Coach Mike Singletary said he wants receiver Isaac Bruce to play for the 49ers this season, but they are giving him plenty of time to make a decision. Singletary said he hopes to have his answer by the first of April.
The 49ers hit the practice field Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. for their first “voluntary” minicamp.
Steelers free-agent offensive tackle Marvel Smith has arrived at the 49ers facility. He will go through the usual routine of meeting with coaches and taking a physical.
One of the more pressing needs for the 49ers when free agency began was offensive tackle. The 49ers took a wait-and-see approach at that position through nearly three weeks. Now, they’re making a move.
Now that it appears as if the relationship between the Broncos and quarterback Jay Cutler is irreparably damaged and Cutler has reportedly asked for a trade, does it make sense for the 49ers to get involved?
The 49ers are scheduled to take part in their first minicamp at the end of next week, but at least three notable veteran players are not expected to be at the team’s practice facility in Santa Clara.
When Alabama offensive tackle Andre Smith had his pro day this week, the 49ers did not send a contingent of executives to watch him perform. Instead, GM Scot McCloughan relied on his area scout for the full report.
I know I’m covering old ground here, but I still get a ton of emails from 49ers fans about quarterbacks Jeff Garcia and Jay Cutler.
Denver Broncos free-agent cornerback Karl Paymah is visiting the 49ers today. As is typical, he is meeting with coaches and will undergo a routine physical.
We haven’t really seen the real Alex Smith since the end of the 2006 season – and the first three games of 2007. But at this stage, we have no idea who the real Alex Smith is.
Quarterback Alex Smith said he feels like he has unfinished business.
The 49ers announced this morning that the club has agreed with quarterback Alex Smith on a pay reduction as part of a new two-year contract.
I’m heading out of town for the weekend – going to Vegas to watch the WCC hoops tournament – so there’s a chance this will be my last blog for several days. Therefore, I wanted to go out in style (or, at least, with a well-intentioned experiment).
The Cowboys cut receiver Terrell Owens last night – the third time in his career his inability to get along with people forced a team to dump the talented player. Owens is still ultra-productive, but which team is going to give him another chance?
The 49ers have agreed to terms with free-agent defensive end Demetric Evans, formerly of the Washington Redskins. It is a two-year deal worth $3.8 million.
The 49ers envision safety Mark Roman as a backup in 2009, so they have given him permission to seek a trade, his agent confirmed.
Veteran quarterback Damon Huard signed a contract with the 49ers on Wednesday after he threw a few passes for the 49ers’ brass to prove his right thumb has healed sufficiently.
With an uneasy smile on his face, Kurt Warner mouthed the words, “I’m not talking” from behind a rolled-up car window during his free-agent visit to the 49ers on Monday.
It looks as if the 49ers are going to sign a veteran quarterback today, after all.
Quarterback Kurt Warner has reached a contract agreement to remain with the Cardinals, it was learned just moments ago.