San Francisco 49ers News and Rumors

  • Vernon Davis heads to free agency with no postseason stats

    Vernon Davis heads to free agency with no postseason stats

    profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 10 (yesterday)
    Tight end Vernon Davis finally won a ring. But his contributions to the effort were minimal. Traded to the Broncos from the 49ers in the last year of his contract, Davis caught no passes in three postseason games. He also had no receptions in a Week 17 …
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  • Reggie Bush says he has no plans to retire

    Reggie Bush says he has no plans to retire

    profootballtalk.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)
    Reggie Bush’s 2015 season came to an abrupt end after skidding on concrete at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis in November. The slip left Bush with a torn ACL and ended his season after just five games with the San Francisco 49ers. But despite the inj…
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  • Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews announced his retirement Monda…

    Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews announced his retirement Monday, one day after the Super Bowl at th

    deadspin.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)
    Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews announced his retirement Monday, one day after the Super Bowl at the 49ers’ stadium. Matthews didn’t mention a particular reason for leaving in the middle of his term. Know anything? Drop a line at . [SF Gate]Read more..…
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  • Tom Coughlin: Not coaching “a very difficult thing”

    Tom Coughlin: Not coaching “a very difficult thing”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 8 (4 days ago)
    For the first time since 2004, Tom Coughlin isn’t going to be preparing a team for September. Coughlin was replaced as the Giants’ head coach by Ben McAdoo after a second straight 6-10 season and brief dalliances with the 49ers and Eagles didn’t lead an…
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  • Aqib Talib calls Levi’s Stadium turf “terrible”

    Aqib Talib calls Levi’s Stadium turf “terrible”

    profootballtalk.com Feb 8 (4 days ago)
    The 49ers have had repeated issues with the quality of the sod at Levi’s Field. On Sunday, the NFL’s first stint as the caretaker of the gridiron at Santa Clara encountered difficulties, too. “The footing on the field was terrible,” Broncos cornerback A…
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  • Hardcore, Bandwaggoners Turn Out for Super Bowl in Hayne's Home…

    Hardcore, Bandwaggoners Turn Out for Super Bowl in Hayne's Hometown

    nytimes.com Feb 8 (4 days ago)
    The numbers were modest and the hour a lot less sociable than in California but Australian NFL fans had themselves a proper Super Bowl party in the hometown of San Francisco 49ers punt returner Jarryd Hayne on Monday.
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  • It Looks Like The 49ers Kicked Out The Girl Scouts For A Beyonc…

    It Looks Like The 49ers Kicked Out The Girl Scouts For A Beyoncé Concert

    deadspin.com Feb 7 (4 days ago)
    Earlier this week, the San Francisco 49ers cancelled a planned sleepover at Levi’s Stadium for the top cookie sellers from Girl Scout troops around Northern California. As a reward for selling the most cookies, the scouts were going to spend the night o…
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  • Boldin named Walter Payton Man of the Year

    Boldin named Walter Payton Man of the Year

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6 (5 days ago)
    49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin was named the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year award winner during Saturday night’s NFL Honors show. The prestigious Walter Payton Man of the Year award is Boldin’s first, but Boldin has been nominated four times by …
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  • Eddie DeBartolo changed the 'narrative' as 49ers owne…

    Eddie DeBartolo changed the 'narrative' as 49ers owner, landing him in Hall of Fame

    Eddie DeBartolo changed the 'narrative' as 49ers owner, landing him in Hall of Fame
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  • Terrell Owens announces he didn’t get into Hall of Fame

    Terrell Owens announces he didn’t get into Hall of Fame

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6 (5 days ago)
    The official announcement about this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class is coming shortly, but reports about who is in and who didn’t make the cut are starting to surface. Among those that didn’t make the cut is Terrell Owens. The former 49ers, Eagl…
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  • Jim Harbaugh: Colin Kaepernick will flourish

    Jim Harbaugh: Colin Kaepernick will flourish

    profootballtalk.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)
    Around this time three years ago, Colin Kaepernick was getting ready to start at quarterback for the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. Kaepernick would throw for 302 yards in a loss to the Ravens in that game and then helped the 49ers to the NFC championship g…
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  • The Town of Colma, Where San Francisco’s Dead Live

    The Town of Colma, Where San Francisco’s Dead Live

    nytimes.com Feb 5
    The town has 1,600 living residents and about 1.5 million dead ones — many of whom, like the 49ers, left San Francisco for greener pastures to the south.
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  • 49ers reach resolution with Girl Scouts after previously cancel…

    49ers reach resolution with Girl Scouts after previously cancelling event at Levi’s Stadium

    After cancelling an outing for the Girl Scouts at Levi’s Stadium in favor of a concert hosting opportunity instead, the San Francisco 49ers have now made things right. The 49ers released a statement Wednesday night that they have successfully reschedule…
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  • Brandon Marshall: I don’t want Colin Kaepernick on Jets

    Brandon Marshall: I don’t want Colin Kaepernick on Jets

    On Tuesday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported that quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants to leave the 49ers and that the Jets are his preferred next team. The Jets’ top receiver isn’t lobbying for that change in address. During an appearance…
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  • Reports: Broncos Safety Ryan Murphy Questioned In Prostitution …

    Reports: Broncos Safety Ryan Murphy Questioned In Prostitution Sting, Brother Cited

    deadspin.com Feb 2
    Broncos practice squad safety Ryan Murphy was questioned as part of a prostitution sting on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. CBS San Francisco reports that the sting took place in northern San Jose, about a 10 minute drive from the 49ers’ stadium…
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  • Cowboys interviewing Mike Nolan for assistant job

    Cowboys interviewing Mike Nolan for assistant job

    The Cowboys are still looking to replace departed defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson, and are looking at a pair of veterans. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys are talking to former 49ers head coach Mike Nolan an…
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  • Chip Kelly “excited to get his hands on” Jarryd Hayne

    Chip Kelly “excited to get his hands on” Jarryd Hayne

    Heading into the 2015 season, there was a lot of attention paid to 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne as he made the transition from rugby to the NFL with a flourish during the preseason. Things didn’t go quite so well in the regular season. Hayne fumbled …
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  • Oakland mayor wants to renew lease then focus on new stadium

    Oakland mayor wants to renew lease then focus on new stadium

    As the 49ers prepare to host the Super Bowl, the Raiders aren’t preparing to do anything because they don’t know where they will be. Oakland, meanwhile, is preparing to try to keep the Raiders over the long haul. Appearing on KTVU on Sunday night, Oakla…
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  • Saturday one-liners: Seahawks S Kam Chancellor has “iguana skin…

    Saturday one-liners: Seahawks S Kam Chancellor has “iguana skin” o…

    Seahawks S Kam Chancellor has “iguana skin” on his hands from playing in below-zero conditions in Minnesota. The Rams have hired Skip Peete to coach the team’s running backs. One of the more famous tackles in 49ers’ history wouldn’t have happened if Eri…
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  • With Bay Area Bowl looming, what if Peyton Manning picked 49ers…

    With Bay Area Bowl looming, what if Peyton Manning picked 49ers?

    yahoo.com Jan 30
    Do you remember the two other teams Peyton Manning had as finalists when he completed his first and only free-agent tour in 2012? Before choosing the Denver Broncos, he most seriously considered the Tennessee Titans and the San Francisco 49ers. How abou…
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  • Former NFL running back Derek Loville busted in drug ring

    Former NFL running back Derek Loville busted in drug ring

    Former Broncos, 49ers and Seahawks running back Derek Loville has been a busy guy since leaving the NFL. But he may be wearing a new uniform soon, after he was named in a federal indictment accused of drug trafficking, sports gambling and money launderi…
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  • 49ers owner declares “fresh start” for Colin Kaepernick

    49ers owner declares “fresh start” for Colin Kaepernick

    The future of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was in question from the moment he was benched midseason. But with the hiring of coach Chip Kelly, owner Jed York said he’s leaving the possibility of his former starter reclaiming the job, and potentiall…
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  • Jed York says he wouldn’t take coach from his alma mater

    Jed York says he wouldn’t take coach from his alma mater

    Last year, as the 49ers were searching (or, perhaps more accurately, “searching”) for a new head coach after parting ways with (or, perhaps more accurately “parting ways with”) Jim Harbaugh, a rumor emerged that the 49ers possibly would be hiring Notre …
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  • Video - T.O., Johnson defend criticism 01:52

    T.O., Johnson defend criticism

    Feb 10
    Former NFL wide receivers Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson join Mike and Mike to defend their mentalities in which they played the game, much to the dismay of many critics throughout their careers.
  • Video - T.O., Johnson played with a 'tough guy mentality' 01:57

    T.O., Johnson played with a 'tough guy mentality'

    Feb 10
    Former NFL wide receivers Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson join Mike and Mike to share their experiences suffering concussions while playing and the current state of concussion protocol in the NFL.
  • Video - Owens defends standing on Cowboys' star 02:15

    Owens defends standing on Cowboys' star

    Feb 10
    Mike Golic explains why he did not like former NFL WR Terrell Owens running to the Cowboys' midfield and standing on the star logo. Owens explains how his actions had nothing to do about taunting Dallas in any way.
  • Video - Owens: The Hall of Fame process is flawed 01:04

    Owens: The Hall of Fame process is flawed

    Feb 10
    Former NFL WR Terrell Owens joins First Take and tells Skip Bayless how he couldn't care less if he gets into the Hall of Fame or not because he does not believe the voting system works.