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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...

San Francisco 49ers Dealing with Identity Crisis
November 3rd, 2014 at 6:07 PM
The San Francisco 49ers had a full week to recover from their 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos, thanks to their week eight bye. Unfortunately, the Niners returned to action and forgot to bring home their identity. ***PHOTO1*** “We’ve just got to make our minds up, do what we feel we’re good...

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...

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 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,...

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...

Surprise, Surprise…San Francisco 49ers Re-sign Kassim Osgood
October 10th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
Just two days ago, Kassim Osgood was released by the San Francisco 49ers in order to make room for Bubba Ventrone, but on Friday, Osgood was re-signed and is expected to suit up against the Rams in St. Louis this Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Third string quarterback Josh Johnson was released to make room...

San Francisco 49ers Release “Special Teams Ace” Kassim Osgood; Sign Bubba Ventrone
October 8th, 2014 at 4:39 PM
The San Francisco 49ers released special-teamer Kassim Osgood on Wednesday, in response to signing safety Bubba Ventrone Ventrone is a nine-year pro out of Villanova and played on the special teams unit last year for the Niners. Ventrone appeared in all 16 regular season games, accumulating 11 tackles and recovering one...

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...

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...