3rd & 3

Candlestick Park saw its final game this past weekend, an exhibition flag football contest between San Francisco 49ers legends and other NFL greats, but three plays, known simply by one name, will live on forever. The Catch, volumes 1-3, all lifted the Faithful, a city, a team and will live on in football lore. And, despite their […]

2 weeks ago by Andy Parker

Rules for the 49ers Bandwagon

It’s a hot topic when sports franchises find success.  Accusations and finger pointing fly faster and longer than the hang time on an Andy Lee punt. How long have you been a fan, and how can you prove it? Which is then followed by who has a been a fan longer.  Leading to, who has […]

3 weeks ago by Jeff Vandersnick

As The World Turns

  I think Vince Lombardi adequately encapsulated what happened this past week at the San Francisco 49ers mandatory minicamp this week. Holdouts, highlights and Harbaugh, oh my! Oh, and an Eric Wright retirement. This isn’t football, this is a soap opera. If you’ve paid any attention to Niner news in the last week, you know […]

last month by Andy Parker

The Dreaded “What If” Scenario

Football followers and pundits alike speak candidly about Trent Baalke’s recently implemented draft strategy.  More often than not, his strategy is raved about.   Drafting  talented, collegiate players that are overcoming injuries seems to be a great way to balance a stacked roster.   It allows the San Francisco 49ers front office to analyze the salary cap […]

last month by Jeff Vandersnick

Vernon Davis Still A No-Show At 49ers Mandatory Mini-Camp

San Francisco 49ers star tight end Vernon Davis will not be at 49ers minicamp this week. Davis is reportedly holding out for a new contract. Both Davis and teammate Alex Boone have said they are unsatisfied with their current contract. In the wake of quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s mega contract extension, both Davis and Boone feel […]

last month by sportshead

49ers Lock Up Kaepernick, Pressure Falls to Harbaugh

It appears Teddy KGB is the new financial advisor in the San Francisco 49ers front office. The team ended all speculation over whether or not they would extend their quarterback’s contract, signing him to a huge six-year extension with a record $61 million guaranteed. The deal locks Kaepernick in through 2020 and vaults him into […]

last month by Andy Parker

Just Not Enough Money to Go Around

Pay the man! Well, if only it was that easy. With the infrastructure of a salary cap in the NFL, unfortunately, you can’t keep everybody.  And with Alex Boone and Vernon Davis reportedly dissatisfied with their current contracts and Colin Kaepernick receiving his lucrative deal, the San Francisco 49ers are playing yet another game of […]

last month by Jeff Vandersnick

49ers Set A New Record With Kaepernick Re-Signing

It’s a done deal, after only one day of talks the San Francisco 49ers re-signed star quarterback, Colin Kaepernick to a whopping 6-years, $110M. $61M of that guaranteed. The San Francisco 49ers set a new record of $61M in guaranteed money for quarterback Colin Kaepernick, $3M more than Peyton Manning. The re-signing probably wasn’t as […]

last month by sportshead

49ers Resume Contact Negotiations With Colin Kaepernick This Week

The San Francisco 49ers will resume contract talks with star quarterback Colin Kaepernick this week. The 49ers released cornerback Carlos Rogers this past April, cutting his $8 million dollar contract off the books. The move to cut Rogers gives the 49ers approximately $5 million in cap space. The 49ers will also take a salary cap […]

last month by sportshead

49ers Have 17 DB’s On OTA Roster

The 49ers have a total of 17 defensive backs on the roster at this moment, that’s counting the corner and safety position and all rookies drafted. The 49ers currently list only one of those 17 as a “free safety”, 3 of those 17 as “strong safeties”, 3 are listed as “cornerback” and the 10 remaining […]

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