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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]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: TE Garrett Celek

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Now to TE Garrett Celek. 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: RB/KR Raheem Mostert

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). It’s RB Raheem Mostert’s turn. Each year, we run a series of post called "90-in-90" here at Niners Nation. The idea is that [Read entire story]

A different personnel philosophy for the 49ers

John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan are bringing a new approach to scheme and player acquisition. The San Francisco 49ers are drastically overhauling their roster this year, and what we’ve seen so far suggestions a radically [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: RB Matt Breida

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today - RB Matt Breida 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]

How the 49ers wooed Matt Breida

The successful approach to a popular UDFA tells us a lot about how John Lynch works We’re still learning how John Lynch operates as GM. Despite his lack of previous front office experience, the [Read entire story]

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: TE Cole Hikutini

Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Next up is TE Cole Hikutini. 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]

Should the 49ers grab a slider?

Every year some top names fall down the draft board. We break down some past hits and misses among players that slid in the draft. The San Francisco 49ers No. 2 pick in the first round is a terrible slot, unless [Read entire story]

Five draft prospects I guarantee you’ve never heard of

Think you know them all? Guess again, bucko. You’re bored of hearing about Mitch and Myles and Solomon at this point. You even have carefully detailed analyses of Sefo and C.J. and Taysom. But I guarantee you don’t [Read entire story]