Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco 49ers’

Raiders sign former 49ers defensive lineman

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Update (3/17, 11:15 a.m.): The Raiders have officially signed former 49ers lineman Tank Carradine. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden wanted veterans to help turn his defense around. Carradine could help their transition to a more traditional 4-3 alignment, able to play end in the base defense.

NFL notebook: Sherman says Carroll’s philosophy ‘built for college’

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Seattle finished 9-7 and missed the playoffs -- was that head coach Pete Carroll's message wasn't necessarily age appropriate. Sherman said his approach might be better suited for college players. "I think it was kind of philosophical on his part," Sherman said of Carroll, a former USC coach, on a podcast hosted by former Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas and retired receiver Andrew Hawkins.

Shanahan sees versatile McKinnon as piece that was missing from 49ers’ offense

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The player Kyle Shanahan studied on video was a lot better than the player he saw on the stat sheet. The 49ers coach said places a lot more emphasis on how he projects a player in his offense than what the player did with his former team. McKinnon comes to the 49ers on a four-year, $30 million contract with $11.7 million guaranteed.

Eric Reid says NFL teams are shunning him due to his anthem protest

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Eric Reid (left) kneels alongside Colin Kaepernick during the 2016 season. Eric Reid, the first NFL player to join Colin Kaepernick’s protest against racial injustice in the United States, says his political stance has cost him a place on a team. Reid’s deal with the San Francisco 49ers has expired but two days into the period where free agents can be picked up by teams, he has yet to receive a formal offer as other players have signed new contracts or entered into formal discussions.

Kyle Shanahan on addition of Jerick McKinnon: “He’s an issue for teams”

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The San Francisco 49ers paid a premium to get running back Jerick McKinnon under contract, but head coach Kyle Shanahan is extremely excited about the various ways he can deploy McKinnon in the 49ers’ offense. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Shanahan was effusive in his praise of the latest weapon added to San Francisco’s offensive attack. “There’s so many things I liked about him, just visualizing how I would use him and the stuff that we would do,” Shanahan said.

Lynch explains his reasoning for trading Kilgore a month after extending him

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

There was only one center scheduled to become a free agent the 49ers would have wanted over Daniel Kilgore, general manager John Lynch said Thursday. Lynch said the 49ers' top two targets in free agency were center Weston Richburg and running back Jerick McKinnon.

49ers add former Chargers second-round linebacker

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The 49ers added to the pass rush on Thursday, bringing in former Chargers linebacker Jerry Attaochu. The 25-year-old is joining the 49ers on a one-year deal according to his agent. Up the coast to San Francisco! @JAttaochu45 has agreed to terms on a

NFL: Redskins sign Smith to contract extension

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The final piece of Alex Smith's move to the Washington Redskins is now officially in place. Smith, who was traded to the Redskins by the Kansas City Chiefs in January in a move that became official on Wednesday, signed an extension with Washington on Thursday. Smith was dealt to the Redskins in exchange for a third-round pick and cornerback Kendall Fuller.

49ers deal Kilgore to Dolphins in exchange of draft picks

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The 49ers on Thursday traded center Daniel Kilgore to the Miami Dolphins one day after signing free-agent center Weston Richburg. The 49ers and Dolphins swapped seventh-round picks in this year's NFL Draft, according to a league source. Kilgore signed a three year, $11.75 million contract with the 49ers in February.

Report: Browns, Rams, 49ers interested in Terrelle Pryor

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Terrelle Pryor struggled to find consistent playing time last year with the Washington Redskins, but that hasn’t appeared to stop him from garnering decent interest on the free agent market. According to Mike Silver of the NFL Network, Pryor is getting