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Saints fill LB need, deal for 49ers' Haralson

Saints fill LB need, deal for 49ers' Haralson

ESPN.com 49ersgab.com Updated Aug 27, 2013
The New Orleans Saints, with a desperate need at linebacker after knee injuries to two would-be starters, acquired linebacker Parys Haralson from the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday for an undisclosed 2014 draft pick.
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  • Jaguars claim Ricky Stanzi off waivers

    Jaguars claim Ricky Stanzi off waivers

    profootballtalk.com Aug 27, 2013
    All offseason, the Jaguars have been quick to claim players waived by better teams. There’s no indication that’s slowing down anytime soon. The Jaguars announced they had claimed former Chiefs quarterback Ricky Stanzi and former 49ers linebacker Kyle Kn…
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  • Injuries drive 49ers' roster moves

    Injuries drive 49ers' roster moves

    ESPN.com Aug 27, 2013
    Eight of the San Francisco 49ers' 11 rookie draft choices survived the NFL's mandatory reduction to 75 players Tuesday. The other three -- second-round choice Tank Carradine, fourth-rounder Marcus Lattimore and fifth-rounder Quinton Dial -- remain with …
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  • 49ers make several moves to get to 74 players

    49ers make several moves to get to 74 players

    profootballtalk.com Aug 27, 2013
    Tuesday was not a good day for Europeans trying to make it in the NFL. The Lions cut kicker Havard Rugland, opting to go with David Akers over the man they call Kickalicious. And now the 49ers have announced that former British Olympic discus thrower La…
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2013: San Francisco 49ers

    Why Your Team Sucks 2013: San Francisco 49ers

    deadspin.com Aug 27, 2013
    Some people are fans of the San Francisco 49ers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the San Francisco 49ers. This 2013 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the 2013 NFL previews so far right here.Read more...
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  • Summer hasn't been kind to 2009 first-rounders; more Snaps

    Summer hasn't been kind to 2009 first-rounders; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Aug 27, 2013
    Mark Sanchez is struggling, but he's not alone. It's been a rough summer for several 2009 first-rounders.
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  • 49er defends block but Vikings players livid

    49er defends block but Vikings players livid

    San Francisco 49ers guard Joe Looney said Monday he wasn't trying to intentionally injure Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams with his low block Sunday night, saying he "didn't try to take a dirty, cheap shot at him."
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  • Video - NFL Nation: San Francisco 49ers 01:15

    NFL Nation: San Francisco 49ers

    Aug 27
    ESPN Insider NFL columnist Mike Sando delivers the 49ers key storyline heading into the 2013 NFL season.
  • Video - Saints Trade For Parys Haralson 02:15

    Saints Trade For Parys Haralson

    Aug 27
    Jeff Saturday discusses the deal sending LB Parys Haralson from the 49ers to the Saints.
  • Video - Looney Defends His Block On Williams 02:50

    Looney Defends His Block On Williams

    Aug 27
    Jeff Saturday breaks down Joe Looney's block on Kevin Williams and if it was a dirty play.
  • Video - Looney Defends Block; Vikings Livid 02:50

    Looney Defends Block; Vikings Livid

    Aug 27
    Jeff Saturday discusses whether 49ers guard Joe Looney took a cheap shot at Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams.

Sports Columnists

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    Aug 27
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we mercifully count down the dying days of August ambiguity and await the refreshing clarity of the NFL's regular season. ... There will be clarity, right?
  • You Love Ray Guy

    Aug 27
    The mail arrived this morning. The bag was stuffed—overstuffed, really—with Ray Guy email, after I wrote about Guy’s Seniors Committee nomination for the Hall of Fame in this week’s MMQB column. So let’s have at it: HE’S A NO-DOUBTER I remember when Ray…