San Francisco 49ers’ LaMichael James Adds Weight, Explosiveness to Game

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San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James is putting his time to use during Organized Team Activities (OTAs). Vowing to become even better in year two, the former Oregon Duck has added explosiveness and weight to his arsenal. James told […]

San Francisco 49ers Have Enough to Withstand Loss of Michael Crabtree

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As fifth-year wideout Michael Crabtree continues to heal from his torn Achilles, the San Francisco 49ers are in the midst of searching for his replacement. While losing a top contributor like Crabtree is a devastating blow to the franchise, the 49ers […]

Vernon Davis Needs to Step Up for San Francisco 49ers

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Replacing Michael Crabtree will not be easy, as he was clearly the San Francisco 49ers’ best receiving option last year. Not only was he productive throughout the regular season, but he stepped up for his team in the playoffs. With […]

San Francisco 49ers’ Michael Crabtree Tears Achilles

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According to league sources, San Francisco 49ers wideout Michael Crabtree suffered a torn Achilles during organized team activities. He will reportedly undergo season-ending surgery as soon as possible. Last season, Crabtree enjoyed a career year notching, 1,105 receiving yards to […]

San Francisco 49ers: Frank Gore Embracing Leadership Role

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Frank Gore’s hunger to be great has yet to be satisfied. Despite making four Pro Bowl rosters, running for 8,839 yards and 51 touchdowns, the ninth-year pro still carries a huge chip on his shoulder. Given his injury concerns coming […]

How Does Bruce Irvin Suspension Affect San Francisco 49ers?

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When the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers square off in Week 2 at CenturyLink Field, Seattle will be without sack specialist Bruce Irvin. The second-year pro was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season for violating […]

San Francisco 49ers: Defensive X-Factors Lie at Safety Positions

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Looking at the San Francisco 49ers defense, it’s hard to find much weakness. They arguably have the best front-seven in the league, and there is a nice blend of youth and veterans at the cornerback position. But if the 49ers […]

San Francisco 49ers’ Aldon Smith in for Career Year?

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When it came to chasing down quarterbacks in 2012, the San Francisco 49ers literally featured a one-man pass rush. In just his second campaign, Aldon Smith wreaked havoc on opposing offenses with his strength and quickness. His dominance led him […]

San Francisco 49ers Have Nothing to Lose by Adding Eric Mangini

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Three years after sitting out of football, former head coach Eric Mangini is attempting to get back into the NFL ranks as a consultant for the San Francisco 49ers. According to CBS’ Jason La Canfora, he would “assist the offense […]

B.J. Daniels Will Help San Francisco 49ers in More Ways Than One

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Putting his athleticism on display, quarterback B.J. Daniels made noise and set records at South Florida. The San Francisco 49ers saw enough of him, that they used their 237th-overall pick on the dual-threat signal-caller. While it’s highly unlikely that he […]

San Francisco 49ers QB Not Sneaking Up on Anyone in 2013

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2012 marked a special year for Colin Kaepernick. From riding the bench to leading the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl, the young quarterback accomplished a lot in a span of several months. From scoring numerous endorsement deals to […]

San Francisco 49ers Searching for Deep Receiving Threat

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The San Francisco 49ers are gradually becoming an explosive, high-octane offense. That is a far cry from where they were two years ago when the focal point revolved around Frank Gore and the ground game. In order to evolve into the aerial attack that […]