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Mon, 03 May 2004 21:04:18 -0700
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the Atlanta Falcons worked out free agent QB Giovanni Carmazzi (49ers) at the team's weekend minicamp.
Thu, 11 Jul 2002 06:50:03 -0700
Updating ongoing stories, Dennis Georgatos reports for the Mercury News the San Francisco 49ers gave QB Giovanni Carmazzi an injury settlement and they plan to release him by early next week, agent Jeffrey Sperbeck said Wednesday. "For the most part, we're just going through the language," Sperbeck said. "It's not official yet, but we are going to have a settlement and he'll no longer be with the 49ers." Terms of the proposed settlement for Carmazzi, who was due to receive $358,000 this season, were not released.
Sat, 22 Jun 2002 09:59:29 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers are expected to release QB Giovanni Carmazzi next week.
Sat, 15 Jun 2002 10:27:11 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports with the release of QB Aaron Garcia, the San Francisco 49ers are left with QBs Tim Rattay, Brandon Doman, Giovanni Carmazzi and Cade McNown to battle for the role of Jeff Garcia's backup. Carmazzi may be the next cut as the team would prefer to take only 4 quarterbacks to camp with them.
Fri, 24 May 2002 16:00:07 -0700
49ers.com reports that San Francisco 49ers QB Jeff Garcia and Tim Rattay will be the team's starting and backup quarterbacks, but Giovanni Carmazzi, Brandon Doman and Aaron Garcia are competing for the team's third QB spot. Garcia may have an advantage because of his experience. Carmazzi hasn't been cleared to pass in drills after missing the last season with a shoulder injury. Head coach Steve Mariucci said, "It is yet to be determined when he can throw again. I'm sure he's feeling very frustrated by all of this. He's doing everything in his power to get better."
Thu, 23 May 2002 14:02:04 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers backup QB Giovanni Carmazzi (shoulder) still hasnít been cleared to practice. He isnít expected to take part in next weekís minicamp.
Sun, 21 Apr 2002 11:59:39 -0700
49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers fifth-round draft pick, QB Brandon Doman of BYU, joins a crowded competition for the team's No. 3 QB slot. He will compete with QBs Giovanni Carmazzi, Aaron Garcia and potentially Billy Cockerham for the job. "He fits nicely in our type of system," said offensive coordinator Greg Knapp. "He's mobile, throws well on the run, makes good decisions and is very accurate with the ball."
Thu, 31 Jan 2002 12:04:49 -0800
Matt Maiocco reports for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat that San Francisco 49ers QB Giovanni Carmazzi, who underwent shoulder surgery in August is on schedule with his rehab and is expected to begin throwing in the next few weeks. Carmazzi is expected to compete with newly signed Aaron Garcia for the team's No. 3 quarterback job.
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 15:55:03 -0800
SF49ers.com reports newly signed San Francisco 49ers QB Aaron Garcia (Sacramento State) might compete with Giovanni Carmazzi for the No. 3 quarterback job with the team next summer. Garcia was the 2001 Arena League Offensive Player of the Year.
Thu, 09 Aug 2001 09:16:25 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers backup QB Giovanni Carmazzi (shoulder) was scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery on his throwing shoulder yesterday.
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.
Tue, 19 Jun 2001 13:32:04 -0700
Matt Maiocco, of the Press Democrat, reports QB Giovanni Carmazzi has returned to the United States to have his ailing right shoulder examined. The Rhein Fire, of NFL Europe, put Carmazzi on the injured reserve list with two weeks remaining in the season but it has not been determined whether Carmazzi will need surgery.
Fri, 09 Feb 2001 12:16:35 -0800
The San Francisco 49ers, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, have some decisions to make at the quarterback position this off-season as they're unlikely to keep four QBs on roster again. Thus, the team is likely to part with at least one player between Tim Rattay, Rick Mirer and Giovanni Carmazzi. They may cut as many as two of them. Carmazzi hasn't shown the team much so far but has the right physical tools. He's currently working with offensive coordinator Greg Knapp and will play in NFL Europe again this year.
Tue, 28 Nov 2000 13:46:28 -0800
The San Jose Mercury News reports with four games left, the 49ers are thinking about giving some playing time to backup QBs Rick Mirer and Tim Rattay. Barring injury to QB Jeff Garcia, coach Steve Mariucci said the main factor in determining whether Mirer or Rattay get into a game would be the score. Rattay, a seventh-round draft pick who beat out Giovanni Carmazzi for the No. 3 job, is looking for his first NFL action.