Although there's been some national buzz that the 49ers could land Peyton Manning, locally, the thought never seemed to gain a lot of traction.More: Rice: 49ers should pursue Manning Manning career stats
Nearly two weeks after the sides agreed to terms on a three-year contract, special-teams ace C.J. Spillman returned from vacation and officially signed the contract, the 49ers announced Tuesday.
The 49ers will target the top players on the open market, but only at the right price. Saints wideout Robert Meachem could fit into San Francisco's plan. More: Robert Meachem career stats
How about another Frank Gore in the 49ers backfield? Wes Bunting says Boise State's Doug Martin is similar to the 49ers' all-time leading rusher. More: Doug Martin career stats
It looks as if cornerback Carlos Rogers will hit the NFL's open market on March 13. Will he get an offer to leave? What is the 49ers' backup plan? More: Carlos Rogers 2011 game logs
The number of free-agent wide receivers looking for teams is getting smaller after Dwayne Bowe, DeSean Jackson and Wes Welker were given their team's franchise tag. Which players left might the 49ers consider?
There is little doubt that Alex Smith will return to the 49ers in 2012. But the negotiations are far more complicated than people think.Rewind: Smith: 'I'd love to stay here' Harbaugh wants Smith back
With the deadline for franchise tags just two days away, 11 NFL teams have locked up their stars with the designation. 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco has compiled a list of the tagged players now removed from the free-agent pool.
News that the Saints have been offering rewards for injuring players will surely have ramifications for the team. Insider Matt Maiocco details the New Orleans bounties' impact on the 49ers.
Insider Matt Maiocco explains why the 49ers exercised the franchise tag on safety Dashon Goldson rather than say, cornerback Carlos Rogers. More: Goldson hires agency with history of 49ers deals
Ahmad Brooks will count 2.85 million against the 49ers' salary cap this year after signing a six-year, 37 million contract extension this week.More: Brooks earns his way back The impact of Brooks' deal
The 49ers have made it clear they need to bolster their receiving corps this offseason. It may come via the draft, but Matt Maiocco provides an update on which potential free agent wideouts the 49ers may be seeking.
While certainly not in the bag, 49ers safety Dashon Goldson may be one step closer to signing a long-term deal with the team.
There are a lot of people in the NFL who are curious to see how much the 49ers paid to retain Ahmad Brooks -- like free agent CB Carlos Rogers. More: Ahmad Brooks 2011 game logs
The 49ers rewarded Ahmad Brooks with a six-year contract, and the powerful linebacker voiced his appreciation for the franchise, whose future he is excited to help author.