Posted August 22, 2012 on sfo.scout.com
PLAYERS: Rock Cartwright
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The sudden death of his mother in 2006 at age 46 taught Rock Cartwright to seize the moment, and that’s what the versatile veteran is doing during his first training camp with the 49ers. Cartwright appears headed for a roster spot with his play on special teams and at running back, where his services might be needed more than originally expected.
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Rock Cartwright never got to say a proper goodbye to his mother eight years ago. She never told him when doctors discovered a thin film covering her heart that restricted blood flow and ultimately caused her untimely death, fearing her youngest son would be worried sick. That was her nature, and...
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