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Top Weston Richburg News

  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Retirement confirmed

    Coach Kyle Shanahan confirmed Tuesday that Richburg (hip) is retiring from the NFL, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

    The 29-year-old sat out the 2020 campaign due to shoulder and knee injuries, and he also underwent hip surgery this offseason. RIchburg appeared in 79 games (78 starts) over six seasons between the Giants and 49ers.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Leaning toward retirement

    Richburg (hip) restructured his contract Saturday, creating close to $7 million in cap space, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    The report also suggests Richburg's contract restructuring would aid the team in the event the offensive lineman retires, which seems to be a foregone conclusion at this point. Richburg underwent surgery on his kneecap, shoulder and hip all in the past year and a half, likely resulting into the expected early retirement.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Undergoes hip surgery

    Richburg recently had hip surgery.

    A left patellar tendon injury along with a shoulder issue caused the center to sit out the entire 2020 campaign. Now Richburg will need to recover from a hip procedure as well. The 29-year-old signed a five-year, $47.5 million deal with the 49ers back in March of 2018 and the report notes that team would save about $4.5 on its salary cap if he's released, as expected.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Not expected back in 2020

    Coach Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday that Richburg (knecap) likely won't return for the 2020 season, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.

    Richburg was expected to be ready for the 2020 season after sustaining a patellar tear in early December 2019. However, he's endured a few setbacks, and it appears he'll sit out the entire season. The 49ers would save significant cap space by cutting Richburg this offseason.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Underwent offseason procedure

    It was revealed Monday that Richburg underwent offseason shoulder surgery, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

    Richburg is currently on the mend from a knee injury, but the team also disclosed that he underwent offseason shoulder surgery, which reportedly "really set him back." San Francisco has yet to reveal a detailed timetable for his return.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Shifts to PUP list

    Richburg (kneecap) was placed on the active/PUP list by the 49ers on Tuesday, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

    Richburg is recovering from a torn patellar tendon suffered Week 14 last season. When he's able to resume practicing and eventually retake the field, he stands to reprise his usual role as San Francisco's starting center.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Recovery on track

    Richburg (kneecap) hopes to be ready for training camp and to suit up Week 1, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.

    Richburg was placed on injured reserve Dec. 11 of last season. It was reported in mid-February that he expects to be ready for training camp and this news just confirms there have been no setbacks. He is projected to again start at center for the Niners if healthy.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Aiming to return by training camp

    Richburg (kneecap) said Thursday that he expects to be ready for training camp, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Richburg's 2019 campaign came to an end Week 14 due to a torn patellar tendon, but all signs point to the veteran center making a full recovery in time to kick off the 2020 season. He's set to enter the third season of his five-year, $47.5 million contract.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Placed on season-ending IR

    The 49ers placed Richburg on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Richburg suffered a torn patellar tendon in Sunday's win over the Saints, and his season is over as a result. Ben Garland will serve as San Francisco's center for the remainder of 2019.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Exits on cart

    Richburg (knee/ankle) is ruled out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Saints, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Richburg was carted off the field, and it looks like he may have a potentially serious injury, which would be a major loss for the 49ers. Ben Garland entered the contest at center. We'll continue to update as reports on Richburg's condition surface.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Done for 2019

    Richburg (knee/ankle) was diagnosed with a torn patellar tendon Monday and is out for the season, David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

    The 28-year-old was carted off the field during Sunday's win over the Saints and will be lost for the remainder of 2019. Richburg should move to injured reserve within the next few days, while Ben Garland is the likely replacement at center for the 49ers.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Clear of hand injury

    Richburg (hand) isn't listed on the 49ers' injury report Wednesday.

    Richburg sustained the injury during Monday's loss to the Seahawks, but he re-entered the game and it never appeared to be a serious issue. The 28-year-old should take his usual starting spot at center versus the Cardinals on Sunday.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Leaves Monday's game

    Richburg (hand) is questionable to return to Monday's game against Seattle.

    Richburg left the game in the second quarter favoring his left hand and headed into the medical tent to get further treatment. As long as the Nevada product is sidelined, look for Ben Garland to take over at the center position.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Re-enters game

    Richburg (hand) is back on the field for Monday's game against Seattle, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Richburg was forced to leave the game during the second quarter and went to the locker room to get X-rays. As evidenced by this news, Richburg was deemed healthy enough to re-enter the contest. He'll take over at his normal spot as the team's center.

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  • 49ers' Weston Richburg: Should be okay after injury

    Richburg suffered a left hand injury during Monday's 27-24 loss to the Seahawks but he shouldn't have to miss time, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    This is positive news for the 49ers' offensive front, although it wouldn't be surprising if Richburg was held back in practice this week. However, he should be fine for Sunday's contest against the Cardinals.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 295 lbs
Birthplace: Louisville, KY
Age: 31
School: Colorado State
Experience: 8