1. 49ers' Pregame: Aldon Smith to Play, Won't Start; Dial to Anchor D-Line

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The 49ers go into battle today undermanned in their secondary. Nickel cornerback Jimmie Ward is out for the season with a foot injury while cornerback Tramaine Brock won't play with a hamstring issue...

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  2. WR Bruce Ellington Inactive; Aldon Officially Active vs. NYG

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  3. Niners' Aldon Smith Poised to Move Ahead with Suspension over

    MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Nearly 40 minutes into an interview that was beginning to feel like an inquisition, Aldon Smith lost his patience...

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  4. What Aldon Smith's Return Means for Battered San Francisco 49ers Defense

    The San Francisco 49ers remain in the NFC playoff picture despite dropping two of their last three contests. However, the 49ers will likely need to go on a late-season run in order to move up from their current position (No...

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  5. Sherman Gives 49ers Warning: Watch out for Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.

    Richard Sherman typically doesn't shower wide receivers with postgame praise – see Crabtree, Michael – but Sherman clearly doesn't consider New York Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr...

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  6. What to Expect from Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers Offense in Week 11

    The San Francisco 49ers saved their season with a dramatic overtime win over the New Orleans Saints last Sunday thanks in part to an offensive game plan refocused on their dominant ...

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  7. 49ers Place Ward on IR, Activate Aldon Smith

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  8. Perrish Cox Keeps 'Laser Focus' for 49ers

    Perrish Cox took umbrage earlier in the week with the notion that he flopped on the Hail Mary catch made by Jimmy Graham , which was nullified after Graham was called for offensive pass interference for shoving the San Francisco 49ers cornerback...

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  9. Mounting Defensive Injuries Biggest Obstacle to Deep Playoff Run for 49ers

    Over the past few years, the San Francisco 49ers have annually been a leading contender to advance to the Super Bowl in the NFC—a feat the team accomplished in 2012...

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  10. 49ers' Thomas Progressing Toward Role Next Season

    Brandon Thomas' rookie season, in essence, ended during a pre-draft workout with the New Orleans Saints when he sustained a torn right ACL in a routine evaluation drill...

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  11. Tramaine Brock, Bruce Ellington, Dan Skuta Questionable, but Unlikely to Play

    The San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants each released their final injury reports, and we do not have any real surprises...

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  12. 49ers' Chris Borland Is as Scrappy as They Come

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  13. Ward Out vs. Giants; Skuta, Brock Questionable

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  14. Fangio: Aldon Smith 'A Little Rusty'

    SANTA CLARA -- Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio does not sound as if he is convinced 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith can make an immediate impact upon his return from a nine-game suspension...

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  15. San Francisco 49ers: Why Three-Headed Running Game Must Emerge in Week 11

    Ask someone about the San Francisco 49ers ’ running game this season and expect a reaction laced with much frustration and doubt...

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  16. Ray McDonald's Parents Slam San Jose Police for Starting 'Lynch Mob'

    SAN JOSE -- Now that prosecutors have declined to charge 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald over his domestic violence arrest, citing lack of evidence, his parents are slamming ...

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  17. Does Colin Kaepernick Throw the Ball Too Hard?

    On Twitter, and when I co-hosted with Bob Fitzgerald from noon to 3 on Monday afternoon on KNBR, the question came up about 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick 's blazing velocity on his passes...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 223 reads 0 comments

  18. Why Colin Kaepernick Is the NFL's Ultimate Enigma

    Colin Kaepernick is better than you think...and worse than you think. Yes, you read that right. In some areas, he's underrated. In others, he's overrated. Which is why articles like this one have a purpose: to inform readers so they can decide.

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  19. Greg Roman Warns Not to “fall Asleep On” Vernon Davis

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  20. San Francisco 49ers vs. NY Giants: What Are Experts Saying About San Francisco?

    The San Francisco 49ers face their last scheduled road trip outside of the Pacific Time Zone this week, as they travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the fading New York Giants ...

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  21. Frank Gore, Carlos Hyde Must Be 49ers' Offensive Focus to Return to NFC Elite

    Through nine games of this season, San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore has just 139 rushing attempts. At 31 years of age, the 49ers appear adamant about the idea of phasing Gore out and moving forward without him...

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  22. Vernon Davis Has Nearly Become an Afterthought in 49ers Offense

    It isn 't possible to have a better start to a season than Vernon Davis ’ first quarter in Week 1 this year. I suppose we can bicker over what separates a great start from an awesome start, or a pretty alright start from a good start...

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  23. 49ers Expected to Be Down Two Defensive Backs This Week

    The 49ers got cornerback Tramaine Brock back from a toe injury against the Saints last weekend, only to see him hurt his hamstring...

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  24. Fangio: Ward Not Expected to Play Sunday

    The 49ers expect to be without cornerback Tramaine Brock and nickel back Jimmie Ward for Sunday's game against the New York Giants ...

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  25. 49ers vs. Giants: Complete Week 11 Preview for San Francisco

    The San Francisco 49ers ' quest for a playoff berth continues into Week 11 when they take on the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium at 1:00 p.m. ET on FOX...

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