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Washington releases cornerback Chris Culliver
The one-time 49ers cornerback is on the market. Nope, 49ers are not going to pursue him. Cully apparently is no longer in the house. Washington has released the one-time San Francisco 49ers cornerback, a year after signing him to...
Chip Kelly's innovative practice methods
Some NFL pundits think Chip Kelly's practices are even more innovative than his offense. The Niners are starting to see why. Before the draft Thursday, reporters got their first look at one of new coach Chip Kelly's practices. They're uniq...
Trent Dilfer expected to leave ESPN, could he join 49ers?
Fooch's note: Trent Dilfer told Cam Inman he has not intention of joining the 49ers.
Well, there is a whole lot to unr...
49ers to sign 11 undrafted free agents following 2016 NFL Draft
Here is a list of the 11 undrafted free agents the 49ers have reportedly agreed to terms with since the end of the 2016 NFL Draft. Some might end up as just tryout candidates, but we'll find out more this week at rookie minicamp. The San F...
49ers pick up Eric Reid fifth-year option
The San Francisco 49ers have locked up Eric Reid through the 2017 season. The team picked up his option for 2017, which is guaranteed for injury. The San Francisco 49ers have picked up the fifth-year option of safety Eric Reid. NFL Network...
2017 NFL mock draft: Will 49ers need to address the quarterback position?
Yep, it's a 2017 NFL mock draft. Not surprised to see a quarterback to the 49ers. The 2016 NFL Draft is less than 48 hours old, and that means it is time for draft analysts to troll us with 2017 NFL mock drafts. Every year, the Monday afte...
49ers draft picks DeForest Buckner, Joshua Garnett introduced to media
The 49ers two 1st round picks met with the media over the weekend. They talked about facing off in college, what the previous 24 hours was like, scouting reports on each other, and more. We have a full transcript, and you can view video
Mel Kiper draft grades 2016: 49ers draft class 'just average' after DeForest Buckner selection
Any draft grades, including Mel Kiper's don't hold much value for a few years, but they are still interesting to consider a few days later. The San Francisco 49ers walked away with 11 rookies from the 2016 NFL Draft, and grades
Golden Nuggets: Draft weekend is a wrap!
San Francisco 49ers links for Monday, May 2, 2016. Good morning! The weekend is a wrap and the draft is officially behind us. The San Francisco 49ers walked away with 11 drafted picks, and now has at least 11 undrafted free agents attendin...
Magic Johnson excited about new Lakers coach, huge cap space
I like to think I'm relatively optimistic about the 49ers. I think it is possible Chip Kelly can do some good things with the existing talent, and I can sell myself on the incoming crop of rookies.
And yet, in light of how this offseason s...
Gerald Hodges signs Drew Rosenhaus to be his agent
The day before the 2016 NFL Draft, a small piece of news arrived that in retrospect has a little more significance. Linebacker Gerald Hodges switched agents to a name very familiar to the San Francisco 49ers.
49ers get a work horse in Kelvin Taylor, NFL Alum Fred Taylor's son
The 49ers waited until later in the draft to pick up a running back, but when they did, they got one with a pretty good pedigree. The San Francisco 49ers waited until late on Day 3 of the draft to select a running back. Kelvin Taylor, son...
49ers undrafted free agent signings: Alex Balducci rounds out Oregon DL reunion
Quack, quack, quack! The San Francisco 49ers reportedly agreed to terms with eight undrafted free agents Saturday evening, but they are adding some additional bodies to the roster. Aaron Wilson reported the team signed Alabama defensive ta...
What anonymous scouts have to say about 49ers draft pick Joshua Garnett
Anonymous scouts are part of the business in the pre-draft build-up. Here's what they had to say about new 49ers offensive lineman Joshua Garnett. The San Francisco 49ers surprised folks Thursday evening, as they traded up from their second...
Building a wall: The 49ers draft Georgia OL John Theus in the 5th round
The achilles heel of the 2015 San Francisco 49ers was the performance of the offensive line. The team is attempting to solve this puzzle with several additions in the draft. John Theus is one of those pieces. The San Francisco 49ers conti...
Will Redmond's coverage stats via Pro Football Focus
Trent Baalke, true to form, drafted an injured player with upside in the 3rd round. Pro football focus provides some coverage stats for the new 49ers cornerback. Trent Baalke added Mississippi State cornerback Will Redmond with the San Fr...
49ers draft picks, UDFAs 2016: What the 90-man roster looks like following 2016 NFL Draft
The San Francisco 49ers have filled out their 90-man roster. We have a full rundown of what the team looks like. The San Francisco 49ers appear to have a 90-man roster set. Well, at least for now. The team entered the draft with 71 players...
Chip Kelly talks about 49ers draft picks
The San Francisco 49ers new head coach made it through his first draft with the team. He had some interesting comments about his involvement in Pro Days, and his thoughts on the new players. We've got a full transcript, and you can view video
NFL Draft grades 2016: 49ers get mixed reception among experts
I like the 49ers' draft haul. But what do the experts think? The San Francisco 49ers scored big on the first day of the NFL Draft by my est...
Golden Nuggets: 49ers wrap up draft haul
Sunday, May 1st, 2016 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from around the Internet. Good morning everyone. Collectively, we have survived the 2016 NFL Draft, though individually I'm no...
Trent Baalke wrapped up 49ers 2016 draft performance
The San Francisco 49ers GM had his draft-wrap press conference Saturday evening. He went into detail about the day three haul of picks. We've got a full transcript, and you can view video
Vernon Adams to get tryout at Seahawks rookie minicamp
The talked about prospect gets a shot with the Seahawks, but it is only a tryout for now. The saga of Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams has not yet come to a close, but it has a new destination. Adams was not drafted, and did not sign anywhe...
49ers draft pick Rashard Robinson says he's a changed man
The 49ers draft another cornerback, this time LSU's Rashard Robinson who sat out in 2015 due to off the field issues. In his post selection conference call, he said he has changed. After several bouts with off the field issues with their ...
NFL Draft grades 2016: Needs and names end up influencing what we think
Time to overreact and grade this draft way too early! The 2016 NFL Draft is barely a couple hours complete, and draft grades are quickly coming out. There were numerous grades as picks were happening, and we are starting to see some
Undrafted free agent tracker: Best players available after the 2016 NFL Draft
Time to consider some UDFA options. Here are some of the best on the market. The NFL Draft is a wrap for another year, and the time has come for undrafted free agency. This is always the wildest part of draft weekend, with players committi...
2016 NFL Draft results: Meet the complete list of San Francisco 49ers draft picks
We've got a full rundown of the 49ers 2016 NFL Draft class. Undrafted free agency is officially underway, so the 49ers rookie class will grow, but here are this year's draft picks. The 2016 NFL Draft is officially a wrap, and the San Franc...
2016 NFL Draft results: 49ers select CB Prince Charles Iworah with 7th round pick
The 49ers closed out the draft with another cornerback. They selected Prince Charles Iworah out of Western Kentucky. The San Francisco 49ers have officially wrapped up their 2016 draft. The team used its final pick, a seventh rounder, to s...
49ers undrafted free agent tracker 2016: All the signings and rumors
The San Francisco 49ers have wrapped up the 2016 NFL Draft, and will now begin signing undrafted free agents. Rumors will fly fast and furious, so we are tracking them all here. The 2016 NFL is wrapping up, and with the San Francisco ...
2016 NFL Draft results: 49ers pick WR Aaron Burbridge with second 6th round comp pick
The 49ers added some wide receiver depth in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. The team selected Michigan State receiver Aaron Burbridge. There's some intriguing talent there. The San Francisco 49ers finished up their sixth round work ...
49ers draft picks: Team selects RB Kelvin Taylor with 6th round comp pick
The 49ers have added some running back depth, and good genes in the process! The team selected Florida product Kelvin Taylor in the sixth round. The San Francisco 49ers have added a running back with serious pedigree. The team drafted Flor...
2016 NFL Draft results: 49ers pick Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel with sixth round pick
The 49ers have added a developmental prospect at quarterback. The team selected Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel in the sixth round. The San Francisco 49ers have drafted a quarterback! The team used the first of three sixth round picks on Lo...
Anthony Davis tweets, deletes comment after 49ers 3rd OL pick
I think we can say retired San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis has taken note of the team's draft picks. He might say the tweet is not about football, but I think we all know what's going on.
The 49ers just selected their t...
2016 NFL Draft results: 49ers pick Ole Miss OT Fahn Cooper with fifth round comp pick
The 49ers add another offensive lineman. This kind of becoming a pattern! The San Francisco 49ers used their fifth round compensatory pick on Ole Miss offensive Fahn Cooper. He is the second offensive lineman the 49ers have picked this rou...
2016 NFL Draft results: Kevin Hogan, Dak Prescott, Cardale Jones all come off the board
The San Francisco 49ers have avoided quarterbacks in the draft fairly regularly the last few years. This year's class has its warts, but so much so as to avoid adding any QB to try and develop? The pickings are starting to grow thin at the...
49ers draft picks: Team selects Georgia OT John Theus with 5th round pick
The 49ers have added more help to the offensive line. The team drafted offensive tackle John Theus out of Georgia with their second 5th round pick The San Francisco 49ers quickly got their second pick of the 5th round submitted. After four...
2016 NFL Draft results: 49ers pick DE Ronald Blair in 5th round
The San Francisco 49ers have drafted Appalachian State defensive end Ronald Blair in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He has 20.5 career sacks, and had 7.5 last season. At 6'2, 284 pounds, and with 34 inch arms, he adds even more dept...
49ers draft pick Rashard Robinson slipped in draft due to off-field concerns
There appears to be no doubt about Rashard Robinson's talent level, but there are plenty of other questions. The San Francisco 49ers have now drafted two cornerbacks this year that slipped for various reasons. Will Redmond slipped due to a...
49ers draft picks 2016: Rashard Robinson is SF's 4th round pick
The 49ers added more secondary depth, selecting LSU cornerback Rashard Robinson. He had some off-field concerns, but there is no denying the talent. The San Francisco 49ers finally got on the clock in the fourth, and used their compensator...
2016 NFL Draft results: Raiders pick QB Connor Cook
After a surprising fall down the draft board, Connor Cook has finally been selected. The Oakland Raiders traded up for the second pick of the fourth round to select the Michigan State quarterback. He is the seventh quarterback off the board...
NFL Draft 2016: Day 3 results live blog
Welcome back for Day 3 of the 2016 NFL Draft. This is the day for the diehards. We get four rounds and a whole bunch of picks. There were 98 picks the first three days, while day three alone has 155 picks. Time to buckle in for the long hau...
Trent Baalke on Will Redmond, Jaquiski Tartt role, Quinton Patton
The San Francisco 49ers general manager met with the media on Friday. He discussed the plan for Will Redmond, the idea of Jaquiski Tartt as a linebacker, and Quinton Patton's recent injury. We've got a full transcript, and you can watch the...
2016 NFL Draft: Best players available for Day 3
Niners Nation's Greg Valerio is back with the best available prospects for Day 3 of the 2016 NFL Draft. The third and final day of the NFL Draft (rounds four through seven) begins today at 9:00 am PT. The 49ers have eight picks remaining i...
2016 NFL Draft: Day 2 Winners & Losers
Niners Nation's Greg Valerio is back with winners and losers from Day 2 of the 2016 NFL Draft. After another day of excitement and intrigue, Day 2 of the 2016 NFL Draft is in the books. While it may be jumping the gun to grade out winners ...
What does Jimmie Ward transition to safety, selection of Will Redmond mean for Eric Reid?
The 49ers added a nickel back on Friday. It raises a question about the team's plans in the secondary, particularly with Eric Reid. The San Francisco 49ers selected cornerback Will Redmond with their third round pick on Friday. He is on th...
49ers draft pick Will Redmond talks ACL rehab, playing style
The newest member of the San Francisco 49ers is coming off a torn ACL last October. He got a few questions about the injury while chatting with local media. We've got a full transcript, and you can listen to audio here...
NFL Draft Grades 2016, Day 2: Mixed Feelings for the 49ers new cornerback
Trent Baalke's approval rating may have taken a dip. Scratch day 2 of the 2016 NFL draft off the charts. Yesterday, we saw something rather strange where San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke went with the obvious pick and then...
2016 NFL Draft: Start time, TV schedule, live online stream, 49ers picks for Saturday's Rounds 4-7
Day 3 of the 2016 NFL Draft gets going bright and early this morning for west coast folks. Here is a quick look at television information, as well as how to watch online, and what picks the 49ers hold in rounds 4 through 7. The 2016 NFL Dr...
Golden Nuggets: Will Redmond is the 3rd pick
Your San Francisco 49ers links for Saturday, April 30th, 2016 The 49ers picked and everyone cheered. Then they traded back into the first round and everyone's heart beat faster than an automatic hammer. They picked Joshua Garnett, and the ...