Eric Reid

San Francisco 49ers strong safety Eric Reid (35) gets the San Francisco 49ers fans pumped during a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on December 24, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers unlikely to re-sign Eric Reid, despite interest

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner The San Francisco 49ers are…

 

San Francisco 49ers strong safety Eric Reid (35) celebrates a defensive stop against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on December 24, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

It would be a shame for 49ers, Eric Reid to part ways now

Eric Reid flew around the field on Sunday, when the 49ers beat…

 

Eric Reid announced he had removed himself from a group of players working with the NFL for social justice on Wednesday. He has bigger goals in mind. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers’ Eric Reid knows activism could cost him his job, fights anyway

SANTA CLARA — Eric Reid is one of the best safeties in…

 

San Francisco 49ers strong safety Eric Reid (35) reacts to a flag called against him during a NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NFL players push the issue, seek mediation with owners

The NFL players who are protesting inequality during the national anthem were…

San Francisco 49ers strong safety Eric Reid (35) reacts to a flag called against him during a NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The 49ers have been leaders in activism in the NFL. It begins with the players, but CEO Jed York deserves credit for how he’s handled it. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

Jed York grows into a genuine leader of 49ers, NFL

It’s not easy to compliment Jed York in this city. Which makes…

The 49ers have been leaders in activism in the NFL. It begins with the players, but CEO Jed York deserves credit for how he’s handled it. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
Eric Reid (35) said he will continue to protest until the NFL adequately give players a platform to express their problems with inequality in America. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr Creative Commons)

Despite productive meeting with owners, 49ers will continue to protest

Safety Eric Reid said on Wednesday that the meeting he and other…

Eric Reid (35) said he will continue to protest until the NFL adequately give players a platform to express their problems with inequality in America. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr Creative Commons)
Reuben Foster is hoping to return from injury this Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Reuben Foster short on details regarding attempted armed robbery of him, Ray-Ray Armstrong

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers’ best linebackers were able to dodge tragedy…

Reuben Foster is hoping to return from injury this Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Eric Reid (35) and Reuben Foster (56) returned to the practice field on Wednesday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Reuben Foster, Eric Reid return to 49ers practice

SANTA CLARA — Reuben Foster and Eric Reid were back on the…

Eric Reid (35) and Reuben Foster (56) returned to the practice field on Wednesday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Head coach Kyle Shanahan calls plays from the sideline during the 49ers’ 26-23 overtime loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. On Monday, Shanahan said Carlos Hyde will continue to be the team’s starting running back, despite Matt Breida eating into his playing time. (Sam Riche/TNS)

Sundays to turn into extended tryouts for 0-5 49ers

SANTA CLARA — Two undeniable truths shape the 49ers’ Week 6 matchup…

Head coach Kyle Shanahan calls plays from the sideline during the 49ers’ 26-23 overtime loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. On Monday, Shanahan said Carlos Hyde will continue to be the team’s starting running back, despite Matt Breida eating into his playing time. (Sam Riche/TNS)
Eric Reid said on Wednesday that 49ers CEO Jed York will support his players if they choose to protest during the national anthem. (Courtesy Sam Hustis/KNBR)

49ers CEO supports his players as NFL considers changing anthem guidelines

On Tuesday, commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo expressing his desire for…

Eric Reid said on Wednesday that 49ers CEO Jed York will support his players if they choose to protest during the national anthem. (Courtesy Sam Hustis/KNBR)
Colin Kaepernick (7) greets players after taking a knee during the national anthem before a preseason game against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday. (K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

Colin Kaepernick plays admirably despite heightened attention

This may be the most attention a preseason NFL game has ever…

Colin Kaepernick (7) greets players after taking a knee during the national anthem before a preseason game against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday. (K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
First-year head coach Jim Tomsula says he still has confidence in quarterback Colin Kaepernick despite the 49ers' weekly offensive struggles. (Ben Margot/AP)

Can Tomsula stop the bleeding?

Only months into the job, the 49ers’ Jim Tomsula faces his first…

First-year head coach Jim Tomsula says he still has confidence in quarterback Colin Kaepernick despite the 49ers' weekly offensive struggles. (Ben Margot/AP)
Strong safety Jimmie Ward (25) is dragged across the goaline as Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) scores a touchdown during the 49ers’ 47-7 blowout loss to the Cardinals. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

No rest for 49ers’ leaky defense

After back-to-back blowouts at the hands of Ben Roethlisberger and Carson Palmer,…

Strong safety Jimmie Ward (25) is dragged across the goaline as Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) scores a touchdown during the 49ers’ 47-7 blowout loss to the Cardinals. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Tony Avelar/AP file photoEric Reid and the 49ers take on a young Rams quarterback in Austin Davis

49ers' Reid focuses on Rams' quarterback

SANTA CLARA -- San Francisco safety Eric Reid doesn't pay attention to…

Tony Avelar/AP file photoEric Reid and the 49ers take on a young Rams quarterback in Austin Davis
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoLinebacker Patrick Willis

49ers' defense hoping to get its swagger back

SANTA CLARA -- San Francisco's once-dominant defense is beginning to rediscover the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoLinebacker Patrick Willis
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Reid back at practice for 49ers

After suffering a concussion in Sunday's 29-3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks,…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

49ers rookie class already showing signs of promise

A.J. Jenkins skipped town before he could earn a nickname to pack…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid during NFL football training camp on Thursday

49ers rookie Eric Reid a hit in camp so far

SANTA CLARA — Hitting and tackling is not allowed during team drills…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid during NFL football training camp on Thursday
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Plenty to monitor with 49ers in preseason

The NFL preseason is the biggest tease in pro sports. It looks…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Niners rookie Reid getting chance at safety alongside Whitner

SANTA CLARA — Almost every time Donte Whitner looks at rookie Eric…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)