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Rashan Gary will visit multiple teams

Michigan defensive lineman Rashan Gary passed on working out at his Pro Day, but he won’t be passing on visiting teams before the draft. Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Gary said Friday that he’ll visit 49ers, Raiders, and Bengals as part of the rule that lets all teams bring 30 players to [more]

Linebacker Mark Nzeocha visited Bills

Former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Mark Nzeocha had a free agent visit with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, per Field Yates of ESPN.com. Nzeocha has spent the last two seasons with the 49ers as mostly a key special teams player. He played in all 16 games last season and made three starts. He recorded 22 [more]

Joe Montana denies wrongdoing in college admissions scandal

One of the many rich and powerful people whose names have surfaced in an ongoing college admissions scandal is Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana. But Montana insists he did nothing wrong, and his kids got into the colleges of their choice based on merit alone. William Singer, an admissions counselor who has pleaded guilty [more]

Brock Coyle announces retirement

Not long after the 49ers released Brock Coyle, the linebacker announced his retirement. “Injuries are a part of this game, and it is a risk all players willingly take when we step onto the field,” Coyle wrote on social media. “Unfortunately, the injury I sustained last season is one that will prevent me from returning [more]

49ers sign Jordan Matthews

The 49ers have signed Jordan Matthews, the team announced Thursday. The receiver spent four of his five NFL seasons in Philadelphia. He was with the Bills in 2017. Matthews, 26, has 270 catches for 3,255 yards and 22 touchdowns in his career. In 2018, he made 20 receptions for 300 yards and two touchdowns in [more]

49ers release Brock Coyle

The 49ers officially announced a couple of additions to their roster on Thursday afternoon along with the release of veteran linebacker Brock Coyle. There had already been word of their deals with linebacker David Mayo and cornerback Jason Verrett, but the Coyle news had not been the subject of prior reports. Coyle joined the 49ers [more]

Kwon Alexander is taking his ACL rehab day by day

The 49ers didn’t hesitate to pay big money to linebacker Kwon Alexander, even though he’s still recovering from a torn ACL. Meeting with the media on Thursday, Alexander provided no specific timeline as to when he’ll be good to go. “I’m just taking it day by day,” Alexander said. “I’ve been grinding, working hard, and [more]

49ers sign linebacker David Mayo

The 49ers continued a busy day of stacking up depth on defense. The team announced the addition of Panthers linebacker David Mayo. A former fifth-round pick from Texas State, Mayo played in 59 games and started four for the Panthers, filling in capably and creating a niche on special teams. He arrives on the same [more]

49ers say Tevin Coleman signing won’t affect Jerick McKinnon

The 49ers landed a running back in free agency for the second straight year when they signed Tevin Coleman this week. Coleman’s arrival has led some to wonder about what the outlook is for last year’s signing. Jerick McKinnon tore his ACL before the start of the season and has no guaranteed money left on [more]

49ers keep safety Antone Exum

It’s been a busy day for the 49ers, as they added another piece to the secondary. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 49ers have also signed safety Antoine Exum to a one-year, $895,000 deal. This comes right after a deal for oft-injured cornerback Jason Verrett, along with their big-ticket additions of Dee Ford and [more]

Jason Verrett goes to the 49ers

A talented but often-injured cornerback is getting a second chance in San Francisco. Jason Verrett, who was a very good cornerback at times for the Chargers but missed 55 games in five seasons, is signing with the 49ers. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that it’s a one-year, $3.6 million deal. The big question for Verrett [more]

Kwon Alexander gets $14.25 million fully guaranteed at signing

Usually, a player who enters free agency while recovering from a torn ACL gets a one-year deal or a multi-year package that essentially is a one-year deal for modest compensation with a team-held option for the remainder of the contract. New 49ers linebacker Kwon Alexander didn’t get that kind of deal. While the 49ers have [more]

Jason Verrett also has visits with Texans, Chiefs

If the 49ers want to sign Jason Verrett, they might want to get a deal done before he leaves San Francisco. The cornerback also has visits scheduled with the Texans and then the Chiefs, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Verrett played only 25 games while missing 55 with injuries after the Chargers made [more]

49ers re-sign Jimmie Ward

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said at the Scouting Combine that he wanted the team to bring defensive back Jimmie Ward back for another season and he got his wish. According to multiple reports, Ward has re-signed with the 49ers for one year and $5 million. General Manager John Lynch also expressed a desire to [more]

49ers add Tevin Coleman

For the second consecutive offseason, the 49ers are adding one of the top available free agent running backs. Tevin Coleman has agreed to a two-year, $10 million contract with the 49ers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Coleman was the No. 51 player on our Free Agent Top 100, and he was the best available running [more]

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