SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Jason Verrett's attempted return from a knee injury was derailed when he tore his Achilles tendon, the latest setback in a career full of significant injuries.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan began his first news conference after the 49ers returned from their bye, the recitation of injuries was briefer than usual.
The week off came at a good time for the banged-up Niners, who got several key players back from injuries they hope will help them make a big playoff push in the second half of the season.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers playmaker Deebo Samuel will miss Sunday's key NFC West showdown against the rival Los Angeles Rams with an injured hamstring.
Samuel hurt his hamstring during last weekend's loss to Kansas City.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The banged-up San Francisco 49ers got some key pieces back on the practice field before their Super Bowl rematch against the Kansas City Chiefs.
All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams, star edge rusher Nick Bosa and safety Jimmie Ward all returned to practice on Wednesday and could play Sunday against the Chiefs.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers went through another round of roster cuts with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo still on the roster.
The Niners reduced the active roster from 85 players to 80 on Tuesday without making a move with Garoppolo, their former starter who has spent all training camp working out on his own while San Francisco tries to find a trade partner.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are bringing back oft-injured cornerback Jason Verrett on a one-year deal.
The Niners announced Monday that they are re-signing Verrett after he played only one game last season before suffering a season-ending knee injury.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (12-8)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: G Laken Tomlinson, DT D.J. Jones, S Jaquiski Tartt, CB K'Waun Williams, DL Arden Key, RB Raheem Mostert, DE Jordan Willis, CB Jason Verrett, RB Jeff Wilson Jr., LB Marcell Harris, CB Josh Norman, WR Trent Sherfield, CB Dontae Johnson, OL Tom Compton, WR Mohamed Sanu, TE Ross Dwelley, S Tavon Wilson, RB Trenton Cannon, WR Travis Benjamin, WR Richie James