49ers training camp report: Day 15

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights from the 49ers’ first half-speed non-padded practice of training camp, which lasted an hour and 20 minutes. The first-team offense and first-team defense never faced each other during team drills – both units faced scout teams only. Apparently this is how Friday practices will function during the regular […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 14

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights of the 49ers’ fifth non-padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. TE Vernon Davis. One of those days no one could cover him. Made seven catches during team drills, and scored a touchdown against safety Jimmie Ward during one-on-one drills in the red zone. Ward jumped to […]

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49ers special teams coach Thomas McGaughey Jr. on Jarryd Hayne: “He’s got a long way to go.”

SANTA CLARA — This is the transcript of special teams coach Thomas McGaughey Jr.’s Thursday press conference, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. What was your assessment of how the special teams played in the last game? “Typical first game. You know, a couple of kinks to work out. I was pretty satisfied, no substitution […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 13

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights of the 49ers’ ninth padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. OLB Aaron Lynch. Started at left outside linebacker in the first-string base defense and at left defensive end in the first-string sub-packages. Today was only Lynch’s second day of team drills, and he already seems to […]

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Colin Kaepernick: “I’m excited about our offensive line and what they bring to the table.”

SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Wednesday. Here’s a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Just your thoughts on the opening game, how it went and what you’re looking forward to this week? “I think there was a lot of good things that happened for us in that game. Also […]

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Jim Tomsula on Aaron Lynch: “I’m not on his tail about a weight problem.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Tomsula spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Wednesday. Here’s a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “Good afternoon. [DL Glenn] Dorsey with a muscle strain, [WR Bruce] Ellington and [LB Philip] Wheeler, that’s all muscles, nothing that’s driving us crazy with that. One that popped up this morning was […]

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Aaron Lynch on his weight this offseason: “Shoot…I was like…280? Yeah.”

SANTA CLARA – Second-year outside linebacker Aaron Lynch spoke in the 49ers auditorium Wednesday afternoon. Here are selected quotes. Q: Did you have a back injury during the offseason? LYNCH: Yeah, I did something to my back. It kept me out a little bit, but now that’s behind me. I’m full steam ahead. Q: What […]

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49ers training camp report: Day 12

SANTA CLARA – Here are the highlights of the 49ers’ eighth padded practice of training camp. THE GOOD 1. RB Reggie Bush. Didn’t play during Saturday’s preseason game against the Texans, and may not play at all during the preseason – the coaches seem to want to keep him healthy. But, from the looks of […]

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NFL suspends WR Jerome Simpson 6 games

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers just announced the NFL has suspended wide receiver Jerome Simpson for the first six games of next season. The Minnesota Vikings cut Simpson in 2014 after he was charged with driving with an open container of alcohol and possession of marijuana. Earlier that year, Simpson pleaded guilty to […]

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49ers RG Brandon Thomas: “Early on, everyone could tell I was playing straight-legged.”

SANTA CLARA – Second-year guard Brandon Thomas spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Tuesday afternoon. Here are selected quotes. Q: How did it feel to play football after not playing for a year? THOMAS: It felt really good. It’s been a long time coming. I was excited to get back out there and show what I […]

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Eric Mangini on Arik Armstead: “He was a little tired towards the end there.”

SANTA CLARA — Defensive coordinator Eric Mangini spoke in the 49ers’ auditorium Tuesday morning. Here’s a transcript, courtesy of the 49ers’ P.R. department. Opening comments: “So, we just got through with our walk-thru, able to clean up some things from the Houston game, push forward on the training camp installation and we’ll get back to […]

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Report: 49ers trade TE Asante Cleveland to Patriots for OL Jordan Devey

The San Francisco 49ers have traded second-year tight end Asante Cleveland to the New England Patriots for third-year offensive lineman Jordan Devey, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Cleveland probably wasn’t going to make the 49ers’ final roster — he was one of eight tight ends. Now the Niners have seven: 1. Vernon Davis 2. […]

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