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San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Hires Former NFL MVP Kurt Warner as Mentor

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has hired former NFL MVP quarterback Kurt Warner to help mentor him and help him after a tough 2014 season.

49ers Aren’t Interested in Hiring Former Seahawks Coach Mike Holmgren for Head Coaching Vacancy

The San Francisco 49ers aren't interested in hiring former Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren for their head coaching vacancy, who hasn't coached in the NFL since 2008, but had some interest in their head coaching job.

Former Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan to Interview for 49ers Head Coaching Vacancy on Sunday

Fomer New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan will interview for the vacant San Francisco 49ers head coaching vacancy on Sunday.

Former Broncos, Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan Interviewed for 49ers Head Coaching Vacancy This Week

Former Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan interviewed for the vacant San Francisco 49ers head coaching vacancy this past week.

Knee Injuries Too Hard to Overcome; RB Marcus Lattimore Retires

Running back Marcus Lattimore retires before ever appearing in a NFL game. Drafted by the Niners in the 4th round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Lattimore has not been able to recover from two devastating knee injuries he suffered in college.

San Francisco 49ers Dealing with Identity Crisis

The Niners lack of commitment to the running game was concerning and curious against a Rams team that ranks in the bottom of the league in run defense.

With Lattimore in Doubt, San Francisco 49ers Extend Hunter with 1-year Deal

The 49ers signed running back Kendall Hunter to a one-year extension that runs through the 2015 season. Hunter has been out the entire season due to a torn ACL in his right knee.

LB Aldon Smith Could Return to the San Francisco 49ers After Bye

Outside linebacker Aldon Smith's nine-game suspension could be reduced by one or two games due to good behavior.

Wounded Niners Take Another Blow in Blowout Loss to Broncos

Starting center Daniel Kilgore suffered a fractured left ankle in the 3rd quarter of the 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos. Kilgore will have season-ending surgery and will be replaced by rookie third-round pick Marcus Martin.

The San Francisco 49ers are Limping into Denver

The San Francisco 49ers are riding a nice three game winning streak, but they may cool off as they head to Denver with more injuries than they would have hoped for. Patrick Willis, Jimmie Ward and Mike Iupati headline a group of players who have yet to practice this week for the Niners.

The “54th Man,” QB Josh Johnson, is Re-signed by the San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers re-signed quarterback Josh Johnson and released Bubba Ventrone. The Niners had intended to re-sign Johnson since his release this past Saturday through a loophole known as the "54th man."

Surprise, Surprise…San Francisco 49ers Re-sign Kassim Osgood

The Niners have re-signed special teams ace Kassim Osgood. The 12-year veteran has been released and re-signed three times this year.

San Francisco 49ers Release “Special Teams Ace” Kassim Osgood; Sign Bubba Ventrone

The San Francisco 49ers released veteran speacial teams ace Kassim Osgood on Wednesday. The move makes room for saftey/special teamer and nine-year pro Bubba Ventrone.

San Francisco 49ers Will Have to Be Patient with NaVorro Bowman

While San Francisco 49ers All-Pro inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman is eligible to come off the PUP list soon, the Niners will have to wait a little longer before they can see him on the field. Bowman is still recovering for a torn ACL and will need additional time to build up strength in his knee to play.

Vernon Davis Inactive Against the Kansas City Chiefs

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is inactive against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Replacing Davis in the starting lineup is second-year pro Vance McDonald, while Derek Carrier will also see some time at tight end.