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The Vikings have a lot of sorting out to do at their backup linebacker spots, and those players will receive a difficult challenge with 49ers rookie LaMichael James. Roster spots are on the line and this is the first test.
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With San Francisco's first preseason meeting against the Minnesota Vikings scheduled for this Friday, the team released their official depth chart. Here are some of the more interesting specifics:
1. Alex Boone gets the nod at right guard.
While this news was expected, when you enter preseason as the starter at a position that was easily the 49ers' worst last year...
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith left Friday's preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings with a leg injury. Smith was carted off the field to the locker room after the second play of the Vikings second drive of the game, CSN Bay Area reported. The team did not give any information about the injury. In his second year, Smith is coming off a rookie season in...
There has been an enigma running around San Francisco 49ers practices this offseason.
The long-legged, quick-footed, hair-no-longer-braided blur wears No. 84. He still pulls his socks up high, talks with a country twang and goes by Randy Moss.
Even on a team that rarely recognizes individual efforts, this new presence has been impossible to miss.
After a year away from football...
Randy Moss has been a model professional in just about every way since joining the 49ers earlier this year, but people know that’s not exactly been the case throughout his star-crossed NFL career. As the five-time All-Pro prepares to take his first snaps in a 49ers uniform at the same place he began his career, people are anxious to see which is the real person and player that will show up.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith left Friday's exhibition game against the visiting Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter with only a bruised hip, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Smith left the locker room on two support canes, but coach Jim Harbaugh said the preliminary indication was that Smith would not miss much time. Smith was injured while lunging...
Randy Moss has impressed teammates and coaches with his knowledge and skills, but questions remain in his comeback. What does he have left and which Moss will prevail as the season progresses? For now, the 49ers are soaking it all in.
On Friday night, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was taken off the field on a cart during their preseason game against the Vikings. It was later reported that he suffered a thigh bruise.
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh believes Smith’s injury isn’t serious.
“Still waiting,” Harbaugh said. “Preliminary, looks like we’ll be alright. Looks like we dodged...
Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome back to the NFL two former Pro Bowl Wide Receivers, Terrell Owens and Randy Moss. Both have been irrelevant in the NFL for the past couple years and both are looking to make a comeback in their mid to late thirties. Moss, 35 was last seen in the NFL during [...]