• What set apart the 49ers' Brian Jennings

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Sep 1, 2013
    The San Francisco 49ers released long-snapper Brian Jennings eight days before Jennings would have set a franchise record for consecutive games played. Brian Jennings did the long snapping for the 49ers for more than a decade, but he won’t be doing it in 2013. Long snapper Brian Jennings isn't a household name, but 49ers fans likely know him. News that longtime San Francisco 49ers long snapper Brian Jennings received his release Saturday marked the end of a special-teams era in the NFC West. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that Jennings is among the players that the 49ers are dispatching on their way to their initial 53-man roster of the 2013 season. Dave had played center and long snapper at Louisville back in the Lee Corso days, and he would watch Jennings through his binoculars during warmups with the rapt attention of a birder who had spotted a rare species. The Sacramento Bee adds that Austin Collie and Chad Hall are also out of the running for a spot on the receiver depth chart, leaving Kyle Williams, Anquan Boldin, Marlon Moore, Quinton Patton and Jon Baldwin as the five receivers likely to be on the roster come the end of the day Saturday.
    • San Francisco 49ers cut-down analysis

      Most significant move: The San Francisco 49ers released long-snapper Brian Jennings eight days before Jennings would have set a franchise record for consecutive games played. Jennings had been with the team since 2000 and was the longest-tenured current…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • 49ers cuts include Lavelle Hawkins, Austin Collie and Brian Jennings

    Brian Jennings did the long snapping for the 49ers for more than a decade, but he won’t be doing it in 2013. Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that Jennings is among the players that the 49ers are dispatching on their way to their initial 53-man rost…

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