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49ers' Will Tukuafu hopeful to play in NFC Championship

The San Francisco 49ers have made it yet again this year to the NFC Championship game.  Considering they have played three road games in two weeks, the 49ers have not had much time to rest.  This includes 49ers fullback Will Tukuafu, who suffered what appeared to be a nasty knee injury in the first quarter of the 49ers 23-10 NFC divisional round playoff win over the Carolina Panthers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers S Mikell, 49ers FB Tukuafu injured

Carolina Panthers starting safety Quintin Mikell is questionable to return to Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game against San Francisco after injuring his right leg. Mikell went down while trying to cover 49ers tight end Vernon Davis on a goal-line pass with 47 seconds left in the first half. He was briefly on the ground before limping directly to the tunnel leading to the...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Tukuafu exits game with leg injury

San Francisco 49ers full-back Will Tukuafu left Sunday’s NFC playoff game against the Carolina Panthers with a knee injury. Tukuafu, 30, is a converted defensive end who appeared in two regular season games for the 49ers in 2013. He is questionable to return.
Via Tireball.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niners fullback suffers nasty leg injury

San Francisco 49ers fullback Will Tukuafu's leg was bent into a gruesome looking position during Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.
Via Gamedayr
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers place Miller on IR, re-sign Tukuafu

The 49ers placed fullback Bruce Miller on season-ending injured reserve and signed defensive lineman/fullback Will Tukuafu for the 53-man roster. Tukuafu played 90 snaps of offense last season as a short-yardage blocker. But in the offseason program and training camp, he concentrated solely on the defensive side. Tukuafu (6 foot 4, 293 pounds) did not play any offense during the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers Sign Will Tukuafu to replace Injured Bruce Miller

The 49ers placed fullback Bruce Miller on injured reserve and signed former 49er Will Tukuafu to replace the injured Miller. Tukuafu has been with the 49ers since 2010 where the majority of the time he was on the defensive line. Tukuafu was one of the players the 49ers converted to play some fullback as he saw 90 snaps last season at the position. Tukuafu suffered a knee injury at...
Via 49ersNews
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers place Bruce Miller on IR

The San Francisco 49ers announced that they placed fullback Bruce Miller on injured reserved and signed fullback Will Tukuafu to a two-year deal. Miller (6-2, 248) played in 14 games (13 starts) this season, registering single-season career-highs with 25 receptions for 243 yards. He also tallied seven carries for 13 yards. Since being drafted by the 49ers in the seventh round (211th...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers giving quartet a two-way look

San Francisco's Will Tukuafu has spent most of his football life chasing down running backs. The 49ers hope he can now help Frank Gore and the rest of their backfield handle other defensive tackles with the same agenda. The 293-pound Tukuafu is getting some additional work at fullback during the 49ers' organized team activities this offseason. He even managed to catch a...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers trying defensive tackle Tukuafu at fullback in practice

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has gained a reputation for using players in non-traditional roles, and he may be doing it again with Will Tukuafu, a defensive tackle who has been spending time at fullback during practice. On Tuesday, Tukuafu caught a pass while coming out of the backfield, and the 6-4-, 293-pound Tukuafu has been getting quite a bit of practice time...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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