insidebayarea.com Updated Apr 23 (2 days ago)Michael Crabtree left the 49ers in free agency with the hope of landing a multi-year contract worth tens of millions of dollars. Instead, the best catch he could make was a one-year, $3.2 million deal across the bay with the Raiders, with the possibilit…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)The Ravens saw their leading deep threat leave as a free agent this offseason when Torrey Smith signed with the 49ers. Throwing the ball deep has been a staple of the team’s offense with Joe Flacco at quarterback and Smith played a leading role by both …Share Tweet
Opening point spreads suggest no strong consensus yet on 49ers, Vikingsprofootballtalk.com Apr 22 (3 days ago)The first point spreads of a new NFL season are set with a foot in two worlds — one in the previous season, one in the upcoming season, neither shoe really dug into the earth. These lines are the Long Island Iced Teas of the sports betting world — dashe…Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh’s competitiveness transcends sportsprofootballtalk.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)The compelling HBO profile of former 49ers coach and current Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh contains plenty of evidence regarding his legendary competitiveness when it comes to sports. His fiercely competitive nature transcends sports. In a bonus segment f…Share TweetHe was strong, he was fast and he blocked for the million-dollar backfield: Hugh McElhenny, John Henry Johnson, Joe Perry and Y. A. Tittle.Share Tweet
The 49ers Want To Turn Youth Soccer Fields Into Parking Lotsdeadspin.com Apr 21 (5 days ago)The San Francisco 49ers have their shiny new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, but they want more. (NFL teams are never satisfied and will run over your grandmother with a steamroller if it means just one more square foot of space in their stadium.) The 49…Share TweetSan Francisco offensive lineman Alex Boone said recently that ex-coach Jim Harbaugh eventually wore out his welcome within the 49ers’ locker room. But not everyone in the locker room agrees with that. Chris Culliver, who spent the last four years in San…Share Tweet
PFT Live: Eagles talk with Geoff Mosher, 49ers talk with Matt Barrowsprofootballtalk.com Apr 20 (6 days ago)Tim Tebow is back in the NFL and we’ll be talking about his arrival in Philly during Monday’s edition of PFT Live. Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly will join Mike Florio to discuss what Eagles coach Chip Kelly might be hoping to see from Tebow this offseason …Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 20 (6 days ago)Timeline of Sunday night: 6:34 p.m. ET: FOX’s Jay Glazer reports the Eagles will sign quarterback Tim Tebow, unemployed by any NFL team for the past 20 months, on Monday. 7:46 p.m.: ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweets, “98,000 Tweets on Tim Tebow in last hour.”…Share Tweet
Twenty years ago Saturday, Joe Montana called it a careerprofootballtalk.com Apr 18As the 49ers’ Twitter feed points out, Saturday is the 20th anniversary of quarterback Joe Montana’s retirement from the NFL. Montana’s departure came after two seasons with Kansas City, which traded a first-round pick for him in April 1993. While Monta…Share Tweet
Trent Baalke thinks Aldon Smith is primed for a big yearprofootballtalk.com Apr 18Aldon Smith has had so much off-field trouble during his time with the 49ers that there’s been talk that General Manager Trent Baalke should have just cut him. But not only is Baalke not getting rid of Smith, Baalke says Smith is primed for a big 2015 s…Share Tweet
49ers working on new deal for Michael WilhoiteIn early March, there were reports that the 49ers were shopping inside linebacker Michael Wilhoite to other teams. Patrick Willis and Chris Borland announced their retirements a short time later, which bumped Wilhoite into a more prominent position with…Share Tweet
Bruce Miller not attending 49ers offseason workoutsLast season, the 49ers drew criticism for their decision to allow defensive tackle Ray McDonald to keep playing after an August arrest on domestic violence charges. Things are playing out a bit differently with fullback Bruce Miller following his March …Share Tweet
Dorial Green-Beckham visited Bengals, 49ersIf draft prospects were judged on talent alone, wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham might be taken high in the first round. The potential for off-field trouble is another factor, however, and Green-Beckham carries a lot of baggage. He was dismissed from …Share Tweet
After losing Gore, 49ers talk up Hunter and HydeBefore the start of free agency, the 49ers thought they would keep running back Frank Gore. As it turned out, Gore left to sign with the Colts. But the 49ers feel good about two running backs who have stayed in San Francisco. San Francisco General Manag…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 15DeMarcus Ware’s first year as a member of the Broncos got off to a quick start. Ware had seven sacks in the first seven games of the 2014 season, including a three-sack effort in a 42-17 win over the 49ers in October. It represented a big rebound from 2…Share TweetMichael Crabtree doesn’t have to move very far. The former San Francisco 49ers receiver officially signed a new deal with the Oakland Raiders on Monday night. The deal is reportedly worth $3 million for one year with incentives available as well. Crabtr…Share TweetA former NFL running back for the San Francisco 49ers who was sent to a California prison for domestic violence, vehicle theft and other charges, is a suspect in the death of his cellmate, officials said on Monday.Share Tweet
Antoine Bethea on 49ers defensive losses: It’s going to be fineprofootballtalk.com Apr 13The 49ers are going to look very different than they did last season with coach Jim Harbaugh, running back Frank Gore, guard Mike Iupati and linebacker Patrick Willis all leaving the team. Defensive end Justin Smith may join Willis and linebacker Chris …Share Tweet
Kendall Hunter working out with 49ers eight months after torn ACLprofootballtalk.com Apr 12The 49ers will have a different look at running back this season with Frank Gore departing for Indianapolis after 10 years as the main man in the backfield. There may wind up being a main man in the run game by the time the season gets underway, but the…Share Tweet
49ers searching for identityApr 22ESPN NFL analyst Jeff Saturday discusses the 49ers' personnel challenges and explains why San Francisco may have a tough start to the season.
Draft plan won't change based on Justin SmithApr 20ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez talks about drafting along the defensive line and GM Trent Baalke's reference to Justin Smith.
Jim Harbaugh wore out his welcome with 49ersApr 20San Francisco offensive lineman Alex Boone told HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" that former 49ers and current Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh wanted too much of his players in the NFL.
49ers open offseason programApr 13ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez talks about how different the atmosphere is with the new rgime compared to the old.
All 3 rounds (Insider)Apr 23Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay went head to head making picks for the first three rounds of next week's NFL draft. So who'd they grab for your team?
All 3 rounds (Insider)Apr 23Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay went head-to-head making picks for the first three rounds of next week's NFL draft. Who'd they grab for your team?
All 3 rounds (Insider)Apr 23They've made their first-round selections. Now Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay alternate picks through the first three rounds of next week's draft. See ...
Hardy’s New Bench TrialApr 23The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…