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49ers sign 12 undrafted free agents

49ers sign 12 undrafted free agents

profootballtalk.com Updated May 7, 2013
We found out the name of the most intriguing member of the 49ers’ crop of undrafted free agent signings shortly after the draft when British discus thrower and football neophyte Lawrence Okoye announced that he’d signed with San Francisco. Okoye may b
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  • Fresh talent for long-forgotten veterans

    Fresh talent for long-forgotten veterans

    ESPN.com May 7, 2013
    The San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams earned praise around here for maneuvering their way around the 2013 draft. Both teams entered the draft with considerable capital -- enough to facilitate significant trades up and down the order. The Arizona Ca…
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  • Mike Iupati to miss OTAs after shoulder surgery

    Mike Iupati to miss OTAs after shoulder surgery

    profootballtalk.com May 7, 2013
    The 49ers won’t be at full strength for offseason OTAs, but at least in the case of All-Pro guard Mike Iupati, it doesn’t seem to be an extended absence. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Iupati had a procedure on his shoulder this offs
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  • Snyder back with 49ers after release by Cards

    Snyder back with 49ers after release by Cards

    ESPN.com May 7, 2013
    The San Francisco 49ers have signed guard Adam Snyder to a two-year contract, bringing him back to the franchise after a year with the Arizona Cardinals.
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  • Video - 'Kaepernicking' With The First Lady 00:58

    'Kaepernicking' With The First Lady

    May 7
    Colin Kaepernick recently met First Lady Michelle Obama, and the two struck Kaepernick's signature pose.

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    May 7
    PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
  • Jim Trotter: States, former players trying to level NFL playing field on w…

    May 7
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Reggie Williams' movements are as labored as his breathing. While others walk the halls of the state Capitol with apparent ease, the 58-year-old former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker struggles to get around. He has a crutch under ea…
  • Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mail

    May 7
    The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…