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Nike CEO is “very proud” of the company’s work with Colin Kaepernick

Earlier this month, Nike made waves by announcing a deal with free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The company also has made plenty of money, in the form of both revenue and corporate value. “We feel very good and are very proud of the work we’ve been doing,” CEO Mark Parker said during a corporate earnings call, [more]

Report: 49ers will not sign a quarterback this week

The 49ers hosted seven quarterbacks Tuesday, but they won’t sign any of them this week, Jim Trotter of NFL Media reports. The team needs the roster spot. The 49ers will promote Nick Mullens from the practice squad to back up C.J. Beathard after placing Jimmy Garoppolo on injured reserve. San Francisco, though, could sign a [more]

Chargers promote Justin Jackson, waive Detrez Newsome

The Chargers promoted running back Justin Jackson from the practice squad. In a corresponding move, the team waived running back Detrez Newsome. In May, Los Angeles made Jackson a seventh-round pick out of Northwestern. He finished his college career as the school’s all-time leading rusher and ranks third all-time in the Big 10 with 6,289 [more]

Matt Moore turns down workouts with 49ers, Titans

It’s unclear if Matt Moore is retired or waiting for the right opportunity. But after turning down two workout opportunities this week, the veteran quarterback is unlikely to get many more chances to revive his career. Moore declined a chance to workout for the Titans, Terry McCormick of titaninsider.com reports. Tennessee has both Marcus Mariota [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Jimmy Garoppolo will look at going out of bounds differently

After 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL while trying for extra yards on a run in Sunday’s game, Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston said Garoppolo has “to be smart” and get out of bounds rather than go for an inch that wouldn’t make a difference. 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was asked on Monday about [more]

49ers’ list of QB candidates does not include Colin Kaepernick

The 49ers have several quarterbacks working out for them Tuesday as they attempt to fill the roster spot left by Jimmy Garoppolo. The list does not include Colin Kaepernick. Coach Kyle Shanahan said the 49ers have had no internal discussions about the team’s former starting quarterback after discussing him last year as they searched for [more]

49ers don’t have many great options at quarterback

Whenever a starting quarterback goes down, the approach to filling the void becomes either “next man up” or “next man in.” The 49ers for now will elevate C.J. Beathard to the starting lineup, and also potentially promote Nick Mullens from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. The fact that they’re reportedly working out Tom [more]

Report: 49ers working out Tom Savage

49ers starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. That moves C.J. Beathard into the starting job and leaves the 49ers in need of a backup quarterback. The 49ers have Nick Mullens on the practice squad, but they apparently are seeking more experience behind Beathard. San [more]

Richard Sherman’s calf injury could be costly

49ers cornerback Richard Sherman‘s calf injury could cost him millions. Under the one-year contract that Sherman negotiated on his own, missing “a few weeks” due to the leg injury likely means missing out on significant incentive payments. For starters, the injury will jeopardize a $1 million payment based on participating in 90 percent of the [more]

49ers confirm Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL

The 49ers were holding out hope on Sunday night that an MRI of quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘s knee would bring better news than expected, but that hope ran out on Monday. The team announced on Monday afternoon that the test confirmed that Garoppolo has torn his left ACL. Garoppolo will miss the rest of the season [more]

Richard Sherman expected to miss a few weeks with calf strain

The news on 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman‘s injury isn’t great, but it’s better than some feared. Sherman has a calf strain and will miss a few weeks, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. That’s not great news, but given Sherman’s history of Achilles injuries and the way he was limping on the field on [more]

Justin Houston: Jimmy G’s injury was his fault, be smart and step out of bounds

San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo suffered what appears to be a season-ending knee injury when his knee buckled as he tried to cut back inside rather than stepping out of bounds late in Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs. Kansas City linebacker Justin Houston says Garoppolo has no one to blame but himself. “That was his [more]

As league goes overboard to protect quarterbacks, quarterbacks need to protect themselves

The NFL realizes the bright-line connection between having the best quarterbacks in the sport available to play football and having as many people as possible fully engaged in following the sport. Remove a franchise quarterback from a franchise, and the franchise’s fans will be inclined to check out for the rest of the year. Moreover, [more]

“Somber” 49ers hope for good news on MRI, ready to rally around C.J. Beathard

As the 49ers brace for bad news about the looming MRI for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, the mood among the team is understandably somber. And while the team hopes for good news on Monday, the team is ready to rally for the rest of the season around backup C.J. Beathard. Beathard, a third-round pick in 2017. [more]

49ers fear torn ACL for Jimmy Garoppolo

The injury to 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo appears to be the worst-case scenario. San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan confirmed after today’s loss to the Chiefs that the team fears Garoppolo tore his ACL. That would be a season-ending injury to the quarterback the 49ers traded a second-round draft pick to acquire and gave one [more]

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