Latest San Francisco 49ers News

49ers sign OL Senio Kelemete to 1-year deal

Jun. 11, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive lineman Senio Kelemete to a one-year deal. The 49ers waived offensive lineman Justin Skule with an injury designation Friday to make room on the roster. Kelemete was...

Jets RB Tevin Coleman healthy with 'a lot left in my tank'

Jun. 10, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Tevin Coleman knows his dismal statistics from last season are hardly awe-inspiring. But the New York Jets running back is feeling healthy again and confident as ever, even if some might wonder if he can be a consistently productive playmaker...

49ers cut short offseason program after injuries

Jun. 09, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers cut short their offseason program by a week when coach Kyle Shanahan sent his veterans home for the summer instead of having them stay in town for a mandatory minicamp next week. Shanahan said Wednesday he made the...

49ers lose 2 more players to significant practice injuries

Jun. 08, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost two more backups to significant injuries during offseason workouts. The team announced Tuesday that safety Tarvarius Moore tore his Achilles tendon and offensive lineman Justin Skule tore the ACL in his knee during...

49ers sign safety Tony Jefferson to 1-year deal

Jun. 07, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed safety Tony Jefferson to a one-year deal. The 49ers released cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun on Monday to make room for Jefferson on the roster. Jefferson played seven seasons with...

Ulbrich brings gritty, 'players first' approach to Jets D

Jun. 05, 2021 09:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Ulbrich was a tough and gritty linebacker during his playing days, always willing to do the necessary dirty work. That's the same approach and identity he's bringing to the New York Jets as their defensive coordinator. “He’s...

49ers center Weston Richburg retires

Jun. 02, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers center Weston Richburg has retired after a knee injury derailed his career. The 29-year-old Richburg officially announced his retirement Wednesday. He missed the entire 2020 season recovering from knee surgery and remained...

Jets sign Saleh favorite Blair to add depth to D-line

Jun. 01, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have signed defensive lineman Ronald Blair, a favorite of coach Robert Saleh from their days together with the San Francisco 49ers. The addition of Blair on Tuesday bolsters a defensive line that is considered a strength of the Jets....

Witherspoon finally gets his wish, finds his way to Seahawks

May. 27, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When he was in college, Ahkello Witherspoon wanted to have an NFL career in Seattle. Many college defensive backs felt the same way at that time since the Seahawks' defense was at the pinnacle of the NFL during that period, anchored by a legendary...

49ers RB Wilson to miss start of season with knee injury

May. 26, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers running back Jeff Wilson Jr. will miss the start of the 2021 season after undergoing surgery on his injured knee. General manager John Lynch said Wednesday that Wilson injured his knee last week following practice and a...