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Dan Skuta

Dan Skuta - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 04/21/1986
Birthplace Burton, MI
College Grand Valley State
Years played 5

Former 49ers DL Elam passes away at 60

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
Former 49ers DL Cleveland Elam, a two-time Pro Bowler, passed away on July 12 at age 60, the club said Wednesday.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

49ers' Smith can't win 'em all ... over

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Alex Smith has had to check his ego a few times this offseason, and yet he could be what separates the 49ers from a Super Bowl or not.

Report: 49ers OLB Smith suffers minor injuries in stabbing

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
49ers OLB Aldon Smith is recovering from reportedly being stabbed at a house party near San Jose, Calif. on Saturday morning.

County pulls $30 million in 49ers stadium funding

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
A California county has surprised both the 49ers and city of Santa Clara leaders by pulling $30 million in tax funds from the new 49ers stadium.

Best NFL defense: Seahawks or 49ers?

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

49ers sign first-round WR Jenkins

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed first-round WR A.J. Jenkins, the team announced Wednesday, which rounds out their draft class.

49ers like what they've seen from CB Cox

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
We hear the 49ers are pleasantly surprised with free-agent CB Perrish Cox, who has excelled at both nickel and corner.

49ers release LS Pontbriand

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The 49ers released veteran LS Ryan Pontbriand, the team announced on Friday.

Best NFL defense: 49ers or Eagles?

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Moss showing off star power for Niners

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Sources on the Bay Area scene agree that Randy Moss couldn’t be making a better impression in the early stages of the Niners’ offseason.

Niners' defense sharpening focus, aiming high

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
Could the 49ers' defense, one of the NFL's best a season ago, get even better?

Betting public buying into Niners

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The 49ers are getting bet more than any other club to win Super Bowl XLVII at one major Nevada sportsbook chain, writes Mike Wilkening. 

Harbaugh: 49ers didn't pursue Manning

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 1:41 a.m. ET
Jim Harbaugh says the 49ers, contrary to perception, never pursued Peyton Manning to become the 49ers’ quarterback in 2012.

NFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Seahawks WR Sidney Rice.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 15, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers signed Skuta to a two-year contact Thursday. The team made the announcement late Thursday, on Day 3 of the NFL's free agency period. Skuta, 26, spent his first four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.||||||| Skuta made 26 tackles last season and a team-leading 17 tackles on special teams for the Bengals. He now joins one of the best linebacking groups in the NFL - featuring Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman, Aldon Smith and Larry Grant. So, breaking into that defense might be a tough task on the Super Bowl runner-up 49ers.
Posted April 13, 2012
The Bengals on Friday re-signed Skuta.||||||| Skuta, a former Grand Valley State great, has appeared in the last 37 Bengals games, including two postseason tilts.
Posted Oct. 08, 2009
The Bengals have added to their depth at linebacker by promoting Skuta from their practice squad.||||||| Skuta signed with the Bengals on April 30 as an undrafted free agent from Grand Valley State. He played in all four preseason games but failed to make the final cut and was signed to the practice squad.

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