July 2008

Digging for Gold

Frank Gore needs 966 yards on the ground to move from No. 9 to No. 5 (behind Garrison Hearst) on the 49ers all-time rushing yards list. Gore currently has 3,405 yards, and he realistically can…



Willis Set to Take Over Leadership Role

The 49ers are looking for a leader with the retirement of Bryant Young and Mike Nolan has already placed that responsibility on Patrick Willis. Nolan says Willis has taken the role naturally, and, really, it’s…


49ers To Have Joint Practices with Raiders

For the first time in several years, the 49’ers and Oakland Raiders will hold joint-practices. Both teams announced yesterday that a morning and evening practice session will be staged on Sunday, August 4th at the Raiders’…


49’ers Sign First-Round Draft Pick

With the first day of training camp practices beginning today, the 49ers will have their top draft pick in uniform– defensive lineman Kentwan Balmer. The “San Francisco Chronicle” reports both sides were able to reach an…


Fourth-Round Pick OL Wallace Signs Deal

With the opening of training camp today, the 49ers signed another one of their recent draft picks  —  offensive lineman Cody Wallace.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Wallace was taken in…



Niners News and Notes With Camp Almost Here

And training camp looms! It’s time to step up my game as the 49ers open camp this Thursday at 49ers headquarters in Santa Clara. Here’s what’s been going on around the Internets: The Sacramento Bee…