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NaVorro Bowman: I still have a lot of juice left

Linebacker Navorro Bowman‘s brief spell as a free agent came to an end on Monday when he signed a $3 million deal with the Raiders for the rest of the season. Bowman was released by the 49ers on Friday and called the decision to sign with the Raiders “pretty easy” because he didn’t have to [more]

With Fifth Circuit case stalled, NFLPA seeks relief in New York case for Elliott

The NFL Players Association had hoped to promptly get clarity from the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit regarding the question of whether the injunction blocking Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s suspension is, or isn’t, in effect. With the Fifth Circuit not taking action on Monday, the NFLPA needed to go elsewhere. A [more]

Arik Armstead needs hand surgery, IR possible

49ers defensive lineman Arik Armstead broke his hand and needs surgery, coach Kyle Shanahan announced Monday. San Francisco could place Armstead on injured reserve, which would rule him out for at least eight weeks. “He’s going to need surgery, so it’s going to be some time,” Shanahan said, via Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay [more]

Elliott will seek preliminary injunction in New York case

As the NFL and NFL Players Association wait for clarity (or something close to it) from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit regarding whether Ezekiel Elliott‘s injunction will remain in place while he pursues a petition for rehearing, the NFLPA will be seeking relief from the other court where Elliott-related issues are [more]

NaVorro Bowman joins the Raiders

Navorro Bowman didn’t have to wait long or go far to find his new NFL team. Bowman has agreed to terms with the Raiders on a one-year contract. A source tells PFT that Bowman will get $3 million for the rest of the year and will be able to keep his full salary from the [more]

Eric Reid blames self for “miscommunication” that led to seven kneelers

Hopefully Eric Reid does a better job of explaining his thoughts Tuesday than he did on Sunday. The veteran safety, who has kneeled during the national anthem since last year when he joined quarterback Colin Kaepernick at the start of the protests of racial inequality and police brutaility, took the blame for only seven 49ers [more]

Union will support Colin Kaepernick’s grievance, but had no role in it

The NFL players’ union says it will support Colin Kaepernick in his grievance against the NFL, but the union also says it had no role in it and didn’t even learn of it until it was reported in the media today. In a statement issued this evening, the NFL Players Association said it plans to [more]

C.J. Beathard will start at quarterback for 49ers next week

The 49ers made a quarterback change during Sunday’s loss and it will be a permanent one. C.J. Beathard relieved Brian Hoyer before halftime with the 49ers down 17-0 and went 19-of-36 for 245 yards. After the 26-24 loss to the Redskins was finished, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan announced that Beathard, who also threw a touchdown [more]

Kyle Shanahan: “Nothing true” about Carlos Hyde trade chatter

After the 49ers lost to the Colts in overtime in Week Five, linebacker Navorro Bowman and running back Carlos Hyde both discussed their displeasure with a drop in playing time from previous weeks. Bowman was released on Friday after reports that the team was trying to trade him surfaced earlier in the day. There’s been [more]

Colin Kaepernick files collusion grievance against NFL

Colin Kaepernick has been waiting patiently for his next NFL opportunity. His patience has now expired. PFT has confirmed that Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The grievance alleges that the NFL’s teams colluded in not signing him to a contract, presumably due to his decision to kneel [more]

NaVorro Bowman visiting Raiders then Cowboys

The Navorro Bowman free-agency tour begins Monday. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Bowman will visit the Raiders on Monday. Unless he does a deal with Oakland, Bowman will visit the Cowboys after that. The goal is to get a new deal in place by Wednesday. The Saints, who reportedly were in position [more]

Washington hangs on for wild one over winless 49ers

The 49ers lost to the guy who might be their quarterback next year. But they might have found their new quarterback for the rest of this one. Kirk Cousins ran for a late touchdown to help Washington hold off the 49ers, 26-24, a game that was much more interesting than it initially appeared. Cousins was [more]

With Aaron Rodgers out, Packers should consider adding you-know-who

The Packers officially have gotten bad news regarding quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his broken collarbone. If he’ll miss the rest of the season (and the team says that he could), the Packers should consider adding a quarterback who has bedeviled them in the past. Colin Kaepernick has both run and thrown the ball effectively in [more]

C.J. Beathard leads 49ers to two scoring drives

Things couldn’t have gotten much worse for the 49ers, during a winless start. And while they’re still not winning, they’re actually scoring points. After replacing veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer in the second quarter, rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard has led a pair of scoring drives and the 49ers have cut the Washington lead to 17-10. Beathard [more]

49ers bench Brian Hoyer for C.J. Beathard

The 49ers are getting a good look at the guy who may be their quarterback next year. But they’ve already seen enough of this year’s starter. The 49ers just replaced quarterback Brian Hoyer after another ineffective start. The 49ers are 0-5 and trailing Kirk Cousins and Washington 14-0. And Hoyer’s doing nothing to change either [more]

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