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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

Report: Alex Smith will start for 49ers

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
The 49ers will return to Alex Smith as their starting quarterback in Week 14 in his first start since Week Seven.

Niners’ split backfield loses luster

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
As the lone replacement for the injured Frank Gore, Brian Westbrook would have had serious value. But as part of a tandem, he's suddenly not so appealing.

Green Bay passing game too much for 49ers

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Greg Jennings caught six passes for 122 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Packers (8-4), who picked up a critical victory as they make a push for the playoffs in the final month of the season.

Niners-Packers prediction

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the Week 13 Niners-Packers battle at Lambeau Field today.

49ers sign PK Reed

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The 49ers have signed veteran PK Jeff Reed, and he will handle the placekicking Sunday at Green Bay, according to NFL Network.

Niners place Gore, Zeigler on I.R.

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed RB Frank Gore on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday with a fractured right hip, as well as making several other roster moves.

Cardinals' Anderson could have avoided meltdown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson could have staved off criticism the night after his team's blowout loss by handling some post-game questioning a little better than he did.

Double whammy in desert for Niners, Cardinals

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
There's no denying the ramifications resulting from the Niners' 27-6 lopsided Monday-night victory over the Cardinals, as San Francisco lost RB Frank Gore for the rest of the season with a fractured right hip and Cardinals QB Derek Anderson ...

Report: Gore out for the season

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 2:19 a.m. ET
The hip injury that 49ers RB Frank Gore suffered Monday night will sideline him for the rest of the season, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora is reporting. La Canfora attributes the information to "a source with knowledge of the ...

Westbrook gains 136 yards; 49ers roll 27-6

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Brian Westbrook rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown in place of the injured Frank Gore and the San Francisco 49ers sent punchless Arizona to its sixth straight loss, 27-6 Monday night in a shower of boos from the Cardinals ...

Low temps force roof to be closed for Cardinals-49ers

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Due to unseasonably low temperatures and freeze warnings, the Cardinals announced that the roof at University of Phoenix Stadium will be closed for Monday night's game against the 49ers.

Injury report for 49ers-Cardinals MNF game

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 12 Monday-night game, San Francisco at Arizona, showing the status of each injured player.

It's not looking good at all for Singletary

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
After the 49ers’ remarkably awful effort in their Week 11 shutout loss to the Buccaneers, it’s not looking good at all for head coach Mike Singletary, who went out of his way to take complete blame for the debacle ...

2011 NFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
After the season, the 49ers will have to decide who will be their quarterback of the future, as both Alex Smith and Troy Smith may become free agents. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC West players likely to ...

49ers take major step backward against Bucs

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
So much for the Niners inching their way back into the playoff hunt. After their latest disappointing loss to the Buccaneers, ti clearly looks like their season is slipping away fast.

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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