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49ers mock drafts: Team says Jimmy G is their quarterback, but analysts favor QB pick

The 49ers brass is on record saying the team is expected to be led by quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in the upcoming season. Despite the words coming from general manager John …
Feb 24, 2021

GM John Lynch says there’s no doubt Jimmy Garoppolo will remain 49ers quarterback

The 49ers since November have maintained they expect Jimmy Garoppolo to remain their starter in 2021, yet the NFL’s offseason speculation machine has continued to run in high gear discussing …
Feb 24, 2021

49ers mailbag: Should they trade their No. 12 pick? What about Solomon Thomas?

We’re back with our 49ers mailbag following a brief hiatus. Some of the questions were lightly edited for clarity. Let’s get right to it! Jonathan asks: John Lynch loves a …
Feb 23, 2021

Why Trent Williams is the San Francisco 49ers’ most important free agent domino

Each 49ers offseason since head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch took over in 2017 has been defined, or kickstarted, by decisions that provided domino effects when constructing …
Feb 20, 2021

NFL notebook: Wentz trade gives 49ers’ insight on Garoppolo; Watt hits open market

The 49ers might have gleaned some valuable information Thursday with quarterback Carson Wentz reportedly getting dealt from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Indianapolis Colts. In some ways, Wentz’s situation in …
Feb 19, 2021

COVID update: Hear Arik Armstrong lend support to return of youth sports

In the Bay Area, California Governor Gavin Newsom addressed a change in reopening criteria that will allow youth sports events in counties with low coronavirus rates. San Francisco 49ers defensive end and Sacramento area native Arik Armstead spoke. …
Feb 18, 2021

Richard Sherman on new 49ers defensive coordinator Ryans: ‘He’s going to do great’

It didn’t take long for the San Francisco 49ers to settle on Robert Saleh’s replacement after he took the head coaching job with the New York Jets last month. San …
Feb 17, 2021

Exclusive: Unlikely to return, Richard Sherman reflects positively on time with 49ers

A month after the end to his third season with the San Francisco 49ers, nothing has changed for Richard Sherman. The pending free agent is set to find another team …
Feb 12, 2021

49ers mock drafts: Will the team take a quarterback or focus on defense in Round 1?

For the first time since early September, a weekend approaches with no NFL games scheduled. With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 31-9 rout of the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super …
Feb 7, 2021

Why 49ers GM John Lynch has Bill Walsh to thank for Hall of Fame career in football

John Lynch, a right-handed pitcher with a promising arm, was a fledging baseball prospect who famously threw the first pitch in the history of the Florida Marlins organization in 1992. …
Feb 5, 2021

NFL notebook: Levi’s Stadium a vaccination site; Goodell addresses Kaepernick

The 49ers’ relationship with Santa Clara County, where their headquarters and Levi’s Stadium reside, appears to be improving. The team on Friday, in conjunction with the county, announced Levi’s Stadium …
Feb 3, 2021

49ers mailbag: Which free agents could return? Who’s available to back up Garoppolo?

The Los Angeles Rams made waves over the weekend when they sent quarterback Jared Goff and two first-round picks to the Detroit Lions for Matthew Stafford, foiling any chance he …
Feb 2, 2021

Tom Brady on his 49ers love: ‘I wanted to be like Joe Montana and Steve Young’

Tom Brady has undoubtedly accomplished more than any quarterback in NFL history, and he could continue growing his legacy with a seventh Super Bowl win in his 10th appearance Sunday …
Jan 31, 2021

Rams’ huge trade for Matt Stafford makes the 49ers seem cautious by comparison

The landscape-altering trade over the weekend showed the stark differences between the philosophies guiding the 49ers and the Rams. The move will have massive ramifications in the ultra-competitive NFC West. …
Jan 29, 2021

NFL notebook: Watson and Stafford look for new teams; 49ers great Rathman retires

What’s long been expected has become official — or at least public. Houston Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson has formally requested a trade, as first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, …