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Randy Moss Keeps Promise, Surprises Cancer Survivor At Graduation

Randy Moss kept a promise Friday night that he made a long time ago. When Randy Moss was a rookie with the Minnesota Vikings, he befriended a young girl named Kassi Spier. Moss visited Spier when she was battling Leukemia, and has remained close with her ever since. Spier has endured more tragedy in her life than most. In addition to Leukemia, Spier...
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Randy Moss keeps promise to attend leukemia survivor's high school graduation

Early in his career, NFL wide receiver Randy Moss befriended young Kassi Spier during his stint with the Minnesota Vikings. He was there for her as Spier battled leukemia as a 4-year-old in 2000, and they remained friends throughout the years. He even promised to make it to her high school graduation. On Friday, the seven-time Pro Bowler kept that promise, showing up at Pelican Rapids...
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Randy Moss attends cancer survivor's graduation

It’s not always bad news we get to cover around the NFL world. This story of Randy Moss and Kassi Spier is about as heartwarming as it gets. The two first met during Moss’ rookie season with the Minnesota Vikings back in 1998. Spier, then an infant, ended up battling leukemia as a four-year old in 2000. When Moss got word of the diagnosis, he visited the young girl at the Mayo...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Randy Moss Shows Up at Fan’s Graduation

High school graduation is a special time for any senior. You are taking the first big step into adulthood. You have dedicated twelve years of your life to walk across the stage and turn you tassel. Your friends and family come from hours away to see you get your diploma. For one Pelican Rapids senior, it was even more special when an idol of hers showed up at the ceremony to hand...
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49ers' Lawrence Okoye: This might be the year to crack a roster spot

Former British Olympics discus thrower and rugby player Lawrence Okoye is entering his third year in the league, and feels he has enough training and tutelage to finally crack a roster spot with the team. “It’s very different from the first time I came here. I’m feeling very good about things,” Okoye said, per the Bay Area News Group. “I’m just happy I was given the...
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San Francisco 49ers Reggie Bush wants to return punts

Special teams coaches around the league probably aren’t too happy to hear that San Francisco 49ers runningback Reggie Bush wants to return to puts for his team. Bush tells CSN Bay Area “I told the coaches I wanted to return punts again. And they were excited about it. We’re still working at it, still chipping away. And we look forward to being an all-around great special teams...
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Reggie Bush already looking very good with 49ers

Reggie Bush is competing for the starting running back job with the San Francisco 49ers, and he seems to be doing very well with them so far. He is looking to replace Frank Gore, who ended up signing with the Indianapolis Colts in free agency. Bush isn’t alone in his quest to start for the 49ers, as second-year running back Carlos Hyde is also in the mix. Lots of uncertainty...
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Reggie Bush Lobbying Hard to Return Punts for 49ers This Year

Reggie Bush was once the most electric football player in America, and he would love to prove he still has the ability to break games open with his open-field abilities. The former Heisman Trophy winner is trying to convince the San Francisco 49ers to let him return punts this season to showcase those skills, per Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area: “I told the coaches I wanted to return...
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Reggie Bush wants to return punts for the San Francisco 49ers

You might recall that back in the day Reggie Bush was a heck of a punt returner for the New Orleans Saints. It’s been a while, but now Bush says he wants to try it out for the San Francisco 49ers, and he’s getting a chance at OTAs. Here’s what Bush had to say on the subject yesterday, per CSN: AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen between now and NFL...
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How Jim Tomsula is trying to fix the 49ers’ clock management problem

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula has a lot on his plate to get his team ready for next season. One of the bigger issues he’ll have to address is the 49ers’ delay of game penalty problem. If you have seen the Niners play over the last several years then you already know that Colin Kaepernick and the Niners need to work on clock management but you may not know the full...
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Tomsula era off to a great start as players give shining reviews

San Francisco 49ers new head coach Jim Tomsula did not make a great first impression with the media and fans at his introductory press conference. However, he is making a great first impression with his team at OTAs this week.Tomusla really emphasized the tempo of the practice and the players took notice."All I hear from him is, 'Tempo. Tempo. Get on the ball. Let's go!' " wide receiver...
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49ers RB Mike Davis says Kaepernick 'owes me a new thumb'

San Francisco 49ers rookie running back Mike Davis likely never had a quarterback throw the ball with as much zip as Colin Kaepernick does. Davis found out the hard way at 49ers OTAs just how hard it is to catch a football thrown by his quarterback. “My thumb is good, man. It was just one day,” Davis said. “My thumb was messed up because of Kap, but I’m all right. . . ...
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Mike Davis Learns the Hard Way How Hard San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Throws

Across the NFL rookies and veterans are getting their first taste of what it is going to be like working together during OTAs. This time is especially important for quarterback to start working on developing their timing with their new receivers and running backs. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has some new weapons to work with including former South Carolina running...
Via FatManWriting
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Reggie Bush Willing to Do Whatever it Takes to Earn a Roster Spot

Reggie Bush is a good NFL running back and will probably go down as just that--good. However, when you are only "good" and 30 years old it is not easy to make the roster anymore. Everyone that comes to camp is good. The 53-great ones make the final cut.So in order to make sure he makes himself as valuable as possible to the 49ers he asked the team to let him return punts.via BroBibleRead more »
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New 49ers running back Bush ready to prove himself again

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Reggie Bush wants to return punts again, and he brought up the idea to the San Francisco 49ers when he joined the team as a free agent this spring. So, there was Bush catching punts from the machine under a cloudy sky Thursday with his new team. He will begin his 10th NFL season with his fourth team having not been a regular punt returner since his final...
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49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick injures rookie’s thumb with power pass

There are many fair criticisms of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s game. Arm strength is definitely not one of them. Earlier today 49ers rookie running back Mike Davis learned the hard way just how powerful Kaepernick’s arm really is… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL teams that need to relocate QB Rankings: Rating each NFL QB based on the investment quality...
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Reggie Bush raves about Colin Kaepernick's work ethic and leadership

San Francisco 49ers running back Reggie Bush appeared on KNBR 680 and could not say enough good things about the Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Bush raved about his leadership and went on to say he is one one of the hardest working quarterbacks he has ever seen. Bush played with Drew Brees for multiple seasons.  “I’m just getting to know Kaepernick, but from what I’ve...
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If nothing else the San Francisco 49ers are set at the wide receiver position

Of all the changes in the offseason for the San Francisco 49ers, perhaps the most overlooked has been to the receiving group.  It’s hard to blame fans or the media for this.  The Harbaugh departure and high profile retirements of Borland, Smith, and Willis have dominated the headlines.  Still the stable of pass catchers deserves some attention. Highlighted by two major veteran...
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Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers face identity crisis

Colin Kaepernick scrambles San Francisco was Seattle before the Seahawks turned into the juggernauts they are today. Before Russell Wilson was drafted in the third round of the 2012 draft and rained terror on the league with his poise and legs, there was the San Francisco 49ers leaning on a power running game and a punishing defense. The team the 49ers will compete with this...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Reggie Bush talks up Colin Kaepernick, role as receiver

Reggie Bush is excited about Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers offense this upcoming season. Speaking with KNBR on Wednesday, Bush raved about Kaepernick’s work ethic and upside (h/t CSN Bay Area): “I’m just getting to know Kaepernick, but from what I’ve seen since Day 1, since I stepped foot in this facility, he’s been the hardest working guy on the team. He’s...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Smith Not Worried About 49ers Leadership After His Retirement

After former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith finally announced his retirement, the national media pounced on the doom-and-gloom narrative. Smith doesn’t see it that way, however, and he said as much in an interview with 95.7 The Game on Tuesday. Smith pointed to established players already on San Francisco’s roster who will fill the void left by his departure...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore calls out Vernon Davis on Instagram, deletes post afterwards

The San Francisco 49ers will be one of the teams that many will be watching closely this season. After forcing Jim Harbaugh out, multiple players that played for the 49ers in 2014, either retired or went to a different team. One of those players is Indianapolis Colts RB Frank Gore, who caused quite a stir on Tuesday. It all started when TE Vernon Davis asked his followers to repost...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore takes shot at Vernon Davis on Instagram

Frank Gore fired a shot at former teammate Vernon Davis on social media Tuesday, though he claimed it was only a joke. After Davis posted a photo of himself hugging a football on Instagram with the caption “repost if you miss football season as much as I do,” Gore chimed in and said Davis lacks...Read More
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore Talking Smack to Former Teammate Vernon Davis?

For years Frank Gore and Vernon Davis were teammates on the San Francisco 49ers. As far as we know the two did not have any issues during Gore's time with the 49ers, but from a comment he left on a picture Davis posted to Instagram it looks like there may have been a little tension between the two.It all started because Vernon Davis said he missed football.via TwitterRead more »
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the 49ers Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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