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Harbaugh says Kaepernick has “savant-like” understanding of playoff prep Updated Jan 7, 2013
With the 49ers preparing for a playoff game that they won a year ago against the team they beat to start the current season, it’s becoming harder to overlook the fact that the quarterback who led San Fran to victory against the Saints in January 2012 an
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  • Adrian Peterson plans to play hard at Pro Bowl Jan 7, 2013
    The meaningful portion of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s season came to an end in Saturday night’s loss to the Packers, but Peterson’s still got one more game to play. Peterson will be heading to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii and he said Monday tha
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  • Harbaugh says there’s a “leader in the clubhouse” at kicker Jan 7, 2013
    The 49ers sent both their kickers to Candlestick Park Monday, to continue the competition that will determine who kicks against the Packers Saturday. And while 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he had a hunch which way he was leaning, he didn’t divulge whic
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  • Reid speaks for first time as Chiefs' head coach Jan 7, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Andy Reid has been introduced as the new coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, one week after he was fired following 14 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • Packers-49ers II: Defensive snap counts Jan 7, 2013
    John Clayton's Last Call column broached a unique angle in looking ahead to Saturday night's divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park. Namely: Will the Green Bay Packers have an advantage because their defense is less beat up than the San Francisco 4…
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  • Ponder: Letting team down hurts more than his arm

    Today, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder can hold a football and raise it to his chest. That’s progress. Ponder told reporters Monday there was no way his right arm would have allowed him to play in Saturday night’s playoff loss to the Packers, as
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  • Patrick Willis may play more of a role for 49ers this time Jan 7, 2013
    The Packers are a different offense than the first time they played the 49ers. And that may actually help the 49ers this time through. As Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee points out, because Green Bay spent much of the opener spreading the field with …
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  • No injuries “of serious nature” for Packers Jan 7, 2013
    The Packers had a couple of offensive starters leave Saturday night’s win over the Vikings before the game was complete, but it doesn’t sound like there’s much worry about either player’s status for next weekend’s game against the 49ers. Tight e
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  • Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers Jan 7, 2013
    After the Green Bay Packers' 24-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: Charles Woodson has seen just about everything in his 15-year career. He has even suffered, rehabilitated and returned from the …
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