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Tomsula era off to a great start as players give shining reviews

San Francisco 49ers new head coach Jim Tomsula did not make a great first impression with the media and fans at his introductory press conference. However, he is making a great first impression with his team at OTAs this week.Tomusla really emphasized the tempo of the practice and the players took notice."All I hear from him is, 'Tempo. Tempo. Get on the ball. Let's go!' " wide receiver...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Davis Learns the Hard Way How Hard San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Throws

Across the NFL rookies and veterans are getting their first taste of what it is going to be like working together during OTAs. This time is especially important for quarterback to start working on developing their timing with their new receivers and running backs. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has some new weapons to work with including former South Carolina running...
Via FatManWriting
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Bush Willing to Do Whatever it Takes to Earn a Roster Spot

Reggie Bush is a good NFL running back and will probably go down as just that--good. However, when you are only "good" and 30 years old it is not easy to make the roster anymore. Everyone that comes to camp is good. The 53-great ones make the final cut.So in order to make sure he makes himself as valuable as possible to the 49ers he asked the team to let him return punts.via BroBibleRead more »
Via FatManWriting
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick injures rookie’s thumb with power pass

There are many fair criticisms of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s game. Arm strength is definitely not one of them. Earlier today 49ers rookie running back Mike Davis learned the hard way just how powerful Kaepernick’s arm really is… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL teams that need to relocate QB Rankings: Rating each NFL QB based on the investment quality...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

If nothing else the San Francisco 49ers are set at the wide receiver position

Of all the changes in the offseason for the San Francisco 49ers, perhaps the most overlooked has been to the receiving group.  It’s hard to blame fans or the media for this.  The Harbaugh departure and high profile retirements of Borland, Smith, and Willis have dominated the headlines.  Still the stable of pass catchers deserves some attention. Highlighted by two major veteran...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers face identity crisis

Colin Kaepernick scrambles San Francisco was Seattle before the Seahawks turned into the juggernauts they are today. Before Russell Wilson was drafted in the third round of the 2012 draft and rained terror on the league with his poise and legs, there was the San Francisco 49ers leaning on a power running game and a punishing defense. The team the 49ers will compete with this...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers Reggie Bush talks up Colin Kaepernick, role as receiver

Reggie Bush is excited about Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers offense this upcoming season. Speaking with KNBR on Wednesday, Bush raved about Kaepernick’s work ethic and upside (h/t CSN Bay Area): “I’m just getting to know Kaepernick, but from what I’ve seen since Day 1, since I stepped foot in this facility, he’s been the hardest working guy on the team. He’s...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Smith Not Worried About 49ers Leadership After His Retirement

After former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith finally announced his retirement, the national media pounced on the doom-and-gloom narrative. Smith doesn’t see it that way, however, and he said as much in an interview with 95.7 The Game on Tuesday. Smith pointed to established players already on San Francisco’s roster who will fill the void left by his departure...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore calls out Vernon Davis on Instagram, deletes post afterwards

The San Francisco 49ers will be one of the teams that many will be watching closely this season. After forcing Jim Harbaugh out, multiple players that played for the 49ers in 2014, either retired or went to a different team. One of those players is Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore, who caused quite a stir on Tuesday. It all started when TE Vernon Davis asked his followers to repost...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore takes shot at Vernon Davis on Instagram

Frank Gore fired a shot at former teammate Vernon Davis on social media Tuesday, though he claimed it was only a joke. After Davis posted a photo of himself hugging a football on Instagram with the caption “repost if you miss football season as much as I do,” Gore chimed in and said Davis lacks...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore Talking Smack to Former Teammate Vernon Davis?

For years Frank Gore and Vernon Davis were teammates on the San Francisco 49ers. As far as we know the two did not have any issues during Gore's time with the 49ers, but from a comment he left on a picture Davis posted to Instagram it looks like there may have been a little tension between the two.It all started because Vernon Davis said he missed football.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the 49ers Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarryd Hayne and his mysterious San Francisco 49ers future

As the San Francisco 49ers rookie minicamp ended on Tuesday, and former rugby all-star Jarryd Hayne still has an unclear future with the team. “He’s a neat dude.  All that stuff’s great.  He’s running around and learning his stuff,” said head coach Jim Tomsula in a recent interview with Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee.  “He’s dedicated and committed.  He’s...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett Is Recruiting Everett Golson To FSU Over Twitter

Darnell Dockett is using this offseason to recruit Everett Golson to FSU over Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Smith’s Retirement Won’t Doom San Francisco 49ers Defense

The San Francisco 49ers lost a great leader when 14-year veteran Justin Smith retired, but his farewell is in no way the harbinger of doom. General manager Trent Baalke has had his eye on this moment for years and has planned accordingly. Looking at the roster he’s assembled, it’s clear the 49ers are in no trouble at all. That doesn’t fit the national narrative, though. Pundits...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Suffer Yet Another Crushing Loss

The San Francisco 49ers have just suffered another crushing loss on defense, as long-time star defensive end Justin Smith has reportedly decided to hang up his cleats. 49ers' DT Justin Smith is retiring, sources tell @JimTrotter_NFL. Great player, big loss, in many ways. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 18, 2015   A former 2001 first round pick (No. 4 overall) out of...
Via Gridiron Grit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers DE Justin Smith announces he is retiring

Given the way that their offseason has unfolded thus far, this should hardly come as a surprise to San Francisco 49ers fans, but Justin Smith is indeed planning to retire and will announce it today: .@49ers veteran DE Justin Smith is expected to announce his retirement Monday. #NFL #49ers http://t.co/nzoLVxF8T4 pic.twitter.com/Jar2vLcG9K — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) May 18, 2015...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula says NaVorro Bowman 'looking great' coming back from knee injury

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula was impressed with the progress linebacker NaVorro Bowman has made since injury his knee in the NFC championship in January 2014. Bowman is back working with the team during offseason training activities and showing no ill effects. "Bowman's looking great," Tomsula said, via the Asociated Press. "I'd say we're more treating Bo like a...
Via 60 Max Power O
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: 2015 NFL Draft Grades

This past week the San Francisco 49ers finished signing their 2015 NFL Draft class. Initially, many fans felt that the 49ers didn’t address many of the team’s pressing needs, but with some time to digest the draft class, let’s take a look at this year’s picks. Draft Class Arik Armstead – the towering product out of Oregon showed flashes of greatness during his collegiate...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers coach impressed by Jarryd Hayne: ‘This guy has his stuff together’

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Tomsula spoke highly of running back Jarryd Hayne this week and gave an update on the former Australian rugby star. “That’s like the man in Australia,” Tomsula began. “He gives that up to come here and do this. He’s starting at the bottom of the totem pole, that says a lot to me. Again, when you watch what we’re doing here, he’s still...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ projected starters on offense for 2015

Now that the NFL draft is over and minicamps are in full swing, it’s time to turn our attention to the 2015 season.The San Francisco 49ers are team that went through a lot of change during the off-season. Here’s a look at what the offensive depth chart might look like this fall: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert Although Gabbert signed an extension during the off-season...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Smith to discuss future with San Francisco 49ers

The future of Justin Smith might become clearer this week as he decides whether to return to the San Francisco 49ers for the 2015 season or to hang up the cleats. According to NFL.com GM Trent Baalke told SiriusXM NFL radio that he is planning on meeting with Smith on Wednesday and Thursday to figure out more about his future. Gone from the 49ers are Patrick Willis, Chris Borland...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Family of Mike Davis goes nuts after getting draft call

Former South Carolina running back Mike Davis is off to San Francisco to become the newest member of the 49ers’ backfield. Davis was taken in the fourth round of this past weekend’s draft as the 125th pick overall. When he received the call from the team, his family, as you’ll see below, was beyond excited. Verizon captured the moment and put it on YouTube – check it out...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers break from tradition, unveil black alternate uniforms

Since their inception in 1946, the San Francisco 49ers have worn nothing but red, white and gold. That’ll change this season. The 49ers on Thursday unveiled the new, black alternate uniforms they’ll debut later this year. Introducing the first alternate uniform in team history. #49ersRGB 49ers.com/rgb http://t.co/sSfLHO3DFN — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) May 01, 2015...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Boone on Harbaugh: He’s crazy, wore out his welcome

Alex Boone was one of the most vocal supporters of Jim Harbaugh before Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers decided to part ways. The offensive lineman said at the start of last season that everybody “loves” Harbaugh, and he seemed pretty genuine. Now that Harbaugh has moved on to Ann Arbor, Boone feels more comfortable...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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