Found December 28, 2011 on SFgate:
PLAYERS: Joe Hastings
As part of his duties as a member of the 49ers ' practice squad this season, rookie wide receiver Joe Hastings has assumed the jersey number and playing style of a wideout San Francisco's secondary would face that week....

Is Joe Hastings the 49ers newest receiver?

Joe Hastings might go from being the AP Little All-American Third Team to San Francisco 49er receiver. Hastings, a rookie free agent who has been with the 49ers all season including training camp, is the leader to replace recently released Braylon Edwards. Fellow practice squad...

Hastings promoted after the release of Edwards

A day after the 49ers released WR Braylon Edwards, the team has activated WR Joe Hastings from the teams practice squad. Edwards was signed in august after spending 2 seasons with the Jets. He never lived up to expectations. He only had 18 catches for 181 yards, and no TDs. Hastings is...

WR Joe Hastings will likely replace Braylon Edwards on 49ers roster

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers released wide receiver Braylon Edwards. Head coach Jim Harbaugh spoke with the media on Wednesday on the decision to release him."We did what we feel with what was...

49ers mum on T.O. rumors

Coach Jim Harbaugh says the 49ers will probably fill wide receiver Braylon Edwards' roster spot "in house," and that means Joe Hastings is the front-runner to get promoted off the practice squad. Who says? Well, the 49ers' other practice-squad receiver, John Matthews. "Joe's the next man up," said Matthews, who then was surrounded by a pack of television...

49ers' wide-receiver list unlikely to include big names

Randy Moss? Terrell Owens? Please. Consider these names instead: Joe Hastings. Chris Chambers. Brian Finneran. With the release of wide receiver Braylon Edwards today, the 49ers are in the market for a wideout, which isn't uncharted territory this season. On Oct. 11, two days after Joshua...
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