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Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

Bears add depth at wide receiver by signing Dante Pettis

May. 11, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears added depth at wide receiver, agreeing to a deal with free agent Dante Pettis on Wednesday. The 26-year-old Pettis announced the move on Twitter, posting a photo of himself signing a contract. Drafted by San Francisco in the second round...

49ers re-sign CB Jason Verrett to 1-year deal

May. 02, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are bringing back oft-injured cornerback Jason Verrett on a one-year deal. The Niners announced Monday that they are re-signing Verrett after he played only one game last season before suffering a season-ending knee injury. ...

49ers address needs at offensive line, cornerback in draft

Apr. 30, 2022 20:46 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers went into the NFL draft with only a few obvious positions of need they could potentially target. While San Francisco found some options at cornerback and guard, the Niners leave the draft still with some potential questions at...

USC pass rusher Drake Jackson goes to 49ers in 2nd round

Apr. 30, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have had a distinct team-building philosophy since coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch took over the team in 2017 to focus heavily on the trenches. That led San Francisco to once again invest in the pass rush in the...

49ers GM Lynch 'can't ever imagine' trading Deebo Samuel

Apr. 25, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch says he “can't ever imagine” trading All-Pro receiver Deebo Samuel and remains confident the two sides can still work out a long-term contract. Lynch spoke Monday at his mandatory pre-draft news...

49ers must exhibit patience with no 1st round pick

Apr. 22, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have helped dictate the first round of the draft in five years under general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan with top 10 picks four times and multiple first-rounders twice. That's what will make this year's opening night...

49ers have no 1st-round draft pick for 1st time since 1996

Apr. 22, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

61. SAN FRANCISCO (12-8) LAST SEASON: The Niners made it all the way to the NFC title game before falling to the eventual Super Bowl champion Rams. WR Deebo Samuel emerged as one of the top playmakers as both a runner and receiver to lead the offense, while a healthy season from...

Jimmy Garoppolo expects to be ready for training camp

Apr. 21, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

Jimmy Garoppolo expects his shoulder to be ready for training camp — wherever that may be. Garoppolo told the AP Pro Football Podcast on Thursday that his rehab is going well and it’s helping him deal with uncertainty surrounding his future with the San Francisco 49ers. ...

Report: 49ers All-Pro WR Deebo Samuel requests trade

Apr. 20, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — All-Pro receiver Deebo Samuel told ESPN on Wednesday that he has requested a trade from the San Francisco 49ers as the two sides have been unable to negotiate a long-term deal for one of the league's top playmakers. Samuel is entering the final year of...