Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

John Harbaugh: Colin Kaepernick will get signed, 'intellectually lazy' to say he's being blackballed (Shutdown Corner)

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
A few people have taken a hard stance that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is still unsigned strictly because of his political views. Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh had a strong message on the Kaepernick topic. First of all, he thinks Kaepernick will be signed.

RB DuJuan Harris to re-sign with 49ers (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 27th, 2017
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Running back DuJuan Harris is returning to the San Francisco 49ers.

NFL hires Dr. Allen Sills as chief medical officer (The Associated Press)

Sunday, March 26th, 2017
The NFL has hired Dr. Allen Sills as its chief medical officer. Sills, a neurosurgeon who has specialized in the treatment of athletes, will fill a new full-time position based in New York. Sills, 52, will work with NFL team medical staffs, the NFL Players Association and its advisers, as well as experts on the league's medical committees.

Football patriarch Clay Matthews Sr. dies (The Associated Press)

Friday, March 24th, 2017
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Clay Matthews Sr., who was the patriarch of a famous football family, has died. He was 88.

Redskins add size to receiving corps, sign Brian Quick (The Associated Press)

Friday, March 24th, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have signed former Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brian Quick.

How Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer, throwing to a flamed-out SI cover guy, helped his NFL draft stock (Shutdown Corner)

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Following what was regarded as a somewhat disappointing performance at the NFL scouting combine, Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer had a lot riding on his pro day performance on Thursday, including a possible first-round landing spot on April 27. “This is all new to me, but I think this — a pro day workout — it’s all a part of the equation,” San Francisco 49ers analyst-turned-general manager told Shutdown Corner after the workout. Lynch praised Kizer at the combine, saying he knocked the interview “out of the park.” But most observers’ takes were that Kizer’s throwing session and athletic testing numbers were not up to snuff.

Jets sign former 49ers WR Quinton Patton (The Associated Press)

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have signed former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Quinton Patton.

New York Giants sign running back Shaun Draughn (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
The New York Giants have signed veteran running back Shaun Draughn. The Giants announced the signing Wednesday, a little more than a month after releasing veteran Rashad Jennings in a salary cap move. Draughn has played for six teams in six years, most recently the San Francisco 49ers.

Kaepernick donates $50K to Meals on Wheels after Trump swipe (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The group that provides food for seniors in need thanked Kaepernick for his donation on Tuesday. It came a day after President Donald Trump took a swipe at Kaepernick during a campaign-style rally in Kentucky by taking credit for the lack of suitors for the free agent.

Trump rips NFL QB Kaepernick during speech in Kentucky (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at controversial NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick at a campaign-style rally in Louisville, Kentucky. Kaepernick, who played for the San Francisco 49ers but now is a free agent, hasn't yet been signed to another team.