Projecting TE George Kittle’s rookie stats

In Wednesday’s minicamp report, I wrote that Rookie tight end George Kittle would make more than 50 catches next season. How many catches do you think he will make? How many touchdown do you think he will score? Will he start? Project his Rookie stats and explain your projections. Inside the 49ers …

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5 Fun Facts on 49ers rookie Joe Williams

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We learn more about the 49ers fourth round pick. What’s up Niner fans? Minicamp is over and the 49ers are out for summer vacation. So, what’s a football fan to do? Watch 5 Fun Facts obviously. Today’s subject is the 49ers’ fourth round draft pick out of Utah, running back Joe Williams. Many expect to see a lot of Williams on the field come the fall, and he will definitely be used in conjunction with Carlos Hyde. Until then, watch the video to get to know him better. He’s …

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49ers sign rookie quarterback to four-year deal

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6 time super bowl champions

The 49ers signed Rookie third-round pick C.J. Beathard to a four-year deal Tuesday, the team announced, making the former Iowa quarterback the ninth of 10 draftees to put pen to paper on their contracts. The remaining draftee yet to sign is third-overall pick Solomon Thomas, who’s expected join San Francisco Thursday after a league rule prohibited him from joining the club until Stanford’s spring quarter was no longer in session. Beathard was the third new quarterback added this …

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49ers sign Reuben Foster to rookie contract

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6 time super bowl champions

The 49ers signed Rookie first-round pick Reuben Foster to a four-year contract, the team announced Friday. Foster, the 31st pick in the NFL draft, was widely considered one of the best defensive players available. But injury concerns and off-field issues led to Foster falling further than expected. The 49ers traded up from pick 34 in Round 2 to obtain …

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49ers C.J. Beathard and Joe Williams were honored to participate in the Rookie Premiere

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The 49ers Rookies were lucky to be two of the 40 Rookies invited to the NFLPA’s Rookie premiere Since 1994, the NFLPA has thrown an event called the Rookie Premiere where the 40 most marketable players are invited to begin their off the field professional career. Similar to the Rookie symposium which came to an end last year, the Premiere has a few veteran players talk to the Rookies about their transition into professional sports, but this event stands out as a tool for the …

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The good and not so good from 49ers rookie minicamp

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SANTA CLARA Here are the highlights from the 49ers Rookie minicamp. SHANAHAN WATCH Last week, Kyle Shanahan spent most of the voluntary minicamp working with wide receivers and tight ends on route-running. He looked like the passing game coordinator. Today, he looked like the quarterback coach. More specifically, he looked like C.J. Beathard’s personal tutor. Shanahan watched Beathard during every drill. When the rest of the team practiced special teams, Shanahan worked with Beathard on a …

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Golden Nuggets: Begin the rookie minicamp

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Your San Francisco 49ers links for Saturday, May 6th 2017 Here come the Rookies! The San Francisco 49ers began their Rookie minicamp Friday and I couldn’t be happier. The roster overhaul is as sudden as it is dramatic. A lot of the old roster holdovers from the Trent Baalke era have been handed pink slips while the new blood arriving show more promise than anything the 49ers have signed previously. This is where you can be patiently optimistic. And yes, I said the same thing last …

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Kyle Shanahan on rookie C.J. Beathard: ‘I’ve never seen a QB as tough’

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… a ton. I think he was born to throw which gives him an advantage.” Shanahan said the expectation for the Rookie is to develop behind presumed starter Brian Hoyer and backup Matt Barkley, who were both added during the start of free agency. The 49ers kept their interest in Beathard mostly under wraps. Shanahan and John Lynch indicated after his selection they believed another team would take him in the fourth round despite the lack of hype surrounding him before the draft. Quarterbacks …

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