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Fri, 28 Feb 2003 12:23:44 -0800
ESPN.com's John Clayton, as an update to previous stories, reports the San Francisco 49ers saved $389,000 in salary cap room with the release of CB Alex Lincoln.
Fri, 21 Feb 2003 05:06:47 -0800
The San Jose Mercury News reports the San Francisco 49ers have waived LB Alex Lincoln.
Thu, 23 May 2002 14:03:15 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Alex Lincoln, a seventh-round draft choice last year, has told the team he intends to retire due to a rare condition that caused pain and numbness in his pelvic region and right arm.
Fri, 10 May 2002 14:34:27 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports San Francisco 49ers LB Alex Lincoln, who spent the 2001 season on injured reserve after being stricken with an ailment that caused weakness in his neck and extremities, appears retirement bound. He returned for minicamp last month but found that the symptoms still persisted and it appears he'll now be forced into retirement.
Sat, 27 Apr 2002 20:43:26 -0700
49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers LB Alex Lincoln, drafted in 2001 but forced to sit out the entire year with a neck injury, has been sent home by the team again this year. "He came out and started to train with the guys, but he started feeling sore again,” coach Steve Mariucci said. “He didn’t pass his physical to be at camp and he is just not ready for this.” The coach said, for now, Lincoln remains on the roster.
Tue, 12 Feb 2002 10:43:01 -0800
The San Francisco 49ers have allocated QB Billy Cockerham, LB Cornelius Anthony, TE Neil Johnson, DT Clevland Pinkney, DE Jerome Davis, TE Ben Steele, DE Shawn Hay, CB Ontei Jones, WR Scott Cloman, WR James Jordan, RB Jamal Robertson, LB Alex Lincoln, P Andrew Bayes and P Stephen Cheek to NFL Europe.
Thu, 30 Aug 2001 05:21:57 -0700
The Contra Costa Times reports the San Francisco 49ers have released DT Cedric Killings and undrafted rookie free agent G Milford Stephenson. They signed P Jason Baker and as reported previously, DL Larry Fitzpatrick, released by the Saints. Baker was recently released by the Eagles. The team also placed rookie LB Alex Lincoln on the reserve/non-football injury list.
Tue, 28 Aug 2001 23:21:31 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed rookie LB Alex Lincoln, a seventh-round selection, to a four-year deal. Lincoln won't play this year though due to problems with fibers in his back pressing against nerves near his spinal column. He'll spend the year on the team's non-football injury list.
Thu, 26 Jul 2001 21:43:27 -0700
Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times the San Francisco 49ers have decided not to sign seventh-round draft pick LB Alex Lincoln. They sent him home to Alabama becuase he won't play this season because of a spine injury. An MRI exam this week revealed that fibers have torn loose around discs in his back, said general manager Terry Donahue. The GM hopes Lincoln will "redshirt" this season and resume training with the club in January.
Tue, 24 Jul 2001 08:19:57 -0700
Matt Maiocci reports for the Press Democrat the San Francisco 49ers announced the official signing of three draft picks yesterday. They signed sixth-round picks WR Cedrick Wilson and CB Rashad Holman, and seventh-rounder TE Eric Johnson. A league source said Wilson received $75,000 to sign, while Holman and Johnson were awarded $65,000 and $30,000, respectively. All the players received three-year contracts with base salaries of $209,000, $289,000 and $389,000. The team is awaiting more medical info before attempting to sign seventh-round pick, LB Alex Lincoln.
Tue, 17 Jul 2001 08:59:51 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers LB Alex Lincoln, a seventh-round draft choice, and second year QB Giovanni Carmazzi (shoulder) may both start training camp on the PUP list. Lincoln said he's feeling a lot better and has been taking medication for an arthritic condition in his pelvis that has apparently caused back pain and numbness in his right arm. He has been working out on a limited basis. Carmazzi's injured shoulder flared up during his time in NFL Europe and is awaiting the test results from a specialist in Los Angeles.
Wed, 27 Jun 2001 09:44:52 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers rookie LB Alex Lincoln has continued to undergo series of tests to determine what has caused severe pain in his neck and back as well as numbness in his right hand. They suspect it is an arthritic condition. MRI results have shown his neck and back are healthy.
Mon, 11 Jun 2001 15:45:50 -0700
According to the San Francisco 49ers official website, tests done on rookie LB Alex Lincoln have come back negative. As reported, Lincoln is suffering from an unknown condition that has caused some numbness in his hand and leg. GM Terry Donahue stated he'll see another specialist next week.
Fri, 08 Jun 2001 14:26:03 -0700
Matt Maiocco reports for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat that San Francisco 49ers LB Alex Lincoln, a seventh-round draft choice this year, is set to see specialists to determine the cause of numbness in his hand and leg. He hasn't participated in mini-camps the past two weeks and isn't currently with the team.