Warner to 49ers? It could happen, source says

UPDATED (7:30 p.m.) The 49ers have a “legitimate shot” to land veteran free-agent quarterback Kurt Warner, who led the Arizona Cardinals to the Super Bowl this season, a league source said. A second source with knowledge of the situation said there have been no serious contract discussions.

February 27, 2009

Singletary discusses Smith and Hill . . . and Garcia and Vick

If Alex Smith and the 49ers agree to a new contract, he will compete with Shaun Hill for the starting quarterback job, coach Mike Singletary told reporters tonight after the team’s first “state of the franchise” address in San Mateo.   Also, Singletary said he has not ruled out the possibility of the team acquiring quarterback Michael Vick, who is serving a prison sentence on federal dog-fighting charges.

February 16, 2009

Niners optimistic Smith will return in 2009

The 49ers want quarterback Alex Smith to return to the club in 2009. Smith said he wants to return. Therefore, the only thing that will keep that from happening is the 49ers’ ability to work out a contract agreement with Smith’s agent, Tom Condon.

January 21, 2009