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NaVorro Bowman makes return to practice for Niners
After 15 months, NaVorro Bowman is back where he wants to be. The three-time All-Pro linebacker was on the field for the San Francisco 49ers' second voluntary workout on Wednesday.
16 things we learned from Mike Mayock's media teleconference
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock touched on all things NFL draft Thursday in a lengthy media teleconference. Here are 16 things we learned from Mayock's responses.
NFC West draft needs: Cardinals getting a chance to reload
Could Melvin Gordon solve the running back problem that helped hold the Arizona Cardinals back in 2014? Bucky Brooks breaks down the draft needs of each team in the NFC West.
2015 NFL Draft: Top five needs for all 32 teams
NFL Media analyst Lance Zierlein breaks down the top-five positions of needs for all 32 NFL teams and reveals how each is likely to approach the 2015 NFL Draft.
Chris Borland placed on San Francisco 49ers' I.R.
Niners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said Tuesday that "it would be a stretch" if rookie linebacker Chris Borland played again this season after suffering an ankle injury on Sunday in Seattle.
Six things to watch in Chargers-49ers
The San Diego Chargers' playoff dreams are still alive by the slimmest of margins. Can Philip Rivers outlast Colin Kaepernick as the San Francisco 49ers try to play spoiler?
Viewer's guide: Week 16
With just two more weeks left in the season, expect to see a drama filled weekend in the NFL. Kevin Patra previews Tony Romo's duel with Andrew Luck along with the rest of Week 16's action.
Reading the Defense: Championship Week awaits
No more talking. No more planning for the future. It's time to look at who's ready to win a fantasy championship. Marcas Grant offers some suggestions for the intrepid IDP owner in search of a title.
Grading first-round draft picks: Defense
After grading this year's first-round picks on offense, it's time to move to defense. Rookie Watch hands out marks for Raiders pass rusher Khalil Mack and Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley, among others.
Injury roundup: Blake Bortles out of walking boot
With Blake Bortles out of a walking boot, Jaguars play-caller Jedd Fisch expects his rookie quarterback to play in Thursday night's showdown with the Titans. What other Tuesday injuries are we tracking?
Seahawks secondary headlines top position groups
The Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" secondary tops Around The NFL's list of the league's best position groups. Find out where the Cowboys' offensive line ranks.
Reading the Defense: Playoff Week 1 IDP roundup
Now that the fantasy postseason is upon us, Marcas Grant looks at who sizzled and fizzled for fantasy enthusiasts in Week 14. It turned out to be a pretty good day to roll with the Browns.
Raiders dent 49ers' playoff hopes in stunner
San Francisco is facing the end of its playoff aspirations after losing in stunning fashion to Bay Area rival Oakland on Sunday. Is the curtain closed on the Niners' postseason chances?
Justin Smith: Chris Borland is going to be special
Justin Smith probably wasn't surprised to see Niners teammate Chris Borland win Rookie of the Month. The veteran defender heaped praise upon Borland this week.
Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck lead Players of the Month
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers capped four near-perfect weeks of play by earning the league's NFC Offensive Player of the Month award. See who else nabbed November honors.
Reading the Defense: Fantasy IDP playoff trends
As the fantasy football playoffs get underway, Marcas Grant looks at who's trending up and who's trending down. Plus a look at why IDP owners are ahead of the curve on J.J. Watt.
Rookie Watch: Joel Bitonio, Mosley lead workhorses
Browns offensive lineman Joel Bitonio has more snaps than anyone in the NFL. Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley is challenging for Defensive Rookie of the Year. The two lead this year's rookie crop.
Seahawks look like one of NFL's best in win over Niners
The Seattle Seahawks seem to be hitting their stride. The defending Super Bowl champs looked like one of the top squads in the NFL on Thursday night as the smothered the San Francisco 49ers.
Rookie Watch: Chris Borland tops late-round steals list
Niners linebacker Chris Borland and Cardinals wideout John Brown lead Rookie Watch's list of late-round draft steals. Who else made Around The NFL's list?
Niners take advantage of RGIII, continue to win ugly
San Francisco continues to win ugly, taking advantage of a struggling Robert Griffin III in Sunday's victory over the Redskins. Do the 49ers have problems of their own on offense?
Ask 5: Who will be the Chris Borland of the 2015 NFL Draft
Chris Borland was a standout at Wisconsin, but his stock plummeted leading up to the 2014 draft. Daniel Jeremiah asked five executives which current college star might experience a similar drop.
Sources Tell Us: What we're hearing about top NFL prospects
Brett Hundley has not only turned UCLA's season around but also his own stock. That and more is being discussed by NFL insiders in this week's Sources Tell Us.
Reading the defense: IDP playoff update
With the fantasy regular season drawing quickly to a close, Marcas Grant takes another look at some players who are trending up or down for the postseason, including a sack master in New Orleans.