Harbaugh on Mangini: “I was watching him on TV and he’s got a great reputation.”

SANTA CLARA — Jim Harbaugh spoke to reporters Tuesday after practice. Here’s what he said.   How’s LB Darius Fleming? “How is he?”   Yeah, we saw him go down with an apparent knee injury out there. “Didn’t see that.”   OK. Well, tell us about 49ers senior offensive consultant Eric Mangini then and— “Are you sure it wasn’t [WR] Kassim [Osgood], when Kassim went down?”   No, Fleming definitely…

June 4, 2013

49ers sign Raymond Ventrone, waive Jason Schepler

The 49ers just announced they’ve signed veteran backup safety and special-teamer Raymond Ventrone to a two-year contract. To make room on the roster for Ventrone, the 49ers waived fullback Jason Schepler. Ventrone was a special-teams standout on the Cleveland Browns when current 49ers’ special teams coach, Brad Seely, was the Browns’ special teams coach, and current 49ers’ offensive consultant, Eric Mangini, was the Browns’ head coach. Perhaps Mangini and Seely…

June 3, 2013