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Numbers don't tell story of Moss' impact

Numbers don't tell story of Moss' impact

sfgate.com Updated Nov 9, 2012
Numbers don't tell story of Moss' impact Halfway through this 49ers season, the numbers place Randy Moss on the periphery: 13 catches, two touchdowns, well down the list of quarterback Alex Smith's favorite targets. [...] it jibes with what offensive co…
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  • 49ers get a visit from four-star general

    49ers get a visit from four-star general

    sfgate.com Nov 9, 2012
    49ers get a visit from four-star general Four-star Army Gen. Robert W. Cone and his wife, Jill, visited the facility, watched practice and spoke to the players afterward. Cone, who served in Iraq from March 201o to February 2011 as the second-highest ra…
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  • Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night sch…

    Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night schedule

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
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  • Final Word: NFC West

    Final Word: NFC West

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 10: Teams facing the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers tend to focus on containing those teams' strong running games. This could be opening up first-down opportunities for quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Alex …
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  • Randy Moss earning a new respect with his blocking skills

    Randy Moss earning a new respect with his blocking skills

    Randy Moss isn’t making as many highlight reels as he used to. But that doesn’t mean he’s not making plays. His 49ers teammates are impressed and amazed by the veteran wide receiver’s blocking ability, something that’s always been obscured his p
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Rams vs. 49ers 03:29

    'Playbook': Rams vs. 49ers

    Nov 9
    Will the St. Louis Rams be able to score against the San Francisco 49ers defense? "Playbook" explains how the NFC west teams will matchup in Week 10.

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  • Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night schedule

    Nov 9
    If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
  • Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive play

    Nov 9
    The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.
  • Clayton mailbag: Scramble for QBs costing coaches

    Nov 9
    The scramble for franchise quarterbacks is costing coaches their jobs, writes John Clayton.
  • The Mike Brown era ends in L.A., but the Week 10 picks must go on

    Nov 9
    A moment of silence for the ex-Lakers coach before getting to the Week 10 picks.