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Jim Harbaugh looks forward to his large-headed son’s football c…

Jim Harbaugh looks forward to his large-headed son’s football career

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
The periodic concerns that come from the parents of boys (or from parents like President Obama who don’t and won’t have sons) regarding whether the young men entrusted to their care will create for some families a potential opportunity. 49ers coach Ji
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  • At Super Bowl XLVII press conferences, Ray Lewis may not face a…

    At Super Bowl XLVII press conferences, Ray Lewis may not face any questions about stabbing incident from 2000 Super Bowl

    On more than one occasion we’ve heard Ray Lewis speak of “sacrifice,” whether for his team or an even higher power. His words ring heavy in our ears while contemplating another sacrifice - the time it will take to watch Tuesday’s Super Bowl Medi
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  • Jets have explored JaMarcus Russell

    Jets have explored JaMarcus Russell

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell - widely considered the biggest bust in NFL draft history - recently shed weight and is attempting an NFL comeback. The Jets need a quarterback. Russell was once a quarterback. And the Jets have explored the
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  • Ex-49er Harris charged for ex-boyfriend assault

    Ex-49er Harris charged for ex-boyfriend assault

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    Former San Francisco 49er Kwame Harris has been charged with felony domestic violence and assault charges from an August beating involving a former boyfriend, a prosecutor and defense lawyer said.
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  • How Muhammad Ali brought ‘What’s my name?’ to the Baltimore Rav…

    How Muhammad Ali brought ‘What’s my name?’ to the Baltimore Ravens

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- Last September, the Baltimore Ravens received a surprise visitor to their facility in the person of Muhammad Ali, whose specific inspiration to the team was recalled that day by Jack Harbaugh, father of Ravens head coach John and San Fran…
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  • Joe Flacco has cold words for Super Bowl XLVIII in New York, ca…

    Joe Flacco has cold words for Super Bowl XLVIII in New York, calling idea 'retarded' before backtracking, saying it's 'stupid'

    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, who grew up in New Jersey, went to school at Pittsburgh and Delaware and plays now in Baltimore - none of which are remotely tropical in the winter time - is not a big fan of next year’s cold-weather New York Super Bow
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  • Jim Harbaugh responds to President Obama, says size of son’s he…

    Jim Harbaugh responds to President Obama, says size of son’s head bodes well for football future

    Jim Harbaugh never stops sizing up the competition out on the football field - even if it doesn't really exist. He also has an interesting view on which attribute predicts a good football future. The San Francisco 49ers head coach was asked on Monday ab
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  • The 49ers' Great Injustice

    The 49ers' Great Injustice

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    When quarterback Alex Smith lost his starting job to Colin Kaepernick while out with a concussion, it sent a dangerous message to players in the N.F.L.
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  • All In The Family: They shared plenty as children, now they'll …

    All In The Family: They shared plenty as children, now they'll share…

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    They shared plenty as children, now they'll share the NFL's biggest stage on Super Bowl Sunday. Are the Harbaughs cracking under the limelight? Not quite yet, writes Dennis Dillon.
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  • Saints, GM Loomis quietly brokered 5-year deal

    Saints, GM Loomis quietly brokered 5-year deal

    New Orleans Saints spokesman Greg Bensel says general manager Mickey Loomis has a contract that runs through 2017.
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  • Aldon Smith blames sack drought on double and triple teams

    Aldon Smith blames sack drought on double and triple teams

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Aldon Smith has 33.5 career sacks, the most for any player in his first two seasons since the NFL started keeping sack records in 1982. And his teammates and coaches voted him the 49ers’ MVP for a 2012 season in which he was second in the league with 19
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  • Browns officially fire Dick Jauron, believe it or not

    Browns officially fire Dick Jauron, believe it or not

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    This seems like far less than breaking news, but I suppose it is. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Browns “officially” fired defensive coordinator Dick Jauron today. That’s courteous of them, since they hired Ray Horton as defensive coordina
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  • Ex-Broncos GM Xanders joins Lions front office

    Ex-Broncos GM Xanders joins Lions front office

    The Detroit Lions have attempted to improve their front office by hiring senior personnel executive Brian Xanders.
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  • Grigson named Sporting News executive of the year

    Grigson named Sporting News executive of the year

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    In many ways, the Sporting News brand has seen its influence diminish dramatically in recent years.  In one specific way, the Sporting News retains a significant amount of sway in NFL circles. The Sporting News awards annually the one postseason award n…
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  • Jim Harbaugh: Alex Smith coaches Colin Kaepernick more than I d…

    Jim Harbaugh: Alex Smith coaches Colin Kaepernick more than I do

    If Alex Smith feels any bitterness over losing his position as the 49ers’ starting quarterback to Colin Kaepernick, he’s not showing it. In fact, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said today that Smith is the person who has done more than anyone to prepare Kae
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  • LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has made headlines for his Twitter use before, but there’s a big difference between trash talking with Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and what happened between him and the mother of his son over the weekend. McCoy lo
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  • Florida man pleads guilty in Freeney fraud case

    Florida man pleads guilty in Freeney fraud case

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    A Florida man has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in a Los Angeles courtroom in connection with swindling about $2.3 million from Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney.
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  • Ryan Clady needs shoulder surgery

    Ryan Clady needs shoulder surgery

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady, who is an impending free agent, will require surgery to repair a shoulder injury suffered in Denver’s regular season finale. The injury is not expected to affect Clady’s availabilit
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  • 49ers not concerned about Aldon Smith’s recent sack drought

    49ers not concerned about Aldon Smith’s recent sack drought

    NEW ORLEANS -- San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said on Monday that defensive end Aldon Smith's teammates voted him the squad's Most Valuable Player for the 2012 season, which would make sense for a player with 19.5 sacks in the regular seaso…
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  • Goodell: Pro Bowl play improved from last year

    Goodell: Pro Bowl play improved from last year

    HONOLULU (AP) At least one key NFL executive thinks play improved at the Pro Bowl this year: Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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  • Report: Dolphins “highly unlikely” to re-sign Reggie Bush

    Report: Dolphins “highly unlikely” to re-sign Reggie Bush

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Dolphins G.M. Jeff Ireland is looking for playmakers this offseason, but that may not include impending free agent running back Reggie Bush. Citing sources, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports Bush is “highly unlikely” to be re-signed by the Dolphi
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  • Arians wanted Whisenhunt, Grimm if he got Bears job

    Arians wanted Whisenhunt, Grimm if he got Bears job

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Taking the Cardinals head coaching job apparently prevented Bruce Arians from assembling the coaching staff he really wanted. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Arians had a different staffing plan if he had gotten the Bears job i…
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  • Congressmen chastise NFLPA on HGH testing

    Congressmen chastise NFLPA on HGH testing

    Chastising the NFL Players Association for standing in the way of testing for human growth hormone, two members of Congress told union head DeMaurice Smith in a letter sent Monday that they might ask players to testify before their committee.
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  • Some Patriots fans have Tom Brady’s voice on their machine

    Some Patriots fans have Tom Brady’s voice on their machine

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    So you come home at the end of a long work day, put the keys on the counter, and check the answering machine. After the reminder about your kid’s doctors appointment, and the neighbors asking you to clean up after your dog, imagine if this is the next m
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  • Former 49ers First-Round Pick In Court For Allegedly Beating Up…

    Former 49ers First-Round Pick In Court For Allegedly Beating Up His Ex-Boyfriend After Underwear Dispute

    deadspin.com Jan 28, 2013
    Well, this is awkward! Former 49ers and Raiders offensive lineman Kwame Harris now joins a pretty amazingly short list of former NFL players who we know to have been involved in a gay relationship. Welcome aboard! Not the best way of putting the news ou…
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  • Help! Get! This! Ravens! Cheerleader! To! The! Super! Bowl!

    Help! Get! This! Ravens! Cheerleader! To! The! Super! Bowl!

    deadspin.com Jan 28, 2013
    The first thing you'll notice about this petition is that it contains a great deal of exclamation points. Why are there so many exclamation points? Who knows. Maybe it's a rhetorical strategy that we aren't familiar with, or perhaps the cheerleader who …
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  • PFT on NBC Sports Network comes to you from the Super Bowl

    PFT on NBC Sports Network comes to you from the Super Bowl

    It’s Monday afternoon, but it’s going to feel a bit like Football Night in America when Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network hits the air from New Orleans. Mike Florio, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison will bring a little of their Sunday night mojo t
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  • Kwame Harris, former 49ers and Raiders offensive lineman, arres…

    Kwame Harris, former 49ers and Raiders offensive lineman, arrested for assaulting ex-boyfriend

    The NFL has no current players and startlingly few ex-players who are known to be gay, but it appears ex-49ers and Raiders offensive tackle Kwame Harris, a former first-round pick, has involuntarily been added to the list as a result of the legal fallou…
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  • Bears-themed Airstream RV gets Craiglisted

    Bears-themed Airstream RV gets Craiglisted

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    Want to tailgate like a Halas? Then you're in luck. This 28-foot motor home, custom decorated inside and out with a Chicago Bears motif, is looking for some new monsters to take it to the midway. As you can see, it's an Airstream Argosy that's been pain…
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  • Cowboys release statement on Ratliff arrest

    Cowboys release statement on Ratliff arrest

    Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff was arrested on DWI charges last week and Monday brought the news that his blood alcohol content was 0.16 when he crashed his car into a highway median. That’s twice the legal limit and the arrest comes less than two
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  • San Francisco Players Carry On Legacy They Know Little About

    San Francisco Players Carry On Legacy They Know Little About

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    Most of the current 49ers are too young to have experienced the dominant San Francisco teams of the 1980s and '90s.
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  • Cutler's fiancee wants son to avoid football

    Cutler's fiancee wants son to avoid football

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Kristin Cavallari, who is the fiancee of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, said Monday she'll try to persuade their five-month-old son Cam not to play football when he gets older, although she knows that could be a difficult task.
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  • Casey Hampton not expected back with Steelers

    Casey Hampton not expected back with Steelers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Longtime Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton is 35 years old and his contract is up. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Hampton is not expected to be re-signed. The Steelers are expected to turn to some combination of Steve McLendon, Ziggy Hood, a…
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  • Saints won’t get this year’s second-rounder back

    Saints won’t get this year’s second-rounder back

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Saints got coach Sean Payton back a bit earlier than expected, but they won’t be getting their second-round pick back. Goodell mentioned that during an online chat on Reddit.com, via the New Orleans Times Picayune. Asked if there was any chance of t
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  • PFT Live: Rodney Harrison, Mike Triplett

    PFT Live: Rodney Harrison, Mike Triplett

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    It’s just about time for the first episode of PFT Live from New Orleans. Mike Florio will be joined by his Football Night in America colleague Rodney Harrison to get the ball rolling on Super Bowl talk for this week. We’ll find out if Harrison’s exp
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  • Chris Harris returns to Bears as coach

    Chris Harris returns to Bears as coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Chris Harris put an end to his playing days over the weekend. It didn’t take him long to start the next phase of his career. Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune reports that Harris will return to the Bears as part of Marc Trestman’s coaching staff. The
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  • Griffin thinks Gregg Williams would help Titans defense

    Griffin thinks Gregg Williams would help Titans defense

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Titans safety Michael Griffin doesn’t really know Gregg Williams, but he figures bringing him into the coaching staff can’t hurt. The Titans, who ranked 27th in the league in defense, are considering bringing Williams on board, assuming he gets reinst
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  • Luke Butkus among the Jaguars’ new assistant coaches

    Luke Butkus among the Jaguars’ new assistant coaches

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Jaguars have formally announced the names of several members of new coach Gus Bradley’s staff, and the most recognizable name is Butkus. No, Bradley didn’t hire Dick Butkus to coach the Jaguars’ linebackers. It’s Dick’s nephew, Luke Butkus,
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  • The Following Players' Jerseys Were Selected To The Pro Bowl Fa…

    The Following Players' Jerseys Were Selected To The Pro Bowl Fan Brawl:

    deadspin.com Jan 28, 2013
    Andre Johnson, Texans; Aaron Brooks, Saints; Joe Montana, 49ers; Hines Ward, Steelers; Brett Favre, Packers. More »
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  • How Two Newspapers Wound Up Staging The Same Sob Story About Th…

    How Two Newspapers Wound Up Staging The Same Sob Story About The Ray Lewis Murder Case

    deadspin.com Jan 28, 2013
    Richard Lollar was one of two men killed in the 2000 Super Bowl week stabbing outside an Atlanta nightclub that led to Ray Lewis's pleading guilty to obstruction of justice. For 13 years Lollar has been buried in his hometown of Akron, and in those 13 y…
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  • Report: Lovie Smith prepared to sit out all of '13

    Report: Lovie Smith prepared to sit out all of '13

    Report: Lovie Smith prepared to sit out all of '13
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  • Zombie Hines Ward will show up in your nightmares, erm, AMC’s ‘…

    Zombie Hines Ward will show up in your nightmares, erm, AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    Since retiring, Pittsburgh Steelers legend Hines Ward has kept busy as a studio analyst for NBC's "Football Night in America." He also has spent some time as a corpse risen from his grave. Thanks to the connections of a college teammate who no…
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  • The Big Show Comes to Town (and Above It)

    The Big Show Comes to Town (and Above It)

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    The view from New Orleans: Super Bowl week has arrived, announced by white tents popping up around the city and the steady buzzing of the first blimp.
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  • Thousands give Ravens Baltimore sendoff

    Thousands give Ravens Baltimore sendoff

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Thousands turned out to Baltimore's Inner Harbor to send the Ravens off to their second Super Bowl.
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  • Ndamukong Suh saved Louie Anderson from drowning … so there’s t…

    Ndamukong Suh saved Louie Anderson from drowning … so there’s that

    While the Ravens and 49ers are getting ready for a Super Bowl, Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was on the set of "Celebrity Diving" saving comedian Louie Armstrong from drowning. Apparently, these are the types of stories happen when a NF…
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  • Report: 49ers' Moss wants to play in 2013

    Report: 49ers' Moss wants to play in 2013

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    Randy Moss plans to play for at least one more season, ProFootballTalk.com reported Monday.
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  • Justin Smith says torn triceps tendon is getting better

    Justin Smith says torn triceps tendon is getting better

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    49ers defensive end Justin Smith tore his left triceps tendon in Week Fifteen and missed the final two regular season games. He put a brace on the arm for the playoffs and was an impact run defender in San Francisco’s first two postseason wins, racking
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  • Ex-Chiefs G.M. ranks the top-ten draft-eligible underclassmen

    Ex-Chiefs G.M. ranks the top-ten draft-eligible underclassmen

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Peter King’s latest Monday Morning Quarterback column contains a segment with ex-Chiefs G.M. Scott Pioli where Pioli ranks the top-ten underclassmen available for April’s NFL draft. It’s a rare glimpse into an NFL General Manager’s mindset regardi
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  • PFT Live from the Super Bowl kicks off at 4 p.m. ET

    PFT Live from the Super Bowl kicks off at 4 p.m. ET

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Florio’s VW bus made it all the way down to Louisiana so we’ll have a week of PFT Live from New Orleans coming to you live. Who better to welcome to the first show from the Crescent City than a man who know it well. Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Ti
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  • Night club owner charged with assaulting Trent Williams

    Night club owner charged with assaulting Trent Williams

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Pro Bowl has left Hawaii for the year, but Redskins tackle Trent Williams is taking home a seven-stitch souvenir. The man who gave Williams the injury via the use of a champagne bottle (it should be one of the weapons in Clue) also owns the nightclu…
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  • Billy Davis interviews for Eagles defensive coordinator

    Billy Davis interviews for Eagles defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    We shared earlier that the Eagles’ search for a defensive coordinator included a couple of coaches who have a pretty big game coming up on Sunday, but they aren’t limiting their search to members of the Ravens and 49ers coaching staffs. Adam Schefter
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  • John Idzik’s “comfortable” with Mark Sanchez on the roster

    John Idzik’s “comfortable” with Mark Sanchez on the roster

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Jets General Manager John Idzik got a quick introduction to life in his new job when his introductory press conference came on the heels of reports that the team was looking at trade options involving cornerback Darrelle Revis. Idzik did his best to tem…
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  • Trent Williams Is An Unkillable Force Of Nature

    Trent Williams Is An Unkillable Force Of Nature

    deadspin.com Jan 28, 2013
    We found out Saturday that Redskins tackle Trent Williams would miss the Pro Bowl after being involved in a Honolulu nightclub brawl, his roster spot going to Matt Kalil. (Aside: how did Kalil drop whatever he was going, get to Hawaii, and get ready to …
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  • Report: 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is expected to ask for his…

    Report: 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is expected to ask for his release before free agency

    San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Alex Smith is expected to ask for his release before the free agent signing period begins on March 12, Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com reports. Smith opened the 2012 season as the 49ers' starting quarterback, co…
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  • Recruiting snub still motivates Patrick Willis

    Recruiting snub still motivates Patrick Willis

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis has been selected to the Pro Bowl every season he’s been in the NFL, but he still finds motivation in a time when he was told he wasn’t good enough. Willis grew up in Tennessee and wanted to play his college foo
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  • Youngstown experiences help Niners prepare for New Orleans

    Youngstown experiences help Niners prepare for New Orleans

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Few will confuse Youngstown with New Orleans.  The 49ers hope their players are among that very small group. The unlikely connection between the two cities comes from a now-annual decision by coach Jim Harbaugh to take his team to Eastern Ohio for the w…
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  • Ravens assistant Ted Monachino in mix for Eagles defensive coor…

    Ravens assistant Ted Monachino in mix for Eagles defensive coordinator

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    The Eagles open Super Bowl week without a defensive coordinator and it doesn’t look like they’ll hire one until after the big game. 49ers defensive backs coach Ed Donatell has been linked with the job for a while and Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia In
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  • Tim Brown’s allegations about Super Bowl XXXVII fade, but quest…

    Tim Brown’s allegations about Super Bowl XXXVII fade, but questions remain

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    We agree wholeheartedly with the opinions expressed by Peter King in his latest Monday Morning Quarterback and elsewhere regarding the merit (or more accurately lack thereof) of former Raiders receiver Tim Brown’s non-allegation allegation that former R
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  • In Starkest Terms, Players Share Message About A.L.S.

    In Starkest Terms, Players Share Message About A.L.S.

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    In an effort to raise awareness, the former Saint Steve Gleason and N.F.L. players and coaches will unveil a public service announcement explaining the gradual physical failure that results from the disease.
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  • Terrell Owens offers Titus Young some advice

    Terrell Owens offers Titus Young some advice

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    With a couple of Twitter outbursts in recent weeks, Lions wide receiver Titus Young is showing some real potential when it comes to receivers flashing their diva side about not getting the ball enough to satisfy them. Young’s a neophyte in that arena, b
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Bills defensive line coach Anthony Weaver doesn’t think it will be a problem that he’s coaching ex-teammate Mario Williams. Dan Marino could see the Dolphins drafting another quarterback at some point this year. Should the Patriots start cutting down
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  • Colin Kaepernick says he doesn’t feel pressure

    Colin Kaepernick says he doesn’t feel pressure

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    As a quarterback who has started less than one season and is now preparing to start the Super Bowl, Colin Kaepernick might seem likely to be feeling nervous this week. But Kaepernick says he doesn’t have any nerves at all. “I’ve said this before: Pr
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  • Ed Reed could be targeted by the Patriots

    Ed Reed could be targeted by the Patriots

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Last week on PFT Live, a former hard-hitting safety from the Patriots (Rodney Harrison) said that one of the things the Patriots need is a hard-hitting safety. Enter Ed Reed? Peter King of SI.com said during Sunday night’s Pro Bowl pregame on NBC that t
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  • Justin Smith: 49ers “loaded” with “ridiculous” talent

    Justin Smith: 49ers “loaded” with “ridiculous” talent

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    San Francisco defensive tackle Justin Smith isn’t shy about saying the 49ers are the best team he’s been on. Asked at a press conference after the 49ers arrived in New Orleans about the talent level of the 49ers, Smith said it’s unlike anything he”
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  • The Dozen Overdone Super Bowl Story Lines

    The Dozen Overdone Super Bowl Story Lines

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    Have you already heard enough about the Harbaugh brothers or Ray Lewis or Colin Kaepernick? Don't be silly. It's Super Bowl week.
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  • 49ers' Harbaugh, Kaepernick, Willis focused

    49ers' Harbaugh, Kaepernick, Willis focused

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick and Patrick Willis talking about their focus upon arriving in New Orleans.
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  • Watt’s finger injury was a cut pinky

    Watt’s finger injury was a cut pinky

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    This year’s Pro Bowl set a much different tone than last year’s don’t-Tase-me-bro game of two-hand-touch, thanks to the blood that was gushing from the hand of Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. Even as the intensity of the game faded in the second hal
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  • Who Won the Super Bowl Today?

    Who Won the Super Bowl Today?

    grantland.com Jan 28, 2013
    On Sunday a Beyonce performance will be bookended by a football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. But before these teams ...
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  • How Darrelle Revis Compares to the Best Players Ever Traded

    How Darrelle Revis Compares to the Best Players Ever Traded

    grantland.com Jan 28, 2013
    When the news came out last week that the New York Jets might explore a trade for Darrelle Revis, it was easy to dismiss the idea as typical new-regim...
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Pollard Questions Longevity Of NFL 03:17

    NFL32OT: Pollard Questions Longevity Of NFL

    Jan 28
    Episode 257: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss Ravens Bernard Pollard's comments on the lastingness of the NFL. 49ers Tarell Brown discusses Jim Harbaugh and being on the road. The NFL32 crew breaks down Jim Harbaugh's decision to take a day of
  • Video - Super Bowl Preview: Ed Reed And Player Safety 02:20

    Super Bowl Preview: Ed Reed And Player Safety

    Jan 28
    John Clayton delivers the latest news from Super Bowl XLVII
  • Video - 49ers Sound Off On Kaepernick's Offense 01:13

    49ers Sound Off On Kaepernick's Offense

    Jan 28
    Frank Gore, Bruce Miller and Alex Boone talks about how Colin Kaepernick has changed the 49ers offensive scheme
  • Video - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis: 'We've got to stop the run' 01:14

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis: 'We've got to stop the run'

    Jan 28
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis joins Willie McGinest on "NFL Total Access" to discuss his team's game plan versus the Baltimore Ravens.

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  • Clayton's mailbag: What's next for fired GMs?

    Jan 28
    There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
  • Don Banks: Ken Whisenhunt breaks down Niners-Ravens matchup

    Jan 28
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Super Bowl pairing of San Francisco and Baltimore holds little surprise factor for Ken Whisenhunt. The newly named San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator, and former Arizona Cardinals head coach, witnessed first-hand the rise of the…