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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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49ers' fall from grace in Seattle hard to stomach

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
After starting out like a house on fire in their season opener in Seattle, the 49ers crashed and burned in embarrassing fashion in Seattle, receiving a very rude awakening from Pete Carroll’s fired-up Seahawks.

Hasselbeck leads Seahawks to opening-day rout

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Seattle Seahawks gave new coach Pete Carroll a winning start with a 31-6 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Niners' Baas relishes challenge of new position

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:25 a.m. ET
San Francisco's David Baas has really taken to the challenge of moving from guard to center, where he looks more natural, according to NFC West Whispers.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Report: 49ers' Davis becomes league's highest-paid TE

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Vernon Davis has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $37 million contract extension, making the 49ers' tight end the highest-paid player at his position.

49ers spat possibly due to Crabtree's inactivity

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
We hear the profanity-laced altercation between Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree the day before the 49ers' preseason finale might have been triggered by frustration over Crabtree's lack of playing time.

RB Robinson one of 22 Niners let go

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The 49ers have cut special-teams standout Michael Robinson among the 22 players released on Friday.

TE Davis and WR Crabtree argue at 49ers practice

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
TE Vernon Davis and WR Michael Crabtree had to be removed from practice and counseled by coach Mike Singletary following a non-football related dispute.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Report: 49ers NT Franklin to sign franchise tender

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
NT Aubrayo Franklin is ending his contract dispute with the 49ers. He will return to San Francisco on Saturday to undergo his physical and sign his franchise tender.

Forget about 49ers having morale issues

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The perception that the back-to-back exits of Kentwan Balmer and Glen Coffee from the 49ers might be indicative of some sort of teamwide morale problem is totally off base, the way we hear it.

49ers release veteran WR Jones

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Wednesday that they have released sixth-year veteran WR Brandon Jones, who never lived up to expectations after signing with the team as a free agent early last offseason.

49ers' system will determine Crabtree's fantasy worth

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
There’s reason to believe Michael Crabtree could be much more of a fantasy force in 2010 — provided the Niners’ offensive system gives him enough opportunities.

49ers land RB Westbrook

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed veteran RB Brian Westbrook to a one-year deal, creating one of the league's top backfields.

Report: 49ers trade Balmer to Seattle

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reportedly traded DL Kentwan Balmer, who had been AWOL from training camp, to Seattle.

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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