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San Francisco 49ers Escape with 17-13 Win over Washington

The San Francisco 49ers did just enough. “Guys did what they needed to do when they needed to do it,” said head coach Jim Harbaugh after his team escaped with a 17-13 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium. “Good teams win those kinds of games. I’m proud of our guys. By any means necessary.” The 49ers (7-4) jumped out to a 7-0 advantage...
Via BaySportsNet
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Lynch destroys Robert Griffin III, keeps ball as souvenir (video)

It wasn’t a banner day for Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, as the San Francisco 49ers defense gave him fits. RGIII completed only 11 of 19 passes for 106 yards. He was a complete non-factor throughout the game. The 49ers pass rush, however, was a force to be reckoned with. They sacked RGIII five times. And the Redskins QB will certainly be feeling the hit that rookie...
Via The Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anquan Boldin withstands helmet-to-helmet hit from Ryan Clark

Watch and listen to this hit by Washington Redskins safety Ryan Clark on San Francisco 49ers Anquan Boldin… Colin Kaepernick fired a line drive pass to Boldin, as Clark lunged forward for the bang-bang hit. The helmets colliding made a thudding sound. It was a hit that would take down the strongest of men, just not Boldin. #459473646 / The 49ers receiver...
Via KCM Sports
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Anquan Boldin Levels, Nearly Knocks Out Ryan Clark

Anquan Boldin leveled Ryan Clark who was attempting to tackle the 49ers wide receiver. Instead, he was nearly knocked out.
Via Gamedayr
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robert Griffin III takes vicious helmet-to-helmet hit

RG3 was leveled by a crushing blow from the San Francisco 49ers. Here's video of the hit Aaron Lynch and Eric Reid laid on Griffin.
Via Gamedayr
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree Makes Ridiculous Sideline Catch

Michael Crabtree snagged this pass from Colin Kaepernick to set up a 49ers field goal right before halftime. Oddly, the play wasn’t reviewed to see if Crabtree maintained control of the ball, which I’m fine with, because clearly no one really knows what is and what isn’t a catch in today’s NFL. Vine via gifdsports Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Bad start leads to Redskins trailing 49ers early

    #459466852 /     After a tumultuous week leading into Sunday’s game the Washington Redskins needed a fast start. Unfortunately, they did not get it, as the San Francisco 49ers to control of the game from essentially the opening start. Robert Griffin III was sacked on the second play from the line of scrimmage, as 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith...
Via KCM Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quinton Dial quietly making a lot of noise on defensive line

San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Quinton Dial should play a substantial role for the team in the middle of the defense going forward despite the eventual return of starting NT Glenn Dorsey (biceps). Dorsey could also return this week but Dial has made enough noise to gain more playing time. A fifth-round draft pick in 2013, he is expected to play a major role for the team...
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Jim Harbaugh compares Vernon Davis to an olive jar

There’s coach speak, and there’s Jim Harbaugh speak. The latter came out in reference to struggling 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, who, apparently, is comparable to a jar of olives. “I just feel like he’s ready to break out,” Harbaugh said of Davis, via “I really do. You use the old olive jar analogy.  The olives are packed in there real tight and...
Via Helmet2Helmet
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San Francisco 49ers bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
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San Francisco 49ers: Keys to victory against the Washington Redskins

The San Francisco 49ers will try to equal their longest winning streak of the season as they host Robert Griffin, DeSean Jackson and the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon.   The 49ers are coming home after two impressive road victories in New Orleans and New York and face a team in the Redskins that has struggled and has only made the news when talking about their nickname...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss thought call about trade to Patriots was prank

Randy Moss was so surprised to receive a phone call from Bill Belichick notifying him he was traded to the Patriots back in 2007, he says he thought it was a prank. Moss is in New England this weekend as a broadcaster for the Patriots-Lions game and he sat down with for an interview....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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San Francisco 49ers fans would be wise to monitor these wild Week 12 bold predictions

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - 49ers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Danny Shelton, NT, University of Washington

Every year, NFL DraftDiamonds brings our readers the best in depth interviews on the internet. We specialize in giving players an opportunity to showcase their talents on our website. We conducted interviews last year with over 300 plus players. We want you to enjoy our interviews, because when these young men are in the league, […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview:...
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Fangio Says NaVorro Bowman Has a Doctor’s Appointment on Friday

On Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers opened NaVorro Bowman’s 21-day practice window. However, the all-pro linebacker isn’t nearly ready to hit the practice fields in Santa Clara. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio provided an update on Bowman during a press conference on Thursday. “I know he has an appointment with the doctor this Friday and he’ll get more feedback,” said...
Via BaySportsNet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss thought trade call from Belichick was prank

There’s an alternate universe where Randy Moss never became a member of the New England Patriots because he didn’t believe he was being traded by the Oakland Raiders. Moss told the story of when he was traded by the Raiders to New England on to Jackie Brittain. Moss is in town to cover the Patriots’ game Sunday against the Detroit Lions. “When I came from...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers would fire Jim Harbaugh if the season ended today

If the NFL season ended right now, with most teams having played 10 games, the playoff match-ups would be interesting. Some of the usual suspects (New England and Denver) would be taking part, while some preseason contenders (Seattle and San Francisco) would be on the outside looking in. Some surprise teams (Detroit and Kansas City) would be playing, while others (Miami and Buffalo...
Via cover32 - 49ers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson: 49ers were interested in signing me

At this point, with QB drama once again setting on our nation's capital, Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson is probably thinking he should've flown to the west coast for a meeting before deciding on the Redskins as his new home. Jackson revelaed on Wednesday that it was a 'close call' in choosing his current team, as the San Francisco 49ers were interested...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 11 Recap and Week 12 Picks

I’m fairly certain that the one thing I find absolutely infuriating in sports is when athletes quit. This past weekend we had 3 examples of football players quitting within 2 days of each other. 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks started the theme on Sunday when he took himself out of the 49ers game due to what he felt was inadequate playing time.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rand University has highest 30 for 30 viewership since 2012

Even in retirement, Randy Moss can still draw an audience.  The latest ESPN Films 30 for 30 documentary, Rand University, focusing on Randy Moss’ career at Marshall, gave ESPN its highest premiere numbers since 2012 when “You Don’t Know Bo” made its debut. According to TVbytheNumbers, Rand University had 2.165 million viewers and was the second highest-rated program (1.1...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ahmad Brooks asked out of game rather than split time

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks believes he has done enough to earn a full-time position with his team, and he doesn’t intend to allow Aldon Smith or anyone else to steal his playing time. Brooks started at outside linebacker on Sunday against the New York Giants, but he watched the second half from the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin Goes 'WR Beastmode' to Break Through Giants Defense

The San Francisco 49ers are probably the best under-performing team in the league right now. Good thing for fans of the 49ers is that there is plenty of time left in the season for them to get it together and get positioned for another post season run. What they need is to be sparked. They need something to get excited about; something that reminds them why they love playing football...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree unhappy with role in 49ers offense

After a 2012 season in which Michael Crabtree caught 85 balls for 1,105 yards and nine touchdowns, many expected the former first-round pick to emerge as one of the best wide receivers in the NFL. Instead, a torn Achilles cost Crabtree most of last season. And this year, the 27-year-old doesn’t seem too pleased with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers lose Patrick Willis for the season

The San Francisco 49ers will be without linebacker Patrick Willis for the final seven games of the regular season after placing the seven-time Pro Bowler on injured reserve Tuesday. Source: The 49ers are placing LB Patrick Willis on season-ending injured reserve. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) November 11, 2014   This is a horrible blow to a team that needs to win as many...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith will pay 49ers to play this season

When suspended San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith returns to action next week against the New York Giants, he will reportedly do so without getting paid a penny. In fact, Smith will owe the 49ers money when the season concludes. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Smith’s salary will be about $1.1 million ($525,000 after taxes). That $525,000 won’t be enough to cover...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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