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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

Steelers OLB Harrison suspended one game for hit

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Steelers OLB James Harrison for one game for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns QB Colt McCoy in last Thursday night's game.

Cards shock 49ers with backup QB

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
John Skelton stepped in for the injured Kevin Kolb and threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns, and the Cardinals rallied to hand the 49ers their third loss of the season.

Niners trust in Grant to adequately replace Willis

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
At least initially, we hear Larry Grant is considered a very adequate fill-in for the injured Patrick Willis, as evidenced by his strong effort in the Week 13 shutout of the Rams.

49ers give OT Boone four-year extension

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced they signed reserve OT Alex Boone to a four-year extension on Thursday. Boone has played in 12 games this season.

Niners looking like solid No. 2 seed in NFC

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Even though their next three games promise to be a lot more challenging than the lowly Rams, the Niners are shaping up as one of the league's worthiest playoff contenders.

49ers destroy Rams, clinch NFC West

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Frank Gore helped run the 49ers right into the postseason, gaining 73 yards and becoming the team's career rushing leader in a 26-0 win over the Rams that clinched the NFC West.

Niners have glaring need for decent No. 2 WR

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
Although Michael Crabtree has done a good job as the Niners' No. 1 wideout, the team hasn't had much success at the No. 2 WR spot.

Playoff scenarios for Week 13

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Both the Packers and 49ers could wrap up playoff spots in Week 13.

Reduced practice time hurt Niners' O-line

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
Team insiders refuse to get down on a Niners offensive line that couldn't have looked more down and out against the Ravens in Baltimore.

Ravens beat 49ers 16-6 in duel of Harbaughs

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 11:22 p.m. ET
Terrell Suggs had three of Baltimore's nine sacks of Alex Smith as the Ravens beat the Niners 16-6 Thursday night in the first NFL game featuring brothers as opposing head coaches.

Live Thanksgiving Day fantasy notes

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Fantasy notes for the three Thanksgiving Day games, updated live throughout the day.

Tuesday practice report for Thanksgiving Day games

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Here is the Tuesday practice report for the three Thanksgiving Day games. showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Jack and Jackie Harbaugh proud of coaching sons

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Jack and Jackie Harbaugh are excited to see their sons coach against each other on Thanksgiving night, but they don't plan to watch the game at the stadium.

Playoff scenarios for Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Here are the NFL playoff scenarios for Week 12, which involve Green Bay and San Francisco.

GoldSmiths: 49ers benefitting from play of three players named Smith

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
San Francisco's hot start is due in large part to the play of Justin, Alex and Aldon Smith.

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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