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    Jun 12, 2019 at 4:19 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo spoke with reporters on Wednesday after the final practice of mandatory minicamp. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Head coach Kyle Shanahan kind of explained that that one 11-on-11 snap wasn't exactly supposed to go that way. "Yeah, I mean it kind of caught me off guard a little bit, but I guess it was good to get started on that. That's what it's going to be in training camp." It happened yesterday, too, but you've obviously been behind an offensive line a lot, but when you haven't done it in eight, nine months or whatever it's been, is it a little bit jarring to take those practice reps...
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    Jun 12, 2019 at 4:16 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters on Wednesday after the final practice of mandatory minicamp. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. What happened on that first play of the two-minute drill? "It wasn't what I envisioned. We were going to go three groups, but we were tiring out. I didn't want to get anyone hurt. I wanted to make sure [QB] Jimmy [Garoppolo] got his last group. I told the...
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    Jun 11, 2019 at 3:59 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard spoke with reporters on Tuesday after the first practice of mandatory minicamp. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. You connected well with WR Marquise Goodwin today a couple times. Then there was kind of a little case of the drops a little later. Can you just give a summary of today's practice? "There were a lot of ups and downs in today's practice as there is in any practice. Kind of like in a game, the offense has nice plays, the defense will come back with a couple good plays. They had a couple of nice strips there towards the end. But, I don't think we'd be a good all-around team if we were just killing the...
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    Jun 11, 2019 at 3:57 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters on Tuesday after the first practice of mandatory minicamp. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. What did you make of your offense's work out there today? "It was good work, it went back and forth. The defense did a good job coming up with some turnovers there in the two-minute drill, but I liked the work on both sides." Two dropped...
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    Jun 4, 2019 at 4:42 PM 1 comment
    San Francisco 49ers special teams coordinator Richard Hightower spoke with reporters following Tuesday's practice. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Just kind of go over your new punter P Mitch Wishnowsky and what he brings to you and the whole team? "Yeah, our new punter, we're very excited to work with him. He has shown some promise out there so far on the practice field. Obviously, his college tape was phenomenal and we're just really excited to work with him." You guys looked at a lot of punters in the run-up to the Draft. What made Mitch kind of separate himself from that group? "Yeah, we looked at a lot of...
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    May 30, 2019 at 11:46 AM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan announced the following names of individuals who will be part of the team's 2019 Bill Walsh NFL Diversity Coaching Fellowship. The program's objective is to use NFL clubs'...
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    May 29, 2019 at 5:16 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh spoke with reporters following Wednesday's practice. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Philosophically, has your defense changed at all with the change at defensive line and the talk of more wide-nine? Has anything changed from your standpoint about what you want to get accomplished? "No. We might look different, but philosophically, the overall foundation of...
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    May 21, 2019 at 5:01 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers quarterback returned to practice with his teammates this week as he continues to rehab and work his way back from a torn ACL. He spoke with reporters after Tuesday's practice. Here is everything Garoppolo had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. How did you feel out there today? "It was good. Yeah, second day, so getting the cobwebs out and everything, knocking the rust off, but overall a couple good days so far." Were you able to step into everything with that left leg like you normally would? "Yeah, I'd like to think so. Yeah, just down the field throws, being able to make those finally and everything. So yeah, I think...
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    May 21, 2019 at 4:14 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters on Tuesday following the team's second practice of the week. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Do you have an update on why DL Nick Bosa sat out? "I know it was his hamstring, I'm not sure. I wasn't over there. It was in (half-line) drills, so I'm not sure of the severity of it, but I know that was it." What were your...
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    May 15, 2019 at 10:17 AM 0 comments
    Levi's Stadium is about to get a new neighbor, according to a report by Roland Li of the San Francisco Chronicle. Over 9 million square feet of offices, housing, hotels, and retail will be built on 240 acres of land next to the home of the San Francisco 49ers and the adjacent team headquarters. The first phase of the project will open in 2023. It will replace a golf course and other tenants while generating $17 million in annual taxes and fees for the city of Santa Clara and creating 25,000 jobs. "Stephen Eimer, a Related executive vice president, said the developer was attracted to the site because of its proximity to transit from...
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    Apr 28, 2019 at 1:06 PM 13 comments
    With the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, the 49ers Webzone staff identified its favorite picks and biggest head-scratchers from San Francisco's most recent draft class. There were some selections many anticipated from the San Francisco 49ers draft. Most expected Nick Bosa to go No. 2 overall and many felt the team might go receiver in Round 2. Some even thought San Francisco might double-dip on wide receivers. Although, maybe not with back-to-back team selections. We asked our staff to identify its favorite 49ers picks and the biggest head-scratchers of the draft. Below are the responses in the order in which they were received. Matthew Mani Favorite Pick: Jalen Hurd because of the versatility he can bring to the...
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    Apr 27, 2019 at 3:56 PM 0 comments
    San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with the media after the team finished up its Day 3 picks of the 2019 NFL Draft. Here is everything they had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Let's start with the fourth-round draft pick. It seems pretty early to take a punter, so why did you go with P Mitch Wishnowsky right there? General Manager John Lynch: "Because we really liked him. We felt like with...
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    Apr 27, 2019 at 2:28 PM 0 comments
    The San Francisco 49ers finished their draft and added eight new rookies to the team's roster. If you are part of the Niner Faithful and missed the airing of any of the eight selections, we've got you covered. The 49ers added defensive end Nick Bosa of Ohio State with their first-round pick and the No. 2 overall selection. The team then added two wide receivers on Day 2 and filled several other roster holes on Day 3. You can rewatch the NFL Network coverage of each 49ers selection...
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    Apr 27, 2019 at 1:08 PM 0 comments
    New San Francisco 49ers tight end Kaden Smith spoke to Bay Area reporters via a conference call after being selected in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Can you talk about what your strengths are as a tight end? "Yeah, I think I'm the kind of tight end you can't take off the field. I'm someone that I can go make plays in the passing game and get the blocking job done." Can you go more into detail on your blocking skills? "Yeah, obviously I have more things to improve on in that part of my game, but really understanding where the run is going, putting my body in position, and...
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    Apr 27, 2019 at 12:33 PM 0 comments
    New San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw spoke to Bay Area reporters via a conference call after being selected in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Congratulations. "Thank you so much. I'm beyond blessed." How did you find out you were a member of the 49ers? "Coach [inside linebackers coach DeMeco] Ryans called me and the whole staff called me, and I saw the area code on the number and I saw California, and I knew right then and there, and I saw the pick that was up right there and then, that I was going to be a 49er." What did they tell you about...
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    Apr 27, 2019 at 10:33 AM 0 comments
    New San Francisco 49ers punter Mitch Wishnowsky spoke to Bay Area reporters via a conference call after being selected in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. The fourth round, is that higher than you were expecting to be taken? "Yes. I don't know, you think punters normally get taken, like it sort of starts in the fifth. I feel like I really got along with coach [special teams coordinator Richard] Hightower and coach [assistant special teams coach Stan] Kwan, and I was hoping it would be San Fran, and I think San Fran were about two picks away, and I got a call, and I was like, 'You are kidding me.'...
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    Apr 26, 2019 at 8:34 PM 1 comment
    San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with the media after selecting two wide receivers — Deebo Samuel of South Carolina and Jalen Hurd of Baylor — on the second day of the 2019 NFL Draft. Here is everything they had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. General manager John Lynch Opening Comments: JL: "I think a real productive day for the 49ers. We added two players that we think, I...
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    Apr 26, 2019 at 7:48 PM 1 comment
    New San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jalen Hurd spoke to Bay Area reporters via a conference call after being selected in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. So, you took a visit to the 49ers before the Draft? "Yes, I did." What was that like? "It was amazing. Honestly, first since I saw that they had interest I wanted to be a 49er since I was around them and their staff, so to be drafted by them is pretty surreal." What is it about them and what they do that appealed to you? "Well, [head coach Kyle] Shanahan is obviously an offensive...
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    Apr 26, 2019 at 5:03 PM 2 comments
    New San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel spoke to Bay Area reporters via a conference call after being selected in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Did you have any expectation that you would be going to the 49ers at all? "Throughout this process, I feel like we became a lot closer. It's more than football with the conversations that I had with them." How have the last 24 hours been for you? "The last 24 hours have been pretty hectic to be honest with you. It's a lot of excitement and just to hear my name called today was kind of like a...
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    Apr 26, 2019 at 3:51 PM 1 comment
    San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive end Nick Bosa spoke with the media on Friday. The 49ers made him the No. 2 overall pick on Thursday night. Here is everything Bosa had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. I gather number one won't be your jersey number this year. Have you settled on a number? "No, not yet. I haven't even thought about it. I'll figure that out later." What have these 24 hours been like for...
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