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Once believed to be the successor of Baltimore Ravens’ future Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis, the San Francisco 49ers signed linebacker Tavares Gooden to a one-year contract, according to team’s press release.
Gooden is a talented football player—and understanding that the, then-32 years old, aging, but effective Lewis (now 36) was approaching retirement—Gooden was hoped to carry No. 52’s torch. Clearly, due to the injuries he sustained over his four-year NFL career, he has not lived up to his full potential.
The Ravens released the 6-2, 242-pound linebacker from the University of Miami in 2011 and signed with the 49ers shortly afterwards. Since joining the 49ers, Gooden has been a mainstay for their special teams as he played in all 16 regular season games and both postseason contests last season, registering 12 special teams tackles.
“Tavares was an integral part of our success on special teams last year,” said 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke, via team’s press release. “He...
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers re-signed with the club by inking a four-year deal worth $31.3 million on Tuesday.
Rogers was named to his first Pro Bowl last season. The 30-year-old collected 44 tackles and six interceptions while playing on a one-year deal worth $4.25 million.
The ninth overall pick of the 2005 draft, Rogers has recorded 346 tackles and 14 interceptions...
The San Francisco 49ers released cornerback Shawntae Spencer on Thursday.
Spencer, 30, collected just five tackles in nine games during his eighth season with the 49ers.
"The 49ers would like to thank Shawntae for his eight years of service to the organization and the Bay Area community," San Francisco general manager Trent Baalke said in a statement.
"He has always...
According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, free agent wide receiver Mario Manningham is visiting the San Francisco 49ers today.
Manningham is looking to be paid like a starter even though he lost his starting role this past season to Victor Cruz, but he definitely showed up during the playoffs and Super Bowl.
If the 49ers can get Manningham under contract, it would give them...
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says cornerback Carlos Rogers is returning to the San Francisco 49ers on a $31.3 million, four-year contract.
The sides reached agreement Tuesday, but the person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had yet to formally announce the deal. Rogers still needs to travel to the Bay Area in order to sign, and that still...
The Baltimore Ravens are roughly $10 million under the NFL’s new salary cap of $120.6 million, which begins Tuesday, according to an article by CSNBaltimore.com’s, John Eisenberg. While the Ravens don’t have nearly as much money to play with like their AFC North divisional rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals, who are a league-best $48.5 million under [...]
The San Francisco 49ers have decided to take a risk on another player who was out of the NFL last season by signing Perrish Cox to a two-year deal. Cox was released by the Broncos before last season and recently stood trial in a sexual assault case. In his lone season with the Broncos, Cox appeared in [...]
After losing Cory Redding and Jarret Johnson in free agency on Wednesday, Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs may follow suit, and the Ravens aren’t waiting around for him to make a decision. Grubbs, 27, is currently meeting with the New Orleans Saints and the Ravens moved on as well, bringing in Philadelphia Eagles free-agent [...]
The Shiny Hood Ornament Man Laws tells us that teams should chase wide receivers only when all the other elements of success are in place. San Francisco is one of those teams.....
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The 49ers must be bracing for life without Carlos Rogers. It was reported today the 49ers have ex-Broncos DB Perrish Cox have agreed on a two year deal. Contract details unknown.
Free agency is set to begin in about 2 hours and the 49ers have already signed a WR and a DB, two areas where they needed help.
If by some chance Carlos Rogers does not resign as of today the 49ers will...
Brandon Spikes wishes Ray Rice Happy Birthday on Twitter. Reason number 4,243 why I loves me some Spikes.