KENDALL HUNTER NEWS

Depth At Running Back Now An Issue For San Francisco 49ers

During NFL Training Camp, all teams are fixing to get back into the swing of thing in preparation for the upcoming season. The unfortunate thing is that injuries can also happen during that time as well. For the San Francisco 49ers, the injury bug has hit them as twice at the same position when running backs Kendall Hunter tore his ACL and LaMichael James went down with a dislocated...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gone Camping: Injures hurting 49ers, Veterans shine

We are now five days into training camp in Santa Clara and it has already been an eventful five days. It all started when tight end Vernon Davis ended his hold out and reported to training camp, whereas Alex Boone continues to holdout. Then defensive back Jimmie Ward did the unthinkable, as a rookie, in his first day at camp. An unbelievable interception. Watch it. Then the 49ers...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Hope to Avoid Training Camp Injuries

The San Francisco 49ers have experienced a rash of injuries at the running back position. Kendall Hunter went down with a torn ACL on the 49ers second day of training camp. Sunday afternoon the 49ers second running back went down in training camp. This time it’s LaMichael James with a gruesome dislocated elbow. The reality is that football is a dangerous sport, and sometimes injuries...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers Lose Second RB, LaMichael James, To Injury

The San Francisco 49ers are dealing with a supply problem on running backs. After losing Kendall Hunter for the season on Friday, they will have to deal with the loss of third string RB and KR/PR LaMichael James for all of training camp.  The good news is that James should be ok at the start of the season after suffering a dislocated elbow in practice today.  This leaves veteran...
Via FF Locker Room
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Some key NFL players already out for the season

Training camp has started league wide and already we’re receiving the unfortunate news of some players being out for the season. As an NFL fan you know the bad news is coming, it’s the nature of the beast, you just hope it’s not a critical player for the team you root for. Even then, your heart goes out to a player that sees his dreams and goals crushed before the season even...
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Some key NFL players already out for the season

Training camp has started league wide and already we’re receiving the unfortunate news of some players being out for the season. As an NFL fan you know the bad news is coming, it’s the nature of the beast, you just hope it’s not a critical player for the team you root for. Even then, your heart goes out to a player that sees his dreams and goals crushed before the season even...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills could trade C.J. Spiller soon?

The Buffalo Bills acquired running back Bryce Brown from the Philadelphia Eagles this past offseason, and there are potentially more moves coming this offseason at the running back position. According to a report from Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Bills could look to trade C.J. Spiller in the next month to a team that is having injury issues at the running back position. Both...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LaMichael James Carted off Field

  photo courtesy of wikimediacommons.org So far at the San Francisco 49ers training camp, keeping running backs healthy has been a problem. Two days after the presumed No. 2 running back Kendall Hunter tore his ACL, LaMichael James was carted off of the field with an apparent left-arm  injury. James had just become the top contender for the slot Hunter left behind. It’s...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Hyde’s Future is Now

Sean McMahon The 49ers lost Kendall Hunter to an ACL tear two days ago, creating an opening for the backup running back role. LaMichael James just suffered an arm injury in camp and may miss time as well. The future has become the present, and Carlos Hyde is ready to prove that he has what it takes to carry this backfield in 2014. The post Carlos Hyde’s Future is Now appeared first...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Another 49er running back goes down at training camp

At training camp on Sunday, running back LaMichael James was carted off the field with an apparent arm/wrist injury. Two days after running back Kendall Hunter tore his ACL at camp, another backup running back goes down. #49ers LaMichael James carted off practice field after sustains apparent left wrist/arm injury. — Cam Inman (@CamInman) July 27, 2014 LaMichael James is carted...
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LaMichael James carted off at Niners camp

This is not what the 49ers need after losing Kendall Hunter for the season. According to Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group,  49ers running back LaMichael James was carted of during practice on Sunday. #49ers LaMichael James carted off practice field after sustains apparent left wrist/arm injury. — Cam Inman (@CamInman) July 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Harbaugh: San Francisco 49ers ‘Have Complete and Total Confidence in LaMichael James’

As the derby to replace Kendall Hunter gets underway, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh cast a vote of support for LaMichael James. “We have complete and total confidence in LaMichael James,” said Harbaugh during a press conference before the team’s practice on Day 5 of training camp. “We know him to be a very fine football player.” James only appeared in 10...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers want to re-sign injured Hunter

The 49ers already have a player coming off a torn ACL in mind for next season's team. Running back Kendall Hunter, who sustained the injury in practice Friday, is in the final year of his original contract with the 49ers. He is likely to be placed on injured reserve within the next couple of days. Hunter might not get a lot of attention around the NFL as an unrestricted free...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers confident in Carlos Hyde, LaMichael James

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told the media on Sunday that they’re confident in both rookie Carlos Hyde and LaMichael James after losing Kendall Hunter for the season to a torn ACL. Jim Harbaugh: 'We have full confidence' in LaMichael James & Hyde is 'doing extremely well.' Says he's 'physically sick' for Kendall Hunter — NFL: AroundTheLeague...
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49ers want to re-sign Kendall Hunter despite torn ACL

49ers general manager Trent Baalke has made it clear they would love to re-sign running back Kendall Hunter after this season even though he just tore his ACL. “We’d love to have Kendall,” Baalke said, via CSNBayArea.com. “Kendall is a tremendous football player and an even better young man. What’s the likelihood? It’s not even worth speculating at this point, but Kendall...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers Interested In Re-Signing RB Kendall Hunter Despite ACL Injury

  49ers GM Trent Baalke told reporters Sunday that they would like to re-sign RB Kendall Hunter, despite his recent ACL injury. “We’d love to have Kendall,” Baalke said, via CSN Bay Area. “Kendall is a tremendous football player and an even better young man. What’s the likelihood? It’s not even worth speculating at this point, but Kendall knows, as does his representative...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of San Francisco 49ers camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns • Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Ten most overrated players in the...
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49ers Injury Update: Kendall Hunter has torn ACL

The San Francisco 49ers are looking for a new understudy to Frank Gore.Cam Inman of the Mercury News reports that Running Back Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee Friday and has been lost for the season.#459137423 / gettyimages.comHunter was entering the final season of his rookie contract. He was hurt catching a swing pass from Blaine Gabbert...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Loses RB Kendall Hunter For The Season

The San Francisco 49ers lost, backup running back, Kendall Hunter to a torn right ACL during Friday’s practice. Hunter, who was entering the final year of his rookie deal, will be lost for the entire season and will look to regroup in 2015 probably on a one-year deal.  Since entering the NFL in 2011 he has certainly been a productive player behind Pro-Bowler Frank Gore, but has...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Roman: Carlos Hyde Will Get ‘Every Opportunity’ To Replace Kendall Hunter

There’s no clear favorite to replace Kendall Hunter in the San Francsico 49ers backfield, but Carlos Hyde is definitely in the mix. “I think he’s going to have every opportunity to do that,” said offensive coordinator Greg Roman of Hydes’ chances to step in for Hunter. “It’s an evaluation ever day. How does a guy handle training camp? Are there peaks and valleys? Or...
Via BaySportsNet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Browns, Dolphins, Patriots, Redskins, & Saints

  49ers WR Michael Crabtree should be able to secure a similar deal to the one signed by Packers WR Jordy Nelson Saturday — four years, $39 million. (Bill Williamson) RB LaMichael James‘ roster spot is “virtually assured” now that Kendall Hunter is expected to miss the 2014 season with an ACL tear. (Matt Maiocco) Browns The Browns placed G John Greco on the active...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter's injury presents another opportunity for James

The 49ers received a gut punch on Saturday morning with the news running back Kendall Hunter is likely out for the season with a torn right ACL. Hunter has been a solid, trusted backup for the 49ers since his arrival in 2011 as a fourth-round draft pick. Rookie Carlos Hyde was a second-round draft pick. He is the obvious heir apparent to Frank Gore. But it was not a given that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers RB’ Kendall Hunter Tears ACL

San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter, who is entering his fourth season in the NFL, tore his ACL in practice on Friday. The team confirmed this devastating injury Saturday morning.  Kendall Hunter's injury presumably opens door for LaMichael James and Carlos Hyde to have bigger roles in 2014. [ http://t.co/032lABLrVH ] — Taylor Price (@TaylorPrice49) July 26, 2014...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Let the ACL Epidemic Begin: 49ers Lose Kendall Hunter For the Season

  photo credit:/LesterLegend/Flickr.com/via:photopin.com NFL- You know its football season when the dreaded “ACL effect” comes to NFL training camps through out the league.  The lastest victim of the soon to be ACL epidemic is San Francisco 49ers (RB) Kendall Hunter, who sustained another serious leg injury (torn Achilles) back in the 2012 season.  According to reports, Hunter...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bears, Jaguars, Jets, Texans, & Titans

  49ers Kendall Hunter‘s ACL injury will create opportunities for rookie Carlos Hyde and Marcus Lattimore. (Ed Werder) The 49ers coaching staff believes RB Marcus Lattimore is ready to come off the NFI list. (Ed Werder) Bears Free agent acquisition DE Willie Young left Saturday’s practice due to quad soreness. (Michael C. Wright) Jaguars HC Gus Bradley told reporters...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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