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49ers lose Dashon Goldson to Bucs

49ers lose Dashon Goldson to Bucs

49ers lose Dashon Goldson to Bucs Goldson, 28, signed a five-year deal with the Buccaneers for $41.25 million with $22 million guaranteed, ESPN reported. Goldson was able to cash in based on his performance the past two years, which included two Pro Bow…
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  • Louis Delmas visiting 49ers

    Louis Delmas visiting 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Mar 13, 2013
    The free agent safety market has started to thin, but several accomplished players remain available. Among them: Lions free agent Louis Delmas, who will visit the 49ers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said Wednesday night. The 25-year-old Delmas, a 49-game start
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  • Glenn Dorsey and 3-4 questions for 49ers

    Glenn Dorsey and 3-4 questions for 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers probably are not going to overhaul their defensive scheme to accommodate newly added tackle Glenn Dorsey. Initial reports suggest Dorsey will help fill the void created by nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga's departure to the Philadelphia…
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  • No safety debate after Rhodes' release

    No safety debate after Rhodes' release

    ESPN.com Mar 13, 2013
    We've debated in recent years which NFC West team had the best combination at safety. There is not much to debate two days into free agency. The Arizona Cardinals' move to release free safety Kerry Rhodes on Wednesday came the same day the San Francisco…
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  • Four teams in play for Nnamdi

    Four teams in play for Nnamdi

    profootballtalk.com Mar 13, 2013
    On Tuesday, the Eagles cut cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.  On Wednesday, the first word emerged of his potential destinations. Per a league source, the early candidates are the 49ers, Broncos, Cardinals, and Texans. Asomugha will get $4 million this year f…
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  • 2013 Kiper Jr. mock 3.0: Rams thoughts

    2013 Kiper Jr. mock 3.0: Rams thoughts

    ESPN.com Mar 13, 2013
    Mel Kiper Jr. is back with his third 2013 NFL mock draft for the first round. Our look at projected picks for NFC West teams continues in reverse order. Kiper had the San Francisco 49ers selecting UCLA defensive lineman Datone Jones at No. 31. We now mo…
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  • Saints taking it slowly so far

    Saints taking it slowly so far

    profootballtalk.com Mar 13, 2013
    With the 49ers and Seahawks loading the cannon with new players and the Falcons getting back Tony Gonzalez and the Bucs trying to spend their way into playoff contention, Saints fans are getting nervous. We know that because we’re hearing from plenty of
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  • Around the NFC West: 49ers' surreal day

    Around the NFC West: 49ers' surreal day

    ESPN.com Mar 13, 2013
    Isaac Sopoaga had been with the San Francisco 49ers continuously since 2004, when Dennis Erickson was head coach. Around the NFC West: March 13, 2013 Alex Smith (2005) and Delanie Walker (2006) came to the team during Mike Nolan's tenure. All three left…
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  • Video - Goldson Goes To Tampa Bay 00:45

    Goldson Goes To Tampa Bay

    Mar 13
    John Clayton discusses Tampa Bay upgrading its secondary by agreeing to a five-year, $41.25 million deal with S Dashon Goldson.
  • Video - San Francisco 49ers expected to sign Glenn Dorsey 01:09

    San Francisco 49ers expected to sign Glenn Dorsey

    Mar 13
    The San Francisco 49ers are on the verge of signing defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey. Ian Rapoport gives you the latest update on the close deal.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Pats failure to keep Welker must be crushing blow to Brady

    Mar 13
    It is highly unlikely that Wes Welker signing in Denver for a relative pittance is what Tom Brady had in mind when he gave the Patriots $15 million in cap relief two weeks ago.
  • Don Banks: Not just leverage: Welker spurns Patriots, signs with Broncos

    Mar 13
    He wears, at times, the unflattering tag of "system'' receiver, but I guess we're about to find out if Wes Welker can live with being known as a multiple-system receiver. Because the newest Broncos play-maker just left his comfort zone in New Engla…
  • Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers save money under cap

    Mar 13
    The Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders used the 'June 1" cut designation on three players released Tuesday in order to save room under this year's salary cap.
  • NFL - Day 1 winners and losers in free agency

    Mar 13
    Jeffri Chadiha says the Dolphins and Chiefs are the clear winners after the first day of free agency but the Ravens and Steelers are left hurting.