Latest San Francisco 49ers News

Ex-Panthers star Luke Kuechly joining radio broadcast team

Jun. 27, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Five-time All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly is returning to the Carolina Panthers as a member of its radio broadcast team. Kuechly, a seven-time Pro Bowler who retired in 2020, will be joining play-by-play announcer Anish Shroff and either Jordan Gross or Jake...

Hugh McElhenny, Hall of Fame halfback with 49ers, dies at 93

Jun. 23, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

Hugh McElhenny, the elusive Hall of Fame halfback who starred in the San Francisco 49ers' “Million Dollar Backfield” in the mid-1950s, has died. He was 93. The Pro Football Hall of Fame said Thursday that McEhlenny died of natural causes June 17 at his home in Nevada, and that...

NFL to host general manager forum, QB coaching summit

Jun. 17, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL in partnership with the Black College Football Hall of Fame will hold its second annual Ozzie Newsome General Manager Forum and fifth annual Quarterback Coaching Summit next week. The three-day event begins Tuesday with programs in the league’s Los Angeles...

Painful playoff loss provides extra motivation for Packers

Jun. 15, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Whether they watched it over and over or tried to avoid repeated viewings, the Green Bay Packers head into this upcoming season motivated by the stunning and sudden finish to their most recent playoff run. The Packers have grown all too accustomed to...

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...

Frank Gore signs 1-day contract to retire with 49ers

Jun. 02, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Frank Gore has signed a one-day contract with the San Francisco 49ers and announced his retirement from the NFL. Gore spent the first 10 years of his 16-year career with the 49ers and returned to end his career as one of the most prolific runners in...

Falcons' throwback look to include red helmet, black jersey

Jun. 01, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are bringing back their red helmets for their throwback uniforms this season. The Falcons announced on Wednesday night the team will bring back the red helmets with black jerseys for the first time since 2012. The team...