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Colt McCoy takes a pay cut, sort of
profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 28, 2013
The day after 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh proclaimed Colt McCoy to be the team’s backup quarterback, McCoy agreed to a dramatic reduction of his base salary. We doubt it’s a coincidence. PFT has confirmed that McCoy, in a new contract finalized on Monday, …Upvote Share Tweet
#NFLrank: 49ers' late push on way2013 #NFLRank: Nos. 21-100 for NFC West The San Francisco 49ers trail the Seattle Seahawks by one in the final quarter. They are in good position to prevail, however. Vernon Davis, NaVorro Bowman, Justin Smith, Aldon Smith and Patrick Willis stand talle…Upvote Share Tweet
#NFLrank: Cardinals playing catchup2013 #NFLRank: Nos. 25-100 for NFC West Eleven Seattle Seahawks, 10 San Francisco 49ers and four St. Louis Rams have appeared 21st through 100th in ESPN's #NFLrank project singling out 100 top players on each side of the ball. Linebacker Daryl Washingto…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers’ Andy Lee plans to unveil knuckleball puntprofootballtalk.com Aug 28, 2013San Francisco punter Andy Lee says he may unveil a tactic that he hasn’t previously employed in the 49ers’ preseason finale on Thursday: A punt that moves like a knuckleball. Lee told CSNBayArea.com that he has been practicing the punt, which will be ha…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers’ new stadium will host a fairly heated college football rivalryprofootballtalk.com Aug 28, 2013The biggest NFL rivalry in the Bay Area will be played at the Field of Jeans once every eight years. The biggest college football rivalry in the Bay Area will be played there in the first year of the new building’s existence. Via multiple reports, Cal a…Upvote Share Tweet49ersgab.com Aug 28, 2013Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers is one of the four quarterbacks being featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated this upcoming week. The issue is a four cover, regional series that features Kaepernick, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and R…Upvote Share TweetNot that there was much suspense, but the battle for starting free safety is over. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said on Tuesday rookie Eric Reid has won the job and will start week one against the Green Bay Packers. Reid will have some big shoes to …Upvote Share TweetThe two-time defending NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers remain strongest where it often matters most: at quarterback, along the offensive line and in the defensive front seven. They have a dynamic tight end in Vernon Davis and should get another pr…Upvote Share TweetThe hits keep coming for San Francisco 49ers backup guard Joe Looney after his low block left Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams with an injured knee. We discussed the block Monday and I concluded that Looney did not violate playing rules…Upvote Share Tweet
Dawkins Weighs In On Williams' InjuryAug 28Brian Dawkins discusses 49ers G Joe Looney's low hit on Vikings DT Kevin Williams, which Williams considers a dirty hit.