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Eric Reid: San Francisco 49ers ‘have what it takes to go to the Super Bowl’

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid thinks he’ll be playing in Levi’s Stadium on February 7, 2016 when Super Bowl 50 takes place in Santa Clara, Ca. The softly-spoken, but hard-hitting defensive back is quite confident he and his teammates will shatter the national doom-and-gloom narrative this season. And, rather than grind his teeth in rage at the notion the 49ers are dead...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Reid: Concussion comments were taken out of context

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid created some waves when he told Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle that three concussions sustained in 2013 and 2014 potentially affected his NFL future. “Everybody evaluates their own situation as far as playing this game. I’ve evaluated mine and I’ve decided I still want to play.” However, Reid took to Twitter on Tuesday...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid hasn’t retired, for now

For a team that certainly doesn’t need more bad news, the San Francisco 49ers will have a key member of their defense in 2015, but not without a scare. safety Eric Reid told Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle Tuesday he contemplated calling it a career, but is confident he’ll be able to play this upcoming season. For a franchise besieged by retirements, police blotter...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers safety Eric Reid has considered retiring because of concussions

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid admitted to the San Francisco Chronicle that he has considered retiring because of three concussions he has sustained in his first two-years in the NFL. “Everybody evaluates their own situation as far as playing this game,” Reid said, the San Francisco Chronicle. Reid has considered gathering more information about his concussions, but at...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Reid has considered retirement due to concussions

The San Francisco 49ers have seen a rash of early retirements over the past several months. It started with future Hall of Famer linebacker Patrick Willis calling it quits after eight NFL seasons. It then continued with fellow linebacker Chris Borland citing concussions as the reason he hung up his cleats after just one year. Then, earlier this month, right tackle Anthony Davis...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Safeties preview: Pro Bowlers lead the way

Only a few positions on the 49ers roster have the starters set in stone. The safety position is one of them. Eric Reid is coming off an incredible rookie season finishing with 77 combined tackles and four interceptions. He was picked to be in the Pro Bowl and he is only 22 years old The 49ers did lose a key player to their defense, Donte Whitner. To replace him, the 49ers picked...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ identity could be changing; what to expect from all 12 draft picks

Niner News - Are the 49ers preparing for an identity shift? (READ) - 49ers safety Eric Reid named among the top five best in the NFL (READ) - What to expect from all 12 49ers draft picks (READ) - 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin named among the top 20 in the NFL (READ) Make sure you follow @cover32_SF and @cover32_NFL on Twitter for all the latest breaking news, columns, blogs and...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid named top-5 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 rookie safeties: Is there a next Eric Reid in this year’s NFL draft?

The final position group of our draft preview series, safety has become a hot commodity in large part because of Seattle’s run to a Super Bowl title last season. Earl Thomas became an overnight sensation for the Seahawks, fast enough to stay with the game’s best receivers and physical enough to cover tight ends and lay out running backs — and pulling guards. The 49ers drafted...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Grading The 2013 Draft Class

(R1) FS Eric Reid – A Reid was a pleasant surprise in the 49ers secondary last season making 77 tackles, 4 interceptions, and 11 pass deflections.  He was a staple for the 49ers secondary last season, and gave aid for where Carlos Rogers’ performance fell off.   Last season was a signs of things to come for this kid, and he has a solid future ahead of him, which bodes well...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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