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Seneca Wallace doesn’t last long with 49ers

Seneca Wallace doesn’t last long with 49ers Updated Aug 29, 2013
When you look back on the Seneca Wallace era with the 49ers, you better not blink. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers intend to cut the just-acquired quarterback, and won’t play him in tonight’s preseason finale. Wallace was brou…
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  • Asomugha earns No. 3 CB spot with 49ers

    Asomugha earns No. 3 CB spot with 49ers

    Nnamdi Asomugha, who began training camp competing for a roster spot, has won the No. 3 cornerback job with the San Francisco 49ers.
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  • Beware The Knuckle Punt

    Beware The Knuckle Punt Aug 29, 2013
    You can have your college football opening night. Me, I'll be staying up for a West Coast preseason NFL game, counting off the 49er downs until it's time to punt. That's when Andy Lee will blow minds, break hearts, and fracture phalanges.Read more...
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  • Three things: 49ers-Chargers

    Three things: 49ers-Chargers Aug 29, 2013
    Three things to watch for Thursday night in the San Francisco 49ers' final exhibition of the 2013 season, set for 10 p.m. ET against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium: 1. Final QB impressions. The 49ers already named Colt McCoy as their No. 2 q…
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  • Video - Asomugha Lands 49ers' 3rd CB Spot 03:20

    Asomugha Lands 49ers' 3rd CB Spot

    Aug 29
    Brian Dawkins discusses how effective Nnamdi Asomugha can be as a cornerback for the 49ers this season.

Sports Columnists

  • Seattle Seahawks defense too good to ignore

    Aug 29
    Seattle's talented young defense is finally getting the recognition it rightfully deserves, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion set…

    Aug 29
    Don't try telling former NFL players union president Kevin Mawae that Thursday's concussion litigation settlement was an even-handed resolution to the most contentious and significant issue facing the sport as the NFL's 2013 regular season looms.
  • NFL concussion deal: Did players get played?

    Aug 29
    The players should have used their leverage to get more from the NFL in the concussion settlement, Jeffri Chadiha writes.