Found June 12, 2012 on
There were times in Washington when Carlos Rogers chose to skip offseason workouts with the Redskins even though he had a bonus in his contract to participate.
Regardless of such rewards, Rogers is eager to be around his San Francisco teammates this week as the NFC West champions prepare for what they hope is another run at a Super Bowl, which was right within reach last season.
Rogers has been at 49ers headquarters for organized workouts and minicamp even while nursing a strained right calf that is keeping him out of team drills. Trainers and the Pro Bowl defender are being cautious now to make sure Rogers - who shared the team lead with six interceptions in 2011 - is full strength for training camp starting late next month.
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After weeks of informal OTA practices, the 49ers are using this week's minicamp to install more of the offense before the veterans break until training camp. San Francisco finished 30th in the NFL in red-zone production in 2011, scoring touchdowns on just 40.68 percent of the offense's drives inside the opponents' 20-yard line. Offensive coordinator Greg Roman is spending...
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis won’t predict that his team will win this year’s Super Bowl, but he does believe they have the talent to get there.
“We can pick up where we left off,” said Davis, per CSNBayArea.com.
“Each year is different. You never know what’s going to happen. But you have to approach this thing with a winning attitude....
The 49ers never got an opportunity to work together under new coach Jim Harbaugh until training camp began last year – and they still made it all the way to the NFC Championship game. With no NFL lockout to impede the team this spring, the Niners have become a stronger unit while making a full offseason of progress highlighted by this week’s full-squad minicamp.
Despite being acquitted in the alleged rape of internet modeling sensation Camille Washington earlier this year, 49ers corner back Perrish Cox, along with former teammate Demaryius Thomas, are both being sued by the woman.
The full report, courtesy of our friends at the Associated Press and BlackSportsOnline, can be found below:
According to the Associated Press, Cox and Broncos...
Acquitted of sexual assault in March, former Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox is being sued by the woman who accused him of the crime. Current Denver receiver Demaryius Thomas is also listed in the civil suit seeking unspecified damages. Cox did not testify at his trial. Because the burden of proof isn't as weighty in civil lawsuits, the 2010 incident will be brought back to...