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Aldon Smith has surgery on torn labrum

Aldon Smith has surgery on torn labrum

sfgate.com profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 15, 2013
Aldon Smith has surgery on torn labrum Niners All-Pro outside linebacker Aldon Smith had shoulder surgery "a few weeks ago" to repair a torn labrum, the NFL Network reported Friday. Smith finished his second NFL season on a prolonged sack-less…
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  • Niners hosting safety Craig Dahl

    Niners hosting safety Craig Dahl

    profootballtalk.com Mar 15, 2013
    The 49ers need a replacement for safety Dashon Goldson.  They’ve shifted from higher-profile candidates like Charles Woodson and Louis Delmas to lesser-known Craig Dahl. Per Howard Balzer, via the San Francisco Chronicle, the 49ers have brought in Dahl
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  • Cardinals, 49ers looking for special boost

    Cardinals, 49ers looking for special boost

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    Select 49ers Special Teams Averages The San Francisco 49ers hope the linebacker they signed from the Cincinnati Bengals can positively impact their special teams. Dan Skuta led the Bengals in special-teams tackles. The 49ers suffered a drop in special-t…
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  • Asomugha, Woodson in “serious discussions” with 49ers

    Asomugha, Woodson in “serious discussions” with 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Mar 15, 2013
    When it comes to employees of NFL Network potentially defaming alleged whistleblowers, the powers-that-be remind them that they are analysts, not reporters. But when analysts have personal relationships that positions them to be reporters on matters tha…
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  • Around the NFC West: 49ers-Seahawks tiffs

    Around the NFC West: 49ers-Seahawks tiffs

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    A week ago, no one could have reasonably expected the Seattle Seahawks to add receiver Percy Harvin, edge pass-rusher Cliff Avril and defensive end Michael Bennett during a four-day period spanning the start of NFL free agency. Around the NFC West: Marc…
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  • 49ers sign Dan Skuta

    49ers sign Dan Skuta

    The 49ers have added to their special-teams coverage units and linebacker depth, signing Bengals free agent Dan Skuta to a two-year contract. The club announced the move early Friday morning. Skuta, who turns 27 in April, recorded 26 tackles (15 solo) o…
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  • Video - Can Seattle Seahawks overtake San Francisco 49ers in the NFC West? 01:33

    Can Seattle Seahawks overtake San Francisco 49ers in the NFC West?

    Mar 15
    Heath Evans and Willie McGinest debate which NFC West team has the upper hand going into the 2013 season.

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    Mar 15
    Free agency in 2013 has been fast and furious, with big deals, lots of cuts and new coaches making multiple moves, writes John Clayton.
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    Mar 15
    The Falcons have given Matt Ryan a championship-caliber supporting cast. Now it's up to him to produce.