Latest San Francisco 49ers News

Bill Walsh's message launched John Lynch to Hall of Fame

Aug. 01, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

John Lynch’s football career seemed to be nearing its conclusion in 1992 when he spent the summer as a successful starting pitcher in Class A ball for the expansion Florida Marlins. Lynch had come to Stanford as a quarterback and was converted to a part-time safety role...

Nick Bosa optimistic he’ll be ready for 49ers' season opener

Jul. 30, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Bosa has made substantial progress over the last few months as he attempts to return from a torn ACL that kept him out nearly all of last season. The San Francisco defensive end was a limited participant in the team’s first two...

Garoppolo not concerned with QB controversy, will help Lance

Jul. 28, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo is still the starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, but the Trey Lance questions were inevitable. Garoppolo practiced alongside the North Dakota State rookie Wednesday morning before addressing the team’s QB...

49ers QB Trey Lance, 3rd overall draftee, signs rookie deal

Jul. 28, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance signed his rookie contract Wednesday morning ahead of the team’s first practice of training camp. Lance’s agency CAA made the announcement on Twitter before the team later confirmed it. ...

North Dakota State to play 2023 game at US Bank Stadium

Jul. 28, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The perennial powerhouse of the Football Championship Subdivision is taking its show to the home of the Minnesota Vikings. North Dakota State, winner of eight of the last 10 FCS titles, is scheduled to play Eastern Washington at U.S. Bank Stadium on...

Shanahan says Garoppolo is starting QB as 49ers open camp

Jul. 27, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo’s future with the San Francisco 49ers immediately became a bit cloudy when the San Francisco 49ers traded up to draft Trey Lance with the No. 3 overall pick. Kyle Shanahan did his best to clear things up as the 49ers reported...

NFL faces playbook full of questions as training camps open

Jul. 24, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open. At least in 2021 there is the knowledge — and lessons learned — from completing...

49ers seek to bounce back from injury-plagued 2020

Jul. 24, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-10) CAMP SITE: Santa Clara, California LAST YEAR: The Niners' bid to return to the Super Bowl was derailed early last season when stars Nick Bosa, George Kittle and Jimmy Garoppolo all went down with injuries in the first two...

49ers sign middle linebacker Fred Warner to 5-year extension

Jul. 22, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

Fred Warner's all-around play helped earn him the richest contract ever given to an off-ball linebacker in the NFL. Now that he got that reward he wants to upgrade one specific element to his game by improving his ability as a blitzer. “That is for...

AP Source: 49ers sign LB Fred Warner to $95M extension

Jul. 21, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

The San Francisco 49ers agreed on a five-year contract extension with Fred Warner that makes him the highest-paid off-ball linebacker in the NFL. A person familiar with the deal said Wednesday that the extension that runs through 2026 is worth about $95 million with $40.5...