Aldon Smith still awaits a decision
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With nine days to go until the 49ers open the 2014 regular season, the franchise still hasn’t heard whether linebacker Aldon Smith will be available for Week One. Smith met with Commissioner Roger Goodell more than three weeks ago, with no decision yet …Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco 49ers' projected rosterESPN.com 2 hours agoExamining the San Francisco 49ers' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Colin Kaepernick Blaine Gabbert Did Josh Johnson give the 49ers something to think about, especially with another uneven performance by Gabbert, who also took a hard hit Thursday night? RUNNING…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh wants to keep three QBs, but that’s not his callprofootballtalk.com 4 hours agoEven though the 49ers and coach Jim Harbaugh have tabled contract talks for now — which he called “refreshing” — it’s still interesting to watch the push-pull of the organization from afar. So while roster spots for backup quarterbacks Blaine Gabbert an…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 13 hours agoIn what was a battle between backups and guys that will not be on an NFL roster Saturday afternoon, the San Francisco 49ers offense finally found that elusive rhythm. Not that it will help much with the staters. Consider: The 49ers offense could only ga…Upvote Share Tweet
TE Vernon Davis up next on #NFLRanksESPN.com 21 hours agoThe San Francisco 49ers have thus far had seven offensive players represented in the ESPN.com Top 100 players rankings and they have one player to go. Tight end Vernon Davis checks in at No. 18, the same ranking he held last year. "Davis leads all …Upvote Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers (1-2) and Houston Texans (2-1) face off in each team's fourth and final preseason game Thursday night (8 ET) at NRG Stadium in Houston. 1. Playing time for starters: The fourth preseason game is generally a sham in terms of playi…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 27 (yesterday)Nine San Francisco 49ers players have already been listed on our #NFLRank Top 100 players ranking, and left tackle Joe Staley and defensive tackle Justin Smith are the 10th and 11th. Staley, who is entering his eighth season, checks in at No. 24 among a…Upvote Share Tweet
Ahmad Brooks needs to lose some weightprofootballtalk.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks made the Pro Bowl and second-team All Pro last season, but the team isn’t worried that his personal success has gone to his head. If anything, they’re worried that it has gone to his belly. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio …Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' Harbaugh ranked No. 8 coach in NFLESPN.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jim Harbaugh has been an NFL coach for all of three seasons. And in those three years his San Francisco 49ers have gone to the NFC title game (losing in overtime at home to the eventual Super Bowl champion New York Giants), to the…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers awaiting Aldon Smith suspensionESPN.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- While there is little doubt a multi-game suspension for San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith is coming from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, it’s arrival date has the team in a state of flux. But not in disarray. That…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)The Buccaneers made a bold move for an old guard Tuesday, but they tried to make an even bolder move for a younger one. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the Bucs called the 49ers about a possible deal for holdout guard Alex Boone. The fact t…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers LG Mike Iupati's issues an 'easy fix'ESPN.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)It was sometime after taking one of numerous hits in his relatively limited time under center on Sunday when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick approached his two-time Pro Bowl left guard, Mike Iupati. "C'mon, Mike," Kaepernick i…Upvote Share Tweet49ers All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman was placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List while running back Marcus Lattimore was put on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List, officially sidelining them for the first six weeks of the season.Upvote Share TweetMost significant move: It was already known that All-Pro inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman would miss half of the season after his gruesome left knee injury in the NFC title game last January, but it was made official with Bowman being placed on the rese…Upvote Share Tweet
Levi's Stadium Is Still Not Playabledeadspin.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)In the above photo, taken by @eperlin on Instagram, you see what the field at Levi's Stadium looks like this at this very moment. That is not good.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Frank Gore makes #NFLRank at No. 42SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- This season could well be Frank Gore's swan song with the San Francisco 49ers. Gore has had what some view as a Hall of Fame career; but the reasons he may be near the end in San Francisco are threefold. He turned 31 in May, he is…Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco 49ers' projected rosterExamining the San Francisco 49ers' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Colin Kaepernick Blaine Gabbert Gabbert solidified his spot with Sunday's performance. RUNNING BACKS (5) Frank Gore Carlos Hyde Bruce Miller LaMichael James Jewel Hampton Hey, if Ronnie Lott Tw…Upvote Share TweetMaybe the fourth week of the preseason isn’t so worthless, after all. In recent years, the final preseason game for each team has become a bench-clearing exercise aimed at helping the coaching staff and front office trim the roster from 75 to 53. As the…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh likes what he saw on offenseESPN.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jim Harbaugh liked what he saw from his first-team offense on Sunday. “Some good things," he said. "Moved the ball. Thought our precision was better. "Just productive plays. Execution.” Surely, after the San Francis…Upvote Share TweetSan Francisco's No. 1 offense still looks shaky two weeks from the regular season, and the 49ers did just enough for their first preseason victory in a 21-7 win against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetThe only losses that matter in the preseason relate to injuries. The Chargers may have suffered a significant one today in San Francisco. Nose tackle Kwame Geathers suffered a left leg injury while taking on a pair of 49ers’ offensive linemen in the fir…Upvote Share Tweet
Jonathan Martin gets third start of preseason for 49ersWhen the 49ers traded for former Dolphins second-rounder Jonathan Martin, the biggest question was whether the subject of the Miami bullying scandal would make the team. Now the biggest question is whether he’ll be a Week One starter. Martin has started…Upvote Share TweetWhile the turf may be an issue for Sunday’s game at Levi’s Stadium, the stuff beneath it won’t keep the game from being played. In the wake of an earthquake that registered 6.1 on the Richter scale, the 49ers have announced that Sunday’s game against th…Upvote Share Tweet
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