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In his three years with the team, San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl cornerback Carlos Rogers has seen the secondary's progress throughout, and he thinks they're playing as well as it ever has during that span, writes the Associate Press, via the Washington Post. While the unit looks impressive in 2013, they're currently ranked 2nd in pass defense. They can do better than that, Rogers says. “Our goal is to be No. 1 back there,” he said. “Each and every time we step on the field, we talk about competing, getting the ball back and being the best.” The 49ers are coming off a convincing 34-3 rout of the Houston Texans, with nickel back Tramaine Brock racking up 2 INTs on QB Matt Schaub. Brock has been a pleasant surprise playing in place of the injured Nnamdi Asomugha, and head coach Jim Harbaugh has taken notice. “It’s pretty obvious he’s given us a big lift,” Harbaugh said. “He’s made plays. Even before the two-interception game he was covering, getting PBUs (pass breakups) and tackling. Now he’s getting an extended opportunity and making the most of it.”
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