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49ers could try to exploit Miami rookie

49ers could try to exploit Miami rookie

sfgate.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
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…
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  • 49ers-Seahawks could have flex appeal

    49ers-Seahawks could have flex appeal

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Week 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…
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  • Woman who gave him up for adoption still supports Kaepernick

    Woman who gave him up for adoption still supports Kaepernick

    There 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 …
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  • Peter King: NFL Week 14 Picks

    Peter King: NFL Week 14 Picks

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    If 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.
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  • 49ers' playoff-clinching odds in Week 14

    49ers' playoff-clinching odds in Week 14

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    49ers 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…
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  • Around the NFC West: Chasing the 49ers

    Around the NFC West: Chasing the 49ers

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Around 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…
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  • J.J. Watt credited with another sack, trails Aldon Smith by one

    J.J. Watt credited with another sack, trails Aldon Smith by one

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Texans 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 official
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  • Jim Harbaugh hearing it from 49ers over “Saved by the Bell” ca…

    Jim Harbaugh hearing it from 49ers over “Saved by the Bell” cameo

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    In 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 H
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  • S.F. would feel Manningham's absence

    S.F. would feel Manningham's absence

    sfgate.com Dec 6, 2012
    S.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…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Dolphins-49ers 00:48

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Dolphins-49ers

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Miami at San Francisco
  • Video - Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers 02:00

    Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the San Francisco 49ers.

Sports Columnists

  • Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.