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Cleveland Browns vs. San Francisco 49ers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 09:  Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers in action against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Candlestick Park on October 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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Mike FosterCorrespondent IOctober 30, 2011

The San Francisco 49ers (5-1) will be looking for their sixth win of the season when they host the Cleveland Browns (3-3) today at 4:15 p.m. ET. 

Who would have thought the San Francisco 49ers, led by first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh, would be heading into Week 8 of the NFL season as one of the top teams in the NFC standings?

The 5-1 49ers have not lost a game in regulation this year, with their lone loss coming in overtime against the Dallas Cowboys. San Francisco has been arguably undoubtedly the quietest team in the NFL, despite its fast start. 

Cleveland, on the other hand, appears to be in trouble. With star running back Peyton Hillis still dealing with hamstring issues, the Browns have struggled. Just six points were scored by Cleveland in last week's underwhelming game against Seattle.

Cleveland heads into the bay this afternoon without offensive stability. Its top tailback, receiver and tight end are all listed as questionable. Mohamed Massaquoi and Benjamin Watson both suffered head injuries late in last week's game.

With a depleted offense, Cleveland will have its hands full against the 49ers. 

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