Tag: San Francisco 49ers

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Former 49ers Receiver Dwight Clark Dies of ALS at 61

Los Angeles (AFP) – Dwight Clark, the former San Francisco 49ers receiver whose soaring touchdown catch in 1982 is one of the iconic plays in NFL history, died Monday at the age of 61 from complications of ALS.

Jed York

49ers Owner to Close Concession Stands During the Anthem

San Francisco 49ers Owner Jed York abstained from the NFL’s recent vote to fine teams if their players protest during the national anthem, and now he says he will close concession stands during the song as well.

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Chris Simms: 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan Named Son After Lil Wayne

On Bleacher Report’s “Simms and Lefkoe” podcast, former NFL QB Chris Simms said San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan named his son Carter after rapper Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. According to Simms, Shanahan was “obsessed” with

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John Elway Deposed in Colin Kaepernick Collusion Case

Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway, was deposed by Colin Kaepernick’s attorney’s for one hour on Tuesday, as a part of the former quarterback’s collusion grievance against the NFL.

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Report: Bengals Owner Plans to Ban Anthem Protests

According to a report from Pro Football Talk, Bengals Owner Mike Brown told anthem-protesting free agent safety Eric Reid, that he intends to ban anthem protests on his team.

Troubled former San Francisco 49ers star Aldon Smith has been …

Aldon Smith Arrested for Third Time in Two Months

Troubled former San Francisco 49ers star Aldon Smith has been arrested for the third time in two months after violating conditions of his bail, US media reported Sunday.

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Patriots Deal QB Garoppolo to 49ers, Report

Los Angeles (AFP) – The San Francisco 49ers acquired quarterback Jimmy Garoppolofrom the New England Patriots for a second-round pick in the 2018 NFL entry draft, the US media reported on Monday.

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Anthem Kneeling 49ers Ask Fans if Winning Is Important to Them

People tend to stick to what they’re good at, in life. The 49ers, are not very good at football. However, they’re quite good at political activism. Therefore, since winning football games isn’t something that’s going to happen for them, the 9ers are now trying to convince their fans that they should focus on other things.

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Boos Rain Down As Seven 49ers Take a Knee for the National Anthem

A substantially smaller number of 49ers knelt during the anthem, for their game against the Washington Redskins. Last week, more than 20 49ers knelt, and this week, league Commissioner Roger Goodell also issued a memo, saying it was time to “put the anthem controversy behind us.”