Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

49ers legend Steve Young presents Gatorade Player of the Year Award winner

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

ers legend Steve Young presents Gatorade Player of the Year Award winner originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Sophie Jones runs the soccer field, both literally and figuratively. She tallied 18 goals, 16 assists and 1.55 points per game for the Knights of Menlo School in Atherton, Calif. Those stats helped lift her team to a 20-win season, which turned into a Central Coast Section Division 1 tournament title.

Joe Montana recovering from shoulder replacement, infection

Monday, June 17th, 2019

The shoulder that threw so many great passes for the San Francisco 49ers has been replaced, and it wasn't easy. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana had replacement surgery on his throwing shoulder two weeks ago, and he then had an infection that required a follow-up surgery to treat it, and then a re-do of the replacement. “I could live with a lot of it, but then I got to where I couldn't lift my arm past my shoulder, so I decided to do something about it,” Montana said.

49ers’ Bosa says injury shouldn’t keep him from camp

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Rookie Nick Bosa said the hamstring injury that forced him to miss OTAs and minicamp shouldn't keep him off the field when the San Francisco 49ers open training camp next month. "I think I'm going to be just fine," Bosa told NBC Sports Bay Area. "I'm going to get this hammy perfectly right, and I think there will be plenty of time to play football and get the reps that I need."

Nick Bosa anticipates being fully ready for start of season

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

But with the No. overall pick in this year's NFL Draft having missed a chunk of the team's offseason work due to a strained hamstring, he will have some catching up to do when the team takes the field to start training camp in July. According to Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area, Bosa fully expects to be ready – mentally and physically – for the start of the regular season in September.

Ex-NFL DE Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Former San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith was arrested Monday in Kansas on suspicion of driving under the influence. Smith has not played in the NFL since November 2015, when he was suspended by the league for a year for violating its substance-abuse policy. The 49ers drafted Smith No. 7 overall in 2011 and he was an immediate success, tallying 14 sacks as a rookie and earning first-team All-Pro honors with 19.5 sacks in 2012.

49ers give promotion to Salli Clavelle, NFL’s only full-time female scout

Monday, June 10th, 2019

ers give promotion to Salli Clavelle, NFL's only full-time female scout originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The 49ers on Monday announced the promotion of Salli Clavelle to the role of pro personnel analyst. Clavelle is the only female to hold a full-time scouting position in the NFL, according to The Athletic. She joined the 49ers last summer during training camp as a scouting assistant.

49ers extend LT Staley through 2021

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

The San Francisco 49ers signed left tackle Joe Staley to a two-year contract extension Monday, the team announced Wednesday evening during its "State of the Franchise" presentation for season-ticket holders. Staley was set to enter the final year of a six-year, $44.7 million contract, with expected earnings of $8.6 million in 2019, but is now under contract through 2021. Staley appeared on the show alongside other players, coach Kyle Shanahan, general manager John Lynch and CEO Jed York.

49ers announce two-year extension for tackle Joe Staley

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

The San Francisco 49ers have signed 12-year veteran tackle Joe Staley to a two-year contract extension. Team owner Jed York announced the agreement at a State of the Franchise event on Wednesday night. “Since the moment you guys drafted me in 2007, it's been an absolute honor to play for this franchise and I want nothing more than to complete my entire career here with one franchise,” Staley said, via Matt Maiocco of NBC Bay Area.

Longtime NFL linebacker NaVorro Bowman retires

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Longtime NFL linebacker NaVorro Bowman has retired. Bowman announced his retirement Tuesday at the headquarters of the San Francisco 49ers. He spent eight-plus seasons in San Francisco after being drafted in the third round in 2010 and was a key part of a defense that went to three straight NFC title games and one Super Bowl.

NaVorro Bowman stops by 49ers facility, tells team he’s retiring as a 49er

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

NaVorro Bowman becomes an All-Pro When Bowman was drafted in the third round by the 49ers in 2010, he wasn't an instant star. He started just one game as a rookie. In 2011 Jim Harbaugh became the 49ers coach, he put Bowman in the starting lineup and both Bowman and the 49ers took off.