Rookie running back Jewel Hampton, who underwent offseason foot surgery, will return to 49ers practice on Tuesday, the team said.
Meanwhile, rookie outside linebacker Darius Fleming, a fifth-round draft pick, will remain on the physically-unable-to-perform list for the remainder of the season. Fleming sustained a torn ACL in his left knee in one of the opening drills of the 49ers...
Linebacker Darius Fleming was placed on the active/physically unable to perform list by the 49ers, who also placed guard Joe Looney and running back Jewel Hampton on the active/non-football injury lists. Players on both lists count against the 90-player roster limit and can be activated before the final cuts of training camp. If they're not activated before the season and remain...
The 49ers will have to wait a year to see their 2012 5th round pick hit the field as linebacker Darius Fleming has torn his ACL. The injury, which was suffered in practice, but did not happen because of contact, will likely sideline him for the entirety of the 2012 season. With two solid rush [...]
Tough break for rookie linebacker Darius Fleming at San Francisco's minicamp.
The team, along with the MRI results, have confirmed that it is indeed a torn ACL, according to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.
Fleming, chosen 165th overall in the 5th round, came down on his knee awkwardly during a non-contact drill.
San Francisco 49ers fifth-round draft pick Darius Fleming tore his anterior cruciate ligament during his first rookie minicamp practice on Friday, according to his agent Andy Simms. That puts his 2012 in serious jeopardy. Fleming, a 6-foot-1, 245-pounder from Notre Dame suffered the injury in a non-contact drill, coming down on his knee awkwardly, he attempted to continue doing drills...
The 2012 season is likely over for 49ers rookie fifth-round pick Darius Fleming, who suffered a torn ACL at the team's rookie minicamp. NFL.com reported Fleming was injured according to the former Notre Dame linebacker's agent, Andy Simms. Fleming sat out midway through the team's first workout with what was believed to be a hamstring injury.
The 49ers are reporting that they have signed six of their seven draftees. The only rookie not yet signed is first round pick AJ Jenkins.
RB LaMichael James
G Joe Looney
LB Darius Fleming
S Trenton Robinson
OL Jason Slowey
LB Cameron Johnson
Are now under contract…
The 49ers have signed two more of their draft picks. Adam Caplan first reported on Sirius XM that 49ers reached deals with fifth-round pick Darius Fleming and sixth-round pick Trenton Robinson. Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee confirmed the deals.
AJ Jenkins, LaMichael James, Joe Looney and Cam Johnson are the remainder of draft picks unsigned at this time, but with the rookie...
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The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to a four-year contract with fifth-round rookie outside linebacker Darius Fleming, according to his agent, Dave Lee. Fleming rose on draft boards after running the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds at his campus Pro Day workout. As a senior, the former blue-chip recruit recorded a career-high 55 tackles, seven for losses, 3 1/2 sacks, one forced fumble...