Kyle Shanahan Headlines

  • 49ers pass rusher Jeremiah Attaochu looks to revive his career

    For a long time, football was going well for pass rusher Jeremiah Attaochu, who left Georgia Tech with the most sacks in school history, became a second-round pick of the Chargers and emerged as a productive starter by his second NFL season in 2015. Then, in 2016, he was sidelined by a broken foot. In 2017, he was buried on the depth chart. Now, after being humbled and signing with the 49ers in March, Attaochu, 25, hopes he'll get back to...

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  • How will Garoppolo handle adversity? 49ers’ unbeaten QB provides a hint

    The 49ers went 5-0 after Jimmy Garoppolo became their starter last year, but it can no longer be said they are perfect with their new quarterback. Just ask anybody who witnessed Tuesday's eyesore of a practice. The two-hour session was so ragged that head coach Kyle Shanahan took solace in the fact that his job title meant he could celebrate that not everything was terrible. "If I was just the offensive coordinator, I would have been very...

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  • 49ers’ Sherman discusses Seahawks, rehab and ‘James’ Garoppolo

    Cornerback Richard Sherman refers to 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo as "James," and he probably uses a few unprintable words when referring to the Seahawks' decision-makers who released him in March. His feelings about the Seahawks again became clear when asked Tuesday about the offseason changes to his former team's roster. His response: He wasn't paying attention. "They decided to let me go and pursue another team," Sherman said. "So once they cut ties, I...

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  • 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo, the sudden, reluctant celebrity

    Jimmy Garoppolo really wants to be one of the guys, but the problem is none of the other guys has a $137.5 million contract, movie-star good looks and this job title: starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. This offseason, two of Garoppolo's less glamorous teammates, center Weston Richburg and left tackle Joe Staley, have joked about Garoppolo's A-list status. Asked about developing an off-the-field relationship with his QB, Richburg cracked that...

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