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Loud, divisive and ribald, wide receiver Brandon Lloyd once earned the moniker "plastic man" for his long-limps, limber body and theatrical catches. He also alienated several in the 49ers locker room after the team took him in the fourth round of the 2003 draft. As a niner, he exhibited great...
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Joe Staley understands if people take shots at San Francisco's offensive line and turn on the unit again. That comes with the territory after his group allowed nine sacks in a loss at Baltimore last week.
The O-line had made such big strides after its early struggles. But against the Ravens...
49ers WR Braylon Edwards failed to practice for a second straight day on Thursday. He continues to deal with knee and shoulder issues. Edwards spoke on Monday and told reporters that he's been dealing with a sprained AC joint for the last three games. The 49ers face the Rams in Week 13, a team that ranks eighth in the league in pass defense, giving up over 205 yards per contest...
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The San Francisco 49ers missed out on an opportunity to wrap up their first NFC West title in nine years last week, but they should have a better chance to celebrate Sunday.
The 49ers welcome the last-place St. Louis Rams to Candlestick Park as they try to become one of the league's first teams to clinch a playoff berth.
San Francisco (9-2) went into Week 12 needing a win at...