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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed (86) runs with the ball during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. The San Francisco 49ers have agreed on a one-year contract with Jordan. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

49ers agree to 1-year deal with TE Jordan Reed

Aug. 3, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers got training camp started by agreeing to a one-year contract with a free agent tight end and meeting face-to-face with their own star at the position. The 49ers agreed to an incentive-laden deal with oft-injured former Pro Bowler Jordan Reed on Monday, giving the defending NFC champions a...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch laughs before the NFC Championship NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Santa Clara, Calif. Lynch has agreed to a new five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that will keep him locked up through the 2024 season. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

AP Source: 49ers GM John Lynch agrees to new 5-year deal

Jul. 29, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — General manager John Lynch has agreed to a new five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that will keep him locked up through the 2024 season. A person familiar with the deal says the sides agreed on Wednesday to replace the original six-year contract Lynch signed in 2017....

49ers WR Deebo Samuel placed on non-football injury list

Jul. 28, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers placed starting receiver Deebo Samuel on the non-football injury list after foot surgery and said he might miss the start of the season. Samuel suffered a fracture in his left foot last month during informal workouts with teammates in Tennessee and the...

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell kneels during the national anthem before the start of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Oakland, Calif. The New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with Maxwell, the first major league player to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice in 2017, according to a person familiar with the deal.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

AP source: Mets to sign C Maxwell, 1st MLB player to kneel

Jul. 28, 2020 3:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with catcher Bruce Maxwell, the first major league player to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of...

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2008, file photo, former NFL football player Dana Stubblefield leaves a federal courthouse in San Francisco. Stubblefield was convicted Monday, July 27, 2020, of the rape of a developmentally disabled woman after, prosecutors said, he lured the victim to his home with the promise of a babysitting job. A jury found Stubblefield, 49, guilty of rape by force, oral copulation by force and false imprisonment, and acquitted him of raping a person incapable of giving consent, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Jurors also found that Stubblefield used a gun during the assault, prosecutors said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield convicted of raping disabled woman

Jul. 28, 2020 12:36 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was convicted Monday of the rape of a developmentally disabled woman, after prosecutors said he lured the victim to his home with the promise of a babysitting job. A jury found Stubblefield, 49, guilty of rape by force, oral copulation by...

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The Latest: 49ers wide receiver James on COVID-19 list

Jul. 27, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Richie James Jr. has been placed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list. The list is for a player who tests positive for COVID-19 or has been quarantined after being in close contact with...

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 file photo, San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert (31) runs against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game in Santa Clara, Calif. San Francisco 49ers postseason breakout star Raheem Mostert requested a trade from the team after not being able to renegotiate his contract. Agent Brett Tessler made the request public on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Agent: RB Raheem Mostert reworks contract with 49ers

Jul. 27, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers postseason breakout star Raheem Mostert reworked his contract after previously requesting a trade. Agent Brett Tessler announced the new deal Monday that ensures the running back will report to camp with his teammates later this week. “Happy we got...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs NFL football head coach Andy Reid speaks during a news conference in Aventura, Fla. In seven weeks, the NFL expects to kick off its 101st season with the Super Bowl champion Chiefs hosting Houston. Emphasis on expects (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Analysis: Behind health, stability a key to NFL success

Jul. 22, 2020 4:30 PM EDT

Chiefs, 49ers, Saints, Ravens. All powerhouses last season. All in excellent position to be so again if the NFL actually gets to play during the coronavirus pandemic. Anyone who believes continuity isn’t an essential part of pro football success will need to re-examine that philosophy. As NFL teams finally...

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) dives short of the goal line as Philadelphia Eagles' Patrick Robinson (21) and Rodney McLeod (23) defend in the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. When the season starts, plenty of eyes will be focused on the New England Patriots as usual. Only this time it will be to see how 2015 NFL MVP Cam Newton fares replacing three-time MVP and six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady at quarterback.(AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)

NFL teams seek to replace stars like Brady, Hopkins, Yanda

Jul. 22, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

When the season starts, plenty of eyes will be focused on the New England Patriots as usual. Only this time it will be to see how 2015 NFL MVP Cam Newton fares replacing three-time MVP and six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady at quarterback. Newton is far from the only player dealing with big shoes to fill this...

Packers open camp seeking to build on 2019 breakthrough

Jul. 20, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

GREEN BAY PACKERS (14-4) CAMP SITE: Green Bay, Wisconsin LAST YEAR: Packers bounced back from two straight losing seasons by sweeping through NFC North and beating Seattle Seahawks in playoffs before falling 37-20 to San Francisco 49ers, their third conference championship game loss in past six years. Packers...