Smith’s signing comes after injuries to primary backups Kendall Hunter and LaMichael James in the last week. Hunter is out for the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, and James will be sidelined indefinitely with a left elbow injury.
Less than a week into training camp the San Francisco 49ers have lost two reserves from their backfield behind veteran running back Frank Gore.
The 49ers confirmed Saturday that running back Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Friday’s practice.
Former Cal star Marshawn Lynch got one of his more impressive handoffs of the season during Wednesday’s Super Bowl victory parade in downtown Seattle – a bottle of booze from one of the 700,000 fans in attendance.
Running back Darren McFadden inched closer to returning to the Oakland Raiders lineup, though he hasn’t been fully cleared yet.
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Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore signed a four-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Friday.
Former California Golden Bear running back Chuck Muncie has died at the age of 60. The cause of death was a heart attack.
The Oakland Raiders need help at a lot of positions on the roster, but there are plenty of prospects to be had in the 2013 NFL Draft to address many of those needs.
The slumping Oakland Raiders got a jolt Wednesday when running backs Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson returned to practice for the first time since missing three games with sprained right ankles.