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49ers wide receiver Ted Ginn and center Jonathan Goodwin sat out a second consecutive day of practice Thursday as the team prepares for Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

Bruce Miller: From lost in the huddle to SI cover

Just over five months ago, 49ers rookie fullback Bruce Miller couldn't have guessed he'd be on the cover of Sports Illustrated. He was too busy trying to ensure he was on an NFL roster. In a season filled with remarkable stories ? Alex Smith's resurrection and Aldon Smith's emergence among...

The San Francisco Forty Niners, Alex Smith, And The Seven Year Plan

Alex Smith was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2005 number one overall, 23 picks before Aaron Rodgers.  Coming out of college, he had tremendous potential.  He was an accurate passer (66% career at Utah) and very mobile (1072 rushing yards at Utah).  He was the prototype for the next generation of quarterbacks.  After being drafted, he signed a six-year $49.5 million dollar...

Slideshow: San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner's greatest hits

49ers safety Donte Whitner has delivered punishing blows all season and is now drawing comparisons to Ronnie Lott, arguably the hardest hitter in 49ers history.

Vernon Davis transcript

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:17:52 CST

Vernon Davis and Joe Staley Sing Adele

Adele could be a good lineman.

49ers: The hit safety Donte Whitner will never forget

The hit safety Donte Whitner laid on New Orleans tailback Pierre Thomas will never be forgotten by many 49ers fans.

Super Bowl Predictions 2012: Why the San Francisco 49ers Are a Lock

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:24:24 CST

NFC Championship Predictions: 49ers Will Thrash Giants En Route to Super Bowl

Sat, 21 Jan 2012 6:43:37 CST

Giants' Manning, 49ers' Smith overcome scrutiny

The Giants' Eli Manning has been forced to escape the shadow of superstar big brother, Peyton. San Francisco's Alex Smith? He only has a pair of Hall of Famers in Joe Montana and Steve Young hanging over him in 49ers lore. Two No. 1 pick quarterbacks a draft apart, Manning and Smith meet Sunday with a shot at the Super Bowl after each has faced immense scrutiny over the...

Tim Kawakami: Crabtree says last week's drops haunted him

Read the transcript of San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree's Friday press conference.

Jim, John Harbaugh a win away from Super Bowl

When addressing his 49ers players this week, Jim Harbaugh can point to the monumental miss in his 15-year NFL career: He came a Hail Mary short of making the Super Bowl.
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