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Dre Greenlaw working his way back from minor procedure on his thumb

49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw is not participating in the team’s organized team activities as he works his way back from thumb surgery.Greenlaw said he underwent a minor procedure after last season.“Yeah, nothing major,” Greenlaw said Thursday on KNBR’s Papa & Lund show, via David Bonilla of “Just a little clean up in the thumb. [more]

Report: Jimmy Garoppolo had foot surgery in March

Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels said on Thursday that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo may be sidelined until the start of training camp and now there’s more information on why.Garoppolo had foot surgery in March after signing with Las Vegas, according to a report from Raiders signed Garoppolo to a three-year deal at the start of [more]

Brock Purdy’s goal is to return for season opener, but he’s taking it one day at a time

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday he is “pretty optimistic” Brock Purdy will return in time to start the season opener.The quarterback has resisted putting a timeline on his return but did allow that the game against the Steelers on Sept. 10 is the goal.“Feeling good and taking it one day at a time,” Purdy [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Brock Purdy to begin throwing soon, optimistic he’ll be available Week One

There is some positive news regarding 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy.Purdy remains on schedule in his rehab from elbow surgery and is slated to start throwing sometime next week, head coach Kyle Shanahan said in his Tuesday press conference.Shanahan said the quarterback is still doing well and the club is optimistic that he’ll be available for [more]

Wink Martindale, Bobb McKittrick, John Mitchell named 2023 Dr. Z Award winners

Wink Martindale, Bobb McKittrick and John Mitchell were selected as the 2023 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award winners, the Professional Football Writers of America announced Monday.The Dr. Z Award is given for lifetime achievement as an assistant coach in the NFL. The award is named for Zimmerman, who covered the NFL for 29 years as [more]

It’s official: NFL awards Super Bowl LX to San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area officially was awarded Super Bowl LX in a vote of NFL owners Monday. Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara will host the game in 2026, which NBC will televise.The announcement was made at the spring league meetings in Minneapolis, following a review of the proposal by the league’s fan engagement and [more]

20 teams start OTAs today

The offseason program is a three-phase process. And Phase Three is the most important of all of them.That’s when Organized Team Activities happen, a fancy, verbose phrase for “practice.” They’re now commonly known as OTAs, still one syllable more than just saying “practice.”Twenty teams start OTAs on Monday, based on the calendar the NFL released [more]

Christian McCaffrey: Comments about trade to 49ers are “nothing against” Panthers

49ers running back Christian McCaffrey recently said the trade that sent him from Carolina to San Francisco was “the best thing that ever happened to me.” On Friday, he clarified his remarks, given their obvious implication.Via, McCaffrey said during an appearance on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football that his happiness about joining the 49ers is [more]

Trey Lance retooled his throwing motion and has made a “substantial jump” this offseason

Trey Lance was deemed the 49ers’ savior when the team drafted him third overall in 2021. But two seasons and only four starts later, Lance no longer is San Francisco’s quarterback of the present or the future. Lance doesn’t sound like he has lost confidence, and after some time working with private quarterbacks coach Jeff [more]

Former 49ers linebacker Craig Puki dies at 66

Former 49ers linebacker Craig Puki has died, the team announced Friday. He was 66.“The 49ers mourn the passing of former LB Craig Puki. Our thoughts are with his friends and family,” the team tweeted.The 49ers drafted Puki in the third round of the 1980 draft out of the University of Tennessee. He played three NFL [more]

Report: Super Bowl LX is expected to be awarded to San Francisco

It’s not official yet, but it reportedly will be soon.During next week’s meeting in Minneapolis, owners are expected to award Super Bowl LX to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, reports Ben Fischer of Sports Business Journal. The game will be played in February 2026, and it will be televised by NBC.Last month, Rams COO Kevin [more]

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