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Category: ‘NFL Free Agency’

Kassim Osgood Signs and Returns to the San Francisco 49ers…again.
September 10th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
Over the past month, veteran wide receiver Kassim Osgood has been on a roller coaster ride, but hopefully for the veterans sake, that ride has come to an end. After the San Francisco 49ers granted the release of running back LaMichael James on Monday, the Niners quickly filled the remaining...

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...

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...

Will Guard, Alex Boone, Force the San Francisco 49ers’ Hand?
July 15th, 2014 at 5:49 PM
With the San Francisco 49ers training camp scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 23rd, it is highly unlikely that guard Alex Boone will be present.  CSN's Matt Miaocco first reported that there was "no way" Boone shows up to camp without a new contract. ***VIDEO1*** Much like tight end Vernon Davis, Boone is seeking a new deal, even though the 5th year...

The San Francisco 49ers Depth Chart for the Defensive Line and the Secondary
March 29th, 2013 at 10:38 AM
The San Francisco 49ers have a great many players in the defensive line and secondary department heading into the 2013 season. Problem is, it’s just not terribly deep experience wise. They have made some important acquisitions so far this off-season, but they also lost a wealth of experience with those...

The San Francisco 49ers Depth Chart for Offensive Skill Positions After the First Few Weeks of Free Agency
March 26th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
The San Francisco 49ers have made some very interesting moves during free agency thus far. They have brought in Anquan Boldin into the receiving core, they released David Akers, they traded Alex Smith, and they let Dashon Goldson walk away to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With all that has been...

San Francisco 49ers Pick up Key Elements Last Week in Free Agency
March 25th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The San Francisco 49ers stayed busy on the free agent market last week, as they added two key positions to the lineup. And they still have 14 picks to work with in the upcoming NFL draft. The 49ers are making it pretty clear that they, despite losing some popular guys...

San Francisco 49ers Sign Special Teams Ace Dan Skuta to a Two Year Deal
March 15th, 2013 at 11:23 AM
Yesterday brought more news on the San Francisco 49ers free agency home front, and again not all of it was good news. But that’s how it goes for teams in the NFL, they have to take the good with the bad, and hope that everything works out in the end....

The San Francisco 49ers Stay Busy with the Signing of Defensive Lineman Glenn Dorsey
March 14th, 2013 at 10:09 AM
The San Francisco 49ers were just as busy on the second day of free agency as they were on the first day. Signed by the 49ers to a two year seven million dollars contract was former Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey. The two reached an agreement shortly after...

The San Francisco 49ers Still Have a Lot of Work Left to Be Done in Free Agency and in the Draft
March 13th, 2013 at 9:18 AM
The first day of trades is now officially complete for the San Francisco 49ers. Gone is Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs, and arriving is Anquan Boldin from the Baltimore Ravens. So now what? Now where do the 49ers focus their attention? They have players of their own testing...

The San Francisco 49ers Officially Release Kicker David Akers
March 7th, 2013 at 8:44 AM
The San Francisco 49ers announced yesterday that they have officially released kicked David Akers. And while that does not come as a big surprise to most 49ers fans, it does leave a very important hole to fill in the coming weeks. Possibly even having to push the place kicker urgency...

San Francisco 49ers: Window of Opportunity for Big Name Wide Receiver Signing Might Be Closing in San Francisco
March 6th, 2013 at 10:36 AM
This week the Kansas City Chiefs were reported to have signed free agent wide receiver Dwayne Bowe to a five year, 56 million dollar contract. No doubt to help shore up the tools for their newly acquired quarterback and former San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Alex Smith to utilize. While...

San Francisco 49ers Have not Made the Future of Randy Moss Clear Yet
March 4th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
It appears that there is still uncertainty in the San Francisco 49ers organization as to the future of wide receiver Randy Moss. While most believe that he will be released by the franchise, including Moss himself, there has been no direct statement to the fact. And now some of his...

The San Francisco 49ers Probably Do not Have Interest in Pursuing Any of the Recently Released Falcons
March 1st, 2013 at 11:48 AM
This morning reports surfaced that the Atlanta Falcons released three of their more prominent players. Running back Michael Turner, defensive end John Abraham, and cornerback Dunta Robinson are now all free to sign with any team in the league. The move to release them came as a surprise to many...

San Francisco 49ers are Keeping an Eye on Derrelle Revis After the New York Jets Openly Shopped Him at the Combine
February 28th, 2013 at 11:01 AM
Interesting moves just might be made by the San Francisco 49ers in the coming weeks, especially since the trade with the Kansas City Chiefs for Alex Smith looks like it will be made official. One very interesting possibility is the 49ers interest in cornerback Derrelle Revis. It has been reported...

San Francisco 49ers Have Reached an Agreement to Trade Alex Smith to Kansas City Chiefs
February 27th, 2013 at 11:47 AM
Multiple sources are now reporting that the San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement to trade quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs. The deal is to include a second round draft pick in 2013 and a second round draft pick in 2014 that would go to the 49ers...

San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke Noncommittal on Alex Smith Trade
February 22nd, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Yesterday San Francisco 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke held a press conference at the NFL combine, among the issues he was asked to address was the status of back up quarterback Alex Smith. And whether or not the 49ers would be trading Smith in the coming weeks. To no one’s...

It Might Prove to Be Wise for the San Francisco 49ers to Start Looking at Running Backs Now Rather than Later
February 19th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
While most of the 49ers news centers around who to sign this off season and who will be let go this off season and who is available at certain positions this off season. There is one major concern looming on the not too distant horizon. The eventual direction at running...

The San Francisco 49ers Have Big Decision to Make in Quarterback Free Agent Pool This Off Season
February 18th, 2013 at 9:41 AM
The San Francisco 49ers had better start making moves to bring in another quarterback before Alex Smith has his bags completely packed. While there is little question that Smith will leave eventually, there are big questions regarding the free agent quarterbacks available to sign. And while the quarterback free agent...

San Francisco 49ers Weigh Wide Receiver Options Part II
February 16th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
After taking a good look at Percy Harvin, and why the 49ers should not consider him a candidate for the squad. It’s only fair to take a closer look at the other wide receiver options the 49ers have. That is if they even want to bring in another wide out...