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Six Points: Vikings vs. 49ers

It appears the teams are trending in opposite directions come 2015.  The Vikings have an emerging quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, but more importantly, have Adrian Peterson back in the mix at running back. Their defense also boasts some young talent in Trae Waynes, Anthony Barr, Xavier Rhodes and Everson Griffen. Could this be the year Minnesota challenges Green Bay for supremacy...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Pears fitting in on 49ers O-line

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) New right tackle Erik Pears is doing all he can to fit into the 49ers huddle. The 6-foot-8 Pears has a big void to fill after former starter Anthony Davis, 25, unexpectedly retired in June. The 49ers signed Pears in March to a two-year deal, thinking the 10-year veteran would back up both Davis and left tackle Joe Staley, a duo once considered one of the...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula and OL Erik Pears bond over NFL Europe experience

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Erik Pears is in his first year in San Francisco. This is Tomsula's first year as an NFL head coach, but the two have a connection that dates back almost 10 years.Pears' NFL Europe team Cologne Centurions faced off twice against Tomsula's NFL Europe team the Rhein Fire. It has been a nice bonding experience for the first-year head coach and...
Via Fox Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers sign offensive lineman Erik Pears

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have signed free agent offensive lineman Erik Pears to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal on Tuesday. Pears spent the past five seasons in Buffalo and started all 16 games the past two years. Pears played right guard in 2014 and right tackle the previous year and will provide some needed versatility for a San Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Reach Agreement With Veteran G Erik Pears

Mike Jurecki is hearing that the 49ers have reached an agreement with veteran G Erik Pears on a two-year deal. Pears reportedly drew interest from the Jets and Broncos after he visited with the 49ers earlier in the week. Pears, 32, originally signed on with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Colorado State back in 2005. He has ... The post Report: 49ers Reach Agreement...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets, Broncos, & 49ers Interested In Veteran G Erik Pears

Matt Barrows reports that free agent OL Erik Pears is drawing interest from the Jets and Broncos following his visit with the 49ers earlier in the week. The free agent pool was limited in terms of offensive line talent heading into Tuesday, but there are very few options remaining that could step in and produce for ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

One Fan(n)’s Opinion: Year End Awards by @RDotDeuce

Given the events of the last few days, doing awards for the year seems a little…weird. But a season of Buffalo Bills football has ended so we’re going to highlight all that was of the 2014-2015 Buffalo Bills. So without further ado: MVP – Mario Williams. While he’s credited officially with 14.5 sacks, Pro Bowler AND 1st team All-Pro Mario per Pro Football Focus was credited...
Via Buffalo Wins
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pears helping Henderson as pair locks up right side

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThey've only been working together for a short amount of time, but a week was all coach Doug Marrone needed to nail down his pairing on the right side of the offensive line.Veteran Erik Pears, the team's right tackle last season, will move inside to the guard spot, while rookie Seantrel Henderson has secured the starting tackle position, according to the Buffalo Bills...
Via AFC East Daily
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews Visiting Bills Tuesday

  Joe Buscaglia of the Buffalo News, citing a league source, reports that Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews is scheduled to visit with the Bills on Tuesday. Matthews is widely considered to be one of the top-three offensive tackles in this year’s draft, and some believe he is already a better player than Auburn LT Greg Robinson. Greg Cosell of NFL Films mentioned on the Ross Tucker...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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