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49ers' Justin Smith retires after 14-year NFL career

By The Sports Network, 1 year 2 months ago
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday that defensive lineman Justin Smith has decided to retire after 14 NFL seasons. "As a football coach, you will always be searching for the next Justin Smith, knowing full well you will never find a player quite like him," said 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula. "Everybody knows about his toughness, durability, and...

49ers ink first-round pick Armstead

By The Sports Network, 1 year 2 months ago
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman Arik Armstead, their first-round selection in the 2015 draft, to a four-year contract on Friday. Armstead, drafted 17th overall out of Oregon, registered 46 tackles, 2 1/2 sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble in 13 games as a junior in 2014. The 6-foot-7, 292-pound Sacramento, California...

49ers sign QB Dylan Thompson

By The Sports Network, 1 year 2 months ago
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers signed nine undrafted free agents on Tuesday, including former South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson. Thompson set a South Carolina school record and led the SEC with 3,564 passing yards last season. He completed 60 percent of his passes and threw for 26 touchdowns. Of the remaining eight undrafted free agents, five were...

San Francisco 49ers Unveil New Alternate Black Uniforms for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 2 months ago
It’s hard to beat the traditional scarlet and gold uniforms that the San Francisco 49ers have each season. But there’s a new look coming to the team in 2015. The 49ers unveiled a new black alternate jersey on the first day of the 2015 NFL Draft. The team also unveiled matching pants to give San Francisco all black uniforms. This isn’t an awful look, but why mess with...

Chargers take Gordon after trade with 49ers

By The Sports Network, 1 year 2 months ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The first trade of the 2015 NFL Draft wasn't the one many were expecting. The San Diego Chargers traded their fourth-round pick and 2016 fifth-rounder to move up two spots from the 17th selection to No. 15. San Diego used that pick to select running back Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin. Gordon was the second running back selected in the first round, taken...

San Francisco 49ers 2015 Draft Preview

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke hasn't been real conventional in recent months basically running off a coaching heavyweight, Jim Harbaugh, for a guy, Jim Tomsula, who came off like a "Saturday Night Live" skit in some early interviews. For that reason the 49ers are a wild card in this process because Baalke's not afraid to think outside the box. With Justin...

49ers great St. Clair dies at 84

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair, a 6-foot-9 offensive tackle who played all 11 of his NFL seasons for the San Francisco 49ers, died Monday at the age of 84. St. Clair played for the 49ers from 1953-63, appearing in 119 games, and was a member of the University of San Francisco's undefeated 1951 team. "Bob was a great San Franciscan who along with his '51 Dons teammates...

2015 NFL Mock Draft

By Braden Gall, 1 year 3 months ago

49ers re-sign LB Bishop

By The Sports Network, 1 year 3 months ago
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract. Bishop appeared in two games for the 49ers late last season after signing with the team on Dec. 15. The 30-year-old Bishop has played in 75 NFL games (27 starts) with the Packers, Vikings and Cardinals, registering 299 tackles, nine sacks and one interception....

49ers cut Jonathan Martin

By The Sports Network, 1 year 4 months ago
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco 49ers waived offensive tackle Jonathan Martin on Thursday. The 49ers acquired Martin in a trade with the Miami Dolphins on March 11, 2014. He appeared in 15 games (nine starts) for the 49ers last season. Martin walked away from the Dolphins in October 2013 amid claims he was bullied by former teammate Richie Incognito. He had...