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Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Jaguars and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely [more]

49ers list Dee Ford as questionable

The 49ers list defensive end Dee Ford as questionable with discomfort in his knee and quadriceps. He sat out practices Wednesday and Thursday but participated in a walk-through Friday after the team changed its work schedule. “Hopefully, he’ll be feeling good on Sunday,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday, via Matt Maiocco of “He [more]

James Conner, Joe Haden good to go for Steelers

The Steelers received some good news at the end of a bad week. Cornerback Joe Haden and running back James Conner are good to go for Sunday. Haden returned to practice Friday after missing the previous two days with his shoulder injury. Haden said his shoulder is “definitely” feeling better this week. “It bothers me [more]

49ers sign Sam Young, place Trent Taylor on injured reserve

The 49ers made an addition to their offensive line on Friday. The team announced that tackle Sam Young has signed a deal with the team. Wide receiver Trent Taylor was placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Young visited with the 49ers earlier this week after left tackle Joe Staley broke his fibula in [more]

WR Diontae Johnson starting for Steelers “from here on out”

Five drops proved to be too many for the Steelers to stick with Donte Moncrief as a starting wide receiver. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin left the door open for a change earlier this week and rookie Diontae Johnson confirmed that one was made on Friday. Johnson said that coaches told him he’s the starter [more]

Jerry Rice thinks 49ers can win the Super Bowl — this year

The 49ers have made substantial progress, getting their quarterback healthy, and picking up a couple of road wins to start the season. Now, one of their best players in franchise history thinks they’re destined for much bigger things. Via Gary Peterson of the San Jose Mercury News, 49ers legend Jerry Rice said during an interview [more]

Richard Sherman not clamoring for 49ers to make a trade

Some big names are on the trade block, but the 49ers don’t look like they’re going to make a move. Cornerback Richard Sherman likes the team just the way it is. “I think we’re good with what we have,” Sherman said Thursday, via Matt Maiocco of “We leave that to the front office. I [more]

Dee Ford misses practice for 49ers after knee flares up

Dee Ford missed several weeks of practice with the San Francisco 49ers in August as he was dealing with tendinitis in his knee. After returning to practice the final week of the preseason and suiting up in the team’s first two regular season games, Ford had the issue surface once again Sunday against the Cincinnati [more]

Jason Verrett staying patient while waiting to make 49ers debut

49ers cornerback Jason Verrett is healthy. He didn’t play Sunday, though. Verrett was a healthy scratch for the first time after missing the season opener with an ankle injury. He patiently awaits a chance to make his 49ers debut. “Yeah, it’s very difficult when it’s like that,” Verrett, 28, said, via Matt Maiocco of [more]

Cowboys make it official, waive former first-rounder Taco Charlton

The Cowboys made it official, waiving defensive end Taco Charlton to make room for Robert Quinn, who is returning from a two-game suspension. The Cardinals will have first dibs on claiming Charlton, followed by the 49ers, Jets, Raiders and Bucs. The Cowboys selected Charlton 28th overall in 2017, taking him two picks before the Steelers [more]

A full week in Youngstown paid off for the 49ers

The unexpected 2-0 start to the season from the 49ers traces in part to their full-week detour to Youngstown. After Sunday’s 41-17 win over the Bengals in Cincinnati, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan explained to PFT the benefit of not flying back and forth to California between games. He didn’t believe in the benefit of staying [more]

James Conner should be ready for Sunday

The Steelers will be starting a new quarterback and may make changes at wide receiver, but at least their running back appears to be fine. Via Brooke Pryor of, Steelers running back James Conner said he anticipated being ready to play Sunday against the 49ers, even though he didn’t know if he’d practice today. [more]

Santa Clara wants out of Levi’s Stadium deal for non-football events

Santa Clara wants a divorce from the 49ers. Not from hosting 49ers games, but from hosting other events at the stadium in which the 49ers play. Via NBC Bay Area, Santa Clara city council voted unanimously to terminate the agreement with the team as to concerts and other non-football activities at Levi’s Stadium. Santa Clara [more]

49ers swap long snappers, signing Jon Condo

The 49ers waived their long snapper, Colin Holba, according to the NFL’s daily transactions report. They signed veteran Jon Condo, Matt Barrows of reports. The team worked out Condo, Garrison Sanborn and Drew Scott on Tuesday, Howard Balzer reports. Condo, 38, has 180 games of experience as a long snapper, mostly with Oakland. He [more]

Report: Colin Kaepernick’s agent has contacted quarterback-needy teams

Colin Kaepernick’s agent has reached out to teams in need of quarterback help, Chris Williamson of SNY reports. “Colin is literally in the best shape of his life,” a source close to Kaepernick told Williamson. “He’s been working out five days a week at 5 a.m. for three years. He wants to play and his [more]

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