Getting ready to head out the door to the first 49ers’ State of the Franchise evening in San Mateo . . .
when I received this email from the Denver Broncos:
The club released defensive end John Engelberger, tight end Nate Jackson, linebacker Niko Koutouvides, safety Marquand Manuel, defensive tackle Dewayne Robertson and linebacker Jamie Winborn.
Obviously, it was not a good day to be a former 49ers player with the Broncos
Then, again, there did not appear to be much hope for Engelberger and Winborn once the club hired Mike Nolan as defensive coordinator.
Neither player fit into Nolan’s plans with the 49ers. Engelberger was traded to
(Jackson was with the 49ers before Nolan’s arrival. Bill Walsh liked
OK, check back here later this evening for a complete recap of the evening’s event. Team president Jed York, coach Mike Singletary, general manager Scot McCloughan and chief operating officer Andy Dolich will address a group of season-ticket holders.
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