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Early analysis on Colin Kaepernick Observations from 49erland, guaranteed fresh, no preservatives or additives, unless you count coffee: After Sunday's win in New Orleans, safety Donte Whitner mentioned that players are required to arrive at team headqu…Share Tweet
49ers kicker David Akers is hurting The 49ers' placekicker was limited in practice Wednesday because of a pelvis injury, an ailment which prompted the team to bring in kickers Nate Kaeding and Billy Cundiff for a tryout Tuesday, according to head coach …Share TweetRolando McClain was supposed to be different. He was supposed to break the chain of poor first-round drafting by the Oakland Raiders. Oakland took McClain with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2010 draft. It was well received because McClain was expected t…Share TweetSecond-year quarterback Terrelle Pryor spoke at length Wednesday about what life is like sitting behind Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart, how he spends his time and how much progress he has made since training camp. One thing he doesn't do is look at the …Share TweetSince Joe Lacob took over as owner of the Golden State Warriors, he has professed a desire to turn the franchise into a more stable, defensive-oriented club that can become a perennial playoff team and begin moving towards the upper echelon of the leagu…Share Tweetinsidebayarea.com Nov 28, 2012When the Philadelphia Eagles waived veteran defensive end Jason Babin on Tuesday, it set off a mad dash to see which team would be awarded Babin on a waiver claim. In the end, the Jacksonsville Jaguars were awarded Babin, based on their having the secon…Share TweetA fairly boring game between the Raiders and Bengals got a lot more interesting when Oakland defensive lineman Lamarr Houston applied a hard hit to Cincy quarterback Andy Dalton after a false start, sparking a full-blown brouhaha. Three days later, the …Share TweetEveryone’s been focused on the quarterbacks with the 49ers over the last few weeks, but they play some defense in San Francisco as well. A member of that defense will be Wednesday’s guest on Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Safety Donte WhitneShare Tweet
Inside Slant: The real concussion protocolDr. Stan Herring has diagnosed and treated his share of NFL player concussions during a three-decade career with the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. He’s a clinical professor at the University of Washington, a team physician with the SeahawksShare TweetDarren McFadden took a step toward returning to action for the Raiders when he participated in practice for the first time since getting hurt in Week Nine against the Buccaneers. How McFadden’s ankle feels after that step will go a long way toward deterShare Tweet
Barry Bonds on Hall chances: People ‘want to be angry at you forever … What am I doing wrong?’yahoo.com Nov 28, 2012Barry Bonds is now officially eligible for the Hall of Fame and the former San Francisco Giants star has gone on record saying that he'll be "very sad" if he's not elected when the class of 2013 is announced next month. Given his involvement w…Share Tweet
Bristolmetrics: ESPN Covers A Quarterback Controversy Not Involving Tim Tebowdeadspin.com Nov 28, 2012This is a regular feature breaking down, minute-by-minute, the content that appears on ESPN's 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter throughout the week. More »Share TweetThe 2013 NFL draft is going to be important in the AFC West. The 1-10 Kansas City Chiefs are on pace to get the No. 1 pick and the 3-8 Oakland Raiders and 4-7 Chargers are not far behind. As of now, Oakland is on pace for the No. 4 pick and the Chargers…Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 28, 2012BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden has been cleared to practice after sustaining a concussion and will likely start Sunday in Oakland.Share TweetIf Jim Harbaugh needs a break from obfuscating about quarterbacks today, maybe he’ll call Jeff Fisher “outrageous,” “irrational” and “absurd.” Fisher, like Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride earlier this year, said 49ers defensive eShare TweetBefore Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers had run the ball four times in four chances under coach Jim Harbaugh when using two backs and two tight ends on third-and-2 situations. Steve Spagnuolo, the New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator, had reason to …Share TweetThe NFC's defensive player of the week hails from the NFC West for a third consecutive week and the sixth time in 12 weeks overall this season. St. Louis Rams rookie cornerback Janoris Jenkins won the honors after returning two interceptions for touchdo…Share Tweet
Ankle Injury to Sideline RB Hunter for Rest of 201249ersgab.com Nov 28, 201249ers running back Kendall Hunter is done for the season due to a left ankle injury suffered in Sunday’s game against the Saints. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the 49ers haven’t yet announced how long Hunter will be sidelinedShare Tweet
How would you feel if you were San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith?Nov 28The "NFL Total Access" crew discuss how San Francisco 49ers veteran quarterback Alex Smith and the rest of the locker room will feel after head coach Jim Harbaugh named quarterback Colin Kaepernick the starting quarterback for Week 13.
Blogger Blitz: Fallout From Kaepernick's StartNov 28NFC West blogger Mike Sando talks about the implications from Colin Kaepernick being named the 49ers starter
NFL Live OT: 49ers' QB DecisionNov 28Mark Schlereth and Brian Dawkins discuss Jim Harbaugh's choice of Colin Kaepernick as starting QB against the Rams.
Harbaugh Sticks With KaepernickNov 2849ers coach Jim Harbaugh names Colin Kaepernick starting quarterback for the 49ers' game on Sunday.