NFL Preseason

Karl Buscheck
August 17, 2017 - 11:21 am
One-time Super Bowl MVP Von Miller offered some lofty praise for Trent Brown following joint practice between the 49ers and Broncos on Thursday. “He’s the best right tackle in the National Football League,” Miller said . Brown, a 2015 seventh-round pick, was running up against Miller during...
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Karl Buscheck
August 17, 2017 - 10:52 am
A familiar face has returned to Santa Clara: #49ers have signed LB Shayne Skov. — John Dickinson (@JDJohnDickinson) August 17, 2017 A San Francisco native, who starred at Stanford, Skov made 24 appearances for the 49ers from 2014-2016. The team waived him back on May 2.
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Karl Buscheck
August 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
A couple of days after 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan ordained Reuben Foster as a tentative starter, the rookie linebacker is dealing with an injury issue: Reuben Foster to be limited at #49ers practice today w/a mild AC joint sprain in shoulder. Different injury from previous one. pic.twitter.com/...
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Karl Buscheck
August 16, 2017 - 3:57 pm
During his press conference on Wednesday afternoon, 49ers general manager John Lynch discussed the play of Brian Hoyer, saying the veteran isn't just a placeholder to the next franchise QB. “A lot of people are making assumptions as to what Brian's role is — is he a bridge, is he all those things...
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Karl Buscheck
August 16, 2017 - 3:09 pm
Following the 49ers join practice with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, general manager John Lynch took the podium for a press conference at the team's headquarters in Santa Clara and offered a nuanced assessment of the anthem protest situation. Here's a partial transcript of Lynch's comments,...
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Karl Buscheck
August 16, 2017 - 11:31 am
Former 49ers great Justin Smith joined Joe Fortenbaugh, Lorenzo Neal and Dan Dibley on “Mornings W/ Joe, Lo & Dibs” on 95.7 The Game on Wednesday and discussed an assortment of topics, including his old team and the league at large. Asked about players like Colin Kaepernick and Marshawn Lynch...
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Karl Buscheck
August 15, 2017 - 6:12 pm
Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio didn't have much to say when he was asked on Tuesday afternoon about Marshawn Lynch and whether he expects the running back to continue to sit during the national anthem. “Like I said, I pretty much made the statement that I care to make on it and, really, I don't...
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Karl Buscheck
August 15, 2017 - 4:17 pm
Joe Panik is headed to the 7-day concussion list, the San Francisco Giants announced on Tuesday. The second baseman, who joins Brandon Belt on the concussion list, took a violent tag to the face in Game 2 of Giants doubleheader as he slid into the plate: Hunter Pence drives in a run, but Joe Panik...
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Karl Buscheck
August 15, 2017 - 4:03 pm
Bleacher Report's Chris Simms offered a bullish assessment of the 49ers offense entering Year 1 of head coach Kyle Shanahan's reign in Santa Clara. “If I'm a 49ers fan, just get ready because it's the first time in a few years — I mean, even before Jim Harbaugh — that you're going to have a legit...
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Karl Buscheck
August 15, 2017 - 1:51 pm
NFL Network's Mike Silver joined Greg Papa and Bonta Hill on 95.7 The Game on Tuesday afternoon and offered a simple explanation for why the Raiders should broker a new deal with holdout Donald Penn. “I would look at it this way, you're loaded up for this year,” Silver said. “You've got Marshawn (...
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