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Trent Baalke: Reggie Bush, Colin Kaepernick developing rapport

The San Francisco 49ers will have a new starting running back for the first time since the 2005 season now that Frank Gore is in Indianapolis. While Carlos Hyde is the expected starter come Week 1, Reggie Bush, Kendall Hunter and Mike Davis will all compete for touches as well. Bush is the newcomer to…

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Saturday one-liners

Bills coach Rex Ryan says second-round CB Ronald Darby “can run with probably anybody in the league.” Dolphins rookie CB Tony Lippett commenced his transition from receiver with an interception. The agent for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hasn’t decided whether to release the notes he took during Brady’s Ted Wells interview. The Bryce Petty era…

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QB Cody Fajardo among Raiders undrafted rookie additions

Quarterback Cody Fajardo didn’t get drafted last week, but it wasn’t because he failed to produce during his career at Nevada. Fajardo threw for 9,659 yards and 57 touchdowns and ran for 3,482 yards and 44 touchdowns during his college career to become the second player in Football Bowl Subdivision history to top 9,000 passing…

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Quarterback, five WRs among 49ers’ undrafted free agents

Though the 49ers did not draft a quarterback, they have added a rookie free agent at the position. San Francisco has signed South Carolina’s Dylan Thompson, the team said Tuesday. Thompson is the lone quarterback among the 49ers’ nine undrafted free agent signees. Thompson (6-3, 218) connected on about 60 percent of his pass attempts…

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Russell Wilson continues to lead the NFL in merchandising

How much he’s paid in relation to other quarterbacks will be determined at some point in the future.  How much fans are paying for his merchandise in relation to other quarterbacks has been determined:  Russell Wilson is the king of the NFL. For the second straight year, Wilson leads all players in merchandise sales, according to figures…

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PFT Live: Nice guy Russell Wilson may get greedy with contract

Russell Wilson is due for a new contract and Mike Florio believes the Seahawks will frame the negotiations in a way that makes the QB look greedy, citing the discount Colin Kaepernick took to help his team.

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Jaworski gets chance to elaborate on Mariota-to-Bucs report, but doesn’t

In 2013, Ron Jaworski gave ESPN roughly 72 hours of content by declaring that Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.  And so it makes sense for ESPN to try to get some extra mileage from Jaworski’s latest proclamation that the Buccaneers will take Marcus Mariota with the first overall…

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Kendall Hunter working out with 49ers eight months after torn ACL

The 49ers will have a different look at running back this season with Frank Gore departing for Indianapolis after 10 years as the main man in the backfield. There may wind up being a main man in the run game by the time the season gets underway, but the plan for now involves a variety…

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Kaepernick calls ex-rugby player Jarryd Hayne “phenomenal”

Former rugby player Jarryd Hayne, who signed with the 49ers last month despite having never played American football, has been working out with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. And Kaepernick likes what he sees. “Phenomenal athlete. Just a natural,” Kaepernick told the Sacramento Bee. “Since the day I met him, since every workout he’s been at,…

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Vernon Davis praises the new Colin Kaepernick

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been trying to change his game, even if receiver Anquan Boldin says he shouldn’t.  Another teammate likes the progress to date. “You guys are in for a treat,” tight end Vernon Davis told reporters on Friday.  “He looks like a totally different guy.” This implies that the prior version of…

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Boldin wants Kaepernick to tune out noise he has embraced

At a time when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hopes to improve his game by changing it dramatically, a teammate has offered some clear advice for Kaepernick:  Don’t. “To be honest with you, I just think he has to just block out everything else around him,” receiver Anquan Boldin told SiriusXM NFL radio on Wednesday, via…

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Anquan Boldin talks up Jim Tomsula

There’s been a great deal of skepticism surrounding the 49ers this offseason, based largely on the fact that they replaced a very successful head coach in Jim Harbaugh with a totally unproven head coach in Jim Tomsula. But at least one veteran player on the 49ers thinks his team is in good hands. San Francisco…

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Kurt Warner’s trying to remind Colin Kaepernick to stay in pocket

After working with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Kurt Warner came away impressed with his arm. Now, he wants to make sure he doesn’t use his legs too much. During an interview with Rich Gannon on SiriusXM, Warner said he thought Kaepernick would be better served staying in the pocket, rather than allowing his incredible athleticism…

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As draft nears, four teams have just two QBs on their rosters

The Colts have their franchise quarterback. The Buccaneers, who have the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, are expected to take a passer in the hopes he will be their Andrew Luck. So what do Indianapolis and Tampa Bay have in common at the game’s most important position? They are two of four NFL…

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Thursday morning one-liners

A CFL team announced a game against the Bills yesterday, and a bunch of people bought it (though man are we glad it’s the 2nd). Some dot-connecting on moves the Dolphins could be making soon. For all the goofy April Fool’s gags yesterday, Patriots QB Tom Brady’s was right up there with the best. The…

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