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York: Colin Kaepernick isn’t being blackballed

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a formal claim of collusion against the NFL. The NFL wisely hasn’t said much about the pending legal proceeding. On Thursday, however, Kaepernick’s former boss did. Asked by reporters whether Kaepernick is being “treated fairly” by the league, 49ers CEO Jed York said this, “It’s very difficult for me [more]

Jed York: 49ers have angered more fans with losing than protests

There may be fans who are turning off the NFL because of some players protesting during the national anthem. But 49ers owner Jed York knows that there’s a more organic reason for his fans’ unrest. During an interview on KNBR, the 49ers owner displayed a self-depricating sense of humor while pointing out their obvious issues. [more]

49ers sign Logan Paulsen

Tight end Logan Paulsen wasn’t off the 49ers’ roster long. The team, which released him Tuesday, re-signed him Thursday. He will take cornerback Leon Hall‘s spot on the roster. Hall, signed Oct. 10, was inactive last week in the loss to Washington. Paulsen, 30, is the third tight end on the depth chart behind rookie [more]

49ers releasing Leon Hall, before he plays a game

The Leon Hall era in San Francisco lasted zero games. Hall, the former Bengals and Giants cornerback, is being released by the 49ers, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The 49ers just signed Hall last week, and he was inactive for his one and only game since signing in San Francisco. The move suggests [more]

Report: Ezekiel Elliott’s camp, NFL have discussed settlement to case

With Ezekiel Elliott suspended, un-suspended, suspended and un-suspended yet again, there may finally be an ability to find common ground for representatives of Elliott and the NFL to reach a settlement in the ongoing legal saga over his playing status. According to David Moore of the Dallas Morning News, Elliott’s camp and the NFL have [more]

Arik Armstead says he’d play with his broken hand if possible

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Arik Armstead was placed on injured reserve this week after sustaining a broken hand Sunday against the Washington Redskins. The injury requires surgery and Armstead will miss at least eight weeks while on injured reserve. Armstead isn’t taking kindly to the notion that he could have just played through the [more]

Reuben Foster calls fleeing attempted robbers “a scary moment”

49ers linebackers Reuben Foster and Ray-Ray Armstrong likely never have run faster than they did early Monday morning while fleeing armed robbers. “It was a scary moment for my family and for the organization,” Foster said, via Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group. “I’m truly sorry to the organization and the fans that [more]

Eric Reid to continue kneeling for national anthem

49ers safety Eric Reid called Tuesday’s meeting with NFL owners productive, but it hasn’t changed his stance on the national anthem. “It doesn’t change our plans [to kneel] just yet,” Reid said, via Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. “It’s a great starting point. Nothing is set in stone yet. So nothing is going [more]

Ezekiel Elliott appreciates “opportunity” to return to field

No one in the NFL was happier to practice Wednesday than Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. He rejoined his teammates after a U.S. district judge in New York granted Elliott a temporary restraining order Tuesday night. It will keep him on the field at least this week against the 49ers and until a hearing and court [more]

Ray-Ray Armstrong, Reuben Foster escape attempted robbery by running

49ers linebackers Ray-Ray Armstrong and Reuben Foster ran from attempted robbers early Monday morning. They escaped without being injured or losing any possessions. Missionlocal.org first reported the attempted robbery, and the 49ers released a statement Tuesday. “We are aware of the reports regarding the robbery and are very thankful no one was harmed,” the statement [more]

49ers announce moves, including releasing Logan Paulsen

The 49ers announced the roster moves they made Tuesday, signing defensive linemen Leger Douzable and Tony McDaniel to one-year deals. They placed defensive lineman Arik Armstead on injured reserve and released tight end Logan Paulsen. Armstead fractured his hand, requiring surgery. Paulsen appeared in all six games this season. Douzable was among the team’s final [more]

Jed York: Colin Kaepernick’s message has been lost

49ers CEO Jed York called Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL and the NFL Players Association “one of his proudest days,” crediting Colin Kaepernick for inspiring the talks. “[Kaepernick’s] message has been lost,” York said, via multiple tweets. “That’s the disappointing part of all of this. . . . The more you sit with players and [more]

49ers also sign Leger Douzable

The 49ers signed another defensive lineman in addition to Tony McDaniel, agreeing to terms with veteran defensive tackle Leger Douzable, according to Adam Caplan. Douzable was among the team’s final cuts of training camp. The Vikings originally signed Douzable as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He has spent time with the Giants, Rams, Jaguars, [more]

49ers sign Tony McDaniel

The 49ers have signed veteran defensive lineman Tony McDaniel, his agency tweeted Tuesday. San Francisco lost defensive lineman Arik Armstead to a hand fracture Sunday. McDaniel was a salary-cap casualty of the Seahawks in the offseason. He signed with the Saints, who cut him Sept. 1. The 11-year veteran spent three of the previous four [more]

Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com reports [more]

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