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Officials miss roughing call on Saints

Officials miss roughing call on Saints

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 21, 2013
Saints fans who zealously have been defending the flag thrown on 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks for hitting quarterback Drew Brees in the neck have suddenly fallen silent. Saints defensive lineman Akiem Hicks got away with a more obvious infraction in th…
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  • Alex Boone’s fine rescinded for altercation with Alameda Ta’Amu

    Alex Boone’s fine rescinded for altercation with Alameda Ta’Amu

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Alex Boone was hit with a $7,875 fine from the league after retaliating against Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Alameda Ta’Amu during a game in October. According to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com, Boone’s fine has …
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  • Michael Crabtree getting closer to return

    Michael Crabtree getting closer to return

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Wide receiver Michael Crabtree practiced Thursday as the San Francisco 49ers began to work in earnest ahead of Monday night’s game at Washington. It is not out of the question that Crabtree is activated in time for Monday’s game, b…
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  • Long road back: Lattimore back at practice

    Long road back: Lattimore back at practice

    ESPN.com Nov 21, 2013
    Marcus Lattimore practices with San Francisco 49ers.
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  • Brooks not upset by the publicity from hit on Brees

    Brooks not upset by the publicity from hit on Brees

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21, 2013
    49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks doesn’t like that he received a flag and later a fine for hitting Saints quarterback Drew Brees in the neck. But Brooks doesn’t mind the fact that the issue has given him plenty of attention. “I’m not upset,” Brooks said Th…
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  • Clay Matthews did the discount double check on fines

    Clay Matthews did the discount double check on fines

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21, 2013
    Clay Matthews apparently isn’t as dirty a player as some believed. He’s also $23,250 richer, by virtue. Matthews told Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com that he’s saved a lot of money on fines, with one rescinded and one cut in half. Matthews said his Week One la…
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  • 49ers don’t think Tarell Brown will miss rest of season

    49ers don’t think Tarell Brown will miss rest of season

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21, 2013
    49ers cornerback Tarell Brown suffered a rib injury during last Sunday’s victory over the Saints that was serious enough to force him to spend the night in New Orleans and fly back to San Francisco on Monday. On Thursday, coach Jim Harbaugh said at his …
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  • NFL Week 12 picks: Can the reigning champions keep their wild-c…

    NFL Week 12 picks: Can the reigning champions keep their wild-card h…

    CNNSI.com Nov 21, 2013
    Can the reigning champions keep their wild-card hopes alive Sunday vs. the Jets? Picking that and more.
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  • Kaepernick struggling in the fourth quarter

    Kaepernick struggling in the fourth quarter

    ESPN.com Nov 21, 2013
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Quarterbacks are separated by their performance in the fourth quarter. Colin Kaepernick is struggling in the final quarter during his second NFL season as a starter. In the 49ers’ past two games, both narrow defeats, Kaepernick an…
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  • T.J. McDonald returns to practice for Rams

    T.J. McDonald returns to practice for Rams

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21, 2013
    St. Louis Rams rookie safety T.J. McDonald returned to practice on Wednesday as he works his way back from a fractured leg that landed him on the injured reserve/designated to return list earlier this season. McDonald was injured in the team’s Week 4 lo…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: SF-WSH 00:54

    Countdown Daily Prediction: SF-WSH

    Nov 21
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for San Francisco at Washington.
  • Video - Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins 01:57

    Preview: San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins

    Nov 21
    NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins.
  • Video - Dynamic QBs On Display On 'Monday Night Football' 02:57

    Dynamic QBs On Display On 'Monday Night Football'

    Nov 21
    Jon Gruden joins "Mike & Mike" to discuss the athleticism of Robert Griffin III and Colin Kaepernick and preview Monday night's matchup between the 49ers and Redskins.
  • Video - Inside Edge: 49ers at Redskins 00:53

    Inside Edge: 49ers at Redskins

    Nov 21
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make a pick for San Francisco at Washington.

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 21
    The winter wonderland known as the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is fewer than 11 weeks away, meaning we've officially made it past the halfway mark in the NFL season (not just the regular season). There are still plenty of serious contenders to make it…
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 12 -- John Clayton's First and 10

    Nov 21
    John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.