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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, 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, 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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Four turnovers, defensive struggles put Dallas in 28-3 hole

As first halves go, it was a nightmarish one for the Cowboys on Sunday vs. San Francisco. Quarterback Tony Romo was intercepted three times, two of which were turned into touchdowns by the 49ers’ offense as San Francisco took a 28-3 lead at Dallas in the opener for both clubs. Romo’s other pick came in…

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49ers in control early at Dallas

The regular season has started, and the San Francisco 49ers are looking good, thank you very much. The 49ers have turned a pair of Cowboys turnovers into 14 points en route to a 21-3 first quarter lead at Dallas on Sunday afternoon. The 49ers got on the board first after Chris Culliver recovered a DeMarco…

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PFT Planet: Is Johnny Manziel the Browns’ future?

PFT Live: Mike Florio answers reader questions on what lays ahead of Johnny Manziel in Cleveland, what the recently cut Champ Bailey’s future holds and how Alex Smith got a better contract than Colin Kaepernick.

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Tom Brady: “When I suck, I’ll retire”

Last week’s abrupt trade of Patriots guard Logan Mankins served as a reminder that there are few, if any, sacred cows in New England. When it comes to quarterback Tom Brady, there’s a chance the team will want to move on from Brady before Brady wants to move on from the team.  Brady made that…

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$30.87 million fully guaranteed at signing for Watt

More details are trickling in regarding the new contract for Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. Per a source with knowledge of the deal, Watt will receive $30.87 million fully guaranteed at signing.  The source says that the balance converts at the beginning of the 2016 league year. Which means that, after two more seasons, $51.876…

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Alex Smith on extension: It is fair both ways

The Chiefs and quarterback Alex Smith have reached agreement on a contract extension that is scheduled to pay Smith an average of $15.1 million over the next five years, a deal that’s structured differently from the extensions signed by Andy Dalton and Colin Kaepernick earlier this year. Those deals essentially become year-to-year propositions with less guaranteed…

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