Rumors last month that the 49ers nearly traded head coach Jim Harbaugh to the Cleveland Browns caught many members of the 49er Empire by surprise. In the aftermath, word of a division between the front office and coaching staff surfaced. Now come new murmurs that some players are growing tired of the coach as well.
The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.
Making it clear he has no inside knowledge, John said he thinks it’s more likely the Raiders would eventually end up in Los Angeles, which has no NFL team.
The friction between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and General Manager Trent Baalke has raised questions about the value of Harbaugh’s services.
From everything I read it’s all about money. Seven million, $10 million, name your price and the 49ers will have to pay it. Or is this about more than money?
Despite the team’s success under Harbaugh – he’s taken them to the NFC Championship game in each of his first three years – the 49ers have not yet extended Harbaugh’s contract, which expires at the end of the 2015 season.
Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.
The San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is representing the team’s Silicon Valley roots with what could be the first official team use of Google Glass.
If the 49ers end up drafting openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam, the team will look past his sexuality in hopes that he can help the red and gold return to the Super Bowl, according to comments from quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Suspended Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito engaged in a “pattern of harassment” against teammate Jonathan Martin, said other players and an assistant trainer, according to a just-released investigative report commissioned by the NFL.