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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 […]
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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...
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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...
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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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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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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...
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Jim Harbaugh hasn’t spoken with Alex Boone since camp opened

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters on Sunday that he hasn’t spoken with offensive lineman Alex Boone since training camp kicked off. 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he hasn't spoken with holdout right guard Alex Boone since training camp started. — Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) July 27, 2014 Unlike Vernon Davis,  Boone decided to hold out and can be fined $30,000...
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49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Happy With WR Steve Johnson

49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Happy With WR Steve Johnson It’s only been a few days, but San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick is happy with his new wide receiver, Steve Johnson, whom the team traded for during the free agency. Colin Kaepernick already liking what he sees from Steve Johnson: … The post 49ers’ QB Colin Kaepernick Happy With WR Steve Johnson appeared...
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Kendall Hunter tears ACL, RB corps depth to be tested

According to Bill Williamson of ESPN, San Francisco 49ers backup running back Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Friday's practice, ending his season. Hunter was catching a swing pass and went down to the grass, injuring his knee. Hunter walked off on his own power and was escorted to the locker room without a noticeable limp. Williamson...
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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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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...
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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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49ers' retooled secondary off to good start

All four defensive backs who started Super Bowl XLVII are gone, magnifying just how different the 49ers secondary will look in 2014. So what style will define that unit? "If we can be smart, play aggressive and play together, those are the attributes of a great secondary," Antoine Bethea said Thursday at training camp. Bethea enters the mix after eight years with the...
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Jim Harbaugh mum on Alex Boone holdout

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh wasn't taking the bait after being asked three times to address guard Alex Boone's holdout. He basiclly ignored each and every one of the questions with general answers. "It's such a positive happening, that first day," Harbaugh said, via Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. "Imagine you're kind...
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San Francisco 49ers: New Stadium Means New Hardware

San Francisco 49ers:  If Seattle hadn't beat the 49ers in the NFC Championship game then there's a high probability that they would have defeated the Denver Broncos in last years Super Bowl just as the Seahawks did.  The trick was getting home field advantage and while the Niners played the Hawks tough in the Pacific Northwest, the 12th man and home field calls deprived...
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49ers RB Kendall Hunter Diagnosed with Torn ACL

San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter’s season looks to be cut short as he has been diagnosed with a torn ACL on his right knee. BREAKING: #49ers RB Kendall Hunter diagnosed with torn right ACL, season likely over (via @MaioccoCSN) http://t.co/AT8Juny8IL #NFL — Comcast SportsNet (@CSNAuthentic) July 26, 2014 … The post 49ers RB Kendall Hunter Diagnosed with Torn ACL...
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Weekly Rewind: Camp previews; Davis ends holdout; Hunter injured; more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the San Francisco 49ers this week. San Francisco 49ers - Vernon Davis reports to training camp and ends hold out (READ) - How does Ravens Ray Rice’s suspension affect Aldon Smith’s? (READ) - Kendall Hunter injures his knee at training camp (READ) - First ever 49ers Female Friday...
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Kendall Hunter reportedly tore his ACL

According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, 49ers running back Kendall Hunter tore his ACL during Friday’s practice. 49ers confirm Kendall Hunter tore his ACL in yesterday's practice. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 26, 2014 It’s a good thing the Niners drafted Carlos Hyde. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
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49ers are worried about Kendall Hunter’s injury

The San Francisco 49ers are very disappointed in the injury and potential loss of Kendall Hunter. @Edwerderespn: #49ers concerned about backup RB Kendall Hunter’s leg injury. Team source says seriousness unknown but didn’t like way it looked Hunter was expected to play a huge role this year, with Marcus Lattimore on the NFI, and Frank […] The post 49ers are worried about Kendall...
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Kendall Hunter Leaves San Francisco 49ers’ Practice With An Apparent Knee Injury

Kendall hunter suffered an apparent right knee injury during practice on Day 3 of the San Francisco 49ers training camp. The apparent injury occurred during 7-on-7 drills, as the running back caught a screen pass. After falling to the ground, Hunter hopped up but then had to be checked by a few trainers on the sideline. Head coach Jim Harbaugh also went over to see the 25-year-old...
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Kendall Hunter apparently suffered a knee injury

According to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com,  49ers running back Kendall Hunter suffered a knee injury during Friday’s practice. #49ers apparent knee injury for Kendall Hunter. Went to locker room — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) July 25, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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NaVorro Bowman expected to return at season midpoint

The San Francisco 49ers have a loose timetable in mind for All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman. Niners defensive coordinator Vic Fangio told reporters on Friday that Bowman is not expected to return until the midpoint of the season, according to the Bay Area News Group. Bowman -- who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL -- was placed on San Francisco's physically unable...
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Female Friday: 49ers Rookie Gold Rush Cheerleader Gabrielle is a looker

Boys, men, and football fanatics, here on the 49ers site of Cover32, we are going to do something we have never done before. It is “Female Friday.” Today we are going to take a look at a new member to the Gold Rush Cheer Squad. Her name is Gabrielle. She is currently studying at a four year university where she is getting her BFA in dance. A fun fact about Gabrielle is that she...
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San Francisco 49ers’ Vernon Davis ranked top-10 fantasy TE option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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