Two years ago they were within five yards of winning a Super Bowl. They had been to three straight NFC Championships and were considering Super Bowl favorites. Today, they are 7-7, not going to the playoffs, and imploding in every aspect imaginable.
The San Francisco 49ers released defensive lineman Ray McDonald Wednesday, hours after he was named as a suspect in a possible sexual assault.
Jim Harbaugh welcomes a sit-down with 49ers CEO Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke to discuss the future — his future — after a season that will end in two weeks without a playoff berth for the first time during his four-year tenure.
Daughter Of San Francisco 49ers GM Rips Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman On Twitter, Trent Baalke Issues Apology
Baalke has issued an apology and his daughter Cassie has since deleted the tweet and her Twitter account.
49ers GM Baalke Says McDonald May Still Play After Arrest For Alleged Domestic Violence; Players Stand By Teammate
The general manager of the San Francisco 49ers said Tuesday it remains to be seen whether defensive lineman Ray McDonald will play in Sunday’s season opener at Dallas following his arrest on domestic violence charges, but reiterated head coach Jim Harbaugh’s earlier statement Tuesday denouncing such alleged behavior.
San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke is committed to supporting linebacker Aldon Smith like a family member in the wake of his latest legal trouble — and keeping Smith around for the long haul, too.
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.
When it comes to building this football team, GM Trent Baalke spoke about the benefits of drafting into strengths and selecting the best player available. San Francisco wants to add quality players to its organization, and what may not be a need this year may be one next year.