Eric Heitmann

Heitmann Reportedly Hurt in “Nutcracker” Drill

49ers center Eric Heitmann’s neck injury, which required season-ending surgery four weeks ago, is being blamed on a “nutcracker” drill during last summer’s training camp, Kevin Lynch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The 31-year-old…


C Eric Heitmann Undergoes Neck Surgery

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that 49ers center Eric Heitmann is expected to miss the 2011 season after undergoing neck surgery recently. The procedure, which was performed four weeks ago by Dr. Robert…



Center Eric Heitmann Out 6-8 Weeks

The Niners got awful news today about center Eric Heitmann, as Matt Maiocco just tweeted the following about an injury that will keep him out up to two months: Source tells CSN Bay Area 49ers…


Niners Name Four Captains for 08 Season

The 49’ers players have selected four captains for this upcoming 2008 season: center Eric Heitmann by the offense, linebacker Patrick Willis by the offense, Michael Robinson by the special teams and player representative Walt Harris….