49ers charm Denver high school players after practice

Football players at Denver's Manual High School met some special guests Friday. The 49ers held their walk-through practice at the downtown school, not far from Sports Authority Field at Mile High, where they'll play Saturday night against the Broncos in both teams' third exhibition this preseason. 
49ers' resolve sure to be tested by Manning, Broncos in Denver
'This is a resilient group,' 49ers GM Trent Baalke said this week. 'They're going to stay focused.' 

Live updates during 49ers vs. Broncos game Saturday night
Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Broncos preseason game on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Denver. 

No fights, just sloppiness for 49ers in Denver
'Today was sloppy, not a good practice for us offensively,' left tackle Joe Staley said. 'That's what training camp practices are for, and we'll get better. 

Broncos defender tries to help Jarryd Hayne build on instant success
Even the Denver Broncos want to see Australian cult hero Jarryd Hayne make it onto the 49ers roster.Hayne mostly ran the ball with the 49ers' third-string offense on Thursday. 

Colin Kaepernick impresses John Elway throughout peaceful joint practices
No fisticuffs and no major injuries had the 49ers and host Denver Broncos pleased with how their joint practices unfolded Wednesday and Thursday. 

NaVorro Bowman scouts out how 49ers younger players must fill OLB voids
Memo to NaVorro Bowman: Wednesday s sexual-battery charge didn t get Ahmad Brooks kicked off the 49ers. 

Live updates: 49ers vs. Broncos in preseason, Saturday, 6 p.m.
Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Broncos preseason game on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Denver. 

Tremaine Brock, Nick Moody suffer leg injuries in joint practice with Broncos
Cornerback Tremaine Brock and linebacker Nick Moody went down with leg injuries in the first hour of Thursday's joint practice with the host Denver Broncos. 

Former Stanford, 49ers tackle says he tried to kill himself 'on multiple occasions'
Former Stanford and 49ers tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in pro football led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.  

As Brooks awaits fate, 49ers players seem to be moving on
For now, linebacker Ahmad Brooks remains a member of the San Francisco 49ers. But teammates are preparing for life without him on the field. 

Trent Baalke says Ahmad Brooks remains on 49ers but has been excused from team activities
General manager Trent Baalke said Ahmad Brooks' status with the 49ers remains under evaluation, but that the embattled linebacker is still on the team. 

49ers' Ahmad Brooks charged with sexual battery; grand jury indicts ex-teammate Ray McDonald on rape
Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen has charged San Francisco 49ers linebacker with sexual battery, and a grand jury had indicted his ex-teammate Ray McDonald on rape charges, in connection with an intoxicated woman at a December house party. 

NFL: Jonathan Martin reveals suicide attempts
Former Stanford, 49ers tackle says in Facebook posts he tried to kill himself 'on multiple occasions.' 

Ahmad Brooks returning to California to face sexual-battery charge
Ahmad Brooks's 49ers career is in jeopardy after he got charged Wednesday with misdemeanor sexual battery, stemming from a December incident at former teammate Ray McDonald's house. 

Healthy Hunter getting his shot in 49ers backfield
Kendall Hunter gets first touch in joint practice with Denver Broncos on Wednesday. 

Kendall Hunter making a run at a starting job?
The 49ers began Wednesday s joint practice against the host Denver Broncos with a bit of a surprise: Kendall Hunter got the first carry. 

Michael Wilhoite inserted right next to NaVorro Bowman on top unit
Can a starter lose his job to injury? Coach Jim Tomsula says that answer depends on the individual in question, which in Wednesday's case was 49ers linebacker Michael Wilhoite. 

Bruce Miller has excused absence; Vance McDonald out with ankle injury
Fullback Bruce Miller had an excused absence from Wednesday s joint practices with the Broncos to tend to a personal matter, 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said. 

Who? Ah. Kaepernick had Pacino's blessing to use classic line in Madden commercial
Peyton Manning wasn t the only commercial-making quarterback on the Denver Broncos practice field Wednesday. 

49ers coach discourages brawling with Broncos
San Francisco 49ers will spend next few days practicing with the Broncos in Denver, and coach Jim Tomsula is hoping the two teams can avoid the high tensions and fisticuffs that have marred similar situations with other NFL teams. 

49ers head for Denver hoping to avoid training camp fight club; Wilhoite returns to practice
 It's Dan Brown filling in for mighty Cam Inman. If you need me, my e-mail is dbrown@mercurynews.com and I'm on Twitter at @mercrbrownie. 

49ers Review: Breaking down the win over Dallas
Who helped themselves, and who hurt themselves, in the second NFL exhibition game 

49ers' NaVorro Bowman becomes student of game
San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman studied the game 'from a coach's view' while rehabilitating from his knee injury.
 

LB Michael Wilhoite to start practicing; Desmond Bishop to undergo thumb surgery
While Michael Wilhoite will practice this week after being sidelined throughout training camp with a leg strain, fellow linebacker Desmond Bishop is going to miss time because of a thumb injury. 

Offensive line's starting unit not yet set
Even though the 49ers have started the same five players on their offensive line through two exhibitions, that unit has not yet sold coach Jim Tomsula. 

Report card: Hayne, Purcell again shine; Patton reverses course; Armstead bringing pressure
The 49ers took a positive step in establishing a home-field advantage at Levi's Stadium, routing the Dallas Cowboys 23-6 in Sunday's exhibition game. 

Cowboys' Jones apologizes to 49ers over turf remarks
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has apologized to the 49ers for his concerns and criticism of the Levi's Stadium grass leading up to Sunday night's preseason game.
 

Purdy: Hayne doing all he can to make team
Former Australian rugby player has another sensational game in 49ers' win over Cowboys 

 
 
 
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Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

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