The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker Dre Greenlaw on injured reserve Saturday with a groin injury that will likely sideline him for at least a month.
Greenlaw first injured the hamstring in training camp and then it got worse in a season-opening 41-33 win at Detroit last week when he returned an interception for a touchdown.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers defense had a different feel once star edge rusher Nick Bosa returned to practice.
Now, after nearly a year-long wait, the Niners can't wait to see Bosa's dominance in a game when he returns from a knee injury in the season opener at Detroit on Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-10)
New faces: QB Trey Lance, C Alex Mack, DE Samson Ebukam, DE Arden Key, DT Maurice Hurst, WR Trent Sherfield, DL Zach Kerr, RB Trey Sermon, G Aaron Banks, WR Mohamed Sanu, CB Deommodore Lenoir, CB Ambry Thomas.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darius Leonard always believed he was the best linebacker in football. The Indianapolis Colts made sure he gets paid like it.
The two-time All-Pro agreed on Sunday to a five-year contract extension worth $99.25 million that includes $52 million in guaranteed money, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
Fred Warner's all-around play helped earn him the richest contract ever given to an off-ball linebacker in the NFL.
Now that he got that reward he wants to upgrade one specific element to his game by improving his ability as a blitzer.
The San Francisco 49ers agreed on a five-year contract extension with Fred Warner that makes him the highest-paid off-ball linebacker in the NFL.
A person familiar with the deal said Wednesday that the extension that runs through 2026 is worth about $95 million with $40.5 million in guarantees.
For all the focus on the big names that left San Francisco this offseason like longtime left tackle When asked what the mood in the locker room was after Friday’s disappointing 40-24 loss at Utah State, senior linebacker and captain Fred Warner got straight to the point.
When asked what the mood in the locker room was after Friday’s disappointing 40-24 loss at Utah State, senior linebacker and captain Fred Warner got straight to the point.