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Trey Lance impresses 49ers in first minicamp as starter

Jun. 09, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trey Lance dropped back on successive plays and launched deep strikes to Ray-Ray McCloud and Jordan Matthews that showed off an element the San Francisco 49ers hope to add to their offense this season. With Jimmy Garoppolo far away rehabilitating an...

49ers' Nick Bosa not worried about lack of contract talks

Jun. 08, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Bosa spent his offseason away from the San Francisco 49ers enjoying his new boat and getting into even better shape than before rather than worrying about breaking the bank with his next contract. After spending the voluntary portion of the offseason...

Deebo Samuel reports for 49ers minicamp

Jun. 07, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

All-Pro receiver Deebo Samuel ended his offseason holdout by reporting for the first day of mandatory minicamp for the San Francisco 49ers. Samuel had skipped the voluntary portion of the offseason after telling ESPN in April that he wanted to be traded but showed up Tuesday for the...

7-time Pro Bowl C Alex Mack retires after 13 years in NFL

Jun. 03, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Seven-time Pro Bowl center Alex Mack is retiring after 13 years in the NFL, leaving a major hole in the middle of the offensive line for the San Francisco 49ers. The 36-year-old Mack announced his retirement on Friday in a move the Niners had been bracing...

Griese trades in mic to take over as 49ers QB coach

May. 31, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Griese had established himself in a second career that had been more successful than his first as an 11-year quarterback in the NFL. Griese had followed up more than a decade analyzing big college football games each week with two years in the...

McDaniels mum on Kaepernick workout for Raiders

May. 26, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders concluded organized team practices Thursday with all four quarterbacks on the roster participating but the buzz surrounding the franchise was about Colin Kaepernick, who has gotten a workout with the club. First-year coach Josh McDaniels...

AP sources: Colin Kaepernick to work out for Raiders

May. 25, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

Colin Kaepernick is getting his first chance to work out for an NFL team since last playing in the league in 2016 when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. Two people familiar with the situation said Kaepernick will work...

Lance looks comfortable in role as starting QB for 49ers

May. 25, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trey Lance took the practice field this week for the San Francisco 49ers in a far different state than his rookie campaign. The nagging finger injury that limited him all last season has healed, his knowledge of the offense has grown and he has emerged as...

NFL revamps Rooney Rule to include quarterbacks coaches

May. 24, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

The NFL has expanded the Rooney Rule again, this time to include quarterbacks coaches in a further effort to diversify the coaching ranks. The change was announced Tuesday at the owners meeting in Atlanta by Jonathan Beane, the NFL’s senior vice president and chief diversity and...

49ers WR hopes Kaepernick workout prepares him for Lance

May. 12, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco rookie receiver Danny Gray found the ideal workout partner before the draft to prepare him to play with the 49ers' strong-armed quarterback, Trey Lance. It just happened to be a former 49ers quarterback known for his his ability to throw...