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|Lane (arm) likely unavailable until midseason||03-29-2015|
|Jeremy Lane CB SEA|
ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount said Jeremy Lane (arm) will "probably" be out until midseason.
|Lane is pretty banged up after having surgery on both his ACL and his wrist this offseason. With Lane out of commission, newcomer Cary Williams will start alongside Richard Sherman at cornerback. Lane's absence should also open up snaps for Marcus Burley at nickel back. Lane played 186 snaps in 2014, receiving a positive grade in coverage from Pro Football Focus.|
|Stevan Ridley visiting with teams next week||03-29-2015|
|Stevan Ridley RB NE|
Free agent RB Stevan Ridley will visit with teams next week.
|Ridley has been recovering from a torn ACL and is expected to be fully cleared in about six weeks. A reunion with New England seems unlikely given Ridley's similarities to LeGarrette Blount. The Cowboys showed interest in Ridley earlier this offseason but that was before they signed Darren McFadden. The bruising 220-pounder has chronic fumbling issues and will probably have to settle for a one-year deal.|
|Desmond Bishop lines up visit with Niners||03-29-2015|
|Desmond Bishop LB SF|
Free agent ILB Desmond Bishop will visit the 49ers on Monday.
Matt Maiocco on Twitter
|Bishop only saw the field twice last season, mostly playing on special teams. The Niners are desperate at linebacker after losing Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to sudden retirements so even a backup like Bishop is worth a look. The 30-year-old signed with San Francisco late last season after getting cut by the Cardinals.|