Undrafted players fuel 49ers running game
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Losing the free agent running backs San Francisco signed the past two offseasons to injuries did little to slow down the 49ers ground game.
49ers promote RB Jeff Wilson Jr. from practice squad
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted running back Jeff Wilson Jr. from the practice squad following an injury to Tevin Coleman.
49ers sign punter Justin Vogel to 1-year deal
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed punter Justin Vogel to a one-year contract.
The 49ers had been seeking a replacement after free agent Bradley Pinion signed...
49ers re-sign LB Mark Nzeocha, release DE Cassius Marsh
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Mark Nzeocha to a three-year contract and released defensive end Cassius Marsh.
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SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (4-12)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: DB Jimmie Ward, WR Pierre Garcon, LB Mark Nzeocha, RB Alfred Morris, P Bradley Pinion, S Antone Exum, LS Kyle Nelson.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Pierre Garcon will become a free agent after the San Francisco 49ers declined his contract option.
The team officially cut ties with Garcon on Thursday after...
49ers promote RB Matthew Dayes from practice squad
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted running Matthew Dayes to the active roster from the practice squad and waived defensive back Tyvis Powell.
Dayes was active for Monday night's game against the New York Giants in place of the injured Raheem Mostert.
49ers RB Mostert, CB Moseley out for season with injuries
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert and cornerback Emmanuel Moseley will both need season-ending surgery after getting injured against the Oakland Raiders.
Coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday that Mostert broke his arm and Moseley dislocated his shoulder in the 34-3 victory Thursday night. Both players have been placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the season.
Gruden seeks answers after most lopsided loss of his career
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The defense can't stop anybody, even a third-string, undrafted free agent quarterback making his NFL debut.
The banged-up offensive line is providing no protection for Derek Carr, leaving coach Jon Gruden so concerned about his quarterback's health that he was unwilling to call any down-field passes.
The rookie punter is in a major rut, unable to flip the field with his kicks.
5 turnovers plague 49ers in 28-18 loss to Cardinals
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The stat sheet couldn't have been more lopsided. The San Francisco 49ers had decided edges in yards, first downs, time of possession and just about every other statistical category except one and ended on the losing end against Arizona.
That's what committing five turnovers and getting no takeaways will do.
49ers RB Jerick McKinnon suffers season-ending knee injury
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers running back Jerick McKinnon will miss the entire season after tearing the ACL in his right knee on the final play of practice Saturday.
McKinnon took part in his first day of team drills since injuring his right calf Aug. 9 before going down with a much more significant injury.
"He made a cut on air, no one was around him," coach Kyle Shanahan said before the MRI determined the severity of the injury. "He went down. It looked awkward."
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers will not pick up the contract option on pass rusher Elvis Dumervil.
The team announced the move to part ways with the 34-year-old Dumervil on Friday. The 49ers also said they tendered a one-year contract to exclusive rights free agent running back Raheem Mostert and picked up the 2018 contract option for linebacker Dekoda Watson.
Jets sign LB Ochi, WR Williams to practice squad
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed outside linebacker Victor Ochi and wide receiver Wendall Williams to the practice squad, and released running back Raheem Mostert and wide receiver Myles White.
The moves Monday come a day after the Jets dropped their season opener 23-22 to Cincinnati.
Jets waive TE Parker after failed physical, sign S Allen
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets waived tight end Brian Parker on Tuesday after he failed his physical and signed safety Antonio Allen.
Parker was acquired on waivers from Kansas City on Sunday. The Jets now have three tight ends on their roster: Kellen Davis, Brandon Bostick and Braeden Bowman.