San Francisco 49ers

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Alex Reimer
March 27, 2018 - 12:43 pm
It looked so promising for Jimmy Garoppolo in San Francisco. Then the Rams decided to load up and build the most terrifying defense in the NFL. Los Angeles continued its defensive overhaul Monday, inking Ndamukong Suh to an one-year contract worth $14 million. There are lots of stains on Suh’s...
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Alex Reimer
March 22, 2018 - 3:02 pm
The 49ers stole Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots, only surrendering a second-round pick to land their next franchise quarterback. But according to 49ers general manager John Lynch, head coach Kyle Shananhan was originally less than enthused. In an interview on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Trey”...
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Richard Sherman
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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2018 - 1:33 pm
The Patriots were excused when Richard Sherman’s deal with the 49ers was originally announced. The three-year, $39 million agreement seemed ridiculous, considering the almost 30-year-old Sherman is coming off two Achilles injuries. Nobody could blame the Patriots for passing on maybe the best...
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Alex Reimer
March 01, 2018 - 12:50 pm
It’s not surprising the Patriots are one of the most coveted draws in the NFL for next season. Top executives from the league’s broadcast partners, ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC Sports and CBS Sports, met with the NFL’s schedule maker around the Super Bowl in order to lobby him for next season, per Sports...
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Lucy Burdge
February 09, 2018 - 6:18 am
Welcome to Friday’’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire. FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: LA Clippers at Detroit, 7 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Indiana at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSB) NBA: Minnesota at Chicago, 9:30 p.m. (...
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Alex Reimer
January 15, 2018 - 11:09 am
49ers general manager John Lynch appeared to endorse ESPN’s big Patriots expose . But the nine-time Pro Bowler says he was mocking it. In the immediate aftermath of the Patriots’ thrashing of the Titans Saturday, Lynch’s account retweeted Seth Wickersham’s story about the doom and gloom that’s...
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Alex Reimer
January 02, 2018 - 10:42 am
There’s still a case to be made that Jimmy Garoppolo has not asserted himself as an upper-echelon quarterback in the NFL. He’s undefeated as a starter, but seven games is far from an indisputable sample size. Just four years ago, for example, Nick Foles led the league in passer rating. He’s posted...
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Alex Reimer
November 16, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Poor Jimmy G. When the Patriots shipped him to San Francisco last month, he reportedly couldn’t “ get on the plane fast enough .” Since the 49ers are terrible, one could assume all of Jimmy Garoppolo’s apparent excitement stemmed from the prospect that he would finally see the field. Now, he’s...
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Alex Reimer
November 06, 2017 - 9:26 am
It’s been one week since the Patriots traded Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers, and we are still searching for explanations behind the curious timing of the deal. ESPN analyst Tim Hasselbeck, like many NFL commentators, thinks highly of Garoppolo. However, Hasselbeck always thought Garoppolo’s reported...
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Mike Petraglia
January 09, 2017 - 7:28 am
[caption id="attachment_115812" align="alignright" width="400"] Josh McDaniels could have more to smile about if he gets the chance to lead another team in the NFL in 2017. (Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)[/caption] Josh McDaniels knows all about compartmentalizing. He noted Monday during his...
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