clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Golden Nuggets: Jordan Devey waived

Your San Francisco 49ers links for Saturday, May 7th 2016

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

I was going to try my best to play devil's advocate this morning for the much anticipated eventual release of Jordan Devey, but there simply isn't enough English for me to craft a compelling argument. Devey was a poor offensive tackle guard and the length that he held that starting job was an indictment of the coaching staff's incompetence. The worst part was fear of this happening all over again and Devey somehow goes into the O-line for whatever crazy reason. I don't want to say it won't happen since we at the very least have a competant coaching staff, but given this team, I won't put it past them.

First you make a trade. A camp body(Asante Cleveland) for a supposed camp body (Devey), then the camp body somehow winds up in the starting lineup due to injuries, talent and whatever else is the 49ers' reasoning. And despite the fact he graded poorly his rookie season, and is taking an even worse nosedive on his current team, you keep him in. And while this is going on, Andrew Tiller is tearing it up on the practice squad. I don't know if that's Trent Baalke's doing or the Tomsula regime's incompetence showing itself in the best way, but there was really no reason for that person to be on the roster, let alone starting once Tiller and the rest of the line came off injury/the practice squad and showed promise.

So yeah. There was no way I could play devil's advocate on this guy. Maybe the coaching was horrendous and he failed with that? Nah, Tiller came in and did much, much better. Devey was just bad, and he needed to go. Sorry someone lost their job, but happy he won't be part of any rotations or whatever ways Trent Baalke may make the O-line.

Let's get to the links!

49ers Cut Under-Achieving OG Jordan Devey, Among Others (Sakamoto)

Top pick Buckner among 49ers' nine rookie signings (Maiocco)

49ers cut Dylan Thompson from QB derby; sign 12 undrafted rookies, all but two draft picks (Inman)

Stanford product Devon Cajuste joins 49ers to do ‘whatever they want’ (Inman)

49ers rookie Burbridge hopes to learn from Anquan Boldin (Inman)

Does 49ers' Colin Kaepernick get the picture about where he stands? (Grant Cohn)

Myles Garrett Would Create "Perfect Storm" For 49ers GM Trent Baalke (Sakamoto)

49ers rookie Prince Charles Iworah explains his royal name (Biderman)

Why Did 49ers Select Three Cornerbacks but no Inside Linebackers in the Draft (Williams)

49ers offensive players like "quicker," "very detailed" Chip Kelly scheme (Alper)

What a horrible night to have a curse...