"Shaun did a heck of a job for us last year despite joining the team in the middle of the season," 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said in a statement. "He certainly earned the respect of everyone in our organization for the way he handled himself, both on and off the field, and we are excited to have him back."
Niners QB Jimmy Garoppolo on offseason trade interest from Panthers: 'They were top of the list'
Asked Thursday if the Panthers were in trade discussions to acquire him in the offseason, Niners QB Jimmy Garoppolo said "they were top of the list."
Three-time Pro Bowl RB Le'Veon Bell to make pro boxing debut vs. Uriah Hall on Oct. 29
Le'Veon Bell, a two-time All-Pro running back, is set to make his professional boxing debut against longtime UFC Fighter Uriah Hall on Oct. 29 in Arizona as part of the Jake Paul-Anderson Silva pay-per-view undercard.
Week 5 Thursday inactives: Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos
The official inactives for the Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos on Thursday night.
Patriots place backup QB Brian Hoyer (concussion) on injured reserve
Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer is headed to injured reserve after suffering a concussion in Week 4. Hoyer replaced the injured Mac Jones against Green Bay but was knocked out of the game after only 15 plays.
Buccaneers' Tom Brady on number of 2-2 teams in NFL: 'There's a lot of bad football from what I watch'
One of 15 NFL teams with a .500 record through four weeks of play, Tampa is tied with the Falcons atop the NFC South, but entering their Week 5 matchup, it seems as if their pair of wins is the last thing on anyone's minds
Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy on Rams matchup: 'We're nobody's underdog'
Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy has found his motivational tactic for Sunday's game against the Rams. When presented with the game's spread, he replied, "we're nobody's underdog."
Colts elevating RB Phillip Lindsay from practice squad for 'TNF' vs. former team Broncos
Phillip Lindsay's next stop in his once-unlikely NFL career comes in Indianapolis. He'll face a familiar team in his debut with his new team. The Colts are elevating Lindsay from their practice squad for Thursday night's game against the Broncos.
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Thursday, Oct. 6
NFL.com keeps you up to date with all of the latest league news from around the NFL. Visit NFL.com's transaction hub for a daily breakdown.
Carson Wentz senses 'no panic' in Commanders despite 1-3 start to season
After an opening-week win, the Washington Commanders have lost three straight. Carson Wentz is asking everyone to remain calm.
Jared Goff aims to put Lions on winning path against familiar foe in Bill Belichick, Patriots
Detroit, the league's No. 1 offense, heads to New England this weekend for a date with a foe that is particularly familiar to one key player. Jared Goff said this week he and the Lions will be "ready" for Bill Belichick and the Patriots.
Packers' Aaron Rodgers wishes he had more time in London ahead of Giants game
While Packers head coach Matt LaFleur is stressing out about the schedule changes brought on by Green Bay's trip to London to face the Giants, his quarterback Aaron Rodgers has expressed his interest in being a tourist on the team's first trip to the United Kingdom.
Kyle Shanahan 'not that concerned' with George Kittle's lack of production: 'It'll take care of itself'
As 49ers fans and fantasy football owners alike wonder what's happening with TE George Kittle's role in the offense, head coach Kyle Shanahan stressed that a healthy Kittle will be the Kittle of old -- eventually.
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