Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

How a Kansas City liquor store manager broke news of Patrick Mahomes’ record-setting contract

Monday, July 6th, 2020

What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Mike Jones details the historic numbers from Patrick Mahomes' massive new contract with the Chiefs and what it means for the quarterback market going forward. When Katie Camlin arrived at work Monday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri, her boss had news for her. Some Chiefs employees, he told her, had come to their Plaza Liquor store in search of six bottles of Dom Perignon champagne.

Colin Kaepernick partners with Disney/ESPN for projects on race and social injustice

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Colin Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback in exile who led on-field protests against police brutality, will tell his story in a documentary series.

Kerley: Chip Kelly galvanized 49ers’ after Kaepernick’s first kneel in ’16

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jermy Kerley told TMZ Sports that former Niners head coach Chip Kelly “punted the elephant out of the room” after Colin Kaepernick’s first kneeling protest. Kerley said Kelly didn’t allow things around the locker room to get awkward after Kaepernick began his protests of social injustices during the 2016 NFL national anthems.

Colin Kaepernick denounced Fourth of July as a celebration of ‘white supremacy’ in a Twitter message

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

"We reject your celebration of white supremacy & look forward to liberation for all," wrote the ex-NFL player whose kneel protests swept the NFL.

What are ESPN’s ‘2020 NFL Training Camp Nuggets’ for the 49ers?

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

The 49ers are trying to become the third NFC team to lose the Super Bowl and reach the game in the following season (1971 Cowboys, 1974 Vikings). The past few teams to fit this mold? The 2015 Seahawks, 2016 Panthers, 2017 Falcons and 2019 Rams.

Former 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Stirs Up Controversy With 4th Of July Twitter Post

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and Black Lives Matter activist Colin Kaepernick set off a social media firestorm Sunday with a Twitter post critical of the Fourth of July holiday. On Twitter, Kaepernick posted: “Black ppl have been dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized + terrorized by America for centuries, & are expected to join your commemoration of “independence”, while you enslaved our ancestors. We reject your celebration of white supremacy & look forward to liberation for all.

49ers news: Richard Sherman names his Top 5 cornerbacks of all time

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Richard Sherman is still one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers, making him an expert at the position. While he’s been an All-Pro talent for quite some time, Sherman shared his top five cornerbacks of all time on Twitter. In no particular order, Richard Sherman believes Charles Woodson, Deion Sanders, Champ Bailey, Mel Blount, and Darrell Green.

SB Nation Reacts rates Seahawks vs. 49ers rivalry 4th-best in NFL

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

SB Nation Reacts conducted a poll to rate NFL rivalries to commemorate Rivalry Week on the site and the Seahawks vs.49ers rivalry came in at No. receiving 15% of the votes. The intensity between the Seahawks and 49ers is at its highest since the 2013-14 season when they faced off in the NFC Championship, which Seattle won, punching the Seahawks’ ticket to Super Bowl XLVIII which they won as well.

49ers’ Mostert Reportedly Wants a New Contract

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Raheem Mostert takes enormous pride in what he’s accomplished. He believes it’s no fluke. The 49ers running back -- who came to the team 2016 as an undrafted free agent after playing for four NFL teams – had a breakout season for San Francisco in 2019, averaging 5.6 yards per carry while rushing for 772 yards and eight touchdowns.

49ers troll the Saints, advise fans to ‘grab a face mask’ during pandemic

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has continued to spread throughout the United States, with hotbeds of infections growing in Texas, Arizona, and Florida. California has also been hit hard, prompting the San Francisco 49ers to send a message to their fans advocating for personal health and safety measures. Unfortunately, the New Orleans Saints caught a stray.