A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Haralson has restructured his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in a move that saves the team space under the salary cap.|||||||
Haralson was already signed through the 2013 season, meaning he reworked his current deal with the two-time defending NFC West champion Niners. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Monday because the team doesn't formally announce restructured contracts. The 29-year-old Haralson missed the entire 2012 season for the 49ers with a torn left triceps muscle.
The San Francisco 49ers have lost a key member of their talented defense after placing linebacker Parys Haralson on injured reserve. Haralson had been among the 11 returning starters for 2012 on Vic Fangio's defense that ranked No. 1 at stopping the run during a resurgent 13-3 season.|||||||
The Niners announced the roster moves Monday without providing details on Haralson's injury, though he is believed to have hurt his left arm during the first half of a preseason win at Denver on Aug. 26. He didn't play in Thursday night's exhibition finale, a 35-3 win over the Chargers.
The 49ers have extended the contract of linebacker Parys Haralson after a strong 2008 season.|||||||
Haralson received a four-year extension through 2013. He emerged as the 49ers' top pass-rusher last season, getting eight sacks despite playing only sparingly in the season's early games. The former fifth-round pick finished fifth among NFL linebackers in sacks.
Haralson was placed in injured reserve by the 49ers due to a strained pectoral muscle. The linebacker underwent surgery for the injury, ending his season. Roderick Green was signed to take his roster spot. A fifth-round selection in April's NFL draft, Haralson has four tackles in seven games this seaso|||||||
Haralson suffered a strained pectoral muscle during the 49ers' 9-3 win over Minnesota on Sunday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The linebacker is expected to be listed as doubtful for the team's game at Detroit this week. A fifth-round selection in April's NFL draft, Haralson has four tackles in seven games this season.|||||||