• 49ers cut WR Martin; re-sign P Schmidt

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 6, 2013
    As it turns out, Martin won’t get a chance to feel fully comfortable in Santa Clara: The 49ers winnowed their burgeoning wide receiver corps by cutting Martin today and re-signing punter Colton Schmidt, who was released last week. Schmidt, an undrafted rookie from UC Davis, will return to give All-Pro punter Andy Lee’s right leg a break during training camp. Here is how Martin graded: +4 Overall, it was a solid preseason debut for Martin. Meanwhile, Martin, who has appeared on the roster of five teams in his four-year, five-catch career, will look to land yet another NFL job. He made a highlight-reel catch on Sunday when he tore a 50-50 ball away from cornerback Carlos Rogers, but understood the realities of his situation.
    Source: sfgate.com
  • Dolphins film review: LT Jonathan Martin

    The Miami Dolphins had their first preseason game Sunday with a 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the annual Hall of Fame Game. One of the most watched Miami players this season will be second-year left tackle Jonathan Martin. The AFC East blog studie…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Sam Martin making booming impression on the Lions

    — Sam Martin might be the most impressive player in Lions training camp. Martin is a virtually unknown prospect the Lions drafted in the fifth round, but when he punts in camp, balls seem to either send returners scrambling backward or bounce perfectly …
    Source: detnews.com

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