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An irate San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner lashed out at the NFL and their officiating after his latest penalty for unnecessary roughness following a hit on St. Louis Rams WR Chris Givens Thursday night.
Whitner called the penalty 'ridiculous', saying “I think I’m just supposed to let them catch a touchdown now,” Whitner said on SiriusXM NFL Radio, via the San Francisco Chronicle.
“I think that’s what the National Football League wants, but I’m not going to give them that. I’m going to continue to play physical, continue to hit the right way, lead with my shoulder, and I’m not targeting anybody’s head.”
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49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh claims wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin will get on the field more after catching two passes for 19 yards during Thursday’s win over the Rams.
“There’ll be more action for him,” Harbaugh said via ProFootballTalk.com.
Harbaugh likes Baldwin’s competitiveness.
“He’s got a competitive heart,” Harbaugh said.
The 9ers certainly need another...
There’s no doubt that the 49ers need a lot of help at the receiver position. The good news is that they’ll soon get some help.
According to Matt Barrow of the Sacramento Bee, Manningham is expected to be back after week six.
The 49ers need Vernon Davis to stay on the field until Manningham gets back. Without him, the 49ers offense disappears.
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49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters that rookie Quinton Patton is “going to miss some time,” after breaking his foot during their big win over the Rams on Thursday night.
This is the last thing the 49ers need as they continue to look for their young receivers to step up in the absence of Mario Manningham Michael Crabtree.
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The San Francisco 49ers went back to their roots with the running game that was so successful in 2012. The 49ers run offense produced 219 yards with Frank Gore gaining for 153 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown as the 49ers cruised to a 35-11 victory over St. Louis Thursday night. The St. Louis Rams’ woeful running game desperately missed the presence of Steven Jackson as...
Today during a press conference, Jim Harbaugh announced that rookie wide receiver Quinton Patton will miss some time after getting injured in last nights win over the Rams. @NFL_ATL: 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh announces WR Quinton Patton will “miss some time” with a broken foot.
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The San Francisco 49ers went back to their roots and pummeled through the St. Louis Rams in their (35-11) rout at the “Dome”. Everyone knew that these two teams in the NFC West desperately needed the “W”, especially after suffering two consecutive losses. Both teams displayed an impeccable defense in the 1st quarter that held each other from reaching...
The San Francisco 49ers are expecting to be without Aldon Smith for at least five weeks, according to a report. Smith entered rehab this week following his second DUI-related incident. The latest stop occurred last Friday morning around 7 a.m. Smith allegedly had pills and marijuana with him in addition to being drunk. The 49ers […]
San Francisco 49ers’ rookie wide receiver Quinton Patton will miss some time with a fractured foot, according to NFL.com's Dan Hanzus. Luckily, his injury was one of the only blemishes on an otherwise impressive divisional win over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night. However, it does come as unfortunate news for Bay-Area fans as the 49ers’ are already without receivers’...
There were holes all over the defense missing stars missing pieces.
And NaVorro Bowman played like a man trying to fill all the holes.
“The way he led on defense was outstanding” Jim Harbaugh said.
The 49ers a team that suffered few injuries on their way to the Super Bowl last season have been riddled with losses early this season. In their fourth game of the season they were...
Earlier this week, it was noticed that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was favoriting spiteful, mean-spirited and hypercritical messages from haters on Twitter. On Thursday night in a huge game for his team, Kaepernick silenced those critics, at least temporarily, leading the Niners to a 35-11 whipping of the St. Louis Rams in a […]The post Colin Kaepernick on...
Are Colin Kaepernick and Sanaa Lathan dating? There were some rumors that soccer player Sydney Leroux might be the girlfriend of the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, but Kaepernick denied that was the case. Maybe Kaep was telling the truth. Despite keeping most of his personal business private, Kaepernick posted the above photo to his Instagram […]
There’s a little known rule in the NFL in which a team is allowed to attempt a free kick after calling for a fair catch after a punt or a kickoff. Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisoc 49ers took advantage of said rule Thursday night against the Rams, attempting a 71 yard field goal to wind down the first half. Phil Dawson missed wide left as the Rams return man made the catch...
According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers receiver Mario Manningham (knee) is on track to return to practice after Week 6.Fantasy Spin:Manningham isn't likely to be a reliable fantasy option but at least he'll be able to get open consistently, which should help Colin Kaepernick and the rest of San Francisco's passing offense.
Von Miller and Aldon Smith have not only affected their respective team’s ability to compete for a championship with their immature actions in the past two months, but they also may have slowed down the timeline for when they can cash in on a big money extension.
In the wake of Miller being suspended six games for tampering with his drug test, and Smith dealing with alcohol issues...
It’s a good thing that Sports on Earth writer crunched the numbers on Thursday night games being more exciting than people think before last night, but last night’s one-sided affair must have driven the numbers down. The most common media narrative reaction is that the 49ers have righted the ship, but even Rams lover Peter King had to concede on Twitter after the game that the...