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Seahawks overpower 49ers, roll to 19-3 victory

In a performance befitting defending Super Bowl champions, the Seahawks rolled to a decisive 19-3 victory over the 49ers on Thursday night at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. With the win, the Seahawks move to 8-4, placing them as the top wild-card in the NFC. The 49ers, meanwhile, tumbled to 7-5. The Seahawks dominated the…

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49ers struggle in first half, down two scores

After a first half in which they looked nothing like playoff contenders, the 49ers face a 13-0 halftime deficit vs. the Seahawks. The 49ers’ offense had a first two quarters to forget. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick struggled with his accuracy, hitting on just 7-of-16 passes for 55 yards. He was picked once by Richard Sherman, setting…

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Seahawks capitalize on Sherman pick, score first vs. 49ers

The visiting Seahawks struck first in Thursday night’s pivotal matchup with San Francisco. And one of their stars got the ball rolling. Cornerback Richard Sherman’s interception set up Seattle in opposition territory, and the Seahawks’ offense took it from there, marching 45 yards on seven plays and tallying the game’s first points on tailback Robert…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Bills WR Robert Woods made the Jets pay for single coverage. The Dolphins have had some bad luck. Patriots QB Tom Brady and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers have never started against each other, until Sunday. The latest “Fire John Idzik” billboard tells Woody Johnson to sell the Jets if he’s not going to make a…

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Kaepernick thinks Harbaugh will be back in 2015

It’s become almost a given that 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh won’t be back next year.  Many believe anything short of a Super Bowl win means he’ll be gone.  Several weeks ago, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported that Harbaugh won’t be back, regardless of the outcome to the season. That perception/reality has yet to permeate…

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Week 12 power rankings

1. New England Patriots (No. 2; 9-2):  Gronk like cheese. 2. Green Bay Packers (No. 3; 8-3):  Lambeau Field will never host a Super Bowl, but this weekend it could be hosting a Super Bowl preview. 3. Arizona Cardinals (last week No. 1; 9-2):  There’s a little space on the bandwagon.  It won’t last long.…

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Kaepernick on testing Sherman: “I’ll throw to whoever’s open.”

The last pass Colin Kaepernick threw against the Seattle Seahawks cost the San Francisco 49ers a chance at their second straight Super Bowl appearance last January. Kaepernick’s attempt to throw a fade to Michael Crabtree while covered by All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman proved to be a fatal decision for the 49ers chances in last year’s…

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After gutsy call, Jim Harbaugh praises Frank Gore’s fourth-down run

Jim Harbaugh made one of the best calls of the day on Sunday when he decided to go for it on fourth-and-1 from his own 34-yard line while trailing 13-10 with less than five minutes left in the fourth quarter. If the 49ers had failed to convert, Washington would have taken over deep in San…

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Colin Kaepernick’s a better leader than pre-game speaker

The 49ers are used to listening to Patrick Willis get them ready for games. But with Willis on injured reserve after toe surgery, somebody else had to talk to the team. Even if the guy in question speaks slightly more than Marshawn Lynch. “Pat wasn’t here today and everyone told me to step up, so…

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49ers escape with win after late Carlos Hyde touchdown

The 49ers didn’t make many big plays on offense Sunday, but wide receiver Anquan Boldin came up with one at exactly the right moment in the fourth quarter. Boldin caught a pass in traffic and shrugged off a hit from Redskins safety Ryan Clark, who led with his helmet, to gain 29 yards. Clark’s penalty…

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Bashaud Breeland, Tracy Porter leave with injuries in third quarter

The Redskins are running low on cornerbacks in the third quarter of their game against the 49ers. They opened the day without David Amerson, who reportedly broke a team rule and was declared inactive, and lost E.J. Biggers to a concussion in the first half of the game. Their defense has held up well, but…

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49ers grab lead just before halftime

Jay Gruden hasn’t had to avail himself of Colt McCoy just yet. The Redskins came into Sunday’s game with the 49ers on the heels of another drama-filled week mostly centered on quarterback Robert Griffin III that culminated with a Sunday report that Gruden is prepared to pull Griffin in favor of McCoy during the matchup…

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49ers take 9-7 lead into halftime

The Giants turned an early Frank Gore fumble into a touchdown, but the 49ers have held the upper hand throughout the first half of the game at MetLife Stadium. That hasn’t helped them to a big lead, however. The 49ers have turned the ball over and settled for three Phil Dawson field goals on their…

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Giants capitalize on Frank Gore fumble

Last week, the Giants forced three Seahawks turnovers but they weren’t able to turn them into enough points to hang with the Seahawks come the second half. They’re trying to make sure that doesn’t happen again this week. After an ill-timed collision with the heel of a teammate forced 49ers running back Frank Gore to…

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Jason Pierre-Paul: 49ers can bring read option, we’ll take care of it

On Thursday, Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said that the Giants will beat the 49ers on Sunday and he’s getting some support from one of his defensive ends. Jason Pierre-Paul said Friday that he’s behind Fewell and made the same pronouncement about which team will be on top at the final whistle this weekend. Doing…

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