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2016 Schedule
2-14, 4th in NFC West
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Stephen A. takes Kaepernick over Romo (2:00)
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Romo options, Kaepernick concerns

Steve Wyche of the NFL Network joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ to talk about Tony Romo's options, the baggage of Jay Cutler and the Colin Kaepernick concerns.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers general manager John Lynch said he spoke to Michigan coach (and former Niners coach) Jim Harbaugh on the phone for a while on Monday. Lynch picked Harbaugh's brain about the Wolverines' lengthy list of draft prospects. Harbaugh told Lynch he was "fired up" for Lynch and his new job.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers GM John Lynch said there was a point where the team had information that QB Colin Kaepernick was signing elsewhere. He said he doesn't know what happened but clearly the deal did not pan out.

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1dJamison Hensley

John Harbaugh: Kaep will be starting QB in NFL

John Harbaugh thinks Colin Kaepernick will eventually sign with an NFL team this season, saying "he'll probably be starting somewhere next year at some point."

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Kaepernick's salary demands make sense (1:24)
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2dNick Wagoner

49ers CEO won't expect to raid Oakland of fans

Though they'll be the only pro football team in the Bay Area, 49ers CEO Jed York says he's not expecting his team to gain new fans with the Raiders relocating to Las Vegas.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers RB DuJuan Harris, who was a non-tendered restricted free agent, is returning to the team on a one-year deal. Harris' agent confirmed Harris' return on Monday afternoon. Harris spent most of last season as one of two primary backups to Carlos Hyde. He finished with 138 yards on 38 carries and 8 catches for 115 yards with a touchdown.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Speaking to NFL Network, 49ers general manager John Lynch sends this message to fans left behind in Oakland: "Raiders fans, we're open for business. Come and jump on our train."

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Now Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis says he has "mixed feelings" about the move and that he will spend time coming up explaining to fans in Oakland why the move was necessary.

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3dPat McManamon

Browns' Thomas: Kaep viewed as distraction

Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas says NFL teams no longer look at free agent Colin Kaepernick as an elite QB, and his national anthem protests last season were too much for a non-star.

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NFL players deserve a better fate (1:07)
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Matthews Sr., football patriarch, dies at 88

Clay Matthews Sr., who played for the 49ers in the 1950s and was the patriarch of a famous football family, died Thursday at age 88 after dealing with a long illness, the 49ers said.

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T.O. takes character criticism personally (1:42)
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Sherman: NFL refusing to recognize Kaepernick's 'high level of play' (2:09)
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5dAaron Schatz

Football Outsiders: Glimmer of hope in the Bay

Running back may be the only above-average unit in San Francisco, with newly signed fullback Kyle Juszczyk joining underrated halfback Carlos Hyde to bump the Niners into the top 10 for such units.

Team Stats

Passing Yards181.932nd
Rushing Yards126.24th
Points For19.227th
Points Against30.032nd