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Kaepernick avoids topic of locker-room turmoil

After non-reporter Deion Sanders reported that 49ers players want coach Jim Harbaugh to coach someone other than the 49ers, the team trotted out several players to debunk the report from the non-reporter. But where were the team leaders?  Patrick Willis, Justin Smith, Frank Gore, Anquan Boldin, Colin Kaepernick were all silent on the topic in…

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Bears defense may prefer to face Cam Newton

As the Bears prepare to return their sanctuary away from Soldier Field, where the home team is 0-2, they’ll be squaring off again the Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton. There’s a good chance they prefer that to squaring off against the Panthers and quarterback Derek Anderson. With Newton still limited by offseason ankle surgery and…

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Frank Gore’s in a better mood, 49ers are in a better place

Frank Gore insisted he was only upset about the loss, not in his small role in it last week. But this week, he was in a better mood, and the team was in a better place, and that’s not a coincidence. Gore posted his 36th 100-yard game, along with grabbing a 55-yard touchdown pass from…

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49ers shut down Nick Foles, beat the Eagles

In a battle of NFC contenders on Sunday in San Francisco, the 49ers looked like they had a playoff-caliber defense and the Eagles looked like they had a last-place-caliber offense. The 49ers won 26-21, but that score doesn’t indicate just how bad Philadelphia’s offense was. This game was ugly for Chip Kelly’s offensive attack, and…

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Anthony Davis, Brandon Boykin injured in San Francisco

The 49ers and Eagles have both lost players to injuries in the early going in San Francisco. Anthony Davis, who started at right tackle for the 49ers today, suffered an injury when Colin Kaepernick was taken down into the back of Davis’s legs. It looked bad when Davis went down, although he was able to…

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Week Four “Three and Out”

The title implies that we’ve done this in prior weeks.  We haven’t. During a long day of travel (I’m flying regularly now, which means I’m learning the realities of certain airlines deliberately overbooking a flight and playing a slow game of “Deal or No Deal” to clear the excess with travel vouchers!, even if it…

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Eagles use a trio to replace Mychal Kendricks

Eagles inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks will miss a second straight game with a calf injury.  The Eagles will replace him not with one player but three. As explained by Geoff Mosher of, Casey Matthews, Emmanuel Acho, and rookie Marcus Smith filled the void against Washington.  They’re expected to do the same against the 49ers.…

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PFT Live: Tony Jefferson says Cardinals just gotta stay in our groove

PFT Live: Cardinals second-year safety Tony Jefferson joins Mike Florio to discuss the Cardinals 3-0 start, sacking Colin Kaepernick and home-field advantage in Arizona.

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PFT Live: Tony Jefferson, PFT Planet calls and tweets

The Cardinals have the week off, which means that they’ll remain unbeaten into Week Five. Safety Tony Jefferson has helped them build their 3-0 record. Jefferson has started the last two games and had a key sack of Colin Kaepernick as the Cardinals made their way to a 23-14 victory over the 49ers last week.…

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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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