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San Francisco 49ers


Colt McCoy

Colt McCoy - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 09/05/1986
Birthplace Hobbs, NM
College Texas
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 21st pick by Browns

Freeman leads Bucs past sluggish 49ers 21-0

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and the Buccaneers beat the stagnant San Francisco 49ers 21-0 on Sunday for their first win in this stadium since 1980 and only second ever in 13 tries.

49ers add PK Andrus to fill in for Nedney

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
With PK Joe Nedney out with a knee strain, the 49ers have signed Shane Andrus to a one-year contract.

Walker beginning to branch out for 49ers

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Don’t be surprised if TE Delanie Walker, who is considered one of the 49ers' most naturally talented players, becomes an increasingly key weapon the remainder of the season.

49ers PK Nedney likely out for Week 11

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
49ers starting PK Joe Nedney underwent an MRI on Monday that revealed a right knee strain and a bone bruise and is not expected to play in Week 11.

49ers release Hill

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The 49ers released WR Jason Hill, dropping the former third-round pick who has failed to contribute during his recent time in San Francisco.

Troy Smith to remain 49ers' QB

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary said Monday that QB Alex Smith could be healthy for the team's Week 11 game vs. the Buccaneers, but that Troy Smith would remain the starter regardless.

49ers OLT Staley out 4-6 weeks

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:25 a.m. ET
49ers starting OLT Joe Staley broke his left fibula in Sunday's win over the Rams and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

49ers rally with OT win over Rams

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Joe Nedney kicked a 29-yard field goal with 9:38 left in overtime, and Troy Smith passed for 356 yards while leading the 49ers' late rally for a 23-20 victory over the Rams on Sunday.

Niners rookie Mays wearing down

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Although the team hasn't admitted it, we hear that SS Taylor Mays' fatigue is a big reason why the 49ers are giving more snaps to Reggie Smith, according to NFC West Whispers.

Troy Smith will get start for 49ers

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary confirmed Friday that QB Troy Smith will start Sunday's game against the Rams.

NFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
With three consecutive 100-yard rushing games, RB Steven Jackson has been the Rams' top offensive weapon by far. Read our midseason reports on NFC West teams.

Chargers waive LB Merriman

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers waived LB Shawne Merriman on Tuesday after he passed an exit physical. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to claim him.

49ers place C Heitmann on I.R.

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The 49ers put veteran C Eric Heitmann on injured reserve on Tuesday, opening up a roster spot for rookie LB Thaddeus Gibson.

Reports: 49ers claim rookie LB Gibson

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The 49ers have claimed LB Thaddeus Gibson off waivers, according to multiple reports. The Steelers released their fourth-round draft pick on Saturday.

49ers rally late to beat Broncos 24-16 in London

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Troy Smith completed three long passes in the fourth quarter to lead the 49ers to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 02, 2013
McCoy's trade to the San Francisco 49ers has been finalized after the quarterback passed a physical Tuesday.||||||| McCoy showed up in Cleveland on Monday for the start of offseason conditioning only to learn he was headed West to play for ex-NFL quarterback Jim Harbaugh and the two-time reigning NFC West champion Niners. San Francisco is sending a pair of undisclosed draft picks to the Browns.
Posted April 01, 2013
McCoy, who became expendable when Cleveland signed veteran free agent Jason Campbell last week, was traded Monday to the San Francisco 49ers, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Browns will get a late-round draft pick, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the teams have not yet announced the trade.||||||| McCoy, who started 21 games for the Browns in three seasons, has been sent to the 49ers for a late-round draft pick, said the person who spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the teams have not yet announced the trade. McCoy became expendable last week when the Browns signed veteran backup Jason Campbell, who is expected to challenge Brandon Weeden for the starting job.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012
McCoy is inactive as he battles his own shoulder issues.||||||| McCoy played in just three games this season after starting 13 a year ago.
Posted Dec. 27, 2012
McCoy and Brandon Weeden are not practicing again because of shoulder injuries.||||||| Coach Pat Shurmur said both remain sidelined as Cleveland prepares for Sunday's season finale against Pittsburgh.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
McCoy, who had yet to throw a pass this season, replaced injured starter Brandon Weeden in the third quarter on Sunday.||||||| Weeden left the game with a right shoulder injury after being sacked by Broncos linebacker Von Miller. Weeden couldn't avoid the heavy rush and went down hard. After walking off the field, the rookie slammed his helmet on the bench. Weeden was taken into the locker room and his return was questionable.

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