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49ERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

3 reasons the San Francisco 49ers shouldn’t be counted out

The San Francisco 49ers for the past three seasons have been a team that was expected to be a playoff team, and a Super Bowl contender. Those expectations are no longer, if you listen to the outside media. The 49ers have an over/under number of 7 according to most Las Vegas odds, which is the lowest it’s been in about 4 years. This is a team that has lost many starters on the defensive...
Via cover32
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers' Jim Tomsula names newcomer Devey starting right guard

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Center Marcus Martin jokingly talks up his card playing prowess. New right guard Jordan Devey says he brings a swagger to the locker room pingpong table, noting ''I hold my own.'' Now, game playing aside, the biggest question is, can they protect Colin Kaepernick following a season in which the 49ers quarterback was sacked 52 times? Coach Jim Tomsula named...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula disputes report Jarryd Hayne has made 49ers

Jarryd Hayne has impressed everyone this summer, but that doesn’t mean he has already been guaranteed a spot on the San Francisco 49ers final roster, despite a report to the contrary. An Australian rugby columnist who goes by the Twitter handle “The Mole” put out information that Hayne had been told he was already assured a roster spot. BREAKING BIG SCOOP…Jarryd Hayne...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers Reduce Roster to 75

By David Barclay | davidbarclay@baysportsnet.comFollow @DjamesIII SANTA CLARA — The NFL’s league-mandated 75-man roster limit comes on Tuesday, but the 49ers have announced today the waiving of 10 players. The most significant of the two moves are the release’s of seventh-round pick Trey Millard and Lawrence Okoye. Millard spent all of last season on the non-football injury...
Via BaySportsNet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick not worried about personal, team struggles in preseason

Colin Kaepernick has looked largely underwhelming through three preseason games. He's just 5 for 13 for 40 passing yards, has yet to throw a touchdown (or interception) and has taken three sacks, including one safety. Yet the signal caller isn't panicking one bit.“There’s not any concern on this team,” Kaepernick said, via ESPN. “That’s what the preseason is for, is to...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Center Daniel Kilgore placed on reserve/PUP list

Daniel Kilgore's return to the football field remains uncertain.According to CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco, the 49ers are expected to place Kilgore on the reserve/physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Such a move means Kilgore won't be playing for at least the first six weeks of the 2015 season. The four-year veteran started seven games in 2014 before suffering a broken leg that...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Australian television want 49ers to showcase Jarryd Hayne

One of the great stories of the NFL preseason has been the journey of former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne and his quest to make an NFL roster with the San Francisco 49ers.  The 2-time National Rugby League Player of the Year has already shined brightly throughout the preseason with a few highlight-reel plays and quickly become a fan favorite with plays like this....
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos, 49ers get into skirmish after Reggie Bush endures crushing hit (video)

Week 3 of the NFL preseason serves as the unofficial dress rehearsal for most teams, so players and coaches tend to get pretty fired up. Look at what happened on Saturday night between the Ravens and Redskins, for example, when head coaches John Harbaugh and Jay Gruden got into it. It didn’t take long for the 49ers and Broncos to get into a heated skirmish, either. During the first...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Broncos defender drops Reggie Bush, skirmish ensues

Washington and Baltimore weren’t the only two NFL teams that ended up pushing and shoving during Saturday’s preseason action. As it turns out, business picked up big time during the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. Less than three minutes into Saturday’s game, 49ers running back Reggie Bush ran to the right and met up with Broncos defensive back Aqib...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2015

San Francisco was once considered an illustrious franchise known as the Gold Standard or Example of Excellence within the NFL. The Patriots have since taken over that title, but the 49ers still have a storied franchise that can never be forgotten about. They have had their share of fantastic running backs including, the Great Roger Craig and still active Frank Gore. Craig was the...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Davis: Jim Harbaugh coddled 49ers off the field

It’s no secret the San Francisco 49ers are dealing with one of the worst stretches of off-field problems in recent memory. Following the latest incident involving Ahmad Brooks, former 49ers cornerback Eric Davis, now with NFL Network, revealed Jim Harbaugh’s “coddling” approach to off-field issues could have been a big contributor to the franchise’s current issues. Davis...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowman: ‘Frustrating’ to lose Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks

Every time the San Francisco 49ers’ offseason seems to have hit rock bottom, another story takes the team even deeper, and linebacker NaVorro Bowman is understandably frustrated. According to NFL Media’s James Palmer, the 27-year-old Bowman is particularly annoyed with losing fellow linebacker Ahmad Brooks and defensive end Aldon Smith. Bowman said: “It’s frustrating...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Are The Odds Patrick Willis Will Come Out Of Retirement This Season?

The football loving free world was caught off-guard when San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis announced that he was retiring. He was only 30 and at the top of his game, but he wanted to call it a day while he could still remember walking away. As much as fans hated it, his logic was hard to argue with--but what's to say he will not come back?Lots of guys walk away early...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers send Ahmad Brooks home after sexual battery charge

The San Francisco 49ers offseason from Hell continued on Wednesday when the team announced they had sent linebacker Ahmad Brooks home following his recent charge for misdemeanor sexual battery. The team is in Denver, conducting joint practices with the Denver Broncos in anticipation of their upcoming preseason game this Saturday from Mile High Stadium, and Brooks was sent on a plane...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald indicted for rape; Ahmad Brooks charged for sexual battery

    Things just got very real for a couple of football players. 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery, while former 49ers DT Ray McDonald was indicted for rape by a grand jury over an incident involving the same woman, Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday. The alleged incidents took place at a party at McDonald’s house...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Martin opens up about depression, suicide attempts

    Jonathan Martin announced last month that he is retiring from football. The former NFL offensive lineman reportedly needed back surgery and may not have been able to play in 2015, but it sounds like that wasn’t the only reason he decided to hang up the spikes. While much has been reported about Martin since the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal erupted two years ago,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers game-by-game predictions for 2015 (Part 1)

The San Francisco 49ers new era is about to kick off as they try to exceed some very-low preseason expectations. It’ll be interesting to see how Jim Tomsula replaces Jim Harbaugh, if Colin Kaepernick can finally get to the next level and how the 49ers can replace the key veterans that they lost during the offseason. It will surely be something worth watching. Here are my predictions...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: can Jarryd Hayne revitalize offense?

  Former rugby all-star Jarryd Hayne, potential starting fullback for San Francisco 49ers The San Francisco 49ers have suffered a devastating offseason plagued with injury, retirement, and an overall loss of core players. Since the conclusion of the 2014 season, the 49ers have not only parted ways with former head coach Jim Harbaugh, but they’ve also lost linebackers Patrick...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Three players who can propel the San Francisco 49ers into the playoffs in 2015

The San Francisco 49ers dismal offseason started with Jim Harbaugh taking his talents to Ann Arbor and ended with the release of talented, yet troubled, linebacker Aldon Smith. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up in terms of general interest Fantasy Preview: The top-75 WRs for 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s best fan bases Five Things: What we learned during week two...
Via cover32
8 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Randy Moss Introduces You To Petite Randy Moss In Hilarious Commercial

Recently, Randy Moss has made some statements that hasn’t quite shut the door on a possible comeback for the 38-year-old receiver. But if that fails, we think he has a shot at being the star of commercials. Moss recently appeared in a spot for DirecTV where he contrasted having cable and DirecTV to regular-sized Randy Moss and Petite Randy Moss, and it was pretty funny. Moss...
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers WR Quinton Patton With the Bonehead Play Of The Day

Quinton Patton has not done much during his pro career so far. In two season he has a total of six catches for 78 yards to his name. He's not part of the 49ers return game so if he is going to earn a spot on the roster he is going to have to make some magic happen as a wide receiver. Needless to say he did not do a good job of that against Dallas Sunday night.On the night he had...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 49ers lineman scores fat guy touchdown after INT

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Mike Purcell did what most lineman dream of in Sunday’s preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. In the second quarter of the exhibition game, Cowboys QB Dustin Vaughan tried to hit tight end Gavin Escobar, who was coming open over the middle. Purcell attempted to bat the ball down, but managed to take things one step further. He picked off...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: San Francisco 49ers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the San Francisco 49ers. 2014 in a nutshell: Distracted by controversy surrounding off-field incidents and head coach Jim Harbaugh’s worsening relationship with the team, a squad that went to the conference title game in 2011, 2012 and 2013 wins just...
Via This Given Sunday
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith, addiction and the importance of empathy

Hello, my name is Mike Craven and I’m an addict. It took me a long time to admit that out loud to my friends, my family and, most importantly, myself. Addiction is an embarrassing cycle that changes the life of everyone involved, not just the user. It affects work, relationships, decisions and so much more. Former San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith’s most recent relapse cost him...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Smith, Kaepernick got into fight at practice

Aldon Smith and Colin Kaepernick got into a fight at 49ers camp this week, possibly over a girl, according to a new report. Smith was released by San Francisco Friday following his third arrest for DUI since 2012. TMZ reports that the sack master got into a fight with Kaepernick on the field during practice Tuesday and teammates had to pull them apart. TMZ also says Smith broke...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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