Nate Lawrie on Culpepper’s workout

SANTA CLARA — Daunte Culpepper worked out at the 49ers facility this morning, and according to Matt Maiocco, Culpepper expects to sign a one-year contract with the Niners. Also according to Maiocco, Culpepper would not be competing for the first or second string quarterback jobs. He would just be the third stringer. I spoke with new 49ers tight end Nate Lowrie just now on Culpepper. Lawrie played with Culpepper on…

August 15, 2011
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Daunte Culpepper’s resume

As you know, the 49ers will work out Daunte Culpepper this week. Our very own elGuapo posted some links of his highlights from 2010 when Culpepper played in the UFL for Sacramento Mountain Lions. Thank you, elGuapo. The videos make Culpepper look like the quarterback he used to be back in 2004, when he threw for 4,717 yards, 39 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. In the video Culpepper runs around nimbly…

August 14, 2011
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Daunte Culpepper to work out

According to ProFootballTalk, the 49ers will work out 34-year-old Daunte Culpepper to see if he can compete with Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick. Clearly, Jim Harbaugh and Trent Baalke have decided Jeremiah Masoli and McLeod Bethel-Thompson ¬†are not NFL-ready backups. Should they have recognized this sooner and acted accordingly? There were better QBs available a few weeks ago. Trent Edwards comes to mind. Also, Harbaugh may feel Culpepper is the…

August 14, 2011
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