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The San Fransisco 49ers lost wide receiver Michael Crabtree to a torn Achilles he suffered during practice and have been looking for ways to replace him. Receiver Ricardo Lockette thinks he has the inside track to the starting job.
Lockette tells the Albany Herald that he believes he holds the advantage because he’s the quarterbacks best friend. Lockette says he met Colin Kaepernick at the 2011 NFL Combine.
The first time we met was at the NFL Combine, and I was like, ‘Man, you can throw.’ Then he was like, ‘Man, you are fast,’ ” said Ricardo Lockette, a Division II national champion in the 200-meter dash while at Fort Valley. “When I texted him last year and told him I was on my way to San Fran, he got really excited. When we saw each other we had this big hug like we grew up with each other
Now I know what you’re thinking: Just because their friends doesn’t mean he’ll get the job. That’s true, however, head coach Jim Harbaugh was praising Lockette before Crabtree ever went down w...
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Michael Crabtree suffered a torn Achilles tendon in May. While the injury isn’t expected to sideline the talented wide out for the entire 2013 campaign, it’s
likely to keep him out through at least the end of November. As a result, the
49ers are looking for someone to step up and fill in for Crabtree and his
impressive 2012 production. Training...
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith believes he can break Michael Strahan's record of 22.5 sacks in a single season.
It’s kind of cool when you’re vying for the starting wide receiver position for the San Francisco 49ers and the starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick is your roommate.
For Ricardo Lockette, it’s the perfect case scenario. Lockette was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent following the end of the NFL lockout in 2011.
He signed with the San Francisco...
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Linebacker Aldon Smith 2012 season started blazing hot and cooled down at the end due to a shoulder injury.
Smith finished with 19.5 sacks and many think he has the ability to break Michael Strahan's record of 22.5 in 2013.
He says the injury hampered him and that he played through pain that did affect his production down the stretch.
Smith thinks that he can do it [breaking...
The San Francisco 49ers want Marcus Lattimore to take it slow in his return to the field after suffering a disgusting knee tear against Tennessee.
Many weren’t sure if Lattimore would ever play football again, but the 49ers selected the big-hearted running back in the fourth round.
Lattimore told NFL Network that he feels good about where his heading, and hopes to start practicing...
Despite finishing the 2012-2013 season with 19.5 sacks, Aldon Smith has larger things in his sights for the upcoming season. Among those, the all-time single-season sacks record of 22.5.
“It’s a goal, but I’m not punching myself in the face at the end of the season if I don’t get it,” Smith told NFL Network’s Around the League. “I’m young, and I’m learning a lot...
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree is getting back in the gym after recently undergoing surgery on his torn Achilles.
Start back working out 2moro.. I'm ready..
— Michael Crabtree (@KingCrab15) July 1, 2013
According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Crabtree will ease his way back.
Of course, Crabtree’s workout routine won’t include him squatting...
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