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San Fran surprise coming Monday

At a time when the 49ers are trying to shoot down rumors regarding a possible trade of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers soon will have another significant issue to deal with. Some very surprising news related to the 49ers is coming, likely later today, regarding a key player on the team who won’t be on the…

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49ers deny report that they’re trying to trade Colin Kaepernick

Despite a report to the contrary, Colin Kaepernick is staying in San Francisco. After KBME radio in Houston reported the 49ers have put Kaepernick on the trade block, 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke issued a statement denying it. “Colin is our quarterback and we are excited to have him,” Baalke said. “He is not going…

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Aldon Smith trades guaranteed salary for roster bonuses

Under the fifth year of his top-10 rookie deal, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was due to earn a fully guaranteed (as of Tuesday) base salary of $9.754 million.  He’ll now earn that money only if he’s on the roster for the entire season. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Smith has converted his salary to…

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Cruz, Newton, Kaepernick part of fruit/vegetable endorsement

If this is a real thing, it’s certainly better for us than another beer or soda commercial. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz are part of Team FNV, which appears to be a campaign designed to push healthy food choices. From looking at their website, what we…

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Sunday morning one-liners

It’s the 30th anniversary of Bruce Smith’s first day with the Bills. If the Dolphins find they need a receiver, this draft class should be able to provide it. Will the Patriots continue tapping into the Rutgers pipeline? The Jets may be in the market for a wide receiver in the first round. CB Kevin…

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Jameis Winston has small hands, limited hops

Apart from a shoulder injury that may or may not be an issue and off-field issues that may or may not be on his shoulders, quarterback Jameis Winston has two potential red flags:  His hands are small and his legs lack explosion. As to the latter point, Winston managed a mere 28.5 inches in the…

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Jim Tomsula avoids falling off another press conference cliff

Jim Tomsula may never win the press conference like a Rex Ryan — or even a Jim Harbaugh. But he least he wasn’t another Jim Tomsula today. The new 49ers coach didn’t repeat his first day of work press conference disaster, but he wasn’t exactly what you’d refer to as varnished Thursday at the NFL Scouting…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills, as they should are weighing all the QB options. The Dolphins are keeping an open line of communication with WR Mike Wallace. The Patriots have a Florida State pipeline. Rex Ryan isn’t talking about the Jets any more. Ravens coach John Harbaugh angrily said he had nothing to do with #DeflateGate. The Bengals have…

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Kaepernick rips into “illiterate or ignorant” heckler on Twitter

Robert Griffin III isn’t the only NFL quarterback who spars with fans on social media. Colin Kaepernick got into a Twitter battle with a fan today over the fan’s reaction to Kaepernick’s description of the work he put in today. Kaepernick tweeted that today he did “1000 abs…. arm workout….. 10 min straight on the…

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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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