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2016 Schedule
5-11, 4th in NFC West

49ers defense better when blitzing

The 49ers allowed less yards per pass when blitzing last season. When DBs blitzed, they allowed just 4.1 yards per pass, according to Football Outsiders. Sneaky strengths (Insider)

Torrey Smith's sons can do an NFL workout (0:36)
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NFC West Comings and Goings

The offseason has brought a variety of new faces to NFC West teams. The division brings in a first overall pick and Pro Bowl defensive end, among others. Meanwhile, the Seahawks lost two starters from their Super Bowl winning team and signed another to a lucrative extension.

Will Colin Kaepernick or Blaine Gabbert start for Niners? (1:38)
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6dAaron Schatz

Under-the-radar strength of every NFL offense

Patriots RB Dion Lewis dominated opponents after the catch, while Washington QB Kirk Cousins thrived on play-action. Aaron Schatz delves into the hidden strength of each offense.

Training camp 60 second preview (1:07)
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Predicting NFL's best QB, rookie for long haul

Which quarterback would you rather have for the next 10 years? What about rookie? Will the NFL have a new franchise anytime soon? NFL Insiders take a stab at predicting the future of the league.

No chance 49ers go from worst to first (1:02)

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The San Francisco 49ers announced they have taken over management of the foster Farms Bowl, which pits the Pac-12 against the Big Ten at Levi's Stadium. Jamie Brandt will serve as the executive director, replacing Gary Cavalli, who retired following the 2015 game.

Clayton's crystal ball predictions (1:58)
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Crystal ball: Who will the 49ers go with at QB?

The 49ers have options at quarterback this season in Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick, but who is the long-term answer? John Clayton projects another as the quarterback of the future in San Francisco. Clayton: 30 projections for the next three years (Insider)

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Jarryd Hayne's Olympic dream over

Jarryd Hayne will not be fulfilling his Olympic dream. The former NFL and NRL player was cut from Fiji's Rugby Sevens squad last Friday following a meeting with coach Ben Ryan.


Summer Preview NFC West

John speaks with the NFL Nation reporters of the Rams, Seahawks and Cardinals and Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area about the Niners.


Will Kelly's scheme fit 49ers' talent?

Chip Kelly's no-huddle offense produced a division title in his first season running the Eagles. But the talent on that Philly offense was much different -- much better -- than what he'll have while designing plays this season in San Francisco.

Team Stats

Passing Yards207.329th
Rushing Yards96.521st
Points For14.932nd
Points Against24.218th

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