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Will Garoppolo, McCarron be able to adjust once defenses see what they can do?

Source | 2 days ago.

The 49ers made quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo the highest-paid player in NFL history based on seven career starts, five in Kyle Shanahan’s system. Someone will be paying quarterback A.J. McCarron based on four career starts. Hovering over both is an important question: What will they do after defenses get enough film on them?

Daniel Kilgore signs 3-year extension with 49ers

Source | 6 days ago.

The San Francisco 49ers signed center Daniel Kilgore to a three-year extension on Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. Kilgore, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on March 14, expressed his excitement with his new deal and the direction of the team. "I have been here for seven years, and I consider the Bay Area my sec

Daniel Kilgore: 49ers are headed in right direction, and “I wanted to be part of it”

Source | 6 days ago.

Jimmy Garoppolo got what he wanted when the 49ers signed center Daniel Kilgore to a contract extension Wednesday. Kilgore, though, didn’t get all the hoopla that accompanied Garoppolo’s signing last week. “I’m back home waiting for my private jet to fly out to the Bay Area,” Kilgore said on a conference call from his home in Tennessee, vi

49ers extend center Daniel Kilgore

Source | 6 days ago.

First the 49ers wrapped up Jimmy Garoppolo, and now they know who will be snapping him the ball. The 49ers announced that center Daniel Kilgore has signed a three-year contract extension through the 2020 season. Kilgore, who started all 16 games last season, was slated to become an unrestricted free agent next month.

Radio host fired after sexually suggestive comment about 17-year-old Chloe Kim

Source | 6 days ago.

American Chloe Kim won the women’s halfpipe gold medal on Monday night. A radio host got himself in trouble the next day after making sexually-suggestive comments about the 17-year-old. When you’re a grown man and call a 17-year-old Olympic gold medalist “a little hot piece of ass,” things likely won’t end too well for you.

Report: Reuben Foster is fully cooperating with police, NFL

Source | 7 days ago.

Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports California reports that Foster is “cooperating fully” with the investigations being conducted by both the authorities and the NFL. Per Maiocco, the 31st pick in the 2017 draft has spoken “multiple times” both on the phone and in person with G.M. John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan. The 49ers have limited options fo

49ers among teams interested in David Amerson

Source | 8 days ago.

Getting fired is never a great feeling, but there is an upside for NFL players who get released between the Super Bowl and the start of the new league year. There’s a lot less competition for jobs than there is when free agency opens up, which means that you get a lot of eyes on you once you hit the open market. Cornerback David Amerson is in tha

49ers website silent about Reuben Foster arrest

Source | 8 days ago.

Linebacker Reuben Foster, a first-round pick the 49ers snatched at 31 due to multiple concerns that prompted the top-five talent to slide down the board, ended up behind bars on Sunday following an arrest for domestic violence and possession of an assault rifle. At the team’s official website and Twitter page, however, no reference is made to Fos

Report: 49ers' Reuben Foster Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence

Source | 9 days ago.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested in California on charges related to domestic violence, The San Francisco Chronicle reports. Foster, 23, was booked in the Santa Clara County Jail, according to the Chronicle. Foster was

49ers' Reuben Foster arrested on domestic violence, weapons charges

Source | 9 days ago.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster is in trouble yet again, this time arrested in California on charges related to domestic violence, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The San Jose Mercury News reported that Foster’s charges also include suspicion of possessing an assault rifle. Foster was booked at the Santa Clara County Jail o

Report: 49ers’ Reuben Foster arrested in domestic violence case

Source | 9 days ago.

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has reportedly been arrested in a domestic violence case. The 23-year-old Foster is coming off a good rookie season and was expected to be one of the 49ers’ defensive building blocks. Last year Foster submitted a diluted urine sample at the Scouting Combine, which the NFL considers the same as a positi

NBA: Bryant says he would be protesting during the national anthem if still playing

Source | 9 days ago.

NBA great Kobe Bryant insisted he would have protested during the United States national anthem if he was still playing. Before the season, the NBA sent a memo to its teams emphasising the rule requiring players stand for the national anthem will be enforced. If Bryant were still in the league, he would take the Colin Kaepernick approach to the ru

After Jimmy Garoppolo's deal, is it smart for teams to still be overpaying QBs?

Source | 10 days ago.

On Thursday the San Francisco 49ers signed quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, with his seven career starts, to a record five-year, $137.5 million deal. The Eagles signed nine free agents last year from other teams who stuck on the roster and all of them contributed to a Super Bowl win: receiver Torrey Smith, quarterback Nick Foles, receiver Alshon Jeffer

John Lynch wants 49ers to be a destination in free agency

Source | 10 days ago.

The 49ers handed quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo a nice chunk of cash in the form of a new contract last week and they’d like to continue forking over money when free agency opens next month. There’s a good amount of cap space left after signing Garoppolo and General Manager John Lynch said Friday that he thinks the quarterback’s presence should

Jimmy Garoppolo inks $137.5M deal, now NFL's highest-paid player

Source | 10 days ago.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers' quarterback of the present is officially their quarterback of the future. The Niners announced Thursday they have signed  Jimmy Garoppolo to a five-year contract extension through the 2022 season. Sources confirmed to ESPN the deal is for $137.5 million, including $86.4 million guaranteed in the fi

Garoppolo, 49ers connect, completing long-term record deal

Source | 11 days ago.

Jimmy Garoppolo could have waited and cashed in even more than he did after other quarterbacks re-set the market. The San Francisco 49ers could have used a franchise tag instead of making a long-term commitment to make sure Garoppolo was worth a hefty investment after only seven NFL starts. ''This is where I want to be, honestly,'' Garoppolo sa

49ers have “big piece” in place in their quest to follow Eagles

Source | 11 days ago.

The 49ers took a lot from the Eagles’ victory over the Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Philadelphia finished 7-9 in 2016 before going 13-3 in 2017 and winning the franchise’s first Super Bowl title. The 49ers went 6-10 in 2017, winning their final five games with Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback.

Jimmy Garoppolo was sold on the 49ers the moment he arrived

Source | 12 days ago.

It hasn’t quite hit Jimmy Garoppolo yet that he is the highest-paid player in NFL history based on highest per yer average on a long-term deal. “I was talking to my brothers about it the last 24 hours flying here and everything,” Garoppolo said during a Friday press conference. The 49ers had the franchise tag they could have used on the quart

Here's what $137.5 million to Jimmy Garoppolo buys the 49ers: Relevance and hope

Source | 12 days ago.

During the San Francisco 49ers’ press conference to officially announce Jimmy Garoppolo’s record-setting five-year deal, general manager John Lynch had a throwaway line that resonated. While a $137.5 million deal for Garoppolo after seven career starts is risky, it buys the 49ers much-needed optimism and a path back to relevance. The 49ers’ f

Jimmy Garoppolo's deal set one other record: an eye-popping 2018 cap number

Source | 12 days ago.

The San Francisco 49ers knew they were in an advantageous situation when it came to giving quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo a record-setting deal. The 49ers had an incredible amount of cap space. San Francisco and the Cleveland Browns were the only two teams with more than $100 million in projected cap space for 2018.

Ex-Penn State, UCLA DC Tom Bradley hired by Pittsburgh Steelers

Source | 12 days ago.

A longtime assistant at the collegiate level is dipping his toes into the NFL coaching waters for the first time. For the second time today, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced the hiring of a college coach, with the NFL club confirming that Tom Bradley has been added as Mike Tomlin‘s defensive backs coach.  Prior to this move, Bradley had spent 3

49ers Sign Jimmy Garoppolo to Five-Year, $137.5 Million Contract

Source | 12 days ago.

The 49ers have signed quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a new five-year contract, the team announced Thursday. According to multiple reports, the deal will give him the highest annual salary in the history of the NFL. Raj Mathai of NBC Bay Area first reported the news.

49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo agree to five-year deal

Source | 13 days ago.

The 49ers have their franchise quarterback locked up for years to come. Jimmy Garoppolo has agreed to a five-year deal with the 49ers, according to multiple reports. The full numbers aren’t out yet, but Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports that the total value is $137.5 million, which would make it just a bit better than the five-year, $135 milli

Reports: 49ers, Jimmy Garoppolo agree to record-breaking five-year deal

Source | 13 days ago.

Breathe easy, San Francisco 49ers fans: your franchise quarterback isn’t going anywhere. Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports that San Francisco and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo have agreed to a five-year, $137.5 million contract that is the biggest in NFL history in terms of average salary per year. Garoppolo’s $27.5 million average surpasses t

Joe Staley: 49ers are in good hands with Jimmy Garoppolo at the helm

Source | 13 days ago.

The 49ers believe they have their franchise quarterback, and they now have Jimmy Garoppolo signed for five years. “The way he came into the huddle and practice when he was there for two days and really just kind of took over,” 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley said on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday. Garoppolo won all five games he started for t