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NFL roster cuts: Best players available for 49ers

Initial NFL roster cuts are in. Who do we want? A lot of good players are available for the 49ers, who get second pick on the waiver wire. (Veterans of four or more years become free agents immediately, though.) It’s [Read entire story]

Decent linebackers the 49ers might pick up

A huge wave of roster cuts is coming by Saturday. Are there any gems? By 1:00pm PST on Saturday, September 2nd, every NFL team will have to cut its roster from a maximum of 90 to 53. (Previously, there was a cut to 75 [Read entire story]

Decent guards the 49ers might pick up via trade, roster cuts

Training camp cuts might help fill the Niners biggest roster hole. San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch has done a great job turning over the talent-deficient roster and picking up intriguing pieces at almost [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: Guard John (J.P.) Flynn

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: OG John Flynn Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that we'll take a [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: DB Adrian Colbert

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: DB Adrian Colbert Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that we'll [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: WR/KR Victor Bolden, Jr.

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: UDFA KR Victor Bolden Jr. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: OT Andrew Lauderdale

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: UDFA OT Andrew Lauderdale Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: OT Andrew Lauderdale

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: UDFA OT Andrew Lauderdale Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: WR B. J. Johnson III

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: UDFA WR BJ Johnson III Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: Safety Vinnie Sunseri

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: SS/ST Vinnie Sunseri Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that we'll [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: LB Donavin Newsom

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: UDFA LB Donavin Newsom. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that [Read entire story]

How Brian Hoyer’s Cleveland miracle went bad

A lot went down. Let’s look at the film. The 2014 season started out as Brian Hoyer’s miracle year. The UDFA quarterback had grown up in Cleveland and learned the pro game under Bill Belichick as Tom Brady’s backup [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: NT Earl Mitchell

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: NT Earl Mitchell. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that we'll [Read entire story]

Kyle Shanahan’s awesome trick play

Hopefully we’ll see some more like this. Kyle Shanahan was the offensive coordinator for Cleveland in 2014, and game 3 against the Baltimore Ravens had a lot of interesting things going on, for Niners fans. Brian Hoyer [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: SS Chanceller James

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: SS Chanceller James. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that we'll [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: DE Noble Nwachukwu

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today: UDFA DE Noble Nwachukwu Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that [Read entire story]

Coach Z: Grit, Longevity, Rotation on the 49ers DL

Looking at the third pillar of DL coach Zgonina’s vision Rookie DL coach Jeff Zgonina detailed his vision for the 49ers defensive line in an article on the team’s website Wednesday. He listed three pillars to his [Read entire story]

The 3 pillars of 49ers DL coach Zgonina’s scheme

You’ve heard about the 3-4 front, and probably about rotation. Let’s talk about cross-training. Jeff Zgonina, the Niners’ rookie defensive line coach, was an NFL tackle for 17 years (picking up a Super Bowl ring [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: FB Kyle Juszczyk

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Next: FB Kyle Juszczyk. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that we'll take [Read entire story]

When they go small, we go big

Robert Mays says Kyle Shanahan is at the forefront of a move back to bigger offensive packages. What will that look like? The NFL has become a very pass-oriented league, to the point where nickel defenses (replacing a [Read entire story]