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49ers' A.J. Jenkins likely to make debut

49ers' A.J. Jenkins likely to make debut

sfgate.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
49ers' A.J. Jenkins likely to make debut [...] in the 13th game of his rookie season, 49ers wide receiver A.J. Jenkins might step onto the field. Before their loss to the Rams, the 49ers had dropped five games and tied one under Harbaugh. The NFL issued…
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  • 49ers' Smith in historic sack race

    49ers' Smith in historic sack race

    sfgate.com Dec 7, 2012
    49ers' Smith in historic sack race Dean also is realistic enough to know that a premier pass rusher, such as 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith, can make a bigger impact in today's pass-happy NFL than Dean did in his era. Smith is only 23 years old, n…
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  • 49ers' Gore (wrist) expected in vs. Dolphins

    49ers' Gore (wrist) expected in vs. Dolphins

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Frank Gore carries a heavy load every week for the 49ers and it will be more of the same when San Francisco hosts the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
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  • Broncos' Miller fined $25,000 for hit on Freeman

    Broncos' Miller fined $25,000 for hit on Freeman

    CNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Denver Broncos defensive end Von Miller was fined $25,000 by the NFL on Friday for his hit below the knee of Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman last week.
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  • Michael Rosenberg: On the verge of history, Calvin Johnson stri…

    Michael Rosenberg: On the verge of history, Calvin Johnson strives to be even better

    CNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012
    Calvin Johnson may not yet belong among the great wide receivers in NFL history. But by creeping up on Jerry Rice's receiving record, Johnson is getting close, writes Michael Rosenberg.
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  • Kaepernick's edge against the Dolphins

    Kaepernick's edge against the Dolphins

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    The St. Louis Rams came after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in Week 13, sending five-plus pass-rushers more than 60 percent of the time. That was a single-game high for the Rams over the past two seasons. That tactic forced Kaepernick…
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  • 49ers stadium tops out with signature event

    49ers stadium tops out with signature event

    sfgate.com Dec 7, 2012
    49ers stadium tops out with signature event The I-beam constituting the highest point of the 49ers' stadium under construction in Santa Clara was raised into place Thursday, accompanied by a ceremony. But first the beam accumulated a mass of signatures,…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers 03:26

    'Playbook': Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Dec 7
    Can the Miami Dolphins find a way to stop San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick? The "Playbook" guys discuss why Kaepernick provides new elements to the offense.
  • Video - Donte Whitner: 'We will roll with Kaep' 04:50

    Donte Whitner: 'We will roll with Kaep'

    Dec 7
    San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner, who originally supported Alex Smith as the 49ers starting QB, joins "Around the League" to show his support for QB Colin Kaepernick.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…

    Dec 7
    So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
  • The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picks

    Dec 7
    Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.