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Ex-49ers Long Snapper Says Cam Newton Owes Him $25k

This story is a little old, but with the Pro Bowl being played today, I found it a bit humorous. Former 49ers long snapper Brian Jennings was on a radio show a couple of weeks ago talking about the Pro Bowl. He was pointing out how some take it seriously and others don’t. Apparently, Cameron in his first appearance in Hawaii was the latter. Check it out. “Cam Newton owes me ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-49ers player says Cam Newton owes him $25,000

Former San Francisco 49ers long snapper Brian Jennings won’t be with the team on Sunday, but he wants everyone to know that he still has a score to settle. Jennings went to the 2011 Pro Bowl with Cam Newton and thinks the Panthers’ quarterback owes him some money. Newton struggled during that game and rubbed his teammates the wrong way. It also didn’t help his NFC teammates...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former 49ers long snapper: Cam Newton owes me $25,000

As the 49ers get set to play the Panthers in the divisional round of the playoffs this weekend, former 49ers long snapper Brian Jennings (yes, the long snapper, of all people) has a personal bone to pick with Cam Newton—a bone to the tune of $25,000. It goes back to when both players were on the NFC squad in the 2012 Pro Bowl, in which Newton, then a rookie who replaced a Super...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers longest-tenured player says goodbye

The longest-tenured player on the San Francisco 49ers said goodbye Saturday after he was informed that he did not make the team’s final 53-man roster. Brian 
Via Sports-Glory
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers release Jennings to get to 53

The San Francisco 49ers released two-time Pro Bowler Brian Jennings, the team's longest-tenured player. Jennings was the 49ers' long-snapper the past 13 seasons. He had played in a franchise-record 208 consecutive games, and was among 21 players waived Saturday by the defending NFC champions. Considered one of the NFL's elite players at his position since the 49ers...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers release Jennings to get to 53-man limit

The San Francisco 49ers released two-time Pro Bowler Brian Jennings, who was the team's longest-tenured player. Jennings was the team's long-snapper the past 13 seasons. He had played in a franchise-record 208 consecutive games, and was among 21 players waived by the defending NFC champions. The 49ers also placed veteran defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs on the reserve/suspended...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers: The Final Cutdown

The 49ers announced the players they have released today to get down to the NFL mandated 53-man roster. It should be noted that the current players that are on the 53-man roster likely will change after other teams cuts clear waivers and they sign FB Owen Marecic as it has been reported. The two surprises are the release of veteran long snapper Brian Jennings and linebacker Nate...
Via 49ersNews
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Jennings, You’ll be missed

For 13 seasons Brian Jennings has been the teams long snapper and today he was released by the 49ers. Taking his place at the long snapper position is undrafted rookie Kevin McDermott out of UCLA. Upon his release Jennings issues the following statement to CSNBayArea.com: Today, I feel as though I’ve been honorably discharged from the team I love. First, I’d like to thank the...
Via 49ersNews
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jennings Highlights 49ers' Cuts

The 49ers had to cut ties with 23 players Saturday to get the regular season roster set at 53. There weren't many surprises aside from Brian Jennings, the team's former long snapper that had been with San Francisco for 13 seasons.
Via sfo.scout.com
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Thriving NHL thankful for Crosby

The NHL is seven months removed from a lockout that could have crippled its popularity. No such result occurred and now league officials believe their product can achieve unprecedented appeal. The Penguins' Sidney Crosby is among the biggest reasons. NHL executive vice president of marketing Brian Jennings was in Pittsburgh last week for the league's annual NHL Exchange...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Thank You Sidney

from Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, The NHL is seven months removed from a lockout that could have crippled its popularity. No such result occurred, and now league officials believe their product can achieve unprecedented appeal. The Penguins' Sidney Crosby is among the biggest reasons. NHL executive vice president of marketing Brian Jennings was...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

An intriguing take on the lockout from the NHL’s VP of Marketing’s perspective

The Score found quite the gem from Anvil Media's Kent Lewis, who was attending an Ad Age conference in Portland, Oregon, when NHL Executive Vice-President of Marketing Brian Jennings showed up, and, according to Lewis, gave a frank and honest ownership and/or marketing's-side's assessment of the third lockout: He opened with an interesting analogy of Nike shutting...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Analyzing The San Francisco 49ers Undrafted Free Agent Class

From the British Olympic super star Lawrence Okoye, to the former Minnesota quarterback, now tight end MarQueis Gray, the San Francisco 49ers were able to scrape the bottom of the barrel, to acquire some elite potential talent.Former Stanford outside linebacker Alex Debniak will see the same transition as that of Bruce Miller, in terms of switching sides of the ball, and trying to...
Via Football Nation
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL raises the bar in throwback game

When the NHL reboots its Winter Classic, it will be on Jan. 1, 2014. But on the ice, it will look a lot more like New Year's Day 1934. The NHL on Sunday unveiled the throwback sweaters the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings will sport when they face off outdoors at Michigan Stadium. And judging by the looks of the threads, the NHL just raised the bar in the throwback...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings, Maple Leafs Set to Wear Throwback Uniforms in 2014 Winter Classic (Photo)

Two Orignal Six teams will pay homage to their roots in the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. The Maple Leafs and Red Wings will square off at Michigan Stadium on New Year’s Day wearing uniforms that pay respect to the rich history of each organization. “Each NHL Winter Classic uniform is an embodiment of that team’s core brand values and represents memorable milestones...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Long snappers: Looking at football upside down

They make a living looking upside down between their legs. The only time they get noticed is when they mess up. Such is life for a long snapper. In Sunday's Super Bowl, Brian Jennings of the 49ers and Morgan Cox of the Ravens will be the guys doing the snapping for punts, field goals and extra points. They have the same goal: stay completely anonymous. Jennings has managed...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers say Candlestick Park’s field surface doesn’t completely suck

After a Facebook photo from Billy Cundiff’s workout at Candlestick Park on Monday depicted a less-than-immaculate turf, the 49ers want you to know the stadium’s playing surface doesn’t totally suck; it only kind of sucks. Here’s Niners long snapper Brian Jennings (who was there for Cundiff’s workout), via BANG’s Cam Inman: “There’s not a lot of grass on the field...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Niners not concerned with upset Akers' psyche

As punter Andy Lee and long snapper Brian Jennings playfully practiced their golf swings in the 49ers locker room earlier this week, the usually delightful David Akers had no time for laughs while getting dressed for his next meeting.
Via sfo.scout.com
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers K David Akers trying to fix FG woes

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer As punter Andy Lee and long snapper Brian Jennings playfully practiced their golf swings in the San Francisco 49ers locker room Tuesday, the usually delightful David Akers had no time for laughs while getting dressed for his next meeting. The kicker certainly hasn't been himself lately. After missing a winning...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

'Captain Comeback' fine after minor procedure

Jim Harbaugh practically galloped through the locker room, lively as ever, offering a wave and a smile to long-snapper Brian Jennings before putting his arm around right guard Alex Boone. The 49ers coach was back at work Friday and fired up to be there a day after undergoing a minor procedure for an irregular heartbeat that kept him away for all of half a day.
Via sfo.scout.com
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers long-snapper Brian Jennings in Pro Bowl

Their season is over, but the 49ers are still setting franchise records. The team announced Tuesday that long-snapper Brian Jennings was added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster as a need player by the Packers' coaching staff....
Via SFgate
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers long-snapper Brian Jennings in Pro Bowl

(01-24) 21:01 PST - Their season is over, but the 49ers are still setting franchise records. The team announced Tuesday that long-snapper Brian Jennings was added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster as a need player by the Packers' coaching staff. The addition of Jennings gives San Francisco seven...
Via Niner Insider
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers long-snapper Brian Jennings in Pro Bowl

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 23:01:00 CST
Via 49ers Paradise
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Addition of Jennings to Pro Bowl nets Niners another record

Their season is over, but the 49ers are still setting franchise records. The Niners announced today that long snapper Brian Jennings has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster as a need player by the Packers coaching staff. The addition of Jennings gives San Francisco seven starters who have...
Via Niner Insider
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers KO'd; Brian Jennings to Pro Bowl

After a heartbreaking 20-17 overtime loss by the 49ers in the NFC Championship game to the Giants on a day where Alex Smith reverted back to his usual, relatively ineffective self and Kyle Williams fumbled the game away on two different occasions, as a "need player" by the Packers...
Via Niner Cap Hell
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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