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Niners in need of a No. 2 wideout
profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 8, 2013
The 49ers entered the 2012 season with five No. 1 receivers. They ended the campaign with only one. So now, as Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle explains it, the Niners need a No. 2 wideout to complement Michael Crabtree. In quarterback Colin …Share Tweet
Recent in-game audio from Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco includes the Super Bowl MVP urging teammates to take out 49ers return specialist Ted Ginn Jr. during the last play of Baltimore’s championship win. Predictably, the question of whether Flacco was jShare TweetFormer 49ers coach Mike Singletary wants to be a head coach again. Since he’s currently a linebackers coach with the Vikings, becoming a defensive coordinator would be a big step in that direction. According to Jeremy Fowler of CBSSports.com, SingletaShare Tweet
You called it: One winner from Super Bowl2008-12 You Called It Repeat Winners Not that San Francisco 49ers fans will be excited about it, but we had one winner in the "You Called It" competition from Super Bowl XLVII. gaithmaster227 predicted Baltimore's victory and 34-31 final score…Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 8, 2013The Superdome's power company took the blame Friday for the Super Bowl blackout, saying the cause was a faulty device that had been installed in its switching gear and designed to prevent a failure of electric cables leading to the stadium.Share Tweet
Special comeback or coachspeak? BothThe San Francisco 49ers stormed back from a 28-6 deficit before falling just short, 34-31, in Super Bowl XLVII. Their coach, Jim Harbaugh, later said "90 percent of the teams will lose by 40" after falling behind by such a wide margin. The com…Share Tweet
Silver linings: 49ers vs. RavensThanks to those who reminded me to produce a "Silver linings" file following the Super Bowl. It's taken most of the week, but here goes. The facts: The San Francisco 49ers suffered a 34-31 defeat to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII. Th…Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh enjoys a relaxing round of golfWith 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh swinging golf clubs this weekend, there isn’t much time for football news. But there were, in fact, two bits of news. The first is that the high-strung Harbaugh “seemed uncommonly relaxed” during his five-and-half-Share Tweet
Jacoby Jones wants a ‘Dancing With The Stars’ spot, expresses his desire in hilarious wayyahoo.com Feb 8, 2013Is Jacoby Jones poised to become the breakout star of Super Bowl XLVII? After catching a long touchdown from Joe Flacco and then breaking away from the San Francisco 49ers for a 108-yard kickoff return at the start of Sunday's second half, it certainly …Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 8, 2013After a crushing loss in the Super Bowl on Sunday, it looks like Colin Kaepernick has returned to the tattoo parlor for a little ink therapy. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback tweeted the above photos on Thursday and the before-and-after look shows ho…Share Tweet
49ers sign 6 to reserve/future dealssfgate.com Feb 8, 201349ers sign 6 to reserve/future deals San Francisco Chronicle Copyright 2013 San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:42 pm, Thursday, February 7, 2013 The others …Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: Oakland Raiders 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 8SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.