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  • newColin Kaepernick calls debate “embarrassing to watch”

    Colin Kaepernick calls debate “embarrassing to watch”

    In the week of the first presidential debate, neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton but Colin Kaepernick occupied the cover of Time. On Tuesday, Kaepernick was asked if he saw the 98-minute back-and-forth. “I watched a little bit of it,” Kaepernick told reporters, via Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group. “To me it was…
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  • new49ers add to receiving corps, sign Keshawn Martin

    49ers add to receiving corps, sign Keshawn Martin

    The 49ers aren’t exactly what you’d call overburdened with offensive firepower at the moment. So they made an addition to their receiving core, though he’s a lot like a lot of the other players they have on hand. Per Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers signed former Patriots wideout Keshawn Martin to a two-year deal.…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 12:27pm -
  • 49ers OL Anthony Davis officially retires

    49ers OL Anthony Davis officially retires

    49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis has informed the team that he’s retiring. Davis had retired before last season, returned this season and had contemplated retirement before the regular season started. He suffered a concussion in practice following the season opener and isn’t planning to play again. The team announced the news with a one-sentence statement.…
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  • Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is still not healthy enough to start

    Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is still not healthy enough to start

    After 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert turned in a terrible performance in Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks, coach Chip Kelly said he didn’t think about benching Gabbert. That’s in part because backup Colin Kaepernick still isn’t 100 percent healthy after having three offseason surgeries. Kelly said today that Kaepernick is still working himself back into shape…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 2:41pm -
  • Colin Kaepernick: “Huge” to have Chip Kelly’s support

    Colin Kaepernick: “Huge” to have Chip Kelly’s support

    During a press conference last week, 49ers coach Chip Kelly said that he has no problem with the way quarterback Colin Kaepernick has focused on calling attention to his feelings about instances of police misconduct and racial inequality this season. Kelly said that Kaepernick is “shedding light on a situation that is heinous” and “shouldn’t…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Sep 16, 7:58am -
  • Michael Bennett: 49ers would be better off with Kaepernick

    Michael Bennett: 49ers would be better off with Kaepernick

    After the Seahawks finished up a 37-18 win over the 49ers that didn’t feel nearly as close as that final score, 49ers coach Chip Kelly said that he never considered replacing quarterback Blaine Gabbert with Colin Kaepernick. Kelly said he thought Gabbert “played OK” while going 14-of-25 for 119 yards and an interception while the 49ers…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 7:06pm -
  • Chip Kelly: No thought to pulling Blaine Gabbert

    Chip Kelly: No thought to pulling Blaine Gabbert

    After the 49ers lost 46-27 to the Panthers in Week Two, coach Chip Kelly said that he was not considering a quarterback change despite two interceptions from Blaine Gabbert in the fourth quarter. The Niners closed within seven before those Gabbert turnovers, but they never came close to closing the gap against the Seahawks in…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 4:36pm -
  • Seahawks destroy the 49ers

    Seahawks destroy the 49ers

    In one of the most one-sided beatdowns in this NFL season, the Seahawks took the 49ers behind the woodshed today in Seattle. The game was never close, as the Seahawks jumped out to a 24-3 halftime lead and coasted through the second half, winning 37-18 in a game that wasn’t even close as the final…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 4:04pm -
  • Russell Wilson stays in the game despite hurting his other leg

    Russell Wilson stays in the game despite hurting his other leg

    Now Russell Wilson is dealing with injuries to both legs. Wilson, the Seahawks quarterback who was already playing through a high ankle sprain of his right ankle, suffered an injury again today against the 49ers. This time it was his left ankle that bent awkwardly underneath him, an injury that at first appeared to be…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 3:11pm -
  • High-school players in Oakland take anthem demonstration to another level

    High-school players in Oakland take anthem demonstration to another level

    Four weeks after 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision not to stand during the national anthem was first noticed, a high school team in Oakland has taken the anthem demonstrations to another level — with Kaepernick present. Former NFL player Kirk Morrison, who currently has several media jobs, posted on Twitter a photos of Kaepernick kneeling…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Sep 16, 6:30am -

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  • newWATCH: Peyton Weighs In On Kaepernick Protest

    WATCH: Peyton Weighs In On Kaepernick Protest

    In a public appearance overseas, Peyton Manning was asked about Colin Kaepernick and the "kneel down" movement surrounding the National Anthem.
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 11:56am -
  • newFantasy Football: What We Learned From Week 3

    Fantasy Football: What We Learned From Week 3

    Mark Morales-Smith looks at some of the biggest implications from Week 3 of the Fantasy Football season, including New York Giants RB Shane Vereen's season-ending injury.
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 10:19am -
  • Commentary: U-M Fist Protest, Harbaugh Reacts

    Commentary: U-M Fist Protest, Harbaugh Reacts

    TMI's Josh Newkirk & Sam Webb discuss U-M's anthem protest, Jim Harbaugh's response and more.
    - 3 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 6:40am -
  • Reyes, Cabrera spark Mets comeback win

    Reyes, Cabrera spark Mets comeback win

    New York ended a three-game skid and gave its fans a major reason to cheer on Thursday night.
    - 5 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 8:49pm -
  • The highest rated recruit on every NFL team

    The highest rated recruit on every NFL team

    Just for fun, we look at the player on each NFL roster who was ranked the highest coming out of high school.
    - 7 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 5:59pm -
  • Week 3: 9 Damn Good Fantasy Football Sleepers

    Week 3: 9 Damn Good Fantasy Football Sleepers

    Each week, the Former No. 1 Fantasy Football Owner in the World Mark Deming will provide legitimate sleepers to get into your lineups.
    - 8 days ago, 20 Sep 16, 12:21pm -
  • NFL's Top plays from Week 2

    NFL's Top plays from Week 2

    Check out the best plays from an exciting Week 2 of NFL action.
    - 9 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 1:09pm -
  • Fantasy Football Week in Review (9/11 - 9/17)

    Fantasy Football Week in Review (9/11 - 9/17)

    Mark Morales-Smith recaps all of this week's biggest news in the Fantasy Football world. No spin, just the facts!
    - 11 days ago, 17 Sep 16, 8:20am -
  • Week 2: Fantasy Football Deep Sleepers

    Week 2: Fantasy Football Deep Sleepers

    Fantasy Football Expert Jack Delaney reveals some under-the-radar players that could help you gain an edge in your Week 2 matchup.
    - 12 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 8:28am -
  • NFL’s deep stats leaders

    NFL’s deep stats leaders

    The NFL leaders in numerous stats after Week 1: For WRs, long plays, dropped passes and targets are among the highlights. For RBs, it’s first-down rushers and stuffs. For QBs, we highlight fourth-quarter passers and completion percentage.
    - 14 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 7:32am -

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  • newColin Kaepernick Comments on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Presidential Debate
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick offered his thoughts on the first presidential debate Tuesday, making it clear he's not satisfied with either nominee.Kaepernick said the debate was "embarrassing to watch" and that it's "hard to believe these are our candidates," according to Kevin Jones of KNBR Radio in San Francisco.Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump held their first debate at Hofstra University on Monday. According to a CNN/ORC International poll, 62 percent of the 521 registered voters surveyed afterward believed Clinton won the debate,…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:01pm -
  • Chip Kelly Speaks on Why Colin Kaepernick Is No. 2 QB Behind Blaine Gabbert

    Chip Kelly Speaks on Why Colin Kaepernick Is No. 2 QB Behind Blaine Gabbert

    Even after a blowout loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the San Francisco 49ers don't appear ready to make a quarterback change.When asked about possibly replacing starter Blaine Gabbert, head coach Chip Kelly explained, according to Kevin Patra of NFL.com: "Colin Kaepernick is our No. 2 QB. I don't think he's 100 percent right now so that's why he's our No. 2."This comes after a scathing review of Gabbert from Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett."I think Kaepernick gives the team a better chance of winning," Bennett said after the game, per Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times. "But that’…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 1:36pm -
  • San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks: Full Report Card Grades for 49ers
    The 49ers met their match today and were blown out for the second consecutive week, losing to the Seattle Seahawks 37-18. A game that seemed out of reach from the very first moments of the first-quarter it was the Seahawks who held the lead and never looked back. A deja vu moment as another backup Seahawks running back shredded the 49ers defense at CenturyLink Field, it was the play of RB Christine Michael who had a fantasy stud day by scoring twice on 106 rushing yards. Begin Slideshow
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 5:26pm -
  • Jimmie Ward Injury: Updates on 49ers CB's Quad and Return

    Jimmie Ward Injury: Updates on 49ers CB's Quad and Return

    San Francisco 49ers cornerback Jimmie Ward suffered a strained quadriceps when he went down on a non-contact injury during a special teams play against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 3. His official status against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 4 has yet to be revealed.Continue for updates.Latest on Ward's Recovery TimelineTuesday, Sept. 27The 49ers announced that Ward is week-to-week.Kelly Comments on Ward's InjurySunday, Sept. 25Head coach Chip Kelly provided his update after the game, per the team's Twitter account:49ers Need Ward Healthy for Playoff PushThe 25-year-old defensive bac…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 4:55pm -
  • Vance McDonald Injury: Updates on 49ers TE's Hip and Return

    Vance McDonald Injury: Updates on 49ers TE's Hip and Return

    San Francisco 49ers tight end Vance McDonald suffered a hip injury against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 3. His official playing status for Week 4 against the Dallas Cowboys has yet to be announced.Continue for updates.Latest on McDonald's Practice StatusTuesday, Sept. 27Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reported McDonald was "moving around pretty well" prior to Tuesday's session but noted it "doesn't look as if he's going to practice."McDonald Was Hoping to Continue Growth in 2016This is a difficult setback for McDonald because he was looking to continue building on a career year in 2015 this…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 2:55pm -
  • Chip Kelly Comments on Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

    Chip Kelly Comments on Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

    As Colin Kaepernick's protest continues to grow across all sports, San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly is supporting his quarterback's quest to shine a light on racial injustice in this country.  Per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, Kelly said Kaepernick is "shedding light on a situation that's heinous."Per Rob Lowder of USA Today, Kelly went on to say we "all have inalienable rights as citizens that are being violated. Colin is shedding light on that."Wide receiver Torrey Smith took to Twitter to express excitement about Kelly's statements: This is not the first time…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Sep 16, 10:55am -

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  • newTuesday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)
    Sam Allardyce lost his job as England manager after one match and just 67 days in charge, paying the price for damaging comments to undercover reporters that were deemed ''inappropriate'' by the English Football Association. British newspaper The Daily Telegraph published video of Allardyce appearing to offer advice on how to sidestep an outlawed player transfer practice and also to negotiate a 400,000-pound ($519,000) public-speaking contract while talking to reporters posing as businessmen. The FA acted swiftly, holding emergency talks with Allardyce in London before announcing the end of…
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Sep 16, 12:01am -
  • new49ers looking for replacements for cornerback Jimmie Ward (The Associated Press)
    San Francisco 49ers cornerback Jimmie Ward is week-to-week with a quad strain, the team announced Tuesday. Ward, the team's first-round draft pick in 2014, was off to a promising start to his third season after transitioning to cornerback full-time. Third-year player Keith Reaser and rookie Rashard Robinson are competing to replace Ward should he miss Sunday's game, O'Neil said.
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 5:30pm -
  • new49ers' Kaepernick offers harsh assessment of Clinton, Trump (The Associated Press)
    San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has become a key figure in a growing protest against racial inequality, had a harsh assessment of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump a day after the first presidential debate. ''To me, it was embarrassing to watch that these are our two candidates,'' Kaepernick said Tuesday. Kaepernick also responded to a statement Trump made during an August radio interview in which he said Kaepernick's anthem protest wasn't ''a good thing'' and that the athlete might want to find a country that works better for him.
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 4:37pm -
  • newFrank Gore chasing down some of NFL's best running backs (The Associated Press)
    When Frank Gore hears the list, he shakes his head. This week in London, the Indianapolis Colts' running back needs 88 yards to move past Marcus Allen, Edgerrin James, Marshall Faulk and Jim Brown on the league's career rushing list. If Gore stays healthy and productive through the rest of this season, he just might catch Tony Dorsett and Eric Dickerson, too.
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 4:12pm -
  • newColin Kaepernick: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton are 'proven liars' (Shutdown Corner)
    Like many people in this country, Colin Kaepernick isn’t too impressed with the major party presidential candidates. “It was embarrassing to watch that these are our two candidates,” the San Francisco 49ers quarterback told reporters on Tuesday. Kaepernick said he watched a little of Monday’s debates, but it apparently did little to change his mind on what either Trump or Clinton might do positively for this country in the next four years.
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:55pm -
  • newWeek 3 NFC Targets/Touches (Rotoworld)
    Justin Bailey reviews the Targets and Touches Report for the NFC in Week 3.
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 12:06pm -
  • NFL Power Rankings: How high can the Philadelphia Eagles fly? (Shutdown Corner)
    Through three games, the Philadelphia Eagles have a legitimate claim as the best team in the NFL. If you thought the Eagles’ 2-0 start was a product of playing two bad opponents, and that Carson Wentz would be exposed against a real opponent, Week 3 was startling. The Eagles destroyed the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-3.
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 9:31pm -
  • NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)
    Former Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy was arrested Sunday in Richardson, Texas, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance. Hardy was stopped by Richardson police for a traffic violation and was arrested when 0.7 grams of cocaine were discovered in a wallet in the car, NBCDFW.com reported. The officer who pulled over Hardy asked for permission to search the car and received it, according to the police report.
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 8:37pm -
  • 49ers OL Anthony Davis retires for 2nd time from NFL (The Associated Press)
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis has once again retired from the NFL.
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 5:38pm -
  • Anthony Davis tells 49ers he's retiring for second time in 15 months (Shutdown Corner)
    San Francisco 49ers tackle Anthony Davis is retiring — again (AP). Once again, Anthony Davis has informed the San Francisco 49ers that he no longer wants to play football. Davis, 26, considered retirement prior to the 49ers’ first game this season after initially stepping aside from the game in June 2015, citing health reasons.
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 5:23pm -

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  • newJim O’Neil on Cowboys OL, facing Dak Prescott, correcting mistakes

    Jim O’Neil on Cowboys OL, facing Dak Prescott, correcting mistakes

    The San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator met with the media Tuesday to discuss what went wrong in Seattle, and what’s next against the Cowboys. We’ve got a full transcript, courtesy of 49ers PR. You can watch video here. Opening comments:“Obviously, not the result we were looking for heading up to Seattle. I think when you look back on that game, if you just focus on the three attributes we try to talk about as a defense; relentless, accountable, productive. As far as relentless, I thought our guys played hard. I think that they played really hard for the first three games of…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 5:45pm -
  • newJoe Staley not remotely surprised Anthony Davis retired again

    Joe Staley not remotely surprised Anthony Davis retired again

    The San Francisco 49ers had their first locker room availability of the week, which means the first time since before Anthony Davis announced his retirement. Joe Staley leads the offensive line and was asked about Davis’ decision to retire for a second time.I transcribed the brief comments, but I guarantee you they do not do justice to Staley’s Q&A. At times I thought he was just going to bust out laughing, and at the end when asked if he had expected Davis to retire again, I think he just wanted to say, “Who gives a [site decorum] at this point?” Give it a watch below.Opening:…
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  • newNFL waiver wire: Week 4 order reset to current records on Tuesday

    NFL waiver wire: Week 4 order reset to current records on Tuesday

    The 49ers currently hold the 12th position in waiver priority. The NFL has finally reset the waiver wire. The first three weeks of the season, the waiver order was based on the 2016 NFL Draft order. That is set by reverse order of 2015 record, with coin flips to sort out ties. Starting with Week 4 Tuesday, the waiver wire order is now based on the reverse order of current records.The Jacksonville Jaguars hold the top pick in the waiver wire, followed by the other 0-3 teams in the New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears, and Cleveland Browns. The San Francisco 49ers, at 1-2, are currently No.…
    - 9 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 3:58pm -
  • newCurtis Modkins talks third down conversions, swing tackle, more

    Curtis Modkins talks third down conversions, swing tackle, more

    The San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator met with the media Tuesday morning. He talked about the team’s struggles against the Seahawks. We’ve got a full transcript, courtesy of 49ers PR. You can watch video here. Opening comments:“Good morning. It’s actually really good to see you guys this morning because it means we’re starting a new week and we can move on with our preparation for this next opponent because obviously this last game wasn’t good enough in a lot of areas, including me. So, we’re excited to move on to Dallas and get prepared for them. Any questions?”…
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  • newColin Kaepernick was not pleased with what he saw at the presidential debate

    Colin Kaepernick was not pleased with what he saw at the presidential debate

    The first of three presidential debates took place Monday evening, and it should surprise nobody that Colin Kaepernick was asked about it. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback is making himself available to the media each Tuesday. He talked about his readiness to play QB, but naturally the big topic was the debate.Fooch’s note: Political discussion will be allowed in this particular thread, as has been the case with other Kaepernick protest threads.Kaepernick offered up a couple of comments, first about the two candidates, and then also in response to Donald Trump saying maybe Kaepern…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:27pm -
  • newNFC West Report Week 3: Seattle Seahawks

    NFC West Report Week 3: Seattle Seahawks

    The Seahawks, sadly, looked very good in Week 3. Now that Week 3 action is in the books, Niners Nation is going to take a look at each of our NFC West rivals, starting with the Seattle Seahawks. (Fooch’s note: Welcome Chris to the front page crew!) NFC West Standings After Week 3 Week 3 result: 37-18 win over the San Francisco 49ersThe Seahawks offensive explosion was likely the most impactful development among the three Week 3 NFC West games. After averaging 32 points per game on the back half of their 2015 schedule, many were surprised when the Seahawks struggle…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 1:15pm -
  • new49ers sign WR, returner Keshawn Martin

    49ers sign WR, returner Keshawn Martin

    The 49ers add some depth to positions that are struggling. The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly added some depth to their wide receiver and returner depth chart. NFL Network reporter Rand Getlin tweeted that the 49ers have signed Keshawn Martin to a two-year contract. The 49ers worked out Martin a couple weeks ago.Martin started his career with the Houston Texans as a fourth round pick in 2012. After three seasons, the Texans traded Martin and a sixth round pick to the New England Patriots for a fifth round pick. In 2015, Martin appeared in nine games, catching 24 passes for 269 yard…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 12:19pm -
  • newVance McDonald not practicing, Garrett Celek in non-contact jersey

    Vance McDonald not practicing, Garrett Celek in non-contact jersey

    The tight end position is banged up. The San Francisco 49ers are a bit short-handed at tight end as they begin preparations for the Dallas Cowboys. The first practice participation report does not post until Wednesday, but in the meantime, we have updates on Vance McDonald and Garrett Celek.TE Vance McDonald (hip) is not practicing, Garrett Celek (hip) is in no-contact jersey. Blake Bell healthy, Je'Ron Hamm on psquad. #49ers— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) September 27, 2016It is worth noting that Tuesday’s practice was a walkthrough, according to the coordinators. McDonald left…
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  • newGreen Beret shares how he helped alter Kaepernick protest
    Former Seattle Seahawks player and Green Beret Nate Boyer has shared how he helped persuade Colin Kaepernick to switch up his national anthem protest.Boyer, in an interview for HBO’s “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel” that premieres Tuesday night, revealed details of a conversation he had with Kaepernick that prompted the San Francisco 49ers quarterback to stop sitting and instead kneel during the national anthem.“We sorta came to a middle ground where he would take a knee alongside his teammates,” Boyer said, via CBS Sports. “Soldiers take a knee in front of a fallen brother’s g…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 10:58am -
  • Report: Gabbert in danger of losing starting job to Kaepernick
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert is reportedly in danger of losing his starting job after his awful performance in Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks.According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the 49ers are considering making a change in the wake of Gabbert posting a passer rating of 58.4 over the past two games. Cole also notes that Gabbert and the San Francisco offense started out an abysmal 0-for-8 on third downs against Seattle.“Chip Kelly has expressed concern over Colin Kaepernick’s conditioning, but sources say a change may be coming,” Cole said.Gabbert has…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 1:50pm -
  • Chip Kelly says Kaepernick is 'not 100 percent healthy'
    We can throw the idea of Colin Kaepernick starting next week completely out the window.Not only has San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly continued to support struggling starter Blaine Gabbert, it appears that Kaepernick himself isn’t completely healthy.Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is our No. 2 QB. He's not 100 percent healthy yet.— Taylor Price (@TaylorPrice) September 26, 2016There’s a lot to look at here. Kaepernick went through multiple offseason surgeries, including one on his shoulder, prior to seeing some action in camp. He was then sidelined with a dead arm, missing the…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Sep 16, 12:19pm -
  • Colin Kaepernick lauds Chip Kelly for taking a ‘strong stand’
    Colin Kaepernick was supposed to fracture the San Francisco 49ers locker room. His protest was supposed to ruin the 49ers this year. That was the narrative surrounding his decision to silently protest police violence and brutality against minorities in America by refusing to stand for the national anthem.Rather than break up the locker room, it could be successfully argued that Kaepernick has brought the 49ers closer together. But it’s likely this would have been impossible without the staunch support of head coach Chip Kelly, who has repeatedly stood up for his backup quarterback.Most rec…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Sep 16, 8:39am -
  • Crabtree on Kaepernick: ‘I ain’t no Martin Luther King’
    Michael Crabtree has chosen not to take part in any national anthem protests or political displays before games this year, and the Oakland Raiders receiver has a very straightforward reason for that.After Sunday’s 17-10 win over the Tennessee Titans, Crabtree was asked for his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick and the protests that are gaining popularity across the NFL.Crabtree didn't want to offer opinions on his ex QB Kaepernick or on the protests. "I just play football. I ain't no Martin Luther King."— Ann Killion (@annkillion) September 25, 2016While Kaepernick’s protest is unrelate…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Sep 16, 6:54am -
  • Colin Kaepernick ‘ready to play’ and ‘looking forward to that opportunity’
    Blaine Gabbert is struggling as the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. With that, the calls for Colin Kaepernick to take over are only natural.If he does get the call, Kaepernick said that he’s ready to play.Kaepernick said he is ready to play both mentally and physically and is looking forward to that opportunity. #49ers— Jennifer Lee Chan (@jenniferleechan) September 26, 2016This isn’t exactly coming out of left field. After the 49ers’ Week 3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, defensive end Michael Bennett said that Kaepernick is a better option for San Francisco than Gabbert…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 6:55pm -
  • Michael Bennett: Colin Kaepernick gives 49ers better chance to win
    After facing a Blaine Gabbert-led San Francisco 49ers offense Sunday, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett came to the conclusion that Colin Kaepernick gives the 49ers a better chance to win games.Michael Bennett on Blaine Gabbert: "I think (Colin) Kaepernick gives them a better chance of winning but that's just my opinion."— Curtis Crabtree (@Curtis_Crabtree) September 25, 2016This is the same conclusion we came to after watching Gabbert throw away San Francisco’s chance to win last weekend in Carolina. One week later and we’re all the more convinced the former first-round…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 5:56pm -
  • Report: Russell Wilson believed to have a sprained MCL
    The Seattle Seahawks got back on track Sunday, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 37-18.Though, it didn’t come without a scare. With the game already out of hand in the third quarter, Russell Wilson was sacked by Eli Harold. It’s a play that looked pretty darn ugly.Harold was called for a horse-collar on the play, giving Seattle a first down. Unfortunately for the home team, Wilson had to exit after just a few plays.He was then seen with his knee wrapped in a brace on the sideline.Now comes this report from Albert Breer of Monday Morning Quarterback indicating that the initial belief i…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 4:59pm -
  • 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick joins high school team for anthem protest
    San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick’s desire was to start a national conversation, and he’s certainly done that.That’s spread to other NFL teams, college teams, and even high school players, and on Friday night Kaepernick joined an Oakland high school team for their protest.Kaepernick came to Oakland, CA. He kneeled on one knee, players laid on their back with hands up during the Anthem. pic.twitter.com/Cae4sTopac— Kirk Morrison (@kirkmorrison) September 24, 2016Via ESPN.com:Kaepernick visited with players from Castlemont High School and spoke with the team in the locker room befo…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Sep 16, 9:30am -
  • Mike Ditka: ‘I have no respect for Colin Kaepernick’
    Legendary NFL tight end and head coach Mike Ditka didn’t hold back when blasting Colin Kaepernick for what he believes is disrespecting the American flag.Speaking with 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Ditka put Kaepernick on blast for kneeling during the national anthem.“I think it’s a problem…anybody who disrespects this country and the flag” said Ditka, per CBS DFW. “If they don’t like the country they don’t like our flag…get the hell out.“I have no respect for Colin Kaepernick – he probably has no respect for me, that’s his choice” said Ditka. “My choice is, I like t…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 8:44am -

SFGate.com - 49ers Blog

  • newDespite similar results, 49ers much different, and better, this year
    The 49ers have new players, a new coach, a new quarterback and a new attitude from a year ago, however the team’s results, so far, seem eerily similar to last year. The 49ers drubbed the Vikings last season in the opener under Jim Tomsula, then got blown out in their next two road games. This
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:07pm -
  • newKaepernick to Trump: ‘America has never been great for people of color’
    Shortly after his national-anthem protest became public, Colin Kaepernick offered withering assessments of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. And it’s safe his opinion hasn’t changed after watching part of the presidential debate between the candidates Monday night.
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 1:39pm -
  • Live game coverage: 49ers take on rival Seahawks
    It's already time for an early-season matchup of heated rivals. The 49ers take on the Seahawks in Seattle at 1 PM; we'll start live coverage here at 12:15. Join us for chatting, analysis and more!
    - 3 days ago, 25 Sep 16, 6:08am -
  • Are the 49ers recovered enough for a good fight in Seattle?
    Here’s a podcast this week on the 49ers’ challenges following an understandably rough outing in Carolina last Sunday. The 49ers, still reeling from their ludicrous, will attempt to put a good performance together in Seattle.
    - 4 days ago, 23 Sep 16, 9:50pm -
  • Doug Baldwin and Colin Kaepernick explode myth of 49ers-Seahawks rivalry
    Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin exploded myths when he talked about his collaboration with 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick on advancing the social justice movement that started when Kaepernick protested the national anthem. The 49ers-Seahawks rivalry was at its zenith in 2013, when a commercial advertising a Beats by Dre headphone debuted across the country.
    - 6 days ago, 21 Sep 16, 11:01pm -
  • How the NFL schedule-makers put the 49ers in a position to fail in Carolina
    It’s nearly impossible to drawn significant conclusions from the 49ers’ 46-27 loss Sunday in Charlotte. Most significantly, NFL schedule makers put the 49ers in an untenable situation. Scheduling the reigning NFC Champions at their home field on a short week with a flight all the way across the country for the underdog visitors should never
    - 8 days ago, 19 Sep 16, 1:55pm -
  • Anthony Davis won’t play Sunday because of concussion
    Niners backup right tackle Anthony Davis has been ruled out for Sunday’s game at Carolina because of a concussion he sustained in Thursday’s practice. Davis did not report his concussion until after practice, which is why he was not listed on the injury report until today, the team said.
    - 11 days ago, 16 Sep 16, 1:47pm -
  • Live game chat: 49ers hit the road to take on the Panthers
    For live stats, analysis and chatting with fellow 49ers fans, we'll have full game coverage here. Live chat starts at 9 AM.
    - 12 days ago, 15 Sep 16, 3:48pm -
  • What may be behind the 49ers’ $1 million donation
    So what possessed the 49ers to donate $1 million of their foundation’s money to causes that quarterback Colin Kaepernick would support? Most likely their extensive educational program. The 49ers bring about 60,000 students per year to Levi’s Stadium where they learn about Science, Technology, Engineering Art and Math. The team has built classrooms in Levi’s
    - 13 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 4:03pm -
  • 10 observations from the 49ers’ 28-0 win over the Rams
    Here are some observations from the 49ers’ rousing 28-0 whitewash of the Rams on Monday night.
    - 14 days ago, 14 Sep 16, 12:20pm -

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  • newSharks’ late goals take bite out of Canucks
    Sharks’ late goals take bite out of CanucksTommy Wingels set the stage for Labanc’s winner by scoring the tying goal with 23 seconds left.
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  • new49ers cornerback Jimmie Ward sidelined with quadriceps injury
    Cornerback Jimmie Ward could miss multiple games with a quadriceps injury he suffered in a 37-18 loss at Seattle on Sunday.The 49ers announced that Ward, a 2014 first-round pick, is week-to-week with a quadriceps strain.Ward was replaced by Keith Reaser after he exited, although defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil said he didn’t know if Reaser or rookie Rashard Robinson would start Sunday against the Cowboys.McDonald was riding a stationary bike in the weight room at the start of practice.The 49ers signed Martin, 26, to a two-year contract after he was released by the Patriots during…
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  • newTexans might lose injured J.J. Watt for season, source says
    J.J. Watt has reinjured his back, according to a person familiar with his condition, and the Houston Texans expect the defensive end to be sidelined until at least December, and possibly the entire season.Watt missed training camp and Houston’s four preseason games after surgery in July to repair a herniated disk in his back.Watt, who has won Defensive Player of the Year for the past two seasons, didn’t practice Monday, but head coach Bill O’Brien said he was just getting a day off.Watt has played 83 consecutive games for the Texans despite various injuries, including torn core m…
    - 5 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 8:49pm -
  • new49ers’ defense is still a work in progress
    Trent Baalke often has said that the best teams build through the draft, and that’s certainly how he has attempted to construct an elite defense.The 49ers’ general manager has used his first pick on a defensive player in each of the past four seasons, and he also has spent 10 of his 15 top-100 picks on defense over that span.The last time they allowed as many yards in consecutive games?On Sunday, in their 37-18 loss to the Seahawks, the 49ers’ defense was dotted with high-end draft picks.On Tuesday, it was left to defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil to answer questions about a uni…
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  • newKaepernick to Trump: ‘America has never been great for people of color’
    Kaepernick to Trump: ‘America has never been great for people of color’Shortly after his national-anthem protest became public, Colin Kaepernick offered withering assessments of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.[...] it’s safe to say his opinion hasn’t changed after watching part of the presidential debate between the candidates Monday night.Both are proven liars and it almost seems like they’re trying to debate who’s less racist.
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  • new49ers’ Kaepernick on eat-lots-of-food plan
    Colin Kaepernick has a simple plan to regain the weight he lost in the offseason. Kaepernick, of course, is supremely motivated to do that given Chip Kelly has suggested his weight is preventing him from becoming the 49ers’ starting quarterback. On Monday, Kelly, again, noted Kaepernick wasn’t at his previous playing weight of 225 pounds after his offseason rehab from three surgeries kept him out of the weight room. “To get the full Kap for what you need -- the potential that he has -- he needs to continue to just work on the physical aspect of things,” Kelly said. On Monday, Kaepe…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:25pm -
  • newDespite similar results, 49ers much different, and better, this year
    Photo: Bob Leverone / Associated Press Image 1of/9 CaptionClose Image 1 of 9 In the two losses last year, the 49ers simply gave up, particularly in the 47-7 loss in Arizona. This year, the team came back to score points in the second half, even closing the gap against the Panthers to 7 points. less In the two losses last year, the 49ers simply gave up, particularly in the 47-7 loss in Arizona. This year, the team came back to score points in the second half, even closing the gap against the Panthers to 7 ... more Photo: Bob Leverone / Associated Press Image 2 of 9 Last year, Tomsula
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 2:07pm -
  • newKaepernick to Trump: ‘America has never been great for people of color’
    Shortly after his national-anthem protest became public, Colin Kaepernick offered withering assessments of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. And it’s safe his opinion hasn’t changed after watching part of the presidential debate between the candidates Monday night.
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 1:39pm -
  • newMartin becomes latest new face in 49ers’ WR corps
    The 49ers have signed Martin, 26, to a two-year contract after he was released by the Patriots during their final roster cuts earlier this month. Martin, a 2012 fourth-round pick, has 62 catches for 685 yards and five touchdowns in a career spent with the Texans (2012-14) and Patriots (2015). Last year, Martin had career-highs in catches (24) and yards (269) in New England, where he made eight of his 10 career starts. Martin fills the roster spot created when right tackle Anthony Davis retired Monday.
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Sep 16, 1:28pm -
  • 49ers lineman Anthony Davis retires again
    For the second time in 15 months, 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis has decided to leave the NFL and this time, his retirement is presumably permanent.Davis left the league in June 2015, citing a desire to let his “brain and body” heal after an injury-plagued 2014 season in which he sustained the first concussion of his football career.Davis, however, was unable to unseat Trent Brown for his former starting spot at right tackle during training camp.Kelly said Davis was asked to move to right guard, a position he hadn’t played since his freshman year at Rutgers in 2007, and he quickl…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Sep 16, 10:11pm -

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  • Kaepernick’s “inappropriate language” fine cut in half
    Colin Kaepernick’s $11,000 fine for inappropriate language has been cut in half, a league source said, after an arbitrator found evidence of “general profanity” but not the use of a racial slur.
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  • Harbaugh: Willis injury isn’t long term

    Harbaugh: Willis injury isn’t long term

    Jim Harbaugh today said he didn’t think Patrick Willis would be out long term with the toe injury he suffered Monday in St. Louis. The linebacker’s status for Sunday’s game against the Denver, however, remains in doubt.Patrick Willis, shown here following a Week 1 interception, is not expected to be out long term, Jim Harbaugh said today.
    - 15 Oct 14, 9:57am -
  • Report: 49ers linebacker Willis likely to miss game against Denver

    Report: 49ers linebacker Willis likely to miss game against Denver

    49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, injured in Monday’s victory over the Rams, likely will miss Sunday night’s game against the Broncos in Denver, according to a report.San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis (52) jubilates to fans after the 49ers 26-21 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a game at Levi's Stadium Sunday September 28, 2014 in Santa Clara.
    - 15 Oct 14, 7:52am -
  • Report: Willis has turf toe, likely to sit out Broncos game

    Report: Willis has turf toe, likely to sit out Broncos game

    49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, injured in Monday’s victory over the Rams, likely will miss Sunday night’s game against the Broncos in Denver, according to a report.Patrick Willis (52), pressuring St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis (9) on Monday night, will miss the 49ers’ upcoming game against the Denver Broncos because of a toe injury.
    - 15 Oct 14, 12:19am -
  • Roster roulette: 49ers bring back quarterback Josh Johnson ... again
    The 49ers bring back veteran Josh Johnson to be the No. 3 quarterback and release special-teams player Ray Ventrone.
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  • Turf war: 49ers receivers shine in comeback win

    Turf war: 49ers receivers shine in comeback win

    On a night in which the Rams celebrated their famed “Greatest Show on Turf” squads, it was the 49ers wide receivers who were streaking down the sideline and celebrating in the end zone Monday.Wide receiver Michael Crabtree celebrates his 32-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter. Crabtree had three catches for 49 yards.Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd leaps into the end zone to score the 49ers’ first touchdown as Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins comes up empty.Anquan Boldin (81) teammed with Colin Kaepernick on an 11-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter that put the…
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  • 49ers notes: Willis, others hurting after win over Rams

    49ers notes: Willis, others hurting after win over Rams

    The 49ers took the lead early in the second half and hung on to it without linebacker Patrick Willis, who spent most of the half on the sideline in street clothes with a walking boot on his left foot.Patrick Willis (52) puts some heat on St. Louis quarterback Austin Davis. Willis sat out most of the second half with an injured toe.
    - 14 Oct 14, 2:38pm -
  • Halftime: Big play gives mistake-prone 49ers big boost

    Halftime: Big play gives mistake-prone 49ers big boost

    ST. LOUIS -- The 49ers gave up big plays on defense and gave up the ball on offense, but they got a huge boost from Colin Kaepernick and receiver Brandon Lloyd just before the half.San Francisco’s Brandon Lloyd jumps into the end zone ahead of St. Louis cornerback Janoris Jenkins as Lloyd scores a touchdown on an 80-yard pass play on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in St Louis.
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  • 49ers pregame: Vernon Davis will play; Anthony Davis will not

    49ers pregame: Vernon Davis will play; Anthony Davis will not

    Tight end Vernon Davis is in uniform and will start tonight’s game against the Rams, his first action since injuring his back early in a Sept. 28 win against the Eagles.Vernon Davis, who missed last week’s game against the Chiefs, is in uniform and is scheduled to start against the Rams
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  • Live blog: Updates, insights from 49ers-Rams game, 4 p.m.
    The Bee's live blog featuring Matt Barrows and other reporters will provide observations, opinions and other key information from the game between the San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams. The live blog begins at 4 p.m. (game time is 5:30) noon and will run until well after the game concludes.
    - 13 Oct 14, 3:00pm -

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