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Mon, 02 Jun 2003 13:26:29 -0700
ESPNews reports the San Francisco 49ers have released DL Junior Bryant.
Fri, 30 May 2003 16:13:31 -0700
According to SF49ers.com, San Francisco 49ers DT Junior Bryant will likely be released after June 1.
Wed, 17 Jul 2002 22:05:39 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN the San Francisco 49ers will place DL Junior Bryant on the reserve non-football injury list Thursday. Bryant, whose career might be over because of neck problems, was promised he would receive three game checks from a revision made over the past year in his contract to save the team cap room. The 49ers kept to their word on the agreement.
Mon, 03 Jun 2002 20:14:17 -0700
49ers.com reports the team has decided to keep DL Junior Bryant on its roster until at least the start of training camp. "Junior is on the 80-man roster and will be there when we report to training camp," said 49ers GM Terry Donahue. "At some point he will be placed on Reserve/PUP. We donít expect him to play for us this season and without getting into to much detail about his contract structure, itís just better for us to handle it this way." Donahue did say Bryant will be released at some point in the future.
Fri, 17 May 2002 14:16:29 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the San Francisco 49ers will clear about $1.5 million in salary cap room in June with the pending release of OG Ray Brown and DL Junior Bryant.
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 19:51:24 -0800
49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers have also restructured the contracts of LB Derek Smith, DL Junior Bryant and Dana Stubblefield and OL Dave Fiore to enable them to get under the 2002 salary limit. While individual amounts of each players restructure were not released, the sum total was in excess of four-million dollars. The team is about $800,000 under the cap.
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:17:01 -0800
The San Francisco Chronicle reports San Francisco 49ers DT Junior Bryant's future remains up in the air because of the bulging disk problem in his neck. He sat out last year because of the problem and probably won't play for the 49ers again. If the team cut him, they'd still be hit with $2 million in salary cap damage. If he's cut after June 1 or retires, the team could cut that hit in half. However, he's due a $500,000 roster bonus soon.
Thu, 07 Feb 2002 10:17:53 -0800
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the San Francisco 49ers have to clear $4 million to get under the salary cap by March 1. GM Terry Donahue said the team will approach seven or eight players about restructuring their deals to open more cap room. Those players could include QB Jeff Garcia, DT Bryant Young, DE Andre Carter, WR Terrell Owens, WR J.J. Stokes, DL Junior Bryant, OL Derrick Deese, OL Scott Gragg and OL Ray Brown. The team may release TE Greg Clark and others.
Fri, 07 Sep 2001 22:53:29 -0700
49ers.com reports DE Junior Bryant helped the team out one last time before he was declared out for the season, by restructuring his contract. It saved the team $210,000 against the salary cap. "It's interesting how things sometimes work out," said Bryant. "I'm glad to be able to help my teammates out. Hopefully the money goes to finding a player that can come in and help the guys win some games."
Wed, 29 Aug 2001 00:28:09 -0700
Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times the battle to start at left defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers in place of the released Junior Bryant is between John Engelberger and Chike Okeafor. Rookie Andre Carter will start at right defensive end and John Milem will be ready to relieve him when needed.
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