamboyant, productive WR signed after year hiatus? Not Moss this time, but rather Lloyd

To help launch their 2012 season’s Super Bowl run, the 49ers lured a veteran wide receiver out of a one-year hiatus. Can Brandon Lloyd be this year’s version of Randy Moss, with all due respect to their differing talents, personalities and accomplishments? Lloyd signed a one-year contract Tuesday with the 49ers, who drafted him in [...]
Sacramento Bee 22 hours ago

49ers Blog: Charges dismissed in case against 49ers center Daniel Kilgore

The public intoxication case in Tennessee against 49ers center Daniel Kilgore has been dismissed, according to the Kingsport General Session clerk's office.

49ers sign well-traveled WR Brandon Lloyd

Brandon Lloyd’s nomadic career is coming full circle. The 49ers signed the 32-year-old wide receiver to a one-year contract today, reuniting him with the team that drafted him the fourth round in 2003. Lloyd, who didn’t play in the NFL in 2013, was traded by the 49ers to Washington after the 2005 season and enjoyed a long-awaited breakout year in 2010 when he had career-highs in catches (77), yards (1,448) and touchdowns (11) with the Broncos. The 49ers will be Lloyd’s sixth team since 2007. Lloyd, who reportedly turned down contract offers from several teams, including the 49ers, in...
San Jose Mercury News 22 hours ago

Brandon Lloyd rejoins 49ers

Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd comes back to the San Francisco 49ers.

49ers sign Brandon Lloyd

The 49ers just announced they have signed 32-year-old wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year deal. Lloyd was out of the NFL last season. Do you think Brandon Lloyd will make the 49ers’ final roster? Do you think this moves indicates the 49ers will NOT draft a WR with their first pick, and instead will […]
Sacramento Bee 22 hours ago

49ers Blog: 49ers sign WR Brandon Lloyd to one-year deal

Veteran receiver Brandon Lloyd, who spent his first three seasons with the 49ers, is back again after signing a one-year deal with the team. Lloyd, 32, had 74 catches for 911 yards with New England in 2012 but sat out last season.

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    Colin Kaepernick

    TMZ admits to misleading Colin Kaepernick photo, throws photo agency under the bus

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    Mario Manningham

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    Chris Culliver

    Chris Culliver faces three charges in hit-and-run case

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