San Francisco 49ers

How will Marcus Peters’ trade to Rams impact 49ers? |Feb 23, 2018

SANTA CLARA — Cornerback Marcus Peters is coming to the NFC West, and rather than become a 49ers teammate of Jimmy Garoppolo’s, Peters could become a chief hurdle to the division title. Peters, an Oakland native, will move from the Kansas City Chiefs to the reigning NFC West-champion Los Angeles Rams once a trade can […]

Ex-Stanford, 49ers player detained by police for threatening social media post |Feb 23, 2018

Jonathan Martin recently made an Instragram post that showed a rifle, ammunition and names of former teammates and of his high school..

Where do things stand with the 49ers’ Reuben Foster? |Feb 21, 2018

Reuben Foster's legal status remains in question over a week after being arrested for domestic violence, making threats and possessing an assault weapon.

49ers begin hunt for cornerbacks |Feb 20, 2018

The 49ers are kicking off their offseason search for cornerbacks by hosting free agent Vontae Davis, ESPN reports.

Judge reinstates bail in ex-49er Dana Stubblefield’s rape case |Feb 16, 2018

Judge revisits whether former San Francisco 49ers star Dana Stubblefield should be granted bail on charges he raped an intellectually disabled woman seeking babysitting work in 2015.

49ers year-old regime has players’ approval |Feb 15, 2018

As much as coaches and general managers evaluate players, the same holds true vice versa. Players want to know if they can trust their bosses, and approval ratings are pouring in for the 49ers Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch.

49ers sign key partner for Jimmy Garoppolo: his trusted center |Feb 14, 2018

SANTA CLARA — Jimmy Garoppolo gave center Daniel Kilgore a hearty endorsement once the 49ers season ended, and the 49ers gave Kilgore a three-year contract extension Wednesday to keep him from testing free agency. “He is very much a leader of this team, and his hard work and commitment to our success provide a great […]

Santa Clara: Media blackout weighed as survey of Levi’s Stadium neighbors gets underway |Feb 14, 2018

Catherine Lew, principal and co-founder of the Lew Edwards Group that is helping coordinate the outreach effort, raised the question in an email Friday to the Stadium Authority.

Reuben Foster arrest: Girlfriend alleges 49ers player dragged her during argument, sources say |Feb 13, 2018

49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested Sunday after his girlfriend accused him of physically dragging her during an argument, law-enforcement sources say.

Sports media: Mindi Bach out at NBC Sports Bay Area |Feb 13, 2018

Veteran sports anchor and reporter Mindi Bach has parted ways with NBC Sports Bay Area. The cable network chose not to renew Bach’s contract. Bach tweeted about the development Sunday afternoon: As you may or may not have heard, NBCSBA has decided not to renew my contract. Without a doubt, my favorite time during my […]

Analysis: What Reuben Foster’s arrest means for him and 49ers |Feb 12, 2018

Only two days after knighting Jimmy Garoppolo with the NFL’s richest contract ever, the 49ers discovered that a dreamboat quarterback can’t always serve as the face of the franchise.

Kurtenbach: Reuben Foster’s latest arrest puts spotlight on Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch |Feb 12, 2018

The 49ers talented linebacker was arrested for the second time in a month Sunday, and that means that San Francisco head coach and general manager have a big decision to make.

This coach told young Jimmy Garoppolo: ‘With a couple of breaks, you can make $100 million’ |Feb 9, 2018

After Jimmy Garoppolo's freshman season, his QB coach made an audacious $100 million prediction

Big money deal in hand, can Jimmy G avoid a Derek Carr-like crash? |Feb 9, 2018

Last June, the Raiders' Carr cashed in after an impressive 2016 season. His 2017, however, saw a dramatic decline in production.

Jimmy Garoppolo’s priceless reaction to his record NFL contract |Feb 8, 2018

In case you were wondering how 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo feels about becoming the highest-paid player in the NFL, check no further than his Instagram account.

How Jimmy Garoppolo’s five starts left a $137.5 million impression on 49ers |Feb 8, 2018

Jimmy Garoppolo went 5-0 as 49ers starter while showing a knack for late-game heroics

Ex-49ers QBs, current teammates rejoice at Garoppolo deal |Feb 8, 2018

Steve Young and Alex Smith enthusiastically endorsed Thursday's news that Jimmy Garoppolo will get paid more than anyone ever to work their old job as 49ers quarterback.

49ers and Garoppolo reportedly agree to $137.5 million deal |Feb 8, 2018

Five-year deal said to pay him an annual salary of $27.5 million.

Garoppolo deal — a look at how other get-rich-quick QBs fared |Feb 8, 2018

The 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo earned a monster contract after just seven starts. A look at how other quarterbacks who cashed in with minimal experience fared after signing a big-money deal.

Who joins Jimmy Garoppolo as NFL’s highest-paid players right now? |Feb 8, 2018

Garoppolo, for now, is reportedly the NFL's highest-paid player on an annual basis.

Kurtenbach: Why Jimmy Garoppolo’s record-setting deal is a bargain |Feb 8, 2018

The 49ers have their quarterback — Jimmy Garoppolo — signed. To a record-setting contract, no less. Dieter Kurtenbach explains why it's great value for the team.

49ers re-sign ex-Patriots gem before free agency |Feb 7, 2018

The 49ers have re-signed defensive end Cassius Marsh to a two-year deal instead of letting him test free agency next month.

Kurtenbach: Nick Foles’ Eagles gave us a sneak preview of the NFL’s future |Feb 5, 2018

No one expected Nick Foles to win the Super Bowl, but perhaps we should have known better.

Stubblefield’s lawyers: Rape charge can’t be believed because she lied about dancing nude online for money |Feb 5, 2018

Prosecutor Tim McInerny called Monday’s bail motion is a clumsy attempt at “victim-shaming.’’ Normally, a victim’s sexual history is not fair game in a rape trial.

Busting out: Owens, Moss welcomed into Hall of Fame |Feb 4, 2018

Terrell Owens and Randy Moss, who took turns as Bay Area lightning rods, are going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame together as two of the NFL’s most productive and controversial wide receivers ever. Owens and Moss were voted in Saturday with linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, as well as a nine-time Pro Bowl […]

Retracing Terrell Owens’ ‘moon walk’ from Alabama to Hall of Fame |Feb 4, 2018

Click here if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device. Former 49ers wide receiver Terrell Owens got voted Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Here is a look back at an Oct. 25, 2001 story on how he morphed from a lonely kid in Alabama to the NFL’s second all-time […]

Super Bowl LII: What you need to know |Feb 3, 2018

Super Bowl coverage on Sunday begins on NBC at 9 a.m. with Road to the Super Bowl.

Colin Kaepernick completes $1 million pledge initiative |Feb 1, 2018

Kaepernick concluded his initiative Wednesday as he and musical artist Usher each donated $10,000 to H.O.M.E, a non-profit organization in Georgia

Patriots’ Julian Edelman, Giants broadcaster Jon Miller headed for same Hall of Fame |Feb 1, 2018

Edelman threw for 1,312 yards and 14 touchdowns as a freshman quarterback at the College of San Mateo

Ex-49ers star Vernon Davis sells San Jose mansion |Feb 1, 2018

Former San Francisco 49ers star tight end Vernon Davis has sold his San Jose mansion for $2.375 million, below the original asking price of $2.849 million.

From Humboldt State to the NFL? East Bay kid rising in viral fashion |Feb 1, 2018

Alex Cappa, a Dublin High product and four-year starter at Humboldt State at left tackle, fared well at the Senior Bowl and has put himself in position to be an NFL draft choice.

Analysis: Are Terrell Owens, Randy Moss ready for Hall of Fame? |Jan 31, 2018

Saturday's vote for the Pro Football Hall of Fame includes polarizing finalists such as Terrell Owens, Randy Moss and Ray Lewis, the latter two trying to make it in their first year of eligibility.

Hall of Fame hopeful Terrell Owens rips 49ers when he didn’t have to |Jan 31, 2018

While Terrell Owens waits to hear Saturday night whether he is voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the former 49ers receiver didn't have anything good to say about the 49ers.

Alex Smith trade ignites NFL quarterback carousel |Jan 31, 2018

Former 49ers quarterback Alex Smith reportedly will be dealt from the Kansas City Chiefs to Washington, the first of many quarterback movements expected this offseason.

49ers John Lynch updates Garoppolo plan from Senior Bowl |Jan 24, 2018

General manager John Lynch, speaking from the Senior Bowl, remains optimistic that the 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo will reach a contract to keep him on the team for several years.

49ers’ Joe Staley named to NFC Pro Bowl team as a late replacement |Jan 22, 2018

49ers left tackle Joe Staley, the longest-tenured player on the team, has been named to the NFC Pro Bowl team for the sixth time in his 11-year career.

Former USC All-American Ronnie Lott named to CFP selection committee |Jan 18, 2018

Lott among six new committee members announced Wednesday.

49ers’ Reuben Foster named to All-Rookie team |Jan 16, 2018

49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was named to the 2017 Pro Football Writers Association of America's All-Rookie team on Tuesday.

Ken Norton Jr.’s 49ers return is short-lived, heads to rival |Jan 16, 2018

Ken Norton Jr.'s return to the 49ers lasted a week, and instead of mentoring linebacker Reuben Foster and others, Norton becomes the Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator.

Report: 49ers Reuben Foster arrested in Alabama |Jan 13, 2018

Linebacker Reuben Foster, almost two weeks removed from his rookie season on the 49ers, got arrested Friday for marijuana possession in Alabama, according to Foster was charged with second-degree marijuana possession in Tuscaloosa, home of his alma mater, the University of Alabama. Bond was $2,500, reported. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Office’s online arrest […]

Let’s make a deal: How soon until 49ers sign Garoppolo? |Jan 12, 2018

Click here if you are having a problem viewing this gallery or video on a mobile device SANTA CLARA – Jimmy Garoppolo, at some point, will strike it rich with the 49ers. But when? That might be easier to answer than how much he will command as a quarterback of unbeaten, unparalleled and, to some […]

As Raiders, 49ers eye respectability, will Jimmy G or Gruden be a quicker fix? |Jan 12, 2018

Regular-season meeting will be their last as regional rivals, but with Jimmy Garoppolo and Jon Gruden, it should be thrilling

Former 49er running back joins South Carolina football staff |Jan 11, 2018

Marcus Lattimore is back in football. The former 49ers fourth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft who was plagued by a knee injury is returning to his alma mater to join University of South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp’s coaching staff. According to a report from The State, Lattimore will serve as the director of […]

Playoff aura awaits when 49ers host Jaguars next |Dec 19, 2017

The 49ers (4-10) and Jacksonville Jaguars (10-4) put their three-game win streaks on the line Sunday at Levi's Stadium.

Could Eddie DeBartolo buy Carolina Panthers? |Dec 19, 2017

Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo, a year after getting enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, reportedly is among those interested in buying the Carolina Panthers.

Ranking 49ers wins at Levi’s Stadium on growing list |Dec 19, 2017

SANTA CLARA — Business is picking up at Levi’s Stadium. At least in terms of 49ers wins and fan interest. “We are kind of building something here and I think the fans sense that excitement,” left tackle Joe Staley said. As Levi’s Stadium’s fourth season closes up Sunday against the playoff-bound Jacksonville Jaguars (10-4), the […]

Kurtenbach: The 49ers’ biggest need was exposed against Tennessee |Dec 18, 2017

The Niners have their quarterback — now they need to address their big need at another back position.

Could Curry, Kaepernick really become NFL owners? |Dec 18, 2017

The Warriors star and ex-49ers quarterback are interested in teaming up with hip hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs in a bid to purchase the NFL's Carolina Panthers.

Goodwin delivers in another good win for 49ers |Dec 18, 2017

(Click here, if you are unable to view this photo gallery or video on your mobile device.) SANTA CLARA – Marquise Goodwin’s emergence as Jimmy Garoppolo’s go-to guy hit a new level Sunday, and not just with Goodwin’s career-high 10 catches as the 49ers rallied for a 25-23 win over the Tennessee Titans. Goodwin even […]

49ers report card: Winning like the Gould old days |Dec 18, 2017

Kicker Robbie Gould and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo continue to pace the 49ers, who won their third straight Sunday in 25-23 comeback fashion over the Tennessee Titans.