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July 26, 2014

Kendall Hunter likely to miss season with ACL tear

Kendall Hunter suffered an ACL tear when he went down early in Friday’s practice, multiple sources have confirmed this morning. The fourth-year running back’s right knee buckled after catching a swing pass. It’s the second severe injury Hunter, who has been Frank Gore’s main backup since 2011, has suffered in as many years.

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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