San Francisco 49ers News and Rumors

  • Jeff Fisher won’t say which quarterback will be inactive

    Jeff Fisher won’t say which quarterback will be inactive

    profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
    Prior to Week One against the 49ers, Rams coach Jeff Fisher said rookie quarterback Jared Goff would be inactive. Prior to Week Two against the Seahawks, Fisher said Goff would be active. Prior to Week Three at Tampa, Fisher’s not saying anything. “Don’…
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  • High-school players in Oakland take anthem demonstration to ano…

    High-school players in Oakland take anthem demonstration to another level

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    Four weeks after 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand during the national anthem was first noticed, a high school team in Oakland has taken the anthem demonstrations to another level — with Kaepernick present. Former NFL player Kir…
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  • Moving the chains, creating pressure without blitzing key for 4…

    Moving the chains, creating pressure without blitzing key for 49ers in Seattle

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Moving the chains, creating pressure without blitzing key for 49ers in Seattle
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  • Thomas Rawls doubtful for Sunday

    Thomas Rawls doubtful for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    The Seahawks need something more on offense. They likely won’t get it from running back Thomas Rawls on Sunday against the 49ers. Seattle has listed Rawls as doubtful with a leg injury. Under the revised injury-reporting rules, Rawls’ availability lands…
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  • De Smith: Players are realizing their power

    De Smith: Players are realizing their power

    profootballtalk.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    Not long after 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began to not stand for the national anthem, a basic, fundamental question emerged: Are NFL players realizing that they have power? Four weeks after Kaepernick’s gesture was first noticed, they apparently…
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  • The Seahawks Would Like To See White NFL Players Join The Natio…

    The Seahawks Would Like To See White NFL Players Join The National Anthem Protests

    deadspin.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    In Tulsa, a police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher. In Charlotte, a curfew and the presence of the National Guard led to mostly peaceful protests after two nights of clashes with riot police, even as …
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  • Doug Baldwin calls for states to review police training

    Doug Baldwin calls for states to review police training

    yahoo.com Sep 22 (2 days ago)
    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin has added his voice to the growing chorus of players using their standing in the public eye to draw attention to police violence against black men. Baldwin offered cursory thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers (…
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  • Chip Kelly Backs Colin Kaepernick, Terrible Columnist Fusses Li…

    Chip Kelly Backs Colin Kaepernick, Terrible Columnist Fusses Like A Baby

    deadspin.com Sep 22 (2 days ago)
    Press Democrat columnist Lowell Cohn is one of the very worst sportswriters in the business—he’s the dude who once compared PED users to murderers—so it’s no surprise that he has a problem with Colin Kaepernick. In fact, ol’ Lowell is so steamed about t…
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  • Chip Kelly has Colin Kaepernick’s back, says he’s not a distrac…

    Chip Kelly has Colin Kaepernick’s back, says he’s not a distraction

    profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Sep 22 (2 days ago)
    Colin Kaepernick has become the most visible backup quarterback in the NFL, with a political stance that has landed him on the cover of TIME magazine. But 49ers coach Chip Kelly has no problem with any of that, and said he supported the way Kaepernick h…
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  • 49ers wasting no time getting rookie DeForest Buckner involved

    49ers wasting no time getting rookie DeForest Buckner involved

    ESPN.com Sep 22 (2 days ago)
    49ers wasting no time getting rookie DeForest Buckner involved
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  • 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert still seeking 'repetitive…

    49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert still seeking 'repetitive accuracy'

    ESPN.com Sep 22 (3 days ago)
    49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert still seeking 'repetitive accuracy'
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  • 49ers promote Shayne Skov from practice squad

    49ers promote Shayne Skov from practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Sep 22 (3 days ago)
    With Ray-Ray Armstrong being placed on injured reserve on Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers needed some additional depth at linebacker. The team promoted Shayne Skov from their practice squad to take Armstrong’s place on their 53-man roster. Skov appea…
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  • Richard Sherman Addresses Police Killings Of Black Men At Press…

    Richard Sherman Addresses Police Killings Of Black Men At Press Conference, Then Walks Out

    deadspin.com Sep 21 (3 days ago)
    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman did not answer questions about his team’s upcoming game against the San Francisco 49ers during a press conference today. Instead, he spoke about the recent deaths of Keith Lamont Scott and Terence Cutcher, two…
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  • 49ers' D won't start to play scared after Greg Olsen&…

    49ers' D won't start to play scared after Greg Olsen's long TD catch

    ESPN.com Sep 21 (4 days ago)
    49ers' D won't start to play scared after Greg Olsen's long TD catch
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  • Look At How Excited Thomas Davis Is 

    Look At How Excited Thomas Davis Is 

    deadspin.com Sep 20 (4 days ago)
    The Carolina Panthers played with their food (the San Francisco 49ers) for a long time before they finally finished them off this weekend. The defense came up with a touchdown and a pair of picks, but they also allowed Vance McDonald to get loose for a …
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  • Colin Kaepernick has received death threats, which he says prov…

    Colin Kaepernick has received death threats, which he says proves point

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20 (4 days ago)
    Colin Kaepernick has been sitting or kneeling for the national anthem all season, to protest the lack of racial equality and unfair treatment of minorities by law enforcement. And on a day when he was asked about the shooting of another unarmed black ma…
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  • 49ers put Ray-Ray Armstrong on injured reserve

    49ers put Ray-Ray Armstrong on injured reserve

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20 (5 days ago)
    There’s enough of a burden on a Chip Kelly defense if everyone is healthy. And the 49ers just lost a guy, which won’t help. Per Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers have placed linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong on injured reserve, after he suffered a pe…
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  • 49ers rookie Joshua Garnett gets first snaps, moving closer to …

    49ers rookie Joshua Garnett gets first snaps, moving closer to contributing

    ESPN.com Sep 20 (5 days ago)
    49ers rookie Joshua Garnett gets first snaps, moving closer to contributing
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  • 49ers not thinking about a quarterback change

    49ers not thinking about a quarterback change

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (5 days ago)
    Things didn’t go as well for the 49ers against the Panthers on Sunday as they did against the Rams on the first Monday night of the season, but they aren’t going to respond by making a quarterback change. Blaine Gabbert was 17-of-36 for 243 yards, two t…
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  • Alec Ogletree comes through after calling team meeting Saturday…

    Alec Ogletree comes through after calling team meeting Saturday night

    profootballtalk.com Sep 19 (6 days ago)
    The Rams heard a lot of criticism after flopping on Monday night against the 49ers in Week One and linebacker Alec Ogletree wanted to make sure it didn’t happen again after their first home game since moving to Los Angeles. Ogletree called a team meetin…
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  • More Kneeling Football Players, Raised Fists, in Anthem Protest…

    More Kneeling Football Players, Raised Fists, in Anthem Protests

    nytimes.com Sep 19 (6 days ago)
    Los Angeles Rams defensive end Robert Quinn raised his fist and San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick was among several players who knelt during performances of the U.S. national anthem on Sunday.
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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.