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San Francisco 49ers Examiner:
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers fullback Moran Norris suited up for practice for the first time since suffering a fibula injury several weeks ago. Norris had been stretching and workout on his own last week but was unable...
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After four dominant performances in a row, Frank Gore is on the short list for potential MVP candidates just about halfway through the season. But with opposing teams certainly preparing for Gore and a rush-dominated offensive attack, how will that affect his stats for the remaining nine games?
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is going back to his hometown to play a game for the first time since being drafted. Davis, who attended the University of Maryland, will have about 90 friends...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers will be going back to the place where his NFL career began. The 49ers will visit the Washington Redskins this Sunday and Rogers is trying to not think too much...
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Right around the same time the 49ers got their run game in gear, the Washington Redskins seemed to completely forget how to defend it. This makes Frank Gore an excellent weapon in Week 9.
While the 49ers tout a league-leading run defense, the secondary has held its own and produced nine interceptions. Rogers' three picks equal the total of the Redskins' secondary.
Ahmad Brooks remembers going to RFK Stadium as a child to cheer for the Washington Redskins, the team his father, Perry Brooks, played for as a defensive tackle from 1978-84.
Brooks would wear his burgundy and gold and watch in admiration as the Redskins of old authored their storied careers.
On Sunday, Brooks, now an outside linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, will face the...