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NFC West News and Rumors
49ers activate Quinton DialThe 49ers have added rookie defensive tackle Quinton Dial to the roster, the club said on Saturday. A fifth-round pick, the 6-foot-5, 318-pound Dial had spent the first six games on the reserve/non-football injury list with a toe injury. The 49ers now h…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 19, 2013ST. LOUIS -- Three things to watch in Sunday’s game between the St. Louis Rams and Carolina Panthers. 1. Rolling in the red zone Since Week 14 of last season, the Rams rank first -- yes, first -- in the NFL in red zone touchdown percentage, converting 7…Upvote Share Tweet
Leaner 49ers Tight End Speeds Through Seasonnytimes.com Oct 19, 2013Vernon Davis, who already has more touchdowns than he did last season, says he has clicked with Colin Kaepernick.Upvote Share Tweet
The N.F.L. Forecast Calls for Defenses to Turn Toughernytimes.com Oct 19, 2013Defenses are likely to become more prominent as the weather in some places turns nasty, and injuries and fatigue begin wearing down players.Upvote Share Tweet
Kaepernick hasn’t forgotten Tennessee draft snubOver the next two Sundays, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will face two of the teams that drafted quarterbacks in 2011 not named Colin Kaepernick. First up, the Titans, who took Jake Locker with the eighth pick. Then comes a London date with the Jag…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers Team Doctor Found Dead, Was Suspect In Criminal Probedeadspin.com Oct 19, 2013Dr. Daniel Garza, the 49ers team physician and a professor of orthopaedic and emergency medicine at Stanford University, was found dead in his home Wednesday. It is being treated as a possible suicide and, according to KRON-Channel 4, he was being inves…Upvote Share Tweet
Alameda Ta’amu fined $10,000 for stepping on Alex Boone’s faceAfter a skirmish between Cardinals defensive tackle Alameda Ta’amu and 49ers offensive lineman Alex Boone, Boone went to the sideline screaming, “He kicked me in the f–king face.” The league office was just as unhappy with Ta’amu as Boone was. Ta’amu wa…Upvote Share Tweet
Best of 'NFL Total Access' - Week 7Oct 19Bears linebacker Lance Briggs makes fun of former teammate Tommie Harris and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate attempts to explain how he got his name.
Will it be the year of the Seattle Seahawks?Oct 19How can the Seattle Seahawks realistically get off to a 10-1 start? Willie McGinest and Darren Sharper explain on "NFL Total Access" what the Seahawks are doing right.