49ers plan to start Jimmy Garoppolo over Trey Lance

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It was hardly a secret San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan planned to open training camp with veteran Jimmy Garoppolo as his starting quarterback even though the club selected North Dakota State Bison signal-caller Trey Lance third overall in the draft.  Shanahan confirmed his intentions when speaking with reporters Tuesday: 

Dede Westbrook schedules visit with Seahawks; 49ers, Bengals still on radar

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Dede Westbrook is in Minnesota for a Vikings visit Saturday, but he is still considering interest from other teams. If the Vikings are unable to sign Westbrook, he will pay a visit to the Seahawks, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Westbrook plans to visit the Seahawks on Sunday, per veteran NFL reporter …

NFL Draft Pick Signings: 7/23/22

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The San Francisco 49ers on Friday announced their full slate of open practices for 2021 training camp. With COVID-19 restrictions lifted, the club will return to training camp sessions open to fans. Here are the open practice dates, which lead up to the club’s first preseason game August 14 vs.

49ers sign All-Pro LB Fred Warner to record five-year, $95 million extension

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The San Francisco 49ers have locked up Fred Warner.  According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Niners are signing the All-Pro linebacker to a five-year, $95 million deal with $40.5 million guaranteed.  The $19 million per year average makes Warner the highest-paid inside linebacker in the NFL. According to Spotrac, Seattle Seahawks’ Bobby Wagner was previously …