Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


49ers working out veteran safety Jairus Byrd

May 30, 2017 at 7:06 AM--


The San Francisco 49ers are working out veteran safety Jairus Byrd, per Adam Schefter of ESPN.


Byrd has spent the past three seasons with the New Orleans Saints. Prior to that, he was with the Buffalo Bills, the team that drafted him in the second round of the 2009 NFL draft, for five seasons.

The three-time Pro Bowl safety signed a six-year, $54 million contract with the Saints prior to the 2014 season, but missed 15 games during the 2014 and 2015 seasons with the team. In 2016, Byrd played in all 16 games, starting 15. He had 82 tackles, three passes defensed, and two interceptions.

Byrd was released by the Saints on March 10th.

The 49ers continue their organized team activities on Tuesday.





More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers insider discusses the possibility of George Kittle holding out for a new contract

By David Bonilla
Jul 8, 2020

You probably remember Matt Barrows of The Athletic earlier this month revealing that "someone in the know" felt the San Francisco 49ers and tight end George Kittle would ultimately land on a contract extension worth around $13 million a year. Barrows also discussed the possibility of Kittle playing hardball with the 49ers, and refusing to report to training camp. The reporter couldn't envision that happening given the tight end's character and actions this offseason. "That's just not who Kittle is," Barrows explained. "He's been taking part in all of the Zoom classroom sessions this offseason. He was on hand for the workouts in Nashville. My guess — and

Read the Full Article


Raheem Mostert a positive example for other 49ers players, says Richard Hightower

By David Bonilla
Jun 25, 2020

San Francisco 49ers special teams coordinator Richard Hightower may have lost one of his unit's aces with the emergence of running back Raheem Mostert on offense, but he's gained an example for the team's younger players. Mostert joined the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He spent time with six teams before landing with the 49ers the next year. Even then, the running back mostly contributed on special teams. That is, after all, where so many NFL players have to prove themselves upon entering the league. Mostert burst onto the scene last season, and the NFL took notice when he rushed for 220 yards and four touchdowns on 29 carries against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game. "I would feel bad if I didn't say how proud I am of

Read the Full Article


Why ESPN, PFF rank the 49ers roster as the third-best in the NFL

By David Bonilla
Jun 25, 2020

Rankings don't typically mean much during the offseason. They are usually just a fun way to pass the time and create some healthy debate among sports fanbases. ESPN's latest one probably isn't much different. However, it isn't based merely on opinion and projections. It is based on the massive amount of data produced by the analytics giant, Pro Football Focus. The two join forces to rank the NFL's best rosters. Where did the San Francisco 49ers fall within the ranking? In case you glanced past the title of this article, the Bay Area squad came in at No. 3, with just the Baltimore Ravens (No. 1) and New Orleans Saints

Read the Full Article

Featured

More Featured Stories

Trending News

More News
Share 49erswebzone