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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...

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 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,...

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 Still Look a Bit “off” in First Win of the Preseason
August 24th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
The San Francisco 49ers left the newly sodded field at Levi's Stadium victorious for the first time this preseason after a 21-7 outing against the San Diego Chargers. ***PHOTO1*** Leading up to the Sunday's victory, the Niners had yet to reach the end-zone and had scored a total of three points through...

Should the San Francisco 49ers Be Concerned About the Backup Quarterback Position?
August 18th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
Having a former top-10 draft pick as your primary backup at quarterback certainly sounds like a luxury to have, but when that player finishes an outing with a 32.4 quarterback rating and its seen as an improvement, you may start to question a few things. Such is the case for...

San Francisco 49ers Shutout in Levi’s Stadium Debut
August 17th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
It was truly a beautiful site. A breathe of fresh air without it slapping you across the face alongside a wrapper or a plastic bag from "The Stick." It was the debut of one of the most beautiful and high tech stadiums in the country; Levi's Stadium was buzzing with...

What to Watch for During the San Francisco 49ers Second Exhibition Game
August 16th, 2014 at 10:31 PM
The San Francisco 49ers take on the Denver Broncos on Sunday with the winner...getting nothing, yet the loser...well nothing happens to them either. Yes, the result of the actual game may not matter, but here are still some aspects of the game that do. ***PHOTO1*** Backing up Kaep: Its been a rocky...

San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Must Emerge as a Star
July 16th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
The San Francisco 49ers will need Colin Kaepernick to come out strong if the team hopes to remain a powerhouse. The Niners front office will enter the 2014 season believing that the Nevada product can do just that, giving their QB a six-year $126 million extension back in June. ***PHOTO1*** While few can deny that Kaepernick has loads of potential, possessing one of...

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 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...

Hall of Famer Joe Montana Probably Didn’t Know Rudy While at Notre Dame
February 21st, 2013 at 10:22 AM
Back in 2010, San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana was a guest on the Dan Patrick show. During his interview on that show he was asked to elaborate on the story of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger and his time with the University of Notre Dame. For reference sake,...

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...

Media Day on Tuesday Held a Lot of Questions for Alex Smith
January 31st, 2013 at 3:58 PM
Tuesday was media day for the San Francisco 49ers, and they had thousands of reports and journalists clamoring for answered questions and game day preparation notes. In the midst of all that hoopla stood a very stoic number 11 to take on the media onslaught. Back up quarterback Alex Smith...

San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Searches Out Patent for His Touchdown Pose
January 24th, 2013 at 1:28 PM
Today it was released that the state of showboating in sports will forever be changed with the San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick registering his touchdown celebration pose with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The pose, in which he kisses his bicep, is now known as "Kaepernicking". He officially...

The 49ers Look to Exploit Weaknesses in the Ravens Game, If There are Any
January 23rd, 2013 at 2:40 PM
With the Super Bowl two weeks away, many are trying to find an edge or a weakness with both the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens. Certainly a difficult task to undertake, as both teams are categorically the two best teams in the league, and many opponent has already tried...

The Montana Versus Brady Debate is Going Strong Now That New England is on the Doorstep of Another Super Bowl Appearance
January 17th, 2013 at 2:08 PM
Earlier this week there was a running poll on SportsCenter to determine which quarterback gets the most votes for best signal caller ever between current New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana. First of all this debate can and will never be solved, regardless...

Recent News on Tim Tebow Compares Itself to the Past 49ers Quarterback Concerns
January 11th, 2013 at 10:50 AM
Though not a typical topic to be addressed on a San Francisco 49ers website, the hoopla surrounding New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow does offer a few similarities that can touched upon in regards to the path of one 49ers quarterback. Recently Tebow has been in the news regarding his...