The San Francisco 49ers cut the roster down to 75 and have already parted ways with 6th-round pick Jason Slowey, an offensive lineman out of Western Oregon.
There’s nothing unusual about a draft pick not making the team, especially a 6th or 7th round pick. But to not even make it to the final preseason game is somewhat surprising, and definitely reflects poorly on the front office...
Rookie center Jason Slowey is among the 12 players cut by the San Francisco 49ers to trim their roster to 75.
Slowey, a sixth-round draft pick out of Western Oregon, struggled to make an impact during training camp and was waived Monday.
Also cut: fullback Cameron Bell, outside linebacker Kourtnei Brown, defensive tackles Patrick Butrym and Matthew Masifilo, wide receivers Ben...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2012
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…
NFL’s Adam Caplan is reporting that 49ers sixth round pick Jason Slowey has agreed to a 4 year deal according to source.
Financial terms have not been disclosed, but the contract is expected to be around $2.193 million, including a $92,512 signing bonus, based on the rookie salary pool.
This past week was a very special time for that entire collection of college football players who have officially either played their last down at the collegiate level due to the mere passage of time and exhaustion of NCAA eligibility, or those who elected to enter the draft prematurely in the hopes of reaching that ultimate goal of every kid who ever strapped on a pair of shoulder...