Here is my Tuesday column. SANTA CLARA — Give the 49ers credit for handling Ray McDonald correctly for the most part. McDonald spent the night in jail after he allegedly hit his pregnant fiancé around 2 a.m. Sunday morning. On Tuesday, the San Jose Police Chief released a statement saying McDonald’s pregnant fiancé “had visible […]
SANTA CLARA – Trent Baalke was interviewed in the 49ers’ media room Tuesday afternoon. Here’s a transcript. Q: What’s the process to determine if Ray McDonald will play Sunday or ever again for the 49ers? BAALKE: Right now it’s a legal matter, and there is such a thing called due process and we intend on […]
Jim Harbaugh was interviewed on the Murph and Mac Show Tuesday morning. Here’s a transcript. Q: How did you bring back Kassim Osgood? HARBAUGH: If we make the decision to designate Glenn Dorsey as the player exemption to return then it would open up a spot. Q: What’s it like having Alex Boone back on […]
The 49ers just announced that Alex Boone passed his physical and is back with the team, although he is not yet on the 53-man roster — the 49ers have asked for a roster exemption. The 49ers must move Boone to the 53-man roster before he can play in a game. Do you think Boone will […]
The 49ers just announced that they have signed the following three players to the practice squad: CB Chance Casey OT John Fullington RB Kendall Gaskins
The 49ers just announced that they have signed the following seven players to the practice squad: OT Carter Bykowski TE Asante Cleveland WR Lance Lewis DL Lawrence Okoye NT Mike Purcell LB Shayne Skov LB Chase Thomas Three spots remain on the Niners’ practice squad. Which players do you think the Niners will sign to […]
Adam Schefter just reported that the 49ers have agreed to renegotiate Alex Boone’s deal. Here’s Schefter’s exact tweet: “49ers holdout G Alex Boone is expected to report to San Francisco in next 24 hours with a reworked 2-year contract, per league sources.” According to Jason Cole, Boone will not be fined for the holdout and […]
NBC Bay Area just reported that Ray McDonald was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly hitting his pregnant fiancé. Here’s a picture of McDonald’s mugshot. If the allegations are true, where are the 49ers without McDonald?
This is my Saturday column. This is not about the fairness or the morality of the NFL suspending Aldon Smith nine games without pay. Fairness and morality are beside the point. This is about reality. No one on the 49ers objects to the suspension. Just after the news broke Friday afternoon, Trent Baalke released a […]
Jim Harbaugh was interviewed on a conference call Saturday afternoon. Here’s a transcript courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. staff. First off, can you address the league-imposed suspension of LB Aldon Smith? Is that something that caught you off guard? Have you guys prepared for that? “Well, I don’t see where any type of comment by […]
The 49ers just announced that they have released the following players: Carter Bykowski, Asante Cleveland, Lance Lewis, Kevin McDermott, Darryl Morris, Al Netter, Lawrence Okoye, Kassim Osgood, Michael Philipp, Mike Purcell, Ryan Seymour, Shayne Skov, Alfonso Smith, Adam Snyder, C.J. Spillman, Chase Thomas, Bubba Ventrone, L’Damian Washington and Glenn Winston Which cuts surprise you the most?
The NFL just announced that they have suspended Aldon Smith for the first nine games of the upcoming regular season. Here is the NFL’s official statement: “Aldon Smith of the San Francisco 49ers has been suspended without pay for the first nine games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program […]