Posts Tagged ‘marvel smith’

49ers Offensive Tackle Marvel Smith Announces His Retirement

The 49ers offseason pickup of former Steelers OT Marvel Smith can officially be labeled a bust, as the former Pro Bowl tackle has announced that he is retiring. Smith had been plagued by back problems during training camp. He missed practice Friday and the team announced his retirement Saturday. Coach Mike Singletary says Smith did […]

San Francisco Signs Tackle Marvel Smith; Release Tackle Jennings

The 49’ers and former Steelers offensive tackle Marvel Smith have come to terms on a deal. The free agent signed a multiyear deal on Friday that reports say could pay him up to $10 mil if he can stay on the field. The former Pro Bowl tackle has been limited to 17 games the past […]

49’ers Make an Offer to Former Steelers Tackle Marvel Smith

The 49’ers continue to look at options to upgrade their offensive line, and the Sacramento Bee reports that the team has made an offer to former Steelers offensive tackle Marvel Smith. The agent for Smith says that he is going to take a weekend to think over the deal. Smith, who was released by the […]

Steelers Place Franchise Tag on Tackle Max Starks

The Steelers today made sure that they would for all intensive purposes not lose tackle Max Starks, as they placed the franchise tag on him. The tackle had the transition tag on him last season, and had an interesting year in which he started the year on the bench, only to end it on the […]

Steelers Place the Transition Tag on Tackle Starks

With knowing that Alan Faneca is gone, the Steelers Wednesday made a wise move with placing the transition tag on right tackle Max Starks.  The tag means that Starks can take offers from other teams once free agency hits at the end of next week, but that the team will have seven days to match […]