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sfgate.com Updated Dec 29, 2012
49ers, hoping for bye, host Cardinals After rugged back-to-back road dates against powerhouses, the banged-up 49ers get to host a powder puff to end the regular season. After three predecessors threw 10 touchdowns and 19 interceptions, quarterback Brian…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers offensive drive info by quarterbackESPN.com Dec 29, 2012Some San Francisco 49ers fans are concerned a quarterback change could be throwing off the team's formula for winning. They realize Colin Kaepernick might offer more than Alex Smith offered, but they fear improved big-play ability could be coming at the…Upvote Share TweetJustin Smith knows he’s going to need surgery eventually. But the 49ers defensive tackle is hoping he’s able to play through the pain and weakness associated with his partially torn triceps tendon and get through the playoffs. Smith told reporters FriUpvote Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers can lock up the NFC West division with a Week Seventeen win over the Arizona Cardinals. It sounds increasingly likely, however, that they’ll be playing Sunday’s game without concussed tight end Vernon Davis. In a late-Friday arUpvote Share Tweet
Tony Jerod-Eddie up from practice squadsfgate.com Dec 29, 2012Tony Jerod-Eddie up from practice squad The 49ers showed their concern about Justin Smith's absence by promoting rookie defensive lineman Tony Jerod-Eddie from the practice squad to the active roster Friday. Jerod-Eddie takes the roster spot of wide rec…Upvote Share Tweet