NFL Transactions: Thursday 9/17

49ers 49ers released RB Kendall Hunter from injured reserve with a settlement. (NFLTR) Bears Bears signed QB David Fales to their practice squad. (NFLTR) Cowboys Cowboys waived OT R.J. Dill from the reserve/suspended list with an injury settlement. Cowboys signed OT Darrion Weems to their practice squad. Cowboys release RB Gus Johnson from their practice squad. Jaguars Jaguars...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Waive RB Kendall Hunter From I.R. With Settlement

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the 49ers have waived RB Kendall Hunter from the injured reserve list on Thursday with a settlement. Hunter, 27, is a former fourth-round pick of the 49ers back in 2011. He wound up signing a one-year, $870,000 contract extension with the 49ers in November of last year and ... The post 49ers Waive RB Kendall Hunter...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Release 14 Players, Send RB Kendall Hunter To I.R.

The San Francisco 49ers announced the release of 14 players on Saturday, as they got their roster down to 53 players. WR DiAndre Campbell CB Marcus Cromartie G/C Dillon Farrell RB Kendall Gaskins TE Xavier Grimble CB Leon McFadden LB Nick Moody DT Kaleb Ramsey OL Justin Renfrow DL Marcus Rush NT Garrison Smith QB ... The post 49ers Release 14 Players, Send RB...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Coaching staff pleased with Kendall Hunter's progress

Carlos Hyde is expected to be the starting back for the 49ers come Week 1.But could Kendall Hunter possibly challenge for that role? During the team's joint practice with the Broncos, it was Hunter who got the first carry in the backfield. “I’ve got to take advantage of every opportunity, every time I touch the ball,” Hunter said, via the San Jose Mercury News.Hunter has...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tomsula: Jarryd Hayne making case for 49ers final roster spot

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula knows he has caught lightning in a bottle with Jarryd Hayne. After two weeks of preseason football, the 49ers rookie has shown he clearly belongs in the NFL, putting together two consecutive jaw-dropping performances. In fact, he’s looked so good that the other players on the field have looked downright ordinary when caught in the same...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

Livengood: San Francisco 49ers looking for Quarterback Awards Nomination The San Francisco 49ers organization is kicking off its 2015 Community Quarterback Awards Program, which recognizes individuals who are dedicated to ... 49ers roster, 90-in–90 breakdowns: Jermaine Whitehead The San Francisco 49ers appear fairly set at safety, and added some depth in the draft with the...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula says RB Kendall Hunter is 'coming along great'

San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter can't wait to get back to training camp. Hunter tore his ACL on the first day of training camp last season and it has been a long road back for the 26-year old. “It was tough, man,” Hunter said, via “Words can’t explain it. To know you can’t do what you love and have to watch your teammates is tough. It makes you...
Via Fox Sports
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bills, Browns & Seahawks

49ers RB Kendall Hunter is fully recovered from a torn Achilles’ injury that he sustained on the first day of training camp in 2014. “I’m feeling good. When I’m out there I don’t think about it,” Hunter said, via Joe Fann of the 49ers’ official site. “I wouldn’t be out there if I was thinking ...The post NFL Notes: 49ers, Bills, Browns & Seahawks appeared first...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Which of these two running backs should start for the 49ers in 2015?

Now that the unthinkable has happened and Frank Gore has moved on, the San Francisco 49ers need to figure out who their new starting running back is. You could make a case for Kendall Hunter (I don’t know how) but in my mind there are only two logical options: Carlos Hyde and Reggie Bush. So, who should the Niners put at RB1 for 2015? It depends on a number of factors. Let’s...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Position Review: Running Backs

For the first time in a decade, Frank Gore will not be on the San Francisco 49ers depth chart at running back. The team parted ways with the all-time leading rusher in franchise history this past offseason when the veteran signed a two-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts. To replace him, the 49ers signed Reggie Bush, leaving an open competition between the experienced Bush and...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Will Fill the Frank Gore Void at Running Back for the San Francisco 49ers?

  Running back Carlos Hyde #28 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball during the first quarter of the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 14, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) For the first time in 10 years the San Francisco 49ers will enter the season with question marks at the running back position. Ever...
Via The Sports Journal
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers RB Kendall Hunter 'motivated' by injury

San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter did not play last season due to a torn ACL, but is turning heads at OTAs and could wind up being a key player this season. With Frank Gore no longer on the roster, carries are up for grabs between Reggie Bush, Carlos Hyde, and rookie Mike Davis.“He’s coming along great,” head coach Jim Tomsula said of Hunter to the 49ers official...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers RB Kendall Hunter on the mend after missing 2014 season

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula shared the good news on Tuesday about running back Kendall Hunter, who tore his ACL in 2014 Hunter appears to be over the injury, but not yet 100 percent. "He's coming along great," Tomsula said, per the team's official website. "I think we all have strong feelings for Kendall… but we definitely have a rep count on him. You've...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula: RB Kendall Hunter is 'coming along great'

San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter is recovering from a torn ACL that forced him to miss all of last season. He is now back at OTAs with the 49ers and progressing nicely. Head Coach Jim Tomsula spoke to reporters and is encouraged by all the progress Hunter is making.  "Kendall, he's coming along great," Tomsula said. "I think we all have strong feelings for Kendall...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The San Francisco 49ers lead the NFL in the worst category imaginable

Normally when you hear that your team is leading the NFL in any particular statistic, it’s reason to be excited and hopeful about their future. This is not one of those times. According to a report by Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News, the San Francisco 49ers lead the NFL with the most players currently recovering from torn ACLs… 49ers' ACL apocalypse: Team leads NFL in...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers 7-Round Mock Draft

Round One View image | Marcus Peters, CB, Washington  I’m pumped when I see that Peters has dropped to 15.  Peters is a great get, as the team is in dire need of a cornerback.  They signed Shareece Wright this offseason, but that wasn’t enough as it doesn’t compensate for their losses. In San Francisco, Marcus Peters would have the skill-set and...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

6 Reasons Why Niners Fans Shouldn’t Panic

View image | Right now it is tough to be a Niner fan. Coach Harbaugh (the man who led the 49ers to three straight NFC Championship games) left along with arguably the best defensive coach in the game,Vic Fangio and the mastermind of the 49ers attack, Greg Roman. In replace of these tremendous three are Jim Tomsula, Eric Mangini and Geep Cryst. Before now these...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, ,Bills, Broncos, Bucs, Falcons

49ers RB Kendall Hunter‘s extension includes $200,000 in guarantees up front and has a maximum value of $1.75 million in 2015. (Field Yates) Bengals CB Leon Hall and LB Vontaze Burfict have been ruled out for Thursday’s game. Bills Rookie WR Sammy Watkins suffered a groin injury on Wednesday and wasn’t able to finish practice. (Jay Skurski) Broncos RB Montee...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign RB Kendall Hunter To A One-Year Extension

The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday that they have signed RB Kendall Hunter to a one-year contract extension. San Francisco waived/injured Hunter back in early August after he suffered a a serious knee injury. Hunter cleared waivers and was reverted to the 49ers’ injured reserve list. The 49ers had said all along that they would like to re-sign Hunter at some point...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: 49ers earn first win of the preseason against Chargers

The long wait for a win has come. The San Francisco 49ers defeated the San Diego Chargers Sunday 21-7. Yes, the 49ers did score a touchdown. Two to be exact. There was definitely a lot to enjoy about this victory. The only down side was that the first team offense may need a little work. The backups still looked good, and improved since last week. Now lets go through this weeks awards...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: Camp Updates — NFC West

-Frank Gore-photo by: San Francisco 49ers Even without recently injured and released RB Kendall Hunter, the 49ers have one of the deepest backfields in the NFL. Frank Gore, Carlos Hyde, Marcus Lattimore and LaMichael James will compete for touches. The 31-year-old Gore put up very respectable numbers last season, finishing as the No. 13 fantasy back. He totaled...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Issues Are Not Exclusive to the Packers

Here we go again? Not so fast, Packers fans “Woe is us” doesn’t apply to the Green Bay Packers as far as injuries anymore. So far in training camp, the Packers have (reportedly) lost two players to season ending injuries: offensive lineman Don Barclay and wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, both with torn ACLs. While losing depth at both positions is not good, neither one is likely...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendall Hunter Goes Unclaimed, Reverts To 49ers IR List

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that the RB Kendall Hunter went unclaimed on waivers and will now revert to the 49ers injured reserve list. San Francisco waived/injured Hunter on Monday, but the fact that he has a serious knee injury and is in the final year of his contract made it unlikely that he would be claimed. San Francisco has said that they would like to re-sign Hunter...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gone Camping: Dorsey out for year, Hunter and Baldwin waived

If you haven’t been paying attention to the 49ers training camp, you probably have missed a lot. It’s as if you blink and something new happens. So let’s get you up to date. Nose tackle Glenn Dorsey tore his bicep Friday at camp and will need surgery. He is out for the year. There has been talk that he may return, but it is highly unlikely. Spoke to physician re: #49ers NT...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign Running Back Glenn Winston To Make Room on Their Roster

The San Francisco 49ers needed a quick replacement for injured RB Kendall Hunter who is out for the 2014 season from a torn ACL injury. Earlier today, head coach Jim Harbaugh announced that the  they were running a possible replacement  and a little more than an hour ago, announced that they had landed with Glenn Winston as […] The post 49ers Sign Running Back Glenn Winston...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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