49ers give likely starting center Kilgore 3-year extension – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleIt appears safe to cross one offseason question off the list: Daniel Kilgore will likely be the 49ers’ starting center in 2014. The 49ers signed Kilgore, 26, to…

OT Kilgore Agrees To 3-Year Contract With SF 49ers – WJBD Online

WJBD OnlineWesley Hitt/Getty Images Sport(SAN FRANCISCO) — The San Francisco 49ers and offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2017 season on Thursday. Financial terms…

12th Fan View – Super Bowl XLVIII vs Denver Broncos – Seahawks.com

Seahawks.comSeahawks fan Chuck McGowan brings us a look at his ’12th Fan View’ video series, as he documents the Seahawks victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII from…

49ers’ Daniel Kilgore signs three-year contract extension – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSANTA CLARA — While the 49ers weigh the long-term futures of Jim Harbaugh and Colin Kaepernick, the team’s first contract extension this offseason was awarded Friday to…

Ozzie Newsome acknowledges ‘time crunch’ factor for Super Bowl champions … – Baltimore Sun

Ozzie Newsome acknowledges ‘time crunch’ factor for Super Bowl champions …Baltimore SunBy the time the Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII last year in New Orleans,…

San Francisco 49ers 2014 offseason preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWith the 2013 season officially in the books the Eye on Football staff is looking ahead to the offseason for all 32 NFL teams. Next up: The San Francisco 49ers.…

Examining the San Francisco 49ers’ Super Bowl Window – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe San Francisco 49ers’ Super Bowl window has been a divisive topic of discussion this offseason. The Niners have been the victim of tough luck on the NFL biggest…

Seattle fans loving 49ers’ winter of discontent – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewReports hold that the Cleveland Browns initiated a conversation regarding a trade for San Francisco head coach Jim Harbaugh, who has led the 49ers to three consecutive NFC…

FedEx Seemingly Loses a 49ers Super Bowl Game Jersey – SI.com

FedEx Seemingly Loses a 49ers Super Bowl Game JerseySI.comFedEx has lost track of the Super Bowl XLVII game jersey of Nate Stupar, a linebacker who is now with the Jaguars,…

On 49ers: In Harbaugh-to-Cleveland saga, the only winner is Harbaugh – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeeSANTA CLARA — The Harbaugh-to-Cleveland story has taken on a he-said, she-said, Browns-said quality. The truth usually lies somewhere in the middle, but in this case, it seems to…

With tensions rising, 2014 could be make-or-break for Jim Harbaugh – CNN

CNNApparently that theory no longer applies in San Francisco, which, including the playoffs, is tied for the most overall wins (41) in the league over the past three seasons —…

USC made run at San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh – NFL.com

NFL.com49ers CEO Jed York told Peter King of TheMMQB.com that San Francisco “had no interest in pursuing” a trade with the Browns, but the more pressing question is whether York…

No weak link in NFC West – ESPN

ESPNHarbaugh has been to three straight NFC title games and has been to one Super Bowl. He’s entering the fourth year of a five-year contract. What’s becoming clear is that…

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam disputes San Francisco 49ers’ denial … – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsBrowns owner Jimmy Haslam said Sunday that his team and the 49ers did, indeed, discuss the prospect of a trade of 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to Cleveland.…

NFC West has risen from laughing stock to getting the last laugh – Seahawks.com

Seahawks.comThe 49ers went 12-4 and lost the NFC Championship game to the Seahawks, but only when All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman deflected a pass in the end zone that linebacker Malcolm…

Jim Harbaugh: Report ‘isn’t true’ – ESPN

ESPNINDIANAPOLIS — The Browns were close to a trade that would have sent 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh from San Francisco to Cleveland, Pro Football talk reported Friday, citing multiple league…

Report: Browns discussed trade for Jim Harbaugh – Fox News

Fox News(SportsNetwork.com) – The Cleveland Browns engaged in talks with the San Francisco 49ers to acquire Jim Harbaugh during their recent head coaching search, according to a report issued by…

Jim Harbaugh nearly traded from 49ers to Browns, according to report – SI.com

SI.comThe Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49ers nearly pulled off a blockbuster trade recently that would have sent Jim Harbaugh to Cleveland in exchange for draft picks, Pro Football Talk…

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers Should Swap … – Yahoo Sports

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers Should Swap …Yahoo SportsThe San Francisco 49ers. The need: Colin Kaepernick is a good, not great quarterback that needs help…

Why San Francisco Giants believe Michael Morse is worthwhile risk – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — With the physique of an All-Pro tight end, it’s no surprise that Michael Morse does his offseason workouts with NFL stars, including 49ers running…

Cam Newton: I won’t hold out – ESPN

ESPNCam Newton doesn’t plan to pressure the Carolina Panthers into a long-term contact. Newton is eligible for an extension of his original four-year deal under the new collective bargaining agreement.…

San Francisco 49ers: Scouting Ohio State CB Bradley Roby – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportWho will the San Francisco 49ers take in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft? With the draft still months away, mock drafts and projections are constantly in…

Mailbag: Should 49ers trade LaMichael James? – ESPN (blog)

Mailbag: Should 49ers trade LaMichael James?ESPN (blog)Brian from San Antonio wants to know why I ranked receiver Jon Baldwin as No. 59 out of 60 in my team rankings project.…

5 Realistic Trade Scenarios for San Francisco 49ers to Pursue This Season – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe San Francisco 49ers continue to move through the 2014 offseason asking one proverbial question: How can this team improve en route to wining a Super Bowl? Fortunately, the…

NFL’s sun is rising in the NFC West – U-T San Diego

U-T San DiegoPete Carroll’s Legion of Boom of defense does something novel in today’s NFL. It defends. The Seahawks have more personality than the last 15 Patriots teams combined. For…

Will 49ers be Jonathan Martin’s next team? – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Thus, this is a valid question: Could Martin fit with the San Francisco 49ers? Expect the 49ers to be one of the teams most connected to Martin once he…

Big-game losses: How much heartache can 49ers take? – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)A day after the 49ers lost 20-17 in overtime to the Giants in the 2011 NFC Championship Game, Jim Harbaugh struck the same literary note to characterize…

Tank Carradine: The Next Great Starter on the San Francisco 49ers Defense? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportTank Carradine essentially received a mulligan in 2013. The defensive end out of Florida State was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of last year’s…

2014 NFL Draft: Highlighting the Top 10 Running Backs – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe running back isn’t dead in the NFL, not by a long shot. The 2013 season was a reminder that the running game is still as important as anything…

Watch: ‘Proof’ that ‘fix was in’ for Seahawks’ NFC Championship Game victory – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)I know it’s hard to hear, but a nearly 15-minute-long YouTube clip proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that league officials conspired to send Seattle to…

NFC Championship Game Truthers Have A Dumb Conspiracy Theory – Deadspin

DeadspinThis video has been making the rounds on the internet over the course of the last two days. It is impossibly dumb. A conspiracy theorist with a YouTube account and…

Seahawks-49ers NFC Championship Game Was Rigged, Says Conspiracy … – SFist

SFistAt the risk of ripping off your scabs without giving the wounds time to heal, here’s a 15-minute YouTube conspiracy theory video about how the NFL rigged the NFC Championship…

NFL: Sherman fined $7875 for taunting – Philly.com

Philly.comSeahawks cornerback Richard Sherman approaches 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree after deflecting a pass to help clinch the NFC championship game. TONY OVERMAN / The Olympian. Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014,…

NFC Championship Explosive Opponent Film Room: The San Francisco 49ers – Field Gulls

NFC Championship Explosive Opponent Film Room: The San Francisco 49ersField GullsSan Francisco is already out to an early 3-0 lead, thanks to Russell Wilson’s botched Chris Paul impersonation. However, they…

Bell: Broncos, Seahawks are crafty with salary cap – Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati.comSeattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (L) celebrates with teammate Chris Maragos after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL’s NFC Championship football game in Seattle, January 19, 2014. REUTERS/David…