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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...
Via KC Sports Ninja
2 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
7 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
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

LaMichael James out one month with dislocated elbow

The San Francisco 49ers have lost another running back on their depth chart. LaMichael James was carted off practice with a dislocated elbow. The injury was first reported by Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. LaMichael James sustained a dislocated elbow, source says. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 27, 2014 #49ers RB LaMichael James could miss about […]
Via Full Scale Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

49ers RB LaMichael James Expected To Miss A Month With Dislocated Elbow

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that 49ers RB LaMichael James has a dislocated elbow and is expected to miss about a month. James was carted off the field with what was referred to as an arm injury during Sunday’s practice. Bill Williamson of ESPN points out that James actually dislocated his elbow while in college and wound up returning after two games. This is noteworthy...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp is in full effect and the San Francisco 49ers are quickly learning what some of their young players and new additions are capable of doing on the football field.  Here are some of the more interesting aspects in the 49ers camp so far. Vernon Davis looks to be focused: After failing to attend a mandatory mini-camp in an attempt to get a new deal, Davis showed up on...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

49ers’ running back LaMichael James carted off with injury

The San Francisco 49ers have three talented running backs working hard to earn playing time in Frank Gore, LaMichael James, and Marcus Lattimore, but that race could be in danger after an injury. According to a report from CSN Bay Area, James was carted off the field with an apparent upper body injury. This is very bad news, and could shake up the entire backfield rotation if it...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photos and Videos From Day 5 of the San Francisco 49ers Training Camp

With the first game of the preseason looming, the San Francisco 49ers are busy getting ready for the upcoming campaign. The team takes on the Baltimore Ravens on August 7 at M&T Bank Stadium. As Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports, LaMichael James has sustained a dislocated elbow on Day 5 of training camp. Earlier in the day, head coach Jim Harbaugh praised the running back...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: LaMichael James suffered a dislocated elbow

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  49ers running back LaMichael James suffered a dislocated elbow and is expected to be out for the next month. #49ers RB LaMichael James was carted off the field today with what I'm told is a dislocated elbow. Second big RB injury to SF — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 27, 2014 #49ers RB LaMichael James should miss a month. Bad...
Via Pro Football Zone
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...
Via 49erslife.com
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...
Via cover32 - 49ers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Broncos, Ravens, Saints, & Steelers

  49ers RB LaMichael James was carted off the field after he suffered what appears to be a left arm or wrist injury. (Matt Maiocco) Broncos QB Peyton Manning was “ruthlessly efficient” in 7-on-7 and full team drills while in the red zone. (Jeff Legwold) The Broncos appear to be expanding TE Julius Thomas’ role in their offense. (Jeff Legwold) RB Ronnie Hillman was...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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 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...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day 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...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Giants, Jaguars, Ravens & Titans

  49ers RB LaMichael James has “looked very steady fielding punts in the offseason, so his spot is looking much more secure than it appeared a month ago.” (Matt Maiocco) Giants RB David Wilson has an exam scheduled for July 21 to evaluate his neck injury and hopefully gain clearance. (Dan Graziano) Jaguars HC Gus Bradley mentioned that he expects first-round QB Blake...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Is LaMichael James’ roster spot safe?

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com believes LaMichael James’ roster spot is safe as training camp approaches. Lattimore is fully expected to be on the 53-man roster, but because he’s coming off such a severe knee injury and there are so many unknowns before he takes his first hit, he cannot be considered an absolute lock at this point. James looked very steady fielding punts in the...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers are deep at RB; only one can be top dog

The 49ers have a problem at running back, albeit a good problem. This year, the 49ers backfield is loaded with talent, with Frank Gore, Carlos Hyde, Marcus Lattimore, Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James all vying for playing time. This is in sharp contrast to last season, where the 49ers running back position was filled with uncertainty and mediocrity. In 2013, the only legitimate...
Via cover32 - 49ers
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Browns, Cardinals, Cowboys, Panthers, Rams & Titans

  49ers RB LaMichael James expressed some frustration with his role in the team’s offense and would like to see more time at running back. (Matt Maiocco) Browns RB Ben Tate has been “a little nicked up” during minicamp. (Nate Ulrich) Cardinals HC Bruce Arians mentioned that he is hoping FS Tyrann Mathieu will only miss a “week or so” of training camp. (Kent Somers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Cowboys trade for Ryan Mallett, LaMichael James this summer?

In the NFL, most of the offseason wheeling and dealing occurs early in free agency or during the draft. However, it's not unusual for a trade to happen during training camp or just before the season starts. Since Monday is the unofficial start of summer, NFL.com writer Chris Wesseling compiled a list of 10 trade candidates who could change uniforms in July or August and the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: LaMichael James joins 49ers workouts

n April, there were reports that the 49ers were trying to trade running back LaMichael James and it was a notion that seemed to sit well with James when he opted to pass up a $50,000 workout bonus by failing to attend the start of the offseason program. James was not dealt during the draft, which may have been enough to convince him to report to work along with his teammates. Matt...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James Joins Voluntary Work Outs

AP Photo/David Goldman LaMichael James trade rumors were getting pretty hot around draft day, and there was some thought that James and the 49ers wanted to voluntarily part ways, but a voluntary act by James has pretty much put those rumors to bed. Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee tweeted this out at 9:06 PST LaMichael James joins #49ers‘ voluntary workouts … http://t.co/2Sxn1UMKGY...
Via TopSportsReport
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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