With the release of Nate Clements and the 49ers having about 20 million in cap space, San Francisco is in the hunt for a cornerback, potentially even Nnamdi Asomugha.
The 49ers are apparently in the market to add to their receiving corps.The 49ers were one of three teams that were granted permission to trade for veteran receiver Chad Ochocinco, the Boston Herald reported.
This season, NaVorro Bowman's goal is to start alongside Patrick Willis. And that looks like a reasonable possibility after veteran Takeo Spikes agreed to a three-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.
The 49ers have a big need at cornerback and they have enough wiggle room to make a play for the top player on the NFL's open market.
The stability that comes with a 10-year labor agreement bodes well for the 49ers' efforts to build a new stadium, team president Jed York said Tuesday.
When the NFL lockout officially lifts and he is allowed to sign a contract, Alex Smith -- who emerged as the team's offseason leader -- will return to the 49ers for a seventh season.
The longest work stoppage in National Football League history is, well, history. The NFL's owners and players agreed Monday to a new collective bargaining agreement that could create labor peace for at least 10 years.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area has obtained a copy of the NFL's Transition Rules for the 2011 League Year, a key component in the labor solution, expected to be reached Monday.
When the new league year begins, Manny Lawson will be free to sign with any team. He told former teammate Michael Robinson on "The Real Robinson Report" that he would be happy anywhere free agency takes him.
Josh Morgan, a regular attendee at the 49ers' get-togethers at San Jose State, said he has a good knowledge of the receivers' responsibilities -- but not much else -- from the new playbook.
Last year the Seahawks edged the 49ers in the NFC West in the final week, earning a playoff berth with a losing record. Check out their 2011 scouting report, presented by Matt Maiocco and beat writer Danny O'Neil.
The Rams are the only team in the NFC West that has a long-term answer at quarterback currently situated as their starter for the upcoming season, making St. Louis the division foe best set up for the future.
With a new labor agreement looming on the horizon, it will not be long before 49ers general manager Trent Baalke's plan for the 2011 season is put into action.
Frank Gore and Chilo Rachal were the 49ers' only returning starters who did not attend Camp Alex. Our NFL Insider shines the light on each no-show, the reasons for their absence and their place with the 49ers.