Jan 22, 2016

49ers give receiver Rogers two-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers have signed former CFL wide receiver Eric Rogers to a two-year deal. Rogers spent the past two seasons with Calgary of the CFL before signing with the Niners on Thursday. Rogers led the CFL with 1,448 yards receiving and 10 ...

Kelly gets second chance, hired as new coach of 49ers

Jan 15, 2016

Kelly gets second chance, hired as new coach of 49ers

Chip Kelly is the offensive-minded, experienced head coach the San Francisco 49ers have long sought, and now he needs to win — right away. The 49ers hired the former Eagles coach on Thursday, finding the leader CEO Jed York is counting on to turn ...

Nov 7, 2015

Kaepernick says he'll back Gabbert

While coach Jim Tomsula presented the 49ers’ quarterback change this week as a chance for benched Colin Kaepernick to get a chance to “breathe,” Kaepernick insists he is still preparing as he would a usual week and will support starter Blaine Gabbert on Sunday ...

Nov 3, 2015

49ers' Kaepernick benched: source

A person with knowledge of the decision says quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been told he won’t start Sunday for the San Francisco 49ers, replaced by backup Blaine Gabbert. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because the decision wasn’t to be discussed ...

Giants beat 49ers on last-minute touchdown

Oct 12, 2015

Giants beat 49ers on last-minute touchdown

Eli Manning took a sip of a drink on the sideline, then slammed down the cup. Not in frustration, but in celebration. Larry Donnell’s spectacular catch over two 49ers with 21 seconds remaining lifted the New York Giants past San Francisco 30-27 on Sunday ...

Tomsula stands by Kaepernick after blowout loss

Sep 29, 2015

Tomsula stands by Kaepernick after blowout loss

Coming off two straight blowout losses, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula remained in the corner of his starting quarterback. “I believe in Colin Kaepernick and I think he’s got the tools to be a darn good quarterback in this league,” Tomsula said ...

49ers' Hyde shines in first career start

Sep 15, 2015

49ers' Hyde shines in first career start

The San Francisco 49ers have a new featured running back with Frank Gore long gone. Carlos Hyde wanted to outplay the better-known No. 28 on the field, Adrian Peterson. He did that and more, and Jim Tomsula’s San Francisco 49ers produced a victory in ...

49ers cut star Smith after latest arrest

Aug 8, 2015

49ers cut star Smith after latest arrest

Aldon Smith received second chance after second chance with the San Francisco 49ers. They finally had enough following his fifth run-in with the law. The Niners parted ways with the troubled linebacker Friday, only three days after general manager Trent Baalke expressed his desire ...

Hits keep coming for 49ers: Davis latest player to retire

Jun 6, 2015

Hits keep coming for 49ers: Davis latest player to retire

Right tackle Anthony Davis announced his retirement from the San Francisco 49ers in yet another shocking loss for the team this offseason, and it was unclear whether the decision stemmed from his difficulties with a concussion last year. The 25-year-old Davis informed the team ...

Kap's work paying off

Apr 11, 2015

Kap's work paying off

Colin Kaepernick dropped back to pass and tight end Vernon Davis could hardly believe he was watching the same player. Something had changed. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback spent much of his offseason in Arizona working with former NFL QB Kurt Warner to better ...