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49ers activate pair of tight ends

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Tight ends Garrett Celek and Asante Cleveland were added to San Francisco's active roster before Thursday's 49ers game with the Seattle Seahawks. Celek was activated from the physically unable to perform list and Cleveland was promoted from the practice squad. To make room on the roster, the 49ers placed tight end Derek Carrier on injured reserve and waived...
Via AP on Fox
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh named as one of NFL’s 10 biggest turkeys

The NFL is a marketing machine, a network of television, online, print and other media platforms that push the league’s message at every turn. It’s a mechanism that churns out stars and makes average Joes household names. Most of the time, that’s a good thing; the league is promoting the game by highlighting the people who make it click. But it’s not always appropriate. Sometimes...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which San Francisco 49ers, disappointing NFL QBs are on the Week 13 hot seat?

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Thirteen weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Drew Brees Brees now has to be a road warrior At some point, someone is going to have to explain...
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Jim Harbaugh's family probably won't have turkey on Thanksgiving

Did football ruin Thanksgiving for Jim Harbaugh and his family? Well, watching football just might have cost them a turkey dinner. The San Francisco 49ers head coach and his family were watching the Sunday night football game between the Cowboys and Giants on Sunday night when a particularly disturbing clip came on the TV. During a stop in the action, the camera panned to a group...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Here’s your San Francisco 49ers 2014 NFL Thanksgiving cheat sheet

Hello and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Here’s a fun and informative cheat sheet with a bunch of facts about the San Francisco 49ers and NFL football on Thanksgiving. Via: qprism.com Enjoy the game. You may also be interested in: Here’s your San Francisco 49ers 2014 NFL Thanksgiving cheat sheet What happened the last time Richard Sherman covered 49ers receiver Stevie...
Via cover32 - 49ers
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thursday Night Fantasy Football Preview: Seahawks at 49ers

With three games on Thanksgiving, this one is looking like the least appetizing as far as fantasy football is concerned. Two stout defenses battle in a game with the lowest over/under for Week 13. Vegas has the total set at 39 ½ points (only game under 40 points) with San Francisco favored by one point. That would make the projected score 20-19, 49ers. Seems like a lot of field...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Happy Thanksgiving – Seahawks at 49ers Is Must Eat Turkey TV

Niners or Hawks? Who Will Gobble Up A Wild Card Spot? It’s that time of year again.  Turkey, stuffing, your relatives blocking your driveway and this year we even get an added bonus.  The Seattle Seahawks take on their least favorite divisional foes, the San Francisco 49ers, and it all happens on Thanksgiving. Put simply, this game is what happens when an unstoppable force meets...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thanksgiving Thursday: Week 13 Seattle Seahawks/San Francisco Preview

The holiday season is officially upon us, and with it comes everyone’s favorite excuse to have a bite and watch football as a warmup for Black Friday. The Thanksgiving slate brings a lot of intrigue this season, with playoff implications abounding and a ton of key fantasy football contributors in action as most leagues are preparing for their final pre-playoff push. In particular...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seattle at San Francisco: 5 Things to Know

The Seattle Seahawks migrate south for a crucial game against the San Francisco 49ers that has enormous playoff implications. While the 49ers started this season with a host of issues and were expected to struggle early, nobody would have thought the same about the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks. Injuries, however, have proven to be an equalizer and the Seahawks and 49ers...
Via Football Nation
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San Francisco 49ers WR Stevie Johnson Makes His Jim Harbaugh Feel Like Dancing

Football players put their players through a whole range of emotions. However, when it comes to San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh it seems like this range from disgust to anger with an occasional foray in to disgusted anger. Off the sideline his emotional range simmers around controlled anger most of the time, but not when asked about wide receiver Stevie Johnson recently...
Via FatManWriting
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Keys to beating the Seattle Seahawks

Another chapter will be added to the NFL’s best rivalry as the San Francisco 49ers host the Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving night.  Not only is this a match up of two 7-4 teams fighting to make the playoffs but as all of you already know these teams are very physical and don’t like each other very much. The 49ers are looking for a little payback after falling short last year...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh's family may not eat turkey thanks to NBC

Thanks in large part to NBC showing turkeys being hauled away to meet their ultimate demise during Sunday Night Football this past weekend, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh announced that his family will likely be foregoing turkey for tofu during Thanksgiving dinner this year (via CBS Sports). We’re in discussion on that right now,” Harbaugh said. “We were watching...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s very compelling newest quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Watch: Seven times angry San Francisco 49ers fans got completely out of control

While there are no doubt jerks in every fanbase, fans of the San Francisco 49ers have a reputation as being more violent and angry than others. Here’s seven times that angry 49ers fans got completely out of control: 1. A casual brawl in the stands: You may also be interested in: Watch: Seven times angry San Francisco 49ers fans got completely out of control Frank Gore vs. Marshawn...
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San Francisco 49ers Week 13 showdown announced as top-5 game to watch

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached Thanksgiving, with only five weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before December, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
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49ers Injury Report: Brandon Lloyd, Frank Gore, Justin Smith

The San Francisco 49ers will renew pleasantries with the Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving night, in a game that is looking crucial for both team's playoff chances. Here is a look at San Francisco's injury rundown, prior to an official injury report for Thursday night's game. #459470514 / gettyimages.com Running back Frank Gore (knee) was a full participant in Tuesday's practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The late Thanksgiving Day game will feature two NFC West foes in the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. Both the Seahawks and 49ers enter this game at 7-4 and looking to make a playoff push. The Seahawks are 2-3 on the road while the 49ers are 3-2 at home. Coverage of the game between these two will air on NBC beginning at 8:30 pm ET from Levi’s Stadium at Santa Clara,...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 bold predictions for the 49ers’ showdown with the Seahawks on Thanksgiving

What could possibly top the Thanksgiving showdown this Thursday when the Seattle Seahawks visit the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday? Both teams are 7-4, and both teams are in danger of missing the playoffs. But the main reason this game’s exciting is because the two teams truly hate each other. Here are five bold predictions for what should be a thrilling game. 1. Colin Kaepernick...
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WATCH: San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin Slacking Off at Practice

The San Francisco 49ers have some good wide receivers on the squad. That Brandon Lloyd guy? Not bad. Michael Crabtree? Yeah, he doesn't suck. But Anquan Boldin?Doesn't he realize that everyone is catching with just one hand now? A video posted by Cam Inman (@49erscam) on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:57pm PST Read more »
Via FatManWriting
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Richard Sherman Torches ‘Hypocritical’ NFL Polices in Advance of Matchup with 49ers

Richard Sherman has a short week to prepare for the Seattle Seahawks’ Thanksgiving matchup with the San Francisco 49ers, but the cornerback still found the time to rip the NFL’s “hypocritical polices” during a press conference on Tuesday. With Sherman tanding at the podium next to a life-size cutout of Doug Baldwin (the wide receiver was hiding behind it), the two had a back...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the San Francisco 49ers Should Switch To A 4-3 Defense

Since the arrival of Jim Harbaugh and Vic Fangio, the San Francisco 49ers have consistently been among the elite defenses in the entire National Football League. Spearheaded by a philosophy predicated on eliminating the opponent’s rushing attack, Fangio has been able to build arguably the most dominant front seven of the best four seasons.The success of the 49er run defense originates...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vic Fangio: Marshawn Lynch is ‘The Best Back in The League’

As impressive as the San Francisco 49ers defense has been, the team has had its issues stopping the run. On Sunday, in the 17-13 win over the Washington Redskins, Alfred Morris broke off 125 yards on 21 carries, while also scoring a touchdown. On Thanksgiving night at Levi’s Stadium, the defense will be facing off against the best run game in the NFL. The Seahawks lead all of football...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Are the Niners ready to make a push?

The San Francisco 49ers have now won three straight games and appear to be in prime position to make a late season run but, are they ready and fully equipped to do so? The thing that makes San Fransisco an instant contender in the NFC is their defense.  Yes, they have lost Patrick Willis for the season and who knows if NoVorro Bowman will even get to play this season but the defense...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick: Jim Harbaugh will be back in 2015

There has been a lot of talk about Jim Harbaugh’s future with the San Francisco 49ers. Earlier this year, multiple reports indicated that he would not be back with the team no matter what they did moving forward this season. Other reports told a story of Harbaugh not being well-liked in the locker room. Ever since these reports were made public, mutliple 49ers players have come...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Gore Pops Up On Injury Report Heading Into Week 13

49ers running back Frank Gore is on the injured list with a knee issue added to a hip injury.Fantasy Spin:Gore is on a short work week with a Thursday night game against Seattle, but should be ready. Just in case, be prepared to use Carlos Hyde is Gore is inactive.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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