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Last week: 1 (-5)
Net points per drive: 0.70 (5th)
DVOA: 30.8% (4th)
Weighted DVOA: 26.8 (5th)
LG Mike Iupati: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 18 yards on 2 attempts
RG Alex Boone: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 43 pass block snaps, run blocked for 6 yards on 1 attempt
RT Anthony Davis: Did not allow a pressure on 43 pass block snaps, 1 penalty, run blocked for 3 yards on 1 attempt
FS Dashon Goldson: Allowed 1 catch for 0 yards on 2 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 3 solo tackles, 2 stops
MLB NaVorro Bowman: 13 solo tackles, 3 assists, 6 stops, allowed 2 catches for 19 yards and a touchdown on 2 attempts
WR Mario Manningham: Caught 1 pass for 0 yards on 4 attempts on 21 pass snaps, 0.0 YAC per catch
CB Carlos Rogers: Allowed 4 catches for 72 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 1 assist, 1 missed tackle
SS Donte Whitner: Allowed 4 catches for 48 yards and a touchdown on 5 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 5 solo ta...
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The San Francisco 49ers have been gashed for big yardage after DT Justin Smith was injured on Dec. 16th against the New England Patriots, and he is unlikely to play in the season finale against the Arizona Cardinals due to his partially torn left triceps.
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During an interview with the media, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis didn’t sound very optimistic that he’ll play in tomorrow’s game against the Cardinals.
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Patrick Willis believes the San Francisco 49ers can still be a great defense even without All-Pro tackle Justin Smith.
The 49ers might have to spend the rest of this season finding out whether or not Willis, their All-Pro linebacker and defensive leader, is correct.
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Patrick Willis believes the 49ers can still be a great defense even without All-Pro tackle Justin Smith. The Niners might have to spend the rest of this season finding out whether or not Willis, their All-Pro linebacker and defensive leader, is correct.
Just two months ago, the San Francisco 49ers grabbed control of the NFC West from the Arizona Cardinals behind Alex Smith's near perfect performance on a Monday night in the desert.
Oh, how much has changed since.
The slow and steady Smith has been replaced by Colin Kaepernick, a high-risk, high-reward quarterback who coach Jim Harbaugh is counting on to lead the suddenly fragile...
Vernon Davis is anxious to get back on the field with the San Francisco 49ers and help them build momentum for the playoffs during Sunday’s regular-season finale against Arizona.
While defensive end Justin Smith is doubtful to play today
against the Arizona Cardinals, tight end Vernon Davis is questionable after
being cleared to return to practice earlier in the week, reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
Niners defensive tackle Justin Smith (triceps) says he’ll
be ready to play next week, but he's doubtful for Sunday's regular-season finale
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