Earlier today the Chargers released starting strong safety Clinton Hart. Given Michael Lewis's concussion last weekend, folks were quick to start inquiring about the 49ers acquiring Hart. So, I thought I'd take advantage of modern technology and get some answers. For those who haven't used Twitter, you can send people messages to which they can respond on their own Twitter page. Matt Maiocco has been good in answering folks questions when they tweet them over to him, so I thought I'd shoot him a tweet:
Haven't heard a thing. SS Michael Lewis expected to be back soon. RT @NinersNation Is SF going to talk to recently released Clinton Hart?
Maiocco had some more details in his bye week injury report post earlier today:
Singletary said Lewis' concussion symptoms cleared quickly on Sunday. He has experienced three concussions since mid-August, so the 49ers are taking no chances, Singletary said.
"(Lewis) was ready to go; he could've played," Singletary said. "Twenty years ago he would've been smelling smelling salts and been back in the game. But that wasn't the case."
Next week will be especially interesting in determining what we can expect from Lewis going forward. We had discussions about this on Monday, but given this updated information I thought it was worth bringing it back up. Oh, and for those who want Hart, Rotoworld had some interesting comments: