The 49ers have reportedly agreed to terms with former New York Giants offensive lineman Weston Richburg.
Richburg intends to sign a five-year contract with the 49ers, reports ESPN. The deal is not permitted to become official until Wednesday, 1 p.m. (PT).
Richburg (6-3, 298) started 50 of the 51 games in which he appeared for the Giants since entering the NFL in 2014 as a second-round draft pick (No. 43 overall).
He played in just four games for the Giants last season. He was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Nov. 4 after being in concussion protocol after sustaining a head injury on Oct. 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Richburg started at left guard for the Giants as a rookie in 2014 before moving to center, where he opened the season as the the starter the past three years. He turns 27 in July.
The 49ers signed veteran center Daniel Kilgore to a three-year, $11.75 million contract extension last month to prevent him from becoming a free agent. Last week at the NFL Scouting Combine, Kyle Shanahan said he fully expects Kilgore to be the team’s starting center.
The 49ers have uncertainty at the guard positions, which were considered among the team's top positions of need.
Laken Tomlinson started 15 games last seasons last season at left guard. He enters the final year of his contract. Right guard Brandon Fusco, a 16-game starter, is an unrestricted free agent. Joshua Garnett, a first-round draft pick in 2016, is expected to compete for a spot on the team after spending last season on injured reserve with a knee condition.
A pair of hometown heroes headline UFC Fight Night Sacramento on Saturday at Golden 1 Center.
Urijah Faber (34-10-0) will fight for the first time since Dec. 17, 2016, coming out of retirement to fight Ricky Simon (15-1-0) about 15 miles from Faber's collegiate alma mater of University of California, Davis. Faber isn't lacking motivation coming out of retirement, and can give the crowd in Sacramento something to cheer about.
So, too, can Folsom native Aspen Ladd (8-0-0). She is undefeated in her pro career, but will face a more difficult opponent in Germaine de Randaime than at any point so far in her career.
Here's the full card, which gets underway at 5 p.m. PT:
Undercard: Marvin Vettori (12-4-1) vs. Cezar Ferreira (13-7-0) [men's middleweight]
Undercard: Karl Roberson (7-2-0) vs. Wellington Turman (15-2-0) [men's middleweight]
Undercard: Josh Emmett (14-2-0) vs. Mirsad Bektić (13-1-0) [men's featherweight]
Co-main: Urijah Faber (34-10-0) vs. Ricky Simon (15-1-0) [men's bantamweight]
Main event: Germaine de Randamie (8-3-0) vs. Aspen Ladd (8-0-0) [women's bantamweight]
Here are the preliminary bouts, which begin at 2 p.m. PT:
Mike Rodriguez (9-3-0) vs. John Allan (13-5-0) [men's light heavyweight]
Andre Fili (19-6-0) vs. Sheymon Moraes (11-3-0) [men's featherweight]
Julianna Peña (8-3-0) vs. Nicco Montaño (4-2-0) [women's bantamweight]
Darren Elkins (24-7-0) vs. Ryan Hall (7-1-0) [men's featherweight]
Pingyuan Liu (13-5-0) vs. Jonathan Martinez (10-2-0) [men's bantamweight]
Lívia Renata Souza (13-1-0) vs. Brianna van Buren (8-2-0) [women's strawweight]
Benito Lopez (9-1-0) vs. Vince Morales (9-3-0) [men's bantamweight]
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Here's how you can watch UFC Fight Night Sacramento on TV and online.
Date: Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m. PT (prelims) and 5 p.m. PT (main event)
TV: ESPN (prelims)
Live Stream: ESPN+ (main event)
He has done it again, folks.
Joey Chestnut took home the belt by eating 71 hot dogs -- or sandwiches -- in 10 minutes Thursday at the 2019 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island. The Bay Area native, who lives in San Jose, now has a whopping 12 titles at the event.
He's been crowned the champion in four straight years now. Thursday's count of 71 hot dogs was three off his record of 74.
Here are some, uhh, stats from Chestnut's feat.
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Prior to Chestnut's victory, Miko Sudo won the women's division by eating 31 hot dogs. Sudo has taken home the crown in six straight years now.