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Kaepernick's father is proud, gratified

Kaepernick's father is proud, gratified

sfgate.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
Kaepernick's father is proud, gratified On Colin handling the pressure of his first playoffs: Since he was little, he has had this unique ability to block things out and focus on the task at hand, and not let other things around him bother him. On Colin…
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  • Can 49ers pick up where Seahawks left off?

    Can 49ers pick up where Seahawks left off?

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Divisional Round: Falcons D and 49ers O The San Francisco 49ers piled up 579 yards against the Green Bay Packers during a 45-31 divisional-round victory Saturday night. They will now face an Atlanta Falcons defense that allowed 491 yards Sunday during a…
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  • Bay Area's Bartkowski an Atlanta mainstay

    Bay Area's Bartkowski an Atlanta mainstay

    sfgate.com Jan 16, 2013
    Bay Area's Bartkowski an Atlanta mainstay Bartkowski, the NFL's No. 1 draft pick in 1975, launched a pass down the left side to about the 5-yard line. Though it appeared the 49ers had tackled him at least a foot shy of the goal line, the officials ruled…
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  • Arians now has inside track in Arizona

    Arians now has inside track in Arizona

    profootballtalk.com Jan 16, 2013
    Suddenly, only two head-coaching vacancies remain. And there’s not much mystery with the openings in Arizona and Jacksonville.  As to the latter, the widespread thinking is that G.M. Dave Caldwell is waiting for his John Carroll teammate and roommate,
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  • Harbaugh goes old school to motivate his players

    Harbaugh goes old school to motivate his players

    The 49ers might be road favorites this weekend against the Falcons in the NFC Championship Game, but coach Jim Harbaugh took a step to remind his players that many of them were underdogs not that long ago. As a motivational ploy, Harbaugh had photos pul…
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  • 2013 Kiper mock: 49ers thoughts

    2013 Kiper mock: 49ers thoughts

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mel Kiper Jr. has released his initial 2013 NFL mock draft for the first round. We discussed his St. Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks projections previously. We round out the conversation with a look at Kiper's thoughts for the 49ers. …
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  • Falcons' Nolan not bitter about 49ers firing

    Falcons' Nolan not bitter about 49ers firing

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Mike Nolan knows a thing or two about the San Francisco 49ers. His father coached the team and he did, too. And now, he'll try to keep them out of the Super Bowl.
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  • Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age …

    Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San Francisco

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For obvious reasons, we spent much of the season marveling at the freakish recuperative powers of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who made a serious run at the single-season rushing record despite being less than a year remo…
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  • Kaepernick, Ryan: striking contrast

    Kaepernick, Ryan: striking contrast

    sfgate.com Jan 16, 2013
    Kaepernick, Ryan: striking contrast NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 49ers vs. Kaepernick's words seem prescient in retrospect, given the way he jetted downfield on his 56-yard touchdown run in Saturday's 45-31 playoff win over Green Bay. It was a telling snapshot…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: How To Stop A Running Quarterback 02:08

    NFL32OT: How To Stop A Running Quarterback

    Jan 16
    Episode 250: Mark Schlereth breaks down how the Falcons should stop Colin Kaepernick. The NFL32 crew discuss if new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly's offense will work in the NFL.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers 04:06

    'Sound FX': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Jan 16
    Listen in to hear the best sounds from the exciting NFC Divisional Game between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers.
  • Video - Best of Championship Wednesday 01:52

    Best of Championship Wednesday

    Jan 16
    Players from the Falcons, Patriots, Ravens and 49ers took to the podium to address the media. Check out our collection of the best quotes from Championship Wednesday.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Lessons From Seattle 02:11

    Blogger Blitz: Lessons From Seattle

    Jan 16
    NFC West blogger Mike Sando thinks the 49ers learned some valuable lessons watching the Seahawks face the Falcons

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''
  • Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San Fran…

    Jan 16
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For obvious reasons, we spent much of the season marveling at the freakish recuperative powers of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who made a serious run at the single-season rushing record despite being less than a year remo…