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49ers cut defensive lineman Okoye, nine others

08/31/2015 04:35 PM PDT
Center Kilgore to miss at least six games on injured list 
Raiders: Who helped, hurt themselves against Cardinals
08/31/2015 04:38 PM PDT - Oakland's starting defense was splendid for the first 30 minutes with Khalil Mack leading the charge. 

Raiders notebook: Team reacts to Watson's season-ending injury
08/30/2015 10:42 PM PDT - Coach Jack Del Rio confident Austin Howard will be a capable fill-in for tackle Menelik Watson, who suffered a ruptured Achilles. 

Khalil Mack provides dominating glimpse for Raiders
08/30/2015 11:41 PM PDT - Second-year linebacker gets two sacks, forces a fumble and was an all-around terror against the Arizona Cardinals 

Purdy: Cooper gets Raiders fans' attention
08/30/2015 11:36 PM PDT - Rookie receiver Amari Cooper has enough highlight plays to get Raiders fans excited 

Raiders suffer costly injury in loss to Arizona Cardinals
08/30/2015 11:36 PM PDT - Right tackle Menelik Watson ruptures Achilles tendon on night where Oakland's defense shines and first-team offense falters. 

49ers notebook: Tomsula still noncommittal on Jarryd Hayne making roster
08/30/2015 10:31 PM PDT - Former Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne shows play-making potential in first three exhibition games, but coach Jim Tomsula wouldn't reveal if he would be excluded from cuts due by Tuesday. 

49ers: Who helped, hurt themselves against Denver Broncos?
08/30/2015 10:31 PM PDT - The offensive line is the glaring weak link everyone anticipated, even through the offseason program, training camp and three exhibitions.  

49ers offensive line a concern
08/29/2015 11:18 PM PDT - The 49ers haven't hid from the fact they're experimenting with different linemen. Saturday's new lineup failed.  

Del Rio wants Raiders to play and stay healthy
08/29/2015 10:24 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio weighs his players' health against playing time in Sunday's exhibition game against the Arizona Cardinals.
 

49ers' resolve sure to be tested by Manning, Broncos in Denver
08/28/2015 10:20 PM PDT - 'This is a resilient group,' 49ers GM Trent Baalke said this week.  

Webb, Watson take command on right side of Raiders' o-line
08/28/2015 10:19 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders still haven't settled the right side of their offensive line, but J'Marcus Webb and Menelik Watson have played well in those spots thus far. 

Raiders' second-round pick Mario Edwards calming coaching staff's nerves
08/28/2015 06:24 AM PDT - Mario Edwards never quite fulfilled expectations at Florida State, but he flashed his potential in Raiders' exhibition against Minnesota Vikings 

No fights, just sloppiness for 49ers in Denver
08/29/2015 01:14 PM PDT - 'Today was sloppy, not a good practice for us offensively,' left tackle Joe Staley said. 'That's what training camp practices are for, and we'll get better. 

As Brooks awaits fate, 49ers players seem to be moving on
08/27/2015 09:45 PM PDT - For now, linebacker Ahmad Brooks remains a member of the San Francisco 49ers. But teammates are preparing for life without him on the field. 

49ers' Ahmad Brooks charged with sexual battery; grand jury indicts ex-teammate Ray McDonald on rape
08/27/2015 05:53 AM PDT - Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen has charged San Francisco 49ers linebacker with sexual battery, and a grand jury had indicted his ex-teammate Ray McDonald on rape charges, in connection with an intoxicated woman at a December house party. 

Raiders' Moore unlikely to regain starting spot
08/27/2015 12:46 PM PDT - Raiders linebacker Sio Moore practiced for the first time in three weeks Wednesday, but his return to the starting lineup faces a larger uphill climb. 'I think right now he's competing to be a role player somewhere,' coach Jack Del Rio said of Moore, the team's third-leading tackler last year. 

Healthy Hunter getting his shot in 49ers backfield
08/26/2015 09:55 PM PDT - Kendall Hunter gets first touch in joint practice with Denver Broncos on Wednesday. 

49ers coach discourages brawling with Broncos
08/25/2015 10:07 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers will spend next few days practicing with the Broncos in Denver, and coach Jim Tomsula is hoping the two teams can avoid the high tensions and fisticuffs that have marred similar situations with other NFL teams. 

Michael Dyer trying to find a spot with Raiders
08/25/2015 10:07 PM PDT - Oakland Raiders undrafted rookie running back Michael Dyer is making a push to make the roster.
 

49ers cut defensive lineman Okoye, nine others

Center Kilgore to miss at least six games on injured list 
First cuts: British DL Okoye's third try falls short; Kilgore to PUP; Anderson, Bishop on IR
The 49ers parted ways Monday with the overseas import who left behind an accomplished career in a different sport to play football for the first time in his life. 

Initial wave of cuts includes kicker Corey Acosta
Phil Dawson's job never seemed in jeopardy, but as a 40-year-old kicker on an increasingly young team, maybe the 49ers had to give it a thought. 

49ers notebook: Tomsula still noncommittal on Jarryd Hayne making roster
Former Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne shows play-making potential in first three exhibition games, but coach Jim Tomsula wouldn't reveal if he would be excluded from cuts due by Tuesday. 

Notes: 49ers offensive line still under review; Brooks remains on day-to-day leave
No official announcement came Sunday from coach Jim Tomsula on who'll be the opening-day starters on the 49ers' embattled offensive line. 

Jarryd Hayne gets positive endorsement from Coach Tomsula entering roster cuts
Jarryd Hayne is three exhibitions into his NFL career and 49ers coach Jim Tomsula is convinced Hayne has play-making potential. 

Snap chat: NaVorro Bowman saw as much action as any 49ers defender
NaVorro Bowman, come out and play.Indeed he did in Saturday's exhibition at Denver, where his 42 defensive snaps were as many as any 49ers player in the 19-12 loss. 

49ers: Who helped, hurt themselves against Denver Broncos?
The offensive line is the glaring weak link everyone anticipated, even through the offseason program, training camp and three exhibitions.  

Colin Kaepernick insists there is 'not any concern'
Colin Kaepernick hasn't completed more than two passes in any of the 49ers' exhibition games, and there's a strong chance he might not attempt one in Thursday's finale if he rests with other starters. 

Final: Offensive line woes overshadow defensive heroics of NaVorro Bowman, Kenneth Acker
As terrific as NaVorro Bowman looked in his encore, as impressive as first-time starter Kenneth Acker was at cornerback, the 49ers offensive line justified serious concerns about its dependability. 

49ers offensive line a concern
The 49ers haven't hid from the fact they're experimenting with different linemen. Saturday's new lineup failed.  

CB Tramaine Brock, TE Vance McDonald won't play against Broncos
Cornerback Tramaine Brock's hamstring issue will keep him out of the 49ers exhibition against the Denver Broncos. 

Charting Peyton Manning's dominance of 49ers
The last time Peyton Manning faced the 49ers in Week 3 of an exhibition season, he dominated with a 148. 

Can 49ers regain focus while also resolving five positions against Broncos?
As chief architect of the 49ers roster, Trent Baalke is convinced it can withstand this year's constant succession of personnel blows, the latest being outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks' leave of absence amid a sexual-battery charge. 

49ers charm Denver high school players after practice
Football players at Denver's Manual High School met some special guests Friday. The 49ers held their walk-through practice at the downtown school, not far from Sports Authority Field at Mile High, where they'll play Saturday night against the Broncos in both teams' third exhibition this preseason. 

49ers' resolve sure to be tested by Manning, Broncos in Denver
'This is a resilient group,' 49ers GM Trent Baalke said this week.  

Live updates during 49ers vs. Broncos game Saturday night
Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Broncos preseason game on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Denver. 

No fights, just sloppiness for 49ers in Denver
'Today was sloppy, not a good practice for us offensively,' left tackle Joe Staley said. 'That's what training camp practices are for, and we'll get better. 

Broncos defender tries to help Jarryd Hayne build on instant success
Even the Denver Broncos want to see Australian cult hero Jarryd Hayne make it onto the 49ers roster.Hayne mostly ran the ball with the 49ers' third-string offense on Thursday. 

Colin Kaepernick impresses John Elway throughout peaceful joint practices
No fisticuffs and no major injuries had the 49ers and host Denver Broncos pleased with how their joint practices unfolded Wednesday and Thursday. 

NaVorro Bowman scouts out how 49ers younger players must fill OLB voids
Memo to NaVorro Bowman: Wednesday s sexual-battery charge didn t get Ahmad Brooks kicked off the 49ers. 

Live updates: 49ers vs. Broncos
Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Broncos preseason game on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Denver. 

Tremaine Brock, Nick Moody suffer leg injuries in joint practice with Broncos
Cornerback Tremaine Brock and linebacker Nick Moody went down with leg injuries in the first hour of Thursday's joint practice with the host Denver Broncos. 

Former Stanford, 49ers tackle says he tried to kill himself 'on multiple occasions'
Former Stanford and 49ers tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in pro football led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.  

As Brooks awaits fate, 49ers players seem to be moving on
For now, linebacker Ahmad Brooks remains a member of the San Francisco 49ers. But teammates are preparing for life without him on the field. 

Trent Baalke says Ahmad Brooks remains on 49ers but has been excused from team activities
General manager Trent Baalke said Ahmad Brooks' status with the 49ers remains under evaluation, but that the embattled linebacker is still on the team. 

49ers' Ahmad Brooks charged with sexual battery; grand jury indicts ex-teammate Ray McDonald on rape
Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen has charged San Francisco 49ers linebacker with sexual battery, and a grand jury had indicted his ex-teammate Ray McDonald on rape charges, in connection with an intoxicated woman at a December house party. 

NFL: Jonathan Martin reveals suicide attempts
Former Stanford, 49ers tackle says in Facebook posts he tried to kill himself 'on multiple occasions.' 

Ahmad Brooks returning to California to face sexual-battery charge
Ahmad Brooks's 49ers career is in jeopardy after he got charged Wednesday with misdemeanor sexual battery, stemming from a December incident at former teammate Ray McDonald's house. 

Healthy Hunter getting his shot in 49ers backfield
Kendall Hunter gets first touch in joint practice with Denver Broncos on Wednesday. 

 
 
 
 
 
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