Found August 27, 2013 on Football Nation:
The San Francisco 49ers took the Minnesota Vikings too school on Sunday night. Let's take a look at 5 things we learned in the final meaningful preseason game. Colin Kaepernick was the right choice at QB for the 49ersKaepernick marched the 49ers down the field with 6 straight completions in his second drive sealing the deal with a touchdown pass to Quinton Patton that gave San Francisco a 10-0 lead and showing that coach Harbaugh made the right decision to close the door on Alex Smith and ride Kaepernick into the future.Kaepernick finished the game with a 95.7 passer rating and 5.5 yards per attempt against the Vikings first team defense, showing that he is the present and future for this 49ers team. Christian Ponder has a lot to prove Christian Ponder has been anointed the starting QB for the Vikings, but he still has yet to show that he has the ability to take the team to the next level. Ponder gave up a critical fumble in the first Vikings drive, and didn't really take th...

49ers cut Scott Tolzien, four other players

The San Francisco 49ers announced that they released Scott Tolzien who’s been third string quarterback for the past few years. Scott Tolzien, a third-year quarterback, headlined the group. The former undrafted quarterback out of Wisconsin was signed by San Francisco prior to the 2011 season. Tolzien served as the 49ers No. 3 signal-caller the past two years. He was the only quarterback...

Vikings Place Greg Childs on PUP

The Vikings finally made it official and have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the PUP. This means Childs won’t be available to play or practice with the team until at least after teams first 6 games. This was completely expected as Childs is still trying to overcome last years horrific injury in which he tore patellar tendons in both knees. The Vikings still have hope for...

49ers land a conditional 7th round pick for Parys Haralson

According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee,   the 49ers accepted a conditional 7th round pick from the Saints in exchange for linebacker Parys Haralson. 49ers officially announce that Parys Haralson has been traded for a 2014 draft choice, which is a conditional seventh rounder. — Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) August 27, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...

49ers Trying to Trade Colt McCoy

The 49ers and Colt McCoy bromance is about to be over. Ian Rapoport of is reporting that the 49ers are making phone calls hoping to trade quarterback Colt McCoy. Not a surprise: #49ers are making calls & trying to trade QB Colt McCoy. If no takers, a release is likely. They just signed Seneca Wallace — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 25, 2013 The 49ers acquired McCoy...

Vikings Fullback Jerome Felton Suspended 3 Games

Pro Bowl fullback Jerome Felton has been suspended by the league for 3 games after violating the NFL substance abuse policy. As of now all we know is the suspension will start August 31st and he will be eligible to return September 23rd. Felton who will miss the rest of the season due to an emergency appendectomy was a key component to the Vikings solid running game in 2012 and...

Report: 49ers Trying To Trade QB Colt McCoy

Ian Rapoport of reports that QB Colt McCoy‘s time with the 49ers is coming to and end. According to Rapoport, the 49ers have been making calls with the intent to trade McCoy to any interested team. Rapoport mentions that McCoy is likely to be released if they are unable to find any takers. The 49ers have actually received calls from NFL teams who are interested in McCoy...

The Takeaway: Patton Shines, Battles Clear Up

The 49ers found clarity in a number of areas in their 34-14 win over the Vikings Sunday night in their their exhibition game. In a free preview of premium content, we break down Quinton Patton's big debut, the battle for the third cornerback job, Jon Baldwin and an interesting development at outside linebacker.

Report: 49ers Trying to Trade Colt McCoy

  Colt McCoy hasn’t had the best preseason so far, and the 49ers made the decision to sign Seneca Wallace earlier this week.  Now, it’s being reported that McCoy is on the trading block. Not a surprise: #49ers are making calls & trying to trade QB Colt McCoy. If no takers, a release is likely. They just signed Seneca Wallace — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 25, 2013

Vikings DT Williams has hyperextended knee

Minnesota defensive tackle Kevin Williams has a hyperextended right knee but no ligament damage after a low hit the Vikings felt was illegal. Coach Leslie Frazier said Monday that an MRI on Williams also revealed a ''significant'' bone bruise as well as a strained posterior capsule, the thick structure that surrounds the knee. Williams was hurt Sunday at San Francisco...

Report: LB Haralson traded to Saints

The San Francisco 49ers traded linebacker Parys Haralson to the Saints on Monday to fill a big need for New Orleans, a person with knowledge of the deal said.

Saints Nation: With Will Smith Out for the Season, Saints Trade for Parys Haralson

With the shocking news that Will Smith was injured seriously and out for the 2013 campaign (shocking because he barely had a noticeable limp heading into the locker room), the Saints moved fast to finalize a deal with the 49ers and land outside linebacker Parys Haralson. Haralson should come in and pretty much immediately start for the Saints as they have no one left of his quality...

Holler: Felton in precarious position

Jerome Felton’s three-game suspension forces the Vikings to adapt, meaning others will be lead blocking for Adrian Peterson or he will be running alone more often.

Clay Matthews Jr. Refers to RGIII as ‘what’s his name’ (Video)

The Packers know they face a tough task opening up the season facing the 49ers with Colin Kaepernick and then the Redskins with RGIII. They were playing Seattle which could be nice prep for those teams and Clay Matthews was asked about that: “It’s real good preparation,” he said, via the DC Sports Bog. “We start out the season with the 49ers. I mean, we got…uh…what...
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