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49ers: San Francisco’s 2017 Offseason Big Board, version 2.0

The San Francisco 49ers new front office hit the ground running this free agency period, signing 20 free-agent players. With this in mind, it’s time to update Niner Noise’s offseason big board in time for the 2017 NFL Draft!   Ah, you can see Mike Mayock saying, “Are you not entertained?!” in the picture above […] 49ers: San Francisco’s 2017 Offseason Big Board, version...
Via Niner Noise
3 hours ago

Former 49ers OL/DE Clay Matthews St. Passes Away

Former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman/defensive end Clay Matthews Sr. passed away on Thursday, March 23 at the age of 88.
Via 49ers.com
15 hours ago

Richard Sherman believes Colin Kaepernick has been blackballed by NFL

If you think Colin Kaepernick is being deliberately ignored by NFL general managers, you’re not alone.Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman told ESPN First Take on Friday that he thinks Kaepernick is being blackballed, as his level of play doesn’t merit being unsigned.“I’m sure he is,” Sherman said, via Sheil Kapadia of ESPN. “It’s difficult to see because he’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft: 49ers Should Draft Zay Jones

Heading into the 2017 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers own 10 picks. At Nos. 2 and 34 in the first two rounds of the draft, those selections will be crucial. Let’s look at why the 49ers should draft Eastern Carolina University wide receiver Zay Jones in Round 2.   With most of the free-agent […] 2017 NFL Draft: 49ers Should Draft Zay Jones - Niner Noise - Niner Noise - A San...
Via Niner Noise
19 hours ago

49ers Gold Rush Cheerleaders Announce 2017 Audition Information

Join the world famous San Francisco 49ers Cheerleaders and experience the opportunity of a lifetime. The preliminary audition for 2017 will take place on Sunday, April 30.
Via 49ers.com
22 hours ago

San Francisco 49ers’ To-Do List in the 2017 NFL Draft

The San Francisco 49ers made a number of offensive signings in NFL free agency. Now comes the challenge of reinforcing the defense via the 2017 NFL Draft.   San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch was heavily active at the opening of NFL free agency and brought in a number of offensive players, many of […] San Francisco 49ers’ To-Do List in the 2017 NFL Draft - Niner...
Via Niner Noise
1 day ago

Goodell ‘fine’ with Trump’s comments on Kaepernick

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly attempted to keep the league above the political fray by indicating he’s fine with Donald Trump’s recent comments about Colin Kaepernick.The commissioner, appearing on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” said Trump has the right to express his opinions.“That’s a comment that he’s going to make and that’s fine,” Goodell said, via...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will any NFL team take a shot on Colin Kaepernick?

It’s hard to imagine that just four years ago, Colin Kaepernick was one of the two starting quarterbacks playing in the Super Bowl. Not only that, but the 49ers were five yards away from possibly winning the game, and probably would have had Kap thrown a better pass to a fade to Michael Crabtree on fourth-and-goal with under two minutes remaining.But it’s been all downhill since...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump brags that he’s the reason Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned

As the NFL offseason rolls along and quarterbacks like Mike Glennon, Brian Hoyer and Nick Foles get paid big money, Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned. This fact of free agency has prompted plenty of discussion on whether Kaepernick’s activism is preventing him from getting a job.Well according to our president, Kaepernick remains unsigned because of him.Speaking at a rally in...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Grading John Lynch thus far

It’s been a month and a half since the San Francisco 49ers announced the hiring of General Manager John Lynch, and just over a month since Kyle Shanahan was officially named the new Head Coach, and already they’ve done a lot with the roster as far as bringing in fresh faces as getting rid of old ones. With free agency dying down, it’s about time to rate their performance so...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The big losers of NFL free agency? Running backs

There was a time when NFL running backs were the most sought-after players in free agency. Now, they’ve been knocked far down the totem pole, and are more of an afterthought than anything. Teams are looking to acquire quarterbacks, receivers, offensive linemen, and even cornerbacks, before they even thinking of reaching out to a running back.Look at some of this year’s free agents...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hoyer wants to be starting QB with 49ers

Unless the San Francisco 49ers acquire a quarterback via trade, Brian Hoyer could probably sleepwalk his way to the starting job in training camp. When you look at it that way, it’s no surprise Hoyer decided to sign with the Niners.In an appearance on PFT Live Thursday, Hoyer said he would not be content playing the role of backup in 2017.“I’m going to have a really good opportunity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Shanahan: 49ers will ‘continue to look’ for quarterbacks

The San Francisco 49ers have already added on quarterback, but don’t expect that to mean they’re finished assessing the market.Coach Kyle Shanahan said that the 49ers are still looking at all potential avenues to get another quarterback, as they only have two on the roster.“We’ll continue to look,” Shanahan said Friday, via Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area. “You rarely take...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Jarryd Hayne finding life difficult back Down Under

The Hayne Plane, not quite a year after flying out of San Francisco, has hit some turbulence Down Under. In recent weeks, former 49er Jarryd Hayne has faced allegations that he's got a bad attitude, is overweight and missed a training session for his current rugby league club in Australia. Hayne was an undrafted free agent when he surprisingly made the 49ers' 53-man roster as...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynch: Lack of QBs on 49ers roster ‘somewhat liberating’

New San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch has a novel take on the complete dearth of quarterbacks on the team: “Somewhat liberating.”Lynch currently is attending the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, where he made no bones about the 49ers’ need at quarterback.“Look, I don’t think you need to be too transparent to realize that’s a position we’re looking...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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