Organizers of a bid to have the 49ers host Super Bowl L in 2016 announced Monday that they have already raised more than $30 million for the event and will contribute a quarter of that total to local charities. Read More
The 49ers signed Adam Snyder for two years, re-uniting the guard with the team after a one-year absence.
Snyder, 31, appeared in 121 games during his eight-year NFL career that began with the Niners in 2005. He spent the 2012 season with the Arizona Cardinals. Read More
Now that the smoke has cleared and the NFL draft, all that’s left this offseason is to ponder who has positioned themselves the best to win Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. According to Bovada.com, the 49ers are clearly the team to beat. The 49ers were listed as the 6-1 favorite to win next year’s championship. Read More
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was in Baltimore on Friday to settle a bet he made with the city's mayor on the outcome of the Super Bowl game between the 49ers and Ravens in February.
Click on the photo to the right to see pictures of Mayor Ed Lee in Baltimore.
Lee agreed on a friendly wager with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ahead of the big game in New Orleans on Feb. 3, in which the 49ers fell 34-31. Read More
SANTA CLARA — A coalition of civil-rights groups has objected to the racial breakdown of companies working on the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, saying they have not found any minority-owned companies among the contractors and subcontractors that have been hired to work on the $1.2 billion stadium. Read More
SANTA CLARA — Several years back, Eric Reid shunned Jim Harbaugh and Stanford to stick close to home at LSU.
Harbaugh's aggressive pursuit impressed Reid nonetheless. Fast forward to NFL draft night 2013, and Reid watched Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers make a big move up to make sure they got him this time.
San Francisco selected the speedy free safety with the 18th pick Thursday night after trading up to get the selection from the Dallas Cowboys. Read More
On a night that made a mockery of all the draft projections, the Raiders and 49ers both used trades to achieve their objective.
The Raiders were first to make a move, trading their No. 3 pick to the Miami Dolphins and moving back to No. 12 but also picking up the Dolphins’ second-round pick, making up for the one they had given up in the Carson Palmer trade. Read More
At this stage of the game, 49ers general manager Trent Baalke appears to have a good handle on this whole NFL Draft thing.
In the last few rodeos, he’s snagged quarterback Colin Kaepernick with the No. 36 pick (2011), NaVorro Bowman with the No. 91 pick (2010) and he scored by gambling on Aldon Smith with the No. 7 pick two years ago. Read More
SANTA CLARA — With 13 draft picks, Trent Baalke has built quite the board of potential players. A board that is well prepped but could change quickly as the draft unfolds.The San Francisco 49ers general manager has already fielded his share of calls from teams trying to boost their chances by acquiring some of those selections from the NFC champions. Read More
Because of the way they’ve been run the last few years, the 49ers and Raiders will face very different scenarios in this year’s NFL Draft, which begins Thursday.
Adroit personnel moves have netted the 49ers extra draft picks, so they’ll have 13 to use or trade for future usage. Their first round pick is next-to-last, but trading Alex Smith to Kansas City netted them the Chiefs’ second-round pick, second in that round, so they’ll have two picks in four choices in that segment. Read More