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49ers' Kaepernick settling into a groove

49ers' Kaepernick settling into a groove

49ers' Kaepernick settling into a groove [...] despite the dearth of hard information, except for early returns from Ohio precincts, I'm going to go ahead and project that Colin Kaepernick will be your 49ers' starting quarterback next Sunday evening aga…
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  • 49ers less than super beating Dolphins

    49ers less than super beating Dolphins

    sfgate.com ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    49ers less than super beating Dolphins Sergio Romo was in the 49ers' locker room after Sunday's game, wearing an Aldon Smith jersey, carrying a football and a Sharpie and asking for autographs. [...] when Jim Harbaugh made his unprecedented quarterback …
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  • Brandon Jacobs frustrated by 49ers' role

    Brandon Jacobs frustrated by 49ers' role

    sfgate.com yahoo.com Dec 9, 2012
    Brandon Jacobs frustrated by 49ers' role Could running back Brandon Jacobs be the second player released by 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh in two Decembers? About a year after the team released wide receiver Braylon Edwards for complaining about playing …
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  • James' fresh legs cover ground for 49ers

    James' fresh legs cover ground for 49ers

    sfgate.com Dec 9, 2012
    James' fresh legs cover ground for 49ers In his long-awaited NFL debut, LaMichael James didn't have butterflies, but he did have plenty of burst after sitting on the sideline for the season's first 13 weeks. After finding some holes en route to gaining …
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  • Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nea…

    Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012
    In his Week 14 Snap Judgments, Don Banks touches on what's become déjà vu for the Falcons and Bears, the tough Comeback Player of the Year race, the fortunate Steelers and more.
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  • Frank Gore sports dead Dolphins logo after game

    Frank Gore sports dead Dolphins logo after game

    Frank Gore must have been confident that the San Francisco 49ers would beat out the Miami Dolphins. Via Sacramento Bee reporter Matt Barrows, this is the shirt Gore wore after the game. It was a bold choice because Gore had to be assured of the result w…
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  • Mario Manningham, Chris Ivory headline late game NFL inactive l…

    Mario Manningham, Chris Ivory headline late game NFL inactive lists

    yahoo.com Dec 9, 2012
    With just five carries for seven yards on his 10 plays as a member of the San Francisco 49ers, veteran running back Brandon Jacobs says he is "rotting away" with the team. Jacobs will not have an opportunity to build upon those numbers as he w…
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  • Cardinals, Seahawks draw 49ers-Rams ref

    Cardinals, Seahawks draw 49ers-Rams ref

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    SEATTLE -- Carl Cheffers, the referee assigned to work the Arizona-Seattle game Sunday, was the same one presiding over two controversial scoring plays earlier this season. Cheffers' crew incorrectly allowed a Carolina touchdown to stand during the Pant…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-49ers Recap 03:07

    Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-49ers Recap

    Dec 9
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the 49ers' 27-13 win over the Dolphins
  • Video - 49ers postgame press conference 04:57

    49ers postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    49ers react following game with Dolphins
  • Video - 49ers Bounce Back 00:36

    49ers Bounce Back

    Dec 9
    49ers recover from loss to Rams with 27-13 win over Dolphins.
  • Video - Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights 00:56

    Miami Dolphins vs. San Francisco 49ers highlights

    Dec 9
    The San Francisco 49ers dominate on the ground, scoring three rushing touchdowns, as they knock off the Miami Dolphins 27-13 on Sunday.

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  • Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…

    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
  • Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…

    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.