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Harbaugh says Kaepernick has “savant-like” understanding of pl…

Harbaugh says Kaepernick has “savant-like” understanding of playoff prep

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 7, 2013
With the 49ers preparing for a playoff game that they won a year ago against the team they beat to start the current season, it’s becoming harder to overlook the fact that the quarterback who led San Fran to victory against the Saints in January 2012 an
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  • Lefty Gonzalez, Brewers finalize $2.25M deal

    Lefty Gonzalez, Brewers finalize $2.25M deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 7, 2013
    Reliever Mike Gonzalez and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $2.25 million, one-year contract.
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  • Adrian Peterson plans to play hard at Pro Bowl

    Adrian Peterson plans to play hard at Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The meaningful portion of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s season came to an end in Saturday night’s loss to the Packers, but Peterson’s still got one more game to play. Peterson will be heading to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii and he said Monday tha
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  • Harbaugh says there’s a “leader in the clubhouse” at kicker

    Harbaugh says there’s a “leader in the clubhouse” at kicker

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The 49ers sent both their kickers to Candlestick Park Monday, to continue the competition that will determine who kicks against the Packers Saturday. And while 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he had a hunch which way he was leaning, he didn’t divulge whic
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  • Reid speaks for first time as Chiefs' head coach

    Reid speaks for first time as Chiefs' head coach

    CNNSI.com Jan 7, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Andy Reid has been introduced as the new coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, one week after he was fired following 14 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • Packers-49ers II: Defensive snap counts

    Packers-49ers II: Defensive snap counts

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    John Clayton's Last Call column broached a unique angle in looking ahead to Saturday night's divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park. Namely: Will the Green Bay Packers have an advantage because their defense is less beat up than the San Francisco 4…
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  • Ponder: Letting team down hurts more than his arm

    Ponder: Letting team down hurts more than his arm

    Today, Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder can hold a football and raise it to his chest. That’s progress. Ponder told reporters Monday there was no way his right arm would have allowed him to play in Saturday night’s playoff loss to the Packers, as
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  • Patrick Willis may play more of a role for 49ers this time

    Patrick Willis may play more of a role for 49ers this time

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Packers are a different offense than the first time they played the 49ers. And that may actually help the 49ers this time through. As Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee points out, because Green Bay spent much of the opener spreading the field with …
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  • No injuries “of serious nature” for Packers

    No injuries “of serious nature” for Packers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Packers had a couple of offensive starters leave Saturday night’s win over the Vikings before the game was complete, but it doesn’t sound like there’s much worry about either player’s status for next weekend’s game against the 49ers. Tight e
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  • Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    After the Green Bay Packers' 24-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, here are three issues that merit further examination: Charles Woodson has seen just about everything in his 15-year career. He has even suffered, rehabilitated and returned from the …
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    Jan 7
    Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …