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  • 49ers defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey retires after two NFL seaso…

    49ers defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey retires after two NFL seasons

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 7 hours ago
    49ers defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey retires after two NFL seasons
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  • Jarryd Hayne: If the NFL had a minor league I’d still be playin…

    Jarryd Hayne: If the NFL had a minor league I’d still be playing

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    Rugby star Jarryd Hayne had never played American football when he left his Australian team in 2014 to try to make it in the NFL. Although he made it on the 49ers’ roster last year, he didn’t get a lot of playing time and quit football to go back to rug…
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  • Colin Kaepernick cleared by doctors following shoulder surgery

    Colin Kaepernick cleared by doctors following shoulder surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    Now that “heck of a competition” at quarterback can truly begin. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been fully cleared to participate in practice after offseason shoulder surgery. Kaepernick flew to V…
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  • Rosenhaus: Anthony Davis and 49ers have “patched things up”

    Rosenhaus: Anthony Davis and 49ers have “patched things up”

    profootballtalk.com Jul 26 (3 days ago)
    49ers tackle Anthony Davis, after a one-year retirement, has decided to return. His official effort to be reinstated (which typically entails simply sending a reinstatement letter) has commenced, but it comes after a period of time during which Davis se…
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  • 49ers name Tom Gamble assistant General Manager

    49ers name Tom Gamble assistant General Manager

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)
    The 49ers brought Tom Gamble back into their front office last year after he parted ways with the Eagles and now they’ve given him a new title for the 2016 season. The team announced in a statement from General Manager Trent Baalke Monday that Gamble ha…
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  • 49ers RT Anthony Davis files for reinstatement after season-lon…

    49ers RT Anthony Davis files for reinstatement after season-long retirement

    yahoo.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)
    Anthony Davis wants to return to the league. (Getty IMAGES) Last June, San Francisco 49ers starting tackle Anthony Davis announced his retirement, saying he needed to allow his “brain and body a chance to heal.” Davis’ retirement at age 25 now looks lik…
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  • King: How Will the Niners Play in Season One Under Chip Kelly?

    King: How Will the Niners Play in Season One Under Chip Kelly?

    49ersgab.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)
    The 49ers are getting set to open camp, and the biggest question about the team is going to be how will this team play under new coach Chip Kelly as well as who plays quarterback for this club. Today Peter King of SI in his ‘Monday Morning QB’ column wr…
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  • Money is surely a factor in “early retirements”

    Money is surely a factor in “early retirements”

    profootballtalk.com Jul 25 (4 days ago)
    Last year’s surprising decision by 49ers linebacker Chris Borland to retire after only one year (and to pay back a significant chunk of his signing bonus) sparked a new narrative for the NFL: The early retirement. Since then, plenty of media members who…
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  • Alex Boone predicts Blaine Gabbert will start over Colin Kaeper…

    Alex Boone predicts Blaine Gabbert will start over Colin Kaepernick

    profootballtalk.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    As the 2016 regular season approaches, a move that would have seemed highly irregular a year ago now seems inevitable. When the 49ers open things up in Week One against the Rams, the quarterback will be Blaine Gabbert not Colin Kaepernick. A guy who spe…
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  • Dennis Green drafted Randy Moss and Larry Fitzgerald, coached J…

    Dennis Green drafted Randy Moss and Larry Fitzgerald, coached Jerry Rice

    yahoo.com Jul 22 (7 days ago)
    Dennis Green had a fascinating career in football before he died Friday at the age of 67. Green played briefly in the CFL. He coached under Bill Walsh at Stanford and with the San Francisco 49ers. Green was only the second African-American college head …
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  • Lions add some tackle depth before camp with Luke Marquardt

    Lions add some tackle depth before camp with Luke Marquardt

    profootballtalk.com Jul 22 (7 days ago)
    The Lions filled out their 90-man roster ahead of training camp, adding more line depth. The team announced they signed tackle Luke Marquardt, who has bounced around a bit but has never played in an NFL game. He entered the league with the 49ers in 2013…
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  • Torrey Smith's Son Knows You Have To Put In The Reps To Be The …

    Torrey Smith's Son Knows You Have To Put In The Reps To Be The Best Sports Baby

    deadspin.com Jul 21
    No one gets to the top without effort, dedication, and focus. That’s why 49ers WR Torrey Smith’s son T.J. rises and grinds every day. The competition’s just waiting for him to slip. Stay motivated; stay humble.Read more...
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  • 49ers could be without Ian Williams when season opens vs. Rams

    49ers could be without Ian Williams when season opens vs. Rams

    ESPN.com Jul 21
    49ers could be without Ian Williams when season opens vs. Rams
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  • Can Colin Kaepernick beat out Blaine Gabbert at 49ers' training…

    Can Colin Kaepernick beat out Blaine Gabbert at 49ers' training camp?

    ESPN.com Jul 20
    Can Colin Kaepernick beat out Blaine Gabbert at 49ers' training camp?
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  • Ron Rivera, nice person, says nice things about 49ers QB situat…

    Ron Rivera, nice person, says nice things about 49ers QB situation

    There are plenty of words you could use to describe the 49ers’ looming quarterback competition between Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick. Panthers coach Ron Rivera, bless his heart, chose some of the most charitable ones. Via Cam Inman of the San Jose…
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  • Marion Campbell, Coach of N.F.L.’s Eagles and Falcons, Dies at …

    Marion Campbell, Coach of N.F.L.’s Eagles and Falcons, Dies at 87

    nytimes.com Jul 19
    Before his coaching career, Campbell was a two-way player for the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers.
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  • 49ers lose Aaron Lynch for first four games with suspension

    49ers lose Aaron Lynch for first four games with suspension

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch has been suspended by the NFL without pay for the first four games of the 2016 regular season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The 49ers’ most reliable pass rusher last season, Lynch totaled 6…
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  • Report: 49ers-Rams planned for China in 2018

    Report: 49ers-Rams planned for China in 2018

    The 49ers and Rams may play a regular season game in China in two years. Sports Business Daily reports that a 49ers-Rams game in China is expected to be the Rams’ “home” opener for the 2018 season. The Rams have already agreed to give up one home game a…
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  • Ex-49er Jarryd Hayne fails to make Fiji Olympic rugby team

    Ex-49er Jarryd Hayne fails to make Fiji Olympic rugby team

    Jarryd Hayne, who left the 49ers in May in an effort to represent Fiji in rugby in the Olympics, has fallen short of his goal. Hayne was not selected to Fiji’s rugby sevens Olympic team, which will compete next month in Rio. “As much as I would have lov…
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  • Colin Kaepernick speaks out about Alton Sterling shooting

    Colin Kaepernick speaks out about Alton Sterling shooting

    yahoo.com Jul 6
    Colin Kaepernick (AP) The shocking video of Baton Rouge man Alton Sterling being shot and killed by police early Tuesday caused many to express outrage on social media, and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was among them. Kaepernick, who…
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  • School official suspended after bringing Ray McDonald in to spe…

    School official suspended after bringing Ray McDonald in to speak to kids

    As it turns out, bringing an accused rapist in to a school to talk to high school students may have been a bad idea. The dubious decision to bring former 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald to talk to a group of at-risk students has led to the official…
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  • NFC West Q&A:  What will Chip Kelly bring to the 49ers?

    NFC West Q&A: What will Chip Kelly bring to the 49ers?

    ESPN.com Jun 30
    NFC West Q&A: What will Chip Kelly bring to the 49ers?
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  • Carlos Hyde: Players buying into Chip Kelly’s offensive system

    Carlos Hyde: Players buying into Chip Kelly’s offensive system

    Things didn’t end well for Chip Kelly with the Eagles, but they appear to be off to a good start with the 49ers. Kelly and the 49ers have wrapped up an offseason spent installing his offensive scheme and one of the players who figures to fill a major ro…
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  • 49ers sign third-round cornerback Redmond

    49ers sign third-round cornerback Redmond

    The 49ers announced Thursday that third-round cornerback Will Redmond has signed his rookie contract. A one-year starter but three-year contributor at Mississippi State, Redmond had five interceptions and broke up eight passes in his college career. He …
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  • Reggie Bush feels healthy, doesn’t think he’s lost a step

    Reggie Bush feels healthy, doesn’t think he’s lost a step

    Running back Reggie Bush’s 2015 season with the 49ers came to an early end when he slipped on the concrete that skirted the playing field in St. Louis and tore his ACL. It was the latest in a long list of injuries for Bush, including a high ankle sprain…
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  • Video - Will Kaepernick unseat Gabbert as 49ers' starter? 00:50

    Will Kaepernick unseat Gabbert as 49ers' starter?

    Jul 27
    Adam Schefter examines if quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be able to wrest San Francisco's starting job away from Blaine Gabbert.
  • Video - Hasselbeck, Riddick split on next 49ers QB 00:57

    Hasselbeck, Riddick split on next 49ers QB

    Jul 26
    Tim Hasselbeck and Louis Riddick weigh in on if 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick can return to form and win the starting job under new coach Chip Kelly, or if the team will start the season with QB Blaine Gabbert.
  • Video - Torrey Smith's sons can do an NFL workout 00:36

    Torrey Smith's sons can do an NFL workout

    Jul 19
    49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith's sons trail him in a workout as he gets prepared for the season.
  • Video - Will Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert start for Niners? 01:38

    Will Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert start for Niners?

    Jul 18
    ESPN 49ers reporter Nick Wagoner talks about the quarterback competition heading into camp and what attributes will be key in coach Chip Kelly's offense.