Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 11/18/14

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 24: Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 celebrates with wide receiver Braylon Edwards #17 of the New York Jets after Edwards catches an 80-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter from Sanchez against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 24, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Fresh off their bye week, the San Francisco 49ers are expected to get WR Braylon Edwards back into their lineup. Edwards is expected back at 49ers practice today. The wide receiver has been sidelined with a torn meniscus in his right knee. Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters that he was encouraged about Edwards’ return after watching him practice last week. The addition of Edwards is a welcome addition for San Francisco. The Niners lost wide receiver Josh Morgan to a broken leg in Week Five in the team’s win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While on their bye week, the Niners watched their division lead increase with Seattle, Arizona and St. Louis all losing last week. San Francisco now unexpectedly holds the number two seed in the NFC if the playoffs were to start today and are the only NFC team with only one loss, a 3-point overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys. If the 49ers maintain their level of play, given their remaining schedule, San Francisco could log 11...
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