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Kaepernick, Houston dispute quarterback’s use of slur

The NFL’s letter informing 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick that he’s been fined for using abusive language doesn’t specific what he said. Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston now says that Kaepernick used the “N” word.  Kaepernick contends he didn’t. Via Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Houston said Monday night that he heard Kaepernick utter the…

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Monday morning one-liners

Short passes worked out better than deeper shots for the Bills. Dolphins RB Lamar Miller had a big day against the Chiefs. The Patriots’ problems on the offensive line haven’t shown signs of subsiding. Penalties have been an issue for the Jets in the first two weeks of the season. RB Lorenzo Taliaferro took advantage…

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49ers take 14-6 lead into halftime

Drew Stanton got a lot of help from the special teams and defense in a win against the Giants last week, but the first 30 minutes of this week’s contest haven’t brought the same kind of support. Colin Kaepernick led the 49ers on two 80-yard touchdown drives and the 49ers defense stiffened up once the…

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With Vernon Davis hurting, 49ers promote tight end from practice squad

The 49ers listed tight ends Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald as questionable for Sunday’s game in Arizona and they added a little insurance to the roster Saturday to cover themselves in the event either of them can’t play. The team announced that they have promoted tight end Asante Cleveland from the practice squad. Cleveland was…

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Details of Kaepernick fine still not clear

The NFL has fined 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for “direct[ing] abusive language toward your opponent.”  Kaepernick has appealed.  Beyond that, not much is known. The incident happened after the conclusion of a play in the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Bears.  It drew both a flag and, as of Tuesday, a fine…

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Week Three skill position injury report — Friday

Here’s a rundown of skill position players in Sunday games listed on the Week Three injury report. Inactives are declared 90 minutes before game time: OUT Giants WR Odell Beckham (hamstring). Washington QB Robert Griffin III (ankle). Saints RB Mark Ingram (hand). Bengals WR Marvin Jones (foot). Jaguars WR Marqise Lee (hamstring). Saints RB Erik…

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Week Three skill position injury report — Thursday

The following is a compilation of skill position players listed on Thursday’s injury report, along with their practice activity levels as declared by their clubs. The final status for players whose teams play on Sunday will be announced on Friday. Did not practice Rams WR Tavon Austin (knee). Panthers WR Jason Avant (thigh). Giants WR…

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PFT’s Week Three picks

Plenty of people connected to the NFL would prefer that the last week didn’t happen.  I’m part of that group, for entirely different reasons. When it came to predicting the outcomes of games in Week Two, I had the worst showing I’ve ever had, in the time I’ve been picking games at PFT.  As it…

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Colin Kaepernick will appeal $11,025 fine for language

There seems to be some dispute about what 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did or did not say to Bears defensive end LaMarr Houston. Now he’ll get a chance to take it up with the league office on appeal. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Kaepernick was fined $11,025 for “inappropriate language” Sunday night, but said…

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49ers demand an explanation of Kaepernick language penalty

The 49ers are flabbergasted that Colin Kaepernick was given a 15-yard penalty on Sunday for using inappropriate language, and they’re demanding an explanation. Kaepernick has insisted he didn’t say anything profane or offensive, and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he wishes the league would tell him what it thinks Kaepernick said, because Harbaugh didn’t hear…

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Colin Kaepernick says he didn’t use offensive language

Colin Kaepernick drew what is believed to be the league’s first penalty for inappropriate language last night. But the 49ers quarterback insisted he didn’t say anything wrong. He was flagged following his second interception, and cameras showed him jawing back and forth with the Bears defense. “I didn’t say anything,” Kaepernick said, via Cam Inman…

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Vernon Davis on crutches in locker room with ankle injury

The 49ers left last night’s game against the Bears with more problems than just a come-from-ahead loss. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, tight end Vernon Davis missed the last 10 minutes of the game and was on crutches in the locker room with an ankle injury. Davis came up hobbling after a hit by…

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Sunday night wrap-up: Jay Cutler leads the Bears back to win

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler didn’t really look like much until it looked like the 49ers collapsed his lungs. But after taking that helmet-to-sternum shot from 49ers defensive end Quinton Dial just before halftime, Cutler actually looked sharper than before. Cutler led the Bears back to a 28-20 win over the 49ers, after they trailed 17-0 in…

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Early turnover leads to Michael Crabtree TD, 49ers lead

The Bears made the early mistake, and the 49ers made them pay for it. San Francisco’s already up 7-0 over the Bears, barely over two minutes into the game. After a Bears three-and-out to start the game, 49ers rookie linebacker Aaron Lynch blocked the Chicago punt, setting up an easy touchdown. Michael Crabtree had to…

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49ers build big lead, cruise to win vs. Cowboys

Looking much like the NFC powers they have been throughout Jim Harbaugh’s tenure as head coach, the 49ers powered to a 28-17 victory at Dallas on Sunday. The Niners did their best work early, scoring all of their points in the first two quarters en route to a 28-3 halftime lead. Though the Cowboys cut…

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