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49ers Waive RB Marcus Lattimore From The Reserve/NFI List

The San Francisco 49ers waived RB Marcus Lattimore from the reserve/non-football injury list on Monday, which is really just a formality seeing as he has already announced his retirement from the NFL. Lattimore, 23, was a fourth-round selection of the 49ers during the 2013 NFL draft, but wasn’t able to appear in an NFL game. He had another two years remaining on his four...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Running Back Marcus Lattimore Ends Comeback Bid, Announces Retirement

Marcus Lattimore is calling it a career. The San Francisco 49ers running back announced his decision to retire from the NFL on Wednesday, saying in a statement that a comeback from devastating knee injuries he suffered in college proved “insurmountable” to overcome. “After prayer and careful consideration, I have decided it’s time to end my professional football career...
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore Tells San Francisoc 49ers He's Retiring

Back when he was in college Marcus Lattimore was the best in the game. He was in Heisman talks and many considered it a given that he was destined for NFL glory some day. Even after one knee injury cut his season short confidence in him was high. However, when he was hit with another serious knee injury any became concerned.The 49ers were still willing to use a draft pick on him...
Via FatManWriting
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers RB Marcus Lattimore announces retirement from NFL

49ers RB Marcus Lattimore has informed the team that he will retire from the NFL on Wednesday. “After prayer and careful consideration, I have decided it’s time to end my professional football career,” said Lattimore, via “I have given my heart and soul to the game that I love, and it’s time for me to move on to the next chapter of my life and help others....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers' Marcus Lattimore contemplating retirement

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore is taking some time to contemplate his future in the NFL after he experienced some soreness in his surgically repaired knee. “Nobody knows Marcus’ body like Marcus, so he has to think some things over,” said Maiocco’s source. Lattimore returned to practice on Wednesday after beginning the season on...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers May Be Adding Marcus Lattimore to the Running Back Mix Soon

When San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore takes his first snap as a professional it will be the end of a long, hard journey back to the gridiron. A Heisman candidate back in college, injuries suffered while playing for South Carolina have held him back, but the trip back to healthy appears to be nearing its end.That means fans may soon see him take the football field...
Via FatManWriting
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore Stuck on The Side Field

Marcus Lattimore is a fixture on the side field. While his San Francisco 49ers teammates practice, the second-year running back can always be seen taking part in agility drills and running sprints with other rehabbing players on the extra field at the team’s Santa Clara training facility in the shadows of Levi’s Stadium. Marcus Lattimore getting some work in on the side field...
Via BaySportsNet
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lattimore Ready to Establish Himself

Sean McMahon Marcus Lattimore has always been the best player on his team. Encountering little resistance in High School and College, Lattimore has been forced to adjust to a slower implementation into NFL life than expected due to multiple knee injuries. Now that Lattimore is at full health, he is gunning for Frank Gore's job. The post Lattimore Ready to Establish Himself appeared...
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers' Marcus Lattimore hits snag in comeback bid

The San Francisco 49ers knew that there was a long road to recovery in store for former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore when they selected him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Lattimore suffered a devastating hit to his right knee, causing it to dislocate, tearing his Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Posterior Cruciate Ligament, and Medial Collateral Ligament just...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore: ‘Recovery from injury is a blessing’   Marcus Lattimore suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in all of sports in 2012.  While playing for theSouth Carolina Gamecocks against the Tennessee Volunteers, Lattimore tor every major ligament in his left knee. Before the injury, Lattimore was considered one of the best runninh backs in the college game and had he decided to enter the draft (which he later did...
Via Down and Distance
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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