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When former New York Giants wide receiver Mario Manningham signed with the San Francisco 49ers this past offseason, his new teammates told him that he wa’s wearing their Super Bowl ring.
“Players were talking about it, like, ‘You got my ring on,’” Manningham told USA TODAY Sports. “I’m like, ‘Yeah, whatever.’”
49ers tight end Vernon Davis says the loss from last Janurary’s NFC title game still hurts.
“We lost a game; it wasn’t our time. They beat us, and that was it. I’m sure my teammates as well as myself, there’s a bitter taste in our mouth because, that game, it hurt,” Davis said. “We lost that game, and we’re still thinking about it a little bit. But we can’t jump out of our skin. We have to continue to stay focused.”
The 49ers will look to avenge last season’s NFC title game loss to the Giants even though this is only a regular season game.
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The last time a player disputed San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's judgment about the player's readiness for action, Harbaugh cut him. That was last year, when wide receiver Braylon Edwards never fully came back from knee and shoulder injuries. Edwards suggested he'd miss a game or two, but instead of telling Harbaugh, he told the media. Harbaugh eventually released...
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San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says the comments Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride made about All-Pro defensive end Justin Smith are ''outrageous'' and ''incendiary.''
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According to Mike Mazzeo of ESPN, Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee) practiced Friday and came away feeling good about his chances to play Sunday against the 49ers. Nicks is listed as questionable and it is unknown if he'll travel with the team to San Francisco.Fantasy Spin:"I did the majority of practice -- about four or five reps a period," Nicks said. "About...
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride, while praising the work of the San Francisco 49ers, also claimed that officials fail to call holding on defensive end Justin Smith. "Smith is a beast on the inside," Gilbride told reporters. "He's strong, he does as good a job of grabbing a hold of offensive linemen and allowing those twists to take place...
People really get sensitive over the word snitch and former New York Giants lineman Jimmy Kennedy is one of those people.
The Bounty Gate scandal is the tale that never ends and now according to reports, Kennedy served as a league informant that helped break this thing wide open.
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New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is hopeful that wide receiver Hakeem Nicks can play against the 49ers on Sunday.Coughlin doesn’t know if the swelling in Nicks’ knee has gone down, but he has been moving well.If Nicks is able to play effectively on Sunday, the Giants will have a good chance at upsetting the 49ers.
The New York Giants' defensive line is in a slump.
The sacks and quarterback hits that marked the line's performance in the run to the Super Bowl last season have become few and far between.
For the season, the group that features All-Pro defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and two-time Pro Bowl ends Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora has been limited to eight sacks and 14 overall...
Alex Smith, Carlos Rogers and Kyle Williams acknowledge what some of their other San Francisco teammates might not: Sunday’s rematch with the New York Giants absolutely means a little more to the 49ers.
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) It wasn't very difficult for Mario Manningham to leave the New York Giants after winning a Super Bowl with them.
The fleet wide receiver is happy in his new home with the San Francisco 49ers, another championship contender that's making better use of Manningham than the Giants ever did.
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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is drawing comparisons to some of the all-time greatest NFL linemen with his brilliant play.
And to think the coaches at Central Michigan University wanted Watt to become the next Joe Staley.
Staley began his college career as a CMU tight end but was shifted to left tackle. The move was so successful that San Francisco selected Staley in the...