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Report: Raiders to release Ponder; McGloin wins backup job

09/04/2015 07:08 PM PDT
ESPN reports Derek Carr's backup as Raiders quarterback will be McGloin 
Tom Brady's father tells off KGO talk host Chip Franklin
09/04/2015 07:05 PM PDT - Brady's old man calls NFL commissioner a 'flaming liar' during a four-minute rant on San Francisco radio station KGO on Friday afternoon. 

Raiders trade LB Sio Moore to Colts
09/04/2015 05:42 PM PDT - The former third-round pick and two-year starter had found himself in coach Jack Del Rio's doghouse 

49ers release Dockett, five others
09/04/2015 10:42 PM PDT - Veteran defensive tackle Darnell Dockett and center Joe Looney are among six players released as the 49ers start final roster cuts. 

Raiders: Who helped, hurt themselves in exhibition finale?
09/04/2015 08:23 PM PDT - Seth Roberts, Matt McGloin and Rod Streater among those who helped their cause in Seattle. 

49ers: Who helped, hurt themselves in exhibition finale?
09/04/2015 10:32 AM PDT - Jarryd Hayne used one more opportunity to show he belongs; Bruce Ellington also finally showed his potential. 

Raiders starters watch in preseason finale, a loss to Seahawks
09/04/2015 05:55 AM PDT - DJ Hayden is the only starter who plays in 31-21 loss; McGloin shines in battle for No. 2 QB job 

Ellington shines in 49ers exhibition finale
09/04/2015 06:13 AM PDT - San Francisco beats the San Diego Chargers 14-12 in final tuneup for NFL season opener 

Peyton Manning doesn't like rookie's e-mail address
09/02/2015 07:27 PM PDT - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says rookie Trevor Siemian needs to ditch the e-mail address he had at Northwestern. 

Raiders looking to settle some jobs in exhibition finale against Seahawks
09/02/2015 11:30 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio hasn't announced if team will keep two backup quarterback; candidates Christian Ponder and Matt McGloin should get plenty of playing time Thursday in Seattle. 

San Francisco 49ers have questions on defense
09/02/2015 09:57 PM PDT - The San Francisco 49ers have defensive issues to resolve as they enter Thursday night's NFL exhibition finale against the San Diego Chargers at Levi's Stadium.
 

Raiders place Watson on injured reserve
09/01/2015 10:05 PM PDT - Right tackle Menelik Watson's season is officially over after the team placed him on injured reserve Tuesday. 

49ers pick ex-Patriot Jordan Devey to start at right guard
09/01/2015 10:33 PM PDT - Devey's ascension to 49ers' starting lineup softens blow of being traded by the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots 

Super Bowl 50 media day will become 'opening night' in San Jose
09/01/2015 12:24 PM PDT - Primetime event will start at 5 p.m. and end at 8, giving NFL more programming. 

Raiders release Trent Richardson
08/31/2015 07:04 PM PDT - According to ESPN, former No. 3 overall pick is among the players cut by the Raiders ahead of Tuesday's deadline 

49ers cut defensive lineman Okoye, nine others
08/31/2015 04:35 PM PDT - Center Kilgore to miss at least six games on injured list 

Raiders: Who helped, hurt themselves against Cardinals
08/31/2015 10:25 PM PDT - Oakland's starting defense was splendid for the first 30 minutes with Khalil Mack leading the charge. 

Raiders notebook: Team reacts to Watson's season-ending injury
08/30/2015 10:42 PM PDT - Coach Jack Del Rio confident Austin Howard will be a capable fill-in for tackle Menelik Watson, who suffered a ruptured Achilles. 

Khalil Mack provides dominating glimpse for Raiders
08/30/2015 11:41 PM PDT - Second-year linebacker gets two sacks, forces a fumble and was an all-around terror against the Arizona Cardinals 

Purdy: Cooper gets Raiders fans' attention
08/30/2015 11:36 PM PDT - Rookie receiver Amari Cooper has enough highlight plays to get Raiders fans excited 

C Nick Easton acquired through Ravens pipeline

The 49ers aren't quite Baltimore West, but they've added another former Ravens player to their squad, this time acquiring center Nick Easton in a Saturday morning trade for a conditional draft pick. 
49ers release Dockett, five others
Veteran defensive tackle Darnell Dockett and center Joe Looney are among six players released as the 49ers start final roster cuts. 

Analyzing 49ers moves Friday and how that affects those remaining
The 49ers need to shave 22 players from their roster by Saturday's 1 p.m. deadline, and they got to work on that Friday morning by releasing Darnell Dockett, among others. 

49ers: Who helped, hurt themselves in exhibition finale?
Jarryd Hayne used one more opportunity to show he belongs; Bruce Ellington also finally showed his potential. 

Darnell Dockett's release should elevate top pick Arik Armstead into 49ers rotation
Darnell Dockett's expected release Friday could press first-round draft pick Arik Armstead into action quicker than expected for the 49ers. 

49ers report card: Here's to good health and the much-needed regular season
Finally, the 49ers are headed for the regular season, leaving behind one of the most turbulent offseasons in NFL history and a mediocre exhibition season reflected in its 2-2 record. 

Jarryd Hayne closes exhibition season among NFL leaders
Jarryd Hayne's four-game flurry wasn't just fun to watch, it was among the league's most productive.Hayne finished as the NFL s second-leading rusher of the exhibition season, and his 183 yards were only eight behind leader Zach Zenner of the Detroit Lions. 

Ellington shines in 49ers exhibition finale
San Francisco beats the San Diego Chargers 14-12 in final tuneup for NFL season opener 

Exhibition finale: Bruce Ellington, Jarryd Hayne star in 49ers win over Chargers
Bruce Ellington s legs, looking healed after months of setbacks, sped 70 yards for a 49ers touchdown only three snaps into Thursday s 14-12, exhibition-finale win over the San Diego Chargers. 

Pregame notes: Bowman will sit; Kaepernick, Hyde warming up like it's Week 1
NaVorro Bowman won't play in the 49ers exhibition finale as he rests up for the regular-season opener in 11 days, a team source said. 

Live updates tonight during 49ers vs. Chargers preseason game
Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Chargers preseason finale on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Levi's. 

Live updates: 49ers vs. Chargers in preseason finale, Thursday, 7 p.m.
Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Chargers preseason finale on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Levi's. 

Hall of Famer Steve Young weighs in on Deflategate ruling, Tom Brady legacy
Steve Young, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and owner of a law degree, does not believe Tom Brady's legacy will be tarnished by the "Deflategate" scandal in which a judge overturned Brady's four-game suspension Thursday. 

Jarryd Hayne is amazing even world's hottest golfer, fellow Aussie Jason Day
Jason Day, the world's hottest golfer, took time Thursday to applaud fellow Australian Jarryd Hayne's emergence with the 49ers. 

Thompson: Imagining a winning 49ers season ... don't laugh
Can the 49ers really be a playoff team this year? Yes, with a little imagination 

Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo on threshold of Pro Football Hall of Fame
Eddie DeBartolo, the 49ers' iconic owner during their five Super Bowl triumphs, has taken his most significant step yet toward the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

San Francisco 49ers have questions on defense
The San Francisco 49ers have defensive issues to resolve as they enter Thursday night's NFL exhibition finale against the San Diego Chargers at Levi's Stadium.
 

Ex-49er Lawrence Phillips charged with killing cellmate at California prison
Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison. 

Photos: Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith selling Monte Sereno mansion
Click here if viewing from a mobile device. Ex-49ers QB Alex Smith has listed his French Villa-style home in Monte Sereno for $3. 

Purdy: Expect Hayne to be a 49er
American rugby icon Jack Clark gives 49ers' Australian import Jarryd Hayne a passing NFL grade. 

49ers pick ex-Patriot Jordan Devey to start at right guard
Devey's ascension to 49ers' starting lineup softens blow of being traded by the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots 

Practice notes: Torrey Smith overcoming knee issue; Kendall Hunter on side field
Torrey Smith led the 49ers wide receivers in warmups at Tuesday's practice, even though he's battling a knee contusion. 

RG Jordan Devey, C Marcus Martin named starters
The 49ers embattled offensive line will start the season with newly acquired Jordan Devey at right guard and Marcus Martin at center, coach Jim Tomsula announced Tuesday. 

Super Bowl 50 media day will become 'opening night' in San Jose
Primetime event will start at 5 p.m. and end at 8, giving NFL more programming. 

Darnell Dockett's rib issue shouldn't keep him out of Week 1
Darnell Dockett, ever the news maker on social media, revealed he has a rib issue, but it's not going to keep him out of the season opener, 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said Tuesday. 

Calling all Australian fact checkers: Jarryd Hayne is not on final roster -- yet
Australian phenom Jarryd Hayne may indeed make the 49ers season-opening roster but it's premature to say he's already been told that, coach Jim Tomsula said Tuesday. 

49ers cut defensive lineman Okoye, nine others
Center Kilgore to miss at least six games on injured list 

First cuts: British DL Okoye's third try falls short; Kilgore to PUP; Anderson, Bishop on IR
The 49ers parted ways Monday with the overseas import who left behind an accomplished career in a different sport to play football for the first time in his life. 

Initial wave of cuts includes kicker Corey Acosta
Phil Dawson's job never seemed in jeopardy, but as a 40-year-old kicker on an increasingly young team, maybe the 49ers had to give it a thought. 

49ers notebook: Tomsula still noncommittal on Jarryd Hayne making roster
Former Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne shows play-making potential in first three exhibition games, but coach Jim Tomsula wouldn't reveal if he would be excluded from cuts due by Tuesday. 

 
 
 
 
 
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