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49ers reach one-year deal with Kerry Hyder

The 49ers have reached agreement with defensive lineman Kerry Hyder on a one-year deal, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Hyder, 28, spent last season with the Cowboys. He played 16 games with no starts and saw action on 439 defensive snaps in the team’s line rotation. Hyder made 17 tackles and one sack last [more]

49ers sign Joe Walker

Linebacker Joe Walker is leaving the Cardinals, but he’s not leaving the NFC West. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Walker has agreed to a one-year deal with the 49ers. Walker was an Eagles seventh-round pick in 2016 and the Cardinals signed him off of Philly’s practice squad in September 2018. He worked as [more]

Top 25 remaining free agents

Of PFT’s original list of 100 free agents, NFL teams have tagged or agreed to terms with 85. But teams have made moves since then. Here is our list of the top 25 free agents currently on the market: 1. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton 2. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston 3. Seahawks edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney [more]

Emmanuel Sanders signing with the Saints

Drew Brees has another weapon. And the NFC South now has some of the best receiving corps in the NFL. The Bucs and new quarterback Tom Brady have Chris Godwin and Mike Evans. Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley play for the Falcons. The Saints have Michael Thomas . . . and now Emmanuel Sanders. Sanders, [more]

Daniel Brunskill signs one-year tender with 49ers

The 49ers announced Friday that exclusive rights free agent Daniel Brunskill has signed his one-year tender. The team tendered the offensive lineman on March 5. Brunskill appeared in 14 games with seven starts along the 49ers offensive line in 2019. He also played all three postseason games. Brunskill, 26, entered the league as undrafted free [more]

Emmanuel Sanders hoping for 49ers return, but looking for “right fit”

As noted by MDS earlier this morning, the wide receiver market has been slow to develop. Few realize that the way the receivers themselves. For 49ers free agent Emmanuel Sanders, there’s a hope that he can remain with the team which traded for him last year, but he’s unsure. “Hopefully we can run it back, [more]

49ers donate $500,000 to support employees and community

The 49ers announced a $500,000 donation to support employees and the greater community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The team is partnering with Cindy Chavez, president of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, and Sam Liccardo, Mayor of San Jose, Comcast and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to assist the region’s most vulnerable [more]

49ers agree to deal with Tom Compton

The 49ers cut their 2019 starter at right guard Mike Person on Thursday and they agreed to a deal with a possible replacement as well. Matt Barrows of TheAthletic.com reports that they have agreed to terms with guard Tom Compton on a one-year, $3 million deal. Compton spent last season with the Jets, but he’s [more]

49ers inform Mike Person of his release

The 49ers are parting ways with one of the starters on their offensive line from last season. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the team has informed Mike Person that he is being released. Person started at right guard in 14 regular season games and all three of the team’s postseason contests. Person opened his [more]

Colts, 49ers announce DeForest Buckner trade, new contract

Most of the trades announced since the new league year began involved players who took physicals before the NFL instituted COVID-19 procedures. The first trade done after the NFL shut down team facilities has become official. The trade that has sent defensive lineman DeForest Buckner from the 49ers to the Colts has been announced by [more]

PFT’s Free Agent Top 100

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2020 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted and restricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. We’ve also added a running Top 25 [more]

Former 49ers assistant and executive Bill McPherson dies at 88

Bill McPherson, the 49ers’ longtime coach and executive, died Tuesday, the team announced. He was 88. McPherson worked in multiple capacities on the 49ers’ coaching staff for more than 20 years. He started as the linebackers coach in 1979 and ended as a personnel consultant in 2005. McPherson, who was hired by Bill Walsh, was [more]

49ers bring back center Ben Garland

The 49ers are hanging onto some line depth. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the 49ers are re-signing offensive lineman Ben Garland. The one-year deal is worth $2.25 million. The 31-year-old Garland signed with the 49ers last offseason and ended up starting in the Super Bowl last season, filling in for an injured Weston [more]

Report: Cowboys interested in Emmanuel Sanders

The Cowboys re-signed Amari Cooper this week, but Randall Cobb is off to Houston and that leaves them with a hole to fill in their receiving corps. One option to fill that hole appears to be Emmanuel Sanders. Jane Slater of NFL Media reports that the team has expressed interest in Sanders and that Sanders, [more]

49ers tender Kendrick Bourne, Matt Breida

The 49ers announced they have tendered one-year contracts to restricted free agents Kendrick Bourne and Matt Breida. Bourne, 24, appeared in all 16 regular-season games last season. He made 30 receptions for 358 yards and a career-high five touchdowns. He also saw action in the team’s three postseason contests, catching six passes for 88 yards [more]

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