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Week Seven power rankings

1. Dallas Cowboys (No. 2 last week; 6-1):  “Glory days, well they’ll pass you by.”  Maybe sooner than later.  But not yet. 2. Denver Broncos (No. 3; 5-1):  The Broncos are proving that they can play with the best the NFC West has to offer during the regular season, which bodes well for their ability…

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Monday morning one-liners

WR Sammy Watkins was the best thing about the Bills offense against the Vikings. Dolphins cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Cortland Finnegan had a strong day against the Bears. The Patriots’ shaky offensive line has gotten some assistance from veterans in recent weeks. Monday will be WR Percy Harvin’s first day of work with the Jets.…

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49ers center Daniel Kilgore breaks leg, season likely over

Along with being caught on the tracks as the train of football history rolled over them, the 49ers left last night with another injured starter. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, center Daniel Kilgore suffered a fractured left leg, which will likely end his season. “It was upper ankle,” 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said. “Looks…

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Sunday night wrap-up: Broncos can play defense too

Peyton Manning got to have his moment in the first half. But beyond the greatest touchdown-thrower in the history of the NFL, the Broncos are also building a defense that might give him a chance to add some more hardware to his trophy case as well. While the night will be remembered for Manning breaking…

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Manning feared he couldn’t coexist with Harbaugh

So why didn’t the 49ers’ evaluation of quarterback Peyton Manning become a full-blown pursuit and ultimate acquisition of Peyton Manning? Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Manning ultimately chose not to make the 49ers a finalist for his services.  Apart from Manning preferring to stay in the AFC, the wind and precipitation at…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett says he pays no attention to outside criticism. The Dolphins need to stop coming up short in the red zone. What questions remain for the Patriots defense to answer? Some are already trying to predict where Jets coach Rex Ryan will head next. Ravens CB Jimmy Smith’s play is earning…

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Broncos “evaluated” Kaepernick, too

As the Broncos prepare to face the 49ers for the first time since Peyton Manning picked Denver as his second career team, plenty of reflecting has occurred regarding the notorious “evaluation” of Manning by the 49ers.  But he won’t be the only quarterback in the game who was “evaluated” by the other team. Cam Inman…

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Week Seven “Three and Out”

Well, I guess I’ve got no choice but to keep doing it.  More of you are reading this new feature (which is nice), and hardly anyone is complaining (which is even nicer — and incredibly rare). And so here’s the Week Seven “Three and Out,” a contrived set of three questions and answers for each…

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Terrance Knighton fined $11,025 for using abusive language

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had his $11,025 fine for using the wrong language on the field cut in half on Wednesday because he didn’t use a racial slur, although Kaepernick is still left wondering what ran afoul of the league after his halfway successful appeal. Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton doesn’t seem to be in…

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Colin Kaepernick: “I don’t know what I’m being fined for”

San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick was given a 15-yard penalty and a fine of $11,025 after an official said he used a racial slur on the field. Kaepernick insisted he had said no such thing, appealed the fine, and today won the appeal — sort of. On appeal, Kaepernick had his fine cut in half.…

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Colin Kaepernick’s language fine cut in half on appeal

Colin Kaepernick apparently said something bad. But it wasn’t half as bad as originally thought. According to multiple reports, the 49ers quarterback’s $11,025 fine was cut in half on appeal Tuesday, with no evidence he said the “N” word to Bears defensive end LaMarr Houston. There was a high degree of he-said, he-said in this…

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49ers playing 54-man roster trick with Josh Johnson

NFL teams are permitted to have 53 players on the roster.  Sometimes, teams find a way to carry a 54th. It goes like this:  A vested veteran not subject to waivers gets cut late in the week, after being around long enough to get a game check.  Then, immediately after the next game, the player…

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Russell Wilson has the NFL’s best-selling jersey

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson may be the most popular player in the NFL right now, as fans are spending more on his jersey than any other. According to the NFL Players Association, jerseys and T-shirts with Wilson’s name on them outsold all other players’ apparel in the fiscal quarter from June 1 through August 31.…

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Kaepernick avoids another fine by taping over headphones logo

For the second straight week, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick attended his postgame press conference with non-Bose headphones draped around his neck. Last week, Kaepernick was fined $10,000 for wearing the headphones, with logos, to his postgame press conference.  But Kaepernick won’t be fined again for donning something other than the product of the official headphone…

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Kaepernick continues to shine on Monday nights

Although Colin Kaepernick’s entire body of work doesn’t put him yet in the franchise quarterback category, the 49ers signal-caller responds incredibly well when the Monday night bat-signal comes on. He’s now 4-0 on Monday nights, dating back to his 2012 debut as a starter against the Bears. On Kaepernick’s most recent Monday night outing against…

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