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1. Pitch Count for Crab
Crabtree is on the field for Organzied Team Activities, but the veteran receiver is taking a careful approach after tearing his Achilles a year ago during the voluntary workouts.
"Michael practiced a good portion of the workout," Jim Harbaugh said on Wednesday. "There’s a plan in place for him."
Crabtree didn't take part in 7-on-7 or team periods that were open to the media.
Not to worry, says the 49ers head coach. It's all by design.
"(He was) more limited than some of the other receivers that we have, but I think our medical staff and Michael and we as coaches, are taking a smart approach."
>> Speaking of Crabtree, Yahoo! Sports ranked Crabtree's Jordan Brand XX8 cleats among its top non-basketball exclusive shoes.
>> ICYMI: #Niners365 ranked Crabtree's top 10 gameday kicks.
>> Here's Crab in action:
2. OTA Observations
>> Speaking of Kap, Harbaugh talked glowingly about his quarterback and said he expects a "breakout year" from No. 7.
>> Harbaugh also shared updates on
>> New 49ers safety
>> VIDEOS TO WATCH:
3. Cowboy Cracks NFL Top 100
4. Niners Spelling Bee
In honor of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, the Wall Street Journal looked at the most commonly misspelled names in sports.
No 49ers made the list, but there have been plenty of challenging names in team history. If you feel like testing your buddies out later today, here are some of the tougher names to spell in team history:
G Fonoti Fouimalo, 2014
CB Nnamdi Asomugha, 2013
LB Eric Bakhtiari, 2012
DE Chidi Ahanotu, 2003
WR Iheanyi Uwaezuoke, 1996-98
P Klaus Wilmsmeyer, 1992-94
DT Manu Tuiasosopo, 1984-86
LB Skip Vanderbundt, 1968-77
5. Around the National Football League
#Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin’s new deal: 3 years for $13M with almost $11M in new money. So, $4.3M per year, can do a new deal before 30— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 29, 2014
Johnny Manziel calls it a "no-brainer" to sign up with LeBron James' marketing firm http://t.co/BjKyh2sv8r— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 29, 2014
After all of the dramatics surrounding RG3 in 2013, it's almost strange to watch him here at practice today healthy and without a brace.— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) May 29, 2014
Patriots opened OTAs this week. TE Rob Gronkowski still a ways off from jumping in. He's started light jogging, as he continues his rehab.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 29, 2014
DeAndre Hopkins: It hasn't been easy learning new offense http://t.co/NiMeQxJun1— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 29, 2014