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Jim Harbaugh raves about Jonathan Martin

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is happy with what he’s seen from Jonathan Martin this summer. “He’s been mainly playing tackle, but he has the ability to play guard and going forward that will be something that he’ll continue to learn and be good at,” Harbaugh said, according to an interview transcript from the club. “I feel very good about it. He’s done an excellent...
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49ers expect Marcus Martin to miss 6 weeks

The 49ers don’t expect offensive lineman Marcus Martin to return for six weeks after suffering a dislocated knee last week. Rookie center Marcus Martin will be out for six weeks with his knee injury, coach Jim Harbaugh said he was told by team doctors. — Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) August 30, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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C.J. Spillman, Adam Snyder among 19 cut as 49ers set 53-man roster

The San Francisco 49ers released 19 players Saturday to cut their roster to 53 men, according to 49ers.com. Some players were pretty easy decisions to cut, however, players like C.J. Spillman and Adam Snyder came as a shock. Spillman does clear $1.225 million in cap space so there is a chance a player like Alex Boone or Michael Crabtree could receive some extra cash coming their...
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Aldon Smith apologizes to teammates, coaches and fans

In the wake of San Francisco 49ers linerbacker Aldon Smith's 9-game ban to start off the 2014 season, the NFLPA has released a statement on his behalf. In the last few months, Smith has pretty much stayed out of trouble following multiple violations of the NFL's personal-conduct and substance-abuse policies. Other than the Los Angeles Airport bomb threat incident, he'...
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49ers Cut Veteran OL Adam Snyder

  Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that the 49ers have released veteran OL Adam Snyder as they work to get down to 53 players. Snyder, 32, still had one year remaining on his two-year, $2.45 million contract and was set to make a base salary of $1 million for the 2014 season. Last year, he appeared in all 16 games for San Francisco, so it’s interesting to see them part...
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Weekly Rewind: Aldon Smith suspended, 49ers win two preseason games, 49ers make first cuts, 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 - 49ers earn first win of the preseason against San Diego Chargers (READ) - Tweet of the game vs. Chargers (READ) - Center Marcus Martin out eight weeks (READ) - Patrick Willis stars in commercial (READ) - 49ers defeat Texans...
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NFL Commissioner used Aldon Smith to save his own image

Shame on you, Roger Goodell. Just weeks after Roger Goodell and the NFL were lambasted in the media over the two-game suspension of Ray Rice, Goodell wanted an opportunity to make things right. Unfortunately his effort came at the expense of Aldon Smith and the San Francisco 49ers. Goodell sentenced Smith to a nine-game suspension for violations of the league’s substance abuse...
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49ers begin cuts; Shane Skov is gone, follow cuts here

The San Francisco 49ers have began making cuts. The first guy cut is Shane Skov, the former Stanford linebacker. @mattbarrows: Former Stanford LB Shayne Skov has been waived by the #49ers, according to a league source. 49ers cuts: LB Shane Skov RB Glenn Winston TE Asante Cleveland The post 49ers begin cuts; Shane Skov is gone, follow cuts here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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49ers LB Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension

The NFL announced Friday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games for multiple violations of the personal-conduct policy and substance-abuse policy. The NFLPA issued a statement on Smith’s behalf on Saturday: “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers organization and 49ers fans for not being able to contribute on the field...
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Saturday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

Aldon Smith hit with 9-game suspension ► Linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for the first nine games of the season for violating the NFL's personal conduct and substance abuse policies ... Harsh but Fair 9-Game Ban Must Be Wake-Up Call for Smith ► The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most formidable defenses in the National Football League. Their linebacker...
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49ers Restructure DL Ray McDonald’s Contract, Free Up More Cap Space

  Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the 49ers have restructured the contract of DE Ray McDonald and in turn freed up some additional cap space. Pelissero specifically mentions that this isn’t a contract extension. San Francisco had close to $9.5 million in available cap space as of today, according the NFL Players Association. The fact that the 49ers continue to free...
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San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games

San Francisco 49ers star outside linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games by the NFL. After weeks of waiting and bracing for a 6-8 game suspension, Aldon Smith will be eligible to return Week 11 against the New York Giants. The NFL’s Director of NFC football broke the news. 49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: pic.twitter.com/cvZfABog45 —...
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NFL suspends Aldon Smith for nine games

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has reportedly been suspended for the first nine games of the 2014 season by the National Football League. A suspension of this magnitude has long been expected and it will impact San Francisco’s early-season success a great deal.  49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: pic.twitter.com/cvZfABog45 — Randall Liu...
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5 NFL players that could be released by Saturday

I thought it would be fun to compile a list of guys who could be released by their teams.  These guys I feel are getting passed in their depth charts and I could see their teams cutting ties with them.  Steve Johnson – We said it yesterday, the 49ers are not getting what they were […] The post 5 NFL players that could be released by Saturday appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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The 49ers could cut Stevie Johnson

Stevie Johnson was known for supporting and getting the #BillsMafia going in Buffalo. His swag and great play was loved in the city of Buffalo, and when he was traded to the San Francisco 49ers many people hung their heads in the City of Buffalo, because it was like losing a friend, or a family […] The post The 49ers could cut Stevie Johnson appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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