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Knee Injuries Too Hard to Overcome; RB Marcus Lattimore Retires
November 6th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
It had been said on several accounts that running back Marcus Lattimore was the next great talent to come out of the college ranks. Unfortunately for Lattimore and football fans across the country, the young phenom may go down as one of the biggest "what if's" of all-time. Lattimore informed...

With Lattimore in Doubt, San Francisco 49ers Extend Hunter with 1-year Deal
November 3rd, 2014 at 11:38 AM
On Monday, the San Francisco 49ers took care of one of their pending free-agents a bit sooner than expected. The Niners extended running back Kendall Hunter with a one-year deal that goes through the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Hunter tore his ACL in his right knee during training camp back in...

Wounded Niners Take Another Blow in Blowout Loss to Broncos
October 21st, 2014 at 4:36 PM
The San Francisco 49ers went into Denver banged up and leaking oil...and it certainly showed. By the end of a historic night that showcased Peyton Manning's record breaking touchdown, the Niners left Sports Authority Field at Mile High with another man down...starting center, Daniel Kilgore. ***PHOTO1*** Kilgore suffered an injury during the...

The San Francisco 49ers are Limping into Denver
October 16th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
While the San Francisco 49ers have quieted the early season critics (for now) since going on a three-game winning streak, the Niners appear to be physically hurting as they prepare for their premiere match-up with the defending AFC Champions, the Denver Broncos. ***PHOTO1*** The 49ers have been dealing with injuries all year,...

San Francisco 49ers Will Have to Be Patient with NaVorro Bowman
October 7th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
The San Francisco 49ers recently improved their record to 3-2 and have given up the second fewest total yards per game in the NFL with 282.8 yards (just .4 yards more than the Detroit Lions). While the Niners defense has performed admirably through the first five games, one wonders how...

Vernon Davis Inactive Against the Kansas City Chiefs
October 5th, 2014 at 1:14 PM
Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis will not suit up against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Davis suffered a lower back injury against the Philadelphia Eagles last week and did not return to action. In his place, second-year player Vance McDonald will get the start at tight end. ***PHOTO1*** McDonald has had...

Big Win and Big Loss? Vernon Davis and Anthony Davis Hurt in Victory
September 29th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers came away with a 26-21 victory against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The win brings the Niners back to a .500 record at 2-2 and for at least one week, limits the chatter over whether or not the red and gold are on the decline...

Tight End Vernon Davis on Track to Return for the San Francisco 49ers
September 25th, 2014 at 11:29 AM
The San Francisco 49ers played last weeks game against the Arizona Cardinals without Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis. Davis injured his ankle in week two against the Chicago Bears and was routinely seen on crutches throughout last week, however, this week Davis appears ready to go for week four. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm...

San Francisco 49ers Add Depth at Tight End; Waive Josh Johnson
September 20th, 2014 at 7:07 PM
The San Francisco 49ers could be without tight ends Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald when they face the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday afternoon. As a result, the Niners promoted Asante Cleveland from the practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** If Davis (ankle/knee) and McDonald (knee) aren't able to suit up due to injures, then Cleveland,...

San Francisco 49ers’ 3rd String Tight End May Have a Big Role in Division Matchup
September 20th, 2014 at 3:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers starting Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis is dealing with a knee and ankle issue, while backup Vance McDonald is also nursing a knee injury. Neither one is a guarantee to even be active for tomorrows matchup against divisional foe, the Arizona Cardinals. Which then leads...

San Francisco 49ers Hoping Anthony Davis Can Return in Arizona
September 18th, 2014 at 6:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers had a major opportunity to head into Week 3 with a 2-0 record, however, after collapsing halfway through their matchup with the Chicago Bears, the Niners are a bit banged up and are hoping to avoid starting 1-2. In order to do so, the Niners may...

San Francisco 49ers Running Back LaMichael James Released
September 8th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to part ways with third-year running back LaMichael James. James had requested his release via his agent Jeff Sperbeck. The Niners complied and confirmed his release Monday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** The release of James ends a stint with the 49ers that began in 2012 when the red...

Notes: San Francisco 49ers Shorten Roster
August 26th, 2014 at 1:20 PM
As of Tuesday afternoon, all 32 teams across the NFL were required to shorten their roster to at least 75 players. In order to reach that number, the San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker NaVorro Bowman on the reserve/Physically-unable-to-perform list and running back Marcus Lattimore on the reserve/non-football-injury list. Both are...

Notes from San Francisco 49ers Training Camp: LaMichael James, Antoine Bethea and Alex Boone
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:39 PM
- Running back LaMichael James will make his preseason debut this Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. The third-year pro suffered a dislocated right elbow early in training camp (July 27th to be exact) and it was thought at the time of the injury that James would be ready for the...

The San Francisco 49ers Get Big News from the Front Line
August 19th, 2014 at 10:08 PM
On Tuesday the San Francisco 49ers announced they have signed defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey to a two-year extension that runs through the 2016 season. Dorsey is scheduled to make $2.65 million this season, but suffered a torn bicep early in training camp. Initially, the injury was believed to have sidelined the...

Competition Heating up at San Francisco 49ers Training Camp
August 15th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
As week one of the 2014 NFL season draws closer, we start to gain some clarity over some of the position battles taking place in training camp. However, the competition to replace NaVorro Bowman may require the full duration of the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** San Francisco 49ers Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio was a...

The San Francisco 49ers Recieve Some Much Needed Backup
August 13th, 2014 at 5:18 PM
The San Francisco 49ers have had an issue staying healthy throughout training camp, however, back-up is on the way. The Niners activated nose tackle Ian Williams off the physically-unable-to-perform-list on Tuesday and suited up on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** Williams practiced for the first time this year as he has been recovering from a...

San Francisco 49ers Offensive Lineman Adam Snyder Injured During Joint Practice
August 10th, 2014 at 5:18 PM
So far the San Francisco 49ers 2014 training camp has been riddled with injuries. It's latest casualty, offensive lineman Adam Snyder. According to CSN's Matt Miaocco, Snyder suffered an apparent left knee injury during Sunday's joint practice with the Baltimore Ravens. Snyder was seen limping off the practice field after being involved...

San Francisco 49ers Sign WR Lance Lewis After Waiving Chuck Jacobs
August 9th, 2014 at 8:02 PM
The San Francisco 49ers have made another transaction to offset one of many injuries that have occurred this offseason. The Niners signed former Washington Redskins wide receiver Lance Lewis to a two-year deal after waiving wide out Chuck Jacobs. ***VIDEO1*** During the 49ers pre-season opener against the Baltimore Ravens, Jacobs returned a kick late in the...

San Francisco 49ers Sign Former Michigan State Running Back After Waiving Kendall Hunter
August 4th, 2014 at 10:43 PM
In an attempt to get more healthy bodies involved in practice, the San Francisco 49ers signed undrafted running back Glenn Winston to a three-year deal on Monday. "Getting to the point where we're practicing with about 69 guys, 69 healthy guys to my count today...Three of those are kickers and one is...