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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

The First Fifteen: Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Previewing the three terrific Turkey Day games; the crucial Giants-Saints Monday-nighter; Matt Leinart's first start for the Texans; and much more.

Monday practice report for Thanksgiving Day games

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Here is the Monday practice report for the three Thanksgiving Day games. showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

49ers move closer to clinching with win over Cards

Posted Nov. 20, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns, and the 49ers forced five turnovers to blow past the Cardinals 23-7 on a soggy Sunday at Candlestick Park.

Rookie FB Miller has been a revelation for Niners

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 2:30 a.m. ET
When it comes to feel-good stories in the NFL this season, few can compare to Niners seventh-round rookie FB Bruce Miller.

49ers hang on, top Giants 27-20

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
49ers DE Justin Smith batted down Eli Manning's pass in the waning seconds of the New York quarterback's comeback try, stopping the Giants for a 27-20 victory Sunday in a matchup of NFC division leaders.

PFW's midseason team reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
An undefeated defending champion, precocious rookie players and coaches, a record number of big comeback wins and the 49ers, Lions and Bills in the playoff hunt mark a surprising first half.

The First Fifteen: Week 10

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
We take an early look at a huge AFC North tussle, another big one in the NFC South and all the rest of the best action in Week 10.

Week 10 power rankings

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 2:21 a.m. ET
Is there anyone on the planet who predicted at the start of the season that the 49ers would be No. 2 in our power rankings at any time this season?

Niners legit Super Bowl contenders

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 10 p.m. ET
Stocked with homegrown talent, the surprising 49ers may be headed for an NFC title-game showdown with the Packers, writes Hub Arkush.

Six in a row for Gore, 49ers

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
RB Frank Gore had 107 yards on 19 carries for his fifth straight 100-yard game, helping the 49ers to a 19-11 win over the Redskins, their sixth consecutive victory.

York deserves major credit for Niners' success

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 4:22 a.m. ET
Daily team observers of the Niners believe team president Jed York deserves more credit than he has received for the Niners' tremendous turnaround so far this season.  

Maybe offseason wasn't such a big loss

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Despite concerns that the abbreviated offseason would hurt rookie coaches, Jim Harbaugh and company haven't missed a beat, writes Hub Arkush.

Shorts and Shells: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 4 a.m. ET
Even on bye, the Packers are the envy of teams at the other end of the standings, who are eyeing Pack staffers like Reggie McKenzie. Also, Bill Belichick's questionable coaching move, and more from Week Eight.

Gore, 49ers too much for Browns

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
Frank Gore ran for both 125-plus yards and a touchdown in a fourth straight game as the 49ers beat the Browns 20-10.

49ers WR Crabtree dazzles as blocker

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
On a team of excellent blockers, WR Michael Crabtree is the 49ers' best, says one team observer in this week's NFC Whispers.

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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