Michael Crabtree admitted he wasn't healthy or himself in the eight games he played last season after returning from a torn Achilles'.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the 49ers have made progress with walk-year WR Michael Crabtree in long-term talks, and that there is "hope for a deal before the season."
Michael Crabtree started the 49ers' second preseason game, but failed to secure his lone target.
Michael Crabtree revealed that his weight ballooned to 230 pounds last season, after returning from his ruptured Achilles'.
Michael Crabtree (hamstring) returned to 49ers practice on Wednesday.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh expects Michael Crabtree and Brandon Lloyd back "soon" from their hamstring injuries.
A source familiar with Michael Crabtree believes the 49ers' wideout is dealing with a sore hamstring.
Coach Jim Harbaugh revealed Friday that Michael Crabtree will miss "a week or two" with an undisclosed injury.
Colin Kaepernick believes Michael Crabtree is a "step or two quicker now" than he was last season as he recovered from his torn Achilles' tendon.
CSN Bay Area reports the 49ers are not "remotely close" to new contracts with walk-year players Michael Crabtree and Mike Iupati.
Colin Kaepernick believes Michael Crabtree is all the way back to 100 percent following his 2013 Achilles' injury.
CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco believes it would be a "major surprise" if the 49ers signed Michael Crabtree to an extension before he hits free agency in 2015.
Michael Crabtree is expected to seek "(nothing) less than a big-money deal" in extension talks with the 49ers.
CSN Bay Area considers $10 million annually to be contract-year WR Michael Crabtree's "absolute ceiling" for his next contract.