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Allegations of preferential treatment arise regarding Aldon Smi…

Allegations of preferential treatment arise regarding Aldon Smith’s DUI arrest Updated Oct 22, 2013
The 49ers aren’t the only ones being questioned for how they handled the September DUI arrest of linebacker Aldon Smith. According to NBC Bay Area, Smith may have received preferential treatment from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s office in the wake o…
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  • 49ers have scored on last 11 takeaways. Here’s a look at how

    49ers have scored on last 11 takeaways. Here’s a look at how Oct 22, 2013
    There 49ers are in the midst of a four game winning streak that has seen the team create 11 turnovers during that time. San Francisco has made the most of those opportunities by turning everyone of those takeaways into scores (7 touchdowns and 4 field g…
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    NFL Nation Buzz: 49ers

    Oct 22
    ESPN 49ers reporter Bill Williamson believes the 49ers are perfectly suited to handle the travel involved with playing in London.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL teams scrambling for qualified backup QBs

    Oct 22
    Clayton's mailbag: Because of injuries and risky roster decisions, many teams are scrambling to find backup QBs.
  • Don Banks: Decision to start Freeman latest in series of QB missteps aroun…

    Oct 22
    Josh Freeman's epic meltdown Monday night in the Meadowlands was just the latest, and perhaps most ghastly, miscalculation at quarterback this season. Freeman's play was almost mesmerizingly ugly in the 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants, and mo…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Oct 22
    Three years ago today, I sat in the office of Massachusetts neuropathologist Ann McKee, who studies the brains of deceased former football players to discover the effects of repetitive brain trauma. She showed me slides of cross-sections of brains of fo…