Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray failed to pass the final test of the NFL-mandated concussion protocol and will not play Sunday against St. Louis.
The 49ers knew they were buying a lottery ticket in 2012 when they drafted former South Caroline running back Marcus Lattimore in the fourth round despite severe knee damage left over from a college injury. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like that ticket will hit.
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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.