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Mayock puts Winston ahead of Mariota

Last week, NFL Media draft expert Mike Mayock discussed the pros and cons of quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota.  This week, Mayock ranked the two of them against each other. “The quarterback position is one of the weakest in the 2015 Draft,” Mayock said on Thursday’s NFL Total Access.  “There are two guys clearly…

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Schneider hints at outside-the-box approach to Wilson contract

With Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson now eligible for a second contract and the team apparently willing to rectify a wage-scale situation that has left him grossly underpaid, the challenge becomes finding a way to pay him enough without making it harder to put a team on the field around him.  Ultimately, the question becomes where…

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Anquan Boldin, Colin Kaepernick excited about Geep Chryst as offensive coordinator

The 49ers announced their 20-member coaching staff on Monday, a group that includes a pair of position coaches at wide receiver and linebacker under new head coach Jim Tomsula. It seems like a safe bet that the assistant that gets the most attention of that group is going to be offensive coordinator Geep Chryst. After…

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For 49ers, Kaepernick becomes the new Harbaugh

With 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick entering a contract year in 2014, the franchise persuaded him to agree to a ridiculously team-friendly deal, one that gives the 49ers until April 1 of each of the next five years to walk away with no further financial obligation. Apart from whether and to what extent the financial package…

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Jed York: We’ve got to put Colin Kaepernick in position to make plays

Some 49ers fans may not be confident that the team is headed in the right direction based on the changes to the coaching staff that they’ve made since the end of the regular season, but CEO Jed York thinks that they’re going to be pleasantly surprised by the results on offense in 2015. During an…

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Colin Kaepernick: Jim Tomsula a players coach who will be great for us

The 49ers’ regular season was a disappointment and plenty of people have registered the same reaction to the early part of their offseason, which saw the team part ways with head coach Jim Harbaugh and promote defensive line coach Jim Tomsula as his replacement. It’s been widely viewed as an underwhelming hire motivated by the…

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League says incidents of racial slurs on field dropped sharply

Either the NFL is becoming a more respectful place, or players just want to keep their money in their pockets. According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, the number of on-field incidents involving racial slurs and abusive language dropped sharply this season. The league enacted rules to punish players who used slurs during games,…

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Report: 49ers likely to hire Geep Chryst as offensive coordinator

The 49ers are likely staying in-house to fill their offensive coordinator vacancy. The club “is expected” to tab assistant Geep Chryst to oversee the offense, Albert Breer of NFL Media reported Wednesday night. The 52-year-old Chryst was the 49ers’ quarterbacks coach the last four seasons. He was last an NFL offensive coordinator with the Chargers…

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Steve Logan to be 49ers quarterbacks coach

Colin Kaepernick has a new quarterbacks coach to work with in 2015. On Tuesday, there was a report that former East Carolina head coach and Boston College offensive coordinator Steve Logan would be taking a job on the 49ers offensive staff. The exact title that Logan would have was unknown, but he told WRAL in…

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Panthers G.M. on Cam Newton: “We want him here. I want him here”

Though it was before Dave Gettelman’s time as General Manager, the Panthers have seen life without a franchise quarterback. And while a deal for Cam Newton isn’t imminent, Gettleman said he has no intention of building a team with anyone else at quarterback. “We want him here. I want him here,” Gettleman said, via Jonathan…

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Jim Tomsula probably won’t be doing many one-on-one interviews

The Jim Tomsula media excursion will likely last as long as Kramer’s book tour. While the 49ers new head coach had a far different demeanor during his introductory press conference than his guarded, combative, unreasonably cautious predecessor (who always seemed to be reading from an invisible teleprompter on which his words appeared so he could…

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49ers harvest favorable quotes from players about new coach

As the 49ers try to make fans forget that the team parted ways with a successful head coach and has leapfrogged defensive line coach Jim Tomsula into the job, one way to unruffle feathers among the 49er faithful-for-now would be to gather up glowing comments from players about their new boss. So that’s what the…

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Report: Mike Shanahan in play for job on 49ers staff

On Friday, we shared the news that Kyle Shanahan has turned down an opportunity to interview for the offensive coordinator job with the 49ers. There wasn’t a specific reason given for that decision, but it seems the 49ers may wind up with a Shanahan on their coaching staff anyway. Dianna Marie Russini of NBC4 in…

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Kyle Shanahan turns down offer to interview in San Fran

Kyle Shanahan wanted out of Cleveland, but there are apparently other places he doesn’t want to be. According to Dianna Mari Russini of NBC4 in Washington, Shanahan turned down an offer to interview for the vacant offensive coordinator job in San Francisco. He’s in play for some other coordinator job, and would likely be a…

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Tomsula seems to envision more running from Kaepernick

When it comes to the expanded skill set of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, it seems that the team in the past two years has opted to shy away from taking full advantage of his running ability until the postseason.  During the regular season, the focus has seemed to be developing him as a pocket passer —…

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