May 2008


Wednesday Niners News and Notes

Ronnie Fields has switched from defensive end to nose tackle, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The coaching staff feels he has quick hands, perhaps the quickest hands on the defensive line. One way in…


Niners Waive Butler After Arrest

The 49’ers today waived undrafted free agent Ezra Butler after he was arrested over the weekend on misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and possession of marijuana. Butler was driving his 2008 Hummer H3…


Roman Has Minor Surgery on Elbow

The Sacramento Bee is reporing that free safety Mark Roman had minor surgery 10 days ago to clean out loose bodies in his elbow. The paper says that Roman will miss some time during OTA’s…


Niners Visit with LB Jeremiah Trotter

From: ESPN.com The 49ers visited with veteran linebacker Jeremiah Trotter this week. The team has yet to sign him, but Trotter would add size to the Niners’ run defense. He started just one game for…


Niners Move Up – Barely – In ESPN Rankings

The 49ers were ranked 27th in ESPN.com’s updated power rankings, one slot lower than they were last week. What does this mean? ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. But it does represent the type of expectations football writers have…


San Fran Gets $3.4 Million for Six Draft Picks

The NFL determined the allotted amount of money each team would be able to use for signing their draft picks on Wednesday and the 49ers nearly brought up the rear. They were awarded $3,413,020 for…


Niners Ranked Low in Latest Power Rankings

Sports Illustrated’s Peter King ranked the 49ers 28th in his most recent Monday Morning Quarterback column. Here is what he wrote: “When Mike Nolan took over the coaching job here three years ago, what do…