June 2009






Battle Between Hill and Smith Still Wide Open

The SF Chronicle reports that the Niners QB battle is still wide open: Even when Shaun Hill was winning games for the team last year, he would often struggle mightily in Wednesday’s practice and then…


Rookie Boone Looking to Make Up for Lost Time

49ers rookie offensive tackle Alex Boone will be making up for lost time in the next six weeks since because of league rules, he was ineligible to join the 49ers’ offseason program until Ohio State…


Long Snapper Jennings Inked with a Five-Year Deal

The Niners have inked long snapper Brian Jennings to a five-year contract extension Saturday, locking up a flawless performer on their solid special teams units through 2014. Jennings hasn’t made a glaring mistake on Sundays…


Niners CB Clements Out with Pneumonia

49’ers cornerback Nate Clements will miss the 49ers’ minicamp this weekend with a case of pneumonia. The 49ers’ $80 million cornerback missed organized team activities on Monday and Tuesday with the illness, and he won’t…