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Veteran LB Haralson says Niners traded him

Veteran LB Haralson says Niners traded him

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 26, 2013
A person with knowledge of the trade says the San Francisco 49ers have sent linebacker Parys Haralson to the New Orleans Saints, who are in desperate need at the position, as a pair of would-be starters are sidelined with knee injuries.
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  • Seahawks, 49ers top best defenses in the NFL

    Seahawks, 49ers top best defenses in the NFL

    CNNSI.com Aug 26, 2013
    In a league dominated by high-powered offenses, the elite teams have a punishing defense to match.
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  • Vikes DT Williams has hyperextended knee

    Vikes DT Williams has hyperextended knee

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams suffered a hyperextended knee, bone bruise and postular capsular strain after a low block from San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Joe Looney on Sunday night.
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  • No ligament damage for Kevin Williams

    No ligament damage for Kevin Williams

    All things considered, it could have been much worse. The Vikings announced that defensive tackle Kevin Williams suffered no ligament damage from last night’s low hit from 49ers backup guard Joe Looney. “Kevin Williams suffered a hyperextension injury t…
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  • 49ers waive Scott Tolzien

    49ers waive Scott Tolzien

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26, 2013
    The 49ers played four different quarterbacks against the Vikings on Sunday night and none of them were Scott Tolzien. If you saw that as an indication of where Tolzien stood in the pecking order at the position, you were right. The 49ers announced Monda…
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  • Good vibes all around after 49ers win over Vikings

    Good vibes all around after 49ers win over Vikings

    49ersgab.com Aug 26, 2013
    You just get the sense that the 49ers are ready to go. The team made plays on offense, defense and special teams as they cruised to a 34-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings in their third preseason game (otherwise known as the dress rehearsal for the seas…
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  • Around the NFC West: McCoy as No. 2 QB

    Around the NFC West: McCoy as No. 2 QB

    A potential competition for the San Francisco 49ers' No. 2 quarterback job might have dissipated before it really began. Around the NFC West: Aug. 26, 2013 Colt McCoy is the guy behind the No. 1 guy, coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters Sunday night follow…
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  • Baldwin making catches with 49ers

    Baldwin making catches with 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26, 2013
    Unlike receiver A.J. Jenkins, who made no receptions in his first game with the Chiefs, receiver Jon Baldwin picked up a pair of catches in his first game with the 49ers. Like Jenkins, Baldwin drew praise from his head coach. “He’s had a nice command of…
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  • Jenkins makes no catches, but could still catch on

    Jenkins makes no catches, but could still catch on

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26, 2013
    Now that the 49ers and Chiefs have swapped a pair of underachieving first-round receivers, the question becomes whether either or both will achieve in their new cities. For new Chiefs receiver A.J. Jenkins, the stat sheet says that he’s not one of the 1…
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  • The Jets Are Just Getting Started

    The Jets Are Just Getting Started

    grantland.com Aug 26, 2013
    I was out with some friends Friday night, and someone from San Francisco was explaining how he feels about the 49ers. He said he'd grown up watching t...
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