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Would Jets trade Le’Veon Bell?

With reports that Jets coach and interim G.M. Adam Gase didn’t want Le'Veon Bell (overstated) and/or that Gase thinks the Jets paid too much for Bell (correctly stated), chatter has emerged that the Jets could trade Bell. If Gase is inclined to do it, now’s the time given his current power and control over the [more]

Former Eagles, 49ers assistant Keanon Lowe tackles armed student in school

Keanon Lowe was a college football player at Oregon who then had jobs working for coach Chip Kelly as an offensive analyst with the Eagles and 49ers. He now coaches football at Portland’s Parkrose High School, and he may have saved students’ lives on Friday. Lowe tackled a student who had a gun at the [more]

Nick Mullens embracing competition for 49ers backup QB job

When the 49ers lost quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a torn ACL last season, they initially turned to C.J. Beathard as their new starter. After five straight losses, the 49ers decided to give Nick Mullens a shot. They won his first start and generally looked better offensively while closing out the season with three wins in [more]

DeForest Buckner on Nick Bosa: Really good dude, really good teammate

When 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman was asked about first-round pick Nick Bosa‘s social media postings, he said that whether or not Bosa can play is “all that matters in football.” Sherman added that he didn’t think anyone from the team would address the issue with Bosa, but that they would have another reaction if Bosa [more]

Former 49ers, Packers defensive tackle Quinton Dial announces retirement

Former San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Quinton Dial announced his retirement from the NFL in a post on his instagram account Thursday night. “I want to thank the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers for the opportunity that you gave a country boy from a small town in Alabama [more]

Drone pilot charged with violating airspace over two NFL games

A Northern California man has been charged with violating airspace restrictions by flying a drone over a pair of NFL games in 2017. According to Alex Johnson and Andrew Blankstein of NBC News, Tracy Michael Mapes of North Highlands, Calif. was officially charged on Tuesday after he flew a drone over Bay Area games in [more]

Ted Ginn says he’s willing to race anyone for $10,000

Saints receiver Ted Ginn is 34 and has played 12 NFL seasons. He ran a 4.37 in the 40-yard dash at the 2007 Combine while recovering from a sprained foot and said 4.22 is the fastest he has ever run. Ginn, though, claims he remains the NFL’s fastest player, listing Tyreek Hill, Marquise Goodwin and [more]

49ers add defensive back Alex Brown

The 49ers shuffled the bottom of the roster, adding some secondary depth. The team announced the signing of defensive back Alex Brown, an undrafted rookie from South Carolina State. Brown earned some notice during his tryout in the team’s rookie minicamp. To make room for him on the roster, the 49ers released journeyman defensive lineman [more]

Matt Breida confident there’s room for everyone in 49ers backfield

After leading the 49ers in rushing yards while picking up 5.3 yards per carry in 2018, running back Matt Breida says he isn’t satisfied with his production. Breida said he knows he can do more than he did while battling through injuries last season. The question is whether the 49ers will give him a chance [more]

Jason Verrett considered retirement after tearing Achilles

49ers cornerback Jason Verrett has looked like the first-round choice he was when he has been on the field. The problem is the 25th overall pick of the 2014 draft can’t seem to stay on the field. After rehabbing a knee injury and working his way back, Verrett tore his Achilles while running in a [more]

49ers add Levine Toilolo, cut a safety

The 49ers made it official Wednesday, adding another one of coach Kyle Shanahan’s familiar parts. The team announced the addition of tight end Levine Toilolo. To make room for him on the roster, they released safety Cameron Glenn. Toilolo was with the Lions last year, but began his career with the Falcons, working there when Shanahan [more]

49ers signing tight end Levine Toilolo

The 49ers are adding some tight end depth from a veteran. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the 49ers are set to sign former Falcons tight end Levin Toilolo today. A former fourth-round pick in Atlanta, Toilolo was up and down there, with one season of 31 catches and no others with more than [more]

Looking at the best conspiracy theories in the NFL

The NBA draft lottery happens tonight, and there could be a brand-new conspiracy theory regarding the team that randomly (or otherwise) secures dibs on Zion Williamson. That sparked memories of the NBA draft lottery that allowed the Knicks to secure dibs on Patrick Ewing in the first-ever draft lottery, 34 years ago. And that sparked [more]

Report: 49ers will not be on Hard Knocks

The NFL has not decided which team to put on Hard Knocks, but it’s reportedly down to four candidates. Matt Maiocco of NBCSportsBayArea.com reports that the 49ers will not be featured. The 49ers are one of five teams that can be forced to appear on Hard Knocks because they do not have a first-year head [more]

Still no word on “Hard Knocks” team for 2019

Usually by this time of the year, we know which team will be featured on NFL Films’ “Hard Knocks.” This year, we’re still in limbo. According to Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America, part of the delay stems from programming for the league’s 100th season. But there also has yet to be a [more]

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