Archive for the ‘San Francisco 49ers’ Category

Ed McCaffrey hired as Northern Colorado head football coach

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Three-time Super Bowl champion Ed McCaffrey is the new head football coach at Northern Colorado. ''I am excited to be joining the University of Northern Colorado as their Head Football Coach!'' McCaffrey announced on Instagram, and the school confirmed his hiring minutes later via a news release. A news conference to formally introduce McCaffrey as the program's 16th head coach was scheduled for Friday.

49ers’ Richard Sherman nominee for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Richard Sherman on Thursday was announced as the 49ers' nominee for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. Last month, Sherman was named a weekly winner of the NFL Players Association's Community MVP award after helping a youth football team from Compton raise enough money to participate in a national tournament in Florida. Sherman donated $5,000, and the attention he brought to the team enabled the group to raise twice as much as its $15,000 goal.

Colin Kaepernick: NFL has ‘moved on’ from quarterback, commissioner Roger Goodell confirms

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has confirmed the league has "moved on" from Colin Kaepernick after the former San Francisco 49er took part in an open workout three years after he kneeled during the pre-game national anthem in protest of racial injustice. With U.S. President Donald Trump upset by Kaepernick's actions, the quarterback found himself unable to land a team, eventually settling a collusion grievance case with the National Football League in February. The NFL were upset the 32-year-old quarterback changed the venue for the open workout last month, with the staged event seemingly his lifeline to resume his career in the league.

Cousin showdown: Ryan, McGlinchey meet for 1st time in NFL

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Never mind that Mike McGlinchey is a 6-foot-8, 310-pound offensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers. The first cousins will be on opposite sides Sunday when the the NFC-leading 49ers (11-2) host Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons (4-9). McGlinchey, a second-year player who starts at right tackle, grew up idolizing Ryan.

Saints place DLs Rankins, Davenport on IR

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

The New Orleans Saints placed defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and defensive end Marcus Davenport on injured reserve on Wednesday, officially ending their seasons. The team added replacements at each position by signing defensive tackle T.Y. McGill and defensive end Noah Spence. Rankins and Davenport were hurt in Sunday's loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Purdue in the Pros: Week 14

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Week 14: Dec. 5-9 Raheem Mostert: The 49ers' running back carried the ball ten times, running for 69 yards and a touchdown in a 48-46 victory over the Saints. He also caught two passes for 40 yards, including a 35 yard touchdown reception. Mostert continues to be a weapon for the first seed 49ers in the NFC, running for four touchdowns and catching two in the 2019 season.

Aikman interested in GM role but not expecting Cowboys chance

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Troy Aikman would be interested in a move from the commentary box to an NFL front office position, though he is sceptical such an opportunity will come with the Dallas Cowboys. Hall of Fame quarterback Aikman won three Super Bowls with the Cowboys and has not been shy about voicing his frustrations about the direction of the team with whom he spent his entire pro career. Having seen fellow former players John Elway and John Lynch, previously a colleague of Aikman's at Fox Sports, enjoy success as general managers with the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers respectively, the 53-year-old believes a switch to a similar position could be a viable career move.

49ers RBs break down why George Kittle is the engine that drives San Francisco’s offense | Terez’s Tape

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

San Francisco 49ers RBs Matt Breida, Kyle Juszczyk and Raheem Mostert help Yahoo Sports Senior NFL Writer Terez Paylor break down how much George Kittle affects the 49ers offense, and how he helped lead the team to a huge win against the New Orleans Saints.

Niners put WR Goodwin on IR

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

The San Francisco 49ers put wide receiver Marquise Goodwin on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season. Goodwin appeared in nine games this season, starting six, and finished with 12 catches for 186 yards and one touchdown. The seventh-year player, 29, hasn't played since Week 11 because of chronic knee and foot injuries.

Sean Payton took out his anger on a butcher after loss to 49ers: ‘Worry about your freaking meat’

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is having a tough time getting over his team's 48-46 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 14. Things have gotten so bad that Payton apparently took out his anger on a local butcher who dared to question the Saints' strategy during the game, according to Katherine Terrell of The Athletic. The exchange took place after the butcher asked Payton about a crucial two-point conversion.