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Raiders moving into Levi’s Stadium was a non-starterprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoRaiders owner Mark Davis is perfectly willing to share. But not with the 49ers. While the Raiders are looking at a joint facility in Carson with the Chargers as a possibility if there’s no deal to stay in Oakland, Davis nixed the idea of bunking with hi…Share Tweet
PFT Live: Chargers talk with Kevin Acee, PFT Planet calls and tweetsprofootballtalk.com May 20 (yesterday)The Raiders and Chargers continued their push for a stadium in Carson, California this week by naming former 49ers executive Carmen Policy to lead the effort and closing a land deal with the city for 157 acres to use toward construction. On Wednesday’s …Share TweetThe Raiders and Chargers have retained former 49ers executive Carmen Policy to lead their effort to get a stadium built in Carson, California that would give both teams a home and footprint in the Los Angeles Area, but Raiders owner Mark Davis said Tues…Share Tweet
Former 49ers exec Carmen Policy, who tried to keep Raiders in L.A. 20 years ago, working to send them backSAN FRANCISCO _ Twenty years after attempting to broker a deal that would keep the Raiders in Southern California, Carmen Policy is working for a group intent on sending them back. Policy, along with Carolina owner Jerry Richardson and Denver owner Pat …Share Tweet
PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero, 49ers talk with Matt MaioccoThere were a pair of big developments in the NFL on Monday and we’ll be catching up on the fallout from both of them during Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill agreed to a contract extension with the Dolphins that should keep him i…Share Tweet
49ers sign Mylan Hicks, Justin Renfrow after tryoutsThe San Francisco 49ers signed a pair of players after participating in tryouts during the team’s rookie mini-camp last weekend. The 49ers announced the signings of cornerback Mylan Hicks and tackle Justin Renfrow on Monday. Hicks is an undrafted free a…Share Tweet
Justin Smith has $2.1 million in unearned signing bonus moneyprofootballtalk.com May 18 (3 days ago)When 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired in March, he agreed to repay $463,077 in unearned signing bonus money. With 49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith retiring in May, he has more than $2.1 million in unearned signing bonus money. Specifically, th…Share Tweet
Jim Trotter reports that 49ers DT Justin Smith is retiring.deadspin.com May 18 (3 days ago)Jim Trotter reports that 49ers DT Justin Smith is retiring. While Smith’s decision isn’t necessarily a surprise, it is still a blow to a 49ers defense that already lost Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to retirement this offseason. Read more...Share TweetThe 49ers have announced to retirement of veteran defensive end Justin Smith. Smith had been undecided about returning for a 15th NFL season and had been meeting with team officials to determine his future. There is no doubt the 49ers and new head coach…Share TweetAfter a 14-year NFL career, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith has decided to retire, the team announced Monday. Smith, 35, was a two-time All Pro and made the Pro Bowl five times – all with the 49ers. Smith began his career with the Cin…Share Tweet
Undrafted QB Dylan Thompson leads 49ers' South Carolina reunionESPN.com May 17 (5 days ago)Undrafted QB Dylan Thompson leads 49ers' South Carolina reunionShare Tweet
Six DBs, four offensive linemen trying out for 49ersprofootballtalk.com May 16 (5 days ago)In addition to the 49ers’ draft picks and undrafted signees, 10 tryout players are taking part in the club’s rookie minicamp, the club said Saturday. Six defensive backs and four offensive linemen compromise the tryout group, with Nevada cornerback Char…Share Tweet
49ers sign Armstead, have whole draft class under contractprofootballtalk.com May 15 (6 days ago)The 49ers are the latest team to get their entire 2015 draft class under contract. Arik Armstead, a defensive lineman from Oregon who was San Francisco’s first-round draft pick, signed his deal today. The 49ers signed their other nine picks early this w…Share Tweet
Jim Tomsula: Things are “really good” at inside linebacker right nowprofootballtalk.com May 15 (6 days ago)Earlier this week, there was a report that the 49ers were still interested in the possibility of signing veteran linebacker Lance Briggs after he visited with the team earlier in the offseason. The 49ers signed three inside linebackers — Desmond Bishop,…Share Tweet49ers General Manager Trent Baalke said earlier this week that he expected to meet with defensive end Justin Smith on Wednesday or Thursday regarding Smith’s plans for the 2015 season. Baalke was a guest on PFT Live Thursday and said that the meeting ha…Share TweetWhile the NFL and the Patriots banter back and forth about who did what and when and why, there is evidence of cooperation within the league. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers and Broncos are finalizing plans to hold joint workouts prior to …Share Tweet
Trent Baalke: Reggie Bush, Colin Kaepernick developing rapportThe San Francisco 49ers will have a new starting running back for the first time since the 2005 season now that Frank Gore is in Indianapolis. While Carlos Hyde is the expected starter come Week 1, Reggie Bush, Kendall Hunter and Mike Davis will all com…Share Tweet
Report: 49ers remain interested in Lance Briggsprofootballtalk.com May 12The 49ers visited with former Bears linebacker Lance Briggs late in March when the team was scrambling to fill out their depth chart after the retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland, but they wound up signing Philip Wheeler and Desmond Bishop a…Share Tweet
49ers sign second-rounder Jaquiski Tartt, eight other draft picksprofootballtalk.com May 11The 49ers, who have their rookie minicamp this weekend, are nearly done with their draft-pick signings. San Francisco announced Monday night it had signed 9-of-10 drafted rookies: Samford safety Jaquiski Tartt (Round Two), Virginia linebacker Eli Harold…Share Tweet
Ray McDonald accuser also accuses Ahmad Brooks of sexual assaultprofootballtalk.com May 6The woman who accused then-49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald of sexual assault last year has now accused another 49ers player, linebacker Ahmad Brooks. Although Brooks — unlike McDonald — has not been named in a criminal complaint, the woman says in …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 5In the last three seasons, the 49ers have gone from first to second to third place in the four-team NFC West. Perhaps, then, it is not a surprise to see San Francisco as the longest shot to win the West in 2015 at one notable Nevada sports book. As of T…Share Tweet
Quarterback, five WRs among 49ers’ undrafted free agentsprofootballtalk.com May 5Though the 49ers did not draft a quarterback, they have added a rookie free agent at the position. San Francisco has signed South Carolina’s Dylan Thompson, the team said Tuesday. Thompson is the lone quarterback among the 49ers’ nine undrafted free age…Share Tweet
Justin Smith: You’ll know in three weeks or so if I’m playing in 2015profootballtalk.com May 4After making defensive lineman Arik Armstead their first-round pick on Thursday, 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke said that the selection wasn’t made because of the uncertainty about Justin Smith’s status for 2015. It was made because the 49ers know t…Share Tweet
49ers FB charged with vandalism after argument with girlfriendprofootballtalk.com May 4A football player being charged with misdemeanor vandalism might not sound like that big of a deal, but the circumstances of 49ers fullback Bruce Miller’s arrest will create more questions. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Miller is schedule…Share Tweet
49ers pick up a pair of 2016 draft picksprofootballtalk.com May 3The 49ers will have a little added picking power in the 2016 NFL Draft. In trades this week, San Francisco snagged a pair of extra selections in next year’s draft, getting a fifth-round pick from San Diego when trading down on Thursday and a sixth-round…Share Tweet
Clayton's Quiz: Best QB to run two-point conversions?May 21Clayton's Quiz provides a weekly challenge to your NFL knowledge. Which quarterback may grow in value because of the new push for two-point conversions? Is it Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick, Tom Brady, or Cam Newton?
How did your NFL team do this offseason?May 20ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando breaks down how he arrived at the conclusion that the New York Jets have made the most significant improvement this offseason, while the San Francisco 49ers' D+ was the lowest mark handed out.
Bigger key to San Francisco 49ers dynasty: Quarterback Joe Montana or wide receiver Jerry Rice?May 18Steve Wyche and Curtis Conway debate who was more important to the San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl wins in the 1980's, Joe Montana or Jerry Rice.
Justin Smith to announce retirementMay 18Adam Schefter breaks down Justin Smith's decision to retire and how it impacts the 49ers.
J.J. Watt's bruise continues storied tradition of athletes playing through…May 21The photo of J.J. Watt's bruise is nasty, but imagine playing with torn knee ligaments or a tooth stuck in your arm. Jeffri Chadiha recounts some memorable moments of athletes ignoring injuries.
What About Frank Clark?May 20What About Frank Clark?
Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT RuleMay 20When the time came at the league meetings in San Francisco to discuss changing the extra point, there wasn’t much debate. Insiders say the discussion lasted less than a half hour. In the end the owners were ready for a change in the way the NFL treats t…
Fixing the Most Boring Play in All of SportsMay 19In 1912, eight years before the birth of the professional football association now known as the National Football League, the system of scoring that would serve the pro game was adopted. The touchdown was changed from five to six points, a two-point saf…