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Aldon Smith apologizes to teammates, coaches and fans

In the wake of San Francisco 49ers linerbacker Aldon Smith's 9-game ban to start off the 2014 season, the NFLPA has released a statement on his behalf. In the last few months, Smith has pretty much stayed out of trouble following multiple violations of the NFL's personal-conduct and substance-abuse policies. Other than the Los Angeles Airport bomb threat incident, he'...
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49ers begin cuts; Shane Skov is gone, follow cuts here

The San Francisco 49ers have began making cuts. The first guy cut is Shane Skov, the former Stanford linebacker. @mattbarrows: Former Stanford LB Shayne Skov has been waived by the #49ers, according to a league source. 49ers cuts: LB Shane Skov RB Glenn Winston TE Asante Cleveland The post 49ers begin cuts; Shane Skov is gone, follow cuts here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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49ers LB Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension

The NFL announced Friday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games for multiple violations of the personal-conduct policy and substance-abuse policy. The NFLPA issued a statement on Smith’s behalf on Saturday: “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers organization and 49ers fans for not being able to contribute on the field...
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Saturday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

Aldon Smith hit with 9-game suspension ► Linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for the first nine games of the season for violating the NFL's personal conduct and substance abuse policies ... Harsh but Fair 9-Game Ban Must Be Wake-Up Call for Smith ► The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most formidable defenses in the National Football League. Their linebacker...
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49ers Restructure DL Ray McDonald’s Contract, Free Up More Cap Space

  Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the 49ers have restructured the contract of DE Ray McDonald and in turn freed up some additional cap space. Pelissero specifically mentions that this isn’t a contract extension. San Francisco had close to $9.5 million in available cap space as of today, according the NFL Players Association. The fact that the 49ers continue to free...
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For the first time in a long time, the 49ers’ defense looks weak

The San Francisco 49ers knew they would be playing without Aldon Smith for a chunk of this season. They were surely being optimistic, and hoping for a four-game suspension after his repeated violations of the rules that govern basic human decency and common sense (technically, for violating both the personal conduct and substance abuse policies, which takes true talent). At worst...
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San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games

San Francisco 49ers star outside linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games by the NFL. After weeks of waiting and bracing for a 6-8 game suspension, Aldon Smith will be eligible to return Week 11 against the New York Giants. The NFL’s Director of NFC football broke the news. 49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: pic.twitter.com/cvZfABog45 —...
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NFL Suspends Aldon Smith For Nine Games in 2014

Aldon Smith’s punishment has finally been handed down by the NFL. The San Francisco 49ers’ star outside linebacker has reportedly been suspended for the first nine games of the 2014 season. NFL officially has announced the nine-game suspension for SF’s Aldon Smith. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2014 Photo Credit: 49ers.com This is obviously a crushing blow to...
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NFL suspends Aldon Smith for nine games

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has reportedly been suspended for the first nine games of the 2014 season by the National Football League. A suspension of this magnitude has long been expected and it will impact San Francisco’s early-season success a great deal.  49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: pic.twitter.com/cvZfABog45 — Randall Liu...
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5 NFL players that could be released by Saturday

I thought it would be fun to compile a list of guys who could be released by their teams.  These guys I feel are getting passed in their depth charts and I could see their teams cutting ties with them.  Steve Johnson – We said it yesterday, the 49ers are not getting what they were […] The post 5 NFL players that could be released by Saturday appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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The 49ers could cut Stevie Johnson

Stevie Johnson was known for supporting and getting the #BillsMafia going in Buffalo. His swag and great play was loved in the city of Buffalo, and when he was traded to the San Francisco 49ers many people hung their heads in the City of Buffalo, because it was like losing a friend, or a family […] The post The 49ers could cut Stevie Johnson appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Comments on Stevie Johnson’s “Unorthodox Style”

New to the San Francisco 49ers this season, wide receiver Stevie Johnson admitted that a disconnect exists between he and quarterback Colin Kaepernick, which the former Buffalo Bills player attributes to his own “unorthodox style“. Word out of Bay Area: @StevieJohnson13's unorthodox style is throwing off chemistry with @Kaepernick7. http://t.co/WDxY5JRCHy — Patrick Crawley...
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3 things you didn’t know about Colin Kaepernick

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AFC GM on Colin Kaepernick: “I believe there’s something physically wrong with him”

One AFC general manager told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report that he believes there’s something physically wrong with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “I believe there’s something physically wrong with him. Everything looks off from last year, and it goes beyond the poor play of his offensive line. Usually when a guy looks so different from last year, it’s something physical...
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San Francisco 49ers cut roster down to 75 players

The San Francisco 49ers waived/released seven players Monday to cut the roster down to 75. NFL teams must cut their rosters to 75 men by Tuesday at 4:00 EST. Among released #49ers: WR David Reed, RB Jewel Hampton, WR Devon Wylie. — Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) August 26, 2014 The list of the seven players cut are as follows: Waived QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson S D.J. Campbell TE Kevin...
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