Data Scout Notes: AP3rd/1stC/1stM/PButkus/PLombardi/PNagurski/PBednarik/1st C/1st M
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the 49ers' picks: Round 3/91 -- Navorro Bowman, ILB, 6-0, 242, Penn State: The 49ers expect Bowman to be a backup at inside linebacker. He appears best-suited to be a backup to Patrick Willis in the middle. He should be a core special-teams player. - by The Sports Xchange
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11/11/15 - ILB NaVorro Bowman was the only 49er to rank higher than ninth at his position in the initial tabulation of Pro Bowl balloting by the fans. Bowman was third among inside linebackers behind Carolina's Luke Kuechly and Green Bay's Clay Matthews. Voting ends Dec. 15.
11/10/15 - ILB NaVorro Bowman recorded a team-high seven tackles while leading a front seven that held the Atlanta Falcons to just 17 total rushing yards in Sunday's win. The total was the fourth-fewest the 49ers have allowed in a game since 2001.
11/08/15 - LB NaVorro Bowman had seven tackles, one sack, two tackles for loss and three quarterback hits Sunday in a 17-16 victory against Atlanta. He missed the entire 2014 season while recovering from knee surgery but said he feels close to being back to normal. "It wasn't going to happen overnight," Bowman said. "I'm pleased with the progress I've made so far. There's still more to come and more to do."
10/23/15 - ILB NaVorro Bowman played 62 of the 49ers' 72 defensive snaps in Thursday's loss to Seattle. The 49ers had entered the game hoping to give Bowman more time off than they had in previous games. They successfully carried out that plan.
10/20/15 - ILB NaVorro Bowman played all 77 defensive snaps in the 49ers' win Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens. 49ers coach Jim Tomsula admitted Monday he's concerned about Bowman's possible overuse. Bowman, who missed all of last season with a knee injury, has been on the field for at least 70 snaps in each of the last four games.