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The San Francisco 49ers activated RB Kendall Hunter off the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list on Saturday. Hunter has fully recovered from a torn left Achilles tendon injury he suffered nearly nine months ago. According to reports from Niners camp, Hunter has looked great while participating in drills.
Hunter will likely assume the role of backup to Frank Gore, the Niners lead running back. With the addition of Hunter back on the roster, San Francisco has one of the deepest backfields in the NFL, something which might help to offset their ailing wide receiving corps.
Anthony Dixon was the leading rusher for the Niners this weekend against the Denver Broncos as he and second-year back LaMichael James both rushed for 27 yards. Dixon looked solid in his second half audition and given the fact that he is a special teams standout, likely will make the final roster. Dixon added 18 yards on three receptions.
Hunter suffered his injury on October 25 while playing against the New Orlea...
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The Denver Broncos beat the San Francisco 49ers 10-6 on the strength of Shaun Phillips’ fumble return for touchdown. In their inagaural preseason game, both quarterbacks only played one series each and the game was all about strong defense and at times, inept offense. The 49ers committed four turnovers while the Broncos only managed 220 total yards of offense. Granted it’s...
Coming off Thursday's 10-6 defeat to the Denver Broncos to open the preseason, the 49ers were right back at Candlestick Saturday practicing in front of 10,536 at the team's annual Fan Fest event. But on the day Kendall Hunter returned to action, the team had its sloppiest practice of training camp.
While the 49ers have indicated that the jury is still out on whether or not cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha can still play at a high level, he’s more confident now then he was with the Eagles.
According to the Sacramento Bee, Asomugha admitted that the past two years in Philly shook his confidence.
He acknowledged that the two seasons in Philadelphia shook his confidence.
The San Francisco 49ers didn’t give DL Glenn Dorsey any assurances on his role when they signed him to a two-year, $6 million deal in March. He was the fifth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft for the Kansas City Chiefs, but things didn’t work out there.
AJ Jenkins did nothing in his rookie year, but there wasn’t much opportunity behind the veterans. The door cracked open when Michael Crabtree went down, but it doesn’t seem as though Jenkins is taking full advantage of the situation. Jim Harbaugh wasn’t exactly thrilled with the first action of the season last night either:
“Uh, could have been better,” 49ers coach...
Nnamdi Asomugha is trying to find himself again as a football player.
Asomugha signed with the Eagles during the 2011 off-season, and was a consensus top two cornerback in the game, and a rich man after getting a $60 million deal in exchange.
Fast forward two years, and Asomugha is in San Francisco fighting for his football life. Asomugha is no longer considered the top corner...
The San Francisco 49ers signed Austin Collie to a contract about ten days ago and have used him sparingly so far. Usually using him at the end of practices so he’s barely gotten to work with quarterback Colin Kaepernick. That should change this week with how quickly he’s picking up the playbook and proving that he is indeed healthy.
“I think they will this week, yes,” Harbaugh...
As far as 49ers receiver Kyle Williams is concerned, there's only one way for his team to bid farewell to Candlestick Park this season.
''You've got go out right. You've got to win,'' Williams said Saturday after the team's annual Fan Fest. ''There's been so many great teams - not just good - great teams, dynasties that have been through...
The 49ers on Friday play the Chiefs for their second exhibition game of the season. Any other year, this game doesn’t deserve a second thought. This year is different. There’s a familiar face on that other sideline, leading that offense. An old friend. Of course we’re talking about Alex Smith.
OK, sure, it’s only preseason. Smith will be yanked before Aldon Smith and friends...
The ever mercurial Randy Moss is moving to television baby.
In an absolute genius move, Fox Sports 1 has brought Randy Moss on board to contribute to their new shows – Fox FootbalL Daily & Fox NFL Kickoff. Moss, who spent last year in a limited role with the 49ers, was not the only recently retired NFLer to join FS1 as the new channel tries to execute it’s strategy...
From the NFL side Fox Sports 1 has done an excellent job putting together some interesting characters for their lineup. I am on record saying that I think Randy Moss will be better on TV than Ray Lewis.
We will see how it all plays out.
SB Nation breaks down Moss’ duties on the job.
Fox Sports announced something that had been rumored since Friday: Moss will join Fox Sports 1 as...
NBC’s Al Michaels has pleaded to a lesser charge in his DUI case and will receive probation. In other news, former MLBer Gabe Kapler is joining Fox Sports 1, and former NFL WR Randy Moss […]