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Anquan Boldin says Brandon Lloyd 'doesn't look like he took a year off'

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin was the team's top receiver in 2013 and was only one of three pass catchers to record a touchdown last season. The addition of Brandon Lloyd in the offseason was seen as a minor move until the receiver became "most consistently productive receiver" of the team's offseason program. Boldin said he's been not...
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San Francisco 49ers RB Carlos Hyde Looks Contribute Early

Rookie running back Carlos Hyde was arguably the best running back in this year’s past NFL Draft. The rookie out of The Ohio State University finished his senior season with 1,521 rushing yards to go along with 15 touchdowns on the ground. When the San Francisco 49ers traded up in the second round to land the All-Big Ten running back it seemed like Hyde would be in fierce competition...
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Jim Harbaugh Impressed by Brandon Lloyd’s ‘Film Study’

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh seems to be one of the oddest characters in the entire league. He’s also a tough coach when it comes to expectations for his players on the football field and in practice. So it seemed to make sense that Harbaugh would struggle to start and maintain a relationship with new 49ers wide receiver Brand Lloyd, who is in his second stint with...
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Brandon Lloyd putting on a show during film sessions

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Lloyd is apparently putting on a show during film and study sessions. “He’s entertaining,” said fellow receiver Anquan Boldin to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com. “He’s animated.” According to 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, Lloyd likes to jump up and mentally go through plays at his desk. “He does this thing in meetings that...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Lloyd Impresses Harbaugh in the Classroom and Carlos Hyde ‘Gets Football’

Jim Harbaugh is a big fan of Brandon Lloyd. The San Francisco 49ers head coach said that “right off the bat” that he and Lloyd became “friends” and “allies.” Not only has the veteran wide receiver impressed Harbaugh on the practice fields, but he’s also caught his attention in the classroom. “He does this thing in meeting, I have not seen before.” “He’ll be...
Via BaySportsNet
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers expect LaMichael James to be ready for week one

Head coach Jim Harbaugh told the media today that running back LaMichael James will wear a brace on his elbow and is expected to be ready for the regular season. #49ers Harbaugh: LaMichael James will wear a brace on elbow, and team expects him to be ready for start of regular season. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: &...
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Aldon Smith in LA to handle LAX incident

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith is currently in Los Angeles handling the incident that occurred at Los Angeles International Airport that occurred during the offseason. #49ers LB Aldon Smith is heading to LA today to meet with the city attorney to handle his LAX situation for the last time, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 30, 2014 The great news is that Smith won’t...
Via Pro Football Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The wait was well worth it for WR Lloyd

It took a year, but veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd finally found what he was looking for: a second chance at playing for the 49ers. Lloyd sat out last season despite catching 74 passes for 911 yards and four touchdowns for the New England Patriots in 2012 in hopes the 49ers came calling. It wasn’t as if Lloyd, 33, had lost a step or any of the ability that enabled him to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers have reached out to Alex Boone

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers have reached out to offensive lineman Alex Boone who’s currently holding out for a new contract. General manager Trent Baalke and other members of the 49ers have reached out recently to holdout Alex Boone, according to multiple sources, but the team’s starting right guard remains resolute in his stance. I hope Boone is...
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Brandon Lloyd has been the 49ers 'most consistently productive receiver' this offseason

According to Nanaimodailynews.com, wide receiver Brandon Lloyd has been the 49ers' "most consistently productive receiver" this offseason. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick said Lloyd has almost always been "open by a step or two." Lloyd, whose first stint with the 49ers was from 2003-05, is excited at the possibility of playing for his old team and said the...
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh ranked 2nd best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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Power Rankings: San Francisco 49ers hold steady in top-5 in preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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John Madden praises Jim Harbaugh's work with 49ers

Hall of Fame coach John Madden is a big fan of San Francisco 49ers' Jim Harbaugh and believes he has done a remarkable job with his team. However, he also thinks Harbaugh doesn't get the credit he deserves because he's come close, but hasn't won a Super Bowl. "He's doing a great job," Madden said, via Cam Inman of the Mercury News. "He'...
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49ers have signed running back Alfonso Smith

Today the San Francisco 49ers sign former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith. After a slew of injuries the 49ers found a very good veteran running back in free agency. Smith is a very good special-teams player and a very big running back. I expect tons of yardage out of him in the preseason. The post 49ers have signed running back Alfonso Smith appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick ranked 7th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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