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Tavon Austin’s pre-draft dance card is full

Tavon Austin’s pre-draft dance card is full

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 10, 2013
How much interest has West Virginia receiver Tavon Austin generated among NFL teams? So much that he has had to decline some invitations for pre-draft visits. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Austin has visited or will visit the Rams, Benga…
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  • Report:  Niners closing in on naming-rights deal

    Report: Niners closing in on naming-rights deal

    profootballtalk.com Apr 10, 2013
    In Southern California, a stadium that has yet to get the green light to be built has a naming-rights deal. In Northern California, the opposite is true. That could be changing, soon. According to Andy Dolich of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers new stadium in …
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  • Safety Smith says he’s joined Raiders

    Safety Smith says he’s joined Raiders

    insidebayarea.com Apr 10, 2013
    Reggie Smith, a former third-round draft pick of the 49ers who signed with Carolina last season but did not make it out of trianing camp, indicatd on his Twitter account he’s a Raider. An instagram photo shows him reading pages from a binder with Raider
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  • Davis deal has millions tied to weight limits

    Davis deal has millions tied to weight limits

    profootballtalk.com Apr 10, 2013
    Last week, 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis signed a five-year, $37.295 million extension. Moving forward, he could lose some of that money each year, if he fails to keep his body weight at an appropriate level. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.c…
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  • Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 5.0

    Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 5.0

    CNNSI.com Apr 10, 2013
    Change is in the air. No, not spring. Don Banks' latest first-round projection sees a big shake-up at No. 1, a pair of trades and a big splash by -- yup, you guessed it -- the Jets.
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  • Video - Joe Staley on San Francisco 49ers-Seattle Seahawks rivalry 04:04

    Joe Staley on San Francisco 49ers-Seattle Seahawks rivalry

    Apr 10
    San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley discusses the rivalry with the Seattle Seahawks, plus where he thinks fellow Central Michigan lineman Eric Fisher might land in the NFL draft.
  • Video - "NFL AM" dance party 03:36

    "NFL AM" dance party

    Apr 10
    "Dancing with the Stars" dancer Karina Smirnoff gives 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley and "NFL AM" hosts Nicole Zaloumis and Mark Kriegel dance lessons.
  • Video - Man 2 Man: Staley breaks down 49ers' offense 03:18

    Man 2 Man: Staley breaks down 49ers' offense

    Apr 10
    Eric Davis goes "Man 2 Man" with left tackle Joe Staley to analyze the blocking schemes that enables the San Francisco 49ers' offense.

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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 5.0

    Apr 10
    With only 15 days remaining until the pick-fest starts, change is in the air for the 2013 NFL Draft. Or at least my 5.0 mock draft. For starters, we're flopping the draft's two elite offensive tackles this time around, going with the rising Eric Fisher …