During his meetings with the Broncos, Titans and 49ers, Peyton Manning has asked questions and listened attentively while keeping an open mind to new ideas. That might the 49ers' best selling point to the four-time MVP.
Former 49ers quarterback Steve Young made a compelling case for a Peyton Manning-49ers union Friday. He even offered a bold prediction.More: Cap not an issue 49ers work out Manning
One thing that isn't stopping Peyton Manning to the 49ers? The money. Insider Matt Maiocco reports the 49ers could give Manning the money he wants and then some.
The 49ers on Friday announced the official signing of cornerback Carlos Rogers, who agreed to terms on a four-year, 29.3 million contract earlier in the week.
Two days after the reported Peyton Manning-49ers throwing session, word was the Alex Smith deal would still happen. The situation has changed.More: Report -- Harbaugh worked out Peyton Manning
Coach Jim Harbaugh worked out Peyton Manning and the QB took a 49ers physical this week, according to a national report.
If the early portion of this NFL offseason has proven anything to 49ers fans, it's that the organization is in it for the long haul.
Carlos Rogers' four-year, 29.3 million contract counts 5.5 million against the 2012 salary cap, a league source told CSNBayArea.com. The 49ers are currently 18 million under the cap.
The 49ers and Alex Smith are yet to agree on a contract extension, and Mario Manningham visited the 49ers Thursday -- no deal has been struck.More: Ginn not just a specialist Report: Cartwright to 49ers
Ted Ginn averaged 27.6 yards on kickoff returns in 2011, but he wants to do more. "I want to be known as a receiver, not a specialist guy, not a punt returner, kickoff returner."
Rock Cartwright is making the jump. One of the Raiders special teams aces last year, Cartwright will join the 49ers for the 2012 season.
Veteran cornerback Shawntae Spencer, whom the 49ers released Thursday morning, reflected on relationships built and good times during his eight-year "roller-coaster" ride with the organization.
With Adam Snyder committed to Arizona for the next five years, the 49ers need to find a new lineman. There are two big bodies being looked at Thursday.
Cornerback Shawntae Spencer, who started every game in 2009 and '10, saw limited action throughout the 2011 season after sustaining a hamstring injury.