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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

Smith's two TD passes lead 49ers past Raiders

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw second-half touchdown passes to Michael Crabtree and Vernon Davis and the San Francisco 49ers finally won their first game, beating the Oakland Raiders 17-9 on Sunday in a sloppy, penalty-filled game.

Niners insider: Rachal shouldn't be starting

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 12:40 a.m. ET
One team insider can't understand why Chilo Rachal is starting at right guard for the 49ers ahead of Adam Snyder, according to NFC West Whispers.

Former Eagles OL Peoples dies

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Former Eagles OL Woody Peoples died Tuesday evening at the age of 67, the team announced Thursday.

49ers claim S Spillman

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
The 49ers claimed S C.J. Spillman off waivers from the Chargers on Tuesday and waived CB Tramaine Block.

Singletary sticks with Smith as 49ers' QB

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary told reporters on Monday that embattled QB Alex Smith will start in Week Six vs. the Raiders.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Kolb leads Eagles past winless 49ers 27-24

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Kevin Kolb passed for 253 yards while capably filling in for injured Michael Vick, and Quintin Mikell returned Alex Smith's fumble 51 yards for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter of the Philadelphia Eagles' 27-24 victory over the ...

Former 49ers RB Coffee arrested on gun charge

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
Former 49ers RB Glen Coffee was arrested on a gun charge Thursday night and charged with possession of a concealed firearm.

Readers: Singletary most likely to be fired

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Niners' Mike Singletary is the head coach most likely to be fired before next season, according to a just-concluded poll of ProFootballWeekly.com readers.

49ers release SS Lewis

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
SS Michael Lewis had his request granted on Monday when the 49ers released him.

Eagles dealing with rib injuries for Vick, McCoy

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles continue to suffer crucial offensive injuries as QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy both suffered rib-related ailments in Sunday's loss to the Redskins, leaving their availability up in the air.

Bryant saves Falcons with last-second FG to beat 49ers

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Matt Bryant kicked a 42-yard field goal with 2 seconds left to lift the Atlanta Falcons to a 16-14 victory over the winless San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

AWOL Niners SS Lewis requests his release

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
After leaving the team Friday, Niners starting SS Michael Lewis has requested his release.

New 49ers offensive coordinator earns high marks

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
Word is Mike Johnson was on track to become the Niners' offensive coordinator next season even if Jimmy Raye had been retained this season.

49ers SS Lewis out for personal reasons

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
49ers SS Michael Lewis has left the team for personal reasons and will likely not play Sunday vs. the Falcons.

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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