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90-yard run gives 49ers some breathing room

Just as the Chargers were creeping back into the game, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick delivered a potential knockout blow. Late in the third quarter and just inside the San Francisco 10, Kaepernick exploded for a 90-yard touchdown run to re-establish the home team’s 14-point lead, 35-21.  The effort came on a pass play, with Kaepernick…

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49ers running wild over Chargers

Every year in the NFL, there’s a late-season game in which a team with nothing to play for beats a team with everything to play for. Today it’s happening twice in one day. Washington has already beaten Philadelphia, and now San Francisco is dominating San Diego. The 49ers, who are mathematically eliminated from playoff contention,…

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49ers players react to “unfortunate” Ray McDonald situation

The 49ers released defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday in the wake of news that he’s the subject of a sexual assault investigation that comes a short time after McDonald was investigated, but not charged, in a domestic violence case. McDonald hasn’t been arrested and the 49ers stuck with McDonald through the first allegations by…

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Jim Harbaugh expects meeting on future, fight from players in coming weeks

The 49ers aren’t going to the playoffs, but coach Jim Harbaugh doesn’t expect them to fly the white flag over the final two weeks of the regular season. Harbaugh said after Sunday’s 17-7 loss to the Seahawks that his team will “keep fighting” with “every ounce of energy” despite the disappearance of a chance to…

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49ers turn fourth-down try into game’s first TD

A calculated risk helped the 49ers take a 7-3 second-quarter lead vs. Seattle. Facing 4th-and-1 at the Seattle 10, the 49ers passed on a field goal attempt. Instead, the Niners handed off to tailback Frank Gore on a quick-hitter, and he darted through for a touchdown, giving underdog San Francisco its first points of the…

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Colin Kaepernick defends Jim Harbaugh’s body of work

Colin Kaepernick is clearly warming up to this whole talking thing. The 49ers quarterback said during an interview with ESPN’s Jim Trotter that he doesn’t think the team’s window is closing, while supporting coach Jim Harbaugh. “I think we have great confidence in coach Harbaugh and this staff and everything we’re doing to make sure this…

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A different Kaepernick met the media on Wednesday

Someone finally told quarterback Colin Kaepernick to quit being so standoffish and obtuse during his press conferences. That’s the only reasonable explanation — other than an organic personality change — for Kaepernick’s stunningly different demeanor during Wednesday’s press availability. Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News breaks it all down in excellent fashion, explaining…

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Thursday morning one-liners

There’s not much evidence to point to suggesting the Bills have much faith in QB E.J. Manuel. The Dolphins’ playoff chances are growing thinner. Patriots DT Sealver Siliga got plenty of work in his debut. Jets QB Geno Smith doesn’t want to hear about Marcus Mariota. Ravens LB Daryl Smith has no hard feelings toward…

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PFT Live: Jerry Rice curious why 49ers limiting Kaepernick

After a deflating loss to the lowly Raiders, the 49ers are searching for answers and NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice tells Mike Florio it’s on all the offense to get back on track – specifically Colin Kaepernick.

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Sio Moore, Colin Kaepernick went at it at halftime

At halftime of Sunday’s Bay Bridge Battle that no longer requires a trip across the Bay Bridge, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick effectively pushed a camera out of his face.  He wasn’t as effective at pushing Raiders linebacker Sio Moore out of his head. With the two teams heading off the field at the same time…

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PFT Live 12/9: Greg Olsen, Matt Maiocco

Mike Florio chats with Panthers Tight End, Greg Olsen about the Panthers rocky season, Olsen’s chances of being selected for the Pro Bowl. Then, Florio chats with CSN Bay Area 49ers Insider, Matt Maiocco about the 49ers playoffs hopes falling, Kaepernick’s season struggles, and where Harbaugh will be next season.    

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PFT Live: Greg Olsen, 49ers talk with Matt Maiocco

The Panthers got a big win in New Orleans last Sunday to snap a seven-game winless streak and give their shot at a second straight NFC South title a boost. Tight end Greg Olsen had a hand in that win by catching 10 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown and he’ll join Mike Florio…

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Week 14 power rankings

1. Green Bay Packers (last week No. 1; 10-3):  The Green Bay defense could be moving toward its usual postseason form.  Unfortunately. 2. New England Patriots (No. 2; 10-3):  With the three AFC East rivals on the docket, anything other than 13-3 would be a surprise. 3. Seattle Seahawks (No. 3; 9-4):  Allowing only 14…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

An argument that the Bills made too much of the officiating in Sunday’s loss to the Broncos. How will the Dolphins replace S Louis Delmas in their secondary? LB Jamie Collins has risen to the occasion for the Patriots. Jets players are still finding things to play for this season. CB Asa Jackson said he…

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Some 49ers fans burn Kaepernick jerseys

He set the league on fire in 2012.  Now, fans are setting his jersey ablaze. and SB Nation have compiled a smattering of social-media anecdotal evidence indicating that some 49ers fans have taken to burning the jersey of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. It’s an extreme gesture, usually reserved for complete betrayal and/or dog fighting.  Rarely…

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