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N.F.C. Free Agency Preview

nytimes.com Updated Mar 7, 2013
The 49ers should maintain their dominance, with the Falcons at their heels if Tony Gonzalez returns, while the Eagles are rebooting with a new coach, and the Saints with a familiar one.
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  • Goldson is expected to be the hottest safety on the market

    Goldson is expected to be the hottest safety on the market

    profootballtalk.com Mar 7, 2013
    The 49ers opted not to use the franchise tag for the second straight year on safety Dashon Goldson. Perhaps they should have. The thinking in league circles is that Goldson will be the hottest safety in a fairly deep market.  Hotter even than Ravens saf…
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  • Tramaine Brock gets offer from 49ers

    Tramaine Brock gets offer from 49ers

    Tramaine Brock gets offer from 49ers The 49ers have tendered a one-year contract to restricted-free-agent cornerback Tramaine Brock, a special-teams standout who played just 21 defensive snaps last year. The 49ers have offered Brock the "original r…
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  • Niners Release Kicker David Akers

    Niners Release Kicker David Akers

    49ersgab.com ESPN.com Mar 7, 2013
    The 49ers announced they have released K David Akers, this after a season in which he nearly missed as many kicks as he made. “The 49ers would like to thank David for his service, dedication and leadership over the past two years,” said 49ers General
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  • Video - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith hopes to break records next season 03:44

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith hopes to break records next season

    Mar 7
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith joins "NFL Total Access" to discuss a possible Darrelle Revis trade and his crazy offseason workouts.
  • Video - Possible Destinations For Jennings 00:44

    Possible Destinations For Jennings

    Mar 7
    Adam Schefter discusses Greg Jennings' place in the WR free-agency market.

Sports Columnists

  • The Sports Guy: GM-apalooza

    Mar 7
    It didn't get much attention, but Bill Simmons moderated the first-annual Atrocious GM Summit.