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49ers' Colin Kaepernick enjoys bounty of receiver options

07/29/2014 06:59 PM PDT
Colin Kaepernick excited Stevie Johnson, Brandon Lloyd now part of San Francisco 49ers' wide receiver mix with Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin 
Raiders' Mark Davis confirms San Antonio visit but not talks of relocation
07/29/2014 07:19 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis said he was already in town for a celebration of San Antonio native Cliff Branch. 

Sleeker Marcel Reece good for Raiders?
07/29/2014 12:49 PM PDT - Oakland's two-time Pro Bowl fullback comes into camp 15 pound slighter. 

Raiders rookie keeps turning heads in camp
07/28/2014 10:16 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders rookie cornerback TJ Carrie has made a habit out of doing something in each of the first four days of practice that has turned the heads of coaches and teammates.
 

49ers add former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith
07/28/2014 10:16 PM PDT - The 49ers addressed their injury-riddled running back corps Monday by agreeing to terms with former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith, according to a league source 

John Madden gushes over job 49ers' Jim Harbaugh has done
07/28/2014 03:29 PM PDT - Harbaugh is the first coach in NFL history to reach the conference-championship game in each of his first three seasons. 

Oakland Raiders sign safety Jeremy Deering
07/28/2014 01:53 PM PDT - Jeremy Deering is a rookie free agent from Rutgers who played several positions in college, including running back, wide receiver.  

Why Ray Guy picked John Madden to present him at Hall induction ceremony
07/28/2014 12:11 PM PDT - Former Oakland Raider Ray Guy will be the first punter inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he admitted Saturday's ceremony will be a very emotional moment for him. 

Raiders: Receiver Greg Little glad for fresh start
07/28/2014 08:58 AM PDT - Wide receiver Greg Little, who had productive seasons but also was prone to drops with the Cleveland Browns, is making a quick impression at Oakland Raiders camp. 

NFL: Panthers' Hardy regrets he 'distracted team'
07/27/2014 10:06 PM PDT - In his first public comments since he was convicted two weeks ago of assaulting and threatening his ex-girlfriend, Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy repeatedly declined to comment about the domestic violence case but said he regrets being a distraction to the team.
 

49ers' James suffers arm injury
07/27/2014 10:14 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James might miss a month or more after suffering an injury to his left arm early in practice Sunday. 

49ers' LaMichael James suffers apparent dislocated elbow
07/27/2014 05:24 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James was carted off the field with an apparent dislocated left elbow and could miss a month 

49ers: Jim Harbaugh likes Lawrence Okoye's progress
07/27/2014 01:54 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye making strides 

Raiders notebook: Menelik Watson avoids injury -- so far
07/27/2014 08:17 AM PDT - Second-year lineman Menelik Watson has remained healthy, in stark contrast to last year 

NFL: Panthers' rookie Gaffney done for the season
07/26/2014 10:21 PM PDT - Former Stanford star Tyler Gaffney, a rookie running back with the Carolina Panthers, will have season-ending knee surgery. 

49ers seek backup for Frank Gore after Kendall Hunter tears ACL
07/27/2014 08:33 AM PDT - Running back has torn ACL, creating spot for backup 

Former Stanford star Tyler Gaffney out for season
07/26/2014 06:42 PM PDT - Gaffney, a rookie with the Carolona Panthers, needs season-ending knee surgery after tearing lateral meniscus. 

49ers: G.M. Baalke expects Aldon Smith discipline before regular season
07/26/2014 06:54 PM PDT - 49ers general manager says linebacker will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell soon 

NFL: Rangy cornerbacks are order of the day
07/26/2014 08:16 PM PDT - With colleges churning out bigger and stronger targets, and NFL teams running so many multiple wide receiver sets, there's a premium on defenses matching up against the likes of super-sized receivers such as Calvin Johnson, Andre Johnson, Demaryius Thomas and Brandon Marshall with tall, rangy corners.  

49ers' No. 2 running back Kendall Hunter tears ACL
07/26/2014 04:26 PM PDT - Kendall Hunter, the 49ers' No. 2 running back since 2011, tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Friday at practice, the team confirmed Saturday morning. 

Practice report No. 5: passing game critique; auditions for return specialists; Cook intercepts pass

The 49ers were practicing as twilight approached and I left their facility for the ACE Train (which won't be running to Levi's Stadium for Saturday's debut soccer game). 
The wait was well worth it for WR Lloyd
It took a year, but veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd finally found what he was looking for: a second chance at playing for the 49ers. 

Extensions could be near as cap space grows, so who s in line for them?
Ahmad Brooks apparently has restructured his contract and created $2 million in room on a 49ers' payroll that now sits nearly $10 million under the salary cap. 

49ers rookie Chris Borland showing good instincts at camp
San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland among those in running to fill gap while NaVorro Bowman recuperates from knee surgery 

Healthy Crabtree, revamped WR corps have caught Kaepernick s eye (and passes)
Colin Kaepernick rifled a 20-yard touchdown pass that Michael Crabtree caught in a blazing stride early in Tuesday s practice. 

49ers' Colin Kaepernick enjoys bounty of receiver options
Colin Kaepernick excited Stevie Johnson, Brandon Lloyd now part of San Francisco 49ers' wide receiver mix with Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin 

Rookie LB Borland makes nice play, still a work in progress
As he did so often during a standout collegiate career, rookie linebacker Chris Borland on Tuesday read the play well, was in proper position and made a big play. 

Kaepernick transcript: I want everyone to hear what I m saying, so they see things from my perspective
Here is Colin Kaepernick's question-and-answer session with reporters after today's practice, highlighted by his insights on a revamped receiving crops and a fully healthy Michael Crabtree:On his impressions of Brandon Lloyd: He s doing great, doing a lot of things well. 

Rookie QB Kory Faulkner cut; OT Michael Philipp claimed
The 49ers' overstaffed quarterback corps was reduced to four after practice Tuesday, as rookie Kory Faulkner got cut to make room for offensive tackle Michael Philipp. 

49ers can go after Boone s signing bonus while holdout continues
Hey, the 49ers made a transaction involving a guard this morning. No, Alex Boone isn't the one. Instead, rookie Fou Fonoti was waived injured to make roster room for running back Alfonso Smith. 

49ers add former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith
The 49ers addressed their injury-riddled running back corps Monday by agreeing to terms with former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith, according to a league source 

Former Cardinals Alfonso Smith coming to help depleted running-back corps
The 49ers addressed their injury-riddled running back corps Monday by agreeing to terms with former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith, according to a league source. 

Frequent flyer miles? Not as many this season compared to last season s odyssey
No team in NFL history traveled more than last season's 49ers. Or so the conceivable legend goes. This season, the 49ers will cover roughly half as many miles. 

John Madden on Jim Harbaugh s title hunt: Last thing he needs is counseling on that
John Madden reminisced about great coaching Monday as he cruised east on Interstate 80 through Nebraska s flat lands, happily making his annual pilgrimage to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. 

John Madden gushes over job 49ers' Jim Harbaugh has done
Harbaugh is the first coach in NFL history to reach the conference-championship game in each of his first three seasons. 

30,000 giddy 49ers fans get first look at finished Levi's Stadium
Fans decked out in crimson-and-gold jerseys chanted 'Let's go Niners!' and high-fived as they walked in to their new home away from home. 

49ers' James suffers arm injury
San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James might miss a month or more after suffering an injury to his left arm early in practice Sunday. 

Kaepernick gets extensive work in passing drill
Sunday's practice was punctuated by an injury to backup running back LaMichael James. However, the 49ers rebounded from seeing their teammate go down with an arm injury early in practice and cobbled together a productive session. 

49ers' LaMichael James suffers apparent dislocated elbow
San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James was carted off the field with an apparent dislocated left elbow and could miss a month 

RB LaMichael James sustains apparent arm injury in practice
Running back LaMichael James was carted off the field with an apparent left-arm injury early in Sunday s practice. 

Okoye now feels like a football player
It s no surprise that 49ers defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye has come a long way in the past year, given he was new to football and just trying to prove he was more than a novelty. 

49ers: Jim Harbaugh likes Lawrence Okoye's progress
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye making strides 

Lynch, Martin added to active roster
The 49ers activated center Marcus Martin and linebacker Aaron Lynch from different injury lists Sunday morning. 

49ers seek backup for Frank Gore after Kendall Hunter tears ACL
Running back has torn ACL, creating spot for backup 

49ers: G.M. Baalke expects Aldon Smith discipline before regular season
49ers general manager says linebacker will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell soon 

Baalke meets the press: won t discuss Boone s holdout, expects Aldon Smith discipline soon, likes odds for success
General manager Trent Baalke didn't drop any bombshells in a 45-minute, impromptu press conference but did cover a slew of topics. 

Practice No. 3: No casualties from first day in pads; Kaepernick finishes hot; Brock excels
For their first full practice in pads, hitting was surprisingly minimal. But there wasn't a shortage of impressive plays, especially during a lengthy 11-on-11 period. 

CB Chris Culliver: All systems go in his comeback from ACL tear
Cornerback Chris Culliver says his surgically repaired knee feels good, nearly a year since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in training camp. 

RB Carlos Hyde: I m a hard-nosed runner, a guy who runs with a lot of passion
Kendall Hunter's season-ending knee injury might seem a lot more devastating had the 49ers not used a second-round draft pick on Ohio State's Carlos Hyde. 

LaMichael James media session: When I feel I can t give anymore, I ve got to give a little more for (Hunter)
LaMichael James went from potential trade bait to potential No. 2 running back in sudden fashion, a result of Kendall Hunter's season-ending ACL tear Friday. 

 
 
 
 
 
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