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Niners Nation 4 hours ago

49ers-Chargers injury report: Players improving, but still a whole bunch of injuries

The 49ers and Chargers final injury reports are out, and San Francisco has a whole bunch of injured bodies. How will it shake out on Saturday? The San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers released their Thursday practice participation reports, and the 49ers continue to deal with numerous injuries. Chris Borland, Tramaine Brock, Carlos Hyde, Stevie Johnson and Jonathan Martin all sat out Thursday's practice session. Martin had an illness and should be fine for Saturday, but the other four are likely to sit this weekend. Coaches and players have repeatedly said they are playing to win these...
Inside the 49ers | Santa Rosa Press Democrat 6 hours ago

Greg Roman: “A San Diego Chargers defense, I think one of the first things that jumps out at you is how much energy they play with. They play with a lot of energy.”

Here is the transcript of Greg Roman’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ p.r. department. Opening comments: “Good afternoon. A San Diego Chargers defense, I think one of the first things that jumps out at you is how much energy they play with. They play with a lot of energy. They move around quite […]
49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

Decimated defense: 49ers will field slew of backups against Chargers

It’s possible, albeit remotely, the 49ers could start a defense Saturday against the San Diego Chargers featuring none of their opening-game starters at Dallas. At most, two or three surface in the lineup. Defensive tackle Ray McDonald’s release Wednesday added… Continue Reading →
49ers Hot Read | San Jose Mercury News 12 hours ago

Breaking Down The Chargers

BREAKING DOWN THE CHARGERS * The skinny: The Chargers are much like the 49ers in that they are in the midst of a losing streak at the worst time. They dropped their past two games and find themselves on the… Continue Reading →
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 8 hours ago

Frank Gore on pace to play Saturday, Mike Purcell likely to be promoted from practice squad

The San Francisco 49ers look like they will have Frank Gore back for Saturday's game against the San Diego Chargers. Jim Harbaugh updated his status, along with that of Mike Purcell. San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh met with the media on Thursday, and he provided a few pieces of roster news for Saturday's game against the San Diego Chargers. Running back Frank Gore is on pace to play Saturday, and is making progress through the concussion protocol. He also said that Mike Purcell would be the next man up on the defensive line, and is likely to be promoted from the practice squad...
Eric Branch / San Francisco Chronicle 6 hours ago

Frank Gore: ‘It’s weird knowing that I won’t be under contract any more’

It appears Frank Gore will be present for what could be the penultimate game of his 10-year career with the 49ers.
Rotoworld 11 hours ago
Carlos Hyde (ankle) doesn't practice Thursday - Carlos Hyde (RB) San Francisco 49ers

Carlos Hyde (ankle) doesn't practice Thursday - Carlos Hyde (RB) San Francisco 49ers

49ers RB Carlos Hyde (ankle, back) remained sidelined Thursday.

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San Jose Mercury News Dec 17, 2014

Colin Kaepernick: You want to have a high standard, and we do. You have to abide by that

Colin Kaepernick called Ray McDonald's plight "very unfortunate" but "understands" why the 49ers cut ties with the defensive lineman who's a suspect in a possible sexual assault.

Colin Kaepernick: ‘You want to have a high standard, and we do. You have to abide by that’

Colin Kaepernick called Ray McDonald’s plight “very unfortunate” but “understands” why the 49ers cut ties with the defensive lineman who’s a suspect in a possible sexual assault. Here is what Kaepernick said in his locker-room media session Wednesday: What’s your… Continue Reading →

Baalke transcript: ‘Ray’s demonstrated a pattern of poor decision-making’

Niners general manager Trent Baalke addressed the media early this afternoon to announce the team had released defensive tackle Ray McDonald, shortly after San Jose police said they are investigating the 30-year-old for an alleged sexual assault. The Chronicle’s story is here. Below is the transcript of Baalke’s 10-minute news conference, which was provided by […]

49ers release Ray McDonald

The 49ers just announced that they have released Ray McDonald. Here’s the tweet. To read more, click here.
San Jose Mercury News Dec 17, 2014

GM Trent Baalke: Ray McDonald released after pattern of poor decisions

Ray McDonald's eight-year tenure with the 49ers came to an end Wednesday amid a San Jose police investigation into a possible sexual assault.

GM Trent Baalke: Ray McDonald released after ‘pattern’ of poor decisions

Ray McDonald’s eight-year tenure with the 49ers came to an end Wednesday amid a San Jose police investigation into a possible sexual assault. Here are some key quotes from general manager Trent Baalke’s media session in announcing McDonald’s release: “After… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Dec 17, 2014

49ers release Ray McDonald in wake of sexual assault allegation

The 49ers have released Ray McDonald in the wake of the latest criminal investigation against the defensive lineman.
San Jose Mercury News Dec 17, 2014

Niners shunned in Pro Bowl popularity contest (fan voting)

The 49ers had no players finish in the top five of their positions in Pro Bowl voting among fans, a stark contrast to the nine players who drew Pro Bowl nods last season and the 10 elected during their 2012 run to the Super Bowl.

Niners shunned in Pro Bowl popularity contest (fan voting)

The 49ers had no players finish in the top five of their positions in Pro Bowl voting among fans, a stark contrast to the nine players who drew Pro Bowl nods last season and the 10 elected during their 2012… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Dec 17, 2014

TE Garrett Celek becomes third tight end, 15th player on injured reserve; RB

Make it 15 players now on the 49ers' season-ending, injured-reserve list. Tight end Garrett Celek headed there Wednesday because of an ankle injury he sustatined in Sunday's 17-7 loss at Seattle.

TE Garrett Celek becomes third tight end, 15th player on injured reserve; RB

Make it 15 players now on the 49ers’ season-ending, injured-reserve list. Tight end Garrett Celek headed there Wednesday because of an ankle injury he sustatined in Sunday’s 17-7 loss at Seattle. Filling Celek’s spot on the roster is former Dallas… Continue Reading →

Ray McDonald being investigated for possible sexual assault

Defensive lineman Ray McDonald is the focus of a San Jose police investigation for the second time this season, and this time as a suspect in a possible sexual assault Monday, police announced.   For more on the investigation, here… Continue Reading →

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