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Alex Smith is “just staying ready”

Alex Smith is “just staying ready”

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 10, 2013
The last time the 49ers beat the Packers, Alex Smith was the quarterback.  The last time the 49ers played in the divisional round (and won), Alex Smith was the quarterback. So as the 49ers prepare to face the Packers in the divisional round of the playo…
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  • In NFL divisional playoff round, Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodge…

    In NFL divisional playoff round, Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers looking for revenge on San Francisco 49ers just one of many in

    nydailynews.com ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    Home is where the heart and barbecued shrimp are, and for Peyton Manning, the Big Easy is also where he and little brother Eli grew up and where the Lombardi Trophy will be waiting on Feb. 3 to be hoisted amid all the confetti in the Superdome.
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  • Harbaugh sticking with Akers as starting kicker

    Harbaugh sticking with Akers as starting kicker

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.
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  • Injured Chris Narveson agrees to $840k deal with Brewers

    Injured Chris Narveson agrees to $840k deal with Brewers

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Left-hander Chris Narveson and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to an $840,000, one-year contract.
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  • David Akers will kick for the 49ers Saturday

    David Akers will kick for the 49ers Saturday

    profootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013
    49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said earlier this week that he had a “leader in the clubhouse” in the competition between David Akers and Billy Cundiff to serve as the team’s kicker against the Packers. Harbaugh revealed his choice on Thursday and it turne
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  • Cobb, Nelson return to practice for the Packers

    Cobb, Nelson return to practice for the Packers

    profootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013
    Two of the three wide receivers who missed practice for the Packers on Wednesday were back on the field Thursday, providing a strong sign that they’ll be ready to go when the Packers face off with the 49ers on Saturday. Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson wer
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  • Saturday divisional round preview: Justin Smith could make all …

    Saturday divisional round preview: Justin Smith could make all the difference in Packers-49ers rematch

    yahoo.com Jan 10, 2013
    Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers Saturday, January 12, 8:00 p.m. ET Candlestick Park, San Francisco, Calif. When the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers faced off in Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season, it was a game of defense above all. Despit…
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  • Jake Matthews will stay at Texas A&M

    Jake Matthews will stay at Texas A&M

    profootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013
    One way or another, Jake Matthews was going to wind up following Luke Joeckel. Either Matthews, who is the son of Hall of Famer Bruce Matthews and a cousin of Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, would follow his fellow Texas A&M offensive tackle’s lead an
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  • Tom Clements interviewing with Bears Thursday

    Tom Clements interviewing with Bears Thursday

    profootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013
    Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements will have to turn his attention away from the 49ers for a little bit on Thursday. Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com reports that Clements is going to interview with the Bears for their head coaching job befo…
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  • Packers-49ers II: Offensive improvement

    Packers-49ers II: Offensive improvement

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    Time for a quick quiz. Can you guess the pass-happiest game in the five-year history of the Aaron Rodgers Era? Tick, tock. Tick, tock. Brrring. It came in Week 1 of this season, the Green Bay Packers' 30-22 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. As the chart …
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  • New coach Jim Boylan has unleashed Brandon Jennings’ swag, acco…

    New coach Jim Boylan has unleashed Brandon Jennings’ swag, according to Brandon Jennings

    yahoo.com Jan 10, 2013
    Taking over an NBA team in the middle of the season isn't an easy job, but Jim Boylan's making it look that way, posting two wins in two tries since taking over for Scott Skiles after he and the Milwaukee Bucks elected to "part ways" on Monday…
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  • Braun heads wide array of guests to attend fanfest

    Braun heads wide array of guests to attend fanfest

    MLB.com Jan 10, 2013
    All-Star outfielder Ryan Braun and all three of the Brewers' new relievers were among 50 current, former and future players confirmed Thursday to attend the team's annual "On Deck" event later this month.
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  • Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks

    Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks
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  • NBA teams embracing D-League more than ever

    NBA teams embracing D-League more than ever

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    The original model for the D-League is yesterday's news. Teams are embracing the league more than ever before as a resource to develop precious young talent, says Ian Thomsen.
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  • Blogger Blitz: Don Barclay's big task

    Blogger Blitz: Don Barclay's big task

    ESPN.com Jan 10, 2013
    The development of the Green Bay Packers' running game, and their consistent commitment to it, has been one of the stories of their season. Some of the credit has gone to an offensive line that settled down when coaches decided on rookie Don Barclay as …
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  • Monta Ellis Spins and Scores

    Monta Ellis Spins and Scores

    dimemag.com Jan 10, 2013
    Milwaukee Bucks point guard Monta Ellis spins through Chicago Bulls defenders and gets the shot to fall.
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  • The Lakers Nearly Pull Off A Crazy Comeback; Brandon Jennings L…

    The Lakers Nearly Pull Off A Crazy Comeback; Brandon Jennings Lights It Up

    dimemag.com Jan 10, 2013
    Everyone claims they have the answers for the Lakers problems this year. But there’s one that’s stumped Hollywood for over a decade: what to do with Tony Parker. In San Antonio’s wild three-point win over the Lakers, Parker looked like he was runnin
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  • Video - Defending the Top Quarterbacks 02:16

    Defending the Top Quarterbacks

    Jan 10
    The four top quarterbacks on Ron Jaworski's big board are playing this weekend, and he has some advice for the defenses trying to stop them.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Packers-49ers 01:18

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Packers-49ers

    Jan 10
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Green Bay at San Francisco
  • Video - Best Chance To Win Rematch 01:29

    Best Chance To Win Rematch

    Jan 10
    Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards discuss which team has the best chance to win a rematch in the playoffs.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Looking Ahead 01:58

    Inside the Huddle: Looking Ahead

    Jan 10
    John Clayton looks ahead to decisions Andy Reid will have to make in Kansas City, Adrian Peterson's next challenge, an NFC playoff trend and how RG III's knee injury may affect his future performance.

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    Jan 10
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    Jan 10
    Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks
  • Greg Oden, former No. 1 overall pick, plans to resume playing career - sou…

    Jan 10
    Former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden has decided to resume
  • Adande: NBA basketball might return to Seattle

    Jan 10
    What would we miss about the Sacramento Kings? What does it mean for Seattle?