Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

How the 49ers will benefit from losing Robert Saleh to head coaching job with Jets

Friday, January 15th, 2021

While defensive coordinator Robert Saleh is reportedly leaving the San Francisco 49ers to helm the New York Jets, the 49ers won’t be left empty-handed. That’s because NFL owners in November approved a new rule that rewards teams for developing minority coaching candidates. Teams that lose minority coaches to head coaching positions will be given conditional third-round draft picks in the following two drafts.

Chargers coach candidates: 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

Chargers coach candidates: 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh

PFF predicts Trent Williams’ next contract with 49ers

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

It’s going to be a busy offseason for the San Francisco 49ers. The team could see multiple coaches and executives leave for other jobs, plus the Niners have 27 players who come become unrestricted free agents. The biggest priority for general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan is to re-sign left tackle Trent Williams.

Rookie review: It’s all about the first-rounders, and Aiyuk made a name for himself

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

The 49ers had six rookies play on offense or defense during the 2020 season for a total of 1,858 snaps—and that’s not counting two games where UDFA Jared Mayden played on special teams. I didn’t go through each team, but I imagine that’s closer to the top than the middle regarding the number of snaps played this past season. Brandon Aiyuk did not disappoint from a statistical standpoint, while Javon Kinlaw left a bit to be desired.

49ers Own the 12th-Overall Pick in the 2021 NFL Draft

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

After finishing the season 6-10, the 49ers are set to pick 12th-overall in the 2021 NFL Draft and currently own eight total draft picks this April. Here's a full look at the draft order as it currently stands: Jacksonville Jaguars New York Jets Miami Dolphins (from Houston) Atlanta Falcons Cincinnati Bengals Philadelphia Eagles Detroit Lions Carolina Panthers Denver Broncos Dallas Cowboys New York Giants San Francisco 49ers Los Angeles Chargers Minnesota Vikings New England Patriots Arizona Card...

49ers’ injuries: Just bad luck? Or were ailing players put back on field too soon?

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

He returned and played in four games. And he missed the final eight games after aggravating the injury. Running back Raheem Mostert missed four games with a high ankle sprain.

49ers’ Robert Saleh interviews with Jets, Eagles on same day

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

The Robert Saleh head coaching carousel continued to spin Wednesday as the 49ers defensive coordinator reportedly made the short trip to Philadelphia to speak with the Eagles immediately after his second interview with the Jets. Saleh, who has now spoken with six of the seven NFL teams seeking new head coaches, was the first finalist for the Jets job to get a second interview.

15 stunning football photos taken at the perfect time

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

From jaw-dropping interceptions to ecstatic touchdowns, these photos capture NFL players at their best.

Former 49ers, Chargers linebacker Steve Hendrickson dies at 54

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Former NFL linebacker Steve Hendrickson, who won a Super Bowl with the San Francisco 49ers, died on Friday at the age of 54, via Marty James of the Napa Valley Register. Hendrickson appeared in 100 career games over seven seasons spent with the 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, San Diego Chargers, Houston Oilers and Philadelphia Eagles. He [more]

Grading all 5 rookies from 49ers’ 2020 draft class

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

The San Francisco 49ers draft class was small and didn't offer a ton of contributions as a whole.