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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks, 49ers top best defenses in the NFLCNNSI.com Updated Aug 26, 2013In a league dominated by high-powered offenses, the elite teams have a punishing defense to match.Upvote Share Tweet
Vikes DT Williams has hyperextended kneeESPN.com Updated Aug 26, 2013Minnesota 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.Upvote Share TweetAll 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…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers waive Scott TolzienThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Good vibes all around after 49ers win over Vikings49ersgab.com Updated Aug 26, 2013You 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…Upvote Share TweetA 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Baldwin making catches with 49ersUnlike 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jenkins makes no catches, but could still catch onNow 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…Upvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Updated Aug 26, 2013I 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Not Just About Adrian PetersonAug 26Not Just About Adrian Peterson
Arian Foster: The AFC’s Mystery ManAug 26HOUSTON — Battle of the heavyweights here Sunday. When it was mostly first-teamers versus first-teamers through the first half, the score was the rejuvenated Saints (with some frisky new pups on defense) 17, Texans (minus J.J. Watt and Arian Foster) 16.…
Chadiha: Lacy might be the draft's biggest stealAug 26In need of a jolt to their running game, the Packers might have found their answer in Eddie Lacy, Jeffri Chahida writes.