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LONDON, OCT. 21: Shahid Khan, owner of Fulham F.C. and the Jack…

LONDON, OCT. 21: Shahid Khan, owner of Fulham F.C. and the Jacksonville Jaguars, enjoys a brief resp

deadspin.com Updated Oct 21, 2013
LONDON, OCT. 21: Shahid Khan, owner of Fulham F.C. and the Jacksonville Jaguars, enjoys a brief respite from the soul-crushing incompetence of his other team as Fulham defeat Crystal Palace, 4-1. His Jags join him in London next Sunday when they host Th…
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  • Return of the read option paces 49ers win over Titans

    Return of the read option paces 49ers win over Titans

    49ersgab.com ESPN.com Oct 21, 2013
    The 49ers saw something about the Tennessee Titans’ defense that made them go into their hat and pull out an old trick. The read option was on display again in Week 7 as San Francisco took the shackles off of Colin Kaepernick and allowed him to run the …
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  • Inside Kaepernick's big QBR game

    Inside Kaepernick's big QBR game

    ESPN.com Oct 21, 2013
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had a Total QBR of 99.0 on Sunday’s victory at Tennessee. The QBR scale goes to 100. Kaepernick’s number was the highest of any quarterback in the NFL this season. Thanks to Mark Simon …
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Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Dwight Freeney reflects on old team after Peyton's Indy homec…

    Oct 21
    Since sustaining a season-ending quadriceps injury on Sept. 29, Chargers outside linebacker Dwight Freeney tries to stay as far away from football as possible. He avoids watching it on television or listening to it on the radio. He doesn't even read abo…
  • No Perfect Endings, Just Luck

    Oct 21
    Soaking in what happened Sunday and what those happenings mean: Wild-Card wonderment. It’s early. Nine games left is an eternity, etc., blah, blah, blah. But Kansas City’s win and Denver’s loss sets up at least the prospect of K.C. winning the AFC West …
  • Don Banks: Colts prove to be real deal with win over Manning's Broncos in …

    Oct 21
    Don't be fooled by this one. The closeness of the final score didn't tell the whole story, because this was no fluke. A celebrated homecoming might have distracted us for a while, but for most of the night, this was more of a mismatch than a memorable m…