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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…Share Tweet
49ers get a visit from four-star generalsfgate.com Nov 9, 201249ers 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…Share Tweet
Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night scheduleCNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012If 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…Share Tweet
Final Word: NFC WestESPN.com Nov 9, 2012Five 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 …Share TweetRandy 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 pShare Tweet
'Playbook': Rams vs. 49ersNov 9Will 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.
Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night scheduleNov 9If 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 playNov 9The 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 coachesNov 9The 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 onNov 9A moment of silence for the ex-Lakers coach before getting to the Week 10 picks.