Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that quarterback Nate Montana will try out for the 49ers at their rookie minicamp May 10-12 in hopes of earning a roster spot on the team that won four Super Bowls with his father Joe under center. Montana tried to follow in his father’s footsteps at Notre Dame, but that didn’t work out all that well and Montana bounced through three different schools during his college career.
Posted at 12:14:00 PM
Monday, April 29, 2013
Along with the Jets, the Buccaneers and the Eagles, it’s time to add to the list of teams that don’t want Tim Tebow today.
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, “all indications are the 49ers have no desire to bring Tebow.”
Posted at 2:00:00 PM
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Lawrence Okoye, a British Olympian with no football experience but impressive physical skills, went undrafted this weekend. He has chosen the NFC champion 49ers as his first football destination. Okoye will sign a three-year contract with the 49ers.
Posted at 7:30:00 PM
Friday, April 26, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Safety Eric Reid enticed the 49ers so much they traded up 13 spots to select him 18th overall in Thursday's first-round of the NFL draft.
Coming off their first Super Bowl loss in franchise history, the 49ers needed to find a safety to replace Dashon Goldson, a two-time Pro Bowler who left in free agency for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Posted at 7:32:00 PM
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Unlike last year, the 49ers will actually need to rely on some of the players they take to be contributors if they hope to make it to another Super Bowl appearance.
Posted at 1:21:00 PM
Monday, April 22, 2013
But according to Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports, the 49ers could be interested in moving up to the 13th or 14th pick.
That’s a fairly specific location, but the 49ers are a team with a few specific needs, 13 picks to try to fill them, and the kind of roster that doesn’t have room for that many drafted rookies.
Posted at 12:47:00 PM
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Nevertheless, they have the sort of schedule that could cause them an uneasy moment or two.
Posted at 2:05:00 PM
Friday, April 19, 2013
The 49ers released a statement saying Culliver “is being handled internally” after questions were raised about his Instagram account, which he used to publicly post a text message conversation in which women are referred to as “bitch” and “hoes.”
Posted at 2:35:00 PM
Thursday, April 18, 2013
With only Vernon Davis and Garrett Celek as the only two true tight ends on the roster, the 49ers were in need of additional help. According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the 49ers are expected to sign former Seattle Seahawks tight end Cameron Morrah.
Posted at 1:33:00 PM
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
There’s been just one visit for Woodson, but the good news is that the team he visited with hasn’t closed the door on signing him. The 49ers signed Craig Dahl earlier in the offseason to go with Trenton Robinson and C.J. Spillman, but have hardly squared away who will be lining up with Donte Whitner at safety next season.
Posted at 3:34:00 PM
Nate Montana, the quarterback son of Hall of Famer Joe Montana, will work out for the 49ers, according to the Associated Press.
Posted at 3:29:00 PM
Monday, April 15, 2013
And now that the 49ers have already locked up right tackle Anthony Davis, they’re moving down the line.
Albert Breer of the NFL Network mentioned that the 49ers have begun preliminary contract talks with guard Mike Iupati.
Posted at 1:26:00 PM
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the deal contains annual “de-escalator” provisions, which would reduce his compensation based on his failure to comply with a specific weight target.
Posted at 12:40:00 PM
Monday, April 8, 2013
Per a source with knowledge of the contract, Asomugha’s one-year deal with the 49ers carries no risk for the Niners, since he receives no guaranteed money.
The contract has a base value of $1.35 million, via a $1 million base salary, a $225,000 roster bonus if he makes it to the 53-man roster, $6,250 for each game on which Asomugha appears on the active roster, and a $25,000 workout bonus.
Posted at 10:28:00 PM
Friday, April 5, 2013
In a tweet that he later deleted, Davis wrote about a conversation he once had with Schiano, in which Schiano had told Davis that Davis wouldn’t last in the NFL, beyond his rookie contract.
Posted at 11:49:00 PM
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the two sides have worked out a five-year extension. Coupled with his current deal, the contract will keep Davis in San Francisco through 2019. The five-year extension is worth$37.295 million, with $17 million in guarantees.
Posted at 12:24:00 PM
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Contrary to reports that the full amount of the salary became guaranteed on April 1, PFT has confirmed that only $1.25 million of the base salary is now guaranteed for skill and salary cap. That same amount has been guaranteed for injury from the time Rogers signed the contract last November.
Posted at 12:33:00 PM
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Niners have come to terms with former Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Tuesday.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Asomugha agreed to a one-year contract worth as much as $3 million.
Posted at 1:38:00 PM
Monday, April 1, 2013
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers obtained McCoy and the Browns sixth-round pick in exchange for their fifth- and seventh-round picks, which Florio has also confirmed.
So that’s the 164th overall pick and the 237th in exchange for the 173rd and a warm body, so they moved down nine spots and threw in a seventh to get a guy to back up Colin Kaepernick.
Posted at 10:54:00 PM
The 49ers are now getting in on the action, announcing the release of the Jim Harbaugh Collection.
Posted at 10:58:00 AM