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Smith's plight could be setback for NFL

Smith's plight could be setback for NFL

sfgate.com Updated Dec 8, 2012
Smith's plight could be setback for NFL The 49ers take the field against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday with quarterback Colin Kaepernick holding a firm grip on the starting job. In case you missed it, the QB controversy that has dominated 49ers discourse…
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  • Brandon Jacobs mad he’s not playing, rips fans who criticize hi…

    Brandon Jacobs mad he’s not playing, rips fans who criticize him

    profootballtalk.com Dec 8, 2012
    San Francisco running back Brandon Jacobs is angry that he’s not getting much playing time with the 49ers, and he doesn’t care if you criticize the way he goes about expressing that. Jacobs, who previously tweeted about hating his boss but then claime
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  • Goldson evangelizes for safer tackling

    Goldson evangelizes for safer tackling

    sfgate.com Dec 8, 2012
    Goldson evangelizes for safer tackling In the 49ers' locker room Friday, safety Dashon Goldson was demonstrating proper tackling technique to a reporter, which is not unlike having Warren Buffett explain investing. The tackling consultant for USA Footba…
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  • NFC West penalty watch: 49ers' complaints

    NFC West penalty watch: 49ers' complaints

    ESPN.com Dec 8, 2012
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh made headlines after Week 7 for asking the NFL whether Seattle's cornerbacks were playing too aggressively. Seven weeks later, he might want to ask the league whether officials have anything against his own team. 2…
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  • NFL: Onus on league to deal with guns, drunken driving, domestic issues

    Dec 8
    After another tragic Saturday, the NFL must rethink how it's addressing some of the less discussed issues affecting its brand, Jeffri Chadiha writes.