8:28 PM EDT, Sun August 02, 2015

Aldon Smith looking rejuvenated, could pay off in sacks -- and sack load of money

Still standing among the perceived ruins of an elite 49ers defense is a once-dominant player, one primed for a breakout season: Aldon Smith. Through offseason practices and the start of training camp, Smith is flashing the form that produced 42 sacks… Continue Reading →
Inside the 49ers | Santa Rosa Press Democrat 4 hours ago

Aldon Smith: “I feel real good. My body feels good. I’m ready to go.”

SANTA CLARA – Aldon Smith spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Sunday afternoon. Here are selected quotes. Q: How has your interaction been with Jim Tomsula? ALDON SMITH: We know each other pretty well. We’re going into our fifth year together. It has been the same...
David Fucillo / Niners Nation 4 hours ago

43 days until 49ers kickoff: Who wore it best? Who wears it now?

The San Francisco 49ers season starts in 43 days. We take a look at jersey No. 43, worn by some players not high on the list of 49ers fan favorites. The San Francisco 49ers kick off the 2015 NFL regular season on Monday Night Football, on September 14. That game. means San Francisco is now a mere 43 days away from kicking off its 2015 regular season. In the spirit of that approaching date, I thought I would steal this idea from our Oakland Raiders site. Who wore it best: S Dave Waymer (1990-1991) The number 43 has not been worn by big names, but there have been a few players with some...

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Vernon Davis: “Last year I had a lot of people in my ear, particularly an adviser.”

SANTA CLARA – Here are selected quotes from Vernon Davis’ Friday morning press conference in the 49ers’ auditorium. Q: For you personally, why did things last season not go the way you expected and the way everyone expected for you? DAVIS: There were a lot of factors. If you look at the season we had […]

Bethea says Kaepernick is doing a great job of “not telegraphing where he’s going.”

SANTA CLARA – Here are selected quotes from Antoine Bethea’s Friday morning press conference in the 49ers’ auditorium. Q: Patrick Willis is gone, Justin Smith is gone, Ray McDonald is gone, but NaVorro Bowman might be back. How different is the defensive front going to look to you? BETHEA: Of course it’s going to be […]
San Jose Mercury News Jul 31, 2015

Vernon Davis reports to camp with more than money on his mind

Vernon Davis showed up Friday for his 10th training camp with a mindset he confessed is far removed from last year's financial-driven ambitions.

Vernon Davis reports to camp with more than money on his mind

Vernon Davis showed up Friday for his 10th training camp with a mindset he confessed is far removed from last year's financial-driven ambitions. Even so, Davis is entering the final season of his contract. "Last year I had lot of people in… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jul 30, 2015

Hall of Fame push for John Brodie

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback John Brodie, who is recovering from a stroke suffered in 2000, connects with former teammates at event pushing for his inclusion in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Crystal ball: Forecasting the 49ers’ 53-man roster

Well, I just hate to spoil all the summer suspense, but here’s the 49ers’ 53-man roster projection: QB (2): Colin Kaepernick, Blaine GabbertCut: Dylan ThompsonThompson, a rookie free agent, is obviously a strong candidate for the practice squad given the skimpy depth chart at this position. The 49ers didn’t use one of their 10 draft picks on a quarterback, eschewing the chance to select a developmental prospect such as Bryce Petty (fourth round) or Brett Hundley (fifth round). RB (4): Carlos Hyde, Reggie Bush, Kendall Hunter, Mike DavisCut: Jarryd Hayne, Kendall GaskinsHayne, the former...
San Jose Mercury News Jul 30, 2015

Position-by-position analysis, starting with Colin Kaepernick and quarterbacks

A look at the 49ers' roster, position by position, heading into training camp (asterisk indicates projected starters):Quarterbacks (3): Colin Kaepernick*, Blaine Gabbert, Dylan Thompson.

Goodell’s treatment of Brady should end his tenure as commissioner

This is my Thursday column on the NFL’s suspension of Tom Brady. Roger Goodell may have fired his final bullet. On Tuesday, the Commissioner of the NFL upheld his decision to suspend New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady four games for allegedly conspiring with team equipment managers to deflate footballs in the AFC Championship game. […]
San Jose Mercury News Jul 29, 2015

RB Carlos Hyde activated off non-football-injury list

Running back Carlos Hyde has been medically cleared to start participating in training camp practices, with the first full-squad session coming Saturday at Levi's Stadium.

RB Carlos Hyde activated off non-football-injury list

Running back Carlos Hyde has been medically cleared to start participating in training camp practices, with the first full-squad session coming Saturday at Levi's Stadium. Hyde got placed on the active/non-football-injury list Tuesday. That move allows the 49ers to put him… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jul 29, 2015

New era dawns with Coach Tomsula -- and without Frank Gore, Justin Smith, linemen

Training camp affords ascending players a chance to seize open jobs. The 49ers have a few vacancies, if you blindly missed this offseason's exodus.

Position-by-position analysis, starting with Colin Kaepernick and quarterbacks

A look at the 49ers' roster, position by position, heading into training camp (asterisk indicates projected starters): Quarterbacks (3): Colin Kaepernick*, Blaine Gabbert, Dylan Thompson. Kaepernick is under more pressure than ever, and he must continue his offseason emergence as… Continue Reading →

New era dawns with Coach Tomsula -- and without Frank Gore, Justin Smith, linemen

Training camp affords ascending players a chance to seize open jobs. The 49ers have a few vacancies, if you blindly missed this offseason's exodus. No departure defines the 49ers' new era more than that of Frank Gore, who left in… Continue Reading →

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    Aldon Smith

    Aldon Smith looking rejuvenated, could pay off in sacks -- and sack load of money

  • 1 Colin Kaepernick

    Colin Kaepernick

    Colin Kaepernick briefly addresses Vernon Davis, Geep Chryst, screen passes

  • 1 Torrey Smith

    Torrey Smith

    49ers training camp report: Day 1

  • Carlos Hyde

    Carlos Hyde

    Carlos Hyde ready to build chemistry with 49ers' configured offensive line

  • NaVorro Bowman

    NaVorro Bowman

    Eric Mangini on Jim Tomsula: “He cares deeply about (the players) and that resonates, I believe, in the locker room.”

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