NFC West 2018 predictions: Rams load up to repeat; 49ers mine a surprise

The 2017 season brought a changing of the guard in the NFC West. The Seahawks failed to win their second straight division title, which would have been their fifth in eight years, and also saw their streak of five consecutive playoff seasons end. The Cardinals remained average, missing the playoffs again

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Xavier Rhodes working out with Richard Sherman, Darius Slay, Aqib Talib

In the past, we’ve seen stories about Minnesota Vikings wide receivers going to work out with stars from other teams. Now, it appears that the team’s best cornerback has decided to get into the act, too. Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, who the Vikings will see in Week 1 when

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Expect the 49ers to land at least one more big-ticket item, and more free-agency notes

The San Francisco 49ers have been among the more proactive organizations in the NFL early in this offseason, making Jimmy Garoppolo the highest-paid player in the NFL – for at least a little while – extending receiver Marquise Goodwin and adding potential Hall of Fame corner Richard Sherman over the

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Report: Reuben Foster is fully cooperating with police, NFL

The ultimate fate of 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster, as it relates to his career or his freedom, remains to be seen. For now, though, he’s reportedly handling his second legal entanglement in less than a month by dealing with the situation. Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports California reports that Foster is

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Reuben Foster, 49ers linebacker, arrested on marijuana charge

TUSCALOOSA, Miss. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested in Mississippi and charged with second-degree possession of marijuana. AL.com says the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest database indicates Foster, who just finished his rookie season, was arrested Friday.

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49ers notes: Cornerbacks conquer Bortles; Reuben Foster re-injured

SANTA CLARA – Cornerback K’Waun Williams backpedaled fast, read the quarterback’s eyes, soared into the air, extended his left arm and came down with Sunday’s game-changing interception in the 49ers’ 44-33 comeback win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. It was one of three interceptions the

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Bears should have let 49ers score, John Fox defends decision not to

After the two-minute warning on Sunday, the 49ers had the ball on the Bears’ 4-yard line, and the Bears, leading 14-12, were out of timeouts. At that point, the Bears’ best strategy would have been to allow the 49ers to score a touchdown, to give themselves time to try to score a touchdown of

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John Lynch, 49ers riding 'positive momentum' into Seahawks tilt

SANTA CLARA – Two weeks have elapsed since a euphoric moshpit struck the 49ers victorious locker room. Jumping wildly among the players was a wide-smiling, 46-year-old rookie executive, with his white-collared shirt and tie peaking out of his Army-green pullover. It took 10 games before general manager

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Kurtenbach: New quarterback, same problem for the rock-bottom 49ers

SANTA CLARA – Don’t blame new 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard. Don’t blame first-year 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan or any member coaching staff. Don’t blame Joe Staley, or Ray-Ray Armstrong, or Eli Harold, or Rashard Robinson, or Trent Brown. This 49ers franchise might have hit rock bottom in

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