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Jonas Lewis

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Texans | Lewis Waived

Sun, 31 Aug 2003 20:15:00 -0700

The Houston Texans have announced that RB Jonas Lewis has been waived.

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Texans | Lewis Signed

Sun, 10 Aug 2003 20:08:16 -0700

The Houston Texans have announced the signing of RB Jonas Lewis (San Diego State). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lewis, who played with the San Francisco 49ers in 2000 and 2001, most recently played for the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europe, rushing for 669 yards and eight touchdowns.

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Lions | One Released

Mon, 26 Aug 2002 11:16:01 -0700

DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have released RB Jonas Lewis.

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Lions | Lewis Signed

Sat, 27 Jul 2002 10:59:25 -0700

Associated Press reports the Detroit Lions have signed RB Jonas Lewis (49ers) to an undisclosed deal.

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49ers | Lewis Released

Thu, 11 Jul 2002 11:06:14 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have announced the release of RB Jonas Lewis.

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49ers | One Back

Fri, 07 Jun 2002 17:27:29 -0700

The AP reports the San Francisco 49ers have re-signed free agent RB Jonas Lewis to a one-year contract. As an exclusive-rights free agent, he had been tendered at $375,000 for one-year.

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49ers | Looking at Free Agency

Tue, 15 Jan 2002 09:07:17 -0800

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports the San Francisco 49ers enter the off-season with four starters eligible for unrestricted free agency. RB Garrison Hearst, FB Fred Beasley, C Jeremy Newberry and S Lance Schulters -- all starters -- are all able to depart. QB Rick Mirer, OT Matt Willig, LB Terry Killens, DE Troy Wilson and CB Tyrone Drakeford are also unrestricted free agents. DE Chike Okeafor, FB Terry Jackson and C Ben Lynch are restricted free agents. Exclusive-rights free agents are: PK Jose Cortez, KR/PR Vinny Sutherland, TE Justin Swift, RB Jonas Lewis, S Ronnie Heard and DT Bobby Setzer.

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49ers | Lewis on IR; Drakeford Signed

Thu, 03 Jan 2002 16:17:02 -0800

SF49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers have placed RB Jonas Lewis (groin) on injured reserve and signed CB Tyrone Drakeford.

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49ers | Lewis May Return This Week

Mon, 31 Dec 2001 20:33:59 -0800

Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times San Francisco 49ers RB Jonas Lewis, who has missed most of the season with a groin injury, is expected to practice this week.

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49ers | Inactives

Sat, 22 Dec 2001 13:31:38 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers have declared CB Anthony Parker, RB Jonas Lewis, LB Jeff Ulbrich, TE Greg Clark and DT Reggie McGrew inactive for today's game. Rick Mirer is the emergency QB.

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49ers | Inactives

Sun, 02 Dec 2001 17:08:56 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers have declared CB Anthony Parker, RB Kevan Barlow, RB Jonas Lewis, TE Greg Clark and DT John Schlecht inactive for tonight's game. QB Rick Mirer is the emergency QB.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Mon, 19 Nov 2001 22:56:10 -0800

Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times San Francisco 49ers TE Greg Clark (right hamstring) and RB Jonas Lewis (groin) remain OUT. Rookie DE Andre Carter (left ankle sprain) is listed as questionable. Starting LT Derrick Deese (ankle sprain) and DT Bryant Young (ankle/quadriceps/finger) are probable for next week's game.

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49ers | Injury Updates

Mon, 12 Nov 2001 13:45:46 -0800

San Francisco 49ers head coach Steve Mariucci said S Lance Schulters (shoulder) and CB Ahmed Plummer (quad) are both expected to play this weekend and underwent treatment Monday morning. C Ben Lynch (ankle) will try to practice this week. RB Jonas Lewis (groin) is still out for at least another month. CB Anthony Parker (shoulder) will undergo season-ending surgery this week. DT Reggie McGrew (ankle) is continuing to make progress.

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49ers | Inactives

Sun, 11 Nov 2001 12:50:42 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers have named QB Rick Mirer as their emergency QB. CB Anthony Parker, RB Jonas Lewis, C Ben Lynch, WR Cedric Wilson, TE Greg Clark and DT Reggie McGrew have been declared inactive.

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49ers | Inactives

Sun, 04 Nov 2001 12:19:42 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers have declared QB Rick Mirer, CB Anthony Parker, RB Jonas Lewis, TE Greg Clark, C Ben Lynch and DT Reggie McGrew inactive for today's game.

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49ers | Bad News On the Injury Front

Mon, 22 Oct 2001 20:28:02 -0700

The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers RB Jonas Lewis might be out for the year after re-injuring a groin muscle during practice last week. He was walking with a cane on Monday. Backup C Ben Lynch (ankle) and backup DT Reggie McGrew (ankle) both could be out for several more weeks. TE Greg Clark (hamstrings) doesn't appear to be any closer to returning, coach Steve Mariucci said.

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49ers | Sunday's Inactives

Sun, 14 Oct 2001 19:23:17 -0700

SF49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers declared RB Jonas Lewis, S Al Blades, LB Derek Smith, C Ben Lynch, TE Greg Clark, DT John Schlecht, DE John Milem and WR Cedrick Wilson inactive for Sunday's game. Wilson was also designated the team's No. 3/emergency QB.

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49ers | More Injury Notes

Mon, 08 Oct 2001 22:05:42 -0700

According to Cam Inman of the Contra Costa Times, San Francisco 49ers QB Jeff Garcia said his right hip is sore from the hit he took scoring on a first-quarter run but that it won't keep him out of Sunday's game. LB Derek Smith (left knee) is listed as doubtful, and he said he doesn't expect to play. TE Greg Clark (right hamstring) is out, and RB Jonas Lewis (right groin) also likely won't play.

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49ers | Inactive Last Night

Mon, 08 Oct 2001 08:29:49 -0700

The Contra Costa Times reports the San Francisco 49ers declared RB Jonas Lewis (groin), LB Derek Smith (left knee), OL Jeremy Newberry (left ankle), TE Greg Clark (right hamstring), DE John Milem (hip), S Al Blades and DT John Schlecht inactive for last night's game. WR Cedrick Wilson was the team's No. 3 QB.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Tue, 02 Oct 2001 23:11:22 -0700

Ann Tatko reports for the Contra Costa Times RB Jonas Lewis (groin) and TE Greg Clark (hamstring) will miss Sunday's game, coach Steve Mariucci said. LB Julian Peterson is expected to play against Carolina despite reinjuring his left ankle against the Jets. OT Scott Gragg (hip) will miss Wednesday's practice but is probable for the Panthers.

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49ers | Inactive Monday Night

Tue, 02 Oct 2001 07:10:41 -0700

The Contra Costa Times reports the San Francisco 49ers named WR Cedrick Wilson, RB Jonas Lewis (groin), FS Al Blades, LB Shane Elam, TE Greg Clark (hamstring), DT John Schlecht and DE John Milem inactive Monday night. Ricky Ray was the team's No. 3 QB.

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49ers | Injury Update

Wed, 26 Sep 2001 12:18:59 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers official site reports TE Greg Clark (hamstring) and RB Jonas Lewis (groin) will not play this weekend. OLT Derrick Deese (calf), DE Chike Okeafor (elbow) and DT Bryant Young (ankle) are all listed as questionable.

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49ers | Lewis & Clark Out Again

Tue, 18 Sep 2001 15:13:52 -0700

Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times that San Francisco 49ers RB/KR Jonas Lewis (groin pull) and TE Greg Clark (hamstring) remain out this weekend. Lewis could be out possibly a few more games as well.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Mon, 10 Sep 2001 21:42:19 -0700

Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times San Francisco 49ers backup S John Keith will have surgery Thursday to repair the torn ACL in his left knee, causing him to miss most, if not all, of the season. Coach Steve Mariucci said the team won't decide until after Thursday's surgery whether or not to place Keith on injured reserve. Ronnie Heard now becomes Lance Schulters' top backup at strong safety. RB/KR Jonas Lewis suffered a groin pull that likely will keep him out of Sunday's game at New Orleans and possibly longer, Mariucci said. OLB Julian Peterson (left ankle sprain) also likely won't play this week. RG Dave Fiore (shoulder), backup OT Matt Willig (right knee) and S Zack Bronson (mild knee sprain) are listed as probable for Sunday's game.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Sun, 09 Sep 2001 20:01:44 -0700

ESPN reports San Francisco 49ers RB Jonas Lewis strained his groin during today's game. He looks to be questionable for next week. S John Keith injured his left knee during the opening kickoff. He'll have an MRI on his knee ligaments on Monday, but he's listed as doubtful for next week.

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49ers | RB Notes

Mon, 03 Sep 2001 23:16:22 -0700

Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times San Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci said RB Garrison Hearst will get the start on Sunday, but he won't get all the carries. Rookie RB Kevan Barlow often will relieve Hearst. "Right now, the plan is to start Garrison and use (rookie) Kevan Barlow quite a bit because we're committed to developing him as a tailback," Mariucci said. "They'll share that duty. We're going to see a little running back by committee and we'll find out if it's worth a darn." Mariucci added RBs Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis will make their biggest contributions on special teams.

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49ers | Sitting Out

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 08:58:02 -0700

Matt Maiocco reports for the Press Democrat San Francisco 49ers FB Fred Beasley, RB Jonas Lewis, WRs J.J. Stokes and Tai Streets, and CB Jason Webster were ruled out of tonight's pre-season game. RB Garrison Hearst, DT Bryant Young and C Jeremy Newberry probably won't play, coach Steve Mariucci said.

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49ers | RB Notes - Committee Possible?

Thu, 30 Aug 2001 19:33:23 -0700

Dennis Georgatos reports for the San Jose Mercury News San Francisco 49ers RB Garrison Hearst is expected to sit out tomorrow night's pre-season game, leaving rookie RB Kevan Barlow, Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis to see all the action. As noted earlier, Hearst may face being a Sunday roster cut if he does not redo his contract. The team may turn to a committee approach at RB for the season. "I'm not of the mindset that it has to be mostly from one guy," Coach Steve Mariucci said. "That committee thing is a possibility unless one guy surfaces as the guy."

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49ers | RB Notes

Tue, 28 Aug 2001 07:19:31 -0700

The San Jose Mercury News reports the San Francisco 49ers continue to think over their options at RB, especially when it comes to the status of Garrison Hearst. Speculation continues that Hearst could be released. Hearst took part in team drills but avoided reporters Monday. His agent did not return a phone call. Coach Steve Mariucci said it's unlikely Hearst, who started the previous three exhibitions, will play in the pre-season finale Friday in Denver. Rookie Kevan Barlow and second-year RBs Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis will play extensively.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Fri, 24 Aug 2001 07:23:27 -0700

SF49ers.com reports that in addition to CB Anthony Parker, RB Jonas Lewis (Achilles’) is also listed as questionable for the San Francisco 49ers’ pre-season game Saturday against the Seattle Seahawks. CB Jason Webster (left hamstring) will miss Saturday’s game.

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49ers | RB Notes

Thu, 23 Aug 2001 22:11:52 -0700

Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times San Francisco 49ers rookie RB Kevan Barlow (strained left quadriceps) said he's feeling "98 percent" healthy. He is expected to play in this weekend's pre-season game. When asked about winning the starting RB job, Barlow replied, "If Garrison's the starter, he deserves it. If it means me being a role player to help this team win games, I'll do that." RB Jonas Lewis had his sore left Achilles' tendon placed in a protective boot Thursday.

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49ers | Injury Updates

Mon, 13 Aug 2001 08:27:09 -0700

Matt Maiocco reports in today's Press Democrat San Francisco 49ers C Ben Lynch was feeling much better Sunday after getting kicked in the ribs during Saturday's game. He is expected to at practice on Tuesday. Other players injured Saturday are expected to return to practice at some point this week, including RBs Jonas Lewis (left ribs) and Saladin McCullough (finger), LB Jeff Ulbrich (right knee bruise), S Ronnie Heard (shoulder), KR/PR David Allen (shoulder) and QB Rick Mirer (right elbow bruise). Rookie Brian Smith may miss a week of action with a hamstring problem.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Sun, 12 Aug 2001 09:05:54 -0700

Matt Maiocco reports for the Press Democrat San Francisco 49ers C Ben Lynch injured his ribs during last night's pre-season game. Lynch said he was kicked and X-rays were negative. Lynch was listed as probable for next Sunday's game. DB Brian Smith (left hamstring) was listed as questionable. RB Jonas Lewis (ribs), LB Jeff Ulbrich (right knee) and P Chad Stanley (right hip flexor) were listed as probable on the team's preliminary injury report.

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49ers | Hearst To See Game Action

Fri, 10 Aug 2001 20:40:42 -0700

Dennis Georgatos reports for the San Jose Mercury News San Francisco 49ers RB Garrison Hearst is expected to see game action tomorrow night against San Diego. We have to play him in the pre-season and find out where he is after 30 months of surgeries and rehabilitation," Coach Steve Mariucci said. Hearst has passed every training camp test he he has faced in the past 2 1/2 weeks. Now he's looking forward to game action. Mariucci said Hearst will start and play no more than a quarter tonight. Jonas Lewis will relieve Hearst and Saladin McCullough also is expected to see playing time.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Tue, 07 Aug 2001 14:54:25 -0700

49ers.com reports the San Francisco 49ers had 11 players sit out this morning's practice due to a variety of injuries. WR Hilton Alexander (Achilles'), RB Kevan Barlow (quad), S Zack Bronson (knee), DE Junior Bryant (PUP), CB Stephen Fisher (ankle) and RB Paul Smith (ankle) were among those missing. TE Greg Clark, PK Jamie Rheem, WR J.J. Stokes, CB Jason Webster and WR Tai Streets joined them on the sidelines with nagging injuries. RB Jonas Lewis (knee) was able to practice today.

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49ers | RB Notes

Tue, 07 Aug 2001 06:23:38 -0700

The Contra Costa Times reports San Francisco 49ers RB Saladin McCullough will probably see the majority of the carries in this weekend's pre-season game. Garrison Hearst is expected to start the game. Paul Smith (right ankle) and rookie Kevan Barlow (left quadriceps) didn't make it through Monday morning's practice and both might not play Saturday. RB Jonas Lewis (knee) should be back at practice on Wednesday.

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49ers | Injury Notes

Mon, 06 Aug 2001 18:15:31 -0700

According to 49er.com, S Lance Schulters returned to practice today after being activated off the team's PUP list. "We have taken him (Schulters) off PUP and he will join us for the afternoon practice,” said coach Steve Mariucci. “He will be limited as to what he does this week and he will not play against the Chargers Saturday. Updating an earlier story, RB Jonas Lewis does not have a serious knee injury and he is expected back to practice soon and he is also expected to see "a lot of work" against the Chargers. WR Tai Streets remains out of practice as he continues to recover from off-season surgery for his fractured leg.

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49ers | Lewis Update

Sun, 05 Aug 2001 09:26:42 -0700

Contrary to some earlier reports, Matt Maiocco reports for the Press Democrat San Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci was reportedly told by the team's trainer the knee injury suffered last night by RB Jonas Lewis is not considered to be serious. Lewis was carted off the field in obvious pain.

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49ers | RB Injured

Sun, 05 Aug 2001 06:54:56 -0700

The Sacramento Bee reports San Francisco 49ers RB Jonas Lewis suffered an injured right knee during Saturday's evening practice. No word on the extent of the injury, but early word said it did not appear to be a torn ligament.

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49ers | Equal Time

Sun, 29 Jul 2001 08:33:07 -0700

The Contra Costa Times reports the San Francisco 49ers expect to give RBs Garrison Hearst, Paul Smith and rookie Kevan Barlow equal amounts of time with the first-team offense as the team searches for its new starting running back. RB Jonas Lewis also could see time with the first string now that Barlow is suffering from a strained left quadriceps, which he suffered Friday in practice. Coach Steve Mariucci said, however, that Hearst's practice time likely will be limited for precautionary reasons.

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49ers | Barlow Signed

Wed, 25 Jul 2001 18:49:15 -0700

The Associated Press reports the San Francisco 49ers have signed rookie RB Kevan Barlow to a three-year contract. No financial terms were released. He will compete with Garrison Hearst, Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis for the 49ers starting running back position.

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49ers | Lewis Re-signed

Wed, 18 Jul 2001 02:10:00 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed exclusive rights free agent RB Jonas Lewis to his one-year, $298,000 tender offer.

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49ers | RB Battle Won't be Settled Soon

Sat, 16 Jun 2001 11:20:24 -0700

Mike Triplett, of the Sacremento Bee, reports for the Sporting News that the San Francisco 49ers RB situation won't be resolved until late in the pre-season this year. RBs Garrison Hearst, Kevan Barlow, Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis are all expected to compete for the job.

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49ers | More on Hearst

Wed, 06 Jun 2001 01:58:20 -0700

The Contra Costa Times reports San Francisco 49ers RB Garrison Hearst (ankle) rotated in the backfield with RBs Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis on Tuesday. When asked if he planned to try and reclaim the starting job, Hearst said he's just trying to get back to where he used to be. He said if he can get back to where he wants to be, the starting situation will handle itself.

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49ers | Running Back Notes

Sat, 02 Jun 2001 12:41:49 -0700

Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Steve Mariucci currently views RB Paul Smith as the team's starting running back. Mariucci has also been impressed with second-year back Jonas Lewis.

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49ers | Running Back Notes

Wed, 30 May 2001 11:47:41 -0700

SF49ers.com reports San Francisco 49ers RB Garrison Hearst (ankle) is expected to join the team today for mini-camp action. However, the team isn't sure how much -- if any -- work he'll be able to do during the camp. The 49ers, as reported, have an open competition for the starting job this year. Head coach Steve Mariucci stated the team needs to see how far RB Paul Smith, who has looked good in practice, has come. The team also wants to find out if they have one guy that can be the 1,300 yard rusher they want or if they have to go by committee this year. RBs Kevan Barlow, Jonas Lewis and Saladin McCullough are also in the mix.

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49ers | RB by Committee in 2001?

Mon, 23 Apr 2001 04:41:20 -0700

Matt Maiocco reports for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat that San Francisco 49ers head coach Steve Mariucci was a bit reluctant to say that rookie Kevan Barlow is going to be able to emerge as the team's No. 1 back this year. The team plans to have a battle for the starting job between Barlow, Garrison Hearst, Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis. However, Mariucci stated the team may go with a running back by committee approach this season.

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49ers | RB By Committee - For Now

Mon, 16 Apr 2001 19:20:40 -0700

According to the team's official site, San Francisco 49ers running backs coach Tom Rathman said, when asked about the team's RB situation after losing Charlie Garner to Oakland, "We'll go with Garrison Hearst, Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis -- in that order." He said that would be the depth chart if mini-camp started today and that he was unsure which way the team would head in the NFL Draft.

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49ers | RB Wide-open

Thu, 12 Apr 2001 21:26:28 -0700

According to their official site, the running back position for the San Francisco 49ers is a wide-open situation. Fullback is more settled with Fred Beasley and Terry Jackson. "We need to resolve our situation at running back - no doubt about it," said coach Steve Mariucci. He listed the possibilites for the starter's job as Garrison Hearst (injured), Paul Smith (inexperienced), Charlie Garner (unsigned) or someone they select in the NFL Draft. At top of the depth chart, as of today, could be Paul Smith. "Paul will just get better with work," said RBs coach Tom Rathman. Hearst's status is still unknown, but everyone is pulling for his comeback. Also on the roster is is second-year player Jonas Lewis.

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49ers | Jervey Waived

Mon, 19 Mar 2001 17:06:40 -0800

According to the team's official site, unable to reach an agreement on a restructured contract, the San Francisco 49ers have waived RB Travis Jervey. He was scheduled to make roughly $850,000 in base salary in 2001. The team has three RBs on the roster now, Garrison Hearst, Paul Smith and Jonas Lewis.

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