Washington Redskins

Name  Kentwan Balmer
Born  10/15/1986
Height  6-5
Weight  315
College  North Carolina
8/16/2010 1:58:00 PM
Description: The 49ers have traded DL Kentwan Balmer to the Seahawks for a sixth-round pick. SOURCE: SACRAMENTO BEE
Insight: A 2008 first-round pick, Balmer didn't start a game in the two years as a 49er. He is versatile enough to be the backup anywhere on Seattle's defensive line.
8/16/2010 1:08:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous item, the Sacramento Bee reports the 49ers have traded Balmer to the Seahawks.
Insight: What San Francisco got in return is unknown at this point, but it probably wasn't very significant. Balmer could fit as a versatile backup along the Seahawks' defensive line. (Rapid Draft.com)
8/16/2010 10:12:00 AM
Description: NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reports, via Twitter, that the 49ers have placed Balmer on the trading block.
Insight: Balmer has been away from the team for longer than he has been allowed to deal with a personal situation. The 2008 first-round pick has underacheived anyway. (Rapid Draft.com)
7/12/2010 11:18:00 AM
Description: Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area speculates that Balmer could be on the 49ers' roster bubble heading into camp.
Insight: Balmer was a 2008 first-round pick and has not made much of an impact in two NFL seasons. (SportsBuff.com)
2/17/2010 11:06:00 AM
Description: The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports the 49ers are hopeful Balmer (shoulder surgery) will be cleared for on-field work in June.
Insight: Balmer suffered a torn labrum in December. To this point, he has not been a major contributor. (SportsBuff.com)

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