Category: San Francisco 49ers

San Francisco 49ers

May 22

John Dorsey: Chubb and Ward graded equally on Browns board

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The reason so many people were stunned when the Browns took cornerback Denzel Ward instead of defensive end Bradley Chubb with the fourth overall pick is that the consensus view was the Chubb was the better player. “He’s got the long vertical speed, he’s got sudden-area explosive quickness that you like in those types of …

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May 20

A closer look at the projected AFC win totals

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The oddsmakers have set the over-under numbers for the wins for all teams. We spent some time during Tuesday’s PFT Live looking at the nooks and crannies of the projected AFC win totals. The ensuing discussion didn’t suck, which some may say would be a low bar in relation to our normal content. Regardless, it’s …

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May 17

Report: Patriots G Joe Thuney to undergo foot surgery

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Tom Brady ‘s offensive line is dealing with another issue this offseason. Left guard Joe Thuney is preparing for upcoming foot surgery, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported Thursday. Thuney’s surgery isn’t expected to threaten his availability when the season opens in September, but getting cut open is rarely a positive. Mack didn’t play well enough last …

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May 15

Coaches, GMs believe Browns will take Baker Mayfield with No. 1 pick

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The Browns continue to keep the decision about their No. 1 pick a secret, but there is a mounting belief from head coaches and general managers around the NFL that Cleveland will take quarterback Baker Mayfield, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Thursday. The Browns hold the No. 1 and No. 4 overall picks in the draft, …

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May 02

Lorenzo Alexander: Josh Allen may have to answer for insensitive tweets

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Buffalo Bills linebacker and team captain Lorenzo Alexander encouraged his teammates Friday to keep an open mind about quarterback Josh Allen but acknowledged that the No. 7 overall pick might have to answer to racially insensitive tweets that surfaced this week. “What I’m gonna do is extend some grace and wait to get to know …

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Apr 16

Orioles’ Colby Rasmus heads to 10-day DL with sore hip

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The Baltimore Orioles have placed outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 10-day disabled list with a hip injury. He has a strained left hip flexor and is batting .095 with 13 strikeouts in 21 at-bats. Rasmus signed a one-year contract in February. The move by the Orioles came before Saturday’s game with the New York Yankees …

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Apr 14

The Shohei Ohtani Experience: Keep track of the Angels phenom’s two-way quest

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As a starting pitcher and a designated hitter, Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani is embarking on a two-way journey that no major leaguer has successfully pulled off since Babe Ruth himself. Will Ohtani dominate on the mound and crush at the plate? Shohei Ohtani is the 3rd player in MLB history to get 2 …

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Apr 10

Lions won’t close door on Abdullah despite addition of Blount

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The rave reviews continue to come in for LeGarrette Blount, the Detroit Lions’ newest running back. But the team’s brass, namely general manager Bob Quinn, isn’t closing the door on continued contributions from last year’s starter, Ameer Abdullah. My first year, Ameer had the injury, so he really didn’t do much, Quinn said. Last year …

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Apr 07

Good things come to those who wait.

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That might be the Giants’ mantra if they are able to land free agent punter Marquette King, who was released Friday by the Raiders. He is known for dressing up in outlandish costumes and trying trick punt shots, for punt celebrations a la touchdown celebrations, and for being outspoken on Twitter as seen in this …

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Apr 05

Yankees get 2nd straight bullpen breakdown, lose to Blue Jays

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David Robertson let his shoulders sink and arms fall and he looked like he wanted to faint. It was Aaron Boone’s first major backfire, and it cost the Yankees dearly. Boone will likely have a hard time sleeping before Monday’s home-opener, questioning over and over whether he should have intentionally walked Josh Donaldson to load …

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