Latest San Francisco 49ers News

Brandon Aiyuk requests trade from 49ers, AP source says

Jul. 16, 2024 14:50 PM EDT

Brandon Aiyuk has requested a trade from the San Francisco 49ers because the two sides haven’t made progress on a new contract, a person familiar with the star wide receiver’s decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity...

Ed Policy to take over as Packers president and CEO after Mark Murphy's retirement next summer

Jun. 24, 2024 16:15 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers chief operating officer and general counsel Ed Policy will take over as the team’s president and CEO next year following the retirement of Mark Murphy. Policy, the son of former San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns president Carmen...

The 49ers sign 1st-round pick Ricky Pearsall to a 4-year contract

Jun. 20, 2024 19:46 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed first-round pick Ricky Pearsall to a four-year contract worth a fully guaranteed $12.5 million. The deal announced Thursday means all eight players from San Francisco's draft class are now under contract well before the...

Chiefs give nod to winning 'Tom & Jerry' play in jewel-filled Super Bowl ring

Jun. 14, 2024 00:48 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs showed off their glitzy new Super Bowl rings that sparkled with diamonds, rubies — and “Tom & Jerry.” The championship-winning Chiefs gathered inside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Thursday night to...

Jets' Hall says 49ers' McCaffrey is 'the standard' for running backs and he aims to reach that level

Jun. 12, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Breece Hall sees where Christian McCaffrey is at in his NFL career and ponders the possibilities. The New York Jets running back is entering his third season as one of the league's top players at his position. But his ultimate goal is to be as consistently...

49ers running back Christian McCaffrey gets honored with Madden cover

Jun. 11, 2024 11:21 AM EDT

Christian McCaffrey grew up playing the Madden NFL video game with his brother, dreaming of being a player in the league one day. Getting on the cover of the famed video game was never even a consideration. Electronic Arts Inc. announced Tuesday that the San Francisco...

49ers OL coach explains why the team didn't need to make a big investment to upgrade the line

Jun. 06, 2024 15:26 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The amount of talent on the San Francisco 49ers' offense can be staggering at times. The Niners have five skilled position players who have been first- or second-team All-Pros the past three seasons, an MVP finalist in quarterback Brock Purdy and the best...

49ers safety Talanoa Hufanga aims for Week 1 return following knee surgery

Jun. 05, 2024 17:13 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers safety Talanoa Hufanga aims to be ready to return to action in time for the season opener after tearing a ligament in his knee last November. Hufanga tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee last Nov. 19 in a win against...

Bears WR Keenan Allen insists he's not sweating his contract situation

Jun. 04, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Keenan Allen insisted he's comfortable letting his performance do the talking when it comes to a potential contract extension with the Chicago Bears. The six-time Pro Bowl receiver finds himself in an uncertain position. He's entering the final season of a...

49ers reward Christian McCaffrey with a 2-year contract extension

Jun. 04, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers rewarded All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey with a contract extension after he won the AP Offensive Player of the Year award in his first full season with the team. A person familiar with the deal said it's worth $19 million...