11:05 PM EDT, Sat April 18, 2015
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 5 hours ago

Russell Wilson, Seahawks contract negotiations entertain me to no end

The close of this past season opened the door for Russell Wilson and other members of the 2012 NFL Draft class to begin negotiating new contracts. One of the more notable members of that class is Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. He has a pair of Super Bowl appearances and one ring under his belt, and while he has benefited greatly from having Marshawn Lynch, he is dynamic in his own right. Earlier this offseason, there was some chatter that he could end up getting a fully guaranteed deal in exchange for taking less overall money. That talk quieted down, and we have officially...
Niners Nation 7 hours ago

2015 49ers' Opponents: Cincinnati Bengals Free Agency Edition

We take a look at what the Cincinnati Bengals have done in free agency and what needs they might have in the upcoming draft. The Cincinnati Bengals have been quite active in free agency this season, both in terms of signing new players and re-signing players who have already played in Cincinnati. To...

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San Jose Mercury News Apr 13, 2015

Ex-NFL player Lawrence Phillips suspected of murder

Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing cellmate in California prison

Wright for starting job? Chargers analyst discusses new 49ers CB

So is he a viable starting option for the 49ers, whose cornerback corps thinned considerably with the free-agent losses of Chris Culliver and Perrish Cox? I posed that question to Chargers radio analyst Hank Bauer, 60, a six-year NFL veteran who has covered every game of Wright’s career.

Jim Tomsula is one reason fans should re-invest in the 49ers

Jim TomsulaGot to love Jimmy T’s down home approach49ers new head coach Jim Tomsula pulled a Jim Harbaugh when he met with the media last Friday. To open the team’s off-season program, the team held a joint press conference with Tomsula, Colin Kaepernick, Vernon Davis and Antoine Bethea. Most questions were aimed at Kaepernick, particularly after Davis said Kaepernick’s mechanics were so different, he didn’t recognize him at first. While the assembled fired away at Kaepernick and his revamped mechanics, Tomsula stepped in to back up his quarterback, just like Harbaugh was prone to do....

Could the 49ers offense be better than their defense in 2015?

49ers Torrey Smith FootballTorrey Smith can get deep. (AP photo/Janie McCauley).Last Friday’s media meeting with head coach Jim Tomsula, quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Antoine Bethea, made something even more clear – the 49ers offense could be better than their defense in 2015. The discussion with reporters mainly centered on Kaepernick’s improved throwing mechanics; Kaepernick spent the first part of the off-season in a throwing camp in Arizona. Tight end Vernon Davis was astonished when he saw Keapernick’s quick drops and clean mechanics. Should that carry into the regular...
San Jose Mercury News Apr 10, 2015

49ers' Kaepernick makes big impression on Vernon Davis

49ers tight end Vernon Davis tells reporters 'you guys are in for a treat' after watching Colin Kaepernick show off his revised throwing mechanics.
San Jose Mercury News Apr 10, 2015

Kaepernick likes stable of running backs 'capable' of replacing Gore, perhaps including Aussie Jarryd Hayne

For the first time in a decade, the 49ers are preparing for a season without running back Frank Gore.

Kaepernick likes stable of running backs 'capable' of replacing Gore, perhaps including Aussie Jarryd Hayne

For the first time in a decade, the 49ers are preparing for a season without running back Frank Gore. Colin Kaepernick isn't flinching. "Frank was a huge asset to us, but we have a lot of great running backs here,"… Continue Reading →

49ers need talent, not good manners

This is my Saturday column. Let your general manager do his job, Jed. You keep saying you want to win with class, as if you know what it takes to win in the first place. As if winning is a given and what matters is the players’ moral standing. You should make yourself the general […]

Vernon Davis: “I didn’t even know that was Colin. No, seriously. He was working on his drop back.”

SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick, Vernon Davis, Antoine Bethea and Jim Tomsula answered questions in the 49ers’ media room Friday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department.   Head coach Jim Tomsula, just tell us about the start of the offseason program and sort of the vibe in the building that […]
San Jose Mercury News Apr 10, 2015

Antoine Bethea, reigning team MVP, expresses confidence amid offseason turnover

Safety Antoine Bethea didn't express any concern Friday about a 49ers defense that's lost a slew of personnel, including the sudden retirements of linebackers Patrick Willis and Chris Borland.

Antoine Bethea, reigning team MVP, expresses confidence amid offseason turnover

Safety Antoine Bethea didn't express any concern Friday about a 49ers defense that's lost a slew of personnel, including the sudden retirements of linebackers Patrick Willis and Chris Borland. While defensive lineman Justin Smith continues to mull his future, the… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Apr 10, 2015

NaVorro Bowman expected to take field with teammates this month

Linebacker NaVorro Bowman's comeback soon is headed for the practice field.Coach Jim Tomsula said Friday that Bowman should be cleared to participate in on-field activities during the offseason program, which began this week but is limited to strength and conditioning drills until April 20.

NaVorro Bowman expected to take field with teammates this month

Linebacker NaVorro Bowman's comeback soon is headed for the practice field. Coach Jim Tomsula said Friday that Bowman should be cleared to participate in on-field activities during the offseason program, which began this week but is limited to strength and… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Apr 10, 2015

Jim Tomsula on Justin Smith's future: 'We'll get to it. We will'

The 49ers are waiting patiently for defensive tackle Justin Smith to decide whether he'll return for a 14th season, coach Jim Tomsula insisted Friday.

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  • Vernon Davis

    Vernon Davis

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  • Justin Smith

    Justin Smith

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    Chase Thomas

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