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.
Jonathan Martin, the offensive tackle who accused a Miami Dolphins teammate of bullying, was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday night and will be reunited with his college coach, Jim Harbaugh.
The San Francisco 49ers have released cornerback Carlos Rogers after three seasons, an expected cost-cutting move as the NFL’s free agency period begins.
Veteran kicker Phil Dawson says he’s returning to the San Francisco 49ers for the 2014 season.
“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Michael Vick, released by the Philadelphia Eagles, may or may not find a starting quarterback position elsewhere. But some NFL analysts speculate he’ll end up as a backup QB, perhaps on a team like the 49ers.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Dr. Frank Jobe, whose Tommy John surgery has saved the careers of numerous athletes, died in Santa Monica Thursday at age 88.
What is it with sports and contracts? Why do we always talk about a coach or player leaving when he still has time on his deal? First it was 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, now its quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver is continuing his outreach to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community more than a year after his anti-gay remarks leading up to the Super Bowl.