Rugby League Superstar Jarryd Hayne Signs Futures Contract With 49ers

Former Rugby League superstar Jarryd Hayne—who quit in October to pursue his dream of playing in the NFL—just announced at a press conference that he has signed a futures contract with the San Francisco 49ers. This means that Hayne won't count against the 49ers 53-man roster limit for next season. Hayne said that his… » 3/02/15 10:39pm Monday 10:39pm

How Else Did The 49ers Screw Up Their Coaching Search?

Nothing about this Niners offseason, from the inevitable Jim Harbaugh divorce to the awkward promotion of Jim Tomsula, has been easy or painless. The coaching staff was assembled of cast-offs and no-names, and the team was accused of doing everything on the cheap now that it's got that new stadium. Now comes another… » 2/16/15 9:45am 2/16/15 9:45am

Niners Will "Look Into" If Aldon Smith Was Drinking With Ray McDonald 

The sexual assault investigation involving Ray McDonald also might have implications for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith. As part of the investigation, the woman told San Jose police that she drank cranberry and vodkas with McDonald and Smith, according to a search warrant filed in Santa Clara Superior… » 12/23/14 1:30pm 12/23/14 1:30pm

Cops Posed As Woman To See If Ray McDonald Would Incriminate Himself

A search warrant filed as part of the sexual assault investigation involving Ray McDonald was made public yesterday, and it reveals what the woman told police as well as how cops have investigated the case—including posing as the woman in a text message exchange with the former 49er. » 12/23/14 11:05am 12/23/14 11:05am

49ers Release Ray McDonald Following Rape Allegation

At a press conference this afternoon, San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke announced that the team had released defensive end Ray McDonald. This morning, police confirmed that McDonald was a suspect in a rape investigation, and in August he was arrested on domestic violence charges following an incident… » 12/17/14 3:46pm 12/17/14 3:46pm

Report: Raiders Interested In Trading For Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh has one year left on his contract with the 49ers, but the team might not wait that long to get rid of him. According to Adam Schefter, the coach could earn an extension if San Francisco wins out and gets into the playoffs, but if not, Harbaugh could be traded in the offseason to a desperate team like the… » 11/30/14 1:13pm 11/30/14 1:13pm