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Colt McCoy named Colin Kaepernick’s backup despite uneven perfo…

Colt McCoy named Colin Kaepernick’s backup despite uneven performance for 49ers

yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 25, 2013
Colt McCoy hoped to play well in the 49ers' preseason game against the Vikings Sunday night for one of two reasons. He either wanted to prove that he deserved to be on the roster, or perhaps boost his trade value to a team that actually wants him. McCoy…
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  • Three things revisited: Vikings-49ers

    Three things revisited: Vikings-49ers

    ESPN.com Aug 25, 2013
    Looking back on three things discussed here before the San Francisco 49ers' third exhibition game of the 2013 preseason, a 34-14 home victory against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night: 1. Seneca's debut. Coach Jim Harbaugh had indicated that all fiv…
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  • Idiots On The Field Invade SNF, And Jerome Simpson Leveled One …

    Idiots On The Field Invade SNF, And Jerome Simpson Leveled One Of Them

    deadspin.com Aug 25, 2013
    It's preseason for security staff too, as we learned tonight at Candlestick Park as back-to-back Idiots invaded the field during the Vikings-49ers matchup, with one of them getting taken down by Jerome Simpson.Read more...
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  • Kevin Williams walks off after shot to knee

    Kevin Williams walks off after shot to knee

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25, 2013
    There’s a reason few veterans want to play in second halves of preseason games, and Kevin Williams just showed why. The Vikings defensive tackle just limped off the field under his own power, after taking a shot to the right knee from 49ers backup guard…
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  • Video - Pre Week 3: Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights 02:35

    Pre Week 3: Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights

    Aug 25
    Despite a rough start for San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, he finishes with one touchdown pass and 72 yards in a 34-14 Week 3 preseason win over the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Video - San Francisco 49ers receiver Lavelle Hawkins headbutts Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop 01:15

    San Francisco 49ers receiver Lavelle Hawkins headbutts Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop

    Aug 25
    San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins picks up his third unsportsmanlike penalty of the game after he headbutts Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop.
  • Video - San Francisco 49ers running back Jewel Hampton 4-yard touchdown 00:39

    San Francisco 49ers running back Jewel Hampton 4-yard touchdown

    Aug 25
    San Francisco 49ers running back Jewel Hampton rushes right end for the 4-yard touchdown.
  • Video - San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick 5-yard touchdown pass 00:38

    San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick 5-yard touchdown pass

    Aug 25
    San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick passes short right to wide receiver Quinton Patton for a 5-yard touchdown.

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  • NFL mailbag: Three-ring quarterback circus

    Aug 25
    Mailbag: The Jets, Bills and Raiders are putting on a three-ring circus at quarterback, writes John Clayton.