NFL Training Camp

Whitley Sandretto
August 08, 2019 - 1:16 pm
The 49ers announced that they are shutting down Jerick McKinnon for two weeks. The running back, who missed all of last season, is dealing with soreness in his surgically-repaired knee. McKinnon tore his ACL ahead of Week 1 last year and just made his return to the field a couple days ago. Head...
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Tommy Call
August 04, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Similar to practices of the past, the 49ers defense edged the offense on Sunday in Santa Clara. Day eight of training camp included tipped passes, tackles for loss and interceptions. Kyle Shanahan said the defenses advantage in camp starts with the defensive line. “They’re getting to the...
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Tommy Call
July 30, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Saying the defense dominated Day 4 of 49ers camp would be an understatement. They controlled the day across the field. On the other hand, the offense looked sloppy, but the defense had a hand in that. The defensive line was the showstopper. The D-line leads the O-line in one-on-one drills and in...
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Tommy Call
July 29, 2019 - 1:54 pm
The first day of padded practice brings an extra sense of physicality to the field. You can hear cracks of should pads and helmets all across Levi's Stadium. With the pads on one position battle comes more into focus — offensive line vs. defensive line. There’s no faking it in the trenches, it’s...
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Tommy Call
July 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm
As players and coaches reported for the first day of the training camp, the most used word was “expectations.” Players and coaches across the league start camp with lofty expectations, but things are different for the 49ers. The time for talk and expectations mean nothing. It’s time to put together...
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Tommy Call
July 25, 2019 - 10:35 pm
Is there a player in the NFL who garners more hype than Jimmy Garoppolo? Garoppolo generates the same excitement as Kyler Murray or Patrick Mahomes, but their resumes are a bit different. Garropolo has been a darling ever since he subbed in for Tom Brady, but a lot has changed since then and yet...
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Karl Buscheck
July 25, 2019 - 12:05 pm
The 49er inked their top two picks, Nick Bosa and Deebo Samuel, in rapid order on the eve of training camp. While the 49ers officially announced the signings on Thursday afternoon, ESPN's Adam Schefter had the scoop on the No. 2 overall pick from last spring's draft. No. 2 overall pick Nick Bosa...
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Tommy Call
July 16, 2019 - 8:49 pm
The San Francisco 49ers are a little over a week away from debuting their revamped defensive line at training camp. Dee Ford is set to bring speed to the edge, Arik Armstead is looking to parlay back-to-back solid seasons and DeForest Buckner will be vying for a Defensive Player of the Year nod...
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Karl Buscheck
August 22, 2018 - 11:31 am
Four-time Super Bowl champ Bill Romanowski joined “The Greg Papa Show” with Bonta Hill on Tuesday afternoon and kept it candid when discussing the absence of Khalil Mack, holdout defensive star. “He better get his a-- back in camp,” Romo said on 95.7 The Game. “And, let this play out, earn his way...
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Tommy Call
August 16, 2018 - 5:19 pm
The San Francisco 49ers went into training camp with a revamped backfield after losing Carlos Hyde and signing Kyle Shanahan’s new weapon, Jerick McKinnon. Now, as camp concludes, McKinnon and backup Matt Breida are on the shelf with injuries leaving the group short. The 49ers turned to Shanahan’s...
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