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49ers could try to exploit Miami rookieUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share Tweet
49ers could try to exploit Miami rookie 49ers Because NFL players and coaches habitually say sweet things about the upcoming opponent, it can be slightly jarring when someone offers an authentic, sugar-free assessment. In his absence, Martin, who starte…
49ers-Seahawks could have flex appealUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetWeek 16 Schedule (Sunday only) The Week 16 game between San Francisco and Seattle looks like a good candidate for flexing into prime time on NBC. The league and networks haven't made an announcement yet, but the currently scheduled Sunday nighter betwee…Share TweetThere are many 49ers fans who would love a moment of contact with quarterback Colin Kaepernick. But the one with the deepest, yet most tortured connection is Heidi Russo, his biological mother who gave him up for adoption. When she watches him from the …
Peter King: NFL Week 14 PicksUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetIf the Pats get the AFC's No. 2 seed, they'll have earned it, thanks to a brutal two-game stretch that starts now. Can they slow the Texans' playmakers? Peter King picks Week 14.Source: CNNSI.com
49ers' playoff-clinching odds in Week 14Updated Dec 6, 2012 Share Tweet49ers Clinch in Week 14, Plan 1 49ers Clinch in Week 14, Plan 2 Informed sports fans must arm themselves with the proper rooting strategies. That is especially true late in the season, when outcomes for seemingly obscure games can affect the playoff pic…
Around the NFC West: Chasing the 49ersUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetAround the NFC West: Dec. 6, 2012 The Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams have gained ground on their NFC West rivals since this point last season. Seattle, at 7-5, is two games better than it stood entering Week 14 last season. St. Louis has improved f…Share TweetTexans defensive end J.J. Watt’s attempt to catch 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith for the NFL sack lead was bolstered when the league’s official statisticians reviewed the tape from Sunday’s win over the Titans and gave Watt another sack. The officialSource: profootballtalk.com
Jim Harbaugh hearing it from 49ers over “Saved by the Bell” cameoUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetIn 1996, Jim Harbaugh, then the quarterback of the Colts, made a guest appearance on Saved by the Bell: The New Class. That episode was posted to YouTube and became a viral video recently, and Harbaugh hasn’t heard the end of it. The first question at HSource: profootballtalk.com
S.F. would feel Manningham's absenceUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetS.F. would feel Manningham's absence On Wednesday morning, 49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams said, via Twitter, that he was about to undergo surgery for the season-ending ACL injury he sustained Nov. 25. In the afternoon, wideout Mario Manningham missed…Source: sfgate.com
Countdown Daily Prediction: Dolphins-49ersDec 6The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Miami at San Francisco
Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ersDec 6NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the San Francisco 49ers.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.