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Justin Fields is now the betting favorite to go third overall

On March 29, North Dakota St. quarterback Trey Lance was the favorite to be the third overall pick in the draft. Then, Alabama quarterback Mac Jones became the favorite. Now, there’s a third favorite to go third overall. PointsBet has made Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields the favorite to become the pick of the 49ers [more]

Mac Jones: Not comparing myself to Tom Brady, but I want to emulate his competitiveness

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones wants to make clear that he’s not comparing himself to Tom Brady. But there are some traits he thinks he and Brady have in common. Jones said in an interview with Kirk Herbstreit on ESPN that he does think he has some similarities to Brady, in that people haven’t always been [more]

Kyle Juszczyk: I’m going to support whoever’s under center

Last month, fullback Kyle Juszczyk said in an interview that he absolutely believed Jimmy Garoppolo would be the 49ers starting quarterback in 2021, adding that Garoppolo would get the team back to winning. And then San Francisco traded up to No. 3 overall. So during a recent appearance on the Fantasy Footballers podcast, Juszczyk answered [more]

Former 49ers defensive back Lynn Thomas dies at 61

Former 49ers defensive back Lynn Thomas has died, the team announced Wednesday. Thomas was 61. The 49ers made Thomas a fifth-round choice in 1981 out of the University of Pittsburgh. He was the last of four defensive backs the 49ers drafted that year, joining Ronnie Lott, Eric Wright and Carlton Williamson. Thomas spent two seasons [more]

Aldon Smith visits the Seahawks

Free agency has been quiet for pass rusher Aldon Smith, but he is taking a visit today. The Seahawks are hosting Smith for a visit, according to NFL Network. Smith has undeniable talent and was among the best pass rushers in the NFL in his first two seasons in the league. But that was way [more]

Panthers OC Joe Brady will be at Justin Fields Pro Day Wednesday

The Panthers had head coach Matt Rhule and General Manager Scott Fitterer at former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields‘ first Pro Day workout in March, but their quarterback situation changed since that workout. Carolina acquired Sam Darnold in a trade with the Jets last week and Rhule said this week that the move gives them [more]

Taking a look at the top 10 picks, with 16 days to go

The 2021 draft is coming. Our one, and only one, mock draft is coming. Eventually. For now, let’s take a look at how the first 10 picks may go, based on things we’re hearing and various reports and rumors and other information making the rounds only 16 days from the launch of round one. No. [more]

Daniel Brunskill re-signs with 49ers

The 49ers made sure they’d hold onto offensive lineman Daniel Brunskill earlier this offseason by tendering him as an exclusive rights free agent and Brunskill is now officially back on the roster. Brunskill signed that tender on Tuesday. The team also announced that they have waived tight end Chase Harrell. Brunskill signed with the 49ers [more]

Report: Jets, Broncos will attend Justin Fields’ second Pro Day

Prospects were not allowed to have private workouts with teams, but several quarterbacks have had more than one Pro Day. Ohio State’s Justin Fields will have his second Pro Day on Wednesday, and it sounds as if he will have more than a few interested pro scouts. The 49ers, Patriots and Falcons previously were reported [more]

Report: Falcons will attend Justin Fields’ second Pro Day workout

The Falcons have done their best this offseason to portray an open mind about taking a quarterback with the fourth overall pick in the draft and they’ll reportedly be checking out the workout of a potential choice with that pick on Wednesday. Former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields will be holding his second Pro Day [more]

Report: Justin Fields, Trey Lance to do drills used by 49ers at workouts

The 49ers shook up the pre-draft landscape when they traded up to the No. 3 pick and the impact that the move had will be seen at a couple of upcoming Pro Day workouts. Justin Fields will hold a second Pro Day workout on Wednesday and Trey Lance will do the same next Monday. With [more]

Report: 49ers, Seahawks pursued Giovani Bernard before deal with Buccaneers

Before running back Giovani Bernard reached a deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he was also pursued by the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, according to Jenna Laine of Bernard was released by the Cincinnati Bengals last week after eight seasons with the team. He reached an agreement on a one-year deal with [more]

Report: 49ers, Patriots have committed to attend Justin Fields’ second Pro Day

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was the first person to mention that Justin Fields would hold a second Pro Day workout for NFL teams, so it doesn’t come as much surprise that Shanahan and General Manager John Lynch are set to be in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday. Shanahan and Lynch weren’t at Fields’ first workout [more]

Phillip Adams’ brain will be studied for CTE

Earlier this week, former NFL defensive back Phillip Adams shot and killed five people before killing himself. Adams’ father said that “football messed him up.” Scientists will take a closer look at that specific question. Via the Associated Press, the brain of Phillip Adams will be tested for Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy, a degenerative condition that [more]

Patriots cut Ross Reynolds

The Patriots waived offensive guard Ross Reynolds on Friday, according to the NFL’s transactions report. Reynolds, 25, has never appeared in an NFL regular-season game. The Patriots activated him from the practice squad for Week 17 in 2020, but he did not play a down. Reynolds entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out [more]

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