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San Francisco 49ers Move Up to Take Eric Reid in the First Round

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Jim Harbaugh wasn't able to nab Eric Reid the first time around. Harbaugh recruited Reid when he was at Stanford, but Reid wound up at LSU. As Harbaugh jokingly said Thursday night, this time Reid had no choice. The San Francisco 49ers traded up to get Reid with the 18th ...

Alex Smith Discusses the Draft Process, Says the Wonderlic “Has Absolutely Nothing to do with Football”

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Tonight in New York, somebody will join a list that includes Alex Smith's name. Eight years ago, the Chiefs quarterback was the first overall pick by San Francisco, so he can shed some real light on exactly what some of this year's top prospects are going through. Alex Smith joined Soren ...

Colt McCoy: No Hard Feelings for the Browns, Down to Run the Pistol in San Francisco

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

In the immediate aftermath of being traded from the Cleveland Browns to the San Francisco 49ers, quarterback Colt McCoy wasn't in the mood to discuss his time in Cleveland. But things have changed, and now McCoy is viewing his time with the Browns as a learning experience while looking forward ...

Phil Dawson Calls It a Privilege and a Shot In the Arm to Be With the San Francisco 49ers

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Phil Dawson started his NFL career with the Cleveland Browns. It's the only franchise he has known. Dawson didn't get to enjoy very much winning during his time in Cleveland. He dealt with numerous changes with the Browns and the team made just one playoff appearance. Through all of the ...

Glenn Dorsey: I Came to San Francisco Because They Have Something Special Here and a Chance to Win a Super Bowl

Monday, March 25th, 2013

The San Francisco 49ers just keep building and building. Free agent Glenn Dorsey signed a two-year contract with the Super Bowl finalist a few weeks ago and is ready to contribute to a winning team. The former Kansas City defensive lineman didn't need to be sold on San Francisco once ...

Alex Smith and Dwayne Bowe Discuss a New Era for the Kansas City Chiefs

Friday, March 15th, 2013

The Kansas City Chiefs are getting a makeover as a very exciting offseason continues for a team that won only two games last year. New coach, new general manager, new quarterback in Alex Smith, but same old stud receiver, with Dwayne Bowe locked up long-term. Alex Smith joined Between the Lines ...

Dashon Goldson Believes the Buccaneers are Close to Being Competitive

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

To some, Dashon Goldson was the best safety on the free-agent market. To others, his reputation was inflated by San Francisco's Super Bowl season and the 28-year-old was destined to be overpaid by a team desperately looking for an upgrade in the secondary. The jury's still out on the pay, ...

Trade Shocks Anquan Boldin From Halfway Around the World

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Anquan Boldin had just stepped off the plane in Senegal this week when he found out he had been traded from the Baltimore Ravens to the San Francisco 49ers. Boldin is overseas with fellow wide receivers Roddy White and Larry Fitzgerald doing work with Oxfam International. He says he thought ...

Delanie Walker: “The Titans Have Given Me an Opportunity That I Have Been Wanting for a Couple of Years”

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Yesterday was the first official day of NFL free agency. Some teams, like the Cincinnati Bengals, focused their attention on bringing back their own guys, while other teams, like the Baltimore Ravens, watched as teams poached their guys. Then there were a few teams that were aggressive right from the ...

Aldon Smith: “We All Know” Michael Crabtree was Held in Super Bowl XLVII

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Since he broke into the league in 2011, only one NFL player (Minnesota's Jared Allen) has more sacks than Aldon Smith, who has 33.5 of them during his time with the San Francisco 49ers. He's also been to a Super Bowl, where he fell short. But Smith, like most members ...