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Thursday morning one-liners

Many are already thinking about Frank Reich as a possibility for the Bills head coaching job. Do the Dolphins have a leadership void? Patriots QB Tom Brady had some fun with his coach last night. The Jets are keeping QB Matt Simms. Ravens CB Lardarius Webb is picking up his game just in time. The Bengals…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Is Bills coach Doug Marrone making a play for more power in Buffalo? Dolphins LT Branden Albert is making progress in rehabbing after knee surgery. If the offensive line doesn’t hold up, the Patriots could fall short of the Super Bowl. Jon Gruden thinks the Jets made a mistake by firing Rex Ryan. Ravens coach…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Bills WR Robert Woods said he wasn’t surprised by QB Kyle Orton’s retirement. An argument against the Dolphins parting ways with WR Mike Wallace. A week off should be good for the health of the Patriots. Former Jets coach Rex Ryan capped a “rough” day by watching his son’s Clemson team rout Oklahoma. Ravens WR…

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49ers send Jim Harbaugh out with a win

By all accounts, Jim Harbaugh is done as the head coach with the 49ers but he got a Gatorade shower and a game ball before he left. Harbaugh’s players drenched him at the end of a 20-17 win over the Cardinals and defensive back Craig Dahl gave the coach the ball after he picked off…

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Frank Gore excited about future of 49ers, and his own

For an aging running back on a team full of uncertainty, Frank Gore is confident. In his own future, as well as the future of his quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Gore told Mindi Bach of that after a conversation with 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke, that he had a clearer picture of his role with…

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Colin Kaepernick may work with a throwing coach

The former quarterback who has mentored Colin Kaepernick is about to walk out the door. So the 49ers quarterback said this week he might need to find a new Yoda this offseason. According to Matt Maiocco of, Kaepernick said he was considering spending the next few months of the offseason with an independent quarterback coach.…

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90-yard run gives 49ers some breathing room

Just as the Chargers were creeping back into the game, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick delivered a potential knockout blow. Late in the third quarter and just inside the San Francisco 10, Kaepernick exploded for a 90-yard touchdown run to re-establish the home team’s 14-point lead, 35-21.  The effort came on a pass play, with Kaepernick…

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49ers running wild over Chargers

Every year in the NFL, there’s a late-season game in which a team with nothing to play for beats a team with everything to play for. Today it’s happening twice in one day. Washington has already beaten Philadelphia, and now San Francisco is dominating San Diego. The 49ers, who are mathematically eliminated from playoff contention,…

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49ers players react to “unfortunate” Ray McDonald situation

The 49ers released defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday in the wake of news that he’s the subject of a sexual assault investigation that comes a short time after McDonald was investigated, but not charged, in a domestic violence case. McDonald hasn’t been arrested and the 49ers stuck with McDonald through the first allegations by…

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Jim Harbaugh expects meeting on future, fight from players in coming weeks

The 49ers aren’t going to the playoffs, but coach Jim Harbaugh doesn’t expect them to fly the white flag over the final two weeks of the regular season. Harbaugh said after Sunday’s 17-7 loss to the Seahawks that his team will “keep fighting” with “every ounce of energy” despite the disappearance of a chance to…

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49ers turn fourth-down try into game’s first TD

A calculated risk helped the 49ers take a 7-3 second-quarter lead vs. Seattle. Facing 4th-and-1 at the Seattle 10, the 49ers passed on a field goal attempt. Instead, the Niners handed off to tailback Frank Gore on a quick-hitter, and he darted through for a touchdown, giving underdog San Francisco its first points of the…

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Colin Kaepernick defends Jim Harbaugh’s body of work

Colin Kaepernick is clearly warming up to this whole talking thing. The 49ers quarterback said during an interview with ESPN’s Jim Trotter that he doesn’t think the team’s window is closing, while supporting coach Jim Harbaugh. “I think we have great confidence in coach Harbaugh and this staff and everything we’re doing to make sure this…

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A different Kaepernick met the media on Wednesday

Someone finally told quarterback Colin Kaepernick to quit being so standoffish and obtuse during his press conferences. That’s the only reasonable explanation — other than an organic personality change — for Kaepernick’s stunningly different demeanor during Wednesday’s press availability. Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News breaks it all down in excellent fashion, explaining…

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Thursday morning one-liners

There’s not much evidence to point to suggesting the Bills have much faith in QB E.J. Manuel. The Dolphins’ playoff chances are growing thinner. Patriots DT Sealver Siliga got plenty of work in his debut. Jets QB Geno Smith doesn’t want to hear about Marcus Mariota. Ravens LB Daryl Smith has no hard feelings toward…

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PFT Live: Jerry Rice curious why 49ers limiting Kaepernick

After a deflating loss to the lowly Raiders, the 49ers are searching for answers and NFL Hall of Famer Jerry Rice tells Mike Florio it’s on all the offense to get back on track – specifically Colin Kaepernick.

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