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Tue, 30 Aug 2005 16:39:29 -0700
DetriotLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have announced the release of TE Justin Swift.
Tue, 09 Aug 2005 17:39:08 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have signed free agent TE Justin Swift (Falcons) to an undisclosed contract.
Mon, 06 Sep 2004 22:16:29 -0700
The Atlanta Falcons have cut TE Justin Swift.
Wed, 30 Jun 2004 19:57:10 -0700
The Atlanta Falcons have signed TE Justin Swift, according to AtlantaFalcons.com. Terms of the deal were not released.
Sun, 31 Aug 2003 20:30:37 -0700
The Houston Texans have announced that TE Justin Swift has been waived.
Tue, 03 Jun 2003 07:15:30 -0700
HoustonTexans.com reports the Houston Texans have signed free agent TE Justin Swift (49ers). Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Wed, 02 Apr 2003 00:13:59 -0800
KFFL has learned the St. Louis Rams will workout free agent TE Justin Swift (49ers) on Thursday and Friday.
Sat, 22 Mar 2003 22:08:40 -0800
The Post-Dispatch reports free agent TE Justin Swift (49ers) will visit with the St. Louis Rams after the NFL owners' meetings.
Sat, 01 Mar 2003 12:30:23 -0800
The San Francisco 49ers have not tendered free agent TE Justin Swift. He is now an unrestricted free agent.
Mon, 02 Dec 2002 18:37:39 -0800
San Francisco 49ers head coach Steve Mariucci said TE Eric Johnson (back) played 36 snaps during week thirteen's game and isn't any worse in regards to his ongoing back problems. He split time with Justin Swift during the game.
Fri, 01 Nov 2002 07:09:22 -0800
Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Justin Swift is likely to start his second game in a row this weekend.
Fri, 25 Oct 2002 16:58:23 -0700
ESPN's John Clayton reports San Francisco 49ers TE Eric Johnson (back) wasn't able to practice again on Friday. It appears that Justin Swift will replace him in the lineup this weekend.
Thu, 24 Oct 2002 19:05:40 -0700
The AP reports San Francisco 49ers TE Eric Johnson (back) missed practice Thursday and he may be forced to sit out Sunday's game. If Johnson can't play, backup TE/FB Justin Swift would start.
Wed, 16 Oct 2002 06:10:30 -0700
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the San Francisco 49ers, due to some injuries, are considering converting TE Justin Swift to a backup fullback.
Sat, 16 Mar 2002 00:33:51 -0800
The AP reports San Francisco 49ers exclusive-rights free agent TE Justin Swift has signed his one-year tender offer to remain with the team. He had been tendered a $375,000 offer.
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.
Sat, 22 Sep 2001 08:47:54 -0700
Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times San Francisco 49ers TE Greg Clark will undergo another follow-up surgery Tuesday on his right hamstring, coach Steve Mariucci said Friday. "He could be out a month, but who knows?" Mariucci said. Eric Johnson and Justin Swift will continue to fill in for Clark while he is absent.
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 22:35:58 -0700
Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times San Francisco 49ers rookie TE Eric Johnson will make his starting debut Sunday, when the 49ers host the St. Louis Rams. Johnson will continue to split time with second-year player Justin Swift as they fill in for Greg Clark, who remains sidelined indefinitely after off-season surgery on his right hamstring. Swift started the team's first game of the season back on September 9.
Sun, 26 Aug 2001 04:24:39 -0700
The Contra Costa Times reports San Francisco 49ers backup TEs Justin Swift and Eric Johnson made some nice catches as they continued to fill in for injured TE Greg Clark (right hamstring).
Sat, 25 Aug 2001 08:46:53 -0700
The San Francisco Chronicle reports San Francisco 49ers rookie TE Eric Johnson, a seventh-round selection, has impressed the team so much that he'll rotate with Justin Swift at the starting tight end position this weekend. He could even end up as the starter for the first game of the year. Johnson is a former receiver that head coach Steve Mariucci stated should be kept an eye on.
Tue, 14 Aug 2001 20:34:25 -0700
Cam Inman reports for the Contra Costa Times, as an update to a previous story, San Francisco 49ers TE Greg Clark had follow-up surgery on his right hamstring Tuesday. Coach Steve Mariucci said Clark could miss the team's first regular season game. He had a portion of his medial hamstring tendon removed during Tuesday's surgery. "The prognosis is it'll be two to four weeks before he's back out (practicing)," Mariucci said. He added worse case would be four to six weeks. TE Justin Swift will continue to see the majority of first-string snaps.
Sun, 05 Aug 2001 08:00:11 -0700
The San Jose Mercury News reports San Francisco 49ers TE Greg Clark has not come along as quickly as hoped in his rehabilitation from hamstring surgery. He remains on the PUP list for the team. Coach Steve Mariucci initially thought Clark could rejoin team practices by late next week. Now it looks like he could miss a second consecutive training camp because of injury. "He's simply not ready to participate yet," Mariucci said Saturday. With Clark out, Justin Swift, the backup last season, has taken the bulk of the practice snaps along with Brian Jennings.
Wed, 11 Apr 2001 22:27:25 -0700
According to the team's official site, San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator said TE Greg Clark will remain the team's starter, but the team needs to add some depth behind him. "Greg is coming off a really good year," says 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Knapp. "He had career highs in yards and receptions and he stayed healthy all season." Clark's backups are Justin Swift, Terrence Dupree and Brian Jennings. Swift is expected to be given every chance to hang onto his No. 2 TE role. Dupree spent his rookie season on IR with a broken ankle. Jennings, also a long-snapper, saw no action at TE. Knapp also indicated the TE position could see an increased workload this season.