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49ers owner punched the wall when his quarterback went down

It was a gut punch for the 49ers when quarterback Jimmy Garappolo tore his ACL in Week Three. For 49ers Jed York, the pain was real, but in a different place. Via Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area, York said that he was so distraught when Garoppolo went down against the Chiefs that [more]

John Lynch says Jerick McKinnon will play for 49ers in 2019

Jerick McKinnon‘s future was cast in some doubt when the 49ers signed free agent Tevin Coleman. But 49ers General Manager John Lynch said McKinnon will remain with the team in 2019, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. On April 1, $3.7 million of McKinnon’s contract becomes guaranteed. He is scheduled to count $5.75 [more]

Jed York gives Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch vote of confidence

The 49ers had four head coaches in the four seasons before 2018. In other words, it’s not like Jed York has shown great patience. He moved on from Jim Harbaugh, Jim Tomsula and Chip Kelly in three consecutive offseasons before hiring Kyle Shanahan. Things have changed, though. Despite General Manager John Lynch and Shanahan going [more]

Quinnen Williams chooses IHOP for dinner with 49ers

General Manager John Lynch and other 49ers’ officials dined with Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams this week. Williams’ restaurant of choice was IHOP, Matt Barrows of reports. The 49ers, who have the second overall pick, have scheduled a visit with Williams at their team facility next month. Williams also will visit Oakland on the [more]

49ers kick the tires on former Bills tight end Chris Gragg

March is the time of year for big-name free agents, but teams also have to fill rosters. According to Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area, the 49ers worked out veteran free agent tight end Chris Gragg. The 28-year-old Gragg spent his first four seasons with the Bills, but his time there ended with a [more]

49ers, Jets and Raiders among Josh Allen’s pre-draft visits

Quarterback Josh Allen was selected by the Bills with the seventh-overall pick in last year’s draft and the pass rusher with the same name may be off the board even earlier this year. This Josh Allen recorded 17 sacks and 21.5 tackles for loss coming off the edge for Kentucky last season and he’s usually [more]

Report: Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid settled for less than $10 million

The specific amount remains unknown. The ballpark has now been identified. Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street Journal reports that the collusion grievances filed by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settled for less than $10 million. It’s not a surprise. Last month, we outlined the factors supporting a conclusion that the amount was far less [more]

John Lynch says 49ers will take the best player regardless of position at No. 2

San Francisco General Manager John Lynch doesn’t think he has any major needs with the second overall pick in the draft. Lynch said the 49ers’ needs were addressed in free agency, and the draft can be a matter of just adding talent. “In terms of what we did, it gave us flexibility,” Lynch told NBC [more]

Nick Bosa heeded advice that Pro Day is “unimportant”

At a time when many still object to incoming NFL players making business decisions, more incoming NFL players are making business decisions. And that’s great. Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa, who decided after suffering an injury during the 2018 season that he wouldn’t try to return before the 2018 season ended, decided not to [more]

Nick Bosa meeting with 49ers tonight

Nick Bosa won’t be doing any drills at Ohio State’s Pro Day today, but he will be working. Or, more accurately, going on a job interview. According to Albert Breer of, the Ohio State defensive end is meeting and having dinner with the 49ers tonight. If the Cardinals take quarterback Kyler Murray first overall [more]

49ers hire Dustin Little as head trainer

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Tuesday they have hired Dustin Little as their new head athletic trainer. Little comes to the 49ers from the Denver Broncos, where he spent the last five seasons serving in various roles. He was the team’s assistant athletic trainer/physical therapist (2014-15), director of rehabilitation/assistant athletic trainer/DPT (2016-17) and director [more]

Report: Colts next stop on Aaron Lynch free agency tour

After completing a visit with the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday, former Chicago Bears linebacker Aaron Lynch is set to visit the Indianapolis Colts next, per Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. The Colts will be the third team this week Lynch has visited after stops in Seattle and with the Oakland Raiders. Lynch, 26, was [more]

49ers sign punter Justin Vogel

The 49ers signed punter Justin Vogel, the team announced Tuesday. San Francisco finds itself in need of a punter after losing Bradley Pinion, who signed with the Buccaneers last week. Vogel originally entered the NFL in 2017, signing with the Packers as an undrafted free agent. He appeared in all 16 games as a rookie [more]

Aaron Lynch on his way to Seattle for visit

The Raiders did not sign free agent linebacker Aaron Lynch, so he is now headed to Seattle for a visit, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Lynch and Manti Te'o had visits in Oakland on Monday. Lynch, 26, was with the Bears last season after four seasons in San Francisco. He appeared in 13 games [more]

Looking at the NFL’s biggest non-Super Bowl upsets

So they wanted to come up with a way to get me to acknowledge the looming college basketball tournament during PFT Live and the best way to do it was to use the event as the starting point for a PFT Live draft. The subject of the draft, in honor of the possibility that one [more]

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