Niners Defensive Star Arik Armstead Plans For Life Without DeForest BucknerArik Armstead and DeForest Buckner were teammates on the defensive line for seven of the past eight seasons whether in college at Oregon or in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers.
Arik Armstead On 49ers Contract Extension: 'I Really Didn't Want To Be Anywhere Else'The 49ers defensive end told the team's website that he couldn't imagine playing anywhere else.
Report: Arik Armstead, 49ers Agree To 5-Year, $85 Million DealThe 49ers hang on to defensive end Arik Armstead for the next five seasons rather using the franchise tag or letting him escape in free agency.
Injury Report: Lynch's Ankle Another Big Blow To 49er DefenseThe San Francisco 49ers don't play this weekend, but when they return to action in Week 9 against the New Orleans Saints at Levi's Stadium, they will be without linebacker Aaron Lynch.
Injury Report: 49ers Face Bills On Road With Defensive Injury Woes AplentyThis season hasn't gotten off to the start the San Francisco 49ers had hoped for, and with all the attention focused on a QB change this week, it's been easy to overlook the injury problems facing the 49ers defense.
Rookie Spotlight: Arik Armstead Will Seriously Upgrade The San Francisco 49ers DefenseArik Armstead may not have had some of the best stats throughout his college career, but he has the skill-set and talents needed to be an NFL star. The San Francisco 49ers found their defensive line anchor and he's going to fit into their new scheme perfectly.
49ers Select Defensive Tackle Arik Armstead With 17th PickWith the 17th pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, the San Francisco 49ers selected Arik Armstead, a defensive tackle from the University of Oregon.