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Kyle Shanahan finds humor in the fact that people thought he wanted Mac Jones

The 49ers crafted a gratuitous mystery when they moved from No. 12 to No. 3 in the 2021 draft, given that they knew they ran the board after Trevor Lawrence inevitably went to the Jaguars and Zach Wilson inevitably went to the Jets. More than a month later, coach Kyle Shanahan finds humor in the [more]

Richard Sherman waiting for “the right opportunity” with a contender

Free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman has yet to get an offer that meets his financial expectations, so he has moved on to Plan B. Waiting for a contender. “I want to get to a team that’s competing for a championship, so that’s what I’m focused on and waiting for a right opportunity,” Sherman told Bloomberg.com on [more]

49ers waive Justin Skule after signing Senio Kelemete

Offensive lineman Justin Skule suffered a season-ending injury in practice this week and the 49ers moved him off of the active roster on Friday. Skule was waived with an injury designation by the 49ers. The team also officially announced the signing of veteran offensive lineman Senio Kelemete. He will revert to injured reserve if he [more]

49ers add Senio Kelemete to offensive line

The 49ers are adding some veteran depth to their offensive line. Senio Kelemete, who played in 14 games with five starts for the Texans last season, has signed with the 49ers, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Originally a fifth-round pick of the Cardinals in 2012, Kelemete played one year in Arizona, five years [more]

Which team in the NFC will be the biggest threat to the Buccaneers?

The trade that sent receiver Julio Jones from Atlanta to Tennessee makes the Titans better. It also makes the top of the AFC more competitive. In turn, the Buccaneers won’t have to deal with Jones twice this year as a member of the Falcons. It underscores the reality that the AFC — with the Chiefs, [more]

Tevin Coleman says he still has plenty left in the tank after recovery from injuries

New York Jets Tevin Coleman says he’s finally healthy after multiple injuries slowed him last season in San Francisco and believes he still has a lot to offer in his move to the Jets. “Oh, yeah, I feel like I’ve got a lot left — a lot left in my tank,” Coleman said, via Dennis [more]

NFL finds 49ers violated offseason work rules

The 49ers have been caught violating the league’s offseason work rules. The NFL docked the 49ers the last week of their rookie development program for violating offseason work rules during rookie minicamp, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. It’s unclear exactly what rule the 49ers broke, but the NFL and the NFL Players Association [more]

Kyle Shanahan has his “fingers crossed” on Dee Ford

In 2019, the 49ers traded a second-round pick and gave a major contract to pass rusher Dee Ford. He has since appeared in 12 regular-season games, including only one in 2020. Coach Kyle Shanahan is holding out hope that Ford will be back in 2021. “He’s been here since the beginning of February doing everything,” [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Julio Jones is special, but trading for him would have been tough for us

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said last week that he’s happy that Julio Jones landed in the AFC after being traded by the Falcons and he took some time on Wednesday to discuss why the 49ers didn’t push harder to keep him in the NFC. The team was among the early betting favorites to land [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Trey Lance did a good job of handling what we threw at him

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan had plenty of praise for Jimmy Garoppolo this week, saying the quarterback had his best spring since being traded to San Francisco. But after the team traded up to No. 3 overall, Trey Lance will be QB1 sooner or later. According to Shanahan, Lance did a fine job in his [more]

Nick Bosa rejoined teammates this week to continue his rehab

Nick Bosa has spent the offseason rehabbing in Florida while spending time with his brother, Joey. The 49ers pass rusher, though, arrived in Santa Clara this week to work at the team facility with his teammates. The plan was for Bosa to stay in town for the last week of organized team activities and next [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Jimmy Garoppolo had his best spring

Jimmy Garoppolo‘s days in San Francisco surely are numbered, but the quarterback is doing his best to hold off Trey Lance as long as he can. The 49ers traded up to No. 3 overall to draft Lance, putting an expiration date on Garoppolo’s tenure as the team’s starting quarterback. Garoppolo hinted last month that he [more]

49ers call early end to offseason program

The 49ers were scheduled for a practice on Thursday and a three-day mandatory minicamp next week, but none of those sessions will be taking place. Head coach Kyle Shanahan made that announcement on Wednesday. He said they did exit interviews with veterans and rookies will stick around for a little while before breaking for camp. [more]

Justin Skule tears ACL, Tarvarius Moore tears Achilles for 49ers

After dealing with several injuries in 2020, the 49ers have more in 2021. San Francisco announced on Tuesday morning that offensive lineman Justin Skule tore his ACL and that safety Tarvarius Moore tore his Achilles during Monday’s practice. Both are depth pieces who filled in as starters over the last couple of seasons. A sixth-round [more]

49ers cut Briean Boddy-Calhoun to make room for Tony Jefferson

The 49ers announced the signing of safety Tony Jefferson to a one-year deal. In order to make room on the roster, the team released cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun. Boddy-Calhoun signed a one-year deal with the 49ers on March 17. He appeared in one game in 2020 with San Francisco and spent time on the team’s practice [more]

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