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LB Aldon Smith Could Return to the San Francisco 49ers After Bye
October 22nd, 2014 at 2:47 AM
If you were surprised by the notion that outside linebacker Aldon Smith could possibly return to the San Francisco 49ers for their week nine match up against the St. Louis Rams, you're probably not alone...just ask the 49ers. ***PHOTO1*** According to NBC's Pro Football Talk, "G.M. Trent Baalke quickly said he didn’t know...

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 “54th Man,” QB Josh Johnson, is Re-signed by the San Francisco 49ers
October 14th, 2014 at 2:20 PM
Third string quarterback Josh Johnson was resigned Tuesday by the San Francisco 49ers. Johnson was released last week, leading up to the Niners match up with the St. Louis Rams on Monday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** Much like special teamer Kassim Osgood, Johnson has been cut and resigned three different times since the...

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...

Neglecting Gore and 1-2 Start Looks Awfully Similar to 2013 for the San Francisco 49ers
September 26th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
Through three games, San Francisco 49ers starting running back Frank Gore has only 37 touches (35 carries, two receptions) so far. In each game, Gore has seen his touches decrease from the previous one; 16 in week one, 15 in week two (only 13 carries) and six in week three....

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 Wide Receiver Anquan Boldin Upset with the Referees.
September 22nd, 2014 at 7:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers are off to a 1-2 start and frustrations are beginning to mount for the red and gold. The Niners have dropped the last two games despite leading at halftime in both occasions. Unfortunately, the Niners have squandered those leads with analysts have pointing towards the Niners...

San Francisco 49ers Change Offensive Scheme in Another Disappointing Loss
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Smash mouth defense, complimented by a hard nose running game...If you thought I was describing the San Francisco 49ers, you'd be wrong, at least during week three of the NFL season. ***PHOTO1*** Defense and running the ball with Frank Gore has been a recipe for success for the Niners over the last...

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...

Kaepernick Leads Meltdown in San Francisco 49ers’ Home Opener Loss
September 15th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
17-0 late in the second quarter, with Levi's Stadium packed and overflowing in a sea of red jerseys, it appeared as though the San Francisco 49ers were halfway through a blowout victory...unfortunately, four turnovers from your starting quarterback is hard to withstand. "Terrible," is Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick described his play...

San Francisco 49ers Look to Open Levi’s Stadium with a Bang; 3 “X-Factors”
September 14th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
The San Francisco 49ers quieted the doubters in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys with a 28-17 victory. In order to build on those good vibes, the Niners will look to give the home crowd a hearty welcome in Levi's Stadium's first regular season game. Here's my three "X-Factors" for...

San Francisco 49ers Right Guard Alex Boone Hoping to Play More in Week 2
September 11th, 2014 at 3:58 PM
San Francisco 49ers right guard Alex Boone held out virtually the entire training camp, but the Niner coaching staff held Boone out for virtually the entire first game. Boone hopes to see a much larger role in the teams second game of the season this Sunday evening. ***PHOTO1*** Boone returned to the...

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 Quiet Preseason Critics…for Now; Win Opener 28-17
September 7th, 2014 at 9:01 PM
The first team defense for the San Francisco 49ers the gave up too many points and the depth was questioned...the first team ofenese didn't score a single touchdown during the preseason....back up quarterback Blaine Gabbert looked inconsistent and at times, flat out bad. But did you realize that when the...

San Francisco 49ers Guard Alex Boone Officially Named to the 53-man Roster; Special-teamer Released
September 6th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Saturday, the San Francisco 49ers activated right guard Alex Boone from the exempt list and was officially named to the active 53-man roster. By activating Boone a day before the season begins for the Niners, the team may be indicating that Boone will indeed be ready to play Week 1...

Did Rookie Beat Out James for Starting Return Man for the San Francisco 49ers?
September 3rd, 2014 at 6:34 PM
While the depth charts on the San Francisco 49ers website states that it is unofficial, rookie wide receiver Bruce Ellington is penciled in ahead of running back LaMichael James for the lead spot at kick return and punt return. ***PHOTO1*** Ellington saw a lot of work during the preseason and was able...