Shutdown Corner Offseason Blueprints: San Francisco 49ers
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After the Seattle Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVIII, all 32 teams officially entered the offseason and started plotting how they could position themselves for a shot at Super Bowl XLIX. Shutdown Corner will look at the offseason blueprint for each of the 3…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Over the weekend, a report emerged that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants $18 million per year. Some have thereafter suggested that he wants $20 million per year. If that’s true, our advice (money-back guarantee) for the 49ers is simple: Wait a y…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)The NFC West arms race could get very interesting this year. Last month, it was reported that the Seahawks will re-sign defensive end Michael Bennett. They haven’t. As of tomorrow, he officially can negotiate with other teams. The negotiations already a…Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agency primer: 49ersESPN.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Key free agents: S Donte Whitner, CB Tarell Brown, K Phil Dawson Where they stand: The 49ers are already off to a productive start to free agency. They re-signed receiver Anquan Boldin to a team-friendly two-year, $12 million extension earlier this week…Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking down Jim Harbaugh-49ers sagaESPN.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Coach Jim Harbaugh's situation in San Francisco has been one of the most talked-about stories in the league in recent weeks. If a resolution on his contract isn't reached, it will likely hover over the franchise all season and would be a major story nex…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers CB Culliver continuing LGBT outreachESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl.Upvote Share Tweet
49ers Leading Rusher NOT NAMED GORE?!49ersgab.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)By Michael Andrews That’s right, it’s going to happen… or maybe it just should? I am a long time Frank Gore supporter but there are issues I have with the 31 year old (when season starts) RB. Let me start off by saying that I am grateful for everything …Upvote Share Tweet
Tarell Brown says “nothing” happening in talks with 49ersprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)Cornerback Tarell Brown fired his agent after he missed out on a $2 million salary bump because he was unaware of a clause in his contract regarding offseason workouts and it looks like his new agents will be guiding him onto the open market. Matt Maioc…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' Harbaugh hits half-court shot ... in khakisCNNSI.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)49ers' Harbaugh hits half-court shot ... in khakisUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)In his latest mock draft, in an Insider piece, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay believes the San Francisco 49ers will shore up the defensive line. He has Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III tabbed for the 49ers. Nix is a high quality player and he would …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 6 (3 days ago)In an Insider piece, ESPN analyst, and former NFL general manager, Bill Polian gives San Francisco 49ers' cornerback Tarell Brown high praise. Polian ranks Brown as the best cornerback in unrestricted free agency . Polian gives Brown the nod over severa…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 5 (3 days ago)Evening notes after another day at ESPN headquarters: If the San Francisco 49ers want to move up for a receiver in the first round of the May draft, one target could be Texas A&M’s Mike Evans. He is considered one of the best receivers available. Bu…Upvote Share TweetThis is Jim Harbaugh, giving a pep talk to the Kansas Jayhawks before their game against Texas Tech, decked out in full Jim Harbaugh regalia. He's got the $8 khakis , the hat, and the sweatshirt. The only thing he's missing is the Sharpie necklace.Read …Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings WR could be potential fit for 49ersESPN.com Updated Mar 5 (4 days ago)As the San Francisco 49ers prepare for free agency, outside free agents are not necessarily on the team’s priority list. However, if the 49ers look for a free-agent receiver, one name that could make sense is Minnesota’s Jerome Simpson. He fits what the…Upvote Share Tweet
Leaving San Francisco 49ers may not be finer for Jim Harbaughnydailynews.com Updated Mar 4 (4 days ago)It's part of the genetic makeup of so many successful NFL head coaches: They are so driven and often so paranoid and such control freaks that they make themselves miserable and then run away from great situations.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 4 (4 days ago)When the Rangers selected Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in the Rule 5 draft, Hall of Famer and former two-sport star Deion Sanders said Wilson should consider playing baseball. 49ers CEO Jed York tweeted, “I agree.” At the time, Wilson laughed off…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 4 (5 days ago)One of the focal points of the San Francisco 49ers' offseason will be whether they extend the contract of quarterback Colin Kaepernick now or wait. Kaepernick is heading into the final year of his contract. If an extension isn't signed now, however, he …Upvote Share Tweet
49ers re-sign secondary coach Ed Donatellprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 4 (5 days ago)Anquan Boldin wasn’t the only person to re-up with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday. According to Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News, secondary coach Ed Donatell has re-signed with the 49ers. The deal is a two-year contract. Donatell has spent the …Upvote Share Tweet
Defensive end Michael Bennett jumping to Seattle Seahawks' rivals?Mar 7The San Francisco 49ers appear to have interest in defensive end Michael Bennett. Could the Super Bowl champion switch sides in the NFC West rivalry?
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh sinks half-court shotMar 6San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh makes a half-court shot during pregame warmups at a University of Kansas basketball game.
Harbaugh's Future In San FranciscoMar 4Jeff Saturday discusses 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's future with the team and the areas San Francisco needs to address.
Should Kaepernick Be Paid Elite QB Money?Mar 4Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick deserves to be paid as much as other high-profile quarterbacks such as Jay Cutler, Matt Ryan and Tony Romo.
NFL free agency - Rocky road awaits Champ BaileyMar 6The NFL hasn't been kind to aging stars seeking lucrative deals in recent years, meaning Champ Bailey may face a harsh reality on the free-agent market, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Don Banks: Raiders, Steelers among AFC front offices under pressure this o…Mar 6As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
Don Banks: Cowboys, Rams among NFC front offices under pressure this offse…Mar 4As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
The Tuesday MailbagMar 4Three hot topics and then your mail, in a league that never sleeps: For now, the extra point’s not going anywhere, though it should. Judy Battista of the NFL Digital Media Group wrote Monday that the Competition Committee, at its Florida meeting, is con…