Tomsula on Justin Smith: ‘He’s Earned The Right to Make Decisions on His Terms’

As Jim Tomsula explained on Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine, he’s been in touch with veteran defensive tackle Justin Smith during the offseason. “Yea, Justin’s come around to bust my chops. You know that’s the way he does things,” said Tomsula. But the 49ers head coach won’t be pushing Smith to return for an eighth season with the team more »

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Baalke on Gore: ‘We’re Going to Do What We Can to Get Him Back’

While speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke suggested that the team would like to bring back Frank Gore for an 11th season, but wouldn’t make any promises. “Frank is just the energizer battery, [he] keeps on ticking,” said Baalke of veteran running back, who cracked the 1,000-yard plateau for the eighth more »

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Jim Tomsula Discusses ‘Winning With Class’

For Jim Tomsula, the bar is set high—really high. After the San Francisco 49ers mutually parted ways with former head coach Jim Harbaugh, CEO Jed York explained it was Super Bowl or bust for the franchise. During his introductory press conference on Thursday at Levi’s Stadium, Tomsula was asked point blank it he’s going to deliver a Lombardi Trophy next more »

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San Francisco 49ers Name Jim Tomsula Head Coach

The San Francisco 49ers have a new teacher. On Wednesday afternoon, the team announced that former defensive line coach Jim Tomsula will take over at the 49ers next head coach. “After conducting a thorough coaching search, and meeting with a number of outstanding candidates, Jim Tomsula clearly is the right man to lead this team,” said 49ers CEO Jed York more »

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Alex Boone Says ‘More People’ Should Have ‘Stepped Up’ To Quiet Harbaugh Rumors During Season

Ever since the San Francisco 49ers attempted to trade Jim Harbaugh last offseason, there was an onslaught of rumors surrounding the now-former head coach’s future. When asked by Damon Bruce on 95.7 The Game if he would have preferred that CEO Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke had “diffused” the situation, Alex Boone explained that he wished “more people” more »

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Baalke Says Decision Not to Move up in Draft Didn’t Cause Conflict With Harbaugh

It’s still puzzling why Jim Harbaugh is out as the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. During general manager Trent Baalke’s weekly conversation with Damon Bruce on 95.7 The Game, he was asked directly if there was ever a confrontation between himself and Harbaugh over whether the team should have traded up to draft Odell Beckham Jr. “I can share a more »

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Baalke Says Relationship With Harbaugh: ‘Very Misrepresented in the Media’

As Trent Baalke explains it, he didn’t have any irreconcilable differences with Jim Harbaugh, the now-former San Francisco 49ers head coach. “The relationship between Jim and I, I think often times was very misrepresented in the media. Very misrepresented,” said the general manager on Monday during a joint press conference with CEO Jed York at Levi’s Stadium. “I don’t read more »

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Boldin on End of Harbaugh’s Tenure: ‘If It Was My Decision, He’d Be Here’

If it was up to Anquan Boldin, Jim Harbaugh wouldn’t be going anywhere. “Nah,” said the veteran wide receiver when asked if he understood the “mutual” parting of ways between the head coach and the San Francisco 49ers. “If it was my decision, he’d be here,” said Boldin just moments after the team released joint statements from CEO Jed York more »

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