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sfgate.com Updated Dec 22, 2012
Kaepernick, Seattle rookie share traits Since his head coach bucked convention this season by anointing him a starter over a higher-paid and seemingly entrenched veteran, he has justified the decision by compiling an impressive resume that includes more…Upvote Share Tweet
2012: 49ers reminiscent of glory yearssfgate.com Updated Dec 22, 20122012: 49ers reminiscent of glory years Thirty-two different versions of a weekly drama with multiple characters and subplots, stories to follow and debate, cliffhangers that leave viewers guessing. The 49ers have interesting characters, most notably the…Upvote Share TweetSan Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl defensive end Justin Smith is not expected to play Sunday night against the Seattle Seattle because of an elbow injury, according to a league source.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 22, 2012The Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals are assured a playoff berth by winning Sunday. There is a chance Seattle will have clinched a playoff berth before kicking off against the San Francisco 49ers in the Sunday night game. The …Upvote Share Tweet