It was one of the best nicknames in the 49ers locker room. And when Parys “P-Town” Haralson was traded to New Orleans prior to the start of the 2013 regular season, teammates were sad to see the veteran outside linebacker go.
At the same time, however, they were happy for him.
Haralson had that kind of respect in the 49ers locker room. He earned it, too.
So with the 49ers set to face Haralson and the Saints this Sunday, it was only natural that the current members of San Francisco’s locker room talk about one of the leaders of years past.
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Haralson has 14 tackles and 2 sacks on the year.
By trading Haralson for a seventh-round draft pick in 2014, the 49ers cleared room for young linebackers on the roster. The move paid off. With the absence of
So while members of San Francisco’s roster were sad to see Haralson depart, they knew it was for the best.
“We understood it,”
“I’m excited for him. We all loved him here and are excited that he’s playing there.”
The friendship will be put on hold this Sunday when the 49ers travel to New Orleans to face Haralson’s new team.
More 49ers headlines can be found in today’s Morning Tailgate, presented by State Farm.
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