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NaVorro Bowman: 'I enjoy leading these guys'

NaVorro Bowman is the unquestioned leader of the 49ers defense now. Despite being away from the game for 19 months recovering from a torn MCL and ACL, Bowman has appeared as healthy as ever in the preseason. The coaching staff noted his energy in the team's preseason contest vs. Denver, and even allowed him to play beyond his snap limit."He was just having a blast and it was right...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

NaVorro Bowman: It doesn’t really take two hours to get knee ready to play

After Peter King reported that NaVorro Bowman needs two hours to get his surgically repaired knee ready for action, the San Francisco 49ers linebacker felt the need to set the record straight. After reading King’s column, many might have wondered if Bowman might be coming back too soon—a notion he utterly rejects. “I’m just a perfectionist,” Bowman said (h/t Matt Maiocco...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowman: ‘Frustrating’ to lose Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks

Every time the San Francisco 49ers’ offseason seems to have hit rock bottom, another story takes the team even deeper, and linebacker NaVorro Bowman is understandably frustrated. According to NFL Media’s James Palmer, the 27-year-old Bowman is particularly annoyed with losing fellow linebacker Ahmad Brooks and defensive end Aldon Smith. Bowman said: “It’s frustrating...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NaVorro Bowman recounts 'emotional' return to football field

NaVorro Bowman looked like he didn't miss a step.Even after 19 months away from the gridiron, he looked like his usual self with three tackles, including two for loss, despite only one series. In a gesture to the fans, Bowman decided to prolong his return and play in front of the 49ers faithful, rather than play in the team's first preseason game at Houston.“It felt right to give...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

NaVorro Bowman's first game back from injury memorable

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jim Tomsula has said it over and over again: He reserves the right to back off NaVorro Bowman if he senses the star middle linebacker might need a break. On Sunday night, Tomsula finally let Bowman go - for one quick defensive series, at least. Bowman knew he had five plays max. And contrary to how little a player's at-bats a month into the baseball season...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowman expected to make long-awaited return in preseason opener

The San Francisco 49ers will see a familiar face on the field come Saturday at Houston.NaVorro Bowman is expected to see his first game action since tearing the ACL and MCL in his left knee in the NFC Championship game back on Jan. 19, 2014.   Head coach Jim Tomsula confirmed as much, though did clarify if Bowman should suffer any setbacks, the 49ers would proceed with caution...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: 49ers fans will love this NaVorro Bowman comeback video

It’s been too long since we last saw San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman on the field. This week he returns to the team with training camp underway. To help get you in the mood, I thought I would share a great fan-made comeback hype video on Bowman from Youtube. Check it out: AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers’ LB Bowman shares a manly selfie prior to surgery

Who says grown men, pro football players no less, can’t take selfies? 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman shared this one on Twitter before going under the knife to repair the torn left ACL he suffered in the NFC Championship game (he appears to be in good spirits): 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman shares a selfie ahead of his surgery to repair torn left ACL. (via @NBowman53) » pic.twitter...
Via cover32 - 49ers
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fans throw food at 49ers' NaVorro Bowman as he's carted off field

The 49ers’ NaVorro Bowman suffered a nasty-looking injury (it’s a likely ACL tear) during a goal-line stand late in the fourth quarter, as he got his leg bent under him, apparently twisting his knee. He kept possession of a fumble, but the Seahawks players grabbed it away from him as he lay in pain, and officials awarded the ball to Seattle.So Bowman, one of the best linebackers...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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