Found September 02, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Getty According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the San Francisco 49ers plan on signing free agent linebacker Clark Haggans to address their shortage of linebackers. “The 49ers plan to address their shortage at outside linebacker by signing former Cardinals and Steelers defender Clark Haggans, according to a league source. The 12-year veteran, who was released on Friday, will sign with the team Sunday pending a physical,” wrote Barrows. Haggans recorded 46 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 3 sacks last season.

Report: 49ers reach agreement to add Haggans

Veteran linebacker Clark Haggans, who was waived on Friday by the Arizona Cardinals, has reached an agreement on a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, the Bay Area News Group reported Sunday based on information from sources. However, it's uncertain whether Haggans will be eligible to play in the 49ers' season opener on Sunday in Green Bay. Haggans is facing a three...

Cardinals put Bridges on IR, sign McQuistan

The Cardinals placed tackle Jeremy Bridges on injured reserve Monday with torn ligaments in his thumb, another blow to the team's depth on the offensive line. Bridges had entered camp as the starter at right tackle before getting beaten out by rookie Bobby Massie, but he had starting experience at both tackle and guard, something the Cardinals now have little of with Brown and...

49ers to add OLB Clark Haggans pending physical

According to Matt Barrows the 49ers are going to sign former Cardinals and Steelers defender Clark Haggans. Haggans was released on Friday and will sign with the team Sunday pending a physical. Currently the 49ers have only three outside linebackers, so adding Haggans will give them some more depth on the line and give Brooks, Haralson and Aldon Smith rest from time to time. Haggans...

Arizona Cardinals: John Skelton Is The Answer At Quarterback

Last year, a team started the season with high hopes.They believed the quarterback which they had acquired via trade and given a lucrative extension to was the answer, while a project QB sat on the bench.Then they got off to a very poor start, and had to put their project in as the starter. Lo and behold, they actually started winning!They wound up finishing 8-8, but that was a big...

Disapppointed QB Kolb finds himself back on bench

Kevin Kolb was back at practice on Monday, no longer competing for the starting job for the Ariziona Cardinals but as backup NFL quarterback once again. The team's workout was its first since coach Ken Whisenhunt announced Friday that John Skelton would be the starter for Sunday's regular-season opener against Seattle. Kolb says he's disappointed by the move but believes...

Kevin Kolb took not winning starting job in Arizona ‘like a pro’

Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced on Friday that John Skelton had beaten out Kevin Kolb for the Cardinals’ starting quarterback job for Week 1. While both players never really distanced themselves from the other during the competition, Whisenhunt had to choose one of them. So while Skelton can now move forward and readying himself for the regular season opener...

Cards trade CB Jefferson to Vikings for picks

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Cardinals traded cornerback A.J. Jefferson to the Vikings on Saturday in exchange for undisclosed, conditional 2013 draft picks. Jefferson was the odd man out at cornerback for the Cardinals, who had several players competing for roster spots and the starting job opposite Patrick Peterson. Signed as an undrafted rookie out of Fresno State in 2010, Jefferson...

Cardinals pick up offensive tackle

The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran free-agent offensive tackle Pat McQuistan to a one-year deal Monday and placed reserve lineman Jeremy Bridges on season-ending injured reserve. McQuistan was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Friday. The six-year veteran played 10 regular-season games for New Orleans last season. Bridges sustained a thumb injury in the Cardinals’ preseason...

Kolb, Skelton react to QB choice; Bridges out

Cardinals starting quarterback John Skelton said he and Kevin Kolb have not discussed the now-concluded quarterback battle since coach Ken Whisenhunt named Skelton the starter on Friday. But Kolb did speak to reporters Monday for the first time since receiving the bad news. One thing I have learned in this league is its full of surprises, Kolb said. You just keep pressing forward...

Stats? Fitz just wants to win, make a difference

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Larry Fitzgerald was asked if hed be OK with the Cardinals adopting a running mentality on offense this season given their inexperience at quarterback and tackle. No. Were a passing team, first and foremost. Thats how we butter our toast, Fitzgerald said with the faintest of smiles ruining his poker face. Well mix the run in a little bit to keep teams off balance...

Arizona sends CB Jefferson to Minnesota for picks

The Minnesota Vikings acquired cornerback A.J. Jefferson from the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday for a conditional draft pick in 2013. In bringing in the 24-year-old Jefferson, the Vikings continued their approach of adding youthful depth to a rebuilding roster. Cornerback was an area of concern for the coaching staff with Antoine Winfield entering his 14th season and missed the...

Unquiet the Western Front: Mike Leach, Boise St., Jeff Tedford, and more.

 (Unquiet on the Western Front is SWRT's look at the Pac-12, WAC, Mountain West, and other West Coast/Rocky Mountain schools extravaganza.) A Pirate Looks at Schadenfreude.   Mike Leach tries to assess the his first loss as  Washington State head football coach against BYU. (The Spokane Spokesman-Review) Boise State was "...
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