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Cundiff gets his kicks at Candlestick What happened at empty, quiet Candlestick Park on Monday could play a role in what happens at jam-packed, boisterous Candlestick on Saturday. Five days ahead of their NFC divisional playoff game against Green Bay, t…Upvote Share Tweet
Harbaugh says Kaepernick has “savant-like” understanding of playoff prepWith the 49ers preparing for a playoff game that they won a year ago against the team they beat to start the current season, it’s becoming harder to overlook the fact that the quarterback who led San Fran to victory against the Saints in January 2012 anUpvote Share Tweet
Harbaugh says there’s a “leader in the clubhouse” at kickerThe 49ers sent both their kickers to Candlestick Park Monday, to continue the competition that will determine who kicks against the Packers Saturday. And while 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he had a hunch which way he was leaning, he didn’t divulge whicUpvote Share Tweet
Seahawks vs. 49ers for SB: What are odds?ESPN.com Updated Jan 7, 2013Greetings. The mind wanders during a six-hour flight across the country. More than once during the trip home I envisioned the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers playing one another in the NFC Championship Game. Imagine what that one would do for t…Upvote Share Tweet
Patrick Willis may play more of a role for 49ers this timeThe Packers are a different offense than the first time they played the 49ers. And that may actually help the 49ers this time through. As Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee points out, because Green Bay spent much of the opener spreading the field with …Upvote Share Tweet
No injuries “of serious nature” for PackersThe Packers had a couple of offensive starters leave Saturday night’s win over the Vikings before the game was complete, but it doesn’t sound like there’s much worry about either player’s status for next weekend’s game against the 49ers. Tight eUpvote Share TweetOn Sunday, there were reports that indicated 49ers exec Tom Gamble was poised to become the next general manager of the Jets. That may come to pass, but multiple reports from New York put Gamble’s hiring as less of a sure thing than it seemed during theUpvote Share Tweet
49ers, Packers have changed since Week 1sfgate.com Updated Jan 7, 201349ers, Packers have changed since Week 1 [...] Packers running back DuJuan Harris, a few months removed from selling cars, is an integral part of Green Bay's offense. [...] 49ers placekicker David Akers soon could enter unemployment after he entered the…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategyJan 7The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
2013 NFL draft -- Zach Ertz of Stanford Cardinal enters NFL draftJan 7Stanford's offense will be without one if its premier playmakers after tight end Zach Ertz announced Monday he'll enter the 2013 NFL draft.
Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card WeekendJan 7Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …