Here is my 53-man roster prediction: QB Blaine Gabbert QB Christian Ponder RB Carlos Hyde RB Shaun Draughn RB Mike Davis RB Kelvin Taylor TE Vance McDonald TE Garrett Celek TE Bruce Miller TE Blake Bell WR Torrey Smith WR Quinton Patton WR Jeremy Kerley WR Aaron Burbridge WR Dres Anderson WR DeAndrew White OT […]
Here are the grades for the 49ers’ 31-21 preseason win over the Chargers. QUARTERBACKS: C. Colin Kaepernick played better than he played last week, as we expected. He passed the ball on time and accurately and led one touchdown drive. He also threw mostly short, one-read passes and forced two throws into double-coverage, both of […]
This is the live blog for the San Francisco 49ers preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. I will update this frequently with information and analysis from my living room. 5:10 Colin Kaepernick will be the 49ers’ starting quarterback tonight. Two questions about him: Do you expect he will play well? He’ll be facing backups. What […]
Check out the socks Colin Kaepernick wore to the August 10th practice at Kezar Stadium. Do these socks change Kaepernick’s message? Do they make you feel any differently about his stance? And do you think he will make the 49ers’ 53-man roster? UPDATE: Kaepernick has issued a response via Instagram: A photo posted by colin […]
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Check out the letter the President of the San Francisco Police Officer’s Association sent to the 49ers and the NFL Monday: “Dear Mr. York and Mr. Goodell: “It is with great disappointment to us, the San Francisco Police Officers Association, that we are compelled to communicate with you regarding the recent ill-advised statements made by […]
SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh was asked Monday morning about Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the national anthem. Here’s what Harbaugh said: “I acknowledge his right to do it, but I don’t respect the motivation or the action.” What do you think of Harbaugh’s statement? What do you think he meant by “motivation?” And […]
SANTA CLARA — Here’s the transcript of Colin Kaepernick’s Sunday press conference. Q: What are you trying to accomplish by not standing for the national anthem? KAEPERNICK: Ultimately it’s to bring awareness and make people realize what is really going on in this country. There are a lot of things that are going on […]
The San Francisco 49ers made a few moves this morning. According to Adam Schefter, they traded former third-round pick Brandon Thomas to the Detroit Lions for wide receiver Jeremy Kerley. Lions traded WR Jeremy Kerley to San Francisco for OL Brandon Thomas, pending physicals for both players, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 28, […]
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The San Francisco 49ers just announced they have released the following players: WR DiAndre Campbell RB Kendall Gaskins DL Darren Lake K John Lunsford LB Wynton McManis OL Blake Muir OL Ian Silberman WR Jerome Simpson CB Cleveland Williams What do you think of these cuts? Do any of them surprise you? Why or why […]
The San Francisco 49ers just announced they have traded cornerback Kenneth Acker to the Kansas City Chiefs for an undisclosed draft pick. The trade remains contingent on Acker passing a physical. Assuming Acker passes, I like this move. Acker doesn’t fit Jim O’Neil’s press-man-coverage defense. Better to trade Acker than to cut him and receive nothing […]