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The San Francisco 49ers have one of the most ferocious defenses in the league. Donte Whitner, Patrick Wilis, NaVorro Bowman and Ahmad Brooks all take pride in hitting hard and being intimidating to opposing offenses. However, their style of play has led…Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com Updated Nov 27, 2013Defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson, who dislocated his hip in Denver’s loss at New England, was put on injured reserve.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants add two pitchers in roster shuffleThe Giants made a few moves Wednesday night that they hope will deepen their pitching staff, claiming left-hander Jose De Paula off waivers from the Padres and signing right-hander Erik Cordier.Upvote Share TweetSan Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree was a full participant in practice Wednesday and did not appear on the team's injury report Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders-Cowboys could be Turkey Day shootoutinsidebayarea.com Updated Nov 27, 2013Filed for print from Arlington, Texas . . . A Thanksgiving Day shootout? It is Texas, after all. Even with their offensive limitations, the Raiders (4-7) should feel good about getting something done against the NFL’s 32nd ranked defense Thursday when t…Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- For the second time in five years, the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders meet on Thanksgiving at AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys won the 2009 matchup 24-7 with Tony Romo throwing for 309 yards and two touchdowns and Miles Austin catching…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Nov 27, 2013Robert Griffin III's father, Robert II, made an unexpected visit to the Redskins' locker room after Monday night's game to make sure his son was not hurt after taking many hits against the 49ers. This was unusual, because family members are almost never…Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Dawson giving 49ers what they needSANTA CLARA, Calif. – Phil Dawson missed both of his field-goal attempts when the San Francisco 49ers played at St. Louis in Week 4. That was the last time he missed. Dawson will head into the 49ers’ home game against the Rams on Sunday on a big roll. H…Upvote Share TweetThe Raiders cut a quarterback Wednesday, in hopes of keeping another on his feet. According to Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times, the Raiders have activated left tackle Jared Veldheer from injured reserve/designated for return. They made room for …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 27, 2013No more byes mean we've reached the stretch drive of the NFL's 2013 season. We've got five weeks and 80 games to go, and all 12 playoff berths still to be decided. The Thanksgiving Day triple-header only features one team (Oakland) that doesn't have a v…Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: NFL Week 13 PicksCNNSI.com Updated Nov 27, 2013No more byes mean we've reached the stretch drive of the NFL's 2013 season. We have five weeks and 80 games to go, and all 12 playoff berths still to be decided. The Thanksgiving Day triple-header only features one team (Oakland) that doesn't have a ver…Upvote Share TweetEverything Robert Griffin III is under the microscope these days, including a visit he received from his father in the Redskins locker room just after Monday night’s loss to the 49ers. Tarik El-Bashir of CSNWashington.com reported that father and son “s…Upvote Share TweetAs expected, Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden will play on Thursday against the Dallas Cowboys for the first time since aggravating his strained right hamstring on Nov. 3.Upvote Share TweetEARTH CITY, Mo. --The St. Louis Rams continue to monitor their three key starters who left last week's game against the Chicago Bears with a concussion as they move toward Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. Running back Zac Stacy, cornerback…Upvote Share Tweet
Wild-card watch: Week 12TEMPE, Ariz. -- Sunday’s game in Philadelphia might be a deciding factor in the NFC wild-card race come Week 17. At 7-4, the seventh-seeded Arizona Cardinals are tied with NFC West bedmate San Francisco, but the 49ers hold the tiebreaker and sit ahead o…Upvote Share Tweet
Former pitcher, war vet Brissie dies at 89Lou Brissie, a veteran of World War II and a former All-Star in the waning years of Connie Mack's tenure with the Philadelphia Athletics, has passed away, according to a report in The New York Times. Brissie was 89 years old, and his Major League career…Upvote Share Tweet
Shutdown Corner Playoff Projection – Eagles are in, 49ers are outyahoo.com Updated Nov 27, 2013Every week, we try to project what the playoff bracket will look like in January. To sift through who is for real and will make a postseason push, and who will fade out of the playoff picture down the stretch. It's important to note this is our ever-cha…Upvote Share Tweet
Raiders extend lease at much lower rentRaiders owner Mark Davis has called playing on a gridiron equipped with a dirt infield a “travesty.” He has voluntarily chosen to continue participating in the travesty, for at least one more year. Earlier this week, the Raiders and the A’s both extende…Upvote Share TweetCornerback Mike Jenkins played well for the Cowboys, the way you’d expect a first-round pick to play. But when they started signing other players to the kind of contract he wanted, it made for an inevitable and ugly divorce. Now with the Raiders, Jenkin…Upvote Share TweetWith Jordan Reed sidelined by a concussion, the Redskins were expected to use tight end Fred Davis in a good-sized role against the 49ers on Monday night. That didn’t happen. Davis played a handful of snaps, most of them coming when the game was out of …Upvote Share Tweet
American underdog vs. America's TeamIRVING, Texas – America loves an underdog. But will America’s Team afford Matt McGloin the same sentiment on Thanksgiving Day? No doubt taking on the Dallas Cowboys in a nationally televised game on a national holiday will be the biggest stage yet for t…Upvote Share Tweet
Winter League roundup: Peguero leads GigantesFrancisco Peguero, the Giants' No. 10 prospect, lined a two-run single to center field with the bases loaded and two outs in the seventh inning as the Gigantes topped Estrellas, 3-2, on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner: 'We feel like it's our time'Nov 27San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about his team's most recent game against Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins, as well as the state of the 49ers behind quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Inside Edge: Raiders at CowboysNov 27ESPN NFL Insider delivers some stats to help you make a pick for Oakland at Dallas.
NFL Nation Blitz: 49ersNov 27ESPN 49ers reporter Bill Williamson is not worried that the team is developing a reputation for not being able to beat winning teams.
Mavericks Hold Off WarriorsNov 27Steph Curry scored 29 points, but Dirk Nowitzki countered with 22 points of his own to lead the Mavericks past the Warriors 103-99.
Don Banks: NFL Week 13 PicksNov 27No more byes mean we've reached the stretch drive of the NFL's 2013 season. We have five weeks and 80 games to go, and all 12 playoff berths still to be decided. The Thanksgiving Day triple-header only features one team (Oakland) that doesn't have a ver…
Battle of the BirdsNov 27Battle of the Birds
Biggest NFL games of Week 13 -- John Clayton's First and 10Nov 29John Clayton's First and 10: The top four teams in each conference can take a big step in Week 13 toward securing a No. 1 seed.
Coaches on the Hot SeatNov 27Coaches on the Hot Seat