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Jaquiski Tartt Offers Versatility, Play-making Ability to 49ers Defensive Backfield

Our training camp positional previews continue with a look at the crop of safeties San Francisco’s roster, highlighted by Tartt, Antoine Bethea and Eric Reid.
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San Francisco 49ers: Roster breakdown: Safety

The San Francisco 49ers have been very active over the last couple of drafts when picking safeties.  With the prevalence of  passing attacks, safeties that can tackle and cover are in demand.  The modern safety can no longer just be a “box safety” or “run stuffer”.  When looking at the San Francisco 49ers roster, I feel they some of their best potential at the safety...
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers putting Davis and Bethea on trade block

San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis spent the entire 2015 season away from the team after announcing a temporary sabbatical from the game of football. Now, about a year removed from “retiring,” Davis is set to file his reinstatement papers with the National Football League. Still under contract for the next four seasons, Davis remains the property of San Francisco...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

49ers place safety Antoine Bethea on injured reserve

San Francisco safety Antoine Bethea was placed on season-ending injured reserve Friday with a shoulder injury suffered in Thursday night's 20-3 loss to Seattle.The move cleared room on the 53-man roster for wide receiver Jerome Simpson's post-suspension return. The team used a one-game roster exemption for him this past week after Simpson served a six-game penalty for violations...
Via Associated Press
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Antoine Bethea Picks Off a Pass During San Francisco 49ers OTAs

Offense wins games and defense wins championships may be one of the oldest sayings in the book, but that's because its true. Look at the Super Bowl winners in recent years; they all played solid defense. If they didn't play solid defense all season they played it when it mattered most in the playoffs (like Indianapolis and New Orleans). So if San Francisco is going to make it back...
Via FatManWriting
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Under the radar guys that have stepped up

The San Francisco 49ers came into this season with a lot of new players, both rookies and veterans.  Most of the attention went to established guys like Stevie Johnson and Antoine Bethea or to top draft picks like Carlos Hyde and Jimmie Ward, but there have been some pleasant surprises here and there.  The following are the guys that have exceeded expectations and played really...
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will replace Antoine Bethea in the secondary?

This offseason the Indianapolis Colts said goodbye to their eight year veteran Antoine Bethea, who was picked up by the San Francisco 49ers. This has caused what could be the biggest hole to fill in free agency. Bethea is a two-time Pro Bowler and played a big role in the Colts’ Super Bowl run in 2006. Over the last four seasons, Bethea had forced three fumbles, as well as adding...
Via cover32 - Colts
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: free agency overview and analysis

Antoine Bethea signs his new 4-year contract with the 49ers. Credit to This year’s free agency crop in the NFL had a plethora of big names and future Hall of Famers for teams to fight over. While many teams made big splashes in free agency, the 49ers laid low and made only a few, but effective free agency signings. Let’s take a look at the 49ers key pickups and how...
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vontae Davis and Antonie Bethea hit the market

The Indianapolis Colts did not place a franchise tag on any player before Monday’s 4 PM deadline. In fact, only four players received that honor, enough to tie for the fewest in the last ten seasons. So when free agency begins next week two Colts players will be testing the waters, cornerback Vontae Davis, and safety Antoine Bethea. Bethea has been a cornerstone in the secondary...
Via cover32 - Colts
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Antoine Bethea Interested In Re-Signing With The Colts

According to Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, impending free agent S Antoine Bethea has expressed a desire to re-sign with the Colts. However, Holder adds that Bethea is taking a “noncommittal approach” regarding his options this offseason, which could be an indication that he’s willing to leave if the circumstance aren’t right. Bethea, 29, is finishing up the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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