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Low-key life of a practice squad playerUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share Tweet
Low-key life of a practice squad player To find him in the locker room at the team's Santa Clara headquarters, you must walk through the main area and around the corner to an alcove reserved mostly for practice-squad players. Thomas, Hall and the other …
Share Tweet2012 Tom Brady vs. 49ers Defense The San Francisco 49ers' schedule pits them against four of the six most recent Super Bowl quarterbacks. The 49ers won on the road against Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and New Orleans' Drew Brees. They struggled during a 26…
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 14Updated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetSeattle is a great place to play if you want to grab a double latte or a Pyramid IPA. It's not a great place to play if you want to grab coast-to-coast NFL headlines.Source: CNNSI.com
QBR ranks: Serious halftime adjustmentsUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetThe outlook for NFC West quarterbacks was dim at halftime of their games in Week 14. San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick had completed 12 of 15 passes without making a dent in the Miami Dolphins' defense. The 49ers led 6-3 at home. Kaepernick had taken thr…Share TweetTwo of the NFL’s eight division titles have already been clinched. By Sunday night, that number could grow to six. The Texans, Ravens and Packers all clinch their divisions if they win on Sunday, while the 49ers will clinch the NFC West if they win andSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.Source: CNNSI.com
Around the NFC West: 49ers must manageUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetAround the NFC West: Dec. 11, 2012 The San Francisco 49ers have yet to face a winning team on the road with Colin Kaepernick as their starting quarterback. That will change with trips to New England and Seattle over the next two weeks. Both games will b…Share TweetThe 49ers suspended the disgruntled former Giants running back, who seems more valuable to them as a player who doesn't play.Source: nytimes.com
49ers Suspend RB Jacobs for Remainder of SeasonUpdated Dec 11, 2012 Share TweetBrandon Jacobs’ complaints about playing time have resulted in him not playing another snap for the rest of the season. The 49ers announced today that Jacobs, who has been prolific on social media sites in the last few days, is suspended for the final tSource: 49ersgab.com
49ers Suspend Brandon JacobsDec 11Cris Carter, Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg discuss the 49ers' suspension of Brandon Jacobs following comments he made on social media.
Alabama's Nick Saban to Cleveland Browns doesn't add upDec 11Having experienced the unique pressures of the NFL, why would Nick Saban vacate his Alabama throne for Cleveland?
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 14Dec 11Seattle is a great place to play if you want to grab a double latte or a Pyramid IPA. It's not a great place to play if you want to grab coast-to-coast NFL headlines.
Peter King: Tagliabue ruling points finger at Saints organization, coachesDec 11In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
Do not blame Roger Goodell for New Orleans Saints bounty scandalDec 11Everything that's gone wrong for Saints is fault of man in charge during scandal, Sean Payton, writes Jeffri Chadiha.