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49ers running back Shaun Draughn resigned with the team Wednesday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

49ers re-sign RB Shaun Draughn

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed running back Shaun…

 

49ers general manager Trent Baalke responds to a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine on Wednesday. Baalke said he expects quarterback Colin Kaepernick to be with the 49ers next season.  (Darron Cummings/AP)

Kap’s spot safe on 49ers roster … for now

INDIANAPOLIS — 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said quarterback Colin Kaepernick will…

 

The San Francisco 49ers introduced new head coach Chip Kelly at a press conference Wednesday. How long he’ll be able to coexist with Jed York and Trent Baalke remains uncertain. (Ben Margot/AP)

A Chipper mood, soon to fade

Every 22.1 seconds, it seemed, Chip Kelly was either dropping a famous…

 

The 49ers have their new head coach, but huge questions remain about who will lead their offense on the field. Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke will have to make a decision about whether to keep Colin Kaepernick, sign Sam Bradford or trade up in the draft to select Cal’s Jared Goff. (AP photos)

QB question looms large

New 49ers coach Chip Kelly is known for his zone-read offense, and…

The 49ers have their new head coach, but huge questions remain about who will lead their offense on the field. Chip Kelly and Trent Baalke will have to make a decision about whether to keep Colin Kaepernick, sign Sam Bradford or trade up in the draft to select Cal’s Jared Goff. (AP photos)
San Francisco 49ers President Paraag Marathe speaks at the annual Bay Area college football media day at Levi's Stadium on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Washburn)

Niners’ crazy train is off the tracks

Hide the coaches and executives. Shield the PSL sellers and ballboys. Idiot…

San Francisco 49ers President Paraag Marathe speaks at the annual Bay Area college football media day at Levi's Stadium on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Washburn)
Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick had little to say about recent comments made by Indianapolis Colts running back and former teammate Frank Gore, above, who raved about Andrew Luck’s football acumen. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Gore jab has Kap ducking already

Colin Kaepernick is taking hits already, and these can’t be blamed on…

Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick had little to say about recent comments made by Indianapolis Colts running back and former teammate Frank Gore, above, who raved about Andrew Luck’s football acumen. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Who are you, Aldon Smith?

The eyes want to see another Charles Haley, who learned to channel…

The 49ers’ Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
A San Francisco 49ers player runs on the field at Levi's Stadium during the team's NFL football training camp in Santa Clara on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

49ers deal with loose sod in Levi’s Stadium on first day

SANTA CLARA — It took less than 30 minutes into the San…

A San Francisco 49ers player runs on the field at Levi's Stadium during the team's NFL football training camp in Santa Clara on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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49ers teeter without talent, leaders

The 49ers will hold a three-day minicamp starting today, and while even…

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AP Photo/Jeff ChiuSan Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James (23) stands on the sideline before an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara

49ers release running back LaMichael James

Running back LaMichael James has been released by the San Francisco 49ers.…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuSan Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James (23) stands on the sideline before an NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers in Santa Clara
AP Photo/Matt Slocum

49ers' Harbaugh won't tolerate domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh reiterated Tuesday that the team will…

AP Photo/Matt Slocum
AP Photo/Tony AvelarFans at Levi's Stadium watch during an NFL preseason football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara

Problems with field cause 49ers practice to end early

The San Francisco 49ers ended Wednesday's public practice early at the new…

AP Photo/Tony AvelarFans at Levi's Stadium watch during an NFL preseason football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara
AP Photo/Tony AvelarIn this Aug. 17

Dawson eager to get back out kicking after misses

Phil Dawson converted 49 of his 50 pregame kicks, even a pair…

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AP Photo/Eric RisbergA ribbon prop for a photo booth is shown on the opening day of Levi's Stadium Thursday

SF 49ers release 2014 schedule

All Times Eastern Sept. 7 at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. Sept. 14 Chicago,…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergA ribbon prop for a photo booth is shown on the opening day of Levi's Stadium Thursday
AP Photo/Eric Risberg

49ers open posh, high-tech stadium in Santa Clara

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got a little teary on his…

AP Photo/Eric Risberg
AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith takes a break during NFL football training camp Friday

No charges for 49ers' Smith in LA airport incident

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will not face charges related to…

AP PhotoSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith takes a break during NFL football training camp Friday
2013 AP PhotoTank Carradine of the 49ers is healthy again and his chance of playing the

49ers’ Tank Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA — Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized…

2013 AP PhotoTank Carradine of the 49ers is healthy again and his chance of playing the
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick smiles as he answers question during an NFL football press conference on Wednesday

Monster Kaepernick contract worth the risk for 49ers

The details of such deals are always a challenge to confirm, but…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick smiles as he answers question during an NFL football press conference on Wednesday
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoGiants general manager Brian Sabean knows his team may need a boost at the trading deadline

Aldon Smith Situation a mess for all involved

It's such a disjointed mess, with so many odd twists, turns and…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoGiants general manager Brian Sabean knows his team may need a boost at the trading deadline
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

49ers sign top draft pick Ward, third-rounder Borland

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers signed first-round draft pick safety Jimmie Ward…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)