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Safety Colin Jones was traded to Carolina, while the 49ers also released veteran fullback Rock Cartwright, according to the Sacramento Bee. San Francisco will reportedly receive a seventh-round pick for Jones, who was one of the team's core special teams players last season.
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Aaron Wilson who covers the Baltimore Ravens for the Baltimore Sun is reporting that the 49ers have traded safety/special teams ace Colin Jones to the Panthers for a seventh round draft pick.
Jones was a sixth round pick of the 49ers in the 2011. Jones did not see any playing time at the safety position, he was used primarily on special teams where he became one of the teams aces...
A person familiar with the situation says Carolina has acquired safety Colin Jones from the San Francisco 49ers, a move the Panthers hope will upgrade their special teams coverage units.
The Panthers gave up a future undisclosed draft pick to the 49ers, the person told The Associated Press Friday on condition of anonymity because the move has not yet been announced by the teams...
Aaron Wilson of Profootball.scout.com reports the Carolina Panthers have traded for safety Colin Jones from the 49ers. That according to a source.
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports the 49ers acquired the Panthers seventh round pick in exchange. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
In a move that suggests running back Anthony Dixon will remain on the 53-man roster, the 49ers have evidently released 10-year veteran Rock Cartwright.
Wrote Cartwright, via Twitter: Wanna thank the 49ers for the opportunity.
Cartwright and Dixon were battling to serve as the No. 5 running back, a job that will include plenty of special-teams duty. A sixth-round pick in 2010...