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Ray McDonald

Ray McDonald - #91 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 290 lbs.
Birthday 09/02/1984
Birthplace Pahokee, FL
College Florida
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 3rd round, 33rd pick by 49ers

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Freeman leads Bucs past sluggish 49ers 21-0

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and the Buccaneers beat the stagnant San Francisco 49ers 21-0 on Sunday for their first win in this stadium since 1980 and only second ever in 13 tries.

49ers add PK Andrus to fill in for Nedney

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
With PK Joe Nedney out with a knee strain, the 49ers have signed Shane Andrus to a one-year contract.

Walker beginning to branch out for 49ers

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Don’t be surprised if TE Delanie Walker, who is considered one of the 49ers' most naturally talented players, becomes an increasingly key weapon the remainder of the season.

49ers PK Nedney likely out for Week 11

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
49ers starting PK Joe Nedney underwent an MRI on Monday that revealed a right knee strain and a bone bruise and is not expected to play in Week 11.

49ers release Hill

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The 49ers released WR Jason Hill, dropping the former third-round pick who has failed to contribute during his recent time in San Francisco.

Troy Smith to remain 49ers' QB

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary said Monday that QB Alex Smith could be healthy for the team's Week 11 game vs. the Buccaneers, but that Troy Smith would remain the starter regardless.

49ers OLT Staley out 4-6 weeks

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:25 a.m. ET
49ers starting OLT Joe Staley broke his left fibula in Sunday's win over the Rams and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

49ers rally with OT win over Rams

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Joe Nedney kicked a 29-yard field goal with 9:38 left in overtime, and Troy Smith passed for 356 yards while leading the 49ers' late rally for a 23-20 victory over the Rams on Sunday.

Niners rookie Mays wearing down

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Although the team hasn't admitted it, we hear that SS Taylor Mays' fatigue is a big reason why the 49ers are giving more snaps to Reggie Smith, according to NFC West Whispers.

Troy Smith will get start for 49ers

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary confirmed Friday that QB Troy Smith will start Sunday's game against the Rams.

NFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
With three consecutive 100-yard rushing games, RB Steven Jackson has been the Rams' top offensive weapon by far. Read our midseason reports on NFC West teams.

Chargers waive LB Merriman

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers waived LB Shawne Merriman on Tuesday after he passed an exit physical. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to claim him.

49ers place C Heitmann on I.R.

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The 49ers put veteran C Eric Heitmann on injured reserve on Tuesday, opening up a roster spot for rookie LB Thaddeus Gibson.

Reports: 49ers claim rookie LB Gibson

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The 49ers have claimed LB Thaddeus Gibson off waivers, according to multiple reports. The Steelers released their fourth-round draft pick on Saturday.

49ers rally late to beat Broncos 24-16 in London

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Troy Smith completed three long passes in the fourth quarter to lead the 49ers to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 27, 2011
A person familiar with the negotiations says the San Francisco 49ers have reached agreement on a five-year contract with defensive lineman Ray McDonald. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Wednesday because free agent deals can't become official - or be formally announced - until Friday.||||||| McDonald was high on new general manager Trent Baalke's list of players to bring back for 2011 and beyond. He could become a starter at defensive end depending on how the roster shakes out. The 26-year-old McDonald has started only nine games in his first four NFL seasons, all in 2008. He recorded 19 tackles last season for San Francisco (6-10) and returned his lone interception 31 yards for his first career touchdown.
Posted July 22, 2010
McDonald has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence. San Mateo County Assistant District Attorney Karen Guidotti said Thursday that McDonald's attorney entered the plea on the player's behalf on Monday. Guidotti says a pretrial conference has been set for Sept. 28 and a jury trial for Oct. 18, if he does not resolve the case.||||||| McDonald was arrested June 12 after a California Highway Patrol officer pulled him over in his black BMW on Interstate 280 for allegedly driving 94 mph. His blood-alcohol content was not released. McDonald publicly apologized after he was booked into a Redwood City jail. If convicted, the 25-year-old could face a maximum of six months in jail.
Posted July 31, 2009
The San Francisco 49ers have placed McDonald on the active physically unable to perform list, an expected move as he recovers from offseason knee surgery.||||||| McDonald hurt his right knee last Oct. 19 against the New York Giants and underwent reconstructive surgery on the anterior cruciate ligament.

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