Free Agents

Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after they lost to the Carolina Panthers at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Patrick Willis Retires On A Wild Day Of NFL Trades And Free Agent Signings

John Madden looked back at the free agent and trade frenzy in the NFL.

03/11/2015

Running back Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers talks with wide receiver Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game against the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Park on January 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

5 Best 49ers That Might Be Gone In Free Agency

The NFL free agency signing period is just under a week away, with Saturday marking the start of the negotiating window for unsigned players. By Tuesday, your favorite teams can start adding pieces to the puzzle for a run at Super Bowl 50. In San Francisco that means we’ll likely see the remaking of the 49ers accelerate as players follow coach Jim Harbaugh out of town.

03/04/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29:  The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The 5 Key Giants That Could Be Wearing A Different Uniform Next Year

Like it or not, the San Francisco Giants roster that ended Game 7 of the World Series passing around a trophy isn’t the same one that will be lined up for a World Series ring ceremony at AT&T Park next spring. What would be the biggest losses from the current free agent crop? Let’s start with the obvious…

11/10/2014

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9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

Raiders Darren McFadden, Marcel Reece

Daily Madden: Raiders Need More Help Than Free Agents Can Offer

With more money to spend under the salary cap than any other team, the Raiders appeared to do little to improve on the first day of free agency Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/12/2014

Anthony Santella #87 of the Illinois Fighting Illini punts the ball against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Memorial Stadium on October 2, 2010 in Champaign, Illinois. Ohio State defeated Illinois 24-13. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

49ers Sign Punter Santella, 12 Other Undrafted Free Agents

A 25-year-old Illinois product, Santella began in the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Carolina Panthers in 2011. He went through training camp with them before his release on Aug. 27 that year.

05/08/2013

Kicker David Akers #2 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after he misses a 38-yard field goal in the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Niners Expected To Release Akers Before Free Agency

The San Francisco 49ers are expected to release kicker David Akers before free agency begins March 12, per a source.

03/04/2013

LaMichael James. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Undrafted Talent In The NFL, New Weapon For Niners

More college free agents made NFL rosters last year than ever before. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he expects the trend to continue.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/07/2012

ALAMEDA, CA - JANUARY 30:  New Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis  Allen (L) greets Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie (C) and team owner Mark Davis during a press conference on January 30, 2012 in Alameda, California. Dennis Allen was introduced as the new coach of the Oakland Raiders, replacing Hue Jackson who was fired after one season.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NFL Awards Raiders 3 Compensatory Picks In NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders have more than doubled their draft haul by receiving three compensatory picks.

03/26/2012

Ramon Ortiz seen pitching for the Cubs in 2011 (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Giants Sign Ramon Ortiz, 2 Others To Minor League Deals

Right-hander Ramon Ortiz has agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants and been invited to big league spring training.

02/16/2012

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