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49ers' patchwork secondary provides strong last line of defense

The San Francisco 49ers had to cobble together a patchwork secondary for Sunday's matchup against the visiting Atlanta Falcons.Having to line up against Falcons standout Julio Jones, the leading receiver in the league, made it more of a daunting task for cornerbacks Dontae Johnson and Marcus Cromartie - the latter of whom was promoted from the practice squad one day earlier. "Obviously...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

CB Marcus Cromartie is ready to prove himself at training camp

Second-year cornerback Marcus Cromartie has been one of the biggest surprises of the San Francisco 49ers offseason. With the cornerback situation still undecided, Cromartie has stepped up and gone from practice squad to getting first-team reps."Getting reps is going to make you a better player, especially when you’re with the 1s," Cromartie said, via "It’s going to...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns sign cousin of Antonio Cromartie, DRC to practice squad

The Cleveland Browns on Wednesday signed DB Marcus Cromartie to the practice squad. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement.   Cromartie is 6-0, 195-pound and is officially in his first NFL season out of Wisconsin. Originally signed by San Diego as a undrafted free agent in 2013, Cromartie spent the first 15 weeks of his rookie season on the Chargers' practice squad. He...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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