Found March 16, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
Gettyimage.ashx_url_http_3a_2f_2fcache.gettyimages.com_2fxc_2f91754172.jpg_3fv_3d1_26c_3dewsasset_26k_3d2_26d_3d77bfba49ef878921cc759df4ebac47d07b03ba0d9b426bcf0550d781353cd6778c648745ba01ea4d
The 49ers may have finally found their replacement for departed free safety Dashon Goldson. No, it’s not Charles Woodson. Nor is it Ed Reed. “Who then? The SUSPENSE IS KILLING ME.” It’s Craig Dahl. “(confused silence)” Dahl, a five-year vet who spent the last four seasons with the division-rival Rams, agreed to a contract with the Niners on Saturday reportedly worth $5 million for three years. Dahl previously met with the 49ers on Friday. Last season Dahl, 27, had 78 tackles and one interception for the Rams. In 70 career games over five seasons (the first with the Giants), the free safety has 320 tackles and four picks. It’s possible the 49ers could still pursue Woodson and Reed even after the Dahl signing. But that’s all fine and dandy with Dahl, who is ready to fight for the starting job. Obviously some Niners fans have to be disappointed with the team for signing the relatively anonymous Dahl after flirting with much sexier (and *ahem* much older) names. But regarding this, the...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

49ers sign safety Dahl to three-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers have signed safety Craig Dahl to a three-year contract, finding a replacement in the secondary after Dashon Goldson received a five-year deal from Tampa Bay. The 27-year-old Dahl spent the past four seasons with the St. Louis Rams and had 78 tackles and an interception in 2012. San Francisco's front office hosted a handful of defensive backs for meetings...

49ers sign safety Craig Dahl to three-year deal

The 49ers made it official today when they announced that they signed Rams safety Craig Dahl to a three-year deal. No reports on the amount of the contract. Last year Dahl made 1.2 million.The #49ers have signed safety Craig Dahl (@craigdahl43) to a three-year contract. #freeagency— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) March 16, 2013Not sure if the signing of Dahl puts an end to the rumors...

Rams safety Craig Dahl to visit 49ers

Craig Dahl is the latest free agent attached to the 49ers. According to St Louis sportscaster Howard Balzer.Craig Dahl would be the third safety to visit the 49ers this offseason. Early reports had the 49ers looking to sign Charles Woodson, but at this time, those talks have seemed to cool off.Not sure if there is real legit interest in Dahl or if the team is using Dahl as a pawn...

Texans rumors: Ed Reed, Houston have mutual interest.

Baltimore Ravens free agent safety Ed Reed visited with the Houston Texans yesterday. Reed thoroughly enjoyed his stay with the Texans, and told reporters, including John McClain of The Houston Chronicle, that interest between he and Houston is mutual. “It’s mutual,” Reed said about his interest in the Texans. “Both of us are contenders and want to get a championship,...

Baltimore Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome remains calm as Ed Reed picks a side

The Baltimore Ravens are seemingly hemorrhaging star players at the moment. The free agency purge does not have general manager Ozzie Newsome pushing the panic button. Please click here to read this story. The post Baltimore Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome remains calm as Ed Reed picks a side appeared first on Players View.

Baltimore Ravens: Ed Reed to Return?

For the past two days, it appeared that long time Ravens icon and future hall of famer Ed Reed was ready to join the mass exodus of free agents to leave Baltimore. But after receiving a contract offer from the Houston Texans after a lengthy visit, rumor has it that he is returning to Ozzie Newsome to see if his only employer at this level in his career will help him to retire as...

Reed Decision to Come this Week

According to the USA Today, Ed Reed’s decision on where he will play in 2013 should be made this week according to Baltimore Raven’s General Manager, Ozzie Newsome. “Four years ago, we went down this same road with Ray, Dave always does a very good job of keeping us in the loop. That doesn’t mean that Ed will come back, and it doesn’t mean that he will leave.”   Ozzie...

Day 4 Wrap-Up: Texans Free Agency

After much anticipation and talk of free agent safety Ed Reed signing with the Houston Texans on Friday, it was all quickly shot down when Reed left home for Atlanta with no deal. Day 4 Notes - The Texans signed their only restricted free agent in Andrew Gardner who was an offensive tackle on the roster last season. Alan Ball - Free agent running back Justin Forsett  has signed...

NFL Free Agency: S Adrian Wilson headed to New England Patriots

Despite rumors that the New England Patriots might be interested in free agent S Ed Reed, nothing has materialized on that front. On Friday the Patriots moved to secure another veteran at the safety position, inking 33-year old Adrian Wilson to a deal. Wilson, a 12-year veteran and four-time All-Pro, was released by the Arizona Cardinals in a cost cutting move. Wilson is a large...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.